Whitmore Lake, July 27.- Rausehenberger & Dunlavey ship two cars of choice stock frorn this point Wednesday, and Mr. Dunlavey says lie has no trouble buytog from the farmers as they all kiiüw he paya the top market price and spot cash. No rain at this place all day Saturday and sunaay mor&ing broke bright and clear witJi indications of a fair day and the inhabitants are Jn extacies. A. Wlleey is a guest at the Clifton house and is engaged in putting in the Inrge gasoline are lights representing the Superior Manufacturing company oi Ann Arbor, and wB3 reniain until Whitmore Lake is lighted by these lainps. Henry Weber, who runs the Babcock farm. has 34 acres of Trheat which ■would yield 20 bushels per acre. It is all in the shock and every bundie is growing, souie of it having sprouts on it an inch long, and the weather indications ïïow are another rain before he can liaul it in. J. C. Carland, of Toledo, is visitlng hls iamlly at their cottage here today.. Daniel Stolicker is able to be out again after a three months' sickness. Fred Jarendt, our popular tinner, reports a great trade in his line. Mr. Jarendt has made a good reputation for himself by his thorough workrnanship. He makes a specialty of repalrtag. Fred Smith is home for Sunday from Howell with his inother. Farmer James E. Burke says that notwithstanding the rainy season. ev.'rythins on his farm looks eneouraging and he goes on the theory that tbere is always a time to sow and a time to reap. Mr. Frank Stivers and his estimable wife are here today making arrangements for a week's onting and we admire tlieir judgment in selecting Whitmore Lake for society, for comfort, for anytliing and for everything that pertains to pleasnre and happiness. The Farmers' Picnic committee for the Tri-County picnic will meet at the Clifton house on Friday, August 8, to 1 complete arrangenaents for the picnic, which this year is bound to eclipse all previous efforts. Jay O. Pray, secretary, adrises me that there will be features Introdnced this year out of the ordinary and that flnanc.al a:d has been very liberal. Forty geven sat down to a very gratifying dinner at the Clifton house on Sunday and the popular Mr. Smith saya that he antleipates a good season. Mr. Frank Gilbert is a guest of his uncle, Frank X. Barker today. E. M. Switzer and brother Wert, of Hamburg, are visiting our city today. the guests of F. N. Barker. Miss Martha Corson, of the Ypsilanti Normal college and sister of William Corson, of Ann Arbor, is visiting her cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Winans, of this place today. Mrs. Henry Doane, of Salem, who has been in the Pontiac asylum for the past four years died last Thursday afternoon. ' The funeral was largfely attended and the interment was in the Thayer cemetery. She was the wlíe of Henry Doane, who owns the farm recently belonging to his father, Joseph Doane, lately deceased, and he has a host of friends, who syrnpathize with Mm in his trials. On Saturday night Maccabee Tent No, 072 held a meeting at which 'M members responded to roll cali. They onjoyed a good meeting and all assessments were paid up. Record Keeper McDonald says that this is one of the best tents in the state. E. H. Drinkwater joined his wife and daughter who are guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Carland and Leona McDonald, niece of Mrs. Carland. All are enjoying a good time and only wish they could extend their visit a monh. ilr. Fred Killmeyer and O. Young, of Toledo, are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Carland over Sunday. Miss Louise Koehler and Miss Anna Pliltz and Misses Theresa and Franc Pllltz are at the Carland cottage. -F. J. Killmeier, of Toledo, while fishing todáy hooked a pickeral which he thought was a log and af ter tiring hirn out attempted to land him but Mr. Fish made a dasn, ran under the boat and cut his silk line, making his escape.