Miss Matie Barnes has returned to Detroit. Miss Carrie Weed is visiting in Cedar Eapids. Mrs. M. Smith returned from St. Clair last Friday. Mr. Harold Sayles is at the camp ground, at Albion. Miss Gertie Noble is visiting Detroit friends this week. John Wilson and family have returned from Petoskey. Ben. Kief, Grave'g head salesman, is in Chautauqua this week. The Sanitarium has daily received new additions for the past few weeks. The oldest inhabitant says he never saw the Hurón river so low as it is now. Rev. Welton, of Grand Rapids, gave an excellent sermón at the Presbyterian church, Sunday. Miss Ida Fullerton is spending the balance of her vacation from teaching, at Mt. Clemens. Chas. McCorkle and sisters Kittie and Fannie are spending this month at Goderich, Canada. Mrs. E. Dunning and children have returned to Detroit, accompanied by Mrs. E. C. Jansen. The Baptist and M. E. excursión to Detroit, Wednesday, was well attended and greatly enjoyed. Mrs. E. D. Bowling and children and Miss Carrie Howland have returned home from Diamond Lake. Our toboggan slide has slidden into obscurity ; the lumber has been sold and the profits (?) divided. Mrs. Doctor McAndrew is still very ill and not entirely out of danger. Her grandson, Atwood, has the same fever. There has not been enough water in the Huron to enable Deuble's milis to grind out electric light, some of the time this week. Rev. J. H. Hopkins, principal of the high school, filled the M. E. pulpit last Sunday and gave the congregation some deep theology to ponder over. The funeral of William W. Stevens, who died last week of consumption, took place at his mother's home on st, Thursday afternoon. C. A. Slauson, late agent for the L. S. R. R. in this city, has a better position as traveling agent for a freight line, and his place here is filled by M. F. Brown, recently of Litchfield. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Williams started for Chicago, via the lakes, Sunday, accompanied by Mrs. Ciad Williams, who will journey westward to Salina, Kansas, where her husband is located. The doublé wedding at the M. E. church, this evening, has been looked forward to with a great deal of pleasure by friends and acquaintances of the contracting parties - Mr. John A. Miller and Miss Clara Parsong, and Mr. X. E. Tower and Miss Elva Ebling. Receptions will be held at the homes of the brides, this evening. Alex Hardy hada narro w escape from severe injury if not from death, the other day. While turning a corner swiftly on a strange bicycle he found himself on the pointof colliding with a heavy dray ; he turned, but not being used to the' new wheel, feil heavily and barely escaped being run over by the dray. As it was he carne out badly scared and with a banged-up knee.