The steatn whistle, of the thresher is again heard. A. B. VanDuzei, our genial barber, is on the sick list. Mrs. Hare and sister, of Deerfield, are visiting Mrs. Hawkins. Mr. Zimmerman, an old resident of Saline, was buried last Friday. Mr. A. B. VanDuzer has ayoung man filling his place at tonsorial chair. Mr. Chamberlin, of Charlevoix, an old acquaintance ofthe Gilletts, is visiting them. The berry market is about closed here except whortle-berries and those are far between. Mr. J. C. Rouse, of Milan, is visiting his sons and looking after his large farm in Pittsfield. Miss Agnes Gillen, assistant in Postmaster Gillens office, has been quite sick the last few days. O. E. Hawkins, editor of the Saline Observer, returned last Monday from a trip to Chicago. Mr. J. H. Bortle has a helper in hisbarber shop. He is now prepared to accommodate all customers with a shave and hair cut to satisfaction. Is our village marshal over at Ann Arbor, or where is he? There was a great deal of unnecessary noise around town last Saturday evening. The new firm, of Crofoot & Co., have taken possession of the hardware store they lately purchased of J. W. Huil & Co. They have taken the place of a lively business man. May they fill the bill. Prof. C. L. Blodgett has gone to his home a EatonRapids for a rest ,and to recupérate so as to be ready for another year's work.in the Saline Union school, the position he has so ably filled for the last four years.