T. D. Kearney, of Ann Arbor was here on Tuesday. Mrs. Jas. Speer was a Detroi visitor last Wednesday. B. D. Taylor went to Owasso o business, Tuesday night. Ella Morton and Ruth Loomi are now good bicycle riders. The district lodge of Good Temp lars will meet here on Friday of thi week. Oats are now mostly secured i good condition and the erop i large. Rev. F. E. Arnold, of Ypsilanti officiated at the Baptist church las Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Congdon lel for their home in St. Johns o Tuesday. Chame laylor went to Detroit Tuesday, to spend a few days wit his brother. Rev. J. H. Mclntosh preached to sinners at Cavanaugh lake, last Sun day afternoon. Some farmers feel quite blue o account of the light yield of thei wheat and rye. Miss Agie McKone, of Lansing has been spending a few days a home this week. Chelsea needs a cheese factor and one would be a success her properly managed. The new iron bridge is being pu in, two miles east of town, over th Pierce county ditch. Picnics, fairs and political meet ings will be the order of the day fo some months tocóme. Rev. J. E. Reilly, wife and son of Dundee, Illinois, are spending week or two with relatives here. The hot dry weather is sadly in terfering with the progress of grow ing crops and the comfort of th people. J. D. Turnbull, of Alpena, wa here last week in the interest o Happy Home clubs, a new corpora tion recently organized. Harrison Suthruff, county drain commissioner, was here last Mon day on official business in Lyndo about Clark's lake drain. Mrs. John Conaty died at he residence in this village last Frida} of rheumatism. She was an excel lent woman, about fifty years olc and leaves a very sad vacant chai in the household that can never b iilled. The markets the past week hav been dull and arrivals light. Whea brings 76 cts.for red or white. Rye 60 ets. Oats, 35 ets. Huckleber ries, getting scarce at 10 ets. But ter, 14 ets. Eggs, 13 ets. Potatoes 50 ets. , Gertie Chandler died at the resi dence of her parents in this villag last Friday, of consumption. Sh was about seventeen and the pet o the family. Her departure wa sudden and very sad. It is no easy to understand why such live should be taken from us in the midst(of their years so, full of joy and hope for the future. It was doubtless for the best and we shall sometime know how it was for the best.