Mr. Fred Freeman was in Adrián on business. H. Kirchhofer is having great improvements made on his residence. Miss Lizzie Kurfess, of Jackson, is visiting with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kurfess. Miss Bertha Lehn is visiting witi Tecumseh friends this week. Mr. and Mrs. Adam Schmid anc daughter Clara, of Detroit, visiteo friends in town, Monday. Mr. Amspoker, who has been liv ing in Ohio the past year, has movec hts family back fo Manchester, into the cottage formerly occupied by Mr. Buss. The Epworth league gave a geographical social at the church parlors last Tuesday evening. Miss Bessie Torry entertained the sophomore class at her home last Wednesday evening. They all report having a good time. Friends from Detroit, Jackson, Hillsdale, Bndgewater and Clinton carne to attend the funeral of Mrs. Braun. Last Thursday noon, Mrs. John Braun died after n illness of two weeks. She was fifty-three years old, and had spent most of her life in Manchester township. She was a devoted mother, and until confined to bed had taken care of her daughter Ella, who has been seriously ill for the past twelve weeks. Besides her husband and twelve children, six boys and six girls, she leaves a lárge circle of friends to mourn her loss. The funeral was held at the Emanuel church Sunday afternoon, and was largely attended. She was a member of the ladies' society of the church, and also a member of the W. R. C. Her six sons acted as pall-bearers. Rev. Schoettle preached the funeral sermón and was assisted by Rev. Yokom.