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SESSIOI^ OF 1873-74. 

R E (I I S T E R 

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^e^^^ioi\ ei|dii)g July l^^t, 1874. 

WASHINCtTOX. 1). ('. 

Gibson Bkotheks, Printers. 



Hon. ALLEN BOAVIE DAVIS, Pkksidknt. . 


Major J. F. LEE, J. HOWARD McHENRY. Es<^ 


Tteprei<entmg the StorkhoUJevfi. 


Govevuor of Marj'land, ^ ' President of the Senate, 

^ Prof. M. A. NEWELL. President State School Commissioners. 

[Vacancy to be filled.] 

Ex-offivlo rejyrcnenting the IStnte. 

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■ ■: Alleghany county. 

J. T. Hodges Anne Arundel county. 

Wm. Devkies Baltimore city. 

Hon. Wm. A. Stewart Baltimore city. 

Hon. Henry Snyder Baltimore citj'. 

Dr. Wm. Mackali^ Calvert county. 

RoBT. J. Jump Caroline count3\ 

John H. Boyle Carroll county. 

Dr. Henry Mitchell....' Cecil county. 

Charles count}', 

W. W. Byrne Dorchester county. 

Dr. L. H. Steiner Frederick county. 

Henry W. Aechek Harford county. 

John L. Carroll Howard county. 

Edward Wilkins Kent county. 

Benj. H ALLO^^'ELL Montgomery county. 

D.VNIEL Clarke Prince George's county. 

Queen Ann county. 

George R. Dennis Somerset county. 

John H. Sothoron St. Mary's county. 

Samuel Hambleton Talbot county. 

Dr. Thomas Maddox Washington county. 

Col. Lemuel Malone .-. .Wicomico county. 

John R. Franklin Worcester county. 




And Professor of MathefiiaticSy pro tempore. 

[To be fiUed.] 
Professor of Mathematics. 


Professor of Ancic7it and Modern Languages. 


Professor of Chemistry and the Natural Sciences. 


Professor of Agriculture, and of Philosophy and Rhetoric. 

[To be filled.] 
Professor of Natural History, Anatomy, Philosophy, and Hygiene, 


Professor of English Language and Literature. 


Military Instructor, Adjunct Professor of Mathematics, and Registrar. 




rilANCIS A. SOPElt, A. M, 




Major and Mi/itary Instructor. 

CO. J^. CO. B. 

John W. Coffren, Jr., Frank C. Norwood, 

Captain. Captain. 

Horace M. Davis, Lewis A. Griffith, 

First Lieutenant. First Lieutenant. 

George A. T. Snouffer, F. Bird Hyde, 

Second Lieutenant. Second Lieutenant. 

L. A. Ellis, " Char. E. Leroh, 

First Sergeant. First Sergeant. 

Thos. Chancp:, Jas. Byron Allen, 

Second Sergeant. > Second Sergeant. 

, John B. Gray. 

7 'bird Sergeant. . Third Sergeant. 

Robert Catlett, McClure Rouzer, 

First Corporal. First Corporal. 




Name. Parent or Guardian. Adihrss. 

/^ALLEN, J. BYRO.N 1. W. At-i.en Annaprlis. M<<. 

•/BALCO^r, F. K E. E. Arlington House, Wasthinston, 

D. C. 

BEALL, K. R Thos. J. Beall Olney, Montgomery co., Md. 

j^ BENSON, TH03IAS B. S. Benson Anne Arundel co., Md. 

w/'bILLINGSLEF, R. H Dr. Benj. O. Hance Prince Fredericl^, Calvert co. 

BLAIR, W. J Alexanper Blair Orangeville, Pr. Geo. co., Md. 

BRISCOE, PHIL. C Jas. T. Briscoe 41 St. Paul street, Baltimore. 

V' BROWN, GUSTAVUS Gcstavus Brown Baltimore, Md. 

