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Magazine is strictly literary, and is not hampered rary papers. Some of the prose contributions with locals, alumni notes, and baseball accounts, have been carefully reviewed, and several of the after the manner of combination news and lit- poems have been printed among the exchanges. erary papers such as the TUFTONIAN. Brown It is a pleasure to be able to say that perhaps is also fortunate in possessing two such clever no article excited more universal interest than men as Messrs. Anthony and Gallup, whose the one contributed by our Japanese friend. poems have been frequently quoted in our The following sonnet, written by W. J. exchange column. These two students have Boardman, appeared in the Amherst Literary written voluminously for their college paper, and Monthly :the results have been uniformly creditable.
Compassionate of the wan face upturned The Nassau Literary Magazine and the Southern
From squalid rags that ill kept out the cold, Collegian have a refreshing southern favor, and I gave, from my scant store of hard-earned gold, year after year set a high standard of excellence A poor man's alms. Straightway the beggar turned, which the
northern college papers can scarcely And, spitting, cursed my gift so small; he spurned equal. The Williams Literary Magazine is
Me in his rage. I went with bitter ire
And burning heart. When, sweet as new-strung lyre, especially fortunate in its large number of orig- Low spoke a voice divine: 0 Heart unlearned! inal stories, some of which have been worthy The lot of Him the Chosen Nation slew of more than passing notice.
Was even this, to live for them that railed
Do you complain because this beggar threw
The following, which is going the rounds of the improvement in college papers has been evi- the college press, is certainly very clever :dent, and the standard of work done to-day is
He wrote a verse on Trilby higher than ever before.
Because it was the fad; During the past year the TUFTONIAN has
The editor rejected it received considerable attention from contempo
Because its feet were bad.
Charles Henry Wells was orator at the '95 freshly graduated from Tufts and had all the class banquet.
vigor of his early days. The Greenwood prize contest for reading Merrill C. Ward, '96, was elected president comes June 4, in Goddard Chapel.
of the Massachusetts Intercollegiate Prohibition
Association, at the annual meeting. At the Heth Aleph Res will give a farewell banquet to its senior members on May 21.
contest, Boston University won first prize and
Amherst second. The baseball game with Cambridge Episcopal School theologues will be played Wednes
In the new Y. P. C. U. song-book, soon to
be issued, will appear three special songs, with day, May 22, at Cambridge.
music, from the pen of Charles Henry Wells, The Perkins prize contest for extempore
'95. One of these, “ Onward to Victory,” is preaching will take place in Goddard Chapel at already looked upon as the song of the book.
near date. Messrs: Wells and Tillinghast have entered as contestants.
Henry B. Taylor, formerly of '96, spent a
week on the Hill, recently, and then returned Ex-Dean Sawyer seems to be winning honors to his Pennsylvania parishes,— Girard and Conin Brooklyn and New York as if he were neautville, He will continue there another
year, and pursue studies at Meadville during Connecticut; Willard S. Small, '97, in South the week-days.
Strafford, Vermont; J. Harner Wilson, '96, in Frank F. Eddy, '96, will preach this summer
Shrewsbury, Vermont; Edward M. Barney, in Andover, Maine, where he was last summer ;
'98, in Barnard, Vermont, and Miss A. Gertrude Theodore A. Fischer, '96, in New Britain, Earle, '97, at Bryant’s Pond, Maine.
'60. Sydney Saunders is engaged in legal schools at Sauk Centre and St. Cloud, Minnepursuits at Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts. sota, teacher in the Brooklyn public schools, '60. President Elmer H. Capen, D.D., New York, has now become the proprietor and
and principal of the high school at Port Chester, has recently been elected president of the Law principal of the Hogarth Institute, at 368 and Order League of Boston.
Chapel Street, New Haven, Connecticut. 61. Miss Marion L. Flint, of the class of
'77. Hamilton L. Whithed, an investment '98, is the daughter of the late Rev. Franklin
banker at Grand Forks, North Dakota, was C. Flint of this class.
recently elected mayor of that city. '63. Hon. Gilbert Harmon, of Toledo, Ohio, was recently elected president of the
'78. The Rev. Charles E. Nash, D.D., Columbian Club of that city. He has held the
pastor of the Church of Our Father, Brooklyn, position of Judge of the Court of Common
New York, will deliver the baccalaureate serPleas for the fourth Ohio district for
mon before the graduating class of Goddard many
Seminary, Sunday, June 22. years. ’63. The Rev. J. J. Lewis has been
'84. The Rev. V. E. Tomlinson has engaged by the Central Lyceum Bureau of resigned his pastorate at Hudson, New York, Rochester, New York, to deliver his lecture to accept a call to Little Falls. His resignation on the Passion Play of Oberammergau for will take effect June 15. one hundred nights during the months of
'86. H. W. Whittemore is principal of the January, February, March, and April, 1896.
