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The County Fair

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The Washtenaw County Fair to be held at Ann Arbor, Sept. 25-28, promises to be a great success in every way. The program for the Fair will be both novel and popular. The regular exhibits promise to be better thau ever before, and besides this many new features will be added. Besides the regular premiums offered there will be anumberof special premiums given by merchants and others interested in the Fair. The board of managers has taken a wise step in setting aside Wednesday, Sept. 20, as School Day. Splendid prizes consisting of money and beautiful ñags will be awarded to the schools of the county having the largest percentage of scholars in attendance. County Commissioner Cavanaugh will act as president of the day. Addresses will be made by Supt. A. E. Jennings, of Manistee, candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction, Principal Boone, of the Michigan State Normal School, Supt. W. S. Perry, of Ann Arbor, and Supt. M. A. Whitney, of Ypsilanti. Two hundred school children will give a grand concert, to be conducted by Miss Lucy K. Cole, of Ann Arbor. The price of adniission to scholars and teachers on School Day will be only ten cents. The interest shown promises that this day will be one of the greatest in tn the educational annals of Washtenaw County. Another special feature of the Fair will be the splendid exhibition to be given each day by Bronco John's Wild West, of which J. H. Sullivan, the noted scout and frontiersman, is owner and manager. It will thus be possible for every visitor to the Fair to witness one of the most magnificent'exhibitions of Western life and customs ever brought before the public, and this without any extra charge. Mr. Sullivan has medals, awarded him by ex-President Arthur, and friends in New Mexico, for saving the lives of whites from the attacks of Indiana. He has a strong combination of frontiersmen, and will give a fine exhibition of life in the far West. The livestock department will be of the greatest interest to all owners of domestic animáis. Prominent breeders and heardsmen will bring their best droves, flocks and herds. The speed contests will be of the greatest interest, as soine of the best horses in the state will enter forthelarge premiums offered. These are only a few of the features of the Fair. The entries already made in every department give assnrance that the Fair will be a success in every way, and that there will be a fine exhibition in every department. No one can afford to miss the county fair this year. ftet every man, womau and child in the cumit}' spend at least one day in lookiutr over the large exhibits and enjoying the special attractions. Remember all railroads offer half-fare rates.


Ann Arbor Argus
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