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The bang of tlie shot-gun is again lieard in land. John G. English, of this township, was at tho stato fair, with his fino Jersey cattle. Tho attendance at the union whooi last weck was tho largctit has over been on tho fir.-t week of school. The workmen have begun the excavutions at Oak Grovo Cenietery for the new vault, to be built there by ihe township. S. W. Lockwood is building an addition to his residenoe, and takingdown a portiou of his shop on Jefferson street. John H. Miller has traded his stock of groceries, ote., to Charles Randall, of Bridgewater, for 133 acres of land in Vandalia, 111. Tomato vines look as though killed by the frost, although we have had no frost as yet. The totnatoes are also rotting on the vines. This is very strange, as in previous ycars tho vines would bo green and hang full of fruit until cold weather set in. Miss Albina Case, of this villnge, daughter of the late Aaron W. Case, bas been loosing her sight for the past year. On Monday she and her brother Clarencc went to Detroit, where she expects to have her eyes operated upon by a skillful oceuli.-t, with the hope of regaining her sight. The mission festival of the Germán Lutheran church, of this village, was held last Sunday in the M. E. church, and was attended by a large congregation from near and far. At the morning service tlie meeting was addressed by tho llev. Mr. Neumann, of Ann Arbor, llev. Mr. Linder, of Elmore, Ohio, and the Rev. Mr. Wagner, of South Bend, Ind. The afternoon service was held at 2:30 o'clock, and was addressed by the Rcv. Mr. Stanger, an old missionary who has boen eightcen yoars in África, and eight years in Brazil ; also Rev. Mr. Andreas, formerly a missionary in Brazil. Rev. Mr. Neumann, of Ann Arbor, informed the congregaron that the missionary work must be supported, and all contributions will be thankfully reccived. A collection of $64.50 was taken up. The choirs from Anu Arbor and Manchester sang very appropriate pieces. _____


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