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L. W. Clark is Law School Marshal meeting of the society, in Chicago. He for the Class of 1909.

The Pasteur Medal for 1909 was awarded to Frank Stern, Special Student in Harvard College.

Prof. F. L. Olmsted, '94, was appointed by Pres. Roosevelt a member of the National Council of Fine Arts. Among the features at the Harvard Union entertainments this spring was a series of practical talks on the professions.

The Library has received from J. P. Morgan, Jr., '89, 86 volumes of the works of Thomas Hearne, an English antiquary of the 18th century.

The first graduate dinner of the Class of 1908 was held at the American House, Boston, on May 15; about 90 were pre

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was also elected a member of its executive committee for five years.

Recent examination has shown that the Boylston St. bridge is in a very unsafe condition. It is hoped that a new bridge, broad and strong enough to hold the vast crowds that go to and from the Stadium, will soon be built.

The Patria Society, organized to rouse patriotic and civic interests among the members of the University, and the Municipal Club, whose purpose is to study American cities, have recently been formed.

Application blanks for tickets to Miss Maude Adams's performance of Schiller's Maid of Orleans, which will be given in the Stadium under the auspices of the German Department on June 22, were sent out on May 10. The public sale will begin on June 7.

The trustees and editors of the Harvard Advocate will be greatly indebted if any members of the following classes will present to the sanctum their respective Advocate Board pictures. The missing classes are: '68, '69, '70, '71, '72, '73, '77, '90, '92, and '94.

At the annual meeting of the eastern Massachusetts section of the Classical Association of New England, held in Boston, Feb. 13, Prof. M. H. Morgan, '81, was elected president. He read a paper on "Cicero's First Oration against Catiline."

Prof. A. L. Rotch, h '91, represented America at the triennial meeting of the International Committee for Scientific

Aeronautics, held in the Principality of Monaco, April 1-6. Prof. Rotch has been elected an honorary member of the Austrian Meteorological Society.

The Phi Beta Kappa oration will be delivered this year by Woodrow Wilson, h '07, President of Princeton University, and the poem by Prof. Barrett Wendell, "77, of the English Department. The exercises will be held in Sanders Theatre on Thursday, July 1.

Prof. A. L. Rotch, h '91, founder and supporter of the Blue Hill Observatory, which is connected with the University Astronomical Observatory, has appointed A. H. Palmer, 1G., to assume the position of director, from which H. H. Clayton has resigned.

At Commencement, between 12.30 and 2 P. M. there will be singing in the Yard by former members of the Glee Club. All old members are urged to be present and to communicate at once with Roger L. Scaife, '97, at 4 Park Street, Boston, who has the program in charge.

Prof. Bliss Perry, Professor of English literature, will be Harvard lecturer at the University of Paris for the year 1909-10. His predecessors were: Prof. Barrett Wendell, '77, in 1904-05; Prof. G. Santayana, '86, in 1905-06; Prof. A. C.. Coolidge, '87, in 1906-07; and Prof. G. P. Baker, '87, in 1908-09.

The Boylston Medical Prize for 1909 was awarded to Francis Henry McCrudden, S.B., M.D., for an essay entitled "The Quantitative Separation of Calcium and Magnesium in the Presence of Phosphates and Small Amounts of Iron: devised especially for the Analysis of Foods, Urine, and Feces."

At the Boylston Prize speaking held in Sanders Theatre on May 12, the two first prizes were awarded to F. A. Wilmot, '10, of Boston, and H. von Kaltenborn, '09, of Madison, Wis. O. L. M. H. Ly

ding, '09, of Peekskill, N. Y., D. M. Osborne, '09, of Auburn, N. Y., and C. R. Small, '09, of Cambridge, took second prizes. The selections of the prize winners were as follows: F. A. Wilmot, '10, "The Man Without a Country," Dr. E.E. Hale; H. von Kaltenborn, '09, "Gentlemen, the King!" Barr; O. L. M. H. Lyding, '09, "The Prisoner of Chillon," Byron; D. M. Osborne, '09, "Toussaint L'Ouverture," Wendell Phillips; C. R. Small, '09, "The March of the Flag," Beveridge.

