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Dexter icomen bave tbeir icehouees all well filled with fine ice. Miss Mabel Fletcher is the teacher in the Gabriel Freer district this term. Miss Edith Foster will teach the spring term in the Sylvan district school. Charles Sainp has renterl tbe George Mitobell farm in Lima and has moved onto it. Eber Bradley, of Mooreville, died Feb. 6, from the effects of an attaok of the grip. Milo Green, of North Lake, is building an addition to his house, also a new barn. Harlaod's Players have been presenting a series of plays at the Saline opera house this week. Dan McLaren, of Lima, has rented his farm to John Weuk, and will move to Chelsea in the spring. Tbe owners of North Lake have issned a formal notice to fishermen to keep off tbat body of water. A donation at the Presbyterian parsonage, Saline, recently, netted the pastor, Rev. Mr. Leith, $83. Thomas Fletcber, of Lima, is drawing stoue to CbelEea and will build himself a house there in tbe spring. Rev. V. Berry, of Chicago, has been bolding revival meetings in the Mooreville Baptist cburch with good resnlts. The roller skating fever bas struck the yonng people of Dexter and the rink may be opened up for their benefit. A movement is on foot to establish a oreamery in Saline and many farmers stand ready to take stock in the company. Miss Davidsoa, of Aun Arbor, assisted by Chelsea looal talent, will give an entertainment at the Baptist chnrob, in that tovvn soon. Six carloads of sheep, one of oattle and hogs, one of bran and one of hay were shipped ont of Saline last week by dealers io that village. Three sleighloads, contaiuing iu all 43 pereons, went froto Saline to Ypsilauti the otber evening and sarprised Milton Webb and faruily. Married at 8t. Mary's chnrch, Cbelsea, by Revi VVm. P. Considine, Feb. 12, Mr. Wm, D. Fox, of Detroit, and Miss Susan M. Howe, of Chelsea. Thirty friends of Mr. and Mrs. Wiu. Aotion, of Saliue, dropped in on them Tnesday evening of last week, from the country, and helped celébrate Mrs. Action's birthday. George Woelper, of Saline, has sold ont nis meat niarket to Seckiuger Bros., from Manchester. As soon as he can straigbten up bis business matters he will move bis family to Nevvark, N. J. A Michigan day program is in conrse of preparation by local talent in Chelsea, and will be givtn in the near futnre for the benefit of the soldiers' monument to be ereoted in that village. The religious meetings that have been held at the Holister schoolhonse, Whitmore Lake, by Bev. Mr. Roe, of Soatn Lyon, have been very suocessfnl and a number of conveits have been made. A large number of the relatives aud friends of Mr. and Mrs. Stanger, of Dexter, Iielped them celébrate their silver wedding Mouday eveuing of last week, aud left several handsome presents behind them as mementoes of the occasion. Mr. Edgar A. Pbelps and Miss Myrtie BoBtwiok, were married Wednesday afternoon of last week, at the home of the bride's motber, Mrs. Ella Bostwick, in Dexter, Rev. H. A. McConnell offlciating. S. E. Boys, of Aua Arbor, represeutative of the Michigan Anti-Saloon League, spoke at the M. E. ohnrch, Satine, last Sanday morning and gave a temperance address in the same churoh in the evening, botli times speaking to large audiences. The Young People's Society and laáies of tha Presbyterian chnrch, Saline, will hold a social, graphophone and autoharp entertainment, at the faome of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. J. Nissly, in That village, Friday eveuing of next week, Feb. 26. Waite Peck, of Sliaron, die.d Feb. 6, aged 88 yeais aud 4 months. He had been a resident of that town for OS years, haviug settled' there in 1832. He was bnried Weduesday of last week in tSj-e South Sharon burying ground. Rev. D. H. Yokom and Rev. Lester Hadson conducted the services. Linooln's birthday was observed in tlm Manchester schools laat Fririay. Mrs. Miranda Watling, of Duudee, bas been grauted a motber'a peusion. Townáhip treasurers say that the taxes are comiug iu very slowly this year. Mrs. Mary E. Newton, of Whittaker, bas been gtauten a widow'speuaion. Ambrose Osborn, of Whittaker, died Tnesday inoruiug of last week, aged 85 years. Mrs. Betbauy Harmon, the last of the old settlertj of Stony Creek, is dead, aged 89 years. A little bod of W. R. Sinitb, of Milau, feil part way downstairs Monday of last week and fraotured bis collar ! booe. Bishop Davies will make his annnal j visitation to St. Lnke's parish, Ypsilanti, on the moruing of Palm Sunday, April 5. Waldo Draper bas bought tbe farm owned by his anut Mrs. Nancy Pearson, in Ypsilanti town, and will soon take possession of it. Garra B. Noble, a prominent Masón and well known citizen of Detroit, died Feb 9, aged nearly 81 years. He resided at Dexter from 1844 to 1848. A box social held the other eveniug at the home of Mr. and Mis. Herman Ortbring, of Sharon, for the benefit of ' tbe Rogers' Corners churcb, netted $26. David Nixon's team met with an acoident near Charles Uhl's in Bridgewater, Tnesday of last week, and was thrown off a bridge injuring one of the horses qnite severely. John O'Leary, of Brooklyn, pared a corn on his foot so closely that it bied aud for a time it was feared that blood poisoning would set in. - We bet John won't do that trick again in a hnrry. J. C. Foley, of Ypsilanti, bas sold his mining interests in tbe Rainy River district to the Foley Mines Company, which its composed of capitalists from Toronto, New York and Detroit, for a oonsideration of $1,000,000. - The Ypsilanti Commercial says that the whistle of a locomotive on tbe Wabash railroad, near Whittaker, was distinutly heard oq the streets of Ypsilanti, dnriug a light snow storm Wednejday mght of last week. It ft about nine miles forin Ypsilaiiti to Whittaker. Miss Nettie Hndson, of North Lake, had a uarrow escape Satnrday week evening, when she was ligbting a lamp near a pieoe of netting. The netting oaught fire and the flame flashed up near a paokage of guupowder and sev eral boxes of matches, and burned off the end of a box of loaded oartridges. - Chelsea Standard. Mrs. Mary Stapish, widow of the late George M. Stapish, of Chelsea, died Feb. 7, after a long and painfnl illness. Stíe was one of the pioneers of Chelsea, and was a gentle, amiable woman, who was greatly loved by all wuo knew her. A large number of relativos and friends attended the funeral services in St. Mary's ohurch, Chelsea, Feb. 10, and her remaius were interred in Mt. Olivet cerrmtery. John Caplan, of Ypsilanti, was astonished at an unusual noise in lus barn at about 8 o'olook Thorsday evening of last week, and went out to see what was wrong. When he got to the baru he fonnd nis horses contentedly inoncbing tlieir hay. Eetnrning to the house he fouud that during his abseuoe between 20 and 30 of his frieuds had taken possession of it aud who had ciused the alarm iu order to distract his atteotion. A jolly evening was the resolt of the invasión. The Cuelsea Standard says : "The citizeus of Chelsea and farmers of the oouuty within a reasonable distanoe sbould awake to the interest now beiug aut forth to secure a botter and ice oream factory at this place. It should not be confounded with tbe old syetem, as the separator process is as much more perfect as the roller process of louring is over the old niillstone ruethod. The %vork is progressing and can be made a good investment by the jropar patronage and management as ;here is and will be a constant demand 'or the product at Detroit and elsewhere. "