Colton Wines, of Detroit, was here last Sunday. The marshal will be collecting the village taxes in a few days. Clare Durand and C. E. Letts, of Detroit, were here Monday. g. V. Allen, of Chicago, was here Tuesday looking afterbeans. Rye and wheat are heading out nearly two weeks earlier than usual. T A. Crawford is moving to Romeo to engage in business there. The body of Charles Snow, of St Ignace, arrived here Monday and was buried Tuesday. He was years of age and leaves a wife and two daughters to mourn his loss. He formerly lived here and his wife is a sister of Mrs. Allyn and J. F. Harrington. The Dexter base-ball nine played the Chelsea nine on Monday and the Chelsea club won by a small score. R. E. Frazer, of Detroit, has been engaged to speak here decoration day. nCorn planting is about over and an unusual acreage has been planted. The old school house is now nearly torn down. The work is being rapidly pushed. The second Demorest medal contest will be at the town hall on Friday night of next week. The old creamery buildings are being fixed over for an oil stove factory which ís to be started here soon. The butchers of this place have raised on the price of meat. The best cuts are now 12 ets. per pound. Seven or eight from Ann Arbor came up here to district lodge last Saturday, and several remained over Sunday. The board of review for the township assessment will be in session next Monday and Tuesday at the town hall. The late frosts have killed the grape blossoms and probably many strawberries and other small fruit blossoms about here. Wheat has come in quite freely this week, mostly contracted for May some time ago. The price this week has been $1.07; rye, 80 cents; oats, 48 cents; eggs, 12 cents; butter 18 cents. The three thousand load of wheat was taken in at the Company's elevator last Tuesday. The numbering began with balance shipments last July and will probably reach 3,200 when this erop is all in. Ira Howrrd, a painter from Detroit who was at work on the Catholic parsonage, on Monday feil from his ladder, striking on his head. He was injured very seriously. He wos sent to Detroit Wednesday. The graduating exercises of the high school last Friday night were very interesting and every way a success. There were six graduates, as follows: Herbert Dancer, Ransom Armstrong, Walter Woods, May Judson, JMary Miller and Emmelia Neuberger.