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Washtenawisms

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Parent Issue
Day
10
Month
March
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
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Yillage elections take place ncxt Monday. A. E. Putnam, of Milau, is culargug bis store. Rev. Mr. Dodds, of Saline, received il30 by a recent donation. The Webster Farmer's clnb has postponed its meeting until April. Dexter will have quite a building )oora this spring nnd snmmer. Willis Johnson, of Dexter township, ent bis foot qnite badly while chopping wood. Kay Buckelew will bnild 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 shippiag two carloads of beans per day for some time. A. Shaer, of York, found a hen 's egg wbich measured six and a quarter 3y seven and seven-eighth inches. William Birkett, of Dexter has a deer park, of 15 acres fonr miles froin 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 consignnaent of fruit jars ever received in Chelsea were received by H. S. Holmes & Co. last week. There was a car load and tbey numbered 18,000. William C. Jupp, of the American canoe association is tryiug to interest Ypsilanti canoe men. There are 10 canoes owned in Ypsilauti 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 whetber coal, oil, natural gas or mineral water nnderlies their village and vicinity. Here's hoping they will strike it rich. Thieves entered the residence of Leonard A. Atchison in Pymouth and stole $37 in cash, gold watches jewelry and clothing. Tramps are supposed to be the guilty parties as a tramp was seen to cali at the house dnring the uoon hotir. A chnrch wedding at Grass Lake Wednesday with 300 invited guests was the principal society event of the season there. Louis C. Watkins. a weathy young farmer and Miss Blanche E. Cady, both of whotn have always lived near 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 (Hamniond's farm). Since Ypsi has been wiped off from the map, he and other heavy foreign advertisers receive mail addiressed "Under the Cow Sheds, near Ann Arbor, Mich., U. S. A." The meeting of Western Washtenaw ünion Farmer's Club will be held at M. A. Lowery's, March 16, when Mr. Lowery will lead the discnssion on wbether or not the government postal system is extravagant; J. F. Waltrou will talk on onion culture; F. E Storms will give a reoitatioD, Mrs George Chapan, a select reading anc Mrs. Koland Waltrous, a recitation. Wm. Arnolds' gravel bed west o Dexter is better than a Klondike. A number of years ago he sold a grave hill to the Michigan Central for severa thousand dollars and last week he sold to the same company 18 acres at the gravel bed for $8,000 and a life pas for himself and family over the com auy's lines. It is reported that th gravel will be used in eornpleting th doublé track between Dexter and Ypsi lanti this snmmer - Dexter Leader. Frank N. Clark, of the Northville Uiiited States fish station thinks be has a just eaxise for a damage sait against the governmeiit of Norway. In that country's ' latest fish commissioners' report there is a lengtby article regariug the Northville station gathered froin the Norway cornmissions' visit there a year or two ago in which Mr. Clark is accnsed of in venting an " Udklaekingespparater. " Mr. Clark has a nurabcr of inventions along the line of fish culture work but says he doesn't remember auything like the above. Married at the home of the bride 's parents, in Ypsüanti, March 8, Mr. John E. Heweus and Miss Mabel Groves, by the Kevs. Marsh and Cleaver. The bride was prettily attired in white organdie trinimed with white satin, and carried in her hand a beautiful white boquet of white roses and caruations. The preseuts were many and useful, rauging in size and forin, all the way from a team, wagon and haruess, to a tin cup. May the blessing of the giver of every good and perfect gift rest upon tjie young couple.