Fact and Rumor.
All the lockers in the gymnasium have been engaged.
Exeter has now for the first time more students than Andover.- Ex.
The Yale regatta will take place October 15.
The Harvard Monthly appears next Wednesday. Hereafter it will be issued on the first Wednesday of each month.
It is said that the Christmas number of Scribner's Monthly will contain three photographic views of Stag of Yale.
The Princeton Library has been increased, during the last four months, by 4,989 new volumes.
Female students in colleges in the United States are said to number 18,000.
Slayback who plays full back on the Wesleyan team this year is going to Yale next fall.
The intercollegiate tennis tournament at New Haven begins to day and will continue four days.
The first football game in this country was played at Yale between the classes of '42 and '42.- Ex.
There is rumor of a new grand stand to be erected on the field at Yale, which shall command a view of the track.
The Yale eleven will play a return game with Wesleyan in Middleton, Oct. 15.
Clark University at Worcester, Mass., will be ready for occupancy Oct. 1, 1888.
At Harvard, lacrosse costs the freshman class $14,000, football $11,000, baseball $9,000, crew $4,000.- Exchange.
The Yale juniors are agitating the abandonment of the fall class races on accent of their inability to form a good crew.
Seniors at Dartmouth are pursuing Optional studies as follows : four, Astronomy; four, Chemistry; nine, English Constitutional History.
Dr. Henry D. Cogswell has donated property worth $1,000,009 to found a technical school in San Francisco. 1t will be for both boys and girls and will be named the Cogswell Polytechnic College,
Out of the Harvard graduating class numbering 236 only 114 or a bare majority ranked over 70. Of these only 9 ranked over 90.- Dartmouth
Page, of the University of Pennsylvania, the champion jumper, has been invited to give an exhibition jump at the Yale fall games.
The supply of the syllabus in Political Economy 4 has given out. The printers should be notified to print more copies.
Latin is pronounced according to the Roman method in 155 colleges, in 144 according to the English, and 35 according to the Continental.- Ex.
Candidates for the final honors in classics in 1887 and 1888 who expect to present a Latin thesis will find Mr. Preble in 7 Matthews on Saturdays in October to make arrangements for assisting them in writing Latin.