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There was no recitation in History XI yesterday.

Bisbee, captain of second freshman eleven has badly sprained his hand.

The students of the scientific department of Rutgers college now wear a uniform.

A. G. Broadhead, '89, has returned to college to pursue a special course in the Lawrence Scientific School.

Mrs. Elisha Jones has given $10,000 to the University of Michigan to establish a classical fellowship for girls.

The Boston Athletic Association will hold a hare and hounds run on Dec. 14, open to Harvard and Technology.

The Oxford Review is the only college undergraduates paper published in England. In the United Stater there are over 200.

H. W. Keyes '87, has been coaching the university crew for the past few days. J. Watson Taylor has also coached the crew lately.

The faculty at Wesleyan is considering the plan of having no recess at Thanksgiving, and allowing three weeks instead of two at Christmas.

The new register of Cornell will show 1300 names. This year's cadet corps is composed of five hundred and twenty-one students.

Columbia is the wealthiest of American Universities, and Harvard comes next with property valued at something less than $8,000,000 and a yearly income amounting to $363,121.

The catholic students at Yale have formed a society called the Yale Catholic Union. The aim of the club is, in the main literary, and all catholics in the university are eligible to membership.

Edwin J. Hyneman has been elected captain of the University of Pennsylvania nine for next year. Hyneman has played on the nine four years and was captain during the latter part of this year.

Professor R. Swan, librarian at Purdue University, died last Tuesday night at his home in West Lafayette, Indiana. He was a graduate of Harvard, and at one time occupied the chair of Latin at Phillips Exeter Academy.

There are 1191 students at the University of New York this year, of whom 125 are undergraduates, 108 graduates, 133 law students, 650 medical students, and 175 students of pedagogy. Four women have been admitted to the graduate course.

Other foot ball games today will be Yale vs Wesleyan, at Springfield (championship game), S. V. Coffin referee; Williams vs Tech. at Williams town, (championship game); Trinity vs Stevens Institute at Hartford, U. of P. vs Johns Hopkins, at Philadelphia; St. Johns College vs University of Virginia.

From the present prospect the attendance at the Yale-Harvard game will be even larger than heretofore expected. Excursions have been arranged from Boston, New York, and every city and town near Springfield. A special drawing-room train of ten coaches will run from New York to Springfield on the day of the game and all the different New England colleges and schools are applying for seats on the grand stand.

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