George Fischer is building a residence on Hill street. The First National bank building will be remodeled. A general S33ial will ba held in Newbery hall tomorrow evening. W. James is building two new houses on South State street near Packard. The bieyclists caught riding on the eidewalk are catching it once more. St. Thomas orchestra and choir gave a concert in Dexter Monday evening. Three new members have been in:tiated into Otseningo lodge, I. O. O. F. John Reynolds is putting a new front in his store occupied by Emil Goetz's saloon. Ernest Rehberg was thrown from a road cart Monday evening and severely bruised. The Lyra society witnessed the production of Mikado in Ypsilanti last evening. Welch Post G. A. R. will attend the unveiling of the soldiers' monument in Ypsilanti. A special teachers' examination will be held in the court house today and tomorrow. The commencement address this year will be given by Hon. Edwin F. Uhl of Grand Rapids. A dog attacksi and bit Miss May Clarken while she was on her way to church Sunday. Goethe Commandery, United Friends of Michigan give a dance at the rink next Friday evening. Francis Murphy, the great temperancc advocate, has decided not to hold a series of meetings in this city. Three students who rode on the Packard street sidewalks Tuesday have paid $2 each into Justice Gibson's court. Rev. Dr. Cobern lectured in Detroit last evening, answering Robert Ingersoll's recent lecture there on the Bible The Ladies' Aid Society of the M. E. church visit the Ladies' Aid society of the Ypsilanti M. E. church next Wednesday. Rev. Dr. Patterson, of the Central M. E. church, Lansing, will preach next Sunday both morning and evening in the First M. E. church of this city. Next Sunday at 12 m. the lectures before the Univprsity Bible class of the M. E. church will be resurued. Prof. Richard Hudson will speak on "The Protestant Reformation. " The Ann Arbor subscription for the suffering of Ironwood was not all used, and $202.59 has been returned to the city. The committee is now studying on some plan to dispose of it. It might best be given to the Ladies' Charitable Union. Goethe Commandry, No. 28, will give an nivitation dance at the Palace rink on Friday evening, May 3. Music by Otto's band. Cards will be distributed from the following places : L. Gruner's, Miss Miley's, A. G. Schmidt's and J. R. Trojanowski's. Patrolman Collins arrested Jack the Peeper last Monday nght. His name is Ptfcer Moukïi botter known as Peter Saxton, colored. He has been the night clerk in Hugh Johnson's restaurant. He is out ou bail and will be tried May second before Justice Pond. Abram J. DePuy died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Spencer Crawford, of JTorth Fifth avenue last Wednesday. He was taken sick on the streets Tuesday. He was seventy years of age and was a veteran of the late war, having been a member of Co. C, 20tn regiment U. S. Cjlored Volunteers. He was.' :much respected. The funeral services wül be held this .aftemoorv ,, ,t -pa o t o'clock in the second Baptist church. I Gottlob C. Stark is building a new hoase on Beakes street. Schmacher & Co. will greatly enlarge their hardware store this suinrner. Jacobs & Allmaud have received an order from Mongolon, New Mexico, f er shoes. An extra meeting of the Ann Arbor Turn Verein will be held next Wednesday evening. Mrs. Haanah Morton, an aged colored woman of Ypsilanti, died Wednesday, aged 84 years. A rebate of about 22 per cent, has besn paid to the subscribers to the fund for entertaining the legislature. The Detroit leage team barely won the game from the University base-ball niue yesterday, the score standing 18 to 17. Mrs. Louis Schleicher has had her husband arrested for assault and battery and he will be tried before Justice Pond tomorrow. Emanuel April, of Scio, and Miss Carrie Steeb, of Lodi, were married yesterday at the residence of the bride's parents, by Rev. Max Hein. Mabel, daughter of George Ottley of Volland stree, fell from the high foot bridge on Observatory street, the other day and broke her shoulder. All those who desire positions in the post office are urged to take the civil service examination May 4. The applications must be put in at once. The second papers must bo in by next Monday, so there is not a moment to