The brick are being laid on the Schenk stores. Several cases of measles are reported about town. D. B. Taylor was ati Ann Arbor visitor on Thursday. C. H. Kempf returned Monday from the World's Fair. Mrs. Geo. McClain visited relativos at Albion last week. J. A. Palmer and wife are doing the World's Fair this week. Main street is being widened and much improved north of town. J. C. Taylor and wtfe spent last Sunday with relatives in Iosco. Boyd's new store is expected to be ready to occupy by the Fourth. The hay erop is large this year again and farmers will be cutting it next week. JNinety degrees in the shade was pretty warm for the first three days of this week. The school children are happy over their release this week from the school room. The bridge north of town on the Letts road is washed out and unsafe until repaired or a new bridge put in. Interesting Children's Day exercises were given at the Baptist and Congregational churches last Sunday nighl. The graduating exercises of our high school were at the town hall Thursday night. Seven candidates took diplomas. All spring crops look unusually well about here and unless. something happens to injure them, large crops will be realized. There is to be a grand celebration at Cavanaugh Lake on the Fourth, which will be well patronized, as there is no other near here. Property owners north of town are about to petition to have the Bolles creek straightened and widened from the Pierce ditch on west to get rid of the water so they can use their marshes. The market continúes dull and receipts very light light. Wheat, 6oc; rye, 45c; oats, 33c; potatoes, 65c; eggs, 12c; butter, 12c. Wool moves but little yet at 16c for washed fleeces. All who are able prefer to wait a while before selling at that price at the risk of getting less. Wool cannot be raised for 16 cents a pound.