The Orient professes to have received letters from different colleges on the subject of intercollegiate rowing. We give quotations:
From Oberlin: "Impossible to come East. Two horrible cases of tobacco chewing have been found right in our midst. These will require all our attention."
Pennsylvania writes: "Have a race on the Schuylkill, pay our expenses, guarantee us a prize, let us select our own judges, and we will consider your proposition."
"Columbia is once more desirous of exhibiting her peculiar style of manning a boat, - four men to row, and the remainder for passengers and ballast."
From Harvard: "Will Yale row? If so, count us in." And Yale: "Will Harvard row? If not, count us out." - [Via Tech.