The Sunday evening theatre services which are to be held in the Grand Opera house will begin on the second Sunday in January instead of tomorrow as at first announced.
At the sixth annual exhibition of the Architectural League of New York, now being held at the Fifth Avenue Art Galleries, McKim, Mead and White exhibit the drawings of the new Harvard gates between Holworthy and Thayer.
The trustees of the proposed new University of Chicago have fully endorsed the proposed place. Although Professor Harper of Yale has not yet accepted the presidency, there is little doubt of his doing so before long. Building will begin very shortly. The university is to be kept open throughout the year, and allow men to take their degree as soon as they are prepared for it. It is expected that the new plan will raise the standard of work and revolutionize education.
Mr. Francis Peabody, Jr., of Boston, has an article in the last number of The Week's Sport on the history of rowing at Harvard for the last fifteen years. He says that in that time only one crew which did not use the "Watson Cook, Bancroft or English" stroke has won a race, and that crew had had the rudiments of rowing taught it by Bancroft. He adds that he thinks Harvard rowing men are slowly but surely coming back to the proper style.