Wm, liaeon returned frona Ñew York, Wednesday. W. P. Schenk & Co's nev store s nearly ready to occupy. las. Speer and wife are doing the World's Fair, tliis week. Miss Helen Thomas is visiting lier i sister at Harvey, Illinois. The district convention W. C. T U. will be held here ne.xt week. Rev. D. N Moon has been attending the world's fair the past week. An ossified man weigbing 40 pounds is on exhibition here a day or two. Wedding bells are expocted to ring here severa I times in the near tature. Mrs. M;iy Snell, of Whitmore Lake, returned home from heve Wednesdáy. D. B. Taylor was in Aon Arbor and G. W. Turnbull in Howell lust Satur■day. About seventy-five from here went with the excursión on Tiiesday to the fair. Law business is (Ui 11 here now. It is many months since there was a contested case here. Sowino; rye still continúes about here. It is being put in iustead of heat in many cases. There will be a large number going to the fair next week from liere, and probably from all other points. The fair here last week was well attended Thursday and Friday and was in every way a very good suècess. John Baumgardner. of Ann Arbor, was here last Saturday on business in connection with bis marble works. Juliette Otis, who bas been visiting relativos here several montlis, left lor her home at Nebraska city onTuesday. J. A. Maronev has bought a lot on lot eight of I. ïaytbr-'s uldition to Chelsea and will build a new house on it. Thos. Cassidy bas bouglii two acres of land next to A. K. W"elch in the east part of town and will build a house thereon. The population of Chelsea is increased by one by the arrival oi a daughter at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. ïred JFuller one day last week. Mrs. Mary Letts, of ünadilla died of appoplexy at the residence of .1. A. Taylor, on Sunday and was buried in Üak Grove Cemetery ou Tuesday. Fred Glenn and Miss Tirzah Tvvamly were married at the residence of the bride's paren ts at North Lake on Wednesday and went to the fair on their wedding trip. Four hundred loads of wheat and rye together have been taken in at the company's elevator here since balance shipments in July, vvhich is mi increase over the same period one year ago. The markets are weaker and some lower than one week ago. Wheat brings 5Cc. rye 42c, oats 27c, barlèy $1, beans $1.30. clover seed $-5, apples 50c, quinces $1.20, chickens 6c, eggs 18c, u;iter22c. Receipts moderate.