Lutz & Pardooon, late ot Ann Arbor, report a good business in the nieat market. The most business in our place is being done by the millinery stores which are quite busy. E. Calkins makes shipments on neariy all express trains of plants from his extensive green house. Tames Duncan has his tent up at Silver Lake where any body is vvelcome to go, only be sure and lock t[ie gate to park. Mrs. Alixas Packard, one of the oldest residents of Salem, died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Anthony Farley, of South Lyon, on Friday last. Business being dull, the boys have commenced fishing and from the strings of roach and perch brought in should think it quite profitable business. Henry Whipple, of the Commercial House, is makingl great improvments on his place. Has built a Üvery and feed barn and is prepared to take care of all the people that give him a cali. This place is having a thorough scourge with the measles. In most all the homes you can find some one down with the" disease. About one third of the usual number of scholars are able to attend school. WiHiam Greig, superintendent of the School and Church furniture Co., met with a sad accident yesterday' while attenpting to raise the smoke stack on the engine house. One of the tackle ropes broke throwing him from the roof to the ground. A? this writing hc is considered out ófdanger.