The West End Street Railway Company has petitioned the Cambridge aldermen for the right to use the cable system in operating its cars in the Cambridge district. In the petition the advantages of the new over the old system are set forth.
Dr. Bowditch's lecture last night on "Composite Photography" was very interesting and was well illustrated by the stereopticon. The lecturer dwelt upon the double value of his subject from a scientific and an artistic point of view. Among other illustrations was the actual making of a composite by combining pictures on the screen.