Next week Tuesday the Glee Club 19 te ii ig at Ypsllantl. T. N. Jayne Wil] edit tbia year's Oom tnenceinent Annunl. The Theodore Thomas orcuestra eaunot be secured for the comme nee ment concert. A slimmer coursc 11 materia medicti for the Homoeopathic department U being talked of. The University ball club will play 11 Bay City to-morrow, In Saginaw, Friday, and with the Cas Club In thls city Sttturday. There is a probability that Col. John Atkinson will speak before the U. ot M. Repnbll4Ml Club next Friday evening at the Opera House. The Dcmocractic Club of the University ezpect to have a Cleveland ratifieatioil meeting ut tlie Opera House aftrr the St. Louis convention. The valuable Knglish and Germán library of the late Dr. Dorsen, of Monroe. has been left to the University, and bave been shipped. There are a ton and a half Of them. The collection of books left to the University by the late Dr. Dorsch, of Monroe bas been received. There are about 3,000 volumes, among whicli are many of great value. TbeHiawathas, of Detroit, played with the Unlversities last Baturday, the game being called on account of darkness in the llth inninif, each club havinir a score ot 3 to its credit. Last Saturday's gaine of base bnll was one of the most closely contested and exciting games ever played iu the city. The University nine are strong thls year and are in tine trim. The Palladium is out and has the usual list of college organizitions, claas officers and "grinds." The cuts are quite artistic, but it has no literary merit save picces by l'rof. Friere and 0. M. Gayley. The University Uepublican Club are making arrangements for a grand ratiflcatión meeting the next night after the Chicago convention nominates the next president and vice-presidentof the United States. Prof. "Onke," of the Unlveralty bas reslgned. He has for uizteea years been one of the professors and Is a man of uutlity. He apella hls uurae 'Henniquln."- Ádralo Press. "Henne" is French for "on," ia it? Caesar' ghost! man ! go to - your French grammar and leiirn better. One of (he choicest collection of works upon Irish history in the United States was presented to the University library a few days since by Mr. Geo. C. Manon. This will undoubtedly place our library ahead of any in this country in this respect. The aotion of the Medical Association at Clncinnati last week, appointing a committee to urge upon all medical colleges, the necessity of making a four year's coi irse compulsory, is quite important. The authorities here had practically determined upon the step some years since, and have been working to that end, so they are glad to comply with the demaod. At the reent meeting of the American Medical AoMOClatioa iu Cincinlati, an honor whs conferred upon Dr. Frothingham of this city by making hini ehalrnian of the section of Ophthalmology, Otology and Larynuology, one of the largest and most important of the entire nuniber. The appointment is esaecially jrraütylng f rom the fact Ihat it canie to liim unsolioited, and from the lder practitioners, among whom there ere none from this ooilege. The Dr s to ba oongratiilated. The Vpsilanti Sentinel tlryly remarks: "The University lias lost two valuable men, in the dealh of Prol. Dunster, last week, and the resignatiou of Prof. Henntquin, wlm laya down tht; birch to devote ilmtelrta dramatical composition. He would probubly like to becnme a seeond Shakesuere, and huve some future Donlelly discover a clpher in liis writings to jrove that .Indge Cooley wrote hls playp, is a secret history of the working of the nterstate eonimerce cominission. 'ËtliCHted cussps" will want soinethliig to do hree hiiiulred years henee, is well a now, and it tont too early to lay out their obs." A dispatch to thc Chicago ínter Ocean 'rom Rock ford III., says: Tlic trustees of the Rockford Semlnary have elected Hiss Anna B. öelston, of Ann Arbor, jrincipal of the seininary. lliss Gelston s a graduate of the Michigan University class of 'bl in the scientitic couree. Since ler gradiiatiou she has fnulit at Wellesly )lle}fe. By the advice of the trustee of Wellesly she hns been traveline in Engand and studylng at Oxford University. She has just been offered the cliair of ÍDglish at Wellesly. Miss Gelfton was Bent here by President Angelí, of Micbi;an University." Miss Gelston's many riend-i here will congratulóte lier upon he suecess she has ittliiiued. TUK MOCK CONVENTION. Perhaps one of the very best polltical disciplines the student ever had, was the Vloek Kepublican National Convention ïeld it the opera house on Friüay eveiing last. It had been detennined upon a suffleient lengt!) of time to have each of he States representad by a thoroughly orjranized delegatiou. Just huif the number of delejtates whicli a state is enitled to in the nation&l convention was ixed upon as the representaron, and every deletration was full. Thelr seats In the hall being designated by printed ilacards. Probibly the most conspleïous was the Texas boys wi'h their broad iriin hut.-, but the most influential was !ïew York, witl. its 'M votes cast solidly br its candidates. The proceedinjre were opened by Mr. Oewey, who officiated aschairman of the mtional cuniuiittee, and volunteered gome very sensible remarles, briefly setting forth thedoctrinei and history of the publican party, upon the conclusión of which the vast assembly joined in sinftng the following politicul anthera : (Song.