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The Gospel tent preachers have left for new fields of labor. Chas. McCorkle and sisters have returned from Goderich, Ontario. Doctor Watling and family have returned from their trip abroad. Miss Carrie Weed has returned from her visit to Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Cornwell and daughter are back from the sea-shore. C. H. Cady will soon make Ann Arbor his home as well as place of business. R. W. Hemphill has purchased Mrs. N. K. Seaver's property on Huron-st, for $3,000. Mr. and Mrs. Lucius Mills, of Webberville, Mich., are visiting Mrs. Mills' parents, Doctor and Mrs. Kinne. The ground is at last being broken for the foundations of the new Savings Bank building, on Congress-st. Prof. Pease has moved his family into the house recently vacated by Mr. Bowling, corner of Cross and Huron streets. Miss May Lambert, formerly one of the editors of the Hillsdale College paper, is at present connected with the Ypsilantian staff. Messrs. Chas. Woodruff, editor of the Sentinel, and O. E. Thompson, were elected trustees, at the school meeting Monday. Wm. McCullough is down from Gladstone, U. P., paeking his household goods and foundry machinery, for shipEing to his new home. He expects a ig boom in Gladstone as soon as the railroad reaches the town. The first notable social event of the season was the marriage last Tuesday of Miss Minnie Samson, daughter of E. Samson, the well known druggist, to Mr. James Gifford, recently of Detroit, now an owner of an extensive ranch in southern Idaho. Many guests from Detroit and Chicago were present, and the wedding passed off very pleasantly. The young couple have the best wishes of scores of friends for their future welfare and happiness. Lightning made sad havoc, Tuesday, at the residence of Edward Gorton, a íarmer living near Ypsilanti. He, with a number of other men, had taken refuge in the barn during the storm, and when the lightning struck the building they were all prostrated, but none seriously shocked, excepting Mr. Gorton, who it was feared, for some hours, would not survive the injuries, but we understand he is out of danger now. The barn with all its store of a season's grain, hay, etc., was totally consumed. Mr. Edgar Comstock's horse, which was in the building, was killed, and his buggy burned. Taken all together it makes a serious loss to all parties concerned.


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Ann Arbor Register