Leonhard Gruner is reported to have lost 600 peach trees by the yellows. He has a large young orchard that is just coming into bearirig. Dr. Theo. Klingmann special pathologist oí th- Michigan state asylums, returned home Wednesday from Pontiac, where he had been called on official business. E. C. Wilcox, of Detroit, was in Ann Arbot Monday. He is trying to organize a company with $50,000 capital to manofaotore a new washing compound, invented by Dr. Preston B. Rose, the well known chemist. The Washtenaw Times favors tbe suggestion of Superintendent of Public Instrnoton Hammond that a new normal school t6 established in the upper peninsula. Instead of hurting tbjp Ypsilanti normal it is claimed it will be a benefit. A special feature of the unioD services, held in the Presbyterian church last Sunday evening, was the excellent music. The program consisted of a solo and duet accompanied by the organ and a violin. Rev. H. M. Forrest delivered the sermon. John P. Trojanowski, brother of the popular state State st. barber, Julius Trojanowski, a member of Co. A, 31st Michigan, is doing, a rushing business at Camp Thomas. When he returns to Ann Arbor he will regale bis customers while shaving them with camp stories. The Ann Arbor road is contemplating making quite extensive repairs about tbeir station in this city. An addition to the baggage room is to be built, the freight house to be raised and new walks laid. Thomas Turnbell, o: Owosso, the boss carpenter of the roac was in the oity yesterday looking over the situation. Rev. Lawrence Cole, of Crawfordsville, Ind., returned Monday night t spend ten days with his mother ;and sister. Mr. Cole is not only a graduate of the U. of M., but also of the union seminary. He was born and raised in this city, where he has many warm friends always pleased to tak him bv the hand and wish him success Christian G. Koch, of the firm o Koch Bros. masons, says that over u new dwelling houses have been buil in Ann Arbor this season. This yea the ruasons and carpenters expected t have a dull year, but they Were mos agreeably surprised. Ann Arbor has a great future before it. The citizens should do everything to improve and beautify the city. Ttaeir efforts wül be well repaid. The EveDing Times esfcimates that it will take 550,000 bricka to pave flve blocks of Main st. from Catherine to William sts. The W. H. M. S. of the M. E, churoh wil] meet today at 3 p. m. for the election of officers for the ensning year, at Mrs. J. W. Crippen's, 507 E. Ann st. Á fall attendance ia desired. The veteran hack driver C. Tice, with Robinson the liveryman, on Tuesday did valieir service at George C. McCormick's iire in Northfield. He was passing at the time on his retnrn from Whitmore Lake. If yon have a farm to sell or exchange do not forget tbat the Argus want column is the best place to let people know it. For only 25 cents you can inserí a notice for three weeks. Try it, and watch results. City Clsrk Glen V. Mills narrowly escaped being seriously injured on German Day in Manchester. The omnibus in which he was riding was over tnrned. Several of his fellow passengfirs rfineivfld nnts and binises. City Engineer Key informed tbe Evening Times teporter that the street paving on Main st. would be finisbed by Oct. 1. This is a pleasant prospect for the business men whose only consolation vcill be tb bold their souls in patience. The Ann Arbor Organ Co. is rashed with oiders and anticipate a very prosperous business season. Manager Henderson seems to be the right man in the right place and fully carries out the well known admonition, "What we vant is orders.' He gets them. Dr. and Mrs. James F. Breakey will occupy the residence of S. Kosentüaler on E. Huron st. Mr. Rosenthaler and family will occupy their former house on E. Liberty' st. vacated by Prof, E. A. Lyman, removed to Ypsilanfcï to accept a position in the state normal school. At tbe prohibiton state oonv9ntion, held in Lansing Tuesday, Ex-Judge of Probate Noah W. Cheever was nominted for govürnor. The platform of he party this year includes prohibition woman suffrage and the initiative anc referendum. One hundred and flfty elegates were in attendance. Boys on W, Huron st. have been amusing themselves