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-Tüxtyvveut to the " Camp ' by the Toledo nd JUomlay inorning. The State street book-store of George jloore will alao have a stock of drugs. Erart Scott is sending from 12 to 15 bushels of raspberries daily to Detroit. Eugene Beul and Eugene Alann have jast introduced the new "Harvard Special" bicycles in town. Judgiiig frora the talk about town the excursión of the city band to Detroit next eek Friday wil' be well patronized. Work haa been commenced and is rapUlly progressing ou the public cisterns recently ordered by the coinmon council. The otticers of Co. A. have received an invitatiou frora the lSth Regiment to be their guests at their encampmeut at Hurón Ohio. ______ The coal scales of E.B. Hall & Bro. have been removed to their sheds near the Toledo road track, and the hole on Hurou street is being filled up. During the month of June the highest temperature at the Observatory was S5 ; the lowest, 37 ; and the average 05. The rain fall was 4.59 inches. Auditor General Stevens is staying a few day s at Whitmore Lake. Tuesday he persuaded a 11 pound pickerel to get into the boat and ride ashore with him. The city schools open a week from next Monday. The children are counting the days and by ncxt week they can teil how niaiiy more hours of f reedoin they have. Testerday inorning when the Temperance excursión .started for Fremont the traia had between three and four hundred excurslonists from here and South Lyon. The Three Rivers coinpany with their nobby drum corps of little boys stopped over and took dinner at the St. James Tuesday afternoon on their way from " Camp Griffith." We understand from one of the bondsmen of Mr. C. G. Clark tliat au extensión of ten days has been granted him, and by next week's issue we hope to be able to give the terms of settlement. A few weeks ago we uttered a plaint that there were no excursions being put on foot. That seemed to stir up the backward and now we are having them every week to and from every direction. The children of St. Vincent's Orphan Asylum of Detroit, were given an excursión here yesterday. They liad a picnic in Miller's grove and a dinner was furnished them by the people of the town. The County Clerk has a large number of county orders for various small amounts and for various persons. Probably the majority of them have been forgotten, and that will leave the county so much ahead. Ann Albor was represented in town last week by 5 printers, 2 lawyers, 4 masons, several drummers, besides several business men who came to size up the general situation of South Lyon.- South Lyon Excelsior. . Mr. Herbert Spencer of London was last Hay chosen a member of the Instituto of France, as a foreign correspondent of the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences, to fill a vacancy caused by the death of Henry P. Tappan, president of Michigan University from 1852 to 1860. The Lutheran churcU of Toledo gave a large excursión to this city Wednesday and passed the day at Relief Park and in rMing around town and ytowlng the campus, ïliere were eleven car loads of them and it was tlie best looking and most orderly excursión party we have seen in a long time. On Tuesday and AVednesday some 300 (lelegates from the temperance organizations, representing all the congressional districts, met at Eaton Rapids, appointed a State committee and subscribed fl,000. stock for campaign purposes. Dr.Wilson, 0. R. L. Crozier and Rev. Spence went from Ann Arbor. Law abiding people who have occasion to pass through the business streets Sun"ays wonder why the saloons and cigar stores are allowed to be open and trade carried on just the same as upon any other A free cigar r a glass discreetly tendered goes a great ways in some parts f this hemisphere. Tour hundredand five men, women and cbildren went from the city to"Camp GrifBth " Sunday. The forenoon, was hot anddusty; the afternoon. rainy; drunkenness was rampant, and but few women were present who were not insulted. The Éfoneml demorallzatlon attending sucli snday excursions is hard to estímate. In commenting on our recently published article about "Too Many Papers," e Montcalm Herald, edited by E. E. owell, says: We workec! as a jour printer in Ypsilanti as long ago as 1838. The place tlien had OU5 WO population. It now contains a population of between three and four thouinu, with several manof&cturlng indus'es, two railroads, and the best water i ver Uiat existsanywhere witliln twenty fnr t?' quote tlle bove paragraph not r tlie purpose of giving any valuable ini',1"! to our readers, because everyJy knows that there are too many newsAnnri ?verywhere in the United States, ij-"" Arbor has a population of 9,000, and Der fflR0lng illdicates that six newspaness eShaa surely overdone the The G. A. R. Tost met Friday nlght and decided to give an excursión to Orchard Like as soon as the new road is opened to that place. The boys have received their caps, so long expected, and are pleased with thcm. Owing to the delay in their reception they secured them at $1.35-15 cents lower than contract price. It is reported withgood foundation that the Register has ílopped agaiu and when it comes up next time it will be owned by Mr. Kitredge, until about four months ago editor of the Eaton Rapids Journal. $9,000 is said to be the price at which it is giren away. The last management has run it over a whole year; we wonder how long the next will kick. The bicyp.le club take a "run around the Triangle" this afternoon. They first go to Saline, then across to Ypsilanti, thence home by moonlight. The distance is about twenty-seven miles, and as it is over the best gravel roads in the county the time will be probably tliree and a half homs. This will be an easy pace with stops at Saline and Ypsilanti. The Saline club has been invited to join in the run. John Burke, a Northñeld farmer, was knocked clown on Detroit street Monday uight by three foot-pads, who hit him with a slung shot. A lady who saw the occurrence screamed for help and also was knocked over. Fred Wallace carne upon the scène and the highwaymen suddenly left. Two suspicious fellows named Torn Condón and Dave Norton have been arrested and ider.tified. The third has not been found. The following offlcers of Ann Albor Lodge, 320, I. O. G. T. were duly installed Tuesday eveniug. W. C. T., E. B. Lewis W. Y. T., Mrs. .lennie Traver; VV. S., S. T.'Speechly; W. T., 11. Richards; W. 11., Grace Minnis; W.I. G., Agnes Lewis; W. O. G., Geo. Scott; F S., Cora Miller; W. C, J. Murphj; W. R. S., Mrs. E. B. Lewis; W. L. S., Miss Stewart; W. A. S., - . Stoftlet; W. D. M., B. Payne; P. W.' C. T., P. D. Woodruff.


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