Fraternity Lodge, F. & A. M., will meet for work this evening. A new passenger elevator is being put in to the Cook house. It will be a great convenience to its patrons. Paul Meyers has moved bis news stand on E. William st. to bis own property, opposite to his old location. Dr. Wenley will give the last of his series of excellent lectores at the Presbyterian church next Sunday evening. Emanuel Ij. Schneider, of the firm of Schneider Bros., plumbers, of this city, has been granted a patent on a hot water beater. The Woman's Auxialiary of tbe Y. M. C. A. will hold its regular monthly meeting Monday next, Dec. 13, at 3 p. 111., in the rooms of the assooiation. The Washtenaw Teachers' Association will meet in Chelsea tomorrow. Profs. Hoyt and McFarlan and Miss Wiee, of the Normal College, will be in attendance. Warren E. Walker, Capt. O. H. Manly, Wm. F. Lodholz and Reuben Armbruster brought borne several fine deer as the result of their hunting trip in the north woods. The joint installation of the officers of Golden Rule and Frateinity Lodges, F. & A. M., will be held at Masonic temple next Thursday evening, Dec. 17. All master masons are invited to be present. Miss Harriet A. Taylor, international secretary city Young Women's Christian Associations, is in Ann Arbor, and will address the inerubers of the local assouiation at the rooms over the post office this evening. A joint session of the board of trustees of the supreme hive L. O. T. M. of the world, and the great bive executive cornmittee of the state of Michigan, was held in Detroit the latter part of last week. Miss Emma E. Bower, great record keeper, attended it. While leaving the city on nis way home Thursday night of last week, Michael Kennedy, of Emery, had a runaway experience with bis team. He was thrown out of the vehicle and had his face and head quite badly cui up in consequence. His injuries are not of a serious nature, however. A correspondent in thé Washtenaw Evening Times complains of the habii lecturers in University hall have of turning to the right and addressing the people iu the south end of the hall, instead of standing in the center of the platform and addressing their audiences squarely in front so that all eau have an equal chance to hear. There are others than the oerrespondent who have labored with that same difficulty. The animal convention of the Washtenaw County Sumlay School Association is in session at Ypsilanti today and tomorrow. Judge Victor H. Lane will give the next talk in the ooarse of practical talks by practical men, at the Y. M. C. A. rooms next Monday night at 8 p. 111. Subject, "The Courts." Rupert Jones, of Plymouth, has been bound over ro the circuit court of Wayne cod'j y on the charge of bastardy prefeired by Lizzie Finch. Bail was fixed at f600 which he furnished. A convict Gov. Pingree pardoned sent him a letter of thanks, in which he said : "I hope at some future time to be able to return the favor." The governor has no aspirations that way, however. Courting a sirl is like starting a newspaper. It starts out weekly, then becomes a tri-weekly, then emergéis into a daily, and if it has any enterprise, comes out with an extra edition about once a year. Judge Kinne issued orders on Safcurday dismissing the chancery cases of Addison C. Collins vs. D. M. Joslin and Cordelia E. Joslin, and Katie Clark et al. vs. Addison C. Collins et al., for want of prosecution. The Adrián Telegram says that the parents of Stella Sebring, who live at Blissfield, Lenawee county, have received a letter from the girl announcing hei marriage co Howard Stucli, of Adrián. This is as it should be. "Ward and Jokes," the "governors" on the Ann Arbor Elks' engine, were in the city attending divine service last evening. Tho editor of the Democrat and the Main st. grocer are now traveling under the above nona de plume. - Times. Two suburban cars carrying some 20 passengers, both running 25 miles an aour, collided on the Detroit, Birmingïam & Pontiao electric railroad at 1 a'clook Satnrday afternoon. Three men were instantly killed and nearly ill the others injured, 10 serioasly. Eleven new memabers were received nto fall membership in tbe First Baptist church Sunday morning, and one was baptized in the evening. Rev. Daniel Shepardson, Ph. D., the "wheel ahair evangelist," has been invited to ]old meetings here begianing the last week in January. The second concert in the Choral LTnion Series will be given at University hall this evening. It will be a aong recital by Mr. and Mrs. George Henschel, who are aiuung the most popular musiuians of England, and are especially known for the remarkable song recitals they have giveu in conjunción. ABsistant Adjt.