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Mr. Hart will give his resume of History 13, in Dane Hall, at 11 o'clock today.

There are now 452 students in Cornell University, 45 more that at this time last year.

The degree of LL. D. has been conferred upon Prof. Goodwin of Harvard by Cambridge University, England.

Yale will study Moral Philosophy from a French work that is being translated expressly for Yale students.

Professor William Cook will answer questions on the work of the half-year in German 4, this afternoon at 3.

Waters, of Troy, is now building nine eight oared shells, including eights for Harvard, Yale and Columbia.

A large amount of money has been subscribed for the team, and the prospect is that Amherst will put a very strong club in the field. [Ex.

Editors of the Bates Student, Niagra Index, Bowdoin Orient, and Oberlin Review, are excused from college rhetorical work.

Another attempt is being made by some Yale men to start an illustrated paper. It is to be hoped that it will result more favorably than the last. [News.

Yale has discarded the Davis oar, and those now used by the University eight in practice are eight inches longer than those of last season.

The Bureau of Education at Washington has sent a circular to the college asking for information as to the amount of attention paid to hygiene and athletic sports. Mr. Hubbard, the president's secretary, is collecting a complete set of data for 1882-3, from the various athletic organizations.

The special car of the Harvard Glee Club was run into by an express train at Charleston, Indiana. Two of the students were dangerously injured and several badly wounded. [Badger.

Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes contradicts the cable story that he is going to England to lecture, and says he desires to pass the remainder of his life in his own country by his own fire-side.

The editorial yesterday on the inconvenience cause by closing the chemical laboratory, was written under a misapprehension of the facts. The chemical laboratory is to remain open during the examination.

Bloomington University has within the scope of the plans of her contemplated buildings, the following: one each for Chemistry and Physics, the Natural, Sciences, Language and Literature, fire-proof library, chaoel and observatory, Music and Fine Arts. The first two she will at once erect.

The annual race by Cambridge University oarsmen for the Colquhoun silver sculls and amateur championship of the Cam, was rowed on November 17th, and was won by S. Swann, Trinity Hall, hon. sec. of the C. U. A. C., by one hundred yards, from W. K. Hardacre.

At the convention of the contestants for the Child's cup held at Philadelphia last Saturday, Mr. Raht, '85, representing the navy of Cornell University, secured for Cornell the place in the competition left vacant by Columbia's withdrawal. The next race for the Child's cup will be rowed between Princeton, Pennsylvania, and Cornell, June 25, 1884, on the Schuylkill.

A permanent organization of the Cambridge Lacrosse Club has been perfected, with the following officers: President, Harry B. Hook; vice-president, Charles J. McCann; secretary and treasurer, Herbert D. Allen; field captain Harry B. Hook; executive committee, the above and Messrs. John J. Hern, Harry J. Clacey and Alfred Christiansen.

Tolman Wheeler, of Chicago, has donated a valuable tract of land in the western division of that city, and advanced $290,000 towards the erection of a preparatory school under the care of the Episcopal church. The design is to be after that of Oxford, a prominent feature of the structure being a chapel and a library to contain 10,000 volumes. [Ex.

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