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Picnic And Reunion

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Parent Issue
Day
11
Month
August
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
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Wbitmoi-ö Lake, Aug. 3. - (Special to Daily Argus. ) - This has been a gala day for Whitmore Lake. The reunión of oíd Co. D being a drawing card. , There were 13 of the veterans of Co. D , and 14 from other companies and a , Jarge ccucourse of visitors. The , ing was in the Lake honse ball room i and the following speakers addressed ,the oíd veterans: Mrs. Lowden, H. , M. White, E. K. Simmonds, E. K. ! .Starkweather, W. K. Cbilds, Frof. . Jrank Rane, Mrs. Babbitt, W. W. Wedemeyer and others. The following officers were elected for next year: President, Jas. K. Lowden; vice . ident, Bh R. Simmonds ; secretary, H. M. White; treasurer, E. K. , weather, and the place of meeting Northville. Tne speakei-s all eulogïzed the old veterans trat W. V. Wedeïneyer was the speaker of the day and held his audieuce spellbonnd for 40 minutes. Among other things he said he did not only feel it a pleasure bat a great honor to talk to this group -of conntry's defenders, veterans who fought for and established principie which are the admiration and delight ot the oppressed of all mankind. .His eloquÉDce reverberated through the large hall and electrifled to old veterans who were all anxious for a hearty shake-hands. W. B. Kane president ihe past year is deserviug of and received great praise for the inanner in which he entertamed the comrades wbo were all invited to ice cream and cake at the conclusión of the speaking. They all vote Whitmore Lake a fine resort. General Alger at oue time was eolonel of Co. D, 5th Michigan cavalry and all the speakers sounded woi'ds os praise for Gen. Alger and laoded his action dnring his term of secretary of war to the sities, not a man among ïhem but ciaimed if they had a thous. and tongues they would all be used in praising Gen. Alger's actions. A very fine shower was in progres during the G. A. K. exercises which coolek the atmosphere and laid the dust making it delightful. Rev. V. Li. Tedrow, pastor of the English Lutiieran chnrch. picniced 300 of bis Sunday school pupils at Whitmore Lake today and they had a jolly time. The sail boats, row boats aud steamer were iii great demaud aud they all eujoyed bathiug at Stilsonburg. Lloyd Lovell, of South Lyon, was iu town 'today looking for stock. He repotts desirable fatted cattle as scarce and bringiug good prices but thin graas cattle are plentiful and uot iu niuch demand. Sheep and larabs are qnite plentiful at pnces froin SJé to 5}.2 ceuts. Mr. Lovell took in the speeches at the Lake house for the veteraus and saya it was very enjoyable. The relatives of Richard Carpeuter who was reported missing since goiug to Hicks' Lake to camp meeting, have learned that he took his bicycle and a soit of workiug clothes with hirn when he went away and alchoogh they have uot heard from him siuce, they are of the opinión that he is safe and probably gone to work somewhere. Mrs. J. .F. Schnh and sou were in onr city todav attending the picnic - a sood time. of cour&e they always have a good time.