-BROWN, SAMUEL Joshua Broavx New Market, Frederick co. 

V- BURFORD, WM. E Jno. W. Beall Beltsville, Pr. Geo. co., Md. 

BUSEY, SAMUEL Jas. R. Busev Baltimore, Md. 

^^'ARROLL, W. C Charles C. Carroll Hyattsville, Pr. Geo. co., Md. 

CATLETT, R Mrs. C. Catlett Chaptico, bt. Mary's Co., Md. 

v/CHANCE, T. F Tilghman N. Chance Easton, Talbot co., Md, 

y<:;OFFREN, Jr., J. W John W. Coffren, Sen Croom, Pr. f-eo. co., Md. 

v/COFFROTH, H. J Georce R. Coffroth Baltimore, Md. 

^ CRISP, WM. S N.J. Crisp Brooklyn, Anne Arundel co. 

.x-CROWTHER, J. W .John Crowther Cockeysvilie, Baltimore co. 


/DAVIS, HORACE M Isaac Davis Hyattstown, Montgomery co. 

DOWNEY, FRANK William Downey New Market, Frederick cu. 

DOWNEY, J. J John Downey New London, 

^ EASTER, A. K Mrs. M.\rt T. Easter ToA'sontown, Baltimore co. 

/EASTER, P. C Jas. H. Easter Royal Oak, Talbot co., Md. 

EICHNER, CHRISTIAN C. Eichner Cumberland, Md, 

; ELLIOT, FRANK P Tnos. A. Elliott Whit3 Hall, Baltimore co. 

»^^LLIS, L. A L. A.Ellis Westfield, Tioga co., Pa, 

V EMACK, E. G E.G. Emack Beltsville, Pr. Geo co., Md. 

/ERNEST, E. T Rev. W, Ernest 

/ERNEST, AY. M Rev, W. Ernest..... 

^ EVERSFIELD, JOHN C John L. Eversfiet.d Orange Court-House, Ya. 

FLETCHER, JOSEPH Samuel Fletchek Laurel, Pr. Geo. co., Md. 

FRY, ELY A Joseph C. Fry Meehanicstown, Frederick co, 

FULTON, W. C T. C. Fw.ton 20Sonth Howard st., Baltimore. 

^ GEASLEN, GEO. W George W. Geaslen Clarksville, Howard co., Md. 

4 GRAY, JOHN B B. B. Gray Port Republic, Calvert co. 

GRIFFIN, E. PERCY E. W. W. Griffin 914 Ninth st., Washington, D.C. 

y GRIFFITH, LEWIS A F, Lewis Griffith Fiiendship, Anne Arundel co. 


I ISanie. Parent or Guardian. Address. 

/HARRISON, G.W J. K. Harrison Beltsville, Pr. Geo. co., Md. 

IIAVEXNER, C. T C. W. Havesxer College Station, Pr. Geo. co. 

vHAVENXER, P. B '• " 

HUBBARD, GEO. W. Mrs. E. Hubbard 137 Greenraount avenue, Bait. 

/HUTTON, H. D Mrs. F. A. Bradford Washington, D. C. 

HYATT, CH \RLES C. C. Hyatt Hj'attsville, Pr. Geo. co., Md. 

/HYDE, F. B GEORCiE \V. Hvde Sudley, Anne Arundel co., Md. 

/yjACKSON, WALTER Mrs. R. A. Coskhrv 8 South Howard St., Baltimore. 

/. ^JONES, TH03. B Alexander Joxes 4 South Broadway, Baltimore. 

1 /JONES, CHARLES Albert .To.xes Liberty, Frederick CO., Md. 

j / LERCH, C. E Augustus Lerch .'Baltimore, Md. 

/ 7LOWE, A. C Jonx R.Lowe St. IMiehael's, Talbot co.. Md. 

