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iJEXifcK, JSU. --. A lodge of the Ancient Order of United 'Woikmen is being started in this place by the head man of Ypsilanti. The young man who stole Mr. Van Riper's horee from our streets provea to be ft resident of Pinokney by the name of Mclntyre. The surprise party at the residenoe of J. H. Magofnn for the benefit of bis daughter was a completo one, the same lady being very mucfeiurprised indeed. - Our Red Ribbon speaker that was to have been here on Sunday evening last disappointed us for soma reason or other nd his plaoe had to be filled by an Ann Arbor student. Those who heard him say "we did not lose anything by the change." The Episcopal social at the residenoe of Mr. Geo. Lyons, on Tuesday evening laat was a complete succesa. There was a good crowd, good f ments, good oollection, and last, but not least, a good time. This society has been having a different style of socials, j but at this place they went baok to the , good old time and revived it to perfection in a good social time. There are seven cases of 9carlet . fever in this town and all doing as well as can be expected. Pica. Death of a Remaukable Woman. - Mrs. Sophia J. Sears, widow of the late Dr. Thomas Sears, died on thti 16th at the residence of her son, Mr. Thomas Sears, in the township of Lima, Washtenaw oounty, aged 87 years. She was born in Goahen, Mass. November 18, 1791, was a sister of the late Enooh James of Ann Arbor, also of Luther James, of game place, and L. L. James, of Dextor, and mother of Prof. C. W. Sears, of the University of Mississippi, Mrs. F. M. Martin and Mrs. Dr. A. E wing, of Dextor, nd of the late Mrs. H. H. Noble, of Elk Rápida, as aleo of Mrs. Rowley, of Niles, and Mrs. Freeman Rowley, of Iowa. Mrs. Sears had been a resident ofj Lima for 42 yoara. fciho was a woman of great intelligence and wonderful energy. - Her memory- which she retained to the last - was truly remarkable, not only of persons, but of events transpirinff in her early youth. She was a student at the "Westfield, Mass., Academy with the late lamented Williain CullenBryant, with whose father, Dr. Peter Bryant of Cummington, her late husband was a itudeat of medicine. Shedied of pneumonía and it can truly be said she did not leave an enemy. - Post and Tribune. Wanted. - A bright, active boy of about 14 years of age to learn the printer'i trade. Apply at once to this office


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