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FACT AND RUMOR.

Mr. W. H. Page, '83, has returned to college.

Freshman French and German examinations occur today.

Two freshman eating clubs at Yale had a foot-ball game last week.

Yale, '86, contains just one hundred students less than Harvard, '86.

The class races this year will come on either the 5th or the 12th of May.

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Yale has a Christmas vacation of twenty-one days; Harvard of ten.

Three lectures a week are to be given in N. H. 16 instead of two as formerly.

The Institute of Technology in Boston has just received a bequest of $100,000.

Michigan University is going to present a German play acted by the students.

For catalogue of Moses King's publishing house see last few numbers Harvard Crimson.

Mr. Bendelari, formerly of Harvard but now tutor at Yale, is spending a short time in Cambridge.

The Chronicle urges Michigan University to join in the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

Dr. Frothingham, the professor who was accused of impiety at Ann Arbor, has been exculpated from the charges made against him.

The following-named men will probably try for the vacant places in the senior crew: E. T. Cabot, Baxter, Sessions, Tingle, Jacobs and Ranney.

Society item from Princeton: "The engagement of young Arthur and Miss Crowley is denied, as he will not graduate till 1885 and she is only sixteen."

The Catalogue shows students from every State in the Union except Nebraska, Oregon and Virginia. Also from the District of Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Armenia in Asia, the Bahamas, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prussia.

Most colleges close their fall term this year on the 20th, two days earlier than Harvard, and enable those living at great distances to get home by Christmas.

The rooms in Massachusetts were warmed up for the freshmen yesterday, an improvement on their condition at the one-hour examinations last month. Sever 37, however, was very cold, as usual.

A tricycle to be propelled by electricity has lately been invented.

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