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Fact and Rumor.


There are no examinations to-day.

The Princetonian denies that Shaw will not be able to play this year.

There are extensive repairs going on in the bath rooms in the gymnasium.

The Brown base-ball nine has begun systematic batting in the cage.

Twelve freshmen presented themselves as candidates for their tug-of-war team yesterday.

The signatures to the prayer petition are again beginning to flow in: there are now nearly 900 in all.

There will be a large number of contestants in wrestling in the winter meeting.

The Columbia crews are practicing this year in Wood's gymnasium. Their old one was inadequate to their needs.

The heavy weight squad of the Mott Haven team are throwing the 56 lb. weight daily in the cage.

Manager Mutrie, of the Columbia College nine, and also of the New York's, intends to have a college week of base-ball, by which he means a week of games between the New York League, and the nines of Harvard, Yale, Columbia and Princeton. - Princetonian.

The next number of the Advocate will be issued on Friday. The '87 board will assume control of the paper after this date.

President Eliot will debate with President McCosh to-night at the Nineteenth Century Club. The subject will be "Religion at Colleges."

The Brown freshmen have voted $100, to start their nine for the coming season. They are also enthusiastic over boating and have a promising crew.

There is an attempt to get up a team of St. Paul's graduates in college to play the St. Paul hockey team at Concord after the mid-years.

Terry's average at second base last season was .958. This is the best record ever made by a college second-baseman. It is rumored that he will play on the Metropolitans this year.

Synopsis of 7th lecture. Some causes affecting the heart's action. External injuries. Emotions. Syphilis. Tobacco. Excessive work in laboring men. Some diseases causing heart affections. Effect of alcohol on the heart and circulation.

Whew! "Harvard students held a ratting match several days since for $200 a side. One of the team, from the West, owned a black-and-tan terrier, which he backed to kill fifty rats in thirty minutes. The dog beat the time be ten seconds, and $1000 changed hands. - Exonian.

The Harvard Advocate is one of the best written, best arranged and printed college papers. Its columns are always well filled with very readable matter. We are glad to see that the Advocate still retains the old cover instead of adopting the new style of many hued cover now so much in vogue. - Trinity Tablet.

H. S. Brooks, Jr., the ex-champion Yale sprinter, is stated to be now undergoing a regular course of preparation in the gymnasium, having made up his mind to again represent the college at the annual inter-collegiate meeting. Robert Winston, the college trainer, expresses himself rather enthusiastically regarding the prospects of the Yalencian team for 1886, which will include Sherrill, '89; Bradner, '89; Smith, '86; Luddington, '86; Drvison, Sheffield, S. S., and Magindee, same class. All of these, with orhers, are training systematically. - Cyclist and Athlete.

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