I he pay car passed here on Tuesday. J. L. Honey, of Dexter. was here on Monday. G. W Turnbull was in Jackson last Saturday. . Thestovefactory run: till 90'clock in the evening now. . Wells Pratt, of Texas, is in this vicmity on business. D. B. Taylor returned from Owosso last Saturday. Mrs. Geo. McClain spent the past week among relatives at Albion. Quite a number from here went to Vpsilanti last weet on Germán Day. T. D. Kearney, of Ann Arbor, was here, Tuesday, on legal business. John Widemeyer, of Ann Arbor, was among friends here the first of the week. Politics keep very quiet yet, but will begin to boil the last part of this month. G. A. Peters, of Ann Arbor, was here on Monday attending the senatorial convention. Andrew Hughes, of Scio, was here last Saturday in the interest of his canvass for register of deeds. Some corn has been cut up and all of it should be. It is not much over a half a erop about here. The Lima Center school house has had the second story taken off and generally repaired into a one story building. Mr. Slaymaker, chief engineer of the railroad company, was here on Wednesday looking over the company's grounds. Rev. J. H. Mclntosh will close his five years' service at the M. E. church of this place next Sunday and will go to the annual conference next week. The market remains dull and no higher. Wheat is 71 ets.; rye, 57 cts.joats, 30 ets. ; barley, Si. 15; clover seed, $5; beans, $1.40; potatoes, 50 ets.; peaches, $1.25 to $2, with free offerings; pears, 75 ets. to $1; apples, 75 ets. to $1; eggs, 17 ets.; butter, 20 ets. The People's party held their senatorial convention here on Monday and nominated E. A. Nordman, of Lima, fór the state senate. There were not over fifteen present. Mr. Nordman and G. A. Peters did some talking which was good, but those who ought to hear and heed what they said were conspicuously absent. The copious rain of the early part of the week did great good and postponed wheatsowing,which was good, as many would' have sown too early if the rain had not come. Next week is early enough to sow. It was sown too early last fall, and if we had had our usual late fall and dry spring the present erop would have been nearly a failure. The golden mean is the safest, which is between the 20U1 and 3oth of September. Cheap and rapid transportation now prevenís a local shortage of any article from affecting the price as it used to. Farmers must sell something every fall to meet demands and had better sell such afticles as bring a fair price, and carry only such as do not. If they had followed that rule one year ago, they would have hit it, and that is the rule to follow now. That is the lesson of the only infallible teacher - experience. It never conceals nor misrepresents facts, as voluntary and pecuniarily interested teachers always do.