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CHEBOYGAN. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 35, 1675.
,SfO. 24. VOL. 1. t 'I PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY BY ; "W. GHAN1):LEE, CHEBOFGAN, MICHiaAtf tEftrts OF SUBSCRIPTION! 'On copy, one year, " (2 One oopy'si month, - - - J 'oaeeeJK three month, r; ' - PAT JLLWATS I1C ADVANCE. Safcscrlbers within Cheboygan i county jrffl I re 'eeire their papers tree by mail, and thoael UTinff Sataide the bounty will hate their posiago pre paid by the publisher. HATES OF ADVERTISING : ftaenalf Inch apace (six linea Nonpareil or ' Wlfor one Insertion. 5 cents; one Inch space. ' orone insertion. 60 cents; lor each additional 1 nch. one insertion, 60 cents. For subsequent insertions, or a larger space, hTips will be riven at the office. V isA notices 10 cents per line for the first In ertioiu nd 5 cents per line for each aubsequent gSSSt Business or nn- Ler, 5 per year; ew rear. i - Itae Tables. RAND RAPIDS & INDIANA R R G M1DC.,R.&F.VJ. R. R- sssissa tub cam. stt. siiits EXPRESS. ACCOM. 5:25 44 5:M 44 6:20 44 9:42 44 7:00 r. x. 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M 9-.30 44 10-.trl 44 10:40 44 !! : 4 2:28 4:15 4.55 7:15 7:46 ft22 8:49 9.17 10:06 KnOO 44 IT.10 44 1:25 P M V7sei, A. Uc'iDkc Ftnreis.-. . Lajrranjre -Kendailville- rt. Wayne. Decatur ... Portland lidreTille . -, "Winchester . Richmond XJinclnn&U.. itf. ase p. m. 11:50 44 4:33 6rf3 5ri5 6:35 9:40 1:01 A. M. 8:05 44 ssb 44 5:i0 8:M 44 7:10 a M 78 44 7:.,12 44 9:10 44 All trains run daily, Sundays excepted. ; , - -v ; J. II. PAGE. - Gen. Pass, and Ticket Axent. Drugs, PERRIN BROS. ,wv DRUGGISTS .DEALERS IN IoiSitSD FASrcr? ARTICLES.;. -..CIGARS AND TOBACCO ... Corner Main and Elm Streets,. THE' GITYI DRUG STORE ,- r A FULL LINE OF Pure 'Dn.UYaniilj Glass, Oils ana Dye-Stufi, , Will alwaj s be found at A large and carefully selected stock ol FANCY GOODS, TOILET ARTICLES-, ' ' ' ;CT,;fl' . s PERFUMERY, &c"t Oarelul buyers will find it to their adrantaze to give us a call. M.GKROW, proprietor. noltr Zlackinaw Summer Besorts. 401K1 JflCQtt ASTOR HOUSE American Fiir Company, . .; .. . r t ; : ' ' "XPffK "paint d refitted 'this season; itd hUt 0' to the landing Livery ania boats. &Vc,tnrnirfifl t mPntVno. Attorneys. W ATTS 3. HUMPIIREY, COUNSELLOR-AT-LAW, noltf , CJheboyjcan, Mich. Physicians. JR. F, J. POMMIER, ,.f; Fhysidan, Surgeon and Acconchsnr, Can be found at his residence, opposite .the vatnouo unurcn, at uneooygao. It hAvlnar been renorted that I do not intend to remain in this place, I take this manner of in forming the public that I intend to make this place my permanent residence and shall in the spring open a first-class drus store, where the beat and purest French medicines shall be kept. All those who desire medical treatment for anv malauy I shall be happy to wait upon. nolS-3m A.. M. GEROW M. D., THtSlClAN AND SURGEON, Office at City Drug Store. Professional calls promptly attended. noltf T. A. PERRIN, M. D., Office in Central Drue Store, siirn of the Red Mortar, Howell's block. w ' noltf Hotels. "JgENTON HOUSE, F. S. ABBOTT, Proprietor, Cheboygan, Mich. Good fishing In the vicinity. Excellent accommodations lor the traveling public noltf Beat Estate. Y7ARMING.LANDS AND TOWN LOT8 lor JJ sale and houses to rent by nolOtf tt. PATTERSON, Cheboygan. Barber Shop -Y"3I. n.iKELLEY, BABBES AND HATCH 3DP.ESSEB, Shop opposite the Benton House, on Third St) Ladies switches trade to order in the best style. Combings, which many consider worthless, mate up equally well with other hair. Persons in want of anything in this line will do well to give me a call. nolStf Beat Estate. I ITJRKER. SMITH & HUMPHREYS RFAL ESTATE OFFICE CHEBOYGAN, MICH. 10,000 ACRES O F pee .laid Xhi Farming LANDS FOR SALE. P&TGE, $3 TO $10 PER ACRE. TEEU3 TO SUIT , JTJECHASEES. A smalt payment down and tha balance in easy installments. rpHESE LANDS are all floated within a rea L aonable distance fit Cheboygan, and are among the bt-st in this section of the state.- It is chearer to bur choice land near town, at a reasonable price, than to take inferior lands fot nothing. noi?