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Day
4
Month
April
Year
1879
Copyright
Public Domain
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- Navigation has opcued on the Jj.íke. - Clinton will havo a new paper about April 15. - C. R. Thompson is Rep. norainee for mayor of Battle Creok. - Geo. Robison.formerlyof Kalamazoo has just boen elected mayor of Leadville. - A clerical scandal is about to barst n Marshall. - Coldwater has a superabundance of malignant diphtheria. - The Pontiac people expect to see the Air Line railroad engines about July 4th. - Five di vorces were granted in Detroit, Monday. - Supervisors of Monroe by a voto of 13 to 5 have resolved to rebuild the conrt house on the old site. -Charles W. Waldron has purchased the banking business of Chapmau & Co., at Reading, and will take possession soou. - O. F. Richmond, formerly station agent at Jonesville goesto Jackson three years for embezzling wheat. - Mr. Withey is the Democratic-National candidate for Judge of Probate of Calhouu County. - Central M. E. church cf Lansing has undertaken to raise $2,000 to cancel an indebtedness falling due July 6, next. - Dan Abbott of Adrián is under arrest for violating the Intornal revenue laws. - Bocause the Supervisors cut his bilis so much sheriff Cairas of Lenawee liasn't made an arrest sinco Nov. 30, last. - Parties in Tecumseh are circulating a petition to clso the barber shops on Sanday. - G. T. Harris of Battle Creek arrested on a charge of defraudiug his oreditors, has escaped and fled. - Hou. E. W. Keightly, formerly judge of the Coldwater circuit, expects to become Third Auditor of the Treasury. - Harlow Macary of Coldwater was presented by his wife with. a thirteen and one-half pound baby. - John J. Sedney of Lansing, dealer in groceries and liquids, fails for $10,000. Assets $3,500. - Horace Choate of Somerset, Hillsdile county, laid his hand uponabuzz saw with the usual resulta. - Hillsdale neople are more interested in temporalice than " Sorae Mistakes About Moses," as Sam Cary now believes after an experience of three evenings. - The burglary of Brwer and Co's. safe at Tecumseh availed nothing for the $900 in drafts taken could not safely be negotiated. - Mr. and Mrs. Montgomery of the Mnntgomery house, Jackson, have made an assignment. They will continue to manage the hotel. - Detroit is agitated over the tunnel question. The Vanderbilt Combination are talking of tunneling the river at Grosse Isle. - For Superior Court Judgoin Wayne county, Democrats have nominated J, Logan Chipman ; Nationals, Chas. S. May ; Republicana, William Jennison. - Pontiac's bonded debt is all paid, except for school purposes, and these are paid as fast as they mature. There are $6,000 in the treasury. - The Pontiac girls "dote on the milingtary," and go over to the Orehard Lake military aeadeniy in droves of 40 or more to dance with the students. - One of the Flint boys whorecently ran away has been found and brought home. He had managed to spend mach of the $700 he took f rom his father before he left. - Amos Soper of Lenawee county, owns a musket given to him by congress for con8picuous gallantry at the siege o) Plattsburg. Mr. Soper ia now 81 years of age. - Dundee tried hard to have the new court house located in that village, but Monroe, and other portions of the county out-voted her. - At Battle Creek, on the 20th inst Lemuel Mathews had his leg severely mashed, and sustained other severe injuries by a large grindstoue falling down and running on hina. - There are not three vacant available tenant houses in Bittle Creek. Workmen have rushed in there to labor in the machine shops to such an extent that there are now at least 35 new houses in progressof erection. - R. M. Morrison, the dofaulting Odd Fellow's treasurer, went to Sturgis, his home, last week from the Mason jail, in custody of a deputy sheriff to endoavor to secure bondsmen in $3,000, buthe failed and went back. - Capt. Philip S. Schuyler of Marshall, died March 21, after a long illness, of disease contracted during the war. - He comuianded a company in the Second Cavalry, was a brave officer, and greatly esteemed citizen. His age was 53. _ - Ou next Monday, the voters of Oakland county will have the privilege of voting " yes" or " no" on the proposition, to build a new jail in Pontiac at a cost iucluding everything,not to exceed $20,000, and the inoney, if voted, to be spread on the tax rolls in two successive years. -Hillsdale Standard: D. M. Barre, onr county clerk, is one of a family of fifteen children, ten sons and five daughters, all of whom are now living; the youngest being over twenty years of age. The father and mother are also living, having celebrated their golden wedding in 1875.

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