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"\A ere nil the hills a precious mine, Were gold in nil the mountains, \\ ere all the rivers fed with wine From tireless fountains; The earth would be ravished of its zest. And shorn of its ambition: We'd sink Into the dreamless rest Of inanimation."
culties, be they never so great, litis developed the highest intellectual power and wrought the greatest good. There is no mind so enterprising or daring but that it may find tasks sufficiently difficult to satiate its desires. Though I Alexander the Great, when he had Holland has beautifully shown that i conquered all the then known world nature's allwise Controller has not on- ! is said to have sighed for new worlds to ly created niiin such that he could not I eoiujuor, yet we more frequently attain perfect man hood did he not ex- find that there tire too few persons suforeise his powers; but also has made j ficiently daring to assume the tasks his surroundings such that he can and which they might, must exercise them to a greater or Jess j Manifold are these tasks, the magnicxtent. As in the Bible every type ' tudo of which are too appalling for the has its anti-type so it seems in nature i most active spirits, every part has its counterpart. Actions It is certainly an incentive to greater are followed by reactions. The mind exertions when we see in entry part of only grows and developes by repeated , this vast universe (in which the distaxings to its utmost. Every right ef- tance from the sun to Neptune, the fort the mind puts forth, produces a re- j farthest known planet, is but a step Jlex influence upon itself. j compared with the infinite distances of Throughout history that individual : many of the stars) workings which are or people that has been the most enter- /<ir beyond human comprehension. 'prising and persevering through dirfi-j It is said, "Every fact in physics is
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Kepler, after he had succeeded in disinteresting in itself: it forms a rallying point, round which, sooner or later, covering t h e laws of motion, is said to others will meet in order to establish have exclaimed, "O God, I t h a n k thee some useful t r u t h . " To glean these t h a t I am t h i n k i n g t h y t h o u g h t s after facts there m u s t be an ardent love and thee." Slay we not say t h a t nature is persistent inquiry for the t r u t h . W h a t a medium by which t h e Infinite Mind And other incentive could have led Kepler, manifests Himself to t h e finite? the better t h e finite m i n d comprehends Newton, a n d Galileo to press on through difficulties a n d opposition un- t h e Infinite t h e more noble a n d entil t h e y h a d accomplished their pur- nobling it will become. This manifesposes? Or, w h a t else could have led tation may be seen in every place a n d F r a n k l i n , Davis, Grinnell a n d others j in all phenomena. T h u s t h e spirit of research and into abandon lucrative positions, home, a n d all t h e comforts of life and set sail quiry should lie cherished. I t is into plough t h e barren wastes of Arctic tended t h a t m a n should familiarize seas? A n d w h a t but this thirst for himself with nature, and those t h i n g s knowledge a n d adventure could have by which lie is surrounded. No part induced Stanley to isolate himself 1 of t h e world is free from t h e injunction But from society and t h e pleasures of civil- to m a n "To subdue t h e e a r t h . " ination, a n d spend years of his best 1 "Greater is lie t h a t ruleth his own spirm a n h o o d exploring t h e heart of Africa? it t h a n he t h a t taketh a city." W h a t Would our condition be were it not for those who are willing to assume such undertakings a n d are persistent in t h e m ? Would we dispense with t h e facts which they have gleaned? \ \ e would surely answer no. E a c h has won for himself laurels which we would not withold. T h u s t h e spirit of enterprise lias and ever should have its reward. Aside from all other rewards the reflex inllueuce upon t h e m i n d itself would be very satisfactory. T h e more we see of nature a u d of nature's u n c h a n g i n g laws the more convinced are we of a great F i n a l Cause or infinite Being.
"New realms tu man's soul have been conquered.
Danger ever at hand, till the armed Archangel Making a special applicationâ€”The Sound o'er him the trump of earth's dual founders of Pacific College are opening evangel."
