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Dexter

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Parent Issue
Day
27
Month
April
Year
1888
Copyright
Public Domain
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Ed. Croarkin, of Detroit, is visiting his Dexter friends thi week. Saloon men of Dexter, are beginning to look for therr bondsmen. Mrs. W.C. Clark and Mrs. W. J. Keal made a trip to Detroit Tuesdav. At present the young men of Dexter, all seem ro have the bicycle craze. Miss Lillie Baessler, oi Ann Arbor, spent Saturday last with Mrs. H. A. Williams. Moore & Hall have dissolved partnership. Business to be carried on by Thad. V. Hall. Tiie Dexter cemetery corporation are talkmg of having a new fence about the cemetery. The Congregational peopíe, of Dexter, are improving the looks of their church edifice with a coat of paint. Postmaster Cook is very materiallv improving the looks of his residence by grading the yard and paintin the house. L. C. Boyle, of Ann Albor, Sundayed with H. C. üregory and occupied the pulpit of Saint James church, Sundavlmorninsr. Rev. John Claflin is in attendance at the annual meeting of the"Young Peoples Society of Christian Endeavor" held at Lansing this week. C. H. Stannard has put in a fine stock of boots and shoes at J. E. Jheney's old stand and is now prejared to serve his friends in that line. We learn that one of our old oldiers, Chas. S. Hewitt, has been granted a pension. Good enough, we believe he both deserves and needs it. A new patent picket fence that ooks like a good one has been exïibiting here for a few days and we understand that E. Jedele and C. W. Stebbins have purchascd the ight of VVashtenaw Co. for the use of same. Qne of our business men left his tore Monday evening last about 10 o'clock, reached home safely, and hortly after retired. Had just began to doze nicely when he thought ie heard footsteps in the room overïead. Securing his revolver he aroused his good wife and leaving :er on guard went in tsearch of help. Eteturning shortly after with the M. C. K. R. night watch, he found the coast perfectly clear with no trace whatever of the intruder. Clear case of indigestión. Eh, Chaiiie? LFrom another correspoijdent.J Rhea Johnson is very sick. A second attack of an all winters sickness. Dr. Smith, of Whitmore Lake, visited Dexter Tuesday and as is usual with him, was genial and communicative. On this occasion, however, he struck the political situation and waxed somewhat eloquent, I should be happy to meet him often in the future, tor he is a royal good man. George Alley has just returned from a visit to his aged mother, who resides in Feiu, Indiana. George savs there is a big diñerence between the chínate of Peru and Dexter, and that the people don't look or act as tliey do in Michigan. They are not so thrifty or enterpnsing, and look as if they had been smoked. The plows turn left hand furrows. The carp ponds of Sill and Reeve were relieved of over one thousand fish last Monday mornmg. Ed. Hiscock's lake gained over six hundred spawners which were transfered from the breeding ponds in less than three hours. The fish appeared quite as lively and graceful, when planted in the lake. as before being taken from the ponds. The transfer of the fish furnished lots of amusement, and the banks of the breeding pond were lively all day with scores of the lookers on. Some of the largest of the spawners weigh ed from ten to thirteen pounds.