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Detroit In Brief

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Hoyt's Cornet Band, of Ionia, a handsomely "uniformed organization of 20 musicians, viBited the city on Saturday and attracted mnch attention by their music and parade through the principal streeta. The Calvert Lithographing Coinpany have just finiehed a large map of the city on a scale of 3Ü0 f eet to the square inch. The Episcopal Dioceaan Convention adjourned Saturday to meet at the cali of the chair. A telegram was received from Bishop elect Harris, saying he would be glad to meet the Diocesan Committee on Tnesday, when it will be definitely known whether he will accept. A committee of the Common Council ís to visit Cleveland and exaaiine the electric ligbts with a view to introducing tbern into this city. Charles J. Vanderpool, a Belgian electrician, is experimeuting with an electric light of his own invention and proposes to exhibit on the Campus Martius on the eveningof the Fourth of July. The number of inmates of the Wayne county poor-house is 243, of the insano asylum 167. The new hall of the Detroit Iteform Club on the corner of Woodward and Grand Kivcr avenues, was dedicated with appropriate exercises Tuesday evening. Palestine Commandery, No. 18, Kninhts Templara, of New York City, arrivcd Monday morning on a visit by invitation to Detroit Commandery No. 1. The Commandory left New York on Saturday by the Krie road, anti spênt Sunday at Niágara Falla. At the latter place they were met Sunday evening by a committee of Detroit Commandery, who had gone thither to escort them to this city. They were accompanied by the American Band of Providence, K. L, ü. W. Keeves, leader, and numbering 25 pieces. In the street parade it gained great applause. Tuesday was spent in driving about the city and taking anexcuraion to Petite Cote. Capt. Paul Boyton, whose acquatic exploits in various parts of the world have made him famous, is new in the city and expects to give an exhibition of his skill as a swimmei.


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