FACT AND RUMOR.

This afternoon's ball game should be well attended.

The Shooting Club will meet at Watertown tomorrow afternoon.

Mr. H. A. Garfield, '85 has been elected president of the Williams Athenxum.

The nine will play the Tremonts this afternoon on Jarvis field. Game called at 4 o'clock.

The freshmen will play the Adams Academy nine at Quincy in the latter part of the month.

The question of holding indoor winter athletic meetings is being agitated at Trinity.

The Princeton nine defeated the Philadelphia reserves on Saturday, by a score of 9 to 3.

The game to have been played with the Beacons on Fast Day was postponed on account of bad weather.

The Columbia Baseball Association gives shingles to its members, which are very tasteful in design.

The Yale Freshmen played their first game on Saturday, when they defeated the Waterbury by a score of 15 to 8.

A large photograph by Perch of the University crew of '79 was put on exhibition in Leavitt Perch's window last week.

C. C. Nichols, L. S., C. J. Reuter, '84, and E. I. K. Noyes, '85, have been selected to form part of the American lacrosse twelve, which will visit England this summer. Reuter and Noyes will be unable to go on account of a faculty decision.

The position of scorer on the nine has not been filled as yet, but there are several very promising candidates for the position.

The Memorial Hall waiters have organized a nine, and would like to hear from similar organizations around Boston.

The work on the boathouse is going on slowly. More care is being taken to secure those using it from accidents than when the house was first built.

The game between the Boston and Metropolitans, postponed from Fast Day will probably be played off the latter part of the month.

The following men will compose the nine in the game today: Nichols, p; Allen, c; Smith, 1st b; Phillips, 2d b; Seaman 3d b; Baker, s. s; LeMoyne, l. f; Crocker, c. f; Lovering, r. f.

Some experiments were recently tried by O'Rouke and White of the Buffalo club with the new catcher's protection, which is a flat rubber case, filled up with air and worn over the chest and abdomen. O'Rouke put the protector on and claims that he could not fell a ball thrown by White at a distance of ten feet.

Bicyclists will be pleased to learn that by a recent decision of the attorney-general of the United States that hereafter bicycles will be considered as personal effects, and as such will be admitted free of duty when accompanied by the owner. This will enable riders to get machines in England and bring them over much cheaper than they can buy them in this country.

Tho Athletics defeated the Yale nine on Saturday, by a score of 10 to 5. The base running of Yale was very fine. The Athletics made 10 safe hits from Booth's delivery, while Yale made but 5, with a total of 6 from Atkinson.-The following men composed the Yale nine: Booth p., Southern c., Brigham 1st b., Terry 2d b., Hopkins 3d b., Oliver s. s., Hickox l. f., Atwood c, f., McKee r. f.

Bowdoin prizes have been awarded as follows: H. H. Brogan, '85, $50, for an essay on the "Conservation and Dissipation of Energy;" C. A. Whittemore, '85, $50 for an essay on the "Origin of Meteorites;" H. M. Clarke, '79, $100 for a Latin translation from Macaulay; C. B. Gleason, '85, $75 for an essay on Aristophanes as an Exponent of the Manners and Customs of his Times; C. M. Walsh, '84, $75 for a Greek translation from Jowett's Introduction to Plato's Theacteus.