Though there is great need of enterprise and it is so praiseworthy, yet it serves us in no way better t h a n in enabling us to perform tit//the task which lies nearest us. "We need each to be as F r a n k l i n or Stanley in overcoming obstacles, a n d t h u s help eradicate m a n y of theevils of the social world today. T h e bounds of some small act m a y be almost limitless. Efforts put forth to raise the intellectual standard are also exceedingly productive of results. Those w h o bring about new measures or institutions can not estimate the e x t e n t of I heir injiu-
a field of influence which will broaden a n d ever broaden. Then, may those who have labored earnestly a n d persistently for the founding of this College feel confident t h a t a new star lias appeared, which will continue to increase in brilliancy until it becomes of the first magnitude, pointing m a n y to the F o u n t a i n of \\ isdom.
So, also, as we observe the crescent moon gradually enlarge until it becomes full orbed, may t h e present beholders of T H E C R E S C E N T see it gradually extend its power a n d influence u n til it rules over its dominions as t h e "Queen of the H e a v e n s " rules t h e
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Forthwith they are peopled for man by new toes! The stars keep their secrets, the earth hides her own, Aud bold must the man he that braves the Unknown. Not a truth has to art or to science been glveu, But brows have ached for it, aud souls toiled aud striveu: Aud many have striveu aud many have tailed, A nd many died, slain by the truth they assailed; But when Man hath tamed Nature, asserted his place And dominion, behold! he Is brought face to face W i t h a n e w f o c himself! Nor may man on his shield Ever rest, for his foe is forever afield.
T h e present age is an age of readers, an age of papers, periodicals a n d books. The public mind, tastes and morals are swayed by the current literature of t h e day. The newspaper is the criterion for a great m a n y people. i>o matter w h a t statements it may make, no matter w h a t figures it may give, no matter w h a t theories jD may set until, all are accepted by a large class as settled facts and piincipleu.j This is Hue more particularly a m o n g the poor and uneducated, t h e very ones who more than others need plain statements a n d honest, lucid argument. T h u s the
press becomes the most powerful factor in our government. T h e universal tendency of civilization today is toward democracy. Nineteenth century democracy rests upon I the political equality of all, and the inalienable right of the majority to rule. It may indeed differ in its workings according to history a n d national temperament, but under whatever variety ol form it rests essentially upon these two principles. This system of g o v e r n m e n t may meet our approval, because it is t h e only just plan of social organism, or, we m a y dislike it because
T H E CRESCENT. it embodies a false theory of man in society, often giving dominion to t h a t p a r t of h u m a n i t y which U least able to rule. B u t whether we like or dislike it, there it stands as the present and undeniable condition of the world's political order. An appeal to n u m b e r s is t h e court of final decision. "Demos is K i n g . " A n d now t h e question arises as to who shall train up this uncultured monarch in the ways of knowledge and truth. W h o shall lead t h e m into wisdom's ways. T h e importance of such teaching is manifest to all, when we remember t h a t the majority of people have little time aside from their daily labors for self instruction. H e n c e but comparatively few do more than apply the principle of mere common sense to t h e settlement of the great political questions t h a t are constantly arising. Locke says, "One or two rules upon which their conclusions depend, in most men, have governed all their thoughts; take these away and their understanding is completely at a non plus.'' BuJ these rules ordinarily are not sufficient for the deep questions of moral, social a n d political economy. Suppose we admit t h a t a reasonable a m o u n t of common sense is used in t h e settlement of the questions, or agree with Gladstone when he says, "Trust of the people tempered with prudence is t h e principle t h a t should guide the statesman," or accept t h a t other m u c h abused expression, " T h e voice of the people is the voice of God," y e t we
