(Crowded out last week ) WLÁ E"J Sparks was a Jacksn visitor Wednesday. Dan Watts, of Ingham county, I was here Tuesday. y' Jerry Monroe, of Detroit, is back here in the stove factory again. Fred Schumacher is building a new house on south Main street. A new barn is being built on the A. Pierce farm south of town. Tip Wallace, of Ann Arbor, spent the first of this week among friends here. Gilbert Munsel and wifeand Geo. Kirkland, of Iosco, were here on luesday. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Smith, of California, are among relatives here this week. The Chelsea Club won the debate with the Jackson Club here last Friday night. The Good Templars elected officers, Tuesday night. Joe Sibley is chief templar. L. K. Taylor, of Detroit, was here the first of the week to attend the funeral of his sister. W. F. Seimenschneider opened his stock of boots, shoes and hats last Saturday in the McKone block. The comedy company that was to play, "The Postmaster," at the tovvn hall, last Monday night, did not appear. The ladies of the M. E. church are holding their annual flower festival in McKone's block this week and ,next. Patrick Murphy died at his residence in west Lyndon last week, of consumption, aged about fifty years. He leaves a wife and large family of children to mourn his loss. The coming in of May has not helped the markets. Wheat now brings 84 ets., for red or white; rye, 7 ets.; barley, $1.10, nominal; oats, 30 ets.; beans, $1.10; eggs, 13 cts.;butter, 18 ets. Receipts increasing. Celesta, daughter of Mr. and Airs. John C. Taylor, died at their residence in Lima, last Saturday night of diabetes. She was not considered dangerously ill till Thursday. It was very sudden and very sad. She was a bright, sweet girl, 22 years oíd, beloved by all and with everything to live for. She was already accomplished in music and had a useful life in prospect. Many mourning relatives and friends paid their last tribute of respect to her memory at the M. E. church, Tuesday afternoon.