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LIFE AT YALE.

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The following extracts we have been permitted to make from a private letter written by a junior at Yale. It need hardly be a junior at Yale. It need hardly be said that the writer is a Western man:

"There are 156 in our class and 1,066 in the whole college here. Our class, '84, is divided in four divisions on 'stand.' They put me in the third division because I was a new student. Their rule is to start a new man down low, and let him work up. We have physics, chemistry, Chaucer, and beginning German; French is my optional. . . . There are five things in which a man must excel here to be highly thought of: Boating, foot-ball, baseball, literary ability, or scholarship. A man that don't count in any one of these is no good, unless he is a thoroughly 'good fellow.' Many of the differences between the students of Eastern and Western Colleges are due to the fact of the former living in dormitories. . . . It is terrible expensive here as compared with Ann Arbor. I and chum have to pay $5.00 a week for room and $6.00 a week for table-board apiece, making $17.00 a week, outside of all other expenses. . . . A son of Greek-Grammar Hadley is our professor in German, and a son of Geologist Dana in physic. All those famous men - Loomis, Dana, Sr., Whitney, etc., - never sniff at a class lower than the senior. They serve as elegant figureheads to give the college a 'rep.' However, you must not give me away in this, as the professors are reverenced here." - [Michigan Argonaut.

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