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Azalia is to have a creamery. The dog poisoner is abroad in Saline. The Normal school has an enrollment of 1251 L. E. Dwelle, of Grass Lake, has planted 38 acres of beans. Bishop Foley confirmed a class of 106 in Ypsilanti last week. Otto Jarrandt, recently of Saline, has sold his Belleville hotel. Chas. Lyon has finished his new house in Milán, so has Don. Murray. Notwithstanding its recent fire, Plymouth will celébrate the Fourth of July. Willard Wilson's barn at Whitmore lake was blown off its foundation last week. The Chelsea schools have engaged E. E. Webster as principal for the coming year. Scarlet fever has made its appearance at Chelsea and diphtheria has not yet disappeared. Peeble's Corners now enjoys all the deliglits and expenses of i zation - ice cream on tap at all hours. Thumm and Schmidt, Ypsilanti saloon keepers paid $25 for the privilege of keeping open on a recent Sunday. A unión Sunday school picnic of the Webster, South Lyon and Hamburg Sunday schools will be held at Whitmore Lake, Saturday, June 17. In the wind storm of last week, 150 trees on the farm of Charles Avery, near Saline, and 70 trees on the farm of Henry McMann were blown down. The first matinee on the Saline driving track will be held Saturday, June 10. The track, although new, promises to be one of the best halfmile tracks in the state. The editor of the Grass Lake News is advertising for stray cats. Express your surplus stocic of cats to the News, which will find comfortable homes for them. Mrs. Charlotte Shaw died in Saline, May 18, aged 87 years. She had resided in Saline since 1838 and was the oldest member of the Presbyterian church at that place. Arthur Reed, the little son of David Reed, of South byon, was struck by a railroad train while going fishing and his skull was fractured. He died from his injuries in a few hours. The Columbian Literary Society meets at Supervisor Frank Duncan's in Northfield tomorrow evening to discuss the question of "Whether it would improve the American home if the women were better educated." Hank Brown, who lives across the town line in Washtenaw, weighs 311 pounds and always eats with his coat off. A few days ago while at dinner he reached along down the table for another hunk of ham. The strain on his galluses snapped off a rear button, which shot up against the ceiling, then whizzed down against his wife's nose and glancing off struck a píate, whence it rebounded, popping Hank in the eye. The sting on the nose gave Mrs. Hank such a spasm that she whacked the teapot over, scalding her husband's arm; then he with a lurch to swing up out of his chair, caught his bay window under the leaf and upset the table. White and speechless he waded through the ruins and went out and sat down on the stoop. Now his suspenders are sewed to his trousers with a doublé waxed-end, but he keeps right on beins; mad. -


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