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Born to Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Nordman, of 31 Detroit at., Tuesday night, a boy. A Cleveland wheel was stolen from the baggage room of the M. C. depot last Friday evening. Auditor General Turner has íiled with County Clerk Dansingburg the petition for the sale of lands for back taxes in Washtenaw county. The three months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Eisele, who died of brain fever last week Thursday, was buried on Saturday in St. Thomas' cemetery. The Woman's Auxiliary of the Young Men's Christian Association will bold its regular monthly business meeting in the asaoeiation. rooms, on Monday nest at 3 o'clock p. m. The republicans of the city will hold their several ward caucuses on Monday evening next at 7 :30 p. m. Delegates will be elected to the county convention to be held here next Toesday. On Saturay morning Mr. Adam Neff, of Delhi, and Miss Nellie Nagele, daughter of Gregory Nagele, of 34 S. Twelfth st. , were married at St. Thomas' church by fiev. E. D. Kelly. A very spirited rumpus between a colored man and his wife, living on W. Liberty st., kept folks in that neighborhood in a state of wakefulness on Saturday night. When the pólice looked for him Sunday he could not be found, however. Mrs. Minnie V. Fletcher, of Ypsilanti.has filed a bilí for divorce from her husband, Guy A. Fletcher, for having deserted her and her child, March 27, 1894, and in December of the same year left the state and went to California, since which time she has heard nothing of him. JacK Mansfield, a young man who has been employed at Tucker & Cos bicycle repository, on N. Fourth ave., vamoosed on Saturday night taking with him $150 and a gold watch that was not his property. He also left a note stating thar. Kate Staebler, a domestiu at M. P. Vogel's, had' fled with him. Two of Ann Arbor's colored young ladies figured quite prominently in a cake walk at Jackson, Friday night. In company with B. F. Hoxter, of Chicago. Miss Kittie Henderson was awarded the flrsfe prize by the judges, and Lewis Schooier, of Chicago, and Miss Anna Luckus, of Ann Arbor, took the third prize. Quite a turn around in real estate has just heen consummated through the Bach & Butler agency, by which Charles E. Hiscock becomes owner oi W. D. Adams' property, corner of S. Division and E. Liberty sts., Mr. Adams gets the C. A. Ward property, 17 S. Thayer st., and C. A. Ward gets lots 19, 21 and 73 in the Miller addition. On Sunday, Aug. 2, the Young Men's Christian Association will have charge of the services in the Chelsea churches. In the afternoon there will be a meeting for men only and in the evening there will be a unión meeting of all the churches. The services will be in charge of G. G. Stimson, J. A. C. Hildner, J. E. Benz and W. B. Phillips. State Treasurer Wilkinson reports a cash balance in the state treasury ai the close of business. June 30, 1 896, oí $912,000 in round numbers. The collections upon the tax levy of last December, which amounted to over $3 - 000,000, has nearly all been received by the state, and from qow until the close of the calendar year the cash bal anee will steádty' diminish. The Ann Arbor Agricltural Co. has been taking ivventory of its stock this week. A nntubpr of the members of the local lodge of Elks attended the annual meeting of the grand lodge of the order at Cincinnati this week. The Dexter Leader says:"The town took quite a start last week. Three new business ventures located here- cigar factory, grocery store and tailor shop." Mrs. Louisa Johnson has sold her house and lot on E. Observatory st., to Mrs. Catherine Buehler, of Lodi, who will remodel the house and occupy it as a residence. Several new walks are laid out on the campus and will be put down this summer. They will all bo of cement. Among them is one to connect the library and museum buildings. Mrs. Caroline Cotant has been paid 1600 insurance for the loss on her house by fire. Wesley E. Howe has taken the contract to rebuild the damaged part of the house for that amount. William Howard, the young man who became violently insane a week ago Saturday night and was committed to jail the following Tuesday, was taken to the eastern insane asylum at. Pontiac Friday. Marshall Thomas was injured in the spine April 20, 1896, while working on a new bridge built over the Raisin river at Milan by the Ann Arbor Railroad Co. He has now brought suit against the company for $25,000 damages. "Rally Day" will be held next Sunday morning in the M. E. church. Carriages will be sent for the aged members. The church will be specially decorated, etc. All