D. A. Garwood, '81, was in the city the forepart of the week. Webster Cook, class of '78, Is Fuperlulenilent of schools at Manistee. The Ogemaw Herald of a recent date stated that l'rof. Calvin B. Thomas, of the university, was visitlni his parents at that place. Mrs. Brown, a recent gradúate of the university, medical ilepartnieiit, has beea appointed matron of the llarper hospital, I Detroit. Jean A. Wetmore, '81, of Concord, was I a caller at the Courier office Tuesday. I He proposes to take a post gradúate course I this year. The announcement is mude that because I of the repairs in progress at the university I hospital, patients will not be received I fore the flrst of October. Dr. W. J. Webb, medical class of '78, I was in town the latter part of last week. I He is practicing at Lowell. and had been I attending the M. E. conference at Jackson. I O. A. Towne, of Owosso, class of '81, lias I entered upon his duties as assistant in the I office of the state superintendent of public I instruction at bMMfaf at a salary of $1,000. I Francia Thos. Itower, gradúate of the I pharmacy class of '76, at present in I ness at Toledo, was married to Miss I tha J. 1 larris, in Detroit on the lt inst., I llev. Fr. Van Dyke offleiating. Detroit Post and Tribune: The last issue I of the Michigan Medical News oontalll an I article headed, "Is it Quackery in High I Places?" It is a rather direct kttacfc on I eral professors of the state university for I having, as it is allpged, endorsed a remedy I that la not exactly accordlng to Hoyle. It I will probably stir up a fífíht. Such thingg lüivo been known to. The board of regents, ut their meeting yestcrday nwarded the contract tor tlicnen library building to James Appleyard, of Lansing, for $85,375.50. The only other bid was óne of Dean Bros. of Detroit for $125,;0:i.0(). Mr. Appleyard has an excellent reputation asa bunder, having-had considerable experience in the state espitó] building, at Lansing. About the only time the New York Tribune ever had a mention, even, of Michigan university, was a few days since, when the lillnwing,from its Detroit namesakc, was quoted : "The univesity of Michigan nol only exists without rowing, but it actually preseuu the extraordinary phenomenon of having more students and betflg B larger and more llCCMiful educational institution thun any other in the country, without as Dtuoh as a solitary rowing club, crew, boal or oar any wherc about its premises! To those who are tired of the Harvard, Yale and Cornell sort of thing, it is a relief to note one great unlversity that does not tro.over to Europe afterbonting trophies, and have its crew come home whipped, to accuse eacb other of cheating and telling the race. Probably there are parents who, in view of these facts, will still further inertase the popularity of the universily of Hichigan by sendinj? their sons to be educated where they will not be taught the arl ofrowbag just well eooogh to get lieaten, but where they will be taught law, medicine and the sciences well enoujjh to sucoeed In the real business of life."