J / 
/ ' MAGRUDER, O. B F. M. Magruder Beltsville, Pr. Geo. co., Md. 

vjMARKELL, W3I. M Mrs. George Thomas Adamstown, Frederick co. 

uMARTIN, ALFRED William Martin Beltsville, Pr. Geo. co.. Md. 

'3ICGIXN, R. W ...Thomas Wright Wasbingon, D.V. 


JmILLER, FLOYD Mrs. C. F. Miller 

f MILLER, LORION Mrs. S. E. Miller Brownsville, Washington 00. 

V MILLER, THOS. E Thos. W. Miller...'. Agricultural College. 

^MITCHELL, GEORGE H Paca Mitchell Boothby Hill, 3Id. 

/NORWOOD, FRANK C R N. Norwood Liberty, Frederick co., ]\Id. 

0WING3, H. P Henry Owings Friecd.'»hip, Anne .\rundel co. 

EARKER, .JOS. M Jos. M. Parker.. Piscataway, Pr. Geo. co., Md. 

v'PETHERBRIDGE, EDWD Dr. .7. F. PETHERnp.n>.;K Dunkirk, Calvert co., Md, 

PRESTON, J. H J. B. Peestox Emmerton, Harford co., Md. 

PURNELL, C. J .Tohn M. Pcrxell Snow Hill, Worcester co., Md. 

>/RAWH0USER, W. H Joseph Rawhouser Aberdeen, Harford co., :\r(l. 

ROUZER, A. McCLURE ^Iartix Rouzer Cumberland, Md. 

REED, B. H Bernard H. Reed Baltimore, Md. 

SCARFF, c. K Joseph H. Siarff Taylor, Harford co., .Md. 

■^SHIPE, CLAUD L A. Shipe Baltimore cily, Md. 

SLATER, JOHN A John H. Slater " '= 

SLEE, TIPTON Albert W. Slee 11:^ \V. Fayette St., Baltimore. 

SMITH, W. A Timothy S.mith Cross Roads, Charles co., Md. 

/SNOUFFER, G. A. T B.J. Snouffer Adamstown, Frederick co. 

SOTBORON, JAMES F JoH5f H. Sothoron ISl Republican st., Baltimore. 

VSULLTVAN, BENJ. F ...Solomon Allen Baltimore, Md. 

JTALBOTT, B. H B. K. Talbott Sunderlandsville, Calvert co. 

,/TALBOTT, O. F James Talbott Port Republic, Calvert co., Md. 

THOMAS, GEORGE Mrs. E. Thomas Chaptico, St. Mary's co., Md. 

THOM.^S, T. H " '^ 

TOIBS, W. R Mrs. Carrie Timbs Baltimore, Md. 

VTODD, JESSE E Mrs. H. M. Todd Mount Airey, Frederick co. 

TOLLEY, JOS. A Jas. \Y. Tolley Taylor, Harford co., 3Id. 

J TRUMAN, GEO. T M. J. Sunstrom Baltimore city, Md. 

4 WEEMS, A. W Mrs. M. M. Wekms Queenstown, Md. 


Name. Parent or Guardian. ' Address. 

WEEMS, D. G Mrs. D. R. Weems o A'iiigsville, Md. 

WEST, B. O.. Mrs. Helen M. Jacobs Hyatt.sville, Pr. Geo. co., Md. 

WILLIAMS, A. K lonx T. Williams Ijamsville, Pr. Geo. eo., Md. 

^WILLIAMS, W. A Peter Williams Doncaster, Charles (;o., M<1. 

WILLSON, (;. W loHN W. WiLLSoN Baltimore, Md. 

WORTHINGTON, JOHN Prof. N. B. Wouthixoton Agrienltnral College. 

