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Parent Issue
Day
1
Month
October
Year
1897
Copyright
Public Domain
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Mrs. Wilber Sberman, of Eaton's Mills, is visitiug in Topeka, Kansas. Miss Cora Darling is visiting her brother Elijah Darling of Eaton's Mills.. Frank Fletoher is about to leave bis farm and go to Ypsilanti with his family. We regret to have them go. They will be missed from Willis society. Richard Ainsley and son attended the reunión' of the 20th Miobigan Infantry held at Lansing last week. Mr. Ainsley was one of the boys in blue of the 2Oth Michigan. Dr. and Mrs. Chase, of Kalamazoo, have been' out visiting brothers and relatives of the latter. She was known years ago as Elizabeth Moore, daughter of Lewis Moore. Mrs. Priscilla Talcott, of Ypsilanti, who is in her 89th year, is visiting her sister, Mrs. S. B. Abbey, who is nearly 86 years old, and her nieces, Mrs. Harvey S. Day and Mrs. George Hammond, of Willis. Joseph Breining attempted to climb over a barbed wire fence the other day and in so doiag he caaght his foot in suoh a way that it was going to throw his face on the barbs. He put out his hand to save himself and had two flngers out to the bone on the barbs, so that the bones were visible. Sunday, Sept. 26, a barn belonging to Mrs. Elias Alban was burned with all its oontents. The house and a portion of the barn was occnpied by Frank Fullington. Mr. Fullington lost nearly all he had. He had a span of horses, but eeveral weeks ago one of them sprained an ankle so he could not travel and the other was burned in the barn, together with a top buggy and a new doublé harness. No insurance. Mr. and Mrs. Fullington were several miles from home when the fire broke out. James Bunton, who rented the farm, lost 100 bnshels of last year's beans, three loads of unthreshed beans, whioh he drew into the barn on Saturday, 60 bushels of last year's oats, and 7 acres of unthreshed oats. Insured in the Washtenaw Mutual. Some one must have visited the barn and set it afire.

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Ann Arbor Argus
Old News