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Richard Greeu, of Iron Creek, has repainted his barns. The L. S. & M. S. has put a new floor in its depot at Bridgewater. A. J. Austin has been appointed postmaster of Norvell, Jackson connty. Camps, hotels and cottages at Whitmore Lake are rapidly filling up these warm days. Fred Yokom, of Manchester, will teach in District Ko. 9, Sharon, the coming school year. The Willis Creamery Association is putting in a machine to weigh the milk after it is skimmed. The Milán brick and tile works keeps from 14 to 16 men and from three to five teams busy all the time. Some Ypsilanti farmers have not yet threshed their last year's erop of beans on aocount of the low price of that produoe. Ninety-two students are enrolled in thé snmrner school whioh is in session at the Cleary Business College, Ypsilanti. G. C. Mann, of Bridgewater, has pnrehased a new Port Hnron threshing machine which he will opérate this season. Mies Alma Teeter will teach the fall term of school in District No. 8, and Miss Mands Goodell in District No. 9, Manchester. Will Wiard, of Ypsilanti town, estimates that it will take 100 pickers to barvest the orop üf raspLerries on his eight acre patch. Wm. Fuller, of Ypsilanti town, had one of his legs injnred Tnesday of last wetk by the gravel in the Freeman gravel pit caving down on him. The marriage of Miss Julia M. Fulcher to Mr. W. M. Lee, both of York township, was solemnizad Jnne 30, at the home of the bride's párente. Court Chelsea, No. 1612, I. O. F., initiated a class of 20 candidates Monday evening of last week, afterwards enjoying a bauquet at the Chelsea house. Prof. Daniel Putnam, of Ypsilanti, had the honarary degree of LL. D. , conferred upou him by the University of Michigan at the comrnencement exercises last week. George Sherman, of Saline, was quite seriously injured in Muskegon the other day, where he is staying with hia son, by being knocked down by a horse who had a careles rider. Miss Francés Busb.who had for some time been in the asylnm at Pontiao, died there June 8, and was bnried in Saline next day. She was a half sister of Mis. Henry Gaumer. The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Drew, of Dexter, died at tbeir home Monday night of last week aged one year, three rnonths and four days, and was buried Wednesday. The new offleers of the Iron Creek A. C. F. society are : President, George M. Sutton; vice president, Mrs. Frank Stantz; secretary, Mrs. C. D. McMahon; treasurer, Albert D. English. Two Manchester men went to Freedom after some hay and got so drunk that they let the team rnn away and up■set the load. They did not get to their home until tbe tbird day after they set out after the hay. Iguatz Wenk, aged 72 years, died at his residence in the northern part of Preedom, Saturday, June 6. The funeral services were held at the church of the Evangelical Association, Rev. Russ offioiating. Seven Manchester young ladies wero reoeived into tbe yonng ladies' sodality, of St. Mary's cburen, on Friday. Fr. Stapleton, of Jackson, delivered the sermon. In tbe evening the new altar presented to tbe church by its pastor Fr. Heidenrioh, was blessed. A man named Gonthley, of Toledo, ■obtaiued a jnstice court verdict of 1 -with board bill and costs from the Silver Lake Ice Co., at Hamburg, of which Beaoh, the hero of the Ann Arbor Railroad obstruction proceedings, is manager. The verdict was for wages tbe complainant had earned. Leonard Heiman, of South Manchester, got into hifi wagon the other day and his horse started before he bad got hold of the unes properly. As a conseiuence he got them croased and when he pulled on one tbe horse began des■oribing circles whioh finally resulted in Mr. Herman being dumped out and the wagon with some bags of oats that were in it were piled ou top of him. At the same time the horse feil down or things might have been worse. Charles Paul, of Chelsea, has pur chased a fine new Advauce thresher. The cottages at Cavanaugh and Nort I lakes are Tapidly filliug up with thei j summor popnlation. i Mrs. Bertha VVilbur died at her hom in Ypsüanfi Saturday morning, from paralysis, aged 6iï years. Mr. and Mrs. Hirain Haire, of Stock bridge, are rnnuing a hotel at Cavau augh Lake this summer. Geo. Werker, of Sylvan, has set on (0,000 cabbage plants and should hav plenty of sauerkraut this fall. A swarm of bees have possession o the oornice on the northeast corner o the Stockbridge Baptist chnrch. The flower beds on the Michigan Centtral grounds at Chelsea now pre sent a veiy pretty appearance. Chelsea will hold its annual scboo meetiug Monday eveuiog and will elec two trustees and trausact other busi ness. Farmers thronghont the couuty hav