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A meeting of the 4th of July comtnittee was held lust nisiht at the Franklin house, and the arrangements all completed ready to be annouced by haüd bilis. Mayor Kobisoii was choseu president of the day and Major Harrison Soule, marshal. Among other distinguished men from abroad to be present are Governor Alger, Detroit; General Wïthington, of Jucktton, and Major Bowen, of Ypsilanti. The Ypsilanti and Monroe Llght Ouards, the Jackson and Detroit Uadets, and the Detroit Greys, whleh ure the finest drillcd military company in Michigan have agreed to be present, and eight other companies are yet to be heard froui, a majority of which will probably accept. Muslc will be furnished by the Ypsilanti, Manchester and Saline Cornet Bands, and the Hnron, Hayden and City Bands of Anti Arbor. Kacli blind has been contracto] with and will posiüvely be present. The day will be ushered in by the rtnging of bell8 and salute of 100 guns at sunrise. The processiou will be at least livo miles long; its features being the military, Grand Anny wlth thelr new side anus, trade representutions, lire department, secret sociutiea, national representationg on chariots, etc. The purchasing of fireworks hem been left in the hands of Col. Dean, who says the display will excel anything ever seen in Michigan. A dozen or more exhibition pieces will be íired añil eleven can nonading balloons, 30 feet In heijfht, will form one ot the numerous displays. Money in abundance has been donated and the treasurer, Moses Sealwlt, alleges that no diffleulty will bu found in raiwinj; doublé the sum if that amouut isrequired to defray the expense.


Ann Arbor Courier
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