- Saline people have their ryo on the $26 prize. - A celebratton at WTiitmoreLakeon Saturday. - Como all ye folks weary from labor, lay down yonr burden for a day and see the orowd and sights to be witnessed in tlu's city -Inly 8rd, - A very large ban said to be the largest In the county 40 by 80, was raised by George Butzel of Pittsfleld on Wednesday. 1 ir, persons sat down to the taille of refreshments after the job was linished. - D. W. Palmer, esq„ of Bridge water, wlio luis been ciding abont the country oonslderablj on business says the wheat is looking splendidly, is not lodged,aiid that the prospecta for a large amountoi fruit was never better in that section. - The population of Bridgewater, according to the census of 1880, is 1,260, beiriR 119 lesa than ia 1870. Deatha during the year endlng May 81st, 1880, 11; births during same time, 28. There are now living in the township persons over 80 yeara of age, íour of these are 85 and on e is 103. - Rev. Jos. Bruck of Manchester, contemplating a trip to Europe for benefit of lus healtb, was presented by the parisblonera of hischurchin that viilage on Sunday the 18th instant, witb a purse of 79. A part of the congregation of 8t. Josepli's ohurch of Freedom presented hlm wlth a gold watch. The reverend gentleman departed for ïïwrope last week to beabseni twomonths. - Commencement of the State Normal school begins this evening with a concert: Oratosk) of Klijali. On Sunday eveniiigtlieBairT.'alnrcatc sermón. Monda;' evening, public exorcises of the Zealot's society. Tuesday evening, class-day exercises. rednesday,9 a. m., literary exercises of the graduating class. A meeting of the alunnmi will beheld in the afternoon. Exercises in 1 1 ie normal hall. Au Invltation to attend is received by the editor.