The Muskegon hfe-saving station opened for the season on Satui day. Mrs. Dresler, 82 years of age, and a Mexican war pensioner, died reocntly at Buchanan. Property in South Haven, for the year 1893, had a total assessed valuation of 35741,765. The Detroit car vvorks is engaged in the manufacture of 1,000 new freight ears for the Ann Arbor road. The twenty-eighth annual meeting of the Michigan State Medical society will be held in Muskegon May 11 and 12. Adrián college counts among her graduates of past years eighty who are now offieiating as Methodist ministers. Charles II. Rose, of Grand Rapids, was chosen colonel of the Seeond regiment state militia at its reeent election of officers. S. Dean, of Ann Arbor, was elected president of the state association formed by gas manufacturers at Kalamazoo recently. The state fish commission has left a total of 150,000 brook trout to be plantect in twenty-five different streams in Calhoun county. Keil Anderson, justreleasedfrom the Jaekson privón after serving a term for burglary, was arrested within two days on a charge of horse stealing. A verdict of 58,000 damages for the loss of a foot has been awarded Orrin ,]. Eastman, of Jaekson, against the Laks Shore & Michigan Southern road. The celebration of the forty-fifth anniversary of spiritualism in Michigan attracted a large crowd of the foliowars of the theory to Saginaw Saturday and Sunday. John JL Wheeler, treasurer of the state university from 1872 to 1878, died recently at St Augustine, Fla. He was vice president of the First national bank of this city. Saginaw has been made the headquarters of the Michigan Trotting Horse Breeders' association. The regular races will be held in Saginaw September 17 to 23, inclusive. A company has been organized at Saginaw, with a capital of ?128,000, for the constrnction of the Monroe & Toledo railway, a new line from Detroit to Toledo, which is intended to be a continuation of the present Pere Marquette line. In a debating contest between crack speakers of the xiniversities of Michigan and Wisconsin, at Ann Arbor, the subject discussed was: "Resolved, that the United States should adopt the, policy of subsidizing the mercantile marine." The judges deefded in favor of Michigan.