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DEL T. SUITON, PcBLtsHKB. BilOCKWAY CENTER, - MICH. NEWS OF TUB M EEK The mills at Muskegon are still short of logs and not running full time. The booming Go. are increasing their facilities for rafting and will eoon furnish all require.!. Mrs. John Schetik, a Polander near Forest vllle, Huron county, was found dead In her house. The body was found head foremost In a pork barrel. The neck and other portions of the body gave evidence of violence. In ti e morning the father said to the eldest girl (the other children being absent), "You can acoonv pany me to Sand Beach, as I am going there with the team to day." After they had started and were about 40 rods from the house, the father left the team with the girl and said he must go back to the house. He remained away about half an hour; then came out of the bouse alone, and with his daughter went to Sand Beach. On the return of the former, contrary to his usual custom, he went Into the house, as he expressed it, to see bis wife beTore he put his team In the stable, and when he came out of the house he said that his wire was dead. Judge Wm. Slckels of Sickela, Gratiot Co., has been summoned to Washington as a gov ernment witness In the star route trials. Rev. Wm. Dawe, father and brother, of Deer fieldlwlll return to England Immediately. The citizens, In view of their friendship for Mr. Dawe and bis recent acquittal in the M. E. parsonage arton case, presented him with a purse of $112. Hillsdale crew sail! Saturday from Phila delphia for Liverpool on the steamer Pennsyl vania. THE PEOPLES CASK is again on trial. Prosecuting Attorney Kobl eon opens the case and Informs the Jury that evidence will show that the murdered Martha Whitla'e body was put in the river by Peool and DeRlce. The case will be strongly content ed, C. I. Walker, John D. ConeUy, Geo. H Prentiss, W. R. Maybury et al appearing for defendant. Forepaugh's circus spent Sunday in Dowa glac A union service was held In the tent at four o'clock in the afternoon, which was im mensely attended. The People's bank, Tecumwh, is settling its accounts at 25 cents on the dollar. Thieves and burglars are busy in ML Clemens and vicinity. Two more cases of small pox are reported In Grand Rapids. The woraon Van de Male, who gave blrtn ta a child after coming down.wlth the disease, has died, also the ddld. Bay City votes for $ 100,000 bonds epou which to construct macadamize roads on the principal thoroughfarts leading into Baj City. W. S.Nowil of St. J..hns has returned with his brother, J. F. NowclJ, who recently left home under peculiar circumstances. He Is reported a partially Insane, Induced by Hr'f bf s diBtane. A correspondent from Memphis states that the cyclone was In full view of that place as It paeed over that part of the state on Thursday last; and adds that the appearance of the hor rlble, writhing monster was as frightful at it would be In the power of words to describe. Hon. Robt. Stephenson, representative from Menominee and Delta count' s, has Just diwi. A fire Wroke out In the lnmber pUVs nar the Ludington mill, and Mr. Stephenson, in aiding in extinguishing, passed between a couple of burning piles. A sudden gust of wind drove the hot air, smoke and flam upon him, and although he was not burned externally suffl lently to endanger his life, be Inhaled hot air which caused his death. Miss Ida Bldwdl of Adrian, a pmmlrent so ciety young laiy, died suddenly of laryngitis. Thoe. Erwin of Battle Creek was killed by ihe cars at New Buffalo. Tuesday evening at the close of business tbe employes of tbe Ready Print and Chrlntian Uerald surprised Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Trow bridge by the presentation of an elegant and massive silver water service, it being the 22d anniversary -f their marriage. Dates, mono Cram, etc., were beautifully engraved by the M. S. Smith house which furnished tbe ser vice. Two more cases of smallpox are reported at Grand Rapid. An entire business block in Dowagiac was destroyed by fire. It started in the B'gelow furniture store where f 15,000 worth of prop erty was destroyed. A large number of per sons lose their all and tbe fire will be a heavy blow to the business of tbe town. Insurance small Three members of the Hutchins family were arrests for burning last April the saw mill of Depew A Sons, In Tuscola County. A