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Id= 29 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 May 1891
ORDER.] * ~ *~~~ J + BIJNN_]?_J ~ k& A1K ENS fliusic Mor e, PIANOS , ORGANS AND S1-IEE’r MUSIC , PICTURES, 3EW E LHY and WATC _h ES. [FRAMES MADE TO ORDER.] * _~ ?* ~~~~ j + /_, ’ia_/ nias .Pi ’carn ts. _lJ’edding _Cl 2 _iA_/_fliOS _._P_?’CS(fl _i_’_s_. 1J_’_CCIdi_,_tg Pr esen _(_a
Id= 24 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 May 1891
ESTABLISHED _1841 _US. P. Bpaehbill No. 20, Spring Street, Bellefonte _, Pa. Dealer in _’and Importer of * FURNITURE * AND * BEDDING ,* ~ srIor Furniture, Llbraru Furniture , CHAMBER FURNITURE. Special Facilities for Furni shing _Fra tcriiai Chapter _h _ouses.
Id= 25 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 May 1891
TIlE LITIIOTYPE £ OLI IlI G JO., ~~ ART PUBLISllERS_,, _~ . _ii AND 1Yl aufactu er of Flue Book Illustratiolls Ii1u ~ trat ions for College Publication s a Mpec ialty. E _~ tImatos chcai’fully _furniSlio_6 _huG Samples sent by mall. THE LYTHOTYPE PUBLISHING CO_,, GARDNER , MASS. _‘_11_. S. A ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~~
Id= 33 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 May 1891
VoL. V. STATE COLLEGE , PA., MAY, 1891_. No. 2 _Eni ’cred _ci _’ &ate College Po _ol 0/f lee as second class _onalter. EVERY college man owes to his Alma Mater a large amount of patriotism , and he should feel it his duty to take part in all those movements which tend to advance her interests. The man who goes throug h a college course with his mind solely on his text-books , and who takes no part in the actions and the movements of his fellow-students, loses, indeed , one half the benefit which is to be derived from a college career. The true college man , while he makes it his purpose to derive the greatest possible benefit from study, at the same time associates freel y with his fellow students and interests himself in their enterprises. The college paper is the exponent of the body of the students , and as such , it is the duty of every college man , who has any college patriotism whatever , to aid in its support. There are in our college to-day, we regret to say, about ...
Id= 36 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 May 1891
that when such an opportunity is afforded again , it will be made use of by all the students. - I* * T has probabl y been noticed by our readers , that the staff has completel y cut personal jokes out of the local department , and have devoted that portion of the paper exclusivel y to news. Whether this will meet the approval of every one, we do not know , but we feel confident that it ~ vill raise of the LANCE above the position of a mere medium , as it were, of one person ’s publishing a senseless, and oft times offensive joke on another. It is extremel y edifying sometimes to pick up a college paper , turn to the News Department , and then read a column or so of such remarkable statements as "The Spring has come ; ask D—wh y he went up the fire escape ; where did you get those Plymouth Rocks?" etc. We sincerel y hope that the absence of such a sty le of wit and news, thoug h we can say that in the past we have fortunatel y been but little given to it , will not -be missed from th...
Id= 38 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 May 1891
rf HE bi-yearly meetings of the Inter-Collegiate Press Association are occurrences that are productive of much good inasmuch as the united interests of the whole tend to lift the individual to a higher plane. By these meetings the exchange of ideas , the discussiou of common interests , the acquaintance with men of other colleges, the knowled ge ofdifferent methodsacquired , all go to raise the standard of college journalism. The onl y drawback that lies in these meetings is the limited time. - They are entirel y too short for the business that is to be and should be transacted. Where the meeting is limited to a few hours , or but one session , there is too much of a tendency to hurry throug h with the work on hand. There is not the freedom of discussion that would exist if the members felt that when they were talking or seeking some further information upon a certain subject they were not delay ing or post. poning perhaps some more important matter. With more time there would be a ...
Id= 40 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 May 1891
leg iate Athletic Association held in New York , when it was proposed by one of the college s toabol . ish it front the list of so-called standard athletics. The contest is exciting, there is no doubt. That it requires skill , there is no doubt. However , when we consider the tremen dous strain which is exerted on a man ’s nerves and muscle , when he has to exert for the space of five or more minutes all the nervous and muscular force in his system , we cannot thin k that as an exercise it is beneficial. And if not beneficial , wh y include it in our list of athletic contests here at P. S. C? It has in it none of the sport or dash of football or base-ball , none of the pleasant healthy cxcrcise of runnin g, vaulting or jump ing. Should we incl u de it in th e list of inter-class contests ? _‘I’he question is well worth considering. * rf HE Business Manager requests that subscribers when chang ing their place of residence woul _d kindl y drop him a note giving their old and new addre...
