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Hog cholera continúes to take off manj7 hogs in this vicinity. Qco. McClain is building an addition to liis house on Polk street. Clarence Maroney has bought the jas. Davidson homestead in tmvn. Chas. A. Guorin, ol Woodstock, 111.. gpent tlie past week among relatives liere. The Lutheran cliurch society held ,( fair and supper at the town hall this week. 4. unión temperance meeting will he held next Sunday evening at the ]. K. church. pumpkins are searce and very high 5lerö this fall. Pumpkin pies are Lew and expensive. Horace Dean, of Detroit, spent several days here last week and the first part of this week. Wm Martin is visiting a brother in Minnesota and B. T. Jones is R. R. agent in his absence. Steve Laird shipped a car of onions to Detroit Tuesday, that aold at 55 cents on track here. The Epworth League has had the basement of the M. E. church repaired and decorated in line etyle. ' Som fifteen from here attended the nublic installation of officers and supper of the Ann Arbor lodge, I. O. G. T., last Monday night. Th eGood Templars' lodge of this nlace expects to hold a juvenile Demorest modal contest atthe town hall some night next week. The company's ground west of the passenger depot has boen leneed and a 'long needed walk to the depot built on the south side of it. The I. 0. G. T. elected officers last Tuesday night, as follows: C. T., C. M Bowen; P. C. T., J. L. Harrington; V. T., Libbie S. Taylor; R. S. Roy HUI; S., Mrs. A. Y. Congdon; C!hap., 0. C. Bailey; G., Alva Steger; Sen., Thos. Jensen; Organist, Satie VanTyne; Lodge deputy, Dora Harrington. The markets have changèd but littlei the past week. Wheat stands at 91 ets. for red and 89 for white; ryc 83 ets.; barley, $1 to $1.30; oats, 28 ets.; beans, $1.25 for the best; clover seed, $4 for prime; apples $1 per barrel for the best; grapes scarce at 4 to 5 ets. per pound; potatoes, 23!cts per bushei; eabbage and squash 3 to 5 ets. each; butter, 18 ets; eggs, 16 'ets. Geo. Michael Stapish died at his reeidence in Lyndon, last Saturday night, of Bright's disease, at the age of sixty-eight, the second day of last February. He suffered much but bore it with Chr.istian fortitude. He leaves a wife, threc sons and two daughters to mourn his lose. He and his estimable wife settled in Lyndon at au early day and passed through all the priv'ations of pioneer life to build lip a conifortable home for themselves and family. Mr. Stapish was highly esteemed by all who knew liim. He leaves a vacant place in the family, in the church and community that eannot be filled. He lived an exemplary Christian lifc, worthy of the emulatino of the rising generation. He followed the solden rule remarkably close and passed away regretted by' the entire community whieh sympathizee with the bereaevd family in their gi-eat loss. A very large funeral cortege followed the remains to their last resting place in Mt. Olivet eémetery, last Tuesday.