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ST. JOHN’S CHAMPION

term. Edward wrote to his mother, urging her to come up for it.

“The chapel service is something that you ought to see; every one says so; and then the night before Easter there’s to be an athletic exhibition in the gymnasium. You mightn’t care much about the horizontal bar and flying rings and all that, but I guess father would n’t mind seeing it. And the two crews, Pythian and Corinthian, are to give an exhibition of rowing on the rowing-machines. I shall be in that, because I’m on the Pythians. It won’t be especially exciting, but I guess maybe I’d row better if you and father were in the audience. And then the day after Easter we could all go home together; that would be great.”

He was delighted when his mother wrote that she and his father would come.