Fact and Rumor.

Ellis '94, has left college on account of illness.

The freshman crew are now rowing the full stroke.

Carpenter, L. S., is now coaching the freshman crew.

English 2 had its first recitation in Harvard 1 yesterday.

The candidates for the Exeter nine have been reduced to 25.

The preliminary winter tournament at Exeter takes place Wednesday.

The next theme in German 4 is due a week from Wednesday.

E. P. Smith has been elected captain of the Columbia junior crew.

The new History library will be open from 8 in the morning until 10 in the evening.

Payne '94 broke the Cornell record for the mile walk at the college games last week. Time, 7 m. 26 s., on a wooden track.

The resignation of J. M. Manly from the board of Memorial directors leaves a vacancy which will be filled by vote of the graduates on Thursday. Nominations must be handed to the auditor by Wednesday noon.

In the bowling tournament yesterday the following matches were played; the scores include the handicaps: Wildes '94, 75 pins, beat Batchelder '92, 45 pins, 447 to 442; Gray '92, 90 pins, beat Burr '91, 30 pins, 475 to 446; Stead '91, 30 pins, beat Ingalls '92, 75 pins, 471 to 407. The matches this afternoon will be Thayer, L. S., vs. Winslow '93, at 3.15; Hochstadter '93 vs. Sutro '91, at 4.15; Coffin '94 vs. Cromwell '92, at 5.