Mrs. Edward Lavender, who had a paralytic stroke 3 months ago is slowly recovering. Mrs. Daniel Maroney after eight weeks severe illness is slowly convalescing. D. F. Smith,of the Clifton house, was out Sunday for the first time in two weeks. Mrs. B. S. York has been very sick for 3 weeks, butwe are pleased to chronicle her recovery. Fred D. Stearns returned from Detroit where heis attending school last Friday for Easter vacation to visit his parents at the Lake House. The young people are getting up an entertainment to be held at the Lake House for the benefit of the church, the date is not announced yet. The Republicans of Northfield in view of the splendid ticket norainated by the Demócrata have decided not to put a township ticket up this spring. Mrs. Maurice F. Lantz is slowly recovering from a severe illness for the past raonth. The Pray brothers have contracts for all the building they can do up to November, work with 16 carpenters. The basement of the M. E. church where the furnace is located was flooded Sunday morning and services were held in the good templars hall, also Sunday school and league meeting. Mrs. Irene Stilson leaves Wednesday to visit her daughter in Detroit. H, G. Beach is putting 13 inch ice in the Spring Lake Ice Co. 's house today and will run it in as long as the weather will permit. Mr. Sorg, the painter, is putting the finishing touches on Geo. Rausenberger's saloon. Frank Berger has succeeded Chas. Wellman as grain buyer at the C. E. Browns elevator, Mr. Wellman being transferred to Howell in the ihterests of the same firm. The Woodman iodge had a very spirited debate Saturday night. Question, resolved that woman suffrage would be beneficial to the country. Frank Taylor and Wm. Lavender for the negative. It was promptly decided in favor of the affirmative. Subscribe for the Argus-Democrat aud get all the news. 81. 00 per year.