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Fred Steeb has a boy. The Sewing School closes tomorrow. A faculty concert was held last evening. A. L. Noble has purchased a new carriage team. Hammock thieves have made their appearance. There were 263 law students admitted to the bar last Saturday. Hon. A. J. Sawyer is building a new cottage at Cavanaugh Lake. Rev. J. M. Gelston preaches on Orthodoxy next Sunday evening. Sellick Wood is building a handsome residence on División street. The street cars killed a fox squirrel on Washtenaw avenue, Monclay. A lawn social will be held by the fifth ward Sunday-school this evening- Emraett Coon, of this city, has buen granted a patent on an ash sifter. Bishop Davies confirmed a class of four in St. Andrew's church, on Wednesday. Evening Prayer will be held in St. Andrews church during the sumat five o'clock. The Young People's Society of Zion clmrch hold their picnic at Whitmore Lake, July 13. Hiram Storms started up the woolen mili here, Wednesday, and is working on gray flannel. Dr. Frothinghatn will heat both his new houses on Washington street from a boiler located in a barn. ■ Frank Miller paid $5 and costs into Justice Pond's court, Tuesday, for assaulting Lewis Greenwald. Miss Louise A. Walz, of this city, and Henry Schneider, of Detroit, will be married Tuesday next. "Jonah and the Whale in the Light of Modern Discovery," at the M. E. church next Sunday evening. Ahorsebelongingto John O'Brien, of Northfield, ran against a barbed wire fence Saturday and was badly cut. John Allen, of Miller avenue, is preserving as a curiosity a twoheaded chicken. It is dead, of course, The commencement exercises of the Ann Arbor high school occur next Friday in the high school chapel. Several more bicycles have been stolen this week. No trace of the bicycle theives has yet been discovered. Mrs. Catherine Reimold, a sister of Mrs. Christian Eberbach, died Sunday at her home in Saginaw, aged 82 years. Rev. John Neumann has been elected president of the Michigan district of the Evangelical Synod of North America. Prof. A. A. Stanley has been elected vice-president of the New York Manuscript Society of American Composers. A dress suit belonging to P. B. Champagne, a student, was stolen from the residence of J. W. Bennett, Esq. , this week. Miss Anna Flynn was knocked down by a bicycle, ridden by a young women, Wednesday, and quite badly injured. A four year oíd son of Milton Steffe, of Northfield, was kicked in the head by a horse, Saturday, and his skull fractured. Ann Arbor Commandery, Knights Templar, attend divine service in St. Luke's church, Ypsilanti, Sunday morning, June 25. The Ypsilauti council, Monday evening, passed resolutions of sympathy on account of the death of Aid. Fillmore, of this city. Arthur Tagge, recently of this city, who has been teaching ih Monroe, has just been elected principal of the Monroe high school. Rev. J. T. Sunderland will speak next Sunday morning at the Unitarian church on "The Gospel of June." No evening service. One of the new houses of Charles S. Millen on South Fifth avenue has been enclosed. The foundations for the other one have been laid. So farthis year, County Treasurer Suekey has received $34,76 liquor tax, from the following cities, villages and towns: Ann Arbor, $16,565; Ypsilanti, $6,630; Manchester, #3565: Dexter, $2,300; Chelsea, 2,000; Saline, 582,000; Milán, $1,000; Whittaker, $300; Whitmore Lake, #300; Scio, $300; Lodi, $300. Miss Alice Gorman, of Chelsea, who has been attending the Cooper Institute in New York city, received the first certifícate in portrait painting. The flags on the court house, firemen's hall and Masonic temple were at half mast the first of the week on account of the death of Aid. Fillmore. The state music teachers' convention meets at Adrián, June 28, 29 and 30. S. R. Mills, of this city, is chairman of the program committee. Miss Jennie L. Bement, who died in Maple Rapids, May 31, of spinal meningitis, was a gradúate of the Normal school in 1889 and of the University in 1892. Six children who had reached the age of seven were presented with Bibles in the Congregational church last Sunday. The children's exercises were very interesting. Naomi, daughter of Rev. A. Cottman, died Tuesday evening, of consumption, aged ten years. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon at the A. M. E. church. The Ann Arbor town clerk will be at the court house on Saturday, June 24, for the purpose of taking woodchucks, crows, hawks and sparrows, f rom 2 p. m. to 5 p. m. The two abstract firms of the city - have Consolidated under the name 1 of the Washtenaw County Abstract Company. James Kearns, i ter of deeds, will be chief abstracter, j Rev. Merle Ambrose Breed, a gradúate of the literary department in 1882, has just been elected president of Benzonia College and pastor of the Congregational church at that place. The Webster Farmers' Club met last Saturday at Mr. Brockway's, and decided that farmers' organizations are beneficial both to the members of the organization and to the community. Mrs. Daniel Lyons, who died in Scio, Sünday last, was born