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The Concordiensis. (Schenectady, N.Y.) 1877-current, November 01, 1877, Image 9

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' ' e s ng ith 4 ed ed THE CONCORDIENSIS. 9 Thro·wing the base-ball was then announced, and the following presented themselves as con- testants: W. E. Anderson, 'So, W. J. McNulty, '8o, A. A. Brown, '79, A. B. Moorhouse, '7S, L. F. Holmes, '78, W. C. Ravenel, 'So. Anderson's throw. of 297ft. 2 inches was the best. Hotmes second, 290 ft. 5 inches. In the half-mile run which followed and of ing was arranged, and to whom its success was largely due. On behalf of Mr. W. L. Campbell, Chief .of Police of this city and one of the judges, Pro- fessor Staley then presented Mr. MeN ulty with the special prize for best general athlete, and after cheers the crowds dispersed. The sports have produced a pleasurable ex- citement in college, but they are not entirely successful unless they increase the general in- terest in gymnastics this winter. Let the sue- proved one of the most exciting contests the day, seven competitors were named follows, but only the first five started : as cessful take care for their laurels in the spring, '., l ;, ,. ' I \ ' ,' 1 W. Hayes, '79, F. W. Moore, '8r, W. B. Landreth, 'So, W. H. Thomas, '7S, W. J. McNulty, '8o~ J. Heatly, '79, E. P. White, '79. MeN ulty, having the inside position, took the lead. Landreth soon closed in with him. Moore was running hard on the extreme out- side. Hayes and Thomas steady. Half way round the second time Hayes tried for the lead, but failed. Moore and Landreth fell out shortly afterward, leaving MeN ulty ahec:td, Hayes second, Thomas last. In this order they 1 ran, gradually separating. Half way round for ·, .l the fourth and last time MeN ulty was the first :, to spurt, and although Hayes made a gallant ·! ) struggle he was unable to overtake him, Me- r ~ Nulty winning in 2. I6 I-4, Hayes three seconds : ·;1 1 ] ater. .~ The ninth and last event was the One-mile { :~ walk. 1'he following entered, but Lansing and ·;~ ;~ MeN ulty did not start. ::M ; ,:{t{ ~-~~; I ·;l,l ~ :~ f. ·~; I :' l _?\- ~ -~;~ v· -1~} L. W. Beattie, '79, W. J. McNulty, 'So, W. F. Lansing, '7S, J. J. O'Hara, '7S, J. E. McGuire, '79, L. D. Palmer, '79· Beattie stopped after the second lap, and at i' ~~~; ·~ the end of the third one of the judges ruled out Ul McGuire, leaving only 0' Hara and Palmer. f -'i In this order they continued the walk amid f \' much excitement. 0' Hara was declared the l ;:~ I,·. winner in 8 min., 2r sec., Palmer's time, 8 min., 26 sec. I I ;_:_: ~ ' President Potter then proceeded to distribute the prizes, which were quite tasty and, as Dr. 't Potter said, evinced Mr. Vanderveer's good judgment, under whose management the meet- and let the disappointed work hard for satis- faction. CLASS ELECTIONS. 'fHE different classes have held their elec- tion with the results which \Ve subjoin. SENIOR CLASS. A. Duane, R. G. O'N eale, F. Vosburgh, - J. F. Thomas, Aaron Mynderse, Ed,vard Hayward, C. M. Culver, - Leonard Paige, John O'Hara. President. - Vzce President. Treasurer. Secretary. Orator. Poet. Prophet.· Histor£an. .,.. Marslzal. JUNIOR CLASS. J. D. Parsons, 0. G. Brown, David Sprague, J. E. Muller, F. Van Dusen, SOPHOMORE W. J. Ingram, H. T. Thompson, Robert ] . Landon, G. H. Slingerland, B. H. Ripton, PresideJzt. · Vice Pres-ident .. Secretary. - Treasurer. Historian. CLASS. President. Vice President. Secretary. Treasurer. - H-istorian. FRESHMAN CLASS. H. R. Pierson, Jr., President. E. T. Lansing, Vice President. W. M. White, - Secretary. D. H. McFalls, Treasurer. I-I. R. Shead, Historian.

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