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)bli,·ions to thi" s ufi"<'ring. the procc !-'sio n nN)\' ·s c n to \ ·er:ailll's. Th e ro_, :tl famil .v rnnH s o ut t o mee t t h e m. From th e nld king. L o uis X\'. ~farie . \ntu iru: t t c recL• i,· ~..· s an ffu:in.· '' t'icome. blll h er n ati,·c se n · iti,·cness is ru<kly sh oc k~..·d by th e flaunting artificiality o f Louis' mistn.·ss, .:\ladame du Harry. For the first tim ~ s he mt·e ts th e qui<.:t, n.!:'e n ·crl y o llng man \\'hU is to he h e r hnsband . \\. ith n· jrJis h iPlptll.' i\· •ness she~ ca:-ts her:-- If at his feet htlt r,: jJ - t o 0\'(•rcome his inborn r~.· ­ Sl' I'\' C'. r\ re\\' day pass. and :lllliclst reg-a: "P ICn d o r '11 ·It ;!-; th ·: Fren c h ou rt al o n e " ·a. cap:tJ,Ie ( 1f, ~fari c : \n tni n ette, by birth an \tis trian , was m ade Fn: n ch by Ia\\' and a du p t i<,l l. Fur t\\'t.:llt) ye:1rs cn,·ironm c nt \\'ill be llla~tl·r i·n the <:tucliu. l~llt \\'hat of h e r ed ity? This I\ nstrian maid, beco me 1h e c <: nt e r o f the French \\' Orld , is an anomaly. The "lhlll':-omt· lt <':-':-- uf her AtL t r icti l blood strugg-les wi t h the · n ~uou:-:n ·s nf French cultur ~. ~laria Thcresn, blcs cd \\'ith th e :-:1\.'rncr aitrihutes o f a ruling!'ov ·reign. h.td be e n d es tit l1 tc o f a lll• ) t hl'r·.'-' a fi'<. ct iu n for h LT children. ''fhe tmp e rial in stru ·: tnrs had :'t ug-ht o nly to sati . fy · th e frinJ i uu ~, demand~ c f tlH.' it· cll;trg-l' -;. ln COII:'erptencc tlh' l'ducatinn oi ~'l tt ric .-\ n toinc:llc had b l'l' ll sadly n cglectecl. Th e ohlig-:llinn dtt<' to n .,ye,d p osi t inn aud the res po nsibiliti es a tt<>n<hnt ttj ) Oll royal <ksc nt " '<' re ttnkn 0\\"11 to h e r. Her father aJ,) nc had inc;tilled int o the heart o f his faYo rite child a spi rit nf si nc l' re de,·otion :tnd an in spirin~ concept io n o f the b eauty 'f 11 line. \Vith a tr;1ining- ttdl :tc; mi ~ht ha,·e fitted :1 Y•1 un g- g-irl fo r th e secl u . ion of th e ntmn <" ry . .:\l a rie Antoinette entcrcu a court. where the pride o f liie a nd the cl e. ires of the eye f0tmcl th<'ir mo!'t refined !"eunct inn~. \\'here Yice wac; deck L·d tn f:: irc~t garb and g-raccrl \\'ith n h1 c '-t ch;~rrn. Tnt o thi~ w n rld o f allurement he plung-ed. Her bc:auty e nthrallc:c.l it. B o rn

