The annual meeting for the award of academic distinctions for the year 1904-05 will be held in Sanders Theatre at 8 o'clock, on December 18 and not on the twelfth as previously announced. Dean Hurlbut will be the presiding officer and will make a brief statement of the purposes of the meeting. The principal address will be delivered by Mr. F.P. Fish '75, President of the American Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. According to the usual custom the singing will be led by the Appleton Chapel choir.
Seats on the platform will be reserved for members of the Faculty and those on the floor for scholarship, prize and detur winners, and for former winners of Bowdoin prizes. Seats in the first balcony will be reserved for invited guests and members of the University, until 7.55 o'clock, when the public will be admitted. The second balcony will be open to the public throughout.
Deturs will be awarded to men who win positions in the first group and who have never received a detur. They are books purchased with the income of a fund established by Edward Hopkins, who was born in 1600. The deturs are bound in red leather with the seal of the University stamped in gold on the cover.
At the meeting an announcement will be made of the winners of scholarships, and of the prizes awarded by competition since the meeting for the award of distinctions last December.