m u s t a d m i t t h a t an appeal to the people on most questions is an appeal to universal ignorance. Politics is a science as much as a n y other branch of learning, and in order to be understood must be studied in nil its bearings. Many moral questions are equally as intricate. I n order for a people to treat these correctly they must become informed. I repeat the question, " w h o is to furnish the information?" T h e prexk has assumed the i m p o r t a n t office, one which was formerly held by priests alone, later a d u t y of those in t h e pulpit. The newspapers and journals of t h e land are now the leaders and instructors of the people. The press is by no means a secondary power. ft has usurped t h e fuctions of other agencies and taken upon itself the direction of t h e intellectual and moral destinies of t h e civilized world. I n its largest sense the press is, jfter speech, t h e most powerful influence wielded by m a n . This power exerted in t h e right direction has in it the possibilities of great good, but if used to disseminate false principles or doctrines, it posseses still greater possibilities for evil. The rights of the journalist is expressed in t h a t oft repented term, "Freedom of the press. 1 ' - e may indeed lawfully claim the utmost liberty. B u t this should not be unconditioned. If there is one principle in our government of which we are more proud t h a n another it is this principle of freedom. If there
T H E CRESCENT. is one word we more gladly reiterate t h a n another, it is t h a t word which thrills t h e heart of every Americanâ€” Liberty. Daily we hear it from pulpit a u d platform, yet how few understand its real meaning. I n its broadest sense liberty means t h e power of doing as we choose. B u t in its deepest m e a n i n g , it is t h e power of m a k i n g a right choice. T h e power of saying ' I will' or 'I will not,' wus implanted m us by t h e Creator a n d we have such perfect coutroll over it t h a t not even God himself can m a k e us say 'no,' when we choose to say 'yes.' Yet we can be restrained from the full exercise of this power w h e n it interferes with t h e public safety. We m a y have w h a t opinions we choose. Yet we m a y be prohibited from expressing t h e m . Ours is a free country not because we have no laws, but because the actions of t h e individuals are governed by t h e common good. I n like m a n n e r t h e n should t h e 'preaa' be restricted. I t should have unrestrained freedom as long as it is acting in the right, but here should the line he drawn, and t h e edict of " t h u s far a n d no farther," should go forth as t h e universal sentiment. Unlimited freedom of the press is one of t h e most dangerous a n d absurd ideas held by t h e public to-day. Yet this is practically w h a t we have. This privilege g r a u t s opportunity for publishing socialistic or immoral ideas unhindered. B y every considerate m a n t h e disemiuation of ideas indiscriminately must be con ced-
ed as deleterious to the welfare of a n y c o m m u n i t y . T h e constant reading of atheistic or socialistic literature will ultimately tend to shake the faith and alter the convictions of the strongest minded. I s it not certainly the d u t y of t h e state to protect the rights of its citizens in this most sacred line? T h e freedom of speech and of the press, which is t h e same only perhaps the more e n d u r i n g and far reaching, because of its never ceasing reverberation is one of the safe guards of our republic. B y its influence is t h e h a n d of t h e evil doer often stayed. The fear of being made known to the world has r e strained m a n y from transgression. T h e good resulting from this liberty so far out weighs t h e evil t h a t we would n o t change it, if we could. I t is not t h e liberty t h a t we wish to restrict but its abuse. There are two principle abuses to which the press is prone. T h e first springs from a desire.to please rather t h a n to instruct, the second is its use for sinister motives, perhaps the first arises through necessity, as it is one of the facts of t h e journalistic field t h a t there m u s t be readers if t h e paper survive, ami these m a y n o t be secured unless the opinions set forth in some measure meet t h e approval of t h e reader, hence it is not uncommon for the editor to pander to the current ideas however erroneous they m a y be, instead of trying to direct aright t h e ignorant and deluded public, cost w h a t it will. The second is seen where the
THE CRESCENT. press is used for selfish ends and for the become the proverbial expression for a purpose of gain, when competitors are false statement. This kind of liberty reviled in order that they themselves is not what Milton asked for in his may be held in better esteem. Besides plea for unlicensed printing, but the these the same evil propensities are liberty he prized above all liberties was manifest in this occupation as in the liberty "To know, to utter and to others. Some idea of the present con- argue freely according (o conscience." dition of journalism may be obtained I When editors and journalists come to from a bold remark of a reverend gen- realize the immense responsibilities tleman in Boston a few years ago when they are under for the promulgation of he said, "The