TIRE INSUEANCE. FKAZER, HAKIUMAN & HAMILTON'S -A.o-.Eisr o -sr, (IF1H']; OVER SAVIXiS BASK, Ann Arbor, Michigan. We can now carry fulllines in SAFE and TRUST WORTHY Oompaniee, and our ratea are reasonable We are now cairying the best business risks in tb city. We invite the Public to examine our Registti and judga for themuelves of the kind of business w are doing. We make a specialty of Dweiling Hou Insurance, and can give low rates, und good indem nity We represent the following well-known Com pañíes : The TYestchestcr, - Organized 1837, Assets, $055,000.00, Jan. lst 1874. The Allemannia, of Pilisburgh, Pa. Assets $472,000.00, Jan. ]st 1674. The Lancaster, o( Lancaster. Pa. Organized 1838. Aaaets $337,000.00, Jan. lst 1871. The Michigan State, of Adrián, Organized 1859, Aasets 1304,000.00, Jan. lat, 1874. The National Fire Ins. Co. of Phil. Assets $567,000.00, Jan. lst, 1874. Penn Fire Ins. Co., of Philadelphia, Assets $418,020.58, Jan. lst, 1874. The Watertowu Fire Insurance Comlauy, of Watertown, N. Y. Assets $566,000.00, Jan. lst, 1874. The Watertown was organized in Deo., 1S67, since which time its premium receipts and lossen huve been as füllowa to wit : Premium fleoeipts, Losses. Jan. 1,1868, y month - - $1,204 28 " 1860 .... 29,833 40 $1,865 00 " 1870 ..-- 45,542 Gil 6,297 42 " 1871 ... - 55,505 16 18,314 51 " 1872 .... 141,417 03 27.C15 97 " 1873 - - - 214,965 19 83,169 (15 " 1874 .... 352,228 01 106,290 04 Cash premiums received in 6 years - $740,695 89 Losses in 6 years - ... 220,946 39 Actual losses less than 30 per cent of premium receipta. Excese of premiuum receipts over losses .... -$519,649 50 INCBEASE 9F ABnjiTS. Jan. 1, 1868, assets with $100,000 capital.. $101, 354 31 Do. 1869, do. - - - - 122,084 66 Ho. 1870, do. - - - 148,431 47 Do. 1871, do. - - - - 158,898 98 Do. 1872, do. - - - 338,6(13 13 1)0. 18T3 do. - . - - 441,500 54 Do. 1874. do. - - - 550,849 54 This ahows a steady average gain in assets of over $75,000 each year. Official statement of gross assets and liabilities Jan. 1, 1874. to wit : rosa oriioially admitted assets - - $550,849 90 Otñeially ealoulated hnbilities, including reinuurance fund - - - 217,104 61 Sutplu aato policy holdeis - - $340,745 29 If thia record is evidence of bad management, safety and proflt to policy and stockholdera would wish that other companies had a little of it. The policy and practice of this company have been ateadily 10 increase its ñuancial solldity, by which juatly tocommund the contidence of the public. To this end all surplus premium receipts have been retained, allowing the stockholders only legal interest on the assets. The interest on üa invosted funds psys all dividenda, leaving all surplus premiums for the additional security of the poücy-holders. All we ask is that the people ahalï investígate for themaelvua, aud we do uut ft;ur tho result. FRAZER, HABRIHAX & HAMILTOJÏ, Office over tlie Vuiücs Bank, 1476iii6 Ann Arbor, Mich. HARDWOOD & BASSWOOD LUMBEE FOK SALE. THE subsoribur has on hand a prood asaortment of OAK, A8H, ELM, BASSWOOD, WHITEWOOD, and other vurieties of Luniber, from 14 in to 8 in. thick, ALSO, Fence Posts, Square Tiicber, Plank und Oak Studdmg of all sizes kept on hand or mude to order on Bhort notice. Particular attention given to CUSTOM SAWING. Fenoe Tosts planed, Oak Piokt8 kept on hand and ■awed to order. MOULDINGS of diffurent patterns sawed to order. FARM GATES kept on hand and soldcheap. Particular atteution giYen to furnúhing bilis of timber of different lengtha and aizea on the must rp sonable terms. 8AWS OUMMKü ON SHORT NOTICE. LOGS WANTED. i I am preparod to pay CA8II for sound Oak Aah Baaswood and Whitewood Loga delivered at my min' or will buy and measure Loga in the woods within six miles of the mili. Bar All Dersons indebted to the late flrm of Wlnes & Hallock will pleaae cali and settle their accounts at ' the Mili. J. T. HAILOCK. gpecial INotice! FOR THE NEXT 60 DAYS - THE - ISTN ARBOR W TRADING Will sell their Spring and Sunimor stook OF DRY GO O DS, DRESS GOODS, cRPETiisra, At Now Tork coat, FOR CASH ONLY. 500 nicely triinined 16 bone Corsets at 50 cents, worth $1.00. 100 pieces Prints at 10 ets. per yard. 100 pieces Border Prints at 10 ets per yard. 50 pieces, yard wide. Bleached Muslins, fine and soft finish, at 12J ets per yard. Together with a very large Stock of' other Goods whioh will bo sold very cheap FOR CASH ONLY jJtpjfl AND 8HB PftlCBS. July 1, 1874. G. W. IIAYS, Supt. JEW BAKEEY! E. STILING, Would inform bis numeroua fricnds and the public ffenernlly, thiit he have titted up the store lately occupied by J. C. Wataon & Co., 28 Eaat Hnron St, au a Bakerv and Confectionery Store, and hope by a strict nttention to business to merit and receiye a share of patroniijje. Particular atteuüon will be paid to the ice-Cri'Hin Depnrtment, Wedding Oakes, l'yramids, all kinds of Fruit Cakes, and Ice-Cream furnished familiee or pjirties on short notioe. Fresh Pruita and Confectionery always on hand. (Joods delivered free of charge to any part of the city. llemember the place, No. 28 East Hiiron Street. Ann Arbor, May 27, 1874. E. STILOG.