Fact and Rumor.

Only thirty-nine men have signed for the crew dinner.

There will be a cut in English V Monday.

A number of men interested in boxing are forming a sparring club.

A club has been formed in Pol. Econ. I for the better study of the course.

Scott, '89, will be unable to play foot-ball for some time on account of a ruptured blood-vessel.

It is reported that the faculty have forbidden the picked team, which was to have gone to Andover, to play.

Names of those wishing to sign for the reading room must be handed in to-day.

There will be are-assignment of seats in chapel, of juniors from Kaminski to Zerega, in a few days.

The small pitchers now placed on the Memorial tables are a most welcome addition.

The freshman crew now takes a walk of ten or fifteen miles once a week; the men are rowing four crews and substitutes in the gymnasium.

The game to-day between Williams and the Technology team at the Union grounds, will take place at 3 p. m., and promises to be very exciting.

The last number of the Nation contains two very interesting letters on religion at Harvard and Yale, which are commented on in another column.

In his sermon last Sunday night Archdeacon Farrar, referred to Williams College as "among the remote hills of North America."

The senior class at Princeton has empowered a committee to purchase a memorial for the class; the committee are as yet in doubt whether to spend their money on the athletic field, the library, or works of art for the college.

Last week the freshman and sophomore classes of Columbia had three rushes. The freshman class, on account of its larger number, succeeded in getting two of them.

The first game of the inter-class series is scheduled to take place to-day, on Jarvis, between '86 and '89, with Mr. Willard as referee. It is rumored that '89 will forfeit the game.

The first championship foot-ball game of the season occurs to-day between Wesleyan and the University of Pennslyvania at the Polo grounds in New York.

History XII has been greatly reduced in numbers; as the section has been very large, some of the men having low averages last year have been asked to leave.

Prof. Whiting gave a lecture on liberal education yesterday in Physics C. He stated among other things that some of the mountains in pictures in the Washington Gallery are 1500 miles high by the laws of perspective; those in London 1200.

A small boy, giving the name of O'Hara, informed the foot-ball men on Jarvis yesterday that he was lost, and that his father worked in a mill; it was finally discovered that the "mill" was the Jefferson Laboratory.

About a dozen men gathered in Holden Chapel last evening in answer to the call of the committee in charge of the erection of a grand stand. As no interest was taken by the students in the proposed plan, the committee decided to let the matter rest.

There is another imposter going the rounds of the college buildings, and this notice is to warn students against him. He is well dressed and apparently between twenty-five and thirty years old, and says he came to Cambridge to visit a class-mate, but failing to find him is without money. He offers a load-stone as security for his returning what his victims lend him. Look out for him between 8 and 9 p. m.