Everybody is on the wing and ït is almost impossible totrrfp a stray bit of news. The few of us left in town are too indolent todo or know anything, so exciting events are possibilities of the future. Among the callers Monday wereMrs. Anna Calkins, ofChelsea, and niece, Miss Kingsley, also Mrs. E. C. Bowling, of Detroit, who has now accompanied Mra. F. Andrews to Charlotte on a visit. Mrs. C!arence Coryell and mother, Mrs, Gaundry, started fora month's visit in Elgin, 111., yesterday morning, and Miss Edith Fletcher departed for New York City, where she will remain a year or more. Mrs. J. F. Nestell and daughter, of Manchester, who have been guests of Miss Hattie Kief, returned horne today. Our Company H returned from camp in a semi- pleased condition. Evidently Lake Whitmore has laid a depressing spirit on the youthful protectors of our land and camp life has well nigh lost its attractions. Our public schools will be under the superintendency of Prof. M. A. Whitney, who, like a great inany other smart men, hails frem Maine. Mrs. Rashley, of Carbondale, Pa., is the puest of Miss Ella Spencer. Daniel Quirk and his family of tourists are on their way home from Europe, where they have been some time. Scores of new houses are being burried into completion and all are equally sought after by new residents. Houses in the vicinity of the Normal aro especially desirable. The latest news from John Taylor, jr., who has been 80 dangerously 111 in Canada, is that he is slowly recovering. His many friends will be glad to welcome bim home as soon aspossible.