Fact and Rumor.

There are only eight men training for the Cornell crew.

The Yale freshman athletic meeting will be held early in May.

W. H. Thayer, '89, has been elected a regular editor of the CRIMSON.

There is an unusually large amount of sickness at Yale this spring.

Written examinations were first introduced at Princeton in 1845.

The Yale nine will probably play a game with the Bostons on April 27.

The Berlin Rowing Club has written to this country to obtain an American trainer.

The Yale and Columbia tug-of-war teams will pull in New Haven on St. Patrick's day.

The Dartmouth with 1,100 copies leads the American college publications, in circulation.

The concert in Horticultural Hall next Friday evening promises to be unusually good.

The students of Georgia University have organized a strong boycott against several of their boarding places.

At the winter meeting at Yale last week three records were broken, the running high jump by one inch, the pole vault by 1-6 inch, and the high kick by two inches; the last is only two inches less than the world's record.

At the annual election of the New York Athletic Club, Wednesday, William R. Travers was elected president.

Many students at Wesleyan are obliged to room in private houses on account of the crowded condition of the dormitories.

Williams College will have no freshman nine this year, but will devote her entire energy to her 'Varsity team of which Perry, '87, is captain.

A fair is soon to be held under the auspices of the Dartmouth Base-ball Association, the proceeds of which are to go toward paying off the debt of $800.