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ROLLINS COLLEGE. 1898- a ° -a xt o _ ? ►, s a O Si Excellent Prospects for the Term 1900. 9k^< Winter Park, Fla., Oct. 10. Rollins College.entered upon the new school year last Wednesday, and to-day most of the students are here, the three large dormitories are rapidly becoming filled, and the campus is once again assuming its old-time appearance of life an animation. In number of students the entering class this year is larger than eyer before. It ia a fact worthy of note that a large proportion of the new Btu- dents are of mature age and are doing advanced work in the college of Arts and Sciences. Many of these students have come to Rollins to obtain thorough training in some special field such as physics or chemistry, Latin or Greek, English literature or tbe modern languages, while others have come to equip themaelveB for a commercial life, or to study music and art, or to make a study of modern methods of teaching. At the chapel exercises Wednesday the Rey. Mr. Ward, president of tbe college, welcomed the students to Rollins with a few fitting words, after which short addresses were given by the Rev. Mason Noble and Mr. W. R. O'Neal, trustees of the college, and tha Rey. Mr. Carpenter (Methodist) of Orlando. There are five new members of the faculty this year. These are; the Rev. Mr. O.C.Morse, yice-president of the college. Mr. Morse is a graduate of Phiiips-Andover Academy, of Yale, of Union Seminary, and has spent three years in study at Lsipsic and other German Universities. For several years MjNJloraA Jias been a leading factor in the Young Men's Christian Association and was at one time general secretary of I the association at Washington, D. C. Since 1890 he has devoted himself to the Y. M. C. A., training school established at Springfield, Mass., and it was largely due to his efforts that this excellen' ! school met with so great a success. Rr ! lins College is extremely fortunati securing the services of so able a r Mr. Morse is accompanied by Morse, and four of their famil children. The new director of the s i music is Miss Anita Bibbins, who succeeds Madame Bosworth. Miss Bibbins was first graduate from the Italian in.- stitute under the direction of Domenico Sparanza at San Francisco, and after wards from the New England conservatory under Di. Louis Bass and Lyman Whteler. For two"* years she gave instruction in Stephens College, Columbia, Mo., then she taught at Wesleyan College, Macon, Ga., and later was director of music in Whitworth College, Miss. ; Miss Bibbins then went abroad for a period of study, and was a student of Trabadelo in Paris. Upon relnrning to this country, she studied under Cutless Warde, of Chicago. Miss Bibbins has beeu very successful as a teacher, and has graduated pupils in both piano and vocal culture. Miss Bibbins will be assisted bv Miss Laura Walker. The Bev. Mr. Robert Benedict, rector of the Episcopal church in Winter Park, will have charge of physical culture for the young men, and will also be an instructor ia the normal school, Miss Nathalie Lord, a sister of Prof. Lord, will serve as secretary of the Faculty. Miss Lord is well known in educational circles. Miss Neva W. Berry will give classes in elocution throughout the year. Miss Berry is a graduate of Cottey College, Meade, Mo., and has for several years made a speciality of elocution. Miss Mary S. Piper, who was last year graduated from Rollins College with the degree of A. B-, will give instruction in Normal work, in which she specialised i>while an undergraduate qf the college. 5 £. WINTER PARK POlNTERSi qtf The Seminole is rapidly filling with guests, and many who never before visited this part of Florida. Mr. Friebee, the genial manager, ia winning golden opinions from towns-people as well as guests, as all are made bo cordially welcome. Last Thursday the postponed Washington's birthday was celebrated by races on water and land, there was a large attendance, and some novel features which afforded much amusement. Tbe orchestra is very much enjoyed, and the Sunday evening concerts are deservin g tbe name of sacred concerts. Last Saturday evening about ten o'clock a bright light was seen in the: southwest which soon proved to be a j barn on fire at the home of Mrs. Hun-* tington; a large number soon reached the place, and were glad to know tbe house was safe. Tramps must have; originated -the ire, as there is no other explanation. Rey. Sprague, of Tampa, occupied tbe Congregational pnlpit on Sunday; bis eyening lecture on Christian Citizenship was full of forcible expressions, and con- tained some practical food for voters especially. Tbe recital to be given at Lyman ball /-2, ?f >/ ORDINATION SERVICES AT WINTER PARK. Wednesday representatives of Congregational churches in eastern and southern Florida met in an eclesiastical council at the Congregational church