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1 - The June product of the Osceola i copper mine was 147 tons ; the Franki lin, 130; the Pewabic, 28. - A willow tree 21 years old in Ash, Monroe county, nieasures 14 f'eet 3 inches in circuuiference, three f'eet from the ground. - Josepli Vowles' portable steam sawmill.near Milford, Oakland oounty, was burned on the 2d. Loss, f 1,000; insured for $300. - A man named Davidson, of Watrousville, ïuscola county, has just been arrested in Ohio, whither he had fled for forgiug a note. He is in jail at Bav City. - At midnight of July 5 a fire broke out in Bronson, Branoh county, burning five buildings, three of which were saloons, supposed to have been set on lire. The loss is estimated at $3,000. In addition to the 2,000 acres of swamp which Mr. H. F. Severens, a prominent lawyer of Kalamazoo, is about to reclaiin in Ganges, Allegan county, he is at work on 1,000 acres near Kendallville. - James Peters, an employé of the (ïuincy copper mine, at Hancock, Lako Superior, feil from a piece of scaffolding, June 28, while atternpting to save his companion from falling, and was so seriously injured that he died two days after. - Hon. Daniel B. Harrington, a pioneer of Port Huron, died July 7, aged 72 yearg. He was a man of largo wealth and an excellent and highly esteemed citizen. His wife is still living, and he leaves two sons and three daughters. - Muskegon has a new industry - the capture of frogs. Chicago and Cincinnati daily receive about ten cases from that town. The Reporter says they are very fine, weighing from two to four pounds each. They are mostly caught at Twin Lake. - It is now stated that Gov. Croswell will not appoint any judge for the Nineteeth District to flll the vaoaucy caused by Judge Wheeler's resiguation. Judge Hatch of the Traverse District, will preside in the circuit until fall, when a new election will be had. - At Marquette, July 7, an incendiary fire destroyed Riohard Freeman's wagon and Blacksmith shop, Thomas Morgan's wagon and blacksmith shop and residence, and James Maloney's blaeksmith shop ; loss nineteen hundrtjd dollars ; insurance six hundred. - Geo, K. Browu, of East Saginaw, has received from Congressman Ellsworth the appointment as cadet to West Point, in place of young Sherwood, who ; failed to pass ou account of defective , eye-8ight. Mr. Brown stood next highest in the original examination of applicants. , - Ed. Chapelle, the defaulting treasurer, recently convicted of enibezzleiuent at Harrisville, Alcona county, stands committed in the hands of the sheriff, there being no jail at that place. He has until August 10 to perfect his bonds in the sum of f6,000, intending to carry the case up to tho Supreme Court. - Last week as the men in the employ of Harvey P. Watkins were returning froin work on the new Tawas R. R., they came upon the dead body of a man lying on nis face behind a log, the neck broken. The body was reoognized as thatof a man who had been hauging about a camp up there, and had trouble with sorue of the men. After he left, a party of thein followed hiui, and that was the last seen of hiui alive. There were numerous tracks arouud the body and it bore tnarks of violenee. - Bay City Tribune. - The largoBtof the two lumber-mills belonging to Heury Stephens, at Fish Lako, burned Jaly (5 Loss about $30,000; iusured for $16,000. The Lapeer fire couipany were sent for, and took a train arriving at Pish Lake, a distance of nine miles, and were piaying on the fire in 40 minutes after word reached them. The steamer did good service in wetting down to prevent the fire spreading to the lumber, of which there is a very large amount in the mili yard there had been no fire in the mili since Wednesday, and a watchman was on duty when the fire broke out. Mr. Stephens made the iire company a present of $50.


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