Theodore Roosevelt '80 has been nominated for the position of Assistant Secretary of the Navy. It has been expected for some time that Mr. Roosevelt would receive this appointment.
Yale has accepted the challenge of the University of Wisconsin for a two mile boat race to take place at New Haven this spring, provided Wisconsin will permit the Yale freshman crew to compete.
The opposition to the petition of Harvard, Williams and other colleges, that college property may be exempt from taxation were given a hearing Monday before the legislative committee on taxation. President Eliot was present during a part of the hearing.