Mrs. J. Dexter's house is growing finely. Mrs. Kelly is entertaining guests from Toledo this week. W. Draper is building a barn on his father's lot on Hnrd st. Mrs. M. Day, entertained gnetts from Pittsfield over Sunday. Mrs. Mesio was serionsly ill Monday morning with heart trouble. The M. E. Snnday school will indnlge in a basket picnic Jnly 5. Mr. Zimmerman's family is entertaining friends from Daytou, Ohio. Rev. R. N. Bouck left for Dakota for a three weeks' visit Monday morning. W.H. Whitmarsh is improving his house on the inside with paint and paper. Chas. Pollen, the new postmaster, is a gentleman of sterling worth and integrity. Mre. F. Leonard and son, of Dorand, spent Snnday with Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Leonard. The Ann Arbor high school scholars from Milan are at home for their summer vacation. A pleasant little shower greeted the Milanites npoa their awakening Tnesday morning. Kenneth Markham, of Ann Arbor, spent Sunday with Attorney and Mrs. G. R. Williams. Mrs. H. Sill and children will leave for New York state in a few days, for a fiix weeks' visit. Dr. Mary Williams, of Nebraska, is the guest uf her mother Mrs. Bernap for a few weeks. Mrs. Geo. Minto and son left today for Vernon, wbere they will visit relative3 for a few weeks. Mrs. J. Lockwood has returned from the Aun Abror hospital much benefited by the treatment she received. E. Beruap left for his home in Kansas Mouday nigho af ter a four weeks' sojourn with his father J. Bernap, who is seriously ill. Five of the '97 graduates of the Milan high school reoeived third grade certifioates at the Monroe connty examination of teachers at Petersburgh a few days ago. Joseph Gauntlett, Milan's genial and efficiënt postmaster for the last fonr years, steps down and out of his office tbis week amid the regrets of a host of friends regardlesa of party politics. Mr. Gauntl tt has been faithful to his post and the work has been done from fiist to last with nntiring zeal, andcompliments from all quartes have been paid Mr. Ganntlett for it. Únele Sám has canse to congratúlate himself on having had so faitbful a servant. May Mr. Gauntlett's life from now on be happy and prosperous is the wish of his many Milan friends.