Fact and Rumor.

Examinations begin at 10 a. m. daily.

The entire editorial board of the Exonian will enter Harvard.

Mr. A. H. Lloyd, '86, has been elected secretary of the Philosophical Club.

The second term of St. Paul's school begins to-day.

The West End Railroad has begun to run the South Boston cars to Harvard square.

Prof. Laughlin gave an address Tuesday evening before the Trinity Club on "Political Economy and Christianity."

The Review, published at Oxford University, is the only English college journal edited by undergraduates.

The candidates for the freshman nine have begun to slide bases in the cage.

W. Byro Page, champion high jumper of the world, at the University of Penn. games, jumped over two horses fifteen and a half hands high.

The moose-head in Memorial Hall was found to be loose, and has been taken down, but it will be replaced in a few days.

H. D. Hale, '88, has resigned his position as boating correspondent of the CRIMSON, and F. C. Woodman, 88, has been elected to fill his place.

A new national amateur athletic organization called the Amateur Athletic Union of the United States has been formed in New York.

George E. Manchester, who has played half-back on the Wesleyan foot-ball eleven for three years, has been elected captain for next year.

The courses in elocution will not meet until the Tuesday after the mid-years. Special hours of instruction will then be given each student.

The degree of L. L. D. has been conferred upon Secretary of State Bayard by Yale, Harvard and Dartmouth.- Ex.

Bishop Keane, of Richmond, has been elected first rector of the proposed Catholic University, to be located in Washington, D. C.

The Yale Athletic Association has entered a team of fifteen men in twenty three events at the Manhattan games to be held in New York on Saturday.

The flags commemorating Yale's athletic victories have been attacked by "moths and other insects," and many of them are found to be nearly ruined.

The symphony rehearsal and concert programme in Music Hall for to-day and to-morrow is as follows: J. Haydn, Symphony in C, No. 7; L. Spohr, Concerto in D minor, No. 9; O. Floershelm, Elevation (first time;) A. Dvorak, Scherzo Capriccioso, op. 66 (first time;) Soloist, Mr. Franz Kneisel.

David Masson, professor of rhetoric and English literature in the University of Edinburgh, delivered a lecture in that city on Tuesday last, in the course of which he characterized Ignatius Donnelley's Shakespearian cryptogram as miserable drivel and a tissue of arithmetic puzzles which would be hissed at in Bedlam.

Dr. Hale will conduct the chapel services for the rest of January and till the 19th of February. He announced yesterday that the Scripture readings would be from the Gospels, in such order as to show what he called the "Chronology of the active life of Christ," and illustrate the changes of opinion regarding Him, as cause produced effect, and one event led to another.