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Sis peisous .were baptized at the Fiïst Baptist cbuich last Snnday evening.; Danoing parties will take place at (irupger's acadeiny Satnrday and Monday-evenings doring vacation. Frank Hamilton and Jobn AlcCall were givan five days in jail eacb by Jostice Pond Tueeday evening for beiug tranips. - The May term of the ciroait oourt will oonvene Monday, May á. Tbe juty is called to be iu atteudauce next day. at 10 s. ni. "The Saturday eveuing parties at the UmVersity School of Danoing will be eóntinned doriug the vacación. A cordial s invitatiou ir extended to the friendo of the school to attend them. Tböse patíiotic oitizens and nnivershy stndeuts who are looking for a piacë to eulist can find it at the arruory as soou as war íh declared. The present nnrhber allowed Company A cau then be doubled. Áaron Canine, of Yoik, who is ohargod witb having plaoed the ties on the' Aun Arbor & Ypsilanti iailroad trádk Wedneaday nigbt of last week, was arrested Friday by Deputy Sheriff C'anfield. ' He will have his examinaron before Jnstioe Duffy today. He is ont on bail of $500. Mrs. Mary Alderton died at her lióme 906 Paokard st., Mouday, aged 85 years. Tbe funeral servioes were held at the house Wednesday and tbe remains were interred in Forest Hill cemetery. The deceased lady was the mother of Mrs. C. M. Fillmore and Mrs. Swarttbönt, of this city. 8he also bas three sons in Saginaw and one at Deckersville. Lyman D. Follett, a fornaer resident of ïpsflanti, but who left there in 1874 and went to Grand Rapids, where he was snbseqnently jndge of probate of Kent codnty, died un an island near f auaraa recently. He disappeared f rom Grand Rapids 14 years ago baving allowed the funds of Kent connty to beoome involved and had been bunted all over the world, his deatb being the first news received of his whereaboate. Major Harrison Soule, treasurer of the nniversity, is reported in correspondence wicb the war department oouoerning fortifications on the Gulf of Mexico. The major belonged to the Sisth Michigan artillery,' which garriSQued the golf forts during the latter part ot tb e war of the rebellion. The seqretary. of war wanted to know how many. ef the Sixth conld assist in fortitjittg the golf again. Major Soale says fcbere are 80 ieft, bnt they cooldn't ir-taud a.hard oampaign. Major Sonle tommanded Fort Morgan at the close qL the war. . Mr. and Mrs. John Wotzke celebrated thir 25th wedding anniversary in fBe:style among a party of 150 of tbeir relativas and friends Monday evening. Oa aooonnt of the large nuiaber in atbendanoe the celebration took plaoe in h8'!A!. O. ü. W. bal!, wbioh was elaborately deoorated for the occassion. Tihe ailver wedding oeremony was perfornied by Rev. J. M. Gelston and MissEmina Fisober played the wedding marob. Afterwards a somptnons wedding feast was spread, followed by dancing to musio fnrnished by Minuia' otchestra. The presents to Mr. and Mrs. Wotzke were numerous and beautifnl. Here's hoping they will celébrate tbeir golden wedding