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Maple sugar and 'lasses. ' South Lyon pines for a farmer's club. Flave Ford has returned to Saliue from Honduras. Mrs. Geo. GUI, of Superior, died Feb. 14th, aged 83. The AlgerClubat Chelsea is a wide awake organlzation. Quarterly meeting at the Dexter M. E. Churcli last Sunday. M. G. Garitón, of Jackson has purchased the Graas Luke News. The charter election of Dexter occurs next Monday, March 5th. Mrg. Barney Keelan, of Chelsea, feil and broke her arm recently. The Cathollcs of Stockbridge liave $3,000 raised for a new church. Stockbridge is to have a new school house completed by Aug. lst. The Chelsea folks will witness a grand celebration ofSt. Patrlck's Day. E. R. Aldrlcu has planted 10,000 brook trout in the streatns about Saline. Rev. G. W. Lowe, a fonner M. E. pastor at Saline, died at Morenci recently. Geo. Walker has bought the fine tarm of Mrs. C. Bliss In Lodi, for $7,200. The oíd Peninsular milis at Dexter have been bought by Thos. Birkett. The Rollin VVebb farm, near Prlnkney, was sold at auctiou recently for $2,650. The meltlng of Ihe snow and the variable weather has been very bad for wheat. Archie Wilkinson has entered into law partnership with Geo. W. Turn Buil, of Chelsea. Lemuel Dwelle of Chelsea is building a a new baru which wlll take 0,000 to cover lt. The Baptist aid society of Lyndon meets to-morrow at Wm. E. Wessel's residence. L. W. Briggs, of Dexter, was called to Berkshire, Mass., by the serious illness of a brother. The Monitor house, at Plnckney, has been purchased by Benj. Allen, of Dexter township. E. W. Wallace of Saline has bought the farm of Mrs. Wheeler near that place for $9,000. The last Ypsllantian sunk all other subects and went for local option with all lts columns. S. B. West, of Lyndon, ha bought a place in Stockbridge and wlll inore thereto soou. A young people's Christlan Endeavor Society is one of the proposed excellcut things of Dexter. Wm. Judson, of Chelsea, is the vlcepresident for this couutyof the State Republlcao League. The name of Kdward P. Summers, of Ypsiianti, appears on the recent liste oí pen8ioners for an increase. Editor Gildart of the Stockbridge Sun brags about hls eubscriptiou wood-pile. That helps make Sun sbitie. Van Duzen & Gorden, of Pittsfield, are to erect a new barn and 300rods of pickct fence on their farm this spring. Lyndon's new Baptist church is to be dedicated March 4th, the services commenctng at the 10:30 o'clock, and continuing in the evening. John Koch has sold 300 acres of lus farm in Plttsfleld, to Henry Paul, for $12,000. Mr. Koch has still 128 acres left to keep him busy farming.- Observer. The Obeerver has been presented with a new brooin. Well, the Observer has swept prettv clean under its present management, so there is nothing signiücant. J. A. Winchell, of Macón, has been baving a diseased foot treated at Ann Arbor, and bis neighbors raised a purse of $70 to help him along.- Saline Observer. A temple of Juvenile Templars is being organized at StocVbridge. lts members are under 16 and take a pledge not to drink lntoxicating lkjuors, smoke or use profane language. Mrs. Phelps is exhibiting a very handsome crazy quilt, which is to be disposed of for the benefit of the ladies missionary society of Manchester. The price of the quilt is $15.- Observer. Herman G. Brlgg?, of Detroit, and Miss Jennie Topping, of Plalnfield, were married at the residence of the bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Morris Topping, on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 1888.- Pinckney Dispatch. The Sons of Veterans, of Howell, will produce the play entitled, "The Veteran's Son," on March lst, Und and 3rd for the benellt of the soldiere' monument fund. This is a very interesting military play as it shows how the boys did things over 25 years ago. The T. & A. A. R. sidetrack at Hamburg is often filled with cara, and ihey need moreaccommodation. The time was when this road would have been ouilt Uirough Dexter, but our men-of-means would not in vest, and we lost the increase of business which would naturally have come to us. - Leader. Last Thursdny nlght, after the electrlc light bad been turned on a short time, an armature of the dynamo was burned out, and the works are disabled uut il itcan be replaced. The cause of the accident is unknown, but it looks as though there had been a defect In the machine. It will probably be in running order this week. - Ypsilantian. Perhaps the fault is in not understandlng how to run the machine! There was a little üurry of excltement at the Normal the other day over the arrlval of a big box from W. W. Osband, Oütonagon. Principal, seeretnry and the Prof. of Natural Sciences held a consultatioQ over the mysterious afl'air, and finally concluded to investígate. The package was found to contain neither copper, iron nor dynamite, but a bouocing beaver! Frank Norton lias the specimen in hand, and in due time it will lind its way to the museum.- Ypsilantian. We have known that Hev. H. Palmer was mach given to studying rocks, hills and mountains, but have wondered why he so often went amon the hills of Uuadilla. It now turus out that one attractive craig was in bla eye, and he rested not until he brought it away with htm. That is, Itev. H. Palmer was married to Miss Mattie M. Craig it the residence of the bride in Unadilla, on Tuesday, Feb 21 1888, by Itev. U. B. Milier, of Dansvillü Midi. - Cbeltea Herald. A grand reception was given the couple on their arrival home. In thegood olddaysof democratie low tariil'and tree trado every gold and silver dollar dug from our mines and coined at our mints was sent abroad to Kngland, Franco, Gennany and lielgium to pay for manufactured goods wtiicu tliis nation Imported, because it could not compete with the factories of those countries. Money was scaree and its purchasing power was so great that wajres and farm produce were 100 per cent. lower tlian at present, while every thing boiight abroad cost more than doublé its present price. Interest on debts was very high, even the government was obliged to pay 12 per cent. interest on its loans, because all the surplus inoney was shipped abroad to enrich Euiopean mauufacturers. Uuder protection our money iskept at home and Europc is obliged to pay cash for our product. These facts are worth


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