Tbe eleveuth anunal couvention of the Michigan High Conrt, Iudepeudent Order of Foresters, met in Port Hnron Tuesday and Weduesday with the larg est attendance in the history of the high conrt. All of the 231 eourts in this staie wpre repiesented aud the delegates were a very representativo claFS of citizeus. The report of the offioers showed the oi'der to be in a prosperous condition in this state, as is also the order as a whole. The report of High' Secretary John Cbambers showed tbs present mernbership iu this state to be 10,850, a net increase duriDg the past 12 rnonths of 1,750. Niuetoen oonrts were instituted during the year, toer snsppndPd aDd one oonsolidated, niakiug the nnmber now in existence 231. The total nnmber of appHcatious nousidered during the year was 8,112 and the umnber aocepted 2,800; the total number approved being 34 more tban in any presiona year. The nnmber of deatbs dnrin? tbe year was 37 and the amoant paid to beueficiaries $47,500. The receipts of the high court doring the year for dues and snpplieB were $9,406.44; disbursements, f9,646.84; balance on hand, $3.157.85.