News was received here this week of the death of Prof. Franz Brurmow in Heidelberg, Gerrnauy, August 20. He was the professor of astronomy from 1854 to 1803 in the University of Michgan, and afterwards in the Dublin observatory. While here he married Dr. Tappan's daughter, who survives him. His only son is a professor at Heidelberg. Dr. Brunnow was sixtynine years of age.