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The Homeless Of Michigan

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A cry for aid oomes to as from the lnuiuil and burning dutriota in the norfcbern portion of pur State, and this cry should not i) anbcedud, It is Miohigan's fitst dáty to holp hor own snífering citazous, whosu pain an: none tlic liv.s intonso bocauae of thok fewe numberí tli m of Chicago. From orery portion ot tlío Loiioii, vvo Iiii'lit. s;iy hom every portion of tln: world, ;iiil is pcniring mta Chicago, asd her suíFmvrs will bo gappliod witk all th(j iiocessitie of lito, and well gapplied. The linos, 11 Slitn'e niíiiuiuKii'y to vann have been nearly revorsod, and thousanda witliin thc lint fiStf AajB, lt:ivc .■i.i-tu.iMy nept foe jojr becttnae of the bumbnity displayed by man. Tho reoettt diré oa1 . luit ii'.s havo brought to light man.y noble, geuerous ho;uts, and prove COMcluaively gelfiahnew wid greed are not oharaoterÍ8tic of us as a íiation, wheu suffuring huinanity apjunls for aiiU Thu suffiiings throighoict ahnost thc ontire northorn portion of tho State are very gn!:tt. Hundi'eda and cvuii thous.unls are liouselosg, and without food or clothing, many eaoaping with thcir livcs only. This oondition of affairs is iudoed pitiful, for winter is vbout to set iu, and there is no way for thent to repnir thcir fallen fortunes, or oven eani a livelihood ; which bespeaka not only our warmest sympatliies, lut iiuiuodiato practical aid. Every person in this couuty ahould contribute sometUing of their abundance, and in so doing obey tho Scriptural injanotion to do by othera as you would bo duin: by. If you can give considerable, givo it ; if you can give but little, give that also, for nll will be needed. " Cast thy bread upon tho waters, and thou shult fíncl it aftor many duys."


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Michigan Argus