FACT AND RUMOR.
Vassar has just graduated 39 B. A.'s.
Forty-six of the Columbia seniors received the degree of B. A.
The Columbia crew has left for New London.
Cornell trustees are hereafter to be elected by the alumni, after the Yale plan.
The traditionary cap and gown are worn at Columbia commencement exercises.
A cold lunch will be served at 11.30 A. M., and in the evening on class day at Memorial.
Last year, for the first time in twenty-two years, it is reported, Dartmouth's expenses were covered by its income.
A Japanese girl was among the recent graduates at Vassar. She delivered an oration on "The British Policy Towards Japan."
A member of '85, who will remain in Cambridge during the summer vacation, desires a few private pupils. Address '85, care HERALD.
Tickets for Class Day not taken by seniors will be sold singly from 11 to 1 o'clock at 9 Linden street. The price will be: Sanders Theatre, $2.50; Tree, $2; Memorial, $1.
A memorial, preamble and set of resolutions were adopted by the faculty of the University of Virginia on the death of the late Professor W. B. Rogers, of Boston, who was connected with that institution for seventeen years.
At the urgent call of many students of the university, the Glee Club and Pierian will give another out-door concert in the yard this evening. All members of both clubs are earnestly requested to be on the steps of Matthews at 7.30 sharp.
The New York Telegram wants to know what will become of the newly-fledged professional men who have been let loose on the world by the different colleges the past few days. Some of them will probably apply at the Telegram office for a position as dramatic editor, and, getting no encouragement, will signify their willingness to go on the reportorial staff. - [Herald.
Iowa, it is stated, has so many colleges - almost thirty - that they have all been kept more or less weak, not one of them advancing to the rank of a thorough university. This ridiculous multiplication of colleges is a crying evil in other States as well as in Iowa. If three-quarters of the colleges in America were utterly abolished, and their value and endowments devoted to the enlargement of the remaining colleges and the improvement of the public schools, it would be of incalculable benefit to the people. - [Ex.
President Barnard complimented the members of the graduating class of Columbia College, at the commencement exercises yesterday, for their unusual attainments in scholarship. It is gratifying to note that the assiduous pursuit of knowledge on the Harlem has not interfered with a proper amount of devotion to letters. The Columbia crew will go to New London today. If they will give as good an account of themselves at the oar as the members of the senior class have given at their books the glories of 1876 may be again revived, and Columbia be again the college champion. - [N. Y. Tribune.
FURNITURE especially adapted to cottages, mountain houses, hotels, seaside and summer residences can be bought at manufacturers' prices at PAINE'S, 48 Canal street, Boston.
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