Ben Culy is on the sick list. W. J. Keal is very ill with the grippe. Tom James made one of his flying trips to Detroit Wfdnesday. W hooping cough has thinned out our schools to an alarming extent. President Birkett, of the Savings Bank, is ia Petoskey on business. Robert Scadin is being treated at the hospital in Ann Arbor for a tumor. Mr. Peterson, of Kyer & Peterson, Ann Arbor, was in town Wednesday. The bucket shop is gone and with it ibout $'l 000 of Dexter's good money. The Oddfellows have a social and supper in their hall next Monday night. Miss Aggie Pratt begins teaching school in the Khea Johnson district lext Monday. Henry Koch's new farm residence is iow complete, being one of the finest n Webster township Turkeys are roosting high, because of ;he numerous raffles being held 1 hanksgwing is coming! The Dexter progiessive pedio club ïeld its first meeting with Mr. and Mrs Lï. B. Honey, Tuesday night, having a ?ery enjoyable time. A movement is on foot to give Dex;er a pub'ic park, using the land lying jetween the race and the Huron above ;he Peninsular milis. It would be an deal place. Supervisor B. C. Whittaker is in ;rouble. He agreed with Dr. Chase ;hat if McKinley was elected, he woulc ittend the Congregational church here :very Sabbath for a straight year. Now ie wants to back out, and talks oJ )etitioning for a recount in hopes 01 'et electing Bryan. Better keep your )romise, By, it would do you good.