Fact and Rumor.

Parker '91, is coaching the freshman crew at present.

Chapel attendance is no longer compulsory at Columbia.

Sixty-three men have been examined for the Yale Freshman Glee Club.

The junior promenade at Princeton will be held on the 5th of February.

Marks in French 1a are out for those men in Professor Sumichrast's section.


Dr. Austin Scott, the new president of Rutgers College, will be inaugurated on March 4.

Professor Channing will hold a question meeting in History 1 Saturday afternoon at 2.

Yale, Princeton, and Williams have been booked for games with the New York League team in April.

Bowdoin has challenged the Boston Athletic Association to an eight-oared race in Boston on Decoration Day.

The new Amherst catalogue shows a total of 3,319 alumni, over a third of whom have entered the ministry.

The annual meeting of the Amherst Alumni Association of New York City, will be held at Delmonico's on Monday February 2.

Professor Taussig has gone to Washington with the Boston Delegation to appear before the committee concerning the silver bill.

Harvard will make a proposition to abolish the tug-of-war from the list of Mott Haven events, and it is said that Yale is favorable to this idea.

Professor Kuno Francke will lecture at Wellesley January 31. He will speak on the "Tendencies of German Literature from the Crusades to the Reformation."

The students of Princeton will hereafter be given instruction in Biblical Study, by President Patton, immediately after chapel on Saturday mornings.