Fridar. Feb. O. Mrs. Caroline Parker, wife of William J. Parker of this place, flied Thursday from an abscess on the brain, after a long sickness. Chestor A. Casey of Dundoe, a veteren of the late war, was found dead at his home. Heart disease was the cause. He had always lived tliere, was a prisoner in Andersonville. and his age was 5(5 years. The wife of C. M. Phillips, who lives near Williamston, arose from her bed, went to the pantry, got the butcher knife, and cut lier throat from ear to ear. She died in a very few minutes. It is thought that she was mentally deranged, as no other cause is known. Siiturdav. Keb. 10. The Buffalo Mining company at Negaunee has put 2" men at work, and hopes tobe running a full force in á short time. Martin Byers of Bainbridge is 92 years oíd, butthe active nonogenarian stocks uj a larger pile of cordwood every day than the average hired man. The varkras lodges of Odd Fellows in Van Buien county will unite in observintj; the 78d"anniversary of the ordar at Paw Paw April Sö. Dowagiac's manufacturing institutions are now all in operation again, and many workmen wlio moved away wneuthe factories closed have returnud to their old positions. Monday, Feb. 13. A telephone line will be constructed between Frankfort and Copemish. The Ionia circuit court calendar for the February term contains 20 divorce cases. The annual meeting of the Osceola County Pioneer association will be held at Hersey March 1 and 2. Menominee wants to have a new high school, and an election will be held on Feli. 21 to vote the $4.",0i)0 bonds necessary. Seventy-six con versions have taken place at Hollywood, a little Hamlet in Berrien county, as the result of a series of revival services. Taesiïay, I'eb. 13. Timothy Galloway, a pioneer of Dundee, died there at the age of 80 years. Mrs. F. Snover Crissman, an old and highly respected resident of the townsuip of Washington, died at the age of 74. There are two new cases of smallpox at Otsego, Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Sherwood, in whose house the flrst man known to have j the disease boarded. Jim McKenna, who shot and killed a i man named Patterson at Bagley, Menominee county, some time ago, was found guilty ofmanslaushter. Wedncsday, Feb. 14. A branch of the Young Men's Christian association is to be organized at Allegan. The revival meetings which have been ; held at Flint for the past two weeks have resulted in the conversión of 80 persons. George Hawley's residence at Breedsville, j Van Buren county, was destroyed by fire There was no insurance. The Exchange hotel at Carsonville, which was recently leased to W. S. Travis 1 of Milford, has again changed hands. John Wilson, the owner, will run it hereafter. Roan Coe ot Climax, wnile standing on a side track at Battle Creek was struck by a switch engine and seriously injured. Thursday, Feb. 15. Watervliet's new ?300,000 paper mili will be ready to begin operations about March 15. Daniel C. Briggs, a former resident of Schoolcraft township, Kalamazoo county. died recently at Glenwood, Ia., aed 75 : years. Chicago and Grand Trunk engine No. I Ki2 recently made si:c miles in Cour and one-half minutes. She is the l'astest runj ner on the road. , , Charter election at Vicksburg March 13, at wliicli time the proposilion to bond the village for 2.0U0 for a Corporation hall will be submitted.