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Whitmore Lake

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Parent Issue
Day
19
Month
May
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

Forty tourists took dinner at the Clifton house Sunday. The weather was so chilly here on Sunday that overcoats were in great demand. The Pray Bros. are building a 50x70 foot basement barn tor Stephen Tuthill; About 1,000 strangers carne on the excursión traiu Monday morniDg and spent the day. " Mrs. York and mother of Ionia, were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Barker Sunday. D. F. Snaitb & Son, sold their pair of black horses to O. E. Burns, of Howell, last week. B. St. James, of Aun Arbor, has leased a lot trom Ted Lavender, jr. , on which he will build a cottage. A magnificent site ior the bis; club house is offered oy Chas. L. Rane on the lake front, which may oe accepted. Mrs. Win. B. Kane left today for Colurubus, O., on account of the severe sickness of her granddaughter Gladys McCoy. C. E. Burns, of Howell, has leased a lot from the M. E. cliurch trustees on which he will immeciiately erect a cottage. Geo. W. McCormick has the cellar dug for his new 2,000 residence and the inasons commenced the stone wall Monüay. F. A. Perry, Ann Arbor station agent, has leased the old Duncan residence where his friends will find him comfortabiy located John Turner has bought a lot from Mis. Ida R. Nelson on which he is now baving costructed a neat dweiling house which the Pray Bros. are building. A great many suspicious lights are seen meandering around the lake every still night, and as a gentle hint would say that if Deputy Fish Wadren Colter swoops down on you don't say you did not get warning. Delos Rorabacher. wife and two children, of Toledo, were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lemon Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Rorabacher were formerly old resicients here and were greeted by mnay old friends. The committee on locating a site for the Toledo club house will hold a session Monday evening and expect at that meeting to decide whether to build at Whitmore Lake or not. The indications now are that this point will be selected. Abont 30 of Whitmore Lake juveniles under 10 years of ago under the management of Miss Margaret Rane will have a basket picnic and May flowering party on Saturday next and expect a jolly time as they talk strong of winding up with a dance. May 26 has been definitely decided upon for holding the May party at the Clifton house. There will bs' a ban" qnet supper and the best of music will be furnished for the dance. This will also be the opening party of the season for the Clifton house under the new management. The new chee.se factory started raaking cheese last Thuisday. Mr. Robbins the manager has a reputation for making an excellent article in this commodity and he ad vises ne that the very latest improved machinery is in this factory. Everything inside and out denotes cleanliness