confes sion has been secured from one of the Huteh Ins' boys. In Peoples-Wbitla murder trial, tbe girl has been traced from Dearborn to Detroit. Wit ness saw her in Peoples' store where vhn went to collect the note. There ire complaints of Injury to the wheat blossoms by frost In Tan Buren County. Emma Kimball, who Injured her foot on a plank walk In Adrian In March, died in Detroit Monday. The Injury which bogan in the in step caused swelling, paralysis and the lone of one side of the body, and the disease finally reached the head and ended with blood poison lag and death. Miss Marian Gorls, dsnghler of Postmaster Gerls, Pontlac, was seriously hurt by being thrown from a buggy. The none she was driving ran away, demolishing the buggy. Mlse Gerls held to tbe reins as long as possible and was dragged some distance. Tbe baskets of flowers for soldiers gravss at Ionia, sent by C R. Mableo, Detroit, were stolen soon after the procession left the grounds. A fire In Harrison destroyed 280,000 'shin gles. Del Lawrence, living near Caro started for . the reunion in Detroit. When the train arriv ed at Rochester he Jumped off, but the train started and struck him on the forehead with such force as te whirl him round, when the steps hit him en the hip and knocked him down. The car wheels passed over his hips and he lived bat a few moments. He was8 years .old, and engaged to be married. His affianced heard he was Injured, but did not know of his death until after her arrival. John Dawson, a San 1 Beach merchant, ar rested for passing Mayhew Business college money, representing It to be lawful currency, has been charged with obtaining money on false pretenses and found guilty. A daughter of F. Finger of Saline was thrown out of a wagon, into the wheel by which her neck was broken and she Instantly killed. F. J. Schumacher of Jackson, became so quarrelsome with his famliy.bls.wlfe sent for a policeman. 6humacher shot the officer lu the face when he arrived putting eut his eye and filling his face and neck with shot; going to a window he saw his wife going to a neighbor's and fired, fatally wounding her. Shumacher then shot himself and Is dead. Peter Kelley, gunsmltb, at Clare undertook to clean a loaded gun today, when two barrels were discharged. Both his hands were blown off and the charges tore through bis clothing but only abrazlng the skin on his body. Am putation at the wrists Is considered necessary. At Grand Rapids a small-pox patient escaped from the pest house while in a condition of delirium and before be was recaptured ran around several squares in the northern part of the city. Another death is reported. The funeral of Rev. a S. Wolfe, of Reed city was very largely attended on the 15th Inst. He was a pioneer minister of the BaptlBt denomi nation and has labored as pastor aud mission ary until his disease by jaundice after six weeks illness. The remains of John King, Sr., and Ed. Col lander, drowned when the "Industry" went down, have been washed ashore and buried in the St. Joseph cemetery. Henry Klnne of Texas township, near Kala mazoo, has committed suicide by taking poison He was a well to-do farmer, but out of health Two girls escaped from the Adrian reform school. Rosamond Reynolds, sent from White Cloud, and Mary Harney from Ionia. Horace Yateo, claiming to be a citizen of Detroit, was arrested at Marshal, having on his person Jewelry, silk handkerchiefs, Ac, stolen from Hoaglln's store at Albion. Henry Wiggins and a companion found a brittle of corrosive euMimate in a Bay Oily ho tel. Wiggins put It to Ms lips to ta te a single drop and find out what it was, when his Com panion for a Joke pushed his elbow, spilling the fluid on his face and making him swallow a little Involuntarily. The doctors finally saved nia life, but be has at present a badly swollen face. Dr. H. W. Yemeus, a young physician at the U. 8. Marine Hospital, Detroit, has received in structions to report for duty at Sitka, Alaska. He leaves for his new post immediately, via San Francisco. A six-year old glrlofLou's elU near Rogers City, weut after the cows and did not return. Although 159 men have beeu huutlug in the woods for hrr, no tiao has been found. It is feared sl was killed by bears which have retn seen In that vicinity. 4IXSCELLANEOUS. 