In honor of his thirty-nine years of service to the University, a testimonial dinner will be held in Memorial Hall on February 6 for Charles R. Apted, Superintendent of Caretakers and Colonel of the Yard Police, it was announced last night.
Charlie "Break-it-Up" Apted has been a member of the University staff since 1900 and for eighteen years has headed the Harvard law enforcement agency. The Colonel made it cleat last night, however, that this dinner wILL not mark his retirement.
Speakers at the dinner will be Governor Leverett Saltonstall '14, President James B. Conant '14, President Emeritus A. Lawrence Lowell '77, Senator Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. '24, Attorney General Paul A. Dever, Judge John J. Burns '26, Judge Francis Good, and Mayor John W. Lyons.
Co-chairmen of the dinner are William A. Laurence, of the Harvard Police, and E. WILLard Phippen, Vice-President of the Cambridge Trust Company.
On the Harvard Faculty committee are Dean A. C. Hanford, Dean W. S. Ferguson, Dean Emeritus Roscoe Pound, Dean James M. Landis, Dean Henry W. Holmes and Assistant Dean Francis Keppel.