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A MONTHLY MAGAZINE:
MEMBERS OF CHELTENHAM COLLEGE.
“FLORUIT, FLORET, FLOREAT.”
NORMAN & SONS, PRINTERS & PUBLISHERS, CLARENCE STREET.
Index for Volume IX.
PAGE. Correspondence-continued. PAGE.
Racquets with Marlborough 322
Ceylon, Sporting in 118,157,188 Walking Tour
Averages for the Season....316,340
.64,142,186 Cheltonians Past and Present v.
Gymnasium Competition, The.. 32 The Past Season
New Subjects for “ The Chelt- Desperation, l'he Literature of 76
Boarding Houses : Classical v. Our Contemporaries
Pulpit v. Reading Desk.
Give a dog a bad name
Summary of Events of 1866.. IO
Leicester in the Low Countries. .35,81, Swimming Races..
3 Theatricals, The College Christ-
What do you see with your Eyes
S “The Cheltonian” is now entering on the second year of its
existence, the Editors feel bound to state what degree of success has attended their efforts to promote the interests of Cheltenham College. They have had to encounter many difficulties and have laboured under various drawbacks which it would be superfluous to mention here, but so much encouragement and such hearty co-operation has been afforded them, especially by "Old Cheltonians,” that all the former seem trifling in comparison with the latter, and they have to thank, most heartily, their numerous subscribers for being so lenient with regard to the faults which are almost unavoidable in such a production.
One of the greatest disadvantages which has to be submitted to is the constant change in the Editorial Staff. At the end of
every half year one or more are leaving, and others who are comparatively inexperienced in such matters have to supply their place. This, of course, cannot be prevented, and indeed was fully forseen from the outset by the original founders of the Magazine.
Another point to which the Editors wish to call the attention of their readers, and more especially of the College itself, is with regard to subscription. Very few Collegians, comparatively speaking, subscribe, and these few are mostly confined to the upper classes, so that at present “The Cheltonian” cannot be said to be placed on a very firm basis.
Under these circumstances, then, the Editors have ventured to make an appeal to the parents of the boys generally, which they hope will be responded to in a satisfactory manner. All who take any interest in the College cannot but see how essential it is to
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