-u Insurance, BOLLO &' CO, INSURANCE AGENTS. CHEBOYGAK, MICHIGAN. Represent the following ' OLD RELIABLE" 0MP ANIES: FIRE DEPARTMENT. "HOME," of New York, r 4 - Assets ?0,7 OU,UW l WESTEBNj" of Toronto. Assets, gold...;.;.Y;?.. 7. .. ....$1,546,000 '"F. & M.f" of Detroit. Assets.. i$380,000. . , Life department. , X MTJTUAL9n of JTetoZork. J Assets $75,000,000 " MANS A2 TAX, of New York. Assets $9,700,000 ACCIDENT DEPARTMENT. TBA T EtEBS," of Hartford, Ct. Assets $3,250,000 kASldent Policies for lumbermen in the woods, 225??' Per week In case of "injury; or ,000 in case of death, cost only 530 a year; -.51V7 cription of Insarance written atlow- noS-Uwi8tnt ABSOLUTE wotrity. 9 NORTHERN TRIBUNE SATURDAY," DECEMBER 25, 1875. The" Police Court t lii the clays of Royal Charlie King ot Scotland,1 the right of supremacy was conferred upon, those, clans which were the most powerful He who led each of those clans, was the hero of many a Highland song, and his deeds of valor were the theme of many a camp fire. Daniel McLeod, is supposed to be a de scendant of one of those ancient Scottish leaders. He was an ox-teamster, only this, and nothing more ;f but the blood of the Scot flowed in his veins. He worked n the lumber camp of Messrs. Barclay & Co., and as far as we could learn did his work well, but the spirit of insurrection was mighty in him, and would prevail. Thl3 . was well enough for aught we know, had it not been that he was ani ious to lead the clans to insurrection al so. The clans would not lead worth a cent. He cast his ox-goad on the ground, de manded his time, and alone and unpro tected he started iorth ior Chebdygan. He arrived : in good time. lie had a small supply of filthy lucre with him, which caused him soon td become a clan leader. Then how did be degrade him self. He led them td imbibe of ftlco'hollc and malt liquors. He soon spent all his money and had imbibed too much him self, and the result was that without money, and being very ttflfnk, he was declared no longer a leader, and instead was led to jail by the Sheriff where he passed the long, weary hours of the night in getting sober. . In the morning he did not seem to care much about any thing. He had lost the spirit of leadership, and instead was led before Justice Sutton. . The 'Squire 'greeted him cordially, but Mcleod did not seem to wish any farther acquaintance. ikMcLeod!"said the 'Squire, No attention from the prisoner, who was gazing away off into vacancy. "Ahem!? said the, 'Squire. So attention yet; not even a wink of the eye. "Prisoner!" said the 'SquireJ " Not the least sign of attention did he give, and he seemed te be looking farther off than ever. "What is the matter with your prisoner, Mr. Sheriff," said the 'Squire, "Is he deaf?" . , "Guess not," said the Sheriff, gently nudging him, but could get nd attention. "Drunk yet," remarked the JSqiiire. "Well it is five dollars and costs, or ten days in jail;" and he was led away to Pa- quette's Hall, on the h 11. ' The Hdzs Went to the Pound ; There are very few hogs running In the streets of Cheboygan. : . The reason probably is that hogs arc not a plentiful.commodity in this place. f j There s'oVttt-many hogs' in the streets this week as there were last. x'' 1 The reason is that several were taken to the pound-,-: : ' ' .i t -z The men received two dollars per day for taking them there. : : ' Two men took them. Therefore it cost four dollars tcv "pound" thehogs-v ' ' - - ' ' One of our leading merchants paid the four dollars.'- " ? ' V'.,'! .7 He would have paid more rather than not had the hogs taken there. He was mad. Hi3 wife had been washing that day, for itwas Monday. ,, , . ' i His fine shirts were out on the line to dry, as were many other articles too nu merous to mention. .. , ., The frogs' came in his back yard and rooted down the clothes line.' The clothes naturally came down also. The hogs tried to divide the shirU be tween them. Instead of this they divided the shirts. The olniEfccame home and saw the con dition of things. He went Out and hired the men. Before night the hogs .were -in the pound. . . ... , , , , . . , - A New Advertisement. V. v Our townsman P. M. Lathrop follow? ojit as near as any one in the village the pyndffles of profiletverysingJaS set forth in the Evcnlnq flTew-Vwhich article appears in another, column, and we have no doubt but; he finda'-thai it pays. In the present issue of the Tribune Mr. Lathrop 'has an entirely new 'and nwsy advertisement, a careful perusal of which we have no doubt will prove mutually profitable .both ; to pnr readers and" Mi Lathrop.