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Richard Whalen, of Chesea, has been granted an increase of pension. Ornar Moore, of this city, has bought out Patrick Fitzsimmons at Dexter. Ross Granger was elected captain of the Light Infantry Wednesday night. John J. Fisher was admitted to full citizenship in the circuit court this week. Ad. Cnllom's club house and contents at Strawberry Lake burned Tuesday. Loss $400, insurance $250. Justice Pond this week adjourned the hearing of the three woinen arrested over Polhemus' saloon until tomorrow. Charles Sohotfc will have a hearing November llth bef ore Justice Pond on a charge of keeping his saloon open' after honra. Albert Proohnow and Miss May Rauschenburg were united in marriage Tuesday at the home of the bride's parents in Northfield. Miss West has been transferred from the fifth to the first ward school and Miss May O'Hearn is teaching in the vacancy thus caused. Fifteen por cent of the guarantee subscriptions pledged the Washtenaw County Agricultural and Horticultural Society will have to be collected this fall. Dr. George Moran, brother of S. A. Moran, and a graduate in the medical class of '92, was united in marriage at Marshall, Tuesday,to Miss Minnie Hasbronok. Miss Nettie Kemler and Theodore Beek, of Chicago, will be married tomorrow evening, at the home of the groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Beek, 42 W. Third street. There is no longer hope for the prohibitionists. Temperance Gaines, an Ypslanti maiden, has been licensed to marry a man by the name of Woods and when the ceremony comes off of course the temperance gains can no longer be counted on from that section of Washtenaw. Christian Mack has purchased the John Pflster store on W. Liberty street. A shed will be built in the rear of the engine hoq,se for the storing of the city's tools. Porter Howard recovered $350 wages due him from Abraham Moyer in circuit court Monday. Johu Dalrymple, of this city, will have a hearicg at Ypsilanti tomorrow ou a charge oí non-support. J. H. Thompson and Miss Sarah Fletcher were rnairied Sunday afternoon by Rev. W. L. Tedrow. A bust of Justice E. JB. Pond's familiai features has been iiuished in Chicago and wil soon be shipped here. John George Gross died Monday ac his home, 27 Second street, of consumption. He was unmarried and a native of Germany. The city council Monday night acknowledged by resolution the eourtesy of the Ann Arbor road officers in naming the road for the Athans of the West. The city council is discussiug the feasibility of raising the city treasurer's salary to $50 a montb, dating from September 1, until the sewer tax is collected. City Engineer Key has received word that a new process of inakiug steel invented by him, has been given a trial at Hammond, Ind., and prououuced superior to the Bessemer proc?ss. Col. E. T. McClurc, of Joliet, DL, arrived in the city this week to take charge of the Cook house, of which be is proprietor. The colonel will still keep his residence, however, at Joliet. Hugh R. Jenkins, formerly of this city, died at Jackson Monday night. He had resided in Ann Arbor up to a year ago when he went to Jackson to reside with his son. Burial was made in the Fifth ward cemetery Wednesday afternoon. The following named persons have been appointed special policemen to serve without pay from the city: J. M. Perkins, . pólice on the campus; Chas. S. Pote, pólice at Ann Arbor railway; John E. Tice, policeman at Michigan Central. The Detroit Journal had the bad taste in its account of the Myron Cady suicide at Ypsilanti to say that the deed was committed on account of unpleasant domestic relations. Such a statement was entirely wrong,, as no such condition of affairs existed. Miinnie Fields has commenced a suit for divorce against John W. Fields, to who she was married in 1889. The couple have lived iu Ypsilanti, but are now residents of this city. The complainant alleges that Fields is a drunkard and at one time ran away with another woman. "The Festival of the Holidays"is the title of an entertainment to be given by the Ladies' Aid society of St. Andrew's parish, December 6, 7, 9 aud 10. The ladies will illustrate in an entertaining way Thanksgiving, Cbrisfcmas, New Years, St. Valentines Day, Independence Day and Memorial Day. The entertaiuments are to be in Harrishall. The survivors of the 16th Michigan Infantry will have their 1 5 th regular reunión at Plymouth next Tuesday. Among those who will attend from this city are Col. H. S. Doan, Dr. W. F. Breakey, Wallace Welch and Michael Donahne. A great many members of the regiment were recrnited from this county. Col. Welch, killed at Beldon R. R. , Virginia, was its colonel, and it was in memory of hin that the local G. A. R. post was named. A delegation of citizens from NewarK, N. J. , were in the city Monday, viewing the literary library. Newark is about to erect a public building for a library and the visitors, one of whom was the mayor of Newark, were here getting pointers. They had visited Chicago and all the eastern libraries and they made the gratifying statement that nowhere had they found a library that equaled Michigan's in respect to system of management. Mondny evening Aid. Maynard introduced the following resolution in the council and it was adopted : Resolved, that the expense incurred by the city of Ann Arbor in building sidewalks in front of oertain property be and the same is hereby ordered spread upon the tax rolls together with ten per cent as a special assessmeut against said property and that the same constitute a lien upon said property. A special frorn Washington Wednesday morning says : Mrs. Lavonia M. Taylor, wife of Thomas S. Taylor, of the postoffice department, is dead. She had lived in this city for the past twenty-two years and had been actively identified with the First Presbyterian church. