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From 500 to 1,500 young folks on the Cornwell pond Saturday. There are upwards of 60 graduates of the Detroit High School in the Univeisity. L. J. Abbott has been selected as base ball manager by the Athletic Association. E. H. Sinith and H. B. Shoemaker have been added to the Inlander board of editora. "A New Poison in Cheese," is the title of an article in the Sanitary Xews, written by Dr..Vaughan. The Pi Beta Phi sorosis will give a reception Saturday evening at the residence of Prof. M. L. D'Ooge. The next concert of tlie Choral Union series will be held Friday evening, March 13th. Single admission will be 75 cents. Friday is the day of prayer to be ob served by all colleges throughout the country. Appropriate exercises will be held in the evening. The U. of M. Daih' severely criticizes the actiou of some younp; men who engaged In rushing after Dr. Winchell's lecture last Friday evrning. Should the gymnasium be located on he campus or athletic grounds ? Tluit ia he great question agitating many, even before the $40,000 is secure 1. The next lecture in the S. L. A. will be given by Russell H. Conwell, who lectured last year about "Acres of Diarnonds," over which the audience went wild with delight. Profs. J. B. Davis, Chas. E. Green, and C. S. Denison were in attendauce upon the Engineering Society at sing. iJrot. Davis tokl some excellent truths respecting "roads." The Beta Theta Pi fraternity have purchased the handsome residence of President Henry Wade Rogers corner of S. State and Madison streets, for $9. 7-50. The society will move in within a week or so. The oratorical contest between the literary and law departments took place last Wednesday evening, and for the first time the law department contestants won the victory. Much praise is accorded the young rnen who took part, and all have the credit of doing well. The president of the Senior Literarj Class has appointedthe following coinmittees for the graduating exercises next June : Reception Committee- Messrs. T. B. Cooley, J. Lowenhaupt, J. M. Crosby, W. B. Keiler, B E. ViuiSycklo. Misses M. I. W'atrous, M. E Butler, E. M. Ballentine and M. B. Cook. Invitations - Messrs. M. B. Hammond. E M Thorpe. D. B. Cheever, Misses C. M. Melser, M. L. Buick and M. C. Bancker. ArroiiBt'ments- V. E. Griflin. R. C. Thayer, R. L. Sackett, J. H. Harri and ft. V. Keid. ' The University library, through the generosity of Mr. C. M. Burton, of Detroit, has received the first volume of an extraordinary work, being entitled : "A Series of Fac-similies of the manuscripts Relating to America from 1763 to 1783, in the Archives of Englaud, France, Holland and Spain." By Mr. B. F. Stevens, of London, Eng. It is issued in groups of flve volumes at $25 per volume or $100 per group. The Alpha Xu Literary Society held their meeting last week on Friday evening after Prof. Winchell's lecture. The regular debate was omitted, but a good program was rendered, including recitations, musie, and a valuable talk by Mr. G. D. Jones upon the "Gypsum Beds of Michigan ; " also a very interesting and iustructive essay concerning that hnge monopoly the Standard Oil Company, by Alex. Cumining. The essay is published in full in this issue of the Coukieic. The Student's Christian Association building ought to bo eompleted. It is a Bbame that the handsome structure so nearly flnished should remain unfinished when it is needed so much. Can not some scheme be devised, some great boom be startcd on the crest of which the fund for this purpose shall roll on to completion ? It has been hinted that as tnucn good would come from this as from a gymnasium, but there is no need of allowing the two interests to clash. Neither ought to lack for supporters.


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