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AMONG THE COLLEGES.
YUKS VABIED nCTERl_STS.
the ST.vrt'S or nw cnnr: ro-.T.r.rjF.-A new
Cambridge, Mass., Dec io (SpeciaD.?The most
Important occuirenccr of the wt ck. if not of th-?
year, occurred daring the list wt k, when Il.id
clilTf" CoU??ga formerly thc "Harvard Annes," was
recognized by the overseers as henceforth a j.art
of Harvard Universlty. The sdopUos of the sister
c~lc*ge ace*, not mean co-education. :*s ml it ht ap
pssr at tim s;?rht. That extreme step ir* siill far
In the distance in fact, is not llhely to come for
years. If ever at nil. Radcliff ? ?' .il.;.' will continue
to be, to all practical purposes whsl ti;.- "Annex"
has t>een. The change which has really lal:, ri plsCS
is nothlSC nu.re than this. The corporation of Rad
ciufe Oollece, which ls a corporation ot it-' own
ani not ol Harvsrd University, will petition the
Lcgtslsturs to grant it ;h.- privilege of conferring
tho degree of A. H. These wiri, iken, bene forth
bc comternigned by the president of Hsrvsrd, Who
Will sills the university seal, makiri; th.' degree to
r.:i purposes the Harvard A. I'.. The government
oi' Radcliffe College is t.> he v. sted in the i resl
d i.; a:-.i fellows .if Harvard University, who will
. -'ut.- th*- Visiting Committee, and sppolnt, or
(iliac, r'n./i.' wh.. ehall appoint, the Instructors of
i'.."i. Ufl ?. Prsctlsslly the wno!., direction of the
college is to rest with th.- Hsrvsrd corporation.
The young women will not be admitted i" 'he n.rr
iari claasrooms nor t.> the professional schools.
Ti>* question of football captain fir n?-\t yesr
bsa been iii', on the table tor a week or two.
There ar-* practically lau two candidates- "Bob"
Emmott's, ts, anl "Chsrley" Brewer, ';"'..
A new athletic house is building on Soldiers'
Field, and th* contract .-alis for its completion next
spring, lt will be in the form of a hollow square
a:*, i wi:; lie essentially a place for lockers over JA*?)
heine provided for. It will be tw.. stories high,
With rot.ms for the accommodation of both 'varsity
Mid Visiting teams. The building will be bested by
nii-Hti:, and furnished Wifb hot and cold water and
A competitive debate will h? held In flanders's
Theatre on December 12 t" select speakers fur th"
Yale debate to be h.-ld in Cambridge on January IO,
The chess tournament to decide on two repre?
sentatives from Harvard for the Intercollegiate
tournament to be held in New-York during the
Christmas recess has been narrowed down to Gold
mark, "JI; Spalding, 'SJ4; Lewis, 'M. and Schoen?
Th* will of Hr. Lucius F. F.illings, of narre, be?
queathes the sum of 15,000 to Harvard University,
to be kept as a permanent fund for a scholarship
ir*, th.* medical department.
The Sparring Club has been organized .Parlnc the
week with the following officers; -J. R. Roman, '*?'>,
president; H. L. Newman. "*?, vice-president; A.
IL Under, 'Wt, secretary, and \\*. H. Tamer.?::, 'Mk,
The election of freshman Glee flub officers re?
sulted as follows: l'resident, \V. H. Jon's; vice
president, .1. IL Carpentrr; secretary. A. W. Howe;
treasurer, W, Whitman, leader, H. C. Taylor.
Wellesley, Mass., Dec. 10 fSpecial).?-The members
of thc semor class rave a reception to their friends
on Saturday afternoon in the Stone Hall parlor.
The Kev. Dr. J. S. Hurllwrt, of New-York, con?
ducted the rsUglOUS services In the chapel to- lav.
The work of laying pipes thm-jgh the college
grounds for nn additional supply of water from tlie
village waterworks wu.-- c>nip!"ted Just before the
recent heavy fall of snow. Several hydrants have
been placed In clare proximity to College Hull.
The ground lying east of Music Hall was broker,
for the new playground early ku t week.
Mr. and Mrs. Ilichard Watson Odder will be thc
guests of the college on Monday. In the afternoon
President shafer win hold a reception tn th.- au
Building in their honor. In the evening Mr. Gilder
will lecture before the college on "Lincoln's Lit. ruty
Boston. Dec. 10 (Special).? Th? annual prixe con
test In oratory under tho stspleaa of the Phllo
mathean Society was held Friday eveninc The
first prizes were won by Alice c. Weeks. !i|, and
Willard Shnttuck. "07; s.-cond prtsee. I.v Mi's ES. A.
Hall, tte, and ti. Hay Bpeare, :?). The .Jus of "ttf.
Las decided to^Aandon the publication of the
Junior annual VtfW yesr, because of the financial
difficulties whic-Jr came upon ';il because of the
publication, and the opposition of crtain members
of the faculty.
The Monday Club, one of the most thriving
literarv organizations connected with the univ.-:
has elected the following officers; I'r-il. ni. F. w.
Kimball; vice-president, <;.?(.n-r B. Adams; secrc*
tary, Fred. Miller; treasurer, Wilmot B, Butler.
UNIVERSITY OF Ml- JIIGAN.
Ar.n Arbor. Mich.. Dec. 10 (Special).-The inter?
class football games will be played aa soon as th"
weather permits. President Angeli has appointed
Professors A. H. Pattens!!. Calvin Thomas, John
C. Rolfe, Charles 15. Naners!., and K. J. Knowlton
as members of the Board of Control of Athletics
The Board of Directors of the Athletic A: - - la?
tta* appointed C. K. Uaird. H. C. Cleveland. H. C.
bhlelds and G. G. Caldwell representativea of the
?students on the board.
A large number of students are working on
orations for the coming oratorical cont. st*. The ;
Clusa contents will be held the last we. k In Fel.ru- I
ary, the winners to appear at the annual untver* |
sity contest on llarch 16. The winner of this con*
IO I Tl Wll BM_U*1IH TUB DIVINITY .school.
.-.'irW-H.iv ri. Conn., Dec. 10 (.-'pedal'..?The candi?
dates for th.- 'varsity cn w an- alresdy beginning .
to train for the grant Straggle at New-London. The '
r.cw men who are anxious to secure a plan- in the
boat are as follows; H. \V. S. Thompson. L. S.; W.
I.. Webb, L. S.; I.. T. Damon. "SI; I*. A. Cr. po, Ia.
S.; OT. H. MeOsffey, tt; J. L. Thom; son, 16; T.
