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Hawthorn, William Smith; M. Macoun, Clement Acton Barton, at Brook-

McGill: D. Printup, Oberlin; M. Van line, Oct. 18, 1915.



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1904. Fiances Abigul Hodgldns to
Edgar Willis Currie, at Cheisea,
June 10, 1015.

1007. Anna Cabot Almy to Percy W.
BidweU, at Cambridge, June 8,
1015.

1007. Kathleen Drew to Edward Chaoe
Tolman, at Cambridge, Aug. 80,
1015.

1010. Elizabeth Berkeley Lee to Fred-
erick May Eliot, at Cambridge,
June 25, 1015.

1010. Elizabeth Odlin to Manvel Whit-
temore, at Lynn, Aug. 14, 1015.

1011. Sylvia Knight to Louis Sherman
Headley, at Boston, Sept. 18,
1015.

1011. Mary Louise MoSweeney to
Joseph Breen, at Sandwich, Aug.
11, 1015.

1018. Bessie London to Benjamin S.
Pouzzner, at Brookline, June 26,
1015.

1012. Margaret Janette Vamey to John
Von Home, at Chelsea, Sept. 14,
1015.

1010-12. Hden Phinney Walcott to
Frank Estes Kendrie, at Bel-
mont, June 20, 1015.

1012-14. Elizabeth Mason Ahny to
SUnley Cobb, at Cotuit, July 10,
1015.

1014. Katharine Dummer to Walter
Taylor Fisher, at Portland, Ore.,
Aug. 21, 1015.

1015. Blanche Maude Benjamin to
William John Crozier, at Cam-
bridge, June 25, 1015.

1015. Barbara Laighton to William Bul-
lard Durant, at Cambridge, Oct.
15, 1015.

DeaUia,
1005. Anne Williams Taylor, May 4,

1015.
1000. Alice Ackley Butler, Oct. 20, 1015.



STUDENT LIFE.

The undergraduate activities for the
College year began with an elaborate
round of receptions to new students dur-
ing the first week of classes. The two
principal events were, as in the past, the
gatherings in the Union and at Phillips
Brooks House on the first Tuesday and
Wednesday of College. More than 700
new students attended the former event,
the feature of which was a series of short
talks by Pres. Lowell, Dean Briggs,
Dean Hurlbut, Major H. L. Higginson,
'55, and W. H. Trumbull, Jr., '15, acting-
ci4>tain of the 1014 football team. The
Phillips Brooks House entertainment
was somewhat more informal, and was
more distinctively undergraduate in
character. £. W. Mahan, '16, captain
of the football team, R. H. Stiles, '16,
president of the Critruon, and W. J.
Bingham, '16, captain of the track team,
outlined the various College activities,
while Prof. G. H. Pahner, '64, Dr. A. P.
Fitch, '00, and A. Beane, '11, discussed
the more serious aspects of College life.

In addition to the two general recep-
tions, special meetings were held for new
members of several of the Graduate
Schook. Over 200 first-year men at-
tended the reception given by the Law
School Society of Phillips Brooks House
on Sept SO. Among the speakers, Pres.
Lowell and Prof. Samuel Williston, '82,
r^resented the Faculty, while G. C.
Henderson, 3L., president of the Law
Review, and P. V. McNutt, 8L., presi-
dent of the Legal Aid Bureau, spoke
on the extra-curriculum activities. The
new students in the Business School, the
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences,
and the Harvard and Andover Theo-
logical Schools, joined in a reception at
Phillips Brooks House on Oct. 8, being
addressed by Deans Fenn, Haskins, and
Gay. On Oct. 5, Phillips Brooks House



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held a special reception for foreign stu-
dents. Prof. G. F. Moore gave the ad-
dress of welcome, and Prof. Hattori,
exchange professor from Japan, also
^wke. The student speakers were P.
Campos, '16, of Porto Rico, P. G. Wolo,
'17, of liberia, and Fu Chang, 2L., of
China.

