Joe Deam, of South Lyon, had a haRpy escape. A tree under whicli h stood was shivered by lightning bul Joe didn't shiver a cent's worth. The Grass Lake eouncil has deereed that no "game of ball playing of any kind whatsoever" excepting lawn tennis shall be played within the corporate limits. The penalty for disobeying the decree of the august village fathers is $25 fine and twenty days in jai!. What i a 'tku'l cracker? ' The Gras Lake council has just decreed that no one excepting an officer of the peace or a night watch shall carry one concealed about "his or their person.' Is it no large a weapon that two persons can conceal it? What would a night watch do with it and would he be protected using it on a Chelsea man'? The Grass Lake News wlll please stand up and make auswer.