easy flow of the mag- truth when the question what is right nificent mendacity of the average par- instead of what is popular shall decidetisan editor makes me ashamed every the appearance or non-appearance of time I open a newspaper. There is any article or opinion, theu will the nothing that can equal it in its almost press be raised to the exalted position admirable capacity for downright ly- of leader of the people in the ways of ing." This statement is supported by truth, higher than which there can bo J. J. the fact that "a newspaper report" has none other. AN IDEAL LITERARY SOCIETY. This subject is not chosen because of stantial members. Not that every the ability to give so many interesting member should have a perfect knowbdqe facts concerning it, nor because little of literary work and parlimentary is known about it, and the writer would usage, but every member should have have a chance to exhibit superior a perfect desire to improce in those lines knowledge. But in this age of learning of work. Any organization for literary we are obliged to hear the same things ', improvement, consisting of individuals told to us over and over again, and i having such desires, and the strength who does not believe that a presenta-'' of character to realize their desires, is a tion of what we already know is good i success whether there are two names for us, if administered in small and on the roll or two hundred. i A regular howl is continually going pleasant doses? Since a society of any kind is made up from the students of high schools up of individuals, and the character of and colleges throughout the land, on the society is the sum of the individ- account of the literary work imposed ual characters, it is evident that every upon them in the form of essays, oraliterary society should have good sub- tions and the like, by those who are
THE CRESCENT. supposed to know what is best for try to find how it may be done with them. A little later in life a cry of dis- the least work. Very many spend tress is heard from these same students, enough time in scheming how to do it with as little work as possible, as to do because they made so poor use of the it well. This resolves itself into the old opportunities of school, or well directed proyerb about those who take the most work in a literary society. pains. The parliamentary drill has The best plan of work for every or- come to be an important part of society ganization is that which is most suited work. Indeed it can not claim to be a to its condition, and uses to the best ad- ] successful society, whose business meetings are dull or improperly conducted. vantage the ability of each member. The members of the ideal society all This brief paper will not permit us to take an interest in the management of enlarge on this division of the subject. the business, and would no more allow We may only intimate some of the some one else to do what they should ways of making use of means in the do themselves, than they allow another person to eat their meals for them betwo lines of work. cause they happened to have better Perhaps it might have been a cen- teeth. tury ago to have "speakin" every Friday night connected with a general The aim of the ideal society should be good time and conducted on the picnic to live up to the motto, if it has any. plan, but to use the old negro's prov- What could be more inconsistent than erb, "The world do move, and if you to adopt a motto, or name signifying advancement, and then retrograde? don't want to get dust in your eyps you The public can tell by a few visits the must keep up with the head of the pro- condition of a society, as well as the cession." The times require that the doctor can estimate the condition of the regular program of a literary society circulation by the pulse. And alshow that thought has been given the though pious people often feel it their different subjects, and the productions duty to stay by a death bed, it is anything but a pleasant scene, which most are the result of much labor. And who worldly people would shun. Hence wants to be taken for a cabinet spec- the ideal society does not irive out the imen? The society is not the place for impression that it is "sick nigh unto exhibition of special talent, and no one death," but demonstrates by its lively should be assigned a duty because that actions that is in possession of a strong is his favorite kind of work. On the and healthful constitution. Many will want to see the workings of this model contrary, each member should be willsociety, and there will be a rush for reing and made to try those kinds of lit- served seats near the stage. As was erary work which he knows the least said in the beginning this is nothing about, and in this trial see how well he but what you knew before. "If ye can adapt himself to the work. Not know these things, happy are ye if ye do them." M.
