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Day
24
Month
August
Year
1888
Copyright
Public Domain
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The Manchester chool opens September 3rd. Joseph Buland, of Ypsilanti, has been granted a pension. The oíd Península mili in Dexter may be turned into a pulp mili. Backus Bros, of Webster, sheaied 3,800 pounds of wool this season. Mrs. Cordelia J. Burhans died in Northfield, August 15, aged 53 years. John S. Pacey, of Dexter, reports his wheat as yielding 35 bushels to the acre. Clover seed will be a light erop this fall, judging from present appearances. The wheat of E. H. Gilbert, of Manchester township yielded thirty bushels to the acre. Ypsilanti has just collected $27,600 city taxes and $$1,900 taxes rejnain to be collected, The Clinton ball team defeated Wolf Creek last Friday by a score of 7 to 2 in a close game. The Manchester Germán workingmen's society held a grand picnic at Granger's grove yesterday. A good sized cavalry company was organized Wednesday evening by the Cleveland and Thurman boys ot Lodi. A scythe cut in the leg of James Brayman, of Manchester township, developed into a bad case of blood poisoning. The Eclipse nine, of Detroit defeated the Chelsea nine in Manchester last Thursday in two games by scores of 5 to 1 and 9 to 6. C. Lemen, oí Superior, has made a very fine half mile race track on his farm, which is in excellent conditionfor trotting puiposes. The Salem base ball nine won a game from the Superior nine last week-by a score 01 31 to 7. The game was called at the end of the sixth inning. Rev. George Schoettle, pastor of Emanuel's church in Manchester has been presented with a fine gold watch by his parishioners in token of the'r esteem, A. social of the Pittsfield Union Sunday school was held on the evening of the 7th at the residence of Mrs. Grove Saunders, and it was largely attended. Mrs. Percy Arnold died at the residence of her son Uriah Arnold, in Bridgewater, on Monday, Aug. 13. She had been a resident of Bridgewater for many years. Jt the Dase ban tournament in Clinton, a week ago Saturday, the scores stood Clinton 16, Adrián 4; Ridgeway 9, Norvell S; Clinton 17, Ridgway 10. Clinton thus won the first prize. Mrs. David Sersons, daughter of David Sopp, of Northfield, died in Fowlerville, August T3th of typhoid malarial fever, aged 27 years. The funeral was held at thé Leiand church. Village Marshal Lucius Tubbs, of Dexter, was attacked by John Hayes and Fred Kregar August 11. Kregar paid a fine of $15 and $4.05 costs and Hayes paid one of $5 and $3.45 costs. Assaults and batteries in Justice Craine's court come high. The Lodi township caucus was held in the town hall last Friday evening and the following were elected delegates to the counry convention: James Sage, Philip Blum, James Clough, and Michael Eagen. The delegates elected to the representative convention wei e, Lester H. Sweetland, George Mann, Michael Sage and John Grosshans. Miss May Bachelor closed her second term of school in the Freer district last Friday. Exercises were held at the close, consisting of songs and recitations, and the lorty persons present were highly entertained. The excellent manner in which Miss Bachelor has conducted the school has endeared her to both scholars and parents. The next regular meeting oí the Webster Teachers' Association will be held on the fourth oaturday of this month (August) at the school house near the VVebeter Congregatioual church at i o'clock p. m. A paper on How to Teach Geography, will be read by Chas. YVheeler. One on the Care of School House and Gruunds, by Frank John and one on Literature as an Auxillary to Teaching by Jessie Williams. Henry Conlín will give a select reading and Willie Wilson a recitation. E. C. Warner, Secretary of the Board of Examiners will address the meeting on the Duties of a School Teacher. All intereste! are cordially invited to attend.