Stevens Indicator Volume 8

Stevens Indicator Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...in Paris during the present year. Amnsxsr.---This College has received $40,000 for the endowment of a Scriptural Chair. The new catalogue shows a total of 3,319 alumni, of whom one-third have been ordained as clergymen. A gift of $100,000 has been received on condition that $15o, ooo more be pledged. Amherst College was first opened in 1821 with 47 students. There are this year 352, 72 being in the Freshman Class. AT Haverford College, Pa., a thirty horse-power engine was made in the machine shop. All the plans, drawings and castings for it were made by the students, under the direction of Professor Edwards. The engine will probably be used in connection with the system of electric lighting which has been planned for the college. FOOT-BALL has been introduced in some of the German universities with great success. Tm: students of Williams are taking measures to raise $200,000 for a chapter house, to he used in common by the fraternities represented in the college. T1-us spring ground will be broken for a new physical laboratory at Lehigh. There has been purchased for the Department of Electrical Engineering a Westinghouse and a Thomson-Houston dynamo and a Sprague motor. IT is said that college journalism originated at Dartmouth in 1800, Daniel Webster being the editor of the paper. Tm-: bi-centennial of William and Mary College will be celebrated in 1893. Tus United States Government is putting up a $100,000 gymnasium at West Point. NoTmNc in this country more astonishes an English university-bred man than our college yells. He never takes the practice as a bit of American fun, but seriously sets to work to prove how even educated Americans follow the customs of the savage Indian, his war-whoop being perpetuated in the college..show more

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  • Paperback | 114 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 218g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236961471
  • 9781236961471