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The new state telephone poles are ueariug the village of Dexter. E. S. Hagaman is buildmg a new resideuce on Boyne st. in Manchester. The W. R. C, of Chelsea, served meals on eleetion day and cleared f 16. Mr. aud Mrs. George Beeuian, of Lyndoa, have afded a son to their family. It is said that theproposed cement factory at PortagelLake has fallen through. Dester boasts of a man who is au alderman, a depvity sheriff, a school inspector and a constable. The township of Webster last week voted to build an iron' bridge across the Hnron in the northern part of the town. Henry Schiefetstein andlídward McLain will open a íirst' class machine, shop in a new building being erected on AjSt. in Dexter. Rev. J. I. Nickerson, of Chelsea, preached a sermón to young men Snnday eveuing aud there were a large number of youny ladies present. C. A. Morris is exbibiting three kernels oí' field corn which be rece ut ly fouml in a hollow in a tree, which har been grown over with au inch of solid wood. The kernels are in a perfect state of preservation. Estirnating np the gTowth of oak timber, Mr. Morris thinks they must have been in the tree for more than 40 years. He is going to plant thera this spring and see ii they will