R. Kemp and Ero., have sold and shipped out their wool. Eider Mclntosh left to attend conference at Detroit last Tuesday. The state fair was not as well attended from here as in years past. Goud barley bring-s $1.25 per hundred in this market and rye 48 cents per bushel. The new bean erop is of very fine quality and bringsSi.oo to $1.15 in this market. The horse sheds at the . fair grounds have been rebuilt and ;fre ready for the coming fair. Wheat coinés in slowly this week at 90 cents. It has sunk two cents inprice since last week. The expensive nuisance of changing text-books is now being indulged in at the Chelsea schools. Quite a party went from here to Detroit, VVednesday night, to hear General Fisk talk politics. The congregational society has commenced building a parsonage for their pastor just east of the church. There are nine stores in this place where groceries are sold and only two where dry goods and clothing are sold. George Kirkland and wife, of Iosco, spent a couple of days here this week with their son-in-luw, J. C. Taylor. The colored people of surrounding cities will begin a ten days camp meeting this week at the fair grounds in this village, A man from New York is getting iogether a car load of live poultry to ship from here. Six cents per pound is paid for chickens. The Clielsea fair posters are out and the political features are likely to give a good attendance, if the weather is favorable. The theatrical troupe that peribrmed here Saturday and Monday nights had slim audiences. Times are too hard for shows. The apple evaporators here begin opperations next week and expect to do a good business, running until cold weather stops them. Capt. Allen and John F. Scanlan will address the people of this vicinty next Saturday anemoon at the own hall, on the old chestnut, "Proection." The republicans are makng a desperate and unusual effort to 3ull the wool over the peoples eyes with that greatest of all American )umbugs protection. The drouth has become very serious n this locality. Many are sick on account ofit. The pastures are dried up, and corn, potatoes, and other crops prematurely ripened nuch short of what was expected a month ago, and seeding much deayed and the acerage lessened by it. Some have sown wheat about here while others think it unsafe and are waiting lor rain.