by climbing the 60-foot electric light pole at the oorner of Seventh and VV. Huron sta. Some slipper oil wel! applied by their respective mothers would make the boy remember that saoh amnsernents may cause their parents the expense oL a funeral. Emory and Hattie Hurst are enjoy ing a ten days' visit with Sheriff Jud bod, having been sent to jail by Justic Duffy, on the charge of being drank Emory said bis wife wanted to pour 'asoline ou tbe carpet and set it on fire ind he objected, benoe the misundertanding. Justice Duffy remarked "I ee, ten days." Walter Seabolt, of the Anu Arbor Savings Bank forcé, has resigned on account of health, tbe resignatinn to ;ake effect Sept. 1. Mr. Seabolt has jeen an untiring worker and made many friends, who wish him suocess in wbatever future line of business be may enter. Carl Braun has been appointed to fill the vacancy. Genial Col. James Riley, of tbe sixtb, as his friends love to cali him, of Battle Creek, was in the oity the beginning of the week. The Colonel" is looking very wel!, tipping the beam at 190 pounds. He is a member of the prosperous clotbing firm of Riley, Pisoher & Co., is cbmposed entirely of oíd Ann Arbor men. J. D. Price, of Jackson, spent Tuesday with his brother-iü-law Qeorge R. Holden, 502 E. Libery st. Mr. Pnce said to the Argns that he saw a good many hotter Snndays that the last baving spent 13 years in Texas. He was in Sau Antonio wben Rosevelt's Rough Riders started east. He made the acquaintanoe of A. Hamilton Fishr, shot at Santiago, Güba. George Warner, of Delhi, made a pleasant oall at the Argns office Tues-" day. Ia the ïnonth of Ootober it will be 40 years sinoe he settled in Washtenaw county, his former home being Onondaga oounty, New York. For 25 years he worked in Cornwell's paper mili. He thinks at the time he oarue into the oonuty there was more water in the Huron river than now, there were certainly more fish. Parties having rooms to rent to School of Music students are requested to leave ñames at tbe seoretary's office. Rev. Willain Gardam, rector of St. Luke's Episcopal church, Ypsilanti, baa been called to Boston by the death of his sister. The next annnal German-American Day wil! be held ih Saline. This will give Ann Arbor an opportunity to hold the celebration in 1900. Miss Annie F. Parsons, daughter of Mr. and Theodore Taylor, formerly residing on S. University ave., was recently matried to Mr. A. McDonnell, of Bay Uity. The Argus has received the premium list of tbe 21st annnal fair of the Lenawee connty Fair Assooiation to be held Sept. 20 to 25. It is neatly gotten up and promiaes an np-to-date fair. On Tueeday Oontraotor Clanoy started to lay briek on N. Main st. at the Courier office. A cushion of sand is pnt on the concrete and the briok laid on this. The work will be pushed eoath on the Street. The friends of the Argus shonld not 'orget that there is a wel] eqtripped job office in connection with the paper. They oan show their practioal friendship by bringing in tbeir bilis, letterleads, catds, eto., to be printed in the office. i)r. Oscar Le Seure, of the homeopathie department of the university, has been appointed by the president to be brigade snrgeoa with the rank of niajor. He is well kaown as a very oapable surgeon and leaves a good praotice in Detroit. Frank G-. Osgood. formerly of Delhi, a Calumet, 111., saloonkeeper, was married Ang. 23, to Miss Rose Stern, of the same place. The Daily Calumet gives Mr. and Mrs. Osgood a kind notice and speaks very highly of both brid and groom. The couple have góhè to housekeeping in a flat at 90th and Commercial sts. auu vuiuLuinuiai ato. The friends of Walter Pieroe, of Co. G, 31st Michigan, of Ypsilanti, wbo is home on a 30 days' furlough, gave bim a deligbtfnl sorprise party Tuesday. The evening was spent with pedio and social conversation. Miss Marvin and Bert Slayton won the first prizes and Miss Maulbetsch and Joseph Amet had the lowesfc coant. Tho repnblican candidates for clerk seern to be inoreasing. At present the nanies of Charles Ganntlett, of Milan, William Dansingbnrg, Glen V. Mills and Peter Lehman, of Ann Arbor, are mentioned. There are still some remote seotions uf the oounty that have not been beard from . Tbe