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Tip Wallace's dog was killed by the cars, last Monday. T. B. Taylor, of Jackson, spent Suhday wkb relatives here. Business is dull in town now and will be till wool begins to move. Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Cooper spent last Sunday among friends in this place. Miss Nellie McLaren left for Saginaw, Monday morning, to spend the summer. The hay erop now promises to be a very good one. The late rains will greatly improve it. The second Demorest medal contest will be held at the town hall, Friday night of this week. The festive potato bug has made his appearance very early and in large numbers this spring. Some fifteen from here took in the Art Loan at Newberry Hall, Ann Arbor, on Wednesday. There was a frost last Tuesday night which probably did much damage to to early gardens and some fruit. Rev. O. C. Bailey preached an excellent Memorial sermón to a good audience at the Town hall last Sunday afternoon. L. E. Sparks, ofjackson, was here Wednesday and rumor has it that he is negotiating for the grist mili here and will soon take charge of it. Some beans are being planted this week but more will be planted next week and later. More than ten times as many are being planted than ever before in any one year. Decoration day will be observed here, Saturday, by good music and an address by R. E. Frazer, of Detroit, at the town hall, and a profusión of flowers on the graves at the cemetery. Father Wakelin, of Ypsilanti, who is 84 years oíd and a superanuated minister of the M. E. Church, spent last Sunday here and preached an excellent sermón at night at the M. E. church. Mrs. Priestley and daughter expect to leave here the first of next week, to spend a few weeks with friends in Philadelphia and then to take a boat early in July for their 'home in England, Wheat arrivals have been small the past week and prices lower. It now stands at $ 1.06 for white and 31.04 for red; rye, 80 ets.; oats, 43 ets.; barley, nominal at $1.20; potatoes, 75 ets.; eggs, 10 ets.; butter, 12 ets.; hogs on foot, 5 ets.; cattle, 4 to 5 ets. There is very little grain of any kind now in farmers' hands in this vicinity and not much of any kind of farm produce, but the prospect for plenty of everything this fall was never better. Farmers are much encouraged at the prospect and have entered upon their summer's work with high hopes.