'Buffalo will be fifty years old ou the 4th of July. Elattorate preimratloLS are being made to celebrate the event. Thieves broke into the safe of Henry Smith and stole f5,W0 in casb.noUw, Ac.; then steal ing a horse and buggy, they were traced to La fayette, lad. W. A. Be!', for 25 years a merchant in Padu cah, Ky., has failed. White, Corbin & Co.'u envelope works ; t Rockvllie, Ct suffered by fire at an eetlinuted damage of f 100,000. The resumption of work at rolling mills In othur cities does not budge the Pittsburg sink ers. The Amalgamated Asocia' ion are gettlog ready for a latxr demonstration on the 17'i ins- Delegations from Ohio, New York, Weet Virginia anl Kentucky will participate, atd it U expected that from 20,000 to 25,000 men lit bo In line. A Mrs. Seybeldt of Chicago poisoned her four children and then took strychnine herself, a. d all are dead. The treredy was carefully phnned and talked over with the oldest child, a girl of 12. In letters to her schoolmates the stated that her mother was always sick if she should die how badly they weald be treated, and eo she had concluded that it was tbe quick est way out of trouble. Tbe lather, a baker, did not make the home happy. Messrs. Phelps and ex-Vlce-Preeident Wheeler resign thlr places' on '.he tariff commission. Senator Conger is urging the President to nom inate J.J. Woodman of Michigan to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Phelps Tbe argument Is that Woodman would be a representative of the national granges. The Cummings block on Waltham street. Boston, bnrned consuming tbe accoutrements of Battery AJn the rmory . Losb f 5,000. Water spouts In Denver and vicinity have destroyed several houses and much property. Five persons were drowned. Ex Gov. Denlson of Ohio is not expected to live from hour to bour. Tbe Cleveland Rolling mills think they ran seen re help sufficient to run their works ir respective of strikers. Chas.E. Mowry of Providence, R. L, In a deposition fetates that he was a witness of the scandalous intimacy between Mrs. Christiancy and Geo. E. Halght on tbe steamer Colon, from New York to Aspln wall, Ib tbe summer of 1879. Washington's water supply needs improve ment and increase, and the House has voted to that end, the government to pay one-balf the Cost. A loss of several hundred thousand dollars was caused by the burning of business places in Victoria square, Montreal. Railroad property nearPhiladelphla, valued at f 100,800, was ruin ed by fire. President Halgbt of the University Vlnoen nes, Ind has been Invited to resign, owing to Improper relations between himself and Miss Adams, another tencher. Washington will Invite the Army of the Po tomac to hold their next reunion in that city. Representatives of knit goods in Washing ton are lobbying with ceal te seeure if poest. ble the refunding of duties paid before the re en t decision of the Supreme Court. One hundrel more men have gone to work in the Cleveland Rolling Mills. Bohemians who were stoned last night returned this morning. President Chisholm says he bus letters every day from old employee cot in the union who wish to come back but are afraid. He sajs he can get plenty of skilled hands from elsewhere, but prefers to let former employes take the places if they will renounce the union. Major Herrick has conferred with the commandant of tbe Infantry and artillery companies. Since the riotous demonstration more vigorous measures will be adopted to prevent violence. The estimated losses by the Montreal fire In Victoria Square are,f 750,009; insured In the leading English and Canadian companies. High water resulted In Indianapolis, owing to the seveie rains. In the morning a large number ef people were standing on a plat form spanning Rogue's Run Just east of the Union depot, looking at the flood when the structure suddenly gave way and the entire number were precipitated Into the swift cur rent, fifteen feet below. At this point there Is a bridge at Merldan street, and the street, and the stream runs under the Union depot, emerging on the south side through stone culverts. Cyrus Bartlet, a workman, immediately Jumped Into the flood and rescu ed two girls, and at least fifteen others were saved before being swept under the bridge. Others were swept by md under the culveits to South street. Ten lives are supposed to have been lost The four Brookfleld bank robbers have plead guilty and were each sentenced to 25 years' Imprisonment. John Nelson, a prominent dry goods