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Washtenaw County Pioneers

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About a hundred of the old settlers of tbis county, about half of them being ladies, assembled at the rink yesterday morning to attend the annual meeting of tneWashtenaw County Pioneer Sjciety. President Conrad Krapf of this city presided and opened tiie meeting with a few remarks. Mrs. Mary E. Foster and Airs. N. H. Pieroe read short poems, and James W. Wing followed them with a short sketch of early life. The addresses of the day -vrere delivered by Hon. E. P. Allen of Ypgilanti. and Hon. Thomas F. Moore of Adrián. Bothjspeakers spoke in a happy vein and kept the audience ingood humo1", the former tilling the mornine; session ana the latter waiting until the poineers had enjoyed a bountiful dinner at the Franklin House. The eleoiing of officers was held and the lollowing we: e chosea to flll the posuions for the ensuing year : President, E. A. Nordman, Lima. Seoretary, J. Q. A. Sesslons, Ann Arbor. Treasurer, C. H. Richmond, Ann Arbor. Presidenta, Horace Carpenter. Ann Arbor; R. O. Willetts, Ann Arbor Town ; Watson Barr Augusta; W. D. Smlth, Dexter; Üeo. Patterson, Bridgewater; John Feldkamp, Freedom; Sampson Parker, Lima; A. Bassett, Lodi; J. B. Moore Lyndon; CL. Spaflbrd, Manchester; E. E. Leland, Northfleld; H. Preston. Pittsfleld; A. H Hotchkiss, Saline; G. A. Peters, Scio; R. Fellows, Sharon; Horace W. Baldwin, SylvanRobcrt McFall, Websier; Albert K. Graves, Ypsilanti Town; E. M. Comstock. Ypsllantl. Executlve Committee : George Sutton, Northfleld; J. S. Williams, Ann Arbor; John K. Yocum, Chelsea; Florus Finley, Ypsilanti Necrologist, E. D. Lay, Ypsilanti.


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Ann Arbor Register