Weston, '95; A. C. Porter, lt; A. W. Tari.'I. Sp.; W.
s. youngman, ".'*.; J. ghew, IS; H. T. HDdreth, '%;
V. Abb . *;..',; A. It. Sheriff, i.. s.; lt. I'.. Cook, *
W. P. Dutton, ttl F. C. Dalby. '%; \V. H. Staf?
ford, '91; F. s. Kddig, 'n'., snd coxswain. J. Bubb,
Vale's Christmas vacation tills year will !?? two
weeks and five 'lays in |enr;th, ending on January '..
Professor E. L. Rlchsrds has been ill for several
days. His speedy recovery la expected.
ijurlng the last month Vale hos received H0O.O00
to be added to her endowment fund. One bequest
cam- from Mrs. E. K. Hum. of Hartford, recently :
deceased. Bhe left ii fort.me ,.f over MOO.000 and
bequeathed IOS.000 to th.- Yal,* Medical Behool. The
late Beek Iel H. Trowbridge, of this city, bequeath) I
$3,400 to the Yal*- Divinity School and thc late Judge
Ulaincs. of .New-Orleans, left 110,000 to found Hi.
Emily Balford professorship of Kn'-t'.irh literature
In the college. i')\i.i professorship was eetabllshi-d
by Judge Bllllngl as a memorial In honor of bis lat..
The Young Hen's Christian Association of Yale
has open., i a 15-cenl lodging-house in a plessant
par' of th. city, where it D proposed to accommo?
date those who have no home*' snd who have but
little mor..y to pay for lodging.-.
The Students have raised such a storm of objec?
tions against electric lights on the campus that at
last the faculty lias ordl rel tbe glass globi < sur?
rounding the lights to t..- paint.-.I black. The lights
pre.*, nt a most peculiar appearance when thus shad?
ow..! and the students now confidently expect that
thev will be able to persuade the faculty io remove
th. ri sltogethi r.
A new souvenir spoon has become very popular
among the Yale students who ure fond of athletics.
The pattern is of sterling silver, with the bandi" in
the form of a Student in cap and gown. In the bowl
i< n engraving of a football scrimmage, with ti...
inscription "Tale-Harvard Football Game, Nov. 25,
J*.' Springfield. Mass" Thf lack of thc bow] rep
resents a football with Its seem atvl lacing.
The total registration In the Divinity Behool ls
larger than for several years back, the graduate
Class J ?"?ins th" UtrgfSl In Its history. To t're Hst of
Instructors has bet-, added tlie liam.* of th.. Rev.
F. Blackm.ai!. Ph. D.. Instructor in Christian ethics
nnd sociology. Professor Blackman graduated from
Oberlin and from th" Vai" Divinity Behool in 1 *?*.?.
He received the decree of Ph. D. from Cornell last
year. !!<? is now In Germany pi..., ring for his new
work and will stu.ly practical sociology iii England
before his return. He will benin his duties next
lt is announced that the Rev. Dr. van Dyke, of
New-York City, will lie unable to deliver the Hyman
Beecher lectures on account of poor health. 11:
successor has not yet bivn appointed.
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The aenlor enj-ineera ere conducting ? aeriel ot
ftalli tor the Michigan Central Railroad,
?ec.tai of ihe achoo] ol music was given on Satur
'l'"'Th;.;ika.'ivinu edition of "Wrinkle." number
n . l,.-. copies wax entirely exhausted. "Wrinkle'
?;.?k ia now at a premium of '_* per cenl The
??rmon. Club held their Kcond annual banquet
.... '-'"--day cvenlng.
The Mathematical Club has elected the following
.in ???rs: President, H. K. J_--..,. ij -i; vlce-preeldents,
i m ?2?cott: secretary, A. M. Haubrtcb; tresaurer,
i. m. stearn.
IEKIOR tXECTIOKS-DIXaXEB TO TUP. FOOTIIAI.I,
Prlnee(on> x. J.. D,-c. io (gpedsl).?Nothing re?
mains of the ';<:; football aesson hal the dinner to
he champions on Wein- -day evening n.-xt at the
Princeton Inn. The Otes Club will sin-.-, and promi?
nent alumni from New-York snd Phllsdelphls will
-peak. Thc treater part of the exbii.it which
represented Princeton si the World's Fair han
come back. Professor Libbey bsa i.Ired word
that four prizes have been swsrded to Princeton
for exhibits One prize was for the general ex?
hibit. Thc s.cotid prize war; for the BdentlflC ai
psrstua and exhii.it. Another waa v t the mechani?
cal drawings, and the fourth was for the slumnl
library. The trustees have already ralaed SSOU for
iii.- purpose ol Incasing the Henry Instruments.
Th.- Glee club sre glvlag several concetta In .New
Jersey preparatory t.. their lons Wooten] trip,
which ?begin*, on December ll wuk a ...nert al
Baltimore. The club will travel on a special train
composed of three private cars and one bsggag ?
Repreai ntstlrea from Whig and Clio halls met rep?
resentatives from the Vale L'nlon recently t.> decide
upon thc method of conducting th. ir annual debate.
Princeton auggeated that it be lett to ii board ..f
irbKrators tu decide whether a debater be allowed
? a tlie floor ii second time or not. Yal.- refused
i<> arbitrate. Ai a laat alternative Princeton pro?
posed that each coller;.? i.e allowed fifteen minutes
ior rebuttal, to J..- used in a Brat or s.e..nd apeech,
ia each college saw nt. Vale is at prevent consider
in-; the iiuestlon. nnd s.ane derision will I"- ar?
rived at soon, in the sophomore oratorical cu?
test In ?*li.. Hall, lust Wedneaday evening, .1. J.
.M..nant won inst prise, and .1. .M. Trout second
Th" Kev. William Imbin, 'gi, who has for twenty
resra b en a mlaslonary in .Japan and a professor
in the Theological Seminary ai Tokio, delivered a
curs.- ?.f l.- iir. s laat week .m "Tlie chun b of
t'tirist in Japan" to th" eemlnary atudenta imi
The aenlor class held lt* election last Wednes?
day evening. The following were elected officers:
Prealdent, 3. MacN. Thompeon; maater of cere
mtnii ?.--. charier; s. Mackenzie; aecretsry. William
A. Rexton; claaa orator, Jsmea jj. Swain; i.;.
'?Mw.i'd j. J;.ir,.il: Ivy orator, .lanes ... Campbell;
hlatorlan, Robert J". Jock; preaentatlon orator, I..
irving Relchncr; prophet, John ll Turner; censor,
J am ea iv lilnke; Washington's Birthday orator,
McCroady Sykes; "78 prise debater, Donald Mccoll;
"Xaaaau Herald" Committee. J. I.. McLelsh, Harry
II, Condlt, Al.xan.l.r .I. M.'.Lr. I harlea <*,. Hopper;
class Ode Committee, Alfred E. Holmes Philip P,
lillee, Jamea Tent rea a, lr . Memorial Committee,
M ll Blcnrd, T. F. Humphrey, Roberl K, Portee*:
Claaa Dav Committee. William !. McCauley, David
M. Haiu-t, c.coii;.' H. Forsyth, Charlea H. M-ll
valne, a. D. Jenny, A. R. Chamberlain, Karl
tleorge, Themas ii. Cony. John McO. White, h.
