Miss Edna Springer is serionsly ill. Mrs. Sill visited Saline friends the flrst of the week. Kenneth Alderman has retnrned from his Dnrand visit. The Milan Cornet Band have fine and striking costumes. Miss K. Lamb retnrned Monday to her home in Blissfield. Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Rainey, a daughter, Aug. 13. Rev. J. Ward Stone has returned from his eastern visit. The Zukey Lake visitors have returned and report a fine time. Manrice Day, who has been quite ill, is out among his friends again. Mesdames Hack and Blacknaer have returned from their Detroit sojouru. A large number of Milanites attended the Maocabee picnio at Saline, Tuesday. Miss Bisa Springer, of Ypsilauti. is visiting frieuds in Milan for a few weeks. Mrs. Chas. Gauntlett returoed Satur day from a visit with Ann Arbor friends. Mrs. Grace McMurray and son, of Niágara Falls,are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Pyle. Mrs. Rook bas returned to Detroit after a summer's visit with her mother Mrs. Dunning. Mrs. C. M. Fuller is the guest of her aunt Mrs. H. G. Markbam, at Ann Arbor, for a few days. A number of the Milanites anticípate attending the farmers' picnic at Whitmore Lake tomorrow. Frank Ross, the compositor of the Milan Leader office, is having a few weeks' fun and outiug. Mr. and Mrs. Hooker, of Oakville, moved into Mrs. Otto Bennet's house on County st, the last of the week. S. T. Blackmer and family will move to Fowlerville, Monday, where Mr. Blackmer will open a clothing store. Little Flora Dexter feil from an apple tree Monday and bioke her collar bone. Dr. Mesic reduoed the fracture. The work on the new addition to the Milan school house will be completed so that tbe school will open Sept. 21. Gen. Spalding, of Monroe City, gave Milan a oall Tuesday morning en route for the Maccabee picnic at Saline. P. Glazier enterad into a contract with the Cbelesa counoil Mouday uight to construct, opérate and maiutain a system of water works on the reservoir and pumping plan for fire protecton for a period of ten years, for the surn of $91.25 per month, payable raonthly. Mrs. Mary Carpenter Snidecor, died at the home of her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Helen Snidecor, in Ypsilanti, Monday afternoon, aged 84 years. The funeral services were held Wednesday and the remains were interred in Forest Hill cemetery, Ann Arbor. Artemus Snidecor, of Superior, is one of her children.