GOSSIP & NEWS
Lenawee County MI

5 January 1893 - Daily Telegram, - Transcribed By Therman Kellar]
Card of Thanks
We desire, through the Telegram, to thank those who were so kind to us during the death of our husband and father, John W. Ryan. Especially do we wish to thank the memebers of the A. O. H., for their aid and sympathy.
Mrs. John W. Ryan and Children

5 January 1893 - Daily Telegram, - Transcribed By Therman Kellar]
W. M. A. A., of Adrian
The Workingmen's Mutual Aid Addociation election for 1893, was held last evening and resulted in the selection of the following:
President - James Payne -- Vice-president - C. E. Churchill
Treasurer - Ernest Smith -- Financial Secretary - Ozro Hall
Recording Secretary - James H. Ladd
Trustees - James Payne, Ernest Smith, Charles Raynor, Charles Humphrey, J. H. Fee, Samuel Potts, C. E. Churchill, O Hall and James H. Todd.
The meeting was well attended.
Financial Secretary, O. Hall, submitted his semi-annual report and one showing what the organization had done for its members since it was instituted in 1875. $12,102 have been paid out on the death of members and $2,444 on the death of member's wives. In the same length of time $9,859.48 have been paid in sick benefits. During 1892 there were $2,166 paid in death benefits to the widows and orphans of members, and $1,303.50 to members on the death of their wives. during the same period $1, 258.80 was paid out in sick benefits to the unforunate members.

5 January 1893 - Daily Telegram - Transcribed By Therman Kellar] Madison:: Miss Flora Burt, of the Tecumseh schools, returned to her home in Madison, to-day on account of the schools being closed. Scarlet fever is the cause.

28 August 1915 - Daily Telegram - Adrian MI - Contributed by Jan Stypula
Riga::
Sill Stehner visited his parents in Onsted in the fore part of the week.
The Misses Letha Lipp and Kathryn Bohm are spending a few days at Dovlis lake.
Miss Alma Rodesiler returned home to Clinton after a visit here with relatives.
Miss Jane Lochner of Adrian was a visitor in town Tuesday.
Mrs. Fred Hueter and children have returned to Mendota, Ill., after a few weeks' visit with relatives.
Rev. and Mrs. C. Eckert and family are spending a few days in Sturgis, Mich.
On account of the new seats not having arrived in time the Tige public school will not begin on Monday, Aug. 30.
Miss Mattie Seegurger spent Tuesday in Adrian.
Mrs. Alfred Crane and Mrs. Fred Bauer of Blissfield, called on Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Walper Friday.
Aileen and Audrey Wawlper are spending a few days with Mr. and Mrs. Adam Walper in Adrian.
Norman and Dalton Wawlper and Melvin Seeburger spent Thursday in Adrian.
Mrs. Leo Reynolds of bliss field underwent an operation in Toledo, Friday. She is doing nicely. She was accompanied by her husband and Mrs. F. G. Glaser.
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Weston::
The Pickles family reunion was held with Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Cole on Friday.
Norman McKenzie of Adrian is visiting his aunt, Mrs. H. W. Porter.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Furgeson on Tuesday, Aug. 24, a daughter.
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Warner of Palmyra spent Wednesday evening with their sister, Mrs. H. W. Tolford.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Vaughn entertained an old friend, Mr. Bailey of Nebraska Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Cain of Detroit are visiting their parents Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Cain.
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Breese and daughter Sarah Eudora, and Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Day attended the farmers' picnic at Delis lake Thursday.

Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Crile are preparing to move to their new home, which they purchased of Mrs. Jay Mason. They will remodel the house and make other extensive repairs on the place. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Vine who purchased the Crile property in town , will remodel the house and make many improvements. Mr. and Mrs. Forest Hough of Adrian will work the Vine farm the coming year.

Mrs. Carrie Bennett and daughter Florenct returned Friday from an outing at the lake. On Saturday, in company with their parents. Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Potter, they will attend a family reunion at Berkey, OH.

A typographical error was made in Thursday's news. It was Clarence and Harold Cole, sone of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Cole, who entertained their Sunday school class on Tuesday evening. The class expected to spend today at Devils lake.

Mrs. Harriet Morris of Jasper attended the M. E. Sunday school picnic Thursday and remained for a visit with Frank Elliott.

Rev. F. M. Spooner of Milan came Friday to attend the Pickles reunion and was calling on friends in town. On Saturday he will mortar to Detroit to meet his wife, who had been visiting relatives in New York,
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Clinton::
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Coller of Detroit came last evening to visit their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Haas, Norman Haas, who has been visitingg there the past week, came with them.

Arthur and Carl Straub of Adrian were guests Thursday of Miss Lillian Robison and her guest Miss Selma Johnson of Muskegon.
Miss Lydia Smith returned home on Thursday. She has been visiting relatives in Cleveland during the vacation.
The funeral of Clarence Nurse will be held Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Episcopal church.
Chas. Donnell and family of Adrian came Friday morning to spend the weed end with her parents Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Lane.

Miss Erskine of Tecumseh is director of the play, "Union Depot", to be given by the Culture club Sept. 3 and 4.
Mr. and Mrs. Vicotr Linden of Jackson are visiting at the home of his parents a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Reid and daughter of Detriot came last evening to visit his aunts Mrs Eva Powers and Mrs. L. B. Hittle.

Miss Louise Goll returned home today from a two weeks' visit with relatives in Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. Cornwall and children returned home Friday morning from a visit with relatives at Flat Rock.
The Misses Hattie and Lydia Nurse and Mrs. Deering of Detroit were called here Thursday on account of the death of Clarence Nurse.

H. A. Rahn of Detroit was a business visitor in town Thursday and Friday.
C. A. Chamberlain and family of Wamplers lake were callers in town Friday. They will leave next week for their home in Cleveland.

Mrs. M. S. McClure was shopping in Toledo the first of the week.

Mr. Heck and Mr. Ball and their families returned to their home at Butler, Pa., Friday, after visiting at the home of Fred Haas.

19 Nov 1918 - . [Source: Bay City Times Tribune; Nov 9, 1918; transcribed by Cathy Schultz)
Adrian - Gus Nelbert, of Detroit, is in jail here, charged with attempting to smuggle 28 quarts of whiskey through Adrian. A companion of Nelbert's escaped, following a flat fight between a deputy sheriff and Nelbert, in which nelbert came out on the short end.

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