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Several teams are hauling gravel on the streets. The pay car passed here to Jackson Wednesday. Clare Durand, of Detroit, spent Sunday with relatives here. Preparations are being made for children's day by the churches. Very few from here took in the excursión to Detroit last Monday. The District lodge of Good Templars will meet here next Saturday. The young people here have had great sport the past week hanging May baskets. School closed Wednesday, and the work of tearing down the oíd building 'is going on. The graduating exercises of the High school will be at the Town Hall Friday night. Several fishing parties have been out from here to tha lakes this week and got many fish. The five or six persons who have had the grip are out again in a convalescent condition. C. E. Letts lost his large gray brood mare and colt last week. She weighed 1800 pounds and was valued at $400. The apple trees about here are not putting forth the usual amount of blossoms, which would indícate another short erop. Corn is being planted this week, and an unusual acreage will be planted on account of the fact that many failed to get in barley because of the rain at the time when it should have been sbwn. Arthur S. Congdon had the misfortune to break both bones of his right leg below the knee last Monday while sawing pickets in his mili. A log rolled onto him and did the mischief. He is now doing well. The markets have been very quiet the past week, with very little change since one week ago. Wheat stands at about $1.03 for red, #1.01 for white. Rye 80c, Oats 50c, potatoes 80c, eggs 12c, butter 18c. Hogs bring 5c per pound on foot and cattle 3 to 4c.