McClcnahan, ''? M. McCampbell, James M. Brodnss,
Charlea ll. Worden, Judson H. Kailey and Janies
MASSACHT'SETTS IN'STITI'TT* OF TKCHNOL
Poston, Dec. in (gpecisl).?In the work on original
lesions by th" senior architects a new custom has
b.-en introduced by Professor Despradelle, namely,
that of allowing the Juniors to aid In the work.
This Idea is taken from the School ..f Kite- Arts in
Parla Kv tins means th.- lunion I'.'t practice in
drawing, and tli. s.-ni.irs accomplish ncr" in de?
sign by having lesa tim.- taken up by tin- mere nw
iii,mic.,1 part of the work.
At the last meeting of the Institute Committee lt
waa d.-cide.i that none of tte- designs handed In for
a n.-w ??Tech." pin were np to th" standard re?
noir. ?? I. Also, as the faculty would allow no room
to be us-.I exclusively as a trophy room, the com?
mittee d.-rided to have a eas.- made to be placed In
one of the libraries or reading-rooms in which all
th.- athletic trophies collected could be placed.
The first cross-country run of Kn.- tv ason will
take plac- li-xt Saturday.
Hartford. Conn.. Dec. 10 (Special).?At .1 meeline,
of the football team on Wednesday John :>traw
bri.lge, '?Xi. was elected captain of next year's team.
The 'ir, "Ivy" board has ben elected und consists
of F. H. Burrage and H. H. Macau;, y, tn lunging
editors; David Willard, literary editor, and E. I".
Hamlin, S. K. Evans, a. F. Miller and E. M.
v-. aaans. aasoclate editors. The next Issue of "The
Tablet" will contain a larg,- wood-cut arri copy ot
the plans of the new Laboratory of Natural
Science, which President Smith has caused to be
prepared. The Glee, Banjo and Maud..lin clubs
will give th.-ir first public r- hesraal in Alumni
Hall. December 1*9.
The second college german will be held In Alumni
Hill next Friday evening, E. l'. Hamlin, ".??">. and
v.. W. Robinson, '%, leading.
New-Brunswick, N. J.. D.c. io 'Rp. rial).-Th*
regular term election for three editors of "The
Targum" was held on Friday. Those elected were
John C. Loud. Oeorge ?>? Ludlow and Robert s.
Parsons, ail of th; junior claaa, Professor David
Murray, of New-Brunswick, delivered a lecture
I fore tin- Phi Beta Kappa Society on Monday
evening, oa the subject "Social Condition of Jspss
did r the Tokugawa 8hoguns."
The them- of thc prise essay in English litera?
ture, op-ti to tlie memb.-rs of the sophomore class,
ins been announced aa "Alexxnd rr Pope." Tne
..,,..?? has ...*..red a prize of **-'? to the student who
shall take thc K'-st photograph of the n.-w Ballan
tine Gymnasium, now almost finished.
john il. Thompson, ot the senior class has leen
e'.eete.l president of th" college '...ung Men's Chris.
Kan Association. An efiort is heing made to in?
duce rame piolnil|e'|t New-York pl.' it "IT.I phlT lo
establish s studio al Rutgers
Dr. charles E. Hurt, who holds the chair of
English literature, haa secured a year's leave of
absence, and will spend th.- time In European and
foreign travel. II- will study dining the winter
in Egypt and will spend tbe spring and summer la
rNIVfJlKslTY OF ROCHESTER.
Rochester, N. Y.. Dec. io (Special).?The handsooM
aeW Alpha D.-ita phi chapter bouse at East Main
and Prince ats. la spproschlng completion. lt win
tv opened with a reception Inter In the winter.
The Executive Committee of the Hoard of Trustees
I,,- .. looted a memorial of the late Justice Francis
M ...imi.'r of thc Superior Court who was i
graduate of thli university, a member of the Alpha
Delta Phi .and nibo a trustee.
i Uncial notice Las leen received of an award to
the University of Rochester for it-* exhibit at the
Th.- Mandolin ciut> bsa begun weekly rehesrsals,
and ths Olee Club is shout lo begin Us winter's
South Hadley. Mass., Dec J'? (Special).-Dr.
Pauline Koot, of india, has bera the guest cf the
College darin.,- the last wak. Sh.- gav- an a-*,
count of ber medical work antons the Hindoo
women. A large delegation from .Mona' Holyoke
-.Mended the Wagner Musical Festival at Bmlth
Collo;.'.- on Wcino.Jay.
The Mount iialyok- alumnae of Philadelphia and
vicinity sre Interested in securing an endowment
for a chair of pedagogy. A larg- collection ot
minerals from the .Moats al Chicago his been
secured for tJ:>- collage by Helen Pratt, TA.
The lophomore closj announce an entertainment,
hlatort-cal In Ita nature, "An Evening with the
lt yaitv of KngJand," in th.- gymnasium oil De.
DREW LADIES' SEMINARY.
Carmel, N. Y.. Dec. io (Special).?Ten thousand
dollars was spent in renovation and Improvements
.i.r." th" rammer. Tic building has s new In?
terior. All of th" students" rooms have been re?
furnished. Every room la ocettpieiL Som-' changes
have taken place In the corps of teachers, ailsa
Mabel p Wyatt, of Smith College, ha*, the English
Ut rature department; Miss Florence Lye, of Lelp
slc, ls instructor of modern languages; Miss Emma
a. Ruppersberg. ?f the Ohio State Onlveralty, is
teacher of the natural sciences,
A musical and dramatic entertainment for the
benefit of the Smith Memorial Hall fund will be
given in the chapel next Friday evening. Th- play
was written and will b-- presented by a former
student of Dr. iv. Miss Nell K. McElhone. Mlsa
Cornella Dyas, of NSW-1 oik, will SSStat.
llanover. N. II.. Dsft M <-"*l" di ill. -Prof. ?? sor Rob?
ert Fletcher, director of th" Thayer S. h .ol of civil
r*ii gi near Ing. ? graduate school connected uith Dart?
mouth, has just received s communication from tht
editor of '?The Engineering News" relative to I
uise of fio which was offered nt lhal paser for th*
best thesis by any Student <>f any technical school
in An-..tua on the subject. "The Transv-rs.
Strength of Cement** Ojrer 100 theses have bean re
celve>F and although the otlicial ilecinion of th.
