Fact and Rumor.
A large number of students enjoyed the fine skating on Fresh Pond yesterday.
Students who take Math. D and G, will find Mr. Sawin in Sever 24 Thursday, Feb, 3, at 2, and at 3 o'clock.
The Harvard letter to the Record which we published yesterday was taken from the last Yale Record.
The Choate Law Club, of the Law School, has become the Choate Chapter of the Phi Delta Phi Fraternity.
The faculty of Tufts College have decided that hereafter absence from recitations will lower a man's marks.
There are two female physicians on the Back Bay, Boston, who are said to make $10,000 a year from their profession.
There will be a special meeting of the CRIMSON board at 1.30 to-day. Important business will be transacted and all editors are requested to be present.
The issue of last Saturday of the New York Daily Graphic contains a large half page illustration of the new rowing tank in the basement of the Yale gymnasium.
The New York Lacrosse Club has entered a protest against the Independents of Boston, and claims the championship of the United on account of the challenge rules.
The second '88 crew has stopped and the first crew is now rowing as follows: stroke, Baldwin; 7, Churchill (capt.); 6, Bancroft; 5, Appleton; 4, Holmes; 3, Carpenter; 2, Hervey; bow, Balch; 1st sub, Blossom, 2nd, Garrison.
Returns from the class of '86 come in occasionially. One member is on the stage and another lately heard from who was a prominent society man, is working for two dollars a week in a brokers office. Sic itur ad astra.
A typographical error in a recent issue made the date at which Yale abolished ranking on the social scale 1786 instead of 1768.
Prof. Alexander Johnston will address the Princeton Club on February 3, at the Hotel Brunswick, on the subject, "New Princeton." The portrait of President McCosh, recently painted by the Hungarian artist, Munkacsy, will be on exhibition.
The sophomores of the college of Liberal Arts at the Boston University have voted to give the freshmen a reception on Friday night, Feb. 9. Hopeful '90 has not worked in vain for verily his ideas have been carried out in an institution near Harvard.
There is no telling how long the people of this town will have to pay six cents for a five-cent ride on a four-cent car. There is no telling how soon they may have to pay seven cents for a four cent ride on a three-cent car. The men who own the place are not giving the their plans away. - Philadelphia Press. That's the way we feel in Cambridge.
The sophomore class of Rutgers College has presented to the faculty a petition for a sophomore exhibition. This is decidedly an evidence of increasing devotion to study on the part of the students. The sophomore exhibitions, at which members of the class contested publicly for a prize in oratory, were abolished several years ago by order of the faculty, because the students ceased to take an interest in the contests, and they were miserable failures, and often of disorder among students who attended.
The Woman's Journal, commenting on the new college to be founded at Princeton for the education of female students, says: - "To prevent the manifestations of rowdyism which every now and then break out at Princeton and other exclusively masculine colleges, the presence of girl students would do more than the police. It is safe to say that under the separate system the young men and women will think more about each other in a morbid way and there will be more attempts at clandestine correspondence and flirtation, than if they met each other every day naturally and simply in the class-room under the eye of the professors, and without the attraction of forbidden fruit."