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BREVITIES.

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HEREAFTER the Magenta will be found at Sever's instead of Richardson's.

REV. PHILLIPS BROOKS will preach next Thursday evening in Christ Church, at half past seven.

THE concert of the Glee Club and Pierian will take place on March 8 at Lyceum Hall.

THE II H society will give the burlesque of "William Tell" on Friday night of next week.

THE Class of '77 in the Scientific School at Yale has chosen for class poet Elijah Thien Foh Laisim, of Shanghai, China.

PROF. WILLIAM EVERETT has accepted an invitation to deliver the poem before the ??? B K of Brown University, at their annual meeting on June 15.

THE attention of the proper authorities is called to the expediency of putting up a bridge between Weld and Matthews, like those on Boston Common.

SOME of the pictures in Memorial are getting severely baked, and bid fair to be ruined, owing to their location over registers, unless removed very shortly.

THE Postman has given us the following interesting statistics for the month of January (College delivery) : Letters, mail, 17,724; drop, 20,343. Papers, &c., 4,128.

SOME years ago Dr. Paley gave the Library a large and valuable collection of pamphlets, and every year has made additions to it. This collection has now grown to several thousand interesting pamphlets.

OWING to the "Semi-annuals," the number of games played in the chess tournament has not been sufficient to change the relative positions of the contestants. The club has voted to accept the challenge of the Uxbridge Chess Club.

MR. PERKINS begins, on Tuesday afternoon, in Boylston Hall, a course of eight lectures on "The early History of Engraving in Germany and Italy." It is unfortunate that three o'clock has been fixed upon as the hour, for at that time occur the readings of Professor Child.

A VOCAL entertainment of promising excellence is announced for next Thursday evening, March 4 at the Cambridge Conservatory of Music on Lee St. It is to consist of Readings by George Lyon, Jr., '77, who is well known as a reader among the literary circles of Cambridge, and has acquired a reputation by public readings elsewhere; he is to be assisted by C. H. Kloman in one selection from Shakspere. The vocal music is by D. M. Babcock, '77, and among others he is to give "King Macbeth," "Friend of the Brave," and an "Aria from Don Giovanni."

A MEETING of the Executive Committee of the H. U. F. B. C. was held yesterday afternoon, and it was voted that an attempt should be made to arrange for matches with other clubs. The great difference between our rules for playing and those recently adopted by Yale, Rutgers, Columbia, and Wesleyan is an obstacle which will have to be overcome, but satisfactory arrangements will, if possible, be made, and to this end communications are to be sent to the various clubs.

THE "Harvard Index" has at last made its appearance. The plan of the book is much improved, but we are sorry to find in it so many mistakes.

A MEETING of the Sophomore Class was held on Wednesday afternoon, and the list of nominees for officers of the Class Supper (which was incorrectly reported, in the last Advocate, as already elected) was proposed. After much discussion the list was adopted with a change in the members of the committee. The corrected list is as follows :

President, W. N. Swift; Vice-President, G. S. Sykes; Orator, C. M. Barnes; Poet, R. H. Young; Odist, W. J. Stringham; Chorister, S. Butler; Toast Master, T. Macauley; Committee of Arrangements, A. C. Tower, R. S. Sauzade, R. O. Harris, E. W. Warren, and J. W. Ware. The last two members are representatives of neither society.

ON the evening of the 17th inst. there assembled at the rooms of Mr. J. Rogers Rich, No. 151 Tremont Street, quite a number of that gentleman's friends, among them a delegation from the H H Society, of which Mr. Rich was an active member in "Ye olden time." The occasion of this assembly was a private reception given to his friends, that they might visit his art rooms (The Cluny). Mr. Rich has brought from France the art of bronzing plaster casts, and he had arranged in his rooms, with admirable taste, statues, busts, vases, etc., exhibiting the beauty of the preparation. The name Cluny is taken from the Paris house of that name, which is the main fountain; of which Mr. Rich is a "wee sma'" stream. His guests wish him all success, and many happy returns of the season.

ANY one having No. I, Vol. I., or Nos. 5 or 6, Vol. IV. of the Magenta, who wishes to dispose of them, can do so at M. 19.

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