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Michigan State Fair

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Parent Issue
Day
7
Month
September
Year
1888
Copyright
Public Domain
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Those who attend the state fair at Jackson this year, during the week commencing Sept. lOth, will be well repaid for their trouble. The entnes and progranime give promise of the flnest exhibition in the history of the society. Jackson is of such convenient and easy access that a trip wbich is often a great hardship in more distant parts of the state is made at once inexuensive and pleasurable. The grounds are flnely shaded, aud have been much improved since the last exposition. They are close to the depots, and good foou and excellent water are in abundanceon the grounds. Those who desiie to do so will be enabled by the favorable running of trains to reach the city in good season in the morniug, and return home at au early hour in the evening, tbus saving the expense of hotel fares. Il they wish to remain over night, thej will be comfortably cared for at reasonable prices and see the best electricftllj hcrhted citv in the United States. Among the attractions at tho fair frounds the State Agncultural College promises to occupy considerable space in difEerent halls, display ing the work of its students in the mechanical courae and showing lathes and other machines in actual operation by the yqung men The art department promises to be one of great interest. The horticultural department will be better patronized than in previous years The premiums are generous and mus fill every department with fine exhibits Farmers are earnestly invlted to com and bring the products of their farm and gardens. The live stock premium efler attractions that they cannot over lnrtlr The special speed list of $2,500.00 wil bring together a large aggregation o fine horses. This feature wiil be great attraction in itself . Aside frotn the fair, a look throug the state prison is always interesting and the water works, flre departmen houses, electnc light works and som of the faetones may be seen . An at tempt wil! be made to give strangers a idea of the appearance of the city, b means of a collection of views in tb. main hall. Arrangements have been made fo three league games of ball to be playe on Wednesday, ïhursday and Friday It is hoped the people of the state wil take a lively interest in the fair an make it the best ever held. Jackson people will do all in thei power to entertain those who come Take a holiday and yisit the state fair

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