School commences next Monday The races Saturday were well at tended. Mrs. G. R. Williams was quite ill last week. Mrs. Chas. Clark and son are both on the sick list. Mr. Seery, of Ann Arbor, visitec Milan Monday. C. M. Fuller left for Dover the last of the week. Mrs Belle Taylor left for East Saginaw Thursday. Mrs. Wm. Howard is spending a few weeks in New York. Mr. D. Hitchcock is building on to the evevator at the junction. The Milan band give an open aii concert every Saturday evening. Attorney King, ot Ann Arbor, gave Milan a short cali Tuesday. Several of our Milan citizens visited Monroe the last of the week. Miss Lena Blinn entertained Miss McFarland, of Dakota, last week. Mr. F. Thomas is filling up his store with a first class lot of goods. Geo Halstead (is spending a few days in New York City, this week. Miss Alice McNeil is visiting her sister, Mrs. Albert Smith, for a tew weeks. Mr. Vincent is entertaining a sister and neice from Massachusetts, this week. Mrs.Jay Huntington a"nd daughter Grace are visiting Detroit relatives this week. Prof. Hearn and family returned from their Dansville sojourn the last of the week. Dr. Kelley, of Cincinnati, O., was the guest of his brother, O. A. Kel'ey, Saturday. Miss Lena Blinn leaves for Adrián next week where she will enter the school of music. Miss Alíce Harper left for Ypsi lanti, Monday, where she will ente the normal school. Mrs. Gableman and family anc Miss Hollister left forSt. Louis, Mo. the last of the week. Jay Allen, from the northern par of the state, is visiting his sister, Mrs Huston for a few days. Mr. Stewart, of Detroit, has rentec the rooms over Jones' drug store anc will soon move his family here. Mrs. Dr. Potter and daughter, o Sherwood, Ohio, were the guests o Mr. and Mrs. Bernap, last week. The Kickapoo Indians still continue to entertain the Milanites anc find good sale for their medicines. Miss Cora Miller and Gertie Hitchcock left for a short visiting tour in the northern part of the state last week. Mrs. J . Sprague, of Ann Arbor who visited her daughler, Mrs. G.R. Williams, through August, returned home Tuesday. Houses are in great demand, there not being a vacant house in town that is not spoken for, and many more tenement houses are wanted. The Milan Leader of Aug. 3ist, says the novelty ot two men kissing occurred at the depot Monday afternoon at the arrival of the train south. Strange tableaux, we should remark, nut guess it was for the want of something better to kiss. Saturday was a beautiful day, just the right kind of a day for laying :he corner stone of the new Methodist church. The ceremonies were very interesting in every way. The corner stone was put in place by ustice Marble. After the'ceremony attending the laying of the stone was completed, refreshments were served o the multitude fromjJMr. Wallace's awn and the verdict of the people was that the day was complete and 11 were glad that they participated.