Judges' hus not been announced, the following lettei
fron, a M Wellington will explain Itself: "I havi
the pleasure to announce to you unofficially and In
advance of the other awards that the tir-t prize In
our theale competition waa by the unanimous and
Independent decision of seven judges awarded to
Messrs Morriaon and Abbott of Dartmouth. Their
thesis was ,-i sup. ri. piece of w >rk tn .very erny
not onlv easily th.- beal of the theses submltt. I.
but alniost, |f not .|tiit". the most valuable ringi"
paper on Its BUbJect whi.h exist a in any lm
Tin- p.,per ia a r--.il contribution to knowledge.''
Judge Chamberlain, ..f lioaton, ha*, provided In his
?rill thin upon his death his private library, which
ia large and valuable, shall ?;. t . birt mouth.
Tbe resignation ?! Profi aor A. s. Hardy, now of
"Tli- Cosmopolitan." haa i.n formally accented by
tia- i:..ard of Trusi.-:., ni though he is retained os
a lecturer on "Modern Art." Associate Professor
Thom is w. d. Worthen waa promoted to bi-5 place.
PRFaSIDJ'.NT OJLMASra AXXI'AI, r.r.roirr.
Baltimore, Md.. Dec. IO (Special).?There ls a de
crease in the number or etudenta in the liberal
i: inches of Instruction al tlc- Johna Hopkins Uni?
versity thia t.-rm a= compared v. itii last year, but
Registrar Kail, in a statistical stati ment lust la
sued, says that this de. resse is -variy offset by
the sttendsnce at thc new medical school which
opened recently. Th.r" sra SO] students now at Um
university, a deere.iv-, of twelve (Tom th" registra?
tion in November, .OM. of the number J** af* tat*
lowa by courtesy, SQ .ne fellows ---' others gradu?
ate Mid.nts, it students ..t medicine, M physicians
attending ...11r-*--s in the medica] department, and
lTi undergraduates .-md special stud.-nts.
A feature of tin Donovan lecture course this ses
SiOS I ill be til" raiding of four of Shakespeare'.-,
plays i.v l>r. llorac.- Howard Furness, Mr. Furness
will h.- followed i'v Dr, S, Orelr Mitchell, wlm will
lecture on "Tlie Splrii 1 1' tt... Ellsabethsn Age in
its Relation to the Drama."
Th-, eighteenth annual reporl of President Oilman
tn th,- trustees gives an encouraging account of the
progress 'i the university, He says that the uni?
versity needs an endowment for the electrical
school and funds f..r ..Huging tie- Instruction in
astronomy and J..r resuming tlc. Instruction in ex?
perimental psychology, \. hlch ceased on tie- depart?
ure ,,f Dr. St m|.v Kali, 'rn.- university also needs
a large addition to Its endowment in general pur
po -'. Th.- Woman's College of Baltimore, ac?
ct.ling to Dr. Oilman, ls ;. wonderful illustration
? I how much .an be done bj Intelllgi nt po operation
under thc name of a single religious denomination.
New Institutions in other cities have made gen?
erous acknowledgments of th u- obligation to Johna
Hopklna. Tt..- Inetrucllon in many departmenta is
coatly. lt growa ...-.'lier au th,, whit-. Mean?
while the Income of thc endowment has I.n s>-ri
oualy diminished. The amount received from a sin?
gle source .- leas than it was 1 few years ago by
ihe sum ol 175.000 annually. At lhe ?am< time other
institutions are receiving generous aid and are
occupying th.- li.-il where for several years the
Johns Hopkins stood alon.'. Presldenl Oilman
makes an earnest appeal to the citlsens ..f Haiti
more, anl says: "Aim..st ever) year one after
? ur..iti.i' ..i those who have accumulated fortune) In
this community passe* away, hut in tlc seventeen
years thal have paaaed since Instruction h.-r.- be?
gan th-re h.; been but on- Important bequest.
Win this always be th.- case?" Presldenl Oilman
al-, advocates the erection ??:' .1 new jul.la- build?
ing, to ...nra.n a I,ug.- auditorium f..r public lect?
ures .-md m.-tings, and th.- administration ??"? ?
He says ir al 0 should have halls titt.-.i to receive
collections mal.- in geology, mineralogy, soologv.
botany, ethnology, archaeology aird bibliography. It
ls proposed that th.- n.-w structure, winch will
probably be the larges) and hand omest ??'? all the
university buildings, be erect I on th.- site 0f ? -,,,.
present administration building.
Cambridge, Mas-, D.c. la (Special).?Fsy House
J....k..i more beautiful thsn i* ever looked before,
perhaps on Friday evening, when tin. idler Club
gave Its fall r.c, j,ti.,n. S m.- 1.V.1 Invitations had
l.n aenl out, and from 7 until !? o'clock th.- build?
ing, thrown open to guests from top to bottom, wsi
On Monday evening Professor Munsterberg In?
vited th- Philosophy Club (?? In; house and gave
th<m an In tere* ting talk .rn hypnol
< 01 'ililli-.ia-, afternoon Prof??sor Royce read to
tie- Emmanuel Society ti,.- ,,.i:, ,? ,,,, ??paracelsus"
wi,ld, h.- prepared f-r the Boston Browning Club.
Wiil la motown, M.i?s. Doe, io (Sp-rln!).?The
Thompson lecture course, whick begins neg I
lerra, will open with a concert by th- Lotus Olee
Club of Boston, January 11. There ls on th- pi .
I'r.nnni" f.r thi course 'his v. ir abo a lecture by
w. Lewis Fr i-r, a musical lecture i.v Louis c.
Elson, a descriptive j., mr.* bv 'Professor c. t.
Winchester, a concert by the Knesel suing (jjusr
tet. ..f IL r-t,i|i; ;i leetlire ll|..-:i 11 t e t\l t U t e I.V I I .< Ill ll -
ton W. Mal.,.-, an Illustrated lecture I.v Pr..t'--..r
Charles Sprague smith, and a concert i.v th.- Bee?
thoven '.'lui., of Xev-York.
Th.- Ole and Banjo .lobs will n..f take a christ?
mas tup. tnt will tak- a trip at Easter will, li Will
include Chicago, St, Louia and Columbus
Felton K.m. '*?'.. has been elected football man?
ager f..r tc xt \ ?
