FACT AND RUMOR.
Sophomore Themes are due today in Sever 3, at 2 P. M.
Moses King is about to issue a volume of "Concord Lectures."
Seventeen names were down for the crew dinner (for tonight) last evening.
Sanger and Bryant of '83 have been elected members of the Hasty Pudding Club.
Perry Belmont, a Harvard graduate, has been renominated for Congress by acclamation.
The hour of the fall meeting of the H. A. A. has been changed from 2 P. M. to 2.30 P. M.
It is possible that the foot-ball team will arrange for a game with Amherst next Saturday.
Mr. F. H. Sargent, late of Harvard, has entered upon his duties at the Madison Square Theatre, where he is dramatic director.
Those freshmen who have not been able to join the Athletic Association may do so today (Tuesday) between 2 and 3 P. M., at 36 Thayer.
The engagement of Prof. Wm. Hale of Cornell University, and formerly tutor at Harvard, and Miss Swinburne of Newport, R. I., is announced.
The cricket eleven are requested to be on the cricket field at 3 P. M. today, in order to practice for the match game with the Lawrence Cricket Club tomorrow.
It was agreed by the captains of the sophomore and junior nines before the game yesterday, that unless seven innings were played the game was not to count.
School of Arms. Fencing lessons - the foils, single-stick, sabre - by Prof. Ch. Kapell, of Royal University, Berlin, Germany. Social Union Gymnasium, Brattle square. Call from 2 to 7 P. M.
Yale is seriously thinking of organizing a Co-operative Society. A junior writes, after asking about the association at Harvard : "If it will pay us for the trouble, I think we can start one here at Yale."
In the final sets of the Longwood tennis tournament between Messrs. Clark, '83, and Sears, '83, on Saturday, Clark beat Sears, winning three sets out of five. Sears was handicapped 15 on each game.
The proof-sheets of the forthcoming catalogue show among the sophomores, 207 names; juniors, 208, and seniors, 189.
The entries for the tennis tournament are thus far : Ordway and Buffum, Clark and Denniston, Gardner and Warren, Bonsal and Osborne, Howard and Hoyt, Mandell and Agassiz, Winslow and Rockwell.
A first year student in the Law School handed in to the librarian a slip for a reference book, on which was inscribed : "Laura Poets 22 B. 500." The professor had given out the reference, "Law Reports 22 B. 500."
It is expected that each of the other colleges that has co-operated with Harvard in her movement against professionalism will soon adopt regulations similar to those adopted at Harvard by the faculty committee on athletics.
The cricket eleven will play the Lawrence Cricket Club tomorrow (Wednesday) on their grounds in South Lawrence. The game will commence at 11 o'clock. The team are requested to meet at Bartlett's at 8.30 A. M. By invitation, the eleven will attend a ball in the evening, and during their stay will be the guests of the Lawrence Club.
In the singles of the tennis tournament the following-named sets were played off yesterday : Gardner won over Mandell, 5-6, 6-4, 6-3; Goodwin won over Agassiz, 6-2, 3-6, 7-5; Clark over Bacon, 6-0, 6-3; Winslow over Taylor, 6-2, 6-4. The remaining sets are Le Moyne vs. Rathbone, Clark vs. Perkins, Gardner vs. Goodwin, Winslow vs. Butler.