WHEELER, THOS. H Georok W. Wheeler Laurel, M(L 






Rev. DAVID HALL, A. M. F. A. SOPER, A. M. 


l^l\e Maryland ^^ridiiltiiral College 

Is sitiuited ill Prince Georire's couiitv, nine miles from Wash- 
ino'ton, twentv-ei^'ht from Baltimore, and thi-ee-fonrtlis of a 
mile from Colleo-e Station, on the Washini>;ton branch Balti- 
* more and Ohio railroad. The CoUeo-e bnildino:, which is 
spacions and s\d)stantial, is in tliorongh re[)air, has line cham- 
bers, is well ventilated and warmed, liglited tlironghont with 
gas, and combines every re(|nisite of a comfortal)le and pleas- 
ant home. Tlie location, Avhich experience has proved emi- 
nentlv healthfnl, is on the ed<>"e of a liandsome forest c'i'owth, 
and commands a line view of the pietiiresqne country around it. 

Ten trains (five from AYashington, live from Baltimore) 
stop at the College Station every day, tlius affording conve- 
nient and speedy access to the Institntion. 

N. B. — Persons coming to the College are notified to stop 
at " College Station,'' on tlie Washington and Baltimore rail- 
road, when convevance will be furnished to tlie Colleo;e. 


To meet the wants of all classes of students, the Faculty, 
under the direction of the Board of Trustees, have arranged 
two courses of stndy in the regular College Department, one 
of which must be selected by the student upon his entrance. 

First. A four years' course of Arts, including Agriculture, 
ordinary scientific and English studies, with Classics and Mod- 
ern Languages. 

Second. A three years' course of Science, which is essen- 
tially the same as the preceding*, with the omission of the 
Classics, and including- at least one Modern Lan<>;uai>:e and 
additional branches of Mathematics. 

Thirdly. To provide for those who contcjnplate passing 


only a t^liort time at tlie College, tsiicli f^tudeiitrt will be allowed 
to pursue a one year's course, arranged at the divseretion of the 

Fiually, it has been deterniiued to make, for the future, no 
eliarge for tuition in any of the regular Preparatory and Col- 
legiate braiu^hes, and to put the charge for board so low as 
to brino; the advantasies of the Colleore within the reach of 
the farmers of Maryland and the adjoining States. 


The discipline of the College is conducted in accordance 
with the system of rules laid down in this catalogue, and such 
others as the Faculty may from time to time prescribe, sub- 
ject to the approval of the Board of Trustees ; and it is ex- 
pected that all students will conform to these rules, and to 
the proper authority of the officers in enforcing them, so long 
as they remain connected with the Institution. For persistent 
infraction of the rules, or any conduct unbecoming a scholar 
or a gentleman, students will be liable to sus])ension, expul- 
sion, or a request addressed to the parent or guardian that 
they be withdrawn. After the expiration of a term of sus- 
pension the student may return to his class upon passing the 
necessary examination. 

No student will ])e permitted to go with his class who fails 
to pass satisfactory examination at the end of each term. 
When, however, the deficiency is slight, and arises from a 
cause not affecting his moral character, he will be allowed to 
proceed upon condition of making up his deficiency and pass- 
ing the requisite examination within a specified time. 


Every arrangement is nrnde as to rooms, wai'mth, lights, 
lodging, meals, recreations, etc., tt:c., to make our students 
contented, comfortable, and happy. 

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The .students jire recjuired to attend religious exercises in 
the Chapel morning and evening. 

The Chapel will l)e o])en for service every Sunday. 


For the purpose of military instruction, as re^piired by law, 
the students are organized into companies (the number of 
companies depending on the number of students) on the basis 
of the infantr}" organization. The military course consists of 
stated drills, and lectures on tactics, tlie composition and or- 
li'anization of armies. So much of tlie system of military 
discipline as may be found necessary for the maintenance of 
good order will be enforced. Students are required to Avear 
a uniform wlieu in attendance on divine service, inspections, 
parades, and (h'ills, and on sucli other occasions as may be 



The scliolastic yeai- is divided into two terms. There will 
be but one resfular vacation, beo'innino- the last week of June 
and closing the middle of September. There will also be a 
short intermission at Christmas and Easter. 

