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Saline, March 4. -Corporation election March 10. - B. P. Davenport has been confinod to tho houso by sickness. - Wood & Co., will move their entiro stock into tho Clark Block. -Tho firm of Huil and Lawrence hardware dealers have dissolved, John W. Huil continuing. - Georgo F. Weeks filled the appointmcnt of Ilev. Mr. Sunderland Feb. 26, at Union school hall. - Mrs. E. B. Clark had a sevore attack of sickness on Saturday last but fortunatüly provud to bo of short duration. -The coalition schemo is taken in small doses. The Democrats feel that they have been sold out by the few maloontents that represeutod them at Lunsing. - Robert E. Frazor was billed to Bpeak at Forbes's school house Sunday aftornoon, but sickuess detained hira at home. Mr. Witmyre of the University filled his place. - Tho temperance revival held during tho last week was productiva of much good, over GO namea being added to the plodgo. It was to be regretted that Trof. Eatabrook was obligcd to retam home without giviug his looture; the meetings having been discontinued the committee advised thoProf. by letter of the chauge in the programmo but he lid not receive it. Henee the mistake. Removed.- The superintendonts o the county poor, Messrs. Duffy of An Arbor, Wilsie of PittsfieM, and Groen of Tpsilanti, the latter two Eppubli cans, removed Mr. Van Iliperou Wodues day frora the keepership of the county [ house. ïwenty out of twenty-five mem bors of the Board of Supervisors, irrre spective of party, and 330 of the bes residents of Washtenaw county petition ed tho Suporintondenta to re-appoint Mr. Vun Ripor, under whose long administration the couuty house has beootue one of the best kept and most eoonomically administered of any in the statu. Superintendent Duffy of Aun Arbor, exerted himself to secure the roi appointment, but without success, as the two Republicans disrogarded the claims of Mr. Van Riper, and having a majorify secured the appointment of a man named McDowell wbo resides in Pittsfiold, and who is a Republican out of a job. He assumes his position April 1. providcd he gives a bond in tho sura of 7 ,000. The aetion of the Republican Suporintendents is gonertilly con demned, as Mr. Van Ripor's adrainiatration has been most satisfuctory to every one. -The court houso wag illuminatod and thrown opon to the public on Tuesday evoning. Largo numbers of towns peoplo ladies as woll as gentlemen improvod the opportunity by visiting tho rooma. Attorney Uramer boing called to preside assumed the judges desk and appointed a comniittee to go in soarch of Judge Lawrenco. While they wero absent Mr. Cramor improved the opportunity by making the first speech uttered in the new building. Mr. L. found t nis residonce, was essoortod to the room where a large number awaited lus arrival. He addressed thom, interspersing his remnrks with humor. Messrs. McKornan and othors followed in short speeches.


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