Joe Alger lias purchased the steam engine of M. E. Sill's paint mili and will use it to run his meat chopper with. Alonzo Olsaver will sell at auction his personal property on his farm in Webster township, on Friday, March i. Mr. Olsaver has rented the Phelps property on Baker Street and will move there soon. Several of our business men in our village are talking of putting electric lights in their stores, using a private plant - a boom for Dexter. Andrew Straith returned home last Thursday, after several days' visit with Owosso friends. Wesley Canfield, of Grass Lake, was here looking after his business 'last Saturday. Patrick McCabe was with his old friends in Ann Arbor, last week. Charles Glover and brother, of Pinckney, passed through here ast Saturday, on their way to Ann Arbor. John Schultz and family were the guests of his parents last Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Wilson, of Ann Arbor, were the guests of their cousins here rást week. Mr. and Mrs. E. Servis, of Ann Árbor, were entertained by her mother, Sunday. V. Ackerson and wife, of Chelsea, were the guests of A. Taylor and family last Sunday. Frank Heek, of Leslie, was here last week looking after his business. E. Campbell and wife spent Sunday in the village with her parents. Henry Harris and sons, of Pinckney, were entertained by hér sister, Sunday. John Pidd and wife were the guests of his sister in Dexter last Sunday. Omar Móore, or Ann Arbor, was here last Tuesday. George Burkhart, [of Perry, was entertained by some'of his friends here last week. John Costeilo, jr., of Detroit, spent last Saturday with his parents. Miss Hattie McCarthy, of Chelsea, was the guest of her friends in this vicinity, last Friday. Mrs. B. McCauley entertained her sister last week. Miss Bertha Gulick is visiting her friends here tor a short time. The Dexter postoffice was moved last Saturday night from John Costello's grocery store into his dry goods store. E. A. Goodwin closed a very successful term of school in District No 3, Friday afternoon. The atternoon was spent in singing and speaking by the children. E. Larkin was with his best chum last week. The Podunk lyceum will be held next Thursday evening at the Podunk school house. The following is the program: Music, America; recitation, by Lois Roger; solo, by Thomas Peatt; recitation, by Dorr Queal; select readimg, by Susie 01saver; question for debate: "Resolved, that the right of suffrage should be extended to women." Misses Clark were in Ann Arbor with their many friends last week Wednesday. Charles Bullis, of Anderson, vas here last week, visiting old friends. The remains of Mrs. Tuomey, of Kansas City, were brought here last Monday for burial. At the reception given by the Christian Endeavor society to the Epworth League and B. Y. P. U., at the home of Mr. and Mrs. M. Sill, last Saturday evening, the three societies were well represented, 125 being present. The program consisted of reading scriptures, prayer and singing, and a bountiful supper was served. Miss Olive Pacey entertained about twenty-five of her Ann Arbor friends last Friday evening. Dr. W. Conlon, of Chelsea, has opened a dental office over Alley & Son's store and will be here every Wednesday. The Ladies' Aid society, of the Baptist church, was entertained at Mrs. Nettie Parker's last Wednesdav, Fel). 27. Dinner was served trom 12 till 2 o'clock. Committee: Mrs. Jennie Keal, Mrs. Carrie Bostw. k, Mrs. Isola Peatt and Mrs. Nt ttie Parker. Mrs. G. Higgins entertained her sister last Saturday. Mrs. Charles Rockwell, of Ann Arbor, was the guest of her daughter here a few days last week. Misses Jessie and Anna Uoane entertained guests last Sunday. Mrs. James Harkins, of Ann Arbor, was with her sister here last week. Miss Ida Davidson and Miss Johnson were with their Dexter friends last week. Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Quish entertained the progressive pedro party last Wednesday evening. E. R. Doane is recovering from a severe attack of inflammatory rheu matism. Rev. W. H. Walker, of Chelsea, preached at the Congregational 1 church last Sunday. Frank Pratt will soon move bis stock of goods in the Rehm building. Mr. and Mrs.. H. Knipe rejoice now over the advent of a little son, Feb. rith.