Members of the University took an
active part in the state political cam-
paign during the early fall. Nearly 80
College Democrats made stump speeches
in the vicinity of Boston, while a large
Harvard delegation marched in the
Republican stieet parade on the Satur-
day evening before election day. The
rival University political dubs elected
the following officers: Republican — C.
F. Farrington, '16, of Cambridge, pres.;
H. Amoiy, '16, of Boston, and R. F.
Herrick, '16, of MUton, vice-presidents;

C. A. Coolidge, Jr., '17, of Boston, treas.;

D. C. Watson, '16, of Milton, sec. Demo-
cratic— C. P. Sheehan. 2L.,of Buffalo,
N.Y., pres.; S. B. Hoar, IL., of Concord,
vice-pres. ; P. Carrington, 2L., of St. Louis,
Mo., sec.-treas. The registration of 86
students at the Cambridge polls this
fall was protested by the local board of
registrars, and became the subject of an
extended inquiry by the grand jury.
Tlie protests were finally settled by the
Board of Registrars, which allowed the
objections to only four of the men in-
volved. According to the findings of the
board, the registration of students seems
to have been clearly established for the
first time. Hereafter members of the
University who wish to vote will have
to be properly assessed, will have to show
that, if they derive part or all of their
support from their parents, Cambridge,
and not their parents' residence, is their
legal domicile, and will have to establish
the necessary residence qualifications in
spite of the long summer vacation. Be-
sides the protested student voters. Prof.



W. B. Munro, F. G. C. O'Neill, '16,
business manager of the Crimson, P. C.
Lewis, '17, W. H. Medcer, '17, and £. A.
Whitn^, '17, Bwsist ant managing editors
and R. S. Coit, '18^ a news candidate,
were summoned before the grand jury
in connection with the publication of
articles explaining the rules for the regis-
tration of students, but no further ac-
tion in their case seems likely.

To commemorate their year as the
first class in the Freshman Dormitories,
1018 presented a marble sundial to the
University. At the dedication ceremony
on Oct. 6, W. J. Murray, '18, class presi-
dent, made the formal presentation.
Pres. Lowell thanked the class on behalf
of the University and expressed himself
as pleased with tJie standard set by 1918.
The pedestal, which stands in the tri-
angle between Smith and Standish Halls,
bears the following inscription: "Cltss
of 1018: the First Class to Occiq>y the
Freshman Halls. Presented Oct 6,
1015."

In the annual class elections C. A.
Coolidge, Jr., of Boston, was elected
president of 1017. The other Junior
officers chosen at this time were: J. I.
Wylde, '17, of Boston, vice-pres., and
R. Baldwin, '17, of West Newton, sec,-
treas.; members of the Student Council
— N. E. Burbidge, '17, of Spokane,
Wash., £. A. I>ougias, '17, of Buffalo,
N.Y., R. Harte, '17, of Philadelphia,
Pa.. W. WiUcox. Jr., '17, of Norfolk. Va.
The Sophomore class elections resulted
as follows: P^es., M. Wiggin, of Brook-
line; vice-pres., W. O. Morgan, of High-
land Park, III.; sec.-treas., A. E. Mae-
Dougall, of Flushing, L.I., N.Y.; mem-
ber of Student Council, — W. B. Beale,
of Augusta, Me. At the same time the
Seniors elected the following to the Stu-
dent Council: H. L. F. Kreger, of Fair-
field, Me., and R. N. Williams, 8d, of
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Shortly after the electioiis the two
middle daases oiganised their activities
for the year under the direction of the
foUowing committees: 1017: EfUertaitir
merU CommiUee — G, C. Caner, of Phil-
adelphia, Pa., chairman; E. O. Baker, of
Cambridge; G. B. Blaine, of Tamiton;
K. P. Culbert, of East Orange, N.J.;
Jose Calderon Harris, of Brookline;
L M. Lombard, of Winchester; W.
Rand, 3d, of Rye, N.Y.; W. S. Simpkins,
of Yarmouth Port; J. C. White, Sd, of
Boston; W. Willoox, Jr., of Norfolk, Va.
Dinner CommiUee^F. H. Cabot, Jr.,
of New York, chairman; G. E. Abbot, of
Andover; O. G. Kiikpatrick, of San
Antonio, Texas; W. H. Meeker, of New
York; J. Melcher, of New York; T. H.
Rice, of Brookline; A. B. Roosevelt, of
Oyster Bay, L.I., N.Y.; J. W. D. Sey-
mour, of New York; S. C. Welch, of
Buffalo, N.Y.; H. Wentworth, of Chi-
cago, 111. Finance CommiUee — R.Bald-
win, of West Newton, chairman; R. W.
Babcock, of Albany, N.Y.; G. W. Bene-
diet, Jr., of Brookline; D. Campbell, of
Mt. Hamilton. Cal.; H. B. Courteen, of
Ifilwsnkee, Wis.; T. H. Eckfeldt, Jr., of
Concord; P. S. Howe, Jr., of West New-
ton; R. D. Hunneman, of Brookline;
W. D. KeUey, 8d, of Chattanooga,
Tenn.; H. W. Minot, of Boston; L. A.
Morgan, of Potwin, Kan.; G. A. Parsons,
of New York; H. G. Reynolds, of Read-
viUe; J. P. Warburg, of Washington,
D.C.; W. P. Whitehouse, 2d, of Portp
land. Me.

