that they are punished by expulsion.
These grave offences are-first, absence from the college after sunset; second, disobedience to an officer, expressed in either word or act. A student is not allowed to have money in his purse.
If he has coppers in his pocket, he must lodge them with the treasurer.
The sum a parent may allow his son to spend is practically fixed, since parents are enjoined in no case to permit their sons to have more than twenty-five cents a week.
Twenty-five cents make one shilling. Varsi is of opinion that sixpence is enough.
These rules apply to men of legal age!
“How many pupils have you on the books?”
“About two hundred names.
The numbers vary with the seasons, but we usually have two hundred names on our list.”
Such numbers are not large.
It may console the fathers to know that they have more volumes on their shelves than any other college in California
It may console them more to find that they have a longer list of students than the Methodist University in Santa Clara
But the Evangelical colleges
are many, while the Jesuit college
is only one.