Agie McKone is at home this week. Scarlet fever is reportcd to be in town. Legal business is very dull here this winter. T. B. Taylor, of Jackson, was here Tuesday on business. The ice houses are being filled with ice about one foot thick. A large amount of logs have been delivered at the saw mili here the past week. The congregational society is preparing to render the cantata of the "Hay Makers." Rev. Mr. Fleming is conducting revival meetings hertjand is awakening a good deal of interest. Peter Lehman, of South West Colorado, is spending a few days among relatives and friends heré. The Ann Arbor Cuitar and Banjo Club is booked for an entertainment at the town hall next Tuesday night. John Wisner, of Manchester, put up the smoke stack for the stove compan y's engine Monday and Tuesday. The grippe prevails here to an alarming extent, but few deaths yet. The doctors are not able to attend all the calis. John R. Moore, living north of town, is dangerously ill of grippe and other diseases which will go hard with him. it is a rare household about here now that has not some one sick in it. Our winters are getting moré to be dreaded every year. The electric lights were burning on the streets tor the ftrst time Tuesday. night and are very satisfactory. They are a great improvement over gasoline lamps. The markets continue very dull. Wheat is 86 cents for red or white, barley $1-15, oats 32 cents, rye 78 cents, beans $1.10, dressed pork $5, dover seed $5, chickens 7 cents, eggs 20 cents, butter 16 cents, wood $3 per cord.