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We doubt if Harvard will ever play foot-ball "for all it is worth" until Harvard finds a competent coach-some one who will train our elevens as Mr. Bancroft has trained our eights. Some we know, will not admit that foot-ball can be taught in this definite way. But they need only notice this great improvement of foot-ball at Yale under Mr. Camp's coaching, and to learn about the wonderful work done by coaching at Adams Academy some years ago when the school was large,-to be convinced that foot-ball can be taught ; that it would be better to take the best men and teach them foot-ball, just as we take the best men and teach them how to row ; and that Harvard with an untrained eleven can never expect to contend on even terms against Yale with an eleven scientifically coached by Mr. Camp. Our victories in rowing and our defeats in foot-ball and base-ball point to the same fact-that the best work is done under the best masters.

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