Press enter after choosing selection

Neighborhood Notes

Neighborhood Notes image
Parent Issue
Public Domain
OCR Text

South Lyon's new mili is grinding flour. Fowlerville is to have a new brick opera house. The Leader desires Dexter to improve its water supply. Frank Staffan, of Chelsea, is building a new residence on Main-st. Saline's harvest home festival will take place on the 25th and 26th. The Ypsilanti school board calis for an appropriation of only $9,200 this year. Over 5,000 bushels of cucumbers have been taken in at the Grass Lake pickle factory. In Belleville raay be Been a prize potato weighing one and three-fourths pounde. Land in the vicinity of Stony Creek is booming. Farmers are asking $50 an acre for it. Mrs. E. B. Wilmarth has been soliciting for the Detroit Free Press in various parts of the county. The building for tbe centrifugal creamery at Ypsilanti will be completed within a month. It represents an investment of $6,600. Fred Seeger, of Lima, raised oats this year that yielded 52 bushels per acre, without using Homestead fertilizer. How is that?- Chelsea Herald. Editor Paul G. Luckey, of the Housefreund, is on his way to Europe - Dexter Leader. He is indeed a luck(e)y man, but his name happens to be Suekey. Geo. Beckwith bas the contract for building a new house for Dan. McLaughlin, of Lyndon, and aleo a new one for Godfrey Luick, of Lima.-;-Chelsea Herald. Rev. P, P. Farnham, who has been pastor of the Baptist church of tl; is village for the past three years, will remove with his family to Ann Arbor. - Stockbridge Sun. Jack W. Howleit, of Lyndon, was recently stungin the eye by a hornet, and from the effect of the sting he has had three strokes of paralysis, and been in a very precarious condition of health since. - Chelsea Herald. The Rosier Bros. of Webster have a new variety of winter apples that are now a large kind. David Henning relates that one of his wealthy Chicago lady customers says that one apple makes a pie. - Dexter Leader. A Chelsea chap undertook the other day to eat twenty bananas on a wager. He gotaway with seventeen of t hem in üfteen minutes and then he feit so bad in his etomach that he hasn't banana, where, since. - Adrián Press, Saline breeders distinguished theinselves at the Detroit Exposition. A. A. Wood carried away over two-thirds of the premiums offeied for fine wools, and Eugene Helber's Cleveland Bay won a blue ribbon over nine compe'.itors. A case of a surfeit of fish food was exhibited the other day at the camps. C. T. Sül, in trying to change his underclothing, said he had to give it up, as the fish bones stuck out of his body so far that he was unable to disrobe. - Dexter Leader. Oscar Stimpson, one of Saline's energetic horsemen, last Saturday, made a fine sale of his 3-year old trotter to Toledo parties, for the snug little sum of$l,050. Does it pay to breed good stock? We should say yes, every time, and Oscar will keep right on.- Saline Observer. The St&ndard Oil company are now selling oil and gasoline at 8i cents a gallon by the barrel. Theyought to sell it cheaper since the Michigan test is done away with by action of the last legislature, there is no extra expense to the company in refining, as all is alike or nearly so.- Manchester Enterprise. The officers of the Bridgewater Farmers' Picnic association are: President, Wm. Gadd; secretary, Mrs. Chas. Johnson; treasurer, LaMarBrown; committee, Thos. Van Gieson, John Rentschler, Geo. Holtrom, Wm. C. Rogers, Christian Saley, Merrit Martin. Columbus Aulls, Buel Johnson, John Logan, and their wives. Geerge Sweezy, of Norvell, nearly lost his life recently. He was delivering several hiyes oL bees to customers and unfortunately dropped one upon the ground; whereupon the angry insects pitchedinto hirn and the horse, stinging both in a frightful manner. Their lives were saved enly by the prompt application of water. Editor Blosser, of the Manchester Enterprise, being diitnrbed because he can't teil where the supply of fuel will come from in 1925, the Brooklyn Exponent soothcs him with the assurance that by that time he won't need any fuel to keep him warm. This will set him worrying again over the problem of how to get a fan.- Adrián Press. S. N. Millard, of Glyndon, Minn., preached at the Baptist eliurch lastSunlay morning, and attlie Congregational % church in the evening. He is a niissionary of the American Sunday School "Union, and is laboring in northwest Minnesota and northeast Dakota. Mr. Millard ppent 19 years of his early life in Dexter, and left here 36 years ago. - Dexter Leader. For the past few weeks, Rev. C. A Clark has enjoyed the society of his only daughter, Miss M. L. Clark. Miss Clark bas attained for herself an enviable reputation ns a kintergarten teacher and has just returned to comïnence her fourteenth year of continuous work in an Indiana city. About eighty pupils are under her care and her salary is fár froin being the smallest in the school.- Dexter Leader. The CheUeaunion schools will open about Oct. lst, 1891, with the following corps of teachers: Superintendent, Prof. A. A. Hall; preceptresa, Miss Ida Hopkine; eighth and grades, Miss Nettie Storms; grammar school, Miss Florence Bachman; intermedíate, Miss Libbie Depew; fourth and fifth grades, Miss Dora Harrington; third grade. Miss MaraL. Wheeler; second grade, Miss M. A. Van Tyne; first grade, Miss S E Van Tyne.


Old News
Ann Arbor Register