J. H. Duranrt, of Jackson, was here on Monday. The heavy rains the first of the weck delayed sowing and planting. j. H. Mclntosh exchanged pulpits last Sunday with Rev. Mr. Winton, of Grass Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Finley Hammond, of Chicago, are spending some time among relatives here. Prof. G. W. E. Hill, of DesMoines, Iowa, is billed for a lecture on temperance, Friday night, at the town hall. The M. C. R. R. has built a fence north of their passenger depot, to keep people from crossing their grounds. The annual ftower festival of the hidiesof the M. E. church, last week, was a success and netted a good amount of money. About forty brothers from Manchester lodge, F. & A. M., visited Olive lodge of this place, Tuesday night, and had a very enjoyable time. The Epworth League will celébrate its third anniversary at the M. E. church tonight, with a literary program and refreshments. The Dexter League has been invited to be present. The market has been comparatively steady the past week. Wheat stands at 85 ets., for red or white; rye, 70 ets.; oats, 30 ets.; barley, $1 per hundred; beans, $1.10; eggs, 13 ets.; butter, 18 ets. Wheat now comes in freely. Mrs. Wm. Dunner was buried from the Baptist church last Sunday afternoon. She was an excellent wife and mother, fifty years old and leaves a husband and four children, who will saüly miss her from their home. Heart disease and dropsy were the cause of her death. Last Friday night the local tent, K. O. T. M., proceeded to the residence of Sir Knight E. Hammond, with a band of music, baskets of provisions and a large and very fine sofa chair. It was the seventieth anniversary of Mr. Hammond's birth and the time when he ceases to pay assessments to the order anc begins to draw out $100 per year o his insurance. It was a pleasant oc casion and Mr. Hammond is to be congratulated not only upon having safely passed the three score years and ten allotted to humanity, but in having a tnembership in such an order as the K. O. T. M.