Fact and Rumor.

D. Gray, '92 has been appointed manager of the junior crew.

The waiting list at Memorial has been decreased by twenty.

Club tables at Memorial will be assigned October 11 or 12.

'92 and '93 will play a practice game next Saturday on Norton's field.

The first fortnightly theme in English 12 is due at 11 o'clock today.


All notices for the CRIMSON should be left at Leavitt and Pierce's before nine at night.

Cricket practice began yesterday and about a dozen men were at work on Holmes field.

E. Burton, '90, is teaching Latin and Greek at the military academy at Peekskill, N. Y.

The boats at the Weld boat house have been used 90 times since the beginning of the term.

C. T. Sempers, Gr., was seriously ill during the latter part of the summer but has returned to college this week.

The '93 eleven will play several games with teams in the interscholastic league before the class championship series.

R. P. Huntington, the Yale tennis champion, received quite a serious injury while riding across country Monday. He will be unable to play in the inter-collegiate tournament, and Yale's chances will be seriously diminished.

L. Brooks, '91, Rantoul, '92, and Frothingham, '93, have been appointed undergraduate members of the advisory committee.

Charles Eliot Norton gives an able exposition of what the college is today in his article on "Harvard College in 1890," in the September Harper's.

The first theme in English B is due next Tuesday. Subject, "A Reminiscence." Printed rules for the course will be distributed in a few days.

Professor Cohn will be in Sever 19 on Friday, after 10 o'clock. If those members of French 1a who have not yet consulted him do not see him then, they will be excluded from the course.

The candidates who tried for the Pierian, Wednesday, were: violin, Patterson, '92, Coonley, '94, Sharp, '94, Long, '94, Stein, '94, Taylor, '94; cello, Loring, '92. Another trial will be held this evening when it is to be hoped more will appear, especially for wind instruments.

Professor Shaler's recent contributions to periodical literature, include: "Man and Nature in America, first paper," in September Scribner's. "Scientific Expeditions from American Colleges," in October Chatauqua, and "The Uses and Limits of Academic Culture," in the August Atlantic. This last is especially interesting to Harvard men, as Professor Shaler bases his arguments largely on Harvard facts.