Between 2,000 and 3,000 employés of the Grand Trunk Kailroad made an excursión to Port Huron on 7th inst., and held a picnio in Fine Park. David T. Eeese, a well-known printer boj of Grand Ktijndn, and forinerly of the Democrat, sailed with Capt. Howgate's Polar expedition. The assessed valuation of Cold water is $1,035,885 ; the real valuation would therefore amount to somothing over 14,000,000. Hiram Smitb, of Flint, is filling an order for 100,000 f eet of oak flooring for Paris, France. Aooording to the businoss directory of Bay City, just issued, thit oity covers a tract of 5,000 acres, hae a population of 17,000 souls, a real valuation of $13,000,000, and a bonded iudebtedness of $459,220. The Osceola Outline says : There is a Notary Publio not a tbousand miles trom the county seat who conveys with all the " impertenances " and iinprovements, and signs hiinsolf Notary "Bepublio." The equalized valuation of the taxable property of Grand Eapids, is $8,883,344, being $870,265 less than last year.