Skating is fine on the Saline river. Mrs. Olark is qnite ill from throat tronble. Mrs. G. R. Williams was qnite ill with the grip last weck. Dr. Mary Williams returnod Suturday from her Bastero tour. C. H. Wilsou and wife are visitiug Detroit frieuds tbis week. Business is quite good notwithstauding the extreme cold weather. Mr. and Mrs. Juckctt are enteitaining guests from out of town tbis week. Thermometer registered all throngh the week from 18 to 22 degree.s below zero. L. C. Goodrich, of' Ann Arbor, was the guest of G. R. Williams the first of the week. Mrs Ada Brown left Weduesday for Clyde, N. Y., after a few weeks visit with her sister Mrs. Zimmerman. Jeweler Kingsbnry has moved his; goods from the Ford bloek into part of E. Sweefs tousorial parlors iu the Gay block. School iu the upper rooms were closed from Thursday uiitil Monduy afternoon on acopunt of not beiug able to heat the rooms warm cuough for the pupils to be in any way comfortable.