There are some very good pieces of clover seed in this vicinity. Miss Annie Judson resumed her cuties as teacher in the stone school nouse Monday last. There is at present a scarcity of hands to do the fall work. Has Ann Arbor any to spare for Pitts6eld. Buckwheat was somewhat hurt by the trost6, also corn fodder. The grain in my opinión is not much damaged. Corn husking is now in progress. The erop will be the best grown for overal years and will average per..aps 95 per cent. A child of Mr. William Standbridge has been quite sick with dysentery during the past week, but is now considered out of danger. Wheat lookspoorer in appearance on the greund than I ever remember sceing it on the first of October, during a period extending over forty year. Not much excitement in Pittsfield vet as to politics but the patriotic spirit is rising. The country will be saved if Pittsfield has to do the job all alone. It is rumored that there will be democratie speaking and also a pole raising at the town house on Thursday of this week, aiternoon and evening. From Miss Emma R. Kemp teacher of the school in the Mill's district we have the following names of pupils who were neither tardy nor absent uring the month of Sept. Bertha Hass, Johnnie Hass, Edwin Kempf, laura Mills, üenevieve Mills. Mr. John Harrison, a former resident of this township, died at St. johns, Mich., from the effects of an accident. He was struck by a board while workingin'a mili at St. Johns. His death took place at the close of last week. His motlier, a brother, and sister are at present residents of this township.