Hie 1018 committees were announced
as follows: Entertainment — Murray
Taylor, of New York (chairman); P. B.
Boyden, of Winnetka, HI.; S. W. Dick^,
of New York; L. M. Pratt, Jr., of Chest-
nut Hill; A. Putnam, of Philadelphia,
Pki.; W. A. Reed, Jr., of New York; H.
G. Shnonds, of New Yoi^; Moseley Tay-
lor, of Boston. Smoibtfr (a sub-conunittee
under the Entertainment Committee)



— A. C. Sullivan, of Lowell (chairman);
D. B. Amdd, of Boston; L. B. Leonard,
of Lynn; L. K. Moorehead, of Andover.
Dinner — A. W. Gardner, of New York
(chairman); W. Davis, of New York;
J. M. Fhmklin, of New Yoric; J. L. Hub-
bard, of Ph>videnoe, R.L; T. T. Mackie,
of New York; N. V. Nelson, of Winthrop;
A. W. Pope, Jr., of Boston; R. J. H.
Powel, Jr., ArdsIey-on-Hudson, N.Y.;
H. A. Quimby, 2d, of ^ringfield; C. P.
Reynolds, of Milton; W. F. Robinson,
of Philadelphia, Pa.; W. H. Wheeler, Jr.,
of Yonkers, N.Y. Executive — Yi. J.
Murray, of Natick (chairman); W. B.
Beale, of Augusta, Me.; A. E. Mao-
Dougall, of Flushing, L.I., N.Y.; W. O.
Morgan, of Hi^dand Park, 111.; G. A.
Perpy, of Arlington; T. C. Thacher, Jr.,
of Yarmouth Port. Finance — C, W.
Adams, Jr., of Fkanklin, N.H.; D. Apple-
ton, of Haverhill; R. G. Brown, of New
York; A. A. Cook, of Canandaigua,
N.Y.; F. W. Edcer, of Brooklyn; G. M.
Hollister, of Grand Rapids, litCdi.; S. B.
Kaiser, of Brookline; W. D. D. Morgan,
of Chevy Chase, Md.; D. M. Little, Jr.,
of Salem; W. A. Norris, of Milwaukee,
Wis.; A. L. Richmond, of Boston; P.
Squibb, of Bemardsville, N.J.; H. H.
Silliman, of West Rozbury; A. D. Weld,
of Boston.

The tentative schedule of the Uni-
versity Musical Clubs for 1015-16 shows
a great number of trips to all parts of
New England. Although the Student
Council forbids the Clubs to take a
Christmas trip in two successive years^
concerts will be given during December
in Fall River and Manchester, N.H.,
and in the spring at Keene, N.H., Provi-
dence, R.I., Montdair, N.J., and New
York. The principal features of the fall
program were the annual dual concerts
with Yale and Princeton on the evenings
preceding the football games, the former
event being held in Jordan Hall, Boston,



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on Nov. 19, and the Utter in Alexander
Hall, Princeton, on Nov. 5. The Uni-
vertity Glee Club will again compete in
an intercollegiate contest at New York
thia winter. In addition to last year's
members of the association (Columbia,
Dartmouth, Harvard, and Pennsyl-
vania), Princeton and Penn. State wiU
probably be represented this year. Offi-
cers off the Intercollegiate Musical Coun-
cil were elected on Oct. 23 as follows:
Phss., A. F. Pickemell, *14, of Engle-
wood, N.J.; sec., N. L. Tibbetts, '15. of
Winchester; treasurer, L. H. Davis, of
Pennsylvania. D. H. Ingram, '16, man-
ager of the University Musical Clubs,
was elected manager of the 1910 inter-
collegiate meet. R. T. Fry, '17, off Claie-
mont, N.H., has been appointed assist-
ant manager of the University Musical
Qubs, and W. P. Whitehouse, 8d, '17, of
Portland, Me., has been elected secr^.
taiy of the University Banjo Club.

