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'87. The Rev. C. B. Lynn is doing thorough missionary work in Harlem, New York.
'87. True Worthy White is Superintendent of Schools and Principal of the High School in Westboro, Massachusetts, where he is meeting with marked success.
'87. Hon. A. E. Snow has been elected District Attorney of Fresno County, California, for a term of four years. He has been Deputy District Attorney for the past two years, and in the recent election carried his county, which is usually democratic, by a good majority. For the two months preceding the election he was on the stump four nights in the week.
'88. In the beautiful Universalist church in Spencer, Massachusetts, at the noon-hour of Thursday, November 15, occurred the marriage of Thomas Oliver Marvin, a former pastor of the church, and Flora Myrick Sugden, of Spencer. The impressive ceremony was performed in the presence of a large number of relatives and friends, by Rev. Dr. A. J. Patterson of Boston, assisted by Rev. Judson Patterson Marvin, of Derby Line, Vermont, the uncle and brother, respectively, of the bridegroom. R. K. Marvin, Tufts '96, was best man. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin will pass the winter in Florida.
'88. Hon. C. R. Bolles, of Philadelphia, was re-elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives at the recent election. The TUFTONIAN extends congratulations.
'89. George H. Hero is still teaching Latin and Greek in St. Paul's School, Garden City, Long Island. He spent the summer vacation in study at Bonn, Germany.
'90. Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Rich, of Gloucester, announce the marriage of their daughter, Annie Lockwood, and Albert Dudley Babson, of this class, on Wednesday, October 3. Mr. and Mrs. Babson will be at home at Oak Lawn, Waverly, Baltimore, Maryland, after November 1.
'90. The Rev. H. E. Cushman is delivering a series of lectures on "The Reformers." The selection of matter and style of treatment are very highly commended by eminent critics.
'90. Married, October 3, at Manchesterby-the-Sea, Walter L. Beals, of this class, and
Miss Ella M. Lucas.
'92. Philip B. Hunt is the manager of the Fidelity Coffee and Spice Company, and is located at 128 Third Street, North, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
'92. Carl D. Cushing, formerly of this class, has purchased an interest in a large grain mill at Bethel, Vermont, and will conduct the business.
'93 and '94. Miss Henrietta N. Brown, and F. H. Webster, have been appointed instructors in the chemical laboratory.
'94. A son was recently born to the Rev. and Mrs. H. H. Hoyt, of St. Johnsbury, Ver
'94. The Burr and Burton Seminary team won a closely contested foot-ball game at Rutland, Vermont, Saturday, by a score of 10 to 8. Mr. C. C. Stroud, Tufts '94, is instructor in athletics and captain of the seminary eleven. This school is located at Manchester, Vermont, midway between Bennington and Rutland.Williams Weekly.
E. J. Hewitt, '97, has been appointed assistant instructor in the gymnasium.
The foot-ball games scheduled for the past two weeks were, with the exception of the one with Yale, postponed on account of the condition of the grounds at College Hill and elsewhere and on account of rain.
A number of Tufts men have secured seats for the Yale-Harvard game at Springfield. They will, as usual, sit on the Yale side.
E. C. Craig, '95, is conducting a class in elocution in West Somerville, under the auspices of the West Somerville Reading Room Association.
November 27 has been agreed upon as the date for the Freshman-Sophomore foot-ball game.
Miss Springer, of the New England Conservatory of Music, sang at the chapel service November II.
The young ladies of the college are to give a reception and hop in Metcalf Hall Wednesday, November 21.
The classes in gymnasium work began the 19th. There are two classes of Sophomores and two of Freshmen.
Professor Dearbon has offered a course in archæology and art to the members of the Senior and Junior classes.
J. M. Butterfield, who broke his collar-bone on the foot-ball field a few weeks ago, has been able to resume his studies.
W. E. Chick and W. G. Taylor, from the class of '96, and J. F. Simpson, '97, have lately left college to enter business.
Thursday, November 15, the Freshman team played the Waltham High team at Waltham, and won by a score of 10 to 0.
