Fact and Rumor.
Themes are due in English B by four o'clock today.
It is said that Keefe will train the Princeton nine.
The weld boat house has been closed for the winter.
Professor Sumner of Yale will spend most of the winter abroad.
The subject of Professor Goodwin's next lecture will be Plato.
The Trimount Athletic Club will have a cross-country run next Thursday.
Professor N. S. Shaler has an article on "The Nature of the Negro" in the Arena for December.
It is reported that Yale has been left a very large legaby by a wealthy New York merchant who has recently died.
The Mandolin Club assists in the entertainment in aid of the Ward 16 Day Nursery at the Vendome December 16.
Lately a placard has been posted up in the Library inviting subscriptions for a monument to Dante at Ravenna.
Mr. J. J. Hayes will read "Much Ado About Nothing," under the auspices of the Social Union in Brattle Hall, Thursday evening.
The sophomores at Columbia have adopted the mortar board. They wore it at college on the Monday after Thanksgiving.
At the meeting of the Conference Frangtise tomorrow Mr. Stanislas Danion will speak on "Journalism and Duelling in France."
The Exoman will hereafter contain letters from Williams, Yale. Harvard, Dartmonth, Andover, and Rugby (England).
The Crescent foot ball team has just defeated the Orange team by a score of 140. This ties the two elevens for the American Foot Ball Union championship.
It is reported that Professor de Sumichrast of Harvard is writing an introductory article for "Actors on the American Stage," and that for the same book, Mr. George P. Baker of Harvard is writing an article on Mrs. Vincent.
The Princetonian of December 3d has an editorial to prove that Yale has won five championships in foot ball, and Princeton five. As a matter of fact the championships, including those which have been held over on account of drawn games, stand 8 to 7 in favor of Yale. In games since 1876 Yale has actually won 6 and Princeton 3. Seven championships have not been awarded.
The foot ball eleven from the Senior Class of Yale which will play at the Madison Square Garden on Saturday night next will be composed as follows: Left end, Hartwell; left guard, Funk; left tackle, Heffelfinger; centre, Lewis; right tackle, Adams; right guard, Rhodes; right end, Wright; quarter-back, Twombly; half-back, Williams; half-back, McClintock; fullback, B. Morrison. Substitutes, Reynolds, Harvey, Ely, Thompson, Moyle, and Crawford. The team contains six of the varsity eleven, and will play a strong game.