■ ;■.. ■ r.íuv will be the iiext meeting lace. Michigan Knights of tlie ürip. George W. Pellard, of Decatur, dropped dead of heart disease on Saturdaj There are over 200 cases of typhoid fever in Ironwood. Public schools are closed. The births in Branch county last yeainumbered forty-four more than the deaths. William Myre, 12 years oíd, was drowned in a mili pond Friday night near Menominee. Fred M. Twill, of Hillsdale, has been elected commander of the Michigan Sons of Veterans. Michigan Methodists will hold a camp meeting from June 29 to July 9 at Hackley park, near Muskegon. While jumping on a train at Owosso, an 8-yaar-old boy named Gaborie fell under the wheels and was instantly killed. July 11 the citizens of Marquette will vote on the proposition to issue bonds íq the snm of $400,000 to build a new city hall. J. H. Keese, of Bangor, was elected president of the Michigan Christian Missionary association at its session in Kalamazoo. A new waterworks system has been decided upon by the people of Crystal Falls. They will spend $15,000 in its construction. Dr. L. C. Reed, of Sanilac county, has been chosen surgeon at the Grand Rapids soldiers' home, to succeed Dr. D. C. Spaulding, resigned. Mary Verner has secured a judgment for $300 against the city of Saginaw for injuries received through a defectiva j ..lèwalk. Mrs. Si: ■ ,j Williams, of Cassopolis, was badly !iurt while getting off a Big Four train. She sued the company and a jury gave lier $2,500. Peter Blums, 18 years of age, who came from Holland three months ago, was killed by lightning while working in a field near Kalamazoo. John O'Brien, of VVhitedale, stepped on a rvisty nail, which went clear through his foot. Blood poisoning set in and he died shortly after. In Michigan wheat has picked up considerably during the last ten days. It is now jointing, and all things considered the erop is doing fairly well. Ann Arbor wheelmen are suffering from the depredations of a gang of bicycle thieves. Five bicycles were stolen in that city inside of ten days. Fourteen years ago a writer in Bay City, Mich., sent a postal card to a friend in Üay City, Ore. It came back to the fornier city one day last week. Fruit prospeets are so flattering in northern Van Buren county that the basket factories of that locality have already started up and are running full time. Rex, the little son of Supervisor Montgomery, of Bellaire, climbed up and got the match box and ate the ends of sixteen matches, from the effects of which he died. The annual meeting of the Michigan State Press association will be held in Detroit July 6. The editors contémplate an excursión to Chicago and around the lakes. A. J. Dalrimple. brakeman on the through freight, feil off a box car in the yard at Coleman and was killed. Both legs were cut off at the knees. He has a wife in Sagiuaw. O The property of the Verde Antique Marble company at Ishpeming has been seized and will be sold to satisfy executions. The company opened a quarry three years ago. Burglars raided the post office at Allendale and Eastwardville and several residences in that vicinity. Their total receipts were $130, $30 of which came from the two post offices. Miss Eva Gates, of Jackson, was so badly injured by a recent fall as to make her recovery doubtful. While lying on her bed of pain she was married to her betrothed, F. W. Scott. Miss Kate M. Alling has resigned as principal of Michigan female seminary at Kalamazoo, because of her approaching marriage. Miss Louisa I'. Sampson. of Brooklyn, N. Y., will succeed her. On Decoration day the '4-year-old dauofhter of Uirard Smith. of Grass Lake, ate an orange, swallowing one of the seeds. It became lodged in the intestinos and caused her death a few days ago. A train passing through St. Louis struck the 2-year-old daughter of Lorenzo Smith, cutting off both legs. Fireman Stevens made a heroic effort to save t.e child by catching it from the pilot and jumping.