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The University summer school doses today. St. Thomas' school will have electric lights. There were 350 tickets sold at Ann Arbor Stinday for Island Lake. A little daughter has arrived at the house of C. L. Illi, ou Washtenaw avenue. Miss O. A. Critchett is the guest of her brother-in-law, D. S. Dansingburg county clerk. Miss Nellie Morse is building a stone sidewalk in front of her property on North State Street. Gilbert Perrine had a bicycle valned at $85 stolen at Camp Devlin Saturday. It is hard luck for the young man. Frank Fay was brought before Justice Pond Monday, charged with being drunk. He was given four days in jail. A chattel mortgage of $1,411.73 has been filed against the grocery stock of John Eisele in favor of Lee & Cady, of Detroit. A lawn social was given last evening at the residence of Prof. Perry, on Washington the interest of the Y. M C. A_ A camp meeting began in Camubell's grove on the south Ypsilanti road yesterday under the auspices of the A. M. E. church of this city. A lamp exploded in the house of Aaron Campbell near Dixboro Safcnrday evening and did considérale damage before the fire was extinguishd. Fred Smith was brought before Justice Pond Monday, charged with being drunk. He denied the charge and his case was set down for tomorrow. John F. Lawrence, Esq.,threshed his wheat Friday and averaged over 31 bushels to the acre. Mr. Lawrence assisted in the threshing in person. The Ann Arbor Organ Co. offers to the Washtenaw county fair association $111 in special premiums to be used among the awards to schools competing at the fair. ■ Miss Grace D. Worrell, daughter of Mrs. Mary E. Worrall, of South División street, was married last Thursday to Benjamin Wade Burleigh, of ïankton, Dakota, Rev. J. M. Gelston officiating. The fire department was called out at four o'clock Saturday morning by a fire in Cady's bakery on State street. The fire caught froni the oven and was extinguished with paus of water. The loss was about $15. Twenty-five members of Otseuingo lodge, I. O. O. F. went down to Ypsilanti Monday evening and assisted Register of Deeds C. P. McKinstrey into the lodge there. A banquet was served and the late motor brought them home. Frank Parker, who has purchased the vacant lots on Washington street be tween Fourth and Fifth avenues, will erect theron three stores, each three stories high. Washington street is making considerable progress towards becoming the connecting business street between State and Main. Walter C Mack is spending the week in New York and Boston making purchases for his fall business. The trade will feel more than ever interested in his buying this fall as several new departments will be added to "The Store" necessitating the purchasing of entire stock for each department. Mr. John Koch who has been staving at an eastern resort for some time will join him in New York. Dr. Mary Wood-Allen will deliver a lee are in the Methodist church next Sabbath evening imder the auspices of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Subject, "Heredity, " or "The Bequests we Make our Children. " Mrs. Allen is a national superintendent of the "purity" department of the W. C. T. ü. This lecture will be followed by a series of talks to mothers, the dates and further particulars to be given later. The next regular meeting of the local union will be held in the parlors of the Presbytexian church next Thursday at 3 p. m. A full attendance is desired. The School of Music will probably have over 200 pupils this next year. The Y. W. C. A. will move into new rooms over the postoffice in September. H. B. Dodsley will take the school census again this year. The basement of the high school is to have a thorough cleaning. The board of education allowed bilis amounting to $1,317.57 Tuesday evening. The farmers' picnic at Whitmore Lake on Saturday, August 24, proimises to be a great success. The Ann Arbor organ works placed their new Corliss engine on its bed Wednesday.and are constructing a new dry kiln. Rev. Fr. Dwyer, of Minnesota, has charge of St. Patrick's parish in Northfield during Rev. Fr. Goldrick's absence in Pennsylvania. John Atkinson was arr-sted for drunkenness Wednesday by Deputy Sheriff Sweet. Justice Pond gave him the sentence of one day in jail. William Binder, of this city, will be married to Miss Amanda Aprill,daughter of Mrs. Agnes Aprill, of Scio, next Tuesday. They will make their home on Packard Street. Dr. MacLaughlan has formed a partnership with Dr. E. D. Brooks, a graduate of the homeopathie college of 1885. Dr. Brooks will reside on the corner of Jeffrson and Maynard streets. It is thought that twenty-five members of the G. A. R. of this city will attend the uational encampment at Louisville, Ky. , September 9. A round trip rate from this city of $6. 