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Day
1
Month
May
Year
1894
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Public Domain
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"Practke Club" at Harris Hall, 7 . On Friday, Herman Hutzel started up for the season his brickyard at Emery. "Living Whist" will be rehearsed with full orchestra on Wednesday and Friday evenings. During the month of March funeral director O. M. Martin had 21 u nerals and in April 16. Services will be held on Ascensión day, Wednesday morning at 10:30 o'clock, in the Bethlehem church. Arbor Tent, Knights of the Macoabees, will give a hop at their hall tomorrow evening. All Maccabees and their friends are invited. There is a report on the street that some of Coxey's Lieutenants will be in Ann Arbor Saturday for the purpose of getting recruits. The Young People's society of the Presbyterian church, will hold a telegram social at Newberry hall, next Saturday evening, at 8 o'clock p. m. An Eastern Star lodge was instituted at Ypsilanti last night, to give the lady relatives of Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti masons a glimpse of masonry. H. R. Jenkins is once more a grandpa, as news was received yesterday of the arrival of a son at the home of Hugh R. Jenking, jr.j of Jackson, Saturday evening. Dr. A. Kent Hale, the receiver of the Ann Arbor Water Co., returned Sunday from his home in Adrián, N. Y. He reports the season ten days behind Michigan. Superintendent of the University grounds, Mr. Reeve, has purchased the cart and harness ordered by the board of regents. He has not yet decided on the purchase of a horse. Frederick Schmid, trustee of the Eastern insane asylum, left last evening for Kalamazoo, to meet a committee for the purpose of looking over the drainage of the asylum at that place. The Y. M. C. A. rally in the Presbyterian church, Sunday evening, was largely attended. Rev. Mr. Willett delivered an effective address. He was followed by State Secretary Clark. One new class in physical culture will begin Tuesday, of this week. All ladies desiring to join are invited to "Practice Club" all the evenings of this week, and a meeting will be called after each "Practice" until an hour is decided upon. Reginald Spokes, the engineer of the Ann Arbor Water Company's pumping station, says that he sees lots of tramps, but that they do not disturb him. Most of them are riding past on the Michigan Central freight trains. Seventy-five members of Ann Arbor Cantón, Washtenaw Lodge No. 9, and Otseningo Lodge No. 295, I. O. O. F., attended divine service in the M. E. church last Sunday morning and listened to an able sermon by Rev. Camden M. Cobern. Walter Mack, the purchaser of the stock of the branch store of Mack and Schmid in Manchester, and his bookkeeper, Victor Wurster, spend Sunday in Ann Arbor. On Saturday the clearing sale was opened and the people responded with a grand rnsh. The grand rally of Y. M. C. A's at the Presbyterian church last Sunday evening was a grand success in number and enthusiasm. Rev. Willetts, of Christ church, gave an eloquent lecture which should guide every young man in his future life. A highly cultivated spiritual nature he said was more valuable than all other attainments. A copy of an address on the Single Tax delivered before the farmers' institute at Morenci last January by Air. Len Hoek, of Adrián, has been received atthiá office. The address shows that the genial Adrián postmaster is a student of the subject. We understand that of the several gentlemen of this city whose names were recently mentioned in connection with the republican nornination for congress this fall, two, Messrs. J. E. Beal and John Lawrence, declare they are not candidates. This, according to rumor, leaves the field to Messrs Jacobs, Sawyer and Kempf. At the annual election of officers of Ann Arbor Typographical Union held last evening, the following offi cers were elected: President, Converse G. Cook; vice-president, B. F. Olinger; secretary, J. O. Jenkins; financial secretary, Geo. R. Cooper; sergeant-at-Arms; H. T. Schultz. Dr. Frank H. Brown, of this city, left last eveningfor Europe, to complete his course and better prepare himself for the practice of his profession. He has the best wishes of his many friends in Ann Arbor for his future prosperity, and the hope is entertained by all that he may reach the topmost round of the ladder. Richard Bell, deputy sheriff, of Dexter, has commenced suit in the circuit court against the Dexter Sav ings Bank to recover the $750 re ward offered at the time of the robbery. It is probably a suit to determine to whom the reward shall be paid, there being a number of parties believing they are entitled to a share. Assistant Superintendent E. R. Higbe, of the United States Express company has secured the store room formerly occupied by M. W. Blake, next to the American Express company's office and are ready and willing to do express business. This is a long-feit want and the new enterprise should not go unpatronized. F. Newton, formerly of Ypsilanti, is the agent, and Joseph Jacobus will attend to the prompt delivery of any and all express matter which may come through the company. Abner W. Gregory, generally knovvn as "Col," died of dropsey Saturday afternoon at i o'clock at the residence of his sister Miss Hannah Gregory, on Lawrence Street He was 71 years, 2 months and 11 days oíd. The funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, Rev. Cam den M. Cobern officiating. The remains were interred in the family burial lot in Forest Hill cemetery At one time Mr. Gregory had been a prosperous merchant in Rochester, N. Y. Instead of Dr. Fluhrer's lecture Dn "The Tower of London" the Unity club was given last night a lecture by Rev. W. D. Simonds, o Battle Creek, on "American Orators, their Wit, Wisdom and Elo. quence." The lecture proved to be one of the finest and most enter taining of the season. The pictures which the speaker gave of Patrick Henry, Daniel Webster, Torn Cor win, Gough, Wendell Phillips, In gersoll (the Ingersoll of ten years ago) and Lincoln, were graphic in the extreme, and finely touched with wit and humor. Dr. Fluhrer' lecture will be given next Monday evening, May 7. Anna Mary, wife of Christian Jenter, of W. Liberty st., died Sunday morning, at 8:15 o'clock, of congestión of the brain. She had been ailing for some time, but her end was rather sudden. The funeral services were held this afternoon in the Bethlehem church, Rev. John Neuman, officiating. 'The interment took place in the Germán cemetery, on Jackson ave. Mrs. Jenter was born in Essing ober amt Mering, Wuertemberg, "March S, 1827. Six children, Elizabeth, of Ann Arbor, Herman, of Omaha, Henry, of Chicago, Ernest, of Manchester, Christian, of Geneva, and Mrs. W. S. Henne, of Ann Arbor. A pleasant evening entertainment was given in Harris hall Saturday evening by fifty of the young ladies of Mrs. Alice Turner Merry's class in Delsarte. Mrs. Merry led the exercises and the young ladies responded promptly. After the exercises, Dr. J. H. Kellogg, M. D., superintendent of the Battle Creek sanitarium, delivered an interesting lecture on physical culture. He illustrated his lecture with two machines invented by himself. One to measure the time necessary to think and the other the time consumed in moving muscles. The experiments showed that Dr. Sunderland thought in seven seconds. Mrs. Merry's muscles moved in ten hundreths of a second. The majority of people require thirty-five to forty hundredths seconds. Dr. Kellogg plimented Mrs. Merry on the interest she has developed in Delsarte. The entertainment given was an innovation unique in the fact that it was the only one at which gentlemen have been invited. The audience were enthusiastic in their appeciation of the program. Mrs. May Wright, president of the national council of women and one of America's most prominent women, will speak at Newberry hall on May 13. Her subject will be announced later.