FACT AND RUMOR.
The Phi Beta Kappa group will be at 10.20 Thursday morning.
There was a very good account of the celebration in yesterday's Globe.
Contestants who won prizes at the spring meetings may get them at 1 Gray's.
In the first round of the tennis tournament, Wheelwright defeated Peirson 4-6, 6-0, 6-2.
The fourth competition for the claypigeon cup will be shot at Watertown this afterno
Prof. Lovering today continues his course of lectures on "Electricity and Magnetism."
The section taking Latin 2 will commence the reading of Catullus next Thursday.
Harvard vs. Beacons on Jarvis field at 4 o'clock today. Nichols will probably pitch for the Beacons.
The freshman game with Exeter scheduled for yesterday afternoon was postponed on account of the rain.
The Boston Globe of yesterday contained a column account of the celebration in the yard Monday night.
In the league games yesterday, Boston defeated Philadelphia 3 to 0, and Providence defeated New York 2 to 1.
All those who intend to accompany the nine on Friday will please sign the book at Bartlett's as soon as possible. Book closes at noon on Thursday.
The game with Brown on Friday will be played on the Providence base-ball grounds, instead of the Brown grounds. Horse cars run directly to the grounds.
The way they do at Brown. The registrar of Brown University provided the material for the bonfire with which the students celebrated their victory over Princeton.
The performance in the Cadet minstrels, which are to be repeated Friday, are largely recruited from Harvard veterans, all from odd-year classes. Among them are Butler, '77; Snelling, Guild and Seaverns, '81; Dorr, Easton, Hale and Chandler, '83, and Swinscoe, '85.
Among the records made at the university meet of the Yale Athletic Club, the following are the noticeable ones : Briggs, '85, put the shot 34ft. 11in. in beating Coxe. The hurdle race was won by Luddington, in 19 1-4s. The best of all was a remarkable one-mile walk against time made by Meredith, in 7m. 18 3-4s.
The following is the standing of the college nines in the championship series :
Games won. Games lost. Games to play.
Harvard, 4 1 5
Amherst, 2 1 7
Yale, 2 1 7
Brown, 2 2 6
Dartmouth, 1 3 6
Princeton, 1 4 5
The last recitation in Greek 7 will take place tomorrow. On Tuesday there will be a voluntary examination consisting of two parts on the portion of Thucydides which has been read since the mid-years.