Goo. W. Mlilen spent Chrlstmag nt Concord. Prof. Steere is enjoying a viait from bit parents. Birdie Bliss Is visiting Miss Lizzie Clark in Jackson. Col. John Atkinson of Detroit, wan in the city yesterday. Dr. and Mrs. Stowell wlll spend thcir New Year's lo Detroit. Jo. DIetz, of Chicago, is in the city visiting friends and relatives. Mrs. President Angell is spending a few days with friends in Toledo. The latest news from Stephen Fairchild 3 of au encouraging character. Ed. Darrow and wife of Minneapolis, Mimi., are visiting in the city. Qeo. Jacobus and wife have been home from Toledo during the holidnys. Miss Jessie Nelson, of Olivet, is visiting Miss Mamie Bliss, for a few days. Klmer Emery Beal is spending a few days with lus grand-parents in Dexter. Richard Kearns, '-Dick," visitea his father, Register of Deed? Kearns, Christmas. J. C. Knowlton went over to Salem yesterday to attend a Boheraian oat note case. Mr. Bourke and wife have been visiting friends in Port Huron during the week past. Mr. and Mrs. A. T. HUI, of Detroit, will spend New Year's with C. Iillss and family. Dr. C. J. Iland and wife are visiting the latter's parenü, Mr. and Mrs. Wra. Merrlthew. O. B. Taylor, of Ann Arbor, is a guest of Fred. Benedict.- Howell Kepublican, Dec. 23d. Wlll W. Watt and B. F. Watts took Christmas dinner in their new house on Fourth st. Henry Hatch, of Jackson, a former Ann Arbor typo, is visiting his father, Wm. A. Hatch, Sr. W.B. Gildart, of the Stockbridge Sun, and wife will spend New Years at Hon. A. J. Sawyer's. There were fourteen children and grand children present at Mayor Kobison's on Cliristmas Day. Rev. Marcus S. Angelí is soon to be pastor of the second Congregational church of Grand Rapuls. Henry Z. Van Deventer, of Dundee, spent Chriatmas witli his sister, Miss Jennie Van Deventer. Miss Amelia De Forest of Climax, a former resident of this city is visiting her old friends here. O. F. Webster and his two danghters carne down from Owosso Friday night for a few day's stay. Horton B. Bryanof the Register returned from Charlotte Monday wliere he had been visiting friends. Miss Mamie Benham who is teaching near Plymouth, is spending the holidays at her home in this city. A. F. Hanson of Hornellsville, N. Y., will consume turkey with his wife's fatlier Win. McCreery, New Year's day. There were about 45 people who set down toClirÍ8tmasdnneratChas. Spooi's of whoni 28 were of the gentier sex. Mr. Newcomb and daughter from Isliperaing are stopping in the city. Mr. X. is nearly blind and carne for treatraent. Mrs. Fred. Wedemeyer and daughter, Nellie, from Chelsea, are visiting Mr. L. Gruner and family during the holidays. CliesterBeardslcy, of Howell, was in tlie city yesterday, on hisway to Chelsea, and c.illcd briefly upon friends and relatives. J. H. Howell, of Caro, spent Saturday and Sundny with his wife and family, who are temporarily sojourning in the citv. Chas, and Lorenzo Sawyer of Chelsea, with their families will spend New Years with their brother, Hon. A. J. Sa wy er and family. Miss Katie Jacobs goes to Detroit today to spend u few days with Misa Grant, daughter of Schuyler Grant, on Woodward ave. Gen. O. B. Wilcox returned to his post of duty Tuesday evening, at Ft. Leavenworth, Kas., after visiting his family for a few days. Willlam B. Cady of S tuit Ste. Marie spent Christmas witli his parents. He is prospering finely and sotue day, it is expected, he will be one of the leading lawyers of the Upper Peniasula. Julius V. Seyler, of Detroit, is home visiting his parents, A. D. Seyler and wife, during the holidays. Mr. Seyler has been selected out of a number of applicants to play the orgau in the new Baptist church of that city. No one can coinplain about the sleifíhing these holldays. Hope it will stiiy by US until next April. Mr. K. Kittredge was tlie recipiënt of a handsome silver water service Christmas, the gift of his employés. On Monday erening there was a pleasant gathering ef frlends at the resldence of Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Polhemus, ou Fountain street, to celébrate the fifteenth annlversary of their marriage. A much surprised man was the asslstant librarían of the law department last Thursday afternoon when he appeared late upon the scène and found the laws studylng seated wituin, without his nrency. The way was this : In the forenoon for sorae reason, not wishing to remain till time to close, he appointed one of the senior laws in his place, instructing liim how to bar and wedge the iloor, when he fastened tip for noon, but for some reason the trust was not carried into effect, as there was play enough to the door so that au instrument could be inserted to lift the bar, which the studentg, vexed at the leIny, availed themsclvcs of, and marched boldly in.