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The Sans bouci social club gave a very enjoyable hop at armorv hall last Friday evening. Prof. C. A. Wilsou lost a book c;ise, and sorae other personal property by a recent hotel fire in Eaton Rapids. Harry K. Whitman, of Detroit, representing the gency of R. F. Resume, was in the city over Suuday the guest of the Sigma Chl society boys. Fnuik Troy and Miss Rose Chiindler, two scholars iu the Hastings high school, were married Jan. 24th, and they expect to continue their studies through the school there, and ihun enter the univer sity. On account of an article recently published by Dr. H. C. Allen, the members of the liahnerauun society of the university have taken action debarring him from meuiberslnp therein. From what wecan judfiu such action on their part is commendable. A table, with revolving Standard on which are displayed elabórate views of the university. plans of the campus, works treatlng upon the institution, etc, etc.i has been prepared for the New Orleans exhibition. It is a model of ness and ingenuity, and will give much Information respecting our noble university. Williatn Frackelton, lit '67, has been having a lively legal tilt with the Freeman' Journal, the great Irish daily. He has been for several years the Presbyterian pastor of 'l'ullniuore, near Belfast, Ireland, and the Journal, having used his name rather freely, was sued for libel. He obtained complete satisfaction and has had an enthusiastic reception by his former parishioners. The "Archseological Society," that is reported as having sucli excellent meetings and good times, is thought to be a secret society. Humor has it that Pinkerton's detectives have " got on" to the whole jusiness, and will soon unravel the ruystery surrounding the organization. The statement is also made that a new and gorjcous pin has been adopted by the memjers, consi8ting chiefly of unique brass nuggets as taken from the mines and forwarded by adiniring friends in the great west. The taculty at Harvard is desirous that the students take part in the government affalrs of the college. A committee of bur from each class meets a committee of the faculty to decide upon a proper niethod of repre8entation. The theory of students co-operating with the faculties has been successfully tried at other colleges, and as the faculty retains the veto power t secures some advatages by having the support of the undergraduates in maintalning discipline. If it works well it Harvard, the U. of M. will not be long in seizing upon the plan, for she is one of he most progressiveof American universitles, and is bound to keep abreast of the i mes. The Bittle Creek Journal gives this rief description of one of U. of M.'s famous graduates: "Hon. John D. White who creates such frequent sensations in the United States house of repreentutives, and who for years has has been known as one of the iirepresslble a gradïato of the University of Michigan. He is a native of Kentucky, and repnsents a mountain district,,having a coustituency who admire liis courage and are evidently not displeased with bis sen9ational eruptions in congress. His title to dlstinction s not diminished by the fact that he is the only man who for a long period has been able to break the Bourbon congressional solidarity from the state of Daniel Boone, a thing he has done several times, during the last dozen years. He was elected to the 43d congress when quite a young man n 187'2, and though not continuously reclected, has served a number of terms. tle is a stal wart republlcan and a zealous champion of the intereets of 'his district,' the latter fact being one of the emphatic reasons of hls frequent election."


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