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County Meeting Of Patrons Of Industry

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The annual meeting of the Patrons of Industry was held in this city Wednesday afternoon in the supervisors' room in the court house. The session lasted until 5 o'clock. The following delegates were present, representing lodges as follows: Liberty, John Kalmbach. Superior Center, F. J. Crippen. Milan, James Doyle. Saline, J. Boyden. Stony Creek, W. D. Gooding. North Lake, W. E. Stevens. Hudson, J. Roberts. Fort Sumpter, James Forbes. South Augusta, F. B. Heath. Dexter Center, J. P. Welsh. Vermont, William Boynton. Independence, J. W. Merrill. Pansy, H. H. Webb. Willis, Philip Peppiatt. Sylvan, S. L. Gage. Scio Center, G. A. Peters. Vertican, B. F. Gooding. York, L. Goldsmith. County President Alfred Davenport,of York, presided over the meeting, which was held with closed doors, which consequently greatly abbreviates our report. The object of the meeting was the election of county officers and of delegates to the state convention, which meets in Lansing, February 24. The following officers were elected: President, B. F. Gooding; vice president, G. W. Merrill; secretary, W. M. Fowler; treasurer,W. Dexter; sentinel, Benj. Cook. George A. Peters and J. H. Boyden were elected delegates to the state convention. W. E. Blackburn, of this city, has been elected grand master of the Ancient York Masons of the state.