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A lamp from phaeton. Reward if returned to Dell's barn. It ís expected that there will be 1,000 law students this year. A reorganization of the T. & A. A. road on a basis that will greatly increase its importance is imminent. N. Wolf will open a bazaar in O. O. Sorg's store soon. A new front betters the appearance of the store. Grant.E. Jenkins, of Detroit, has obtained a divorce from his wife Appalona. Both parties formerly resided in this city. The Ypsilanti council is delighted to hear the report of F. P. Bogardus that the additional test well furnishes an unlimited supply of water. The Devotional meeting of the Young Woman's Christian Association will be held in the Methodist church, Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. All persons who desire lessons in voice culture will be interested in the advertisement, elsewhere, of Prof. Silas R. Mills, voice teacher, of Detroit. He will be in the city on Tuesdays of each week, beginning October 2. The Courier is way off. The Courier has a wooden ear. - Argus. Well, a wooden ear is preferable to an entire block head. - Courier. So thought the Argus which re frained from saying so, out of courtesy to the Courier. Herman Armbruster won the red flag (no anarchy about the flag) as second prize, at the recent Schutzenbund tournament at Detroit. Valué, $26.00. He scored 266 points. He also took second in the union prize, making 66 points. The oíd grog dive at this place place has been opened under the name, I guess, of a temperance hotel, by Pete Gable. That kind of a house will hardly pay here. - Whittaker Cor. Commercial. And the gable end of that house may be worse than the first. At a meeting of the directors of the Street Railroad Co. held Monday, F. H. C. Reynolds was elected president, and C. E. Hiscock secretary. It is expected that cars ■will begin moving over the lines next Monday. The equipment will be in shape to take care of the passenger traffic of the fair. Mr. Keech, of the Board of Public Works, has resigned. Private business and certaln criticisms which he did not relish, caused the resignation. Miss Mabel Monroe, aged 16, died Wednesday at the residence of W. G. Dieterle, of consumption, for which she came from South Haven to be treated. Joseph Hendrickson, recently treated at the University hospital, has disappeared, and his friends fear that all is not well with him. Information should be given the marshal. Frank Bartlett, an orphan boy aged 15, is missing from the North Side. Any information that will lead to his recovery will be thankfully received by Mrs. M. M. Bartlett, his grandmother, or by Ira Bartlett, his guardián, 20 Plum St., Ann Arbor. The Northville Record corrects the common mistake of spelling Dunn, of the mercantile agency, "Dun." The Record will be satisfied with one "n" in "dun." The Argus is willing to spare the other "n" and let it stand "du," except as to accounts "du" this office. A meeting of the society for the abating of tramp nuisance will be held in the court house, on Tuesday evening, Sept. 25th, at 7:30 o'clock, for the purpose of adopting a constitution, electing officers and ransacting other business. All members are requested to be present. The Light Infantry opened their season's series of hops Wednesday evening. At eight the company, in splendid shape, feil in for inspection by Capt. Fischer. The dance followed. There were twenty numbers. Minnis' orchestra furnished the music. Have you noticed how the price of wool goes up now that there is no tariff on it? You haven't? Well, that's funny! The Argus said free wool would raise she price, and the Argus never tells a lie, you know. - Courier. Have you noticed how the McKinley increase of the wool tariff didn't raise the price of wool? The Courier, Capt. Allen and others said the price would go up to 50 cents, but they lied like sin. Miss Mary Kearney and John Eisele were married at St. Thomas' Catholic church, Tuesday morning. The interesting affair was chiefly private, there being only a few present. Miss Gertrude Kress assisted :leasingly in the capacity of bridesmaid and John J. Burns as "best man" encouraged the groom. Mr. and Mrs. Eisele will spend a few weeks in the northern part of the state. Astronomer Garthman, of Chicago, claims to have discovered vegetation on the moon with the telescope which he recently completed. Chicago sees many strange sights by the aid of strong glasses, but when astronomy is involved, she is behind like a pig's tail. One of our university astronomers has invented a 'scope by which he discovered a rooster in the back yard of the man in the moon, and distinctly heard him crow. Somebody may think this is not a lie, but it is. Eat plums if you want to be pretty. This is the plum season, and the fruit was never better. The plum as a prelude to breakfast is simply a charm for the system. After a dinñer it is a golden aid to digestión. Eaten in the evening it cools the blood and delights the palate. lts action on the stomach is medical, econominal and healthful. - All Our Exchanges. The above is a pretended piece of information concealing a fortune for doctors and plum raisers. Don't bite. For raising a Saturday night disturbance, Justice Pond, Wednesday administered grace as follows: Frank Hill, two days looking through Brenner's perpendicular checker board. Fred Schumacher, $i fine and $6 costs, without discount for spot cash. Paid. H. Schumacher, not being financially "heeled" will stay at the Brenner hostelry 10 days. Jack Cairns, 'j'agged" for the third time, was held to the circuit. Hannah Robinson. for flattening Pete Saxton's bump of self esteem with a rolling-pin, fined $5 and costs. C. J. N. Jacobs, son of Jos. r. Jacobs, who has been journeying in the far west for pleasure and for his health, went to Denver by way of Chicago, and from Denver to GreatFalls, Montana, visiting Cheyenne, Ogden, Salt Lake and Butte. He journeyed from Great Falls to McCloud by wagon, a distance of 1,000 miles, hunting and fishing as he went. He went up into Manitoba, and visited Winnipeg, Brandon and othercities, and returned by way of Minneapolis and St. Paul to Duluth, where he took the steamer China for Detroit. He reports a delightful trip, and has plenty of fish stories to teil, which the Argus does not propose to get into trouble over, by relating.


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