in 11 n til...: loa lll nf a !ig-h l <1mh iti( i l. I < :--sL·d upnn a s'a f . \ u~ · tri <lll <ll-p!lt. t h i... T l'lli•m . \ phrudi t ; ndc ltl d•1111ini • m.u\· e1~ til· l'(ILIJ' I f l : r· ~ nki .'h I ll\' · a n d Ji cc n s" whic h n· ig-n L·cl at \ l'r. atll c ... In the tn•ll'lling- • t the J ~nl o :,·n c races 1 in the afkrnno n at t hl' hunt. in til<.' '\t·nint; <1 l th<: r0yal theatre a nd a it e r\\·anls tlw g a lllin g- tabl : s. til\· ,,.,,::; e~ n t.: 111ad \\'hirl of 1 l ~:t::;u rc . The '. lid 1 in,. b ccrtme h\.·r m r':o: t d e,·oted ca,·:dil:r. '\ l'l the 1\u stnan l'<.l t;l t, her .\u~trinn i.tthcr anci It •r .\ustrian rcligiu n \\'CI'L' lHll fo r ao tt e n Sacr•.!d ri1c:::; \\'erc n ,·c r n cg-kc tcd. nd th ng.1 pur ar7d innc Cl' ll ~ in h ea rt, :.\Jaric: Antuinl'ttc exposec.t hcr:-:~ l'i tu e ,·cn· d :a rg'· oi calumny and ~ land r hr ll!.,!"ht nga tnst h~..·r. F o ur l~ng years thi~ \\' tld caree r con tinllL'•L and then came a ~uc.lden hal t. Th e gri111 pectrP. kn eked at th e ro~· al d no r:-:. D~at~ c~ ::nc t o st ri p away lifl'' s ,.\.' th'cr. I t \\'as ~ l ay. 1/'7-t· L (lu t....; ~.\ Ia.' d y ing. Th <.:. i. Snu let \\ t>n ta n, \\'hn so ~(lllg" had dallll d tn th: · lap (.)f Fran ce. pr...:pa rc: d for <.: uw ard llt~hl. l k:-.t•rtcd by a~~ hut h i - t h :·c~..· ~ i~t ·rs , tit,• I· ren~lt king- iarc d th e ·\ng- I t Dea th. Il L· \ \'h( l had pan dlrctl to cvl'ry ltt:-:t \\'as tHn\· calkd ttpo n "to g-i,·c al'L'tHtllt ui <k<·ds dune in the th· ... h ... \\' ithout n ia ith witho ut J>l':tce. h e ckpa r kd into thl' g-n·at u nkn own. ·{· hu~ Lou 1:; :X \ . d ie I and with him tltl' ~l11n arrh .' · o f FranC'~'· At this m ome n tous c t·i s is L oui. X\'1 was pt·oclaim ed kinu-,-l.Jut kinu of what? Kin tr o f a ma~s of t· ebl'l lio us su hjec~! Pla~ed upon a throne, - buta t otte t·in g tht·o n.c ! D ec ked ·with a c t·own - hut a h ollow cr-own! Pt·e-.;e ntc d \\' tlh a ~cep­ t 1-e.- bu t a u~e, e~s s c ptt·e! u ch w a:-; h i:-:; cot·o na t ion. An d beside this n e wly crowned l~ino-, b c:sid e thi~ last ~nd m · t 1-efined p 1 ·odu~t of an artifi ~ ial ci\'iliza ti on, st o<l_ hts q~ ee n. queenly in th e beauty of artless n~tut· c . quee n )?· tn th e tnno~e n ceo fGod'swo · t r efi n ed handt\\'O t·k . But 111 d ea th and 1·e- ponsibil ity . envir-onm e nt gra,·es with h ea,·y tool-.; and th lines of char actc t· are chiseled d eep. Th e problc'm co:1ironting- Lotti~ X \ ' 1 " ·as lll e of th e m ':'L difficu lt a t· ta n has e,·cr ha c.l t fa ce. France. dcfcall.'d tn India and Am ri~a, had lost nearly all h c t· ~olonial pos ·essions. lh·r don ~ ~:~tic conditinn t·e,-enkd " all the s.vmpll>'l'iS of a r t.:vuThe cou ntry 111 l ·o I n •, . \\'a. fast drifting t o na t iona l ba nkru ptcy. ~, The n .: fo rms o i Turg-nt \\e re U\'Cr t hro wn by th e co urt. l he lt d pes inspired bv X cck~ r r ose. o nl y .tu b.' ~wa ll o w cd np u: tht: p c n ·acJing 'g·Jc,um . L'a lon nc by Jus bnlltant but imp r ac-


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tirahlr tl:l'tP·:l·:- , -.; tn•itp:then~..· d th l' ll 1 :td i,ll-rt~s oi the hour, and incapable Lom~nie de u,-j nne lll :tck d t'"LI"li\.."Linn !'llrC' . . II as:--L"mbly o f ti!l' lllHal; les de111andcd a Ctlll\'OL'a tion uf th ~Stall'.:\ (;encral, and tltc cry wa-.; t a ken t.!> thruu~l11ntt th · cuuntr~ . L tJ ttis. lmpiP : ~ tlllls ln rl'li '\'C the rin:\ll Ci~tl situati >II , yi ·l dL·I..L. Tilt· day >i tl:~..· Thi r d l·>ta tl' had arrin..·tl. But mora I ban kTu ptcy was n o less i m min n t. \Y h ile cle1·gy and n o uilit) ~·.-l'rl :-\ljl!a tH ilrin g- th e rC:-\Ollrcc-; of the king-d om in la,·ish extr.t,· agan~~- t he mas ..l'S w l' n .~ rccln~..·cd to a condition o f ahjl'ct . ia \t·r.'. . Tl : ~..· pia) .... oi lkau marchais exposed th~..·!'e c.liifc n· Pe t:':-: a tH; '''~''• ' t~ht t tp .-"~ 11 th \..· m as:-\e:;. H 111 o re impurl : ~ n c,: s t al ;. t h '-' I' r ! tt l' i pi ·> t> i I~ 11 t1 :-\..: l': tt t a n d \ · o It a i r . t h p r i n L' i p k .~ o i humanity. equ;1lity ;tn d liberty. were pcrnn·ating- thc"'l' ma!':->e:-> and c tt o·e ndcring idea :-: ckstin ·d t u l>ecume :--11ttrcc~ the rank e ·t an a rchy. lnfi<l cl i ty I' L' L'~llllt' ri i e amtmg the pl't )pi · and all rc:->p ect for <.'~tabli:-:li< c1 111 rats was lo.· t . To agg-ra va t c the sit ua l io n. cxaggcra ted r e ports of the qtteen · ex tnt ,-ag-ance s pr<'acl ~lin on;.:· the ..,utTer ing· p~..·., pk. Th('Y w e re ]i,· in"· :-.. in llii .... crahlc hnts: the CJtl lt' ll hl·autificd l .itt k 1 nan o n. Th e y w e re stan ·ing: the quee n prepared banquets. The famous ··Di3.moncl :\' cck lace ~ uit" fa,·o•·e<l th <.·. e r e p >rts and Ft·cnch en tlttt :iasm fo r thei r beautiful :\ttstrian queen wa:-. fa~t turnin g to hatred. Thus in go\'et·nmcnt the 'l'hinl Estate became supt·cme; in mot·als th ey l>cca me d ·sperate; in oppo ition to n1onarchy they became a riotou · molJ.

