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Col. Fred Grant, Son Of The Illustrious

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Jen. Grant, has been nominated by the republicans of New York for the office of secretarv of state. ÏHEStatisticsof imniigration atCastle Garden for the month of August show that 27,265 immigrants were landed, as against 25,266 in August, 18S6, or an inrease of 1,999 for the month. The total irumigration this year to date is 267,704, being an increase of 69,357 over the same period of last year. Detroit Journal: Miss Lucy Salmom :he new professor of history at Yassar, is a gradúate of Michigan University, and a fellow of Byrn Mawr college, near Philadelphia. Her monograph on "The Appointing Power of the President," has given her a good reputation as a writer on historical subjects. Ai a meeting of the prohibition state :ommittee and third party workers in ansing, the other evening, it was decided to put a financial agent on the road to canvass the state for funds. The sentiment was in favor of the prohibitionists not presenting petitions for ;he application of the local option law, for it was no creature of theirs, but to ign eueh petitions if requested. Sekatoe Thomas M. Palmer has made the munificent gift of $10,000 to the Michigan G. A. K. as the nucleus of a :"und to be used to build and furnish a building for the permanent headquarters of the order in Michigan. It :s intimated that ex-Governor Alger will dónate a similar sum, and that other wealthy men in the state will give donations that will increase the fund to $50,000 before many months roll by. Pontiac Gazette: The scheme to -nake the grand encampment of the National G. A. E. at St. Louis, this fall, a great boom for Cleveland's presidential prospects is pretty effectually squelched. Wherever the soldier boys meet, as at Wheeling, they don't make . a practice of marching under or taking off their hats to Cleveland's picture. Southern sympathy, pension vetoes and rebel flags to rebel hands have cooked .that political goose. The public debt reached its highest point in August, 1860, just twenty-two years ago, when it was $2,381,530,295. It is now, not including the Pacific railroad bonds, SI, 001 ,976,850. In other words, more than one-half of the debt has been paid within that period. It faas been reduced at the average rate of $02,706,975 each year, $5,225,581 each month, $174,186 each day, $7,258 each hour, and $120.47 for every minute of the entire twenty-two years. The catalogue for the Agricultura) College for 1SS6-7 has just been issued. It shows a list of 323 students as follows: Post graduates, 11 ; seniors, 22; juniors, A ; sophoinores, 9G ; freshmen, 124 ; specials, 23. An analysis of the attendance shows that forty-seven come írom outside the state,fifteen from Ohio, ten from Indiana, four from Wisconsin and New York, two from Pennsylvania, and one eachfrom Arkansas, California, Jonnecticut, Iowa, Illinois, Massachusetts and Oregon. Japan is represented by five students. Fifteen are :adis. Forty-seven counties of the state are represented in the Michigan attendance, Ingham county leading the list The old fellow who evolved from nis "inner consciousness" the following sage advice, did not keep his eyes open tono effect: "Young man, when you see a young lady who lies abed late in themorning; who never Iets the sun indulge in familiarities with her for fear it will injure her complexion; who never washes dishes or does other domestic work for fear it will impair the softness of her hands ; whose only exercise is in belaboring the keys of a piano ; when you see a lady with these characteristics whose cheeks have the bloom the rose, and lips with the ripe, ruddy glow of health, just remember the familiar legend of spring cleaning, 'Look out for paint !'" If salt will save her, Michigan need have no fear for the future. The report of state Salt Inspecter Hill for the month of August shows the following quantity, in barrels, inspected in the counties named : Saginaw, 122,510; Manistee, 111,507; Bay, 99,594; Iosco, 51,985 ; Mason, 28,856 ; St. Clair, 27,491 ; Huron, 22,322; Midland, 2,770; total, 467,035. The inspection during the remaining months of the year will closely approxirnate 1,200,000 barrels, making a total for the present inspection year in round numbers of 4,000,000 barrels. The inspection in 1886, which was larger than that of any previous year, was 3,677,257 barrels. Since the manufacture of salt was commenced in Michigan the production amounts to 40,224,453 barrels.


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