Weather warmer. Sleighing is nearly worn out and carriages run better than cutters. Editor A. B. Smith is quite ill with la grippe. Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Fuller were the receipients of a surprise party Kriday evening. Mrs. T. Barnes and sou were the gULsts of Mr. and Mrs. H. Knight the first of the week. Mr. I). Knight is in California Will Gay is home from Wisconsin, visiting Ii i s parents for a few days. Mr. S. Gay is seriously ill with la grippe. The Valentitie reception and dance given by the F. & A. M., last Thursday evening, was a fine aftair. The coinmittees were well chosen and everything was in perfect harmony and the evening was greatly enjoyi d by all of the participants. W. H. Whitmarsh was chosen as one of the delegates to the republican convention at Detroit this week. Mrs. H. A. Vincent will entertain the W. C. T. U. at her residence, Feb. 21, in the afternoon. Mrs. A. Steidle, of Delray, is visiting relatives in Milan. The Presbyterian social at Mrs. W. E. Blackmer's, Tuesday evening, was well attended and all had an enjoyable time. Mr. and Mrs. Gray and Miss Lucy Dexter, of Ypsilanti, were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. VV. H. Whitmarsh, Thursday evening. Mr. Wm. VVoolcott has returned from his business trip to Detroit. Mrs. S. Egner will visit friends in Detroit and Pennsylvania this week. Mr. Coan, of Wyandotte, was the guest of Mr. C. T. Sill the first of the week. Friday Mesdames Chas, and Homer Sill were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hoyt, of Saline. Dr. J. C. Harper has rented Mr. A. D. Jackson's residence on Front street, and will move in a few weeks. Mrs. Geo. jMinto left Friday for her home in Vernon, Mich., where she wiil visit her mother and sister tor a few weeks. A masquerade is billed for Feb. 22, at Gay's opera house. Mr. and Mrs. A. Hayden are in j Tecumseh. Mr. T. Lacey is home from Toledo, quite ill, with his mother on West Main street. There are quite a number of the Milan people ill with la grippe. Mrs. McMahon is quite ill. Several of the Milan people attended the Eastern Star reception at Ann Arbor, the 2oth.