Weather warm and pleasant. Sleighing has vanished. Editor Smith is able to be at his office once more. He looks as though he and la grippe had a handto-hand conflict. We don't believe he cares for another round with his honor. School closed George Washitigton's birthday, and schoiars and teachers were both pleased that George Washington had a birthday, and that they didn't have to be in school on said birthday. Some sigh for more Washingtons with birthday s. The Milan people heard with deep regret and sorrow of the death of the Rev. J. Huntington, a former pastor of the Milan Baptist church, Monday. His death occurred Feb. 3rd and the funeral will be at Plymouth, Tuesday afternoon, at the church where he has been their beloved pastor for the last three years. Deceased leaves three chüdren and a large circle of friends who deeply inourn his loss. The remains will be taken to Rome, N. Y., and placed beside his wife who was laid to rest a few years ago. The Milan people wish to extend their sympathy to his children and relatives in their great sorrow. Fire, with the ringing of the fire alarm, aroused the citizens from their quiet, Monday morning. It was found that the fire originated in a corner of the freight house at the Wabash depot. The fire department was soon on the grounds but the citizens had succeeded in ex tinguishing the flames before the engine reached the scène of action. Not much damage was done. Married - Brown-Sayles. Mr. S. Urown and Miss F. Sayles were married Feb. 20, at the residence of the bride's parents, Rev. J. W. McGregor officiating. Mrs. Homer Sill spent Sunday in Saline with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hoyt. Miss Mamie Cady returned Monday from a three days' visit with Ann Arbor friends. Mrs. Whitmarsh is entertaining guests from Ann Arbor. Mrs. Hoyt, of Saline, is spending the week with her daughter, Mrs. H. Sill. Miss Forsythe visited her parents in Lodi from Thursday until Monday. Miss Rheinfrank visited her parents in Saline from Thursday until Sunday. Mrs. Wallace will soon have her house on County street finished and ready for occupancy. Mrs. R. Harris, of Quincy,Mich., is the guest of her father, Mr. Lyman Burnham. Miss Imo Whitmarsh visited Detroit friends from Thursday until Monday. T. Wilson & Co. are repairing and improving their flouring mili. The T. H. T. met with Allen Alderman, Friday evening. Mrs. Anderson had a birthday party one day last week, her 78th birthday. She is residing with her daughter, Mrs. J. Gauntlett. Mr. W. W. Wedemeyer, of Ann Arbor, gave Milan a cali one day last week, looking after his political interests. Mrs. Wm. Woolcott is entertaining guests from Maple Grove. Mrs. A. A. Callis and daughter, from Macon, were in Milan, Tuesday. Miss Mabel Graham is visiting Detroit friends. Mr. S. Egner is ill with la grippe Mr. Frank Bray is in Milan for a few days, visiting his parents. A. E. Putnam has returned from his business four. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Sill entertained guests Wednesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. E. Hinkley entertained a select party of friends on Wednesday evening. MihS M. A. Palmer is repairing j and improving her residence on Main street in man y ways. The W. M. C. had an enjoyable time, Wednesday eveniug, at Miss Bertha Blackmer's. The Baptist niissionary society are preparing a box to send to te Dakota stifferers. Several of the Milan people attended the Choral Union concert at the U. of M., Thursday evening. Surprise parties were in order last week. Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Jackson were the recipiente of a beautiful chair, Thursday evening. It was present ed to them by the Baptist society as a token of esteem. It was a farewelil present and party, as Mr. Jackson and faniily will move in a few days to their farm near Nora. Mr. McCoy is at home with his friends this week. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Sill entertained a select party of friends on Wednesday evening.