The first term will open on the 15th of September, and 
close Avitli the month of January. The second term will begin 
1st of Fel)ruary, and end with the College year, the last of 

Wlien parents or guardians wish tlieir children, or wards to 
visit liome, a letter to that effect should be addressed to the 



li'lrst Term. Board, lights, fuel, washing, room rents, use 

of furniture, &c $100 00 

Matriculation fee 5 00 

Total $105 00 

(^e(iond Tena. Same as first, less the Matriculation fee. 


Observe : rrepayuieiit in every case will be required^ \\\\- 
leiss satisfactory arraiio-emeiit is made Avitli the President of 
the Faculty for settlement bv note at short date. 

No deduction will be made for absence, except in case of 
protracted illness ; nor will money be refunded in case a stu- 
dent be withdrawn or dismissed during the term, unless at 
the discretion- of tlie President. 

A student's pocket-money may l)e deposited with the 
Treasurer, and should be limited to a small sum. 

Special damages are assessed on those who unnecessarily 
injure or destroy College property, (where they are known ;) 
in other cases they will be assessed equally upon all the 

Each student will be required to deposit with the Treasurer 
at the beginning ot" the year tlie sum of ten dollars, out of 
which such special damages maybe paid; the unassessed 
l)alance will be returned at the close of the year. 



Bv the liberality of tlie Legislature, we are enabled to 
receive sixty students, /Vy^^? of charye for tuition and use of 
books. Tuition is now made free to all, but we will still 
accord the free use of books to sixty students, ten from each 
Cono-ressional district. Those who wish to avail themselves 
of this privilege sliould apply to the President of the Board 
of School Commissioners of theii- respective counties. 


Arrangements will be made with a competent tailor, wlio 
will promptly supply students with the proper uniforms at 
the lowest prices. 

Each one must bring a supply of towels, three pair white 
Berlin gloves, and have each article of clothing marked with 
full name. 

Students will be received at any point in the College course 


for wliicli tliev are (jiialified ; l)iit no student will be per- 
mitted to begin the course Avlio cannot pass a good examina- 
tion In ordinary common-school studies, /. <?., Reading, AV"i*it- 
ing. Arithmetic, Grammar, and Cxeography. All not so 
f[iialified will he sent to the Preparatory Department. 

All candidates for admission to any department of the 
(yolleii'e must he over twelve vears of a<>:e. 

Students coming from other institutions must produce 
<'e/rt'tfi('(ite>> of Jionorahl e ^taiidlnij while members of the same. 
Also, certiiicates of vacrlnathm from the attending ])hysician, 
or from other reliable source. 

Fire-arms of every description, as })rivate property, being 
})i"ohibited, parents are re([uested iu)t to allow them to be 
brouiii-ht to the (Jolleo-c 

Applications for admission, or for further information, 
should be addressed to the President of Maryland Agricul- 
tural (JoUege, " Afirh'iiltvrnl Col/er/e P. O., 3fdy 




School of Mathematk^s. — Higher Arithmetic, written and oral : 
Elementary Algebra. 

»S(;h{^()l of English. — Reading, Spelling : History of the X^nited 
States and England : Exercises in English Grammar, Com- 
position, Elementary Bookkeeping, Elocution. 

School or Languages. — Latin Grammar and Eeader : French or 

School of Agriculture. — Occasional out-door exercises. 

School of Military Exercise. — Tactics : Drill. 


First Year. ■ 

Mathematics. — Algebra : Geometry. 

E\(4LisH. — Rhetoric : Composition : History of Greece and Rome : 

Natural Science.— Inorganic Chemistry : Natural Philosophy : 
Use of Blowpipe : Descriptive Mineralogy : Systematic 
Botany^ (in Lectures ;) Mechanical Philosophy. 

Languages. — French or German, continued. 