November 5, Theta Delta Chi initiated. E. D. Johnson, '97, J. F. Donaldson, '97, and I. R. Bancroft, '97, were the initiates.
J. W. Knowlton, '97, is acting as captain of the foot-ball team in the place of A. K. Lane, who is suffering with a broken collar-bone.
Miss A. C. Boutelle, '98, entertained friends at her residence last week. A number of the students were present, and a very enjoyable very enjoyable evening was spent playing cards and listening to fine music.
The first prize for the best entrance examination has been awarded to M. C. Anderson, of West Somerville. The second prize was given to W. R. Ransom, who prepared at Goddard Seminary.
A number of the students attended the wedding reception given, on November 7, by Mr. and Mrs. George Beecher Perkins at Medford Hillside. Mrs. Perkins (née Bennett) was formerly of the class of '97.
H. T. Chapin, '98, was called home last week by the death of his father, a druggist in Monson. Mr. Chapin will leave Tufts and enter the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, preparatory to assuming his father's busi
Zeta Psi enjoyed its annual initiation dinner W. R. Dunat Young's Hotel November 5. ham, '95, was presiding officer and O. H. Smith, '96, toastmaster. Toasts were given by E. C. Craig, '95, A. E. Shipman, '97, O. F. Lewis, '96, and A. W. De Goosh, '93.
The Tufts College Glee and Mandolin Clubs gave their first concert at the Hospital Fair in Malden the 15th. The personnel of the Glee Club is as follows: First tenors, A. K. Lane, C. B. Greene, L. L. Perry, C. H. Wells, and A. B. Daniels; second tenors, G. C. Pierce, W. H. Belcher, W. R. Burleigh, G. W. Hill, and W. A. Moore; first basses, J. B. Chase, Jr., F. W. Ray, J. F. Donaldson, A. L. Bailey, and F. L. Peirce; second basses, W. H. Merrill, J. H. Saunders, F. P. Barker, W. E. Potter, and F. R. Schoolfield. The Mandolin Club is made up of the following: First mandolins, A. E. Shipman, F. S. Walker, G. C. Pierce, and J. B. Chase, Jr.; second mandolins, A. K. Lane and W. E. Chick; guitars, C. F. Hall, W. H. Merrill, and W. S. Clark. A. K. Lane is leader, and G. C. Pierce is manager of the club.
On Saturday, November 3, the Beta Nu chapter of Delta Tau Delta, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Beta Mu of Tufts held a joint initiation at the chapter house of the latter on Curtis Street. The following men were taken in by the Tufts chapter: J. Arthur Savage, George E Daniels, John A. Cousins, and Simeon C. Smith, all from the class of '98. The initiation banquet was held at Young's Hotel, Boston. The following toasts were responded to during the evening: Purple, White, and Gold," E. H. Hughes, Mu, '89; "Why I am Here To-night,” A. W. Thompson, Beta Nu; Story, Max Ehrmann, Beta Beta, '94; Phophecy, S. B. Johnson, Beta Mu, '96; "Deltas at Large," J. W. Dow, Sigma, '96; "The Fraternity as an Educator," G. H. Geyer, Mu, '90. K. C. Babcock, Beta Eta, '89, acted as toastmaster.
Thursday, November 15, the Sophomores and Dorchester High played a game of foot ball on the new field. The former won by a score of 8 to 0.
The class of '96 has adopted the following resolutions on the death of Robert H. Bolles, of Marion.
Whereas, The Almighty Father has seen fit to take from us our beloved friend and classmate Robert H. Bolles, and
Whereas, It is our duty to submit to the will of the All-wise God who ordains all things for the best, be it therefore
The dates for the evening parties this winter have been arranged as follows: December 13, January 17, January 31, February 14, February 28, March 14, and April 25. Those desiring to join the Association are requested deeply mourn the loss of one who was an earnest and
to see some member of the committee, which consists of J. H. Saunders, '95, D. B. Hayward, '96, A. B. Start, '97, and E. D. Johnson, '98. It is desired that all who are interested in dancing shall give their support to the Association, and thus make it possible to give a series of assemblies on the Hill this year which will be a credit to Tufts.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7,
Resolved, That we, the class of '96 of Tufts College,
conscientious student and a sincere friend.
