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The Corner Stone Laid

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The ceremonies of lnying the corner stone of the ne-w Presbyterian Church took place on Wednesday, at 9 o'clcck, A. M., at whieh hour a goodly number was congregnted to wit neis the interesting scène. The Scripture3 were read by Rev. S. D, Cochean, a fter which Ihe Pastor of the Churoh bnefly stated the needs of eritering upon the work, and read a brief history of the Church einc its organi. zation to the present. The ar icles were then depoBited in the box and the corner stone low red to lts place. Among the depusits were the following: A er py of the Bible. The ürticlea of faith and covenants of the Oh urch . A bi ief history of the Church since its organi. za ;ion in 1'26, with a list of the regular an 1 eupply Pastors, a list of the pre en m mbers of the Church, Offieers, Trustees of Society, building committe, etc. Catalogues of the Univereity, and Publi0 Schools of the City. City Charter and Ordinances. A oopy of each of the City papers, and of eaoh of the Detroit dailies. The City Directory, and olher rticles the Dames of which have esciped us. After the etone was laid in its place a brief and appropriate address was delivered by Dr. Taffah, which was followed with Prayer and the Benediction. The work on the Church is now fairly oom menced, and we hope will progresa to an earli completion. The Church has been designed and plans furnished by Mr. Heard, Architect, of Cleve land.Ohio. lts eize, inclusive of towers is to be 65x113 feet, tho I audienee room will b 62x92 fect, and will comfortably seat one thousand. The steeples will reach a height aboye the ground of 184 feet. The building is to be creoted under the superintendence of Jas.Morwick of Syracuse, N. Y. J53ST The grass íd the Court House quare has been newly tnown, the locust sproute grubbed out, the walks put in order, and it presente au attractive appearance. It ie o credit to the City. SZ3T Summer Apples are coming in f reely and dealers are shipping in considerable cjuantitieB. They pay $1 a barrel. JP2E" Te weather has been warm, very warm, exoeasively warm during the Week, There was a very heavy thunder shower between t elve and one o'clock on Thursday mornirg.but it fniled to cool ofif the atB ophere much.