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Raising Money For The Cyclone Sufferers

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Efforts are being made to raise a good sized contribution in Ann Albor for the cyclone sufferers in our sister city of Ypsilanti. The majority of our citizens have been in Ypsilanti and seen the terrific force of the storm. Few of them, bowever, probably realize the hardships wrought by it, especially after it had passed over the river and struck the homes of poor men who had nothing in the world cepting their homes. As no one ha cyclone insurance the loss was total The aggregate of losses will run up t $200,000. The business places de stroyed will generally care foi them selves. Ypsilantians should receiv kind considenition at the hands of th peóple of Aun Arbor. An effort is be ing made to raise the sum of $20,000 ii the state for the relief of the sufferers Ann Arbor should and undoubtedly will dónate a considerable sum. A meeting of citizens was held Tues day evening to take steps toward raising contributions. P. G. Suekey of the Ilausfruend and Post, reportec ai tuis meeting that he had raised $125 ïuesday, towards the fund. Fur ther subscriptions to the amount o $77.60 were reported. The following soliciting committee was appointed: First ward, Col. H. S Dean, Fred Schmid; second ward, John Ileinzmann, P. G. Suekey; third ward A. H. Fillmore, Paris Banfleld; fourth ward, Moses Seabolt, H. J. Brown fifth ward, Eli W. Moore, Frank Ortman; sixth ward, William Biggs, H. G. Prettyman. II. J. Brown was made treasurer of the fund. The citizens of Ann Arbor should not wait to be called upon but should take their contribution to Mr. Brown, Let the donation be a liberal one.


Ann Arbor Argus
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