FACT AND RUMOR.
The college hospital is receiving a new coat of paint.
There are over forty-five tennis courts on the college grounds.
Harvard versus New York University in lacrosse today at New York.
Freshmen versus Adams Academy today. Train leaves Old Colony depot at 2.30.
Messrs. C. A. Bliss and C. L. Harrison were elected honorary members of the Hasty Pudding Club at its last meeting.
Lunch will be served today at Memorial from 11.45 to 1 o'clock to accommodate those wishing to go to the Brown game.
The examination for honors in classics today will include the translation at sight of passages from Greek authors, at 10 o'clock in Sever 37.
The corner of Holmes field which is devoted to the use of the freshman nine occasions much complaint, as it is utterly unsuited for that purpose.
A circular descriptive of the courses offered in geology for 1883 - 84 is in preparation by the instructors in that department, and will be issued about May 12.
The Society for the Promotion of Theological Education has paid out $1650 for gratuities to students in the Harvard Divinity School during the past year.
The seventh nine of the Hasty Pudding Club from '84 are as follows: Bliss, Wells, Underwood, Dickinson, Noble, Bacon, O. J. Lawrence, C. B. Davis, Spelman.
A. T. French, '85, will go to New York as the delegate of the Athletic Association at the inter-collegiate sports. He will meet the executive committee the night before the games, and will act as manager and clerk of the course for the Harvard team.
The freshman nine which plays today with Adams Academy will consist of Chamberlain, p., Kimball, c., Magill, 1b., Phillips, 2b., Collins, 3b., Edgerly, s.s., Burnett, l.f., Gardner, c.f., Bruner, r.f.
The nine today in the game with Brown will be composed as follows: Nichols, '86, p.; Allen, c.; Smith, 1b.; Lovering, 2b.; Beaman, 3b.; Baker, s.s.; LeMoyne, l.f.; Nichols, '83, c.f.; Keep, f.
Algebra examination today at 10. The members of the class will meet as follows: Abbot to Gunnison in Mass. 1; Hall to Mygatt in Mass. 3; Nichols to Slocum in Sever 35; Smith to Upham in U. 2; Vogel to Zeller in U. E. R. Conditioned men will go to U. E. R.
The fielding record of the nine in the preparatory games thus far, has been remarkably clear. For the six games that have been played, the average number of errors, exclusive of passed balls, wild pitches and bases on balls, has been a little over three. Including these, the average has been seven.
F. H. Allen of '80 will coxswain the Union eight next Thursday in the race against the 'Varsity. The Union men are to pull as follows: Bacon, '80, (stroke); Williams, (2); F. Peabody, (3); Smith, '79, (4); Brigham, '80, (5); E. Peabody, E. T. S., (6); Dana, '74, (7); Jones, (bow).