Chelsea. I Dr. J . II . Hoag and wife, of Kansas, 1 iré still visiting relatives here. Airs. Williatn Martin and daughter, ire visiting friends at Dundee. Barley here is likely to bri'ng from SI. 10 to SI .25 per hundred this f all. The St. John disc plow company is selling lots of plows about here now. The late rains will help the young elover. corn, and potatoes very much. Business has perceptibly improved siuce tbe harvest is over and rain carne. TLey are going to have a harvest picDic and dance at Cavanaugh Lake the 25th. Apples continue to drop off and by Oct. lst there will be very few on the trees. Quite a number of loads of wool have been taken in here this week at 23 ets. per pouud. M. W. McJïarnara, of Perrv, spent last week here with his brother and other friends. Quite a lot of contracts have been made for new sidewalks which will be put down soon. W. W. Hendricks, of Iron Mountain, has been spending a few days here among friends. Ed. McNamara, of Traverse City. is spending a few days with relatives and friends here this week. Full grown ripe potatoes are in market here now, raised by D. II. Fuüer. in the east part of town. Large quantities of coal are being delivered about town for winter use. It is cheaper now than it will be later. Campaign papers were never so cheap before. The campaign will be a warm one when fully opened.' There is a general belief that the people should be relieved from war taxes and tariffs. While Alex Sweitzer, in the emplov of James &Barney, was helping a dravman unload some heavy flagging stones at their marble worksnear the postofflee yesterday. two stones feil back and took off the end ot the first finger of his lef t hand and crushed the end of the 2nd, besides hurting bis foot. Wheat threshing now goes on in all directions. It yields well to the straw bu only from 8 to 15 bushels per acre which is not over a thalf a erop for this locality. The quality generally is not up to the standard of former years. Quite a lot of new wheat bas been bought here at 80 to 81 ets. per bushel. Old wheat brings 83.