Bert Lord is in Carlton on business, concerning his future home. A few days ago S. P. Ballard entertained a few of nis Masonic friends at his home. cFraternity Grange, No. 52, is having a revival and calling tor new recruits. So mote it be. Pack O'Brien intends to try the Klondike gold tields with several others this spring, A surprise party was to have been given to E. A. Tabor Jan. 25, but the inclemency of the weather must have prevented it. John K. Campbell, has been having the grip and it has left him in a much run down condition. We hope for a speedy recovery. The officers oï Willis Hive, No. 687, L, O. ï. M., were duly installed on Monday evening, Jan. 27, assisted by Mrs. Alice Hitcheock,from Milan. Mrs. Charles Doss. of Stony Creek, died Jan. 21. She leaves a husband and large family to mourn her loss, Our sympathy is extended to all the bereaved ones. J. Buntin has quite a few logs hauled to his mili, which will probably be running in a sliort time. There is no such lumbenng in Augusta township as used to be. Time has brought many changt-s. Oscar Talcott, from Ionia, was visiting friends near Willis last week, at Harvey Day's and also at Geo. Ñ. Haminond's. He was a pupil of Mrs S. B. Abbey, in Madison county, N. Y., over 55 years ago. Mrs. Abbey is in her 87th year and had not seen Mr Talcott for over 40 years, and yet she knew him when she saw iiirn. There died, Jan. 21, in the township of Ypsilanti a higbly esteemed citizen, known by everybody as Uncle Daniel Pierce. He died in the home where he had lived for 42 years. Before moving there he used to own a saw mili at what is now called Eaton's Mills. It used to be known as Pierce's Mili. He was a Master Masón and on Monday his funeral was held from his late home. Services were conducted bv the Kev. W. Gardam,of St Luke's chureh, Ypsilanti. At the house the Masonic lodge from Ypsilanti took charge of the remains and the burial rite at the grave was performed by that body. Mr. Pierce was 82 years of age. Seventy-üve carriages followed his remains to the Udell cemetery. Uncle Dim had been a lite long sufferer from rheumatism for which he could receive no cure. Sleep, swectly sleep, l'ather dear, Angelic spirits shall hover ueur Thy bed, free from care and pain, Waitinj; the resurreetion, to live again.