The editor takes a few shots at editor Bissell of the Au Sable News, which will result in a continuing feud.

Widow Carle's hotel at Alcona has the reputation of being an extra good hostelry.--Au Sable News.
So you call Mrs. Carle a widow, do you? Oh! you red-headed sinner! How dare you speak thus among so greatly a populated people, and, too, when it is an acknowledged fact that her husband still lives, moves and has his being right in the little village of Alcona? Oh, Oh, Bissell!--you'll never gain election to the office of path master if you continue to make such mistakes. If you lived near Alcona, we might look, without disappointment for a broom-handle matinee.

Friday, November 30, 1877