Harvesting will come next. Whortleberries will be ripe soon. Miss Ardie Clark is. yisiting friends here this week. Miss Lowden, of Iowa, is visiting at Mrs. S. C. Hawkins'. Prof. C. L. Blodgett vacates at Ypsilanti and Eaton Rapids. Laverne Bassett, of Arm Arbor, was in town the first of the week. A Miss Britton, of Ann Arbor, was in town last Satu'day on business. Miss Estélla Tate entèrtained some normal friends, first of the weck. Goorgc A. lirown will go to LaPorte, Ind., as instructor in sciences in a high school there. Miss Taylor and Chas. Townsend came over frqm Ann Arbor Tuesday and made some business calis. Union chuch services will be held at the M. E. church next Sabbath evening instcad of at Presbyterian house. No church services at Presbyterian church next Sunday morning, but the Sabbath school will be held as usual. .V little party arrived at G. B. Mason's last Sunday to spend several years there. It was a seven pound girl. Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Kearns and daughter, carne Wednesday even ing to visit her mother, Mrs. L. D. Wheë.ler and other friends. A big bonfire, lots of firecrackers, some anvils and powder, the church bells and a lot of boys made the 4-th glorious from n o'clock the 3rd untill about 4 o'clock the 4Ü1. Rev. W. E. Caldwell went Chicago, Wednesday, to attend J:he national convention ot Christian endeavor societies as delegste from Prcsbyterian V. P. S. C. E. A Germán picnic, the Ypsilanti cornet band, Saline kid band, some lemonade stands, a banjo, a load of peanuts, some good lungs, Tom, Dick and Harry and their best gilis and lots of warm vveather constituted tne special attractions here on our national day ot independence at Saline.