Tbere seems to be a gieat deal of siokness aronnd, mostly oolds. E. S. Clay has sold ont his store and meat raarket in Willis to A. Simmons, from Detroit. D. A. Hammond and son Percy, of Ann Arbor, were visiting relatives in Augusta last week. Mrs. Charles Morgan has been numbered with the sick ones and seems rather slow to recover. Revival meetings aro being held in the M. E. ohuroh at Willis. Servioes ooudncted by its pastor, Rev. Benoni G-ibson. Mrs. Geo. W. Hammond has been ill for some time with bronchial and asthmatio affection. She now seems to be slowly reoovering. James Bunton had a iiaiiow escape from being serionsly burned the other day. The head of a boiler blowing out and bnrning one of hisfeet quite badly. On Priday eveniug last Josepb Pearson carne to Willis to meet a friend on the 5 o'clock train. While there he spoke of a pain aronnd his heart. He drove home and Dr. Post was sent for, but ere he reaohed tbe house Mr. Pearson had passed away. He was a cheerfnl, kind man, and leaves niany friends. Mrs. S. B. Abbey, visited her sister, Mrs. P. Talcott, on the 7th of tbe present montb, it being Mrs. Talcott's 89th birthday. Mre. Abbey is in ber 8(ith year. Mrs. Talcott resides in Ypsilanti, with her daoghter, Mrs. Mereness. These two are all that remain of the family. They were born in Madisun town and oounty, N. Y. Their naaiden name was Simmons. A brother died July 4th last in his 91st year.