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d i:--nppointm~.· rJt ;-; , t mptation!-'. aspirt~tions. j oy~. lo ng--

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n :::-:--. i h < t ~urg-e thrnug-h human h eart and thrnb in human l, r.t!n nr~: ft-,und in :-:t ud e nt li fe. The cliffi c u lty is n nt with tltc l .ll i.J. The ,·in c-yard is b o und I ·ss. hut the labo rers arc ftcn ilh"t.. •n: p et en t : a mung wh o m al!-'o we feel humbl e e n o u <Yh tn ~

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Th'-· po rtray<tl < f tlte studL'lll d tl('S nt t m<:an that the staff -- l.?.i ) l·ater to til l' li t~. ra ry ta;-;t e . r bck o f t a!-' t c . n f the ~t lldl'nt=--.

·1!: ~.· pape r s h ulcl <'h: ,· at~_· the stud~.·nt hy p rtraying- him. h · l f! in~· of thL· mirror up ~ n "· ~_· al ;;

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Th n tg h all efforts in colleg-e jo urnalism arc n cccssa ri h ·

h11mh lc and amate uris h, y et w e tnt;-;t th a t thl' \\·ork is nnt all

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If we ga in n o thing by it c x cl'pt th e knowledg-e that. in

th ~ bst analysi:, all creati,·c li te ratu r ~ i:; a purtrayal o f life. it will h a,·e been w o rth whil ·. T lJ,lu~h J H.:='simi~tic critics w o u ld h;l\·e us belie\·t· that all collegt· j•.Htrnali='m is ''' orth l c.~ ~ . we b t: liL·,·e that it ha~ it s place. Tn the y c;u- ju s t p:1 :;t we ha,·e tric·d t()

ponray the . tudcnt in thL' !'erie~ o f . \n chors th a t has b cl' n

:--ubjected t o th e C<' nsu re o r app ro ,·:ll ui the ~t ud e nt ..

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kno ,,·. hu,·.-~.: ,· c r, that s u ccess is ne,·c r pcrft•L·t: and all critic;-; n f

c o lk~l..' joun1a~ism . h uld take this into cnn:-:idera~i n. :'J.ncc we Jn,·c n )t yet comt' t o that hnppy ~tat~_· tli c riti L·i~m. ··\\ ' h · n u n ly th e :\la:ter shall prai :-'c t~s . nnd :-'ha ll blame· . nd

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o n e s h a ll w o rk ft r money. ·tnd n t> c>nt• s lnll w o rk ftw fame ; ti O

l:11t c:nch fo r th e jo y o f the \\' rking-. and each in his separate

tar, ~hal l draw th e Thin :--. rr a s he ·ces 1t ior t ll~..· ( ;ucl uf Thing.-; as They Are !''

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id~.· L· n " uf!"IJ. that til l' paper will lack human int t•rc!'t.

