The Modern Woodmen held tbeir regular meeting Monday night, at which they reached tbe height of their ambition ior the year of 1896. which was to doublé their inembership during the year. The Modern Woodmen of America, was organizad in this city jast 22 moutbs ago, with a charter inembership of 31; one year ago they bad 50, and Jannary 1, 1897, flnds them with 100. Besides tbe above tbere are 18 applioations waiting for retnrn from the Head Camp to be initiated. Tbis is withont question a pheuomsnal ieoord, and speaks mnch for tbe M. W. A. as a traternal order. The Woodmen are scrupuloos as to their membership, wbich consists of a very representative class of Ann Arbor business men. Thfiir publio installatioiof offioers for the ensuing year will be held next Monday evening, January 4, at the A. O. U. W. hall on S. Main street. A banquet will follow tbe installation.