At the anniversary meeting of the American Philosophical Society, held at Philadelphia, April 22-24, Prof. G. L. Goodale, m '63, delivered an address entitled "The Influence of Charles Darwin on the Natural Sciences," and Prof. A. E. Kennelly spoke on "The Linear Resistance between Parallel Conducting Cylinders."

The Harvard Illustrated Magazine for May was an "Eliot Number," containing articles by Prof. G. H. Palmer, '64, Prof. F. W. Taussig, '79, Dean B. S. Hurlbut, '87, Prof. F. H. Hanus, Pres. E. B. Craighead, Prof. E. Kühnemann, Dean George Hodges, Prof. W. B. Munro, p '99, and W. R. Thayer, '81.

Stewart Douglas Robinson, '10, of New York City, a nephew of Pres. Roosevelt, was killed Feb. 21, by a fall from a sixth-story window in Hampden Hall to the cement pavement below. He prepared for college at St. Paul's School, Concord, N. H., where he graduated in 1906. This season he had been substitute goal on the University Hockey Team.

At the Hotel Westminster on May 7 the O. K. Society celebrated the 50th anniversary of its foundation by a dinner. The first eight from 1910 were initiated. The graduate speakers were G. G. Crocker, '64, E. S. Mansfield, '68, R. S. Hall, '72, Ex-Gov. Curtis Guild,

'81, W. R. Thayer, '81, Prof. G. L. Kittredge, '82, Prof. C. H. Grandgent, '83, and Langdon Warner, '03.

A dispatch from Gales Ferry, Conn., dated May 7, says that the Harvard Crew's quarters at Red Top have been robbed during the winter, beds and all the furnishings having disappeared. Only the pump and kitchen range remained when an agent of the New Haven Road, which owns Red Top and leases it to the Harvard crews, went there to see about renovations required before the oarsmen came. None of the furnishings stolen belonged to Harvard men.

The second annual meeting of the Association of Harvard Engineers was held at the Harvard Union on March 20. Organized a year ago with 63 charter members, the Association now has a membership of nearly 300, and this number is rapidly increasing. Over 25 per cent have become life members. About 50 members were present at the meeting. The following officers were elected for the ensuing year: Pres., G. S. Rice, s'70; vice-presidents, B. R. Green, 8 '64, J. H. Jennings, e '77, E. A. S. Clarke, '84; sec.-treas., F. L. Kennedy, '92; members of council for three years, P. W. Davis, '93, J. F. Sanborn, s '99. After the meeting the members joined with the undergraduate Harvard Engineering Society in the eleventh annual dinner of the latter organization. J. R. Worcester, '82, presided and the speakers were: Dean Sabine, J. J. Myers, '69, J. H. Jennings, '77, Professors G. F. Swain and H. E. Clifford. M. T. Rogers, '08, president of the Engineering Society, and E. L. Lincoln, '09, editor-in-chief of the Harvard Engineering Journal, responded for the undergraduates. The gathering was a very enthusiastic one, about 150 being present.

Dr. E. E. Southard, '97, has been appointed pathologist to the Massachu

setts Board of Insanity, from May 1, 1909. The position is a new one in Massachusetts. The appointee will be required "to visit the different institutions from time to time as the representative of the Board, with particular reference to the supervision of clinical, pathological, and research work, and, so far as possible, in an advisory capacity, to stimulate interest, coördinate efforts, and promote the best results in this direction."

The Corporation on May 18, at the last meeting presided over by President Eliot, accepted the offer of Robert B. Bradley, '76, to fill the gap between the Holworthy Gate built by the Class of 1876 and the Meyer Gate, built by Hon. G. v. L. Meyer, '79, with a fence and a fountain in memory of Mr. Bradley's son, Robert S. Bradley, Jr., 1907. This memorial is to be designed by McKim, Mead & White, and it completes the fence between the Meyer Gate and the memorial wall of the Class of 1880.

