The foilowing item relative to a prominent Ann Arbor citizen appeared in this ruorning's Free Press: "George Horton, of Lenawee, who was coDfirmed as assessor by the senate, caine to Lansing last night and had a long talk with Gov Pingree and Assessor Oakman. Geo. Buckingham, who is to be the third assessor if he will accept, has also been sent for and it is expected that the new board will be organized tomorrow. O. E. Bntterfleld, of the law firrn of Lawrence & Butterfield, has been in Lansiiig for a few days and will probably be made süeretary of the board. Mr. Butterfield is in every wayqualified for the positiou and if he receives it, will make an excellent official. He is a rising young attomey of good general ability and kuowledge of the law, stands well with bis associates of the bar and the people generally. At the present, time he is city attorney and attorney for the Michigan Central railroad. He has also served as circuit court commissioner. The salary of the position is $2,500.