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BREVITIES.

Society Officers.

NO WRITER ATTRIBUTED

A NEW lamp-post has been placed in front of the Hasty Pudding Club.

QUERY, "Who did write the review of Mr. Bowen's book, in the last Nation?

THE first Cambridge Assembly will be given on December 21.

THE Steward of Memorial Hall wishes all those who intend to remain in Cambridge during the vacation to give him notice. The hall cannot be kept open unless at least one hundred and fifty students board there.

OF the Freshman base-ball games that have been played between Yale and Harvard, Yale has won 13 and Harvard 8. Of the University games we give a list on the next page.

SUBSCRIPTIONS for the University Crew are as follows, to Dec. 5 :-

Subscribed. Paid.

Seniors $349.00 $79.00

Juniors 658.00 61.00

Sophomores 835.00 54.00

Freshmen 500.00 22.00

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$2342.00 $216.00

OVER four hundred copies of "Harvard and its Surroundings" have been subscribed for already. The first edition of one thousand copies will be ready in January. Subscriptions will be received by Moses King, 12 Story Street, and Thomas P. Ivy, 29 Matthews.

REPORT of the Treasurer of the Nine to date:

Cambridge, Dec. 4, 1877.

Total receipts from former Treasurer, and from subscriptions, $168.68

Total expenses, 96.70

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Balance in Treasury, $ 71.98

STEWART SHILLITO, Treasurer.THE second edition of Shakspere printed in this country appeared in 1807. The list of subscribers shows an extraordinary interest in Shakspere among the students in various New England colleges. At Harvard there were no less than ninety-seven copies taken, the names of Edward Everett and Richard H. Dana being among the subscribers. At Brown University twenty-eight were taken, at Dartmouth seven, and at Union seventeen.

H. R. C. A battalion dress parade of this corps will be held at the Gymnasium, on Monday the 10th inst, at 6.30 P. M. The parade will be commanded by General Lister, military instructor. The Sophomore company, Captain Bradley commanding, will take the right, and the Freshman company, Captain Clark commanding, the left of the line. To make this parade a success, a full attendance of the members of the corps is required, and drummers willing to assist are requested to leave their names at the office of the Gymnasium as early on Monday as possible.

THE annual O. K. dinner will take place probably some time in January.

MR. Herman S. Le Roy has been elected business editor of the Crimson, in place of Mr. W. Sheafe, Jr., resigned.

THE Rev. Alexander McKenzie addressed the Society of the Christian Brethren last evening, at the society's rooms in College House.

MR. F. G. ATTWOOD'S series of illustrations, "Manners and Customs of Ye Harvard Student," are to be published in book form by Osgood & Co.

STUDENTS taking Philosophy I may be interested in knowing that a few copies of Malebranche can be had of F. W. Christern, 77 University Place, New York.

IT is rumored that the Freshmen are to start a Polo club in the spring. Their experience in the animals required will obviate the necessity of sending to Mexico for ponies.

THERE will be no reading in Italian by Mr. Norton next Tuesday, on account of the concert in Sanders Theatre. The next reading will finish Purgatory. Paradise will be begun after Christmas recess.

THE disturbance in the Yard Tuesday night was caused by a band of musicians accompanied by a numerous retinue of muckers attempting out of mere bravado to make a circuit of the College buildings. They did not succeed.

THE second concert will be given in Sanders Theatre, Tuesday evening, Dec. II. The following is the programme:

PART I.

1. SONATA for Piano and Violin, (Kreutzer) in

A minor. Op. 47 . . . Beethoven.

Messrs. ERNST PERABO and BERNHARD LISTEMANN.

2. ARIA, from the Opera of Muzio Scevola . . . Handel.

Miss FANNY KELLOGG.

3. LARGHETTO and SCHERZO, in B flat, op.

32, for Piano, Violin, and Violoncello . . . Paine.

Messrs. PERABO, LISTEMANN, and HARTDEGEN.

PART II.1. VIOLONCELLO SOLO : Sarabande and Gigue,

from the Suite in C major . . . . Bach.

Mr. ADOLPH HARTDEGEN.

2. SONGS : a. Geheimes . . . . Schubert.

b. Tanzlied in Mai . . . Franz.

Miss FANNY KELLOGG.

3. OCTET for 2 Violins, Viola, Violoncello, Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon, and Contrabass, in F

major. Op. 166 . . . . . Schubert.

Messrs. B. & F. LISTEMANN, HEINDL, HARTDEGEN,

WHITMORE, BELZ, ELTZ, and GREENE

The third concert at Sanders Theatre will be given on Tuesday, January 15.

SCENE, recitation-room. Enter ABSENT-MINDED FRESHMAN with his hat on. He sits down.

VENERABLE INSTRUCTOR. Mr. Bolivar, are you aware that you are sitting with your hat on ?

ABSENT-MINDED FRESHMAN. Yes, sir.

VENERABLE INSTRUCTOR. Gentlemen don't wear hats in recitation-rooms.

ABSENT-MINDED FRESHMAN. No, sir.

VENERABLE INSTRUCTOR (in a passion). Then take yours off!

ABSENT-MINDED FRESHMAN (coming to a realizing sense of the situation). O, sir !

WE copy the following from the Yale Pot-Pourri.

The Yale-Harvard Games,- Universi Series.

Yale vs. Harvard, Worcester, July 25, 1868. 17-25

Yale vs. Harvard, Brooklyn, July 5, 1869. 24-41

Yale vs. Harvard, New Haven, July 4, 1870. 22-24

Yale vs. Harvard, New Haven, July 5, 1871. 19-22

Yale vs. Harvard, New Haven, June I, 1872. 13-32

Yale vs. Harvard, Boston, June 8, 1872. 17-19

Yale vs. Harvard, New Haven, May 24, 1873. 15-16

Yale vs. Harvard, Cambridge, May 31. 1873. 5-29

Yale vs. Harvard, Saratoga, July 14, 1874. 4-0

Yale vs. Harvard, Saratoga, July 15, 1874. 7-4

Yale vs. Harvard, Boston, June 26, 1875. 9-4

Yale vs. Harvard, New Haven, June 28, 1875. II-4

Yale vs. Harvard, Cambridge, June 3, 1876. 3-4

Yale vs. Harvard, New Haven, June 26, 1876. 7-6

Yale vs. Harvard, Hartford, July I, 1876. I-5

Yale vs. Harvard, New Haven, May 26, 1877. 5-0

Yale vs. Harvard, Cambridge, June 22, 1877. I-10

Yale vs. Harvard, Hartford, June 30, 1877. 2-5

Yale, 6 games. Harvard, 12 games.

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