high school at Berlin, New Hampshire. '66. For eight years after graduating from college, J. M. Schumacher devoted himself to '86. The Rev. A. F. Walch, who has been the practice of law, but becoming interested in
in the Universalist ministry for the past nine the First National Bank of Florida, he was years, has recently been forced to resign his made its president and has since been engaged in
pastorate on account of serious trouble with his banking and business enterprises. He has eyes, and is now engaged in the clothing and served two terms in the Florida Senate, three furnishing trade at Attleboro, Massachusetts. years as Commissioner of Public Works in
'86. The Rev. C. S. Nickerson has Jacksonville, and is at present at the head of received a call to the pastorate of the Univerthe City Board of Trade.
salist parish at Arlington. '75. Arthur M. Hubbard, who has for some years held the position of principal of the
'88. R. C. Brown, chief engineer of the Arlington Public Academy, at Arlington, New
Montreal Street Railway Company, is engaged Jersey, expects to close his connection with the in consolidating the gas, electric light, and school at the end of the present year. He
electric railway plants of St. John, New
Brunswick. may be permanently addressed at Terra Ceia, Florida.
'88. H. S. Durkee has charge of the con'75. Arthur P. Thomas, after having held struction of an electric road between Springfield the positions of principal and superintendent of and Holyoke, Massachusetts.
'90. The Rev. F. T. Nelson, who is about '94. Charles J. Snow, the assistant librarian to graduate from the Theological School at of the college library, is engaged in the prepaCanton, New York, has received a call to the ration of a new catalogue of the library. pastorate of the Universalist parish at Deering, Maine.
'94. Vergil L. Leighton, for the past year '91. William K. Dennison, who has been
instructor in chemistry at the University of studying the ancient languages and literatures
Kansas, will return to Tufts next year to in the graduate department of Harvard Uni- continue his studies leading to the degree of
Ph. D. versity since graduation, will complete his course in June. He has held a university '94. G. A. Ward, formerly of this class, fellowship for the last two years.
was at the Hill recently. He expects to secure '92. The Rev. Ralph E. Connor was a position in the draughting department of the installed as pastor of the Waltham Universalist Brown and Shairp Manufacturing Company, at Church on Friday evening, May 3.
Providence, Rhode Island.
Local News .
President Capen has lately been to New York Wednesday evening, May 1, the Alpha Tau for a few days, on business.
Omega held an initiation and the following men Miss Atwood, Sp., gave a whist party at her
were taken into the chapter: Ray, Randlett, home in Medford, May 7.
and Russell, from the class of '97, and Harwood
and Avery, from the class of '98. A very pleasant informal dance was held in the gymnasium on the evening of Thursday,
The engagement is announced of Mr. Melvin May 16.
Peters, the popular “ striker" for West Hall, to Instructors Lewis, Whittemore, and Start
Miss Victoria Orey, of Malden. The wedding
will occur July 20, after which Mr. and Mrs. were a committee to judge the readings at the
Peters will make an extended tour in Canada. preliminary trial in Oratory I.
Mrs. Cross, of Rochester, New York, has May 14 the annual meeting of the Tufts lately been visiting her daughter, Miss Florence College Publishing Association was held. The L. Cross, '97, at Metcalf Hall.
officers of the Association were elected as folArthur F. Conway, formerly of the class of president, E. M. Barney, '98; secretary, F. B.
lows: President, C. N. Barney, '95; vice'98, died at his home in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, on the third day of April.
Williams, '97; treasurer and subscription agent,
W. S. Parks, '97. The board of directors The baseball game scheduled for May 15, consists of C. N. Barney, '95, E. C. Craig, between Tufts and Andover, was cancelled, '95, M. C. Ward, '96, O. H. Smith, '96, F. B. owing to the poor condition of the grounds. Williams, '97, W. S. Parks, '97, J. A. Mrs. Capen entertained Mr. and Mrs. Otis
Cousens, '98, and E. M. Barney, '98. A Skinner at lunch May 9. Professor and Mrs.
Professor and Mrs. meeting of the board of directors was then held, Maulsby and Instructor Whittemore
and the following editors elected: For Theta
Deta Chi, R. K. Marvin, '96, A. B. Start, '97, guests.
E. D. Johnson, '98; for Zeta Psi, O. H. A long sketch of the life of Professor Dol
Smith, '96, W. H. Belcher, '96, and W. A. bear appeared in the Boston Globe of May 12.
Moore, '98; for Delta Tau Delta, S. B. JohnThe article does credit to Professor Dolbear as
son, '96, and J. A. Cousens, '98; for the nona scientist and, above all, as a great teacher.
society faction, E. R. Sampson and W. R. Tickets for the performance of “Ralph Ransom; for the Divinity School, G. L. Roister Doister,” to be given in the gymnasium, Thompson. A. A. Hodgman, '97, was chosen June 6, can be secured of James F. Sheldon, business manager of the TUFTONIAN, and R. '95, or at the Old Corner Book Store, Boston. E. Healey, '97, mailing clerk.
