Miss Holladay, of Clinton, is in town visiting friends. Mrs. Dr. Iddings has been visiting relativas and friends in Lansing. Mrs. N. Hough has been visiting with her son and family in Litchfield, the past week. Mrs. H. Stark, who has been visiting witu her son íd Cinoinnati, O., the past sis weeks, retnmed home Tuesday. During services at the M. E. ohnrob last Snnday evening C. W. Lewis' overcoat was stolen frcm the ohurob baseinent. Dr. Eyan, preskling eider of Ann Arbor district, prpaubed to a large congregation at the M. E. chnrch Snnday evening. The badies' Aid Sooiety of the M. E. churoh gave a social at the choren parlors Wednesday afternoon and evening. Don't fail to hear Dr. Thos. Morau, of Pordue university, Lafayette, Ind., lectnre on 'Beuedict Arnold," Deo. 17, for the benefit of our school. Last Monday morning little Margaret Nisle, tbe yonngest daughter of Geo. Nisle, died after a two ■weeks' illness. She wa8 nearly seven years oíd and a very bright and affectionate child. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon and was largely attended. Her little schoolmates aod friends were present and the floral offerings were beautifal. There i.s a reaper whose name is Death, And with nis sickle keen He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, "Shall I have naught that is fair V" said he, "Have naught but the bearded grain ? Thoush the breath of these flowers is sweet to me, 111 give them all back again." And the mother itave in tears and pain The fiower she most did love For she knew tbat she'd flnd Marg-aret again In the field of ligrht above.