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THE decision of the Senior Class not to place a window in Alumni Hall has the support, we think, of all the Undergraduates who have really considered the matter. At first the idea may have seemed a good one, but a sober second thought is enough to show the mistake of the plan and the close analogy' with the case of him who had his own tombstone cut, for fear he should not have one sufficiently expensive. The true memorial of a class such as that soon to graduate is the impetus it gives to under classes by its record of scholarship, high character, and its interest in the college papers, in societies, in boating, in baseball, and in all the departments of college life. This memorial is not finished at Commencement, but is constantly increasing as each member of the class attains success and honor in business or the professions, and is far better than a stained glass window with a portrait of Aristotle and an elaborate' 74.

The proposition in regard to the window undoubtedly rose in part from a desire for some expression of the respect of the Senior Class for its Alma Mater; but this can be done fully as well in some less ostentatious way, by a fund given to the Library for purchasing books when they first come out, or by any other permanent help to some department of the University.