Wbitemore Lake. ,T;in. 29.- Miss Mary McCormick entertalned 20 of her young associates :it her home on Woilnesday ('veninir. Flinch and Ping Pong were the games. A dellclous lunch was served and a good time all a round. On Tuesday while plowing ice one of the Toledo Ice Co.'s horses got In the lake but was rescuod. Another horse got badly ent, and a vetinary snrgeon took severa] stitches in the animal. The ice business is entirely suspended owing to the warm weather. Frank Dunlavey is in Detroit disiiosing of his Wednesday's consignment of live stock. He will return tonight. Owing to Washington's Birthday coming on Sunday, Landlord Smith of the Clifton house, announces his Washington Birthday party for Friday, Fob. 20. Mrs. H. L. Dodge, mother of Postmaster II. P. Dodge, is visiting her son and daughter for sovoral weeks. Mrs. Ferry, wife of our station agent, is visiting her parents at Montrose. Purehasing Agent Miller, of the A. A. E. R., is registered at the Lake house. Whoopingcough is prevalent to a large extent in our town, over 20 children being ill with it, and as sonie of them exjjosed tlie school we look for a barking time. .Mrs. Ilenry Juni?, who has been confined to her bod for 2';ó years at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Edward Glavin, with dropsy, is very low and uo hopes are entertained for her recovery. Wednesday the Ladies' Aid society met with Mrs. Jas. Nesbit, had a good suppor and collected the usual fees. Twenty-flve retiring farmers with their families will remove to our town as soon as we get our departinent school in operation.