Burglars stole two watehes from .T. C. Pavis at Vicksburg during the famiiy's absente. TheSaginaw Bay Coal company 's minera at Sebewaing struck for an advance from 85 cents to $1 a ton for coal. Statistics of births and deaths for Branch county show 297 of the former and 1ÖT of the latter. the births leading by 100. Governor Rich will deliver the address at Orion on the Fourth. Great preparations are in progresa for a celebra ti on at that place on that day. A camp meeting will be held at Grand Junction, Van Buren county, June 14 to 25, inclusive, by the sect calling themselves the Church of the Living God. The case of the. people vs. Airs. Burpee of Corunna, who is charged with scalding and ötherwise maltreating her adopted son, has been continued until ,Tune 18. W. W. Scott, one of Saginaw's prominent merchants, and prqprietor of a large jewelry establishment, died Tuesday afternoon. He was highly esteemed in the community. The United States has leased the present postoffice building in Jlarshall for another term of five years. The building has already been used 20 years by the government. The maple trees in Calhoun county are dropping their foliage rapidly uuder the attacks of a small worm that bores its way through the stem of the leaves. The pest threatens to leave the trees bare in a short time. Saginaw citizens are giving liberally to supply the wants of the unemployed, and with L50.000 worth of sewers to be built on the West Side and the extra paving, employment will be given to about 400 very soon.