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Hillsdale has a "Doe" Collins. Hamburg is to have two saloons. Mumps are prevalent in Sharon. Measles are prevalent at Whitmore Lake. George Henion is building a residence on Thompson street. Whitmore Lake hotels are preparing for summer visitors. A lodge of the Knights of Phythias will be established in Salem. Miss Emily Weibrecht, of Liberty street, died Saturday, of consumption. Zenas Sweet has liis new house on Spring street enclosed. It is already rented. Caspar Rinsey has purchased the David Rinsey residence on Washington street. Ed. Kent's horse and wagon ran away, Friday afternoon, and broke the wagon. The University base-ball nine defeated Oberlin, Saturday, by a score of 25 to o. Prof. Tufts has been offered the full professorship at the Chicago university. The Washtenaw Baptist Association meets in Chelsea, to-day, Wednesday and Thursday. ■ Next Sunday evening there will be a memorial service in honor of the late Dr. Winchell, at the Methodist church. The Cook House will be under the management of Mrs. Nowlin. Mr. and Airs. E. D. Fletcher remove to-day to their farm near Ypsilanti. Quartermaster-General Wood was at Whitmore Lake, Monday, making arrangements forthe annual encampment of the state troops, which will be held in July. Thomas "McMahon, of Northfield, has been granted a pension of $12 and back pay from last July The pension was secured through "■ K. Childs agency. The growth of the Ann Arbor Argus has necesitated the use of a folding machine. The Argus is an excellent newspaper and deserves to prosper. - South Lyon Picket. The lecture by Bishop Keane, President of the new Catholic University at Washington, on The Future 'American will be delivered in University Hall next Friday evening, May 8, and will be free. Larry Kahoe, of Detroit street, died Sunday morning of consumpnn, aged thirty-six years. He was formerly a printer, but in later years had been a barber. The funeral occurs in St. Thomas church Ais morning. The graduating exercises of the Chelsea school occur May 15 in the town hall, The class numbering six, Misses Mary Miller, May Judson and Amelia Neqberger, and Herbert Dancer, Walter Woods and Ransom Armstrong. The Every Day Workers' Circle of the King's Daughters of the First Baptist church, will give a pie social in the church parlors, next Friday evening May 8th from 7:30 to 10 o'clock. They will also have kitchen towels for sale. Admission, 10 ets. An entertainment for the benefit of Newberry Hall will be given in the Congregational church, next Friday enening, at 7:30 o'clock, under the auspices of the Young People's Society. It will consist of "Cradle Songs of the Nations," by young ladies in costume. Admission 15 cents. Arnold G. Walker died in South Bend, Ind., Saturday. He resided in Ann Arbor for a year, until he went to South Bend to take charge of the advertising department of the South Bend Daily Post in January last. He was forty-two years old. He had been sick for the past nine weeks. His remains were brought here for burial. Mrs. Mary Cullinane, widow of Thomas Cullinane, of Scio, died ast Friday morning, aged seventyhree years. She was married in 1834 and settled on the farm where she lived the remainder of her life. Tive sons and four daughters survive ïer. She 'was a member of St. oseph's church, Dexter from which church her funeral takes place, Vlonday. Fire attempted to destroy the residence of Editor Smith, of Milan, ast Wednesday evening. An ignited end of a parlor match flew into a window curtain - lace, of course, 'or it was an editor's house - and set ire to the room. Prompt action o! the neighbors saved the house. Smith wasn't at home at the ttme, as he was coining money, good hard, genuine money down town in his office and so he had to get his item second hand. The item cost him $50. Mr. Freeman Covert, father of T. F. and S. S. Covert, died at his jome in Lima, Tuesday afternoon, aged-8o years, 5 months and 28 days. Mr. Covert was born in Lodi, N.Y., where he resided until 1865, when ie removed to this county, settling in Lima. For eleven weeks previous to his death he was a great sufferer, and helpless as a child. The funeral was held Thursday, the Rev. O. C. Bailey officiating. - Chelsea Standard. In April, 1878, Ira Glover, while plowing, ran across a small land turtle, and just for fun, carved his back with a cross, his initials, and the date, and then set him free. Two weeks ago, while passing through a piece of woods but a few rods from the place where he found the turtle in 1878, he saw a full grown land turtle, and when within a few feet, saw the marks on his back. He re membered the circumstances, caugh the turtle, and took it home. H will label him with a metal tag ant let him run again. - Chelsea Stand atd. Mrs. W. D. Bird received a dis patch Saturday evening announcin the death of her oldest and las brother, Mr. A. A. Allen, of Battl Creek. Almond A. Allen was bor in Orleans county, New York, Apn 12, 1822. He came to Michiga with his parents in 1826; settled in the town of Ann Arbor; remained there until 1852, then going to Calhoun county, where he lived until his death. He served one year in the rebellion. Mr. Allen was twice married. His first wife, Miss Luly Powell, died in 1864. He leaves an invalid wife, four sons, and four