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The regular opera house season :Ioses May 30. Do not miss attending the Art Loan this week. Mrs. Prof. Olney is building an iddition to her house. The "gym. minstrels" had a crowded house last evening. The U. of M. base-ball club start on their eastern trip to-day. George S. Wheeler is building an addition to his store in Salem. The Ypsilanti glee and banjo club give a concert in Saline, May 28. The county fair this year will be held from September 29 to October 2. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Joslyn, of Ypsilanti, removed to Muskegon last Wednesday. George H. Pond has been chosen president of the board of fire commissioners. The Minstrels will probably be given again in Arm Arbor on Wednesday evening next. The Packard street car line was opened Wednesday and a succes sful trip was made over the line. Clara, daughter of Aid. Christian Martin, broke an arm Monday evening by falling from a lumber pile. C. H. Jones & Co., is the name of the new firm which succeeds Charles Schultz in the coal business Sol Cohen, of Jackson, has been appointed deputy oil inspector for the Jackson and Washtenaw district. The Ann Arbor town board of review will be in session next Monday and Tuesday, at the court house. The new Ypsilanti Methodist ;hurch, it isexpected,willaccommodate, when the partition doors are thrown open, an audience of 1,500 people. The Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting on the fourth VTonday of June to equalize assessment rolls. Fred Brown will answer to the charge of keeping his saloon open after hours, Wednesday night, in Justice Pond's court, to-day. The Lyra Gesang Verein, under the leadership of Prof. R. H. Kempf, expect to give a concert in the opera house next month. Burglars raided the Clifton House at Whitmore lake, Monday night, They also tried the depot but got only a bar of soap. Three Healey motors, similar to those now used in Detroit, have been ordered to be put upon the Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti street car line. Wm. A. Clark has greatly improved his residence, 47 North Main street, by painting the brick work and building a handsome porch over the front entrance. If any one notices G. F. Gruber with a new silver knife they need not think that he has fallen into extravagant personal habits. The knife is a present to him. Miss Clinton Spencer, assistant to the state librarían under republican administration, has just been reappointed to the same position, as' her Ypsilanti friends will be glad to hear. Andrew Reule, of this city, and Miss Emily Paul, daughter of Henry Paul, of Pittsfield, were married yesterday, at the residence of the bride's parents, by Rev. John Neumann. The Ypsilanti council is unable to elect city officers and the old officers are holding over. Ypsilanti should elect an alderman at large as Ann Arbor, does and then it would have no tie in its council. Drs. Donald Maclean and Richards, of Detroit, were thrown from their buggy last Tuesday, striking on their shoulders and faces and sustaining severe injuries. They will be out in a week or so. Burglars attempted to break in the house of Mr. Fellow, at No. 8 Belser street, last night, but were scared away by students rooming there. " Prof. Stanley will give the concert at the Art Loan this evening. He will be assisted by the Amphions and also by the Westminster quartette of Detroit. The examination for the senior aws for admission to the bar will be held at 7-30 o'clock, Friday, May 29, All applicants should file their petitions on or before May 28. Dr. J. C. Wood, of this city, was on Wednesday elected president of the State Homceopathic Medical Society. The meeting this year was a very successful one. A banquet was held Tuesday evening at the Morton House, presided over by Mayor Uhl. The lumber for the sidewalk on Felch street, between Allen's creek and the railroad track, opposite the Waldron property, is strewn along the side of the street, but the grading for the walk has not yet been done. Mrs. Lavina Lamphear died Monday at the residence of her daughter, , Mrs. T. J. Holmes, near Whitmore , lake. She was nearly eighty-five years of age and settled with her ( parents just south of Ann Arbor as early as 1832. , In other columns will be found the full text of the charter amendments as passed by the legislature. Those having charters of the city are advised to cut these amendments out of the papers and paste them in their charters. Four masked men knocked at the door of Owen Gallagher, a wealthy farmer, living two miles from Hamburg, on Wednesday night, and covered him with revolvers when he came to the door. As he started to run they knocked him down, tied him and made off with $50 in money. Germán Day, this year, will be celebrated in Manchester about the latter part of August. The following officers were elected Monday evening, all excepting the president being from Manchester: President, Paul G. Suekey, of the Hausfreund; vice-president, N. Schmid; secretary, C. Naumann; treasurer, John Koch; marshal, George Nissle. Mrs. M. D. Howard died in Holland last week, aged 64 years. Her maiden name was Bardwell and she lived in this city many years. She and her husband, Manly D. Howard, occupied the house on William street now known as the barracks. Howard City, in this state, was named after him. Mrs. Howard was worth a great deal of money. The Rev. L. R. Gault, of Ionia, Michigan, will preach on Sunday morning and evening, May 24th, in the new Disciples' church on South University avenue. Services at the usual hours. All are cordially invited to come and hear both discourses. On Saturday evening, May 30th, the young people of the church will give a social in the church parlors.