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The eleventh annual session of the State Beekeepers' Association is to be held at Adrián, December 19 and 20. Dr. L. R. Fisk was inaugurated President of Albion College on Wednesday. The Laneing Repvblican has been interviewing Misa Lucy Carney, a quadroon, who claims to have been bom January, 2, 1762, in Freebold, New Jersey, and is therefore nearly 116 years old. She is blind but her memory is good. Charles II. Bates, a prominent inercbant of Kalainnzoo, died at Aiken, South Carolina, Dec. 6. He left home but a few days before in excellent health, but with an invalid wife, for wbom he was in search of a more congenial climate. December 6, at Flint, Samuel Sacknf-r, of Fentonville, was convicted on a charge of burning a stack of whcat valued at $400. C. E. Bailey fuiled to get a judgment of $30,000, or any other sum, in the libel suit against the Kalaniuzoo Telegrajih. The jury did n't believe it a stretch of the truth to cali hiin " shyster," " moral bankrupt," " thief," and other pet names. William Waldron, of Hillsdale, brother of ex-Congressman Waldron and President of the First National Bank of that city, died at Cleveland, O., Dec. 11, aged 54 years. Mr. Waldron lost the sight of one eye over a a year ago, and of the other in February last. Last year he visited Europe and consultod well-known and skillful ooculists, but without getting help. The Detroit Common Council has repealed the ordinance ohartering the Mutual Gas Company. The Stato Grange commenced its annual session at Lansing on Tuesday. The annual meeting of the State Teachers' Association is to be held at East Saginaw December 26.


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