marriage oí Miss Ida Mae Mama, daughter of Charles Murna, formerly residing on E. Huron st., and Prof. Hamson Randall, son of ex-Prosecotiing Attorney Setb Randall, of this city, ooourred in Detroit, Wednesday. Prof. Randall is principal of one of tbe Saginaw, E. S., schools. His parents atteuded the ceremony. J. Philip Beek, a large oarriage nianufactnrer of Saginaw, E. S., was in the city Thursday visiting his old home. Mr. Beek reports the business interest of Saginavf showing great iruprovements. He says that the ooal interests of the city are rapidly being developed. In five years people will be snrprised at the genera] business improvements and growth of the city. Saginaw is a striotly up-to-date city, using standard time. In tbe case of Sarah L. Wallaoe ve. the Aun Arbor & Ypsilanti eleotrio railway, Judge Kinne has banded down a deoision. He fonnd that the oompany must reoognize tbe family pass whioh was granted in oonsideration of the ooinpany using a portion of the land near the Lake Shore orossing olaimed by the defendant. If the oompany will not honor the passes ot Sarah L. Wallace, William and Jacob Wallace it is to be enjoined froni using the land. The oase will undoubtedly be appealed. The committee in oharge of the log oabin at the fair grou&ds, needs more money. It -been bnilt, bot' 24 inore; pioneers' names at $5 a piece are wantétJ; to be inscribed ou the log over the door. Mrs. J. Willard Babbitt, ohairrnan of the log cabiu oomiiiittee, wül receive the names aud uioney. Old pupils of the Misses Clark have raised enough mouey to have their names on the log. Miss Elizabeth Johnson, of Grass Lake, and Miss Cornelia Corselius, of Ann Arbor, old soholars did the solioiting. m,tg!l&&jtÉ'l Seventeen people took in the Aon Arbor speoial rate excursión to tbe north yesterday. Editor Helber, of Die Nene Washtenaw Post, has sold his fast horse Flashligbt to Ben Westfall, of Stookbridge. Alderman Henry Exinger is enlarging his store on N. JUaiu st. He is building a rear addition of 46 feet, two stories bigh. The Michigan Central has conolnded to r8tain itj station at Soio. Tbis station will not be given up wbile George A. Peters remains in that seotion. The United States Express Co., will Sept. 1, vaoate its presnt qaarters in tbe Ann Arbor Savings Bank block. Its new office has not yet been announced. James Lampos, the Greek confectioner, narrowJy esoaped loeing his eye sigbt on Wednesday while manufacturing candy. Some of the bot inelted sugar spattered and struck his eye ball. Fred Roehm, tbe delivery olerk for Emil Goiz,bad a bad runaway córner of Madison and Tbird sts., Monday, breaking his collar bone. He was picked up unoonsions. Dr. John Kapp attended him . Yesterday morning tl. JNowell, a student, had a bad bicycle accident near the depot of the Ann Arbor road. In fioorohing down hill he ran into a dray and was thrown violently to the ground outting bis face severely. Profs. Hinsdale and Wenley will deliver the addresses at the annual TriCounty Farmers' picnio to be held at Wbitmore Lake, Satnrday, Spt. 3. Something very interesting may be expected. Mrs. Augusta Badatz and child, of Northfield, were thrown out of a buggy last Sunday evening, her horse shying at a tronk of a tree lying in the road near the Catholic church. The child was not injured but Mrs. Radatz was bnrt internally. The new ooffln lowering devioe of Funeral Director O. M. Martin has now been nsed at two funerala and gives splendid satisfaction. It obviates all anxiety and oare on tbe part of the pall bearers, and workB noiselessly without grating npon the feelings of the mourners. Tbe two oases of typhoid fever in Pittsfleld oan well receive the attention of that township's looal board of health. William Osius, the wall known farmer, vpas flrst afflioted, and then followed his bired man. Both of the men were very sensibly taken to the UnivRrsity hospital for treattnent. T?be time for cornmenoing work by the Lansing, Dexter and Ann Arbor electric railway oompany bas been extended by the Lansing oity connoil to Jnly 1, 1899. Pres. Mapes who appeáred before the connoil stated he did nofc ask for an extensión of time for the completion of the road bnt if necessary would do so. Abont midnight the people living on W. Huron st. near the Ann Arbor crossing were awakened by a very wordy "scrap" which appeared alsö to be aocompanied by something stronger. Snoh expreesions as these acoompanied witb great profanity, were heardt "I will lose my job," "Can't you let a fellow maji np when he is down." The vote for the teachers' special prizes at coming county fair now stands as follows : Miss W. L. Bender 5 Mies Emily Gundert-..,.