mer chant, his wife, son, and Miss Bradley of Spring fit Id, Oh were boating, when they came In con tact with the cable of a ferry boat All were thrown Into the water and both the ladles were drowned. Mrs. Nelson's body was recovered. Chang Tsung Liang, an attache of the Chi nese Legation, says tbe Chinese government will return 59 students to the American col leges, having discovered the removal was a mistake. The President approves of the dismissal of Lieut Flipper from military service. Mills In Pittsburg will attempt to run with nop uuloa men. the New Haven Car Trlming Co.'s building burned at f 25,000 lose. At Worcester, Mass., a fire lu the Badley Car works did 30,000 dam age. An accident on the IClarkr burg & Western R. R. InJuredfrerlouHly 17 persons, some fatally. Among that number were Mrs. G. H. Moffatt, wife of ex-Speaker Moffatt It is supposed a turned rail caused tbe accident, just as the train was entering t'.e Walton (W. Va.) trestle. A passenger couch landed bottom up, ciuobirg la the top. A train on the N. Y. Central near Brockport, running al 30 mllee per hour, Jumped the track. The engineer and firemeu were killed. Passengers somewhat bruised and track block aded. There was no session of the U. S. Senate Saturday. Eight miners were badly burned by gas explosions at Wilkesharre, Pa. KOBE CYCLONES. Early Saturday morning a tornado pasted over St Louis, blow lug down chimneys, un roofing houses, and fl xKtlng streets an I cellars. Light buildings were demolished, and women and children waded through mud and water for hoars seeking places of shelter. 1 he dai k nets adIed to the terrors of the scene. At Kansas City two meu were killed by falling bulldikss. At Wyanlo t.', ncri ss the Kansas river, Durring's oera house was unroofed. At Leave J worth tht bUria was terrible. Five liidi s were killed in one house, aud a great amount of duuge done. A remarkable cir cemsuuue U the wide spread devastation. In Amsterdam, N. YM the cj clone struck the city lu the afternoon. It wut tf'JU feel wide, and did treiaeudous execuut,u among buildings of lighter construction in the city us well a lu the victuity. , At u fire In Remick's Cottou wattle mill in Boeiou Highlands, the walls suddenly fell, ow ing ku the weight of waUr ubaorbe.1 by the cotton, aad 19 firemen were buried iu the debris. About half of the nuuitxu weie serious ly, if not fatally hurt Schofield's lumber and mills at W .uieon, Wis., were visited on Saturday by a $75,000 fire The town of WLlis, Texas, has betu nearly destroyed by fire; lot )75,000. Fire in a Cambridge, ilass., express oompa n's stabiee buruod to deaui two hostlers sleeping iu a hay loft, 13 horse, and eeveral WHgous aud harncKS. CONGRESS. June 12. The Sec ate took up Mr. Brown's resolution to provide a clerk for each senator not already supplied with one, as chairman of a committee. Mr. Brown subniit'ed a substi tute authorizing tach tenntor to employ a clerk at $1,200 per annum, I be pall out of the Senate fund. The ttolu'.lon went over without action. Oum'.iouof .Mr. L i ran the Sennte insisted upon Its aueti'iments to the army appropriation bill and Messrs. Logan Plumb, Ransom were appointed conferees. The clause relative t J compulsory retirement of theermy offlceis will not go to the com mittee, the Louse having concurred iu the Sen ate amendment designating f 4 as the a&e In stead of 62 as originally prop fed In the house bill. In the House, Mr. Butterwor.h from the committee on appropi Utlon report d bark tbe army appropriation bill with Sena'e amend ments recommending concurrence In some aud noh currence in others. Mr. Town send from the committee on commerce, reported a Mil creating the board of commissioners of Inter stite commerce as a bureau of the Inter lor department Committee of the whole. Mr Humphrey from the committee on Jadlclary, reported a bill to establish a uniform system of banki uptcy. House calendar. June IS A Joint resolution passed the House for the erection of a $10,000 monument at Washington's headquarters, Newburg, N. and for a grant of $15,000 for the celebra tion there in 18hJ of the hundredth anniver sary of the declaration of peace. Mr. Blaine reappeared before the House committee on foreign affairs and gave an interesting account of his official treatment as secretary of Btate, of the Chili-Peru Imbroglio. Amongst other things he declared that the state