Bensonians. Various Happenings of the Community. RENSON, April 22. Arbor day was observed In Rcnson, all the pupils of both schools, Benson and Riverside, turning out In full force. Tho grounds of the Riverside school had a general cleaning up by the boys and trustees, while In the schoolroom Miss Ulrd and the girls polished things up to perfection. perfec-tion. Only two spruce trees were phntcd, the gift of John Carlllsc. At the Hcnson schools tho trustees had a big Job of leveling the grounds, making mak-ing ditches and planting trees. The children took a hand in cleaning, making mak-ing (lower beds, etc. This Is a great Improvement at tho Rcnson school. Water Is plentiful from an artesian well on the school grounds. Jacob Jorgensen's baby boy, aged about two and half years, had a close call from drowning on Saturday. The mother haprjencd to And him struggling strug-gling In a vat of cold water In the milk house Just in the nick of time to save him. Mrs. Margaret Ricks leaves here today to-day on a trip to Scotland. Her son, Tiiomas Edward, who Is on a mission In England, will meet his mother at Liverpool. J. Jorgensen and Robert Thornlcy, road supervisors of Riverside and Stnithflcld, have been busy for days with men, teams and scrapers, filling up the road from Rear river bridge to tho west side, to prevent the high water running over. Our county roads are getting dry, but where there Is mud look out for doubletrees.