John Pidd was a Pinekney visitoron Monday. H. and W. Pearce have been visiting at Clayton. Clyde Carpenter spent the holidays ' at Pettysville. Miss Hall spent her vacation at her home in Albion. II. Calkins spent the holidays with friends at Clayton. Wirt Carpenter spent Sundav with Pettysville friends. Mrs. I. Closser, oL Grand Ledge, is visiting her parents. Miss Allie Morris, of Detroit, is home for a few days. Mrs. Charles Bell is entertaining her frieud for a few days. Mrs. G. Lutzer is entertaining her sister for a short time. Mr. Stofoot. of Chubbs' Corners, was in this place, Monday. Miss Hattie Lucas is home f rom her school for the holidays. Peter Guiñón spent Friday with his parents at Silver Lake. Mr. Switzer, of Hamburg, made us a pleasant cali astFriday. John Wall, of Sandwich, spent the holidays with his parents. William Bailey, of Grand Ra pi ds, is spending a few days here. O. C. Gregory has returned, after a ten days' stay in ArkansasA number of our sportsmen enjoyed a hunt on ÍSÍew Year's day. Hpooner Bros. have gone to Albion to make their future home. D. Greves and wife, of Pinckney, spent Monday with friends. Miss Josie Reason made her friends a pleasant cali 311 ïuesday. Miss Kate McCabe is entertaining her cousins trom Ypsilanti. Jake Parsons, of Jackson, visited his I brothers during the holidays. Joe Curtis spent several days of last week in Livingston county. Miss M. Clark, of Huntington, Ind., has been visiting her father. Miss Lulu Wiltse, of Albion, is visiting lier many Dexter friends. Miss Nellie Hudson is the giiest oí Birkett friends for a few days. E. S. Prudden, of Ohelsea, was with friends in this vicinity, Friday. Miss Kate Lockbardt, of Manchester, visited her sister Jast week. Mrs. Charles Coy and little son, of Jackson, are guests of her sister. Mrs. O. C. Bostwick is entertaining her fatlier from Batavia, Illinois. Joe Connors, of Canada, visited his mother and family the past week. Mr. and Mrs. O. Nordman are soon to become residents of Ann Arbor. Frank Carpenter and wife and sons spent New Year's with her parents. Mrs. Uñarles schoen ñas Deen entertaining her sister trom Manchester. A. Lathrop and wife are entertaining their daughter trom Vicksburg. Mrs. John McCabe has been entertaining her sister the past few days. Miss Mary Wallace, of Northfield, is spending a few days in this vicinity. Mis. M. Ilobins is entertaining her sister trom Ypsilanti for a few days. William Fields, of Grand Ledge, has been visiting his rnother the past week. Eube JBlade and sisters, of Hamburg, spent Thursday with their sister. C. Snrith, of Detroit, is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Pratt, sr. J. M. Allen is quite ill at this writing, with but little hope of his recovery. II. llaves, of Cleveland, Ohio, spent several days the past week with his son. Mis. John Devine, of St. Paul, Minp., is visiting her mother. who is quite sick. LeviLee and wifeiave been entertaining Chelsea friends the past few days. James and Hugb McCabe shook hands with Chelsea friends last Wednesday. The raffle at F. Courtney's in Podunk last Friday night was well attended. Mis. AVni. Carpenter was the guest of her parents in Pettysville on Wednesday. Miss Theresa Pidd is spending her holiday vacation with her parents at Iludson. H. O. Smith and vife attended their daughter's crystal wedding at Hudson. Monday. L. Jocelyn and wife, of Ami Arbor. called on a numberof their friends last week. Thomas McComb and wife had the pleasure of entertaining friends last Wednesday. Mrs. Hooker and daughter Mand, of Pettysville, were Sunday guests of friends here. Miss Susie Bennett started Wednesday evening to spend the winter in New Mexico. John McGuinness, of Pinckney, was called here on Saturday to attend liis sisters funeral. Buit Taylor, with his mother and sister, were entertained by Pinckney friends, Sunday. J. McCabe, of Sandwich, is spending his holiday vacation with his cousins in this place. The dance given at the hotel in Hudson was largely attended on last Thursday evening. Postmaster Fohey and wife, of Pinckney, spent Sunday with her mother and family. The scholars in the Iludson school are enjoying a two weeks" vacation during the holidays. Wil] Counter bas returned to Jackson, after several weeks' stay with his cousins iu this place. John Iloward and wife spent seveval days of the past week with his brother and family in Ilowell. Ilenry Schieferstein and wife had a number of their relatives dine with them on New Year's day. A. Kane, who has been in the tailoring business here the past year, is soon to remove to Battle Creek. 8unday-school was held at the Birkett church last Sunday afternoon. The children were each presented with a New Year's gift. (nile ;i numbor nf ybung people from alteiicli-d the dance it'H'hittnoie Lake. Alondav nifrht. Misses Fannie and Ettie Smif.h, of Ann Arbor, have betn Rpending the holidays with their parents. The Willing Working Society of the Congregational church niet with Mrs. Charles Morris, Wednesday. A. Taylor a i n 1 wife enjoyad a visit from thfir daughter from the nortliern part of tlie state, duiing tlie holidays. Andrew Straitli and wife gave a party. New Yew's, in honor of their daugliLer, Mabel. The evening was spent in playing games The Odd Fellows and their úves met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. II. W. Newkiik last ThursUay evening, to celébrate the thirteenth anniversary of their marriage. E. Campbell and wife eelebrated the fjfteeutli anniversary of their marriage on Ntnv Ycar's Tiiey were j.resented with gome beautiful presenta from their friends. The Y. P. S. ('. E. of the Uongregational chnreh will give thöir ürát leoture on Friday evt'nitig, Jüuutiry 12. To)ic, "London, Past und Present,'1 by Rev. Trank Blomf'eld. VVashtenavv Lodge, F. and A. M., elected the followiug otïicers at theiv last meetiüg: W. M., J. Spoor; S. W., E. Eves: J, W., Johu Hall; Tre.is., A.. Davis; Sec, L Rodman; 8. JJ., A. Lathrop; J. D,, R. Envin; tyler, Robert Sleaior; Stewards, T. Snay and 1). Sackett.