AxN Arbok, Miuh., Oct. iy.- Ex-Speaker Thomas B. Koed, of Maine, addressëd the students of the Michigan university. His subject was "The Relation of Leaders to Pragress.'' University hall, which is capable of soating B,500, was paeked by a gathering which greeted the distinguished congressman witli great enthusiasm. Reed was introdueed by President Angelí, of the university. His address Wiis of au entircly non-political charac ter, bilt discussed the infliience of the peopie on growth and progress. In a private interview he said thatif the Republicana shoiüd besuccessful this fall, nothing further would be done with the tarilï iintil after 1890, and business would have a chance to revive. Ou this issue tliere could be no doubt as to the result. Reed said that the return of the Republican party to power would not necessarily niean the re-enactnient of the McKinley law. He did not think that tlie party would make that issue. Changing eonditions liad, he believed, left room for many modiiications of tlie MoKinley act.