Placing the Harvard Statue.

Yesterday afternoon the base and finally the figure of the John Harvard statue were placed in position on the Delta. Much interest was shown by the students, who formed groups around the workmen until the bronze figure was finally lowered into place. The base is very simple, being nearly a cube in shape, but tapering slightly, so that the top is smaller than the bottom. On the front is the simple inscription cut into the stone,

John Harvard,

Founder,

1638.

On the back is the name of the donor Mr. Bridge. The bronze figure has been described before. While it was being placed in position and before it was yield an opportunity was given the men to look, and it fully met the expectations of the majority. The seals of Harvard and Emanuel College are in bronze on either side of the base. The unveiling will be on Wednesday next.