The churches unite in unioo evening services. Editor Geo. C. Smytheand daughter are V8iting in the East. Dr. A. Morford will attend the druggist association at Petoskey, next week. Mrs. Belle Seever, of Salina, Kan., is visiting her mother, Mrs. C. A. Carr. Miss Jessie Pease is in the upper península, at Houghton, enjoying a vacation. Mr. Ed. Bogardus, of Chicago, is spending his brief vacation with fnends here. Mr. and Mrs. Henry M. Cheever, of Detroit, spent Sunday at E. L. Jansen' Will McAndrew is not going back to the St. Clair school another year. Don't care to. W. B. Jansen and sister, of Topeka, Kan. are visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Jansen. Gough brothers (colored) are proprietors of the pump factory recently owned by A. L. Corey. The Pease Ladies' Quartette sang at the Michigan Teachers' Musical Convention at Jackson, last Friday. Mrs. Frank Rathfon and Miss Florence Goodison start for Cheboygan next Saturday, where they will spend several weeks. Mr. F. D. Davis, professor of public schools at Negaunee, Mich., is spending some timo in our city, with his sister, Miss Eva Davia. Inspector Geo. Newbury, of the State Militia, inspected Co. H last Saturday. In the evening a meeting was held at the Armory hall in company with the G. A. R. William R. Post aged 86 died at the residence of his son Samuel, June 3Oth, afcer a few hours illness. He was one of the oldest settlers of this city, and among the first f nd the best of the early business men. Darwin Griffin is owner of the fine residence recently owned by A. M. Noble on Huron-st. Some think this to be "a sign of the times" and means a future matrimonial venture, but in all probability it simply means a future business speculation. The announcement of the death of L. A. Barnes, last Friday, was a terrible shock to every one, as no one dreamed that he was ill. He went to Detroit to have removed a portion of a diseased jawbone, after which operation blood poisoning set in and he died very suddenly. He was greatly respected and honored as a loyal citizen and faithful friend, and his family have the deep sympathy of all. After much competition and great deliberation the common council of Ypsilanti hae awarded the contract to put in an electric light plant for the purpose of illuminating Ypsilanti's streets, to the Jenney Electric Light Company of apohs, Ind. At present fifty lights will be furnished, including one tower light ia each of the five wards. Operations will begin at once and it is expected to be ready for use within two months. The glorious Fourth passed off quietly ; the evening was made sufficiently patrotic espeeially on the business streets, where the small boy, tall young man and ethiopian met in brotherly union and exploded a few barrels of fire crackers, gave a protracted series of war whoops, drank lemonade, (the front doors of the saloons were closed) and went home at midnight when the big thunder storm came up. Last May we mentioned the fact that Janitor Ferguson had received serious face injury from some unknown rough who, in company with some girls, was making night hideous on the Seminary porch ; since that time officers have been on the lookout for the offender, and through the agency of the girls he was recently found in Detroit, arrested, and sent to Ionia for ninety days, in default of not being able to pay fine and costs. Hig name was Amos M. Dunlap.