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The members of the freshman BUM are to liave a secial, öaturday eyeulng, al Prof. Wincliell's. Winans& Stafford are making 12Knlckerbocker suits (knee breeches and short coats) for a certain secret society belonging to the univcrsity. Prof. C. K. Adams has had a reprint in pampMet form of his reinarks at the university Alumuibanqueton the part of the U. of M. In the work of highcr educaüon. All but one of the Amherst college boys were fraternity men and they were taken care of by their respective societies, viz. the Chi Psi, D. K. E., Beta Theta Pi, Delta Upsilon, and Psi Upsilon. The University base ball club has organized for the spritii games, and has arranged dates with the Detroit and Chicago teams, for games in May and June. The association bas D. C. Corbett as president, and J. E. Borchard, manager. ltev. Dr. Greene, a returned tatatlooary from Constantinople, preached before the Students' Christian Association last Sunday evening. in University hall, and had a yery large audience. Hia sermón was full of interest. A liandsome prewnt has just been made to Prof. Edward Olney of a purse of $2,500. Inasmuch as his bealtb had compelled liim to wilhdraw from liis labor? his f riendsïn tliis city aml Detroit quictly raised amount and presented It to hiin. It is done mainly in appreciation of the noble and self-sacrilicing work he had done in the raising of the fundí and the building of the Baptist cliuirh. The followlng slanderous item is going the rounds of the press : "It is stated that one of the Detroit pólice forcé is a gradúate of the University of Michigan, witli the title of B. A. 11e took the poilce poaltlon as a rsady meana of support until some thing better offered and bas kipt it ever since. He supports his family and saves one hundred dollars per year. During his service he has arítted two oí three of his clascmates. The singiug of college songs in Ann Arboraniong the students for the past few years has ahuost died out, and there is a too general apathy for any thing but strictly classical mullo á la music-shool and choral uuion. Bat Wedneday evenlngof last weck ¦ short revival In interest was oreated by the concert of the Amherst collegegleeclob. ü ta composed of seventeen of the Amherst under-graduates who are taking a fortnlght'l vacation tour througli the country singing college melcdies. Nearly all their songs were familiar to the audience, yet the encores were numerous and liearty euougli to satisty tliem. EspPcUlly notuworlhy features were tlic warbllng of Mr. Elliott and the long -' Massa," by Mr. Low, with uudertono accomDaniment by the club.


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