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intend to speak plainly und to t h e point, us we wish to be understood in all tilings. I n doing this we do n o t wish to h u r t the feelings of tiny one, but t h a t we all m a y improve, lor there is room for Improvement in almost every line of school work. Jt is through mistakes we learn the most valuable lessons of life. Let us receive rebuke as a ilear friend, a n d profit by it. W e do not claim perfection; all are liable to mistakes. Then if you will only show us our errors, for they will not be intentional, you will receive our t h a n k s . WET to work, Crescents. Let us have II booming society. House the sleepy heads, Wake up those who have fallen asleep. D o n ' t let those around you become careless as to literary work. Make
t h e m t h i n k you are going to do somet h i n g . Let t h e m realize their loss by n o t being members of t h e society. There seems to be a lack of interest a m o n g students generally, although there are a few who have taken up t h e work ill earnest. As a rule t h e students of Pacific College do not take part in this work except as it is required of t h e m by t h e faculty. Let us show t h e m how m u c h better it is to go ahead a n d do a t h i n g , t h a n to be driven to it. I t is neither pleasant to drive nor to be driven. L e t us show t h e m t h e benefits of literary work. L e t us consult t h e faculty 111 regard to this work, and learn their opinions. If eacli member will do this the Crescent Society will have a boom. We do not mean to indicate by this t h a t t h e society is in a dying condition, for such is not t h e case, but we do wisli to encourage an increased interest. F O U N D A T I O N S must be laid according to t h e superstructure iutended to be placed upon them. This principle should be carefully studied in t h e founding of a college. This applies not only to t h e course of study, but to t h e material equipments. A college is not founded for a single generation, but for all future generations. W h e n we see si small foundation we naturally t h i n k the building is to be small. Our course of study, perhaps, is broad enough, t h e equal of any in t h e Pacific Northwest, but our campus is too small. This is u
T H E CRESCENT. m a t t e r of m u c h importance for t h e future of our college. T h e grounds should be laid off in walks a n d drives, a n d trees a u d shrubs a n d flowers should be set out, b u t when this is done where will t h e ball fields be? W e are too m u c h crowded when ground is so plent y . Give us a campus in keeping with t h e College. Cive us a campus in keeping with w h a t you expect Pacific College to be in t h e future. Let the foundations be made large in a p h y s ical sense. T h e sooner t h i s is done t h e more faith it will inspire. W K notice m a n y of our college exchanges devoting space in their colu m n s to the advertisinent of tobacco in its various forms, a n d a few even advertise liquors. Perhaps t h e logic employed by t h e editors of these papers is t h a t these men are always willing to pay well, a u d as college papers ure (notoriously) poor it is not r i g h t to refuse such a source of income. Most colleges have rules prohibiting t h e use of tobucco about t h e school buildings, a n d m a n y , us our own, forbid its use entirely, y e t t h e pupers representing m a n y of them advertise the very article prohibited. This is a n inconsistency which should not occur. If tobacco is a n evil, as t h e colleges a d m i t in their prohibitory rules, college papers have no moral right to advertise it. Since it is t h e purpose of colleges to build up a n d develop t h e m i n d , we hold t h a t their representative papers should n o t
advocate the use of an article which is detrimental to full development. The money paid for t h e advertisement can not m a k e l i g h t the wrong done, neither can t h e fact t h a t t h e space is paid for relieve the editors from responsibility.
T H E Music d e p a r t m e n t is now under t h e supervision of Miss Howaad, w h o was educated on Prince E d w a r d Island, where s h e received a thorough literary a n d musical education. She has h a d several years experience in h e r profession, and is fully competent for her present position. F e w colleges either east or west have sueh talent at t h e head of their musical department. Students should take advantage of their opportunities a n d learn this art. Charges are very reasonable a n d not beyond t h e reach of any.
O N E m o r n i n g d u r i n g chapel Presid e n t Newliu spoke of using opportunities. This reminds us t h a t liiauy of t h e students a n d others who should be interested in education are n o t using all their opportunities. You spend your time carelessiy t h i n k i n g of t h e future, andrhow you are going to do something great. Now let us suggest t h a t you subscribe for T H E CRESCENT and read it d u r i n g your leisure hours, a n d this habit will be of great value to you duri n g your life.
