The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, November 01, 1893, Image 7
THE BATTALION, College Station, Texas.
Who was the first lieutenant who told his company to
march straight up? Well, I guess it was the “ice cream
Mr. Robert Dinwiddle returned from the World’s fair last
week and says he had a nice time.
The first class would be much obliged to Mr. Dan C. if he
would explain to them why he is so nervous when they are to
gether in the chemistry laboratory.
Dan C.—“Gosh! Do you people suppose I am tired of liv
ing? Notbya sightl I am afraid you would smother me
if you got half a chance with NH 3 or some such stuff. Some
of you have made several unsuccessful attempts at it already.
College Dpatnatie Club.
On Wednesday night, October 18th, there assembled in one
of the society halls, for the purpose of organizing a college
dramatic club, thirty of the most talented young men of the
college. The meeting was called to order and the popular
young professor, W. B. Philpott, unanimously chosen as gen
eral manager and F. R. Ross as secretary and treasurer. The
following are the names of the members enrolled: W. B. Phil
pott, general manager; F. R. Ross, secretary and treasurer;
G. Abbot, Anglin, Bruce, A. Bittle, P. Bittle, Cook, Cohn,
Dinwiddie, Dazey, Descheaux, B. Fitzgerald, Gilbert, Groos,
F. Houston, Hollack, Jordan, Law, F. Martin, McMillan, H.
McDonald, Mills, Mathews, T. Myer, Pittuck, Polk, Ward and
Watkins. The club decided to present a play of some kind
the latter part of November. This, is one feature of the col
lege that has long been lacking and now that it is supplied, we,
Avith the co-operation of the ladies, professors and the corps,
will endeavor to make it a credit to the club as well as the
The pat JWeri’s Club.
Club Room, Oct. 20, ’93.
The club met with President Cushing in the chair. The
roll Avas called and showed a good attendance. Minutes of
last meeting read and adopted, after which President Cushing
arose and in a feiv well chosen Avords mentioned the advan
tages that were deriving from the organization known as “The
Fat Men’s Club.” President Cushing is an orator of no little
"ability and will certainly distinguish himself Avhen he goes
into the world to shift for himself. Mr. Houston then enter
tained the club by a declamation entitled, “Casy at the Bot.”
A motion Avas then made and carried that we accept as mem
bers no one Avho measures less than 36 inches around the
waist. The names of Messrs. Cook, Burney, Barnett and
Blount 3., Avere put before the club as candidates for member
ship. They were elected. On motion the club adjourned to
meet next Friday night. Dan Cushing, Pres.
I. 3. Goldberg, Sec.
B. U. Club.
Those members of the corps aaJio Avere eligible to belong to
a B. L. C., recognizing the interest spme of their classmates
had taken in a club known as the F. M. C., decided to acceler
ate with the times and organize a club suggestive of their phy
sical deformity. Accordingly they met one night in room 23
Pfeuffer hall and at once proceeded into election of officers?
and it was unanimously decided that ‘the one whose lower
limbs conformed most perfectly to the appearance of an
elipse was to be chosen president and so on down. Result:
George Benjamin Oglesby, president; Felix Mosay Roberts,
vice president; Frank B. Lewis, secretary and treasurer; Wm.
Eichelberger, corresponding secretarj^; Joseph Fullbend Gil
bert, sergeant at arms; Charles Half bend Cook, assistant ser
geant at arms; Aler Hyldebhrandt, librarian; Photo Ellis, as
sistant librarian. Meeting’ adjourned to meet in Cadet Ellis’
room on 32nd ult. R. S. V. P.
We have received Volume 1, number 1 of The Battallion,
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tural and Mechanical ^Jollege of Texas.—Jefferson Jirnplecute.
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