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A dance was held at Relief park, Friday evening. County Treasurer Sukey is hiving his house painted. E. V. Hangsterfer received a new ice wagon trom Detroit yesterday. The M. E. Sunday school will give a reception tu the orchestra this week. L. P. Joselyn has broketi ground for a new house oa S. División street. W. P. James has the foundation up for his new house on Packard street. Next Sunday morning will be observed as children's day at the M. E. church. Wm. Whiteman will loóse a hundred bushels of strawberries by the late hail storm. A. L. Noble memorial services will be held at the M. E. church tomorrow evening. James A. Robison, formerly of this city, is now manager of the Detroit Philharmonic club. Adolph Weinberg, of Springfield, 111., has purchased the billiard hall in the masonic block of J. Reddin. "What the Bible is and What It is Not," will be the subject at the M. E. church next Sunday evening. Wolverine Lodge, No. 197, I. O. O. F., of Milán, has filed articles of incorporation with the county clerk. The Ladies' Aid society of the M. E. church will hold a social at the church pariors Thursday evening. The Ferguson Cart Co. shipped an order to Valparaíso, Chili, today. They will ship an order soon to Mysore, India. From the present outlook County Clerk Brown will do a rushing business in marriage licenses during the next month. Sunday was a beautiful day and hundreds embraced the opportunity and drove to Whitmore Lake and other places. Mr. and Mrs. Meyer, of the second ward, lost another child Sunday night, Henry, their little four year old son, dying of scarlet fever. The water company ran out of oil Saturday night, and on Sunday and Monday operated the plant with coal for the first time in four years. Mrs. President Angell will give a reception to the members of the Woman's Press association Thursday afternoon from 4 to 6 o'clock. The Woman's Auxiliary of the Y. M. C. A. will give a reception to the members of that organization at the Presbyterian church this evening. Have your ever noticed how long it takes to get the streets sprinkled on a dry, windy day, but how promptly it is done just after a shower. Matthew Schnierle languishes in jail because he acknowledged to Justice Bennett yesterday that he "just took his wife by the arm and kicked her out of doors." Michael Kusterer and Bertha M. Kapp, both of this city, are to be married next Sunday afternoon at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. C. Steeb, in Pittsfield. The directors of the State Savings bank will meet this evening to elect a president, in place of the late A. L. Noble, and two directors to fill vacancies on the board. John Williams indulged in a spree Saturday, and wound up by going to sleep in the alley back of Stimson's grocery. On Monday Justice Bennett sent him to jail for twenty days. Three days in jai 1 was the senteiiCe !given to a tramp by Justice Pond, j Saturday. j The law requires that census enumerators must put in ten hours work each day. Commencement day is four weeks from Thursday, and then for a nice summer's rest in Ann Arbor. Don't forget the annual June festival of St. Thomas' School of Music at the opera house Thursday evening. No necessity of getting lost in the city office building now as by order] of the council the name of each j fice has been painted on the transom I over the various doors. Rev. Ben Oleil, a converted Jewish rabbi who has charge of the LJnion Protestant Missions in Jerusalem, Syria, will speak in the Presbyterian church next Sunday evening- On Saturday Justice Bennett sentenced two tramps who gave their names as John Warner and George Wilson to jail for twenty days each. He suspended sentence on another, Frank Kelly. Mrs. Susanah Lomas, wife of George Lomas, of Webster, died on Saturday, aged 71 years. She leaves six daughters and one son. The funeral will be held at the residence this afternoon. The census enumerators commenced work last Friday. The law arranges a list of about fifty question that they are supposed to ask, so that householders must not think the officials are inquisitive. The Argus made an error in the Friday issue in speaking of the age of our ownsman, William McCreery. It was his 84th birthday that he celebrated last week, instead of his 8oth as stated. Gustave A. Weinkauf and Miss Mary Schleede were united in marriage at the home of the bride's parents last Thursday evening. Miss Carrie Schulz acted as bridesmaid and Fred Wuerth as best man. The remains of Mrs. William Jackman, nee Sarah Donnelly, who formerly lived in Ann Arbor, were brought to this city for burial yesterday morning, the funeral services being held at St. Thomas