Picnics are all the rage just now ; nearly all the lakes in this vicinity were honored last Saturday. John Wheeler is visiting friends in [jansing. G-eorge Reade has opened a meat mareet at Whitruore Lake. He will run a wagon through the country. A party of Webster people are camping at Base Lake this week. Miss Ella Wilson, of New York. is spending a few days with friends here. Some of the Webster people got 'soaped" with "Medicated Crystal Soap," by two young "soapers" last week. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Green, of Anii Arbor, attended the picnic on Independance Lake last Saturday. The Congregational church and M.E. church joined in a picnic at Portage Lake last Saturday. Miss Spaulding, of Schiawassee Co., is visiting at E. Olsaver's. Miss George Lake who has been very ill is recovering. Mrs. Snyder has returned froni a visit with her daughter in Eaton Co.