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Parent Issue
Day
7
Month
April
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
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(Too late for latt week.) Prof. Gifford has been employed as superintendent of our schools for another year. The town of Lyndou has in noniination Thos. Young for supervisor on the democratie ticket and William H. Collins on the republican ticket. Henry Stimson was ast week elected superintendent of the Sunday school of the M. E. church and William Bacon assistant. David Raymond will make his home hereafter with his son, in the township of Sharon. There will be some moving here this spring, but vacant houses in town are very scarce. Trade has been moderate during the late storms and bad roads. It will be lively as soon as conditions make it possible. There is no excitement bat some quiet work being done by various candidates to further their chances at next weeks election. The doctors continued to be very busy with all sort,s of throat and lung diseases which are unusually fatal this winter. The Epworth League experience social at the residence of Thos.Wilkinson last Friday night netted the society $305 for the new church. The schools have a vacation this week and the children aud teachers are having a rest. The ten days mission at St. Mary's church closed Tuesday night. it was well attended and many excellent sermons were preached. The methodist people have decided to build a stone church. it will cost more but be better in the end. The M. E. church free seat offering Wednesday night realized $209 for the society. George S. Baird, of Williamston, was among friends here this week. Hiram Lighthall is running for supervisor on the democratie ticket and William Bacon on the republican ticket. It is likely to be closer than for many years. The fight in Lima is between Ed. Beach on the democratie ticket for supervisor and Henry Wilson on the republican ticket. P. S. Lehman, of Ann Arbor.was here Thnrsday about political matters. The market shows signs of advancing but has not advanced much yet and probably will not until the erop damage appears next month. It stands at 70c for wheat, 35c for rye, 30c for oats, 50c for potatoes, $3 for clover seed, $1 for beans,i4c for butter and 10c for eggs. Matthew Schwikerath died very suddenly at his residence in this village last Friday of pneumonía after about a weeks sickness. He leaves a wife and eight children who will sadly miss his care and assistance. He was about fïfty years oíd and a good mechanic and an excellent citizen much respected by all who knew him.