department never for a moment countenanced the idea of an Americon protectorate. In tbe Senate the Japanese indemnity fund bill passed by a vote of 85 to 13. it directs payment to Japan of $785,000 and $140,000 as prize money to officers and crews of the United SUtes ship Wyoming and the steamer Taktang or their legal representatives for services In the straits or Shimonosekl in 18G3 to 1884. Jane 14. In the Senate tbe House bill to amend laws relating to entry of dl .tl'led spirits in distillery and special bonded warehouses and withdrawal vof the same therefrom, was resumed, and a substitute reported by the finance oouunlttee was read. Mr. Miller re ported from the commerce committee the original bill to provide for the construction of tbe Illinois and Mississippi canal and to cheap en transportation. The House went Into committee on the leg islative, executive and judicial appropriations. Mr. White offered several amendments to the Internal revenue clause, but they were all ruled out on points of order. Mr. Miles offer, edan amendment providing that no part of the contingent fund appropriated by this bill shall be expended In payment of clerks em ployed by senators and members of congress. Adopted. The bill having been reported to tbe House was passed, yeas 125, nays 45. June 15. Mr. Plumb offered a resolution re questing the, Preeident to communicate all correspondence on file In the State Department touching the conduct of Sir Spencer St John, British Minister at Lima, in connection with Hulburt's negotiation for the ceosatlon of the Bay Cblmbote. Adopted. Mr. Morgan sub milted a resolution, which was laid over tern. poraiLly, for an Investigation by a select com mittee into the labor strikes, their cause and remedy, the committee to examine persons under oath. The House bill relating to the bouded period upon distilled spirits was again up as unfinish ed business. The bill, with amendments, was discussed, and then postponed Indefinitely. The House weut into committee on the River and Harbor Appropriation bill, and Mr. Page explained its provisions. At the cloeeof gen eral debate the first two paragraphs of the bill were reed and w ithout action the committee roee. June 18. Li the Senate, Mr. Hoar intro duced a bill to provide for the performance of the duties of the office of President in caee of the removal, resignation, inability or death of both the President and Vice-President It vesta the succeselen to the Presidency In members of the Cabinet in the order In which they were named la the Washington's Cabinet, beginning with the Secretary of State and concluding with the Secretary of the interior, and excludes Cabinet ofUceis not previously confirmed by the Senate. Referred to the Judiciary Committee Mr.' Blair introduced bill f or a statate in WasLlaton of Benjamin Franklin. In the House, the Seuatt amendment to the House bill authorizing the Sioux City Pacific Riilnad Company to construct a biidvc across tbe Missouri River, was agreed to. The House at tbe evening session pateed eeveuteen pen sion IuIIm, Including one g. anting a peukion of $C0 per morith to Belle Taylor Daudrldge, daughter of Zach&ry Taylor, and then adjourn ed till to morrow. FOREIGN. The British steamer, fenodo, breaks in Uv and goes down 20 o.ilee from PoiU Sa;i1o, with a crew of 28, four drowned, the others were saved In a life boat, seven being picked up while ther deng to pe" of the wreck. The Hawaiian ministry has resigned. Vm. Gl'ipon, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Pre mier; S. K Kasl, Interim; J. E. Bosh, Fi nance; E. D. Preston, Attorney-General are the new fflcers. Detvlsch Pasha has received the Ulemas, ad dressing theiu in the firm language hitbei to employed by Mm. Four ef the Uleinas declar ed that Europe had not annexed Egypt a Lict which was dne to Arabl Pashaand the military party, adding that before the pen liog qu tious weie settled the English and French fleets must quit Alexandria. Dervisch Prha on hearing this exclaimed that he came as the representative of the Sultan to see bis Majes ty's orders obeyed, and not to listen to advW. He ordered them to quit the room, and tbu continued the interview with the other Uie mas. The Austrian, German, Italian aud Hub siau Ambassadors made collectively an Iden Meal communication to the Porte supporting the proposed conference en Egyptian affairs RIOT IN