On Thursday, the 27th day of August, 1891, at 9 o'clock a. m., in the oiirt house (supervisors' room), in the ity of Adrián, there will be held a competitive exarnination of candidates or appointinent to a cadetship in the Jnited States military academy at West Point. Each candidate for appointment must be a resident of the district composed of the counties of klonroe; Lenawee, Hillsdale, and Washtenaw; unmarried; between seventeen and twenty-two years of age; at least tive feet high; free trom any infectious disorder, deformity, disease or infirmity, which might render him unflt for military service; and must submit to a rigid physical examination bysome competent physician, whom I shall hereaf ter appoint, with two other gentlemen, to act as a board of exarniners; and be examined in arithmeticj grammar, geography, history, reading' writing and orthography. Special attention will be given to natural ability and manifest aptitude for acquiring and applying knowledge, rather than mere scholastic finish and readiness of answer. Dated at Chelsea, Mich., August 4, A. D. 1891. II. C. Second District.