Fact and Rumor.
There will be a cut in English 5 on Wednesday.
S. L. Foster, '85, was in Cambridge on Saturday.
Dartmouth will soon issue a literary monthly, the "Stylus."
Philosophy 2 is now studying Bain's Senses and the Intellect.
There are nearly two hundred college papers published in this country.
The regular Moot Courts of the Law School will begin this week.
German 4 and 6 will be discontinued for the remainder of the year.
The catalogue shows an increase of 14,000 volumes, 12,000 of which are placed in Gore Hall.
Dr. Wheeler, the new instructor in German, met his section for the first time, yesterday.
Professor Dunbar has recovered sufficiently from his late illness to resume his courses in Political Economy.
Prof. Chaplin, the new professor of engineering in the Lawrence Scientific School, is a graduate of West Point.
At present the largest University in Europe is Rudolf Albrecht's, of Vienna. It has 285 professors and 5,221 students.
The last number of the Williams Lat. renews the proposal for a new base-ball league, and adds as an argument the fact that Dartmouth is going to leave the league this year. The discussion will be interesting if not profitable.
Saturday morning, an eleven picked from among the Taunton men in college defeated an eleven chosen from the two preparatory schools of that place by a score of 8 to 0.
Peterhouse College, the oldest of the seventeen colleges in the Cambridge University, has just celebrated the six hundredth anniversary of its founding.
At Lasell Seminary, the languages, French and German, are constantly practiced at meals, one table being set apart for French and one for German.
The Amherst Dramatic Club are to produce during the coming winter, Wycherley's "Country Girl" which was revised by Augustin Daly last year in New York.
Presidents Porter, McCosh, Eliot and Barnard are each to have a paper in the Youth's Companion for next year entitled "Advice to Young Men Preparing for College."
Our mathematical editor has computed that when 14 men sit at a table in Memorial, they can be arranged in 87,396,291,200 different ways; when 12 men are at the table the number will be 478,001,600.