Mrs. Jesse Chesnian is the sick list. James Gates has been buying a new wheel. E. M. Cole is on the sick list with the grippe. T. V. Quackenbush is better from la jnippe. Vet Ballou had an auction last Tuesday afternoon. Mr. Bourk liad an auction Wednesdayafternoon. Crippen school is liaving a vacation for a few weeks. Amel Litka has moved from the Vandevort farm. Johnnv Magie will work Johiel Strang's farm this year. Miss lluby Thayer is visiting her niece this week, Mrs. Lee Wilbur. Mrs. William Ward of Milan, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. J. A. Gale, this week. John Dolby of Oakville, was visiting his nephews, George and Xelson Dolby last week. All farmers are sowing their cloverseed, but kick on the prke of over live dollars per bushel. A very pleasant surprise was given Miss Hannah Ilowe last 'l'uesday evening by the Kimmel school. Wheat and meadows are looking well this spring in this vicinity and ïf not too much f reezing and thawing, wheat will be a good erop. The roads are in terrible condition for town meting, and in many places the gravel has been washed oiï the road bed and bridges carried away. Fred Kimmel has purchased the sugar bush of Olin Strang, numbering about 1100 trees, besides having about 300 on his own place. It keeps Fred busy and he is having a fine run. We hear Johnny Furlong is married. Johnny used to be an oíd Superior boy, but has been out west several years railroading. Ïf reports are true we tender you many congratulations, Johnny. The Democratie cancus was held Tuesday. ïhe town hall was well filled, and the ticket is on straight free silver principies: Supervisor, Walter 'oorhies; cleik, Kobert Shankland; treasurer, Michael Furlong. Last week ITenry Koch had a pleasant surprise, it being his 47th birthday. All f riends and ndghbors were preseai and Ilenry was taken by storm. That troublesome f rog tickled Henry's throat, yet he did well for the occasion. The Bepublican caueus was held Monday. Although it was a good day but very few were present, only eisrh't votes being cast for any one ollice. 'ihe three iir.it of the ticket are for supervisor, Wm. ('rippen; clerk, Edward Shuart; treasurer, Frank Galpin. Mr. Hurd of Metamora, Lapeer Co., has been here buying hay and is giving better prices than most have been olïered. lie will bring a press here in about two weeks. Mr. Hurd buys for Eastern firms and has three presses running all the time. He will be here iii a few days again to buy more hay and straw.