50 bas been secured. Prof. J. B. Steere and his brother engaged in raising "roaring well" celery, have planted this year 24 acres containing over 480,000 plants. In spiïe of the dry season the plants are very thrifty. The flowing wells have held out well with a diminished flow. Eli Cuddeback, a brakeman of the Ann Arbor road, was knocked down at the Miller avenue rnain switch on Tuesday afternoon by the lever flying back and hitting him across the stomach. He was removed to his home on Felch street, where he is under medical care. A year ago the sidewalk was removed on West Huron Street east of Rhode's lime house. Pedestrians have long been kicking about traveling through the mud. Mr. Rhode says it is the city's business to replace the walk. The public suffers through the neglect of somebody. The Young Peoples Society of Bethlehem church will give an excursión to Detroit ou Wednesday, August 21, to which everybody is cordially invited. The fare for the round trip will be 90 cents ; children under twelve, 50 cents. Special train leaves Aun Arbor at 7 :30 a. m. Standard ; returning train leaves Detroit afc 7;3O p. m. Standard. Tickets on sale at the following places: Wm. Illi, East Washington; J. M. Warner, meat market, south Main ; Fred Shuall, at J. Koch's furniture store; Stimson & Son, State street ; Wm. Lodholz, fif th ward, and at Michigan Central depot on the morning of departure. The eighth annual commencement exercises of the Michigan Mining School will occur on Friday August 16, 1895. The address will be given by Hon. Washington Gardner, secretary of state. There are 32 graduates. The Michigan Mining School is the largest distinctive mining school in the country and under the able administration of Dr. Wadsworth, has become a power in its line of educational work. Those who control the great mining interests of the Upper Peninsula have confidence in the school and the graduates it turns out, as is shown by their readiness to give them employment. Some years since the writer while on a visit of inspection to the school, also visited the mining center of that section and took some pains to learn the sentiment toward the institution. It was uniformly favorable. Tuesday afternoon Deputy Sheriff Fred Huhn was called to che residence of Cari Poegel to restore the family order and peace which had been broken by a disturbance ou the part of Mr. Poegel. The offender was fonnd resting quietly up stairs. But immediately upon the approach of the officer, Mr. Poegel arose and gave him a most hearty greeting with a piece of moulding which took effect over officer Huhn's left eye, inflicting a deep gash, leaving it sideways. This was a simple means of diverting the officer's view and purpose but unfortunately for Mr. Poegel the other eye was still straight and with enough "foresight" to bring about his arrest and arrangement before Justice Gibson the next morning, on charge of assault and battery. Bail was given for Poegel's appearance August 28, the date set for his trial. The farmers' annual basket picnic will be held at Whitmoro Lake Saturday, August 24, 1895, and a right royal good time is expected. Among the attractions on the occasion will be tnat genial, good natured, whole souled, practical, horny-handed tiller of the soil, Ex-Senator Torn Palmer. The Argus is informed by the president of the association that in a letter the senator informs him that during college years he whiled away many a pleasant hour at Whitmore and that it will afford him great pleasure to again make a pilgrimage to this Mecca of forrner pleasures. Hon. Wm. A. Moore, of Detroit. Rev. Fr. Goldrick and Hon. Wm. Ball will also speak. Fine inusic will be rendered. After the speaking a general love foast will be indulged in. It will be a great day. Everybody should attend. The parlors of the M. E. chucrh are being decorated. Bert Schumacher is putting a freight elevator in his hardware stroe. There were about 100 examined for teachers certificates here yesterday. Profs. Carhart and Patterson are editing a new book on Electrical Measurements. The Pittsfield O. N. O. club will meet tomorrow evening at the residence of Mrs. Warehr. Jacob Miller, a deaf mute and an old