Fact and Rumor.

Dr. Lyman Abbott will speak on Bible Study, in Phillips Brooks House, Wednesday evening, October 8.

Owing to the rain the first fall baseball practice, which was to have been held on Soldiers Field yesterday afternoon, was postponed until today.

Fall practice for the Yale track team began on Monday. Captain J. B. Thomas, who is convalescing from typhoid fever, will not return to college until late in October, and D. W. Franchot has been appointed acting captain. Bowman, of the Hill School, Olcott, of St. Paul's, Behr, of Lawrenceville, Kinney, of Andover, and Banks, of Hotchkiss, are the most promising candidates among the freshmen.