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You see, an average is taken for all three and they pass or fail as a unit." "Then they are forced, more or less, to depend on each other?" asked Hardy. "Yes. In the beginning of their training. Later on, the cadets learn for themselves that it is better for all of them to work together." Once again the bell in back of Walters' desk chimed and he turned to speak on the teleceiver to his aide.
The tents and the camp alleys were full of cadets, loitering about, or talking, or busy with their accoutrements; here and there I saw an officer. Captain Percival bowed, Captain Lascelles spoke. I looked for Preston, but I could see him nowhere. Then Mr.
The police reserves came running up now. First of all, the revolvers of the five wild ones were gathered up. Then the officers turned to the prisoners that had been captured by the West Point cadets and the Young Engineers. "These fellows are only medicine-show cowboys," Tom explained, with a grin, to the chief of police. "I know the real kind -and these sorry specimens are not it.
H. Irving (Harrie Irving) Hancock - Dick Prescott's Third Year at West Point
Standing Firm for Flag and Honor
Standing Firm for Flag and Honor
Buonaparte knew everything, even to the names of our cadets in the East India service; but he failed in this, that he did not calculate the resistance which barbarism makes to refinement. He thought that the Russians could not burn Moscow, because the Parisians could not burn Paris. The French think everything must be French.
"And the queer part of it is that I have to fight for a thing that I never did. But I'm not going to make any denials now, unless Dick advises it." It was evening, after the cadets had returned from supper, when Mr. Haldane appeared and asked for Prescott. The two stepped outside together, walking a little distance away to make the necessary arrangements.
While comparatively protected in the brothels, where they represented a certain monetary value, the girls now found themselves on the street, absolutely at the mercy of the graft-greedy police. Desperate, needing protection and longing for affection, these girls naturally proved an easy prey for cadets, themselves the result of the spirit of our commercial age.
Under the commandant of cadets are several other Army officers, captains and lieutenants, who take upon themselves the numerous duties of which the commandant has oversight. These subordinate officers in the tactical department are known as tactical officers. The cadets call them "tac.s."
Congress had determined to free the downtrodden inhabitants of the Cubapine Islands from the tyranny of the ancient Castalian monarchy. A call for volunteers had been issued, and the graduating cadets were to be hurried to the seat of war. During this agitation news arrived of a great naval victory.
The Commandant of Cadets will retain and give receipts for any brought. Low or profane language will subject students to severe discipline. Students are liable to reprimand, confinement, or other punishment. Letter-writing is subject to regulation, and all mail- and express-packages are inspected and contents noted. Students are urged to write their parents at least once a week.
Bentley," laughed Dick, "Greg and I will have to overtake you, later on, on foot. Cadets are not allowed to ride in the stage. "Can't you telephone for a carriage, then?" inquired Mrs. Bentley. "Certainly, and with pleasure, but cadets may not ride in a carriage, either." "Oh, you poor cadets!" cried Mrs. Bentley. "To think of your having to climb that steep road ahead. And its ever so long, too!"