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'87 vs. Exeter today at foot-ball.

It seems probable that a gun club will be formed.

President Cattell of Lafayette College has resigned.

Lectures 12 and 13 of Mr. Hart's synopsis of his course in History 13 have been published.

There will be a make-up examination in Analytic Geometry today at 9 o'clock in U. E. R.

Steven Institute will hereafter restrict its freshman class to the 40 passing the best entrance examination.

There will be a meeting of all those interested in the formation of a gun club in Holden chapel Thursday evening at 7.30.

Coxe, '87, at the Yale athletic games won the throwing of the hammer with a throw of 78ft. 6in., thereby breaking the best previous Yale record of 71ft.

The first eight of the Pi Eta from '85 are as follows: Ayer, H. Bartiett, Colony, Foss, Gilman, E. C. Thayer, Ward and Woods.

The athletic committee of the faculty have given permission to the foot-ball team to begin the game on Tuesday at half-past three.

The long line of buyers extended down Holyoke street yesterday morning waiting for the opening of the share of tickets to the Symphony Concerts. About all the seats in the first balcony were sold.

At Mott Haven on Saturday, at the games of the New York Athletic Club, F. B. Murray of the Williamsburg Athletic Club broke the amateur record in the mile walk, his time being 6:29 3-5.

The gold medal for long throwing at the lacrosse tournament was won by Penniman of the Druids, with a throw of only 100 yards and eight inches.

As the freshman eleven will be at Exeter today, Capt. Appleton desires all those who play foot-ball and who are willing to give the university practice, will be on Jarvis field at 4 o'clock ready to play.

At the lacrosse convention held Saturday evening in New York, the question of an American team to go to Europe next summer was brought up, and it was agreed to meet again early in December when the agent now in Europe making arrangements, would be present. Five hundred dollars has been guaranteed for the expenses of the team, which will be selected from all the clubs in the eastern, middle and southern States.

The awarding of the prizes in the hare and hounds run was worn gly stated in yesterday's issue. It will be as follow: If the hares win, a cup will be given to each hare and to the first hound. If the hounds win, a cup will be given to each of the first two hounds.

The freshman team which plays Exeter today will be composed of the following men: Back, Peabody; halfbacks, Burgess and Cowling; quarterback, Willard; forwards, Fletcher, Cushing, Brooks, Cochranc, Higginson, Fanlkner, Fisk; substitutes, Carroll and Stedman.

At a recent meeting of the trustees of Asbury University of Indiana, an arrangement was effected concerning the endowment of the institution by Mr. W. C. DePauw of New Albany, Ind. Friends of the university are to contribute $120,000, and Mr. DePauw is to give twice that amount in cash donations, and after his death nearly one-half of his property, which amounts to over $2,000,000 is to be added to the endowment. The name of the institution is to be changed to DePauw University, in consideration of that gentleman's liberality.

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