The CrifMon has elected the following
officers for the first half-year: Editorial
chairman, C. Laporte, '16, of St. Louis,
Mo.; assistant managing editors, P. C.
Lewis, '17, of Indianapolis, Ind.; W. H.
Meeker, '17, of New York; and £. A.
Whitney, '17, of Augusta, Me.

At the fall elections of the Ad/eocate,
the following were added to the board:
H. Amoiy, '16, of Boston; R. N. Cram,
'17, of Kennebunk, Me.; R. Cutler, '16,
off Brookline; 6. Lament, '16, off Engle-
wood, N.J.; W. H. Meeker, '17, of New
York; R. C. Winton, '18, <^ Addison,
N.Y.

R. C. Kelly, '17, of Dorchester, has
been chosen managing editor of the lU
luHrated, and the following have been
elected to the photographic department:
C. Blum, Jr., '18, of New York; G. F.
Hughes, '18, of Milton; and A. E. Mao-
DougaU, '18, of Flushing, L.I., N.Y.

The Law Renew has elected the fol-
lowing new editors: R. C. Brown, 8L.,



W. C. Brown, Jr., 8L., M. C. Bragdon.
8L., S. Bunn, 2L., H. F. Bums, 8L., C.
P. Curtis, Jr., 2L., F. L. Daily, 8L., R.
B. Dawson, 8L., R. DriscoU, 3L., D. E.
Dunbar, 2L., J. R. Green, 2L., F. P.
Greenman, 8L., C. H. Hand, 2L., A.
Jaretski, 8L., W. T. Joyner, 8L., R. C.
Biapy, 2L., K. C. Royal, 8L., G. H.
Semkr, 2L., S. Smith. 8L., C. A. Wood-
ard,8L.

After two years in the old Agassii
House at 86 Quincy Street, the Speakers*
Club has moved into the building at 80
Hdyoke Street, occupied successively
by the Varsity and Western Clubs.
While the Club has been expanding rap-
idly in past years in its effort to stir up
undergraduate interest in current affairs
outside the University, it has been hand-
icapped by an inconvenient location,
until the new move brought it into the
centre of the other College activities.
At the house-warming dinner on Oct. 13,
Pres. Eliot addressed an audience of 80
members^ this being his first speech be-
fore the students in the present year.
The Speakers' Club and the Union,
which jointly manage the Forum, held
the first public discussion of the year on
Nov. 10, the subject being: "Resolved,
That the Americans, as individuals,
should openly lend moral and economic
aid to the Allies." The meetings of the
Forum for 1915-16 have been placed in
charge of the following committee: D. H.
Ingram, '16,' of Chicago, 111., chairman;
K. Bromley, '16, of New York; C. La-
porte, '16, of St. Louis, Mo.; H. G. Rey-
nolds, '17, of ReadviUe; W. C. Sanger,
Jr., '16, of Sangerfield, N.Y.; C. A.
Trafford, Jr., '16, of Worcester; E. A.
Whitney, '17, of Augusta, Me.

At the organization meeting of the
Student Council early in the fall, the fol-
lowing officers were elected: W. Blanch-
ard, '16, off Concord, pres.; W. J. Bing-
ham, '16, of Methuen, vice-pres.; H. L.



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F. Kreger, 'Id, of Fairfield, Me., sec.-
treas. In addition to the officers, the
following were elected members of the
Executive Committee of the Council:
N. £. Burlridge, '17, of Spokane, Wash.;

C. A. Coolidge, Jr., '17. of Boston; D. P.
Morgan, Jr., '10, of New York; R. N.
Williams, Sd, 'Id, of Cambridge. Phi
Beta Kappa elected as its 3 representa^
tives in the Student Council, R. Cutler,
'Id, of Brookline; C. Laporte, '16, of St.
Louis, Mo.; and K. B. Murdock, '16, of
Chestnut Hill.

The 47 Woricshop inaugurated its
fourth season with two performances, on ,
Nov. 13 and 16. The production in-
duded a three^act comedy. The Re-
bound, by T. P. Robinson, a former stu-
dent under Prof. Baker, and The Purple
Dream, a fantastic one-act comedy by

D. L. Breed, a graduate of En^sh 47,
who is now taking English 47a. Hiis
production marked the beginning of an
escperiment with a new plan for an ama-
teur stock company, including a number
of actors and actresses from Cambridge
and Boston who are giving their services
for the year to the Woricshop.

