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St. Thomas' school opened yesterday. A new office has beeti built in Noble's Star clothing house. There were 323 marriage licenses issued in this county in 1894. The city schools and the University began work again today. Mrs. F. L. Speechly, of Ann Arbor town, has a white lilac in bloom. Oscar Shiplock, aged eigth months, died of brain fever, Thursday. Sheriff Judson has appointed Thomas J. Farrell his deputy at Manchester. Thos. Taylor was presented with a Scotch velvet cap by Fraternity lodge Friday evening. The bilis for small pox in Manchester allowed by the board of supervisors amounted to $1,462.02. John Felch cut his arm badly while assisting in loading a feed cutter at the Agricultiual works, Friday. The high school elocutionary class of Mrs. Trueblood will give a dramatic entertainment next Thursday evening. A little son carne as a Christmas present to Dr. and Mrs. Elmer E. Hayler, of Springfield, 111., formerly of this city. Sheehan & Co., have placed iron doors and shutters on their store. There is to be no more breaking into their store except by expert cracksmen. Supervisor Grosshans, of Lodi, found a dead dog in his well the other day. It had evidently been there fo"r some time and he is at a loss to know what miscreant placed it there. Sheriff Judson has appointed Jos. Peck, Cassius M. Warner and Seward Day, deputy sheriffs at Ypsilanti. He has also appointed Fred Jerry and Sila Fitzgerald deputy sheriffs at Saline. Mrs. Vogel, of Hiscock street, had her wood and chickens stolen last week. As she is a widow depending upon days' work to support her family of little ones, the loss falls heavily upon her. Gov. Rich served notice on the b'niversity in his annual message that they must depend upon the one-sixth of a mili bilí for support this year, and expect no appropnation from the legislature. Arbor tent, K. O. T. M., presented Commander Charles Mills with a handsomely upholstered chair last Friday evening, after he had' taken the past cohnmander's chair. The presentation carne as a surprise. The new Ann Arbor and Washtenaw county directory will be out this week. It is said to have been very carefully prepared and as there have been a great many remováis the new directory will be warmly welcomed. Iteinhardt's Slioes Save $ $ Small pox has bróken o it at Plymouth. Welch Post, G. A. R., installs its officers tomorrow vening. Duffy's store is now connected with the telephone exchange. G. E. Williams is putting electric lights into his new house on Hill street. Ann Arbor lodge, No. 44, Knights of Pythias installed officers last evening. W. W. Watts has resigned his position as assistant manager of the opera house. . 1 On Saturday the Ann Arbor Brewing Co. completed the first cutting of their ice pond. Goelhe Commandery, United Friends, hold a public installation next Friday evening. The Argus bindery has the contract for binding the books of the school library this year. Miss Johanna Neumann is now teacher in the German Lutheran parish school of Dexter. The Ann Arbor Light Infantry give their first annual ball, January 23. It will be a swell affair. The Young People's society of Zion church celebrated their third anniversary, Sunday evening. Mrs. Emily L. Boutwell has commenced suit for divorce from her husband, Benjamin J. Boutwell. Remember Fred Emerson Brooks in the Students' Lecture course at University hall tomorrow evening. William Kellogg was given eight days in jail by Justice Gibson for tramping, and Samuel Collins got five days. The next faculty concert will occur Thursday evening, January 17, in. Frieze Memorial hall at eight o'clock. Services are being held every night this week in the Second Baptist church, corner of Beakes street and Fifth avenue. Kellogg, Collins, Sherwood, Preston and Crosby, charged with vagrancy, were sent to jail, Friday, 1o help fill up the hotel Judson. There is a gratifying growth in the sale of free delivery stamps. The people are coming to understand better their advantages. Chris. Weinmann .. unjointed his elbow by falling on the sidewalk Sunday evening. His fall was caused by the ice on the walk. Ex-Sheriff John C. Mead, of Ann Arbor town, celebrated his seventieth birthday on Thursday of last week, many friends assembling to assist him in so doing. The Sunday school of Zion church will be ofncered as follows the coming year: Superintendent, Frederick Schmid; ass't superintendent, Geo. Haller; secretary, Louis Boes; treasurer, George Lutz. Don't miss seeing the wonderful Majestic Steel Range in operation at the large store of the Eberbach Hardware Co. Biscuits and coffee served to everybody from 9:30 a. m. to 6 p. m. Wm. C. Bryant, Richard Thompson and George Collins, charged with the Sheehan burglary, have been bound over to the circuit court by Justice Gibson, and are in jail, in default of bail. The W. C. T. U. of this city sent an offering of English violets, carnations and hyacinths, which were among the beautiful floral designs at the funeral of Mrs. Mary T. Lathrop in Jackson yesterday. The annual meeting of the M. E. church was held last night. Major Stevens was elected trustee in the place of A. L. Noble. Dr. W. F. Breakey., Dr. W. W. Nichols and Dr. P. B. Roe were re e'.ected trustees. Rev. Thomas Seelye died at his home, 89 E. Washington street, Thursday night, of heart failure, aged seventy-one years. He leaves a wife, two sons and two daughters. he funeral services were held Sunday, Rev. C. M. Cobern officiating. The Majestic Steel Range is the best cooking apparatus in the world because it does the work without waste of food or fuel, in one-half the time required by other stoves and ranges, and will last alife-time. See it in operation at our store, daily. Eberbach Hardware Co. The Lyra Maennerchor elected the following officers last Thursday night: President, Robert Gwinner; vice-president, John Eibler; secretary, E. R. Wagner; treasurer, Robert Staebler; director. Reuben Kempf. The society is in excellent shape financially and voted to increase the salary of Director Kempf. They decided to give a concert January 25. The An'i Arbór Agricultural conipariy is holding its annual meeting tuday, Charles Petrick göt iu the icy water near Nickels' ice house, Sunday, hut fortunately ruscued himself. A tea social at Harris hall will be given by the ladies of St. Andrew's church on Thursday evening at six o'clock. At the communion of the Presbyterian church, last Sunday, five candidates were received into the church. Miss Margaret Burns died at her home on West Sumruit street, of consumption, Saturday, aged sixtytwo years. The Ladies' Aid society hold their annual business meeting on Thursday at 3 o'clock, in the parlurs of the Presbyterian church. George D. Sones, '92 lit, professor of physics in the University of California, died in Berkeley, Cal., Saturday, at the early age of 28. A concert for the benefit of the University Athletic association will be given by the Glee and Banjo club, in University hall, next Saturday evening. Owing to the continued illness of Mr. J. W. Knight, Mrs. and Mrs. Fred C. Clark, who went to Germany in the fall of 1893 will return home on the steamer Lohn, which sails from Bremen, January isth. J. R. Trojanowski opened his new barber shop on state street yesterday. The shop contains five chairs and four bath rooms. Mrs. Trojanowski also has ladies' bath rooms and hair dressing parlors 011 the second floor. The new quarters are very elegant. The union prayer meeting this evening will be held in the Baptist church. Tomorrow evening prayer meetings will be held in all the churches, Thursday evening in the Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. rooms, and Friday evening in the Congregatio ïal church. A large assortment of robes and blankets at low prices, at Fred Theurer's, 12 VV. Liberty street. You can save from 40 to 50 per cent of youf shoe money if you buy at the Chicago cut price shoe house, 20 Fourth avenue, near Arlington hotel. Large assortment of stable blankets, cheap, at Fred TheuTer's. tf. Good horse blankets at 715c at Fred Theurer's. tf.