Mrs. S. Taylor is quite ill at this writing. Miss Cynthia Carpenter is on the sick list. G. Lut.er was a Lodi visitor last Saturday. P. Rabbit was a visitor at Ánn Arbor, Thursday. The Misses Clark, of Silver Lake, spent Saturday here. Tom Guiñón took a trip to Ann Arbor last Wednesday. Geo. Peters, of Scio, was among his old friends, Friday. Peter Guinon spent Wednesday with friends in Jackson. Business called T. Birkett to Detroit one day last week. John Roberts, of Milford, is here as the guest of his father. M. S. Cook was in Battle Creek two days of the past week. Messrs. Smith and Bross made a short cali here on Sunday. Buit Taylor and sister spent Sunday and Monday at Emery. Mrs. Hattie Carpenter entertained friends from abroad, Tuesday. Clarence Carpenter will move on the Stevens farm in the spring. Mr. Haab and sister spent Sunday with relatives near Chelsea. T. Bell was among his many Ann Arbor friends last Tuesday. Wm. Ryan and E. Conlon were in Scio on business, Wednesday. Mr. Farnham, of Pinckney, made a business trip here, Wednesday. Mr. Wheeler, of South Putnam, made us a cali the first of the week. Mr. Brown and daughter, of East l'utnam, visited friends, Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Harris, of Putnam, visited his sister, Friday. Messrs. G. and E. Stoll spent Friday with friends at Honey Creek. Mrs. ïesse Parsons entertained some of her lady friends, Wednesday. T. Rabbit was with his manj friends at Chubb's Corners, Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. R. Erwin were entertained by Webster friends, Sunday. Mr. Greening, of Monroe, has been with friends here the past few days. Ernest Litchfield, of Chicago, has been spending a week with his parents. Henry Schieferstein spent several days of last week with Detroit relatives. George Brazey, of Stockbridge, was with friends here the first of the week. John Ledwedge, of Hamburg, was with relatives here one day the past week. M. Fohey, of Pinckey, spent Sunday with his most intímate friend. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Gregory and children spent Sunday with Webster friends. Chas. Goodwin, of Ann Arbor, made a short cali on friends, Wednesday. Pat. Sloan was with friends in Livingston county, Wednesday and Thursday. Dr. T. J. Ritter spent two days of last week with his many friends in Detroit. There is talk of a new lumber yard to be in Dexter village in a short time. Messrs. F. Erwin, W. Ballou, jr., and M. Robins were L'nadilla visitors, Tuesday. Burt Eves left, Saturday. for a few weeks' stay his grandpa-ents at Wayne. Mr. Schmid was the guest of relatives in Manchester and Lodi the last of the week. Fred Andrews came up from Anti Arbor and spent Sunday with his father and brothers. Miss Nellie Eleming was at Ann Arbor the past week, attending her cousin, who is sick. The Ladies' Society of the Congregational church met with Mrs. C. Gay, Wednesday. Mrs. Ed. Litchfield, of Detroit, has been the guest of her parents for the past few days. Emanuel Beek, of Ann Arbor, visited with his old Dexter associates one day last week. Mrs. C. Spooner entertáined the Ladies' Social Circle of the Methodist church, Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. G. Spiegelherg were guests of his brother and family at Whitmore Lake, Wednesday. Mrs. Wright and son John, who is attending the medical department in the University, spent Saturday with A. Taylor and family. Messrs. Queal and Vanriper have returned home after a two months' stay in the sunny South, and are well satisfied that there is no place like Michigan. We are glad to see the pleasant face of Nick Reid once more on our streets, after a long and severe illness; also glad to hear the jingling of those merry sleigh-bells. The new banking firm have leased the Kearney store, which is one of the finest in the viilage, and will be fitted up with the latest improvements. The bank organized as follows: T. Birkett, president; E. F. Chase, vice-president; H. W. Newkirk, cashier.