EGYPT. EUROPEANS KILLED. Advices from Alexandria state that a riot commenced simultaneously at three different points. Cookson, English Consul, proceeding to the Governor's residence saw two Europe ans, apparently naval officers knocked down. A Greek was shot and killed by a soldier five yards from Cookson's carriage, and otbers were knocked down and stabbed. A soldier cut at Consul Kauasa with hU sword. The carriage of the Greek Consul was stopped by a number of soldiers and the occupants dragged out The Consul was severely beaten. Cook eon escaped severe maltreatment by the coach man leaning the horses, but he was struck en he had and one ef his arms broken. The Italian Consul was wounded by a stone an i the wife of tht Austrian Consul General whs attacked and insulted. It is stated that an official report of the riot gives the number of Europeans killed at sixty-seven. The object of tbe rioters, in a great measure, appears t have been pillage, In which Levantines as well as Arabs participated. A regiment of cavalry and a regiment of Infantry have been ordered to reinforce the garrison. Another riot is feared In Alexandria, and tbe Khedive has left Caiio for that place. Wh-n the French stationed a vessel opposite theti consulate to receive refugees, the was I in me d lately surrounded by Pgyptlan steam launches and a collision may occur at any momert. European residents are leaving the city as fast as possible. It is known that over 100 persons were killed In the late riot The number killed in tbe Egyptian riot In creases. It Is now reported that 250 persons lost their lives. Tbe powers give notice that they shall hold a conference with or without Turkey's participation. Egypt is to be provided with a new minis try. The Suez canal is to be guarded by British troops. ' The Huuter, Rose 3c Co. publishing company, Toronto, was damaged by fire on Saturday to an estimated loss of 175,000 to insurance com panlea. ' Tbe police made a raid on a stable in Clerk enwell, London, and seized 100,000 rounds of ammunition packed In boxes ready for removal to Ireland. Four hundred rifles with bayonets and t wen ty-fi e boxes of revolvers were also captured. La Minerva of Montreal Las three libel suits on Land for having announced that three can dldatea were Free Masons. DETROIT MARKETd. The Product and Provision market is sup plied at ratios an fol!own: Mpm pork, 2L15; family, $22.25; clear, 423.50. Lard,ll.c. for tierces; 12o for kecrs; bams, 1213o; shoulders, 9 10c; baooii, 13'.", dried beef, 13 (415c; extra UKeehef, $14.2J. ''hlrkena were sold at, t2(ll4o pei lb.; whlU f. oh and trout 7.9 K Vegetables Jobbing prices weie as fol lows: Per doz buuthti asparapu t 85(370 touutoes 8O$70c; cucirn'Ti, 70(375; on'ous, 8540;pie plaiA45Wc;radtBhee Ui!35 veget able oyster, 4550c. Per box string bean?,2 50 $2 75; peas, $2 75t per bn; Mtner, 0 65. FLOUR. White wheat roller procteti..l6 75 & 1 DO White wheat pastry rt tn rt 2i Seconds 4 no (a 4 50 vtioriHHOta brands 7 25 ta h 00 Minnteota patents h ') ( V 25 Wheat white V Du i Ot 1 S7 'UvihSekd V bu 4 M) (t 70 roan V bu 70 78 Oath-V bu 60 ( 7 STBAWBFHRIXS-V qt... ... 25 (d 8J ( HEBHIES V bU 3 00 & 3 0') If AHLKY 'JU i W3 .5 Cheesb Ohio iilicl. VU... 14 .;a 15 Dried Farm' lv. 5 o " evep'rui l td. It PeacbM is f'l 23 -Pitted CLtrrie 20 (at 21 Omons -) bu. ... 2 Jo i 50 B&AK9 V Im 7o (73 43 Hotter fr Ibi-hoic.. . . ... H 19 Reeiwax V ft C it E0O9 V Jo 20 21 Hav per ton 14 GJ (it 5 00 linKS-imb tt "v 7 Cnre.1 7 8 Hois 2i ( v5 Pota rctrsV bu 1 25 ?? I 75 Sheep Pelts euro 1 00 C? 1 75 Ti. low tt,... 5'.. 7 W.H.r-V " I' (li 5) Luu bt&oi: Miri-.ct. CA1T1 K. 3ui extra per cwt id 5 icXtt 80 Steer tuppn 0 00(ld 60 Suik but-'lo-it) o 000X5 50 stoer common pad 4 00(24 25 MUrbews ....85 0055(JO SHEEP Per 1 ihe. Clipped 4 00(36 53 HOOS. P 100 the 0 60(3 7 50 The State Pioneers. The State Pioneers held their ninth annual meeting in Lansing, beginning Wednesday . Some 200 were in at tendance in tbe evening. Forty mem bers had been added during the year; a very large number has died. Memor ials were read of the late President Tappan, by II. M. Utley, and of the late Gov. JJagley, by Major Hopkins, each of which called forth interesting remarks. THUIWDAT. On the second day of the meeting there w;ts read a memorial of the life and times of Win. A. Burt, of the Sag inaw Valley, showing the much need ed and timely work