Ann Akbor, June 26.- This has been oce of the most suceessful years in the history of the University of Michigan, and this week will see its brilliant close. Kever before have the senior classes of the various departments been as large as during the present year, and by Thursday 749 graduates will have received their diplomas. The opening exercises of the commencement week were held in University hall. President Angelí delivered the baccalaureate address. The choral union and members of the musical facnlty furnished the music. The address was a discourse on the lessons to be learned from the life of St. Paul, applying each of the characteristics of the apostle as an example f or imitation by the students. Ann Abbob, June 27.- Monday the class day exercises of the Columbian class of the law department, numbering 343, the largest law class ever graduated from an American school, were held in UDiversity hall. The board of regents of Michigan university Monday afternoon eonferred degrees upon graduates as follows: Bachelor of letters, 29; bachelor of science in biology, 8; bachelor of science in chemlstry, 5; bachelor of science in electrical engineering, 14; bachelor 'of science in mining engineering, 2: bachelor of science in mechanical engineering, 13; bachelor of science in civil engineering, 14; bachelor of science, 15; bachelor of philosophy, 52; bachelor of arts, 73; master of letters, 2; civil engineering, 1; master of science, 4; master ot philosophy, 5: master of arts, 12; doctor of phüoaophy, 1; doctor of medicine, 44; bachelor of laws, 325; master of laws, 18; pharmaceutical chemist. 20, mastery of pharmacy, 1 ; doctor of medicine, homeopathie, 20; doctor of dental surgery, 53. Total number of degrees eonferred, 731. Next in size to the law class comes the literary class with 260 graduates, followed by tke medical class of both schools with 65 members.