Below is giveu the program of the 18th annual basket picnic of the Farmers' Picnic Association of Washtenaw, Wayne, Oakland and Livingston counties, to be held at Whitniore Lake, Satorday, Ang. 29, 1896: Music; prayer, Rev. H. W. Hicks; music ; address of welcome, Pres. Wm. Bal], of Hamburg; music; address, Hon. E. P. Alleu, Ypsilanti; musio; address, Rev. E. D. Kelly, of Ann Arbor, subject, "The Greatest American!'; music; address, Cyrus M, Starks, of Webster: masic ; imprcmptu speeches; runsic. The three speakers uamed in the above program are representatives of different vocations. The statesman, the divine and the agriculturist will give their best thonghts. James Harkins will entertain ■vith his inimitable and mirth provokiug mtisic. It is also expected that the im promptu addresses will be an interesting feature of the exercises. Farmers are fast beooming the tuinkers of this neck of the woods aud the number oapable, of entertainingly expressing thought is fast increasiDg. The audiance may reasonably expect to listen to some short tart temarks by calling on some of this class. Auy further information will be furnished on addressing the secretary, RC. Reeves, of Dexter.