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YALE SENIOR STATISTICS

Nearly 100 Men in 1912 Are Abstainers from Intoxicants and Tobacco.--Appreciation of Phi Beta Kappa.

The senior class at Yale has recently completed its statistical vote, which is used in making up the class album, with exceedingly interesting results. Some of these results are given below.

The average expense of every senior for each of his four years has been $1145. The number of men who use tobacco is 180, while 97 abstain from it; this is an increase in the number of smokers over last year. The number who use intoxicants on the other hand has decreased: 120 out of the 277 men in the class declare themselves total abstainers; 196 out of the class are church members, also a decrease from last year. A bare majority voted against required Sunday chapel, while an overwhelming majority were in favor of required morning chapel. Phi Beta Kappa was first choice among "college activities," with 144 votes, while the university "Y" was the ambition of 116.

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