Fact and Rumor.
A number of students in Natural History will go on a geological trip during the vacation.
The Yale nine defeated the Athletics of the American Association, at Philadelphia Saturday by a score of 19 to 6.
An open meeting will be held under the joint management of the Prospect Harriers and Company F, 13th Regiment, N. G. S. N. Y., at the Armory, Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, April 5, at 8 p. m. The following are the athletic events: 50 yard, 300 yard, 1000 yard, 11/2 mile handicap runs, 11/2 mile handicap walk. One gold and two silver medals will be given in each event. The entrance fee is fifty cents for each event, and entries may be made before March 31 to W. H. Robertson, 244 Broadway, New York, or A. R. Nelson, 828 Fulton St., Brooklyn.
Professor James R. Wheeler of the University of Vermont, last year instructor in Greek at Harvard, is in Cambridge.
Lists of the rooms to be let in the May allotment, and blank forms of application, will be ready for delivery at the bursar's office April 5.
The engagement is announced of J. H. Sears, '89, and Miss Annie W. Caldwell of New York. Mr. Sears is at present studying in France.
Professor John K. Paine was in Washington last week to superintend the production of selections from his works at the concert of American composers.
The third concert of Kneisel quartet in Sever hall Thursday evening will include Volkmann's quartet in E-Minor, No. 4. a rondo by Boccherini, and Moart's quartet in C-Major, No. 6.
Mr. Hart, a brother of the janitor of the University Boat House, has been appointed janitor of the Weld Boat House. The new boat house will be ready for use after the vacation.
An athletic field is to be fitted up at Morris Park on which Mr. John A. Morris will spend more than $100,000. A half-mile cinder track, and a 220 yard straightaway will be constructed on the most approved plans. The infield will be as level as a floor and will be so drained as to be dry at all times. A permanent grand stand to seat 4,500 will be built, and a moveable stand to hold 10,000 or 12,000 more will be constructed in case the colleges should desire to hold football games at the park. The situation of the park is excellent. It is five miles above the Harlem river and may be reached by the New York New Haven and Hartford railroad, or by carriages over a macadamized road.