Fact and Rumor.

W. B. Noble, formerly of '84, has returned to college.

The senior class at Yale have chosen Perch as their photographer.

Prof. A. S. Hill is ill and his courses will be conducted for the present by Mr. Wendall.

A tennis tournament is in progress at Yale from which Knapp and Thorne have been debarred.

At Yale a political club is being formed by students to do work in the presidential contest.


A. C. Denniston '83, formerly president of the Harvard Herald, has returned and entered the law school.

Among the new features in Cambridge is the great skating rink on Putnam avenue, called the Harvard Rink.

LeMoyne, captain of last year's nine, is to study law, with the intention of engaging in the practice of patent law.

The Yale News does not seem to be satisfied with the material, which has so far presented itself on the football field.

H. B. Twombly, quarterback of the Yale football team for the last two years, has entered the Harvard Law School.

The second ten of the Institute of 1770 from '87 are Keyes, Fiske, Carroll, Baker, endicott, Dexter, Flagg, Varick, Allen and Tilton.

German is looked upon with much more favor than French by the Yale students. Much the same state of affairs exist at Harvard.

Mr. Jones will be in Holden today from 2 to 4 P. M, and on Saturday, 9-10 A. M. to give information to any students in regard to Eng. 9.

Pritchard, formerly a member of '81, has entered the sophomore class at Yale and will pitch for his class nine in a game shortly to be played.

The first number of the Advocate will be ready at noon Saturday, at Sever's.

Mr. Wendall will not be able to meet the class in English 12 until Wednesday, Oct. 1.

The hours of meals at Memorial hall are the same as usual for the fall term: breakfast, 7.30 to 9; lunch, 12.30 to 1.30; dinner; 6 to 7.

There is not a single man in the freshman class at Yale by the name of Smith, as unprecedented state of affairs, according to the News.

The young ladies studying at Cornell are compelled in accordance with a recent order of the faculty to room in the college building erected for their use.

At both Yale and Harvard the Freshman class is much smaller than last year. Amherst and Dartmouth have the largest Freshman classes in their history.

Professor B. C. Pierce will meet those men who have elected Math. 6 today at noon in Sever 24; those who have elected Physics 8, at 11 A. M. in Sever 20.

The Pope Manufacturing Company, of Boston, has presented the new Amherst gymnasium with a stationery bicycle for the development of the bicycle fever at Amherst.

The GRIMSON has placed two boxes, one at Leavitt and Pierce's and the other in the Co-operative office, in which communications and notices may be placed any time before 9:30 P. M.

The following committee were elected in History notes: McArthur, Hansen and Gardiner. There will be no recitations in the course until the return of Mr. Hart which will probably be about the first of November.

Vinton and Hurd, the battery of the Philips Andover nine of last year have both entered Yale '88, but Vinton having played on the Philadelphia league team as a professional player will not play on any of the Yale nines. Still, he will be of great assistance as a coach.

Princeton's prospect in football for the coming season is very bring. Many for the old eleven are still in college and their play is up to the old standard. Lamar and Baker will probably play half backs. Alex. Moffat, the famous halfback, is again studying there but it is reported that he will not play.