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Cornell wants to produce a Sanskrit play.

The old gymnasium building will be used in future as the college carpenter shop.

There will be a one hour examination in French 2 today and in French 3 tomorrow.

Professor Child will read Chaucer's "Pardoner's Tale" in Sever 11 this evening at 7.30.

The freshmen will play with the Adams Academy nine on Saturday, May 5th, at Quincy.

The highest rent paid for a room in the new dormitory at Williams, Morgan Hall, including heat, is $180.

Sophomore theme V. will be returned to Division I. (Alderson to Nutter), tomorrow from 2 till 4.30 P. M.

The Hasty Pudding Club will probably hand over to the boat club from their theatricals over a thousand dollars.

For an experienced tutor in algebra and analytic geometry, apply to E. C. Howell, 100 Mt. Auburn street.

Mr. A. L. Hodges, '83, read a thesis on "Anacreon, with Translations of Striking Passages," in Greek 9 Saturday.

There are 407 students of all grades in Cornell University at the present time. The library of the university now contains 46,000 volumes, besides 14,000 pamphlets.

President Eliot, Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Dr. Henry J. Bigelow and other eminent men have been summoned as witnesses for the defense in the Tewksbury case.

The president of Vassar College said, not long since, that "colleges for men seem to be places where they can kick off a great deal of superfluous energy and experience of youth, where they can be trained to be fit for the society of young women, and while they are undergoing this curriculum is it not just as well that the young women should remain at Smith and Vassar?"

In regard to the press reports of Columbia's poverty, it can be stated that new buildings are being put up, and the college was entirely on the income from its property, and as the principal is never touched, the income is appropriated already for some years to come.

It is tacitly understood at Yale that, barring accidents, the make-up of the university crew will be Hull, Folsom, Rogers, Guernsey, Parrott, Hyndman, and Flanders, of last year's crew, with Bourne, '83, as first, and Peters, '86, as second choice for the vacancy. Tucker, '83, is acting as coxswain.

The Yale News gives the following valuable bit of advice among its "Yale Log" items: "Stop using hair dyes and begin the use of that valuable hair preparation, Palmer's Hair Tonic and Restorer. It surpasses all pomades and oils. It is unrivalled in its delicacy and agreeableness. It perfume is delightful. It is absolutely innoxious and no possible ill effects can result from its use.

From all that can be learned it is probable that Yale's strongest rival for the championship this year will be Brown. The game between the Providence nine and the Brown University yesterday, resulted in a score of 9 to 4 in favor of the former. Richardson, formerly the pitcher of the Brown nine of '79 and '80, who last year filled a similar position on the Worcesters, is coaching the Brown players. - [New Haven Union.

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