FACT AND RUMOR.
Scrub nines are now becoming popular.
Blue books are due in all courses for the coming examinations.
Mr. Dyer conducted the recitation in Greek 3, yesterday.
There will be an hour examination in French 3, at 9 this morning.
The Wesleyan Glee Club will sing in Tremont Temple, on June 2nd.
The freshman will play the university nine at 4 P. M. this afternoon on Jarvis field.
The last meet of the Shooting Club will be held at Watertown, tomorrow.
There will be a half-hour examination in Greek 7. at 12 today, on the translation of Thucydides.
Mr. Briggs will tomorrow speak on the proper choice of English courses, in Sever 11, at 11 A. M.
The examination in French 8 will consist of two passages, one from L'Idee de Jean Teterol; the other, at sight, from Cherbuliez.
Mr. LeMoyne has made a most successful first baseman. In the two games he has played that position he has put out 20 men, with one error.
The telegram received from the manager of the Yale nine last night, removes the last obstacle to the playing of the freshman series of ball games. Last year the '86 nine won the second game of the Yale series, and this year the '87 men ought to try to surpass '86's record.
Prof. Paine desires to state that the announcement in the elective pamphlet concerning Music 3 is incorrect; no technical knowledge of music is required for that course.
Professor Bocher will meet all students who desire to consult him about the selection of French courses in Sever 23, from 8.30 to 10 A. M. every day until June 2nd; or at his house, at 3 P. M., until the above date.
The nine received the same cordial and hearty reception form their Princeton friends that has been given to them in years past, and which has made the trip to Princeton the pleasantest event of the base-ball season.
The lacrosse championship now lies between Princeton and Yale. The two teams are very evenly matched, and as the championship depends on the result of a single game, the contest will be extremely exciting.
Robert College, Constantinople, has 211 students this year, of whom 49 are in the preparatory department. Of the 162 in the classes, 85 are Bulgarians, 63 are Armenians, 10 are Greeks, one is a Tunisian, one a Slavonian, one a Hebrew, and one an Englishman.
The fifth annual report of the executive committee of the Archeological Institute, of which Prof. Charles Eliot Norton is president, has been published in pamphlet form, together with the report of the committee on the American school which we recently reviewed.
The following telegram was received last night by the manager of the freshman nine: "Conditions accepted. Signatures forwarded immediately. Please send your batting order.-J. M. GILLESPIE." In accordance with this arrangement the freshman nine will play at New Haven. on May 31st.
The standing of the colleges in the contest for the base-ball championship is given below. The defeat of our nine by Brown has slightly lessened our chances, but Amherst has also received a set back by her defeat on Saturday. Yale, by defeating Amherst, has improved her chances; their nine has only lost a single game, but has played only four in all. The following table is complete to date:
CLUB. WON. LOST. TOPLAY.
Harvard, 5 2 3
Yale, 3 1 6
Amherst, 3 2 5
Brown, 3 3 4
Dartmouth, 1 3
Princeton, 1 5