The traditions which cluster around the life of a great university, if collected, would furnish material for a voluminous and inspiring volume. It is a work, we believe, which has not yet been undertaken by any one. The following story is told in Michigan University: In the year 1854, Prof. Francis Brunnow came from Leipsic to Ann Arbor, to fill the chair of astronomy and to act as director of the observatory. He was a thorough scholar, the author of a valuable work on Spherical Astronomy, and a man whose services were highly esteemed in the scientific world; yet, for a time, he lectured to one student only. Later in life, Prof. Brunnow was accustomed to call these lectures the most important he ever delivered, since his solitary listener was James C. Watson, afterwards America's distinguished astronomer. - [Unity.