November, nearly gone, is leaving : in tears, or, in other words, the rain is ; ialling on the just and the unjust alike ■ in progressive Milan. Editor A. B. Smith took a "bike"' excursión to Whittakerand Willis last week and wrote the trip up in a ' ant way, as he is often apt to do. Mrs. Chas. Gauntlett and Oeeil returned Monday from their Detroit trip. Born, Nov. 18, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Taylor, of County street. Born, Nov. 18, a son to Mr. and Mrs. Sam Brown, of Wilcox street. The Milan council has awakened to the knowledge that defectivo sidewalks are not pleasant things to have in the winter and will forthwith see thatthey vanish in the near future. Floyd Robison is teaching school in the Mead district this winter. Geo. Minto has returned from his Detroit tnp. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Leonard and sou visited iïiends near Mooreville the last of the week. Attorney G. B. Williams and wite entertained guests f rom out of town from Friday to Siuiday night. Mr. and Mrs. Gray, of Ypsilanti, pent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Milton Hack. Mr. and Mrs. E. Hinkley will spend Thanksgiving with friendsinBellville. Mr. and Mrs. II. Sill and family ate Tlianksgiving twrkey with Prof. Chas. Hoyt and family in Lansing. Mis. Ingersoll gave a pleasant reception to her Sunday school class at her home on First street Wednesday. Mrs. E. A. Reynolds, who has been the guest of her mother, Mrs. Wm. Taylor. of County street, has returned to her home ia Detroit. The merry jingle of sleigh bells was heard on our streets Friday and Saturtiay. Mr. Anis, of Adrián, is in Mi'.an looking up special pension claims. The Chautauqua met with Mrs. G. E. Williams Saturday afternoon. They are greatly interested in this year's work it being the American year at present. They are reading II. P. Judson's "Growth of the American Nation," and 0. D. Wrights "Industrial Evolution."