resident of this city, died at the county house last Friday, aged seventy-six years. Mrs. Abram Abel, the mother of the late Eugene Abel, of the firm of Bach & Abel, died at her home in Fultonville, N. Y. , last Sunday. Jacob Ganzhorn built a big bonfire on his place last Saturday evening and in consequence was called before Justice Pond to answer for it. Chris. Brenner has fitted up his new livery stable in fine style. With new and stylish horses and rigs, he is prepared to compete with the best of them. William Fuchs was anested Wednesday night, charged with beating his wife with a brooin handle. He pleaded not guilty and Justice Gibson will try him in two weeks. The Modern Woodmen broke into their own lodge room with a plank, breaking the fornt door. An officer had to be called to make peace between the tenants of the second floor and the Woodmen. The Zion Lutheran church hold a mission festival next Sunday. The speakers at the morning service will be Prof. Emanuel Schmid, of Columbus, Ohio, and Rev. Paul Hein, of South Chicago. In the evening Rev. Clessler, of Bridgewat6r, will speak. W. W. Whitmarsh, of Milan,who was in the city Tuesday evening, says that the corn erop in York is the best that they have had in years. Oats are also a heavy erop and the wheat is turning out so much better than expected that the farmers are feeling better. There wasn't mnch straw, but the wheat was there just the same. Miss Elizabeth A. Cowan, of this city, was married at her home on Main street Tuesday to Edward E.Taylor, of Owosso, by Rev. Henry Tatlock. Miss Cowan has been a teacher in the schools here and Mr. Taylor graduated. in the University in the class of 1893, and is teaching in Muskegon. The best wishes of many friends are extended to them. About ten o'clock Saturday night a party of seven boys, in the latter part of their teens, tipped over and broke a cube of marble which was standing in front of Baumgartners' granite works. Mr. Baumgartner and "Doe" Collins soon ferreted out the guilty persons, bnt as yet the affair has not been settled, nor have the names of the offenders been made known. The misdeed, which was probably but the outcomg of a mischievous intent, has lost all its humor for the parties involved. It spoiled all immediate sale and imposed upon the owner a great inconvenience and loss of time. James Gerney and Wm.Wheeler were brought before Justice Pond this week on a charge of larceny of horse and buggy. Three o'clock last Priday morning they hired a livery rig of Wallace and said they intended to drive a few miles north of Ann Arbor and return at fi a. m. They didn't return, however, but went on to Island Lake. Wallace followed and trumped their game with a bogus warrant issued at Whitmore Lake. They were lodged in the county jail and afterwards released on a writ of habeas corpus. A warrant, already made out for them, secured their arrest ; and they are now out on bail awaiting their trial, which was adjourned to August 17. Horse races, bicycle races on the track each day of the fair. In addition, the society has secured the Kemp combination, which consists of lady riders, four-horse chariot races, dog races, hurdle races, Welsh pony races, comic umbrella races, grand two horse standing race. Kemp sisters with high jumping ponies will give an exhibition every day. These children, although but seven and nine years of age, have created great sensations in both east and west with their ease and grace. The company is composed of ten people, all artists iu their lines. They have twelve thorough bred horses, besides ponies, greyhounds, etc, and together promise the best exhiibtion ever seen in connection with a fair in Michigan. The fair programme is now near completion and never was arranged with more attractions. The special premiums are better than ever before. The premiums have been contributed by rnanufactarers, merchants, newspaper men and farmers, and vary in vaiue from one to one hundred and fifty dollars. In consideraiton for the specials furnished the society, in addition to giving a list of contributors, inserts a conciso statement of their business, which any business man knows is the best possible advertisement, in the "Fair News," of which we shall issue 15,000 copies. No questionable advertisetnent enterprises are admitted. i After the publication of the naper no one need blame the society tb at he did not secure space in it. Nearly all who gave special premiums last year and saw the benefit of them,have contributed again this year.