THE CRESCENT. ATHLETIC. You are doubtless aware that the girls of America are recognizing the fact that to btvhealthy is, like cleanliness, "next to godliness;" aud therefore physical training is getting to be very popular. Yet students are leaving the schools of America, well trained mentally and very poorly trained physically. Please notice three very important points. First, it is very evident that we cannot have schools without students; second, we cannot have students without health; and third, we cannot have good health without exercise. The girls of this school, have had very little systematic exercises for some time. When they attempt anything of the kind, only a few can take part, on account of not having sufficient room. Gymnastics train the body to act in accordance to the will, or, in other words, physical training means to develop the brain and nerve power. The majority of girls of Pacific College, now ask for a girls' gymnasium in which we can have systematic gymnastic exercises. If we were carpenters perhaps we would have the wood-shed moved, so as to open into the hall, or girls cloak room. Then we would put in a floor, and use it for the room needed. As it is, we appeal to the higher authority for plans and help on this subject. Atja very small cost, a room could be fitted up, which would be of great ad-
vantage to the college. In a short time the school could have the reputation of "physical culture of a high grade," which would induce new students to come in, and it would soon bring back the money spent for the building. We would like to introduce the wand exercise this term, the dumb bells during the winter term, and the Indian clubs the spring term. These things are not very expensive, and the exercises will be of lasting ben-, ellt to the girls. Then, at the close of the year, we could give some very interesting exercises ou Field day. M. C.
literary and X^cKaage. John Greenleaf Whittier has been seriously ill for the last few weeks. AN EXPEDIENT. "I have a weight npou my mind," I overheard him say, "Thats good," aaid she, 'twill keep the wind From blowing it away."—Ex. There are no more welcome visitors among our exchanges than the Eailhamite and Penn Chronicle. Coming as they do from older schools of the church, we naturally feel an interest in them aud look to them for advice. Long may they live and stand as examples to the younger college journals.
THE CBESCENT. A propositi! >n to adopt Shakespeare for the Bible was made in the public schools of Beading, Pa., but was indignantly rejected.
But it is spoken by one who ought to know, and who would not dare make the statement unless he thought he could substantiate it. Stop for a moment and consider the question. »** About how much lime is lost in a four The Northwest Journal of Education is a or live years course of study? What is valuable addition to our exchange list. the value of that much time in this This journal is published, as its name short life? Who is accountable for the suggests, in the interest of education in loss. the Northwest, and contains articles from the pens of learned men which are of interest to both teacher aud pu.£.ocal aad "Personal. pil. **. "The college students arc publishing an almanac and are trying to get every body to subscribe for it." These are the words of the aspiring editor of a local paper known as the Echo, which was read before the Crescent society not long since. The CBESCENT is published by the members of the above named society, and as the gentleman claims to belong to that organization, we think the insinuation rather reflects upon himself. We only wish to remind the brother that it is very unsafe to make such expressions and only respect for age (?) prevents a suit for libel. •*. There is too much school waste. We are confronted with the fact that more than half the time spent in the majority of schools is waste.—Ex. Surely this is an exaggeration, at least most of us would like to believe that is.
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—Boom the Athletic association. —New students every week and more to follow. —Warren Kobertson was a visitor November 5th. —Pacific College is on a boom. Why should it not be? —Arthur George and wife, both old students, have moved to Marion. - Lily Wiley has been out of school for a few days on account of sickness. —The girls have been marching during intermissions to pass away the time. —There will be an entertainment given by the music class at the close of this term. —Bain! Bain, go away and conic again another day for the boys want to play foot ball.
THE CRESCENT. y —F. E. Hobsou gave the Crescent society a few words of encouragement the other evening. —"It is better to trip yourself than to wait for some one else to trip you." So says the President. —Ed Holt has been around school several times lately. He thinks of being with us next term. —Specimens of any kind will be gladly received for the museum, even if it is a boy with a dirty face. —Every one should read carefully the advertising p.iges and then patronize those who are in the lead. —Amos Stanbrough missed a few days of school because of the sickness of his parents, but he is again with us.
