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Kendall, '84, will begin to play again today.

The Brown University nine are to engage a professional trainer.

Mr. Mead, '87, is slowly improving but will probably not be out for several months.

A Miss Allen of Birmingham, England, has just ridden 153 miles on a tricycle in 24 hours.

A number of Quincy graduates will play the Adams Academy eleven at Quincy today.

The Young America Cricket Club, of Philadelphia, will have two lacrosse teams for next seasons.

The proposed visit of the Shamrock Lacrosse Club of Montreal to Boston has been abandoned.

G. A. Morrison was elected a director of Memorial Hall, from the freshman class, at the recent election, receiving 58 out of 138 votes cast.

We are glad to hear that the Natural History Society proposes to invite Mr. Eadward Murybridge to give a lecture here.

The five-mile professional bicycle championship of England was won by R. Howell; time, 14.28, thus beating the record.

At the annual sports of the Westminister school in England, a youth under sixteen years of age ran a quarter of a mile in 59 4-5 seconds.

The records for throwing the 56 Ib. weight made lately by Aueckberner are not allowed as the weight weighed less than 56 Ibs.

The advanced sheets of the catalogue including the names of the members of the classes are posted in University. Notice of any error must be handed in at the office.

The Providence base-ball nine are trying to secure Mr. Bassett, who played 3d base on the Brown nine, for next year.

Mr. E. Renshaw, the brother of the elder and more famous Renshaw. has injured his wrist and ankle so badly that he will not play tennis again for a year.

Amherst beat the Holyoke nine 25 to 2. This result it is said was mainly sesured by the coaching of the professional, Manning,

G. M. Hendee, beat A. H. Robinson in a ten mile bicycle race on Saturday. The track was rough so that the time was very slow-39 m., 12s.

The Cambridge University Press (England) have nearly ready for publication the first volume of Professor Jebbs long-expected edition of Sophocles being the OEdipus Tyrannus.

J. G. Hitchcock, one of the "fast men" of the Massachusetts Bicycle Club of Boston, is at his home in Omaha, Neb. He will probably enter Harvard College in the spring and train for the races of '84.

The lacrosse championship is at present held by the Calumet Club of Chicago, but as the Union Club, of Boston, has beaten New York twice during the season it is not improbable that the Calumet Club will be invited to meet the Unions next year.

The interest in bicycling at Harvard College is increasing, and by next year the college will have a large representation of riders. Claflin, Deam, Norton, Thompson and Hitchcock are all well known racing men, and they will be hard to beat. The new track will have raised corners, and will be ready early in the spring. It is considered by the prominent racing men around Boston to be the fastest track in this county. [Ex.

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