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March, 1882

from Gazette4 March 1882
Mr. Anson Hastings found his health so much improved while West that he intends returning again soon. He will probably make a permanent home there, if he finds he still keeps better after the warm weather comes on, as he bought a farm while in Nebraska. He goes now with the intention of making improvements, and will move his family later.

Mr. Wm. Hockaday recently sold his home farm, reserving fifteen acres, however, to Wm. Chope at $40. dollars per acre. He also a short time since, sold the eighty known as the Stedman eighty, to John Bonner . We understand he does not intend leaving Millburn, and as we have already heard it hinted that a new business project was on foot, may it not be that a fine new residence is also in the near future for Millburn.

Mr. Samuel Leith left last week with his horses and a car load of furniture, etc. for his new home in Nebraska, the family following the first of this week. We feel sorry to part with so nice a family, and feel assured that we are expressing the wish of all here, that success and prosperity may attend them in their new home.

Mr. Cropley, who purchased the Leith farm, took possession last week. We hope he may find the change beneficial in all respects.

Mrs. Crosby and daughter, who have been in Racine for a time, are down for a visit. They wish to dispose of their farm so as to make a permanent residence in Racine.

Mr. Humphrey, Mr. George Carr and Mr. Henry Wedge, have all been hauling lumber lately. It is their intention to make improvements on their residences in the Spring we believe.

Mr. Wm White has of late been adding to his herd a number of fine Jerseys. He has also lumber on the ground for a new house.

The sociable of two weeks ago was held at the house of G. L. Stewart, and was a very pleasant gathering, about seventy being present. The appointment for this is at Dr. H. O. Leonard's. B

from Gazette4 March 1882
Market Bargains

Three pounds of Japan Tea (worth 60c a pound) for $1.00

Three large boxes of matches for $1.

18 1/2 lbs of Standard A Sugar $1.

Three pounds of Adams Standard Tobacco for $1.

20 pounds of good hard soap, 1 pound Bars for $1.

Three pounds of Silver Gloss (Lily Gloss of Sun (Gloss) Starch in 1 or 3 pound packages for 25c.

Carbon Oil, 12 1/2c a gallon

No 1 Brooms, 20c each

Three pound cans Tomatoes, 12 1/2c

Splendid Maple Syrup, 80c a gallon

Minnesota Amber Cane Syrup, 75c a gallon

New Orleans Molasses, pure, 70c a gallon.

from Gazette11 March 1882
Miss Lizzie Sutherland, our prospective milliner, goes to the city this week, where she will spend the time until the first of April practicing the latest styles of trimming, etc, when she comes back with a full line of millinery goods prepared to welcome her friends. Her rooms will be found one door north of Mr. Pantall's residence, in the old post office block.

We understand some changes are contemplated in the drug store, by means of taking out some partitions and rearranging things so that the post office department will be brought to the front of the building, a plan the ladies at least will all be pleased with.

Mr. Samuel Smith is preparing to put up an iron fence in front of his place.

Dr. Taylor expects soon to raise the front of his house and build a large addition at the rear, which will much improve his already fine place.

Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Strang are spending the week in the city with their daughter.

Miss Lulu Thain's and Miss Watson's schools are closed for a vacation.

The scarlet fever has entirely abated, there having been no very serious cases B

from Gazette18 March 1882
Mr. Wm. Hockaday's sale occurred the first of the week. Stock sold at good figures. We understand that Mr. and Mrs. Hockaday intend going west for a short visit, before deciding on their future home. Miss Cynthia takes up the occupation of teaching, for a pastime, her school being located at Deerfield, in this county.

The population of our village was increased this week by the arrival of a stranger. He came to the home of Alex Murrie and wife.

Mrs. Alice Kerr has returned home after a five weeks visit to friends at Watkin's Prairie, Wis.

The funeral of Mr. Deorck, of Wadsworth, took place in our church on Thursday, and the remains were interred in the Millburn Cemetery.

Mr. Wm. White recently sold a Creeper colt for the neat sum of two hundred dollars. Mr. George Stephens being the purchaser, Mr. Stephens is dealing quite extensively in horses and has sold a number lately at high figures.

Mrs. Campbell is giving music lessons to a number of our juveniles, but as she desires only beginners, the want of a teacher for the older ones is much felt.

We are sorry to report the somewhat serious illness of Mrs. James Pollock

The sociable for this week is at Mr. Wm. Stewart's. B.

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