E. S. BOWEN & SON, EDITORS


F. E. PRINCE was in Saginaw yesterday on business.


T. BERGY comes out with a bright and spicy ad this week.


C. D. COPE and wife, of Coleman, visited over Sunday with friends.


Health Officer BROWN roports a case of diptheria at the home of James DAVIS.


Coal has been discovered on the farm of J. RHODES near the city limits , a sample of which can be seen at this office.


On Wednesday night a party of little friends gathered at the home of Jimmie CAMPBELL and gave him a pleasant surprise in honor of his 12th birthday.


E. D. WHEATON gave a very interesting talk before the Business College on Wednesday evening.


M. M. LOCKWOOD, of Springfield, Mass., has been in the city this week looking after the output of the shingle mills in this vicinity and buying stock to ship east.


The only marriage license granted this week up to the hour of going to press, was December 1 to Geo. W. RUDWELL, 58, of Eaton Co., and Lucy A. TUTTLE, 57, of Coe township.


Judge HART held a short session of court this week disposing of several chancery cases. He granted divorces to Benjamin L. BAILEY vs Emma L. BAILEY and Eva CHILDS vs Albert CHILDS.


Willis PEAK has purchased the Siegfried stock and is preparing to close out everything and place only the newest and best goods in his line.


Frank RICHMOND left yesterday for Brazil, Ind., to resume his position on the C. & E. I. R. R. The road was _____ to nearly stop operations on account of the miner’s in that locality going out on a strike thus cutting off the main supply of the traffic.


What was at first supposed to be an earthquake shock by the people of Durand last Monday proved to be an explosion of dynamite cartridges at the Corunna coal mine some eight or ten miles away. Michael CASTER was instantly killed and two of his companions seriously injured.


Four men who make their home at Harrietta, Wexford county, were arrested last week and taken to Grand Rapids on Saturday charged with manufacturing counterfeit money. The names were E. J. LaFLOUR, Geo. BROOKS, Jas. OSSER and Joseph AUSTIN. The two first named were in the livery business, while OSSER is a laborer who boards with AUSTIN, a blacksmith.


A telegram was received Monday by Mr. & Mrs. FRANTZ announcing that their son was suffering from a serious relapse of typhoid fever at Hot Springs, Ark. The gentleman, they hoped from reports, was on the gain, being able to walk around the house and grounds, until this last news. Mrs. A. N. BROWN left Tuesday morning to attend his bedside.


John SHERMAN leaves for Mendon next week.


Supervisor J. W. MOORE, of Coe, was in town Monday.


C. W. CHASE visited relatives and friends at Clare over Sunday.


James MUDFORD, a former Mt. Pleasant boy, is here from Port Huron, on a visit.


Mr. & Mrs. John KELLER, of Delwin, are happy in the birth of a daughter Wednesday.


Prosecuting Attorney SANFORD has removed his office from the Exchange Block to the Fancher Block.


Will F. TAYLOR has goods to sell and intends to let his purchasers know what he has.


Mrs. G. A. GOODSELL returned Wednesday from a three month’s visit with relative and friends in Connecticut.


Twenty-two of Mt. Pleasant’s young society people met last Monday at L. S. MOREY’s Art Gallery and tried to look pretty. The picture was framed.


The Ladies’ Society of the Presbyterian church will meet with Rev. & Mrs. HOFFMAN Wednesday evening, Dec. 9th. Supper will be served and all are invited.


The camp of S. Of Vs. Elected the following officers for the ensuing year. Captain, A. N. WARD; First Lieut., G. A. GOODSELL; Second Lieut., Frank WILDNER; Members of the Camp Council, C. E. ELMER, D. W. MONROE and Frank CASE.


Married: Mr. L. T. Van WINKIE and Miss Grace H. CALDWELL, at noon, Tuesday, Dec. 1st, 1891 at 149 Heine street, Chicago, ILL.


A new bus arrived yesterday for the DONOVAN HOUSE.


T. P. HORNING made a business trip to Clare Saturday.


Mrs. F. D. ROCKWELL and children are visiting in St. Louis.


H. RICHMOND went to Saginaw yesterday to secure help for the holiday trade.


Mrs. J. D. SANFORD and Miss Gracie DAYTON are visiting in Saginaw this week.


Miss Minnie HARRIS will assist in musical entertainment held at Ithace tonight.


Edwin PETERS, of Saginaw, was the guest of his college chum, Howard CHATTERTON.


Mrs. Frank MOORE left yesterday for an extended visit with friends in Northern Ohio.


Mrs. J. MISER and Mrs. Thos. HANNETT were among the Shepherd ladies, who visited our city yesterday.


Rev. McCANDLESS, of Saginaw, will hold services in the Episcopal church, Dec. 13th, morning and evening.


Mrs. I. A. FANCHER left last evening to attend the Christian Alliance Convention in session at Grand Rapids.


Mr. & Mrs. A. K. PENNEY, of Saginaw, are visiting at the homes of their sons., Will F. And P. C. TAYLOR, this week.


J. B. FISH gets his pension increased to $17 per month and Joel COOLEY receives an original of $12 per month - LOVELANDS Pension Agency.


The many friends of Thos. McDONALD will be pleased to learn of his promotion from bagman to the position of freight conductor on the T. & A.


Brother MILLER, of the Democrat, has been badly knocked out for the past week with a lame hand and foot, in fact one side of him is in bad shape.


Justice FORDYCE now has his office in Fancher Block.


Miss Bessie BRANDON returned to her desk at Lansing yesterday.


O. S. TOWNS and wife spent last Sunday with friends at Ithica.


Mark STEELE and wife, of Alma, are visiting relatives in the city.


A. J. HOWLAND and S. D. HOPKINS of Trumansburg, N. Y. Are here on business.


Frank KENNEDY began the long and hard journey to become a printer in the TRIBUNE job rooms this week.


J. L. ETTINGER and family left yesterday for a months visit with friends at Detroit and other parts of the state.


A. T. BUTTON purchased a ticket at the Union ticket office via the F. & P. M. For Portland, Oregon and began his journey Wednesday.


John MORRISON is doing a wholesale business this fall.


Prof and Mrs. L. A. VAUGHT closed a very successful and interesting week’s entertainment at the Opera House last Saturday night.