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VOL. VI 1
Oh, my curs!
The Chinese question : "When waiilu
washeo ? want um Fliduy?
More good sleighing this winter tiian
there lias been lor years. Don't lose the
uhanee to enjoy a ride.
What was this glacial period anyway?
Oh, yes! now we think of it, it must have
been the "Age of I'reo.in' "a work of
Several college journals are discussing
the expediency of establishing a "Pan
Collegiate HovTow." The question origi
nated with the Cniversiti Quarterly.
Miss Flora Frost, who has been absent
several terms, is with us again. The
school welcomes back a good student,
and the Union acquires a useful member.
Professor Howard enters regularly upon
his duties in the University this term.
The old Union hall has been lilted up for
a recitation room and the period for reci
tation has been lengthened to give his
classes time to got up lo (he third lloor.
It takes a Junior to draw conclusions.
Prof, was asking about ilie specific irrav-
ity of waler and alcohol; one of them
claimed that water is the heavier, bring
ing up as an argument that a man can
carry a greater quantity of water than of
C. E. Little, who graduates next June,
will be absent from school this term.
Charley has a h".bit of pulling in leisure
hours on coming studies and has thus
made up half of the studies of this term;
the others lie is stvdying at home.
The classes in Antigone and Logic re
cite only three times a week this term.
The hours have been lengthened so as to
give time for a longer recitation and, by
not reciting on the other days, the mem.
bers of the classes gain about two hours
Thermometor twenty-five degrees below
on the second, eighteen degrees on the
third, and twontj'-ono on the fourth.
Mr. Ed. F. Steele has decided that lie
will pass his life in communion witli na
ture. He has gone to farming and may
be seen anxiously inquiring how much
hay is needed to winter a hog and wheth
er the Chester "White cattle are better than
the Cochin Chinas.
Some changes have been made in the
length of recitation hours and the time of
beginning The first recitation now be
gins at 8 o'clock instead of 8.15 as hereto
fore; The first hour has been lengthened
ten minutes and the others each a niin
utcs. This will be a great improvement,
as forty-live minutes is loo short a time
for the recitation of many of the classes.
Is it possible that the Journalmnn can't
tell a tablecloth from an apron? If it
had not been the 31st, wo would have
thought he had been making New Year's
calls. He puts it thus:- "They arc fine
haired darkies and are expected to wait
on table with white aprons and white kid
The following is said to occur in Chau
cer. The words of a "bach" probably.
And one from that guyde companc
Iladde a ragge on his thunibo;
Highlo merrilie out yelpten we;
Bee onn thy thumb a felone?
Then lookt he up full scheepishlie,
"Toe sewe a button I tried me
Upon a starch-ed shirt-bande"
One of the Juniors wants to know what
we would do if, after we had been per
forming on the llute in our most impres
sive style, the landlady should come up
and remark, casually, that her son had a
fiute and that he always went out to the
fairgrounds to practise. Would we take
it as a hint, or what would we do? Well
really, that Is a perplexing question ; but
on the whole, we believe that if the key
hole were plugged we should co under
i ho bed.
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