Fact and Rumor.
A Shooting Club dinner is soon to take place.
Mr. R. T. Paine, Jr., has been elected a regular editor of the CRIMSON.
A junior at Yale has formed a class to learn the Hawaiin language.
The junior promenade at Yale will occur on the first of February.
There will be a three hour examination in Engineering 2, to-morrow, Thursday.
The result of the amount of freshman scholarships will be posted on Thursday a.m.
'90 sets an example of the proper method of obtaining a large mass meeting by early previous posting.
Members of Philosophy 4 will have till Saturday next, to finish the fourth thesis of the course, on Adam Smith.
Amherst has been unable to secure an instructor in English literature, so the course in that study will be omitted.
The candidates for the nine of the University of Pennsylvania are being trained by "Bobby" Matthews of the Athletics.
Theatricals were to be given by Columbia on Friday and Saturday evenings of last week for the benefit of their crew.
Dr. Wadlstein, lately selected as permanent director of the American School at Athens, is a Columbia College graduate.
'90 is now practising for the tug-of-war.
If numbers are of any account, there will be no chance for our opponents at Mott Haven this spring.
Miss Fortescue the celebrated English actress, attended by a friend and chaperone visited Memorial Hall, yesterday during lunch time.
Special reports in History 13 will be assigned at the next lecture, and will be due on the day of the examination. The work required will be on charts.
The second eight of the Pi Eta from '88 are as follows: Bolster, Bowen, Crane, Hammett, W. H. Hervey, F. J. Reynolds, Whipple and F. B.'y Williams.
Brown University expects to get $225,000 from the will of Mr. Lyman, a former student of that college. Part of this bequest will probably be devoted to the erection of an Observatory or a gymnasium.
Princeton men say that they could put a very strong nine in the field next spring if they can succeed in finding a good catcher. Brownlee, '89, who caught part of the season last year, is reported to have improved greatly and will probably catch again this year.
The Boston Latin School class of '85 ate its third annual dinner last evening at Young's. Twenty members were present. S. R. Dunham presided. These officers were elected: President, F. E. Parker; vice-president, F. F. Cutler; secretary and treasurer, W. H. Thayer; poet, E. L. Brown; toast-master, W. L. Gay.
The delegates to the D. K. E. Fraternity Convention, held at Washington last week have returned and report having a most successful and enjoyable time. All the delegates were taken in carriages about the city, first to the Capitol, where they were received by senator Sherman, president of the Senate, and speaker Carlisle, in their private rooms. Next they were taken to the White House and enjoyed a private reception by President and Mrs. Cleveland, after which they were driven around the city. In the evening the annual banquet was held at the Willard Hotel, which all the delegates and Washington members were present; Ex-Governor Long of Massachusetts presiding as toast master.