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qf h ci ng- "kn ocker:," but we would naturall y h a ,·e a littl e mor<: r es pect fo r thl ju<lg111cnt :-tnd tast e oi th · judg-e. at the state cont~.·st if th ey h a d g-i,·e n < ur man a h igh er p :acc. \\' e had t b e c o ntent with :-;ixt h place and the n nly thing t o dt) i . .; ttl t a k e th e inc,·itablt.: gracdull_·. :\n id ea nf h w excecdillgly l'XL' ·llent :\Jr. \ · an Z:tnt e n's dcli\-cry \\ as c;.~n be gath e r ed i ro:n a r~rn ark of u nc of the colleg-e prl':--it!cn ts to one o f t l11.· 1 I o p <' h n y ~ t n t h l' efT l' ct t In t .. ~ La r i c •\ n t o i n · · t t c ·· i n h i s o p i n i on tntght to ha,·c bcL' ll ~i' en s en nd pl ::t rL'. This ~tatc m cnt impli<:d . of cour ~..: . tha t his 111a n :-:h nu ld h :.! \.l' ktd tirsr. :\lr . .-\lb crt \\.<.tlrat h. nf llillsdak. wh ose o rati o n . .. The l ~ ,· o~ uti u n o f th e Spirit of D cm c r acy.'· was awarded first place. h a:-- m a ny ura t o ri~ a l p o w ers and with proper tra inin guug-ht t•> t~d-::~.: a hig-h pl a c e al th e int ·r:--ta t e c >ntes t lie i.nn\': IVIichigan's r l'pre s<: nt n ti\·L: and the An c ho r incerc ly \\ i:- hl'' him S ll CCe~:-: . .\1 1 who accnmpanicd :\Jr. \ ·a n 7.anten t o Hil1 s dal e arc :•t:n·~ ·d that th ey vcrc ent~.:rtaincd th e re m o. t r oyally. Th e WL':lthl'r o n thl' day f the contc-~t was dreary: but in . pite l)f it. e\· ·rybo dy was gin.: n s u ch a good tim e th at the weath e r ,,.a, hardly n oticed. In th e afternoon a r t.'ccpt io n was given "t Prc,id c n t :\1 auck ' s beautiful h o m ~·. The stu clc n t~ fr o m the ,· i si~ i:1g colleges ea~ ily became ac(]naintcd with th e y on n gnt ._ n an d ··mni:dcn~ fttir" o f Hill s d :tl c. The ho:-;ts pro \· NI to h e Ji, J:--t ~: i Hked. and .\Irs . and llrl's ide nt :\la u ·l· hacl a sm i!c and a w nrd fo r ,. n. ·l>o dy. .. . \ 11 audi ·~' nc e oi !-'OilH' tw o thousand g-athered in the hrg-c culiet-;c ch urch to h ea r the youn~ orators. The o r~a n h:.-~ . 1 hcl'n b eautifu lly decorated with the pennant s of the different colleg-es. t hl' larg-est h c ing the n ne frnm ll opc. whi ch occ upie d a pn ;ni .1cnt place in the middl ' . The 11 ill :-'da le roo t e r w e rl' n<:ccs:--:u-rly i<' r in th e 111 ajo rity: and thl'y were at it almo, t a ll t h e time. Th e ir y e ll : and so ng-s w e re cxcc~lcnt a ~ n o i ~e prndu c ·r :'. Th .. I OY. fr o m 1 I p e also did their bt•st to b e h eard an d theY ,,·er e m o . t e mphati cally hea rd wh c tw,·er th ey tried . E\·en n;1 the wa y h ack th e ir lung- p w r wa~ n ot spen t. and thry rC'~ak<l the pa~.;;cngcrs o n the tr c~i n with s n 3 tc h e~ o f co1l cge ongs .


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J{c\". \ -~• n Zant L· n. \\"h t> \\" :ls a surt n f .. chaperl) n" o f the p a n) - i f t i i a t L' x p n· s .-ion c a 11 IH: a II o ""u I L, 1 a p pI y t 0 h i m . i u r want or a hctt-...• r one- Ins g-ain e d a \\arm pl:trl' in thl' heart s oi th l! hnys. \ \ "hen rL·:t<.:h ittg- ;rand !{apids u n th l' return trip h t: trc :1 l·-d ~II to a h earty clinne r and made a s h c•rl S)H'Cch of ·nc0uragc ml' nt and apprl'tiat i m . } I i~ thl' llll..' was t hc:lt h a n } \\" o r k will co un t in the ~o: nd. , \ !' r,,-c n f n <'xt y c·ar';-; orators \\1..rt: pn·sctll this taik \\as l':'pecial"y ntluahk. liard wurk 1 has :d so l)eln l roL l)im n e nt's m nttn in pr~.·par :ni n n fnr th·· c n n te~t and it scc·ms rathe r tnn had that hi" and :\Jr. \ 'a n Z ·u1t c n';-; h o n ~st hard wo rk should ll• >t IlL' hctt ~· r rcwanlc.:d. t:tn the proie~ so r ~:s wc11 as the student' fl-~.·1 th a t in r ea litY.. t l: L'y a r c amply r<.' \\ard .:d fo r all the \\" tlrk dc>tll' thcmg-h t he mz•rk lwppcn ..- to hl' a gn in ' t th l' m. The hoys cndul up the trip \\'i ' h lcn ·t: son n ds to t h e ll illsda le g·irls. n itH.· r:ths nntl a ti g-··r f r Rc \·. \ "an Zant n . nine mort' fo r n11 r orah>r, nin ~ n :nn· fnr Pro f. D i m n c nt n n cl a!-' mt~ny a!-' y ou pil-:1:-.c fn r ll npc Ctl!l ~· ~c. "the b es t and dean~s t' ' o f th(' in:-:tituti n n=-- in the ;-;tat<:. 1} Pri n n- t he t'\·e ning: hi ~· h-c!::t s:' ll!\1-.ic was fnrni::-iwd ! 1\' th ·: ma le quant't, the llill..-da l · (;!e .~ Clnh . a11d the soloists. :\lis~ l\.·a rl ' l--: ~pp 1 e . :\Jr. Fenn ancl :\lr. 1\ ·rl.in:-: l·ullo\\'ing- ar~ thl· :pe:tkcr:-: and th:. ir ~tthj~o•rt~: "EYn luti n f the Spi r it of DL·mn'racy"- :\ lhcrt \ Valrath . l lill~dalc.

