The motor line company are graveling at present. Wages on the onion marsh JS1.25 per day of ten hours, without board. Sheep washing and shearing will soon demand a share of the farmers' attention. Roadmaking (or spoiling) has not been prosecuted yet but will soon be in full progress. Ferns and other plants of like nature may now be found in the woods and marshes. Mrs. E. More, daughter of Porter Hinckley, who resides in York a mile south of the Pittsfield line, is seriously ill. Quite a number of the Pittsfield dairy men are engaged in the milk business, which seems to pay better than making cheese and butter. Farmers have not by any means got all their corn and potatoes planted as yet. Therc is, however, some cora up ready for the cut worm. Work on the onion marsh is going on quite briskly. Many things besides onions are raised, such as celery, parsnips, carrots, potatoes, turnips. It would appear so far this season not to be a good time for bees. Flowers are hardlyabundantenough, and it is thought by some that spraying the fruit trees with poisonous sibstances kills the bees to a certain extent. The prospect for a good apple erop in the township is a matter of doubt. Thesevere frost of the 17Ü1 seems to have done more harra than many anticipated and there seem also to be other causes at work besides the unfavorable weather.