-Gen. Pond has secured likenesses in full uniform of all but oae of the past ooinmanders of Michigan G. A. R., and they hang on the wall in department headquarters in a group. Large portraits of Gen. R. A. Alger and Gov. Hazen S. Pingree also adorn the walls. They are the only two veterans who have been elected governor. The Independent Order of Foresters bas made a new departure and is to have a woman's auxiliary connected with it. The wives, daughters and sisters of members and all ladies froru lc to 56 years of age are eligible to membership. The I. O F. will issue inurance to all members of the new companion lodges who pass a satisfactory esamination after Sepfc. 1, 1893. At the council meeting on Monday evening the petition of the propeity owners on Main st. between Catherine and Liberty sts., asking that that district be paved, was received. It was at once referred to the board of public works with a resoluiton that the matter be investigated and an estimate of the cost of the proposed work made. So it begins to look as if we would have ons good piece of street at last. The Newton Ladder Co. has been reorganized, and is now a stock oompauy witb $20,000 capital. The factory and central office will be in Detroit. - Ann Arbor Courier. We will look carefully over a certain ladder that we have in mnd, and if it is one of the Newton make, that capital stock isn'f going to contain any of our wealth. Perhaps they made the ladder that Geo. Wahr, of ADn Arbor, climbed from the bottom to the top ronud, as stated by the Couirer last week. Nioht Wabr? - Adrián Press. Co. A, M. N. G., will hold its anonal election of officers Wednesday, Jan. 5. The inspeotion hop of Co. A on Wednesday evening at the armory was a very successful aö'air. Mr. George Nagel and Miss Catherine Meyers were married at the. Lutheran parsonage yesterday aternoon by Rev. A. L. Nicklas. A "butterfly sale" will be conducted at Hangsterfer's today and tumorrow by a number of Ann Arbor ladies for charitable purposes. Mr. Harry W. Clark, superintendent of the Uniersvity hospital, ts to be married Dec. 21 to Miss Clara E. Pinckney at the home of the bride's parents in Superior. ' There will be a dancing party at Granger's aoademy tomorrow evening as usual and a closing holiday party next Thursday evening from 8 to 1 1 :30 o'olook. These parties are ouder the management Mr. and Mrs. Ross Granger. At the annual memorial services of .Tackson Lodge, No. 113. B. P. O. Blks, held in St. Paul's oharch, Jackson, Sunday afternoon, Hon. A. J. Sawyer, of this city, delivered tbe principal address before a large audience which filled and overflowed the church. ' A Dülls' Bazaar is to be held the afternoon and evening of Saturday nest, Deo. 18, in Harrishall, under the auspices of the Junior Auxiliary of öt. Andrew's church. All are invited to I come to see the charming array of dolls, among which are several from Europe. Dr. F. G. Novy, of the U. of M., addressed the sanitary convention at Detroit yesterday afternoon on "Germs, What They Are and How They Produce Disease. " Dr. V. C. Vaughan will address the convention this evening on "Consumption, its Restriction and Prevention." The Forty Club will give the second of its series of parties at Granger's academy this evening. Next Tuesday" evening the Xi Psi Phi party will take place; Thursday evening the holiday closing party, and Friday evening the Delta Sigma Nu party. It will be a lively week. The next lecture in the course offered by Trinity Lutheran church will be given by Prof. F. S Goodrich, of Albion College, Monday evening next. Subject "On Horseback through Palestine. " Season tickets can be had from membsrs of the committee. Admission to this lecture 15 cents. The banquet given by Golden Kule Lodge, F. & A. M., last night to celebaite the conferring of the lOOth degree during this year's work was a menicrable and pleasant affair. John W. Bennett acted as toastmaster and speeches were made by A. J. Sawyer, H. W. Newkirk, H. G. Prettyman, Dr. C. G. Darling and others. It is said that many of the inland lakes of Michigan will be completely despoiled of their large fish before spring through the new law which alows tho spearing of fish tbrough the ice on inland lakes during December, Tanuary, February and March. ïhat is bad news for Ann Arbor fishetmen. A woman who was granted a divorce [luin her husband, named Allman, in the circuit coort Monday, had her name on a license to marry another man before the ink was dry on the deccee. This is an age of hustle. - Ann Arbor Courier. She was Allman and her mind seemed to be all man. - Plymouth Mail. The Ladies' Aid Society of Trinity Lutheran church will hold a fair in the lecture room of the church this and to morrow eveninge. This evening the gentlemen of the congregation wil serve an oyster supper and tornorrow evening refreshments will be served by the ladies. A number of articles wil be found for sale in the different booth and a good social time ensured to all Admission free All are invited. A new ruling goes into