The students in the Law School have
already undertaken more extra-curricu-
lum activities than in any previous year.
Fifty members of the second-year class
have orggiuxed a society called the "Old
Bailey," a name taken from one of the
old English law courts. The Club differs
radically from the existing first-year
organizations, in that its puipose is pri-
marily social. It has a house at 1590
Mass. Ave., and maintains a restaurant
for the members. The officers of the new
dub are: L. Clayton, 2L., of Leland
Stanford, pres.; R. B. Dawson, of the
University of Nebraska, vice-pres.; A.

E. Case, £L., of Yale, sec. The Law
School Sodety of Phillips Brooks House
win be managed this year by F. L. Daily,
8L., of Peoria, HI., and the following



executive committee: M. C. Bragdon,
Jr., 3L., of Evanston, HI.; S. B. Mont-
gomery, 3L., of Edmonton, Alberta,
Canada; and W. H. Shepardson, 3L., of
Hamilton. N.Y. The L^al Aid Bureau,
which during its two years of existence
has handled 844 cases for people finan-
cially unable to meet the expense of
hiring counsd, has moved into its new
offices on the top fioor of Austin Hall.
The officers elected for 1915-16 are: P.
V. McNutt, 3L., pres.; F. L. Daily, 3L.,
vice-pres.; O. 6. Saxon, 2L., sec. The
fdlowing editorial from the Crinuon of
Oct. 80, brings up to date the continual
discussion of whether graduates of Hai^
vard College succeed in the Law School:

The work of Harrard men in the Law
School, as oompared with that of graduatea of
other inatitutiona, haa often been taken aa a
barometric meaaiire of the quality of Harvard
Btudenta and inatruction. Two years ago the
College had leaa than its proportion of gradu-
ates on the Lata Retiew; and, for example, the
inference was drawn by some members of the
daaeics department that the relatively poor
showing was due to the lack of interest, and
consequently of training in the classics.

Last year, however, while only 27 per cent
of the third-year class were Harvard men, 31
per cent of those receiving a grade of A were
graduatea of the College; and while only 28
per cent of ^e two lower dnsees were Harvard
men, one-third of the 90 elected to the Law
Ameio were graduates of Harvard. Two years
ago the Sears ixises, given to the four men ci.
highest standing in the second- and third-year
classes, — two to each class, — were won by
graduatea of other institutions. This year
Harvard men won three of the four prisea.

Undoubtedly the work of Harvard men in
the Law School had deteriorated for a period;
but it has recovered from the slump. The prea-
ent condition is the more gratifying, when it ia
remembered that, in the case of colleges geo-
graphically remote, it is the more capable and
ambitious students who come to the Law
School; whereas a more representative body
go from Harvard College.

One hundred and seventy-five men
attended the social service conference in
Phillips Brooks House on Oct. 0, at
which the opportunities for work with
boys' dubs, in settlement houses, etc.,
were outlined. Mr. George W. Coleman,
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diflcuflsed the local need for social service,
while Prof. F. W. Taussig, '70, S. B. Pen-
nock, '15, R. T. Twitchell, '16. and W. I.
Hbbetts, '17, pointed out the special
chances for Harvard students.

Following a new plan which has been
successfully used at other large universi-
ties, the Christian Association has organ-
iied groups of students in the several
dormitories for the informal discussion
of religious and moral questions. These
groups meet one evening eadi week and
are in most cases limited to 15 men.
Among the leaders of groups are Profs.
Carver, Taussig, Hoemle, and Palmer.

The interscholastic scholarship tn^hy
offered last spring by the Harvard Chap-
ter of Phi BeU l^pa for the school
making the best record at the 1015 en-
trance examinations, has been awarded
to Springfield Central High School. Out
of candidates from the school, 2 passed
their entrance tests with high honors,
being granted places in the "first group,"
and 6 others won places in the second
group. Other leading schook were:

Group I Oraup II Total

St. Mark's 4 4 8

Exeter 15 6

Groton 1 4 5

Rozbury Latin. 1 4 5

At the Cosmopolitan Club's initial
reception for foreign students, the speak-
ers were Dean Yeomans, Prof. Francke,
Prof. Wiener, Prof. Lake, Prof. Dupriez
of Belgium, Prof. Hattori of Japan, and
Prof . Lima of Brazil. OiBoers of the Club
were elected as foUows: P. Campos, '16,
of Ponce. Porto Rico, pres.; W. J. R.
Taylor, '17, of Rochester, N.Y.. first
vice-pres.; H. H. Chung, uC, of Nan-
duing, China, second vice-pres.; R. C.
Williams, '16, of Buffalo, N.Y., sec.;
P. G. Wolo, '17, of Grand Cess, Liberia,
tieas.