":\larie :\ntoin ctte"-Jnhn \\· . \ ·an 7.anten. I l o pe. " T r u e Educa t in n "' larc tH' l' D. J lnltt>n. 1-(a :am:tzno. .. :\ ~ Thysc l f" - -\ , .. 1 ~. l 1 ipe r. :\I. ,. \ . "Th e :\ l a n \\' IH Tt> i l~ "- \ u l>r :..·y l ,l'n n :u-d .\shhy. l i \' r l. "The ~ I iracle \\ ' urkcrs"- 11a r n), ) E. \\ 'i ll in111s. Ypsibnti. ··The :\ 1:-t n and th ll nttr"-FJoyri \\'.(;ray. :\ drian. "Tht' <..:.pirit of Commerc.:i~lism " - l~ay ~ o r to n . . \ ll>i o n. ··.~a mucl ~I ill u n J0 11 c ·"-Franc i:; \\ ·. 'ob h . r\ 1m a .

TI-I E ATHLETIC FESTI'VAL. 0

'T'he :\ thletic :\!':-: ociation i · "all there" thi::; \'C~ r tn c\·cry r c "p t c L l t was t h o t l ~ h t h y !'-' o 111 e t h a t on a c :· u ~ m t o f t h e i r fi g h t fo r t h e Tro ll ey Leagu ch:11npjon!--hip the h o~·s w o! tld n n t h ;>.. \'C t im e tu g'Ct liJl a g-ond fe:;; t iYa l. Uut tlw fc~ti\· itics 011 the l'Yeni n g- uf \\'ashi n g-t o n 's bi r t h day silenced all doul>tt' rs un t hi~ po in t.

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ft:--l i\·a l w~s an ani:na l o f a n '\\' species. p~.:rhaps the mis:-:ing l in k). cal~vd the Taunt~ ()n,·x c Ca:-.t ·)11;-:t. :\ )any inq11iriL'=-' \Yer · made l>l'fore t!;e ie ..; li\·a ). ), ,loca l ;-;ciL'ntj:-:ts about tht: a nim:1.l. hut when Lilly \\"(.' r C fina!l;allowed to hiseo..·t it. it wa~ found t n b en kcz. t:trred and featlH.'rcd . with he;~d. tail and leg-s atl:tched. l~ut the whole fc;-;! i\·a l ,·.-as n ot a fak". The \\'nrk hY ou:~rtct w a~ . th e coli •n-L' :--, ... g~...tlllliiC in tiH· ful k:--l s ~.· nsc < f the w u rd . Th t• q11artet h a~ beco me xtremc ly 1 upular. and their ··salome" addl' <l :-... cyr cath· . t their populnt:ity. The wh lc prngratn cau.:--ed much l ~ug-hter and amu. cmcnt. Uut h •::-id<.' the :1tlr:l.ctitJns o n tl ~<.· !--t~l~C then' wtre sen.·ral thing-s o n the gymna:-:ium fl <o:- to ke··p the crowd hus,·. '"rhc "three halls for a nic.:klc tn hit th<.' Prof. ,-n u Ic)\·e tl~ c b est.'' th e llall of Fanll', in whi c h the art i.;t lnd ~Httdo n e himself in flatt<.:ring- th e iac('s a nd figure;-; o f th e profes::;or.; . the P e nnant ~tand a nd the Tra\·eling- C ra y n Studio were the chief attracti o n:;. During- the C\Tni ng- a Ji,·l'!y cnntl'st wa:' kept up hl't wet..·n t h · ad 111 i r ers f II pe o il ege b •a u ty as to who should he l-illll·)n~d a~ <jue e n o f the Festi\·al. R os<.: Brus e ,,·as final ly clt·ctt"d. while :\lac Dnt~:' e ''::t s a close se-co nd. £,·eryb n dy clid his h est to spend a ll t! e 111 0 h ' )' he had and all he cnuld h<>tT O \\". !'O that t h e fe~ti\· al wa~ a g-reat s ucc e s ~ fin an cia II y. L u i t c a I i t t I e m n e y is n o w i n t h c t r c n .- u r y. hut that \\·ill , II ht· t'll'Cdcd to m:tk e t h t: hasl·hnll season a banner :cason. \\.ith in 'nl y a ,-c ry few weeks tilt: m an with th e bat wil l he . th c man of the h o ur. \\' c tru t that when th e h o u r shall h e t hcrl' tht· rn:1n will al!'o be o n the spot to ke ep

