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The body of Henry Orreenwood, who lius been missing trom Grand Rupias tor the pust two mouths. was fouud in the rivur a short distauce below the city, on January, 18, in the afternoon. The deceased was a mechan io, and sometimos drank too freely. He leaves a wife and two chüdren in poor circuinstances. The Adrián 'l'imes says one ward in thit city has inore pooplu who draw upon the poor i'uud than the wholc city of Jackson. The question of appropriating $10,000 for the building of a iiew jail will again come before the electors of Ionia County at tho spring election. The Board of Supervisors of Wexford County have voted to roraove the county seat frorn Cadillac to Mantón. The people have yet to voto on the proposition. A Hormon society numbering 12 adult members, bas sprung iuto existance at Westville, Montcalni Couuty. They hold woekly meetings, and contémplate an early removal to Salt Lake City. During 1877 the Eist Saginaw water works pumped 302,900,712 gallons of water, au increase of 87,40ti,192 gallons over the amount pumped in 1870. Who says tho red ribbon is a failure in the Saginaws ? Mrs. D. C. Reod wifo of ono of the most prominent and woalthy citizens of Kalauiazoo, died January 17. Sovoral weeks siuce, while driving, a lunatic juinped into her carriage with her, and forcibly drovo hor into the country. Sho never recovered front the shock which it caused her. Two desperadoes, ex-convicts, Edward O'Brien and Joseph Locke, kroke jaü at Jackson last week, descending the privy vault and digging through the brick work to tho back yard. They wero held for trial in the Cirouit Court for burglariztng Buland'g shoe store a few weeks since.


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