Mayfíeld townsbip has great numbers oí foxes. There are 9,428 school children in Lapeer county. MTiskegonites are recovering from their smallpox scare. No new cases have broken out. Hon. Joseph B. Moore oL Lapeer will deliver the memorial address at rit. Johiis on Decoration day. X.umbers of Elks in different parts of the state are making preparations to attend the opening of a new Elks' hall at Lansing. Mrs. P. B. Weston has been appointed deputy great commanderof the Michigan t. O. T. M. for Lapeer and Tuscola counties. Kev. Martin of Hillsdale has been called to the pastora te of the Pree Baptist church of Burlington, commencing his work imniediately. Charles Porter, a Chicago and West Michigan switch man who was run over in the Grand Rapids yards Friday night, died from his injuries. Joseph Giles, one of Hersey's oldest residents. dropped dead while eating dinner. He leaves a widow and two children. Heart disease. Horace B. Eaton's farmhouse, just on the outskirts of Tecumseh, was destroyed by fire, causing a loss of over $4,000 with $1,000 insurance. A Central Lake mother found her two missing children - twins - in two satchels. They had been locked there by their two little brothers. A prospective vacancy in the Tekonsha schools has drawn out such a number of applications for the principalship that the school board is uuable to elect a man from sheer bewilderment. Rev. J. A. Greene of Tekonsha, who resigned the pastorate of the Presbyterian chureh at tnat pluce a few weeks since, has decided to remain another year, in response to the earnest wishes of the chureh.