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George Adee is coaching the candidates for the Yale'varsity crew.

The annual Andover-Exeter game is played to-day at Exeter.

President Capen's annual report shows that Tufts College is making great progress.

The Columbia College Banjo and Guitar Club has twenty active members.

It is reported that the Yale faculty has decided to prohibit any sparring in the winter games.

The Rev. Sam Jones delivered an address to Yale students on Thursday evening.

The regular fall concert of the Glee Glub and Pierian Sodality will take place on December 15.

A cross-country run for the championship of Yale College, will take place on December 3.

Morison, Yale. '90, who was one of the half-backs last year, has given up foot-ball playing and has left the training table.

The Columbia Law School is situated near the railroad, and it is often impossible for many of the students to hear the lecturers.

On Tuesday last Mr. Charles Carroll, '87, was married in Washington to Miss Suzanne Bancroft, grand-daughter of Mr. George Bancroft.

The French Club, at is regular meeting Wednesday evening, elected Mr. F. D. Kalopothakes, '88, president; vice Mr. L. M. Garrison, '88, resigned.

The Yale Faculty refused to permit the freshman eleven to play Norwich Academy Tuesday, and it is rumored that they are going to forbid them to play any more games whatever.

The programme to be presented by the Pierian Sodality at the concert in Association Hall on Monday evening promises to be a great success.

It is said that at Columbia a new marking system will soon be put in force whereby men of high standing will be exempted from examinations.

The Cornell faculty has passed a resolution stating that in its opinion a proficiency of 70 per cent. should be required to pass an examination. Formerly the required per cent. was 60.

The Wesleyan-Pennsylvania game will take place at 10 a. m., Thanksgiving Day, in New York. Camp, Yale, '80, will be referee and John Hodge, of Princeton, umpire.

The re-organized Gun Club of the University of Pennsylvania intended to send up a representative team to accompany the foot-ball eleven to-day, but owing to lack of time for practice the project has been abandoned.

The coaches which have been engaged by Yale, Princeton and Columbia men for the Yale-Princeton will make a short parade in New York this morning, staring from Fourteenth street at 11 o'clock.

The Herald cup, which was won by the Volunteer last August at Marblehead, has just been completed, and is on exhibition in Bigelow and Kennard's store in Boston. It is a silver punch bowl lined with gold, and is the largest silver piece ever made in Boston.

Two Harvard under-graduates, who stole a hundred-pound squash from Nathaniel Clapp, of Dedham, (Mass.), the other night and utilized it for illuminating purposes, have compromised witn Mr. Clapp by paying him $5.- Pennsylvanian.

Ray Tompkins, '84, one of the best rushers Yale ever had, has left his home in New York State and is coaching the Yale eleven. He says their gravest faults are the careless manner in which they fall on the ball and their inability to hold the ball when rushing with it.

Harmar, Yale, '90, the runner, gave a good exhibition of his powers in that direction on Tuesday afternoon, when he chased a man who had stolen a foot-ball from the field. When the thief was overtaken, there were found in his possession a lady's hand-bag containing $10 and a revolver in addition to the foot-ball.

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