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Andrew Perry feil between two cara of a construction train recently at Zilwaukee and lost a leg. Harold Drago, a teu-months'-old son of Albert Drago, of Bay City, ate corrosiva sublímate, used to pofson rata the other day and died within an hour. Dr. Wm. Blake has been appolnted penilon surgeon at Lapeer. JIrs. L C. Woolcott, of Tecumseh, while on her way to Detroit recently to be treated f or a throat difflculty, choked to deuth whlle being removed from the train in that city. C. F. Hale, of Shelby, has contracted hi erop of peaches on a ten-acre orchard to a Chieago house for $2,000 on the trees. A. A Pangborn's mili six miles northeat of Mecosta was totally destroyed by fire the other day. A crib will be built at Polnt Betsy to stop the encroachmentof the lake, whichthreatena to undermine the light-house. Early the other morning Bob Matthews and orne otherg started a quarrel on the Street in Petosky. One man tripped Matthews and he pulled a pocket-knife and stabbed Harry Gill fatally in the abdomen. Charles T. Wright, who killed Marshall and Thauber near Frankfort, wait recently held for muider in the first degree. Burglars worked the business places of Colon all one night 'recently, entering four places witti a total gain of ighty-five cents. The Detroit Park and Boulevard Commlssion have resolved to keep a black-list, andtoemploy none but sober and industrious men of families. Eider Edward Swift, an aged and wealthy man, was trampled to death by a runaway team near Lansing the other day. A flre at Spring Lako recently destroyed about f88,000 worth of property, with il",. 550 Insurance. At Jlenominee recently John Dickens, aged seventy years, feil down a stalrway in the National Hotel and was instantlv killed. Three arrests were recently made at Grand Marais of well known citizens. They sold budge without a certifícate. If the Marquette peoule will heil out $30,000 Burt Bros. will start tlie "Cup Itiver Furniture ('ompany,7' promUing to ercploy two hundred men. Burglars attempted to rob the safe of the Humboldt Iron Company at Lshpeming the other night The watch-dogs were polsoned and several holes drilled in the safe, but the burglars were scarcd away beforè they succeeded in opening the safe, which contained several thousand dollars. Alphonso MoMMter, an okl resident of Lansing. wus killed the other day by a board hurlod from a rip-saw in a planingmill. SI ïas Kiiinia Fecht, a Detroit muslo teacher, and a pupl of Deutschenbein, the swimmcr, swam three-quarters of a niile recently from Beller's to Belle Isle, in eightoen minutes, thus breaking the record. Fred ('niiklin, a yonn; man arrosted recently at Jackson for stealing $105, con. fesBed to two incendiarisms that had puziled the oflicers for a long time. John Harrison, who was eeriously injured at Cedar Lake station on the D., L. fc N. road last fall by being thrown from a flat car, has secured a judgment against the company for $',1,000. A skeleton was recently found in the woods near Calumet which Is supposed to be that of John Christie, an old man who disappeared about two years ago. The Chicago & Kastern Illinois Bailroad Company has bought the Canada fc Eastern Illinois railroad projected from Bay City to 8t. Louis vla Brazil. A section of the road Is already completed to Goshen, Ind. Fred Harring, fiftecn years old a son f H. H. Harring, of Hillsdale, was run over by a freifrht train uear that place the other night and killed. Mra Patrick Shannon, of Negaunee, was killed recently by the -ars. She was the mother of elghteen ohildrcn. fourteen of whom are living. She was rifty-two years old. The safe in the D., G. H. & M. ticket office at Davisburg was robbed the other nihi by burglars of $30 in money. W. H. Nickles, of Bay Citv lost his box factory by ftre a few days ago, and since then his lumber-yard, containing about T!00 worth of dry lumber has been burned. Burglars entered the residence of J. Van Yalkonburgh at Mattawan the other night and took an $so watch and $;!() in money' but overlooked $400 which wis in a trunk. ' The will of the late A. tt Dey, of Detroit was recently led. It (fivea the entire estate, about $100,000, to hls wldow, niuking her sole executrix without bond.' At her death the ostate goes to the two sons Haau tlton and Herbert, or their Ihsiuv


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