LReceivcd u o late forlast week.] William Russell and wife, of Elliott, California, who have beeu visiting relatives here, for some time, will return about August 20th. C. F. Fuller bas rented nis farm and will offer his farm tools and stock and also kousehold furniture for sale on ïuesday, August, 14th, at 1. p. in. About 6 o'clock Sunday morniug, flre was discovered in the 'store of David Russell, one-half niile east of here, and the store and dwelling adjoining were entirely consumed. The household goods were uearly all saved but alraost everythiug in the store was burued. ïhere had been a dance in the hall the night previous and it is thought that the fire originated from a cigar stub. Joe Breining recently threshed 436 bushels of wheat ffrom 14f acres, and 246 bushels of oats from 4 acres. U'ho can beat this? Talking about the iugenuity of tramps, a geutleman frorn Saline, Tuesday let drop a pretty good illustration. It seenis that a prominent farmer of that section had liis name placed upoti his barn. We wlU cali the prominent farmer Mr. Blank for short. That isn't his name, neither is it as good a name as his, but it will answer thepurpose of our tale. Xow, when tramps come along in that ueighborhood they inquire if Mr. Blank is in, and when Mr. Blank wiU be back and on the strength of their acquaintance with Mr. Blank get their supper or breakfast. Mr. Blank"s acquaintance with this geutry is extremely limited and probably he desires that their acquaintance with his name were less so.