—Eugene Hoskius returned November 11th with as pleasant a smile as ever, telling of a happy vacation. We are glad to welcome him back. —Will Macy has surely had a hard time of it. Last Friday he was left in mid air with three on his hands, and he usually thinks one is enough. —George Hash has been missing a few days because of some friends who have been visiting him. We hope they will leaye soon and permit George to return to school. —Locals or personals are not written with the intention to hurt the feelings of any one. While there may he an occasional joke, we do not wish any one to feel offended.
—Mr. Brown is u brave boy if he un—AUSTIN—EBEBIIABT:—At the resdertook to manage all those girls that ident of the bride's parents, October 28, met at his cottage one day last week. 1891, Mr. Henry Austin, of this place, - Mattie Baldwin lately moved to and Miss Barbara Eberhart, of Marion town with her mother and grandfather. county. Miss Eberhart as we know Mattie attended school here lost year. her, is an old student of the academy. —There was a social gathering at Mrs. The CHESCENT wishes them success Deskins' not long since, and a dark and a happy journey through life. time was had, for it was a dark night. —The winter term will begin the —Interest in the literary is growing next day after the close of the present among the members, but in numbers term, December 3. The vacation has the increase is not as great as we should been postponed until the holidays, as like. there was no good reason for a vacation —By a request of Mary Cook the at this time of the year, and as the calgirls met in the laboratory to make ar- endar already printed allows no vacarangements for exercises of some kind. tion at the holidays, this change seemNo definite steps have been taken as ed advisable, aud will no doubt suit a yet. large majority of the students.
THE CRESCENT. —Miss Minnie Potter was a visitor —Writing notes seems to be the chief occupation of a very few students. on Thursday, October 23. —Robert Sanuns is attending Earl—The janitor for the study room, is evidently quite warm blooded or he ham college this winter. — Miss Kate Glenn is attending thinks this Oregon wood is very heavy. school at Eugene this year. —Pres. Newliu went as a delegate —Miss Howard is having grand suc- froin the Newberg Y. P. S. C. E., to the state convention held in Albany. He cess in the music department. reports a good time: T~7 —Bert Hoover has passed examina—Some one evidently thinks we are tion and entered Stanford Universirunning a millinery shop at school, as tya sign was found hanging over the — Things were badly mixed up not door one morning not long ago. long since and the janitor pleads inno—College was closed the other day at cent. - " T h e y beat you did they?" "Yes." 10 a. m., that those who wished could "What was the matter.'" "We weren't attend the moss meeting called in the interest of routing the saloon, which in it." —Misses Lyon, Hamnett and Hail- ^Uos lately been started here. stone were visitors one afternoon re- —In last issue in speaking of the Bible study, we spoke of Pres. Newlin's cently. —Melviu David makes regular trips and Prof. Hartley's classes, these are to the summit of Chelialem mountain not all the classes, as Prof. Jessup and Mrs. Hartley have classes also. on Saturdays. —Why should Prof. Jessup get more —The college is well fitted for housebouquets than the boys? He can't kick keeping, as we have a butcher and a foot ball any farther. Baker, two Cooks, who gave us Hash —Miss Jennie Larson has completed every day. And this is all the better, her school at Latourell Falls, and will because it is done Brown. It is quite soon be one with us. Clear that our Smith has to Hunt up — The students surely appreciate the the one who seems Bent (on) trying to morning exercises, for these are times Stowe away all the Hash possible. for lessons in life to be learned. What is Haworth did you ask? Do —Philip Philip, "Around the world you see the point? You Macy it if you in a chariot of song" singer, gave an look closely. We also have a lovely entertainment, together with stereopti- boquet consisting of Lilies, a Rose, a can representations, at Taylor street I Daisy and Myrtles. Great is Pacific church, Portland, recently. I College.
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