THE MAGAZINE OF
HEIDELBERG COLLEGE, HEIDELBERG
APRIL 1906 No. 39
CONTEX T S.
Our Concert and Dance
Carnaval ä Heidelberg
Our Games Field
Old Heidelbergs' Dinner
Old Boys' News .
Report of the Christmas D
Our one weak spot
Letters from Old Boy's
On the subject of "Freis" .
Old Boy's Colours
Our Debating Society
Games Club Building Fund
Games Club Account ,
One thought overshadows all others in our minds
at the present time. The doors of Neuenheim College
will shortly be closed and its future merged in our
own. To all past members of Heidelberg College, as
to ourselves, the disappearance of the foes of so many
friendly fields will cause regret. Perhaps it is in the
nature of things impossible that two English Schools
should increase and prosper within a single sphere, and
deeply though we deplore the extinction of our honoured
rival, we should be scarcely human did we not feel some
glow of pride that our Alma Mater should be the survivor.
Neuenheim College has always been the touchstone
upon which we have year by year tested our athletic
prowess. Success in the inter-collegiate matches has
been to both schools the blue ribband of all sports, the
focus of skill and combination, the reward of patient
training. To many it may seem that the gap will be
hard to fill. Perhaps our loss is in reality our gain.
Englishmen are justly proud of their national sports,
and view with no small gratification their gradual adop-
tion upon the Continent. We could not have a more
stimulating motive in our games than to set a standard
of skill and 'camaraderie' to our foreign antagonists, and