Whitmore Lake, Aug. 2. - (Special to Daily Argus). - Miss Ernrna Taylor, of Aun Arbor, is here ou a week's visit with her brother T. Frank Taylor. Claticl Pray, wife and daughter, of Detroit, are the guests of Mrs. Elizabeth Pray aud will spsnd a week here. A Mr. Carpenter, brother-iu-law of Jesse Fnltou, of this place, went to camp meeting at Hicks' Lake. on Sudday, and has not siuce been seen. Fears are entertaiued that he may be drowned. Wal ter Burnett, of Northfield, wil bave a fine residence built on bis farrn tliis fall. Pray Bros. will do the work. We are sorry to cbronical the illness of D. F. Srnith who scratched bis hand - be don't know how - and the doctors fear blood poisioning has set in. Threshing has oommened and so far the erop averages abont five bushels per acre of wheat which is discouraging to the farmers. Mrs. Gridley, of Toledo, has spent the past two montha here at the Mrs. Holmes cottage aud leaves tomorrow for Orchard Lake for a few days thence back to Toledo, via Detroit and Niágara FaJls. Frank N. Barker and E. C. Burns have refrurned from Crystal Lake at Benzoma and Mr. Barker is delighted wiht Bnzoma and eives a elowina discriptkm of that country.