The Washtenaw Evening Times is authority for the statement that when in Ann Arbor last Friday evening Governor Pingree was interviewed by Dr. A.W. Smith, of Adrián, the well known republican politicianwho wanted to induce the goveoor to lend his inflnence against the movemeut on foot to nom inate eduoated repesentatives of the farniing and laboring classes as candidates for regents of the nniversity to succeed Regents Barbonr and Cocker. This is the way the Times reports,tbe conversation : " 'Mr. Pingree,' said Adrian's great politioian, 'bef ore yonr nomination at Grand Kapids, I worked against yonr oandidacy for the governorship, but sinoe yonr nomination no man in the state of Michigan worked harder for your eleution than myself. I - ' " 'Iknow all abont it, Smith,' said the governor-mayor. 'Youremind me ajgreat deal of a trolley of an eleotric railway car, which can be shifted both ways and be made to work.' "The doctor paoked his grip and continued on his jonrney to Lansing to work for the renomination of Barbour and Cocker for the regenoy. "