FACT AND RUMOR.
A new daily at Columbia is talked of.
Mr. H. P. Coolidge, '83, is studying at Hanover, Germany.
Meeting of the Scientific Faculty this evening at 7.30 in U. 5.
The third Cambridge assembly will be given this evening at Armory Hall.
It is hoped that instructors will devote the last week of recitations to reviews.
Mr. H. C. Crawford, '83, is secretary of the Chicago and South-eastern Railroad.
Mr. Phillips reads this evening at 7.30 in Sever 11. Subject, "Epistles of Horace."
The next Cambridge german will take place next Thursday, Jan. 19, at Armory Hall.
A false alarm of fire was rung yesterday afternoon from Box 25, corner of Main and Front streets.
All the freshman in Advanced Greek should attend the readings of "Theocritus" by Mr. Croswell.
The freshman sections in Advanced Greek will not begin to read "Plato's Apology" for some time.
The Oberlin Review hopes that the faculty will not interfere with the ladies who wear the mortar-boards.
Phillips-Exeter will celebrate the centennial anniversary of its distinguished alumnus, Daniel Webster, tomorrow.
The Yale College Glee Club is preparing to produce a comic opera, entitled "The Denikese Summer School of Gastronomy," written by a member of the junior class.
In case of dissatisfaction with the first proof for senior photographs, all re-appointments for a second sitting must be made with the photographer and not with the class committee.
Among Mr. Pach's college groups we notice the janitors, the Memorial Hall waiters, the crews, the Mott Haven team, all of the societies, the baseball nine, the eleven, etc.
The third of the course of lectures under the auspices of the Natural History Society, will be given in Sanders Theatre this evening at 7.45, by Prof. C. A. Young. Subject, "Meteors and Comets."
THE HERALD PRIMER.See what a nice picture. Can any one tell me what it is?
P-r-o-c-t-o-r; it is a proctor.
Does he look sad?
Oh no; he looks happy.
Yes, you are right; why does he look happy?
Because there will soon be ex-am-in-a-tions.
Is the proctor then always by?
Oh, yes, but he is sometimes sold.
How does the proc-tor walk?
He walks on his toes.
What other animals walk on their toes?
The lion and the tiger and the cat.
Yes, and the girl from Vassar; but I will tell you about that in some other lesson.
About every Saturday afternoon a small band of men, presumably students, furnish amusement for the public by walking down Washington street wearing those hideous things called mortar-boards. They cause more comment than our Chinese professor in his gorgeous holiday attire. We wish that for the sake of the good name of Harvard they would label themselves, so that even the mistaken few would not think they came from Cambridge.
The last number of the Princetonian contains a contribution entitled "Don't you think tho?" It commences, "I've jutht been to Harvawd, I have; duthed nithe plathe, I thay," and does not cease to exist until it has occupied a column of the Princetonian's valuable space.
At a meeting of women college graduates, held at Chauncy Hall on Saturday, an association of college alumnae was formed. About seventy were present, graduates of Oberlin College, Wisconsin University, Michigan University, Vassar College, Cornell University, Boston University, Smith College and Wellesley College.