Harvard Union Debate.
The vote on the merits of the question stood: aff., 8; neg., 15; on the skill of the principal disputants: aff., 12; neg., 29; on the debate as a whole: aff., 5; neg., 12.
The following officers were elected, all of them by acclamation: President, G. P. Furber, '87; vice president, R. B. Mahany, '88; secretary and treasurer, Russell Duane, '88. Mr. Mahany now enters upon his third term as vice-president. The following gentlemen were elected members of the society: L. P. Jacks, D.S.; E. H. Hosmer, D.S.; Eliot Norton, L.S.; W. C. Osborne, L.S,; J. W. Mack, L.S.; F.W. Atherton, L.S.; G. Droppers, '88; W. S. Poppleton, '87; A. N. Hunt, '87; Chas. Hudson, '87; R. C. Surbridge, '89; Chas. Warren, '89; W. R. Bigelow; '89; A. P. Butterworth, '89; W. c. Greene, '89; D. C. Torrey, '90; F. A. Foxcroft, '90; F. S. Stebbins, '90; W. W. Bates, '90; T. W. Balch, '90.
A unanimous vote of thanks was tendered to vice-president R. B. Mahany and the Executive Committee for their efficient management of the Union during the past half year.