No. 133, F. & A. M., held at their hall on Tuesay evening, Deo. 26, 1870, the following resoutions were adopted : Whekkas, Tha Grand Master of Heaven las been plea&ed to summon our venerable and worthy brother, O range Risdon, f rom a long enes ol active laDors on earth to everlasting efreshment in the Celestial Lodge above : Resolved, That while we as Masons bow with humble ceverenoe to the deoree oí our bupreme Grand Master we are mournfully onscious that we have lost a just, a truo, and n upright brother ; that a bright and shining ight has taken irom our midst to radíate with ncreased luster before the Grand East on ligh and that a iniud well titted as a living toue has been called to its proper position in hat spintuul building eternal in the heavens. Resolved, That aa citizens we bear willing ;estimony that he was an honored metnber oi he community, an ornament to society, a ried and generous friend to the poor, a man ot terling integrity, and a pioneer of wide fame, erseverance and hospitality. Resolved, That we extend to the family of our deceased brother our most heaitïelt symathies in thh their sad bereavement, and indly remmd them that the evergreen which once disclosed the resting place of oue of earth'e brightest jewels should strengthen heir faith that their present loss will be gloriously recovered on the resurrection day. Resolved, Teat these resolutions le spread at ength upon the records of the lodge, and that he Secretary f uruish a copy of the same to ;he family of the decu.ise-i and also furnish the Michigan Akqus and the Arm Arbor Courier with a copy tor publication. Saline. Dec. 26, 1876. E. B. Clark, } Mybon Webb, Committee. Jacob Stubm, ) It is said, by au interviewer, that President Ciraut expressen a doubt of lis right to convene the House in ei;ra session. He is the only man who ïas doubts : all the rest being fully oonvinced that he has no right to make uch a cali.