iiid very high here. are vet sowing rye. 1 rallies are of daily occurjCorii ia-nét turningout aswell as was i pected. ;4ariff question. It did the republican cause more harm than good. James Leach and wife left for their home atl'aw Paw last Tuesday. Corn, potatoes and oats bring 25 to 27 cents per bushei in this market. The frame to the Congregational parsonage has loomed up this week. Thiee car loads of barley were ship" ped f rom here this week to Detroit. II. S. Holmes '& Co., have shipped out their wool this week, some Bve car loas. George E . Clark has moved to mazoo. He is foreman of a section gang there. The three apple evaporators in town are now running till rnidnight and doüg a large business. E. P. Downer and wife, of Fowlerville, were here last Sunday attending the funeral of tüeir brother. Large quantities of apples have been packed here this week and $1 per barrel has been paid for sound fruit. Very httle wheat has been taken in this week at $1 to $1.05. The farmers have been busy with apples and corn husking and are conüdent that wheat will be worth more money later. Mis. Matilda Fletcher spoke at the town hall Wednesday night to a good audience for the republicans. It was the old bloody shirt story and many contradictions and absurditiea on the There was a repubhcan rally at Sylvan Center Tuesday night addressed by A. J. Sawyer and John F. liawrence. It was well attended but nobody has been reportad converted to their faith. Dar win Downer .-lied at his residence just east of this village last Friday mrning. Ile had been helpless for severa! years and his death was not unexpected. He was 74 years of age and a pioneer in this county having lived where he öied, since 1837 He was a qulet honest man a ccood friend and neighbor and leaves maiiy friends in this county. Ile leaves a wife,"two daughters and one s6n livingt The funeral was held lastSunday afternoon at the congregatioual church.