Among the local news on the day's front page:
"No answer yet to question who belongs to Buffalo Canal association?"
"Demand by the NEWS yesterday that the Buffalo Canal association make known its membership in order that its backing of the constitutional provision proposed by Hon. George Clinton, preventing the sale of abandoned canal lands in Buffalo, might be taken at its true value, brought this morning a letter from Willie H. Tennant, one of the few known members of the organization."
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