If one is interested in Railroading and its history, he would do well to visit the Railway and Locomotive Historical Society Room located in the Business School's Baker Memorial Library. Therein is a very satisfactory zoo of footnotes: conductor buttons, brass bells, lanterns. The Business School, it appears, has begun to put things, even Railroads, where they belong.
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The fact that the Master of Adams House is sporting a cane and favoring a swollen ankle should evoke no surprise if one considers the rigors of a Ping Pong tournament. Technical parlance for the damaging manoeuvre is said to be "Reaching for a wide one." There is no substance to the rumor that Professor Baxter stubbed his toe on a copy of the "Ironclad Battleship."
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When we saw part of the literary flotsam cast up by last weekend's inundation of the Advocate Building's cellar we were again reminded of how poor a navigator was Miss Emily Dickinson. "There is no frigate like a book," wrote she with, to be sure, great joy but with little sensitivity for the nuances of wet lambskin.
Fear not the inevitable pun; if there is to be a sale, the Bookshop must announce the fact itself.
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Hm department:--"Hunecker and Mencken did more than any other two men of the century to thin the ranks of the literary stud horses from Vassar and the fillies from Harvard."
From "Mencken and Shaw" by B. De Casseras.