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W looping cough has broken out i a Sharon. The Ypsilanti postoffice building is to be enlarged. There are 334 pupils enrolled in the Manchester schools. Over $1,500 has been pledged'for a creamery at Hamburg. South Lyon sent fifty six people to the World's Fair last week. A feed mili has been started in Salem by VanSickle and Doane. Forty-three went to the World's Fair from Grass Lake last Tuesday. Henry Kuhl, of Sharon, is replacing his burned barn with a new one. The Methodists of Clinton propose to have evangelistic meetings soon. Chelsea and Dexter papers are booming lecture courses for those villages. The excursión to the World's Fair last week took on 10S passengers at Ypsilanti. The onion and celery erop around South Lyon has been badly damaged by frosts. Griffin Carpenter, of South Lyon, has had his pockets picked of $80 at the World's Fair. Eleven sheep belonging to Lloyd Conklin, of Bridgewater, were killed by dogs recently. M. Bell, of Dexter township, has a thirteen pound boy, who has just arrived at his house. Twenty Ypsilantians started foi the VVorld's Fair, Sunday night, to be on hand for Chicago day. Frank Dwelle, of Grass Lake, raised forty acres of cucumbers this year, solely for their seed, which he sold to D. M. Ferry & Co. The store of George Ehnis in Saline was robbed on Wednesday evening of last week of an overcoat, a revolver and some tobáceo. Solomon C. Barber, who lived three miles south-east of Grass Lake, died October 3, aged eighty-two years. He was a pioneer of the state. Thomas Clark and Miss Ella Logan both of Manchester, were married October 4 at the residence of the bride's father, Erasmus Logan by Rev. R. L. Cope. A good many cats are being dropped on the roads in Ypsilanti town. i people knew where they were wanted, they would ship them to the Grass Lake News. The Grass Lake News is just fifceen years oíd, numbering its age in ycars, but numbering it in experie:ice:t must bewell over a hundred. What the News doesn't know isn't worth knowing. It is a most vigorous youngster. Long may it live to the great delight of its readers. The grain elevator of J. E. Just & Co., in South Lyon, was burned last week with a loss of $7,500, nearly covered by insurance. The elevator contained 2,500 bushels of beans, 500 bushels of wheat, 100 barrels of flour and corn, oats and feed. A new elevator will be built. Daniel Weiennett, of Saline, who died at his home September 30, was one of the pioneers of the county. He was born in Berne, Switzerland, August 11, 1805, and came to Saline in 1834. He was married in 1838 and leaves two daughters. For a number of years he worked at his trade, that of shoemaking, in Saline. Again were they successful, and again the Saline Jerseys scoop the platter. As will be remembered, last week J. F. Avery with eleven head of his famous herd attended the fair at Adrián, where a strong competition was found. In cattle as in everything else, numbers do not count for quality, and when the able judges cast an eye of inspection over the various herds, six blue ribbons and one red one, indicating six first and one second premium, were given Mr. Avery for his well bred and fine show of perfect stock. This week he is at Hillsdale, where he will doubtless capture another fine list of premiums, besides the advertisement which to a breeder is


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