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at four o'clock. The interment will be at South Bend, Ind, She left two sisters, Mrs H A. Sweet, of Ann Arbor, and Mrs. Monroe Evans, of Stnrgis. A familiar figure will bo seen on our streets no more. Hugh R. Jenkins, an old resident of this city, died Monday night at the home of his son in Jackson after a short illness. He was born in Canandaigua, N. Y., March 15, 1S23, and flrst carne to Aun Arbor in 1842, soon returning to his New York home. In 1845 he returned here and was shortly afterwards married here In 1851 he movd to Jackson where he lived until May, 1862, when he returned to Ann Arbor. His wife died in 1873. He leaves five sons, George P. , of Owosso, Frank S., of Barry county, Hugh, of Jackson, Grant and John, of Detroit. His remains were brought to this city for burial in tht fifth ward cemetery, Wednesday afternoon. First suow of the season - October 19. Born to Mr. and Mrs. James Boyle, a son. The county clcrk issued three deer licenses ysterday. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Cari Bauruann of Dayton, Ohio, a son. H. B. Hutchins, of the law school, will make improvements on his Monroe street properry. Hughie McGuire says he beat Clarence Sweet in 100 yard ruiming race Wednesday iu 14 minutes. Ethel M., five montlin old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred East, of S. State street, died Tuesday of brain fever. Ross Granger was elected captain, and Herman Walters second lioutenant, of the Light Infantry Wednesday night. Miss Finley's story club will meet at the residence of Mrs. W. O. Doty, 38 j South Fifth avenue, next Monday at 4 p. m. President Angell is a grandfather f or the sixth time, Prof. and Mrs. Andrew McLaughlin having a new baby boy at their house. Cranberry sauce is to come high with that Thanksgiving dinner.for New Jersey's crop has been cut by frost and New Jersey excels in mosquitoes and cranberries President Angelí addressed the Misionary association meeting in Detroit yesterday. Major General O. O. Howard of the Uuited States army, was the other speaker. Mack & Co. have filed artices of incorporation -with the county olerk, with apital stock of $30,000. Tbis is for the 'urniture store and does not include the [ry goods store. Tracy D. Green died Wednesday at he home of his brother, Jas. H. Green, 37 Wall street, of typhoid fever, aged 17 years. The funeral services will be held this afternoon. Col. H. S. Dean, J. Q. A. Sessions and Frederick Pistorious told the G. A. ï. boys Satarday night all about their ;rip to the national encampment and he Chiokamauga National Park. A house at 9 Geddes avenue, occnpied by Mrs. Sf. John was damaged $300 by fire last Friday night. The city office juilding was damaged about $50 by fire he same night. The city engineer's intruments were destroyed. A dispatch from Duluth, Minn., says nat a young man by the name of Stuckey has made away with sufficient funds o wreek a bank. it also claims that he young ruan's fatbej' froru this oifcy s there,but notwithstanding the youug man and the bink will doubtless remain tuck, eh? When the boys came home from the Vlasonio meeting at Grand Rapids last Saturday the most of them wore a lapel button emblamatic of the bieyclewoman. The design was a pair of bloomers, abeled "the new womau. " The Grand ïapids brothers had fnrnished their visitors with the deooration. Mrs. C. Robison died at the home of her son, A. V. Robison, 14 S. Fifth ave., about8:30 o'olock Sunday evenng, aged 87 years. Mr. Robison and Mrs. B. Dolla Pack, of this city and a daughter at Manchester are the survivïng children. The remains were taken to Manchester Tuesday for burial. The case of Frank Bangs vs. Densmore Cramer was taken np in circuit court yesterday. Bmgs claimed that ae made arrangements with Cramer to insare bis house, and after it was trarned he found that he had no insurance with hini. The jury rendered a verdict for the plaintiff in the sum of 300. William C. Andrews, who plays the principal comedy role of Bill Bartz, in Fred Marsden's bright cometdy, "My Wife's Friend," has added another triumph to his list of artistic merit. The play abounds in oomic and complioated situations on the "Private Secretary" and "Inoog" order. At the Grand opera House, Saturday evening, October, 26. A Patron's meeting was held last Thursday night at the Island school house in York township, and program of recitations, musio and essays was rendered. Among the best papers delivered was one on "The Relation of Parenti aiid Tefchfiri" hy Mv jie'-hvphir', an'l a talk on "Oni Flag" by Mr.G man was highly complimented. A fia1? rairfins; wiil be held at the Island sohoo) house November lst. Capt. Jams W. Condón, of Buffnio, whose death was briefly mentioned ia last week's Argus.was born in Freedom in 3 841. He reached years of manhood in Ann Arbor, and after he began to sail the lakes, was married to Miss Elizabeth A. Norse, of Buffalo. He leaves ono brother, Capt, John Condón, of Buffalo, who came here with the remains last Friday. There are three sisteis alsc,Mrs. Peter Tuite.of Detroit, Mrs. J. A. Gansori, of Chicago, and Miss Mary E. Condón, of this city. The two brothers, James and John, had for many years coinmanded vessels plyiug between Chicago, Buluth and Bnffalo. The jury in the case of Win. Brighton vs. the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern railway, tried last week ii the circuit ooart,rendered a verdict, las Friday night for the plaintiiï in the sum of $4,791. The cise was an oh one and a farmer verdict gave Brighton $2,500, but the caso was taken to the supreme conrt and sent back on erroi for re-trial. Brighton sued for breach of contraot, claiming that he had had his hand hurt sorue years ago on the road and had been promised a lile job which promise they had kept nntil abou the time snit was first commenced firightou lives at Manchester.