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WE are very glad to hear that the Athletic Association proposes giving a fall meeting this year, and hope that it will prove successful as regards the number of starters in the different events. The idea of limit races has never before been attempted at Harvard, and we are sure that it will meet with the approval of all who are interested in the success of track athletics in our University. The 100-yards dash and 1/4-mile run, limit races, ought to bring out a large field of entries, since from the former Wendell, Mitchell, Mandell, Soren, &c., are barred, and in the latter Goodwin and Wendell cannot compete, each having a record better than the limit, 55 seconds. This is a chance for men who have never run before, and it is to be hoped that a large number of would-be athletes will take advantage of it, as it is the desire of the Athletic Association, in this meeting, to bring out new material which, if promising, will receive careful development in the spring. The usual excuse that one "has no chance" does not apply at all in this case, and if men will throw off false pride and enter in these games they will receive all the encouragement the H. A. A. can extend to them, and may develop athletic qualities of which they did not imagine themselves possessed. In the pole leaping and hurdle race there is an admirable chance for any who wish to practise for these games, while the mile-run has lost some of its strongest representatives with the graduation of '81. The running broad jump ought also to call out entries; while the football events, and the 220 yards, 1/2-mile run, and 1-5-mile hurdle race will insure a number of interesting competitions in addition to the above-mentioned list. We hope that the athletes of the College, by their numerous entries, will meet the Association half way in this measure and show the Executive Committee that their efforts to further the College's athletic interests are appreciated.

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