FACT AND RUMOR.
The college ought to be well represented at Mr. Arnold's lecture.
A history of college fraternities has recently been published.
The examination papers in History 13 will be returned at the next recitation.
Phillips Exeter Academy has a student who boards himself on fourteen cents a day.
Mr. H. A. Taylor, '86, has resigned the office of business editor of the HERALD-CRIMSON.
Seven men participated in the first practice match of the Shooting Club on Saturday.
"Vacation, or Harvard vs. Yale," is the title of a new pantomine and musical comedy.
The Princetonian has been declared by the faculty of the institution which it represents to be "a growing nuisance."
Bassett the catcher of the Brown nine, has signed to play with a Providence after June 20, 1884, when the college championship season ends.
Mr. W. F. Sutton has lately ridden on a bicycle in England 260 1-4 miles in twenty-four ; this beats the record by about 8 miles.
The game of foot-ball announced for yesterday at the Polo Grounds, New York, between Princeton and Columbia, was postponed on account of rain.
Fred Archer, the English jockey, has won 212 and lost 358 races this year. Charles Wood, his rival won 178 and lost 396.
E. P. Burnham of the Newton Club rode 106 miles in 9h. 50m. last Sunday, thus beating Midgely's record of 100 miles in 9h. 47m.
The Committee on arrangements for Senior Class Election request the tellers, clerk, and chairman to come to Boylston Hall, at 6.45 this evening, in order to be prepared for rapid work in taking the ballots and counting the votes.
There will be a half hour examination in Greek 7 the latter part of this week, on the first 130 chapters of Aeschines Oration against Demosthenes. Those who take their examination can substitute the marks received for corresponding part of the mid-year examination.
At the Matthew Arnold reception at the Windsor Hotel a guest asked the distinguished poet if he were a relative of Benedict Arnold, and another said : "I can't tell you how delighted I have been with your poems, 'The Light of Asia' and 'Enoch Arden.' " [New York World.
Harvard will endeavor to secure the abolition, or at least a modification, of the iron-clad rules that prevented it from playing with professional clubs or hiring a professional trainer last season, and made it an object of ridicule in the eyes of the other colleges, all of which played professional teams and had the services of professional coaches. Where the logic comes in adopt-such a course and yet retaining a professional gymnastic teacher and allowing a professional sparer to be in the gymnasium is difficult to comprehend. Yet the nine plays under professional rules and the games are umpired by professionals. [Ex.
"The Harvard University foot-ball uniform" says the Clipper, "made by Wright and Ditson, are probably the finest ever manufactured. The jackets are made of extra canvas, double-stitched and close-fitting. In the back is an elastic insertion about eight inches long and diamond-shaped, which enables the players to bend more easily than the ordinary stiff jacket will allow. In the front is a large letter "H" in crimson silk. Instead of metal eyelet protectors, which in a scrimmage often tear the fingers, the holes are worked in silk. The crimson-gray over which the jacket is worn is of heavy knitted material, as are also the hose, both being made on machinery imported by the firm. The knee-breeches are of strong and heavy Canadian homespun goods."