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The Detroit & Butler railroad hasgiven Milau a new Ímpetus, and it bids fair to be a live and flourishiog village. The great difficulty is to obtain places in which to do busiDess. Already a number of stores have been erected, and more are contemplated. TUere are also a number of houses going up and several new ones have been compleied. Dr. Bessac is building a golüic house to cost between $3,500 and .$4,000. Burt, the hardware merchant, is putting up a new residence withaMansard roof, to cost $3,000. Chas. Blakeruore is also building a $3,000 resideuce. VVm. Ayres is building a store adjoining his hotel. All the room above the first floor will be used in connection with his hotel, which is altogether toosmall to accommodate travelers. The new depot completed tor the Butler road is located just west of the village where the Butler and loledo roads cross each ollier. Milán also lias a newspaper, The Sun, and the flrst number made its appearance last week. It is publisued by a Mi'. Ouderkirk, who has liad considerable experieuce as a newspajer man, and he promises to give the resilenta of the place and vicinity what they have so long needed, a spicy, readahle paper. There is already one drug store in the place and anotüer will be opened as soou as a building can be had. Fliere is no saloon in Milán. A few days ago some 100 hands on the Butler road constructiou train were detained at heillageon accouat of rain, and the men thought they could not get along without a liltle more wet, so a number of ,hem scoured the country tor severa! miles arouud and managed to get a little eider trom the farmers, Uut not a sullicient quautity to give all the boys a driuk.


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