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The meeting callee! by MayYr Knpp for Friday cvcning last, at the court liousc, to niake arrangement lor holding a memorial service in honor of Cien. Orant, was qalte wel] tttended. Mayor Kapp preiided and (Jol. ÏI. 8. Dean was chosen secretary. On motion a Cumtplttea of ten, wliicli was aftonvard enlarged to fifteen, then to Uvenly, twenty-Iive and tliirty, someWbat on the cum'ulative plan, and finally left to tlie Mayor to enlarge is hu saw lit, WM tppoloted as n general committee of arrangemenU. Thls commlttce consisted of: Col. H. S. Dean, Mayor Kapp; Hevs. Stille, Pope, Haskell, Ryder, Earp, Fr. I i nlc, Huddenbaum, Belser, Neumiui, Oapt J. II. Schuil, Messrs. Moses Seabolt, Wra. Q. Doty, Fred Schmiilt, E. Dufiy, Pres. James 13. Angelí, Hou. Thos. M. Cooley, Senator Kempf, Boa. E. D. Kiinie, Hou. John J. Roblson, I. Cramer, Esq., Messrs. Tiios. J. Keech, C. Mack, P. Bach, Joe T. Jacobs, A. L. Noble, W. W. Wines, M. H. Goodrich, Evart H. Scott, Chas. S. Fall, J. V. Sheehan, E. J. Morton, and Chas. E. Hliopck. On matton the BOtlon previously taken by the (i. A. It. post In reference to secur ing a speaker and inusic tor the occasion was approved by tuis meeting. And on further molion City Marshal Fall was requested to notify all the members of the committee that a meeting would be held Tuesday night lor perfecting airangements. COMMITTEE MEETI.VO. At 8 o'clock the committee assembled at the city hall, Col. Dean presiding. Chus. E. Hiscock was chosen secretiry. Judge Cooley made some suggestions relative to the exercises and the form they ahould taks, H thought it unwise to seek a speaker abroad, and believed that short speeches from a few old soldiers, those Who were under Grant, if possible to be obtained, would be far more inteiesting than a set speech by any one, and linally moved that a committee of three should be appointed to secure speakers, two of the speakers to bc Col. II. 8. Dean and Eer. w. H. Ryder. Whloh was adopted. The chair appointcd as snch committee T. M. Cooley, ü. Cramer and E. Dully. It was moved and carried that a committee of uve be appoluted on finance, general arraugements, to make progiam, secure hall in which to hold Bervlceg, etc. The chair appointed Mayor Kapp, Messis. P. Bach, T. J. Keech, Geo. II. Pond and M. II. Goodrich. Meeting then adjourned. MEETING TUIS A. M. The executive commlttee assembled at 9 o'clock a. m. in the lst Nat. Bank parlors. It was decided to hold the memorial services, on Saturday, Aug. 8th, in the U K. Church, at 2% o'clock p, m. The Mayor was asked to issue a request to the citizens of the city to close all places of business on that day betiveen the hours of 1 and 4 p. m , and to display appropriate emblema of mournlng. All civil and military organisatlona in the city are urgently reqaested to particípate in the funeral obsequies to be held Saturday p. ra. Capt. J. H. Schuh was appointed marshal of the day witli power to appolnt nis own aids. and all oriranizations iotendiog to particípate in the services are requested to report to him at once, that they may be as8igned positions. T. J. Keech was appointed to secure the services of a band for the occasion. Iiev. Dr. Steele wan selected to read the scriptures, Rev. Dr. Pope to offer prayer, and Bor. Dr. Haskell to pronounce the benediction. Committees were appointed to lecara the use of the church; to ariange the program to secure the tolling of the bells of the city from 2 to 2% o'clock p. m.; to ariange for the draping of the ohurch ; on finance ; to attend to the proper cleanmg up of the church where the services are to be held, etc. Hou. Thomas M. Cooley was selected to preside over the meeting. Alvin Wilsey was requestod to take charge of the vocal music upon the occasion. The other speakers aside from Rev. Dr. Ryder and Col. Dean bave not yet been selected. A full program will be gotten out and published as soon as possible. mayor's proclamation : To the CUizens of Ann Arbor: Saturday, August 8th, 1885, having been deslgnated as the day upon wliich the flnal funeral services of the lamonted General Ulysses 8. Grant will be held ; and it haviDg been declded at a meeting of cltizens arthe court house on Frlday eveuing, July Sist, to hold memorial services in thls city on that day, In honor of the greut comraauder, Thereloie, as Mayor of the City, I respectfully request all citlzens to close thelr places of business on Saturday, August 8th, between thehours of 1 and 4 o'cloc.t p. m., at which time services will be held at the M. E. church, and to display appropriate euiblems of mournlng upon tho occasion. Dated thls 5th day of Aue. A. D. 1885. JOHN KAPI', Mavor. By the Mayor.


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