Agriculture. — Agricultural Geology ; Agricultural Botany ; Ag- 
ricultural Chemistry ; Yeterinaiy Anatomy and Physiology. 

Second Year. 

Mathematics. — Geometry : Trigonometry — plane and spherical : 
Navigation ; Mensuration : Field Surveying : Descriptive 
Geometry, Spherical Projections, Shades and Shadows, 
and Pers^oective. 

English. — Rhetoric ; Composition : Elocution : Bookkeeping : 
Universal History. 


Science. — Qiialititave Analysis; Detection and Sej^aration of the 

Elements ; Practice in Mineralogy : Entomology. 
LanctUages. — German Grammar and Reader : Freneli Grammar 

and Reader. 
AaiiicTTLTURE. — Horticnltnre and Arboricnltnre ; Selection and 

Breeding of Stock : Manufacture and Use of Manures : 

Veterinary Medicine and Surgery. 

Third Year. 

Moral Philosophy. — Evidences of Natural and Revealed Religion : 

Moral Pliilosopli}' ; Political Economy. 
Mathematk^s. — Analytical Geometry: Differential and Integral 

Calculus : Surveying, (continued :) Astronomy and Civil 

English. — Mental Philosophy : History : English Literature : 

Composition and Declamation ; Constitutional Law. 
Natural Science. — Quantitative Analysis : Mineralogy: Geology: 

Organic Analysis : Chemistry — applied to the Arts of 

Dyeing. Bleaching, Calico Printing, &c. : Mechanics. 
Languages. — German and French, (continued.) 

Agriculture. — General Agriculture ; Landscape Gardening and 
Rural Architecture : Lectures on Economics of Agriculture : 
Division of Labor; Management of Landed Property, &c. 


Freshman Class. 

Mathematics. — Algebra : Geometrv. 

English. — Rhetoric : Composition ; History of Greece and Rome ; 

Science. — Inorganic Chemistr}' : Descriptive Mineralogy ; Syste- 
matic Botany, (in Lectures ;) Mechanical Philosophy. 

Languages. — Caesar ; Ovid : Syntax of Grammar : Greek. Ollen- 
dorff's Greek Grammar and Reader ; IVIoderii Languages 

Agricultural. — Agricultural Geology ; Agricultural Chemistry. 


Sophomore Class. 

Mathematics, — Geometry ; Trigonometry, plane and spherical : 
Navigation : Mensnration : Field Snrveying. 

English. — Rhetoric: Composition: Elocution: Bookkeeping; 
Universal History. 

Science. — Qualitative Analysis ; Detection and Separation of the 
Elements : Mineralogy : Entomology. 

Languages. — Virgil: Cicero : Prose Composition : Anabasis: Greek 
Testament ; French Grammar and Reader : German Gram- 
mar and Reader. 

Agiuoulture. — Agricultural and Economic Botaii}^ : Veterinary 
Anatomy and Physiology. 

Junior Class. 

Mathejmatics. — Analytical Geometry : Differential and Integral 

Calculus ; Surveying. 
English. — Mental Philosophy : English Literature : Philosophy 

of History ; Composition, and Griginal Declamation. 
Science. — Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis: Mineralogy: 

Geology ; Organic Analysis : Chemistr5^ applied to the Li- 

dustrial Arts. 
Languages. — Horace, Sallust, Livy. Homer, Plato's Dialogues : 

French and German, (continued.) 
AciKicuLTURE. — Horticulture and Arboriculture : Selection and 

Breeding of Stock ; Manufacture and Application of Ma- 
nures: Veterinary Medicine and Surgery. 

Sentok Class. 

Moral Philosophy. — Evidences of Natural and Revealed Religion : 
Moral Philosoph}^ : Political Economy. 

Mathematics. — Civil Engineering : Mechanics; Astronom}': Field- 
Avork in Surveying. 

En(Hjsh. — Historj' of Philosophy : Composition : Original Decla- 
mation : Logic. 