lose. Hudson T. Morton will build a new house on Church street costing about $4,000. It will be 62 leet 6 inches by 89 feet 9 inches and will contain fourteen rooms. A horse driven by Mrs. William H. Rice ran away Tuesday and badly smashed the carriage, but Mrs. Rice luckily escaped unhurt. She stuck to the carriage. Mrs. Ann K. Weller died in Cedar Springs, Mich., April 13, aged seventy-eight years. She was formerly of this city and was also for some time a resident of Northfield. The very valuable collection of Indian relies collected by the late David Depue has just been well displayed in an upright case and is an excellent addition to the University museum. Alexander McPherson died at the county house Tuesday evening. He was sixty two years of age and had resided in Ypsilanti for many years and until he was stricken with paralysis. Chauncey M. Depew will visit this city next Thursday and will be given a big reception in University hall for the benefit of the Co-ed gymnasium and the Oratorical association. Full particulars next week. The degree of Doctor of Divinity has been conferréd upon Rev. J. W. Bradshaw of this city by the University of Chicago. This is the eighth degree of this kind that the university of Chicago has conferréd, which adds to the honor. F. W. Dembois, who lives two and one-half miles east of Ann Arbor, on the River road, having sold his farm, will sell at public auction, Wednesday, May 1, at 1 p. m. , three work horses, four new milch cows, and all his farm implements. Fred Krause is the auctioneer. Mrs. Sarah Crane, wife of Benjaimn P. Crane, of Minneapolis, Minn., died yesterday, of consumption, at the home of her sister, Mrs. Caroline W. Waldron, of South State street. She was fifty-three years old, and possessed many friends to whom she was endeared by her many good qualities. A memorial service in honor of the late Frederick Douglas, the most distinguished member of the colored race that this country has produced, will be held in the Unitarian church on Sunday evening May 5, the two colored churches of the city co-operating. There are to be addresses by five or six prominent Ann Arbor and Detroit citizens,whose ñames will be given next week. A fine quartette of colored singers from Detroit will furnish the music. Next Sunday evening at the Unitarian church Mrs. Eliza R. Sunderland will give the closing lecture in her course on "The Religious Thought of the Great Writers of the Nineteenth Century". The lecture will be a review of the ground gone ovre in the course, and a summarizing of the conclusions reached as to the general religious tendencies of modern thought and knowledge. - At 8 p. m. next Friday evening Rev. Dr. E. W. Ryan, of Ypsilanti, will deliver the last lecture of the Epworth League lecture course in the M. E. church. He will take for his subject "Palestine. " Several years ago the reverend doctor travelled through this most interesting country, and he went with his eyes open. He saw many things and is able to tell about them in a clean and witty manner. No one should miss hearing him speak. Mrs. Georgia Hawes Hess, wife of Frank H. Hess, died last Tuesday morning at her home on Thompson street. She was the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Hawes of the Arlington House. She was born April 2, 1873 and came to this city with her parents about eight years ago. She was married July 7, 1894. She was greatly beloved by those who knew her and her early death is a sad blow to her young husband, her parents, other relatives and friends. The funeral services will be held in St. Andrews' church at three o'cloek this afternoon and, will be conducted by Rev. Henry Tatlock. New awnings have been pur up at the postoffice The anunal election of the Students' Le3ture Association occurs Saturday. Fred N. Henion, formerly collector of the Ann Arbor Savings bank, now of Portland, Oregon, will be married to Miss Myrta Morrill,of that city According to the animal liquor tax report of the county treasurer last year, the tax in this county amonted to $86900, of which Ann Arbor paid $16,700. The tax was paid by 85 persons. It is said on the streets that the police force for the coming year will be, marshal, M. C. Peterson; patrolmen, Toe" Collins Herman Armfc rusten John O'Mara and George Isbell..