Ypsilanti also complains of dying trees. There is only one colored family living in Manchester. There is some talk of another dry goods store for Saline. Hugh Scanlan died in Ypsilanti July 30, aged fifty five years. Wampler's lake has many a Manchesterite on its banks, this season. South Lyon voted 90 to 6 to build an engine house and prepare for fire.s. Miss Fanny Caldwell will teach the Lodi Plains school another year. Frank Braisted has sold his house in Ypsilanti and will remove to Detroit. Sidney Litchfield, of Dexter, was kicked in the face last week bv a horse. The Webster Congregational Sunday school picnic tomorrow at Whitmore lake. The Manchester high school building is being renovated, kalsomined and painted. Edward Tabor threshed seven acres of wheat which yielded 20 bushels to the acre. The South Lyon pickle factory contains twelve vats each with a capacity of 150 barrels. Arthur B. Landon died in Jackson July 23 aged 23 years. The burial took place at Manchester. Rev. A. Ebling, of Ypsilanti, was relieved of $15 and a watch, chain and ring last Sunday night. The Manchester M. E. Sunday school held their annual picnic at Wampler's lake, Wednesday. The Germán Lutheran Sunday school of Manchesier held a picnic in Granger's grove Wednesday. A cow belonging to Lyman Baldwin, of Manchester, was struck by lightning last week and killed. J. W. Huil has moved on his farm near Saline. Farming is a more independent life than hardware selling. Seven new dwelling houses and the new $4,000 school house are being erected in Stockbridge this year. Edger H. Lamb and Miss Mary Sage, both of Ypsilanti, were married last Saturday by Rev. James Venning. William A. Sweet and Miss Louisa Rentchler, both of Salem, were married last JTnday in this city by Rev. M. B. Gelston. A boy and girl arrived in Saline township, July 26. One was the wee daughter of William Wolff and the little son of George Steeb. Among the owners of night blooming cereus which bloomed last week were Miss Melissa Carr and Mrs. William Stevens, of Dexter. Louis Eisenbeiser, of Pittsburg, Pa., and Miss Mary Kalmbach, of Sylvan, were married last Thursday in Sylvan by Rev. J. George Mitter. N. G. Allen died in Pittsburg, Pa. July 21, aged 5S years. He was born in Ann Arbor township and lived in this state nearly all his life time. A Tippercanoe club has been formed in Ypsilanti composed of those who voted for Harrison in 1840, with David Edwards as president. During the thunder storm of Tuesday of last week, the barn of A. Soulier was struck by lightning and 3 valuable horse killed. The barn was not greatly damaged. Mrs. Sophia Judson, who when a girl settled with her father in Lima, and lived during her early married life in Sylvan, died in Stockbridge, July 26, aged seventy-six years. T. D. Masten, who formerlv sided in Manchester, dropped dead, July 27th, of heart disease, in Hillsdale while trying to catch a train which was leaving the station. Miss Mamie Phelps,of Webster, was thrown out of her carriage and dragged some distance, recently, by her horse running away. Fortunately she was not severely injured. Among the marnages of the closing of July was that of Theodore Wood and Miss Lillian Blaich, both of Chelsea. They were married by the Rev. J. H. Mclntosh, July 2cjth. Dwight H. Ramsdell, of Deerfield and Miss Grace Laraway, daughter of Haskell Laraway, of Northfield, were married by the Rev. S. L. Ramsdell on Wednesday of last week. Miss Maggie A. McMahon, daughter of Joseph McMahon, died in Manchester, July 28, after a long illness, aged forty-one years. Her life had been one of ministration to others. Jerome Miller, of Superior, lost $1,200 by fire,July 28th. The fire consumed the shed which contained his grain separator, sulky plow, cultivators and many other farming implements. Lewis Clark died in Leshe, July 26, aged seventy-two years. He located in Ann Arbor in 1S38, resided some years in Scio, afterwards going to Bunker Hill and Leslie. He left a widow and three children.