John Sprey's big doek at the Soo is ' to be rebuüt at acost of $100,001). Scott Fox was killed in a wreek at Bagley, eaused by cattle being on the track. The Postal Telegraph company is j building a new line f rom Detroit to Chicago. Judge Severens is presiding over the short session of the United States court at Marquette. Soldiers and sailors of Barry county will meet in annual reunión at Hastings August 16 and 17. From September 25 to September 29 will be held the fortieth annual fair of the Branch County Agrieultural society. A son of the captain of the tug Lizzie Walsh, of Holland, 22 years of age, feil from the vessel and was drowned. Dealers in fireworks in Detroit will suit for damages against Mayor Pingree for refusing at the last moment to issue permits for July 4. Hon. Don M. Dickinson is named in connection with the vacancy on the United States supreme court bench caused by the death of Justice Blatchford. Si On the Fourth of July at Battle Creek Harry Scott, 14 years old, was instantly killed by the bursting of a gaspipe cannon while celebrating with other boys. Frank E. Banby, inspector of alleys, and son of W. L. Banby, of Detroit, was run over and killed by a train on the Baltimore Si Ohio road at Washington, D. C, Sunday. Capt. George Scott, of the lig-hthouse tender Marigold, author of "Scott's Coast Pilot," and for thirty years in the employ of the lighthouse board, died Suuday at his home in Detroit. J. O. Beattie, one of the best known resident of Biriningham, is dead. He was for many years mail carrier there and at the time of his death ran the National hotel. He held various offices of trust. The body of an unknown man, found 5 miles from Ingalls, has been identified as that of Andrew Nelson, who started to return there from Daggett lasi March and was overtaken by a severe snowstorin, during which he must have lost his way. Gov. Rich has appointed Nelson Sharpe, of West Branch, judge of the new Thirty-fourth judicial circuit, and Frederick S. Wheat, of Caro, member of the board of control of the state school for the blind, to succeed Charles Montague, resigned.