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THE REPORT ON ATHLETICS.

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The annual reports of Dean Briggs on athletics invariably make good reading. They also evince a keen insight into the athletic situation at Harvard. Witness the following sentence: " * * * taxicabs as the sole means of getting about, costly dinners with wines and cigars,--all to be paid for out of gate money,--these things belong with that theory of training which furnishes free automobile rides and theatre trips as a relief to the over-taxed nervous systems of the University squads." Certainly, it would do no harm if this extract were printed on small pasteboards and entrusted to the captains and managers of some of the teams about to start on a trip.

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