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LOG AT. NEWS.
Dot so wiii'b.
Join tho Lccluru ssooiation.
Hotter late than never one dollar a
"The biter bitten" has boon suporooodod
by "The investigator investigated.
When you write to our Bus Man don't
leave oil' the signs of abbreviation.
An envious fellow says a play on words
is not pun-gent humor.
The Physics class took a rest while
Professor Collier was delivering his loo.
Professor Church has ornamented his
room with a number ol illustrations of
the excavations in Italy. He has also
several maps lepresenting the topogra
phy of Home and vicinity.
The Horace class is translating tho
odes into English verse. Some of the of.
forts are very creditable, showing con
siderable poetic talent.
Some ono suggests that tho Looluio As
sociation could have made a good thing
by getting tho investigating commilte tin.
dor their control and charging adutision to
tho spectators. It wouldn't have been a
The Studi:nt has increased its receipts
and dooroabod its expenditures until it is
about to cast oil" the last vestige of the
debt under which it has boon laboring.
Give it a lift by sending in your subscrip
tion. The Palladians have a committee haul
at work on a new constitution. If they
have a boiler society after its adoption
than they have now they will have to
have an addition lo their hall, for every
meeting now brings a ciowdod house.
Lessons were below the aveiage Friday
niornuig the 7lh, owing to the ProhibU
lion bill. We observed a largo number
of students at the Capitol during the final
discussion of the bill. It was defeated
by a vota of thirly.nhio ayes to forty
We have boon severely criticised for
not having a personal column. In sell
defonse wo will say that instructions were
given to tho foreman to arrange tho per
sonals separate but by some misunder
standing, it was not done in tiio last issue.
Wo are all right this time.
Owing to tho investigation now iji prog
ross students and professors seem general
ly demoralized. Tho professors aie kepi
until midnight nearly ovcy evening and
sometimes later than that lime. The .sin
dents also are pretty regular in their at
tendance, .somewhat to tho detriment ol
"Ye local" rendered good service din
ing Prof. Collier's, lecture by standing on
a gas bag and turning the air pump. Our
only thought was lo please the public anil
never but once did a fooling that our
duties wore irksome cross our mind, then
only for a moment when tho Piol.
thoughtlessly threw some scintillation,
of melted Won down our back.
It naturally called to mind tho rhyme
Ilitlo a btluk-lnn-Mo
To Il.ii bury crocs,
when a young lady forgot to put down
the seat al the Opera House tho other
evening and sat down on the cross piece
and the space behind it. She rose, re
ported progress and begged loavo lo sit
Two new microscopes have been pro.
euied for Prof. Aughoy's use in the de
partment of Natural Science. They are
alike, each magnifying J100 diameters or
1)0,000 times, and iho regular price is $tr
for a single microscope and fixture. They
were pencilled at a i eduction fioin the
regular price. Another has been ordered
which will magnify MO'000 times or oOO
diameteis, the price ol nhjdi is !?00.
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