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E. G. Haag, of Detroit, wás in town this week several days. A. C. Welch bas rnoved bis stook of eroceries iota the store with H. L. Wood, next to the post office. Tbe cold wave that reaolied us recently from the west has caused ptople to close up tbeir cellar Windows-. C. J. Downer refurued frorn Gratiot county last week, where he has heen sbipping pcultry the last three montbs. Hundrsds of the young people are skating day and eveniug on Mr. MoKuues' rparsb in the north part of town. The farmers' institnte here next week Tnesday and Weduesday, will discnss topios of great interest ai d it will pay farmers to attend. E. A. Williams bas been made freight agent at this place since the death of Mr. Martin, who had been agent bere 534 yeuis. Tbe long raio of last week filled un tbe cisterns, wells, oreeks and got into sorne cellars. Tbe rain was in most respects, a good thiug. J. N. Merchant bas rented aud taken charge of tbe grist mili of this place. He bas experienoe and will no doubt make it a good success. ünion revival meetings are going on at the M. E. church this week and mud) interest is mauifested aud rnany are seeking the way of ealvatiou. The business bouses of tbe place now close at 7 :30 evenings, so that people may attend the special meetiugs that are going on and will be for sorne weeks at all the Quite a number of meehanics and iaboring rnen in tbis placo are out of eruployment and likely to be for soine time to come. The business boom promised dnriug tbe campaign has uot yec materializod here and from all accounts has not anywbere. The market uow stands at 85 cents for wheat, 30 cent for rye, 55 cents fur barley, lö cents for oats, 45 cents for beaus, $4 fur clover seed, $4 for dres?ed hogs, 12 cents for eggs, 12 cents for butter. Arrivals are light now and likely to be so most of this montb. There have been taken iu at the cornpany's elevator here since last July, of wheat, rye and barlej, 1,466 wagon loads. About as mauy more loads will be taken in between tbis and balance snipments next July. Tbis would iudicate that tbe presnnt grain erop is about half in at this point. The Taylor Bros.' annual renniun took place New Year's Day, at tbe residence of W. K. Taylor iu this village. Four generations were present. Grandma Taylor, 87 ypars old, with four sons, 12 grand children aud four great grandchildron. The occasion was a pleasant one with 32 in all present,


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