Miss Minnie Sloan is'very ill with raeasles. Mrs. Lucy Clark visited Ypsilanti last week. There is quite a demandforbouses this spring. The robins are here looking for a nesting place. H. J. Zimmerman is in Detroit for a few days. School opened Monday with a good attendance. There are several new houses going up this summer. Miss, Nina Hack has returned from her Ypsilanti visit. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Needham have a new Sterling piano. Several Milanites were Detroit visitors the first of the week. Mrs. E. C. Hinkley visited her relatives at Bellville, last week. Mr. E. C. Hinkley visited Detroit on business the last of the week. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Rouse returned from their Saline visit, Saturday. Rev. J. O. Heek and family have .returned from their Tecumseh visit. Prof. R. Place, the great American rope walker is billed for Milan, May ist. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Woolcott moved into Mr. Ford's block the first of the week. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Whitmarsh and daughter returned from Anri Arbor, Saturday. Mrs. Moore, of Saline, has purchased Wm. Woolcott's house and lot on Richards street. Mrs. F. A. Blinn visited Milan friends, last week. returning to Stoney Creek, Monday. Mrs. Quirk will move from the Bennet house into Mr. Wm. Needlam's house on County street. Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Fuller were j the guests of H. C. Markham and; family at Ann. Arbor, last week. Mr. W. R. Needham has purchased the restaurant of Mr. Hauses and will take possession next week. Misses May Bell, Ethel Buxton, and Messrs. C. M. Fuller and Floyd Robison attended the teachers examiñation at Ann Arbor, Thursday and Friday. The Daughters of Rebekah, of Ann Arbor, extended a cordial invitation to the Daughters of Rebekah, of Clematis Lodge, to visit them, Wednesday. Mrs. ohnson died last Friday of diphtheria. Her youngest son was taken sick, Friday morning, with the same disease. This makes six cases in the family and two deaths. There [ are no cases óutside of the Johnson family. Arthur Jenning, a promising I young man, died March i, af ter a short illness. Arthur had many friends in the village. The funeral was held at the house, Friday, Rev. J. O. Heek officiating. The floral offerings from friends were very beauti'ful. There are two tickets in the field for village election, as follows: The Young Men's Ticket - President, A. E. Putman; trustees, two years, H. C. Sill, Geo. Minto, and Charles Dentón; trustee, one year, L. J. Hitchcock; clerk, M. W. Hitchcock; treasurer, A. S. Hayden; assessor, J. H. Ford; street commissioner, Chas. Davis; constable, H. Guy. Citizens Ticket - President, O. A. Kelley; trustees, two years, C. H. Wilson, Thos. Redman, W. H. Whitmarsh; trustee, one year, A. E. Gardner: clerk, Frank Trussell; treasurer, Mili Barnes; assessor, A. D. Jackson; street commissioner, P. M. Edwards; constable, J.F. Dexter.