Tbere has been quite a ooticeablo lack of miduigbt howlings since vacation iu the universily. Tho Williams' professorship endowment futid now yields an incomc of $125 per uiontli to this venerable professor. The next couplet in the students' lecture course will be Helen Potter's Plejadei, Jauuary 14th, and a lecture by Archibald Forbes, January 21st. It is stated that 214 patiënt hare been treated at the university hospital since Oct. lst, aside from a nuinber of cliaical cases that did not enter the hospital. Many of the laws did not go to their homes during vacation, so the regular meetings of the Jeffersonian society are to be held every Friday evening without interruption. The Webster society, however, will not meet. The time of John S. Sayre, of the medical department, from Monticello, Mo., having expired as managing editor of the University, an election resulted in the choice of Willett B. Stickncy, of Buffalo, N. Y., from the law department, as his siincessor. UUVVVODUI ¦ Last Sunday, December 19th, Gleason F. Dixon, of the third ward, died of consumption. He was a Hule over 22 years of age, was born in Oswego, N. Y., aod graduated from the pharmacy department with the classof'77. His remains were taken to Concord, Jackson county, in this state for burial. Helen Potter's Pleiades is tbc titlegiven to the next entertainment before the students' lecture assoeiation, which consists of readinK, and vocal and instrumental music. It is to be held on the evening of Friday, January 14th. Helen Potter is pronountied one of the best readers on the American stage. Lawrence Horrigan, a nativo of Dexter, and a gradúate of the university olass of '60, at present a circuit judge in Memphis, is mentioned by the demócrata as a probable candidato for the U. S. senate. If he ehould be elected would not Michigan have an extra senator according to the theory used in the case of Judge Woods? At a recent meeting of the Grand llapids association of Michigan university alumni, the following officers were choseo for the coming year : President, Edwin F. Uhl ; vice-president, II. D. Drury ; secretary, G. II. Gleason; treasurer, E. W. Withey ; executive comniittee, Lyman D. Follett, Ed. M. Adams and Chas. Fox. During the meeting of the state teachers' association at Lansiüg (from the 28th to the 30th inst. ) there will be a conference of superintendents and principáis of high schools in the state with a committee from the university, consisting cf Profs. VVead, Payne, Olney, Waters and Demmon, in relation to requirements for admission to the university.