The sleighing lias nearly vanished. The boys say that the skating is fine. Mr. J.C. Rouse is suffering with rheumatism. Charles Shortridge is clerking for J. L. Marble. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Sill are visiting friends at Dexter. J. Bernap's people are entertaining friends from Carlton. Mr. B. Smith has a broken arm, caused by falling on the ice. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Taylor, February 13, a daughter. Mrs. Swindtis visitingher daughter at Jackson for a few days. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Woolcott have returned from their Jackson visit. Rev. G. E. Sloan is holding revival meetings at the M. E. church. Mr. Geo. Gifford gave his Milan friends a short cali the first of the week. A number of the Milan people took in the play at Arm Arbor last week. t Miss Imogene Knight, of Dundee, visited her parents in Milan last week. Mrs. Quirk and daughter entertained guests from the country Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. C. Patterson are moving into rooms at Alex Smith's house. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Hinkley entertained guests from Ypsilanti Sunday. Mrs. G. R. Williams was ill with la grippe last week, but is now convalescent. Chas. Patterson is clerking at A. E. Putnam's dry goods house, on River street. Mr. Darrow's people have moved into Mr. F. Babcock's house, on Hurd street. The young people at the lyceum will discusss the tariff question Friday evening. Miss J. West, of Arm Arbor, has succeeded Miss May McGregor as preceptress. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Guy entertained guests froni ttie east the first of the week. Mr. and Mrs. Mell Barnes entertained guests from out of town the first of the week. Mr. and Mrs. Mains, of Detroit, were the guests of Dr. and Mrs. Harper last week. Mr. C. M. Fuller was quite ill last week, but is able to be at his work teaching this week. The B. V. P. U. held a Valentine social at Mrs. O. II. Kelly's residence, on County street. Will Davis is among his Milan friends once more. He has been in the west nearly four years. Mr. McAdams, the coal dealer, is out of coal again, and still consumers are calling for more coal. J. Clark traded his house and lot on East Main street for Mr. Steffy's house and lot on West Main street. Mr. Hooker has purchased M. C. Edwards' hack and business and will take possession next week. Chas. Schmidt will give a masquerade ball in honor of Washington 's birthday at Gay's opera house". O. P. Newcomb, of Carlton, gave his Milan friends a cali, Monday, and left for Toledo Tuesday moming. . Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Minto are at home again after a long visit to friends in the northern part of the stateMiss Lena Blinn left for Cass City, Saturday, where she will spend the winter with her sister, Mrs. Gilchriese. Mr. and Mrs. J. Sprague, who have been the guests of their daughter, Mrs. G. R. Williams, for scveral weeks, returned to their home in Ann Arbor Tuesday. The FreeMethodists are still holding meetings at the Union church. Much interest is manifested. The work has been going on ever since the week of prayer in January.