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John Wagner has opened a tailor shop in Chelsea. The jury in the circuit court begins work to-day. A good templars' lodge been organized in Manchester. The electric street railway has ordered two new motor cars. George H. Hazelwood has bought the woodyard of D. W. Amsden. Fred Vogel, of Fredonia, is about the first killer of black snakes reported this year. Mrs. Eliza Robinson died Friday, at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Preston B. Rose. Mrs. Collins B. Cook, one of the early pioneers of Ann .Arbor, died in Sault Ste. Marie, Saturday. The newtrailcarhas been received by the street railway and is being overhauled, preparatory to being used. . v Mrs. Amos Hall died on Tuesday evening of last week, at her home in York, leaving a husband and five children. William E. Moon was granted a divorce yesterday, from his wife, Emma Moon, on the ground of desertion. Manchester elects a president, three trustees, a clerk, treasurer, street commissioner, assessor and constable, next Monday. Already two thousand tickets have been sold for the entertainment for the benefit of the gym. fund at University Hall, Thursday. The annual meeting of the Woman's Charitable Union will be held Thursday, March 5th,at 3 p.m., in the parlors of Harris hall. Tobías Mudgett, a Clinton liveryman, has been fined $7 for allowing loafers around his barn who made insulting remarks to passers-by. Rufus Phelps was married last Thursday to Miss Annie Page at the residence of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. C. Page, of Lima. The Newsreportsthat Capt. Allen has laid up $10,000 or half of his salary as Congressman. If this is true, the captain is to be congratulated. Mrs. Helen Hammond Corbett died in Ypsilanti town, February 20. She was born in Augusta fifty years ago and left a husband and three children. It cost the board of public works $367.88 to remove 637 bodies from the old cemetery and re-inter them. Of this amount $293. 13 was paid for labor. Mrs. George Gould, of Ypsilanti, died yesterday of la grippe, aged 67 years. She had resided in Ypsilanti forty years, and leaves a husband and four children. A beautiful sight, the greeting of Katie E. Jacobs by fifteen ortwenty young misses, at the railroad station, on her return from Europe last Sunday afternoon. The remains of Mr. James T. Allen will be buried from the vault to-morrow at 2 o'clock. D. J. Campbell died at the residence of his brother-in-law, George Scott, yesterday, aged twenty-two years. His remains will be taken to his old home in Ontario. Hon. William Ball's paper and the discussion upon it will be published in Friday's paper, to which time it is postponed in order that more space may be given it. Mrs. W. J. Booth, Sec. W.C.U. On Saturday last Michael Staebler erected a Butler windmill for Joseph Armbruster, on a fifty-foot derrick. This week he will erect a similar one for William Ellsworth, near Ypsilanti. Aaron Sandford, of York,isbuilding one of the largest barns in the county. It is eighty-four feet long, thirty-two feet wide, with posts twenty-two feet high. It will have a mansard roof. The eight men arrested for complicity in the killing of Dennison were arraigned before Judge Kinne yesterday and plead not guilty, their cases being set down for trial during the May term of court. A new driving club has been organized with $5,000 capital stock and the following directors: J. F. Lawrence, George Orcutt, P. Irwin, N. Sutherland, A. H. Pattengill, C. L. Tuomey and J. A. Dell. A rpctory will be built either in Manchester or Clinton by the Catholics. The people of Manchester are divided as to its site. The Clinton parishioners are hustling for money and a gold watch is offered the young lady who secures the argest subscription. 'IJie amendments to the city charter were ordered printed by the House of Representatives last Friday, and copies are expected here this week. The town of Ann Árbor ïas appointed Supervisor Burliname, Clerk Parshall and Fred Braun a committee to flght the ex:ension of the city limits. Mrs. J. W. Tuttle, of Ypsilanti :own, was wringing out the clothes :he other day, with her husband turning the crank. The clothes stuck in the wringer, the husband put on all his strength, the wife attempted tostraighten out the clothes and as the natural result, her fingers took a trip through the wringer and came out in a flattened condition. The last lecture of the C. M. B. A. lecture course, in Dexter, "My War Experience as Chaplain, 1861'65," by Rev. P. Cooney, C. S. C, of Notre Dame University, will be given in St. Joseph's church, Wednesday, March 4, '91, at 8 p. m. Father Cooney was appointed by President Lincoln, on February 2, 1862, to the rank of "ChaplainGeneral of the Indiana Troops." He was an eye-witness of what he relates. Don't fail to hear him.