Miss Ida Clessler is visiting at Ann Arbor. Antoine Schwab is still confined to the house. Jacob Blum of Manchester, spent Sunday with his parents here. 0. F. Blum will act as postmaster during Mr. Kirkwood's absence. Mr. and Mrs. O. F. Blum entertained company from Manchester Sunday. Geo. Boettner and Gauss & Schmidt shipped stock to Detroit, Thursday. Miss Laura Armbruster visited at Rev. Clessler's the fore part of the week. Postmaster Kirkwood has received weather signal flags from the government and gets the weather report each morning by telegraph. 1. W. Kirkwood and family will go to Fremont, Ind., Saturday. Mrs. Kirkwood will remain several days, but Mr. Kirkwood will return Monday. F. W. Schoen will raise a McKinley pole sometime in the near future. Mr. Schoen takes no chances, but waits until he is sure. " He labors not in vain."