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It has rcqulred 30 sclf-bintlers to supply the Dexter market this year. Dexter merchants hare peddled out 12,G00 Ibs. of binding twine tliis season. On Aug. lst Lyman & Hogers wlll take possesslon of the Dexter flouring milis. J. T. Honey has removed bis law office in Dexter to rooms over Waitu's hardware store. The Keview wants Wayne to secure the camp-ineetinc; that Belleville has klcked out of town. Cook and Kirchhofer of Bridgewater sbipped over 26,000 Ibs. of wool bougbt by tnem this year to Boston last week. Birkett & Jedele, ot Dexter, have pureb ised about 50,000 Ibs. of wool this season, of a fine quality, parlng from 25 to 30 cents per lb. The Enterprise hurls back the insiimation that there is any more dnwkenness at Manchester than there is at any of it's neighborlng villages. A great P. I. picnic is to be held at North Lake on Aug. 20th. It will take in organizations from Washtenaw, Jackson and Livingston countles. Dr. H. It. Watson, one of the wealthy and greatly respected citizens of Saline, died Sunday, July 20th, of heart diaease, aged about 60 years. He lcaves a wife and füur children. Last Friday Frank Drury cut on the Wade Kichardson farm 8 acres of grass between 2 o'clock p. m. and sundown. He wants to know if any one can beat it. - Milan Leader. Strangers coming here have often retnarked "what a line lot of cows you have i n this village." Yes, we have some good cows here and gome good in il kers too and milk shakes ought to be cheap. - Manchester Enterprise. The wheatharvest is about all done lor this yoar in this part of the state, and the treshlng machines have begun their work for the season. We hear that the new grain Is of excellent quality, and the y leid is large. - Dundee lieporter. All horsernen should know the value of sunflower Peed. It is not only one of the best remedies for heaves, but a norse that has been recently fouudered can be entirely cured by being given half a pint twice a day for a while In bis leed. - Dexter Lesder. "Without taxation there s no repreeentation." The village authorities failed to spread any village tax this spring, consequently there is no money in the treasury with which to make repairs, etc. - Wayne Review. What a kick thcro'JI be next year over doublé taxation. The gas well has been sold, at a greatly reduced figure from the lirst cost. At one time the face value of the property was $5,000 ; now the oíd pipe has been sold lor $ 7, and thejdenïck for $25. The well of course remains in the grouiu), and is the property of the owner of the land. - Hudsoi) Post. Mr. George H. Hammond has returned from bis trip to England. He personally selected while there 203 more Shropshire eheep for his farm near here. Among their nuinbur is a mm and a pen of pwe9, that where prize winners at the Royal Show's in Kngland. Money cannot buy better Shropshires than these, for bctter ones do notexist. - Ypsilanti Commercial. P. W. Carpenter earned a dollar the other day by walking bareheaded from the savin-rs bank to the post office, with hls "bald spot" (and that's his whole head) ciirefiilly covered with the imprints of the Savings Bank's rubber stamp. The Bank and Postmarter Cremer sbared the expense. Ofcouree the bank got good value for its money in "Display Advertising," and Mr. Cremer ia sure he had more than 50 cents worth of fun. - Ypsilanti Commercial. Kditors Stearns was all cocked and prirned to make a spread-eagle speech at Wampler's Lake on the Fourth, but the Lake Sliore and Mackinaw trains failed to con neet at Tecumseh, so Brother Stearns shot through to Manchester. At the hour appointed for his oratiou he was wandcrIng about that burg searching for a "hoss," but none could be procured for love or money.- Tecumseh Herald. More stone has been uuloaded by the Bi. C. R. R. at Dexter. It doesn't seem as if tliey could use what they already had. The M. C. improveraents at Dexter this year are of a most substantlal character, and very expeusive. The lilling in of the long ravine over Mili creek, and and the stone abutments and arches will cost something like $20,000. Then the tuimeling under the track for the wagon road and the stone abutments and arcli wIH eat up some $10,000 more. But they will last as long as the road lasts. Two dollars per day seems to be no lnducement for men to work iu harvest so says the Citizen. The binder has made the harvest season so short, that few men care to engage in it and to thereby run the risk of sunstroke. Then too, many ofouryoung men could hardly bind a sheaf of wheat should they try to do so. All the work being now done by the machine, verlly times have changed. H. N. Harber of AVaterloo told us last week that his boys did not even know how to "make a band" although on the farm all their lives. We thuught "ui" slandered the boys at the time, but as they have never "followed the cradler" comparatlvely speaking, probably Mr. B. was about


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