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Memorial Day

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The ceremonies of memorial day will be observed in this city Monday next, May 30th, witli appropriatc honors, as follows : Company A, led by the Anu Arbor city band, followed by the mayor and city offlcers, clergyinen and speakers in carriages, and citi.ens irenerally, will form a procession at the court house square at 2 o'clock p. in., under the charge of the marshal, Mr. Baldwin. Tlietice they will march to the lifth ward wuere they will be received by the ladies' decoration society, and children hearing flags and flowers, under the dlrection of marshals Gates and Maroney. Thence they will proceed to the cemetery, marching to the soldiers' monument. Company A will form a hollow square about the mound, and after niusic by the band, thechildrcn will scatter flowers, plant flags, and sing a patriotic song. A poem will then be recited by the president of the society, aml nnother piece of music by the band will close the exercises at the mound. They will then retire to the platform, where after listening to the " Star Spangled Banner," by the band, and a prayer by Rev. J. T. √∂underland, Captain Maaly, president of the day, will introduce the speakers : Mrs. E. Snnderland, Rev. Dr. Cocker, Rev. D. R. Shicr, A. J. Sawyer, Prof. T. I'. Wilson, aml Mrs. N. H. Pierce, who will each occupy about ten or fifteen minutos, with intcrludes of music by tlie Dr. Haskell. y v' Contributions of √Čowei w 11 be thankfully received early Monday morninfr, May ,'SOth, at tlie residence of Mrs. E. Koere, No. 8 Pontiac street, fifth ward. Those who may wish to bring a lunch for themselves and children, will find a cool, pleasant place to rest in the grove on the premises of N. H. Pierce, adjoining the cemetei .


Ann Arbor Courier
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