done in Michigan by that gentleman when civil engi neers and surveyors were scarce, and rehearsing the studies, and experiments disco veries uJd inventions of Mr. Burt in connection with Douglass Houghton. The next paper read was prepared by Senator T. W. Ferry, and was read by Witter J. Baxter. It was a scholar ly and exhaustive treatment of the sub ject entitled "The Rise and Progress of Michigan," DETROIT SCHOLLS OF TAB OLD EM TIME A paper read by B. O. Williams, en titled: "The Schools of Detroit, from 1810, to 1819" was a most entertaining one, The nrst school attended by Mr. Williams was in the spring of 181C. and was kept by a Mr. Go ft! and wife in a log house of two rooms, with fire place and chimney between the rooms. The house was on the corner of Bates and Lamed streets. The Golfs were Scotch, and while the lady was an es timable and intelligent teacher well liked, her husband was a drunken al though fairly well educated cruel man much disliked and Dually he became the object of a plot among the boys to castigate him. The threshing was given and the school broken up. The next school in Detroit opened in June, 1816, and was kept by a Mr. Danfortn, in a log house on Woodbridge street, east of Woodward avenue, about where the Bagley Tobacco Works now stands. Mr. Danfortn was a small, waspish tempered man and very violent. Mr, Williams has all his life car ried a momento of tbe Danf orth school having since 1816 been very deaf in consequence of a beating he once re ceived at the hands of the teacher. For this outrage on the boy, Williams, the pioneer old man Williams now tells liow Dani'orth was given one hour in which to leave the territory, which he did by going over to Canada. As Mr. Williams says : "That was the last of the Danf orth School, leaving me a lire-long sunerer from ear ache and deafness, and I have often reproved teachers and those having children in charge or under them, and advised parents to never box, pinch, or pull the ears or children. In 1817 Mr. Williams went to a school kept by Wm. Brookfleld and wife in the house of Jacob Smith, at the cor ner of Woodward avenue and Wood- bridge street. The Brookfields were much liked by their pupils and great ly promoted the cause of education for several years in Detroit. During the winter or iib-l i L,evt uook also kept a school in a building owned by Jos eph Campau on the west side of Gris wold street, between Jefferson avenue and Larnard street (the site of the new Campau building about to be erected). Mr. Cook was well liked and proved a valuable acquisition to the social and educational interests of Detroit. Mr. Williams' next and last attend ance at school in Detroit, was in a new two-story brick building, probably the first school house built in Michigan after the great fire of 1805, and certain ly the first building ever erected in Michigan solely for educational pur poses, in which English branches were taught. It was situated on the wet side of Bates street, between Lamed and Congress streets where Farrad and Sheley'g store now stands and was called the Lancastrian school, with Lemuel Shattuck of Concord, Mass., as teacher. EABLT DATS IN ORAKD RAPIDfl. - Mrs. L. T. Withy, of Grand Uapids, in a naner. cave a forceful presentation of the privations, labors, and dangers met with the pioneeru, interspersed with me relation or incidents, both pa thetic and aniusinir. The historical value of the paper is particularly great to the citizens of Giand Rapids, .ss it presents the reliirioue. educational and social jocularities of ihut locality nearly imy years ago, "we used on plaesaut Sundays to cross the river in a canoe to hear Rev. Mr. Slater' Dreach in his mission f of the time when the price of land in that vicinity was 2,50 per acre; when the Graud Rapids. Ly ceum held their meetiDus in Dr.' Shetv hard's office; the singing of Mrs. Witn ey s sister alts. l. u. lu Pierce; of how the trainine suits of Mr. Ilinadala (Mrs. Withey's father) and W. G. Ilen- ry were made into emery balls and sold fcr the benefit of the Congrega tional Church, and of scores of other bits of fact which sound so oddly to the younger residents of the State, u.j. vvaixer or Detroit. wa3 chosen President of the societv fur the ne.it year, Geo. A. Green, Lansing, Corree- ponaing oecretary, and Harriet A. Tenny, Lansing, Retarding Secretary. James Vick. "James Vick is dead ! Sadder whrd than these my pen could not utter. Wherever a flower is grown, in this broad laud, there will be hearts touch ed with sorrow at this mournful news. In more than a quarter of a million gardens, there will be, this summer. monuments or nowers to remind that he who sent them has finished hia la bors. MNo man, in his day,bas so endeared himself to the people No man, in pri vate life, was so widely known. His death will be mourned over the whole country. Evtryb. ly who met him was his frienu. "James Vick was, in the fullest sense of the word, a Christian gentleman. His daily life was a record of good works and kind deeds. The road from his heart to his .ocket was ever a straight rant n broad cn and no giass ever grew iu k for want of use. To high and hmnHe hf was th same cheeit'ul, KeninJ mn, with a pleasant, hopeful word lor all. it has beeu my privilego to meet him almost daily for many years, and if there is in the world a better man, I have not yet seen him. "Mr. Vick died of pneumonia on the morning of May 16th, after a very brief illness. 11 was born in Ports mouth, England, November 2:Jd, 1818, and was, therefore, abeut nixtv-four when he dim!. He haj been in his time printer, editor, author, publisher, merchant. He came to America in 1833, and learned the printer's trade in New York, and set type with Horace Greeley. J'roni New York lift came to Rochester, aud became interested iu various publications, among others the Horticulturist and Moore's Rural New Yorker. When engaged on the latter, he first commenced to grow dower seeds in his garden, and send tbem, out gratis to those who, like himself, loved flowers. It made the commencement of his great business. He commenced the business practically in 1800. His success has been marvelous. He has paid nior than thirty thousand dol lars a year for postage, and his Floral Uuide has a circulation of over 200.000 copies All this has been accomplish ed by hard work and faithful interest to his customers. Qardntr ' ifontJi- . A Recollection of Lake Travel. Our travelling companion was a Canadian, a jolly fellow, who loved a joke, told a good btory, feared God, ad mired the ladies, and was withal an abominable stammerer. We hadn't been long aboard when the captain called our attention to a remarkable looking Individual seated at the other end of the cabin, whom he declared was the ugliest-looking man that ever lived; whereupon our friend from over the line offered to bet the drinks he had seen" a worse one in the steerage. The bet was taken, and off he started to find his man and bring him up for comparison. He found the fellow, who was a bit ot a wag, as an intolerable homely man is apt to be, and with the promise of a "nip read ily gained his assent to the trial. As they entered the cabin Kanuck, with an air of conscious triumph, turned to direct attention to his champion, when he found him trying to insure success by making faces. MSt-st-st-8t-op,n said he, Mno-none of that Stay just as God Almighty made you. You ca-ca-can't be beat." And he wasn't Ex-Mayor Henry L. Fish, of Roches ter, has been presented with a hand some cane, carved from the keel of the first boat that ever passed through the Erie Canal. Mr. Isaac Warren, of Clarkson, N. Y., now eighty-eight years old, is said to be the only living mem ber of the company of ten passengers who made the first trip from Brock port to Buffalo on that boat, the Young Lion of the West MONBOB, MICH- Sept. 23, 1875. Sirs I have beea tailcg Hop Bitters for Inflammation of kidneys and bladder. It has done for me what foir doctors failed to do. The effect of Hep Bitters itemed like sasirle to we. W. L. CabtxbT An Invitation to consider tbe Egyptian ques tion has been received by tbe Austrian govern mnot. ONE EXPERIENCE FROM MANY, I had rt-eu sick and miserable so lon and bad caused my busband so much trouble and "xpenee. no on warned to know what ailed me, that I was completely disheartened and discourarwl. In ttiis frame of mind I rota bottle ot Hop Bitters and used them unknown to my family. I eoon began to Improve and jralued eo fust that my husband and rami, thought It strange and unnatural, but wbiol told them wha bad helped mis they said. "Hurrah for Hop Blttersllong may they proS KnVt;thhLT'?ad moUier well and m happy.' lb Mother. Rub sprains, bruises, and lameness with a paste made of salt and the white of an egg.