Old Newspaper Collections Project

By Clayton, Deb, & Holice

Detroit Daily Press, 1872, General Items

 

Extra special thanks to Holice B. Young for being such a trooper and typing a ton of old news articles! Without her this project wouldn't be here!

 

Detroit Daily Press, 1872

General items

Berrien County wants to be mapped.

Buchanan boasts of 11 miles of sidewalk.

"The Trial of Red Jacket," is on exhibition at Port Huron.

A fatal epidemic has broken out among the goldfish in Jackson.

There have been 38 marriages, 44 deaths, and 127 births in Midland county during the past year.

Mr. Keating, the young man buried in a well in Grattan, has been dug out alive and unhurt.

A vein of coal had been discovered in Flushing, Genesee county, sufficiently thick to pay for developing.

A snake seven feet long and seven inches in circumference, of an unknown and poisonous variety, has been killed in Berrien county.

John I. Proctor, of Romeo, cut with one span of mules and a reaper during the harvest this season, 21 acres of heavy wheat in 20 hours.

Mr. Alexander Baird, treasurer of Kawkawlin township, St. Clair county, is reported to have absconded with a good share of the public funds.

Copyright Clayton Betzing, 2001

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