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The college faculty meet at 3.30 P. M. today.

The sophomore crew have gone to a training table.

A new shell has been ordered for the freshman crew.

82's barge has been purchased for the freshman crew.

The freshmen of Yale have a glee club of nineteen members.

A. L. Hall, '80, has been appointed proctor in place of Kittredge, '82, resigned.

Sixteen classical freshmen were conditioned in English grammar at the University of California.

Orders for photographs at Pach's, in order to secure delivery by June 10, must be given before March 1.

Seventy-five subscriptions for the heliotype albums have been secured, so that the publication of the albums is assured.

Important meeting of the Hasty Pudding Club this evening at 7.30 in the new rooms. All members are particularly requested to be present.

The Columbia College Boat Club has announced its intention of sending a four-oared crew to Philadelphia this year to row for the Childs cup.

Two more rowing machines are shortly to be added to the eight in use at the gymnasium in order that the two substitutes may be coached with the crews.

Ex-Secretary Blaine is writing a work entitled "Twenty Years of Congress; From Lincoln to Garfield. A History of National Legislation from 1861 to 1881."

Mr. Moses King is willing to take the financial responsibility of a new college song book, and would promise to "make it the handsomest affair of the kind ever published."

The following have been elected to the Lampoon board: Stanton Day, E. E. Hale, Jr., and L. R. E. Paulin from the senior class, and Geo. Santayana from the freshman class.

Professor D. A. Sargent of Harvard, who is doing so much for the physical education of this generation of students, younger and older, in his "Health and Strength Paper," has timely counsel about measuring one's strength with that of others. - [Advertiser.

An unexpected ending to a college prank was the arrest, on charge of theft, of five sophomores in Wisconsin University, who had run away with a supper prepared for some of the freshmen.

C. T. Dazey, a recent graduate of Harvard, author of James O'Neill's "American King," is writing a new play to order for Louis Aldrich. The piece will not be done for two seasons yet.

Mr. F. W. Taussig delivers his second lecture on the "History of Tariff Legislation" in Sever 11 at 7.30 P. M. today. His lecture will be on the American system as developed in 1820-1832.

"The Astronomical Observatory here," writes a Yale man to the Badger (Wisconsin University), "as is also the Harvard Observatory, which I visited during the holidays, is inferior to the Washburn Observatory."

A band of Indians from the far West recently visited New Haven, and when they heard the Yale boys yell they drew apart and wept to think how they had been fooling themselves for years with the idea that they knew how to howl. [Boston Post.

The officers of the Everett Athenaeum of '85 for the second half year are as follows: President, Webster; vice-president, Hill; secretary, Root; treasurer, Edgerly; standing committee, Strong, Alderson, W. C. Smith; editors, Carrier, Binn, Miner; stage manager, W. W. Winslow; chorister, Whittemore.

Messrs. H. I. Dillenback, H. U. '82, and G. W. Currier, are the authors of a very pretty song and dance entitled "My Blue-eyed Geraldine," just published by Blair & Lydon. Two other song and dance pieces in the same set - "When Once the Ice is Broken" and "The Water Queen" - are forthcoming from the same source.

The faculty of Bowdoin College have permanently removed the five sophomores who were recently suspended for hazing. Other members of the class, nine or ten in number, who absented themselves rather than fulfil the obligations required of them, are now petitioning for permission to again join the class. These applications the faculty have under consideration. Every thing is quiet and orderly at the college.

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