FACT AND RUMOR.
Pierian rehearsal tonight at 7.30.
There will be no lecture in History 9 on Saturday.
Niagara Seminary are about to adopt a college color.
An optional in taxidermy is the latest thing at Dartmouth.
Mr. F. A. Dakin will give the Latin salutatory on commencement.
Only thirty-five class lives have been handed in to the secretary of '82.
There will be an hour examination in Freshman Analytics the 19th inst.
The photograph of the St. Paul's Society will be taken today at 10 A.M.
Mr. Pendleton, '82, gave a very fine solo air in chapel yesterday morning.
The hats for the lacrosse team have arrived. They are white, with crimson band.
The annual examination in Chemistry 1 will not be changed to June 1st, as reported.
Tickets for the tug at the class races are procurable at Bartlett's. Price, $1.50.
Tennis players should not fail to attend some of the games on the Longwood grounds this week.
Recitation today in Chemistry 1 : Division 1 at 12; division 2 at 3 P.M. Blue books are due now.
Professor James in Philosophy 4, and Dr. Young in History 8, have excused recitations for tomorrow.
A large number of Yale men intend to leave New Haven for Boston today, arriving in Boston this evening.
The new hats for the lacrosse team came Wednesday. They are of white flannel, trimmed with red silk ribbon.
The group of the lacrosse team is very good, with the exception of the uniforms, which have taken entirely black.
Everett Athenaeum of '84, holds a very important meeting tonight. All who can are requested to be present.
The study of the different groups of minerals in Chemistry 2 is now finished. The remaining lectures will be devoted to rocks.
Gentlemen, who intend to take ladies to the Yale game tomorrow, will find it much more convenient to purchase reserved seats at Bartlett's today.
On next Wednesday evening Capt. John Codman will lecture to the Finance Society on "The Iniquity of the Protective Tariff," at Sever 11, 7.45 o'clock. All are invited.
The attendance at the gymnasium is still considerable, owing to the inclement weather that has prevailed out doors. Several professors are quite regular in their course of exercise.
The following named men have been chosen members of the Finance Club from '83 : H. B. Cabot, A. C. Denniston, G. H. Heilbron, A. L. Hodges, C. J. Hubbard, S. Norris, H. Putnam, F. Ranney.
There will be no recitation in Greek VII. next Tuesday. The members of the elective are advised to attend the lecture in Greek XI., Monday, at 12 M. The subject will be on the burial of the Greeks, illustrating the funeral oration of Pericles.
The Harvard Chapter of the Delta Upsilon Fraternity had their society dinner at Young's Hotel Wednesday evening. President Burnham, '82, presided. After toasts, responded to by the different members, the oration was delivered by H. E. Barnes, '84, and the poem was read by G. R. Nutter, '85.
"The Lampoon Book of Sketches" is now on sale at Sever's, Amee's and Memorial. Subscribers are requested to secure their copies as soon as possible on account of the rapid disappearance of the present edition. Only the number signed for will be delivered at the reduced rates to each subscriber.
Yesterday afternoon the second Harvard lacrosse team beat the Andover team by a score of one goal to nothing. Two goals were fairly made but only one counted on account of a doubt. The playing was close, as the Andover team were in many cases superior runners. The Harvards were handsomely treated by the home team. The finest playing was done on our side by Rueter and Walsh. Marquand acted as referee. Next week the team will probably play two games, both in Cambridge.
FURNITURE. Parlor, chamber, dining-room, library and office furniture. An immense stock in the warerooms of PAINE'S manufactory, 48 Canal street, opposite Boston and Maine depot.