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Whitmore Lake

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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 came on the excursion train Monday morning and spent the day.

Mrs. York and mother of Ionia, were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Barker Sunday.

D. F. Smith & Son, sold their pair of black horses to C. E. Burns, of Howell, last week.

B. St. James, of Ann Arbor, has leased a lot from Ted Lavender, jr. , on which he will build a cottage.

A magnificent site for the big club house is offered by Chas. L. Rane on the lake front, which may be accepted.

Mrs. Wm. B. Rane left today for Columbus, 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. church trustees on which he will immediately erect a cottage.

Geo. W. McCormick has the cellar dug for his new 2,000 residence and the masons commenced the stone wall Monday.

F. A. Perry, Ann Arbor station agent, has leased the old Duncan residence where his friends will find him comfortably located .

John Turner has bought a lot from Mrs. Ida R. Nelson on which he is now having constructed a neat dwelling 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 residents here and were greeted by many 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.

About 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 cheese factory started making cheese last Thursday. Mr. Robbins the manager has a reputation for making an excellent article in this commodity and he advises us that the very latest improved machinery is in this factory. Everything inside and out denotes cleanliness.