Now is the time to subscribe for the Argus. It is the best and newsiest paper in the county, and should be found in every home in the county. Let all join in wishing the Argus and its forcé a merry Christraas and a bright and prosperous New Year. Mrs. George Reasons, of Pinckney, made a business trip here last week. Miss Carrie Irwin entertained a number of her friends on Wednesday evening. Mr. Sage, of Ann Arbor, was here on Monday. Miss Sarah Taylor will spend a few weeks with relatives in the northern part of the state. Messrs. L. and E. Latson and sisters, of Webster, were entertained at the home of A. Taylor and family last Wednesday evening. Peter Guinon entertained his brother from the country last Friday. A merry Christmas and a happy New Year to all. E. Campbell and daughter, Miss Minnie, spent Sunday and Monday at Whitmore Lake. George Phelps and wife, of the University city, visited her mother on Monday. George Reade and friend were at the county seat last week, on business. Mr. and Mrs. Jedele attended the ded'cation of the Lutheran church at Ann Arbor. Mrs. Charles Gregory had the pleásure of entertaining her daughter from abroad, last week. K. H. Wheeler made a flying visit to Whitmore Lake to visit his brother and family on Tuesday. Peter Seper and wife had the pleásure of entertaining his sister for a few days. George Tubbs is here visiting his brother and family, from the west. Mrs. Ida Vickers, of Staples, linn., will spend the winter with her father. The people of the Baptist church have made several improvements in their house of worship. The Ladies' quartette of our village presented a fine musical program to a large audience, at the Dexter opera house, Saturday evening. The Social Circle of the M. E. church met with Mrs. B. Green, Wednesday, and dinner was served. An enjoyable time was had by those who were present. Miss J. Wheeler, of Chelsea, was the guest of her sister last week. Patrick Lavey has purchased a fine carriage horse. Mr. Moore and wife spent Saturday and Sunday with friends. Torn Mack, of Chelsea, was shaking hands with his old friends last week. Jake Jedele was a Chelsea visitor Friday last. Mrs. Koster, of Wallaceville, visited her brother the first of the week. Casper Sykes, of Pinckney, was tiere on business Saturday. Emerson Raymond, of Carleton, is visiting relatives here. Will Ballou, jr., entertained his cousin last Wednesday. Mrs. H. Smith and Mrs. N. Faine spent tast Tuesday with relatives at Hudson. Thomas Rabbit is looking after his business interest in Marión last Saturday. Jim Galagher visited E. A. Goodwin's school at Hudson last Thursday. Miss Maud Blade, of Pettysville, is visiting her sister here. Born to Mr. and Mrs. August Lesser, twins, a boy and girl, Dec. 9th. Mrs. James Lyman is entertaining from Chelsea the past week. Willis Collins, of Marión, accompanied by his friend visited us last week. Misses Maime Murdock and Olive Pacey were Ypsilanti visitors Monda)-. Mrs. Francisco and daughter Miss Elsie were in Detroit the first of the week. Mr. and Mrs. W. Sloan were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Omar Moore, of Ann Arbor, last Thursday. Mrs. Mann, of Pinckney, was a Dexter visitor last Wednesday. R. Blade and sister, B. Hooker and sister, of Pettysville, attended the dance at the Hudson opera house last Friday evening. Messrs. E. and P. Larkins, of Chilson, was here last Friday to see their best girls. Mrs. Fred Sharp and D. Burkhardt, of Perry, were guests of friends here last week. W. Potter, of .Detroit, was here the first of the week. Charles Neeb, of Ann Arbor, called on his brothers last Saturday. Miss Lou. Creed, of Centerville, is visiting her friends here. Mrs. G. Sigler, of Leslie, was the guest of Rev. and Mrs. McConnell over Sunday. F. M. Sleator, will spend the winter in Ypsilanti. Miss Marion Phelps has been entertaining friends from abroad. Thomas Wilkinson and Mr. Wood, of Chelsea, was here on business last week. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Carpenter entertained some of their Pettysville friends on Tuesday and Wednesday. James Rowe has returned home after a few weeks' visit with reía tives at Foster. John McDonald, of Hamburg 1 was here on Monday. Fred Staebler, from near Ann Arbor, shook hands with some o his oíd friends here one day las week. Miss Mamie McGuire has re turned to her home in the northen part of the state, after severa months' visit with relatives and friends in this vicinity. Mrs. Wm. Stevens, of Ann Arbor, called on some of her friends the first of the week. Miss Nina Wilbur, of the University city, was here visiting friends the first of the week. Miss Gertrude Palmer, of Howell, is spending the week with her grandfather in this place. Thomas Birkett spent Saturday and Sunday in the village with his daughter and family. Miss Hinche passed through here on her way home last Saturday to visit her parents at Chubb Corners. Mr. O'Brien, of Northfield, made us a cali, Thursday. A New Year's dance will be given at the Dexter opera house, Monday evening, Dec. 31, by the young men of this place, and a good time is expected by all. An oyster supper will be served. Bill, 75 cents. A number from here attended the Columbian organ concert at Ann Arbor, last Friday evening. Dexter village will hold a series of entertainments this winter. The first one will be held next Saturday evening, Dec. 22, at the opera house. The May Leggett concert company. Get your season tickets at the Dexter Savings bank. Rev. Christian Haag, pastor of the Lutheran church, has received a cali as pastor of St. John's Lutheran church of Port Huron and will Ieave for that place in a few weeks. W. G. Taylor and lady friend spent last Friday at Chelsea. The Birkett Sunday school class met at the home of Cynthia Carpenter, Tuesday evening, and a good time was had by all. Dr. J. W. Lee, of Waterloo, spent the first of the week with his father and family. The raffle at Biliy Lavey's was ! wvll attended on Monday evening. Dr. and Mrs. Earnest Stanton will spend the winter with his father.