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The ladies of Arbor Hive will give a hop in their hall next Wednesday evening. Admission 25 cents. üne of the leed wires to the are lamp on the corner of Washington and Ashley streets, was twisted off by the wind Wednesday afternoon. The citizens residing on Spring street are of the opinión that a plank crossing at the corner of Hiscock street would be a great convenience. The citizens residing on Spring street are of the opinion that a plank crossing at the corner of Hiscock street would be a great convenience. The members of the A. O. U. W. have one assessrnent to pay this month to cover T4 deaths. Two of the 14 deaths were caused by accident. The Columbian club will give their second promenade ball, or cake walk, on the evening of April i2th, at the Palace rink. Vou are cordially invited. Louis Schloss, of New York City, was in the city Wednesday, in the inferest of the sponge. He is not given to "sponging" for he paid up in fuil at the Germania. Gov. Rich will preside at the inter-university debate with North.western to be held in University hall this evening. The question for debate will be Annexation of Hawaii. Germania Lodge No. 476, D. O. H., will celébrate the Jith anniversary of the organization oL the lodge by giving an evening entertainment April 25. All friends of the lodge are invited. N'ext Sunday morning and evening farewell services will be held in Zions church. On Monday the work of tearing down the church to make room for a new one will be commenced. Pres. Sheridan with the delegates and a number of members of the republican club left yesterday afternoon on the M. C. R. R. , at 5:08 to attend the convention in Syracuse, N. Y. Rev. E. D. Kelly, of St. Thomas church, was in Dexter yesterday exchanging pulpits with Rev. Fr. Flemming. Rev. Fr. VanAntwarp, of Detroit, is expected to officiate Sünday in St. Thomas. Yesterday Ex-Ald. Herman Hutzel celebrated his 44th birthday anniversary. A number of friends called during the day to express their good wishes for his continued good health and prosperity. Several hundred students, chiefly medies and dents, serenaded Dr. Darling, mayor-elect,Tuesday night. The doctor responded in a neat speech, when the boys departed after giving their department yells. Mr. Granger will again produce "Living Whist" at the opera house. This time the participants will be taken from the advanced class and former pupils, composing the very best dancers in the city. The entertainment to take place in May. Twelfth street from E. Washington to E. Huron streets through the old cemetery is to be put in good condition. The trees will have to reremoved. The balance of the ground of the old cemetery is being plowed and sowed to grass. Horticultural meeting next Saturday at court house, in supervisor's room at 2 p. m., April 7. Subjects: Ornamenting roadsides; fruit prospects, insects, diseases of fruits and the warfare against these foes; question box. All are invited to attend. , Edwin E. Hallett, of the J. T. Jacobs Camp No. 90, S. of V., has been appointed one of the assistant inspectors of the Michigan división for the year 1894. He has been ordered to inspect Camp No. 13 at Howell and Camp No. S2 at Grass Lakè. It is quite evident that the Michigan Central people do not care to have loafers in and about the station as they have a sign up to the effect that persons having no occasion to wait for trains are not wanted nor will they be allowed to loaf around. ood idea. On Saturday evening the Epworth League will hold a reception i in the parlors of the M. E. church in honor of Dr. Joseph Berry, editor of the Epworth Herald. Refreshments will be served and all members and friends of the Ieague are cordially invited. M. J. Galbraith, of Cheboygan, is in the city. He was in the employ of the White Hall Lumber Co. until recently when he was injured by the bursting of a saw which broke his leg in two places above the knee and he is now here to take treatment in the hospitals. Rehearsal for Pinafore are strictly private. A. P. Ferguson was in ackson Wednesday. Patronize home talent. You cannot afford to miss Pinafore. Miss Carrie Timberlake of Jackson is the guest of Prof. and Airs. P-. Kempf. The Ann Arbor Arbeiter Verein will hold its regular semi-monthly meeting next Monday evening. City Assessor O'Hearn has started to make his annual house to house visits. Now is the time to kick. The Burdict & Wood Co., are manufacturing a number of microscopes for the botanical department of the high school. Gottlieb Bethke, of South Fourth ave., yesterday sold 17 fine hogs for shipment east. Their weight averaged over 150 pounds a piece. A new residence on Detroit street is being furnished, and it is reported one of Ann Arbor's most popular young business men will soon become a benedict. There will be a lecture upon 