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Delano, '85, has been elected business editor of the Adxocate.

The Glee Club has eight men on probation.

The first Curtis Hall German takes place this evening.

The examination in sophomore rhetoric has been postponed.

A large number of men have been summoned lately for failure to renew their church permits.

"History and Methods of Classical Study" by Prof. Allen today at 11 A. M. in Sever 18.

It is rumored that six members of the Law School are to lease a furnished house.

The weekly average of the price of board at Memorial for this term will be charged on the term bills as $4.16.

In the English game of foot-ball, a man can be tackled below his waist, even by his ankle or foot, but tripping is not allowed.

Several prominent athletes are seriously ill at Yale, among them Mr. Hubbard, the captain of the base-ball nine.

A petition to congress, for the repeal of the act of 1820, limiting the term of government employees to four years, is being passed about among the voters in college who are in favor of civil service reform.

Owing to the difficulties met with in preparing a crew for racing, Princeton College may not be represented on the water next year, The feeling in that a crew ought not to be trained for next season, but no definite decision on the matter will be reached until after the holiday season.

An Englishman proposes to make a trip around the world on his bicycle.

Dr. Sargent of Harvard is a strong supporter of foot-ball and considers it a better game than base-ball. [Ex.

The meeting of the I. P. A. will probably take place Dec. 27th. in Cambridge.

Professor Sumner's lectures on political subjects are largely attended by the young ladies of New Haven.

Owing to unaccountable delay, the engraver will be unable to furnish the shingles of the shooting club until next week.

In the Merchant of Venice much more applause was bestowed upon Miss Ellen Terry than upon Henry Irving.

Murray, the walker, is going to England next spring to enter the championships and Delaney is going to the same place to race George, the runner.

Members of the Shooting Club, wishing to practice with the rifle, will meet at the Lowell depot, at 11.45 today. Lunch can be obtained on the range.

The seventh ten of the Institute of 1770 from '86, is as follows:-Felton, Cobb, G. Woodbury, Mygatt, S. Coolidge, Lyman, Riddle, Beal, Edgerly, Santayana. Honorary members; Brunner, Upham, Lovering.

Ex-President Thomas Hill, of Harvard College, has prepared an almanac for 1884, in which the computations have been made according to the new Eastern standard time. [Times.

Superintendent Roberts of the association gymnasium in town has placed looking-glasses at each pulley-weight so that one can see just what muscles are being exercised. It might be interesting to have this done on some of the machines in our gymnasium.

The eighty-second annual catalogue of Bowdoin College shows that the whole number of students is 202, of whom 108 belong to the academical department and the remainder to the medical school. The faculty numbers twenty-three, thirteen belonging to the academical department.

In his speech before the Yale alumni in New York, on Saturday, Hon. Wm. M. Evarts regarded coldly the liberal education as compared with the classic, and said with emphasis: "We'll stand by our college while it stands by Greek and Latin," a sentiment which was received with applause.

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