Fact and Rumor.

Boston College has given up the publication of its periodical, The Stylus.

The average annual expenditure of the class of '88 of Yale was $1,000.

Yale plays an exhibition game with Rutgers this afternoon.

The Harvard Cricket Club plays the Mystics of Medford this afternoon.

On October 13th, the foot-ball convention meets in New York to arrange a schedule of games.


E. Williams won the 100 yards dash at the fall athletic meeting at Dartmouth in 10 1-4 seconds.

G. W. Brown, '84, has returned from Europe, and will shortly begin practising law in Chicago.

The president of Dartmouth college has ordered the students to build a cage, in which to practice base-ball during the winter, and he has himself subscribed $400 for that purpose. The cage will cost $2,000.

Charles E. L. Wingate, Harvard '83, and formerly news editor of the Daily Herald of Harvard, dramatic editor of the Boston Daily Journal, and editor of the "Playgoers' Year Book," has written a novel that Belford, Clarke and Co. are to bring out in the September number of "Belford's Magazine." The story, it is said, will create considerable attention on account of its daring invasion into a psychological question never before broached in literature. Its title, "Can Such Things Be," suggests a provocation to discussion.

An excellent article on the Harvard Annex appears in Harper's Bazaar for Oct. 13. The description is written at some length, and is comprehensive and of undeniable intelligence.

There were twelve candidates for the Banjo Club at the trial last Thursday afternoon. The successful men will be notified of their election.

The Graduate Advisory Board on foot-ball from all the colleges meets in New York tonight to select umpires and referees for the games this fall.

The Yale junior crew narrowly escaped sinking a day or two ago, their boat having filled with water which leaked through a hole in the deck.

An international lacrosse match between the Montreal and the Cambridge clubs will be played on the Union grounds, Boston, this afternoon, beginning at 3 o'clock.

The post-office authorities again urgently request all new-comers to the university to leave their addresses at the post-office. By so doing they will save much delay in the delivery of their letters.

The trial for the Guitar and Mandolin Club took place, as announced, night before last. About six guitars were present, but no candidates with the mandolin presented themselves. The results will be announced in a few days.

In the last set of the tennis tournament, R. D. Brown beat Q. A. Shaw, two sets to one, 1-6, 6-4, 6-2, thereby winning second place. Harvard will be represented at the intercollegiate contest by Sears and Brown in Singles, and Sears and Shaw, and Tailer and Chase in the doubles.