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Washtenawohas Two Members Of The State Board Of Agriculture.

Washtenawohas Two  Members Of The State Board Of Agriculture. image
Parent Issue
Day
27
Month
January
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

Wash tenaw couuty has riow two members of the state board of agriculture. Oapt. E. P. Allen, of Ypsilauti, was elected by the board as a member last eveniug to take the plaoe of A. O. Bird, who had resigned to accept the secretaryship froru which he liad ousted L. H. Batterfleld. . Tbc other Washtenaw member of the board is L. W. Watkins, of Manchester, i-ecently appoiuted' by Gov. Piugree. ïlie governor was present at the meeting whieh is said to havo witnessed the Piugreeizing of the board. Capt. Alleu's appointment was a good oue, for the captiau, althongh he lives in Ypsilaanti and is iu considerable detnand as a speaker, owus a farm iu Sharon. He also takes considerable interest iu educational matters.