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At Four Mile Lake

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Parent Issue
Day
24
Month
March
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

The Argus the other day spoko of the new cement factory about to be erected near Chelsea by Detroit capïtalists. The Chelsea Herald last week lias the following additional faots concerning this enterprise, which is to increase the population of the connty. A. deal which will be of direct benefit to Chelsea is upw in process of corn pietion by Detroit oapitalists. As men fcioned in the Herald of Peb. 23, the bave secured options on lands roanc Four Mile lake aggregating in all 1,00 acres. They have closed the deal wit Nathan Pierce for 20 acres of lanc paying therefor $20,000, and are now closing up the contracts for the othe 800 acres. Mr. Pierce has of tha amonnt the 160 acres of land he ha just hoinesfceaded. Surveyor M. J. Noyes has been engaged to stake ont the lands and the Michigan Central has already laid out the sidetrack, which will commence at the old gravel bed IJá miles west of Dexter and will go theuce northeast along tho west bank of the Fotir Mile lake diteh. The factory is to be operation withiu a year and will give einployment to a large nnrnber of men, rnany of whom would live in Ohelsea. With the electric road coming into the village and the prospects of this factory lócate so near to us, the property interests of Caelsea shonld still hold up to their present good prices.