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Chelsea

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Parent Issue
Day
20
Month
February
Year
1891
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

C. E. Letts, of Detroit, was here several days last week. An effort is being made to clear Recreation Park of debt. John Gregg spent the past week among friends in this place. The Chelsea erist mili now rus Monday, Fridav and Saturday. Wednesday's cold wave was not good for the wheat on the ground. Miss Murray is closing her dressmaking rooms, and will go back to Homer. R. P. Chase and wife attended the prohibition conference at Jackson on Tuesday. The high school actors will give "Under the Laurels" at Grass Lake sometime soon. Mrs. Frey has rented her saloon to John Bohnet, of Dexter, who will continue the business. Geo. E. Davis returned last week from his southern trip selling horses for T. H. Spaulding & Co. Tiddle de wink is the latet craze for a popular game. It got here last week, and is engrossing the attention of the young people. Rev. J. H. Mclntosh preached last Sunday night on "The Coming Minister," and will preach next Sunday night on "The Coming Church." The rain of last Monday-replenished the cisterns and wells, but broke up the going, and was not good for the health of the people. Nineteenmembers of the I. O. G. T. lodge here attended district lodge at Ann Arbor last Saturday, and report a very pleasant time with their Ann Arbor friends. Rev. J.C. Armstrong, aformer pastor of the Baptist church, officiated there last Sunday, and spent Monday among old friends here before returning to his home, in the southwest part of the state. The donation at the town hall Tuesday night, for the benefit of Rev. Conrad, of the Baptist church, was well attended, and a pleasant occasion. It netted about $65, which was good, considering the going and bad night. The break-up in the going has nearly stopped the arrivals of farm produce. Prices remain about the same as last week on everything; wheat being 95 cents for red, and 92 cents for white. It will move freely again as soon as the roads are passable. The drama entitled " Under the Laurels," which was rendered last Friday and Saturday nights, at the town hall by members of the high school, under the direction of Prof. Hall, was well attended both nights, and waa very creditable, both to the actors and Prof. Hall. It netted the school library about $75.