Hon. Chas. R. Whitman, Railread Commissioner, was in Lansing Tuesday. Mm. George S. Hill has returned from a visit with hor parents iu Torouto, Out. Dr. D. A. McLachlan has been on the sick list for a few days, but is convalesing. Capt. C. H. Bassett and family, of Detroit are visiting D. C. Fall and family. Alired J. Murphy, Secretary of the Si nate at Lansing, has been the guest of city attorney Kearney this weck. Rev. Wm. Hanson, president i Zoar Orphan Aeylum and Home for Aged People visited with Prof. E. Baur and family this week. Dr. W. H. Dorrance has been in Grand Rapids for the past two days attending the Grand Lodge, F. and A. M., as a representativo of Fraternity. Robert H. Cnthbert, W. M. of Uolden Rule Lodge, F. and A. M., and W. W. Watts, P. W. M; were at Grand Rapids ,his week iu attendance apon the Graud .odge. C. B. Davisou, W. M. of Fraternity Lodge, F. and A. M., has been in attendance upon the Grand Lodge at Grand Rapids this week Tuesday and Wednesday. Prof. Alfred Hike, formerly a resident here and a gradúate of the high school, lias been in the city during the week. He is at present teaching in the Northern Indiana Normal school. Mts. Dr. Hartley, who went to Milwaukee to attend her daoghter, writes ander date of Jan. 22d, that her daughter Mre. Killilea, lost her little girl baby on the evening previous, which saddens ;hem all very much. Mr. and Mrs. Junius E. Beal, accoinnanied by their brother F. D. Travis, of Cooper, left Tuesday evenmg for New York City where they take a stearner for the Bermudas, to be absent sorne three or four weeks with a bieycling party. The famons Henry George is a membei' of the party. Miss Kate Jacobs, now in Dresden, Germany, on account of an affection of the throat will have to give up using her voice for the preseut, and she will s:iil for home on Feb. 18, on the steamer Spree. The elimate, always bad there, has been even worse than usual this winter, which has caused her serióos trouble. Miss Jacobs' many friends, while regretting the neceseity of giving up her studies, will rejoice exceedingly to have her back home once more, where her society has been missed very much since her absence. On Thursday evening last Lambda Chapter of Beta Theta Pi fraternitj gave a complimentary banquet to Eev F. W. Gunsaulus, of Chicago, who had filled an engagement for the lecture association at üniversity hall that evening. Tlie Reverend gentleman renewec his college days in a spirited manner Binging the old college Bongs and telling very thrilling and entrancing sto riea of the college times. Mr. Junius E acted as toastmaater for the eveninti, and the program carried out was as foÜows : Address oí Welcome- Chas. E. Babcock. Respons) - Rev. Gunsaulus. ■■ Dhe l-'aculty"- Prof. J. H. Tufts. "Botas iu the Llt. Dep't"- Earl Dow. The House" - F. L. I'urker. "Betas in the Law School"- X. A. Phillips. "Betas in the South"- Wm. D. Cochran. 'Beta Girls" - R. N. sha . "Betas Abroad"- Dr. IJ. E. Osbome. "Wooglln"- Prol. P. i H. W. Xewkirk has sold the Luther Enterprise to Frank M. Pool, formerly of Sandusky, Ohio. Ye regret to lose Mr. Newkirk from the editorial fraternity. Henry W. Lord, formerly member of Congress from the Detroit district, was killed by a collision on the Xorthern Pacific R. R. near Devil's Lake, Dakota, last Saturday. His body was badly mangled.