Farmers are busy in thoir hay and wlicat is nearly ready to harvest. Miss (Vlia. ['otter, of Willis, visited last w-eek at C. D. DickersooX'tf. Rov. ('onrad and family are visitiny .- brother in Chelsea, for a week or two. i Miss Phenia Case has returned home atfter aa absence of fourteen months in Dakota. i D.' P. McLachlan and son Rob drova over to the city of Ann Arbor bne day last week. Bev. D. Conrad, pastor of the cliureh in'Chelsea, occupicd tflie Baptist pulpit liere Sunday maming. Died.- July 5th, at her residenco 1 Ir2 miles north of this place, Mrs. Sangree, aged over eiglity years. Funeral Tuosday at the residence. Mrs. Maggie Ball, of Flint, who has been visiting herpairents, Mr. and Mrs. James McMullen, for a few days, returned to her home Monday iifternoou. Quite ai numbcr from this place aittended thei Workingmen's picnic at Saïine, July 4th, whiïc some went to ■Milán to the races and a few vlsited Whltmore lake. The hailstorm last Friday was quite severe, doing some dajmai}?e to pardens aind corn. Mrs. D. P. McLachlan gathr ered severa! dishpatns full and used it in the plafce of ice to mate icö creani.