- -He calls attention to many lines of gOOtls which he proposes to close out at low prices. - - - . . - . - t. r 1' ' ' c ' - Christmas at the Congregational Church Last week we stated that the Christ mas festivities at the Congregational church would take place on Friday eve ning. It was ' subsequently decided best to postpone them until Saturday evening so;as:hdt to infeJerpjwftfi 'Ihef ifethodilt Chnrch. TheyCwlli therefore take place Christmas night It is expected that there will be a good time, for the ' ladies have spared neither' Itime'1 nor iabor to haye the arrangements such that the pc casidnlwill be Jan enjoyaSfe ?one public generally are-invited. The Itoctor's Call. A doctor is supposed to be ready and willing to receive calls at any time, day or night ; and if time3area little hard, and patients scarce, he is not only willing but anxlou3 to receive them. It had been a cold and stormy, day; The hour " t bmf what late,' when one of our physicians returned to his home after, the days labor, ; He sat for a time with his wife by the pleasant fire and talked over the news of the day, and as they thus whiled away a pleasant hdur, the wildly drifting snow as It came riish ing against the window pane ga3 to them a feeling of satisfaction thai they had a pleasant home which none could molest. ' The hour for retiring came. The shut ters were close drawn. : The doors were secured, and the'whole household were soon locked in slumber.' , The hour was still later when a Violent ringing bf the door bell caused but good doctor to spring from hi3 coucli and pre pare to hasten to the call of the stranger at the door. - Now the doctor has this rJectiiidrity that, if the bell rings in the night; Hhd is immedidtely repeated, he becomes some what excited; often to such an extent that it deiays his appearance instead of hastening it What wonder, then, on this o'ecasibri; as peal after peal tanib from the door bell, that the docttif danced around lively. He got organized dt last, but not until he had drawn on his stock ings tliree or four times, and pulled them b'ff as many because the neei would some how or other come where the toe ought to be. He got td the door at lastj arid pulling it open as quickly as possible, he found a man standing or rather leaning against the door jam: Said the doctor : "Well, what is want ed?" r Said the man i Hic ! want to stay all night ;" at the same time trying to step inside the door. Said the doctor: "Ydti can't stop here ; you had best go to a hotel." The man's reply was: "liidl taift find it Hie! don't know where it is." And all the time he was trying in a tipsy way to dodge by the doctor into the house. . . - - By this time the doctor was becoming in earnest, and said :' "Now, you get out of this, or I'll go and get the sheriff and have you arrested and put in jail.". At this the man tried to straighten up, but failed; so he leaned against the door jam again,". aud said: "Hie! that's jist what I want. Hie ! I'll know where I am then." t , . . , . After a little more such conversation, the doctor was finally rid of his caller for that night, and allows that thdse are not the kind of calls he wants, v v )Ye have since learned that the'man has found out where he is, for he was none Other than oiir Scotch friend Daniel Mc Leod, who now languishes in jail, and an account of whose arrest 'will be found in another part of this paer.:' . l-f - v? -r New Music. r As metioned last- week Messrs. A(. W. Wheat & Co., of East Saginaw, Mich., send us several pieces of new music, mostly of their own jjiiblication. Our musical education was sadly neglected In youth, which' rendered one of two courses necessary for