Ther- ls ncr. , kr . ; |n Williams than there has
ba.-n for several var-. Senior Class-I Jay elections
will occur w. ii,.- :,- . a p|( k. i eleven fr un w III
lama, defeated an eleven from C.mbla at Nil?
brook, N. Y., on Saturday. .*'
ll I.. ".
r-yr.-iru*"*-. N. Y . Dc- pi (Special).?Thew I- gen?
eral astlsfgctlon her- over Dr. Day's setseptsnee
of thi- chancellorship. The Art Literature i'lnb
i.r the c.ii.i.f Pine Arts, which was orgsnlsed
tome f.w wrks ago, is ulr.-a ly furnishing valu?
able aida to d- velopm. nt In th. lr department ot
the university, a reading-room h.-is j.-? n eatsb
1 Hobed, aa I In lt ar- found papers and magaalnea
treating of architecture, sculpture, painting, music,
. poetry and oratory from moat countries where
these .nts ar.- cultivated,
a general meeting ??: the stu len's wo* held In
chapel recently, and a committee ap;...int. it.
; a formal application for admission Into 'h.- Inter
collestats Ama', ar At .elation ..f America. Byra
, ,... has for some years easily i--i en Rochester,
Hamilton, Union and Colgate In track athletics,
1 .-md it ls believed her team will be sble to moke
.rn honorable sb wing In the Eaaiern League.
Tuskegee. Ala., D'.*. IO (Speclsl). -About two years
ago Miss olivia Stoke, ol New-York City, gave
the Tusk.-g.e Normal and Industrtsl Institute
glO.OOQ with whi.h io bulli and furnish Phelps Hall,
to be used for a Bible training school. Instead ..f
letting th.- j..i. by contract the work was taken in
charge by the ina.i.s <>f the .mr. !? nt departmenta
whose s.r\ic.s wen needed In its construction,
Professor Taylor, teacher ?.f architecture, having
ib" ge.-i.rai oversight, Pricks wir.- made al the
brickyard, lumber it the sawmill, lath, shingles,
brackets, mouldings, win.low and door casings got
r.ady, and then, un.br tin- direction of the differ?
ent superintendents, ali were put together Into the
finished bull.lin;:, in th- usmc way it wa*, fur?
nished, ev n to the inlir..r*--. except the glass The
various operations extended over nearly s year,
and during that tim.- the students, tr..m the boys
that dug th.- sand ..nd carried the bod to tbe Anesi
workmen, were nourished by Ki- Bu.aw, receiving
board, schooling aral skill. Yet the full worth ol
th., money i In tie finished building. A gentleman
WhO I",lilied Of the. f,,. ts said tint |IO,000 Was
tutu. ! mo. RO,000. This |s ;i sample of tin- way all
the mon.*.' given to Tusk gee ls used, Of aboul
< "..I., qu received by tte school in twelve years, st
lea t tUO.oui app. irs to-day on the achoo! grounds
lu the snape of a permanent pl mt.
UNIVERSITY <'F PENNSYfsVANIA
Philadelphia, Dec. 1" (Special). -The Mask and
Wig Club lr."t Friday and Saturday even?
ings gave th.-ir annual pr llmlnary performance
In Th.- Drawing Roora, Weat Phllodetphla The
purpose of these .arly performances is to dis?
cover th-- histrionic ability in college for parts in
tin- r-gular play which Uki ? place In thia Mtv dur?
ing Ka t.r week. An adaptation of "Fri DiSVOlo"
waa taken for th- nial production, but mani popu*
' i..r airs snd fancy dances were Introduced under
tue direction of I*, lt. Neilson. Tlc- Mas'.-: and
; Wigs* n.-w play for tbe Eaater holidays ls "King
Arthur and the Knights ui tie* Round Table." b)
I*. B. Neilson. The trial ot voices for th.- chorus
v. ill lake pl tc ? on December 13.
Th" class.-- 'hsve i.e. n struggling between them
1 sciv.-s tKi; week for the championship in football.
I Th.- sophomores won from the freshmen by de?
fault, and th" senlorf detested th- juniors by the
rei-.- of *i to 0. In th., rina! game tn-, seniors de?
feated iii.- aophomores, 20 t.> tx
Th.. Qlee tm.I Pani., clubs will give their first
i ,. rt in Association Kail on December -J".
Providence, u. I. Dec bi (SpecUU).?The Oraduste
A-' ociatlon J'.-id i's monthly meeting in the gym
Dssium "i. Friday evening. Professor Seth gars
a tall; on "The Scot Usu L'nlvei Itles." Professor
Manatt'a Wedneaday evening reception was well
nit.nd-.1 by tlc- lunion at!.I seniors and a good
representation fr..in the Womap's College. Two
plaster casts of the -Jetties at iii.- mouth of the
Mississippi River have been presented to the Jenks
Th- Philosophic Club was organized on Tuesday
ev.-ning. Professoi James Seth was elected presi?
dent; H. D. Heseltine, *:*!. vlce-prealdent; c. \.
Tow-r, 'SJ, secretary and treasurer. The gym
naalum hall was given on Wedneaday evi tiing. The
freshman-sophomore game was played on Wednes?
day afternoon. Lincoln Field was covered with
-i\ inches ol snow, so that falling Waa easy, hut
aortntlng unsatisfactory, The heavy rush line of
the sophomores .Jid much f..r th.rt -id... The score
i was s to " in favor ..t Un- aophomores.
On Monday evening Dr. Richard Burton, <>f "Tbe
Hartford Courant," lectured on "Ibsen a" a Ro
? mantle Dramatist." Wednesday .vening Mrs.
j winslow read "i'll.- Pretenders," one ot lt.*.-n's
ea ri I. st dramas,
ginee the announcement that an opera bsd bean
Composed and st. ps already tak-il for Its prodUC
Poughkeepsie, N. Y, Dec. 10 (Special).? JSSgSf
Owen has presented to the museum a mounted tar?
oon fis f**01 lon'**' wh'ch was caught near Fort
The annual reception of the Philalethean Society
was held on Friday evening. The guests num?
bered about 300. The speaker of the evening, Robert
By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Mrs. Burnett begins, irt the Christmas
Ladies' Home Journal, the stoff of her
famous little "lord"; the writing of thc?
book j "Fauntleroy" as ht is to-day. etc.
Illustrated by lt B, Birch* Christmas
issue on all news-stands; ten cents*
Send One Dollar for One Year to
The Curtis Publishing Company, Philadelphia
? "?rant, was introduced by the president of Phlla
b Una. Miss Ada Lsttmer, *.'i. and read a story
written for the occaalon, "In Fly-Time." Tins
was followed liv music by the Hil Regiment Or?
chestra After tli.- promenade .oik. rt th" Olee
? 'lui, sang a "l Jood-Nii-ht Song'' and th" guests
.lispers..i 'ihe committee In charge consisted "f
MiHn o. W. Cooley, '.h. Alpha; Mis- M. K. Kerrill,
'M, Miss c. whit.-. **.*,. i: ti; Miss f i.. Robbins,
??i. Miss u Perry. >.. Omega; Miss ti. a. Ulllmer,
i'l, Miss M. Welsl,, a-,.
talk or r.rsTi'.n risc. atiitxtic**.
ithaca, n*. y, I".-, i'i (Special).?Theexcitement of
th" we. k in e..r,. g.- circles hes J.n Cv art. nipt
.?ti the part of some ..f th.- professors to abolish
f.ntl.all. For serersl years one ..r two of the older
profee -ts hsre been opposed to ad Intercollegiate
athletics, and hare written a food desi ..n the aub
? irithoul receiving encouragement from their
colleagues ..r other persons ?.f influence. With tht
leon's crusade against football they mw
th.-ir opportunity snd undertook to organise a party
in th.- C.rii.il facility. They introduced a reOOlU
tlon forbidding anv university athletic tesm enter?
ing a ..'.mt. t cutsi I.- . r Ithaci. 'I'll.- res..Inti.m han
i.. I, before th., faculty for two meetings, and to
tl..- geri-rai surpn-.- bal i.c-iv.-a Strong bucking.
