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Hobart herald. (Geneva, N.Y.) 1879-1942, March 01, 1906, Image 25

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210 The Hobart H erald Pennsylvania University has been having a hard time in the matter of fires. On Tuesday, Feb. 6, a fire completely destroyed the Mechanical Engineering building,causing a loss of about $100,000 ,most of it covered by insurance. As the new engineering building was nearly completed, class work was only delayed one day. The Stadium at Harvard is causing some trouble. Its expenses last year amounted to about $75,000. Now that the Faculty has voted to abolish football, how is this to be paid ? Dr. W. H. S. Demarest, who has for some time been acting-presi- dent, has been chosen President of Rutgers College. As a memorial of the late President McKinley, Union College is going to erect a $100,000 law building. The University of Georgia has received a gift of nearly 600 acres of land from M. G. F. Peabody. The scope of the University is to be enlarged by the addition of a college of agriculture. As regards the case of hazing at Annapolis the probable has hapĀ­ pened. Miner Meriwether, Jr., who was convicted recently of hazing by a courtmartial has been pardoned by Pres. Roosevelt. The former football coach at the University of Nebraska has refused to work again for three months for the moderate compensation of $2000. The class of 1907, now senior class of the Naval Academy, has resolved to abolish hazing. It is expected that other classes will folĀ­ low suit. Mrs. E. M. Anderson has given Barnard College another $100,000 for the establishment of a pure science course. This makes a total of nearly $3,000,000 given by her to the college. Prof. Wilhelm Ostwald, University of Leipsic, in reporting to the German government in America, says :

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