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Manchester Happenings

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Miss Alice Lazell is assisting Yoeum. Marx & Co. Jas. Stendil went to Cleveland witl stock Monday. Mr. A. Ilaab of Freedom, isjclerking at Mack & Co's. Roller & Co. have sent out a new delivery wagon. Webster Kempf and lady of Chelsea were in town Sunday. Otis Colé has moved onto Mrs. Raby's farm, near Iron Creek. F. M.Freeman made a short business visit to Clinton Monday. Miss Ada Bullen of Mason, is a guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Waters. Miss Louise Pfister entertained a party at cards Monday evening. Miss Leila Green and sister of Napoleon, visited f riends here Friday. Miss Blanche Stark attended the Kies-Fellows wedding at Saline last week. Mi-s Belle Gordinear left Tuesday for a visit with her brother Ben, at Iludson. J. A. Goodyear resumed his travels on the road Monday, after a six months vacation. ïhe Alpha Sigma met Monday evening, and an interesting program was presented. Burtless & Amspaker shipped a Carload each of hogs and catile Monday to Cleveland. Chas. Willetts of Dundee, visited his sister-in-law Mrs. Peter F. Blosser, Sunday last. John McKune and wife of Linden, were registered at the Freeman house Wednesday. Miss Jennie Campbell has returned from a visit with her uncle, E. P. Allen, at Ypsilanti. The high wind last Thursday night blew down one of the electric lights on Exchange Place. The quail season is now on, and some of our .sportsmen are bagging the toothsome game. J. L. Gilbert of Chelsea, was in town Saturday looking after the Standard Oil Co 's plant here. The Lake Shore has a steam shovel and a gang of men working at the new gravel pit west of town. Jesse Sherwood has been confined to the house with asthma a few days, but is able to be about aain. The banks paid out gold to the farmers who presented checks on them, for the stock they sold Monday. Several couples of our young people attended a leap year party last Friday night at Freedom town hall. C. H. Millen was in town last week Thursday selling Peninsular stoves and renewing old acquaintances. Howard Macomber came home to spend Sunday with his wife and family, resuming his travels Tuesday. Mrs. Jas. Butler of Beecher, 111., is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Williams, of Anti Arhnr strepf. Quarterly meeting was held Sunday at the M. E. church. Presiding Eider Davis was present Hnd preaehed. G. E. Kleindinst of Coldwater, was in town the fore part of the week in the interest of the Masonic fraternity. The Universalist young people have organized a society, and hold gospel meetings at the church every Sunday evening. There is some talk of a social hop at the hall ïhanksgiving. Wonder if the boys want to "divy up" again, the same as usual. Mrs. E. W. Cushman will sell her farming implements, etc., at auction, on the premises south of town, next Tuesday. Arthur Lowry of lïiver Kaisin. is moving into the residence formerly occupied by ET. W. Holt opposite the High school building. The Wilde Family, that appeared before Manchester audiences twice last winter, gave an entertainment at the Baptist church last night. Ed JSTisle has taken the agency of the Detroit Evening News, and Clarence Berger will teach the "urchins" in the Dorr district the coming winter. We learn there were two weddings in Freedom Thursday: Mr. Godfrey Treuckle and Miss Mary Eiseman; and Mr. Chas. Grieb and Miss Loe Hier. Our local poultry buyers are making arge shipments of dressed poultry ;o eastern cities, and consequently furnish employment to about forty of our citizens. Several foreign students have been enrolled in the high school the past two weeks, which proves that our schools are as popular and thorough as any in this part of the state. W. F. Rehfuss, our county treasurer, was in town Friday and Saturday on business. He has just received a bunch of western sheep that he will winter on lis farm, east of town. Don't think because Geo. Haeussler has a disfigured eye that he has been scrapping, it is only the result of an unruly piece of wood, and the story of he boy with the hatchet. Speaking about "nerve", we know of a lady who recently had 14 teeth drawn without taking an anesthetic of any und. She was anxious her friends should know something was going on, however, so she screamed. Manchester sliould take much pride in her hostelry, as we hear frequent and repeated comments upon our hotel?, and the traveling public is not slovv to appreciate a good thing. Walter Richards, the Chelsea lad killed by the cars at Jackson last Friday, was a nephew of A. M. Yocum of this villuge. Mr. Yocum went to Chelsea Sunday to attend the funeral. Mr. and Mrs. M. .T. Ilyan and daughter of Jackson, arrived in town last week. Mike returned Wednesday, but his wife and daughter remained with " Grandpa " Myers the balance of the week. Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Fellows of Saline . township, invited a few relatives and. friends to the marriage of their daughter, Miss Maritta, to Mr. Ilarry U. Kies last Thursday. We extend congratulations to the happy pair. A decidedly cute customer walked into a drugstore recent ly and asked the clerk if they had any cough syrup. "Yes, sir," said the clerk. "Well, thafs what I camphor," said the customer. "Here's a good thing," replied the clerk, "it's salol beat anything else in the 3tore." "What does it mlphurf' asked the customer. "Twenty-five senna," said the clerk. "Well," said the customer, "I guess II! 'cough up' a quarter and cure rny cough, it's cheaper than coffin, isn't it?" and as he passed out of the door, the clerk was heard to exclaim: "Well, wouldn't that pill oork you!"


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