Fact and Rumor.
Mr. A. Tassin '92, has been elected a regular editor of the Advocate.
Blue books for the examination in English 9 must be handed in today.
The freshman Glee club will give a concert after the mid-years.
The first eight of the Phi Beta Kappa from '91 will be chosen in February.
After the mid-years the candidates for the freshman crew will be cut down to twenty.
All blue books in French A which contain the term's exercises will be called for on Friday.
The third hour exercises in English A will be omitted on the Wednesday before the mid-years.
W. Wells has been elected captain of the senior class crew in place of C. L. Crehore resigned.
The comedy which the Conference Francaise will play this year will probably be "Voyage a Dieppe."
Among the new candidates for coxswain of the crew are H. Gregory, '92, W. F. Baker, '93, and W. C. Nichols, '93.
In the new Pratt athletic field at Amherst there will be a half-mile oval track, and a quarter-mile straight away track. The base ball diamond will be within the oval and the tennis courts in other parts of the twenty acres.
Professor F. D. Allen has in his leisure moment set to music all the odes of Horace.
Assistant Professor Wendell will give a summary of the work done in English A, in his lecture next Tuesday.
A portrait of Professor John K. Paine appears in the January New England Magazine in an article entitled "Boston Composers."
Instead of giving a lecture today in N. H. 5, Professor Farlow will be at the Botanic Gardens at 10.30 and at 2 o'clock to meet the class.
The officers of the O. K. for the third term are: P. S. Abbot, president; P. Littell, secretary; W. S. H. Lothrop, treasurer; F. C. Cobb, librarian.
The following are the ninth ten of the Institute of 1770: Hawes, Childs, Wrenn, J. S. Cook, Bell, Herrick, F. W. Johnson, Follansbee, L. Hall, G. S. Brown.
The following third year law school men were admitted to the Suffolk county bar last Tuesday: John N. Cushing, Robert W. Frost, Charles I. Giddings, John J. Higgins, Thomas Hunt, William J. McIntire, Philip S. Rust, Joseph Walker. Albert A. Gleason of the graduate department was also admitted.
The annual catalogue for 1889-90 is sent this year to every graduate of Harvard college whose address is known. The annual reports of the president and treasurer are sent regularly to every graduate who has informed the secretary of the university that he desires to receive them. Graduates are requested to advise the secretary of changes in their addresses.
Eight or ten well-formed men are wanted to act as peasants in the Norsk Fest-day, an entertainment descriptive of Norwegian life, to be given Thursday afternoon, January 30, at the Boston Theatre, in aid of the Charity Club Free Hospital for Women, of which Mrs. Robert Treat Paine is one of the directors. Harvard men who would be willing to act in this capacity may learn full particulars by calling at Hayden's the customer, on Washington street, any afternoon this week.