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Class Day Events Begin With Meeting in Front of Holworthy

(Reprinted from CRIMSON issue of June 17, 1913.)


The class of 1913 will today celebrate the annual Class Day exercises of the graduating Seniors. At 9 o'clock they will assemble in front of Holworthy to march to Appleton Chapel. There Professor George Herbert Palmer '64 will conduct prayers. The service will last an hour and will be open only to Seniors.

At 11 o'clock will come the Sanders Theatre exercises, to which the Seniors will also march in a body. Prayer will be offered by Professor E. C. Moore, and the oration by Daniel Sargent, the poem by Amos Philip McMahon, and the ode by William Roger Burlingame will be delivered.

At 2 o'clock the Yard will be closed to all but ticket holders, and at 4:30 o'clock the Stadium exercises with singing by the Glee Club, the Ivy Oration by Paul Merrick Hollister, and the confetti battle will be held.

The Glee Club will sing on the steps of Sever for about an hour at 9 o'clock.

Seniors will wear caps and gowns all day. The programs for both pleasant and rainy weather are printed below.

Program of Exercises

9:00--The Senior Class will assemble in front of Holworthy and march to Appleton Chapel, where prayer will be offered by Professor George Herbert Palmer '64.

10:15--Sanders Theatre will be open to ticket holders.

10:45--The Senior Class will assemble in front of Holworthy and march to Sanders Theatre.

10:55--Sanders Theatre will be closed to all but Seniors.

2:00--The Yard will be cleared and tickets will be required of all persons found in the Yard, and those who enter thereafter.

2:00 to 11:00--Music in Yard.

3:30--Seniors assemble in front of Holworthy.

3:45--Graduates, the three lower classes, and the Glee Club assemble in the Yard.

4:15--Graduates, the three lower classes, and the Glee Club march to the Stadium. Seniors, led by class officers, march around the Yard, cheering the buildings and the Tree.

4:30--Seniors march to Stadium.

7:00 to 11:00--Illumination in the Yard.

8:00 to 11:00--Dancing in Gymnasium and Memorial Hall.

9:00--The Glee Club will sing on the front steps of Sever.

Seniors are especially requested to report promptly for all exercises.

In case of rain the Class Day program will be as below: If it should stop raining during the day the regular program will be followed thereafter.

9:00 A. M.--Seniors report at Appleton Chapel for the address by the chaplain.

10:15 A. M.--Sanders Theatre will be open to ticket holders.

10:45 A. M.--Sanders Theatre will be closed to all but Seniors.

10:45 A. M.--All Seniors report in the transept of Memorial Hall to march to Sanders Theatre in a body.

2:00 P. M.--Gates will be closed and tickets required of all persons found in the Yard and all who enter thereafter.

2:00 to 7 P. M.--Music in Fogg Lecture Room and Memorial Hall.

3:30 P. M.--Seniors assemble in Sever 11 for the "Tree" exercises.

4:00 P. M.--The Ivy Oration will be given in Sanders Theatre and New Lecture Hall. Rainy Day checks will be given preference for admission, but Stadium seats will be used as far as possible. All Seniors report at Sanders Theatre.

7:00 to 11:00 P. M.--Music in Sanders Theatre, Fogg Lecture Room and New Lecture Hall.

8:00 to 11:00 P. M.--Dancing in Memorial Hall and the Gymnasium.

Seniors are especially requested to report punctually at all exercises.

Tickets Required for Yard

All who wish to enter the Yard after 2 P. M. must be provided with a Yard ticket. A Yard ticket will admit to the Yard only. Memorial tickets will admit to Memorial Hall and to the Gymnasium in the evening, but not to the Yard. After 9 P. M. no Yard tickets will be given out to people leaving the Yard. Each person leaving the Yard after 9 P. M. will be allowed to purchase one return ticket at 25 cents. After 9 P. M. arrangements will be made for persons leaving the Yard by exits 7 or 9 for Memorial Hall and Gymnasium, whereby they may receive special return tickets.

The entrance to Memorial Hall will be at the south door; the exit at the north door. The entrance to the Gymnasium will be at the eastern to the Gymnasium will be at the eastern gate on Kirkland street; the exits at the western gate on Kirkland street and on Holmes place.

Phillips Brooks House and the west entry of Grays Hall have been reserved for ladies.

It will be of great assistance to the committee if the above arrangements are strictly adhered to.

Ticket holders are reminded of the fact that they have pledged themselves not to distribute Class Day tickets to anyone but their friends.

Graduates can procure one free Stadium and one free Yard ticket at the '77 Gate Lodge. The Stadium ticket is good only if the bearer marches with his class. There will be a sale of Class Day tickets at the Lodge this morning from 9 o'clock on. There will also be a sale of tickets at $1 admitting to the dancing in the Gymnasium and Memorial Hall and tickets at $1 admitting to Sanders in the morning.

On account of the narrowness of the temporary footbridge over the Charles at Boylston street, the Boston Elevated will run extra subway trains between Harvard square and Central square, and extra surface cars from Central square along Western avenue to Allston, with free transfer between, to accommodate those who wish to attend the afternoon exercises in the Stadium. In addition, the subway service between Boston and Cambridge, and the surface car service between Cambridge and outlying suburbs will be increased. The Stadium terminal of the Cambridge subway will not be used

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