Fact and Rumor.

Thompson is now stroking the freshman crew.

Clarkson has not been out to train the pitchers this week.

There will be an examination in History 14 in about two weeks.

The marks in Political Economy I were out yesterday afternoon.

The billiard tournament will begin next Monday at Leavitt and Peirce's.

The Oxford-Cambridge boat race takes place on the Thames March 21.

The Yale University Club billiard tournament was won by S. B. Morrison '91.

Fast Day this year will fall on Thursday, April 2. The spring recess will begin the day before.

Hereafter (not as heretofore) recitations in Latin C will be held in Harvard 1.

Professor Farlow will lecture tonight before the Massachusetts Horticultural Society, in Horticultural Hall.

W. H. Hansell has been elected manager of the University of Pennsylvania Lacrosse team, and C. H. Weber, Captain.

English 2 will be held hereafter in Harvard 1, which is, since it has been refitted, a more convenient room for large courses than No. 6 upstairs.

The University of Leipsic has been opened to women. This is the first of the German Universities to take this step.

The plans for Columbia's new athletic grounds have been completed. The grounds are expected to be finished by next fall.

A column covered with inscriptions of great value has been unearthed at Rome. It commemorates the games held every ten years, and there is also upon it an ode by Horace.

The chess championship lies between Ballou '93 and Wilson '94. The former has won 5 1-2 games and lost 1 1-2 games out of 7. The latter has won 5 and lost 1, but has one game still to play.

Of the Columbia-Harvard 'varsity boat races since 1881, Harvard has won 5 and Columbia 2. In 1882, Harvard declined to row owing to the death of her coxswain a few days before the day fixed for the race, and Columbia won in a row-over.