The marks were given out yesterday in English 1 and 2. Prof. Child took occasion to explain and defend his system of marking.

Mr. Davis invites members of Nat. Hist. 4 to look over some views and maps of volcanoes, in University 4, at 3.30 this afternoon.

Mr. Robinson wishes that all who have signed the training-book will meet him in the gymnasium tomorrow from 9 to 1 and from 2 to 6 P. M.

Plautus' comedy of the "Captive" was given last Friday by the students of St. Lawrence University, Canton, N. Y., with appropriate scenery and costumes.

The next number of Our Continent will contain "My Academic Career," by Judge Tourgee; and "Results at a College for Both Sexes," by President Magill of Swathmore College.


The time for handing in the class orders to Pach Bros. has been extended one week. We hope that seniors will take immediate cognizance of this fact and govern themselves accordingly and promptly.

Dr. Gustavus Boeckmann will lecture under the auspices of the Philological Society on the "Origin and Development of the Jus Gentium in Roman Law," in Sever 11, Friday, March 3, at 7.30 P. M.

Mr. Francis Wellman, who lectured last spring in the Law School on "Massachusetts Practice," will deliver the same course to a private class, provided a sufficient number of students will attend.

The Union Railroad Co. has secured about 9000 signatures to a declaration to be presented to the legislature, saying, "We are satisfied with the accommodations at present provided by the Union Railroad."

The New York correspondent of the Advertiser writes of the recent Harvard banquet: "I should not like to state at what hour the festivities came to an end, but I should like to say, from a long experience at large dinners, that this was the pleasantest and most refined I ever attended."

The following named gentlemen will constitute the Record board for the ensuing year: Charles Halsey, '83; Francis Johnson Phelps, '83; Sherman Day Thatcher, '83; George Conkling Jennings, '83, (Fin.); Henry Curtis Nutt, Jr., '83 S.; Clinton Ross, '84; Charles Ansel Watrous, '84; Davenport Galbraith, '84 S.; Paul Irving Welles, '85. The new board will assume control of the paper after the next issue.

MANTEL MIRRORS. - This branch of manufacturing is now carried on extensively in Boston at PAINE's. They also are importers of gilt and bronze frames from Italy and France. Some very fine heavy carved frames in Florentine gold leaf have been put in their ware-rooms on Canal street, opposite Boston and Maine depot.