us to pursue ; either to neglect the' proper compliment of a notice to Messrs. Wheat & Co., or to em ploy a musical editor. We chose the latter. This we did regardless of ex pense, for we are determined that the Northern Tribune shall not be behind any of its contemporariesjn any respect. To be sure the m..e. has not yet fully as sumed the duties of. the position, which requires us to notice the. music ourselves, but of course that does not effect the pop ularity of the music in the least. Of the pieces sent the "Saginaw March," by J. VanLoon, is a very pretty and easy marchwhich doubtless has re ceived considerable Iocal popularity which as soon as known would spread much farther. 1 The "Mazurka Elegante' is a . much more difilctilt 'piece, and might1 please those whose musical education had not been neglected better than the first named piece. V - -'. Thei'Angel of Killarney' a'song and chorous, words of Frank Durmont, music by S.. Fyler. As: the name indicates, this is an Irish 'melody? arid a very pleas ing one at that. . . . ' j. ... . i ."Little' Wanderer out in the Snow,", words and music byJ. Barton. Maior Barton i3 quite well known thrpughout the state as an'authbr.but.U more gener- j ally known as the "Union Snv." The i piece is one of considerable merit, both as regards the words and music. In fact we may say that U is much, 'above'the ' average of musical publications. It will doubtless have a large sale. ! "Little Willie's last Farewell," is by S.1 L: Tyler. The title conveys a general, idea of the piece. While it is quite a WettV DieefllaUaxVTwe do rmh tinnlr If fwill have the 'extended sale of flie 4i,ittle Wanderer out in the Snow." AH these pieces ;eairbe had by address ing the publishers as above." ' 1 1 ' : al thousand valueless dogs in thiiMllage. -:-"lUt dutsldef Think of ii. It has now bedme pretty well pub lished over the stato that Cheboygan has organized an improvement association. The fact that Chfcboygan has commenced to work for her o wn interests is attract ing considerable attention' this way. It Is only a few days since that one of our citizens received a letter from a party re siding in the southern part of the state, who is a reader of the Northern Tri bune, ne stated that he had read of the organization with a great deal of inter est, and felt satisfied that it would, if properly managed, do a gfeat work to wards improving the place. He also spoke in the highest terms of the Tribune, saying that it was not only read eagerly every week by himself and family, but that it went the entire rounds of the neighborhood, and after that he mailed it to friends in another part of the state. Almost weekly we receive letters of encouragement from different parts of the .country where the Tbibune is sent, some of them speaking , of the paper in such high terms that we cannot help feel ing somewhat flattered. It is not often that we. say much concerning the paper or the work which it i3 endeavoring to accomplish, prefering to: let the paper speak , for itseli, still we cannot refrain from mentioning the receipt of such let ters, and say through the paper to all of them at once that their kind words are highly appreciated, and that we shall try to have the paper merit in the future all they have said in the past. The Street Lamps. At lat Cheboy gin can boast of. hav ing street iamp3. The posts were erected during the week by Mr. Stevenson and Wednesday night a few of the lamps were lighted. They gave a good light, and will prove a great convenience to the public generally.. We do ;not think that any expense which the village has gone to will meet with more general apprecia tion than thi3. Only those lamps will be put up this winter which the residents will care for. Thl3 will save any expense for lighting. It is likely that all the lamps on Main street will be thus light ed. Strangers coming into the place at night will receive a much better impres sion of the village from the lighted stccets, than thoy would if all was dark. This, in addition to the convenience expe rienced by our own citizens, will make the lamps a very profitable investment Firo at Cross Villas:. Intelligence has just been received here of a very disastrous fire at Cross Village on the second of this month. The saw and grist mills belouging to the Catholic Convent Institution together with the adjacent barns were burned to .the ground. The loss must have aggregated in tiie ncigborhood of $25,000, and per haps more for it Is stated that the grain which was burned, alone, was valued .'