Wheat sowing will proceed now since the rain of Wednesday. Andrew Hewes, of Jackson was among friends here Wednesday. Frank Leach is in New York this week with a car load of poultry. The pay car passed here and made glad the laborers on Wednesday. T. B. Taylor, of Jackson, was among relatives here last Sunday. Business is improving now and I will be good till after the holidays. Mrs. Alice Avery and daughter left for Sumner, Michigan, on Monday. Corn is nearly all cut about here and will be about two-thirds of a erop. Godfrey Grau and L. Babcock are the jurors f rom this town for the October court. The ordinance requiring dogs to be muzzled in dog days should be enforced or repealed. J. A. Bachman is evaporating some apples, but the apple erop is to short to do much at it. Holmes and Judson shipped a car load of wool this week. The price continúes about as formerly. W. D. Burchard, of Milan, was here several days this week, on business concerning his father's estáte. Three drays from Ann Arbor moved the household goods of H. M. Wood to that place on Tuesday. The latest way to avoid claims against the village of Chelsea is to have no meetings of the village board. The large Evening News excursión passed here again last Tuesday, and quite a delegation from here joined it. Thos. Wilkinson and P. J. Lehman left for Grand Rapids Monday night to attend the Great Tent of K. O. T. M. Sheep dogs worried Wijl Whittaker's sheep, southeast of here, last week, doing daraage to the amount of twenty dollars or more. Next Sunday is quarterly meeting and the close of the conference year at the M. E. church. Mr. Moon will leave for conference on Tuesday. The market advanced sharply the first of this week, until wheat here reached 65c, but it then broke and went back to 63c tor red or white. Rye, 40c; oats, 25c; barley yet unsalable; beans have at last opened, and run from $ to Si. 10 per bushei for unpicked; potatoes, 35c; pears, 50c to 75c; apples, 35c for choice; tomatoes, 50c; eggs, 12c; butter, 20c. Some unknown person started a fire on the east side of W. R. TayIor's mowing niarsh north of town, last Sunday morning, and it swept over about fifteen acres in a few minutes, burning the stubble and sod, and the muck continued to burn until the rain of Wednesday put it out. It destroyed about forty rods of fence, and altogether the damage is large.