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Wesley Robison and Charles Farrington want to be postmaster at Milan. Rev. S. H. Adams, now in Florida will resume bis pastorate of the Dex ter M. E. chnrch, April 28. Miss Ida Webb, of Saline, is the flrsl lady evpr elected to an office in thal burg. It carne to herunsought. Mrs. Ellen Bush, one of the candidates for school inspector of Detroit in the recent election, was bom in Dexter 60 years ago. Gottlob Hertier, of Saline, went to Germany some weeks ago to visit hisagec and sick mother, but arrived there one day after her death. He is expected back this week. The Standard s sorry to say that the Chelsea creamery will be idle this summer, being unable to obtain cream in snfficient quantity to pay for running the institution.- Chelsea Standard. Robert Swayze has leased his store on Main-st, from celier to garret, to J. M. Putnam, and will move his harness stock and shop into the "old brown store" on River-st., and his family into Lee Hitchcock's house on Wilcox-st. Mr. Putnam will probably put in a complete line of bazaar goods, and occupy the rooms above as a residence. E. E. Stewart has moved his flour and feed stock from the Palmer block into the south part of the "old brown store." - Milan Leader. The Chelsea Standard has this anomaly in regard the cattle inspection bill: "It seems to the Standard that the bill, considering this district only, should pass, as prices here are as low as in any part of the State, and if the farmer could obtain better prices without causing the consumer greater cost, it should pass." How the farmers can get more for their beef without the consumere payingmore, would take the Standard a month of Sundays to explain. Perhaps the editor meant that if he could get his beef just as cheap as ever, he wouldn't care how high prices the farmers charged other consumers. Senator Gorman and Beef. State Senator Gorman was in Chelsea last week Tuesday, and met a number of farmers, stock-buyera, and others in regard to the bill now before the legislature for inspecting neat cattle. The bill is designed to raise the prioe of beef to consumers, while it goes under the pretence of protecting the public health. The advocates of the bill need Senator Gorman's vote. Senator Gorman stated he would act in the dressed beef question just as the district indicated, regardless of hia individual opinión. The Chelsea Standard says: "William Judson thinks that if the present dressed beef bill becomes a law, farmers will realize $5.00 more for a critter weiehing 1000 pounds, and the consumer will not pay more than he does now." Now that's queer. Chelsea.- Grent Fire. The most destructive fire evernown in Chelsea occurred between five and seven o'clock last Sunday morning. The losses were as follows: Most of of our citizens lost their peaceful Sunday morning naps. Lewis Winans, in the basement of whose drug store the fire originated, lost his entire stock of drugs, medicines, clocks,, groceries and fancy goods, valued at $o,000, and all his book accounts besides. Not an article great or small was paved. He had insurance for $4,000. The building, valued at $3,000, was incnred for $3,000. It belonged to Wm. R. Reed and the estáte of Mary L. Winans. A. Winans, jeweler, lost stock and tools worth $400; insurance, $300. Adjoining on the north stood a doublé store, owned by Loren Babcock, valued at $5,000, insured for $3,000, and occupied by the firm of Kempf & Schenk, with an extensivo stock of dry goods, clothing, boots and shoes, groceries, etc, valued at $30,000 to $40,000. These goods were nearly all removed in a damaged condition, of course. Their loss may be estimated at from $7,000 to $10.000, fully insured. On the south stands a store owned by C. Klein, which was gaved by the heroic efforts of our citizens, with no other means at their command than water taken from neighboring wells and cisterns, and passed to them in wooden pails, though suffering damage to the amount of nearly or quite $1,000, fully insured. Persons whq occupied rooms in these buildings and euffered loeses are. M. W. Bush, dentist, $500; Mrs. S. R. Cole, dressmaker, $500; Thos. Kriek, shoemaker,$250; and J. D. Schnailman, justice of the peace, $50. On these losses there is no insurance. Fletcher, who occupied the Kriek store with an extensivo assortment of groceries, also sustained damage by removal of goods, fully insured. Others, occupying on both sides of the stores mentioned. also suffered losses by remováis. Charles Letts, of Detroit, was here Monday and Tuesday. Mrs. Lorena Krum, of Mason, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Leander Tichenor. J. L. Harlow, of Dexter, drove up here last Sunday to hear Rev. J. E. Reilly preach. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wagner, of Ann Arbor, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sweetland last Sunday. II. O. Wills is still continuing his evangelÍ8tic meetings here, but no very marked reRults are yet manifest. Loren Babcock has already commenoed clearing away the debris of the late fire, preparatory to rebuilding his doublé store. Chelsea ia awake at last. They do not want the town improved any more by destructive fires. At a citizens' meeting, called Tuesday night for that purpose, a committee of seven was appointed to make inquiry and suggest measures for future action. At the fire Sunday morning, .1. P. Wood received a blow from a falling board that felled him to the earth, and left him in a state of unconsciousness for several hours. The injury, however, proved to be slight, and he is about the streets again, his head apparently as level as ever. While our hook and ladder company were trying to pull down a portion of one of the burning buildings, at the fire Sunday morning, the hook slipped, and, flying nearly across the Street, 8truck Jas. S. Richards on the shoulder, inflicting a severe bruise, but no serious injury. Had it fallen on his head, which itscarcely missed , the result must have been very serious, if