SciiENCE. — Pi'eparation of Chemicals and their Application : Quan- 
titative Analysis. 

Languages. — A Latin Play: Ciceros Philosophical works : Tacitus : 
French and German Classics ; A Greek Play — Demos- 
thenes De Corona ; Greek and Roman Antiquities. 


AfiRTOiTLTURE. — ^Geiieral Agriculture ; Landscape Gardening and 

Rural Architecture : Lectures on Economics of Agricul- 

. ture. Division of Labor, Management of Landed Property, 

D E G B E K S 

I. The Degree of Bachelor of Arts will be conferred upon those 
who graduate in the course of Arts. 

11. The Degree of Bachelor of Science will be conferred upon 
those who graduate in the course of Science. 

III. The Degree of Master of Arts and Master of Science will be 

conferred upon those who take the Degrees of Bachelor of 
Arts and Bachelor of Science, and maintain for three years 
thereafter the character of a student. 

IV. At the end of each year, each student, if he desire it, will re- 

ceive a certificate showing his progress and proficiency in 
the course of study pursued by him. 


This institution, as will l)e seen from its extensive and 
varied *' course of study,'' supplies a manifest want of the 
connnunitv. Tliose wlio have both t'liue and meaa^ for a 
tliorougli eollei^'iate course will find here all the re(piisite 
facilities for securin<>" that end. Others whose cireiinistauces 
are different are not re(|uired to pursue studies tliat have nc 
innnediate and (h'rect reference to the a(;tive l)usiness duties 
of tlie future towai'ds wliicli thev ai-e hjokiuii;. All sncli are 
provided witli thorongli instruction in those l)ranches wliich 
more particuhirly i*elate to the chosen vocation. 

Each student will be required to pursue in regular order 
one of the courses of study prescribed by tlu' l>oard of Trus- 

All the text-boolvs of the course are fuj'nislied at the C«j1- 
leii-e at stationers' rates. Beneliciarv students luive use of 
them free of cost, except in case of loss or damage. 

Special instruction for all who may desire it will be fur- 
nished at Professors' rates in Phonography. 

Regular lessons in i>ractical farming* and ii'ardeniui'', horti- 
culture, floriculture, experimental science, and in natnral 
history, are i>iven to every class in Colleii'e. 

Provision has also been made for in-door industrial pur- 
suits, l)oth as a niattei' of economy and for the benefit of 
those students who may have a desire for a knowledsre of 
these mechanic arts. 

A complete set of telegra}>hic a[»[)aratus having been fur- 
m'slied, such students as n»ay desire to learn telegraphy will 
be instrm-.ted therein. . ' . ' 


1. Students shall be subject to the laws and government of the 
College, and show in speech and behavior all proper tokens of re- 
spect and obedience to the Faculty : and are expected to conduct 
themselves, on every occasion, with the propriety and decorum 
which characterize the society of gentlemen. 

2. Students shall observe order in their rooms, as well as in 
every part of the College buildings and grounds. Loud talking, 
scuffling, boisterous behavior, throwing water or stones, or un- 
necessary noise of any kind, is strictly prohibited at all hours, in 
any portion of the building. 

3. If any student is known to indulge in habits injurious to the 
morals of the College, or calculated to destroy the established 
order, he will be immediately dismissed. 

4. Any student who shall be intoxicated, or shall use, or bring 
within 'the College grounds, or have in his room, any spirituous, 
vinous, fermented, or other intoxicating drinks, shall, for the first 
offence, receive such punishment as may be inflicted by the 
Faculty ; but for a second offence of a similar kind, shall he dis- 
missed from the Institution. 

5. Gambling and card-playing of every description is strictly 
prohibited, and will be pimished in the discretion of the Facult3\ 

6. Profane, obscene, or vulgar language or conduct, is strictl^^ 
prohibited, and will be j^nnished by the Faculty. 

7. No student shall absent himself from the College farm with; 
out first obtaining the permission of the President. 

8. Students are not to join any convivial club or other associa- 
tion, nor shall any general meeting be called by them for any 
i:)urpose, without the express permission of the President. 