-" There'U bc no torrow Iher4." Phere will be no Cleveland thore, There wlll be no Cleveland Ihere, [n Washington City- oh, what a great plty!- rhere'U be no Cleveland there. There wlll be no üemoorat there, There will he no Democrat there, In Washington City- oh, what a nret pily!- rhere'U be do Democrat there. A Republican will be there, A Republican wlll be there, [n the President' chalr, where all is luir, A Republlctn will be there. ("America.") Ho Hay we all of ua. s say we all of u-, .So 8ay we all. After tliis the name of J. W. McBride was presented as permanent cbalrmaii, and upon aisuming the honorg ol the position nave the audieuce eoine words of truth and encouraKement. He asserted that the proressive element of this nation was in the republican party; a party wliose corner stoue was education, moralily and elevatioü of the human lamily while opposed to thein was the same oíd democratie party believing in subjugation and opposition to projiress. Tbere 18 more money invested in school houses and eilucation in the State of Michigan alone than in the wliole golid soutli. The hope ol the nation was in the republican party. Alter chnMii" tlie necewary clerks and gecretaries, Ihe followlng platform was adoptcd : The republlcan sludenU of the Unlverfilty of Michigan, in convention ussenibled, represenllnK all sectlons of the United States, make the following declaration of prlnelP T. We denonnce the principie of the democratie party, us set forth in the prexident's message, as dangerous to tUe indUBtrial Interest of tlie couutry. 2 The republican party adhere to the doctrine of protectlon as announced in the platform of 1881. 8 When the republican party anHumed control of tlie government It found the nation plunged In civil stnfe, lts credit imnalred and lts treasury empty. During Í4 vears of rule it broiight the war to a successful close, ralsed the credit and left a surplus. 4 We hold the democratie admlnlstratlon responHlble for the accumulatlon of the surulus when it stiould be applied to the coast defense, luterual lmprovemeuU. edo"""Veconiieran tlie oompromlHlug of the majorlty of the democrats In the house of representativos In surrendering to a majurity of the ex confedérales, to prevent the pa'sage of Ihe Tax Refundlng Bill 8 Vfe favor the enactment of liberal pension lawa for the benfH of injured veterans, wldows and orphans. 7. The reform of the civil ervloe Bhould b contlnued and extended. - The democratie party pledged ltaelf to support that ' issue and correct exlstlng abuses and the democratlo party ha falled to do ho. The democratie president pledged hlmself not to be a candldate for secoad term, ut the fever of office has overeóme hls weak seruples and compelled hlm to make sweepiog ie1 mováis from office. The offices of the fedi'rnl , government have been used to promote parly purposes. . 8. America shouM opon hor porta to Industrlous workmen of all natlons, but Bhould no longer be the reoeptacle of paupers and crimináis of all Kurope. Congress sliould adopt measures topurlfythe slream of lmmlgratlon. 9. We unquallfledly conderan the lndustrlous workraen of Intlmldatlon and Irnud practlced on the voters of the soutüern 10. Dakota has a greater populatlon than many of the states of the l'nion. We denounce the opposltlon of toe demoerncy to approvedheradmlsslon. 10. It Is the duty of congreas to pass and the president to approve such mpasaips u wui relieve the eonsumer from the burrten linposed by trusts and monopolies. Thls was adopted together wlth an amendraent upon the temperance question, and one coniiiiiitinj: the party against Chinóse iniinlgration. Then carne the uominating speeches. Mr Converse, of Michigan, load off with same excellent reasons why Gen. Ali;er should be nominated for the high ofliee of president, followed by Messra. Thompson for John Sherman, Lobinjtier lor Gen. Hawley, Aüing for Gen. Harrison, Remy for Mr. Gresham, VVilson for Senator Allison, and Wilber for Mr Depew. Maine belnj? called for, the name of James G. Bluine was presentad bv V. S. Holden of tli at state. Then Mr. Kitli of Kansas gave the convention a red not talk for Senator Ingallg. All secondinft of nominations was out oft" for want of time. Then carne the balloting the informal resulting as follow: Greeham 97, Blaine 58, Sherman 53, Alger 38, Depew 30, Harrison 29, InjralU 28, Allison 27, Hawley 20, Huok 12, Windom 2, Lincoln 1. A formal ballot was then ordered, and it proceedert atnidst great excitement. When It carne to New York and her ::(i votes were announced solidly for Htaine the boys went wild, then there would be an occasional change to Gresham and nis friends in the convention would make Kome howl. The final figures after all ohanges had been counted were: Blaine 213, Gresham 138, Sherman, 29 Allison 15 and several scatterlng. Mr. Blaine was declared nominated, amidst a pandemonium of cheers and shouts. For vice president. Gen. Kussell A. Alifer received 202 votes against several competitors. iSereral bogus dispatches were received dnrinsr the evening, causing considerable nierriment, among which was this one: I witbdrnw my name In the Interest of peace. but my hoalth Is bully. JAMES O. BLAINK. The conrention then elosed lts work, and everybody present went liome feel ing that they had seen a pretty fine imitation of a red Iiot political conventi on.