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John Schaffer will work near Hol loway, the coming summer. Levi Wright has hired out to John Roberts for eight months. W.B. Sherman and wife, attendec a masonic meeting last Saturday, a Belleville. Born, March 2d, to Humphrey Collyer and wife, a pair of twins, a boy and a girl. Ed. Vannest has returned from the Railroad hospital in considera bly better health. W. L. Potter had another attack of heart disease last week, and has since had several more. Edith Russell has, been quite sick for a few days past with throa trouble, but is getting better. The Quakers have hired a colored man named Geo. Jackson to preach to them for a year, for which they are to pay him $300. A. Butler will have a sale March 20 to sell his personal property consisting of stock, tools, etc, and and will move to Willis this spring. Last week was one of the weeks looked forward to by the old pensioners, it being their time for drawing their quarterly pay. There are nine who get their mail at Willis. On Thursday last, Edward Gotts, who lives about three miles southeast of here, celebrated his 6oth birthday. About 25 of his friends were present and presented him with a rocking chair, a couch, a lamp and other smaller presents. News was recently received here of the death of Robert L. Brown, of Minneapolis, Minnesota. He died with diphtheria and was sick but ten days. He formerly lived at Willis but went to Minneapolis and has been clerk in the post office at that place for about four years. Robert was a promising young man and leaves a good record at this place and also at the place where he died.