Sheriff Dwyer was here last Monday. on business. Miss Rose Cranston, of Constan tine, called on friends here the firs of this week. Merritt Conkright, of Detroit spent a few days this week with hi parents here. The Glazier-Strong Stove Co will raise their factory building to two story building. The band and quite a number o others attended the celcbration o K. O. T. M. at Jackson, Tuesday. Jas. W. Speer was in Jackso Tuesday, representing the Tent a this place, at the celebration of th Maccabees. Beans are ripening up rapidly o account of the dry weather. New beans will be in market the last o this month and will probably open at about $1.50. A heavy wind storm passed norti of here last Sunday night and wen east over Four Mile lake, doin much damage about there, breaking down corn, fences, trees and othe property. Trade has been light but al prices of grain have advanced since one week ago. Wheat now stand at 90 ets. for red or white, rye 75 ets., oats 30 ets, eggs 14 ets., but ter 14 ets., potatoes 35 ets. The union services next Sunday night will be at the Baptist church There will also be services at the M E. church because it is quarterly meeting next Sunday at that church and the presiding eider will be pres ent at night. While Arthur Congdon was thresh ing at Milo Baldwin's last Tuesday a spark from the engine fired the barn, and it was withgreat difficulty that the force of hands and plenty of water saved the property, witl perhaps $75 damage. L. E. Sparks and family arrivec here the latterpart of last week, anc he is again in charge of our gris mili. The new firm is Sparks & Lane. They are putting the mili in good order so as to do the best work Mr. Sparks is no stranger here anc will be remembered as a fair dealing man. The large basement barn belong ing to Simon Winslow, who lives about five milei southeast of here in Lima, was burned about dark last Sunday evening. It was struck and fired by lightning. There were about 50 tons of hay in it, besides some other produce, and his binder standing near by was ruined. The loss was probably about $1,500, insured in the County, Mutual.