Fact and Rumor.

French 2 will begin Nanon on Wednesday.

The '93 crew will go to a training table tomorrow instead of Monday.

The Columbia 'varsity and freshman crews will go into training at once.

Exeter will have a very strong nine this year, and expects to win an easy victory over Andover.


W. Alexander '87, was recently the recipient of a handsome sole-leather trunk from the '93 crew.

The candidates for the Williams College nine are to commence active practice January 20th.


In French 2 blue-books must be passed in on Wednesday containing exercises on first dictation.

Sherrill, the Yale sprinter, will make several attempts to break his records during the winter.

Captain Sullivan of the Amherst base ball team has refused several flattering offers from professional teams.

At the Symphony Concert next Thursday Miss Gertrude Franklin will sing, and Mr. C. M. Loeffler will play the violin.

No more cross-country runs will be held by the Boston Athletic club until February. On Washington's Birthday a big run will be held.

A football league is to be formed between the high schools of Concord, Manchester, Portsmouth and Nashua, N. H.

A Harvard Club of twenty-five members has recently been formed at Kansas City, Mo. C. J. Hubbard '83, who was secretary of the Faculty for two years is president.

At the election of officers of the American Economic Association last week, Professor Dunbar was elected one of the vice-presidents, and Professor Taussig to the committee of publication.

A matched contest is talked of between Sherrill of Yale, Lee of Harvard and Cary of Princeton, the distance to be run being 50, 100, 150 and 220 yards, for the intercollegiate championship of America.

Bowdoin will seek readmission to the New England Intercollegiate Athletic Association this year. It was a member of the association for the first year and then resigned because of financial reasons.

On account of the probable absence of members of the Boston Athletic Association water polo team on the evening of the 15th, the swimming exhibition in the tank and the match game of polo with the Providence team has been postponed until the evening of Jan. 21.

A movement is under way to form a league between the freshman classes of Amherst, Dartmouth and Williams, championships to be contested for both in base ball and football. The different colleges favor this plan, as it will have a strong tendency to develop athletic material in the entering classes each year.