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A literary society has been organ ized at Worden. Manchester claims to be increas ing in population. The streets of Dexter are packec on a Saturday night. Rev. S. T. Morris, of Dexter, i doing England and Scotland. A new Catholic church was ded cated at Fowlerville last Sunday. Lena Lucksche, of Salem, wa kicked in the face by a colt las week. Patrick Monahan, a pioneer o Green Oak, died July 16, aged sixt years. The Peoples' Bank, of Manches ter, last week had $105,984.73 o deposit. John Bird, of Webster, whil cradling wheat last week was cut ii the leg. The Chelsea Lutherah church is to be 34x58 feet in size with a 76 foot steeple. The Congregational parsonage in Dexter has been shined up with paint again. Ottmar Andrés made 1,000 berry baskets in one day in Palmer's factory in Dexter. Peter J. Lehman, of Chelsea, has a Miss Lehman in his family who weighs twelve pounds. C. R. Seeley, of Detroit, has removed to Dexter and lives next door to the Baptist church. Spooner Bros. have rented the building of Z. Burr ín Dexter and are fixing it up for a creamery. Miss Maggie Ebbett had the end of her little finger amputated in the Clinton woolen mili last week. Manchester runs electric lights till i a. m. and then six kerosene lights Ilumínate the town till daybreak. Conrad Hcselschwerdt, of Sylvan, broke two bones in his hand a few days ago, by falling against a fence rail. C. S. Gregory is having a drive well put down. The workers stopped to rest last week at a depth of 85 feet. While Mrs. Keating, of Ypsilanti, was rilling a gasoline stove last Friday, it exploded, burning her very badly. Tuesdays and Fridays are the only days berries are allowed to be picked in the whortleberry swamp in southwestern Manchester. The three-year-old daughter of Adam Riedel, jr., of Bridgewater, while playing with matches in a woodshed set fire to her clothes and was seriously burned. Mrs. Lea Rorabache.r, of Rjebtefcs Corners, died July 17.' aged thiityfour years. She was "born in this county and was married eleven vears ago. She leaves a husband and one son. Dogs in Dexter are leading a pre carious existence. The marsha carries a gun for the unlucky canine who slips out to get a breath of fresh air without his muzzle, and if he escapes the marshal, the deadly dog poisoner may fetch him. John Hause, of Clinton, keeps his refrigerator on the front porch. He put his Sunday meat in it. During Saturday night, everything eatable in the refrigerator was stolen. As Hause had made preparations for a big Sunday dinner, there was quite a little in the refrigerator. The recent mad dog scare in Manchester has caused the council to order all dogs muzzled, and any dogs found running at large in the village between August ist and September i5th will be shot by the marshal. Farmers should either muzzle their dogs or leave them at home. For several months borers have been at work on Ed. Smith's farm in Clinton and iïnally gave up the job at a depth of 500 feet. When the drill was taken out water was found at the depth of 80 feet which came within 20 feet of the top. The drillers had passet! the vein without noticing it. Master Sam Bohnet, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Bohnet, who live south of town, niet with a very serious accident last Sunday evening. He and his 5-year-old sister were riding horseback, when in some way they both feil off. The Iittle girl escaped with a few bruises, but Master Sam received an ugly wou nd on his right thigh and also on the head, caused, it is thought, by the horse stepping upon him. At present writing it is thought he will recover. - Chelsea Herald. The following are the names of our citizens who walked the streets of Dexter previous to 1830: Emily Noble, nowMrs. Swift, 1825; Morell Goodrich, 1827; Wm. Arnold, 1826, Millicent Bond, now Mrs. S. W. Dexter, 1826; G. A. Peters, 1826; Mrs. Samuel Holmes, 1826; Fred Warner, 1826; Harry I. and Nelson Phelps, 1828. Esquire Page and Judge Crane are the only inhabitants now living who were residents of the village at the time they came here in 1832. - Dexter Leader. I Aii exceedingly early morning wedding was celebrated in Clinton a week ago Friday. Justice Smith was aroused f rom his slumbers shortly after the time "when graveyards yawn" and at one o'clock pronounced the words which united Will Neiblo and Miss Amelia Erlinbush, both of Clinton. The marshal will now go about his duties armed with a lasso for the cows and a buil dog revolver for the dogs. He is also expected to keep one eye on the saloon-keepers while the other hunts out the man who has not paid his village tax. Umbrella menders, tramps, soap peddlers, organ grinders and crazy politicians had better keep out of 'siglit or they may get run in. - Manchester Enterprise. We imagine but few railroad stations in the state present a prettier specimen of ornamental gardening than ours. At the north end of the passenger house the ground has been beautifully sodded, and laid out with winding gravel walks, among which are flower beds of various and suggestive designs. Masonic emblems, stars, and very natural objects are represented. Under the water tank, on the incline of a grassy mound, the word Ypsilanti, in letters nearly a yard high, composed of bright red flowers, is seen. There is a conservatory building on the ground, where flowers will be raised and preserved during the winter, to renew the picture when summer shall return. -


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