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Tliere are 1,400 volumes in the Ludington shool librar}'. Two polo clubs at Owosso, composed of good looking youiigladies. One man in Shiawasse county has in his possession f 87,000 worth of ta receipts. The Capao rirls improve the working qualities of' their juws by holding gum chewinjt parties. A Tecumseh lady wears a Mother Hubbard dr'ss made 40 years ago. And still they claim that this is an age of progress! The telegrnph line for the Michigan Air Line was completed tottiis placeS.iturday, and Saturday evening the first dispatcli was sent over the line to Jackson. - riouth Lyon Excelsior. A. E. Turner, of Cadillac, has a dog that awoke liim a few nijrhtsago by barking vijrorously. Upon awaking he found the house on fire, and barely saved the lifc of his wife and child. f Ie swears by that dog. A trunk froin wblcll there carne a horrible smell, was reeeived at Bay City the other dajr, and it was supposed it contaiued a decomposed huinau body. It was opened by the offlcers and a horrible fact was rrpsented to their view and smell. It was 125 pouuds of liinburger cheese. L. W. Melchior Ims a freak of nature in the form of an Albino chipmunk that he purcliased from a man near Assyria. The little fellow wascauglit in a shock of corn, and 3 pure white in color, witli pink eyes. He occupies most of his time in keeping himself clean and eatintrcorn, and is vs lively a little animal as one can imagine. - Battle Creek Republican. The New York Sun speaks of a questiouhble act of the democratie party as follows : When Cleveland was nomlnated we thougbt at first tluu as between hlm and Blalne It was better that he should b elected. Bat we do not tbiukao now. The revelatlons whlch havebeeu made and provel reapecting hls lire and character are such that It woald, In our judgment, be folly and disfrace to eiect him. Ve thought hlm a better man than Blalue ; now It Is pioved lual Ue Is a worst one.


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