"The Squire" is the latest English success in legitimate comedy. It is soon to be brought out in New York.

Dr. George B. Loring responded to the toast of "Harvard College" at the banquet to the President Thursday evening.

Lehigh University at Bethlehem, Pa., graduated a class of eight this year and has just entered a class numbering eighty.

A French critic (name not given) is quoted as declaring that Mrs. Langtry is a charming woman, absolutely devoid of dramatic talent.

The trustees of Union College, Schenectady, Thursday, by a vote of 9 to 8 rescinded its recent action asking for President Potter's resignation.


The spirit of having seems to have entirely died out at Yale. No cases have been reported as yet, and the sophomores have shown no disposition to molest the freshmen so long as they observe time-honored customs.

President Barnard of Columbia sent a paper to the (Cornell) University Convocation advocating the opening of the college lectures to women.

Government Official - "Patrick, were you a minor when you landed in America?" Candidate for Naturalization - "No, your honor, I was a bricklayer."

Mr. Alfred Ayres, who is known as a writer upon the English language, has written a play which is to be placed upon the stage by Mr. F. F. Mackay.

Mrs. Langtry is at last beginning to win the favor of the critics, who declare that steady and marked improvement is discernable in her style of acting.

Columbia follows Yale and Harvard this year in bringing forward her boating men as foot-ball players. A second or consolidated eleven is also talked of at Columbia.

"Tug" Wilson, the English bruiser, has sailed for home, and if he writes a book about America he will have no trouble in telling what "struck him most forcibly" in this country. - [Ex.

Dr. Pussey's death adds another to the vacant professorships at Oxford. The chair of Hebrew in itself has only a stipend of pound 40 a year, but it carries a canonry of Christ Church along with it, worth pound 1250.

The Marquand Chapel is at last completed. The finishing touches have but just been applied to the interior. The decorations within are elegant and tasty, and reflect great credit on the ability of the designer. - [Princetonian.

Certain students of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are accused of the very ungentlemanly conduct of throwing water from above upon the heads of spectators of Thursday's procession, who were standing upon the steps of the building.

Mr. Bronson Howard's new play, "Young Mrs. Winthrop," produced at the Madison-square Theatre, last Monday night, is the fourth play brought out at that house since it was opened. It appears, according to the newspaper accounts, to be a worthy mate of the preceding successes.

A general catalogue of Princeton College is issued. It is the first printed in six years and is under the editorial charge of Professor Cameron, who has succeeded Dr. Maclean as the college historian. No graduate of Princeton before 1812 is still living. Of the graduates between 1812 and 1820 forty-four are living. The total number of Princeton graduates is 5,439, and of these 3,000 are living. One fifth of the whole number have been clergymen, one-twelfth physicians and only one-eighteenth have entered public life. The mortality has been greatest among the politicians and least among the clergy. A hundred and eighty-nine have become presidents or professors in colleges - no fewer than thirty-two of whom have taken service with their Alma Mater.

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