The Yale gymnasium was formally presented to the university corporation on Monday evening, by the committee under whose auspices the work has been carried on. The dedicatory address was delivered by Judge H. E. Howland of New York, and President Dwight responded warmly in behalf of the university stating in the course of his remarks that he favored a duel league between Harvard and Yale in all things, intellectual as well as physical. Rev. Joseph Twitchell of Hartford announced the gift of William Cuyler of three trophy cups to the three divisions of athletics, in memory of his brother Theadore de Witt Cuyler. Judge Howland then gave a valedictory for the old fence and the brick row, a painting of which has just been presented by Chauncey M. Depew. Col. Higginson, representing Harvard, was the last speaker of the evening. He spoke chiefly on athletics
The exercises closed with an exhibition of class work by D. G. Anderson, director of the department of Physical Culture.
The Yale gymnasium has a frontage of 168 feet and a depth of 68 feet. The apparatus used was, to to a large extent designed especially for this building, and can be found in no other similar building in the country.