9. No fire-arms or fire-works of any description, or gunpowder 
in any form, shall be introduced by any student within the walls 
of the College ; nor shall the same be used by any person within 
the inclosure of the College farm, without the sanction of the 


10. x4.ll persons are strictly forbidden to cut, mark, or in any 
manner deface or injure tbe walls, buildings, porches, or j^ublic 
property of an}^ kind. An}^ one so offending will be required to 
make good such damage or injury, and be otherwise i^unished, as 
the case may require. 

11. Students are not to congregate, for social or other purposes, 
in the hall, nor sit on the stairs or front steps, nor lomif/e or stand 
on the^>o;rA or f/rotuids in front nf the Ooller/e. They are also 
forbidden to s/ztoke in the /tails or on tha front ]^orr/f, or to j day 
or smoke on the (/r<)f(nds in front of the lin'ddbujs. They are 
also required to leave the hall immediately after roll call, and are 
not allowed to use the sont/t stairs of the College at any time. 

12. Study hours, except on Saturda}' and Sunday, are from 8:f 
A. M. to 12 M., from 2 to 4 P. M , and from 7 to 10 P. M. Dur- 
ing these hours students must be quiet, and staj- within the 
building. Visiting from room to room during study hours is for- 
bidden, unless hy express permission of the President, or, in his 
absence, by some member of the Faculty, or military officer. And 
in going to and from the recitation and their own rooms, students 
nmst (ralk in an orderly manner. Loud talking, wliistling,'or 
noise of any kind in the rooms or halls, or rnnnuKj up or down 
stairs, is utrlctly forhidden. 

13. On Saturday, and esjierlally on Sunday, the same quiet 
order shall be maintained in the rooms and halls as on other 
days. But this rule shall not be construed to forbid students 
visiting each others' rooms, provided that not more than two 
visitors shall be in au}^ room at a time. 

14. No student shall resort to the kitchen or visit the dining- 
room, (except during meal hours.) without special permission of 
the President or some member of the Faculty. 

15. Tasks or other punishments may be inflicted for absence 
from prayers, meal-rolls, from church, or absence from class, with- 
out permission />r6«/o?«6'/2/ obtained. 

16. The student's room shall be subject to inspection at any 
and at all hours. Want of neatness, &c., shall be punished as the 
President may determine. 

17. In proceeding to meals, and while at the table, every one is 
expected to conduct himself with gentlemanly propriety. Noisy 
conversation, loud calling to servants, or rattling of dishes, &c., 
will not be allowed. 


18. Those who wilfully disregard the letter and spirit of the 
rules of the College are punished with demerits. When the 
demerit marks of any student reach 80 in number he will be 
warned by the President in private : when his demerits reach 60 
the President will again warn him, and advise his guardian of 
such action, with the reason therefor : for 100 demerits he shall 
be requested to irlthdraw from the Institution. 

19. In matriculating, each student is fui'nished with a copy of 
the Rules, and is understood as pledging himself to obey them. 

20. The Facult}^ and military officers are required to report all 
students who violate the Rules or any regulations of the College. 

CALEXDAH, 1874-:^. 


IS 74. 

June 21. Baccalaureate Sermon, by Rev. O. Hutton, D, D. • 

June 24. Address before the Mercer Literary Society. 

Jime 25. Commencement Day. 

June 26. Vacation commences. 

Sept. 15. Session commences. j 

Dec. 24. Christmas holiday of 10 days. 


Jan. 31. Close of First Term.' 

Feb. 1. Second Term begins. 

June 22. Baccalaureate Sermon. 

June 24. Address before the Mercer Literary Society. 
June 25. Commencement Day- 
June 26. Vacation.