Sevoral farmers of Bronson, Branch county, liave purcbased three Norman stallions. A Board of Trade : that is wbat the East Saginawians proposed to organiza last evoning. Hon. Charles S. Mickley, of Lenawee county, is reported suffering from mental aberration. Portland cement works- the fiist in the Uuited States - are soou to be put iii operation at Kalamazoo. Governor Bigley has pardoned Henry G. Sparks, convicted in Genesee county in 1857 of forgery, and sentoncid to the State Prison for rifteen years. Henry J. Baxter, of Jonesville, aon o( the late Gen. Baxter, has secured a Heutenant's coinmission in the Army ot San Salvador, Central America. The Ionia Standard says the total debt of that city is 941,385, besidos au unpaid railroad bond debt, auiounting with interests and costs to about $2,500. There were shipped from Sbelby, Oceana county, on the 17th, 150 b irrels of pigoons, containing ÏO dozen eacb, or a total of 54,000 - aud it wasn't a good day for pigeons either. Win. P, Nisbett, late of the Pontiac RUI I'osttr, haa concluded to beoome a citizen of this great republic, and to that end he made application iii Circuit Court on the 20th inst. Mrs. Helen M. Dunks, of Hndson, Lfiiiawee county, has obtained a judgnii'iit iu the suin of $;!,000 agaiust Wui. Priend, a saloon keeper who sold liquor to her drunkard husband. On April 19tb a fire broke out in a cavload of ready-niade clothing, standing on the track of the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railroad at Jonesville, and its was couiploto'.y duatroyed, together with the contents. Los on the car and clothing estimated at about $10,000 uo insuiance. Prof. H. S. Tarbel, superintendent of the city schuols, suggested to the Board of Education recently th'it the 911111 of $2.500 only for the superinteudout's almy be included in the estimates for the ensuing year, instead of $3,000, which he receives uuder contract for ei term of years. - Satjinaw Courier. Bu y City moráis '. The report of the ühief ot' Pólice for the past quarter ihows 149 arrests, of which 142 were nales and seven females. Of the whole, íighty-fiye were for drunkenness, the reinainder for greater mime. The Holly Register aays that Mis Amelia Fostor, of Walled líiike, who has been reported s dying froui tho womirlH ot the would-bp luurderer Parks, has ao iar recovered as fo be able to do huusework again. A log 1G feet long and 60 inches in diameter has boun received at the Cut er & Savidge mili. Flut River, which will turn out about 3,200 feet of luinjer. A plank is to be sent to the Cen tennial. Mr. W. S. George, of the Lansing Rejmldic'in, is makiug a tour of tha Southein States for the doublé purpose of benefiting his health and getting a personal insight into the political outlook down there. He expeots to be absent four or five weeks. ■1 ina-s Snodgrass attempted to kill liis fatheriulaw, a gentlemen named McGregor, by shooting him at Little Traverse on April '2()th. Snodgiass has been arrested. McOregor sustained bad wound in his left side, but it is thought he will survive. The Cheboygan Free 'reus of a recent date says the Mackinaw mail carrier crosses the ice with a dog team nowadays, not wishing to renture with a hoise, although on Mondivy Ben. Ijh Chuunee, of Mackinaw, erossed over and back with a horse and sleigh. We think, however, travol in this line has about ended for the Beason.