Id= 42 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 May 1891
Journal , has adopted the expedient , profitable to himself , but annoy ing to the other fellows, of en closing a notice with his rejected manuscript , naming some particular publication by which he thinks the orphan mi ght be adopted. His record of these wandering manuscripts for _18 90 show’s that he received 2,280 poems , _1 ,746 stories , and 11 , 179 miscellaneous articles. Of these, onl y one per cent was accepted. Nor has the position and pay of a reporter gone throug h a less evolution. In most newspapers and especiall y thC country press , there are stereotyped forms for announcing the startling array of births , deaths , marriages , visits , receptions , trials and accidents which usuall y fill the columns , and it is an easy matter for one to adopt them and so graduate into a reporter via the roller washing course. In this way the "devil" often becomes the master. Here the collection of news is of vastl y more importance than itsarrangement , and the salary diminishes in ...
Id= 44 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 May 1891
candidate must have his especial "organ. " As necessary qualifications for an entrance to the realm of printers ink , I should place above all others observation. It was the constant admonition of a veteran who traine d many a novice in the art reportorial "Whenever you see a group of men talking, find out what they are talking about. Whatever interests mankind interests a reporter. " , The ability of using one ’s eyes and ears will gain a surplus of news in a field from which a novice has gleaned - nothing by simp ly asking "What ’s the news tb-day ?" A certain sn/va/ er in modo must characterize tile gatherer in an interview , whether successful or not , He may have occasion to use his man again. Then he must have ability to place in proper shape the material lie has gathered ; to ‘‘draw it out ’’or "boil it down " at will ; to compose hastily and yet carefully; to write to the point and not scatter his energy, and to give a neat legible manuscri pt to his compositor. Permeating a...
Id= 46 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 May 1891
chapel this mornin g, and of course I had to return it with one of my sweetest, It was quite a surprise to some of the girls to see us walk up from the postoffice this morning ; I suppose they thought we were not acquainted. He has such a winning way. He told nse so much about himself: how he had seen me , amid longed for my companionshi p, and should have soug ht it to the grim death , but for one obstacle in the shape of an organization called the ~ oo; an anti calico fanatic society, as they term themselves—how horrible they are _I He told me how he had a brother, who w_.ss a colonel or major or sornethin ~ like that. He cited his br other as the fi gure of chivalry, from which he received his incentives to dare defy the forces of death , and embrace what he calls his haven. 0 he is so nice ! June 14. I am very happy to-ni ght. I received a note from Mr. Rogers this evening, asking my company for Society ; well _m y first thoug ht was, "shall I go? yes, decidedl y yes; thoug h _I...
Id= 47 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 May 1891
ration. Genius itself is no exception to this rule The greatest writers and talkers of all ages have credited all their triump hs to their willingness to work. Macaulay rewrote some of his most fainous passages fifty or sixty times. Daniel Webste r , composed his famous sentence about the British drum-beat , years before it was delivered. The best " extem pora neous ’’ efi_’orts of which the newspapers tell us are the results of midni ght oil. For the average man confidence in the insp iration of the moment is a delusion, In practical life most addresses are called forth by the occasion , and their purpose is consequently very evident , but certain guiding _princi ples should be observed in preparing them. The first of these is that emphasis should be laid not so much upon facts , as upon philosop hy of facts. Take Lincoln ’s address at Gettysburg as an illustration. He mi ght , in those brief but memorable words , have spoken of the details of the greatest of modern battles , but w...
Id= 49 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 May 1891
THE MEETING OF THE C. _I_. P. A The semi-annual meeting of the Central Inter Colleg iate Press Association was held April i _ith , at the Colonade Hotel , Philadel phia. It was nearl y 52 o’clock when W. C. Sproul , the President rapped for order. The following representatives responded to the roll call , Dallet Fuguet and T. L. Coley, the Red and Blue , University of Pennsy lvania ; Walter Forsta ll and Alfred E. Jessup, Lehi gh Burr , ~ V. M. Hart and Stanley R. Yarnell , the Haverfordian ; C. W. Prett yman , Dickinsonian ; J. S. Easby._Snsith , Georgetown College Journal , G. S. Gill , the College Student , Franklin and Marshall college ; H. F. J. Seneker , the Muhlenburg ; George E. Fisher amid Warreus Marts , Bucknell Mirror ; C. P. Martindal e, J. A. Hutchinson Jr., and William C. Sproul , Swarthmore Phcenix, C. H. HUe ami d Richard W. Williamson. the FREE LANCE. Most of the morning session was occupied in discussing the advisability of admitting the Franklin ami d Marshall We...
Id= 50 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 May 1891
attributed an age of 400 years , and the colors and designs are wonderfull y preserved. We may consider the paintings of the Roman catacombs under three _- heads , naturall y suggested by the positiomi s in which they are found ; first those on the slabs ; second , those on the walls ; amid third , those on the ceilings. The slabs generall y bare onl y the inscri ption , but frequentl y there was painted or carved upon them , also , one or more christian symbols, such as a dove, an anchor , an olivebranch or the monogram of Christ. The figures were commonl y conventionalized , making then ~ purel y symbolical. - On the walls , the paintings were simply 4ecorative frescos with flowing and geometrical lines , and , frequentl y, repetitions of design. A cubiculum is a chamber in which the mensbers of a famil y were buried. The funeral feast was carried on in these chambers , and , being a custom that decended to the Christians from the pagans, the custom was often profaned by heathen l...
