The village marshal is taking up and cleaning out the tile in the east part of town. The rain of Wednesday did great good to corn, potatoes, and all growing crops. The company's neiv water tank is finished and ready for use. It stands some twenty feet higher than the o!,d one. The, lake resort is crowded and they a(pe enjoying even this extreme warm weather. Many visitors come and go, friends of the cottagers. W. R. Taylor killed a dog worrying his sheep just northof town last Saturday. Several sheep have been killed near here recently by village dogs. Huckleberries are a large erop and seventy-five to one hundred jushels a day are shipped from ïere. They pay 8 ets. per quart at he swamps. A freight train ran into the rear end of another freight train in thé east part of town, last Saturday, and wrecked the way car and badly njured two other cars. Rev. D. H. Conrad preached his arewell sermón at the Baptist hurch to a large audience last Sunay night. The eider is an excelent man and a faithful pastor and ie well wishes of many friends here will go with him wherever he may o. Wheat and barley have been ecured about here in fine condition nd threshing has begun. They urn out well and the quality is ood. Some chess and cockle ap)ear in some pieces of wheat but no smut. This erop will be better for milling purposes than the last. The elevator opened for business again last Tuesday and four loads of new wheat were bought at 76 ets., which is the opening price for red or white. Old wheat will bring a cent or two more until the new gets seasoned for grinding. Prices on other grain are nominal as there is none moving. There is no change in wool and very little moving now. Butter brings 12 ets. and eggs 12 ets. Business has been dull in town but is starting up some nov . Smith - Did your pastor ask for a vacation? Jones - No. He said he would give us one. It often happens, deah breddern, dat people who would nach'ly walk into Hebben fall in for an unexpected legacy, which enablesdem to git on hossback an' gallop into heil.