Fact and Rumor.

Holyoke 42 is to let.

Dartmouth had a Christmas vacation of four weeks.

Harvard College has given $250 to the Cambridge Fireman's Relief Association.

The 7th annual dinner of the alumni of Bates College was held at Young's on the 30th of December.

The members of the Williams College Athletic Advisory Committee dined last week at the Parker House.


Men in French 1a must hand in the name of the extra book they choose to read within the next two weeks.

Judge Brewer, of Kansas, will deliver the commencement oration at the Yale Law School next June.

The average weight of the freshman Class at Yale is 135 pounds; the average height is 5 feet 8 inches.

The annual Princeton alumni dinner will be held Thursday evening, Jan. 15, 1891, at Hotel Brunswick, New York.

Since the organization of the Intercollegiate Athletic Association in 1876, Harvard has scored 108 points, Columbia 93, Yale 57 and Princeton 53.

Dr. J. M. Manly, of the Graduate School, has been called to Brown University to take the position of Professor T. W. Bancroft who recently disappeared.

The seven Harvard men who snow shoed in the White Mountains this last vacation succeeded in making the ascent of Mount Washington. Mount Washington has been climbed by snowshoers but twice before.

During the year 1889 the American colleges received contributions amounting to $1,000,000. It is said that sixteen of these are now without executive heads.- The Holcad.