Rev. Conrad and wife are entertaining friends from Chicago. Mr. John Davis, of Lansing, is visiting his uncle, E. B. Ford. A few drops of rain Sunday night; just enough to lay the dust. Claude Browner is home from Detroit on a visit to his mother and other friends. Misses Bertha and Blanche White are still very sick, with but little hopes of recovery. Quite a number of the men from this vicinity attended the races at Dundee last Saturday. The Methodist society held a social August i3th at the residence of Mr. Elmer Conde. Miss Maud Belger, of Pontiac, is visiting her grandmother, Mrs. Catharine Browner, and other relatives. The Baptists have just treated their church to new paper and carpet, which makes quite an improvement. The yoüng friends of Miss Blanche Litchard gave her a very pleasant surprise August loth, the occasion being her seventeenth birthday. We see that the Pittsfield correspondent thinks corn backward. We can teil the cor. that crops are not as good in Pittsfield as in York, according to our opinión. The Northern Democrat says that George Alexander, of Grayling, has been outside, meaniug that he has been in southern Michigan, which sounds a little strange to we'uns.