R. F. Walters, of Willis, has a new store. Mr. Jacob Rabb, of Lodi, is on the sick list. Whooping cough is prevalent at Manchester. The Chelsea fair will be held October 4, 5 and 6. The South Lyon creamery now uses a ton of milk daily. The Salem creamery is using 5,000 pounds of milk per day. It cost a Stockbridge druggist $200 to sell whiskey in violation of law. The graduating class of the Dexter high school contains nine bers. Watson.Geer of Superior a veraged 10 pounds of wool from his flock of 187 sheep. The Sanford creamery at Mancester is making 650 pounds of butter daily. The Advent church at Willis was struck by lightning a few days ago, the chimney being demolished. The students of the Ypsilanti Normal propose to build a $15.000 Christian Association building in Ypsilanti. The Clinton electric light plant is said to be self sustaining making Clinton the cheapest lighted town ia the state. Rev. L. P. Davis delivers the Baccalaureate sermón Sunday evening to the graduating class of the Manchester high school. Manager Shute, of the destroyed Ypsilanti opera house, is endeavoring to secure the building of a new opera house in Ypsilanti by a company stocked for $30,000. Supervisor and Deputy-Oil Inspector Gilbert, of Sylvan, must be getting ready to boom his candidacy for the presidency. He has just erected a windmill on his place. Huron Lodge, I. O. O. F., of Dexter, has elected the following officers: N. G., Dr. E. F. Chase; V. G-, B. Culy; sec, Rev. S. T. Morris; treas., L. R. Lee; rep., Dr T. J. Ritter. The word "Everybody" has been determined by the grammatical editor of the Ypsilanti Commercial to be singular and masculine. According to the Commercial it is to be used in this way "Everybody is now washing his sheep." The Oakland Excelsior has purchased the South Lyon Picket, and the two papers have united. This is a most sensible move, as South Lyon needs one strong paper, while it is not large enough for two. Here's success to Rorabacher. May his shadow increase.