To day the good work which has been done by the members of the eleven during the past six weeks is to make itself felt for the first time, for all contests so far have been of a preparatory school nature, and are valueless in making a true estimate of the true worth of the eleven. Our return to the field of inter-collegiate foot-ball contests has been a source of pleasure to all Harvard men. To day we are to see whether there is any foundation for that feeling, and likewise to discover whether a year of idleness has destroyed all the foot-ball talent that far back in past ages once existed here. We can all rest assured, at any rate, that the men will all do their best, and that the result will be a criterion of the strength of the two elevens.
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