Darthmouth Athletics: A Complete History of All Kinds of Sports at the College

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Republican Press association, 1893 - College sports - 322 pages
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Page 1 - In order that the channel of their diversions may be turned from that which is puerile, such as playing with balls, bowls, and other ways of diversion, as have been necessarily gone into by students in other places, for want of an opportunity to exercise themselves in that which is more useful...
Page 1 - The first President of Dartmouth College, at Hanover, New Hampshire, Dr. Wheelock, " earnestly recommended," in 1771, the year the college was founded, " that they " (the students) " turn the course of their diversions and exercises for their health to the practice of some manual arts, or cultivation of gardens and other lands, at the proper hours of leisure and intermission from study and vacancies " (vacations)
Page 200 - There was no doubt, no mystery about its death, and an inquest is totally unnecessary . . . and now if there is any other game that Dartmouth can play better than football, it would be well to encourage it.
Page 1 - ... it is earnestly recommended to the students .... that they turn the course of their diversions, and exercises for their health, to the practice of some manual arts, or cultivation of gardens and other lands at the proper hours of leisure.
Page 41 - wah-hoo-wah ' rings in my ears, even as I heard it when last I gave it to bid my classmates farewell, in those days when college dreams were all there was of life and when BASE-BALL was its noblest conflict.
Page 130 - ... and secretary appointed by the President shall act until their successors are chosen by the members of the section in accordance with the by-laws established by such section. ARTICLE VIII: GUESTS Delegates and members of the Association may have the privilege of inviting guests to the meetings, under such rules and regulations as the Trustees may from time to time provide. Guests thus introduced shall be permitted to participate in discussions.
Page v - Jr- and universities make no apology for their existence, as they have won for themselves a recognized place in the established order of things ; they are the natural outgrowth of the increased attention given of late to the physical side of man's development.
Page 171 - Dartmouth, it would begin somewhat like that of Yale, where it is said that far back in Indian times, a decade or so after the college was founded, three students started Yale's boating celebrity by going out in a canoe on Sunday, in defiance of the " blue laws," and there paid the penalty of their impiety by at once upsetting.
Page 41 - ... is formed, with a band at the head of it, and the ball nine is dragged in a great chariot by three hundred pairs of hands around the diamond. The man who made the winning hit wears a new silk hat, just presented to him. Every player has to make a speech and be cheered, and everybody is happy.
Page 11 - The pitching and catching of the Nicaeans was excellent, in striking contrast with their fielding. Their batting was also very good, but as Greene, Ketcham, and Wilson caught flies with considerable facility, it proved a losing game for Amherst. Edgell's playing was very fine, though he has been on the nine but a short time.

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