An adjourned meeting of the Harvard board of overseers was held last Thursday forenoon at No. 50 State St. with Hou. Charles R. Codman, president, in the chair. It was voted to concur in the following appointments made by the president and fellows of Harvard College: Hans C. G. Von Jagemann, Ph. D., assistant professor of German for five years from September 1, 1889; Robert Sanderson, assistant professor of French for five years from September 1, 1889; Frederic Cesaer Sumichrast, assistant professor of French for five years from September 1 1889; Alfred B. Nichols, instructor in German for 1889-90; Lyman Abbot D. D,, as preacher to the university for the year 1889-90. It was also voted to concur in the following appointment of preachers to the university for the year 1889-90; Phillips Brooks, D. D., William Lawrence, A. B., Theodore Chickering Williams, A. B., D. B. George Angus Gordon, A. B.
The following were appointed inspectors of polls at the next election of overseers; Principal, Harry E. Warner; assistants, Algernon Coolidge and Arthur Lyman.
It was also voted that the board should recommend to the president and faculty the adoption of such measures as would insure the giving of a course in Physics during the summer of 1889.