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The Unitarian Snnday sohool aud cbnrcb will have their annnal picnio tomorrovv (Saturday) at Caiupbell's grove, ou the South Ypsilanti road. All rueet at The chnrch at 12:45 and go together to the eleotric nár. Car starts at 1 :20 auc! returns at 6. All the oongregation, youDg and old, are invited. It is not oftea that a newspaper rnan saves enough money out of his meager salary to be able to take a European trip, bnt Alvick A. Pearsou has ruauaged to do so, and ou Thorsday, July 8, he will Jeave for a trip througb the Thousand Islands and river St. Lawrence to Montreal, sailing from there on one of the Dominion line of steaniers for Eugland He will be goue two months. The Ana Arbor Light Infantry was inspected Tuesday evening by Iuspector General Case, Capt. Cornelius Gardner, U S. A., aud Major Howell. A large number uf people, partioularly ladtes, attended the iuspeetiou which was a highly gratifying one to the offlcers aud members of the company. At the close of the inspección the inspeoting officers left at once for Jackson. A number of visitors frora neighboring military cornpanies were present. The meinbers of Washtenaw aud ütseningo Lodges, I O. O. F., turned out in large numbers on Sunday to observe the day set apart as Memorial day. All the graves of the deceased brothers in both the Forest Hill nd Fifth Ward cemeteries were decorated with choice flowers and Capt. C. H. Manly made a few fitting remarks at eaob grave. The graves decorated, the Oddfellows returned to their hall, where Rev. T. W. Young delivered an appropriate address. A team of horses attached to a stone wagon and beloDging to Hiram Kitridge got away from their driver at the corner of Main and Hurón sts. , Tuesday noon. They rau wildly along N. Main st. and in attempting to turn on W. Ann st, crashed in E. Duff'ys grocery store window. The whole casing of the window was brokeu in and the siding of the window frame split by the tongne of the heavy wagon striking it. The horses were nninjured exoepting a slght out on the knee of one of thetn. The Ann Arbor branoh of the Woman's Auxialiary of the Episcopal chnrch has for some years been sapporting a Chinese baby at the St. Mary's school in Shanghai, China. The little girl bears the name of Ann Arbor. If that little girl comes tothia country she eau answer to the name if au actnal occarence ever happens again and the brakeman again anncrances the name of this station with no response. A little old lady once aróse and called out nnder such ciremnstances, "Is there anybody on the cars by the name of Ann Arbor, 'cause if there is, the conductor wants thern. " Dr. aud Mrs. A. C. Nichols and Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Watts jointly celebrated the anniversaries of their respective weddings at the home of the former on N. Thayer st., Wednesday evening. Art and his wife have seen 17 years of married life while the Watts' bring up the rear with a total of 11 years to their credit. The affair was a most enjoyable oue and did not end until the early of hoursyesterday morniug had ushered in the genial doctor's birthday anniversary - somewhere betweeu the 40th aud 50th - wheu the several guests departed for their homes wishing the couples many happy returns of the dav.


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