Mr. Wm. Birks returned recently from a business trip to England. He is now very actively engaged helping in the great campaign for the McGill centennial endowment. The Birks' family are not confining their support of th'' campaign to organizing efforts. Mr. Wm. Birks appears on the subscription list with a sum of $25,000 against his name, as does also Col. Gerald Birks, Mr. Henry Birks, subscribing $10,000. Messrs. Mappin and Webb are also subscribers to the extent of $1,000.