University Calendar.

DECEMBER 15. SUNDAY.Appleton Chapel, 7.30 p. m. Rev. Brooke Herford. (The front pews will be reserved for members of the University until 7.30).

Weekday morning prayers at 8.45 a. m. No seats are assigned, either for officers or classes.

Rev. F. G. Peabody will conduct prayers from December 16 to December 21.

The preacher conducting morning prayers may be found at Wadsworth House 1 every weekday during his term of service.

Dr. Peabody may be found at Wadsworth house 1, every weekday from 11 till 12m.

16. MONDAY.Semitic Seminary. Arabian Myths. Mr. John Orne. Sever 6, 7.30 p. m.

17. TUESDAY.College Faculty. Meeting at University 5, 4 p. m.

College Conference Meeting. The Belief in Immortality. Professor Everett. Sever 11, 7.30 p. m.

These meetings are for members of the university only.

18. WEDNESDAY.Divinity School Chapel. Conference. 4.15 p. m.

Pergamon (illustrated). Dr. Tarbell. Jefferson Physical Laboratory, 7.30 p. m.

The public are invited.

Academic council. Stated meeting at University 5, 8 p. m.

19. THURSDAY.German Literature. The Romantic School and the Beginnings of German Philology. Asst. Prof. von Jageman. Sever 11, 2 p. m.

English 6. Oral debate. University 2, 3 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 about 5.30. The public are invited to these services.

Harvard Natural History Society. The Great American Desert (illustrated). Lecture by Mr. Charles A. Gregory, of Chicago. Harvard hall 1, 7.30 p. m.

The public are invited.

Divinity School Chapel. Christmas service, 7.30 p. m. Sermon by Mr. Charles Towne Billings.

Harvard Union. Debate. Sever 11 7.30.

Question: "Resolved, That there should be free coinage of silver."

Principal disputants-Affirmative: F. A. Foxcroft, '90, and J. P. Nields, L. S.; Negative: J. M. Perkins, '92, and W. Wells, '90.

All members of the university are invited to take part in the debate.

22. SUNDAY.Appleton Chapel, 7.30 p. m. Christmas service. Rev. F. G. Peabody, D. D.

LECTURES ON GERMAN LITERATURE.The last of the introductory lectures on German literature will be delivered to freshmen on Thursday at 2 p. m., in Sever 11. The subject is as follows:

December 19, the Romantic School and the Beginnings of Germanic Philology. Asst. Professor von Jagemann.

LECTURES ON GREEK ARCHAEOLOGY.The last of Dr. Tarbell's public lectures on Greek Archaeology will be as follows:

Wednesday, Dec. 18, Pergamos (illustrated). Jefferson Physical Laboratory, 7.30 p. m.

APPLETON CHAPEL-SUNDAY SERVICESDecember 15. Rev. Brooke Herford.

December 22. Christmas service. Rev. Francis G. Peabody, D. D.

CHAMBER CONCERTS.The first of the chamber concerts for 1890 will be given in Sever 11 on the evening of Thursday. January 2. Admission by ticket.

ENGLISH B.A talk on Summarizing will be given in Sever 11 on Tuesday, December 17, at 2 o'clock.

Theme V., a narrative, will be due on Tuesday, December 17.

Theme III., rewritten and corrected, may be handed back at any time before the Christmas recess.

Themes are to be deposited in the wooden box outside the door of Gray's 18 not later thau 4 o'clock. By the regulations no overdue theme will be accepted unless the writer satisfies the Secretary that his failure to present it at the proper time was caused by serious illness or other unavoidable hindrance.

Every student is required to follow implicitly the directions with regard to paper, folding, endorsing, etc., given on the English Composition card.

ENGLISH C AND ENGLISH D.The second brief will be due January 7, the second forensic January 20.

After December 16, Mr. Baker will be in the closed alcove of the library, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 3 till 4.30. Mr. Thompson will consult with juniors Tuesdays and Thursdays at the same hours.

Subject 19 under History, the "Australian Ballot System," has been excluded from the list of topics.

COLLEGE CONFERENCE MEETINGS.Tuesday, December 17-The Belief in Immortality. Professor C. C. Everett.

Tuesday, January 7-College Discipline. Professor W. S. Chaplin.

MISCELLANEOUS.The Museum of Comparative Zoology the Peabody Museum of Archaeology, and the Mineralogical Museum in Boylston Hall, are open to the public every weekday from 9 till 5.

The Botanic Garden is open Sundays as well as weekdays.

The Library in Gore Hall is open Sundays during term-time from 1 till 5 o'clock for the use of members of the university only.

The rooms of the Fine Arts department in Sever hall are open to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 to 5 o'clock.