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Whitmore Lake is crowded with pleasure seekers. The hay erop in Northfield is better than was at first expected. The wheat erop in Bridgewater averages better than expected. The receipts of the Saline fourth ofjuly celebration amounted to $750. A. H. Perry will erect the iron brid"e in East Manchester lor $600. A five and a half pound eel has been taken out of the river at Dexter. Andrew Craig died in Saline on Tuesday of last week, aged sixty-five years. John F. Spaford, of Manchester, rejoices over a little girl at his house. Andrew Miller has sold his stallion, Torn Palmer, to Homer Moore for $500. Philip Fohey's barn in Northfield, whih burned recently, was insured for $800. Fred Schill, of Saline, had a horse choked to de'ath by its halter the other day. Simon Winslow, of Lima, recently had his arm broken by being kicked by a horse. Rev. James Butler has resigned the pastorate of the Webster congregational church. The engine in the Ypsilanti electric light works has a fly wheel fourteen feet in diameter. Rumor has it that a steamboat is among the possibilities oí the near future for Pleasant Lake. Ypsilanti had its second circus this year, Wednesday, lt takes Barnum's circus to draw a crowd. Congressman Allen delivers the oration before the Grass Lake farmers club at their picnic this year. The new first ward school building in Ypsilanti is 34 x 60 feet with 14 foot ceilings. It is rapidly going up. The South Lyon school cost $2,259. 34 last year. Of this amount $626.75 was borrowed money and, interest. Adam Schlahc and Miss Eva Bachinski were marned iu Ypsilants Sunday before last by Eev. Martin Kionka. South Lvon will vote July 30 upon bonding itself for $2,000 to build au engine house. She wants to avoid destructive fires in the future. The Stockbridge Sun is republican inchned with slight prohibition leanings. There doesn't seem to be anything democratie about it. Mrs. E. Ogden, of Bridgewater, while pickmg cherries, the other day broke both wrists by falling from the ladder. She feil fourteen feet. George H. Fisher and Miss Jennie Finnell were marned in St. Patrick's church in Northiield by Rev. Jno. Wernitt 011 Tuesday of last week. John Ellsworth, of Ypsilanti township, harbored a tramp the other night who relieved his hired man of $2.0 before lighting out for parts unknown. Mrs Angéline Skinner, who died recentlv in Wichita, Kansas, at the advanced age of eighty-four, was one of the pioneers of this county. Her remains were brought to Ypsilant_ for burial. The members, of the Manchester base ball club were seryed with a warrant for stealing a dog, which had followed them home. The case didn't materialize, the complainant paying costs. A sixteen month old baby of Bernhardt Kuhl, of Sharon ate some paris green, which had been put on potato plants the other day and it was only after a hard struggle that its life was saved. New barns dot the landscape of the county this slimmer to an unusual extent, as witness those of Henry Brinkham, Salem ; of Guss Neiss, Freedom ; of A. Hitchcock, Sharon; E. E. Gorton, Ypsilanti; L. Warner, Superior. - Ypsilantian. A correspondent from Willis has figured out the number of acres of crops 111 Morgan School District this year as corn 256, wheat 287, meadow 250, beans 62, potatoes 52, oats 126, buckwheat 15, peas 5 Hungarian 5, rye 2J, meions 1, onions 4. There is a T.J. Farrell in Manchester and also a T. J. Farrell in Virginia citv, Montana. Both have livery stables. Both are interested in one way or another in hotels. Both are jolly men, and about the same age. And yet it is doubtful if the two Farrells know each other. John W. Patchin Esq. was married to Mis Ruth Watkins in Manchester, where both the happy pair reside, July 6. They took a wedding trip to Chicago. Mr. Patchin is a rising member of the bar and Mrs. Patchin has just graduated from the Manchester high school. Last Saturday morning, about three o'clock, some one, who wished to make greater speed than he was capable of, stole a horse from Deacon Gooding's bain, and rode it down east a few miles and left it in the road to die. It is supposed the horse was rode to death; it was covered


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