members ;iud attendants are expected to be present. The installation concert and banquet under the auspices of Lucullus Lodge, So .4, K. ofP., and Queen Esther Donrt of Calanthe, took place at the A. M. E. church on Thursday evening of last week. It was very well attended. S. J. Tomlinson, for many years editor and prorpietor of the Lapeer Clarion, has purchased a half interest in the Pontiac Gazette. The new firm will be Tomlinson & Turner, Mr. Tomünson having purchased Mr. Kimball's interests. The republican county convention will be held at the court house, Ann Arbor, next Tuesday, commencing at 11 a. m., to elect 19 delegates to the congressional convention at Jackson next Wednesday, and to the state convention at Grand Rapids, Aug. 5. The condition of Fred Reinhart, of Ypsilanti, the young lad whose eyesight vas so affected by looking through a colored lens at the snn some ten weeks ago, is now improving. Dr. Hueston thinks the chances are that the boy will ultimately recover his sight enough to do ordinary work, but not enough to do any fine reading. - Times. The newspaper women of Michigan will hold -their annual meeting under ;he auspices of the Michigan Woman's 5ress Association, 'in Traverse City, Jnly 29, 30 and 31. Miss Emma E. Bower will respond to the speech of the jresident, and Miss Gertrude Buck will read a paper on "The possibilities of ;he newspaper in promoting sociologcal ends. '' Charles H. Worden showed to the writer on Monday a root of alfalfa he had just received from California, which measured nearly six feet long, The top of it when cut was over three eet long, but it had lost its bloorn before it got to Ann Arbor. Four and five crops of this giant clover are cut n the course of a season and the cattle and horses grow sleek and fat upon it. On Friday afternoon last a local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution was organized at the residence of Mrs. James B. Angell under the name of Ann Arbor Chapter. There were 15 names on the roll of charter members. The officers elected were : Regent, Mre. James B. Angell ; secretary, Mrs. H. L. Richards; registrar, Miss Emma E. Bower; treasurer, Miss Elizabeth Dean. Rev. Alexander L. ÏTicklas, the new pastor of Zion Lutheran church, was duly installed into his position on Sunday monring last with appropriate services. In the morning at 10:30 o'clock the installation services were beid and addresses were delivered to the large congregation hy Rev. J. Dingeldey, of Cleveland, O., and Rev. C. L. Clessler, of Bridgewater. In the evening the church was again crowded with a large audience who listened attentively to a sermon in English by Rev. M. Bagner, of Detroit. Mrs. Mary E. Warner, of this city, has filed a bilí for divorce in the Washtenaw county circuit court from her husband, Attorney Wm. W. Warner, of Allegan. The divorce is sought on the ground of extreme cruelty. She also asks for proper alimony for the support of their child, Lilliao Warner, and to be allowed the custody of the child. The couple were married in 1872 and lived together nntii 1894, when Mrs. Warner left her husband on account of his alleged cruelty and came here with her daughter . Judge Kinne has ordered a writ of subpena issued sommoning Warner here to answer to the complaint. The number of people who spent the Fourth at the cottages on Strawberry, Zukey, Island, Base and others of the chain of lakes between Hamburg Junction and Dexter, was up in the hundreds. Particularly at the first three named was this noticeable. Not only were there people from Ann Arbor and vicinity, but also from Toledo. The evening of the Fourth was signalized by brilliant displays of fireworks at many of the cottages. A merry party of over 20 people assembled at the Cornelian Club cottage on Maud Lake and partook of a fish dinner. The menu was fine and the toasts and responses that followed were finer. W. G. McDonald, of Observatory st, made the first shipment of peaches of the season on Tuesday. The postponed picnic to the members of the Loyal Tempéranos Legión will take place next Tuesday, at the home of J. B. Steere, in Pittsfleld. Nexfc Sunday the Ann Arfoor R. R. Co. will run a cheap excursión to Toledo, leaving Ann Arbor at 10:á5'a.m. Fare for the round trip 75 cents. F. Stofflet bas sold his Lansing Free Press agency to A. O. Jenison. He still retains the Ann Arbor agency for that paper, however, all reports to the contrary notwithstanding. Mrs. Gus A. Peters, of Scio, was injured quite severely on Saturday by a team of horses which she was holding taking fright and running through the orchard, throwing her out of the buggy. Detroit will have a patriotic