A few subscriptions are coming in daily to the Gym fund. It is gradually nearing the $20,000 mark. Yesterday while James Vanlnwagen was coming f rom Detroit he entered into conversation with a gentleman on the train regarding the Gym fund. VVhen informed how much was needed to raise the $20,000, lie promptly wrote out a subscription of $500. The gentleman was Geo. H. Hammond, Jr., of Detroit. To-morrow evening the Chicago alumni hold their banquet, and it is expected that they will make a good contribution to the fund. From the Grand Rapids and Kansas City alum - ni some cheering news will no doubt be hearcl within the next two weeks.