FACT AND RUMOR.

The Yale crew has gone on the water.

Today is the sixth anniversary of the Johns Hopkins University.

The second semester of the University of Michigan opened Monday.

There are eighteen graduates of Harvard in the Columbia Law School.

The course in Spanish 1 is now being partly conducted in the Spanish language.

A reception was given to Prof. Goodwin by the Penn Club of Philadelphia last week.

The annex has a gymnasium in the large block on Brattle square, Dr. Sargent in charge.

Prof. Norton will lecture at the Hawthorne Rooms next Saturday on the discoveries at Assos.

The annual dinner of the Michigan University Alumni of Boston, takes place this evening at the Crawford House.

The smoking cars of the Union R. R. did not make their appearance yesterday, as announced, on account of the snow.

J. T. Wheelwright, '76, has a short piece of verse, "Absence of Mind," in the Bric-a-brac department of the March Century.

An absurd rumor has been going the rounds that Memorial Hall will be closed next week. There is no foundation for such a report.

The Dartmouth sophomores have their class supper this evening at Montpelier, and the freshmen have theirs at the same time at Montreal.

Of course he had had considerable champagne, but he had no right to tell her that they call them Germans because they are too-tone (hic).

Mr. Drury's new brand of cigars improves on acquaintance, and if kept up to its present standard must become popular among the students.

Mr. Robinson has several men in training for the feather-weight wrestling in the athletic meeting.

A number of men have subscribed for the reprinted illustrations from the old series of the Lampoon.

The third annual ball of the Boston Fire Department was held in Music Hall last evening. Fully 8500 people were present.

Beauties of co-education: Professor to student talking to young lady - "I wish you would pay attention, sir." Student - "I am paying attention." Professor - "Yes, I see; but not to the right subject." - [Ex.

The marks on the mid-year examination in Sophomore Rhetoric have been posted, and it is stated are much higher than they have been for the few past years. Only two men failed to pass out of a class of one hundred and ten.

Of all professional studies, medical courses are the most popular in Paris. It is said that medical students pay for tuition 1260 francs in their course of four years, and law students about 740 francs in a course of three years.

At the University of Michigan twelve sophomores are working hard on the Latin play, "The Adelphi" of Terence, under the direction of Prof. Gayley. Two rehearsals have been given already. The costumes will be made in New York.

A very good audience attended the concert of the Yale Glee Club in Tremont Temple last evening. The singers were applauded frequently, although the singing was not particularly good. Little can be said of the "warbling." Mr. Chamberlain was ill, and his place was very poorly filled by Mr. Smith.

Not all the regular teams in the class tugs-of-war have been as yet finally selected. Provisional teams have been made up among the classes for general practice and training, and all men interested should present themselves, in order to give the candidates of each class a chance to practice against another team from among their classmates.

By the sale of some mills at East Hampton lately and through the provisions of the will of the late Mr. Williston, Amherst gets $100,000 and Williston Seminary, $200,000.

The following-named gentlemen will constitute the editorial board of the Yale News for the ensuing year: Charles Winslow Burpee, '83; William Warren Calhoun, 83; Laurent Clerc Deming, '83; Thomas Shephard Southworth, '83; Horatio Odell Stone, '83, financial editor; Albert William Robert, '83, S. S. S.; Julius Tyler Andrews Doolittle, '84; James William Oakford, '84; William Brainard Coit, '84, S. S. S.

FURNITURE. The largest assortment of Parlor, Chamber and Dining Room Suits ever offered in Boston is now being placed in Paine's Warerooms, 48 Canal street, opposite Boston and Maine depot.