The hunters have been looking for quail. Patrick Kearney, of Webster, ta building a large new barn. The barn of James Baker, of Augusta, burncd about ten days ago. Kev. D. A. Gay, formerly pastor of the Chelsen. Baptist church, died in Otsego, last week. According to the Ypsilanti papers tb ere was a coek fight in that city Iat week. No arrests. Georgc Johnson, of Saline, whilo picking apples recently, feil from a tree an'd broke his right leg. George Cook. while experimenting in the Saline school laboratory had his hand cut by a glass tube bursting. ' It was a Saline boy who told hi.s teacher the other day that the equator was the largest branch of the Amazou river. About a dozen farmers around Saline have published notices in the Saline Observer warning hunters that thcy will be prosacuted if found on their premises. The Glazier-Strong oil stove company offer to ligut the etreets of Chelsea for one year with twenty-sis 32candle power electric lights and four 100-cnadlc power eleetric lights for $684. The lights are to burn until midnight. The straw barn of Darwin Nelson, in Salem was burned reeently, during Mr. Nclson's absence. The f iré caught frotn a lantern which the wind blew down. A buil and a nuniber of farniing implements were burned. There I was no insurance. George Harrison, who also gave the name of Griffin, struck this place last Friday He purchased a suit of clothes, a watch and other articles to the amount of $58. He paid for them with cliecks, which were afterwards found to be íorged. He left in the evenlng for Jackson, wliere he was iound and gatfoered in the uext day by Jacob Staffan.