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Farmers are not displeasecl with the advance in tfhe price of vheat. Less ploughing than usual has been done so far on account of the dryness and hardness of the ground. The highest point reached here in the shade, during the late hot weather, was 96, on Sunday, August 9. Work on the big marsh has been discontinued for a short time, unti the fall work begins on the onion and other vegetables raised there. Mr. John Yaw, of Brown county Kansas, is at present visiting friend and relatives in this vicinity. Pitts field is the home of Mr. Yaw' youth. A picnic was given by the Pitts field Union Sunday school yester day in the woods about one-fourt mile west of Mr. Henry Preston' residence. Threshers are making rapid head way in threshing out the variou kinds of grain. At this rate o speed it will not take them long t finish the work. At the junction a flying squirrel has a nest and has raised two lots of young squirrels in the box in which the chain runs which raises and lowers the signal and is attached to the signal post. About this time of the year the directors of the various school districts scattered over our beautiful county, are interviewed by aspirants for the privilege of teaching the young idea how to shoot, etc. Mr. Elisha White and family, of Farwell, Mich., has been lately in this township on a visit to his brother, M. J. White, and other friends. Mr. White, many years ago, was a resident of this township.