Fact and Rumor.
Yale again denies all knowledge of the Cambridge race.
Herman Burr '78 has been elected mayor of the city of Newton.
There will be an hour examination in N. H. 8 on Friday, Dec. 21.
There will be an hour examination in English 7 Thursday, Dec. 20.
A university has been founded in Rothenburg, Sweden.
Sixty-five men intend to try for the Yale freshman crew.
The juniors at Columbia are going to give a ball in the library building.
Candidates for the Yale freshman crew go into training after Christmas.
The Columbia freshman crew will go into training after the Christmas recess.
The Yale faculty have refused permission for another rowing tank in the gymnasium.
Prince Ferdinand has given two million francs towards a national university for Bulgaria.
The Williams banjo and glee clubs gave a concert last Saturday evening at New York.
University of Pennsylvania will make an effort to be admitted to the intercollegiate base ball association.
The Manhattan athletic club will hold its twelfth annual indoor meeting next Saturday. All the events are open to amateurs.
Mr. Seth Low will address the Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Association on "Twenty-five years after Gettysburg," at New York today.
University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, Cornell and Columbia belong to the intercollegiate chess association. Harvard is not an active member.
Prof. Shaler gave the first of his review lectures in N. H. 8 yesterday afternoon. They will be continued on the next two Wednesday afternoons.
There will be a meeting of the Shooting Club this afternoon at Watertown. The Founders' Cup will be shot for and a new series of matches will be begun. Take 1.30 car if possible.
Professor Seymour of Yale has recently finished a vocabulary to the first six books of Homer. The work contains twenty wood cuts illustrating the antiquities of the Iliad and includes 120 pages.
Dr. P. H. Kilroy. M. S., '85, will complete his medical studies at the Royal Imperial University, Germany, and T. M. Shea, '88, will study at the University of Dublin, Ireland.
Unavoidable delay in the making of the lists of students entitled to write a double narration theme in English B prevented the posting of the list yesterday. It will be posted today in Sever 3.
Crook, Williams '90, holds the championship of the country in three events which he won at the last meeting of the amateur athletic union. His records are as follows: standing high jump 4 ft. 11 1-2 in; standing broad 10 ft. 4 in., and three standing broard, 32 ft. 7 in.