celebration tomorrow in oommemoration of the evacuation of that city by the British. Elabórate exercises will be held. Bishop Foley is president of the day. Paul C. Meyer took first place in a 14-mile road race at Hudson on Saturday, in a large field of competitors. He won a bicycle as his prize. That is the second wheel Paul has won in road races. On the Jackson fair ground Monday afternoon H. Benedict, of Ann Arbor, ran a three-mile race' in 1(5 minutes 34 seconds. He made the first mile in 5:58, the second mile in 11 :50 and the third in 16:84. - Jackson Citizen. On Friday County Clerk Dansingburg issued marriage licenses íor two Fourth of July weddings. They were those of James Sharp and Atny Ella Hughes, of Chelsea and Adam Nert', of Delhi, to Nellie Nagle, of Ann Arbor. A big truss was being lifted to the top of the woman's gymnasium building Wednesday afternoon, when the rope broke and the truss feil carrying with it another truss. No one was injured luckily, but some damage was done to the buliding. The Michigan editors or publishers who served in the civil war are requested to write to Uooper's Coffee Cooler, Stureis, Mich., and give name, address, company, regiment or other service, with rank. Editor Cooper wants to print a complete list. A new pest has appeared as a raenace to cherry trees in MichigaD. It is a small red bug, and at the present may be seen in large quantities devourirjg the foliage of the trees. The eggs are deposited in and around the base of the tree, underneath the round bark. The insect seems also to have a liking for curraut and gooseberry shrubs. Eeports to the State Board of Health show tb at neuralgia, rheumatism, diarrboea, bronchitis and intermittent fever, in the order named, caused most sickness in Michigan during last week. Consumption was reported at 207 places, measles at 48, scarlec fever at 27, typhoid fever at 22, whooping cough at 22 and diphtheria at 18. Here is the report of a baseball game taken from the columns of the Pinckney Dispatch which was not reported to any Ann Arbor paper, so far as is known : "On Monday last, June 29, the second nine ball team of Ann Arbor came to Pinckney to defeat the home team. At the end of the 6th inning the Ann Arbor boyR gave up and the score stood 18 to 1 and favored Pinckney. ' ' John Buikhardt, clerk for Martin Schaller, met with a severe accident Saturday. He had loaded up a small toy cannon and placed in front of it a tin pail in order to make the sound heavier. When he fired off the cannon the pail was hurled with great force against his arm and face cutting bad gashes on each. His wounds are getting along nicely. It took several stitches to close theru up. Internal Revenue Inspector Phelan has given notice that Juoe 30 is the end of the fiscal year, and that ali government liquor licenses paid after that date will be subject to and loaded with the 50 per cent penalty for dilatoriness. He says that every druggist who sells liquor at retail this year, whether on physician's perscriptiou or otherwise, will be made to pay the license the same as any saloon-keeper, as the statutes distinctly provide for such payment. At the inter-society contest of Adrián college last week, James Albert Metoalf had for his subject "Modern Patriots," in which he beheld a clearly defined principle underlying the Cuban struggle and urged intervention and recognition. James Albert is "off." Cuhan patriotism is the old fashioned kind and consists in dying for one's country. Modern Patriotism merely oomprises the pretense of living for one's country, but in reality, living on it, - Monroe Democrat. A cynica) exchange gives out the following, in which the truth bolds a good part : It is easier to sell a bicycle tnan a wagon. Man will buy shot guns and pay cash for them when they have to give their notes in payment for utensils which they must have to earn their living. They pay the retailer a hundred per cent profit on beer without a protest and then kick on 10 or 20 per cent the grocery dealer asks. Billiards at 2ñ cents a game does not seem very Digh to them but bread tickets 24 for a dollar makes them gruut. Dr. Victor C. Vaughan, clean of the medical department of the university, has refused an offer of a prominent position in connection with the Bellevue hospital of New York City, at a salary of $10,000 a year It is said that the position would have afforded him such chances for outside practice that it woald have given him an income of $40,000 a year. His salary in oonnection with the medical department here is but $3,000 a year. His income from other sources, however, is very oonniderable, partioularly from his service as an expert.