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30. Bozzie has a runaway. Dec. 5. The barber is blackballed. 5. Lucky bag is opened. 8. Crandall has a smashup. 9-16. Several Seniors try to start poster collections. 15. MacKnight gives a vivid representation of Macbeth. 16. Junior Musicale. Jan. 3. Winter term opens. 6. New spirit infused into drill through the influence of Prexy. Pitkin strays into conic-sections recitations and doesn’t know where he is at. 11. Gorilla appears in chapel with his hair curled. 20. Military Ball. Influx of never graduates. 28. Recital by expression classes. 29. Great religious piety as shown by open air praise ser- vice in the vicinity of the Watson House. Feb. 13. Ice. Great absence of Juniors from recitations. 3. Miss W n dismisses a class ten minutes early. Eldred and Cornell work at the machine shop till eighteen minutes past four. 4. Chickens depart. 5. Moving day in dormitory. Payne invited to secure lodgings elsewhere. 8. Several signs appear in Lippitt Hall which arouse Scott’s ire. 10. Prep, sleigh ride. 10 0 below zero. 16. Meeting of Board of Editors. 21. Washington’s birthday hop. Miss P - t -- m receives a box of choice cut glass flowers. 22. The Faculty continue the festivities of last night. Mar. 1. Feminine inspection of dormitory. Extreme disgust on the part of A. L. K. and others. 3. Eldred went to chapel. 16. Chase takes a private lesson in drill. Apr. 22. Baseball season opens with a victory. R. I. C.,30; Bulkeley, 5. May 3. All the young ladies are requested to meet in the gym- nasium. As a consequence, a large section of plas- tering falls from the ceiling below.
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Seneral Calendar 1898. Sept. 21. 22. 23 28. 29. 30 . Oet. 7. 9 - H- 15 - 17 - 29. 12. 18. 20. 22. College opens. Course of study committee doesn’t want anything to do with the Preps. Doc. receives great applause after his debut as a bugler. Saunders breaks his arm. Exhibition fire drill. Some revelations at Athletic Association meeting. Fire at Chickenville. Junior reception. Football game, R. I. C. vs. W. H. S. Kent sees something exciting. A lecture by Professor Brightman attended by all the literati and lovers of music. Rastus is assassinated. Immense inundation of individual invitations which emanate from the Watson House. Several “ dicers ” Football game, R. I. C. vs. Wakefield A. A. Denico walks up from the depot this morning. Football game. R. I. C. vs. Providence H. S. Initial straw-ride of the season. Great football enthusiasm shown after the announce- ment by the management. Steere proves the following law: “If infinity were here there could be no parallel lines.’’ R. I. C. beats Brown Freshies. Great celebration in the evening, concluded by liquid refresments at the Watson House. Great fire at the Boarding Hall. Burnt the beef-steak. The apostles of Physiography attend ye Mechanic’s Fair in a body. Si. gets lost and walks all the way home from Boston. Football. R. I. C. vs. E. G. A. Saunders cuts gymnasium. Mac and Rastus fall in the brook. A little tonsorial work performed in room 16 about midnight.
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College Alphabet A is Andrews, an amiable Soph, His smile is warranted not to wear off. B is for Bos worth, the world-renowned colonel, You may read of his exploits each day in the Journal. C is Cornell, a jolly good fellow, He wears a shirt of most beautiful yellow. D stands for Denico of athletic fame, Who walked up from the station the day after the game. E is for Eldred. who all may see, Is a model of punctuality. F is for Faculty, who grind out the marks, And condition all students who are too fond of larks. G is for Grinnell, whose delicate frame. Knocked dear Mr. Sibley ’most out of the game. H is for Henry who works night and day, Concocting great schemes to make The Grist pay. I — but here we are interrupted by a voice which cries in tones of authority, “ I am M 1 A s L--d, who command Company B, and strike terror to the hearts of all who come under my iron sway at the dining hall. There are no other I’s worth mentioning, so don’t try.” We obey silently and pass on to, J meaning Jays too numerous to mention, In various ways they compel our attention. K is for Kenyon, active enough In enforcing the rules of the Physic’s Prof. L denotes Love, a Senior elective, Which knocks other studies quite out of perspective. M is for Maxson, fiend from the West, Society former and lover of rest.
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