Fact and Rumor.
A hare and hounds club has been organized at Cornell.
The annual charge for tuition at Amherst has been raised from $100 to $110.
There will be an hour examination in Greek 1 to-day at the usual recitation hour.
Mr. Lynch, '87, and Mr. Kavanagh, '87, have been elected members of the Signet.
The geological and mineralogical cabinets at Amherst are said to be among the finest in the world.
The members of the course in History 12 will hereafter meet three times a week until further notice.
Mr. W. J. Cook, '89, has been unanimously elected captain of the Princeton foot-ball eleven for 1887.
Hereafter Dr. Hart's section in History 20 will meet Wednesdays at 10 o'clock in addition to the regular hour, until the mid-years.
Messrs. W. S. Pinkham, '87; W. Barnes, '88; R. T. Paine, Jr., '88, and R. W. Keep, '87 have been elected members of the Finance Club.
The gold medal offered by the Pennsylvanian to the member of the U. of Pa. team who scored the first point against Harvard was withdrawn before the game took place.
The competition for the prize offered by the Glee Club for a college song has resulted in no award, insomuch as no song of sufficient merit was offered.
"Sunday's World contained a letter from Cambridge, charging Harvard with "muckerism" in the Yale-Harvard foot-ball game."
And the Yale News has the assurance to republish this!!!
The tug-of-war team which will represent Harvard in the Seventh Regiment athletic sports in New York to-day, is composed of the following men. Easton, L.S., (anchor), Remington, '87, Chase, '88, Pease, '88.
The attendance at the rifle-range yesterday was not very large, on account of the severe weather. The best score in the rest match was made by Mr. Dickinson, 25 out of possible 30. The off-hand match was won by Mr. Paine with a score of 40 out of possible 50.
The Pennsylvanian remarks editorially: "Although in the Harvard-Pennsylvania contest we scarcely predicted a home victory, yet we did believe that Pennsylvania would score and make the game a brilliant and close one. As it was, our team played a good game, but their light - weight and bad initial policy counted against them, and they were fairly and squarely beaten."
In the 10 games played by Yale this season she has scored 689 points to 4 for her opponents. There have been 114 touch-downs made, from 90 of which goals have been kicked. Besides this Watkinson has kicked 6 goals from the field. Of the touch-downs Beecher has made 33, Morrison 14, Woodruff 13, Wallace 13, Watkinson 12, Gill 7, Corwin 6, Corbin 5, Wurtenburg 4, Carter 3, Robinson 3, and Buchanan 1.
"Among the curiosities at the dime museum this week are two Harvard college graduates, who do a song and dance."
The above was cut from a recent St. Paul Pioneer Press.
"She has attempted to luxuriate in the wardroom of art before she has learned even the names of things about the forecastle."
Dramatic note in Cambridge Tribune.
The following is an extract from the Phillipian on the prospect of an eleven next fall. Andover evidently takes time by the forelock.
"Dennison and Bancroft are going to Dartmouth next year; Knowlton, Harvard Medical School; Brainard and Aldrich will probably leave, while Hotchkiss is intending to enter Williams. Will Graves and Perrin of course will not come back, and there is a good chance of Haskell and Hamilton severing their connection with the school next summer. What a brilliant outlook we have for next fall."