Flavius DJ. Knight, of the University, spent Sunday at home. Mrs. Emma Blackmer, of Galesburg, 111., (nee Emma Hall, of Saline,) and two children, are visiting frieiids in town. On Wednesday evening, Feb. 14, occurred the twenty-fifth anniversary of the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Van Gieson. Remembering it, frienda and neighbors planned a surprise to commemorate the event. According]y, on that evening a small army, nuuibering about fifty, laden with proyisions, inarched in upon the unsuspecting pair. Undt-r the auspices of the Bridgewater Literary Society a short program was rendeied, eonsisting of a vocal solo by Miss Edith Van Gieson, address of welcome and presentation by the president of the society, James Benham; reading, Miss Ada Stancliff; instrumental solo, Lizzie G. Tate; address, Taylor Aulls. A bountiful supper was served and a ver3r pleasant evening spent, after which the guesta departfd, leaving bebind thein i few appropriate tokens of regard. Here's wishing them many happy returns of the day.