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Base ball lias pcnetrated to Freedom! Pinckney has the base ball fever, ulao. Milan towashlp bas 615 school chilriren. Brldgewafer indulges In open air conuerts. The Saline school entertainment netted 19.40 A fla floats over Saüne's new council building. Saline is a favorite Sunday resort for Ann Arbor. Gras Lake wants a furnlture store and epalr shop. The Chelsea band gives street concerta now-a-days. Cha. H. Wines, of Chelsea, is inoving nto his fine new reaidenee. Tho 4-year old stock ram of John ratt, of Dexter, sheared 28 lbs. A Milán lirui made a raise last week y selling straw hats at one cent n piece. "C'atharine. widovv of John Oeo. 5roner, Vork," has been granted a penion. Geo. A. Peters of Scio, did not attend lie national greenback convention at Cincinnati. Saline is to hare a new iron bridge cross Saline river on the Tecumseh road, o cost $760. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hawley nre visitig friends in Ann Arbor this week. - btockbridge Sun. South Lyon business men rather have net lilnwn in tlmlr pyes ihan to pay for a street sprinkler. Milan hasorgnnized a" Law aiul Order ..eague," which proposes to see that the aw is enforced In that place. Oommeneement exercitie at So. Ijyon will be held in the Presbyterian church on Friday evenlug, June 15tli. The Presbyterian Sunday School of filan will observe Children's Day, June nd, wlth appropriate exercises. Many farmers have had to plant corn he second time, because the weather has een so cold that the seed rotted. The Sun Intlmates that there are two )laces In that town where soinetbisg to riiik may be obtalned on the sly. C. E. Depew, of Stockbridge, is buildng a $1000 vault in Oak Grove ceraetery at this place, for the remains of bis wife nd child. - Chelsea Herald. And still they sigh for street lights at vliltm. The law and order league will ee to it that the lamp posts are not needed by some of its citlzens. M. J. Lehman, of Cbelsea, paesed hrough town bunday, en rout to Mason, o attend court - Stockbridge Bun. Mike wusn't laying wires wiiy up In Ingham, waa he? . ''rnnklyn Exponent which Is good authorlty on (Uvh subjfcts, nswers the questlon " If 32 is the n rln. poinl -.vhat 8 the equeezing points?" by say'.rL "Two l n the shadu." Candidates for the different county i oillces on the Democratie lde are loomng up like mushrooms. - Chelsea liernld. And unlike mushroorns they have not all ;ot a soft thing. A 57 fooi well is belng put down in the cemetery for ure protection and waterng the grounds. Good Idea. - South Lyon Picket. Is it reully so hot where South Lyonites go? A cltizen of Milán protests, and righteously, too, against the use of Memorial Day for base ball gaines. He thinks that the memories of the day, are too sacred for such entertatnments. The Milan Drivlni Park announcesa arand opening for Saturday, June 2d, wlth a handsome line of prlzes to be contended for. The lovers of speed will doubtleas give the Milan folks a big crowd on this occasion. G. O. Merriman, who returned home from Kansas two weeks ago, intends taking anotlier trip west soon. He says that he is buyinjr more land than he is selling now, and believes in the future greatness of Wichita. - Manchester Enterprise. The flowers are preparing for a general " blow out," the grusses Uitend to "ihoot" and trees are about to " take leaf." Soon the whent will hold its feebla head on the end of ín ipear, the potatoes will open its eyes and the corn will "lay its ears to the ground." - Brlghton Citizen. Manager Schmid ishaVlnggood success in arranging for games of base ball. On Saturday the Ann Arbor club will come here. On Decoration Day anotlier crack club of the nniversity city will come and on Tuesday, June 5, the Milan club will come here to play our boys. - Manchester Enterprise. This ia the time of year wlien the arer age puihinustcr routs out the average farmer and bas the average amount of mud ecraped out of the average dltch along slde of the road, and placed In a heajp in the center of the road. The time will come, however, when pounded stone or gravel will be used instead of mud. There are usually live readers to every subscriber to a paper, excluding the family. They borrow the paper the year around, and read it more carefully and find more faults of It than the people who pay for it. They don't like it well enough to subscribe for it, but they like it well enough to rcad it regularly so long as it costs nothing. - Saline Obierver. The Saline Base Ball Associ;tlon is ofneered as tollows: PreHldent- A. J. Warren. Seortary- A. 11. VanDuzer. Treajsuror - O. K. lluwklns. Dlrectors- A. J. Warren, John Otllei), F. D. Ford, E. A. Hauar A. B. VanOuzer. Hanager-Jobn Gillen. Grounds have been leased, are belng fltted up and business is to commence at once. The person taking names for the ncw Directory promisea to eive Ypsilanti about 8even thousand inhabitants more or les?. Hope lie will, even if he copies narues in tbe old cemetery. Where ii the harm in that? These old fellow were here once, and they have not gone away. True tbey are not as active at they were before, they took up thelr present abotle, but they are almost aa useful, and less trotiblesome than many that are registsred simply because they are not yet buried. Count tbe grave stones, aud pive the old fellows a chance.


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