While f' *,*. expert t.. aee anything so radical done.
I* is the opinion of many that lome restrictions will
h.- pi,,,. i on athletics
Die regular committees of the senior class, have
I.-.-ii appointed bj th- das-- president. The chalr
men ai'- as follows: Ilass Day, J. 1'. Hull; senior
hail. W. I.. Colt; memorial, I. P.. Yard, statistics.
s. A Torrati. e. banquet, J. W Towle; photograph,
i; i: Bogart; music, lt. a. Pennon; prizes, i. j.
The search f.r th" h..dies of Instructor Merriam
and Mes yesrgln, who were drowned in Cayuga
laake, lias been abandoned on account of th.- cold
and rouKh weather.
The report of lt H Freeman, graduate treasurer
of th" Cornell Athletic Association, for IW2-M is
summarized ut follows: li.lots -Baseball, HHS Ol;
football. M.OM li: ir_<*k athletics, il.117 47; navy.
t_,.'?'-? it.. Percy Field, tl.OMK; total. ti"._7H ?*:>. Ex?
penditures?Baseball, M, *?76; football, R.97737;
truck athletics, ji i ? s.i, n,iv 12,06.67; Percy Field.
lins? .'?;, total, fU.Xe Ttl While most ?f the funds
show a liai.in ?.-. the navy rosily has a debt of $.^"',
money advanced last year by Commodore Hager
man. Tin- baseball management paul all expenses.
assumed all old debts amounting to more than tim),
contributed PC4 toward the proposed clubhouse on
I'r. v Field, ai I then left B h.Halie- ,,f nearly ROU.
Th.* cadet hand, consisting of thirty-eight pieces,
gu*.-- a concert In the armory on Friday afternoon.
Th.- "Register" will not appear until the winter
t.-rin. bul sdi ince sheets show s registration ..f
1.752 students in ail departments?of these 1,317 are
undergraduate! distributed in the four dur... s as
follows: Seniors 143; juniors, Jut; sophomores, 174;
freshmen, ..J*., law student*., ni,
Tl.deg.- ve,ir ut Corn-ll closes a we.-k earlier
than ii dora in th-- N?w-lSnsland cotleses, and lt
.- now proposed t.. lengthen the yesr, .ither i.v be?
ginning earlier or by putting commencement utter.
Amherst. Mass.. Ii,c. |0 (Special).?The Continued
illness nnd .ur..t.-d abaence ot ll. !?:. Whitcomb,
"H of Worcester, from Amherst College have neces
?Rated his reslgnstlon from the management of the
Oles and Banjo clubs and his successor will soon
bs .h..s.n. la ths mean time B. I>. Hyde, ''A. of
Brooklyn la acting manager of tba clubs David ts.
Burnhssa, of South Eases, Mass., has received the
Sawv.r prize for the pest work In the course of
human anatomy and phyaiology of th" sophomore
A somewhat novel device to Injure the safety of
thone performing on ths boriaontal bar hus .i
placed In the gymnasium b) Instructor Nilligan, lt
consists of a strong leather belt to i?- fastened
around the araiel and from which ropes run up
through pulleva attached to the besma oi-erhead.
Tin- ends of the rope are held by men on the tl..or.
and if the performer should miss his hold, he is
swum: off inio spa.,- without Injury. By a i enl
vote ..f the faculty, then- will hereafter lie an ex?
amination at the end ?<< each term on the entire
work of th.- term, and, sccordlrurly, the last four
college days ..f this t.-rm. that >?!..is Decejmber 19,
are io ix- devoted to such examinations.
Th- i Wesley J. til prises f.r the best orations
delivered at tic- nml..r exercise lu public speaking
last week, as swarded b> th" vote ..f thc class,
w.-r-: Wednesday, Nelson Kingsland; Thursday,
Edwin J. Bishop; Friday, Jay P, (Rocking.
(ill. AU. I.
rhlcigo, Pee 10 (Sp. d ali.-'The Fniverslty T'nlon,"
tlie quarterly exhibition of learning by a score ..r
scholastic clubs look place In th.- chapel of Cobb
|..< turo Hali Friday night Papers of a scientific
nature, popular in form, were presented hy W. lt.
\\.i, ,.f th.- cn mistrv Club; Sarah M. Hardy, of
the political Economy Club, ard a. M. Wlthrow, ..f
the Club of Church History A reception followed
lhe divinities gav.- a reception in Cobb Hall on
Thursday night. |
Hi her Hall celebrated Thanksgiving night wl'h
social festivities. The faa.ls ol tin- hail. Hiss Elisa?
beth Wallace and Miss Fanny c. Brosrn, gave a
reception to .'.u i resldi nts.
Th.- j...ard of "T?i.- I'nlverslty of cid. i-.o Wi ekly"
celebrated the mn.s. 0f that journal In a banquet
at the Wind, mn re Hotel.
Political clubs are organizing in preparation for
the winter mock congress.
K.ni chemical Laboratory wiil be r.a.ly for ..ccu
paney by January l. The exterior of Ryeraon
Physical Laboratory ls finished, but th..* time of
completion of tbs interior la Indefinite.
wi:.-si. i ;vax.
Middletown, Conn., Dec, I" (Special")-The execu?
tive committee of tlv* athletic association has ar
ranged for a ta turo In tit-- e..iiege chapel next
Tueaday night by Professor W. s. Anderson, of
Yal.- Gymnasium, on "Physical Training for College
AflR CONSTANT R*___*lXDBBfl OF TUB GIVEIl.
ClIAI*INi'.-I'I.s|U*S. Pi iI.ISIIKO COrm AMI
RICKSL I'lVi: (..'I.i.ck. TSA-KBTTLM, TODDY
KUTTI.i*s, BRAM AND IRON nRSPLACR ARTI*
CUES; DKCORATBD CHINA si-'T.**-I.INNI-JII, TUA.
