The Kalamazoo county W. C. T. U. is in coiivention at Kalamazoo. The Women's Foreign Missionary society of the presbytery of Detroit will hold its i 21st annual meeting at Holly April 5. Farmers in the vicinity of Holly say that ] owing to the little rain ánl freezmg aigbts j serious damage is being done to the ! ing heat. La Bat, an inmate of the industrial home tor iris at Adrián, died of consumption, aged 10 years. Her home was in Sault .Stc Marie. Mjcs. Roelef Hazekamp was found dead n her residence near Holland Monday, having smothered to death. She was 45 yeais old and lived aloue. At Lake landen Fred Houde wassandbagged and robbed of $200. Two men have been arrested on suspicion of having beeu the assailants. A state teachers' instituto opened at Albion Monday and will continue until Friday. Commissioner Kandall has the geuei'al supervisión of the meeting. The Cassopolis Ligbt and Power company has been granted a 25-year franchise tor coinniercial and residence lighting ly the village board of (Cassopolis. A dearth of houses to rent is reported trom Springport. It is reported that at the present time there are live families who wish lo get houses that caunot be accommodated. Mrs. Dole, who sued the township of Boston, lonia county, for ÍK), WO for the death of her husband, who was killed in falliug down an embankment. has settled with the township board tor ■s'00. .March pjroducts of tlie upper península eopper mines are as follows: Atlantic, 2iö Dons; Quincy, T50 (o:is; Wolverine, TS fcons: Franklin (estimated), 180 tons; Calumet i and Hecla (estimated), 5,000 tons.