Freshman Musical Clubs this year will
be organised according to a compromise
plan embodying the main features of



both the University Clubs and the inter-
dcMinitory arrangement of last year. —
The Union gave a smoker to 1010 on
Oct 6, at which L. Withington, '11, and
W. J. Bingham, '16, spoke. — The
Senior dass buttons for 1016 which have
been in use since the opening day of Col-
lege were designed by L. W. Devereux.
'16, of Utica, N.Y. — The M.I.T. diess
team defeated the University squad in
the first match of the season by the score
of 3| to 2|, L. LeFevre, '17, and R.
Johnson, '16. winning their individual
matches for Harvard. — The Latin-
American students in the Universi^
held a luncheon in the Union under the
auspices of Phillips Brooks House on
Oct. 27. —The Cerde Fran^ais held a
reception in honor of Prof. Maurice
DeWulf, of the University of Louvain,
who is now at Harvard. — At a meeting
of the International Polity Club on Oct.
28, Pres. Lowell spoke on "Hie League
to Enforce Peace." — The report of the
retiring treasurer of 1017 shows that the
Junior dass commenced this year with a
balance of $770.25 to ito credit — The
board of editors of the 1018 Red Book
hdd a banquet at the Hotd Tliomdike
on Oct. 28, followed by a theatre party.
Dvnght Harold Ingrum, '16.

ATHLETICS.

football

Answering the early season call of
Captain Mahan, about 80 players re-
ported to Coach Haughton on Sept, 13,
and before the opening of College two
weeks later, this number had been
swelled to 100. The serious losses whidi
the team suffered by graduation last
June were hardly offset by an abun-
dance of new material, and the oom-
parative inexperience of the men pointed
to a more slow and conservative do-
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two yean. Of the men rated aa regulars
at the time of the Yale game in 1014,
only three returned. These were Captain
Mahan, K. B. G. Parson, '10, tackle,
and D. J. WaUaoe, '16, centre, and until
the 21st of October Wallace had to be
kept out of the line-up because of some
doubt whether his participation in part
of one soccer game at the University of
Southern Cahf omia two years ago made
him indigible under the three-year rule.
Other "H" men available were J. L.
Bigelow, '16, C. A. Coolidge, Jr., '17,
R. C. Curtis, '16, E. W. Soucy, '16, A.
J. Weatherhead, '16, linemen; and D. C.
Watson, '16, R. S. C. King, '16, G. A.
McKinkx:k, '16, in the backfieki. Furth-
ermore, two valuable veterans of the
1918 season returned this fall: J. A. Gil-
man, Jr., '16, a powerful tadde, and
R. R. Cowen, '16, a heavy guard. The
leading candidates from the 1018 Fresh-
man squad were Captain T. H. £n-
wright, R. Horween, W. J. Murray, W.
F. Robinson, Mosel^ Taylor, and M.
Wiggin. Daily scrimmages were held
during the second week of practice, so
that the team entered the Colby game
with a fair amount of driU in the f unda^
mentals, even though the warm weather
prevented much of the usual gruelling
training.

The large score of SO points piled up
in the first game of the season, showed
that Coadi Haughton had directed his
first work on the attack rather than on
the defense, and also showed the wisdom
of the University's conservative policy.
Colby's offense was marked by re-
peated attempts at the forward pass,
while the University eleven made prac-
tically all of its gains through simple
off-tackle and end runs. The same con-
servative policy was continued in the
game against the Mass. Agricultural
College. Playing on a muddy field, the
Harvard men did well not to make a



single fumble, but the work of the team
\h general was hardly encouraging, as,
only the simplest style of game was used,
and that without much success. Harvard
was luddly saved from a scoreless tie in
the last few minutes of play, when R.
Harte, '17, intercepted a forward pass
and ran 45 yards for a touchdown.

Harvard scored four touchdowns
against Carlisle, two of the same order
as that against M.A.C., and two made
by crumbling the Indian defense be-
fore a powerful attack. The most vital
point in the team's development brought
out by this game was a miserable weak-
ness in the line. Carlisle rushed the baD
twice as far as did the University. The
Indian backs seemed to find holes in the



Online LibraryWilliam Richards Castle William Roscoe ThayerThe Harvard graduates' magazine → online text (page 43 of 103)