The democrats of Augusta hold theircaucusnext Friday. K clergyman bas beeu chosen street commissioner of Grass Lake. The donation in Chelsea for the W. H. Walker amounted to The Grass Lake creamery receives about 17,000 pounds of rnilk each week. The flouring mili at Fowlerville went up in smoke with a loss of jio.ooo. Mellie Wood, of Raisin, won the iiter-collegiate oratorical contest at Isdianapolis. gnes, the little three year old riaughter of Peter Forner, of Sharon, ied March 12. The law requiring a general reregistration will not affect this spring's election. James M. Dunn will run a series f temperance meetings in Chelsea, beginning March 22. The democrats of Vork hold their tswnship caucus next Saturday at Meoreville at 2 p. m. The biggest hog in. Sharon was raised by William Campbell and weiglied 680 pounds. Clinton has a new foundry. That is one of the infant industries not killed by the Wilson bilí. Mrs. Bridget Muilen, of Chelsea, died, March 13, at her home in Chelsea, aged sixty-seven years. Hayrack socials are the latest fad at Northville. They are said to furnish just wagon-loads of tun. The wife of Sheriff VVilson, of Lenawee county, died at the faraily residence in Raisin last Wednesday. John Linton, of Tecumseh, had his eyes severely burned by molten iron while working in Husen's founiij. Manchester high school cleared i8 for its library f und by a musical entertainment, one evening last week. The assessment rol! of N'ankin tewnship, Wayne county, was $r3,239, and only $289.98 was returned as uncollected. lohn Bachman, Sharon's big celery grower, on opening a large pit ccntaining his celery, found $300 werth of it frozen. Lew A. Wilcox, of Milán, has been re-elected president of the Washtenaw association for protectien against horse-thieves. There is talk of the Grass Lake Masons turning the News of that village out in the cold world and taking the rooms occupied by the News for a banquet hall. St. Patrick's day was celebrated ia Chelsea last evening by a lecture ia the opera house by Rev. P. F. Hallisey, of Detroit, on "A Nation's Faith," with excellent music. W. Derindger, Gottheb Hurtler and Fred Woelper, of Saline, have jast shipped three doublé deck cars f fat sheep to Buffalo. Who said free wool meant cheap sheep? The Ypsilanti jail is still quarantined for the small-pox, and there is a well-developed case of diphtheria in the city, but with a good quarantine system there is no danger of their spreading far. The remains of Mrs. Mary Amsden, who died at the home of her son at Grand Rapids last Thursday, were taken to Ypsilanti for interent. She was 90 years old and the mother of Geo. Amsden and Rachel Bogardus, of Ypsilanti. While going or returning from a social last week one young lady lost her bow which contained an initial gold pin. - Northville Record. Ann Arbor beaus carefully conceal their jewelry and other portable fortns of wealth before venturing out with young ladies. Arthur Miller, of Macon, was driving a spirited horse on the highway. He met some school boys who began guying him by calling out "whoa" to his horse. Arthur applied the whip. The horse did not stop any more. Miller was picked out of the ditch and the horse found in another part of the town. Farmer A. Ü. Clapp, of Lenawee county, is one of those individuals who did not get rattled about free wool and sacrifice his sheep. He is feeding 700 head on his farm naar Adrián, and when he gets a little hard up for spending money, he loads up a car and sends them down to Buffalo, where he gets $5.00 to I6.00 per head. Mrs. Huldah Monroe, who lives w'th her son Benjamin south of town, is, we venture, one of the j smartest old ladies in the county. She is now in her ninetieth year, active and enjbying the best of ealth. She has during the past two months been on a visiting tour at Ann Arbor, Chelsea, Detroit and now at South Lyon, and it is difcult to say where she will go next, as when one of her age gets started 'ne stop is indefinite.- Saline Observer. Grippe has struck Lima as it has the other tuwns of thc courtty. The voters of Scio tüwnship wil wrestle with the silver cuestión at at thc township election. The democratie ward caucuses are ! heldin Vpsilanti this evening, and the city convention Thursday eveni ing. The Ypsilanti republicans hold i their ward caucuses tomorrow evenj ing, and their city convention Friday evening. Frank Henry tried the fingers of his lef t hand in the feed cutter of A. N. Hodgeman, of Dexter. The machine worked nicely. Mrs. Gertrude Eaman, of Detroit, was the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Robison, of Sharon township, last week. The Manchester flouring milis are grinding on an order for shipment to Ireland, and have a 1,000 bag ! order for a Scotch customer. They take water in theirs over in Hudson. The town will consider the question of extending its facilities $6,000 at the spring election. Monroe nursery men report fruit buds O. K. at present, including peaches, tornatoes and basswoorl squash. Society buds are not in it i this weather. Ypsilanti whist players are now playing for individual records. Evidently they are not satisfied with the records they have made in surrounding towns. The glanders have broken out among the horses in Woodbridge township. The state live stock sanitary commission have had seven horses killed and others quarantined. Peace has been arranged between the warring factions in Ypsilai.ti military circies and a new company is to be mustered in. The order has been signed by the powers that be at Lansing. A man over north claims to have discovered the lost art of ternpering copper. He has chisels, knives and other articles made of that metal that take as keen an edge as steel, says the Livingston Herald. The following village officers were elected at Saline: President, Geo. Burkhardt; clerk, C. V. How; trustees, J. McKinnon, E. Hauser and A Harmon; treasurer, J. George Ehnis; assessor, A. C. Clarke. Last Monday, A. V. Slayton paid the freight on a carload of oak lumber from Mississippi, to Detroit, $117.60. It will be made into picture mouldings in Detroit and then shipped to England. - Tecumseh Herald. The Tecumseh News assures us that Alva Spayde, of that place, has purchased a bieyele. When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for Alva to use his purchase, the Spayde may come handy to bury the remains. At the recent village election in Milan, ten per cent. of the votes cast could not be counted. However there were only ninety votes cast, there only being one ticket in the field, and one independent candidate for trustee. The following are the village officers of Milan: President, William H. Whitmarsh; trustees, George F. Minto, Charles Gauntlett, Charles Wilson; clerk, Milton W. Hitchcock; treasurer, Charles H. Kelsey: assessor, Henry Ford. Offairs in the village of Dexter will be manipulated during the ensuing year by the following officials: President, Luther L. James; clerk, John W. Barley; treasurer, Jay Keith; trustees, Charles E. Parker, P. F. Arksey, Alfred Davis; assessor, B. C. Whitaker. Ed Myer, formerly of Ypsilanti, has been smashing some world's records in things muscular. Such little matters as lifting 1,439 pounds dead weight from the ground, raising a ui pound dumb-be!l from the ground to the shoulder and thence arm's length 28 times in succession, and lifting with his back without harness 3,251 pounds, just gives him ati appetite for breakfast. To Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Uhr, of Manchester, a few days since, a little daughter came to bless the home. Matt Blosser mentioned the event to his wife and with a sigh, and a tone of regret, he allowed that such an adjunct of the Blosser household seerued only imaginary. ''Well," said Mrs. B. gently, "never mind; this iittle one isn't ours, it's true, but I understand it is Uhrs." For a moment the genial Matt was (iumbfounded, but as he caught the eye of his better half, he saw the "ooint" and he simnlv remarked :'Uhr right."