A memorial to the 11 Harvard men who died in the Spanish War will soon be placed in the Living Room of the Union. Bela L. Pratt is the sculptor. Through the efforts of a committee of Union members it is hoped that the entire fund will be raised from the personal friends of the men who died. The following committee is in charge of the project: Prof. I. N. Hollis, h '99, M. Donald, 99, H. S. Thompson, '99, Henry James, 2d, '99, L. H. Lunt, '09.

Under the auspices of the Cambridge Historical Society the one-hundredth anniversary of the birth of Oliver Wendell Holmes, '29, was observed on April 27 in Sanders Theatre. Pres. Eliot presided, and addresses were made by Col. T. W. Higginson, '41, Dr. E. W. Emerson, '66, Dr. D. W. Cheever, '52, who was assistant under Dr. Holmes when professor at the Medical School, and Rev. S. M. Crothers, h '99. C. T. Copeland, '82, read “The

Last Leaf" and "The Chambered Nautilus." Music was furnished by the University Glee Club and by the Cambridge Latin School orchestra. Former medical students of Dr. Holmes were among the invited guests.

The Harvard Cosmopolitan Club had an important dinner in the Union on May 12. About 130 persons were present. H. von Kaltenborn, '09, presided, and introduced the following speakers: Prof. Eugen Kuehnemann, "Germanism and Cosmopolitanism"; Canon H. H. Henson, "Patriotism and Cosmopolitanism"; Baron Takahira, Japanese Ambassador, 'Peace and Education "; Count von Bernsdorff, German Ambassador, "Academic Freedom"; President Eliot, "Democratic Society and Feudal Society." The German Ambassador announced that the Emperor has conferred on President Eliot the Order of the Prussia Crown.

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Harvard professors have recently given, or are engaged to give, several important addresses. Prof. Bliss Perry spoke in Boston at the centenary of Poe, and at the unveiling of the monument to Longfellow in Washington on May 7. Prof. Barrett Wendell, '77, in January gave the centennial address on Poe at the University of Virginia, delivered the P. B. K. oration at Johns Hopkins on April 24; addressed the Women's College of Brown University on April 27; and will give the Commencement Address at the College of Charleston, S. C., in June. Pres. A. L. Lowell, '77, delivered a special course of lectures at Johns Hopkins in April and will deliver the P. B. K. Oration at Columbia.

A volume of anthropological essays in honor of Prof. F. W. Putnam, s '62, was presented to him at a dinner in the Hotel Somerset on April 17. The volume is composed of 26 scientific papers contributed by his friends and associates.

The dinner was in celebration of his 70th birthday. Prof. C. H. Toy presided. Prof. Franz Boas, through whose efforts the Festschrift was published, presented the volume. President Eliot and Prof. A. L. Lowell represented the University and spoke especially of Prof. Putnam's work in developing the Peabody Museum and in organizing the Division of Anthropology. Dr. C. S. Minot, p'78, spoke of the zoological side of Prof. Putnam's work, and Dr. W J McGee of the anthropological side. Prof. R. B. Dixon, '97, spoke of the Division of Anthropology under Prof. Putnam.

At the close of Prof. W. M. Davis's lectures in Berlin he followed the usual practice of leading a party of his students on an excursion from March 4 to 11 in order to show them in the field some of the land forms which had been described during the winter. The party numbered 22 persons, including Professors Grund and Uhlig of Berlin, and Prof. Oestreich of Utrecht, and Drs. Braun of Greifswald, Jaeger of Heidelberg, and Wolkenhauer of Göttingen. The points visited included the escarpment of the Hainleite near Sondershausen, the valley of the Werra near the picturesque old town of Allendorf, the lava-capped Meissner, the Göttingerwald, and the Hilsmulde by Alfeld. In spite of heavy snow, which on the summit of the Meissner was more than knee-deep, and unbroken, all details of the excursion were successfully carried out.

