Thomas Norton, of Detroit, is ; visiting friends here. Allie Shuart will teach the Stony Creek school this summer. The wheat ia the ground in this vicinity is looking very fine. School commences April 3d, with Miss Wright, of Ypsilanti, as teacher. The Ann Arbor and Dixboro road is almost impassible, the mud being very deep. Mattie Galpin is taking painting lessons of Miss Luella Burk, of Ann Arbor town. M. Fr Galpin has a fine flock of spring lambs, some of them weigh 40 lbs. apiece. Mattie Galpin was confirmed at St Andrew's Episcopal church on Sunday evening, March 19. The oldest inhabitants say that we are going to have an early spring, and splendid crops of all kinds. Mr. VanDecar, of Nebraska, has been visiting his sister, Mrs. James Bush, whom he had not seen in thirty years. Farm hands will get good wages this summer. The farmers will have to pay from $18 to $24 a month for good help. Frank and James Hanby have bought 60 acres of timbered land of J. H. Sanford, of Ann Arbor. They will saw the timber in lumber and wood. Arthur Covert will put up a new barn in the near future. It will have a large under-ground apartment. The walls are all ready for the frame.