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Two large rattlesnakes were killed Wednefday on the marshes north of tovvn. The wheat erop is all secured about here in good shape and threshing begins next week. Burnett Stembach has purchased a new separator and will begin work in a few days. The creamery rompany has bought land and built hog pen west of town. They also have a running spring which is to be brought to the creamery for wate supply. Eider Mclntosh is expectĂ©d to oc cupy his pulpit next Sunday. The Rev. Mr. Reilly has been employed to officiate at the Congre gational church and starts out wit] indlcations of good success. He is young man of rare ability. Business is very dull in town and will be untill crops are secured. The M. E. church has had a new roof put on it. The old roof had been on thirty years and leaked bu very little. The Huckleberry erop is o very short one this year. The drouth i largely the cause. A recept'on for the Rev. Mr Reilly to get acquainted with hi flock was given Wednesday eyening at the residence of W. F. Hatch. The premium list for the fair her this fall is being prepared and wil soon be issued. There is very little in the way o: sporfs going on this summer in thi village. Green corn is now in market, bu is very small yet. A lady from Detroit has recently got up an instrumental music clas here. W. J. Gray has bought out Mr. Dixon's sprinkling wagon and continĂșes the work . New hook and ladder fixtures have arrived and are ready for use. Mrs. W. C. Wines, of Rochester, in this state, died very suddenly the last of last week, and the remains wei e buried last Tuesday in the Vermont cemetery, south of here. Mrs. Wines was bom here and her malden name was Sarah Beckwith She was about 43 years old anc leaves a husband and three children to mourn her loss. She was an ex cellent woman and leaves many mourning relatives and friends in this place. The young clover is killed again by. drouth, and corn and potatoe will be a short erop here. This i discouraging to farmers.


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