I.-Ni'll, BREAKFAST, sin'c.j.k cits AMD gAU?
cr:its-cir,;.'i:i*? tua, CHOCOLATB; FAKCf
PfTCHSRS-DI FACT, i:\'i:j;vt!1IN*<) rsi;r:'i.
por Tun Hotnanou) n to mm foi*nd at
130 AND 1,12 WEST 42U ST.
Lewis & Conger.
?Students." The purpose is to secure funds for fit?
ting up thc running track.
Th" tlrst dan." of the season was given on Thurs?
day night by the Wesleyan German Club in orpheus
The Oles and Mandolin clubs rave two successful
concerts at Thanksgiving time; or..* In New-York
(,*ity and th" other in Yonkers, N. Y. They will
give a concert in Newport, ll. I., to-morrow and
.na,th.r at th..* East Greenwich Acsdi ny tho fol
1 v. li g evening.
Tlc Prohibition Club has made arrangements for
an oratorical contest. ,\ committee of the faculty
will receive essays of those i. suing to compete, the
tlc lins of which must I,, liaml.-d in by January 10.
Elmira, N*. Y , He,. |0 (8pectal).-On Friday even?
ing the Bluraenberg c.nat Company delighted an
audience which filled th.* chapel.
Saturday afternoon fri m 4 to C o'clock the stu?
dents of the art department, Sith Professor
Waters, gave a reception to the college and per?
sonal friends. The art rooms were beautifully dec?
orate 1. ?nd In a way to show to the best advantage
th" valuable coll, dion of paintings and statuary.
A "council" was recently formed, to which are
reft-rr.-d all questions regarding matters of eti?
quette. It ls composed of Harriet M. Wheeler and
It.rtha E. Tomlins.>n, seniors; Edith V. Unsh and
Catharine H. Curtis, juniors; Jessie B. Regen and
Mary h. Bultara, sophomore, Ethel Whipple and
Mary Joelyn, freshmen, and Edna J. Kieffer and
Alice Bmlth, specials. Already the good result la
seen iii the improved deportment of the stud-nts.
THF, WOMAN'S COLLEGS.
naltimor?. Dec. 10 (Spectsl).?Tbs Hoarl of Con?
trol have decided that postgraduates stu.lying at
the college shall lie distinguished from undergrad?
uates by the addition of a blue tassel to their ox?
ford caps. This settles the nnch-discttaasd problem
of th* proper position of the graduates' tassel.
This Important adjunct to the cup has a special
place to be worn ly each class, and as there are
but four sides to the article, -jnd as each of these
ildea t..lori's to un.* of th.- undergra dusts cJasses.
there seemed t.. be no remaining place for the
"lost" to hang her tassel, unless she would he
content to ua-nr ii on the front angle, which would
Ik* Jioth unbecoming and Injurious to the eyesight.
This decision of the hoard, therefore, gives great
satisfaction to many of the rdranced students.
The reception on Friday evening, given by the
faculty to the students, was the most brilliant
altair which has ever taken place in Ul nc li ii Hall.
Pennington. N*. J., Dec. lg (Special).?The thirty
second anniversary of the CallUoglan Society was
. lebrated Friday afternoon and evening. The ex
erclaea were of a high order of excellence, a num
ber of former studenta were present. The pro?
gramme Included the annual addresa by Mrs. Mary
A. Livermore In the afternoon, and a performance
of th" "Antigone'' of Sophocles ni th,- evening,
besl.les voeil and instrumental music and other es
eiais,.s. "Antigone" was cast a.s follows: Creon,
Elizabeth Estha Lents; ll timon, Martha a. W.
Hanlon; King's Messenger. Hermione Lemaitre
McCallen; Antigone, claire Dollurd Kulp; Ismeiie,
Hatti.- Dora Mai..', guards Mae Emma Winsmore
.md Florence Regina oil- in.
IN THE LOCAL COLLEGES.
thf. mnvEBRrnr cornell, TO MKF.T.
Tli-* Cvinril of th.* fnlverslty of the City of
New-York will hold a special meeting at t p. m.
to-day In th" council-room. A vacancy .xis's.
created I.v tlie death of Hr. charles F. Deems.
The examinations of the fad term will occupy this
w -lt. This is probably the last time that ex?
aminations will 1." held before Christina.', as the
Commit! te on Revlalon of college Couraea is unani?
mous in favor of substituting two terms In tlie
c..il.ge year in plsce of three, Wh?n this la done
th" examinations for tli- lirst term will COOM
in tin- month of February.
Dr. Oc.rge Wools, y. ol' th* Fnlverslty Faculty
of Medicine and a sui of tlie late President Wool?
ley, .'f Val" I'niveralty, delivered th.- monthly lect?
ure to stu.lents of t!o- university ln-t Monday. Dr.
Wools, v is a plain, forcible and Interesting lecturer,
and gave ., nest useful talk to th" students on th?
nips for preserving th- health of the body,
sune important additions huve been mule
to the lila iry ?.: 'tr - School of Pedagogy, througn
contributions by friends of the school. More in?
terest is shown in the work, both Ly stu.buts an.l
iv th- alumni aad their friends, than ever before.
The number of auditors who come in to attend
ti-,., classes iii psychology, th... history of education
and institutes of education i- constantly Increasing.
'i'll- university feds a lively Interest in the adop?
tion ol' good plans for the Harlem Uiver Speed?
way. They are afraid that the builders Of the
speedway will so cut and hew th" west bank of
the river as to baye an unsightly ledge of rocka,
Instead of tli" pres..i.t beautiful wooded .dope.
Elihu Koot, a gradual- ..f th.- Fnlverslty Law
School, is indorsed lu all that h" s.ii.i before the
I'ark Commissioners last Wednesday In favor or
putting the building ?.f th., icv drive int) the
iian.ls of th" best architects and landscape gar
lt has come out since th" Y.il"-Prlnc.*ton Thanks?
giving Day football game that probably all future
Intercollegiate gamea in this neighborhood of Im?
portance will I- plsyed on th" Columbia grounds
at Wltlismabridge. Th.- Yale team visited th"
grounds in September, and wi rs much pies ned with
Utera, but a delay In Hie meeting with the Prince?
ton manager made lt too lat" to arrange for tills
v n's gani ? at these ground-'. The New-York and
Harlem Lalirra.1 had already offered to run trains
to Willi im-Ofblir-- from th" Grand Central Sta?
tion every ten minutes, and to build side tracks
for trains enough to carry l.-.,i/co people, lt is es?
timated that stands COUld be put up in the style
of thoa., m springdell, to extend entirely around
tin. lid.I. witii reserved places for coaches w. Law?
son has I.ti elected president of the Columbia Ath
I letlc Inion, and with E. H. Miller has full control
of the (|e|,|. The srni.ling committee of th" Alumni
I Association Inn promised anv required financial
I backing. It ls almost settled that the Intercollegi?
ate games in the spring will be played th"re.
