"Whilst, Mr. Editor, we are justly proud of the numerous young men, graduales and undergraduates, of the " Michigan University," who have proved themselves good soldiers and efficiënt officers in the defense of the Uuion, it may be well to cali attention to the fact that three, and perhaps more, who have come prominently into notice in the same rightous cause, served an apprenticeship to business habits in the Foundry of Chapín & Loomi.s, Aun Arbor. Major Orlando Loomis, of the "Coldwater Flying Artillery," was for some time Clerk to this firm CharleStone, stül kindly remerabered by our itizens, now secoud Engincer on the Harriet Lañe of the Pütomac flotilla, learned his trade with them; and Beudan, f the fainous Sharp Shooterp, was for two years an employee for the same establishment. M. H. 0. Ann Arbor, Nov. 19, 1861. jL3L" The Bay City Press records the 3eath by drowning on the 3d inst., by the capsizing of a sail boat, of A. Vandemark and John Shuter, and of the recovry of their bodies. Mr. Vandemark was long a resident of this City, and is well known to all our older citizens. He leaves a wife and one child.