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The Wasbtenaw County Pioneer Sooiety will hold its auunal gatheriug at : Ypsilanti next Wednesday. On Tnesday evening Gaorge H. PoDd took possession of the Ann Arbor post offloe as postmaster, with the good wishes of almost every patrĂ³n of tbe offioe As a matter of faot, do more popnlar appointrnent as postmaster was ever made. The tuembers of tbe different bodies of I O. O. F. in this oity will hold memorial services and exercises on Suuday, Joue 12. The graves of deoeased nrothers will be deoorated in the moruiug and memorial exercises will be held at the hall in the afternoon. Tbe sewiDg school which bas been conduoted this year nnder the snperintendency of Miss M. S. Brown, has bsd an unnsnally prosperous season. The attsndauce op to Easter was over 70 weekly, and there were 13 teachers and tbree assistauts. It takes abont $75 a $ear to run the school, but through the generosity of frieods and the proceeds of tbe benefit entertaiumeuts given by Miss McMonagle and the Ann Arbor Muaio Co. the work bas been successfally oarried on. The state Jaw reqnires that snpervisors shall rnake return to tbe coonty clerk before Jnne 1 of each year of the nam Lier of biiths and deatbs in their several precincts for the previous year ene) ing Dec. 31. The law bas not been very well observed by the supervisors of ihis county. The record of births from the reports received, however, is as follows: Lima 13, Pittsfield 7, Ann Arbor towu 11, Freedom 21, Ypsilanti city (Fiist districti 5, Bridgewater 21, Saline 31, Salem 13, Dexter 12, Sylvan 24, Lodi 27j Augusta 29, Lyndon 15, Scio 15. The nuruber of deaths are published uionthly in these columns.


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