-at 20,000. We could riot- learn that there had bTcn any theory advanced a3 to the cause, of the fire, or. whether there was any insurance. TheLldss will be a heavy one, not only upon' the Institution, which is the direct loser, but upon the entire surrounding county, for this was the on ly mill in that part of the state, and the numerous settlers who ' have moved in there during the past season depended upon these mills to a reat extent for their supplies. . Our. informant did not know whether trie mills were to be re built or not x ' . .... -, , . v- More SaltJ j . . There1 is now a project under consider ation at Alpena lor boring for salt It is the general opinion of scientific men that Alpena stands over the great salt basin of this state. Saginaw, Bay. City and other places through the Saginaw valley pro cure brine in paying quantities, -and the wells have been successful up the shore so far, as Tawas. The . wells at Alpena have struck salt, which lias been 'declared to be of a superior quality. If a paying well could once be started, it would add largely to the profiit of lumber-mills, be sides giving employment to many more persons ' It is proposed to form a com pany to test the matter by putting down a test well. Should this be done, it is proposed that a thoroughly competent man should be employed to do tHd work, and every foot of the-well be: examined and recorded! . c. v " ."VFlrst Centennial Ball. 5 Mr. Spencer has" issued his card3 of in vitation to the "iirst- Centennial Ball, to tike place at 4he Spencer House Hall ou the evelng of December 31st. This will be the first party that Mr. Spencer has managed himself Since he has been here, although there have been several at the house. We have no doubt, from .what we' know of the arrangements made and contemplated h'jr Mrl Spencer, "that this will bo the party qf fh season. The best mitsfo to 'be procure has heeiv en gaged lbr the occasion, and ho pains' will be spiffed by Mr. Spe n car to have every individual present enjoy himself to the utmolt' VT- Ctnrro Tfnntr For the accommodttlon of any of pur citizens who may wish to go to Alpena, yS would state that a s&ge is .now run ning - between that : place and ; Otsego Ldke, Jhe stage makes three trips weeTvV'Icavin'g Alpena; every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and OUego Lake ou Tuesday, Thufsdjr ani Saturday. rllferlnff. i .4 Thursday evening the committee at work arranging the Christm is tree at the M. E. Church, missed several little packr ages which had been left to put upon the tree. The most diligent search failed. to give any trace of them. Suspicion poin ted to some children who had been play-, ing around the church during the day A search warrant wa3 taken out and the articles all found in the childrens posses sion. They made no attempt to conceal them, but admitted the theft at once when .charged. The children are very poor and hardly oldenough to be respon sible for their acts. ; No other action was taken against them, but it is to be hoped that this will be a lesson to them that will prevent any such acts in the future. ! Bad Luck. It will be renumbered by the readers of the Tribune that the schooner Harvey. D. Bissell, chartered by McArthur, Smith & Co.; for a cargo of lumber to Buffalo, and also to bring some supplies from Chicago, encountered a storm and ..was nearly wrecked, and was nearly sixty drfys getting here from Chicago. '. It Would seem , that thi3 wa3. ;bnd luck enough for one season, but it was not all. On her. return trip she was frozen in the ice in Thunder Bay thefirst cold snap, where she remained some time. She suc ceeded in freeing herself on the 8th and immediately set sail for Chicago, where it is supposed she arrived.in safety, as