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County And Vicinity

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The Lima Grunge holds its next meeting on Friday, January 1!. Charles Macham, T & A. station agent at Whitmore Lake, has the grip. Revival meetings are being held at the M. E. church, Milan, by Rev. E. Yager. Let all sinners take notice. Some unregenerate cuss recently stole twenty ctioiee chickens of Lilliaii Lombard, ot' Whitmore Lake. It was a fowl deed. W. B. Rane and Frank Rane. Sr., of Whitmore Lake, have been keeping bachelor"s h(e)all during the absence of Mrs.Rane in Ohio. We shall tell no tales. iss May Iianvn. of Whitmore Lake, daughter of Mrs. Shier, won the silver medal contest given by the I. O. G. T., at the Clifton House last Saturday evening. Heman Woods, of Chelsea, who recently moved to Ann Arbor, was made the recipiënt of a handsome gift on retiring l'rom the position of mastor of Chelsea odge, F. & A. M. A new harness and boot and shoe store has been opened at Whittaker by John Gotts and Arthur Elliot. They have Gott(s) the goods and they are Arthur your money. Give them a caln. An enterprising Pinckney eitizen ia extensively engaged in skunk farming. This industry is one of the few not protected by the McKinley bill on account of the protection those animáis carry in their ovvn right. The committee having the matter in charge will meet in Lansing next Wednèsday and consider plans for the buildings of the new home for the ieeble minded. We are pleased tliat Lapeer is to have the new home. It will supply a long-feit want. A large number of representative farmers who attended the insurance meeting in Ann Arbor this week visited the Argus to pay uu their subscriptions for the next year. They spoke many kindly words of the Argus. Miss Libby Nissly, of Saline, died at the home of her brother, Daniel, January 3rd, aged 52 years. She had been in bad heatth for a long time. The ïuneral was held Saturday and the remains were interred in Union District cemetary. There is a farm of 250 acres loeated near Dundee known as the Rasin Valley Stock Farm. It was established by E. M. Lewis who managed it for several years. Recently it was sold to a Mr. Morrison of Nebraska. The sale includes live stock and equipments. The masonic fraternities of Adrián, except Adrián chapter, have had their losses by the recent fire ad justed. ÍThe Adrián comruandery receives the full amount of the policy carried on its furniture, $500, whilé the Adrián lodgé receives $1,200 on its paraphernalia, fnrnitnre, etc. Frank Nott, of Pinckney, went to Jackson one day last week, and haviiift tuten on a large amount of '"coin juice," let his team run away and made things generally lively for a time. He was theri gathered in, taken to the "jug" and flned $3. aft er which he returned home a sadder and wiser man. Couuty Clerk Baker, of Jacksnn county, issued 4öf mamase licenses in 1893, as against 540 in 1392. ïhis falliuR ojï was cine, aa no doubt the lepublicans will declare, to fear of passage of the Wilson bill. Here in Washtenaw, where democracy is rampant, the number of licenses issued shows a handsome increase over the preeeding year. The following program will be carried out at the meeting of the Saline Farmers' club today: Paper by Geo. S. Woods on '-The Outlook for Michigan Farmers ïmder the Prospective Vree Trade;" Readiug, by Mrs. D. A. Tovvnsend; Music. The meeting will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. 8 R. Crittenden all members are requested to be present as the animal election will then occur.