Fact and Rumor.
Jno. C. Eno, the defaulter, was the wooden spoon man of Yale, '69.
The fraternity of the Delta Kappa Epsilon held a dinner at Delmonico's last night.
Wednesday, the candidates of the Yale nine began training in squads, in the gymnasium.
The subject of Mr. Davis' lecture in N. H. 4, next Wednesday, will be "Earthquakes."
Subscriptions for the CRIMSON for the remaining half year may be left at the Co-operative office.
At the meeting of the Yale Foot Ball Association, trophies were voted to the members of the eleven.
U. V. Judson, '86, who left Harvard last February for West Point, heads his class at that institution.
Amherst College seniors are to act Sheridan's comedy, "The Rivals," at Amherst, Feb. 13th.
A Technology student has on exhibition at the Boston Art Club a picture, for which he has been awarded a prize.
A team from the Massachusetts Rifle Association left for New Oneans last Friday, to compete in the inter-state shot-gun matches for the championship of America.
Lynch, of the Metropolitan nine, has been engaged by Princeton to coach their nine until the opening of the base ball season.
Messrs. Camp, Richards, and Peters will represent Yale at the convention of the Inter-collegiate Foot Ball Association, to be held to-day in New York.
Theme 9 in English 5 will be due on Friday, Feb. 13. The subjects for themes during the month of February will be drawn from Boswell's Life of Johnson.
The "Princetonian" has rather a gloomy account of their nine's chances for the championship this year, which ends up by saying: "success for the nine is not impossible, but it does not seem probable."
The examination in French 1 was a decided surprise, and source of gloom to many of the once happy and confident members of the course. It covered pretty completely the work of the term.
The Examination paper in Greek 5, yesterday, though somewhat long, was eminently fair in its questions. Members of the section were allowed to substitute the marks obtained in the hour examinations of the past half year for certain portions of the paper.
The men in English 12 who find it hard to write a page of MS a day will be pleased (?) to know that Alexandre Dumas would not have quite finished his works, if he had written fifteen pages (each of two hundred words) every day for twenty-two years.
The Sophomores who have no conflict on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 o'clock, will attend Mr. Wendell's lectures at these hours, in Sever 11. All other Sophomores will attend Mr. Brigg's lectures to the Freshman class in Sever 11, on Tuesdays and Saturdays, at 9 o'clock. The afternoon lectures will be discontinued.
The students in college little realize what a priceless boon has been extended to them. A firm has been established in Chicago known as the "Student's Literary Bureau," whose object will be to write "essays, orations and poems on every conceivable subject or theme." The terms are at the rate of one dollar for a single oration or essay. It is to be hoped that the firm will not be favored with many calls from this quarter.- (Amherst Student.