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BBOOLK- At hl residoncc 1d Sylvan, WlIHam i. Betrole, aed "i year. The deceaeud was born March 3d, 1K06, at Danaille, Steulicn eonntT, N. Y., and was the oldest of even brothers and one sinter who si ttlvd in Michi;an, four in tliis county. onu In Jncksou, one In Caljoun and one in Berrien. Mr. Befóle caine to thln ioimty fn 1829, and workud In a sawmllt the flrst irear ncar Ann Arbnr. Ue came to Sylvau and bcgan worlL for Oynw Bcckwith, Octobur 18ih, 1330 ; uelped to bnlld the flrt house in thi towimhip. Artcr workiuK for Mr. B. one yoar, he located hi frm on section 26, and built upon lt the sainu fall. which has seeu hit reeidencc untii hl dece&se. Through hia Derscrvlni; tndustry he secured uot onlv a very lilcuant home, hut a competuuee to be ekjoyed by tiimsclf and fainily lu later yeare. lie was regular in all habitp in life ; températe n all thmpis, honcat and uprlght wlth bis telloumon, a Rood neighbor, an affcetionate hunhand and iud mri'ii1 . In fact one of onr best cltizens. The 'rally ui the deceased coniöi of a wiie, flve eons md tlve danchtcrs. Altbouch he n''ver made a pnbic profesiion of religión, eet in couversation with the writer he eiureufed a beitel in Christ, a boM of salvatiou throngh him. lle wan,wlicn in ta-alth, a recular attendent and a contributor to tbe support of the CongreKitional cburch in Chelaea. The laui(uaK ot Geo. 8. Hlllard ia appropriate to the above, In 'iiniuiun wlth many other pioneer. 'Thcre are 'iiraii of grea'ncBs, or at leat excellence, wbich die nd make no stgn ; there are mnrtyrs that ml plan but not tne itake : homes without the laurel iud conquerors without the trlumuh."