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The cupola in Weld needs repairing.

There was a cut in Latin 5 yesterday.

The spring recess begins a week from tomorrow.

The '82 tug-of-war team was nine pounds under weight.

'82 won more cups last Saturday than any other class.

The nine will order their new uniforms while in New York.

Orders for class photographs can be handed in until April 1st.

There will be a recitation in Chemistry 1 this week on lead and tin.

Robinson, the trainer, has a training room in the H. P. C. building.

The Bowdoin papers regard the boating prospects as decidedly gloomy.

Complaint is made that no postal cards can be obtained at the post-office.

Prof. Norton's remarks in Fine Arts 3 yesterday were very appropriate.

The examination in freshman physics yesterday gave general satisfaction.

The dress rehearsal of the Pi Eta Juniors will be on Thursday at 3 P. M.

Papers throughout the country are showing increased interest in college matters.

The Orient rejoices in the fact that a brand of cigars has been named after the college.

The sale of periodicals belonging to the reading room did not take place yesterday.

The report that Sawyer will not row on the 'Varsity Crew this year is without foundation.

The picked team of the tug-of-war last evening outweighed the '82 team twenty-five pounds.

The new board of the Bowdoin Orient editors will be announced in the next issue of that paper.

We advise all who can to attend Prof. Sargent's lecture on "The Effects of Tobacco" this afternoon.

The Brown University scientific expedition will start for Grand Marian shortly after commencement.

Crocker, '85, who is trying for catcher on the 'Varsity, has been sick for the past week and unable to practice.

Le Moyne, '84, has stopped rowing and is trying for the 'Varsity Nine. He will play in the games with the Metropolitans.

The sale of periodicals of the reading room will be at half-past one this afternoon. C. J. Hubbard, '83, will be auctioneer.

Many graduates have attended the athletic meetings. We have not yet heard the opinion of the "oldest living graduate" as to the 'Varsity.

The Tribune Publishing Company has issued in pamphlet form the article on Richard H. Dana which appeared in a recent number of the Tribune.

We learn from the Philadelphia News that Professor White of Cornell will take Professor Goodwin's place at Harvard while the latter is acting as director of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Greece. News, no doubt, both to Cornell and Harvard.

The nine will leave for New York a week from today. They play with the Metropolitans on the polo grounds on the 5th, 6th, 10th and 11th of April.

The Catskill party will leave Boston on the 8.30 A. M. train from the B. & A. depot. The larger part of the week will be spent around Catskill Village.

The Detroits have written to arrange games with the nine for the 1st and 5th of June at New Bedford. The nine will not be able to play them on those dates.

The H. P. C. will produce the play "Dido and Aeneas," by Owen Wister, at their theatricals. There is some talk of giving the play two nights in Philadelphia.

We received yesterday No. 1 of the Yale Critic. It contains a very good article on "Oratory at Yale," and a number of advertisements which showed much deep thought and editorial ability.

Prof. Smith distributed yesterday morning to the members of the section in Latin 1 a chronological table of the events in the life of Agricola. This table will be of considerable interest to the members of the class, as they are at present reading the life of Agricola by Tacitus.

This is how the Spirit of the Times speaks of the matter: "Yale and Harvard are having the customary quarrel over their annual eight-oared race. This time it is about the date. As the difference is only one day, it would seem to be a matter quite capable of adjustment without bloodshed."

The latest from Oberlin is that by decree of the faculty the dangerous experiment of a chess club - think of it, a chess club - about to be started there, has been nipped in the bud. What with corner drug-stores, chess clubs and the like, the way of virtue at Oberlin is truly a hard one.

The students at Bowdoin are becoming frivolous and frolicsome. We learn from the Orient that last Friday morning it was discovered that the seats in several recitation rooms had been decorated with a fresh coat of black paint. Quite a number of the classes were adjourned, on account of the artistic efforts of a few unsalted.

Princeton College Cricket Club has organized for the season and the following-named officers have been elected: Captain, John B. Shober; directors, John Jay Archer of Baltimore, Richard Norris and Henry Grier Bryant of Philadelphia. Matches have been arranged with the Trenton, Newark, and Chestnut Hill clubs, and with Trinity, Columbia and Harvard colleges and the University of Pennsylvania.

FURNITURE. Chamber, Parlor, Library, Dining Room and Hall furniture, from an immense stock, is sold direct from the manufactory, at PAINE'S, 48 Canal and 141 Friend streets, opposite Boston & Maine depot, Boston.

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