Mrs. II.Fish of Fisliville, is visiting friends and old neighbors here. Althougli an old lady of 82, she is as spry as a girl of 16. Mr. Phillip Steger has been very ill during the past week with inflamation of the bowels. Ilis condition is considerably improved at last accounts. Miss Nellie Lowry, who has been visiting her parents here for the past few days, has returned to Ann Arbor, where she is taking a course in the School of Music. Mr. Michael Moon and Miss Mary Howe were united in marriage a St. Mary's clmrch Monday. A large number of friends accompanied them to the depot, and showered them with rice as they boarded the train upon their wedding trip. The new soldiers' monument to oe put in the cemetery will be of light gray, rustic granite, square diminish die above three bases, with parade rest Bgure 6 or 7 feet high standidg on the cap. The base is óyi feet square and the total height 18 feet, Last Monday night the local Knights of Pythias, assisted by the cele'orated Franeis Labadie theatrical company, played Damon and Pythias before a large and delighted audience. The whole company waswell drilledand the work was a surprise to many. Tuesday evening the saine company rendered PygmaHon and (alatea with equal succsss. The elegant costumes made tor the entire company presented a most brilliant appearance. Last Friday Walter A. Richards, son of Albert Richards, a farmer living a few miles west of this place, was killed by the cars at Jackson. Walter, who was a boy of 17, boarded the mail train here at 7 o'clock and was probably attempting to get off while the train was in motion, when he feil between the cars. When picked up. his legs and one arm were found to be crushed, besides other serious injuries. He was carried to the city hospital, where he lived four hours, entirely conscious during the interval. His remains were brought here to the home of his uncle. Mr. Win, Yocum, and were buried from the Congregational church Monday afternoon.