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The poople of Mooreville were addressed by Mrs. Boise, of Grand Rapids, last Sabbath, on temperance. An entertainment is to be given at the town line school house, between August and York, March 25th, for the benefit of the Reform Club. A socjal is to be given in Lodi town hall, Friday, March 2Gth, by J. H. Hicks, assisted by the members of Ann Arbor and Saline Reform Clubs. The Superior meeting last Sabbath was addressed by Rev. C. T. Hoyt, of Whitmore Lake. A rousing speech and ten new signatures was the result. The meeting in the fifth ward last Sunday evening was addressed by a member of the law class, Mr. Witmyer, who maintained his excellent reputation in that line. Next Sabbath the meeting at the opera house will be addressed by local speakers, and a reply made to the liquor dealers' circular recently published in the papers. Drs. Wilsonand Allen, both of this city, have taken a firni stand upon the alcohol question, affirming that it is neither a food nor a medicine, and consequently not a necessity in medical practico. A oommittee of thirty, consisting of fifteen ladies and the same number of gentlemen, has been appointed to solicit provisions for the guests' table to be set in the opera house basement during anniversary week. The Reform Club meeting at the opera house, Sabbath afternoon last, was an excellent one. The Hamburg " boys" provine themselves entertaining talkers, They went to Delhi in the evening, and held a good meeting tiiere also, making a lively day of it. Mrs. Schuyler, the temperance lecturer of this city, laccompanied by her husband and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Burk, attended a temperance meeting at Hamburg last Tuesday night. Fifty-four signers were secured, as the result of Mrs. S.'s one hour snfififih. The offioers of the club aro assured by Chaplain McCabe, of Chicago, that he will, if possible, be present during the anniversary week, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Wilson, the great singers. There is evety reasoa to believe that their coming is not only possible, but probable, and that another great attraction will be added to the already alluring array. The Dundee reform club people have fitted up a pleasant room, which is occupicd as a place for meeting Sunday afiernoon. A variety of atiractions constitute the entertaininents, among which is the reading of books and papers, social converse, public readings, recitations, etc. The young people of the place are quite enthusiastic in the good cause of temperance, and are doing excellent work.