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Charles Webster, a cleaf raute, aged 46, was killed near Wolverine by a Michigan Central train. Jerome Mttnson, aged MÏ, was killed at New Latbrop by a falling tree which was blown over ti;ion hirn. Two littitj children of John Ash at Ransom ate black antimony. One child was saved, but the other, au infaut, died. The St. Mary's Church society of Williamston, whose church was burned somt; time ago, lias decided to rebuild on the same site ana wprk will be comrnenced at once. Satnrtlay. Feb. 3. L. A. Sherman of Port Hurón has forinally announced hinisalf as a Kepublicau candidate for congress. Au old lady at Tecumseh, whose husbantl fought 11 the Black Hawk war, bas recently been granted a pension of $8 per rnonth. Alexander Dumont, a Frenchman, had bis leur cut ofr' by the cars at McRea's sawmill at Ewen. Herslipped and feil under a moviiig car, and will not survive the in jury. Ex-Governor Lxice, in addressing tbe farmers at Coldwater, urged tliat th salaries of all oiiicials be reduced on accaünt of the hard ti jaes. Monduy, Feb. 4. Gratiot county Sunday schools will hold a convention at Itbaca, ïeb. i and 24. Holland was lighted by electricity for the first time Saturday evening. Uasuliiie had previously been used. Burglars went to Bad Axe. broke into the Hotel Morrow, pried open the safe, and stole about 120. Wynndotte people liave organized a new social and athletie clb, whicb starts off with a inembership of 30. The basket manufactory at Ijudington is being put in good repair as rapidly as possible preparatory to resuming business, which will be, it is expected, the present week. Tucsdiiv, Feb. 6. The Gogebic Hardwood and Manufacturing company of Ironwood has been incorporated with a capital of $15,000. Probate Judge Cowes of Ingham county has appointed George Foster of Lansing a member of the soldiers' relief commission. A number of cattle have died in the vicinity of Salem from some unknown disease, which the skill of the local veterinary surgeons. A week-old baby was left on the Johnson House steps at imlay City at an early hour Monday morning, and when found and taken in one of its feet and one hand i were partially frozen. tYeduesday, Feb. 7. A vote will ba taken at Marcellus on March 12 on the proposition to bond the place for $8,(XiO for a waterworks system. The smallpox, it seems, has again made its appearance at Otsego. A boardinghouse keeper is the latest person attacked. The boarders have all been quarantined. The heading ïnill of H. Sayers & Son at Sherwood is again running after a short shut down, but owiiig to the depression in business they found it necessary to make a cut in the wages of the men amounting to about 15 per cent on the average. Samuel Richard of Lockwood was found in his barn, behind his horses' heels. It was at first suppo.sed he had been kicked by the animáis, but as no marks were found on his person, it was decided he died of heart disease. Tluirsday, Keb. 8. There are many old people sick at Vicksbnrg, most of them dangerously so. Dowaaiac's chair faetory has resumed operátions, after having been shut down for a number. of months. Joel Sherman. and Dan Berry of Brady, Kalamazoo county, paid a fine of S11.50 for being drunk and disorderly on Vicksburg streetf. The school teachers of Berrien, Cass and St. Joseph counties will hjld their first annnul joint convention at Cassopolis Feb. lö and 17. James W. Smith of Mona Lake has been identifled by Ate Goudberg of Muskegon as man whoassaulted him in his (Goudberg's) store on jSov. 28, last. Schoolcraft is talking of putting in a system of nest wells for fire protection, a7id members of their council were at Vicksbiirg a few days ago investigating their system of wells.


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