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Grand Haveu is to have a nigbt school. Saginaw had 11 anti-saloou serinons in as mauy different chnrches Sunday. Saginaw sportsmeu offer a reward of $25 for evideuce that will convictaviolator of the game laws. The West Bay City charter revisión corumittee has decided ta incorpórate a curfew clause in the new charter. There are 200 men iu Port Huroc who served as soldiers in tbe Germán army and they propose to form au orgauizatiou. E. .7. Kelton has established a $500 soholarship in the Alma college as a memorial to bis son, Harry, who fïied a year ago. Several boats have been loaded with cedar at Alpena and are ready to sail at the opening of navigation, which is expected to be early this spring. Fishermen on Saginaw bay claim to have discovered that the yonng whitefish planted by the fish oommissioners are qniokly eaten by the lake herriug. Zion Lodge No. 1, Free and Accepted Masons, Detroit, is 138 years old today. The anniversary will be oelebrated with a banquet and ball touight. E. H. Powers, a plnmber of Niles, is said to have inherited a fortune of $182,400 from bis brotber-in law, M. Sarbore, who died recently at Valencia, Spain. Sinoe Jan. 11 the Detroit post of tbe Salvation Army has assisted 4,460 poor families and has distributed over $80,000 worth of clothing amoiig nearly 25,000 people. The store of the Holland Tea Oornpany at Holland City, has been closed to satisfy a olaim of $3,000 held by Philip TanniB. father of Paul Tannis, tbe manager. The largest woodenware factory in the United States is to be erected at Gaylord, by Salling & Hanson, a lumbering firm which already has large iuterests np in tbat section. Lonis Sands, the Manistee lumberman, tooK advantage of the break in prices cansed by the collapse of the steel trust, and ordered 300 tons of rails to be used on a Dew logging road. Thomas C, Ripley, who came to the Saginaw valley in 185(5, and settled on the banks of the Tittibawassee river, died reoently, aged 90 years. He was elected to congress from a New York district in 1846. John Probock of Bad Axe, acoidentally wonnded himself in the leg with a pitchfork, and before the wonnd healed, a oat dag her claws into it. The claws cansed blood poisoning, and the victim is likely to die from the effect9. Medler & Bogers, aleadine dry goods firm of Alma, has been forced to assign on acoount of indebtedness on original stock to the amonnt of $5,000. Frank E. Pollasky, the principal creditor, took possession of tbe stock and will close it out. J. B. Simley of tbe Galesbnrg Enterprise, who quarreled with the Typographical Union and vicionsly dfiuounced the Kalamazoo charity ball, is in hard luck. He was inreed to make peace with the unión and now be has mortgaged bis plant to secure his creditors. Ida Houston, a Kalamazoo giil aged 15, attempted to oomruit suicide with a revolver becaase hei fatber wonld not allow her to attend a country dance. She will live but it is thonght the ballet severed botb of her optie nerves and she will be blind. Henry Baldwin, of Traverse City, went on a spree, told bis friends that he was having iris last "good time" and then oommitted suicide by taking opium. He was single but Jeaves considerable property to bis mother and a jrother and sister, who live in Wichita, Kan. The state tioket nominated by the reaublican couvention at Detroit, Tueeday is Charles D. Long, of Lansing, :or jnstice of the supreme oourt, and WilliaiB J. Cocker, of AdriaD, and Charles D. Lawton, of Lawton, for re;entü of the university. Food Commissioner Grosvenor reports that dnring tbi past month his inspectors have been at work in Lansing, Climax, Galesburg, Scotts, 01ivet, Bellevne, Grand Rapids and Sparta. Ten samples of food products were analyzed acd six fouud to be adulterated These were one sample each of buckwheat flocir, pepper and syrup, and tbree of vinegar. The Caro council passed an ordinance ;ranting to certain parties an exclusive Iranchise for the use of the principal streets of the village for electric or steam cars for 30 years. The franchise was granted at the same session the subject was firsc brought up, aDd witboot discussion, and the oitizens are snspicious tbat the baste was dne to evil influeuces.


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