effect afte Jan. 1, whereby every letter carrier in the government service will have t give bond for $1,000, seoored by a reo ognized surety or indemnity oompany to protect the government against loss A bond in this snui is nów reauired o letter carriers, bot they are perrnitted to have as sureties any reputable citizen who can qualify for the amount o the bond. It is alleged that a recen investigation by the departmen showed that a large proportion oí th bonds of letter carriers are worthless Otseningo Lodge, No. 295, I. O. O. F. is arranging to give a graad New Year's Eve ball at the Oddfellows' hall. Michael Welch aDd Miss Emma Manrer, of this oity, were married Monday evening by Rev. W. L. Tedrow. The annual election of directors of the Aun Arbor and Ypislanti Street Railway Co. will be held at the office of the company, Jan. 3, 1898. Why can not the farmers of Ann Arbor and vicinity arrange for a Farmeis' Iosfritute this winter? It would be a good thing all aronnd. - Courier. A small blaze in E. A. Spence's house, 513 E. Jerïerason st., called oot the fire department at about 8 o'clook Monday evening, Damage $25. The Schemmerhorn-Mollie Bennett will case, which was appealed to the circuit court, will not be tried during this term of court but will go over to the March term. Tony Finella, an Italian laborer, was badly bruised about the chest and shouldes and had bis right leg broken by a steel rail falling on him from a work train on the Ann Arbor railroad Wednesday evening. Dr. Anna M. Flynn, homeop '93, of San José, Cal., formerly of this city, had her leg broken and was otherwise Djnred recently while surf bathing through beiDg thrown against the rocks by an unexpected sea wave. Charles H. Duncan pleaded guilty before Justice Pond Wednesday to riding his bicycle on the sidewalk and will pay $3.45 for so doing. Another charge of a similar nature that has been preferred against biru he denies and will fight bffore a jury. Fred Miller, a fortner employee of the Argus office, bas received his appointment as a regular mail carrier on the post office force in Chicago last montb. He had been a substitnte for more than a year. Hia district is on the west side. For more than a year past a firm known as Tacker & Co. has condaoted a bicycle repair shop on Fonrth ave. The other night the flrm vanished from tbe city leaving behind it several unpaid claims, among them one for rent due Clay Greene. An exhibition and magic lantern sbow will be given at thfl Morey school house in Ann Arbor town, of which Martin A. JRyan is teacher, on Saturday evening of next week, Deo. 18. All are invited to attend. The entertainment is for the benefit of the library fund of the school. Robert Martin, of Superior, is quite elated at a gift he has received from a sister, who lives in oounty Monaghan, Ireland. It is a pair of genuine Irish corduroy trousers and as Bob says "they will wear like iron and bleach out as clean as a cotton shirt" when washed. A lecture will be given on Friday evening of next week in the chapel on ae Northside, by Prof. Kohier, enitled " Two years in Europe. " Admission JOc, proceeds to defray exjenses of Bible class, the remaining jortion to be torned over to the church luilding fund. Abo'ut 9 :30 Taesday night County Clerk Schuh was called on by L D. ïates, a young mulatto aged 22 years, who works around the fraternity ïouses. He wanted a marriage license to wed a white girl, 19 years of age, named Lena Mayhew. The license was oon made out and at about 10 o'olock ustice John Duffy tied the marital jnot at his office. The Ann Arbor Railroad earned $6,891 more daring tbe fomth week in slovember, 1897, than in the same perod in 1896. The gross earnings for he month were $113,327.17, an increase of $16,824.39 over November 1896. From Jan. 1 to Nov. 30, 1897, there was a gain in earnings of $115,809 over the same period in 1896. The gross earnings were $1,177,897. At the annual meeting of the Y. H . C. A., Tuesday evening, Wm. Goodyear, Nate Stanger and A. A. Pearson were re-elected members of the board of diiectors, and A. C. Schairer and E. 1. Chapín were also placed on the board. After the election of board members the directors held a meeting at which E. S. Gilmore was elected president of the association, A. E. Mummery, vice president, A. A. Pearson, secretary, and Wm. Goodyear treasurer, for the coming year. L. L. James & Co., the new clothing firm, at 111 S. Main st., ruakes its bow to the readers of the Argus today, in an advertisement on the eighth page. The gentlemen have fitted up their store in a very tasty ruanner. The handsome new style all plate glass show oases mounted on marble bases, fllled with fashionable gbods, and the finely trimmed Windows present a very nice appearance. The firm is prepared to cater to the public with a large, full stock of clothing and gents' furnishings.