Interesting News Items

Three Lectures to be Given Today.

Mr. E. H. Wells '97, Acting Secretary of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, will address the Harvard Brooklyn Association in the Trophy Room of the Union this afternoon at 4.30 o'clock. All men from Brooklyn are urged to be present.

"The Appraisal of Mines."

T. A. Rickard, A.R.S.M., will lecture this afternoon at 4 o'clock on "The Appraisal of Mines." He will speak in the Geological Lecture Room of the Geological Museum, not in the Rotch Building as was announced in the Gazette. Though of English parentage. Mr. Rickard was born in Italy and has practiced his profession of mining engineer in all parts of the world. His lecture is open to all members of the University.

Results of Fencing Team Trials


The preliminaries of the University fencing championship were held in the Henfenway Gymnasium yesterday afternoon. The following men were retained. M. M. Boyd '12, H. H. Loomis uC., G. B. Wilbur '12, and R. von Nardroff '15. The finals will be held in the Fencing Room of the building of the Boston Athletic Association this afternoon at 5.30 o'clock. Dr. F. W. Allen, of the Boston Athletic Association, A. Tyng '04, and C. A. Bliss '08, will act as judges.