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"The trial of Christ frfim a lawyer's standpoint" is the subject of a discourse to be dehveied by Prof. J C. Knowlton in the law lecture room this evening. Wm. Binder, of 54 Packard st., says that the boy wbo arrived at bis house Wednesday night is the finest in this or any other city. Long may he continue to think so. The city tax this year is 2.26 a thousand less tnan last year, the suminer assessrnent being $5.94 per $1,000. The roll will be opeu for the payment of taxes froni Wednesday nest, July 15, to August 15. Newberry Hall is being kept npen for the use of surnirjer students this year for the first time The reading room is well supplied with current periodicals and prayer meetings are held on Wednesday frorn 7 to 7 :30 p. m. Catherine H. , the little four inontbs old daughter of Mr. and 'Mrs. Ed. V. Hangsterfer, died at 2 :30 yesterday naorning of cholera infantina. The funeral services will be held at the house this afternoon at 3 o'clock, Rev. H. Tatlock officiatiDg. Burial in Forest Hill cemetery. Charles Martin, of Munith, snffered from disease of the kidneys. In the hope of relieving bis distresa and saving his life one of them was removed on Saturday by Drs. C. G. Darling, of this city, Palmer, of Albion, and Conlan, of Munith. The patiënt died three hours after tbe operation. John S. Carroll, an old resident of the fourth ward, died very suddenly at his home, 117 E. Ann st., on Sunday. He was a soldier during the war of the rebellion and was a molder by trade. The funeral services were held in St. Thomas' church, Wednesday moruing and the remains were bnried in St. Thomas' cemetery. At the narrow gauge prohibiticn state convention, held last Friday iu Lansing, Noah W. Cheever, of this city, was placed in nornination for tb office of attorney general. The broad gauge prohibitionists held their state cönvention, at Lansing on Monday and another of our townsmen fonnd a place on that ticket, Joseph B. Steere being nominated for the office of member of the state board of education. The two military companies, Co. Ai of Ann Arbor, and Co. B, of Adrián, which went into camp at Whitmore Lake on the Fourth for two days' of camp life, had a very damp time of it. In layiug out the camp a nice little hollow was selected, in which to pitch tbe tents, and as a consequence when the heavy downpour of rain carne the boys soon fonnd about a foot of water in their tents. After the storm was over the tents were moved to higher ground and the damages from the wet were repaired. Taken as a whole the boys combined a good deal of instruction witb amusement and were decidedly beneflted by the outing. The new Germán M. E. church, corner of Fourth and W. Jefferson sts., will be dedicated Sunday, and everybody is most cordially invited to attend. Sunday schooi vuil begin at y a. ni., when Rev. T. Wuerfel, of Franciscoville, Mich., and others will deliver short addresses. At 10:30 a. in. Rev. L. Allinger, presiding eider, of Detroit, will preach the dedioation sermón. At 3 p. m. Rev. C. M. CoberD, pastor of the First M. E. chnroh, of this city; Rev. L. Alliuger aud Rev. VV. Esslinger, of Laporto, lud., will address a rneetiug iu English. At 7:30 p. rn. Rev. W. Esslinger will preach iu Gerruan. Good ïnusic and singing at all these services.