Prof. J. H. Drake was prevented Sunday from making his usual visit to friends in Battle Creek. Miss Catharine Curtiss, of St. Louis, Mich., until recently a clerk in the census bureau in Washington, is spending a week with her aunt, Mrs. Charles Gardner. The. Scientific club enjoyed a pleasant and profitable meeting Saturday evening at the residence of Prof. J. Steere in Pittsfield. An elegant collation was served by Trof. and Mrs. Steere. Prof. Otis C. Johnson who has been confined to the house with illness isconvalescent and able to attend to his duties. John Schoenewald, of Sandusky, in attendance at his son's wedding, left yesterday for home. Mrs. Schoenewald and daughters will spend some weeks in the city. Albert Schumacher and Michael Fritz have returned trom Zukey lake. They had almost phenominal luck and were loaded down with long lucious pike, the envy of all who saw the fish. A. T. Bruegel returned Saturday night from an eastern business trip. He foand matters in a generally satsfactory condition. Phoebe D., wife of David Gates, of Lodi, died this morning of heart disease, aged 68 years, 4 months and 10 days. The funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock at her late residence. Simon Schairer, of Dexter, a gradúate of the Michigan Horticultural school, visited friends in Ann Arbor, Sunday. George M. Osband, of the Ypsiantian, called on Ann Arbor friends yesterday. Justice E. B. Pond was in Ypsilanti yesterday on business. Ex-CountyTreasurer Philip Blum, from Lodi, was in the city Saturday. He reported much more rain had fallen in Lodi than in the city. Evart H. Scott is spending a few weeks in the wilds of Northern Michigan, fishing and hunting. Miss Grace Morris, of Chicago, is visiting her mother out on Geddes avenue. She will leave for Eaton Rapids soon. A. J. Waters, of Manchester was in the city yesterday. Albert Fiegel spent Sunday in Pittsfield with his mother. John Lawrence and D. J. Loomis left yesterday on the Ann Arbor road on a fishing exposition. Miss Gracie Greenwood returned from Howell yesterday from an extended visit with friends. Prof. and Mrs. John Dewey expect during the week to leave for Chicago, their future home. Mrs. Dewey and the children may spend the summer in Europe.