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Harvesting and haying are in progress this week on all sides. Hnckleberries are a large erop and now bring 4 cents per quart James Ackerson has bought the street sprinkler and is now running it. Complaiuts come from various quarters of damage done by grasshoppers. M Some new system of signáis is being put in along here by the railroad corupany. The third quarterly meeting of the M. E. church will be held on the 12th instant. The stove faotory has shut down for a while to work off accuiaulated stocks. There uever was a time when every kind of fruit promised so abundaut a erop in this locality as now. Christ. Bagge has bought out A. O. Welch'ti meat market and is running it. Mr. Weien has put in a stock of groceries. The people here will celébrate the Fourth at Manchester.Lima Center and at various other places. There will be nothing going on here. Geo. McClain spent last Sunday at home with his family. He has sold the usual amount of harvesting machinery as hard as times seem to be. The Baptist, Methodist and Congregational churches will have Union meetings Sunday nights during the heated term, beginning nexfc Sunday uight. Prof. L. A. McDiarmid and nearly all the old corps of teachers have been employed in our school for next year. The weatber is excellent and business in town very good. Compauies of 10 to a dozen lady bicyclevs niay be seen going aloug the treets every evening iu this village. t is good exercise for them if they cannot get that at some more nseful emxLoyraent. The market ooutiuues to decline. Wheat briags 55 cents, rye 25 cents, oats 15 cents, beans 55 cents, eggs 9 cents, butter S cents. The company's elevator is now closed for balance shipments and no grain will be taken in here for several weeks. Three caroads of rye are in there and praotically unsaleable. The oldest dealer bas never met with anything like that before,


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