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It will require $23,000 to finish the gymnasium. Supervisor Kearns is a juror in the U. S. circuit court at Detroit this term. Mrs. L. P. Hall gave a pleasant party to a number of friends on Tuesday evening. The hailstorm of last Thursday broke most of the glass in Cousins & Hali's greenhouses. Fred Andrés was thrown from Goetz's delivery wagon, Tuesday, and had his collar-bone broken. Mr. S. Rosenthaler is smiling again. His wife presented him with a fine girl baby on Sunday night. D. W. Springer, of Cleary's Business College, will teach in the commercial department of the high school here. Conrath Brothers, market gardeners east of the city, lost over four hundred tomato plants by the hail storm last week. Communion services were celebrated at St. James' church, Dexter, last Sunday morning, by Rev. Henry Tatlock. M. E. Cooley has been appointed consulting engineer for the new engine, boiler and heating plant at the Kalamazoo insane asylum. The scholars of the third ward Sunday-school held a pleasant picnic in the grove on Cedar Bend avenue, Saturday afternoon. You can go to Whitmore or Zukey lakes on Sunday now by taking the 9:15 a. m. train north. The Sunday train returning reaches here at 6:45 p. m. Texas Jim, the Saline mustang, won the free-for-all race in Dundee Monday, the best time being 2:43. Coraline won the three-year-old race in 2:30. Mrs. Hanna Graves, of Wall street, died Wednesday, aged fifty-five years. She was born in this city and was a highly respected colored woman. The largest and finest strawberries of the season were presented to the Argus, Tuesday, by Edward Duffy. They were grown by William Parsons in Webster. The regular commencement concert will be given next Wednesday evening, in University Hall, by Mr. J. Erich Schmall, Mr. H. Zeitz and Mr. Silas R. Mills. Rev. J.T. Sunderland will preach at the Unitariau church next Sunday morning on " The Poets as Leaders of Religious Thought." No evening service. Philip O'Hara and Miss Lizzie Dignan were married Wednesday morning by Rev. E. D. Kelly, in St. Thomas' hall and are keeping house on Elizabeth street. The Michigan Central has been the victim of numerous small thefts in this vicinity, recently, and a detective in the employ of the road is here investigating the same. E. J. Ottaway, who has been one of the Ann Arbor representatives of the Detroit Tribune this year, will be city editor of the Petoskey Daily Resorter during the summer. William Feldhauser, an employé of Hutzel & Co., was badly bruised by the falling of a ladder upon which he was working in the cellar of the Ann Arbor Brewing Company, Saturday. The shoe store of Charles Stannard in Dexter was burglarized between three and four o'clock, Wednesday morning, about $100 worth of shoes being taken. The officers are searching for the burglar. On Saturday, Miss S.Brundege, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Brundage, of Ann Arbor town, died of lung trouble, aged iS years. The funeral was held at Leland church, Monday afternoon. . _ - . - White rats are used for experinents in the hygienic laboratory of ;he University. A typhoid germ :rom Ironwood was lately injected nto the intestine of a white rat, and the germ laid him out in twelve hours. M. S. Davenport was appointed postmaster at York, vice E. B. Ford, removed. Mr. Ford, although a staunch republican, served through the last Cleveland administration, so that it has been several decades since York has liad a democratie postmaster. Ernest Eberbach, of the Eber bach Hardware Company, and Miss Alice M. Miller, daughter of Sam uel G. Miller, were married Tues day at the Congregational parsonage by Rev. J. W. Bradshaw. They a once began keeping house on th corner of Forest avenue and Well street.' Manchester celebrates the fourth ' )f July this year. Congressman Gorman has been : n Washington this week, in the in;erest of his constituents. Elmer Hurst paid $2.70 costs in fustice Pond's court, Wednesday, :or bathing without being sufficiently :lad. Robert English died in Manches:er last Sunday, aged seventy-seven years. He had lived in Michigan Dver fifty years. Justice Butts yesterday sent Samuel Berman to the Detroit House of Correction for sixty-five days for breaking into a Michigan Central Ereight car. William Wilcox was sent to the Detroit House of Correction for sixty-five days by Justice Butts, Thursday, in default of $10 fine for stealing coal from the Michigan Central. A person who has been a great traveler, and has visited nearly all the world's fairs, says the Columbian Fair cannot be a financial success unless the railroads reduce their rates. The eastern people are beginning to think the whole affair is a big svvindle, and they will stay at home. The annual reunión and banquet of the alumni of the Ann Arbor High School will be held this evening in High School hall, the banquet to commence at eight o'clock. Music will be furnished by the Chequamegons, and responses to toasts will be made by a number of the prominent alumni. Miss Louise Walz, daugnter of Ludwig Walz, was married to Hen'ry Schneider, of Detroit, Tuesday evening at the residence of the bride's parents. The bridesbaids were Miss Mary Schneider and Miss Lydia Haebich, the groomsmen, E. Haebich and William Walz. The happy couple will reside in Detroit. The sewing school, which is conducted by charitable ladies, and which meets in the Courier building every Saturday, held its last meeting for the summer on Saturday last. It is one of the best charitable works that is carried on in the city, and the ladies who make it a success are deserving of the greatest praise and encouragement. A new time table went into effect Dn the M. C. R. R. last Sunday. The changes are not great. Going sast the North Shore Special passes here at 6:08 p. m. instead of 5:58; and the Detroit night express at 5:40 a. m. instead of 5:43 a. m. Going west the mail goes at 9:34 a. m. instead of 9:37; and the Grand Rapids accommodation at 6:08 p. m. instead of 6:13. The Washtenaw County Horticultural Society will hold its nex meeting on 'Saturday next, June 24, at the usual place in the court house, at 2 p. m. There will be an exhibition of strawberries and cherries. Topics for discussion will be on the fruits now ripening. Transportation matters will come up, and arrantjements will be made for the shipping of fruits through the season. The Toledo, Ann Arbor & North Michigan Raihvay has passed into the hands of John Jacob Astor and other New York capitalists, and the Ashleys, with the exception of Harry W. Ashley, who will continue as general manager, will retire from the directorate. Among the directors who resigned to make way for the new owners was Sedgwick Dean, of this city. Mr. Mortimer Crittenden and Miss Maud M. Parker were married ou Thursday, June 15, at the residence of the bride's father, Mr. William Parker, all of Geddesburg. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Henry Tatlock, rector of St. Andrew's church. Only the relatives were present. After the wedding banquet, the happy couple took a western train. They will occupy the Crittenden homestead, the father of the groom removing to Ypsilanti next f all. At their recent annual meeting, the Unity Club elected the followng officers for the ensuing year: President, L. G. Whitehead; vice president, Miss Lucy E. Textor; secretary, Mr. Peckham; treasurer, Robert Philips. The club proposes to have a series of lectures that will be superior to anything that they have ever given before. Prof. David Swing, of Chicago,; James Kay Applebee, the Shakespearean reader; Edward Everett Hale, and others of like reputation, will be put on the list. The price of season tickets will not exceed one dollar.


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