Resolved, That we extend our deepest sympathy to the family of Mr. Bolles and to all who hold him in loving remembrance.
Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be sent to the family and published in the TUFTONIAN. G. F. MAGUire, E. D. SABINE, E. R. SAMPSON,
Tufts lined up against Yale at New Haven for the first game played by the latter team after its retirement for secret practice. Yale played her full 'varsity eleven, and had no difficulty in continually forcing the ball over the Tufts goal for touchdowns.
Tufts started with the ball, but gave it up on two outside punts. Hickok kicked; Knowlton fumbled, and Hinkey dropped on the ball at Tufts's ten-yard line. On the next play Thorne went through the Tufts line for the first touchdown in 25 seconds. No goal.
Tufts again punted out of bounds twice; Hickok kicked; Tufts lost the ball on downs, and Butterworth went around the end for a touchdown. Hickok kicked the goal.
Tufts again allowed Yale to kick off. Craig made short gains by Murphy, and the umpire Tufts ten yards for McCrea's off-side play. gave On four downs, Yale got the ball again, and Beard was sent through the centre with it. In tackling him Lane fell beneath the pile and broke his collar-bone. He very pluckily continued to play through the half, when Healey was put in his place and Holbrook substituted as guard. Butterworth made a forty-yard run and scored the next touchdown.
Then followed touchdowns and goals in rapid succession, most of the scoring being done
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by long runs by Butterworth and Thorne. Near the close of the half Tufts came near scoring. Craig went through the line between Murphy and Hickok. and Hickok. Captain Hinkey started for him. Butterworth tackled Hinkey by mistake while Craig was advancing unhindered. A slippery piece of ground threw Craig, and before he could get another start, Louis Hinkey had secured him. After two touchdowns by Butterworth, the half closed with a score of 43 to 0.
In the second half Tufts managed to hold the score down so that at the end the figures were 67 to 0.
The best playing for Tufts was done by Lane and Healey at centre and Craig at half back. Davis made some very pretty tackles.
The teams lined up as follows:
1. g. ; Stillman, c.; Hickok, r. g. ; Murphy, r. t. ; L. Yale-F. Hinkey, 1. e.; Beard, 1. t.; McCrea, Hinkey, r. e. ; Adee, q. b.; Thorne, Jerreems, Mills, h. b. ; and Butterworth, f. b. Tufts : Whitaker, r. e. ; Simpson, r. t.; Healey, Holbrook, r. g.; Lane, Healey, c.; Russell, 1. g. ; Nash, 1. t.; Davis, l. e. ; Frew, q. b; Craig and Smith, h. b. ; and Knowlton, f. b.
Score - Yale, 67; Tufts, o. Touchdowns -Butterworth, 7; Thorne, 3; Beard, 2; Jerreems, 2. Goals from touchdowns - Hickok, 3. Goals from fieldThorne, 1. Umpire - Frank, of Tufts. Referee Morris, of Yale. Linesman Quimby, of Yale. Time 20 minute halves. Attendance 1,000.
Editorials. Ir not infrequently happens that Tufts men, who are present at foot-ball games, fraternity gatherings, and such assemblages where students from other colleges are in attendance, remark upon the importance of devising some college yells that shall be "catchy " and appropriate for such occasions. The regular college cheer is all right and cannot be given too often, and the "Bully for you," etc., is good enough to be used at times, but many more are needed before Tufts men will ever be able to assert themselves very forcibly in the line of cheering. This lack of suitable cheers has been very noticeable at times, when Tufts men have been at gatherings with men from other colleges who have been able to win favor and applause by clever yells. It is not well, either, to underestimate the value of good cheers that can put life into the men who give them, and draw a smile from the countenances of those who hear them. The yell has its place, and the college that has the best cheers gets credit for them and attracts attention by them. Now, plenty of good yells have been heard on class days at Tufts, but they have never, for some reason, come down in college history and become common property. Cannot some ingenious Tufts man devise some good yells and submit them to the students through the columns of the TUFTONIAN ?
