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Local Heat Notes

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- A nuraber of uot fatal cases of sunstroke are reported in this viciuity. - Yesterday the horses attaehod to Hangsterfer's ice wagou had parasols over their heads. - Dou't try to kenp cool : that is our advice. The very effort will be sure to give you au extra sweat. - The slaters ou the roof oí the new Court House had to suspend work on Weduesduy. Too hot for endurance. - As the heated term may uot be, over attention is invited to au article in auother oolumii, " How to Avoid fSun-Stroke." - At 1 p. in. yesterday the mercury stood ouly at DO, with a good breeza and clouds indicating showers. We hope the heated terin is over. - Judge Lawrence says that Wednesday was the hottest day he has ever experienced in this State, and the " oldest inhabitant " can't contradict him from any well authenticated records. - On Wednesday David Francisco, oí this city, while at work on the farm of Mr. Busenbark, three miles north, was struck down hy the heat of the suu and died within an hour. He was 72 years old. - Jacob Loefier, of this city, while at work in a harvest üeld near Francisco, had a sunstroke and died before he could be taken from the field. He was buried here yesterday. He was 30 years old and leaves a wife and throe childreu. - Mayor Smith says that his thermometer, on the north side of his house eutirely in the ahaje, marked 100 deg. at 1 o'clock p. in. on Wednesday. Other observers report from 96 to 98. At our owu resideuce on State street, iiu wiiti the uaeasare froin 1 to -ï p. in., with 88 at 6 a. m. auil U2 at ü p. m.


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Michigan Argus