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The board of supervisors will meet ] in annual session at the court liouse, , Monday, Oct. 11. The Phoenix Gesangverein will give ■ a concert in the Landwehr hall Monday evening, Oct. 11. Prof. D. W. Springer attended the ] funeral of his friend, Charles Ellis, at ; Battle Creek, Monday. i City Engineer Key is at work on plans and specificatious for the ; tion to the Firemen's hall. Prof. F. G. Novy returned 8aturday '' from his European trip. He reports a pleasant and profitable summer. The Ann Arbor Organ Co. has reeently shipped carloadsof instruments to South Carolina and Portland, Oregon. Mr. and Mrs. John Fullerton, of Wall st.. have a little girl baby three weeks old which weighs less than two pounds. The little seven-year-old daugrhter of Fred O. Martty, who formerly clerked in Brown's drug store, died in Detroit last week of scarlet fever. Glen V. Mills is busily prosecuting the canvass of the city for the nevv city directory of 1898, and will issue it about the tirst of next month. Mrs. Mattie Newman has opened up a restaurant on N. Fourth ave., opposite the city building, in the store formerly occupied by M. P. Vogel. August Johr was tried before Justice Duffy Monday morning on a charge of assault and battery on his wife and paid a fine of $4.50 costs for so doing. F. A. Wagner, W. H. Potter, A. C. Luick, Ed Grau, John Trojanowski, Wm. F. Gates and Sam Lee are new recruits in the Ann Arbor Light Infantry. Mr. Eay K. Moulton, of St. Joseph, Mich., and Miss Eliza M. Hill, daughter of Mrs. M. E. Hill, of 316 S. State st., were married Monday eveniig at the home of the bride. Theo. Hoel'er, formerly of the flrm of Bischoiï & Co., manufacturers of vitriliable colors for glass and china and üne enamels at Dearborn, Mich., will open an office in the city. Rev. James Venning, a íormer pastor of the Ypsilanti M. E. church, and who is well known in this city, died at Alma, Sunday, after an illness of over ( two years, aged 62 years. State Accountant Humphrey has completed the apportionment of the state taxes for 1897, and it shows the total to be $2,379,907.23. The University gets $207,183.33 and the Normal school $73,650 Of the total amount Washtenaw county pays $(56,760.59. Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Pond attended the closing exercises of the chaplaincy of Rev. G. H. Hickox, at the Jackson state prison on Sunday. Mr. Pond is an ex-warden of the state prison and had a place on the platform. He made a brief address and spoke highly of the good work done by tne retiring chaplain. No. 117 is the new telephone in E. F. Mills &Co.'s store. The Farmers & Mechanics Bank block is being repainted. Dr, E. W. Ryan, presiding eider oí the Ann Arbor district, will take up his residence in this city, it is said. Fred J. Dansingburg has resigned the local agencyof the Detroit Journal and will be succeoded Monday by Guy P. Henry. Mr. John Tii.vlor, formerly of Whitmore Lake, vus married Tuesday at Battle Creek to Miss Mamie Waters, of that city. State Organizer Otter, of the Home Forum Benefit Order, organized aJocal forum of the order in this city Friday night with over 40 members. The common council will sit Monday, Oct. 4, at the council chamber, as a board of review on the assessrnent roll of sewer district No. 7. Lieut. Herman O. Walters has resigned his commission as lieutenant of Co. A, M. N. G. His place will be filled at the annual election in January next. At the meeting of the board of directors of the Ann Arbor & Ypsilanti railroad held Saturday it was decided to pay the interest on the bonds which falls due today. The school board has engaged a room in the Germán M. E. church to accommodate the overflow of children in the second ward. Miss Fannie Van Giesen will be the teacher. All the barber shops in the city were closed until 11 o'clock yesterday, out of respect for the memory of Ed. A. Cadieux, and those employed therein attended the funeral in a body. The Maccabees of Arbor Tent will open the season Thursday, Oct. 14, with an invitation dance at their rooms over the postoftice. This will be followed by a dance once a month. I At the installation of the officers of Ypsilanti Chapter, No. 121, O. E. S., Monday evening, the retiring worthy matron, Mrs. Annie E. Carpenter, was presented with a neat badge of the order in token of recognition of her services since the chapter was instituted. The people of St. Patrick's parish, Northfield, wül hold a social on the lawn around the rectory on the evening of Thursday next, Oct. 7. At 9 o'clock several popular young ladies will contest for a line bicycle. Music and other entertainment will be furnished. Light rerreshments will be served. A uorse got mired in the river'above the bridge, Thursday evening of last but was rescued from its unpleasaut predicanaent by several young men. President Goodyear, of the Humane Society, and Marshal Sweet had been notitied of the occurrence, but when they arrived on the scène the horse was already on terra firma. Lyall S. Nichols, son of Mrs. H. A. Nichols, of B15 Church st., died at Pittsburg, Pa., Friday, after a long and severe sickness from typhoid fever, aged 19 years. The news of his death was a severe shock to his many friends in Ann Arbor. His remains were brought home Saturday at noon and the funeral was held Sunday afternoon. Work on the conduit for the telephone wires of the New State