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C. H. WilsoD, of York, is building a uew hoase. Tbere are saven pupils in the Milan higb sohool. The YpsilantiGrange had a meeting last Saturday. Jacob Kilous, of Whittaker, is building a cow baru. Puiupkins are tbioker aud bigger than nsnal tuis year. Mrs. Broek, of Ypsilanti towu, has an apple truc ia full blossom. Jobn Martin, of Manohester township, is building a Iarge barn. A. A. Wood and wife, of Lodi, are visiting tbe Omaha exposition Charles Steinbaoh, of Chelsea, bas opeued a haruess shop in Dexter. George Prenoh, of Dexter, has jast pioked a second erop of raspberries. Mrs. Humpbrey Elliott, of Augusta, died Dot. 11, af ter a lingering illness. Mrs. Frank Elay, of Whittaker, presented her busband with a son, Oot. 6. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. John Walsh, of Webster, Oot. . Mrs. William E. Howard, of Milan, died Oot. 12, of apoplexy, aged 66years. It oostsmoney to witness ajballgame at Chelsea - the nunifioent sum of five oeuts. Es Postrna=ter Laird and E. Rooke, of Chelsea, have oponed a bakery in Williainston. T. D. Smurtbwait, of Pittsfield, out his hand badly while -vorking in his baru last week. Charles BreininK, of Augusta, teaohps the winter term in schooJ distriot No. 3, of Freedom. The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Voorheis, of Ypsilanti town, died Oot. 9, aged two weeks. Some 25 pounds of pork were stolen from Jedele's slaugbter house in Dexter week before last. Mr. Moore, the foreman of the big Wbitmore Lake ioe houses, bad his atikle crushed reoently. The school social held at John Shankland's in Superior netted $11 for the sohool libraty fund. Dogs from Ypsilanti city recently killed four sbeep belonging to Fontain Watling, of Ypsilanti town. Barbed wire fences crippled horses belonging to John Harwood and Fred Forsythe, of Pittsfield, reoently. Thedining room of the Stevens house in Whitmore Lake, will be enlarged before the next íesorfc season begins. R. M. Cole will remove nis sawmill from Howell to Dexter e.nd the Michigan Central will build a side track to it. Mrs. Joseph Reese has presented the Dexter Leader with a quince which msasures I6}Lxl5 inohea in cirouinference. Editor Mat D. Blosser and wife atteoded tbe triennial conclave of the Knights Templar in Pittsburg, last week. John H. Burkhardt, a former Manchester boy, died in Grand Rapids, Oct. 9, of Biigbt's disease, aged 27 years. Tbe repnbnoans this week have belr meetings at Sharon towD hall, Nichols school house, Manchester, Vebster town hall and Whittaker. Misa Ida Gwinner, of Bridge water, and Frederic O. Hmitb, of Ypsilanti, were inarried at the home of Mr. anc Mrs. Wilbur Short, in Bridgewater, Taesday. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Servis, of Sbaron, ceiebrated their goldeu wedding last week, a laige party of relatives and frieuds gathering to help tbeni do so. Eov. W. C. Maobeth haa accepted a oall to the First Presbyterian chnrob, of Milan, to sacceed Rev. J. P. HutohinsoD, who went to Port Clinton, Ia., for bis health. E. T. Walker of Saiem,, has a six year old peaob orcbard of tour acres, tüat prodnced 977 bushels of merohantable peaohes tbia year, tbe net income of tbe orchard tbis seasun is $931 45. In mentioning the birth of a son to Mr. anó Mrs. John Hall, of Dexter townsbip, last week, the Argus-Deinocrat neglected to mention tbat tbis rnakes tbree ohildren born to tbis wortby ooaple within 11 montbs. S. E. Cooper, of Grass Lake, recently shot a sand hill crane on the farm of E. S. Oooper, in Sylvan township, that weighed 12L pounds, was 5 feet 3 inchea tall and measured 6 feet 9 incbes from tip to tip of its wings. Dr. V. G. Hooper, of Salem, acting hospital steward of tbe Sist Michigan, was boma on a short fnrlough a few days ago and left for Jacksonville, Fla., under orders from the snrgeou general, to aocept a position as assiRtant sargeon, with $1,500 a year salary. Tbe bard of Willis saya in the Ypsiautian : "When the republioans turned down oor John they ran against a Stomp that ia aflame with popnlar favor that Waters oannot quenob. The demócrata are going to stump tbe secoud district as it was never stnmped before, and they are going to win 16 to 1." Tbe seventh annnal festival of tbe Ladies' Benevolent Sooiety, of Hamburg and Webater, will be held at Alfred Valentine'a in Wabater nextThnrsday eveniug, Oct. 27. Jndge Newkirk, Hon. Wm. Ball, Fr. Uoldrick, Rev. and Mrs. J. J. Staley and Rev. Gr. Moorehonse -will be tbere. Snpper 10 cents. Milau in the past inouth spent $169.15 ou its streets. The Salem Cougregational chnrch has been repaiuted. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. George Hirth, of Lima, Oct. 6. Henry J. Mensing and family have removed from Francisco to Chelsea. Work has been commenced on the new residence of Dt. Jobn Lee, of Dexter. Hon. Tim E. Tarsney opened the demooratic campaigu in Saline Tiiesday uigbt. The 10 montbs oíd son of Mr. and Mrs. Berman Knop, of Dexter, died Oot. 10. The W. R. C. of Manobester, bas sent $10 to the hospital of the Sist Michigan at Kuoxville. Frank Lemmon has taken charge of the branch store of Wadharns, Ryan & Ranle, in Dexter. This has been a most remarkable season for the farmers, tbere being no f rost nntil Oct. 14. E. A. Gage, a former resident of Manobescer, died of congestion of the lungs in Jaokson, Oct. !), aged 79 years. He was baried at Manchester. The Dexter Leader says that tbe selecting of Prof. A. D. DeWitt as a member of the boarrl of school examiners is a wise one and highly gratifying to the people of that cornmunity. Adrián Press: Mrs. O. A. Sober, of Superior, visited friends for several days over in Salem. When she returned home she found her husband, Sober, as usual. William Murray, a brakeman on the Jactsou braDch of tbe L. S. and M. S. railroad, while coupling cars at Manchester Wednesday bad his thumb and several fingers severed. Manchester Enterprise: J. H. Kingsley found that his family horse was not swift enough to aid him in making the run for sheriff, so he purchased a "speeder" of Knorpp & Mayer. WilHam Lord, of Willis, is to be married to Miss Edna Bobnell, at tbe residence of the bride's sister, Mrs. H. G. Hymen, in Chicago, Oot. 25. No wonder the bride marries wben she bas a sister of tbe name of Hymen. A mysterions disease is epidomio among tbe farmers' bogs in the vicinity of Stockbridge. They are first attackfld by a weakness in the back. After a few days' siokness the animáis dit1. Tbe local veterinaries oannot a3certain what it is. Milan Leader: A oertain farmer near tbis village broaght bis oil can to town the other day and ordered it filled with kerosene oil at one of onr groceries, and the olerk filled it with gasoline. The farmer discovered tbe mistake wben be bnilt bis kitchen lire the next morning. An nuknown man giving his home au Grand Rapids, was strnck by the Wabasb "Continental Limited," at Milan Tnesday of last week and sustained s-vere iDJaries. He was kept tbere tbree days before auytbing was doDe for bim. The village and couuty authorities both refnsed to take care of bim bat finally tbe county resolved to take bim and Sheriff Rodman took bim to Monroe Friday.