Rev. E. E. Hale, D. D., will conduct prayers from Oct. 7th to Nov. 3d.
12. TUESDAY.College Faculty. Meeting at University 5, at 3.30 p.m.
13. WEDNESDAY.Board of Overseers. Stated meeting at No. 70 Water St., Boston, at 11 a.m.
14. THURSDAY.German Reading. Heinrich von Kleist. "Der Zerbrochene Krug." Dr. Kuno Froncke. Sever 11, 7.30 p.m.
16. SATURDAY.Comparative Philology. The analysis of words. Prof. Greenough. Sever 18, 12 m.
READINGS FROM CHAUCER.Prof. Child will begin readings from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales on Monday evening, Oct. 18, at 7.30, in Sever 11. Those who purpose to attend these readings, are recommended to provide themselves with some cheap edition of the text.
COMPARATIVE PHILOLOGY.The first of the Voluntary lectures on Comparative Philology by Prof. Greenough will be given Saturday, Oct. 16, at 12 o'clock, in Sever 18. Subject: "The Analysis of Words."
GERMAN READINGS.There will be during October and November a course of six German readings, comprising the following works:
Heinrich von Kleist: October 14. "Der Zerbrochene Krug." - Oct. 21. "Die Hermannsschlacht." - October 28. "Prinz Friedrich von Homburg."
Grillparzer: November 11. "Medea." - November 18. "Sappho." - November 25. "Des Meeres und der Liebe Wellen."
The readings will be conducted wholly in German.
ENGLISH B.The second lecture will be given by Mr. Clymer in Sever 11, on Tuesday, October 12, at 2 o'clock, Subject: "Descriptive Writing."
Theme I will be due on Tuesday, October 12. It must be deposited in the wooden box in Sever 3, before 4 o'clock. Subjects: 1. A Significant Incident of my Life; 2. Why I came to College; 3. What I Hope to Accomplish in Life; or, in brief, any topic of a simply personal nature.
By the regulations, no overdue theme will be accepted, unless the author satisfies the Dean that his failure to present it at the appointed time was due to serious illness or other unavoidable hindrance.
FORENSICS.Copies of the announcement concerning forensics for 1886-87 were ready at University 5 on the afternoon of Friday, Oct. 8.
COLLEGE LIBRARY.The Library is open on week days (excepting public holidays) from 9 till 5 o'clock and on Sundays from 1 till 5.
All members of the university are entitled to register as borrowers on presentation of the Bursar's certificate. Three volumes can be taken at a time, and may be kept one month, and renewed, if not in demand. Any person keeping books beyond the prescribed time is subject to a fine of ten cents a day for each volume. Books reserved by officers of instruction, and unbound periodicals, are in open alcoves in the reading-room, and can be taken out at the close of library hours, when properly charged at the delivery desk, and must be returned the next morning at 9 o'clock. Encyclopedias and other books of reference in the delivery room may be taken out under similar rules, and within the discretion of the Superintendent of circulation (Mr. Kiernan).