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Over 1,000 carloads of beans have been shipped froin Jaekson thisseason. About S20 worth of packages were stolen from the U. S. express office at Otseg-o. Hilda Olson, aged 3 years, was run down and killed by a heavy truck at Manistee. An American eagle, seven feet from tip to tip, was captured at Big Clam lake. The farm residence of John W. Smith, northeast of Romeo, has burned. Loss 81,000; no insurance. Miehael Fenlon. while repairing the Frank lin stamp mili at Houghton, feil o feet and was killed. George Wright, tailor, took a dose of trychnine. Grief for his deeeased vife caused despondency. Lewis Miller was shot and killed vhile trying to escape from Sheriff ïifforcl, near Thompson ville. The Polish Catholic parochial school t Manistee was destroyed by fire. Loss $10,000, insurance 87,000. The office of deputy collector of cusoms at Saginaw will probably be conolidated with that at Bay City. Itis said the Big Pour railway will urvey an extensión to Grand Rapids, by way of Three Rivers and Kalamazoo. The state board of pharmacy held a !our days' session at Lansing. Out of 58 etmdidates 17 were granted certifícate s. George Wright, living on a farm, near Armada, was found dead in his bed. He had taken strychnine because of despondency. W. D. Gordon, of Midland, who is supjxsed to be scheduled for United stutes district attorney at Detroit, visited Washington. Schools and churches are closed, and all public gatherings have been prohibited in Galien until the diphtheria epidemie subsides. Much excitement was stirred up at Omer by the finding of rock, dirt. etc. ," which experts prouounced gold. The exact location of the fiad isa secreV Ou a little island in the old channel of St. Mary'a river, near the Soo, owned by R. B. Durnion and H. E. Leiand, promising gold quartz has been found. Charles K. Eddy, of C. K. Eddy & Sons, of Saginaw, was married in Chicago to Mrs. Caroline E. Chipman, of Penobscot, Me. The groorn is 76 and the bride 68. George E. Wasey, a well-knovvn Detroit business man, who had been an inrnate at Oak Grove sanitarium, near Flint, for some time, drovvned himself in Flint river. During the funei-al of Mrs. Katherine Finn, aged 80, at Manchester, har soa, Barney Gorman, aged 50, died while sitting in a carriage in front of the church. M. Biumenthal's large general store at Standisb, was gutted by fire and water. The 525,000 stock of goods was nearly a complete loss. It was well insured. Mrs. David Roysden, living near Three Oaks, was fatally injured in a runaway accident. An ïnfant c'hild was seriously injured and two other children were frightfully bruised. Collector of Customs John Q. Adams, of Negaunee, has appointed deputies: Neis Christopherson, of Menominee; C. C. Oliver, of Eseanaba; J. M. Beattie, of Gladstone; George Tucker, of Ishpeming. A move was made to induce the state board of auditora to inerease the capitol janitors' salaries from 50 to 800 per nionth. Gov. Pingree, Chief Justice Long, and other state offic'ers signed the petition. The four records of the tax sales of tfuskegon county for 1891 have been stolen from the courthouse. Their lisappearance will seriously hamper tax litigation that has been in progress several years. As the resul I. of a feud, Peter Graef, a saloonkeeper at Ellis Junctkxn, killed [ouis Klaus. The latter entered the saloon and began to abuse Graef, whereupon Graef pulled a revolver and shot him through the heart. The local option election held in Van Buien county gave a majority of 1,500 in favor of remaining dry. The campaig-n was a ficrce one, the local option people using every means to push their cause. The prohibitionists are jubilan t. The board of managers of the Soldier's home at Grand Eapids have decided to furnish a band to make it pie asan t for the veterans on Sunday evenings. A selection of current periodicals will also be placed in the library. The Exchange bank at Grayling bas closed its doors, with liabilities of $30,000 and practically no assets. Cashiei' Staley has disappeared, evidently taking about S52O.OOO with him. The loss falls heavily upon working people who were the principal depositors. In his blanks for annual reports to be made in January and Februacry next by all manufacturing1 and mereantile corporations in Michigan, Se-cretary Gardner will include questions, desig&ed to do away with the endlesss chain system of indorsing, which ht s. played havoc in Michigan the past fo'v years. Ihe most important iron ore discovery on the Menominee rang e in sejeral years has been made on the bank of the Michigamme river, on mile south of the Mansfield mine, near Crysta] Falls. The vein is 77 feet deep and 40 feet wide. The ore assays 62 per cent. in iron and .051 per cent. in phosphate, making it good Bessemer. On Ilalloween marauders tore boards from a fence on theeastside of Lincoln avenue, near Eighth streef, Bay City and Frank Zagelmeyer, president o the Monitor Coal Company, who lives near, accidently stepped on a nail in a board left on the walk. ï he nal penetrated his foot to the bone and hi physician says that lockjaw is" threatened. ;_ The batanee in the state treasnry Nov. 1 was $872,489. Of this total, $678,432 was in the primary school interest fund, and G30,000 of this amount wip. be disturbuted among the ijarious eoimties of the state on the basis of 90 cents for ev'ery child of school age. Laura Allinwood. aged 8, was crushed to death in West Bay City, by falling from a hay press whieh her father was driving. The horses were stopped, but backed up, one wbeel passing over the child's breast, crushng- her so badly that she dted almost instantly. Mrs. A. Bean, a widow living at Clawson, Oakland coimty, has made compiaint against Ernest Bean, her step-son, charg-ing him with being the father of a child, born to her a month !tTo. Ernest is 18 years old and Mrs. Bean is 43. He has always had a good reputation and asserts his innocence. John Niedin, a shoemaker, aged 53, who has a shop and lives at 632 Antoine street, Detroit, was fatally shot while he lay in bed asleep. The ball entered his breast some distance below the right shoulder and pjnotrated the rin-ht lung. The motive for the affair is a raystery, as no robbery was attemptcd. The law requiring au annnal examnation of the books of every tire inurance company in Michigan, which ïasbeen adead letter, will be enforced y Commissioner Campbell. H. H. tephens, ex-secreta ry of the Detroit oard of public works, who has been tatistical clerk in the railroad eomnissioner"s offic3, has been appointed pecial examiner. Ciyde J. Holmes, of Grand Kapids, takcs his place in the ailroad commissioner's oflice.


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