Harvard's 295th Freshman Class will register in Memorial Hall this morning between 10 and 5 o'clock. In the neighborhood of 1000 members of this class are expected to register. In recent years the entering classes and those men provisionally classified as Freshmen have been limited to 1000.
Supper at Union
At 6.30 o'clock this evening a buffet supper will be served for the new students in the Harvard Union, and following the supper an informal meeting of new students will be held in the Living Room of the Union. President Lowell and the Honorable Gaspar G. Bacon '08, President of the Massachusetts Senate, will speak. Professor Alfred Chester Hanford, Dean of Harvard College, will preside.
The remainder of the program of preliminary meetings for Freshmen and other new students for tomorrow, Sunday and Monday is extensive. In recent years Harvard has devoted several days before the registration of the upperclassmen to the education of the incoming Freshmen in the ways of the University.
On Saturday morning, at 9 o'clock, the Freshman Class and other new students will assemble in the New Lecture Hall to hear brief talks by the Secretary of the Committee on the Choice of Electives, Delmar Leighton '19, Tutor in the Division of History, Government, and Economics, who will deliver the first of these talks, on the Choice of Studies for the Freshman Year, Walter B. Briggs, Assistant Librarian of the Harvard College Library, will speak second, on Library Facilities of the University, and the third speaker will be E. A. Whitney '17, Assistant Professor of History and Literature, speaking on The Lecture Course.
At 7.30 o'clock an informal meeting of new students will be held in the Living Room of the Harvard Union. W. J. Bingham '16, Director of Athletics, Arnold Horween '21, Head Football Coach, and B. H. Ticknor II, '31, Captain of the football team, will speak on Athletics and Physical Education at Harvard. The moving-picture reel of Athletics at Harvard will also be shown.
On Sunday morning, at 11 o'clock, Alfred Ernest Stearns, Principal of Phillips Academy, Andover, will preach at a special service for new students in Appleton Chapel.
In Chapel Monday
Monday morning at 8.45 o'clock, C. H. Moore '89. Pope Professor of Latin and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, will speak at a fifteen-minute service in Appleton Chapel. During the first and third weeks of the College year, various members of the Faculty will speak at these week-day services.
At 7.30 o'clock Monday evening. Phillips Brooks House will hold its annual reception to new students. The leaders of various undergraduate extra-curricular activities, including the Presidents of the CRIMSON, Lampoon, and Advocate. Presidents of the Glee Club, and Instrumental Clubs, and President of the Phillips Brooks House Association, will speak. There will be music by the Instrumental Clubs and refreshments.