Fact and Rumor.

Harvard's living alumni number about 5860.

Steps are being taken to organize a base ball league in England.

Oberlin claims to be the first college to graduate a lady. - Ex.

The Delta Upsilon Society will give their theatrical performance in Brattle Hall next Tuesday.

The captains of the Yale, Princeton and Columbia athletic teams are all members of the N. Y. A. C.


A Republican Club has just been formed at Amherst, and Thomas B. Reed will address the club sometime this month.

Columbia College will send a delegate to represent it at the tercentenary celebration of Trinity College, Dublin, in July.

The Yale freshmen recently chose J. S. Sheffield of Attleborough, Mass., as permanent captain of their class base ball nine.

Work has been begun on the enlargement of the Fay House. An addition will be made, the dimensions of which will be 52 by 28 feet.

A new professorship of literature has been established at Columbia, with Brander Matthews, the well known writer, as its first occupant.

The Mott Haven grounds, formerly the property of the N. Y. A. C., have been secured by the athletic department of the New York Y. M. C. A.

Next year Yale will have a college dining hall. The old gymnasium will probably be used until funds for better accommodations are secured.

The annual spring regatta at Yale will be held on Lake Whitney today and tomorrow. The preliminaries will be held on Friday and on Saturday, the finals of the class races, and the single sculling match for the championship of the University take place. The 'Varsity, Junior, Sophomore and two Freshman crews are entered.