we have heard of no further. trouble. ' Don't Forget the Children. Readers, it you have children of your own dp not. let the "Merry Christmas" time pass without eliowing your, love by presenting them something in the line' of presents. If your circumstances are such that presents must necessarily be of small value, give them nevertheless. It is the love that prompts the gift rather than its cost in dollars and cents that gives it value. And if you haye no children of your own God pity you remember that the world is full of little ones whom your gifts would make happy, Remember the children. : ; : . The Weather. We arc sorry to hear it, but hp says there is no mistake about it; that is, that January, 1876, is to be the ecldest month ever. known, in this region. The man who says this, is the Traverse City weath er prophet. He foretold the extreme cold of last winter, and goes for a severer freeze lliiS year; - He thinks he knows just at much about the matter as the "old settler," or the "old IndiarfV or the "hunter and trapper," or any other" ntan, . .A Card. .. , V' . I wish to say to the public that tlie loss by fire occurring on the 2Gth of Novem ber, in the Fountain House, has this1 day been satisfactorily. 'adjusted and paid by the Fairfield Iusurance Company, through their agent here, Mr. J. P. Sutton.- I fully appreciate their promptness in the matter, and acknowledge myself entirely satisfied with the adjustment T . Mrs. S.J A. Smart, , ' , Agent, for . Nettie Heald. , Dated Cheboygan, December 22d, 1875. The Cheboygan Imorovement Association. llie Treasurer of the association, Mr. Wm. F. DePuy, requests jis to state that he is now prepared with he proper cer tificates of membership, to receive, the membership , fees of all members, of the association which are now due. He also has receipts for the, monthly d lies. It is hoped thit all members will pay their fees promptly. Mr. DePuycan be found at . Rolio & Co's bank during business hours.' , .... J' ' ' Sad News. : A few hours ' after Mr. Stimson, the engineer In charge of the inland im provement survey, left here for Petoskey, a telegram came' for him stating that his father was sick arid hot expected to live. The dispatch SvaS forwarded to' him and was probably in Petoskey on . his arrival there. AVe believe his parents live near Akron, Ohio, . :" ; Good Skating, ; r Thursday the ice on.Mullett Lake was about eight inches thick and oyer the whole surface of the lake was like a mir ror. It was magmficentf "skating, and no doubt would have been; improved had it been.1 nearer town.1 ' It is not often here that ; the ice freezes so smooth, or that there i3 not snow upon it 1 - . i.-j'l .Notice ' . i ; I: take this mannerojr informing my friends and , the public geuerally, that I shall be , in my offiice in Howell's block, the week; following Christmas, prepared to do all kinds of dentistry. , ' , . (, . 'Dr. l.'L. Curtis. A report prepared at Detroit show that eighty-five lake vessels, capable of carrying 27,177 tons, have been destroyed or broken up during the past year, while 0lllVw?nty-five : new vessels,. with a ca pacity of 14,737 tons, have been put - in commission in tho same peripd ' .The. de crease is not large, but to go backward at all is ah unhealthy movement, and shows the .need for more intelligence in the leg islation affecting ship-builidng interests. .-" : . . , . , . : . The new Kalamazoo business directory ives that" villrd a population of 11 STATE NEWS. - The Grand Rapids edge tool works arc manufacturing an order of 5,000 ffozen axes. . . ; . . . .The value of exports passing througbr the Port Huron custom house - during November was f 2S8,244. ' ' ' ! -: 5 During the past two years Henry Lam bert of Bear jbake, has captured 17 bears, and he is only 22 years of age. The Petersburg and Toledo Narrow Gauge rnUroad is reported to. be a sure thing. Considerable right of way has already been secured. . - , . During the last 2 j-'ears Lansing has: built 230 stores, dwellings -and publip building at a cost of $4301,o6o, not includ ing the new capitol. T Some of the snails which J. B, Steero sent to. the