The unión meetings ended last Sunday night. The Good Templars are preparing for another Demorest medal contest. The apple evaporators are now in operation again and will do a good business this f all. Mrs. R. M. Congdon returned from her visit to Whitmore lake the first of this week. Mrs. Alice Avery, of Three Oaks, is spending a few weeks among relatives in this place. Eider Mclntosh preaches his last sermón before conference one week from next Sunday. QC. E. Letts, of Detroit, was looking after affairs on his farm here the first of this week. The farmers will begin sowing vheat next week and a large acreage wtll be sown about here. Trade has been brisk the last month but will be dull during seeding and even later if wheat stays below one dollar. Not near as many people from this vicinity attended the Detroit Exposition th's year as last. The late soldiers' re-union had something to do with it. R. Kempf & Bro.sold and shipped three carloads of wool this week. There is considerable wool yet in farmers' hands about here, being held for higher prices. The markets on grain have taken a big tumble the past week and have not rallied much yet. The receipts have been very light. Red wheat now stands at 95 ets.; white at 92 ets.; rye, 85 ets.; barley, #1.10 to $1.25; oats, 31 ets.; good new beans, $1.60; apples, $1 per barrel for the best; 15 ets. for drying; pears, 75 ets. ; peaches $1 to $1.50; eggs, 14 ets.; butter, 14 ets.