The official program for commencement week at Yale is as follows: The exercises will begin on Friday, June 21, and conclude Wednesday, June 26.
The first will be the delivery of the Townsend prize orations in competition for the De Forest medal. These will he by six mem- bers of the senior class at three o’clock On Friday, June 21. The speakers will be: Herbert Bruce Fuller, Washington, D. C.
; Ernest Hausberg, Charles City, la.; and Colton Maynard, Washington, D. C.; subject: “The Vatican and the Quirinal”; Walter Bruce Howe, Washington, D.
C., “Louisiana Before 1850”; Ray Morris, New Haven, “The King Over the Water”; and William Hillis Hutchins, Indian Orchard, Mass., “Leonardo da Vinci.” The winner will receive the De Forest gold medal, valued at $100.
Dr. Stanley Simonds, who has been in charge of the Latin department in Trinity College, Hartford, Conn., for the past two years, has accepted a position in the University of California. The Bates College commencement program for 1901 is as follows: Sunday, June 23 – The baccalaureate sermon at 10.
30 a. m., by the president; sermon be- fore the College Christian Association at 7.45 p.
m., by Rev. Luther Freeman, D. D.
, of Portland. Monday, June 24 – The sophomore champion debate at 2.30 p. m.
; the junior exhibition at 7.45 p. m. Tuesday, June 25 – The class day exercises of the class of 1901 at 2.
30 p. m.; the annual meeting of the Alumni Association at 5 p. m.
; the commencement concert at 8 p. m. Wednesday, June 26 – The annual meeting of the College Club at 8 a. m.
; the annual meeting of the Alumnae Club at 8.30 a. m.; the annual meeting of the president and trustees at 9 a.
m.; alumni student baseball game at 10.30 a. m.
; alumni banquet at 8 p. m.
Thursday, June 27 – The thirty-fifth annual commencement at 10 a. m.
, followed by the commencement dinner; promenade concert and illumination of grounds at 8 p. m., on college campus. Friday, June 28 – Reception to the graduating class and their friends by President and Mrs.
Chase from 8 to 10 p. m. At the commencement exercises of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 4, President Pritchett made the announcement that the corporation had authorized the immediate erection of a laboratory of applied electricity of the most modern sort, to cost, with equipment, $275,000. This, when completed, will give to the institute the finest facilities for the teaching of electrical engineering afforded by any institute in the world.
President Pritchett also announced the completion of the subscription of $100,000 by alumni and former students for the Walker Memorial building. Chancellor James R. Day of Syracuse University has received a donation of $25,000 from a Syracusan whose name is not to be disclosed. The gift is toward the fund of $400,000 to be raised to meet the requirements of John D.
Archbold of New York, who also gives $400,000.