ACCORDING to custom the inauguration of the new Chancellor of the University of Cambridge took place in London. The Rev. E. S. Roberts, Master of Gonville and Caius College, the present vice-chancellor, accompanied by a certain number of members of the Senate, proceeded on Friday last, May 1, to 4 Carlton Gardens, where the Chancellor-elect received them in the house of his brother-in-law, Mr. Balfour. At noon the vice-chancellor took the chair, and the Senior Esquire Bedell escorted the Chancellor into the room. The train of the black and gold gown of office was carried by Lord David Cecil, the young son of Lord and Lady Salisbury.