Mrs. 15. Phelps is very sick. Ernest Elsasssr was in AnaArbor Friday on business. Mrs. William Lathrop of Minnesota is visiting at A Lathrop's. TCev. Fr. John Wall of Paw Paw, is with his parents this week. Arthur Ilollis of South Lyons is visiting frien'ls here this week. Henry Dances and wife wiü leave here for Oscoda county Friday. Mrs. Silas Thresher is very sick and her recovery is considered doubtful. Mrs Mary Eagen contemplates going back on her farm in Webster about 15. Daniel Sackett has been stricken with piralysis and lies in a critical condition. C. B. Alley of the firm of Alley & Sons made .a business trip to Detroit Friday. The Ladies of the L. O. T. M. gave a supper to the I. O ü. F., and their wives Friday last. H. T. Phelps held an auction of cattle, horses and farm itnplements on his farm, three miles northeast of this village, Wednesday, March 24 Died at his residence in Lima Friday morning March 19, Lucias Cooper aged 89 years and 22 days. Lucias Cooper was born in the town of Shoreham Adison County, Vermont, Feb. 25. 1808, carne to Michigan with his parents and three sisters in the spring of J829. He located the land where he died when it was a perfect wilderness and lived there uotil his death, excepting two years wbich he spent in California. lie was married to Anna Warner in 1836 in Lima and united with the Congregationai church at Dexter a few years later. Ilis wife died Dec. 11. 1862. He was marriec to his second wife, Susan Bale, Oct. 24 1864. He leaves a wife and two adopted daughter-i, to monrn his loss. Mr. Cooper was the last of a number of families by the name. He was also the oldest man of the town of Lima, a loving husband, kind neighbor. and a good man. Funeral services were held at the house Mondaylist at 10 o'clock. Kev. John Staley o"f the Congregational church Dexter, otliciating Intermeat at Lima Center cemetery.