Sunday, December 2.
**EVENING SERVICE. Rev. Henry Van Dyke, D. D., of Princeton, N. J. Appleton Chapel, 7.30 P. M.
Monday, December 3.
SEMINARY OF ECONOMICS. "The Finances of Boston, 1820-1860." Mr. C. P. Huse. University 23, 4.30 P. M.
*PHYSICAL COLLOQUIUM. "Optical Properties of Thin Films." Mr. W. B. Cartmel. Jefferson Physical Laboratory, Room 25, 5 P. M.
MODERN LANGUAGE CONFERENCE. "Sainte-Beuve's Theory of the Master Faculty." Professor Babbitt. Assembly Room, Conant Hall, 8 P. M.
CHAMBER CONCERT. The Kneisel Quartet, assisted by Mr. Heinrich Gebhard. Lecture Room of the Fogg Museum, 8 P. M. Program: Schubert, Quartet in D minor (Posthumous); Chopin, Lento for violoncello solo and strings: Caesar Franck, Quintet for plano, two violins, viola, and violoncello, in F minor.
Tuesday, December 4.
FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES. Meeting at University 5, 4 P. M.
*GEOLOGICAL CONFERENCE. "A Geological Reconnaissance through New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah." (Illustrated by the Stereopticon.) Professor D. W. Johnson. Mineralogical Laboratory, 8 P. M.
Wednesday, December 5.
*SEMITIC CONFERENCE. "South-Arabian Discoveries." Dr. H. H. Haynes, Semitic Museum, Room 2, 4.30 P. M.
*BOTANICAL CLUB. "Spore-formation in Derkesia." Dr. B. M. Davis. Nash Lecture Room, 4.45 P. M.
*NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY. "Some Notes and Photographs of Colorado Birds." Mr. J. W. Eggleston. Committee Room, Harvard Union, 8 P. M.
*READING FROM WITS AND HUMORISTS. V. "Mark Twain and Other American Writers. " Mr. Copeland. Sever 11, 8 P. M.
*LA SOCIEDAD ESPANOLA. "'Quien supiera escribir'; y lecturas de Martinez de la Rosa." Craigie 102, 8 P. M.
**MUSICAL CLUB CONCERT. Lecture Room of the Fogg Museum, 8 P. M. Tickets on sale at the University Bookstore.
Thursday, December 6.
**GERMAN PLAY FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE GERMANIC MUSEUM. "Grillparzer's 'Medea.'" Colonial Theatre, Boston, 2.30 P. M. Tickets on sale at Herrick's, at Thurston's, and at the Theatre.
**FIRST VESPER SERVICE OF THE YEAR. Rev. Henry Van Dyke, D.D. Appleton Chapel, 5 P. M. The front seats are reserved of students and for officers of the University and their families till 4.55 P. M.
*PHILOSOPHICAL CLUB. "What Makes a Good System of Philosophy." Professor Santayana. Emerson B, 7.45 P. M.
*TOPIARIAN CLUB. "Great American Cities beyond the Equator. I. Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo." Mr. Sylvester Baxter. Lecture Room of the Fogg Museum, 8 P. M.
Friday, December 7.
UNIVERSITY TEA. Phillips Brooks House, 4 to 6 P. M. All members of the University are cordially invited.
*ZOOLOGICAL CLUB. "Phototaxis in the Amphipoda." Mr. A. M. Banta.--Short Papers. Zoological Laboratories, Fourth Floor, M. Z. Room 4, 4.45 P. M.