Fact and Rumor.
The sophomore crew expect to get on the water Monday.
The freshman nine practised on Jarvis yesterday.
The Bicycle Club intends to hold a dinner in a few weeks.
It is probable that Dewey will anchor the '86 tug-of-war team.
The Yale crew has been rowing on the water for some days.
Vigorous efforts are making to pay off the debt of '87's freshman nine.
The '86 members of the Signet will be photographed at Pach's at 1.30 to-day.
Dr. Mark Hopkins successfully passed his eighty-fourth birthday on March 4th.
The Dartmouth college library is growing at the rate of fifteen hundred volumes a year.
A new mahogany table was yesterday placed in the reading-room in Dane Hall by means of the south window.
By a mistake, Forchhiemer, '87 was placed on the Phi Beta Kappa list published in yesterday's issue instead of Fechheimer, '87.
The Inter-collegiate Base-Ball Association meets in Springfield to-day. The University of Pennsylvania will apply for admission.
Hereafter, daily themes in English V may be replaced by longer articles handed in at intervals of not more than a fortnight, and endorsed with the dates on which work has been done on them.
Dr. Hart will on Saturday, in History 13, discuss the constitutional question of President Cleveland's recent refusal to send to the United States Senate, reasons for the removals of office holders.
Mr. Tupper has placed a handsomely framed picture of last year's 'varsity nine in Leavitt & Pierce's, which he offers to the man making the largest number balls in the "break" before April 1st.
Mr. Leonidas La C. Hamilton, delivered a very interesting lecture in Lyceum Hall last evening, on the "New Science." The lecture was a practical statement of a new theory by which the speaker is to explain the action of gravity, in a forthcoming work.
The next Harvard Union debate takes place March 18, 1886. The subject is 'Resolved: That a Measure of Home Rule for Ireland is essential to the welfare of the British Empire." Principal disputants, affirmative, Prince L. Campbell, '86, J. H. Proctor, '89; negative, G. P. F. Hobson, '86, J. W. Richardson, '86.