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Oeo. Burkhart of Saline now blows notes out of a $75 tuba hoin. The Presbyterians of Saline, held a consecration service last öunday. Kev. Mr. Gallup reccived $.jü by a re cent (lomitiuii at tlie Qhelsea lown iiall. Mrs A. K. Rouse is now Mrvlng lui tittli year a.s organist of the Saline Presbyterian church. 8. J. Chase, of Chelsea who is 81 years of ajft', was taken suddenly siek recently, "ii the streel, :ttul had to be taken home. E. K. Aldrich, of Saline, lias teeahmri 15,000 üniall brook trnut from the state li-h conmUsloner tor tiu itreami about villagu. H. 8. Holmes and Will J. Dancer, of Chelsea, willo)en a general store at Stookbridge soon, the liiin name to be Holmes & Dineer. Prof. Vrooman, withone exwption the oldest niember of the normal school faculty at Ypsilatiti, will resign at the c]e of the current aehool year. 111 healtb. The barn of H. W. WlHey. Dexter townihlp, waa Rtruck by lightnlnir and a valiiaMe horse killed, durinir the recenl thunder-stonn. The barn wis BftTed. - Leader. Grantlpa Daniel Ticbenor lefl Mui 1 iy inorning for Newark, New Jers.y. Mr Tlchenor was eighty-tliree years of age last October. He travels with bia daughler, Mrs. M. Olds, ot Jacksoa.- Chelseu Herahl. Mr. Hessier, snn-in-l;iw of Mr. ;um1 Mis. A. Davis, Lima, who lias In en fo? sonie time under the care of physicians ut Aun Arbor, has so far recovcred that be is pending tuis week with hU relatives in this vicinity. Miss Maggie Doll, wlio tan;ht the school very acceptubly in ilistrict Iso. (!, Dexter township, wus presented with a line plush album t the close of school recently. She will teacb the spring uini in the same district. A, M. Clark has been elected superintendent of the Saline Dialiufactnrlng companv, and takes possession of the posltipa to-day. Geo. Gross, the retlrinjj superintendent, will probably gnperlnteud the outside sales for the compuny. - ObM-rvcr. Geo. Peatt and family, of Juniata, Neb., have arriveil at thelr n.'W home in 'Webster. Mr. P. experieneed some dilliculty In gettiug here, the car contlulog lus ffooda being anion; those side-tracked bv the strikers at St. Louis. - Dexter Leader It is reported that the Toledo & A mi Arbor road isconsidering a scheme for the constructiou of a Detroit outlet. The plan is to build a bianeh from Leland to l'lvrnouth, there to connect with the Flint & Pere Marqnette Detroit extensión.- Ho well Kepublican. Dexter Leader: "Quite a number of Dexter people attended " Nevada," by the Ann Arbor troupe, at Chelsea, Mouday nighl. For au amatuercompany the pi -rformance was j:ood. The characters wcro all well personated, funny Mr. llaiklns beinga whole show in himself." A grand ball, the last of the season.will be given at the operu house, Frlday night, April 30tli under the nnlted management oflhe G. A. R. poft, and the young prople of Dexter. The proceeds are to be used for the purchase of uniforms and necessary equipmeuts for the Post.- Leader. Miss Helen Post of the Normal received a prize of a $20 set of curtains from J. II, Black & Co. of Detroit for furnlsbiug a list of 1,205 words furnieU tioui the word carpets. Nearly 12.000 coinpetitors sent iu lists. Miss Post's list was nearly forty feet long and was bcautifully arranged. - Ypsilantian. An Observer reporter heard a good saggestion made by a person Hstening to the church bells discordant ringing, laat Sunday. It was that the chinches adopt the method followed in many other towns, of each church bell rlnging h've strokes, to be followed successi vely by the other bells. It would be far pleaBanter music to the ears of the people, who conld then teil wliat church bells wcre ringing, wliich ander the present method isa'cüfflcult [nutter. - Saline Observer. The Alumni association, thrOUgh the executive cotninittee, have arranged with the Hon. li. Q. Horr, ex-member of congress from theSaginaw district, to deliver liis lecUiro on the ' Labor Problem" in Ooodyear hall, Friday evening, April 16th, uext. The lecture does not partake of a political party questiou In any way but a logical, eloquent and witty discussion of this important question, of whica the press throughout the state speak very high. - Manchester Enterprise. Mr. William Deubel, chief of the large milling interest on the Hurón has returned from lus southern trip. His lirst surprise was at the vast tracts of worthless land, especiallv in the Carolinas. Turpentine, peanuts and cottou being the principal product. The large towns, like Charleston, Wilmington, and Atlanta, are full of life and business. In Georgia, prohibition bas taken a big hold. The people say little about politics. They are 5lad,slavery is out of the way, confesa they made a mistake and wisli iutnoeforth to live in union with their iiorthern brethren. The colored people are niuch more polite than at the north, are the principal artisans, buildere, carpenters, masons, etc. The people greet northern men with great warmth. They have a strongdesire to see northern enterprise and capital among them. Mr. Deubel visited Fort Sumter, while at Wilmingtou lie rode down to the ocean. He was in Washington, saw the Senate and House in session, and üstened to a lively debate. He was much pleased with his trip.- Ypsllanti Commercial. Speaklng of fashionable evening toilets reminds us, away back in the forties we were In a little town of large pretentions - Ann Arbor in fact - and there happened to arrive at the leading hotel, a barn-storming theatrical company. Among the nuniber were a couple of rnstic youth, recently from home, and verj fresh. The weather was hot, and when the gong sounded for dinner, these youths with verdeut innocence, appeared in the dining hall in clean shirt slvcs. The ndignation of the tony boarders, especially the ladies, could notbe appeased the young men were sent away to procure their coats. That very eveninir there was a ball given In the house, very select, at whlch the same ladies appeared not in shirt sleeves, but with arms bare to the shoulders, and necks bare to - well pretty low down. But say nothing about that. We'll return to the arms. It haa alwayi puzzled us to explain why it should be so cxr.edingly iinproer, for respectable young men to appear in their shirt sleeves in a dining room, and yet so extreinely essential that respectable young ladies, who are supposed to have nftthing to advertise, must go bare armed bato a


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