'Italian Composers," illustrated by members of the faculty, Thursday evening, April 5, at Frieze Memorial hall, school of music. Mr. Theodore Westphal and Miss Lydia Paul, of Bridgewater, were married last Thursday, at the residence of the bride's parents. The young couple will go to house keeping on the Katner farm. Miss Caroline J. Bartlett, of Kalamazoo, will occupy the Unitarian pulpit next Sunday. The Bible class subject is the" Salvation Army," which will also be treated by Miss Bartlett, who has made a close and extended study of it. By attending Pinafore, under direction of R. H. Kempf, you will hear a fine chorus, good soloists, good orchestra, fine drill by Ann Arbor Light Infantry and fine dances by the middies in elegant costumes. On Wednesday evening 80 of the members of Zions church surprised the wife of their beloved pastor Rev. Max Hein. The occasion was the 24th birthday anniversary of Mrs. Hein. The guests were loaded down with good things and every one enjoyed a pleasant evening. Mr. and Mrs. Paris Banfield, of Summit street, were agreeably surprised by thirty-five of their friends last evening who suddenly appeared and took possession of their hospitable residence. They surrendered without a struggle and the evening's program consisted of cards and dancing. The guests provided an elegant supper. , On the Sunday evenings following to June, beginning with the 7:30 p. m. service on Sunday next in St: Andrew's church, a series of Bible talks will be given by the Rev. E. M. Duff. The subject to be taken up is "The Pamphlets of a Political Idealist, or The Book of the Prophet Isaiah." At the beginning of each talk questions, which have been handed in, bearing upon the previous talk, will be briefly considered. On Tuesday evening Master Edward Keating, of No. 52 Kingsley street, celebrated his nth birthday anniversary by giving his friends a delightful party. Among the guests present were the Misses Mary and Phoebe O'Reiley and Ida Meuth and Masters Louis and Joseph Nessinger, Ralph Beman, Harvey Cornwell, Alian Hughes and Herman Eisele. The evening passed quickly with games and refreshments and the only regets heard were that Edward's I birthday did not come more than once a year. Simón Dieterle, president of the j Gesang Verein Eyra, has been receiving orders for blocks of ten and twenty tickets for Pinafore, from Albion, Vpsilanti and other cities. j A number of tickets sold have not been reserved, and the holders should not delay an hour in calling ! at the Eberbach Drug and Chemical ! Co. and Watts' Jewelry stores and getting their seats reserved. Director Kempf is working hard not to ! leave a stone unturned to make afore one of the musical events of the season. The late Patrick Mulligan of the north side was at one time a captain of a canal boat on the Erie canal. He was born in Ireland, March 24, 1821, and came to Dutchess Co., N. Y., in 1832, where he spent his boyhood. In the spring of 1846 he married Mrs. Ann Seabolt. In the fall of that year he with his wife removed to the north side of Ann Arbor. He was engaged for many years in house moving and later in draying. His wife and one son Milo, a conductor on the Michigan Central survive him. The motor road has made an j portant addition to its facilities by arranging with the Lake Shore and iVIichigan Southern road tor connection and exchange of passengers. Their trains will stop at the crossing to let off passengers for Ann Arbor, for the motor leaving Ypsilanti at 5 p. m., making close connections. Passengers from Ann Arbor wishing to go west on the Lake Shore train, leave the junction at the city limits at 9:30 a. m., connecting at the Lake Shore crossing. Formerly these passengers have had to go to Pittsfield junction on the Toledo and Ann Arbor road and wait two hours. The fare on the motor from Ann Arbor to the crossing has been put at ten cents. Trunks can be carried. These new accomodations will be a good thing for passengers. On Saturday, Mareh 3ist the Woman's League held their regular monthly meeting at which was discussed the "Effect of Political Rights for Women." Miss Buck, Miss C. V. Smith, Miss VVylie, Miss G. Brown, Miss Hoyle, Miss Morley, Miss Textor and Miss Austin treated the subject under four heads, viz: "Effect upon Women," "Effect upon the Home," "Effect upon Society," "Effect upon Politics." Those in favor, claimed that political rights would render woman's mind more practical; enlarge her influence in the home circle; help make society a more fitting place for her children than it now is; and purify politics. Those on the other side, hold her present work too great to admit of new duties; that the home would suffer in her absence; that the key-note of society is the home life; and that her voice in politics would not increase the 'already too large vote, without being of any advantage.