Michigan BRANCH COUNTY ASSISTANT MARSHAL
Algansee Cornet Band
Rathbun Lodge, I. O. O. F.
Coldwater Lodge, I. O. O. F.
California Lodge, I. O. O. F.
Union City Lodge, I. O. O. F.
Bronson Lodge, I. O. O. F.
President and officers of the Day, And invited guests in carriages
Pioneers in carriages
Gilead Cornet Band
Log cabin of 1833 on wheels,
drawn by oxen, driven by Luke Joseph in old time costume. Then came a wagon upon which Mrs. Z. C- Rose worked a loom of olden time, and Mrs. H. H. Bennett used the reel while Mrs. R. D. Decker used the spinning wheel. This was followed by the "old time threshers" using the flails vigorously, and of which mention is made in our "Notes" Then came the presentations of the present day, and it is our desire to mention every trade; if any should be omitted it is unintentional. We are unable to report them in th'e order they appeared, owing to a break in the procession, caused by a temporary accident to the cabin. Mrs. Eva Qureau presided at an organ and was accompanied in two wagons by her class of sixty.
Tom Lennon exhibited fine carriages to which attention was drawn by a band of negro minstrels.
George Dean, with an ox team, showed a vehicle of ancient style, while he rode in a beautiful carriage of his own make. He also had a wagon containing a fine display of harness goods.
J. C. Rogers exhibited the present style of making bologna sausages with a youngster stuffing dogs into the cutting box.
BRANCH COUNTY MICHIGAN
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