Township election next Monday. The Normalites are home this week for vacation. Arba Howard of Ypsilanti visited friends here Wednesday. A. D. Parsons ismoving his household goods to a place east of Ypsilanti. Miss Eda Clark, of Ann Arbor, visited friends here the first of the week. Mrs. Russell and Miss Lillian Mills are visiting in Detroit' this week. Miss Minnie Shepard, of Detroit, visited relatives in the town during the week. Jennie CaldwclPs school in District number 7, Pittsfield, closes this week Friday. Miss Fannie Caldwell's school on Lodi Plains closes this week for a short vacation. Miss Lizzie E. Glover will teach the spring term of school in the üooding district. Miss Merret of Jackson visited her friend Minnie R. DePuy the first of the week. 1 A class of fourteen was confirmed last Sunday morning at the Germán Lutheran church. The college and high school students at Ann Arbor from here, are all home this week. The Pope farm on the "Ypsi" road, two miles east of town, has been sold to a Mr. Hauser. Miss M. R. Depuy will vacate from high school preceptress duties at her home in Jackson next week. Geo. C. Gillett is on hisway home from California, where he has been spending the winter for his health. Mrs. William Emmert, of Eaton Rapids, is visiting her parents, Mr. and and Mrs. D. Nissly this week. W. H. Rouse is moving into town from Nora. He comes here for the school a'dvantages his chilclren will obtain. Miss L. R. Green visited ai Miss Gillett's the first of the week. She is running a photo gallery in Manchester. Wm. Larzelere moved his household goods over Burkhart and Aldrich's store. They will board at Harmon House. Vinnie CnttencTen came home last Saturday night from Alma, Mich., where he has been attending school sincejanuary ist. The village schools are holding the regular term ending examinatipns this week, and will close for one weeks vacatiom The young peoples society of C. E., have resolved to have a roll cali at each monthly consecration meeting. Not so bad an idea perhaps. Mrs. E. W. Wallace woulcl have gone to Cñattanooga, Tenn., this week, but a mistake was made in looking up dates. Her train went last Saturday. An insurance agent has been raeandering about town for a few days past, six or seven of our young men became bomb proof consequently, although it cost them about $50 per annum. John G. Cook sold his farnaing implements at public auction last Tuesday. He has bought the H. Conn place and will move into town. He pays Gil Brovvn $100 to vacate immediately instead of in 1889 as his lease reads. Last Sunday was the close ofj Rev. W. E. Caldwell's fourth year as pastor for the Presbyterian Society. His work has been very efficiënt and we hope he may have as good success and give as good satisfaction to, his hearers for four years longer. J Dr. Chandler has successfully treated a case of gangrene in Andrew Craig's foot, which was caused by an ingrowing toenail. The case had been given up as hopeless except with amputation of parts, by other physicians of the place, before Chandler treated it. Charlie King has goue to chmes more balmy than this. He took his departure last Saturday. He leaves a good stock of groceries in the hands of his efficiënt clerk Alfred. Also a wife and healthy pair of twin boys remain behind. .Oh, Charlie, don't stay down in Alabama long. Prospects look favorable for three or four new bicycles hereabouts this season. Bicycling is becoming one oí the most popular modes of gainïng pleasure and health, as well as swift locomotion over country roads and the most enjoyable mode of travel on a long tour when time is at ones disposal. The M. E. anniversary held Monday evening with a tea party in W allace block and entertainment in the church netted the society about $56. Miss Edessa Aldrich was voted the most popular young lady to cut the five story cake. She was equal to the emergency and seemed to be at home at the business. Deacon Jonas Bond, one of our oldest and most respecte'd citizens, answered the cali suddenly last Sunday morning by heart disease. He came here in 1835 and has always since made this his home. He became a church member in Elbridge, N. Y., his former home, and has for many years been one of the main pillars of the Baptist church and a deacon for thirty years or more. His life has always been consistent with his christian profession and has always been k'nown as upright and honorable in his dealiñgs. He leaves about $ i 0,000 worth of property to a wife and three children. Funeral services were Wednesday.