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The Presque Isle Excursion

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The Odd Fellows have for a long time contemplated giving an excursión and have made arrangernents for a trip over the T., & A. A. to Toledo and Presque Isle, located about six miles frorn Toledo in Lake Erie, for Wednes. day Aug. 22. Presque Isle has become such a famoua resort that it is scarcely necessary to enumérate the attractions, but for the benefit of those who have not had the pleasure of visitmg this charming little park, we note the following; In the way of events there will be chariot races, tight rope walking and open air coucerts, all free, there will also be boating and bathing, Prof. Morris's equine and caniue exhibition, and a match game of base-ball by two clubs of the tri-state league. The visitor finds everythingonthe island plannecl especially for bis convenience and pleasure, beautiful walks and drives all over the island, flowers and trees, boat houses and bathing houses,swings, lunch-couutsrs, restaurants, a dance-hall and a theatre pavillion that will aeat 5,000. The ïsland is illutninatd with its owq electric light. Two side-wheel steamers, the Evening Star and the Saginaw, make the run between the island and the city alternately every half hour. The viaitors may remain on the island as long as they please, or they may ride back and forth sa long as they do not leave the boat at Toledo The Ann Arbor (Jity Band will accompany the excursión. Train leaves Ann Arbor at S a. m.; leaves Toledo at 6 p. m., local time. The fare for the round trip is pnly $1; children ander 12, 50 cents. Tickets on sale at George Wahr's, Doty & Feiner's, A. L. N'oble's and by members of the society.


Ann Arbor Argus
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