Oat harvest all secured. Farmers are busy drawing oats. Mr. B. Bertke is on the sick list. Miss Rickie Tirb is on the sick list. Miss Mary Vogel is spending a few weeks in Owosso. The whistles of threshing engines are heard in all directions. Rev. Howk and daughter, Kate, of Detroit, are guests here this week. Miss Emma Hartbeck, of Detroit, is the guest of her aunt, Mrs. C. Uphouse. Master Clinton Crocker, of Brooklyn, is visiting his little cousins here this week. Prof. J. G. Schafer has retürned home from Ypsilanti where he attended school. A tew of the Freedom pedagogues will attend the teachers institute held at Ypsilanti this week. Quite a number of campers have been visiting Pleasant lake lately Thev seem to think it a pleasant resoit. Miss Cbristine Dener and friend, Miss Riter, of Detroit, have been visiting friends here the past week. Miss Riter returned to Detroit yesterday. Miss Dennerwillremain another week. Our republican friends remark that Mrs. Cleveland will be sorry to lcave the white house next spring. They seem to be sure ot Harrison's election, but never mind, if he succeeds, we'll ask Mr. Cleveland to come to Freedom and we will nomínate him as supervisor and be suie of his election. That would be an honor for Freedom and the whole Washtenaw couhty. We will build him a cottage at Pleasant lake for his fishing and summer resort. Last Monday night, being Mattie Guinan's birthday, his sister, Alice, planned a surprise for him, and a suprise ït was. He was engaged in a game of cards when the company arrived and he was so surprised that he slipped right off of his chair onto the floor. His father presented him with a silver watch f rom the family, and Albert Dresselhouse presented him with a nice gold ring from his friends. There were 70 present. Ice cream and cake were served and afterwards the evening was spent in singing, games and dancing.