Evidently we again have a republican administration in the state of Michigan. The annual apportionment of state taxes to be levied in December has iust been made and VVashtenaw's share of the state tax is fixed this year at $52,980.22. In the two years of the democratie state administration the state taxes in the county were 1891, $39,624.97; 1892, $38,933.84. The republican state administration has cost this county $14,000 this year. During the last two years of Luce's republican administration the taxes were $57,798.54 and $40,099.76. The state taxes in Washtenaw this year are $14,046.38 higher than they were last year and $13,355.25 higher than they were the year before.