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ATI-ILE T I C NOTES. Trolley Lea gue Championship. The TJopC' olleg-c ba:-;ket ball team h qJ d: the nndispulcd champi o nship f \\" este rn .:\lichig-an. h a,· ing distin!Zuishcd it~elf fo r tlw ~trinrr f victorie.~ in the Trolll')' L earru • and L'IP~ ing- th e serie~ with a p e rcentage of .87:. \Yi th sc,·cn o u t l'f the eight g-ames tn it;-; credit. the last of which w:1~ fo r feited h y Grand Jf a \· en. llopc's re co rd has hcen w e ll nig-h inYincil>le. Th • fast c Jllcg-c quint<'t gain ~d dcci . j,·e victories over c , ·er y fi , ·e in the league with the exception of the two game ~

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,,·ith th e t;rancl 1\ ap id ~ Y. :\1. . \. t <.·:tm. ,,-hidt •··:.-ul t ed in a t ie. t.'ac h t ea m winni ng- a galllL' with til l' tnrr4l\\" 111:1rg-itt of one p lint. I I o p e ·~ ti r:.- t ex h ihi t ion in kag-11 c w n d.: ha.:: b er n ph t' n Pmenal. Two ,·ear. ag-o the te~m clis ting-uishcd it self hy winningeig-ht o f tlH.: ninc> g-ame~ played with fi,· e~ nf other colkg-l·:.-. i 11 dud in g t h l ' h.:: t i ·: ' ·a 11 ~ t n n t ca m. a 11 d 111 a i 11 t a i Ill' d ih t· x <.: d Ic 11 t re,n 1 tati< n in tlt e :c r i ..... ju~t clo~cd. Th e bril l iant team w o rk cti:p ~a y ed in e\·c ry g-:unc, the reg-ular·ity with whidt fiL·Id and foul ba~ kd s "" '" rL' thro\\"n . and the <.:haractL·ri~tic f:t""t pa:'s work (·.· hiLill d . l!a" m :u lc the team .1 great fan rite in ba:-.kc· b all circles . PletliH'. th • fas t ct•nte r. haR appearl'<l in en.· ry g-<ttlll' and hi s skill in . winging- th e hall at th ~ ~ tart mad<· him ittcli~­ pen ·ab le, ,,·hile t h e difficult f at f thrnwing fi <.•ld h askl't~ fr~>1n c\·e rv co nceivabl e position ha~ g-iY e n ])c h~rui f. the ~tar tnrwarZl. an cnYiable dis tin<.:ti o n. \ ~cc nkct· ' s wurk at thrownigfoul ha ~ kets has b een a feature and the ''"' rk nf th e \ " ruwink~. Itmans and Stck e man a s g-uards w •re cxct..·ptionally hrilli ;ltlt. Hogg-en di sting-ni~hecl himself in th fi1st g-anw with the Grand Rapid s Y. \f. . A. by winning the game during- the la ~ t minute or play hy scoring- o n a fo ul. The fo llo wing table show~ th e score t)f the ~L' \T ral g-a tn es 111 the Troll ey League se ries: 1 l o pe, 33; Grand Rapid~. ~2 . H ope. 45 : Cran<.l 1 La \' Cn. r I. llope, 28 : .:\1 uskegon , r;. Hope. 37: Zeeland. 30. }lo p<.· , 37; Zeeland, 20. H o pe, 44; ~ Lu · kcgo n , 16. H o p<'. 33; rand Rapid · . 34· -Grand Rapi<.ls I lL·ra !d.

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worthy manner. The evening was spent in game and other plea ·antries which the Crescents will not soon fo rget. @t

Prof. and 1\Irs. H. Drnsh were hos t and h aste s to the dass o f 'o7 on Tuesday. l\1 arch 5· and proved themselves very enterta ining. The eniors all report a "mighty good time,'' aud regret that St·nior days arc abn o~ t OYer.

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Tl e Fratcrn:tl ociety royall) entertained th e Cosmoptdita ns o n i\larch 15th. Th e he t of fe e ling exist · between the t\\o !'ocieties. " Cosmopolitan Fraternalism," and "FraH-rmtl Cosmopolitani~m· an' n o t unkn o wn <pta tltities at pr e~ ­ cnt. and yet colleg-e . pirit in liter ary acti,·ities is far fro m being curtailed by this liberal co-o peratiou.

