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The sleighing is about to leave us. C. E. Letts, of Detroit, was here on Wednesday. Dixon Burchard was in Ann Arbor last Tuesday. D. B. Taylor returned from Battle Creek on Thursday, last week. The village election is noticed for the I4th of March, and registration for the i ith. Rev. A. L. Lockert, of Ohio, preached at the Baptist church last Tuesday night. Re. Mr. Moon, of Stockbridge, preached at the M. E. church, Monday and Tuesday nights. The grain market has declined the past week, wheat now brings 66c, for red or white; rye, 54c; oats, 35c; barley, S j . 1.5 ; beans, $1.70; clover seed, $]; dressed hogs, ggjchickens, 8c; eggs, iSc; butter, 20c. The Knights of the Maccabees will dedícate their new hall 'in the Wilkinson building on Wednesday of uext week, with a banquet at their hall and a public address at the town hall by the Hon. D. P. Markey, of Ogemaw county. Between the balance shipments last July and the first of March, fifteen hundred loads of wheat were delivered to the cotnpany's elevator at this place. There is considerably more than that yet in the hands of the farmers. It represents about 60,000 bushéls. That amount was never before bought at this elevator for so little monpv. John Looney died at his residence three miles west of toivn on Thurs day, last week, of heart failure, at the age of 68. He settled on the farm where he died at an early day and was always a good enterprising citizen, and an active, exemplary member of St. Mary's church of this village. He leaves a wife and family of grown-up children, vho will sadly miss him, but will have nothing but pleasant recollections of his kind and manly life. Besidesacompetence of property which he leaves to his family, he leaves a far better legacy to them and the community in which he lived, in his sterling honesty and spotless Christian character. An immense procession of friends and neighbors turned out on Monday to pay their last tribute of respect to his memory.