in Winter Park at 3:30 p. m., to ordain •ttey. Cbas. P. Redfield as its pastor and teacher. .Rev. C. M. Bingham was elected fem- ftorary chairman and W. R. O'Neal t vuuiLuau iJUU VV . rt. temporary, scribe. The roll being called %ie following representatives responded: Daytona, Rev. C. M. Bingham; Sanford, Rev. Chas. Campbell, Fred Eas- aiinger; Lake Helen, Rev. Mason Noble; X«ongwood, Rev. G. w h---'1 W. , „. ... Hardaway; Pomona, Rev. C. M. Welch; Orange Qity, Rev. L. A. Austin, Deacon John ■^aldo; Rev. S. F. Gale, Rev. G. M. I Ward, W. R. O'Neal. A quorum being present Rev. Mason i ^oble was elected permanent chairman I «Uid W. R. O'Neal, scribe. After the regular preliminary examination of the candidate, the following tervices were held. eapovioi'j. i Statement of moderator; reading of The recital to be given at Lyman nan | ^cord8. hymn 725. prflyer by Rqv . by Misses Bibbins and Walker occurs on ^ We]ch; 8criptare readingt Rev;G; Thursday evening. W. Hardaway; sermon by Rev. Geo. M. Dr. Harris was called to see Misb Hen- s^ard; music, 906; prayer of ordination kle last week. and installation by Rev. C. M. Bingham Whether or not the numerous golden tnarge to pastor by R^ L A ^^ weddings have suggested to our young t-ght hand of fellowahipj by Rey< Chas' people that youth is the time to prepare Campbell; address to people, by Rev for such events, one couple, at least, g. F# GaIe; bymn308. benediction by signified their intention to make a start lhe pa8tori by quietly walking over to the ^h°~ The sermons and addresses were elo- dist parsonage, and Miss Clara NobW quent and fnU Qf fee]ing> and were became Mrs. George Barnes, the Repor- |i8tened to by a large and attentive con- ter wishes them much happiness. jjregation, ^ The Fortnightly club met on Monda. evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Richmond. Tbe subject was American HumoristB, conducted by Mrs. Colvin, and was a very enjoyable evening. Rev. Redfield exchanged pulpits with Rey. Sprague last Sunday, making bis first visit to Tampa. Mr. Ed Stebbins left on Saturday for Havana by way of Tampa; be will then go by rail to Santiago, and from there on to Jamaica. Mrs. Chas. Ward is slowly convalescing from a tedious illness. Mr. Edward Possons and Miss Pos- sons, of Cleveland Ohio, are spending a few weeks here under the care of Dr. Evernden, Mr. C, &• Tousey art d his comnlieii a* ~~^ "^ ms ac-|reelojd friends. a*«r spending the^^S fall at their New Yorlr C. usual. Mr Ton Ji * m6' as most »„//' y ,s one of our most enterprising and wide-a I waketonrist-eifeens, and when ' ever he comes down he usuaZ brings something D1JLw y We head for Winter^ 'th" beautiful clay street* 77 he roads received nith "** trough him. b SUpP°rt Mr. F. W, Lyman and his accomplished family, including his mother, arrived last Friday, the 9th inst., from their home in Minneapolis, Minn. - Mr. Lyman has not been^here for two yeara. He and family have been going West to spend the winters. Mrs. Lyman is quite sick, and because of her critical condition the family employed a private car with which to bring them. / a -11 ~ 18 The Seminole Hotel opened under very favorable ausptcies Tuesday* ol last week, and, judging from (he present outlook , this will be numbered among the jest seasons for this famous ho- el . Manager Frisby is proving limself a thorough hotel man. Mr. J. S. Capen, an old iriend >l Winter Park's, who resides in Detroit, Mich., was in town a 3w days this week. He, appear- ntly, was very much pleased to isit the land of sunshine and Business en- ements would not allow him remain here very long, how- rer, and he left or. the midnight ain Sunday for his home. He ■gislered ut the Rogers House .iring his short stay h^re. Xhe gold wedding that was given recently by Mr.' and Mrs. Wm. Guild at their residence in Osceola, is still a topic of favorable comment. A ^ *-\ C/', Q C The imposing structure being erected by Mr. C. Brewer, on Lake Osceola, is neaiing completion. This beautiful residence exhibits skillful architecture as well as a handsome appropriation of finance ; but when completed it will more than repay for th«s expenditure in beauty and comfort.
|Title||Winter Park scrapbook, 1881-1906.|
|Title-Alternative||Loring Chase scrapbooks Vol 2, 1899.|
|Author||Chase, Loring Augustus, 1839-1906.|
Winter Park (Fla.) -- History.
Scrapbooks -- Florida -- Winter Park.
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.).
Black-and-white photography -- Florida -- Photographs.
|Description||Winter Park scrapbook created by Loring Augustus Chase. Contains newspaper clippings, ephemera, letters, and photographs of materials pertaining to Winter Park and Florida.|
|Size||36 x 23 cm.|
|Call Number / ID #||F319 .W79 C43 vol. 2|
|Repository Collection||Archives and Special Collections|
|Coverage-Spatial||Winter Park (Fla.)|
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