Telcphone Co. was commenced on E.Washington st. at noon Monday, and Mr. Sullivan, who has charge of the construction, is pushing the work rapidly forward. The offices of the company will be in the rooms over Rinsey & Seabolt's store, E. Washington st., and L. J. Lisemer has been choscii as manager. A burning bucket of tar on the roof of the Northern Brewery building took the fire department on a quick run to the Northside, Monday forenoon. The fire was easily extinguished and the damage slight. It is said that Fireman Rettich made the fastest time on record to get into his place on the hook and ladder truck when he learned the location of the blaze. - Times. A young man named Benedict, who is quite a sprinter, offers to run any five men in Washtenaw county a fivemile race on the fair grounds this afternoon. The conditions of the race are that he will run the vvhole five miles and each one of the five men is to run one mile. A purse of $15 will be given for this race, if the five men enter to run against this plucky challenger. James Frederick Avery, a forrner citizen of Ann Arbor, who married the daughter of Solon Cook, the pioneer hotel keeper of this city, and succeeded him as landlord of the Cook house, died in Mt. Clemens Wednesday of last week, aged 75 years, after a lingering illness. His wife and three children survive him. Mr. Avery was for many years landlord of the Avery house, Mt. Clemens, which he and his brother, Judge Avery, erected. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Apfel, of Redding, Cal., a baby girl. New brick crosswalks have been laid across Detroit st. , at Kingsley and Catherine sts. Harry Ilelf man, a university student from Detroit, has been appointed local correspondent tor the Detroit Journal. The treasurer of the school board has so far this year taken in $1,209.25 in fees. Last year at a corresponding time the fees amounted to $309.50. Ann Arbor Camp of Modern Woodmen had its first dance of the season in its hall over Wadhams, Ryan & Reule's store last evening. It was well attended. The Bay State Beneficiary Association has been denied tlie privilege of doing business in this state by Insurance Commissioner Campbell. It used to have several policy holders in Ann Arbor. The flre department was called out Monday afternoon by the explosión of a gasöline stove in F. Karzuck:s place on Felch st. The blaze was soon extinguished and but little damage was done. The right of way for the bicycle path between Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor has now been secured as far as Qarpenters Corners, and it is proposed to get the contractor at work on it without delay. II. N. Mudge, of Ypsilanti, intended to exhibit his fancy horseshoes at the fair, but Tuesday, while he was at dinner, someone went into his shop and stole 12 of the best of them, thus spoiling the set. Now that the crushed stone has been buried on S. División st., if the city council can enter into a contract with Jack Frost not to throw them up again in the spring, the job will be a good one. - Ann Arbor Courier. Helen, the nine months' old daughter of L. A. Pratt, died Tuesday night at the home of Mr. Pratt's parents in Traverse City. The remains were interred yesterday in Forest Hill cemetery beside those of its mother, who died at its birth. People who have house-plants in their gardens which they do not need are requested to give them to the Fruit and Flower Mission for use in the hospitals. Such eharitable contributions should be left with Mrs. J. G. Lynds, 227 S. State st. After 16 hours' deliberation the jury in the Struble case at Shepherd brougbt in a verdict in support of the suicide theory. Four of the jurymen were in favor of that theory f rom the first. The other two believed it was murder. The October term of the circuit eourt will commence Monday. The jury has been called for Tuesday. The docket contains 84 cases, divided as follows: Criminal 24, issues of fact 29, issues of law 3, chancery first class 11, chancery fourth class 17. The idea is being agitated to utilize Whitmore Lake for a two-mile eonrse, and so inaugúrate a boating crew here in the University. The cycle path has made the idea possible. If it should be done, the Ann Arbor 11. R. will no doubt put on a train between these two places. - Ann Arbor Courier. The Ann Arbor railroad is doing a large freight business in wheat this season. Large trainloads of the cereal are brought across Lake Michigan to Frankfort, and from there to Toledo via the Ann Arbor road. From Toledo the grain goes direct to the Atlantic seacoast and across the ocean to Europe. The first of a series of three receptions to be given by the congregation of St. Andrew's church to meet the new members of the ehurch who have recently come to Ann Arbor, also the students who are in the city, was hele last evening at Ilarris hall. The othei two receptions will be given this ant tonioiTow evening from 8 to 10 o'clock Miss Elsa Von Grave, a gradúate of the Munich conservatory, and for the last year a member of the faculty o; the New York College of Music has been engaged as a teacher of piano forte in the University School of Music She comes very highly recommended and will take Mrs. Zeitz' place. Mrs Zeitz is unable on account of ill healtl to teach the coming yeai Some weeks ago County Clerk Schul against the warnings of several partie who were in the office at the time, len a woman SI. 40 with