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Dexter Township

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John Taylor has erected a barn on his lot. F. Erwin was with friends at Silver Lake Friday. Wm. Cobb, Sr., has been at Howell the past week. S. Prudden, of Chelsea, was with friends last Friday. James Gregory, of MariĆ³n, visited his parents Sunday. Mr. Butler is erecting a fine cottage house at the lakes. Mrs. W. Hooker, of Pinckney, was with friends Friday. P. McCabe, of Ann Arbor, visited his parents last Tuesday. Jay Sheehan, of Hamburg Junction, spent Monday here. Jacob Schaberly was with Ann Arbor friends last Friday. Miss Anna Gregory was with Pinckney friends Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Jackson, of Putnam, were with friends Tuesday. Chas. Parker has moved into the Taylor house in the village. E. Farnham, of Pinckney, was in this place Monday morning. H. Schieferstein was at the county seat on business Monday. Misses Flood and Gherety, of Podunk, visited here on Friday. Floyd Vanriper, of Flowerville, spent last week with relatives. John McDonald, of Hamburg, was here on business Monday. Thomas Chamberlain spent Friday with friends in Ann Arbor. Miss Mate Cobb entertained her friend from Ann Arbor Tuesday. The Misses Reason spent Sunday with their cousins in Ann Arbor. Chas. Coy carne down from Jackson Thursday to visit old friends. The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Johd Hall died Tuesday, April 25. Art Flintoft, of Hamburg, spent Sunday with his brother and cousins. Miss Minnie Stoup, of Ypsilanti, was the guest of her sister last week. Mrs. C. Miller and friend, of Lima, visited friends here Friday. Mrs. John Tuffs entertained her sister from Putnam, one day last week. Miss B. Gulick made her friends a short visit here the last of the week. Jesse Henry, of Pettysville, spent Wednesday with his old schoolmates. Misses Vida Blake and Eva Blade of Pettysville, spent Sunday with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. T. Armstrong were with their many Ann Arbor friends Friday. Mrs. Chas. Carpenter was the quest of her sons in Ann Arbor over Sunday. Miss Kate McCabe has been visiting relatives in Ypsilanti the past few days. John Lee, Jr., of Detroit, spent Saturday and Sunday with his father and sisters. E. H. Carpenter, of Petoskey, visited at his old home several days of the past week. Rep. H. W. Newkirk and wife left Friday evening for Chicago to visit the World 's Fair. Misses Carrie and Myrta Taylor were with relatives near South Lyons the last of the week. Ralph Arnold has returned home after a few weeks' stay in the northern part of the state. Miss Nellie Newkirk spent two days of last week with her grandparents in the village. Miss Martha French, accompaned by her mother, were guests of friends in Ann Arbor Tuesday. The ladies society of the M. E. church met at the home of Mrs. E. A. Nordman Wednesday. George Spiegelberg and son John spent Sunday with his brother and family at Whitmore lake. The ladies society of the Cong'l church met with Mrs. C. H. Vanriper Wednesday afternoon. Miss Myrtella Reason, of Pinckney, accompanied by two of her lady friends, were here Monday. Mr. and Mrs. McComb had the pleasure of entertaining some of their friends one day last week. Mrs. T. Vernam has purchased another horse in the place of the one burned in the recent fire in Lyndon. Wm. Asquith and Mr. and Mrs. D. Crossley, of Stockbridge, attended their cousin's funeral Thursday. Died, at her home, in Dexter township, Tuesday April 25, 1893, of consumption, Miss Ellen Taylor, only daughter of the late Shepherd Taylor, aged 39 years, 3 months and 5 days. She leaves an aged mother and a large number of relatives to mourn her loss. The funeral services were held at the house on Tuesday at 2 p. m. Rev. F. E. Pearce conducted the services. Day yftcr day we eaw her fade, A.nd gently smk away; Yet often in our hearta wc rrayed That ahe might longer stay. Misses Atinie and May Vincent, who are attending the literary department of the University, spent Sunday with their cousins, the Misses Taylor. Married, at St. Joseph church, in Dexter, Tuesday, May 2, 193, Miss Veronica Sweetman, of this place, and Mr. E. M. Fohey, of Pinckney. The bride is an estimable young lady and well known in society circles. Mr. and Mrs. Fohey will reside in Pinckney. May much happiness and prosperity attend them through life is the wish of their friends.