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The Manchester baseball tearn turned the tables on the Saline boys June 20, and defeated them by a score of 11 to 3. Mts. Warren Davis, a former resident of Sylvan, died at her home in Jackson, Saturday, June 20, aged 78 years. About 35 members of the Eastern Star Chapter at Chelsea visited the chapter at Grass Lake last eveniug and had a very pleasant time. Mr. George Eendel, of Milan, aud Miss Mfebel Allen, of Macon, were married at Tecuinseh, Wednesday evening of last week. They will live at Macon. On Wednesday evening, June 24, Luicien G. Locke, M. D.', of Ohio, and Miss Ella Murray, a teacher in the Milan schools, were married at the residence of the bride's parents in Milan. The Wabash railroad is doing a beautiful work for Milau. The ground in frout of the depot has been levelec off and sodded and some handsome beds of flowers and foliage plants sel out. Members of the L. O. T. M. of Grass Lake visited Manchester Tuesday of last week, had a picnio dinner and vis ited the Manchester hive of Macoabees in the evening. They had a delightful time. An Ypsilaoti sheriff's offlcer mistook the rising moon for a fire in the eas the other evening and started to give the fire alarm at the engine honse Mast have been Crane-ing bis neok over a glass. The Chelaea Standard says : ''The earthquake shock tbat was noticeable in the southern part of the village Sunday evening, was caused by the tumble that F. T. McNarnara took wheu tha hammook rope broke. " Justice Doyle's house in Milan was struck by lightning Sunday morning ve k during the heavy storm, and was set ou fire in seveial places. The flre department put ont the blazes before inuch damage was done. The ladies of St. Mary's chnrch, Chelsea, gave au ice cream social at the opera house in that village, Satmrday evening, which was well patronizd. Choice refreshmeut were served and an enjoyable time was spent by all. Tuesday evening, June 23, Mr. Herbert E. Hepburn and Miss Hattie A. Hunter, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Milo Hunter, of Chelsea, were qnietly married at the home of the bride's parents by Eev. C. L. Adams. C. W. Pullen's obildren have a schoul reoord that perhaps but few families have. They have attended school six years, five all the time and six during the past year, and have never had a tardy mark, aud Bruce has not been absent in three years. - Milan Leader. , E. R. Beal, of Ypsilanti, lost a valnable carriage horse one day last week at the Lowell milis. He hitched his horse and went away for a couple of hours. Irritated by the flies it broke away from the fast6ning and ran into the river, where hampeed by the carriage aud harness it was drowned. Mrs. Mary Durand, daughter of Elisha Congdon, one of the tsvo original settlers of Chelsea, died in Battle Creuk, June 21, and was buried in Oakland cemetery, Chelsea, June 24. She was a resident' of Chelsea up to the f all of 1894, when she went to live with her son in Battle Creek. Shb ■was 68 years of age. A dance that was being held by the colored people of Ypsilanti, Thursday night of last week, was radely broken np by an Ann Arbor man who thought his Ypsilanti brothers were monopilizing his lady too much. He drew his razor and started in to clean out the hall. The way in whioh the crowd got out clearly evidenced the powerful argument of his knife. The alumni of the Chelsea High School with their wives and husbands, held their first annnal banquet at the Chelsea House Wednesday night of last week. About 60 foriner graduates were present aud enjoyed the festivities of the evening. Hon. James S. Gorman, '75, was toastmaster and speeches were made by Miss Florence Bachmau, '85, Miss Edith Congdon, '85, H. A. Dancer, '91, Miss Ella Morton, '93, Henry Stimson, '94, Mate Bower, '96, Dorsey Hoppe, '89, and Miss Nellie Congdon, '98. At the conclusión of the banquat the alumni association was organized and the following officers ohosen: President, Audrus Gulde, '95; vioe president, Mrs. George Begole, '79; 8ecretary,C. LeRoy Hill, 94; treasurer, Ransom Armstrong, '91. The week before last tbe populatiou of Suleui was increased five by tbe birth of fonr girls and one boy. Thö ladies of the Baptist church at Saine have an ice ereain social tomorrow. A inild way of celebrating the Fourth. A Piuckney business man beoarue so nterested in selling a binder last week tbat he sold one that belonged to auother dealer. Lightning struck the old Dr. Hall house in Ssline, Thursday night of last week, doing but little damage bnt giving the neighbors qnite a scare. David Wilcox bas added to Cashier Nöwkirk's museum, a pair of candle snuü'ers nearly one hundred years old, and a lamp trimmer made in 1864, the only one we have ever seen. - Dexter Leader. Mrs. A. Potter's house just west of Dexter village, was burned to the ground Sunday week night. It was unoccnpied and the origin of the fire is a mystery. Insured in the Washteuaw Mntual for $300. Frank Spafard, Albert SpenceL-, B. G. English and C. W. Case, of Manchester, have improved their property ay putting down cement sidewalks in front of it. Prof. M. A. Whitney, ex-superintendent of the Ypsilanti schools, has reoeived the offer of the superintendency of the schools of a city in another state at a salary of $1,800 per year. He will probably accept it. Dogs got among a flock of sheep belonging to Geo. Spicer, of Whitmore Lake, Saturday night, June 20, and wben he had killed three sheep that were too badly maimed to live, out of a flock of 47 he had eight lambs and one ewe left. This is the second slaughter of sheep by dogs in that vicinity this season. When the case of Dr. A. J. Rice for assault on his wife was brought into Justice Childs' court, Ypsilanti, onFriday morning,it wasfound that rhere was not evidence enough to secure a conviction and the doctor was discharged. It is believed that he will instituto proceedings for false imprisonment or malioious prosecution as be demanded a certified copy of the proceedings in the case. The doctor has left his wife and gone to Detroit. About 60 of the relativos and friends of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Ambrose, of the Island neighborhood, near Whittaker, met at their residenoe on Wednesday evening of last