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Mayor Hiscock has signed the fire limite aDd bicycle ordiuances and they are uow )aw. Judge Harriman's leoture od "California in tbe Early Days" at Trinity Lnthernn churoh was a treat to his audieuce. The uew officers of Lois Rebekah Lodge I. O. O. F., vere iustalled Wednesday evening by Mrs. C. S. Elrner, distriot deputy. A collatiou followed the cereniODy. Johnson Bros., of Ypslanti, have just closed one df tbe bosiest years tbfly have bad siuce tbe existeuce of the film, haviug received and shipped during that period 300,000 dozens of eggs and 85,000 pounds of poultry of kinds. They have paid out in oash for the same nearly $35,000. Master John Cbapman, aged 10 years, received a watoh last week frorn Gcy P. HeDry, local agent of the Detroit Journal, as a prize for selling more Detroit Jouraals than any boy on the forcé, dnring the month of December. John is a hustler, aud a favorite ainong newspaper buyers, and well deserves tbis preferment. The annual May Festival of the University Musical Sooiety which has grown to be one of the most important, musioal events of the west, will be given in University hall, May 12, 13 and 14. The principal number of the program will be "Tbe Flying Dutchrnan," by Richard Wagner. The sale of reserved seats begins tomorrow at 9 o'clock a. m., at the Sohoul of Musió. At the aunnal meeting of the teachers of Zion's Lutheran Suuday school, held Wednesday evening of last week the following officers were elected : Superintendent, Frederick Schmid ; assistant superintendent, üeorge Hallér; seoretary, L. Boes; treasurer, E. Mast; missionary treasurer, F. Steeb; librarían, E. Muehlig. The secretary reported a gain of 101 scholars over the previous year. The Sewing School still needs mouey in order to oarry on the work for tbe year. Miss MoMonagle has kindly offered to repeat the entertainment given the Y. W. C. A. for the benefit of the school Friday evening, Jan. 21, in High School hall. There will be additional attractions. Freddy D ley will sing, the fairy soenes will be improved and other changas made. All boy tiokets whether you go or not. Admission only 10 cents. At the meeting of the Michigan Millers' Association held in Lansing Toesday, G. Frank Allmendinger was chosen vice president, and W. H. Deubel, of Ypsilanti, a member of the executive committee. Nelson .T. Kyer, of this city read a paper on hia native oountry "Denmark," and at the banquet Tuesday eveuing W. W. Wedemeyer responded to the toast "The Yonng Men." Washtenaw county is decidedly "in it" with the milJers of the state. Dr. D. W. Nolan and Seward Cramer, the Ypsilanti editor of the Times, had a fraoas of more or less serious dimensions Tuesday noon at Ypsilanti, io wbich Cramer was struck in the face. Nolan charged hiin with being the author of some of the newspaper articles that appearfid at the time of nis recent escapade in Detioit. A warrant has been issued against Nolan for the assault and the case will come up before Justice Childs. On Monday the Argns closed np with the administrator of the estáte of the late J. B. Vanatta, of Salem, a subsaription account which has been in existence for over 62 years. Mr. and Mrs. Vanatta carne to Michigan in 1834 and oommenced to take the Argus soon after it was first published. Mr. Vanatta died in April, 1895, at the age of 83 years. His widow still soivives aged 84 years, but owing to not being able to see to read any mora she haR dropped from our list. A 62 year's subscription is a long record and one that any paper can feel proud of. Alfred G. Huss, an old Ann Arbor boy, died quite suddenly at Denver, Colo., Wednesday night of last week, where he had gone for the benefit of his health. He was a watchmaker and jeweler by trade and Itarned bis business with Wm. Arnold. H bad been for some time prior to his departure for Colorado a resident of Monroe. His remains were brought here for Interment and the funeral was held from the residence of his uncle John Huss, in Pittsfield, Monday afternoon. A club of 20 young men from Monroe to which Mr. Huss formerly belonged, attended the funeral in a body.