Mrs. Daniel Maroouey, of Northneld is very low with grip. Mrs. J. R. King is slowly recoveriug from the grip after a three weeks' seige. Miss Matie Speigelberg is slightly improving bnt is iiot past the danger point yet. The new hardwood floor has been put in the saloon of George Rauschenberger and it shines like a mirror. Gr. W. MoOormick has the foundation stonrs on the ground fro a fine residence which Pray Bros. will build at once. After a two weeks tussle with the grip, we were glad to see John Todd on our streets again, bnt are sorry that he has since had a telapse. We are travelling in snow driits all the way from a foot to five feet deep and the teamsters carry snow shovelses to shovel themselves ont when they get stock. Today the Jacob Rauschen berger lumberrnill starts np with a full crew. The mili has a a daily cutting capacity of 4,000 feet and a fotir days supply of logs, again demonstrating that the Hauna prosperity boom has struck our town with full forcé. John R. King has received notice of the death of the wife of bis sou Délos in St. Louis, Mo. Délos was bom and brougt up here but is at present the superintendent of the St. Louis Corset Faotory. Ho has a host of friends here who syinpatbize witb him iii his great tronbles. A week'ago Snsday the M. E. chnroli furnace wás flooderï with water so they could nothold services aud last. Suuday it was blockadeci with suow so they coold have m preaching, thns pnttiug us in mind of the peudulum of an old Dutch clock, iio soouer does it mach oue extreme tbau it takes the back track to the other.