The New York alumni of the Law School, including a half-dozen assistant United States attorneys, dined in the wine-vaults of the Hotel Astor on Feb. 18. Among the speakers were F. W. Whitridge, Judge J. P. Clarke, E. B. Whitney, and Prof. J. C. Gray of the School. There were less than threescore men at the dinner, but they represented nearly every one of the best-known law offices in

New York City. Prof. Gray gave New York credit for having always been a strong supporter of the Harvard Law School. The new lawyer must live frugally, he said, if he is compelled to depend on his early practice, but success will come to him eventually here if it will anywhere. He volunteered the information that it was possible to live on 25 cents a day in New York, because he has done it. Mr. Whitridge agreed with him, and said that he had also done it, but, he thoughtfully added, not for long.

The Harvard Teachers' Association held its 18th annual meeting in the new Lecture Hall on March 6. The following officers were elected: Pres., J. B. Diman, '96; vice-presidents, E. D. Russell, '80, and A. H. Ward, '85; sec., Prof. P. H. Hanus; treas., O. B. Oakman, '87; member of the executive committee, to serve for five years, N. H. Black, '96; committee on educational progress, J. E. Downey, F. O. Carpenter, '80, N. C. Hamblin, F. M. Leavitt, J. Mahoney, W. D. Parkinson, S. Sears, J. W. Wood, Mrs. F. F. Andrews, and Mrs. E. Bradley; delegates to the State Council of Education, W. H. Cushing, '93, G. W. Evans, '83, G. P. Armstrong, '03. The general topic for the morning session was Present Educational Needs." H. W. Holmes, '03, chairman of the Committee on Educational Progress, read an abstract from his report. After the dinner, which was served in the Union, J. Lee, '83, and F. P. Fish, "75, continued the discussion on the subject of the morning.

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For the inauguration on Oct. 6 and 7 of Abbott Lawrence Lowell, '77, as President of the University, T. N. Perkins, '91, Fellow of Harvard College, has been appointed Chief Marshal, and he, with the following committee, will make the necessary arrangements for the inaugural ceremonies: On the part of the

President and Fellows: C. F. Adams, 2d, '88, H. L. Higginson, ['55], H. P. Walcott, '58. On the part of the Board of Overseers: F. R. Appleton, '75, F. P. Fish, '75, J. C. Warren, '63. On the part of the Faculties of the University: J. B. Ames, '68, L. B. R. Briggs, '75, H. A. Christian, p '03, W. W. Fenn, '84, E. F. Gay, C. H. Haskins, h '08, B. S. Hurlbut, '87, W. C. Sabine, p '88, E. H. Smith, d'74. The University Marshal: M. H. Morgan, '81. The Secretary to the Corporation: J. D. Greene, '96. The General Secretary of the Alumni Association: E. H. Wells, '97.

The recent election of Mr. Taft, as the first Yale President of the United States, has called attention to the fact that Harvard has contributed four Presidents to the White House, viz.: John Adams, H. C. 1755, President 1801-05; John Quincy Adams, 1787, President 182529; Rutherford B. Hayes, LL.B. 1845, President 1877-81; and Theodore Roosevelt, 1880, President 1901-09. It is also interesting to note that Harvard has been the favorite resort for the sons of the nation's Presidents. Thus Pres. John Adams, 1755, sent three sons, John Quincy, who graduated in 1787, Charles in 1789, and Thomas Boylston in 1790. John Quincy Adams likewise sent three sons, George Washington, 1821, John, 1823, and Charles Francis, 1825. Pres. R. B. Hayes, LL.B. 1845, sent his son, Birchard A. Hayes, who graduated LL.B. in 1877. Pres. Roosevelt, '80, has already had one son, Theodore, Jr., graduate in 1908; his second son, Kermit, is in 1912, and there are more to come. Pres. Lincoln sent his son, Robert T. Lincoln, who graduated in 1864. Pres. Grant sent his son, U. S. Grant, Jr., who graduated in 1874. Coming to the third generation, we find that all the four sons of Charles Francis Adams, 1825, graduated at Harvard: John Quincy in 1853,

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