in Freedom fifty-two years ago. Hermaiden name was Ruckman. She was married in 1865, and her husband and five children survive her. The Ann Arbor branch of the National Loan and Savings Association, of Rochester, N. Y., held its first meeting last evening, at Chas. R. Whitman's office. J. T. Jacobs was elected president; H. F. Frost, vice-president; W. H. Butler, secretary and treasurer; Chas. R. Whitman, attorney. The board of appraisers consists of J. T. Jacobs, T. F. Hutzel, E. A. Edmundson. "Jonah and the Whale" will be the topic of the last lecture on "Old Testament Bible Stories re-examned in the Light of Modern Discovery," to be given in the First M. E. church next Sunday evening. John Carnes was arresred for assault and battery upon his wife. Justice Pond yesterday told hinr that he had no use for a man who pounded his wife, and sentenced i him to ninety days in the Detroit house of correction. Rev. S. T. Morris, the Congregational minister at Dexter, has resigned the pastorate of the Dexter church to go to Red Jacket, in the upper península. Mr. Morris is one of the most popular ministers who have ever located in the county. The old house, one of the 1 marks of the city, on the lot of Mrs. j Julia A. Pitkin, on South Fifth avenue, has been torn down and Mrs. Pitkin will erect a handsome modern residence in its place, this summer. The horse of Frederick Gauss stepped into a hole in the culvert at the corner of Third and William streets and vas thrown over on its head, breaking the wagon and slightly injuring the horse. The city may be asked to settle damages. There will be a strawberry and ice-cream social for the benefit of Maccabees of Delhi Tent, No. 651, held at the residence of Johnson Backus, in Webster, Wednesday evening, June 21. Prominent speakers of the order are expected to be present. Dr. W. S. Taylor died in Detroit last Friday. He was a son of William Taylor, of Pontiac Street, and a gradúate of the medical department in 1890. He was married last October, and was twenty-eight years of age. The funeral was held Monday, in this city. The A. O. H. on Wednesday evening elected the following offi cers: President, Edward Duffy; vice president, Laurence O'Toole; re cording secretary, C. F. Donelly financial secretary, Morgan O'Brien treasurer, David Malloy; sergeant at-arms, James O'Kane. The fine playing of the Chequam egons this season is having its effect they having been engaged to furnish music at the graduating exercises a Howell, Saline, Milan, Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor high schools, al the class days in the University, th senior reception, commencemen day, senate reception, and the re ception given by President Angelí The boys are working hard, and de serve what they get. Mathew Duke has resigned his clerkship in the store of E. F. Mills & Co., to take charge of the dry goods store of William Condón, in Hancock. Mr. Duke has many friends in the city, who, while regretting to lose him from the city, will rejoice at his good fortune. The graduating class of the Manchester high school includes Gustave Suhl, Elmer Silkworth, Cari Leeson, Joseph Lamb, August Oberschmidt, Elvira English, Misses Ella Braun, Julia Kirchhofer, Flora Barley, Mattie Carpenter, Maggie Blosser, Ida SiLkworth, and May Aylesworth. The board of review are in session this week. The rolls will be open for inspection of the public next Monday, Tuesday, VVednesday and Thursday. If you have any doubt as to your assessment you should cali at the council room on those days and see the rolls. To kick after that will be unavailing. The trial of President Bordeaux, of the U. of M. Democratie Club, on charges preferred by some of the members of the club, resulted in Mr. Bordeaux's complete exoneration by the club. The trial took up two evenings until midnight, and was conducted in the manner of regular impeachment proceedings. The annual banquet of the High School Alumni Association will be ïeld on Friday evening, June 23, in he High School hall. Toasts will e res-ponded to, and music will be urnished by the Chequamegon orchestra. All alumni and friends of :he school are cordially invited to je present. The banquet begins at eight o'clock. George VVeber has been arrested, charged with petit larceny, and his case before justice Pond is adjourned until next Monday. He is charged with drawing off a load of odds and ends of lumber for kindling from the new house of George C. Fray, after being told to quit. He claims that some one across the street gave him permission to do it. A meeting of the board of directors and executive board of the lately incorporated S. L. A. was held yesterday. This is the association engineered by the professional students. Arrangements and work foT next year was enthusiastically entered into. V. M. Wells was elected chairman of the board, and A. H. Felger secretary. Advice and pointers from members of the old board was listened to and details for the summer's work laid out. From the nature of the attractions discussed it is safe to say that a good list will be secured.


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