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The Cornell four average 161 pounds.

Chess playing is the leading amusement at Bowdoin.

Freshman German, Mass. and Sever 37. Law School examinations, Sales.

A class in broadsword practice at the University of Michigan has been proposed.

Of all the students that enter our American colleges, it is stated that only one out of ten graduate.

Jas. Russell Lowell is to unveil the bust of Fielding to be placed in Tauntonshire Hall, England.

The Everett Athenaeum group of '85 will be photographed today at 10.15 A. M. in front of Sever.

The current number of Harper's Weekly contains portraits of Profs. G. M. Lane and W. W. Goodwin.

The HERALD has received an invitation to be present at the representation of the "Antigone of Sophocles," to be given by the Hellenists of Notre Dame University, on June 19.

The current number of the Atlantic contains an interesting sketch entitled "Emerson in the Lecture Room." It is filled with reminiscences of his lectures at Harvard in 1870.

Mr. E. S. Martin, the editor of Life, and a Harvard graduate, has retired from that position on account of ill health, and has been succeeded by Mr. Guy Carlton. It is said that Life has passed into the possession of the company which publishes the Columbia Spectator.

At the meeting of the board of directors of Memorial Hall yesterday afternoon an auditing committee was elected consisting of the following named gentlemen: Messrs. Merriam, McIntire and Hatch. It was voted to raise the auditor's salary from $850 to $1000 per annum. After considerable discussion a unanimous vote was passed requesting the corporation to secure a new steward for the association for the ensuing year as soon as possible.

Professor Cook's sections in Prescribed German are examined in Sever 37.

A few copies of printed Notes in Chemistry I. can be obtained at half price ($2.00) at 3 Grays. These notes are valuable for those wishing a general knowledge of the subject as well as for a text book in course I.

It is a rather significant fact that of the score or more of names proposed for overseers of Harvard College, Francis M. Weld of New York, who voted against giving Gov. Butler the degree of LL. D., received the highest number of votes for renomination. Col. Solomon Lincoln, who voted the same way, received the next highest number. - [EX.

The loss by the recent fire in the new building of the Harvard Medical School has been adjusted by the insurance companies at $20,000, and the work of repairing the damage done will be pressed forward as rapidly as possible. The building will probably not be ready for occupancy before October, and as that month will mark the one hundreth anniversary of the appointment of the first instructor in medicine at Harvard, it is suggested that would be a happy coincidence if the centennial anniversary could be celebrated by the dedication of the new building.

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