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Geo. Miller, of Lyndon is hauling lumber to build a large barn, in the spring. A large majority of the cisterns in this village are empty. They will continue so tili this snow melts. Willie Mills, of Unadilla, died last week of diabetis and was buried Sunday. He was about 28 years oíd and leaves a wife to mourn his early demise. Ira Glover, mail agent, s'pent last Sunday araong relatives in this place. Frank Greening, mail agent, has been at home this week. Martin Clinton, of North Lake, returned from a week's visit in Jackson, last Tuesday. The J. M. Letts homestead will be sold at couimissioner's sale at Ann Arbor, next Mondav. Luxuries and modern improvements are good, provided they are got without unreasonably grir.ding those who are not able to have them, to get them. Factories are not necessarily an unmixed good, as the strikes and unrest among thcir employees show. Thomas L. Leach has rented his farm two miles northwest of town to Henry Kalmbach and will move ruto town. The only cxciternent here now is ahout electru lights. Whether or not we shall have are lights for our streets will be the issue at the charter election next spring. The main question in these times is not what people would like tö have but what are they able to have. The young people's reading room and gymnasium has been fixed up in very attractive style over the store next to the postoffice. It was! opened last Tuesday evening. The markets are very dull and prices changing but little. Wheat brings 50c. for choice lots, but 49c. is high enough for old loads. Rye has advanced and brings 50c; oats, 30c; barley, 05c; beans have improved and bring $150; clover seed, $5; dressed hogs, $5; eggs, 17c; butter, 15c. Receipts improving since the storm. Business starts up some this week aftsr the big storm. It would be more lively it it were not for the immense snow-ririfts in the roads. D. B. Taylor will leave next Monday to attend the grand lodge, A. O. U. VV., at Kalamazoo, and will be chairman of the committee on credentials. There have been taken in at the company's elevator here, since last July, 2,050 loads of all kinds of grain. There are about as many more to come before July comes again. The lecture of Rev. A. B. Storms at the tovvn hall, Monday night, was well attended and gave good satisfaction. His subject was "Modern Chivalry." Next Sunday is quarterly meeting at the M. E church. The presiding eider will be present. The masquerade last Friday night at the town hall was not largely attended. The special meetings continue Ihis week at the M. E. church, and a good interest is manifested.


Ann Arbor Argus
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