M.W. Bush, of jackson, was here on YVednesday. Wheat is growing rapidly now and much rye is being sown. Traveling clothing dealers are selling goods here this week. The district convention of the W. C. T. U. is to be held here next week. Miss Helen Thomas went to Jackson to visit her sister last Monday night. J. Bacon has put a new roof on his house and an addition to the -west side. Two car loads of poultry are being taken in and shipped frora here this week. Clark's lake drain is now completed. It is 410 rods long and costs $920. Some 25 or 30 went to the World's Fair from here with the excursión last Tuesday. Ed McNamara, of Traverse City, was among relatives and friends here several days last week. The fair opens up with nice weather and good exhibits, and large crowds are expected Thursday and Friday. They are going to have an old folks service at the M. E. church next Sunday morning. Dr. Holmes is to preach. A very fine granite monument was erected last Monday in the Vermont cemetery to the memory of the late David Thomas and wife. John Beissel and Leo Staffan are said to be going into the grocery business at the corner soon to be vacated by Schenk & Co. The Methodist people are to have revival meetings at their church irom the 5Ü1 to the 2ist of November inclusive. Smart and McLoughlin, the evangelists will conduet them. Interesting meetings are assured. The markets are very dull and incline downward. Wheát brings 58c, Rye 43c, oats 28c, barley #1.00 per hundred, beans $1.35, clover seed Í5.00, onions 45c, potatoes 35c, apples 25 to 50c per bus., pears 50 to 75c, peaches 50c to $1.00, eggs 37c, butter 23c, chickens 7c.