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L. E. Sparks has moved to Jackson with his family. Miss Margaret Seger died of typhoid fever last Sunday morning. Hugh Duffy, of Lyndon, died Sept. 3, 1887, in the 80th year of his age. Several of our citizens attended Episcopal services at Dexter last Sunday. W. J. Knapp and family returned home from Ypsilanti yesterday morning. Miss Maria Sargent, of Detroit, spent last Sunday with her eousin, Miss Alice Sargent. All the classes in our union school were well represf-nted ai the opening iast Monday. Wm. H. Depew, late of Harrisville' now of Alpena, was in town last Monday and Tuesday. Mrs. M. Jewell, of Mason, is visiting her brother, Mr. Alva Freer, and other friends in this vicinity. Mr. Blaich, of Syracuse, N. Y., has returned home from a three weeks' visit with his sons, Blaich Bros. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis M. Stover, of Wheatiand, 111., visited friends in this vicinit; few days last week. Our union school building has been repaired, renovated and put in order for the fall term, which commenced Monday. Wm. Henry Morris died at the home of his brother-in-law, Mr. Ira Freer, last Saturday, of consumption,aged 62 years, 8 months and 21 days. W. H. Wood, successor to L. E. Sparks in Chelsea flouring mili, has donned the miller's hat and coat, and entered upon his new employment. Miss Lucy E. Lowe, of Augusta, one of the recent graduates of the State Normal school at Ypsilanti, has been ernployed as assistant principal in our high school. Mrs. T. S. Sears accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Noble to their home in Boston last week. Mrs. S. will spend several weeks among her Boston, Connecticut and New York friends. Work in the primary department of our school will be delayed a week qr two on account of the unfinished condition of the addition being made to the primary school building. Miss Nellie Copeland, of Dexter, will teach the intermedíate department of our union school, the coming year, in place of Miss Tillie Mutschel, who will attend the Normal at Ypsilanti. A very elegant Germán whirligig has been erected on Daniel Tichenor's lot on South-st., around which crowds gather every evening. We fancy it will become a great annoyance to that neighborhood, if it remains long. E. G. Hoag, successor to E. G. Hoag & Co., has moved his goods into J. E. Gates's new store, on the site made vacant by fire last February. We predict a large and profitable trade for Ed., in his new, flnely situated, and elegant quarters.


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