The stove factory is laying the foundation for their foundry. Grapes are ruined for this season with frost about here as well as many other kiuds of fruit badly daraaged Many sheep have been killed by dogs in this vicinity recently. The fooi killer should start out immediately after those who keep worthless wandering ours about the country with no person with them. Mrs. Win. Lewiok is visiting her fat her 's family at Howell this week. The measles are in many families in this village. It thins out tne school very much. Dr. Chas. Reilly, of Adrián, is booked for the decoration address at this place on Thursday. Corn planting is over and bean planting is uow on. An unusual acreage of beans is being plauted. Wheat and grass are coming on fairly well now since the rains of last week. Both will be far below average crops in this vicinity. Geo. Mast, who was hurt by a runaway last week is slowing improving. There has not been the usual amount of farm maehinery shipped in here up to this time. A forty hours devotion service was observed at St. Maiy's church last Sunday and Monday. Excellent sennons were preached by priests froin Detroit. Preparations are being made for children's day, oa the llth of June. The market continúes finn and advaocing. Wheat brings 80 ets. for red or white, rye 63 ets., oats 32 ets., beans $1.60, potatoes 50 ets., eggs 11 ets. butter 14 ets., wool 7 to 12 ets. Wheat comes in some now, and will come slowly until the balance of this erop is in. We have about thirty thousand bushels yet to come to this potnt. Much of the wool will be held for higher prii-es later. John Farrell has opened a grocery iind saloon iu the Hudler building where he had a similar business eight or ten year.s ago. It is said that the are lights will be turued on the first of June. Wc shall then have a chance to see how much more business they will briug to town i and who will be benefited by them. D C. McLaren has shipped several car j loads of hay from here th:'s week for ' which seven dollars per ton were paid. Clarence Maroney and nis force of i hands are building a house in Ann Arbor. There is talk of celebrating the j ons fourtfa at this place. The increase of taxes in this village is causing people to prefer to rent rathei than bny property. GlToceries are sold in ten different places in tbis village. Dry goods and clothing in bnt two places . Liquid rofreshmenta in six saloons and two drug stores. The inner man is better provided for than the outer.