Id= 53 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 May 1891
HALL AND CAMPUS . It was the evening of the Senior Ball ami d not being a devotee of Terpsichore I had settled myself comfortabl y in my room. "Here H— will you fix this tie ? How does this coat look? Do you think there will be much of a crowd ? Are you going yourself? _- And by the time I had removed my heels from the table, taken my ci gar from my mouth , cleared my vision of smoke to more clearl y comprehend the m eaning of such an- onslaug ht of imiterrogation points , my assailant was rattling ahead about the possible pleasure which the evenin g held in store for him. I attempted to perform the favor asked and also to answer the questions in detail, ‘rise _fIrst I succeeded with , the latter I soon discovered was of little consequence to him as he had settled these answers in his mind before he asked them. "You are missing half your life by not learning to dance. " "Duce take the cuffs ! It seems de ternsined not to stay in its place." And finishing adjusting the tie , "There, ...
Id= 54 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 May 1891
are acquainted with the young lady a remark such as was just made would have mio wei ght whatever. But for a stranger to hear it ; what must be the inference lie will draw ? ‘Either the youm sg lad y spoken of is not worth y of respect or t _h e young men speaking so are not gentlemen. " I could but confess that looking at it in that li ght it was rather difficult to excuse the careless use of a young lad y ’s name. As my companion was quite earnest in isis convictions upon this _qu estion , lie was about to continue his remarke whems we were joined by a couple of students , which closed this drift of conversation , and turned it oms to a subject they had just been discussing. * * "I was just remarking to C— the probability of our getting the Athletic grounds fixed up. He seenis to be somewhat skeptical as to the final results. ’’ "And I cannot hel l) it ’’ rejoined C—— "It seems too good to be true. Of course when the committee was here they seemed quite enthusiastic over the place...
Id= 57 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 May 1891
affair was one of the most successful yet held , but unfortunatel y the success in a financial way was not so brilliant. The Armory was decorated in the usual manlier. An occasional stack of guns surrounded by flags , drums amid other warlike accoutrem ents made the Drill Hail present a rather military aspect while the display of flowers and college colors gave it quite a handsome appearance. The music for the evening was furnished by Stopper and Fishks’ orchestra of _Wilhiamsport and was rendered more effective than on previous occasions, by its position on an elevated platform in the centre of the floor. The dancing lasted from 8.30 until i o’clock. At about _Io:30 the orchestra gave a concert during which period refreshments were served. LOCALS. H. Walton Mitchell visited the college on May _1st and 2nd . The umpires for the base-ball games are Messrs. Fernald , Holter and Thompson ; for tennis Messrs. Downing, Reber, Holter , Sparks and Olds. The following committee has been app...
Id= 59 : [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 May 1891
An exh ibition gam e of base ball was played between ‘ 92 and ‘ ~~~~~ on Saturday, April 25th. Oms account of the sickmsess of ‘ 94’S regtmlar pitcher , Cartwri ghst occupied the box for _themsi . A _sevems ninmiing game was played , which resulted in a score of 6 to 5 in favor of ‘ 92. The Altoona district of t h e Y. M_. C. A. held th eir annual conventiom s in Bellefonte , on the ioth iiths ami d _12th of April. Thr followimig de legates, Messrs. Step _hsemisomi , Clark , Greets amid _Kintner rcpresemstedl t _h e college Y. M. C ~ A. They report t _h e conventioi _s to have been a stmccess in every respect. The first of a promised series of lectures on t h e var ious departme msts at Washing ton was given on Wednesday evening, April x ~ th, by Mr. Cooley., chief clerk of t h e Post Office Departmemst . The lecturer gave a detailed account of t h e _Departnsemi t front its inceptiom s to the present time. _Th e few stat ist ics given showed the vast amount of work acconsl)hiShied ...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Free Lance — 1 May 1891
our engineering students in order that the Journal may be a success, we hope that t _h e students in general will aid th em by handing in their subscriptions. During t h e term _th ree committees from the Legislature have visited and inspected our college. The third and last differed from the two previous ones inasmuch as it was entirel y a voluntary cornmittee com posed of some forty members of both the Senate and House who, wishing to know for themselves the workings of t h e college, took the trouble and paimis to come and see. They were shown throug h the varioums buildings, and after dining at the Hotel de Greeb were escorted to the Chapel , where all the students were assembled. Senator Critchsfield and Representative Morreh delivered sh ort addresses, after wh ich the _cornmiiittee adjourmsed to thse campus to see the Battalion drill. After various evolumtions t h e cadets were given the com mand "Parade Rest " wh en they were addressed by Colonel Montour. Soon after the comm...