We have just been speaking of enthusiasm as manifested by good cheering; we come now to speak of enthusiasm of a broader sort, that which can be displayed in every line of college activity, from the class room to the athletic field. We are led to mention this subject because of the apparent lack of enthusiasm which some men show about their college work, and because of their apparent indifference to opportunities and their devotion to the idea that a college course is presented for the purpose of testing a man's ability to yet through it somehow and at some time. In this respect it would be hard to find fault with the men in the Theological and Medical Schools, for it is perfectly apparent to any one who has been in a class with men from these
departments that the majority of them are enthusiastic workers, manifesting a spirit that is worthy of emulation. Men in the regular academic courses ought to enter into their work with the same zeal and spirit that the men in the professional schools exhibit. No man can ever hope to get any good out of his work if he does not throw himself into it, if he does not sacrifice something to get interested in what he is doing and to get rid of the idea that this or that course is something that he must approach with a spirit of natural hostility and from which if he can only emerge successfully, he accomplishes his object. President Capen said, in his conference with the students, that the arrangement of courses at Tufts was designed to remedy the evil of forcing uncongenial work upon students, and that the result was in a measure satisfactory. It undoubtedly is; but no course, however freely chosen, can exact good work from a student who does not enter upon his duties with an enthusiasm that will make him eager to do something and to accomplish results. If the average college man would take a more lively interest in his class work, his society, his athletic sports, would concentrate his attention on what he is doing, and spend less time in dreaming of what he expects to do when he gets a little spare time, college life would mean more and the lessons of the class room and athletic field be better learned and of more lasting value.
Since the great foot-ball match at Springfield, between Harvard and Yale, a protest, to a large degree unwarranted, has arisen from the press and the pulpit against the brutality of the great college game, a protest which was of such weight that at the Yale-Princeton match in New York City the superintendent of police took the precaution to have on hand an extra force of two hundred and fifty officers to interfere in case of any brutality on the part of the players. All this, too, in spite of the fact that not a single serious injury occurred at Springfield! One who is interested in foot ball and sees in it a healthy means of physical and moral development cannot fail to regret that the game has been placed in such an unfavorable light before the eyes of the American public; and yet the reaction that will undoubtedly result will be, on the whole, favorable for the future of the game, in that the rules will be modified so as to preclude the probability of accident, and in that the present rules in regard to rough playing will be enforced more strictly than they have been. But the fault, if there is any, does not seem to lie in the game. Contests that have taken place on hundreds of American college grounds show that, rightly played, foot ball has a right to rank at the very front of college athletics. The trouble appears to be that opportunity is given a player for purposely injuring an opponent. If at times this opportunity is used, the blame must be laid at the doors of the individual players, and not of the game itself. It remains for participants in the great matches to demonstrate what players in the smaller games have proved, that it is possible, in the stress of a contest, not to take an unfair advantage of an opponent. If this can be done, the game will be vindicated as successful, not alone as a physical but as a moral developer.
Down near the "Four Corners," on one side of Narrow Lane, stands a
Jim Long's large, square, barn-like building, which serves both as a hall and a church Failure. for Turner's Corner. Under its shadow nestles a little box of a schoolhouse, and across the way is the country store and post-office combined. These comprise the public buildings at Turner's Corner, but, as old Josh Harding of that place used to tell his summer boarders, "If they ain't so very many, they 're good as far 's they go, 'n they're all paid for."
One afternoon in early November, Bert Taylor, postmaster and merchant, stood behind his little counter in the post-office building, wrestling with his cash account. This was no unusual thing for him, for never having taken a course in book-keeping, and being, withal, not over methodical, his private method of balancing his books was sometimes not an easy task. To-day he was so absorbed in his work that he did not notice when one man after another dropped in, and, missing the customary reply of the postmaster to his greeting, sank silently into one of the chairs by the stove with a significant nod toward the counter. At last, however, Mr. Taylor, having run