Ex-Sheriiï Samuel J. Henderson, of Calhoun couDty, is dead. Melancholy caused Christiau Schultus, of Three Rivers, to kill himself. Forty-seven inahes of snow have fallen in southern Michigan this winter. Samuel P. Case, one of the foremost citizens of Saginaw, is dead, ag-ed 59 years. Clinton owns its own electric light plant, and has just let it shine for the first time. Wayne eounty democrats have renominated Circuit Judg-es Eeilly, Gartner, Hosmer and Brevoort. John B. Maloney is said to hjave a sure on the appointment for collector of customs at Detroit. James J. Brown, of St. Ig-nace, is the democratie nominee for judg'e in the Thirty-third judicial district. Thomas O'IIara has been renominated for circuit judge for the district comprising Berrien and Cass counties. Michigan democrats are eotinting on .lolin J. Enright, of Detroit, to Montreal as United States consu!. Bay City people talk seriously of exempting every new industry in that place f rom taxation for flve years. The Estey Wooden Ware company, of Canada, is to establish a 200-man power branch at I5ay City before July 1. The Ashland mine near Ironwood has become flooded from an unknown source and all vvork has been stopped.