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Prof. Dean C. Worcester is to deliver bis lecture on "Cuba and Spain" at Howell, April 18. The U. of M. medical faculty . nounces that diplomas will be granted to good students in the senior class if they wish to enlist in the event of war with Spain. The homeopathie hospital has been crowded to its full capacity for two montbs past. Twelve new iron 1 steads and furnishings were added to its equipment last week. Prof. M. E. Cooley advised the senior engineers Monday morning not to be hasty to enlist in the Michigan Naval Reserves, because the only position now open is that of a coal passer. Prof. Tred N. Seott has established a course in journalism under the head of advanced composition. He gives assignments, edits copy and makes the work so far as is possible like that in a newspaper office. In excavating for the north wall of the new law building the wall of au old boiler house has been uncovered. This boiler house was built over 40 years ago, and when it outlived its usef ulness the part above ground was torn down and the rest filled in. A member of the Sigma Phi, the fraternity in which the idea of a student regiment originated, says 200 students have given in their names. The organization has been dropped for the present, but when the crisis comes the regiment will be completed at once. Prof. E. A. Lyman, of the departement of mathematics, has been appointed professor of mathematics at the State Normal College, Ypsilanti. Prof. Lyman's many friends in this city will be sorry to lose him but will heartily congratúlate him on his appointment. Michigan will play the Notre Dame baseball team at Notre Dame, Ind., next Monday. It is expected that Anson the great Chicago captain will be present and possibly umpire the game. The laying of the corner stone of the new gymnasium will also take place on that day. The Woman's League intends giving a play immediately af ter the spring vacation. The play selected is "A Masque of Culture." by Annie Elliott Trumbull. The performance will be given in the Barbour gymnasium, probably on May 6. After the presentation a reception and dance will be held trom 10 to 12 o'clock. The clinical course for practitioners of medicine, given by the faculty of the Homeopathie college, opened Tuesdaymorning. Several important operations were performed. Physicians f rom all over the state are liere. The number of patients in the hospital at noon Tuesday was 61; besides which a large number of out patients presented thetnselves. The clinics have commenced each day of the week at 8 a. m. and run all day. The members of the junior class of engineers leave here today for Niágara Falls, where they will visit the Aluminum Works, Sioux Paper Co., and the Niágara Power Co. From Miagara they go to South Bethlehem, Pa., where the Bethlehem Iron Works are located, and then to Philadelphia, where the places of interest will be the Cramp ship yards, Baldwin Locomotive Works, Lead Pipe Works and the Edison power station. On returning a stop will be made at Pittsburg, Pa., where they will visit the Pennsylvania Tube Works, Westinghouse Air Brake and Electrical Co., Pittsburg Plate Glass Works, Lucy furnaces, water works, Crescent ' Steel Works, Edgar Thompson or Homestead and the bridge works, consisting of the Pittsburg Bridge Co , Sametz Bridge & Iron Co., Schitïer Bridge Co., and in the evening the Window Glass Works. Leaving Pittsburg they will arrive in Ann Arbor about April 33, Instructor J. li. Allen will go with the party.


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