-... -- 7 Mise Emily Marshke --- - 5 Miss Anna Shannon...... ( 37 Miss Sarah O'Brien.... ' .--. 5 MiBS Anna Clinton.....i ---- 4 Miss Carrie Reed .- 5 Miss Mabel Root - 5 Miss Lena Mallory ._-... - 1 Mi6s Laura I. Mills 60 Miss Ella B. Mills .- 207 At the corner of S. Main and Liberty sts. yesterday afternoon. George W. Miley the mason was completinng the sewer manhole. In putting the iron cover weighing 150 pounds iü place it slipped out of the hands of Mr. Miley and bis assistants. It fell into the manhole and struck a water main. Several lengths of pipe will have to be taken up. The estimated damage is about $35. Miss Lydia Staebler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob F. Staebler, of Ann Arbor township, was married last evening to Mr. Alfred Schairer, a compositor of the Inland Press. The ceremony took place at the home of the bride's parents, Rev. John Neumann officiating, only the immediate family of the contracting parties being present. The young couple have gone to house keeping corner of Huron and First sts. Prof. D. C. Worcester, who has a year's leave of absence, putting in his ime to good account in writing up the 3hillipine Islands where he spent some time. A New York publishing hocse will soon bring ont bis flrst book. The September Century will contain his ar;iole on "Malay Pirates of the Phillinnes." Prof. Worceeter is thoroughly josted on his subjects, and his writings must be as interesting as his lectures. Prof. Bellangee, of Des Moines, Iowa, spoke on tbe "Single Tax" theory in the Eughsh Lutheran church Sunday morning and in the court aouse in the afternoon. A fair sized audience attended the meetings. Although the professor is not a great orator he seerued to be well posted on his subject. His theories have special interest to Ann Arbor people as they are reneiving a practical illustration in the assessment of the sewer taxes. Mrs. A. C. Frink, daughter of E. J. iSmitb, tköïmary,.;,oL tbe; Press and latei on the Afgti&, was so unfortunate as to lose engagement and wedding rings at Deerfield. She was traveling with her father. In washing her bands she left th rings on the edge of the wash stand in the oar. Two young women were on the oar and called for the drinking glass just before Mrs. Frink ruissed her rings. Mrs. Prink spent the winter of 1894 in this city. ÜiaSsitllSïïSZiiï The Y. W. C. A. girls are invited to come to the rooms next Thursday afternoon to help in sewing for the hospital. D. O. H. Lodge, No. 476, and th Washtenaw Times Band, will give a : pionic at the shooting park on Sunday next. Vehicles will ply between the hall and the park for those who wish to ride. The Ann Arbor Gas Co. bas purchased of Henry Cornwell, the river flat lying north of tbe company's present plant and north of the Michigan Central tracks. Henry W. Douglas the superintendent, says that it is contemplated to get out plans for new works during the coming winter. Their capacity will greatly exceed the present plant. The official board of the Amalgamated Societies of Hay Fever Sufferers report that the members of the society are now in fall blast, sneezing by the clock. No direct action has yet been taken on the new remedy offered the Society by George Haviland. As it consists of embalming fluid, some of the members are suspicious that it is an attempt to hasten their early demise. The residence of Mrs. Eliza L. Lewis, corner of S. Fiftta ave., and E Jeferson, was broken into last night and $15 in money was stolen. Mrs. Lewis' son, James C. Lewis, heard the theif and came out of his bedroom into the sitting room where the theif was. The fellow put his hand on Mr. Lewis' chest and pushed him forcibly backward and then made his escape. Mr. Lewis secured a resolver and shot at the fellow bat did not hit him.