The Class Day invitations are ready and may The following is the schedule for the be had of any member of the Class Day com- remainder of the inter-fraternity games : mittee.
May 21. Delta Upsilon vs. Zeta Psi.
23 Delta Tau Delta vs. Zeta Psi. A meeting of the Zoology Club of Harvard
28. Theta Delta Chi vs. Zeta Psi. and Tufts was held in Barnum Museum, May 7. June 6. Delta Tau Delta vs. Delta Upsilon. Professor Kingsley made a review of a paper The field-day events will be as follows : by Morgan on the formation of the fish
Putting shot. embryo. Mr. Lambert read a paper on the Standing broad jump. metameric signification of the cranial nerves.
3. Running, hop, step, and jump.
Pole vault. Mr. Kenyon read a few notes on the morphol
5. Standing high jump. ogy of pauropoda.
Running broad jump.
7. A great deal of interest in baseball is being
8. Running high jump. manifested by the various fraternities on the
Track events : Hill. A schedule of games between the teams
50-yard dash. representing the different societies has already
100-yard dash. been arranged. On Friday, May 10, Zeta Psi 3. -mile run. beat Delta Tau Delta by the somewhat large
1-mile run. score of 44 to 12, and on Tuesday, May 14,
5. t-mile run.
6. Delta Upsilon won from Theta Delta Chí by a
220-yard dash. 7.
2-mile bicycle. score of 38 to 17.
8. 1-mile bicycle.
4 5 ото
TUFTS VS. MASSACHUSETTS AGRICUL- base on balls and two three-base hits, made a
Amherst made two more runs, bringing their The first game between Tufts and the Mas
number up to twelve, which, with seven in the sachusetts Agricultural College for four years
seventh and four in the eighth, made a total of was played on the grounds of the latter, Friday, twenty-three runs. May 3. It was a slow, uninteresting contest,
The game, although not close, was replete
with pretty plays, some of which were almost and attracted but a small crowd.
phenomenal in their nature. The work of THE SCORE. Innings
Amherst was excellent, especially in batting,
6 8 Tufts
and the whole in field played together as a unit. M. A. C.
Smith caught a very creditable game for Tufts, TUFTS VS. AMHERST.
and his batting was strong, as was also that of
THE SCORE. setts trip was played with Amherst, and resulted
AMHERST. in an easy victory for that team. From the minute Amherst stepped to the bat they played Priddy, 1.f. : the game for all it was worth. It was by far
Fletcher, 3b. the strongest team we had faced this
Montague (capt.), s.
Tufts's only runs were made in the first inn- Trask, ib. ing, on Corridan's base on balls, Johnston's Sullivan, c. .
Thomas, p. being hit by a pitched ball, and a three-base hit by Pierce. Five hits in succession marked
50 Amherst's coming to bat, and these, aided by a *Clark hit by batted ball.
aloo - N - OO"
Tufts. Corridan, s.
3 Johnston, p.
5 Maguire (capt.), ib. . 4
6 Smith, c.
Maguire (capt.), ib. 3
16 Pierce, zb..
5 Richardson, 3b.
6 Holbrook, c.f.
Richardson, 3b. 6 Ray, l.f. 3
6 Clark, r.f.
47 20 16 27 15 Innings
7 4 0-23 Tufts
5 plays: Pierce, Corridan, Maguire, Thomas, Sullivan,
Time of game: Martin, p. 2 hours, 10 minutes. Umpire: COLBY.
9 27 TUFTS VS. WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC
Earned runs: Tufts, 8; Worcester, 3. Two-base INSTITUTE.
hits: Corridan, Pierce (2), Richardson, Holbrook, Clark,
Sibley, Knowles. Stolen bases: Tufts, 7; Worcester, SATURDAY, MAY 11.
9. Double play: Harris to Philpot. Bases on balls: The second game of the season on the home By Johnston, 3; by Martin, 5. Hit by pitched ball:
Maguire, Corridan. Struck out: By Martin, 6; by grounds was played Saturday with Worcester
Johnston, 5. Time of game: 2 hours, 15 minutes. Polytechnic Institute, and resulted in a victory Umpire: C. D. CLARK. for Tufts. There was no doubt as to. the
There will be two games with Dartmouth infinal result, at any time in the game.
stead of one as scheduled - one on the 21st The batting of Tufts was very strong and and one on the 22d of May. Attention is called was certainly an improvement over the exhibi- to the subscription papers that are being passed tion of weakness in hitting the ball given at the around, in the hope of making good the loss to Amherst game. Corridan played a pretty game the Association from cancelled games, due to at short, and Maguire, at first, deserves great the rainy weather of the early part of the season. praise for his work. Ray made a difficult catch
It is to be hoped that the students will respond of a high Ay in the third. For Worcester, heartily to the requests of the collectors. Harris and Knowles batted well.
J. H. SAUNDERS.