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The U. Of M. At Washington

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On Thiirsday evenin of last week occurred the annual banquet of tbe Washington Alumni Association of the U. of M. ïhere were about 100 graduates present, aiul Senator Thos. W. Palmer presided. The Detroit Tribune correspondent gives the following information: Michigan university seems to be tuniing out lts full share of stateainen, for there re now two senators and 11 congrensmeii who graduated at Ann Arbor. The Michigan congressmen are : Chipman, class '47; Cutcheon, '61; Allen, '67; "Whitiiifl, '67, and TarBney, '72. The others are Congres9men Hayes, of Iowa, '63; Warner, of Missouri, '64; Holmes, of Iowa, '67; Peters, of Kansas, "67; Lird, of Nebraska, '71, and Shively, of Indiana, '86. Shively is the youngest member ot the house, not yet 30, and was sent to congress the same year he graduated. The senators are Palmer, of Michigan, '49, and Davis, of Minnesota, '57. Tbe eines of '67 ueems to have had an unusual nutnber of heavyweights, inclnding Postraaster General Dickinson, and four eongressmen, Allen, Whiting, Holmes and Peters. Among the promi leut men from that institution are Judge Cooley.of the interstate commerce coiuniHsion.'and Judge Lawrence, of the treasury departnient. Prof. Hillard, who was the instructor of Frencli at the university in '70-'72, now occupies a place in the postofflee departmeDt here. Several lady graduates have also located here. Mis Grace Koberts, '78, is a physician, and Mis Carrie Comstock, '83, resides here. S. Mastu Moto is one of the Japanese graduates, who is ahv.iys on hand at alumni dinners.


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