university from the Amazon, S. H., five years ago, are still ' alive", al though they have fasted all that time. Hon. E. B. Miller, president of tho state fish commission, states that within he next 30 days 5,000 salmon will be dis tributed in lakes not heretofore supplied. The Regent3 of the University St6 teen looking into the case ofpriltose' and decided to meet again astfbajrsday in se'efet seslicn; and consider tho case? more fully. ' The first important literary work ever issued in Manistee i3 about td be placed in tho lap of the public! It it a thrilling! Centennial -nimnnacrwortli leu cents ' a volume.' Justice Gray, of Nilcs, sentenced John Kerwin, a tramp, Friday, 'to forty1 day3: in the county jail for stealing a ride on! the Michigan Central raifroad from Chi cago to that city. : ' . ; The Romeo Observer says that a con ductor on the 3Iichigan Midland - got tired of riding alone, and so he dead headed a passenger for company; and has been discharged for it. , " Detective Nevins. oif East Saginaw, has has arrested at that place one James re burg, who i3 charged, with murder at Buffalo. He threw Bella Pierce ihto the canal, where 6he drowncuV . The Universalists of Vossar, are mov ing in the direction of a permanent or- ganization, with good prospect of success. They are having a four days meeting commencing last Tlmrsday, s i l Henry Benson, the Banks merchant whom Julia 01m3tead sued for $10,000 damages for a broken heart, has-been mulcted to the tune of 2,500. Hearts aro down very cheap in Bay county.' A Grand Rapids paper. figures out that tlie sheriff of Kent county makes about 000 a year out of the job". Verily it is good to te H doorkeeper in. the house of tile wicked prisoners of Keut county." ' ..If any gentleman, anywhere from 35 to 50 years of agCj anJ. without family,: tic- sires & kind, and affectionate companion, let him write to Miss Ida To well. of. Kal amazoo. No trillers; need apply. . t The Brock way Methodist fhuch. of St. Clair county," have : commenced can tering down the broad and narrow ro:ad. and ; advertised ' a lottery in' connection with a festival which they are to holdL , .. 1 ii'-.i .t A panther has been :seeii in . Fairfield, Lenawee county, and thc peopleare very much excited. The animal has whipped several . . big dogs, and a . bullet has no mdre effect on him than a cathartic pill. Mr. Warren Brown, of Flint, lias made his contribution to the Centennial.1 It is a monster oak knot or "gnutl" which meas ures twenty feet in circumference end: five feet in. diameter arid' weighs 4,300 pounds. '' : : ' v i--". - Iona papers contain thrilling accounts of the daring feats of la Sold gang of rob bers. ' Last week a landlord lent a stran ger $5," and he has riot been .heard from since. This is. the boldest robbery re corded; :" , '. w The 25 sawmills of Muskegon have cut, during the past year, 351,400,000 feet of lumber, of which they now have on hand 13,400,000, They have furnished employ ment to 1X2IS' men; 23,100,000 shingles have, also been made. v jfr; . . ; - . t - , 'A dog while 'In '.'pursuit of a rat was- caught in the rriabhlnery of fechenck' arid GofTs flouring mill at Ovid one day1 last week; and ground to powderV' Rut "ho wa3ta. tough purp, ami tho operation damaged the machinery $t0Qtworth; ' " . Sunday, while the family of J. C.Jack son, of Benton Ilarbor, M ere at church, their dwelling was burned to the ground, with all ite contents. No insurance. On Monday a subscription was taken up. and nearly enough raised, to make good the lOSS. . .. : . : -.' James Irving, a yonng litoirf formerly deputy city clerk" of East Saginaw, hns. been emj3loyed as collector for the gas company df that dt. He has receuuy skipped outtaking with him $100 of" the gas comyany's moriey.: and all the'Js they have thro r ' rro light on : the dark transaction,1 - ' y Smith, cf Battle Creekrho "hWheeni charged'-with" 'child rhiirdM waived ci aminaUcn at.MarshaU' Montfay, arid was round oj'er lor trial in the Circuit Court Anna 'O wens, the mother of the chUtl, is now in care of Shcrlif !SiniIpv"Aii:Srar- shall. She is a- plcafii5if-rwkirig''griTl8' 3cars of age.