Education: Less Tick

Ever since the first Gothic spires rose over the Isis it has been the pleasant custom of the undergraduates of Oxford to purchase their doublets and smallclothes, their ales, wines, liquors and later their cigars, "on tick'' (credit). It is an equally venerable custom for Oxford undergraduates to leave their Alma Mater heavily in debt to the merchants of the city.

Recently the editors of Isis, undergraduate weekly, reported that more than $1,000,000 was owing to Oxford firms by varsity undergraduates. Last week came the reaction. The Oxford Chamber of Trade received hundreds...

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