1 The annual dlnn- r of the Alumni Association will
be held at ttl.- Hotel Brunswick to-morrow .-vening
at iM, Addresses are expected from President laow
and from the presidents of the Yale, Harvard and
Princeton alumni associations.
The chess tournam.-nt has been virtually ended.
Thc first two men are to represent Columbia at the
Intercollegtste tournament with Yale, Harvard and
Princeton, to begin December Mt st tlie Harvard
Behool, Hynes frill be one nf the men, and lt ls
probable that I.it.aire will be the other, with Low
man and Mitchell tl. d for substitute. This would
be the same team thal won the cup last year.
The officers of the St. John's Debiting Society for
the lirst term are the Kev. John -vjutrk. president;
Ma.rtin H. Olynn. '91, vice-prerident; John F. Har?
rington, ?:??. corresponding saerstary; John EL
O*Rourke, '9.*., treasurer; Kdwarl M. Hayes, '96.
recording secretary; Harding Fisher, '??*.. Ilrst cen?
sor: John J. DocklX "a.. .>"*oiid censor. Hlnce the
cold weather has set In the several companies of
the battalion sra being drilled in the different gym?
nasiums, i.ieut.-nant Orsnger Adams, .ith Artillery,
ls drilling at present the whole battalion In the
tactics, having Unlshed thc setting-up exercises.
Furniture, Carpets, Bedding, Stoves,
Everything for Housekeeping.
193 TO205 PARK ROW,N.V.
Between City Hall & Chatham Square.
Aa LOM* ('HI-'.I)IT na cnn tie niven on GOOD
'.iiiill*4 ut LOW PRICES nml WITHOUT UU
Weekly or monthly payments,
ll.'iis.iiiulil.* exteiiaioua nf lime.
B. M. GOWPERTHWAII & GO.
The drill days are Tuesday. Thursday and Satur?
day. This year, unlike all previous years, the day
pupils also drill lu uniform. The freshman class
has elected the following ottlcers: 1'resldent, John
T. I'ela ney; vice-president, Oliver J. Hackett; re?
cord! r, George V. Grainger; beadle anil poet, P. J.
Walsh; vice-beadle, Robert K. McDonnell; treas?
urer. J. Francis (Quinlan; football captain. Joseph
V. Bergin. The artist of the class. Phillp Pauldlng
Brant, formerly of the Jesuit College de 1'Im
maculee Conception, Paris-Vaugerard, ls working
on a painting of the Fordham College Chapel.
An organization meeting will be held In Assembly
Hall on Wednesday evening. December ll, to or?
ganize a society for thc promotion of neighborly
feeling and the extension of Pratt Institute work.
The investigations In wool that the Hoard of
Awards of the Columbian Exposition has been con?
ducting In the Technical Museum ended December
I, During the three months of careful and pains?
taking labor twenty-two specimens of wool fibre
\y.r.- examined, an.l fifty-five ohs.-rvatlons made on
th? character of each. The young women who did
this work were supplied through the Department of
On January ? classes In physical culture, under
Mrs. Emily If. Bishop, will be organized. The sys?
tem she will use is kno.vn as the Americanized,
l."!sarte. on Wednesdays. January 10, T7 and 24,
at 4 o'clock. Mrs. Blahop will nive" lectures In Aa
sembly Hall. Her subjects ar" 'Health and Grace,"
?Th.* Itelatlon of the Dody to Dress," "The Lan
guage of Textiles and Forms." Tickets for ths
course will be Zn cents, and single adr.it8.slon 25.
Notice has been received that the Rensselaer
Polytechnic Institute received a diploma and twa
medals at the World's Fair. The medals were for
the collective exhibit and for the exhibit of bridga
designs. Professor H. Bte H. Parsons, assisted by
Colby, Curfman, Pickc* and Orldlsy. of '94, wera
In Johnstown, N. Y., three days last week, deter?
mining the wateroower used In the different rooms
of a mill. P. W. Henry. '87. delivered a lecture
I Friday evening before the Rennselaer Society of
Engineers on "Asphalt."
Exercises commemorative of Richard Wagner
w-?re h"M in Assembly Hall, of Smith College, on
Wednesday afternoon and evening. An addresa
waa first given by President Seelye. Dr. Blodgett
spoke mor" fully of the lifework of the composer.
Th" musical j.r..gramme that followed was (.elected
entirely from his compositions and was rendered
by Mrs. E. Humphrey-Allen, Mrs. France! Dun
t.n. sopranos; Mrs. Marie Hanla Stone. Mrs. Ella
Cleveland Fender-son, contraltos; Oeorge Parker,
George W. Went, tenon: Arthur Hitchcock, bary?
tone, and Mr. Babcock, bass, assisted by the col?
lege choir and a -selected orchestra under the lead
of C. N. Allen.
The seventh annual Y. M. C. A. Convention of
tlie Third District of New-Jersey was held at
Uack.'ttstown Institute on Friday. A reception was
held In the Institute parlors In the afternoon and
the sessions continued until yesterday. Delegates
were present from Princeton College. Peddle Insti?
tute. Pennington Seminary and Blalrstown Ac-id
Th- engagement of Professor W. H. Collins, of
Hs vet ford College, to Miss Cope, secretary of Bryn
Mawr College, ls announced. The Glee Club ls
temporarily composed of the following: First
tenors, Woodcock, Thatcher and Field, "36; second
tenors, Haughton, Comfort and Coca; first basses.
Palmer. Fvans nnd Rex; second basses, Hastings,
c.mklln and Matine. The Banjo Club will assist
in n concert for charity at Wayne this coming
The appointments of speakers for the S"nlor Ex?
hibition at Colby University were announced on
Wednesday. They ate Frank S. Ames, Theodora
H. Kinney, John S. Lynch. Robert II. Mahlman,
Miss Anni" K. Merrill and Miss Mary E. Carleton.
The exhibition, together with the delivery of ths
honorary Junior parts, will take place on Decem?
The Rryn Mawr Fndergraduate Association held
a meeting on Thursday evening to discuss a chal?
lenge sent to lt by the students of Vassar. Ths
challenge was for an Intercollegiate debate to laka
place some time In April, and has been very en?
thusiastically accepted. Both the subject and
speakers are as yet not decided upon.
Dr. Warfield, president of Lafayette College, lee.
ttired at Dickinson Cetlege on Tuesday evening on
"Christian Education." He conducted the chapel
services and made a short address to the students
A special course of practical lectures relating
to the art and science of agriculture, and alao ft
course relating to domestic arts, or home-keeping,
will begin at the Agricultural college of Utah oa
Tuesday, January 2. and continue for ten weeks,
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