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The State At Large

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Michigan's military strength is, according to a late count, 2,916. Henry Richards lost his life by an ucident in the Lake Angeline mine Saturday. Adrián expects to be chosen as t Uo location for the Electric starcli works of Boston, Mass. Alpheus Rood, worth L50,000, was recently found dead at Cooper. He was 75 years old. The next reunión of the Eleventh Michigan cavalry will be held in Chicago June 5 to 10. The body of Hecry Hartman, an inmate of the soldiers' home, was found in the river at Grand Eapids. Gen. William P. Innes has accepted the nomination for mayor of (rand Kapids, tendered by the people's party. The annual of the state teachers' institute will be held at Allegan April o. The session will last four days. Burglars stole goods valued at S100 from the jewelry store of Martin E. Brown, at Battle Creek, the other evening. Plans for changing the track of the Toledo & South Haven railway from a narrow to a Standard gauge have come to naught. The death is announeed at Ypsilanti of William M. Roberts, an old resident and owner of the Roberts house. Ilis age was 78 years. Elias Klein, of Saginaw, died of paralysis some time during Wednesday night, his body being found in bis bed Thursday morninff. A horse worth $300, belonging to Mr. Swarthout, became entangled in a live wire of the Saginaw electric street car line and was killed. Judge Chipman will be a candidato before the house caucus of the next congress for chairman of the eommittee on foreign aff airs. The governor has appointed Frank N. Laimer, of Ludington, to be agent of the state board of charities and corrections for Mason county. The trial of George Taylor on charge of rnurdering Miss Mar y Comley, of ïïiles, will take place at the May term of court ia Berrien Springs. A Battle Creek dispatch announces the death of Joseph Judd, an old resident of that city, and a gentleman well known throughout the state. Mining officials in convention at Ionr Mountain elected Dr. Hulse, oL Milwaukee, permanent chairman. They will meetagain next f all at I-.hpeming. It is reported from Washington that Edwin F. Uhl, of Grand Rapids, stands a chance of being appointed solicitor general by PresidSnt Cleveland - a place payiug 87,000 a year. R. S. Sheldon, of Houghton, has been appointed by Gov. Rich as circuit court commissioner of Houghton county to fill a vacancy caused by the person elected failing to qualify. Hung Hang and Sam Wing, the two Ludington Chinese sentenced to deportation, have served notice upon the United States court and will make a bitter fight to remain in this country. Salt wells in the Saginaw valley are being ruined, it is claimed. Many abandoned wells have not been plugged; water has thus been admitted into the salt rock, producing a weak brine. President Angelí, of the üniversity of Michigan, is determined to suppress gambling in the institution. Those who are detected in this sort of pastime are summarily expelled from the institution. ■William Preston sued the Chicago & West Michigan Railway company at Saginaw for $15,000 damages for injuries sustained while in the company's employ. The jury brought in a verdict awardins? hiin $9.000.


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