H. Kalmbaob bas been appointed postinaster of Francisco, Jaokson oonnty, vice VV. F. Rieineuschueider, resigued. A decree of divorje bas bfen issued in the case of Cbarlps H. Coukliu vs. Sarah E. Conklin, Both of tbe partiea reside in SaliuH. It is said tbat defeative eyesight is soruetimes caased by readiDg nevspapers ou wbiub the snbsoription prioe lias not bceu paid. The contract for tbe University priutiug for the ensuing year, ainouating to abont $3,000, bas beeu awarded to the Conrier book and job office. Onr new judge of probate has evidently a great love for flowers, judgiug by the nnmber of thrifty plants that stand ou the wiudow sills and desks in his office. Welch Post, No. 17, G. A. JR., Welch Corps, W. R. C, and 3. T. Jacobs Camp, No. 90, S. ofV., will hold a joint public installation of officers next Tnesday evening. A sparring and wrestliug entertainment will take place this evening at the old armory hall, in wbich local athletes will compete against men from Detroit, Grand Rapids and Jackson. The Lyra Maennaobor moved into its new hall. No. 87 S. Main sfc., Wednesday. Pieparations are now in progress for the grand opening concert to be held Thursday evening, Jan. 28. Pro. Wenley will address the Stndents' Christiau Association at Newberry hall, next Suuday moruing at 9:15, on "The Rible in relation to moráis." This is Prof. Wenley's flrst pnblic address in Ann Arbor. Misa Wauda S. Koss, a dressiuaker, who lived with her mofher and sister at 48 N. Fiftb ave., was taken to the Pontiao insane asylum Tuesday morning by Marshal Peterson. Probate Jadge H. Wirt Newkirk signed his first ofíiaial commitment of au insane person in this case. James H. Preutiss left Firday night for Chicago, where he will engage in the brokerage business. Mr. Prentiss has been identified with the business management of different college organizations for several years and bas gained himself an euviable reputation as a successful man of affairs. His many frieüds prediot for him an eqnally successful business career in the Windy City. Prof. George B'. Hench read a paper on "b af ter r aud 1 in gothic," at the meeting of the Modern Language Asaociation of Amerioa which met in Cleveland, O., last week. Prof. Lawrence A. McLouth, of tbe University of New ïork, formerly of the U. of M., read a paper on "The novéis of Hermaan Sudermann, Dr. Katzensteg, and the light it throws on the general theme of his workf. "