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Identifier: debris00purd_8
Title: … Debris
Year: 1899 (1890s)
Authors: Purdue University
Subjects: Purdue University College yearbooks Universitites and colleges
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Press of Baker & Randolph
Contributing Library: Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center
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URDUE is noted for the extreme civility of this department. It is more civil thanany other course in school, and people come from remote places in order to takethis course and become known as civil engineers.Some few wander from the straight and narrow way,however, and in later life become bank-presidentsor members of the legislature. The emphasis hereis on the few. To graduate from this department some workand a not bad deal of midnight and other kinds of oilis required. During the Senior year especially, while otherboys are gamboling on the green or gambling right in their rooms,the civil engineer, in an earnest, anxious way, is seeking the gemsof truth in Bovey and other literature. This furnishes them withmuch ligbt (lamp light) reading. (This is not said as a joke butmerely to fill up.) During the Sophomore year the class develops a mania for , .. , , „ Fred. Morley, B. S., C. E., measuring the surrounding country, and on pleasant afternoons are professor of civil Engineering. KAL

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