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A new gas main has been put in on West Liberty street. The Y. M. C. A. will give a large rally in the Presbyterian church next Sunday evening. Eugene Oesterlin is fixing up the front of his residence by replacing dead trees with live ones. The chimney of the private hospital burned out last evening. No serious damage was done. The Political Equelitv Club will meet at Newberry Hall, on Friday, April 27, at 3 p. m. All are invited to attend. The brick work of the new saloon being built by John Schneider on W. Liberty street has reached the second story. Adam Meuth, of Detroit street, is the happy grandfather, and Henry Meuth, of Detroit, the father of a bouncing boy. Prof. Rolfe was raised to a full professor, with the title of Classical Philology, at the last meeting of the board of regents. The New York Sunday World ordered from Randall by telegraph photographs illustrating the Uniyersity of Michigan. Louis Rhode is straightening the course of Allen's Creek, running through the property which he recently purchased on North Huron street. The ladies' society of the Bethlehem church will meet on Thursday afternoon at the residence of Mrs. Fannie Gundert, on South First street. Last Tuesday Emma Deiterly and Bertha April, of this city, rode to Manchester on their bicycles to visit Fred. Steinkohl's and John G. Keck's. Mr. D. H. Wingert, '94 law, died at the hospital of typhoid fever early this morning. His body was escorted to the depot by the law students this morning. Burglars entered the barn of F. A. Todd, on Forest avenue, Saturday night, and stole two sets of harness, an overcoat, two horse blankets, two whips, two lap robes and a bridle. Prof. W. S. Perry will speak on some chapters of the "New Era," before the Wednesday evening meeting, in the Congregational church. It will be one of a series of meetings on labor topics. Miss Ben Oliel, a Christian Jewess from Jerusalem, will lecture at Newberry hall next Wednesday evening at 7 o'clock. Her subject, Jerusalem and mission, work among her people, will interest all who may attend. Dr. Kellogg, of Battle Creek.will address the Delsarte Practice club in Harris hall April 28. The club will also go through its exercises nnder the direction of Miss Alice Turner Merry. The first number of the Wayne County Legal News was issued last Saturday and is a very bright and newsy legal paper. The Argus wishes its manager, Messrs. Curtiss aud Thompson, all possible success. Those persons who are homesick for the good smells and sightsof the Chicago river as it formerly was, can have their longings fully satisfied by standing, on a hot afternoon, on the bridge at the corner of South Main and North Washington st.eets. The friends of Robert Mann, of East Tawas, have received wedding cards announcing his marriage May 9th, with Miss Cora L., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bearing, oí Baraga. They will visii Ann Arboi on their wedding tour and be at home in East Tawas, June i. The choir of St. Andrew's Episcopal church expect to give an entertainment in Harris hall in about three weeks. The programme will consist of secular music and amateur theatricals, under the stage management of Prof. A. S. Houghton. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Scadden, of Webster, were in Ann Arbor last Thursday. Mr. Scadden while in the city took views on the campus. Mr. Scadden expects to lócate in Florida next winter and open a photograph gallery. Mary, the relict of the late J. W. Bradford, of Scio, died at her old home on Saturday, aged 84 years. The funeral services were held today in Scio. She was the grand mother of Mrs. Minnie Vandawarker and Miss Mary Wing of Ann Arbor, and George Wing of Scio. Two women tramps were arrested Saturday evening at the corner of Washtenaw avenue and East University avenue, by Deputy Sheriff Patrick McCabe. When arrested they were decidedly iuebriated and caused much excitement in the neighborhood. They were brought up before Justice Pond yesterday, and received one day each. Mr. J. T. Jacobs is the first to move in the matter of a petition to the common council requesting said council to grant lateral sewers east on Washington street to Fourth avenue. This is a move in the right direction as the money that has been expended on the main sewer is a dead loss until laterals are put in. Let the good work continue. Walter Mack with a corps of assistants consisting of Victor Wurster and Adolph Walker are spending the week in Manchester making an inventory of the stock of the branch store of Mack & Schmid. On Saturday they expect to open an auction sale and close out the stock. Nathaniel Schmid the manager of the branch on account of being deputy revenue collector and his manufacturing interests has been compelled to withdraw from the dry goods business. Emma D.,wifeof George W. Bullis, of No. 72 Washtenaw avenue, died yesterday morning of sarcoma. The funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at her late residence, Rev. J. T. Sunderland officiating. Mrs. Bullis was bom near Attica, New York and was 57 years of age. She has been a long, patiënt sufferer and her death was a great relief. Her devoted husband and four children, Justin B., Mrs. Nora Higgins, Carlotta B., and Clementine, survive her. E. T. McClure, landlord of the Cook House, who is also running Hotel Whitcomb at St. Joseph, Mich., spent Sunday in the city. He says that the business season has opened very fairly. Hotel Whitcomb is on the lake shore, near the steamboat landing. It contains one hundred and fifty rooms, and has been completely renovated and fixed over. He expects to do a large summer trade. St. Joseph is only sixty miles across the lake from Chicago, and three hours from Chicago by steam boat. Large excursions are run across the lake. John Earl died last night about eleven o'clock. Although he has been in failing health for a year or more, his sudden demise last night was entirely unexpected. Mr. Earl was bom in Allamuchy, N. J., Nov. 26, 1848, and carne to Michigan in 1868. He settled in Ann Arbor, and has lived here since, except two years, 1874-1876. He was a familiar figure on the streets and about the Grand Opera House, of which he was janitor for a number of years. Before this he drove a bus line, and was well known to the traveling public. He was well liked by everybody. He leaves a wife and three children to mourn his loss. Frank Tucker, who appears at the Grand Opera house next week, carries no band this year. Last year while performing at Lansing the leader of the band was struck by a street car during the parade and died from the effects of his injuries. 111 luck seemed to follow his brother musicians thereafter, and the climax was reached when on Christmas morn, at Woodstock, Ont., the opera house where Frank was playine- burnt to the ground. destroying all the music, uniforms and nearly all the instruments. It was then dispensed with, and the expense of carrying the musicians was spent in elaborating the stage performance as after all, that is the drawing attraction, with the result that he now boast of one of the best and most complete popular priced companies ever organized, and one which would stand comparison with many high priced attractions. Frank is in Jackson this week playing to packed houses, a result most gratifying and well earned. The great four act play, "The Outcast," will be the opening bill Monday night.