W. L. Potter is getting some better. W. A. Anderson has the job of painting the M. E. church. S. R. Niles is quite sick just now with rheumatism and a severe cold. Fred Cutler's friends gave him a surprise party last Tuesday night. John Roberts has bought E. Jackson's farm of ioo acres on section two. The brick school opened again last week after a vacation of two weeks. Will Dawson, of Detroit, spent last Sunday with his parents at Willis. Married, January 4th, 1891. Walter W. Ballard to Mary E. Roberts, both of Willis. A series of meetings are being conducted at the Quaker church by Mr. Jackson and Mr. Holly. The Ladies' Aid Society gave an oyster supper at Young's hall at Whittakers corners last Wednesday night. Net receipts, $11.00. Mr. Tuller continúes to sell lots at Willis, nearly all being already sold. A. Butler has the brick on his lots for the foundation of his house and cooper shop. Itwould take o. freight train containing tbirty-flve cars to transport $1,000,000 in pennies.