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Wheeeas, Our beloved brother and co-worker, Causten G. Platt, a member of the Students' Christian Association of the University of Michigan, has been removed from this field of labor by an oterruling Providence, and Whebeas, We, as an Association, deeply mourn his death and feel our inability to pay a just tribute to his memory, rendered sacred by a Christian character and experience, which, though brief, grew brighter and more beautiful to the last, and Whekeas, He, then being conscious that his end was nigh, calmly prayed God to give him strength and patience to endure his pain and suffering, and feeling perfectly Bure that all was well, without a murmur, bade adieu to earthly hopes and loved friends ; theref ore be it Resolved, That while we thank our Heavenly Father for another witness that Christianity gives a peace and joy even in death which the world can not give, we have lost, in the death of Causten G. Platt, a kind brother and active member. Resolved, That we extend our Christian sympathy to his deeply affiicted family and bertaved frieuds. Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be printed in the University Chronicle, in the city papers, and in the Syracuse Courier. Ann Arbor. April 15, 1874. A. i'. Hoyt, ) N P. Cook, Committee. V. H. Lane. ) - - - m ■ ■ - - ■ The Bellefontaine (Ohio) Press, of the 3dinst., givea an Ann Arbor lady the following good notice: " Miss Anna V. Kaper, of Ann Arbor, Mich., in her address, ' The Press ; the People,' delivered before a Bellefontaine audience, March 27th, was lengthy, lucid and laughable. Sha i distinct and clear in her enunciation, easy and gracetul in her posture and geBticulation ; and holds, convinces and instructs an audience, as ouly a natural orator can. She gave gome timely and well aimed heart-thrusts at partial suffrage, tobáceo, whisky, corsets, monopolies and novel reading. She also gave an unsurpassable eulogy upon the press, illustrating it by a diversity ot figures, the first of which was, that it is the magnetic battery that electrifies the world. The lecture was a success. And Miss Raper i deserving of success." Two hundred of the 900 mea in Desston & Sons' Saw Works, at Philadelphia, are on a strike to compel the re-employment of the man discharged on the ground that he was intiinidating workmen in order to make them joiu the secret order of Knights of Labor. " I never knew it so diftioult to make collections," said an old merchant, " as it is now-a-days ; I flnd it almost impossible to collect my thoughts." At Jeffersonville, Ind., f 500 is oharged for license to sell liquor, and many dealers are leaving the town. A "Western paper says of the air in relation to man : " It kisses and blesses him, but -will not obey him." Blobbs says that that prescription suits liia wife exactly.