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The poor expenses for March were $195.90. Elmer Spencer is substitute carrier in the postoffice. They come to Aid. Ferguson from Java for road carts. Mayor William G. Doty took the oath of office last evening. Mrs. Israel Hall returned home from Chicago, Tuesday night. Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Boutwell have returned ' from Seatle, Washington. Twenty-eight new members were taken into the Baptist church, last Sunday. Philip Kauffman had a finger cut off, Wednesday, in Staebler's saw mili in Scio. Rev. Mr. Tatlock left for New York, Tuesday evening, and will be absent about two weeks. Rev. T. B. Forbush, of Chicago, formerly of Detroit, will preach at the Unitarian Church, next Sunday morning. David Schaible died in Lodi, Wednesday, of consumption. He was the son of John J. Schaible and was nineteen years old. Mrs. Phillips, who returned here with Mrs. Israel Hall, from Mexico, Tuesday, left yesterday for her home in Syracuse, New York. Walter S. Hicks and family, in company with J. A. Polhemus and grand-daughter, are spending a month at Hot Springs, Arkansas. A special election for alderman will be held in the fourth ward April 27, to fill the vacancy causëd by the resignation of Alderman Miller. H. W. Booth, the student who shot Motorman Stol], has been bound over to the May term of court and has been expelled from the University. There were eight arrests reported by the Marshal during March, five for drunkenness, one vagrancy, one attempt to murder and carrying concealed weapons. A great many copies of the Chicago Graphic containingillustrations of the University of Michigan are lying in the postoffice here for lack of sufficient postage. The Gooking School which was expected to be held at Harris hall next month, will be postponed until autumn, owing to the other numerous attractions to be here during May. All Knights of Pythias are requested to meet at their hall at 2 o'clock this afternoon to attend the funeral of Bro. Malcome M. Green. Visiting brothers are invited to attend. At the annual meeting of the Woman's Auxiliary, held at Harris hall on Wednesday afternoon, Mrs. Rathbone was re-elected president, Mrs. Butts vice-president, and Mrs. Millen secretary. The Ladies' Library Association will hold its annual meeting next Monday afternoon. This will be the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Association, and in the evening a reception will be given at the library on Huron street. The members of St. Andrew's vested choir were entertained at Harris hall, Monday evening. Supper was served at six o'clock, after which they had music, grab bags, etc, and fun and frolic had f uil sway until eight o'clock. On Wednesday evening a number of friends of Williám Allaby, jr., invited themselves to his residence, and took possession, with the intent to help him celébrate the advent of his 4ist year. An enjoyable evening was spent, and Mr. Allaby was the recipiënt of presents suitable to the occasion. Macolm M. Green, the liveryfnan, died Wednesday, of pneumonía. He was born in Rushville, N. Y., June 5, 1846. During the war he was mail agent between Washington and Norfolk, Va. After acting as traveling salesman, he engaged in the livery business in this city. He was married eight years ago. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias. The funeral services will be held this afternoon at half-past two from his residence on Washington street.