Alden H. Clark, who has been for 14 years a missionary in India, will address a meeting under the auspices of the Harvard Mission, and open to all members of the University, in Peabody Hall, Phillips Brooks House, Thursday evening, at 7.15 o'clock. His subject will be "The Spirit of Modern Missions and Reconstruction Work." In his talk Mr. Clark will explain the great changes which have taken place in the purpose of the missionary movement during the past 25 years, and will show the broad nature of the work performed by missions overseas and the great tasks to be accomplished in reconstruction work.
During Mr. Clark's stay in India he was head of the Normal College near Bombay, which gave instruction in all branches of modern education. He was also the editor of a newspaper, which reached all the Indian Christians in the empire. At the present time he is the candidate secretary of the American Board and is visiting the colleges and universities of this country to explain the true spirit of the missionary movement.