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There was no lecture in History 2 Saturday.

Marks are out for the first thesis in Philosophy XI.

The briefs for the second forensic in English C and D will be due January 7.

J. H. McDonald has been elected captain of the Wesleyan football team for next year,

A recent gift of $1000 has been added to the endowment fund of the Dental School.

George, of Princeton, whose knee was injured in the Yale game is able to walk about now.

Wellesley college closes for the Christmas recess next Wednesday, Lasalle next Thursday.

Mr. Ira H. Brown, a graduate of the Law School, has established a law practice at Seattle, W. T.

Princeton will award trophies in the shape of miniature gold footballs to her victorious eleven.

Several members of the third year class, Law School, took the examinations Saturday for the Suffolk county bar.

Dr. S. H. Peabody, president of the University of Illinois, will, like Presidents Seelye, of Amherst, and Gilman, of Johns Hopkins, spend the winter abroad.

Ex-President McCosh, of Princeton, has severed his connection with the college entirely, as far as instruction goes.

The mid-year examinations at Princeton will be held the latter part of January this year instead of before the Christmas vacation.

At Saturday's exercise in English A, Mr. Wendell delivered a short lecture to the freshmen on Browning, and read his poem "The Grammarian's Funeral."

The Athletic Association of the University of Pennsylvania will hold a large indoor meeting in the Academy of Music, Philadelphia, February 1, 1890.

Cornell has graduated two woman architects. One has a position in an office at Buffalo, and the other will have a fellowship at Cornell for the ensuing year.

Pierre de Coubertin, sent by the French government to investigate athletics in American universities, is visiting Yale in the interests of his mission.

During the past year the University of Pennsylvania eleven played thirteen games, winning seven and losing six; 200 points were made while their opponents scored but 165.

The speakers at the next Union debate will be as follows: affirmative, H. A, Davis, 91, F. W. Coburn, '92; negative, W. Wells, '90, J. M. Perkins, '92. The books on the question will be found on the Harvard Union reserved shelves.

The Canadian census of athletes gives 16,000 lacrosse players, 5000 snowshoers, 5000 curlers, 4000 cricketers, 2000 football players, 1000 oarsmen, 1000 baseballists, and 10,000 field athletes, making a total of 45,000 who actively follow some branch of out-door sport.

The Bicycle club met last Thursday evening for the first time in their new rooms, which they have leased from the D. U. till Commencement day. A scheme for a racing fund was adopted. R. H. Davis, W. B. Greenleaf, and C. W. Spencer were appointed to confer with the Athletic Committee about a race meet in the spring; they were given full power to decide all questions in regard to the race.

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