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A FANCY store in Boston advertises a choice lot of snow-shoes.

IT is hoped that the Glee Club will continue to sing occasionally in the Yard.

THE article on Athletics by Gen. Lister will be read with interest by every member of the Athletic Association.

THE University Nine played a match on Saturday last on the Boston Grounds with the Beacons, and won the game.

On Friday the Freshmen defeated a Nine from S. Mark's School at Southboro'.

THE order of the annual examinations, and the time and place at which they will occur, will probably be made known early next week.

THE Chess Club have voted to make arrangements immediately for playing a match with Yale. The first game will probably be played at the beginning of next term.

WEDNESDAY afternoon the Freshman crew and the Weld Six rowed a race from the third bridge to the Union Boat-House. The race was easily won by the Freshmen.

THERE are six candidates for Final Honors (five Seniors and one Junior); and for Second-Year Honors thirteen are trying (one Junior, eleven Sophomores, and one Freshman).

WE are requested to publish the following notice:-

Senior members of the Institute of 1770 who have not signed their names in the catalogue of the society will find the book at 4 Weld on the mornings of Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, May 10, 11, and 12.

Members are earnestly requested to attend to this notice.

ON Tuesday afternoon a picked eleven played a matched game of foot-ball with a picked fifteen, and won three straight games. This match was to enable the captain to choose the University Eleven. On Thursday a match was played between the Eleven and a picked eleven, consisting of gentlemen from Boston and vicinity, most of whom were graduates. The University Eleven won the match in three straight games.

THE usual scratch race will take place on the course in front of H. U. B. C. boat-house on Saturday morning at eleven o'clock. The race will be for six-oared barges, four-oared barges, double-sculls, single-sculls, and pair oars. Entries may be made at Richardson's up to 10 A. M., Saturday. At 10 o'clock this morning but four men had entered the six-oared race, five men for the four-oar, and but one double-scull crew, and one pair oar. At that time there were no entries for the single-scull race.

ON Thursday evening a meeting of members of all the departments of the University was held in Holden Chapel, to discuss the question of changing the color of the University. Mr. Watson, President H. U. B. C., occupied the Chair, and Mr. G. W. Greene was chosen Secretary. A motion was made by Mr. Clark, '75, that "the color of all departments of the University should be declared to be Crimson." In the discussion which followed Mr. Van Duzer spoke in favor of retaining the Magenta, while Mr. Clark favored the change. Remarks were made by several other undergraduates, on one side and another, when it was discovered that several graduates were among the audience. The President therefore asked Mr. Fenno, '66, to express his opinion. Mr. Fenno said that all the graduates were in favor of Crimson. Dr. Farnham of the same class explained that he had introduced magenta into the College by buying handkerchiefs of that color for the crew when he could get no nearer shade to crimson. The ayes and nays were taken, the motion was passed by a large majority, and Crimson is now the color of Harvard.

SEVERAL men in Philosophy are beginning to think Mill a dull boy in his youth, since Pascal at three years of age evolved a theory which Bacon cribbed in his LATER works.

SCENE, Harvard Square - PROCTOR (to CHARMER). Are you coming into town to-night?

CHARMER. Yes, and ma's coming too.

PROCTOR. Ah, - so glad!

[Fact.MR. WETHERBEE, '78, met with quite a serious accident in the Foot-Ball match on Tuesday afternoon. One of the opposite side ran against him, he was thrown down, and his collar-bone was fractured. The bone has been set, and we understand that he is now in quite a comfortable condition.

THE University Nine played a practice game with the Freshmen Nine, exchanging catchers and pitchers; only six innings were played, with the following result:-

Innings. . . 1st 2d 3d 4th 5th 6th

University . . 0 0 3 5 1 0 - 9

Freshmen . . 1 2 4 1 0 6 - 14

A DRAMATIC Entertainment will be given by the Everett Athen&aeum, at Union Hall, 300 Washington Street, Boston, on Thursday evening, May 13. The programme will consist of the three farces, "Thirty Minutes for Refreshments," "A Fearful Tragedy," and "Pipkins' Rustic Retreat." Several songs will be sung between the performances.

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