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George Preston is said to be slated as the next postmasfer of Grass Lake. The Fenton flour milis wil] build a large addition, and put in more machinery. Burglars entered the wheat elevator of D. W. Hitchcoek & Sons at Milan. They blew open two large safes but secured no cash. Rev. C. S. Nightengale was recently ordained as pastor of the Northville Baptist church. Rev. F. E. Arnold fo Ypsilanti, preaehed the sermón. The First Presbyterian church of Monroecelebrated the 5Oth anniversary of the erection of the buiding. Eight of the members at that time are still living. A Howell young lady injured the middle finger of her right hand so badly last week while flxing her bicycle, that the finger had to be amputated above the first joint. At a meeting of Post B, Knights of the Grip, J. B.'Heydlauff was given the indorsement and support of Jackson post f or the office of state secretary to be selected at the annual meeting at Detroit, December 27. Mrs. Celia M. Cooley, a pensioner of the war of 1812, who has lived at Galesburg for 60 years, died last Thursday, aged 82. She had resided alone, and by frugal habits saved much money, some of which was found hidden behind an old chest. W. W. Crippen has a new wind mili for which he pays two prices. Had Bryan been eleeted it would have been his for nothing, but since McKinley has been eleeted he pays Alfred Kinnèy, president of the village, twice its cost. So runneth the election bet. A company of South Lyoners undertook to serenade a newly wedded pair, but received a decided set back when the stern parent of the bridegroom appeared with the announcement that the victims of their musical intentions had retired and were not to be "woke up."- Northville Record. The Seventh Day Adventists have purchased the notorious Arnold block at Battle Creek, where Adam C. Arnold murdered his son George, and where other murders are supposed to have been committed. They will fit it up as a Mission Home, where the unfortunate who are out of work may have reading rooms during the day and free lodging at night. The state board of corrections and charities has reeommended the removal of two inmates of the Wayne eounty asylum to the Ionia asylum for the dangerous and criminal insane. One of these patiënt has made 25 attacks upon attendants and other patients inside of ten months, and the other has made ten attacks in four months, using such weapons as pails, mops, chairs, shoes, knives, etc. Mrs. Sydna Appleton died at the residence of her son in Hamburg Nov. 1, at the age of 85 years and 7 months Deceased was born in the State of New York, April 15, 1811; carne to Michigan with her father's family in 1831, settling in Scio, Washtenaw eounty; August 11, 1832, was united in marriage with Isaac W. Appleton, to whom were born flve chilclren- three daughters and two sons- the oldest daughter being the first white female child born in the town of Green Oak.


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