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Hobart herald. (Geneva, N.Y.) 1879-1942, October 01, 1895, Image 10

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98 TH E HOBART H E R A L D . n e s s on t h e part o f th i s y e a r ’s b o a r d , in re j e c t i n g w h a t is n o t u p to t h e m a r k , w i l l b e ap p r e c i a t e d , w e are su r e . T iik H e r a l d ex t e n d s best w i s h e s t o the ed i t o r s o f its co n t e m p o r a r y . T H E college is to be congratulated on the stand it has taken this fall in advancing the scientific course. T h e requiring o f three additional hours from the scientific freshmen is of much more account than m ight at first be supposed. It means that the faculty intend to place that course more on an equality with that which leads to the degree oi B. A . and that it will not be merely a refuge for those who are unable to keep up with the require­ ments of the classical department. T a k in g into consideration the sm a ll size of the college and its limited facilities for engaging in such w o rk, we believe that our department in modern languages { French and German ), under the efficient direction of Professors Rose and Fermaud, can compare favorably with any in the country. Am i further that the History department under Professor Silver would he a credit to any college. W e understand that it is the ultimate intention of the college authorities to make the scientific course four years instead of three and when that is accomplished on the lines con­ templated, it will become a very close second to our classical department iu the development of a liberal education. Again then, we congratulate the college on the higher standard it has just adopted aud also on its addition to the faculty. £l)C C clb c o f T D tffttb T W I F E preface these rem arks upon a rather unusual case by saying that I am a detective employed on the police force of the city of W estbury. The town is o f no great size, except in the particular of a ll manner of wickedness. In that respect it is metropolitan, so that the office I hold is no sinecure. The police and detective force is good, but not nearly good enough. Perhaps its efficiency might be improved were it not for the chief of detectives, Mr- Tim o thy McGlone. This man holds his office solely by his political influ­ ence. O f our whole number I m yself am the only one that has the capabili­ ties suited to the position M cGlone holds. I say this entirely w ithout self­

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