Rev. John Neumann, of Aun Arbor, preached Sunday before the Michigan district conference of the Evangelioal synod of North America, theu in session at Owosso. Saturday af ternoon rueraoiial aervices were held, the late Rev. John Stanger, of Ann Arbor, having been a member of the conference. There are 63 pastors counected with the conference representing 84 churohes and 8,963 ruernbers. This rnembership rneaus heads of families, not individual members, so that according to the oomputation of English speaking chnrches, it probably represents upwards of 60,000 people. Reports showed an increase of 64 congregations and 48 ministers since last year. The Miohigan district consents to the wisb of the general president that none of the olergyrnen should be a meinber of any secret society.