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For Sergeant-at-arms

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The Sturgis Journal takes up one of Washtenaw's citizen, Wm. K. C'hilds, of Vork, and gives him a boom on the road for a third term tbr the above namcd office. That paper pays hira the following tribute : 11 In order to have a tliorouglily ueiessful and pleasant sessloti "f the legislatura, it la necessary to have lxth house well ofttcered. Terliaps among the raany offices In the gift of the house, Oicre lsuonewhlch more dlrectly concerns the comfort ol each memoer tlinn doos that of sergcant-at-arm, rihI If, Is thareioieessential to have a man in that ponltlon wiin has alilllty, experlence, and above Kll.a man of nood jiiclgmptit and gentlemnnly ways. Wm. K. l'inlilK, oí Washtcnaw coanty, who lias been the faltliful Incumbent of thls posltiondnrlnKthe last two esslon, wasastaunch unión soldier in tne late retwllion, having „ -rvfit witli Co. Q. 9th Mii'h. lnfantry. He has already Ue.l the place durlng two sesslon witli Honor tr hiniself mul satlsfactlon to the inambere. He lsoapable.denervlng, nnd wlthul. a gi-ntleniiin. ml w Ix'lleve that the memIhtsoi tlie next house cannot do hettor than lo re-loct hlin.'' Mr. Childs has a claim upon the people of the state, whieh makes his candidacy peculiarly pressing. During his soldier's life hereceived disabilities which has made anything laborious physically impossiblc, and the the reward of thia office is :i slight remuneration for past services to his country. Bcsides this he has proved himself peculiarly adapted to the reqnirements of this position, being genial, pleasant, active and always attentive to duty. The legislatureocrainly cannot do botter than to again give Mr. Childs the office of sorgcantatarms.


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