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C. E. Letts, of Detroit, was here last Saturday. Plowing and sowing have been going on in all directions this week. A. F. Woodin has been dangerously sick this week with the grippe. Stock about here is turned out to grass two weeks èarlier this spring than last. Dan Watts, of Dansville, was here the last of last week, visiting S. G. Ives' people. Mrs. Emma Priestleyand daughter returned last T.uesday from their visit to Minneapolis and Chicago. J. L. Gilbert is now taking the assessment for Sylvan township, and J. P. VVood for Chelsea village. Rev. Mr. Parker, of Adrián; preached last Sunday morning and evening for the Methodist people. A large amount of fruit trees and other nursery stock was delivered to farmers and others in this vicinity this week. S. G. Ives and C. H. Kempf have been quite ill, for some days past, with tha grippe, but are now slowly improving. The highway commissioner is considering the necessity of a new bridge over the creek on Polk street, just north of town. Sheriff Dwyer and Deputy Peterson, and T. D. Kearney, of Ann Arbor, attended Andrew Greening's funeral last Monday. The loose dirt which makes mud in a wet time, along Main street, has been removed this week, which is a prood improvement. The young man who took Frank Greening's place as mail agent, while Frank attended his father's funeral, was killed in the recent accident. The ladies of the M. E. church will hold their annual flower festival at the town hall, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of next week. It will be a pleasant, as well as profitable, occasion. The market is active and higher since one week ago. Arrivals have been free, though most of the wheat coming is $i wheat contracted some time ago. The present price is Í1.13 for red and #1.10 for white. Oats bring 57 ets., rye 82 ets., beans $1.70, eggs 11 ets., butter 20 ets., potatoes 85 ets. to $1, hogs and cattle $4.50, live weight.