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IN the discussion of the change of Stewards at Memorial, in the President's Report, the following sentence occurs: "Complaints about the food and service had been rife among the students of the Association for several months; but the Directors had not brought these complaints to the notice of the Steward, or taken any measures to remove the just causes of complaint, if any there were, or to demonstrate their unreasonableness." On this point there seems to be some misapprehension. The Directors made complaints to the Steward, and he, to demonstrate the unreasonableness of these complaints, repeatedly took the Board through the lower part of the Hall and explained its workings. This was interesting to the Directors, to be sure, but they knew no more when they came out than they did when they went in. Meanwhile members were rapidly leaving the Hall, and the board was growing poorer. Resolutions were then introduced requesting the removal of Mr. Farmer, on the ground that the students were leaving the Hall. The Directors were unanimous in the opinion that the desertion was caused by Mr. Farmer's incapacity, and they were prevented from saying so only by the thought that such a statement might defeat, as before it had defeated, the contemplated change. Under the direction of Mr. Balch the Hall has become more popular than it had been at any time before he took charge of it; and under the present Steward only has the Hall ever met the just expectations of the great majority of the students.

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