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At a recent game betweeu the Superior base ball nine and the Cherry Hill nine the score stood 24 to 12 at the end of the fifth inning. It took so long to make this score that it was then long past dinner time and the game stopped right there. Says the Grasa Lake News: "We stop the press to annonnce that our pocket book is getting rnighty gaunt in the abdominal cavity. Say, boys, oonsnlt the label on your paper and if you owe us anything come in and pay up. We are tired dodging through alleys and inonkeying around on back streets to avoid our creditors. ' ' If the readers of the Argus don 't want us to be in this condition they will please take the hint. The tenth annual picnic of St. Mary's parish, Pinckney, was held in Jackson's grove near that village yesterday. Next Sunday a quarterly meeting will be held in the Chelsea M. E. church. A hundred and six Chelseaites went to Detroit last Wednesday. Mrs. J. Willard Babibtt, of Ypslanti, on her reeent easteru trip added fifty piëces to her collection of oíd colonial table ware. Dogs killed a number of sheep belonging to Edward Feldkamp, of Saline, last weck. Orange blossoms are expected near Saline. At the Ohelsea day of sports last week Chelsea defeated Grass Lake at ball by a score of 2 to 7. In the afternoon the third ward tigers of Ann Arbor defeated Chelsea by a score of 17 to 10. C. F. Conklin, of Sylvan, will at once rebuild his barn recently burned. Will Toller, of Saline, is the father of a two weeks old sou. There is still some slight jprospects 01 electric lights for Saliue. The collection at the Bridgewater Lutheran ohurch for missiouary pur poses Sunday before last aniouuted to $84. D. Nissly, of Saliue, has painted his stores. Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Burkhardt, of Saliue, rejoice over the advent of a son last week. The Saline Farmers' club meets at G. L. Hoyt's the first Friday iu Sep teniber. The Maocabees of Mooreville enjoyed au excursión to Detroit and Belle Isle Thursday. Those who "took it iu' were not all K. O. T. M's., but all had a pleasaut onting aud pronotmced the excursiou an all around saocess. Harry Twig, of near Milan, had au unpleasant experience recently with a runaway team. While engaged iu hauling water his horses became frightenec and ran away, throwing him out anc one wheel passed over his head. That ■was a " hardhead, " however, and with a few stitches and the passing of a few days was as good as uew. C. M. Fuller, of Milan, will have charge of tne Mooreville schools nexi year. If Mr. Fuller is as good a teacher as he was a student in boyhooc days Mooreville will have a mighty good school the coming year. A goodly number of Milau sinners have been in attendance at the Adrián camp meeting during the past week. It is understood that Editor Smith, oJ the Leader, was an object of much solicitude but that he was too hardened to be reached.


Ann Arbor Argus
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