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MILITARY SCIENCE AND TACTICS.
HENRY DE H. WAITE, Graduate U. S. Military Academy, Professor of
Military Science and Tactics.
1. Practical Course.
Professor WAITE. Covering the following subjects: Infantry Drill Regulations, through the school of the battalion in
close and extended order. Advance and rear guards, and outposts. Marches. The ceremonies of battalion review, inspection, parades, guard
mounting, and escort of the colors. Infantry target practice. Instruction in first aid to the injured. A guard shall be mounted five times (weather permitting) in each
week of the college year and the guard shall be practically instructed for one hour in the posting and relief of sentinels,
and their duties. 6 hrs., throughout the year; } unit each half-year. M W, 11.
Guard mounting, M Tu Th F, 4. Prescribed, during the first three years of their attendance, to all able-bodied male undergraduate students; and in the fourth year, to officers of the
regiment. 2A. Theoretical Course.
Professor WAITE. The Infantry Drill Regulations covered by the practical instruction. The Manual of Guard Duty. Small Arms Firing Regulations, Parts I, II, and VII. The Articles of War, with special reference to Articles 4, 8, 15, 20,
21, 22, 23, 24, 32, 38, 39, 40, 42, 44, 46, 47, 50, 55, 57, 61, and
Enlistment and discharge papers, including descriptive lists.
The articles of war specifically mentioned are among the most
important for the young officer to know on first entering the
service. The records prescribed for study should be thoroughly understood
by all graduating cadets, because they show how the soldier enters and leaves the service, how he is accounted for, paid,
fed, clothed, armed, and how his military duties are regulated. Ten lectures each year upon the following subjects, notes to be
taken by the students and to be made the basis of subsequent
recitations or examinations. Two lectures on the organization of the United States Army,
including volunteers and militia. One lecture on patrols and outposts. One lecture on marches. One lecture on camps and camp hygiene. Three lectures on lines and basis of operations. Two lectures on the attack and defense of advance and rear guards
and outposts and convoys. All of the foregoing to be illustrated by historical examples. 1 hr., first half-year. W, 4. Prescribed, during the fourth year
of their attendance, to all able-bodied male undergraduate students.
2B. Theoretical Course.
Professor WAITE. Continuation of Course 2A. 1 hr., second half-year. W, 4. Prescribed, during the fourth
year of their attennance, to all able-bodied male undrgraduate students.
WALTER E. MAGEE, Assistant Professor and Director of Physical
ARNOLD A. D'ANCONA, A.B., M.D., Professor of Hygiene.
in Physical Culture. MARY B. Ritter, M.D., Medical Examiner of Women and Lecturer on
Hygiene of Women.
The work for men in Physical Culture is conducted in the Harmon Gymnasium on the University grounds.
Each male student is examined from time to time, with reference to his health and physical development, and appropriate exercises are prescribed. These exercises are conducted in classes, so far as is practicable; but in many cases individual instruction is given. A supervision of student athletics is exercised by the Department. The expenses for each student are: Four to five dollare for a regulation suit, which consists of one pair of navy blue full tights, one white cotton or woolen shirt, one pair navy blue trunks, one supporter, and one pair rubber-soled shoes; and an annual rental of one dollar for a locker. The Hearst Gymnasium is reserved for the exclusive use of young
The young women are examined with reference to their health by the physician for women; and exercises adapted as nearly as possible to individual needs are prescribed. The expenses are: (1) from four to five dollars for a regulation suit; (2) an annual rental of one dollar for a locker.
la, Course for Men.
Assistant Professor MAGEE and Dr. REINHARDT. Exercises without appliances; the developing appliances; chest
weights, dumb-bells, and Indian clubs. Exercises in walking and running; mat exercises; vaulting-horse, parallel bars, ring, and horizontal bars.
4 hrs., throughout the year; 1 unit each half-year. Two sections.
M Tu Th F, 3; 4. Prescribed to all men undergraduates during
the first year of their attendance at the University. 1B. Hygiene.
First half-year, Dr. REINHARDT.
Second half-year, Professor D’ANCONA. Lectures on the general care of the body; first aid to the injured;
personal hygiene. 1 hr., throughout the year; 1 unit each half-year. W, 4. Pre
scribed to all men undergraduates during the first year of their attendance at the University.
2A. Course for Women.
Assistant Professor MAGEE, Mrs. MAGEE, and Miss PLACE. Exercises without apparatus; breathing exercises; the developing
appliances; relaxing exercises, walking, running, and mat exercises; chest-weights, dumb-bells, wands, bar-bells, Indian
clubs, stall bars, Swedish boms, rings. Recreative exercises. 4 hrs., throughout the year; 1 unit each half-year. Two sections.
M Tu Th F, 3; 4. Prescribed to all women undergraduates
during the first year of their attendance at the University. 2B. Hygiene.
Dr. RITTER. Lectures and recitations on personal hygiene, foods, and domestic
sanitation. 1 hr., throughout the year; 1 unit each half-year. W, 4. Pre
scribed to all women undergraduates during the first year of
their attendance at the University. 2c. Advanced Course for Women. Assistant Professor MAGEE. Advanced exercises with chest-weights, Swedish boms, stall bars,
ladders, and rings. M F, 2. Prerequisite: Course 2c.
20. Corrective Exercises.
Mrs. MAGEE and Miss PLACE. Exercises adapted to students unable to take part in class work.
Mat exercises, the developing appliances, and breathing exercises. M Tu Th F, 2.
3. History of Physical Culture. Assistant Professor MAGEE. The gymnastic training in ancient Greece; modern training in
Sweden, Germany, and England; physical training in the
United States, and its further development. 2 hrs., firet half-year. MF, 1.
Assistant Professor MAGEE. History of Anthropometry; Greek standards, modern art propor
tions, description of modern instruments, charts; the technique of measurements; items and rules of the American Association
for the Advancement of Physical Education. 1 hr., second half-year. M, 1. Prerequisite: First half-year of
Course 7. 5. Physical Examinations.
Assistant Professor MAGEE. Methods of measuring, including photography; testing and exam
inging individuals, to vote variations from the normal and to
ascertain their fitness for particular exercises. 1 hr., second half-year. F, 1. Prerequisite: First half-year of
Course 7. 6. Exercises Adapted to Public Schools.
Assistant Professor MAGEE. Lectures and recitations. Breathing exercises; the proper manner
of sitting, standing, walking, running; free movements, figure marching, light gymnastics with dump-bells, bar-pells, wands, Indian clubs; exercises without apparatus, chest-weights, mat exercises; elementary exercises on vaulting-horse, parallel
bars, horizontal bar; care of apparatus; recreative games. 1 hr., throughout the year. Th, 1. Prerequisite: For mer, Courses
1A and lB. For women, Courses 20 and 2B. 7. Human Anatomy and Demonstrations. Professor D’ANCONA.
1 hr., throughout the year. M, 10. 8. Advanced Hygiene.
Dr. RITTER. Lectures and recitations covering the general subjects of personal
hygiene, foods, and domestic sanitation. Demonstrations illustrating the lecture will be made by means of microscopical
preparations, diagrams, and models. Students who elect Course 8 will not be required to take Course 2B. 2 hrs., throughout the year. Tu Th, 3. Elective to all women
8A. Hygiene: Laboratory.
Dr. RITTER and Dr. ROBERTSON. Microscopical and macroscopical examination of tissues; simple
tests for impurities of air, water, and some foods; illustrations
of household sanitation, plumbing, etc. Throughout the year. 2 units.
NOTE.—The Department will, in general, recommend as qualified to teach Physical Culture only such graduates as have passed with credit Courses, 20, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7.