beeii exoeedingly busy the past wee! gsting in their unusually large erop o hay. Thomas Fletcher, of Chelsea, has an acrobatic horse, at least it did a few tnmbling acts on Main st. the othe uight. Win. H. Everett, of Ypsilaiiti, wa held up by a couple of men Wednesday night of last week, who took $13 iu bilis from him. Mrs. Délos Showerman, formerly o Ypsilanti, died in Detroit, June 29, anc her remains wece taken to Darien, N Y., for in term ent. The Sylvan Christian Union has ex tended a cali to Henry C. Calbonu, of Clinton, as paster, and it is expected he will soon begin his labors there. h. E. Tiohenor, of Chelsea, has a fleet of seveu boats which he will lauuch on the bosom of the raging Clark's Lake and rent during the sea son. Sarah, wife of Henry Speer, of Chel sea, rlied Jnne 25, aged 66 years, and was buried in Oak Grove cemetery, June 27, Rev. J. I. Nickerson conductiug the services. Miss Winifred Cassidy, of Chelsea, who attends St. Joseph's Acaderay, Adrián, took the gold tuedal for penmanship iu that institution at the late commencernent. A Chelsea lady bicycle rider struck the towu dnrnb with envy the other day when she appeared on the streets in bloomers. They were the first p tbat had been seen tbere. Mr. Charles Coe, of Saline, and Miss Eva Wooloott, for 10 years in the shipping department of the Ypsilanti Dress Sfcay Co., were married in Milan, Jnne 30, and will make their home on a farm sontbeast of Saline. Fred Valentine, an aged resident of Manohester, has had two bad falls recently, tbe last one of wich it is feared fractnred his hip. On account of nis age and feeble health his friends fear he will not recover. Mrs. Clarence Harrington died at the home of her mother in Ypsilanti town, just outside the city limita, on Wednesday evening of last week, of consnmption, agod 24 years. Funeral services were held at St. John's chnreh, 'Ypsilanti, Friday morning. E. E. Cookingham, well known throughout Michigan as a eounty atlas publisher, died at Ypsilanti, Tuesday inorning, after a lingering illness, of consumption. Deceased moved to Ypsilanti aboat sis years ago for the purpose of educating his family. His remains were taken to Caro for buriai. An eight year old lad named McCar thy living in Augusta, met with a bad accident Thursday of last W6ek which at least will result in a stiff hand for life. He had hold of the hay fork rope and was baoled up into the pulleys, being too scared to let go of the rope and all the muscles and tendons of the inside of his hand were torn out. Dr. Hueston, of Ypsilanti, cared for bis injuries. Taesday of last week wa3 the 80th birthday of Mathew Prout, of Manohester, and his danghter Mrs. Besimer and her husband and son, of Jackson, came down to help oelebrate it quietly. His old Masonic friends got wind of the event and in the afternoon a party of 12 drove out to see hini, and presented him with a handsorne silver topped cane as a remembrance of the occasion. The age of the oldest of the visitors was 82, of the youngest 40. Mr. A. Beyer, who reoently came to Ypsilauti from New Philadelphia, Ohio, on Friday morning purohased another 140 acres of land adjoining the pareéis he recently bought. The land bought Friday morning belonged to George Wiard and joined the old Heinphill and DeNike farms and the price paid for the 140 acres was $5,000. The Hemphill farm of 55 acres, tbe DeNiko farm of 130 arces and the Wiard farm of 140 acres makes Mr. Beyer a farm of 325 acres and one of the best pieces of land in the oonnty. It is his intention to supply the farm with the best breeds of stock and run a large farm of this nature. - Times. The seoonrt annual banquefc of the Alumni Assooiation of the Chelsea High Sobool held Tuesday evening of last week, at the Maccabee hall, was attended by over 70 people, and was a very enjoyable affair. The hall was beautifully decorated with the association colora, yellow and white, and the floral decorations were marguerites and palma. After the edibles had been discussed, Toastmaster Herbert A. Dancer oalled the assemblage to order, and the following program was oarried out: "Class of '97," Miss Lillian Qerard; solo, Miss Nellie Congdon ; "The Chimney Comer Gradúate," Nathaniel Laird; solo, Miss Grace Gates; "Onr Class," Miss Edith Foster; "The Sohool Yard," A. W. Wilkinson ; solo, Miss Annie Bacon; "The Bad Boy In School," Orrin Thatcher; violin solo, Miss Nellie Lowry. At the business meering tbe following officers were elected : President, Ransorn S. Armstrong ; ' vioe president, Miss Fannie Hoover; secretary, Miss Ella Barber; treasurer, A. W, Wilkinson ; executive comruittee, R. S. Armstroug, A. W. Wilkiuson, Miss Fannie Hoover, Miss Ella Barber, and Mrs. G. A. BeGole.