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John Kempf is setting out 800 peach trees. A drover paid Amos Lohr over $500 for cattle and sheep last week. Mrs. Lester 'Warner bas bo far recovered from her illness as to be able to ride out. Daniel Brownell returned last week from Gratiot county, where he had been to look after hia 100 acre farm. Hilan. J. C. Rouse, who was so very ill a few days ago, isnow convalescent. Miss May McGregor is teaching school in the Mead district this spring. Mrs. Wood, of Saginaw, was the guest of Miss Grace Hunting, the last of the week. C. H. Robiaon bas received an appointment as inspector of this congressioaal district división of Michigan Sons of Veterans, and will soon gi ve us an inspecting tour. Sclo. Rev. Mr. Morris, of Dexter, preached to the Scio Centre folks last Sunday. On account of the frequent rains farmers experience some difflculty in preparing their ground for oats. Miss Spencer and Miss Casswel!, of the Normal, and Mrs. DeWitt, of Lansing, visited Miss Emma Stroh last week. Frederick Laubengayer, an old and respected resident of this township, lies at the point of death, with pneumonía. He is eighty-four years old. L.ÍU1H. Jacob Stierle and wife received a boy visitor, Saturday niorning. Miss George Croman, of Portland, Oregon, visited her únele, Joseph Beach, last week. Alfred Parsons, and wife, of Ypsilanti, visited E. B. Freer and friends, Friday and Saturday. Nelson Freer, of the law department, returned Tuesday to college after a month's sickness. Ktouy Creek. The York society held a social at H. Cady's, the evening of the 17th. The funeral of Mrs. Julius Blakeslee occurred on the 12th. The remains were interred in the York cemetery. Owing to the inclemency of the weather the sugar party which was to have been held the lOth inst. at the hall, was postponed until the 14th. Dlxboro. Miss Lottie Dunn, of Ann Arbor, visited friends here the past week. Mrs. Foster, of Ann Arbor, is visit ing her daughter, Mrs. John H. Cowan. Henry Clements, of Mt. Pleasant, visited his daughter, Mrs. Frank Bush, last week. A flock of thirty wild geese made a week 's stay a mi le south of here. A few were killed. Miss Lee Cowan, of Ann Arbor, was the guest of Miss Mattie Pringle, a few days last week. Mrs.Geore Shaughness.who has been visiting relativos here, returned to her home in Colorado, Monday. Charlie Terry, of Rosebush county, was seen on our streets a few days ago. He will visit relatives in Salem before returning. Miss Alice Lang was pleasantly surprised by many of her voung friends Wednesday evening. Everybody had a pleasant time. Chclsea. Hon. 8. G. Ivés, who has been ill with la grippe, is improving. E. McNamara, of Traverse City, spent a few days in town last week. C H. Kempf, who has been seriously ill for several days, is inuch better. _ A number of ladies attended the missionary meeting in Dexter on Tuesday. The Y. P. S. C. E. held a social at the residence of Dr. Schmidt on Wednesday evening. The revival services held in the Methodist church closed last week, on account of the illness of,Mr. Mclntosh. The Methodist church social was held at the house of Mrs. Calkins, on Wednesday afternoon. Married, on Thursday evening, April 16, by Rev. D. H. Conrad, Simon Hirth and Miss Addie Spicer. At two o'clock on Sunday morning Dr. Bush's barn was burned. It took fire from a lamp carelessly left there. Rev. D. H. Conrad was called to Quincy, Monday, on account of the critical condition of his mother, who has been ill with pneumonía for eome time. On Wednesday last Andrew Greening, of Lyndon, came to town, and while in a store was suddenly stricken with apopleiy, and removed to the Chelsea House, where he died on Thursday, April 16. His funeral was held on Monday at the Catholic church. Salem, Chas. McLachlin and wife spent Sunday at Plymoutb. Master Harry Sheffield ia visiting reltives at Laingsburg. Fred A. Burnett is pursuing his 1 1 1erary studies at Vaasar high school. The Walker district school is being taught by Miss Nettie Ladd at present. Mrs. S. D. Chapin is speDding a few days with her parents at Orchard Lake. Miss Minnie Boughner, of Orchard Lake, is visiting her únele, S. D. Chapin. Anthony Farley and wife, of Kansas, are visiting friendsand relatives in this vicinity. A. C. Hoag, firm of McKebbon & Hoag, Detroit, and wife, spent Sunday with E. T. Walker. Station Agent Van Loton, D., L. & N. E. R., spent Saturday and Sunday at his old home, Orleans. Bev. W. H. Shannon and wife are in attendance this week at the Jackson Association meeting of the Congregational church at Dezter. A tent of the Knights of Maccabees was instituted on Monday night by Sir Knight F. H. Oaborn, D. G. C, with fifteen charter members. The following are the oflicers duly inatalled : P. S. K. C, E. H. Naylor; S. K. C, Nathaniel Rider; S. K. L. and C, D. AV. Smith; 8. K. E. K., Chas. B. Tweedale; S. K. F. K., Henry Stanley; 8. K. P., Judson Austin; 8. L. Phys., C. B. Tweedale; S. K. Serg., Wm. Holton; S. K. M. A., A. Geigler; S. K. lst M. G., Wm. Geigler; S. K. 2nd M. G., F. Colls. Regular meetings will be held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month.


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