Union school closes June 2o,th. Rev. Yokom has been visiting n Canada tor the past ten days. Laverne Bassett and Nellie Huil were over from Ann Arbor öuftday. Rev. W. E. Caldwell burned his hand b'adly last week vvith gasoline. E. D. Walker was the guest at S. R. Crittenden's the first of the week. Six graduates from high school this vear. Five laclies and one gentleman. D. F. Schairer and family visited his brother and sister here the first of the week. Miss E. M. Hood's school closes with an exhibition and picnic next Wednesday. Miss Carrie Wheeler's term of school in Forbes district closes this week Friday. A. G. Lawrence was home the first of the week, from South Lyon to visit his family. Lew Clement and Chas. Wagner, of Ann Arbor, carne to our city on "bis." last Friday evening. A Tecumseh party baled and shipped several tons of hay from John Gordon's to Cincinnatti last week. The high school base ball mne let the"Ypsi." boys take the lead in last Saturday's game on latters grounds. Score 16 to 12. Messrs. Arba and Lewis Howard and families of Ypsilanti attended the funeral of their mother, Mrs. B. Y. Howard, Tuesday. Missjessie Humphrey has been visiting her grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. Hoyt, and other old friends here for a week past. Messis. Hebron and DeWitt Hurd, of Orleans, Mich., attended the funeral of their sister Mrs. Howard, and are visiting relatives for a few days this week. The three Sunday schools recognized chiiarens' day last Sunday with appropriateexercises. Churches were profusely decorated with flowers and evergreens. Beautiful were the melodious strains of vocal music that were rendered about the eleventh hour of last Monday night under the window of ye correspondent's sleeping apartment. Long may you live in ,the peace that your songs seemed to bear to us, also that ye sextette may be likewise musically treated ere many moons have passed. Mrs. Betsy Y. Howard, aged 70 years and 3 months, died last Sunday morning at the residence of A. C. Clarke, her son-in-law, after a three days illness with heart disease. She was one of thé early pioneers here. She was married in 1841 to Lewis T. Howard who took up governmentland southot the village, whom she survived several years. She leaves three sons and two daughters and a large circle of friends. Funeral was held Tuesday afternoon. A joyous time it was in school district number 7, Pittsfield, last week Friday when Miss Fannie Caldwell and her scholars of Lodi Plains district, joined Miss Jennie Caldwell's school at the grounds of Pittsfield school and held a joint exhibition and picnic giving their scholars a holiday that will long be remembered and the teachers will probably never be forgotten tor their kindly interest in the pleasure of their pupils. They are both suscessful teachers, Miss Fannie having engaged for the Lodi school a third year.