The meeting of the Intercollegiate Football Association was held on Saturday, and apparently all business was transacted without the least hitch. Harvard's resignation was duly presented, according to the instructions given at mass meeting last autumn, and accepted. The association then went on, as usual, to elect officers. There seemed to be no question of dissolving the association or of any attempt on the part of any of the colleges to bulldoze another. All the talk, so frequent in the newspapers of late, of the necessity of giving up a league, and of Yale's or Princeton's disadvantage under the new arrangement, was needless. The case of the Baseball Association, cited as a parallel, had no application; for the constitution of that association provided for its dissolution in case of the resignation of any member, and this was natural when there were only three members. With five members there could be no need or desire for such a provision. The fears expressed of Princeton's unwillingness to accept the presidency were equally groundless. Perhaps the funniest episode in the discussion was Mr. Camp's suggestion, through a newspaper, that Harvard should prevent all possible complication by not resigning until after voting for whatever rules Yale wished to have adopted. The outcome of the meeting adds proof to what Harvard has from the first declared, that she has no desire or notion of disturbing whatever arrangements other colleges may wish to make. A dual league between Harvard and Yale would provide for matches between those two colleges, without reference to outside colleges in any way.
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