A large number of young people left 'or Ann Arbor Wednesday to attend lie teachers' examinations held there his week. Fred Vogel of Pittsburg, Pa., arrived here last Monday, where he had been ealled by the sudden death of his brother, Lewis Vogel of Ann Arbor. John Buss of Freedom, has moved nto the house lately occupied by Mrs. j. K. Sparks. Mr. Í5uss has accepted a osition with the W. F. Schenk Mercantile Co. Last Monday night the organization of the Anti-Saloon League was perected by the election of permanent orlicers. Many new members were added, but the business men of the ;own were conspicuous by their abence. A. surprise party was given Thomas Vilkinson last Friday. Alarch 19, the occasion being his 2Oth birthday anniversary. An excellent time was enoyed by all, and the dancing was coninued till the small hours of the norning. Stephen Laird and Miss Mabel Oliver oth of this place, were married Sunay at the home of the Rev. Dr. lolmes. The happy couple have commenced house keeping in their home on West Middle street, where a warming was given thern Tuesday night by their neighbors. The 'case of The People vs. Miles Alexander of this place, for carrying concealed weapons, was tried here Monday, March 22d. '1 he jury brought in a verdict of " no cause for action.'' A f ter the verdict had been rendered the foreraan of the jury caused a laugh in the court room by springing to his feet and adding, "But the jury must have their pay." "Vm. Dancer, an old resident of Lima, died last Friday. The funeral services were held at his home last Sunday by the Rev. Thomas Holmes. Mr. J)ancèr was 70 years of age and an old pioneer of the coui'ity. He leaves rive children. Edward Dancer of Lima, Mrs. L. Wood and Mrs. T. McXamara of Chelsea, Wm. Dance, jr. of Stockbridge and Mrs. Dr. Ilawley Hoag of Iowa.