Oíd Mr. Johnson is seriously ill. Prof. Shankland and band play Thursday night at the Light Guard hall. Anna, wife of James Moore, is very seriously ill. Miss Nettie and León Stuart, of Plymouth, spent the day with their cousin Fred. Pratt Nichols will remain indoors a while owing to the careless handling of an axe. Mrs. Seymour, of Ypsilanti, visited her daughter, Mrs. M. F. Clements, the past week. Mr. and Mrs. Ike Willets gave a party to a number of their friends Wednesday evening. The literary social at the church was postponed on account of the weather until Feb. 21. The ladies' aid society meet Friday, Feb. 6, at Mrs. William Crippen's. All are invited. Miss Minnie Shankland, of the Normal, spent Sunday with her sister, Mrs. P. D. Townsend. Will Bush, of the dental department, and R. Millen, of Ann Arbor, made a flying visit Saturday. Frank Bush has a two-year-old Jersey cow that beats the record so far, 14 pounds to a churning. A. Campbell and wife, of Jackson, are spending a short time with their daughter, Mrs. J. A. Campbell. George Ruthruff and wife, of Ann Arbor, formerly of this place, visited several of their relatives the past week. Mrs. V. D. Shankland entertained a number of her lady friends Wednesday. On leaving, the ladies presented her with an elegant pickle dish and a fancy dipper. All report a good time. Mrs. Ilomeseeker-These apartments are charming, and the prices are certainly reasonable. Are you sure there are no nuisances conuected with the building? Honest Agent- Well, mum, it has a anitor. Caller- Your son has wonderf ui literary talent, and I think it a pity he should go to work in a store. Why don'tyov make a writerof him? Hostess - If I were sure his uncle would make him his heir I would.