ATHLETIC NOTES. Hope, 30; Grand Rapids Y. M . C. A., 32. l ) n the en: ning- of February 7 the un ex pected happe ned. \\"ith th t• lo ng hopnl fo r 1000 per cent altno;-;t within our grasp, l )pp~ lo!'t. or rather Grand Rapids Y. \f. C. A . w o n, the la:-.t :··al\1 ;in the In~erurban League race. It w as a close and exciting game with Hope men continually recei,·ing injuries . C;rand Rapi<.ls ·adcl t:d in ult to injury by refu _ing to count at lca:--: t three fi e ld thro \vs <.luring th l: co urse o f the game. F ou l a ftu· ft, ttl was ·called on our fiye , which \an veren of the Y . .:\l. C .. \. ea~ ily c< nverted into p<>ints for his t ea m. Hope's h-am \\·nrk wa;-; ineffecti,·e becaus e' no :-iOOlll'r did th ey start th ma c hin e-like action. which Coach .:\l o rgan feared so mu ch hut he ,,·oul ~l check it by calling a fou l. Even th en OYer timl! play wa s necessary fo r him to win. \Vin he did, but acidcd n o g-1 ry to his cro"':n. Th e final score w a · 32 to 30 in fay o r i ;rand Rapids Y. ~I. C. A.

SOCIETY NOTES. M. A. C., 33; Hope, 23. The Crescents. champions in the series of basket-hall g-;-t mes played for th e coveted prize, an y s t e r - s \1 pper. w en· p~ca : antly ent rtaincd at that s upp er- by Dr. ?nd \Trs .. \ ..T. (1odirev. who offered the prize. After a ' 'htg-g-esl on 1 Yc c\·cr h~cl'' s upper, which s macked 0 £ many other g ood thin g . b es ides oy ters, the h ost and hostess entertained in a ,·cry

The ~T. A . C. ba. kct ball team. th e fa~ test aggre(Yatio n t hal l'\"C'r ,·isited 1 l o ll and. scored a victory o \·rr Ifope on Fehrua ry 1 ( ). hy th e sco re o f 33 t o 23. ln th e firs t half IIope s tarted with a ruf'h and kept the farmer · gue. s ing thro ughout, leading at its d ose by a 16 to 13


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~ !"COred m o st o f th e JHlint:-- nn basket" fn >m th~ field. h c ing- rr cdib.'d with 12 a~ai n st i IC) p<.··s (>. The.: ia rmt.:rs are th e.: o nly tc.:tlm wh) h a ,·c in play in g- w it h u s SC·H· l ·cl mt~r. fi t•ld p u int s t han c' nr t l'am. 1 l O J l', h rHn! \Tr. kacl in fn·e thro w .~ . g-etting- 1 1 t o !J o f the , ·is ito rs. \\ 'c fe e l it lu ht' nn dish o n o r in b l' ing- cl<- fl'tt t ed I)\· such :t ~ tron g- t eam wh o plays und e r a ,·c ry c;lpa hl l· coach ;tnd w hn has c:1.· ily defea ted all o pp >n c nt s (•xr ..·pt the I )l•trnit Y . .\ I. C . :\ . \\ · e h a '· e s t i II t n p I a y 0 I i n : t a n d h ~""~ I ><.' t l h c a 1> 1~..· t 0 1a 11 d s~.:~ond place in th e in tcrcul lcg-i;ltC.

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JOTTINGS. Hillsdale Notes. .r\11 the bo ys r . . port :t great ti111 e at I lill"d:lle . . \ft cr th t• ,· h ;•d ,·isit d \\' est llall. th e Co n ~cn· at o r\' oi IIC':t ub·. tltc \· \\'t • r:~... a ll .. _...mitten.'' Art :\lis n r r i~ sa id to bt: an in c urai >lc . ~ .-\ t the co n t est o ne o f th e I Jill ...,cJ :!Ic h,1,·s ca m (' r atla·r :'h ccp i. hly up t o J u nker and said. "E xc us l' me.' sir, hut an.· you one o f the judges?''

A. k Pete J>l c un e a l)Ull t i\1 iss Coun. lJill:dale malclen. th o u ha st s u c h bri gh t blu l' c-ye =-- f r 1 1 >,· ~..· . llill sdal e m ctid c n. th ou ha : t s u ·h brig ht l>lu~ ~..·yes : Th ose bright hlt1 c ey<.'s arc thin e, lo •. l', The g la n ce in it is min e. Jo ,·c : I I iII. dale m a icl cn . t h o n ha s t s u ch brigh l b Ju c ey~..·s. Hilbuale maide n th{.lt makcst \'en· hull\' fuci ('J'e · H ill ~da l c maid e n. th o u makcst bt;lh· ftt~l rrc · ~ ' 'fhat bu ll y fudg-e is thi ne, h)\·e; ~ :-.. ' The.: eati n g f't is mine, lo \·c; I l i11 s dal t' maid e n , th o u mak ·st bullY fudge.