week to witness the marriage of their children, Envin .7. Ambrose to Helen M. Hammond by Rev. Emery, of the Willis M. E. church. By this uniou the family is more firrnly united, as the bride and groom are the children of former ruarriages of Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose. The annual badge day exercises of the Manchester schools were held at the school chapel Thursday afternoon of last week. Ad essay was read by Jessie Aulls, the class history of the eigbth grade by Alma Schmid, recitations by Editb Amspoker, Clara Fausel and Murl Ford ; a song by Walter Lehn, Millard Case and Eddie Nisle, of the grammar room ; also a very pretty song by Nellie Clark, Jessie Kirubxe, Alma Schmid and Edith Tracy. The ward sohool, first and second primaries and intermedíate department each gave two very pleasing exercises. Of yearly badges tb ere were 110 given out and of term badges 180 - Maucheseter Enterprise. Felix Dunlavey, of Webster, an old and respected resident of that town, died Sunday, June 21, and was buried from St. Joseph's church, Dexter, Tuesday. Rev. L. P. Goldrick, of Siorthfield, officiatad, assisted by Rev. T. Slattery, of Lansing, and Rev. W. ?. Considine, of Chelsea. Mr. Dnnavey was bom in New York in 1830, ie was mairied in 1854 to Miss Anna J. Gallagher and had nine children raost of whom are living. He came to Washtenaw county in 1860 and bas. since resided here, engaged in agricultural pursuits and stock raising. When he came to this county "he possessed bnt little money but by bard toil aud close applicatiou to business he aoquired 740 acres of land. The raeanest man on earth has been !ouud at Belding. He makes fun of his wife's love for house plants and of ten grumbles over the extra care and expense of keeping them from freezing over winter. The other day he surprised his wife by bringing home and resenting her with what he called a Jhinese cactus. It was in reality a dead rat which the man had planted lead downward in a flower pot. The ;ail of the rat alone appeared above ;he ground and was carefully trained ;o a wooden support. Tbe man 's wife was delighted at the rare plant. She placed it in a aunny nook and carefully watered it. But nary a bud appeared. The denouement came when the lady undertook to transplant the "cactus" to a larger pot. - Chelsea Herald. James Bunton, of Whittaker, had a very narrow escape from a severe accident Tuesday of last week, while eawing wood on the', B. Hitchingham 'arm. Hd was ranning the engine, but came down to the saw and leaned over the frame to oil it. Close down to the grouud was a balance wheel with a set screw which as he leansd over, caught in his overalls, of whicb he had on two pairs, and they were stripped from him in a flash and he was thrown onto tbe saw frame, and if the saw had uot been covered he would undoubtedly ïave been killed. In his pocket were his watch, kuife, punch, and a sack containing two $5 and one $2 bilis and !2 or $3 in change. As soon as he oould he ran and shut down the engine aud begau to look for the things, and soon gathered up all except the knife which could not be found. The only apparent injury he reoeived was his back wrenohed by the shock and leg skinned from shoetop to knee. - Milan Leader. I C. Mües bas beeu appointed postm aster at, Geddes. Owiiig to an iucrease iu the receipts at the Milau postoffice it has beeu made a tbird class, or presidential postofflce. Tbfi Saline school has been placed upon the Albiou College approved list, whereby graduates are adnritted to all college courses except the classical, without exaraiuation. It is also placed on the Michigan Agricultural College affiliated list and continúes on the Norxual'School approved list. Edward DePuy was quite fer ously cut and bruised while woiking his biuder Tuesday ruorning of last week. Some straws had become tangled, and as he was endeavoriug to pull them out the team started a little and his left band was caught in the machinery, and tbe band and wrist badly ent and torn. Dr. Sheeder.with some difficulty, placed the parts together and Mr. D. is now doing as well as can be expected. - Saline Observer. W. W. Wood, a crippled young man, who has been working his way through the Cleary Business College, Ypsilauti, by doiug all kinds of odd jobs after school houis, met with a serious accident Saturday night which will confine bim to the house for some time. He was leturning home after a day's work with his lawn mownr, in order not to be in the way of foot pasengers he took the roadway. On Congress st. he was run over by a horse and carriage and bad to be carried to his room on Huron st. Dr. Batwell was summoned and found that the ankle bone of his crippled was broken. It will be some time before he can even resume his school duties. Saturday evening a farmer living south of Ypsilanti notified offleer Warner that a span of horses had been left out in the country hy three boys, who were walking into the city. The marshal treated tbe boys to a sweatbox examination. While it was in progress he reoeived a telegram frorn Detroit that two boys, aged respectively 13 and 9 yeais, had stolen a pair of horses in that city. The boys then acknowledged that they had stolen the rig aud stated they intended to go to Chicago, hut the horses were driveu so hard tbey had to desert them. The boys were taken to Detroit, from whence they will probably be sent to the state reformatory at Lansing. A hat was missed from the Neat house hall Friday night and suspicion rested upon a stranger who afterwards gave his name as Fischer. Charles Wesley approached him and told the fellow he was an officer and wanted the bundie which he was carrying. The fellow demanded more substantial proof than the mere statement that he was an arm of the law and the two became involved iu a fistic altercation. Offleer Tb'umm oame upon tbe scène and snmed to arrest tbe men. Wesley gave h'm all sorts of tronble and it took three men to put the darbies on the prisouer. Saturday afternoon Fisher, who was charged with larceuy, was found guilty and flned $4.90, which was subscribed by bystanders who believed him innocent. Wesley was charged with resisting au officer and was bound over to the circuit court. -


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