There will ba fun galore at the Athens Theater Monday night, whea Mahara's Colpred Miostrels will appear. The show is a large one this season, and the managers advise ns that it is a great diversion from the ordinary ruinstrels. The first part is said to be the finest ever oonceived. It has always been the endeavor of Mahara Brothers to have nothing but the best aud plenty of it. We are assured the singing aud dancing features, as well as uomeclians, cannot be exoelled. There will bs a sensatio-jal street parade at noou by the fainous Darktown Band, considered one of the finest bands traveliug. The Denver Times of May 8, 189?, says of them : "The Mahara Minstrels have faitïjfnlly fulfllled all the prornises made by their press agent, and as he is a littli on the Rider Haggard order, the olaims were by do means tame ones. The singing part of the program has not been exoelled by any company of minstrels visiting Denver. The voioes of Billy Yonng and D. C. Seott, were their skins white, wonld win for them fame and fortune. A warm weloome from Denver playgoers awaits Manager Mahara when he again brings his company to Denver. Thieves ent out a screen in one of the Windows of Richard Kearus' house, on N. Main st. , Thursday nigbt of last week and effected an entrance. About f20 in money and a lot of provisions were taken. Herman and Reuben Armbruster attended the 39th annual shooting oontest of the Detroit Sobuetzenbund on Monday.and Herman was quite successful, as usual. He won the first prize in the union target shoot, seoond in the point target shoot and 15th in the man target shoot. Reuben entered in the polnt and man target contests, but bis uame did not appear as a prize winner. August is by far the lightest month n the year at the Aun Arbor postoffice. Che receipfcs for August this year were (1,862.67. This is $281.86 larger han the sales of August last year, Ü70. 75 higher than August 1895 and 380.47 more tban August 1894. Tbat jrosperity didn't strike in at Ann Ar)or nntil August is shown by the fact hat the July receipts were $2,234.12 or 42 less than the receipts of July 1896.