Dr. Charles Reilly is among relatives and frieuds here this week. Huckleberries have dropped to 2 cents a quart, and have nearly stopped coming in. Many apple trees in this locality are breaking down with their immense loads of fruit. The Chelsea Steana Laundry has out some new signs and displays many indications of prosperity. Jas. P. Wood is so far reoovered from his late siokness as to be at his place of business again. There is every indication of some pleasant, settled weather nov,which the farmers very much need. A large nnmber from here attended the Wild West show at Ann Arbor, Monday, and some at Jackson, Wednesday. This is the heated term and everyone who can is enjoying some lake resort. The cottages at Cavanaugh are now all ocotipied. Oat harvest has been badly interfered with by the late rains end they are seeured in a more or less damaged condition. E. A. Ward and family moved to Homer Monday, wbere they willengage in business. This community regretted to have thera go. Miirsh haying about here is much delayed by the heavy rains of last week and some pieces caunot be got at all, while others will be very much injured. The bean erop looks now like a large yield, but the quality will depend on how the large foliage is cured so as not to injure the beans. Continued wet weather will damage many. The marshes north of town are still flooded with water and great damage s done to crops except wbere there was ditoh capacity enough to carry away he water from above as it carne. Rev. William H. Walker has packed up his goods and will soon leave for Ernporia, Kansas, to enter npon his new field of labor. He leaves many 'riends here if his stay was bnt short. H. G Van Tuyl, of Detroit, president of the state Y. M. C. A., was lere with several other workers in that organization last Sunday and held two ery interesting meetings in its inter est, The youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Paine, aged about 23 years, died at their residence last Sunday, of consuroption, and was buried on Wednesday. They have a son deolining with the same disease. }lrs. Catharine Steinbacfc died at ier residence in Lima, on Wednesday ast week, at the age of 72 and was uried Saturday. She was an excelent lady, beloved by all who knew ier, and her death is regretted by all. Sh and her late husband raised a large amily of children, of whom they were ustly proud. Mrs. Tony Neokel died at the residence of her father, Philip Knsh, on Saturday, of cousumption, and was uried from St. Mary's church on Tuesday. Sbe was an excellent girl and had only been married a little over a year. Her husband and parents have ;he syinpatby of the commtmity in heir bereavement. Business is faiiiy brisk in town for ;he time of year, bui will improve very nuch, later. Large qnantities óf coal aud lumber are coming in and considerable shipments of produce out. Wheat brings 60 cents, rye 36 cents, oats 18 cents, beans nominal at 60 cents, chickens 6 cents, pears 50 cents, apples not saleable, potatoes 20 cents, eggs, 9 cents, butter 10 cents. Arrivals moderate bnt increasing.