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    CAMBRIDGE.—S. Goldstein, St. John's College, and W. V. D. Hodge, St. John's College, have been awarded Smith's Prizes for essays on “Mathieu Functions” and “Linear Systems of Plane Algebraic Curves of any Genus,” respectively. D. Burnett, Clare College, and C. A. Meredith, Trinity College, have been awarded Rayleigh Prizes for essays on “Electric Radiation over the Earth's Surface,” and “Some Theorems on Infinite Cardinals,” respectively. The General Board of the Faculties has recommended that the Disney professorship of archaeology shall be brought under the new statutes for election, tenure, and duties; that its stipend be raised from the endowmenit to £1200 a year; that it shall be assigned to the Faculty of Archaeology and Anthropology, and that the field within which the professor shall give instruction shall be classical, medieval, and prehistoric antiquities and fine arts.

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