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Well-ah, sheriff Jndson, we shake hauds with you. We uuderstaud that Piugree has promised to send yon to the peniteutiary. Following the devatatious of grasshoppers, Samuel Webster has orgauized a cricket game, at Ypsilanti. "One woe, upon another woe, doth tread!" Deter village has reíused to be bonded for $8,000 for the establishment of au electric light plaut, aud the janitor will keep ou snuffiug the street candles as usual. Miss Cora Fay, of Anu Arbor, with her vcorldly possessions tied up iu a 'kerchief, is ou her way to Chicago, ■which journey she will tuake ou foot. The uusatisfied new vvoman is seeking to rob even the poor tramp of his job. The Humane Society of Aun Arbor is kept busy picking birds out of the electric light globes. The society could better expend its sympathy and effort in persaudiug nine of every ten office seekers not to saorch their wings iu the political lamp. Tramps are bccomiag a little too bold. Soiuething must be doDe to put a stop to it. - Washtenaw Times. Bear with theru. Should McKinley win, the gold standard vill take care of tJie tramps and eaoh will receive a f20 gold piece aud a positiou iu the mail service. Bufïalo Bill's cut-throat savages so frightened the Ann Arbor commou council that only four or flve met on that evening, and gbastly pale, they hurriedly adjourned the meeting and made their escape in the darkness and were seen no more till they showed up in the "D. H." reserved seats at the show, leaving in the lurch several poor men who wanted bilis allowed that night, to keep the door from the wolf - and also to attend the sbow with their families.


Ann Arbor Argus
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