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The juoior or society hop will occur on the evening of Friday, Feb. 1 8th. W. K. Higley, who graduated from the pharmacy department, has accepted a position in Lake Geneva Seminary, Wisconsin. Thero is expected to be a gigantic engagement next Friday evening, February 4th, between the Webster and Jrfforsonian societies. Mr. Archibald Forbes, during his ttlay in this city, was entertained by the Cui lVi fraternity, at their residence, No. 48 South Fourth street. The Hon. James. M. Walker, who died in Chicago, recently, was a graduate with the class of '49, and was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. After all the trouble over Mr. Schuyler Colfax, the laws are unable to obtain liini for their 22d of February lecture. They are now endeavoriog to secute Theodore Tilton. The second in the oourse of Sunday afternoon lectures, at uoiversity hall, will be delivered by Prof. M. C. Tyler next Sabbath at three o'clock. Subject not announced. This evening the microscopioal entertainment is announced to take place in room II, main building. A large number of microscopes and popular and scientific objects will be exhibited. Mr. A. M. Cooper, who graduated with the literary class of '76, died at Highlands, North Carolina, aged 29 years and six months. He was known to many Ann Arbor people as an honorable and upright young man. Prof. Herbert Tuttle, lecturer on international law, was a correspondent of the London News at the same time that Mr. Forbes was, and the two were well acquainted. As may be imagined, the meeting last Friday was a pleasant one. The .superintendent of public instruetion, C. A. Gower, haa appoiDtcd the following gentlemen to constitute the board of visitors to the state univerbity for the current academie year: Oen. J. O. Hudnut, of Big Rapids, Supt. J. C. Jones, of East Saginaw, and liev. T. P. Prudden, of Lansing. A meeting of the students favoring the organization of a civil service reform club was held last Friday afternoon, in Prof. Tyler's room, at which a committee, consisting of Profs. Tyler and Adams and Messrs. C. A. Towne and AUyn Frazer, of the literary department, and Spaulding and Allen of the law departmeut, were appointed to draft a constitution to be reported at an adjourned meeting to be held to-night. The Detroit Evening News has this story respecting one of the university boys : Tom Jerorae Is a university student In whose breast the hope of getting that evmuasluta building erected Is almost as strong'as hls desire to absorb the Latin and other thlugs dealt out at Ann Arbor. Noticing that Qovernor Jerorae glngerly avoided any recoramendation for gymnasium fund, a friend Ironlcally sald to Tom, " I am sorry you hadn't lufluenee enouli witli your father toget hlm to at least recommend an approprlatfon for that gymnasium fund." To whlcti Tom Instantly replied In the words of the lmmortal Lincoln ¦ I am also sorry, but the fact Is I have very llttle lnttuence wlth thls administration."


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