not fatal. Mrs. Peirce, nee Nancy Carpenter Arnold, relict of the late Darius Peirce, and for 57 years a resident of Lima, one and onehalf miles east of Chelsea, died April 5, aged 86 years. A large number of the pioneers in this vicinity attended her funeral on the 8th inst., and bore her loyingly to her final resting place. Airs. Peirce was a woman of many excellence of character, and was highly esteemed by ali who knew her. Milan. The Rev. Electric Sugar Howard has walked Our streeie eeveral days since your last issue. John Putnain, of Edmore, has rented the entire Swayze building, and will imraediately open a business house therein, and reside above. There was quite a rumpus at the depot Sunday morning, between the station agent and a freight conductor, which resulted in the conductor having an arm broken by a blow from a stove poker. Dr Pinkhain has instituted proceedings against some Milan citizens to recover money lost in play, which playing was done in his own rooms, and supposedly at his instigation. His attorney starled to draw a complaint to start criminal proceedings in the case, but deferred this until his return to Ann Arbor. The whole proceedings look as if the doctor had been unsuccessful in his efforts to break the bank. His office was raided as one of the dens, and the suit went down for reasons best kuown to village and county officials. Pittsfleld. The following list of pupils attending School in the Mills district are entitled to the rollof honor forgoodand prompt attendance during themontnsof February and Maren: Willie East, Bertha Huss, John Huss, Lottie Jedele, Laura Mills.Laurina Mills, ClaraHuss. Those not absent in March are as follows: Tommy East, Carrie Jedele, Edwin Jedele, Fred Cole and Edwin Kempf. Lodi. Miss Saté Fay will teach in the Hill district west of the city. Mrs. C. Almendinger is still confined to the house with rheumatism. Miss Carrie Klager will teach during the sumtner in the town of Sharon. M. Renchler, a carpenter ot Lodi, is soon to build a large barn for James Stevens. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Sutton gave a very pleasant entertainment, Vednesday evening. Webster. Schools are opening again with Miss Allie McCormick and Miss Jessie Williams in their former places. There will be a necktie social at the residence of George Phelps, next Wednesday. The Reading circle will invest the proceeds. in books for the library. The Congregational chureh sends two delegates, Isaac Terry and Geo. W. Phelps, to attend the Jackson conference held at Ypsilanti on April 16 and 17. The Reading circle meets at Mr. Queal's, April 19. A part of the program will be the explanation of some of the mythological characters, and to commence the general review of civil government. Dexter. The body of Volney Potter, jr., was brought from the Pontiac as3-lum last Tuesday. Mrs. Dr. Siglar, with a lady attendant, rode down, last Sunday, to hear Dr. Poole at the M. E. chureh. Among the many attractive features of Gottlieb Benz's farm in Webster is a gem of a carp pond, just finished, which means fun for his bright boys, and food for his table. Emery. Mrs. Wm. Whipple is on the sick list. Wm Whipple has purchased three fine horses, for which he says he would not take $1,500. , Married, at the residence of the bride's mother, Mrs. Geisendorfer, Miss Dora Ulber and Frank Ellis, both of Salem. L. E. Hebbard, our Republican constable, thought he would get out of buying the cigars election day, and went to the depot to come home;" but some of the boys "caught on" to his little game and brought him back. Ktony Creek. The Y. P. S. gave a social at T. E. Talladay's, last Friday evening. Mr. Fuller, of Milán, has moved into the house on the Mrs. Harmon place. H. Cohns has the management of the Widow Coe estáte for the coming year. J. Albright has bought the place formerly owned by J. Vanderwerker, and contemplates building a fine house. Saline. Mrs. George Wood is very Hl. A. K. Rouse and family will move to South üendsoon. Rev. W. E. Caldwell is attending the Presbytery at Detroit this week. Mrs.Phelps, of Manchester, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. N. A. Wood, who is on the sick list. The friends of Miss Minnie Ruckman gave her a pleasant little surprise last Friday evening. Phflo Hall, of Detroit, is visiting his grand parents, Dr. and Mrs. Hall. Mrs. Hall is very sick. Mr?. M. Krause left Saline, Wednesday last, for Detroit, which she will make her home for the future. Six or seven cases of scarlet fever in town now; three in Mr. Shafer's family, three or four in Mr. Barnhardt's. All rather light. Mrs. G. B. Mason, Miss Mattie McKinnon, Miss Lilly Mills, and Misses Fan. and Jeannette Caldwell, attended the Flower show at Detroit last week. A number of high school boys and girls, friends of Miss Daisy Humphrey, spent a pleasant evening with her, Wednesday, at the home of her unele, Harrison Bassett. Ypsllantl. Work was commenced yesterday to complete Prof. tleary'a college building, which was commenced and partly finished a year ago. It will now be completed Aug. 1, and will accommodate 500 students. The college will cost $25,000. Nutt & Clark, of Detroit, are the contractors íor the mason work, and S. C. Falkinburg, of Ypsi, for the carpenter work. The Ypsi common council voted Monday night to submit the question to the voters as to whether the city shall be bonded in a sum not to exceed $75,000, and at a rate of interest not exceeding 4 per cent., for the purpose of establishngand maintaining a system of water works therein. May 6 is the day for the vote. An ordinance was also passed causing each lot of thirty-five feet in ! width to be numbered according to the , Philadelphia system, each block to bejín with a new 100, the numbers to run i aorth and south from Congress-st., and east and west from the Huron river. This is done with a view to the ' ishment of a free postal delivery sys;em, to which the city is entitled.


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