Preliminary practice for the wrestling team will begin Friday afternoon in the Hemenway Gymnasium and will continue thereafter every Tuesday and Friday. Regular practice will not begin until about December 1 when Coach Anderson will be here. The preliminary practice is intended chiefly for new men and Captain Tyler or some member of the team will be present every afternoon to give elementary instruction. A dual meet will be held with Yale and also meets with one or two other universities in addition to the New England and University championship tournaments.
Meeting of Ornithological Union.
The first sessions of the annual convention of the American Ornithological Union to be held in Cambridge throughout the week will take place in the University Museum at 10 and 2.30 o'clock today. Among the speakers in the morning will be Mr. A. C. Bent '89 and Dr. C. W. Townsend '81, both of whom will talk on the birds of Labrador. In the afternoon Mr. F. M. Chapman, of the American Museum of Natural History in New York, will speak on bird-life of Columbia and Herbert K. Job '88 will deliver an address on the propagation of American wild fowl. Several other well-known ornithologists will also speak. Other meetings of the Union will be held tomorrow and on Thursday. All sessions are open to the public.
Speakers' Club Banquet.
The regular fortnightly meeting of the Speakers' Club will be held in the Banquet Room of Memorial Hall at 5.45 o'clock this evening. Judge A. P. Stone '93 will speak on the "Public Duty of College Men." Other speakers will be B. L. Chase '13, W. A. Hamlin '13, and H. F. Root '13. Members may reserve plates for themselves and friends through S. M. Seymour '13, Stoughton 16, before noon today.
Dartmouth and Yale Concerts.
Tickets for the Dartmouth concert, the only public concert in Boston this fall in which the Musical Clubs will take part, are now on sale at the Co-operative Branch Store, at Jordan Hall, Boston, and at Holworthy 16:
Anybody wishing tickets for the dual concert with Yale to be given in Woolsey Hall, New Haven, on the evening of November 22, the night before the Yale game, may secure them from R. Bowser '13 at Holworthy 16