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ALUMNI TROOP TO NEW YORK FROM ALL OVER COUNTRY FOR ANNUAL MEETING

Visit Dodgem, Watch Crimson 'H' on Perisphere at Fair's Harvard Day

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Over 1,500 alumni, some of them from as far away as Los Angeles and Pasadena, met in New York City this weekend in the forty-third annual meeting of the Associated Harvard Clubs.

The meeting closed yesterday when 1,200 Harvard men, many of them taking their wives invaded the World's Fair in celebration of Harvard Day.

Crimson Motlf

A gala program included a buffet luncheon, an afternoon celebration in honor of the University, and an evening of entertainment with a Crimson motif. In addition the Dodgem, nerve-wracking midway attraction in which one uses a little car to inflict damage on one's best friends, was opened free of charge all day to all Harvard men through the kindness of a member of the class of '13.

The special evening events included a crimson "H" played on the Perishere, crimson lights, and a barge floating along Liberty Lake carrying a flery "H". Harvard songs were played by the University band and a special recording of cheers had been made.

Symposlum Friday Night

Friday night, after registration day was over and a buffet dinner had been served, the alumni trooped from the Harvard Club to the Metropolitain Opera House to attend a symposium addressed by Harlow Shapley, director of the Observatory; Francis T. Spaulding '16, Dean-elect of the School of Education; Dean Donham; and Bruce C. Hopper, associate professor of Government.

A program of nine speakers included President Conant, William H. Claflin, Jr., treasurer of the University; Arlie V.Bock, Henry K. Oliver Professor of Hygiene; Spencer Klaw '41, president of the CRIMSON; Westmore Willcox '41, president of the Advocate; Phil C. Neal '40, president of the Student Council; and Langdon P. Marvin, Jr. '41, Student Council Adviser on Freshman affairs.

Six Luncheons

At 1 o'clock six different luncheons were held simultaneously on six subjects, so that each man could attend a discussion of interest to him. Programs included the topics science, education, industry, law, medicine, and letters, but all six subjects were discussed in their relations to the University and to universities in general.

Speakers at the luncheons included Walter Gropius, professor of Architecture and leader of the Bauhaus School of Design; Arthur Darby Nock, Frothingham Professor of the History of Religion; Dean Landis; William L. Langer, Coolidge Professor of History; and George W. Pierce, Rumford Professor Physics and director of the Cruft Memorial Laboratory, who is retiring next fall.

The annual dinner, addressed by President Conant, Governor Saltonstall '14, and Fiorello H. LaGuardia, mayor of New York City, climaxed the day's program.

In the evening a program was arranged of an open house with entertainment by several actors and Broadway stars.

Baltimore, Maryland was decided on as the scene of the meeting of the Associated Harvard Clubs next year, and Eric A. McCouch '29 was chosen to succeed John J. Rowe '07 as president of the Associated Clubs.

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