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Polar Regions

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The steamship Groenland, Captain Jacob Molsoni, with a crew of seventy men, bas sailerl from Hamburg for the Polar Reas and the north coast of Spitzbergen to relieve, if possible, the Norwegian whalemen frozen in on that inhospitable región. The vessol !oes under the auspices of the " Gorman Spitzbergen Expedition," that society having eontiilri'cil tlie funda for lier equipment. It is Captain Melsom's intention to take a moro westerly eourso than the Isbjonaeti, a Norwesrian vesfel, tliat atteropted last yiuir to rescue the whalenjeu and failed. With this idea Captain Melsom will (teer first for Jan Mayn's Land, and nnder all oircumstaucea avoid getting: into the adverse currents that prevail about Bear Island. The Green tand is very strongly built, haspowesful machinery, nnd good hopea are entertained of her being sucoessful in the expedition. - Vree l'rexs. Th( ïowa S'nie lïegUter s&js : "Sunday schools have boen running in Indianapolis for fit'ty yenrs, and yet eiglit out of ten of the maln cilizens wink when tbey oall for soda water." Iïow sad! The Ladies' Library Room will ba open for the drawing of books on Saturdiiys, at 2 o'cloek p. M. Change to an earlier hour, is ma :1e for the convenience of persons residing in the country. The Library will close at ó o'clock r. m. L. L. Poetee,


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Michigan Argus