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Al. G. Field's Darkest America. The Southern States of America, and the dusky denizens theroof, have a peculiar intei est and fascination to those who have uever lived or travelled extensively tbrongh the South. The negroes of the south are an interesting race. Their habits, oustotns, horue-life are but little known outside of the section where they dwell. As natural musicians, thay are not excelled by any people on earth. There is a charm to the negro southern melodies that has made them popular the world over. There is a distinctiveness to their music possessed by no otber mnsic. Many of the most popular soügs of the world have had their origin ia the South. A large company of real southern negroes bas been formed and will tonr thenorth uDder the title of Darkest America. The basis of the entertainment is musió, singing and dancing, the representation of home-life in the south as it actually exists in the oities and on the plantation. Wherever these people have appeared in their entertainment presa and public alike have vied with eaoh otber iu pronouncing it tbe mos uniqne and pleasing thing of the kinc ever presented on the stage. Their en tertainment appeals to all classes There is nothing of the "Únele Tom' character or the persecution of a down trodden raoe nature in their entertain ment. It is entirely different; from all otber negro shows. At the Grand opera house, Tuesday, May 25. Prices reduced to 25o, 35o. and 50c. Wanted- 1,500 Yards of Stone. The City of Arm Arbor will purchase 1,500 yards of stone for the crnsher, to be delivered at the city yard Jocated at the corner of Ftfth and Madion sts. The city will pay at the rate of (sixty) 60 cents per yard. Mo stone will be received of greater diameter than seven inches. GLEN V. MILLS, ?-tf CityClerk. SUMMER RESORTS. Illustrated Information About Them. Principal places of summer sojourn along the Atlantic Ocean, in the Alleghenies, the Adirondacks, Catskills, and Mountains of the East, are readily reached over Pennsylvania Short Lines. Special inforniation regarding leading resorts and advantages enjoyed in journeying to them over the Pennsylvania Route, profusely illustrated with scènes at Atlantic City, Cape May, Long Branch and summer havens on the Atlantic Coast; also of Cresson, Bedford Springs, and romantic mountain retreats, may be obtained by addressing F. M. Bushong, Travelling Passenger Agent, No. 6 Griswold St, Detroit, or C. L. Kimball, Assistant l General Passenger Agent, Cleveland, ü. 16-19


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