The first fresbinan social will be held at Grauger's aoadetny this eveniug. Mr. Chas. O. Townseñd, who receivpd the degree of B. S. witb the class of '88, has had the degree of Ph. D. couferrerl upon him by the University of Leipsic. The university band is making good prdgrsss and expeots tu turn out for the first time about Feb. 22. There are still vaoancies foí two solo altos, and mote olariuets nnd trombones. This evetiing a crowd of medioal students will take a speoial train over the Michigan Central to Detroit, where they will attend the performance of "Faust" for the benefit of the D3troit Sohool of Medicine. The niue Palladium fraternities have deoided to give np theii proposed out of town ball and unite with the independeuts and the remaining fraternities upon a ball that shall be representative of the entire university. The frateinities have adopted the plan proposed by the claes of '98 with the exoeption that the nutnber of independents on the committee is reduced to two. The independents have agreed to this modificatión and the ball will be held in the Waterman gymnasium, Feb. 19. The subject of next Snnday morniug's address before the Students' Christian Assnciation at Newberry hall, will be "The Bible and Assyriological Study" and will be treated by a no less eminent scholar tban Prof. Jos. A. Craig. Prof. Craig is noted uot ouly as Aan ssyriologist, bat as a careful student of the Bible as well, and this adds to the value of his address. Fresh from his studies abroad Prorf. Craig has on hand an abundauce of new material. All who are interesed are comially invited. The hour as usual, is 9:15 a. in. Au effort is being made to revive the UuiVersity Comedy Club in sncb a way that it can be established as a permanent orgauization. E. P. dePont, Karl E. Harriman, Walter C. Boyuton and otbers are iuterested in the matter, and the c!nb will at least give a performance this year. The main difficlty experienoed is in gettiug the young women to take up their share of the work. The students interested iu the club will prohably join with the members of the glee and banjo olnbs in giviug a minstrel or vaudeville performanue in the opera house ome time next rnonth for the benefit of the athletic assooiation.