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Progressive Milán is enveloped in a cloud of dust and the citizens are wishing for rain. The gardens are drying up for the want of it. Mrs. Adams, of New York, is the guest of Mrs. Dr. Palmer and daughters. Rev. Geo. Chapman and wife, of Carthage, 111., have lately returned from África and brought with them a native whom they purchased with 150 yards of cloth from the cannibals who were intending to diñe off of this bright little African girl of five summers. She is one of the attractions at the Free Methodist camp grounds. Mrs. J. Steidle is entertaining guests from Ohio. Miss Julia King leaves for a visit to the White City Jhis week. Mr. Chas. Sill and company have returned from their Portage lake sojourn. Milán is full of strangersand Sunday it was estimated there were 5,000 people on the Free Methodist camp groúnds, who carne to listen to the preaching. The sessions are interesting and enthusiastic. The grounds look like a city of tents with an avenue between them and the large central tent, which holds several hundred people. Several hundred people brought their dinners and ate on the grounds, staying all day. The W. R. C indulged in another ice cream social, Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Fulcher are entertaining guests from out of town. The Misses Pomeroy, of Ypsilanti, are visiting Milán friends. Several of the Milán people are visiting Carlton friends this week. Mrs. A. B. Smith is entertaining guests from Ypsilanti this week. Miss C. Chapin is on the sick list. Mr. Guy Coe is taking a week's vacation. Mrs. A. E. Putman is entertaining guests from out of town this week. A company of young people in company with Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wilson will spend a few days camping and fishing at Devil's lake. Mrs. Jennie Larimer and children returned to their home in Topeka, Kansas, Tuesday of this week. Col. Smiley, of Flint, delivered a very interesting lecture Tuesday evening in the interest of the K. O. T. M. Mr. Eldredge has returned to Milán, after a two weeks' rest, feeling quite refreshed. Flossie Chapin and Imo Whitmarsh returned Monday from Zukey lake. Mrs.Knowles, of Topeka, Kansas, is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Austin Dexter. The postoffice has been moved one door east, into Mr. Mack's block. The office is much pleasanter and more roomy. Mrs. H. Fuller has returned from Chicago. Mrs. G. R. Williams has an interesting class in physical culture. The Presbyterian ladies will hold their tea social at Mrs. McGregor's, on Wilcox street, Tuesday afternoon. Miss May Robison, of Detroit, is visiting Milan friends for a few days. Mr. Chas. Clark's people are entertaining guests from Detroit. Miss Susie Knight is visiting friends in Quincy. Alex Smith has returned from his visiting tour. Wm. Whaley, jr., with a number of men and teams, are at Belle Isle at work. The Clinton boys will play with the Milan boys the i)th at the Milan Driving Park. Rev. G. E. Sloan and wife, Mrs. Eddy and Mrs. Kelsey, and Lena Smick will attend the Epworth League convention at Ridgeway, this week. Mr. and Mrs. R. Rouse and daughter, of Saline, visited Milan friends Saturday and Sunday. Geo. Heath is clerking for O. E. Jones.. Mr. Mizner has left for his home in Burr Oak. A. Gauntlett has built a new side walk in front of his house. E. H. Hinckley is visiting in Bellville. Butter is 20 cents per pound. Mrs. Belle Taylor is entertaining guests from abroad. The Milan 'people have returned from Zukey lake. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Bennet returned to Ann Arbor, Monday. Clarence Wisdom attended the teachers' examination at Monroe last week.


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