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THE MAIL

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To the Editor of the CRIMSON:

The undersigned are in hearty agreement with your recent editorial "Black Majesty", in which you deplore the fact that Seniors are discontinuing the wearing of caps and gowns. The newly inaugurated Reading Period need not have given it the coup de grace.

This custom is an old and dignified one about which there is nothing ridiculous or affected. It is regrettable that false modesty or apathy should be allowed to destroy it.

If it is to be revived, should not the Class Officers take the lead? John Philips Cooke '29   Stanley W. Ellis '29

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