??? Week-day morning prayers at 8.45 a.m. No seats are assigned, either for officers or classes. Prayers will be conducted by Rev. F. G. Peabody, D. D., from March 7.
Mr. Peabody may be found at Wadsworth House 1 every week-day from 11 to 10 a.m.
7. MONDAY.Romance Philology Conference. Subject: Sweet's Elementarbuch des gesprochenen English. Professor Sheldon. Sever 3, 4 p.m.
Semitic Seminary. Paper from Mr. G. R. Carpenter. Subject: Studies in Hebrew Literature. 7 Lowell street, 7.30 p.m.
8. TUESDAY.College Faculty. Meeting at University 5, at 3.30 p.m.
Readings from German Ballad-Poets. Schiller's Song of the Bell. Mr. Hochdoerfer. Sever 11, 7.30 p.m.
Assyrian Readings. Subject: The Sardanapalus of Fiction and the Sardanapalus of History. Professor Lyon. Upper Boylston, 7.30 p.m.
9. WEDNESDAY.Forensic Lecture. Professor Royce. Sever 11, 4 p.m.
Divinity School Chapel. Debate, 4 p.m.
Question: "Resolved, That an extended Liturgy in Public Worship is desirable."
Regular disputants. - Affirmative: G. D. Latimer. Negative: E. C. Smith.
Bowdoin Prize Dissertation. The Treatment of the American Loyalists during and after the Revolutionary War. Mr. C. F. A. Currier. Sever 5, 7.30 p.m.
10. THURSDAY.Electricity and Magnetism. Lecture, Professor Lovering. Jefferson Physical Laboratory, 12 m.
Mathematical Seminary. Lecture: The deflective Force of the Earth's Rotation. Mr. Maxime Bocher. University 19, 4 p.m.
Vesper Service. Appleton Chapel, 5 p.m.
??? Vesper Services will be held on Thursday of each week in term-time until further notice. Each service will begin promptly at 5 p.m. and close at 5.30. It will be largely musical and will contain a short address. The public are invited to these services.
Orchestral Concert. Boston Symphony Orchestra. Sanders Theatre, 7.45 p.m.
11. FRIDAY.Forensic Lecture. Prof. Royce. Sever 11, 4 p.m.
Divinity School Chapel. Service conducted by Mr. E. E. Atkinson, 7.30 p.m.
12. SATURDAY.Certain English Authors Considered as Masters of Style (Course for Freshmen). Pope. (continued.) Professor A. S. Hill. Sever 11, 9 a.m.
FRENCH READINGS.A course of six French Readings, beginning March 21, 1887, will be given in Lecture-room No. 11, Sever Hall, on Mondays, at 4 p.m., by Professors Bocher and Cohn.
These readings are given or the purpose of enabling the French department to purchase books needed in the special library now in Sever 21.
The six readings will be distributed as follows:
March 21 - Alfred de Musset, Carmosine. Professor Bocher.
March 28 - Chanson de Roland. (Reading in modern French from the old French text.) Professor Cohn.
April 4 - Moliere. La Critique de 1' Ecole des Femmes. Professor Bocher.
April 18 - Bossuet, Oraison funebre de Henriette d' Angleterre. Professor Cohn.
April 25 - Theodore de Banville, Gringoire. Professor Bocher.
May 2 - Beaumarchais, Le Mariage de Figaro. Professor Cohn.
Tickets may be obtained by mail from 59 Kirkland street, Cambridge, or at the University Book Store, C. W. Sever, Harvard square. For the course of six readings, $3.00; single admission, $1.00. All members of the University will be admitted without tickets.
GERMAN READINGS.Mr. Hochdorfer's last reading from German Ballad-Poets will occur on March 8. He will read Schiller's "Song of the Bell."
ASSYRIAN READINGS.On successive Tuesday evenings, beginning March 8, Professor Lyon will give in Upper Boylston four illustrated public lectures on the following subjects:
March 8. Sardanapalus.
March 15. Cyrus.
March 22. Babylonian and Hebrew Psalmody.
March 29. Babylonian private life.
ST. PAUL'S SOCIETY.During Lent a series of services is being given in St. John's Chapel under the auspices of the St. Paul's Society. The Bishop of Maine will preach on March 16th, the Bishop of Albany March 28th, and the Bishop of New Hampshire March 30th. A cordial invitation is extended to the public.
FORENSIC LECTURES.The remainder of the second set of Forensic Lectures to seniors and juniors will be given in Sever 11, at 4 o'clock on the afternoons of Wednesday, March 9, and Friday, March 11. The topic of these lectures will be, "Suggestions concerning Argumentative Composition." Attendance upon the lectures will be voluntary. They are intended especially as aids to the preparation of the Thesis of the Forensic course.
ENGLISH C AND D.The Senior Forensic Thesis will be due March 22; the Junior Forensic Thesis, April 26; the book of approved topics is now ready in the Library.
ENGLISH B.Theme IX. will be due on Tuesday, March 15. Subject: An Exposition. It must be deposited in the wooden box in Sever 3 before 4 o'clock.
Themes will be read and discussed before the class on Tuesday, March 8, at 2 o'clock, in Sever 11.
A note of the subject of each theme, on a card specially prepared for the purpose, must be deposited in the wooden box in Sever 3 at least one week before the theme is due. A card will be found enclosed in every theme returned to students.
By the Regulation, no overdue theme will be accepted, unless the writer satisfies the Secretary that his failure to present it at the appointed time was caused by serious illness or other unavoidable hindrance. Overdue themes, countersigned by the Secretary, may be left at 18 Grays.