A. Beach, of Lima, is building a new barn. Peter Stouder, of Augusta, is building a barn. Charles Merritt, of Augusta, has built a new barn. Mrs. Shuart will teach the Lowden school in Augusta this f all. Mrs. James Duggan, of Augusta, recently broke her arm by falling. W. C. Nichols, of Stockbridge, raised 504 bushels of wheat on ten acres. George Rank, of near Francisco, raised 404 bushels of wheat on 16 acres. Peter Tyler, who carne to Michigan in 1827, died in Ypsilanti August 19, aged 85 years. Bayard M. Martin died in Ypsilanti, August 19, aged 87 years. He settled in Augusta in 1847. Emma Moore, of Ypsilanti, has been fined #30 by Justice Bogardus, for keeping a disorderly house. Mrs. Agnes Collins, of North Lake, recently dislocated her hip by tripping on the carpet. She is 88 years old. Gordon Backus, who had lived on the same farm in Unadilla since 1839, was found dead inbed August o, aged eighty-one years. Mrs. Mary Merrill died in Web'ster, August 18, aged 78 years. She had lived with her husband in Webster for sixty years and her sons are among the most upright and goahead citizens of the county. Dr. R. G. Boone, of the Indiana State University, has been elected principal of the State Normal school at Ypsilanti. He is forty-four years of age, of fine physique, a good speaker and a leading educator. J. Manly Young, of Saline township received, a severe injury by being kicked by a horse on the side of the face. A friend from Tecumseh came on a visit and in unhitching the horse, Mr. Young forgot to unbuckle the thill strap, which caused the accident. The woundis painful but not dangerous.