Mr. Joseph T. Jacobs, of this city, has been put in the field by his friends for the republican nomination for congress. The first newspaper mention of the fact was in the Evening News, which contained a strong endorsement of Mr. Jacobs' candidacy by ex-Assistant Postmaster General W. B. Thompson, of Hudson. The Ann Arbor Courier strongly endorses Mr. Jacobs. At the Michigan Club banquet a number of the republican war horses of the district announced themselves in conversation as in favor of Mr. Jacobs. Mr. Jacobs was mentioned in connection with the. nomination sorae years ago, but stood out of the way for his friend, Capt. E. P. Allen.