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Manchester is painting up. Capt. Allen spoke in Nashville, decoration day. St. Mary's church in Manchester is being painted and decorated. The Ann Arbor Light Infantry are drilling three times a week. The annual sale on the Boyden stock farm in Webster occurs Thursday. The southern Washtenaw farmers meet next Friday at Stephen Merrithews, in Sharon. Rev. Mills B. Gelston, of Washington street, preached for forty years without a vacation. The new railway bridge on thè Hillsdale branch of the Lake Shore at Manchester is nearly finished. A six o'clock tea will be given by the ladiesof St. Andrew's church next Thursday, at Harris Hall. The Stockbridge Sun is seven years old and it still shines for those who have a dollar to pay for it. The Young Peoples' Society of the Presbyterian church hold a picnic, next Saturday, at Whitmore lake. The original Fisk Jubilee Singers will give a concert next Saturday evening, in University Hall, for the benefit of Newberry Hall. James L. Babcock has purchased the residence of Mrs. Dr. E. Wells, on the corner of División and Ann streets for $10,000. Harvey Squiers, who carne to Manchester in 1832 and owned one of the best farms on the west plains, died May 24, aged eighty-two years. Joseph T. Jacobs has purchased the store building occupied by Schuh & Muehlig, from the Risdon estáte. The purchase price was $9,000. Fred Rane, of Whitmore Lake, a senior in the Ohio State University, has captured eight prizes and a $25 gold medal offered for the best all around athlete. John George Andress, of Saline, died May 27, aged seventy-nine years. He was born in Wurtemberg, but had lived in this county since a young man. John C. Bryce, a farmer of Canton township, not far from Ypsilanti, was killed by lightning yesterday. He was planting corn and took refuge under a large tree. . The U. of M. ball team defeated H arvard yesterday by a score of 4 to 3, Harvard using its best battery. This makes four victories and three defeats on the eastern tap. The defeats were mere scratches. The U. of M. team made 52 runs during the trip to their opponents 25. 1 William Kirk, of Manchester township, died of heart disease May 23, aged seventy-one years. He had gone out to milk the cows and was found lying dead on the ground. Fred Glazier, while climbing on a load of wood in the Fifth ward yesterday, feil off and under the horses' feet. A horse stepped on him, cutting his face, but not seriously injuring him. Two freight trains on the Ann Arbor road collided near Howell yesterday, smashing several cars. The only injury to the employees was a slight scalp wound received by a brakeman. Miss Virginia Wiltsie, sister of Mrs. P. R. de Pont, died very unexpectedly in New York City, early last Friday morning. Her loss was a great bereavement to her sisters and very many friends. Charles T. Parshall of Ann Arbor town, lost $100 worth of strawberries by the frost last week. He is engaged in the manufacture of berry crates and has just received an order for two hundred. Cards are oüt announcing the marriage of City Clerk William J. Mliler to Miss Minnie Tagge, on Monday, June 10. Congratulations will be in order after. that date, and there is no doubt about them being hearty ones. Edgar R. Aldrich, who died in Saline May 25, from cáncer, was born in Saline in 1839 and lived there all his life excepting nine years, when he was employed in the Detroit postoffice. He leaves two daughters and one son. Some of our Lyndon farmers have been doing a very fine job of ditching in town, in order to drain a wet piece of land belonging to "Uncle Sam," that they may reap a good erop of hay from it. - Correspondence Dexter Leader. Nancy Fischer, who has long appeared in the justice court records as an habitual drunkard, and who is a nuisance generally to the community, was sentenced Friday by Judge Kinne to two years in the house of correction, at Ionia, on the old charge. Ransom Ferris died in Dexter township, May 24, aged eightyeight years and three months. He was born in New York. In 1850 he moved to Indiana and two years later to Michigan. He had resided in Dexter township thirty-four years. Two daughters and a son survive him. Rev. Fr. Fierle, of St. Thomas church, who leaves for his new charge in Ionia to-day, was presented with a purse of over $500 by his parishioners here last evening as a testimony of the esteem in which they hold him. Rev. Fr. Goldrick, of Northfield,made the presentation speech. The city treasurer received from the county treasurer, yesterday, $7,637.84 liquor tax and $142.49 delinquent tax. All the saloons in the city have paid their tax. Before this tax was received the balance in the city treasury was $3,716.82. The balance now on hand is $11,507.15. The Milan Leader tells a story "Eggactly" true about a white hen. You will find it in the last issue. The hen was white and so was the egg. It was a big egg and that hen was trying to make a goose of itself . Just think of a four ounce egg, that has a circumferance the long way around of 8)4 inches, short way 6-%. The Leader man would like to hear from a few more hens with an extra record. Matthews and Gow, the two Register employees, arraigned for criminal assault, were brought before Justice Pond, Friday, and bail, pending the examination, was fixed at $1,000 in each case. City Clerk August T. Kronberg, of Detroit, and Alex. E. Riopelle, of Detroit, went on Matthews' bond, who was at once released on bail. Gow has not yet secured bondsmen. 1