The presidentas messsge breathes a trong spirit of Americanisni with no blow or binster ubout ir. In calin, dignified ternis he states tbe positiou of the country towards the European powers aud reiterares in plain, simple laugnage tbe Monroe doctrice. He who looks for the fiery eloqneuce of i the orator to arouse the people may be disappoiuted in tbe langnage usecl, but not so the reader who looks for the ealrn thougb forciblo language of a ■tate paper. TJie merry war i o the repnblïcan [ atnp for the nomiuatkm for gevernor waxes warm. Tliere are twenty Or more caiididatep, To au outsider it looks as if the cuudidates niight le kept alittlecooler, if they were reuaiEdd that possibly ho pople of the state have beoome tired of $3,000,000 govriiors. The rocord of the present mmblican state administration oagfet to be enotigh to blast th prospects of auy party. The blauket city charter passed by the last republican legislatnre 3ias beeu knocked out all aloug the liao. In every city in which it has been veted ■on it has been knocked ont, generally by a majority of ten to QFaa Large alaiies were paid to a cominisioK for raftiug it. Like most republican legislatioii, it was drafted on too extravagant lines. Czar Reed proposes that tbe present ongress shall do nothiag, lest it loosen the grip the rejiüfclicaas have on the next preíideucy. Czar Reed ís wise. Let the republicans prees tfeeir policy forcibly npftn the attentioa of the people and they will make snre of losiDg the presidenoy. The esports of naanufactnred goods from the United States dnring the month of Augnst was the largest on record. Th is was one of the good effects of the Wilson bill. Business in Anu Arbor is iucreasing. Lf t the croakers croak. The m.n who aws wood aud keeps on awing will be the one -Who leaps the harvest of bnsiuef s.