FACT AND RUMOR.
The alterations at Memorial are rapidly being completed.
The Phi Beta Kappa group will be photographed today at 11.
Winslow seems to be a mascot for the Harvards says the Herald.
Latin 2 begins the reading of "The Marriage of Peleus," today.
Commencement parts not selected for delivery may be had at the office.
Amherst defeated Brown at base-ball yesterday by the score of 5 to 4.
The annual catalogue of Adams Academy, just issued, shows a total of 45 scholars.
It is suggested that hereafter foxterriers be exempted from compulsory attendance at chapel.
Professor J. P. Cooke will deliver the last lecture in freshman Chemistry at noon today in Boylston.
The new text-book for German 6 not having arrived, the remaining recitations will be devoted to reviewing.
Stevens Institute will hereafter admit to the freshman class only the fifty passing the best entrance examinations.
J. A. Hodge of the American lacrosse team, is sick in Liverpool, and will not probably be able to play in the English matches.
In the league contests yesterday, the scores were : Boston 3, Philadelphia 1; Providence 3, New York 0; Cleveland 2, Chicago 1; Buffalo 12, Detroit 3.
The London Longfellow memorial committee have decided to send copies of the Westminster Abbey bust of Longfellow to Harvard and Bowdoin colleges.
The special pamphlets giving detailed accounts of the courses in French, Music, Physical Geography. Geology and Palaeontology are ready at the office for delivery.
It is rumored that the citizens of Cambridge have asked the city government to pass a vote of censure upon the college for the recent noisy celebration.
The year's marks in N. H. 2 will be made up as follows : the mid-year examination will count 40 per cent., the final examination 50, and the thesis 10.
It is likely that Secretary Lincoln will be present at the Harvard commencement, at which time the class in which he graduated will celebrate its twentieth anniversary.
The postponed game between Exeter and Harvard '87, which was played yesterday, resulted in a score of Exeter 7, Harvard '87, 10. Owing to a delay in the returns the detailed account will appear in our next issue.
The officers for the next half-year of the society of Christian Brethren are : Strong, '85, president; Lloyd, '86, secretary; Knapp, '87, treasurer; A. T. Dudley, '87, librarian. The society will probably become a branch of the inter-collegiate Y. M. C. A.
"Government Revenue," is the title of a recent work from the Riverside Press. The work is based on lectures delivered by the author, Mr. E. H. Roberts, before the students of Cornell and Hamilton. The book is written in opposition to free trade principles.
The two-mile course on New Haven harbor has been re-surveyed and found nearly a fifth of a mile too long. The crews which have been rowing against time feel relieved at the statement.