THE '88 TUG-OF-WAR TEAM.
It strikes me that your contributor of yesterday is both extremely infantile in his arguments and ungenerous to ward the "Tech" team. We sent in four of our strongest men to pull against Technology, and we were fairly beaten. Why, then, try to conceal the fact and hesitate to make admissions which are merely honorable?
Your contributor says that different teams have represented us in different contests. They may have had a change in number 3 or 2, but they have been virtually the same, and the '88 man in question has pulled on them all. As to his argument concerning the right of the '87 men to pull in the class boat this year, it may be said that they are no longer 'Varsity men, and hence do not come under the rule respecting the latter. In the case of '88's coxswain, I do not get the drift of his very lucid argument, nor do I understand to what he refers when he says that the vote was due to a misunderstanding and that it is not yet settled. To what vote does he refer, and why has it not yet been settled? Perhaps he will have the kindness in some future communication to inform one who wants to see