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There are nineteen bicyclers in Saline. James Hogan, of Bridgewater,has taken a carload of sheep to Texas. Supervisor Burtless, of Manchester, had 2,240 bushels of wheat this year. The cornice and steps of the Saline school building have been repainted. The grist mili at River Raisin is being repaired for feed and custom grinding. P. Dolbe, of Augusta, has been offered $60 damages for a colt killed by the cars. Saline has some fast horses and the Ann Arbor road is often used to speed them. Prof. Chisholm has been re-engaged as principal of the Salem union school. The farmers' picnic at Whitmore Lake to-morrow will draw a large crowd together. Gracie Lañe, of Clinton, brokeher collar bone, last week, by falling out of a hammock. Two dogs were caught last week killing sheep belonging to Ed. Sanderson, of Augusta. , Merritt Ward, of Dexter, is the owner of a wagon which has been in use thirty-four years. Miss Jennie E. Saley has been engaged to teach the Iron Creèk distiict school in Manchester. The Southern Washtenaw Farmers' club meets at M. B. Wallace's, next Friday, September 5. C. Saley, of Bridgewater, had a field of wheat this year which averaged forty-five bushels to the acre. The new town house of Ypsilanti will be 24x34 feet in size and will be built by Joseph Hutting at a cost of $675. J. Howlett, of Waterloo, had a stroke of paralysis last week while working in a field. He is a brother of ex-County Clerk Howlett. The Catholics of Manchester have purchased the residence of R. C. Witherell, near the church, for $1,200 and will use it as the rectory. Capt. Erastus Platt died at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. L. J. Stiles, of Whitmore Lake, Friday, August 14, aged seventy-four years. Henry Olsaver, for fifty-six years a resident of Green Oak, died August 11, aged seventy-two years. He was a highly respected farmer. The house of A. Patton, section foreman at Hamburg, was burned last wuek and five hundred dollars in money was consumed in the flames. Frank Divens, of Clinton, feil from the loft of James Halladay's barn last week, eighteen feet, striking on his head and shoulders. He narrowly escaped a broken neck. The editor of the Milan Leader boasts of having the largest sunflower in the county, eleven feet high with twenty-four blossoms, one of which is twelve and a half inches in diameter. Smith is something of a sunflower himself. The Severances have beaten the record on fishing. The old gentleman and two sons caught 115 fish in Whitmore lake in less than an hour the other day, of which 35 to 40 were nice black bass. Charlie Severance caught 27 bass and 3 perch, using only one worm for bait. Who can beat that? - South Lyon Picket. Congressman' J. S. Gorman, wife and young son, arrived in town Friday, via an overland trip to several places in the district. He shook hands with several of his political friends, and left for his home in Chelsea, Saturday. Mrs. Gorman and son remained until Monday afternoon visiting her parents and relatives. - Dundee Reporter. Howard Morgan, son of K. L. Morgan, of Howell, while in pursuit of water lilies near Thompson's lake, with his cousin, Frank A. Morgan, of Ypsilanti, Mich.,wasaccidentally shot by some boys shooting at a mark. The ballentered the back and passed through the right lung and lodging in the right side of chest. He is in a very precarious condition. - Pinckney Dispatch. At the close of the recent State Teachers' Institute held in Dexter, a Teachers' Association for Washtenaw county was organized for the coming year with the following offiers: President, Prof A. A. Hall, Chelsea; vice-president, Miss May Schaffer, Manchester; secretary, Prof. Walker, Dexter; treasurer, J. G. Leiand, Emery. Executive comraittee, M. J. Cavanaugh, Ann Arbor; Janet Y. VanDusen, Ypsilanti; Mrs. M. E. Gill, Saline; A. D. Chisholm, Salem; Edith Case, Man chester. Committee on Music, Florence Bachman, Chelsea; Kate Krause, Dexter; Lillie Schlee, Ann Arbor; Nellie Horner, Ypsilanti; Ella M. Nixon, Ann Arbor. The first regular meeting will be heid in Ann Arbor, September 26, 1691. A general rally of the teachers of the county is expected. -Chelsea Herald. One day last week as Miner Engle was milking one of his cows a cat came frisking along and the cow kicked at her and, of course, missed the mark, but, unfortunately, hit the stool whereon Mr. Engle sat, and before he could recover his equilibrium the cow kicked again, this time hitting him squarely in the breast, breaking several ribs and fracturing the breast bone. He was picked up unconscious and has since 3een in a precarious condition. - Milan Leader. Burglars broke into the T. & A. A. depot at Dundee Tuesday night of last week by prying open the doors with the bar used for starting cars on the sidetracks. The money drawer in the office was opened, but no money had been left therein for :hem to get. One trunk was broken open and rifled, but it is not known what was taken, as the owner has not yet claimed the baggage. An unsuccessful attempt was made to open another trunk. A burglar's tooi was left on the floor, showing them to be professionals. They next broke into Wm. Slayton's office, near by, and obtained a sum of money left in the money drawer. - Dundee Reporter. Mouday afternoon, Alice Allen and a chum of here who lives just east of the depot, called upon A. Miller & Son and hired a rig for a few hours, paying Charlie for it, with the understanding that if they did not return it in a certain time :he price should be doubled. Charie waited at the office patiently 'till daylight and no rig returned. Durng the forenoon he received-a teleshone from the marshal at Ann Ar3or, saying his horse was well cared :or and was at a certain stable there awaiting his arrival. Charlie lost no time in getiing to the side of his property snd paid its board bill, after which he found that his customers ïad been too free with that which not only stimulates but intoxicates, and the authorities of that city had aid hold of them and Sheriff Dwyer would care for their wants for the next thirty days. It will be a blessïng io Saline for a month at least, and if our authorities cannot sift the matter from there on we better cali on the Ann Arbor marshal to lelp us out. This place has been a lell-hole to our village for a long :ime and chickenheartedness has permitted it to remain and flourish. Whenever Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti vomit up a dose of this kind and drive them out they always manage to find a stopping place here. Are we to be run over any longer? If so let's advertise it, if not crush it. - Saline Observer.