Onr farmers have plenty to be thankfnl for tbie year and the main thing is that this past year has seen good crops and fair prices, the latter owing to poor Enropean crops necessitating large exporta tioiis and raising onr prices. So let che fatted tnrkey be killed and eaten in thankfulness. Some ainendruenfc needs to bsmade iii the football rules, to elimínate the danger to life and limb. The experts should set their minds to work on this probleru. The game has already been prohibited in one state and others are about to follow snit. The game is too good a one te be lost, bat the mies need snnh amendment as to prohibit brutalityj No more street grading should bee d one in 'Ann Arbor unless the street ar tnrnpiked so the water can run off. If the stieets are left flat, so tbat the water stands upon them, mud will ueoessarily resnlt. This is a lesson whicb the experience of the past few years shonld so impress upon our city fathers that the lesson will not again ceed to be learned. Let us take the Saline gravel road as onr model in street building.