The hot water boiler in the gymnasium has been replaoed by a larger oue. The freshman social has been postpoued írom DbC. lito Jan. 25. The law classes have appointed oornmittees te secure a speaker for Wasbington's Birtbday. The sopbomore hop takes place at Granger's aoademy this evening. It promises to be a very happy Bvent. The registration at the university is about the same as it was last year. The total attendanoe at present is 2,860. G. H. Ferbert has been unanirnously chosen captain of next year's football team. Nigbt Watohman Q. A. TnrDer is temporarily perforrning the duties of superinteüdeut of the Homeopathio hospital. Miss Gruoie Kuight, '98 lit, died at her home in Utica, Mich., Wednesday uight of last week. She left the University in October. B. A. Ames, '96 lit, will;; represent the U. of M. at the aunual celebration of Washington'; Birthday of the Union League Club of Chicago Feb. 22 next. The S. C. A. cleared $90 by the sale of single admissiou tickets to the recent entertainment given by Leiand T. Powers, the irnpersonator, in the S. L. A. course. During tbe rest of the winter Newberry hall will be open to all stndeuts who wish to come and eujoy the hospitality of its spacious and home-like apartments. Less than one-third of the literary students are taking gymnasium work, and the faculty will meet souo to discuss a plan for raakiug the work compulsory in the lower classes. The senior social committee bas been appoiuted and is as follows: W. E. Jones, ohairman ; R. L. Dean, Chas. O. Cook, Miss Susie McKee, Miss Jennie Price, Miss Edaa Holbrook. Sixty-four students have entere d in the preliminary coutest to soe wno will take part in tbe coming debate at Chicago. Most uf the preliminaries will be finished before Christmas. Tbe debate will take place soine time in March. The ürst of a series of recjptious to the studeuts of the university will be given at Newberry hall tomorrow evening. Invitatious are issued geographically, this reception includiug 500. The members of the association are invited to attent! as many of these reoeptions as possible. Tomorrow afterunoon a leap year dancing party will be given ia the Waterman gymnaisum, from 2 :30 to 6 o'cluck. All university young womeu and uthers iuterested in helping, on tbe Woinen's Gymnasium are invited to be preseut. The proceeds are all to go to that íand. Masaichiro Mayama, law '96, of Mochituki, Japan, who has been in Chioago since his graduation, has fallen heir to a large estáte in Japan by the death of his father. He expects to go to Japan at once to clear up th estáte but will return to America as soon as possible to make his home. Similar receptions to tbose given during the Thanksgiving recess to the wornen students remaining in the city will be given during the Christmas and spring vaoations to those remaining. Tbe members of the league will also be entertained duriug the year at the usual receptions for the twentyflves. Tbe following is the temporary yell adopted by the freshman clans on Thursday afternoon of last week : "Naughty ! ' Naugbt ! Nity ! Nit! Wah ! Who! Wah ! 1900 ! ! Michigan ! H-a-h !" Here's hoping that it is only teruporary. At a regular meeting of the Hahnemanniau Society Friday evening, Prof. R. S. Copelaud gave a bighly entertaining talk on observations of various eye and ear hospitals of Europe visited during the past summer. Arrangements are being made for a large reception to the members and friends of tbe society. Present indications are that there will be two junior hops tbis year, as there were last year. The lit class has deoided to give an annual junior promenade in tbe gymnasium Friday evuning, Feb, 19, 1897. The frat men, on the other hand, are negotiatiug for and it is understood have au option on the auditorium in Detroit for the third Friday in February, and will hold their party there unies? the use of the gymnasium is granted them.