church. There was & new air about the postoffice lobby, Saturday, but it wasn't caused by the new administration. A lady accidentally dropped a large bottle of rose-water on the stone floor and the air was laden with perfume for hours afterwards. Bethlehem church congregation is not to be far behind the Zion church society, a committee of uiteen having been appointed to act with the pastor and trustees to procure plans and estimates for a new church to be built on S. Fourth avenue next year. The funeral of Mrs. Ella E. Lennon, who died on Thursday of last week of consumption, was held at the Catholic church in Northfield, Saturday morning. The death of Mrs. Lennon was a peculiarly sad one, as she was but 31 years of age and leaves three orphan children. The U. of M. ball team defeated their old rivals of the Detroit Athletic club, Saturday, by a score of 15 to 4. The result was specially pleasing to the stadents on account of the criticisms of the Detroit Free Press on the Decoration Day game and the remarks that the D. A. C. manager is reported to have made. Bach & Butler is the name of a new real estate, insurance and collection firm, W. H. Butler, who nas made a reputation during the past two years as a "hustler," having purchased a half interest in the established business of J. R. Bach. Both are active and energetic young business men and their association in business is bound to prove a success. The Germania Hotel, which has been run by W. L. Frank since it was built, changed hands today, Michael Staebler purchasing the furniture from Mr. Frank. The Germania will be conducted under the management of Edwin E. Hallett, who is well known to the Germania patrons, having been clerk there for several years. Mr. Frank will probably engage in the hotel business in the northern part of the state. Representative Gorman has introduced a resolution to alter the records of the war department so as to show that Captain Frank D. Baldwin, who is now an officer of the Fifth United States Infantry, was appointed a lieutenant colonel of the Nineteenth Michigan Infantry on the I5th of May, 1865. His commission bore date of June 15, 1865. He was, however, appointed to fill a vacancy which had been existing since the isth of May, and it is proposed to alter the records accordingly. Gott street is being graded. A long delayed and much needed improvement. The closing social of the Foley Guild was given at Granger's Academy last evening. New sidewalks have been laid in front of the Freeman and Gott proprty on Miller avenue. Geo. H. Wild has broken ground for his new house on the corner of Packard street and Fourth avenue. A society for the prevention of cruelty to animáis was organized at the Congregational church Sunday. Ann Arbor Chapter, O. E. S., will hold its first regular meeting at Masonic Temple tomorrow evening. The faculty of the school of music will give another concert at Frieze memorial hall on Thursday evening. City Treasurer Pond has received #7573 from tne county treasurer, this being the city's share of the liquor tax. Fred Gross, who is in the employ of S. Baumgartner, had his knee badly cut by dropping a large knife on it yesterday. The Ann Arbor Banjo and Guitar club, assisted by several local soloists, will give a concert at Dexter on Thursday, June i4th. Visitors at Whitmore Lake Sunday were amused to see five swell students trying to pull down the Lake House doek. They forgot to untie their boat. The Democratie County committee is in session today for the purpose of calling the convention to elect delegates to the state convention. Fraternity lodge, F. & A. M., is arranging for a big time on Friday evening, when the third degree will be conferred upon Rev. Henry Tatlock and Prof. H. N. Chute. The annual exhibition of the Ann Arbor Art club opened today in the Masonic block. There are many fine samples of work presented and art lovers should not fail to attend. The Christian Union met at the M. E. church Sunday evening. The reports received from the various young people's societies connected with the different churches of the city were very encouraging. A. C. Pack, who was recently married and removed to New Haven, Conn., was an active member of the Ann Arbor Light Infantry. His three years of service expired May 20, and a number of his comrads enclosed a handsome gold monogram ring with his discharge, and sent them to him last night. Memorial services for the late Dr. Corydon L. Ford will be he'd at University Hall, Sunday afternoon, June ioth. President Angell will make preliminary remarks, and memorial addresses will be delivered by Dr. V. C. Vaughan and Prof. M. L. D'O'oge. A paper prepared by Dr. Burt Wilder, of Cornell, will be read.