which to get to Toledo. The woman left her addres and promised to send the money a soon as she earned it. Not hearing from her after a lapse of a couple o weeks, the captain wrote to her abou it; she repeated her promise to pay him, but said she had not got the money. Wednesday of last week Mr Schuh got a letter from her with $1 in it and the promise to pay the balanc as soon as possible. Mr. Schuh alway did have faith that his charity was no misplaced in this instance, and he i still further assured of it now. There were 900 people at the Athens theater last night to see "A Boy Wanted." George Kelly is in jail, charged with passing a bottle of whisky through the bars in the jail to the prisoners inside. ■ The U. of M. Daily issued asix-page preliminary number Monday and eommenced its regular daily publication this morning. Sunday evening was the Jewish New Year's eve, and Monday the h'rst day of the year 5658 aceording to the Jewish chronology. The Francés Hughes Concert Co. gave a fine concert at the Unitarian church last evening. It was an extra number in the Unity Club course. Eev. William Jauch, who comes to Ann Arbor from Mc. Healthy, Ohio, as the pastor of the Germán M. E. church, preached his flrst sermón in that church Sunday morning. The Lake Shore & Michigan Southern reports for ihe year ended June 30: Gross earnings, $19,380,967; decrease, $2,096,964; operating expenses, $12,416169; decrease, $2,104,064; net earnings, $6,964,978; decrease, $82,930; total surplus, $7,563,859. Mr. and Mrs. Eoss Granger will give the fifteenth aunual complimentary opening dancing party of their school for dancing at the A.cademy, Saturday evening, Oct. 9. All former pupils, intending pupils and friends are invited to attend. The city of Ann Arbor has $12,000 worth of sewer bonds to dispose of at not less than the face value and accrued interest, which bear interest at the rate of 5 per cent per annum and mature in four equal annual installments. They should be a good safe nvestment for Ann Arbor people. If you are so unfortunate as to get one f the $2 bilis whieh forgers have hanged to resemble $-5 bilis do uot ;hrow it away. You can get $2 for it at the sub-treasury. Two such bilis were redeemed the other day. The aised $2 bilis have vignettes of Ful ton nd Monroe, while the $-5 has vignettes f Grant and Sheridan. Riotaro Kodama, a Japanese stuent, is making a eomparative study f English and Japanese proverbs, and lis translations of some of the Jap's ayings are curious. He says his counrymen use proverbs more freely than hey do here. One is "Gossip lasts )nly 75 day's"; another, "A deaf man s eager to listen"; "No remedy for a ooi," etc. At the social given by the high chool faculty to the students of the chool on Friday evening in the cbapel here was a large attendance. It was very successf ui att'air in a social way. oprano solos by Fred Daley, a bass 010 by Mr. Willis and speeches by Drofs. Perry, Wines and Springer ormed the intellectual part of the enertainment. A meeting of the Charitable Union will be held in Harris hall, ïhursday. Oct. 7, at 3 o'clock. It is hoped that 11 who have helped to make it possible :o care for the poor who are sick, aged r iniirm, will renew their ruembership )y bringing or sending their dollar for lie year. The tunds are very low and be work of the society during the vinter will depend on the generosity f its frieuds. Eugene J. Helber's trotting stallion Mashlight won the 2:17 trot at the .■enawee county fair at Adrián, Friay, in three straight heats, the tastest ïeat being made in 2:20 with two engths to spare. The last half of the ïeat was done in 1:09. The unbeaten ïorse Rightwood, owned by Neely 5ros., of Brooklyn.was the contending ïorse in the last heat. Flasblight is mdoubtedly the fastest trotting horse nat has ever been owned in Washteïaw county. A noticeable feature in the street cenes of Ann Arbor Saturday was a ,rio of street musicians. Two girls )layed violins and a man turned the rank of a hand piano mounted on wheels and drawn by a white horse. When they had finished their musical elections at one place, the man would ump on a seat in front of the wagon, he girls on one in the rear and they vould move along to another place. Che combination gave the popular airs of the day in a very fair manner. Tobias Kuebler, one of a gang of oungers who have made life miserable at times to ladies and others who had to pass by their haunts on the north side, was up bef ore Justice Pond Friday on the charge of being a loiterer and disorderly person. liot having the money to pay a tine of $1 and $3 costs, he was sent to jail. It is to be ïoped that Marshal áweet will continue his missionary work and break up these gangs of loafers not önly on ;he north side but on the main business street as well. So far he does not seem to have been very successful on Main st. At the regular meeting of Ann Lodge, No. 26, Star of Bethlehem, held ïhursday of last week, officers for the ensuing quarier were elected as follows: Worthy commander, Dr. Jennie Hughes; worthy vice-commander, Lady Minna Trojanowski; worthy scribe, Lady Betsy Lee; worthy accountant, tíír Knight Charles Dosey worthy tréasurer, Sir Knight G. Ú. Allmendinger; worthy marshal, Lady Scotten; worthy ehaplain, Lady Martha ütto, worthy inside sentinel, Lady Mary Kajuski worthy outside sentinel Sir Knight S. T. Lee; physician, Dr Jennie Hughes; agent, E. S. B. F. Lady Betsy Lee.