FACT AND RUMOR.
'82 evidently has a distrust of the heliotype process.
Cut yesterday in the Law School by Professor Langdell.
One man in '84 has an average of 99 1-15 per cent.
Greek 2 is taking up the subject of metres in Greek comedy.
The term of the Massachusetts Agricultural College opens today.
All orders for class photographs must be handed in by tomorrow.
The second section in Chemistry 1 will recite today. Subject, "Silver."
The Intercollegiate Base-Ball Association meets today in Springfield.
The grass shows up green in several localities from the recent warm rains.
The grass in the college yard has remained green throughout the winter.
Nearly two hundred have signed to become members of the Cooperative Society.
It has been announced that Dr. Gummere's exercises in Rhetoric and Themes will be omitted this week.
It is rumored that Mr. A. S. Waite has resigned his position as superintendent of the college buildings.
The work on the new observatory at Williams still continues and the building will be soon finished.
The tickets for the ladies' days of the winter meetings will probably be on sale at 14 Holworthy tomorrow.
German 6 has begun Goethe's "Egmont." The rest of "Oberon" is being read to the section by the instructor.
There is a finely written five-column article in the Cambridge Tribune of this week on the seventy-fifth birthday of Longfellow.
The Columbia Athletic Association meets today to hear the report of the intercollegiate delegates and to arrange for the spring games.
The San Francisco Post contains a lively account of Oscar Wilde and the freshmen, written by a Harvard student in a private letter home.
All who are anticipating good roads for bicycling before long, must remember that when March comes in like a lamb it goes out like a lion.
No one should fail to read the four-column article on R. H. Dana, by H. W. Muzzey, Esq., in the current number of the Cambridge Tribune.
The price of tickets for the first winter meeting is twenty-five cents; on ladies' day, twenty-five cents for the floor, and fifty cents for the gallery.
It is possible that the plans for the Law School will be changed, as the amount of the gift may not be sufficient to cover the cost of the building now proposed.
A new text-book, Mixer's "Modern French Poetry," will be used in French 5 on Wednesdays, in place of Cherbutiez's "Count Costia," concluded next time.
PARLOR BED. PAINE'S new parlor bed is very convenient. A number of very fine dressing case beds are now being placed in the warerooms at the manufactory, 141 Friend street, Boston.
The question in English 6 was decided in favor of the affirmative 8 to 2. The debate next time will be on the question, "Resolved, That all judges should be appointed during good behavior." Affirmative, Messrs. Creesy, Bradley, Heywood. Negative, Messrs. Lyons, Perin, Beale.
John L. Stoddard of Williams College, '71, has lately achieved remarkable success as a lecturer on foreign cities and countries. In April he will go abroad to prepare for next winter's lectures. "His success may be gauged by the fact that he lectured in Boston Music Hall seventeen times last year, drawing audiences which filled that large building." - [Argo.
While the zoology class is left alone a few moments, some of its members amuse themselves by filling the professor's overcoat with a suspicious looking bottle, several clam shells, etc. Next day, Prof. L. remarks that the gentlemen who left the remains of their lunch in his coat could have them on application. The few who did not laugh rather gave themselves away. - [Orient.