:\Irs. Kin g- ( m e~ ting- t h ll o pe (k le;..;a ti\ )Jl at th l' .~ J epnt in llills dal c and ta lkmg t o Prof. Dimncnt ) -"\\ . h e rc in tht• w o rld arc you r women ?''

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Don't ask .\rt :\ l is n cr t o t e ll yo u about li ill sda!e girb. 11~...-· 11 n c.:n: r stop wh ~..· n n n cc.: start~..· d. The t re n d o f his arguJlll· n t is that t) ll g-\.·ncra l principks prc~ide nt s ' daughters are al right: a n d tlt el1 h\.· ~oo11 ~ wi tc h Ls o!T illto parti~tllais a b out til \.· 11 ill--dall' pr~.. ~ i ckn t's daug-hte r. \ 'a n

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D r. :\ . T. G. will fumig-ate . t u clcnts· room~ at r ed uced 1·au:=--. The ~carl1.. t ie,·cr sca r e n ow assumes a fair deg-ree of n ·asc n ;1 hll-n e:s. ~.lis:-; I. L.- " J,,)n ·t , .• u think Edward is a ni ce name? :\nd such rare bru wn eyes!''


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Tl1 price o f "Krau1 •r's Huok of \ ',duablu Fo nnul as, H ,;ipe , Trade 'ecrf't:1, Proc ·o~~CR AI·. " , ba:i bee n 1·edtw •J from $5.00 to Sl :!5 for .1 s ho rt rime. O rd ur th e bon k wl1ilo )'<Il l c:a11 g Pl it.. "[t's" a ."p rin g loui e; fo r au.v bus in e ~. lJid "ro" intr) e very :--;lnte a ud Ca11aJa, I> ·s id 'N su,·,•nd fo re ig n (·o untri c~, this YP<lr. •lit " mak e:; hn ~ in Pss "go" a ud bri ng~ iu th e $ :· $ to y o u. · f4: nd o,·sed hy a ll 1

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Kra111 ~ r wa · t-Uu<:al .. d in (r~· rul.tlly ':; mn:st uo tecl t e( ·hni l·al st·hools, aud was fo r ,,,·er thi rty y ears t'tl iiii Cded wi t h Jarg(' lll ill tufa<·luriug co nce rrts in Germa ny and t lt e ( r. I.. I t is th e 111 0 ·t ' ()I ll plete 'lti ug e \·er writtl'll o n lla \·l)ri u!..! cxtr: ll't ~. gi ,·ing fo rm11fa f' that ha,·e n e ,·er hef>n p~thli:;;hetl, cosL tu n fro m :W· per g allo u anti wlao l sa liug for- $:3 .:)0 lJ~'r gat/on up. It c:o utaiu s Lundrc·d s o f o tJ1 r fu r111ula s whidt ha \'e lll ' \"•' r bc fo r ,) appea re d in p ri nt " ' " r(' th e <"l' ·t h n:'\ rangC'd fnr l·:u'lt r~ ,rn 11tl a. to SEH!-' of formu I a~. Jro m S5 to $100. J·:\·~ ry P<'rRn u ,, hu is o ut. of e mpl oyment C'a n mak e m o re out o f t his l1oo k tha u a pe rso n jll o rd i ua ry busi n 'S C'an o u a. capi t;d o f 8 I 0,( 11>0. "Xran~crr . , fc, Cr•ant " is a huokiPt \\ l1 il· h lws ju ~t l a•t-" ll iR:S II c d, t .. lli11g ho w to mak e a prime ic• crtJo»~ fo r z!U cen ts a gall" u, a(,~ll lttt P}y J'> Ul'e \\llU wiJI paSS in an y fnqO J.lw :-. lrt ll! . l1 e:;i J •s g i\·ing a n11mbe r o f ot he r fo rm~tl a an d info nnatirHt. t 'an 't. lt" ll all about it h e re. Jlog nl a r pri ·e $2.511, II•H\· X 1.00 or bnth book · $~.00.

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SIOUX PUBLISHING CO t~1 PA~Y, Sutherla nd, Iowa.

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P. S. BOTER & CO.

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Tl'\eOIOQical ocport1nent. ThP. W c 1tern T h eolo~tlcal ~eooloary has a course o f stu<t y as full and pract.lrad &>~It" . istt• r 3ernl narles to tue \Ve:ft.

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LOCATION :-Oil th e Por e Marquette railway. IGO miles f rom Chlcato. i& mllP.a from G l'llnd HLLplt1s .

Expenses Moderate, -Fr. r furth e r I n f ormation o r Ca\alog ue apply t o

PROF. G.

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KOLLEN, LL.D. , Pres.

03-01-1907