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-The winter term of the public sshools of this citjc!oses on Friday next. - The exhibition oï the junior class of the High School will talte place on Fnday evening next. - C. H. Milieu ia now in New York, and a large arrival of spring goods may be looked lor soou. Gat your wallets loaded. -Mrs. C. D. Bliss well known to the musical portiou of our community., propases to give a concert about the 18th of next moath, assisted by musicians from Detroit, Saginaw, Marshal, and Ypsilanti. - Chaplain Day of this city has aspirations to serve his country, aud selects the poaition of Indi&n Agent to be vacated by Mr. Betts. Guesa Bro. Brockway or some other Methodist brother has the whip-row of him. There was a " corner " on butter ou Saturday and Monday, and a very poor articie tt color of lard and the taste of salt) went off lively at 30 cents, -from the grocer's scales to the consumer's little basket. All laid to the Iwttoni talling out of the roads. -The Ypsilanti G'ommemrt pnblislies a sermón by Eugene Laible, a " New Cniircn " layman, but the editor is careful to say "we dou't hold ourseli responsible tor the doctrine." Too bad. -On Tuesday ot last week a Good Templars' Lodge was orsatnzed at Manchester, with 24 charter members. - J. H. Martin, of Ypsilanti, is to wrestle 3 H. McLauKhlin at the Detroit Opera House on Thursday evuuing next, tor iöüü a side,- the wiuuer to have the entrance money. - Uo and hear J. B. Steere to-morrow evening- 71-2 o'clock - at the lecture room of the M. E. Church. He will teil all about "Formusa and its Inhabitants." Mr. Steere gets more information iuto one of his talks than a half dozen cominon or even first-clasn lecturers. -Mrs. Rebecca P. L. Gillespie, wife of our nmch esteemed formar citizen, -Bishop Gillespie of the diocese of Western Mkhigan, died at Minneapolis, Mum., ou Tuesday morning. Though the event was not entirely unexpected to her maiiy frieuds here, yet lts aunouncement caused a gañera! feeling of sadness, and especially in the church and society to which her husband had so long and faithfully ministered, and by the members of which she ■was beloved. Her remains have been brought heie for interment by the side of those ot a loved dauhter, and the funeral will take place at 2 o'clock p. M. to-day, at St. Andrew's Church. - It is so seldom that we have an entertainment of real merit offered us that this announcement will be received with pleasure. Next Wednesday and Thursday evenings Miss Ktiie Ellsler, with an efficiënt support, will appear in Shakespearean plays. Miss Kllsler is Cleveland's favorita artiste, and the rare dramatic talent which she displays insures for ier everywhere a raoBteordial reeeption. "As you like it," aud " Romeo and Juliet," two of her charming representations have been chosen. This treat has been secured to us by the Ann Arbor Boating Association, a roost worthy organization, and their enterpnse should receive hearty encouragement.