The pay car passed here on Mouday. Mrs. E. Hammond bus the typlioid ; fever. The t'mit prospect at this writioi? continúes good. The new buildings are now about ready to ocoupy. The late copious rains will insure another good hay crop. 8. G. Laird is the latest candidate ior the Ohelsea postoflice. The viilage assessment was equalized on Tuesday and Wednesday. Gen. B. M. Cutcheon will deliver the addi-ess here on Decoration Day. Duncan Sheppard, of Olivet was among friends here, Wednesday. Corn is being planted this week, and some beaua will be planted next week. Geo. E. Davis has his material on thc ground for his new house on Suininit street. The ladies of the M. E. clnirch netted over $50 with their flower festival last week. Preparations are being made by the chinches for the proper observance of children's day. There was never beíore such inquiry for lots and other property in this village as there is tliis spring. A large amount of ship timber is being delivered liere from the forests south of town for shipment to Liverpool.. The township assessments will be reviewed at the office of the various supervisors on Tuesday and Wednesday of next week, May 22d and 23. Mrs. Weeks, of Laingsburg is engaged by the various young people's societies of this village to lecture at the town hall, Friday night, on the 'Florentine Mosaics." A large amount of furniture and fixtures have arrived for Frank McNamaras new saloon about to be opened next door to the Chelsea House. It will be the flnest in town. The Rev A. Hunsberger, of Albion, preached at the M. E. churclt, last Sunday morning and is canvassing the town for Dr. Pott's book entitled "Faith made easy or what to believe and why." The market continúes to decline, Wheat brings 51c, rye 4-5c, oats 35c. beans $1.50, potatoes 50c, eggs 9c, butter 15c, wool 8 to 10c for unwashed. It seems tliat the worst for the farmers is not yet ïeached.