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Village elections take place next Monday.

A.E. Putnam, of Milan, is enlarging his store. 

Rev. Mr. Dodds, of Saline, received $130 by a recent donation. 

The Webster Farmer's club has postponed its meeting until April.

Dexter will have quite a building boom this spring and summer.

Willis Johnson, of Dexter township, cut his foot quite badly while chopping wood.

Ray Buckelew will build a large horse barn on his farm in Webster this spring.

Dan Hoey has sold a house and 20 acres of land in Dexter, to Adam Bohnet, of Lima.

J.P. Wood & Co., of Chelsea, have been shipping two carloads of beans per day for some time.

A. Shaer, of York, found a hen's egg which measured six and a quarter by seven and seven-eighth inches.

William Birkett, of Dexter has a deer park, of 15 acres four miles from the village with 24 deers in the park.

Dr. E. W. Ryan will preach in the Webster M.E. church Sunday, March, 19. Everybody is invited to hear him.

The largest single consignment of fruit jars ever received in Chelsea were received by H.S. Holmes & Co. last week. There was a car load and they numbered 18,000.

William C. Jupp, of the American canoe association is trying to interest Ypsilanti canoe men. There are 10 canoes owned in Ypsilanti among which is a fine one owned by Dan Quirk, Jr.

The people of Milan are again agitating the boring of a deep hole to discover whether coal, oil, natural gas or mineral water underlies their village and vicinity. Here's hoping they will strike it rich.

Thieves entered the residence of Leonard A. Atchison in Plymouth and stole $37 in cash, gold watches, jewelry, and clothing. Tramps are supposed to be the guilty parties as a tramp was seen to call at the house during the noon hour.

A church wedding at Grass Lake Wednesday with 300 invited guests was the principal society event of the season there. Louis C. Watkins, a wealthy young farmer and Miss Blanche E. Cady, both of whom have always lived there were the contracting parties. 

Although the large dog show is now on at Chicago, we have not seen in any Chicago paper the picture of Warren Lewis, the Ypsilanti dog fancier with his fur coat, nor of the Ypsilanti dog kennels (Hammond's farm). Since Ypsi has been wiped off from the map, he and other heavy foreign advertisers receive mail addressed "Under the cow sheds, near Ann Arbor, Mich. U.S.A".

The meeting of Western Washtenaw Union Farmer's Club will be held at M.A. Lowery's, March 16, when Mr. Lowery will lead the discussion on whether or not the government postal system is extravagant; J.F. Waltrous will talk on onion culture; F.E. Storms will give a recitation, Mrs. George Chapan, a select reading and Mrs. Roland Waltrous, a recitation.

Wm. Arnolds' gravel bed west of Dexter is better than a Klondike. A number of years ago he sold a gravel hill to the Michigan Central for several thousand dollars and last week he sold to the same company 18 acres at the gravel bed for $8,000 and a life pass for himself and family over the company's lines. It is reported that the gravel will be used in completing the double track between Dexter and Ypsilanti this summer - Dexter Leader.

Frank N. Clark, of the Northville United States fish station thinks he has a just cause for a damage suit against the government of Norway. In that country's latest fish commissioners' report there is a lengthy article regaring the Northville station gathered from the Norway commissions' visit there a year or two ago in which Mr. Clark is accused of inventing an "Udklaekingespparater." Mr. Clark has a number of inventions along the line of fish culture work but says he doesn't remember anything like the above.

Married at the home of the bride's parents, in Ypsilanti, March 8, Mr. John E. Hewens and Miss Mabel Groves, by the Revs. Marsh and Cleaver. The bride was prettily attired in white organic trimmed with white satin, and carried in her hand a beautiful white boquet of white roses and carnations. The presents were many and useful, ranging in size and form, all the way from a team, wagon and harness, to a tin cup. May the blessing of the giver of every good and perfect gift rest upon the young couple.