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Fisk Notes – 15 Feb 1907

Fisk Notes
Nashville Globe – February 15, 1907
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  • Miss Hukill, principal of the English Department, has returned and resumed her duties.
  • A crowded house witnessed the performance of Prince Herrman [sic] last Friday night. A neat little sum was realized, the University portion of which was given to the Fisk Athletic Association.
  • “The Country Fair” was given by the Tanner Art Club, netted the sum of nearly thirty dollars. This will be used in helping to furnish a club room for the girl’s literary societies.
  • A number of Fisk students attended the Christian Endeavor School at Howard Chapel, Tuesday night.
  • Mr. Ricks, a promising attorney of St. Paul, spent several days in the city, and while here visited friends at the University.
  • The Senior College and Junior Normal Classes are throwing “rocks” at each other in grand style.
  • Miss Florence G. Jackson, of the Senior Class, was the victim of a social occasion on her birthday, February 7. H. R. Merry’s birthday fell on the same date but he happily escaped.
  • Mr. J. T. Phillips read an original poem composed in honor of Professor C. W. Morrow on the latter’s birthday, February 8.
  • Mrs. H. F. Mitchell is on the sick list.
  • Thurlow James, who has been confined for several weeks, will soon be out.
  • President Merill preached Sunday, February 10. His subject was “Moses, the Leader of his People.”
  • Mr. Allen, of Walden, will address the YMCA Sunday, Feburary 17.
  • Mrs. Green, mother o four instructor of elocution, has had quite a pleasant visit at Fisk.
  • Prof. H. C. Morgan has returned from her Southern trip.
  • Mrs. J. G. Merrill gave a luncheon, February 9, in honor of the Senior Normals. The Senior College girls were entertained at supper St. Valentine Day by Misses Boynton and Morgan.
  • Newman Sykes is on the sick list.
  • Alfred King sang at the Christian Endeavor social, Howard Chapel, February 12.
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