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Ypsilanti

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Parent Issue
Day
14
Month
October
Year
1898
Copyright
Public Domain
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Mrs. Ross G-raDger has opened a class in Rogers' hall. The annual Congregational supper last Friday evening was well attended. Major Kirk is expeoted hoina on a furlongh from Knoxille about Oot. 25. A nine and a half pouud boy graoes the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. L, Ostrander. The Prenbyterian oburch wants the next meeting of the Sy&od held with jfche church here. The Baptist ohoir is in charge of 'Miss Graoe Gates, who graduated in :the Conservatory last year. Mrs. Mae Glanfield and Mrs. Guerin are the delegates to the Easteru Star convention at Grand Rapids. Miss Millie Young is so far recovering frorn the recent shooting affray as to be able to go to her home in Oarleton. Walter Pierce gave a farewell danoing party to bis friends Monday evening in Soott's hall preparatory to retarning to his regiment. The Peninsular Paper Co. bave received $10,000 insurance on their bnrned mili. The dircetors have decided to rebuild the machine room at once. The annual thank offering meeting of the Yonng Ladies' Missionary Society of the Congregational ohurob was held at Miss Francés Higley's Saturday afternoon. George' Rowe and Misa Katherine ■tiridley were married last Thursday vening at the home of tbe bride's parents iu Ypsilanti towasbip. They will resido in Northville. Sergeant Alex. Boutell, of Ypsilanti, was mnoh snrprised to see his name on 'the list of deserters from tbe SlstMiohigan, as be was home on a furlougb regularly secored. Some oletioal mistake has been made. The INormals played the M. A. C. 'football team Saturday and were defeated in a olosely oontested game by the soore of 11 to 0. Tbe Agrioultural College boys made their soore in the first half and the Normals in the seoond half. Mrs. Leaua E. Dobson bas flled a bilí for a divoroe from her husband Arthur E. Dobson on the ground of cruelty and drunkenness. This is the second time she has filed suoh a bilí, the first suit being disoontiuued on the . iiusband's promise to reform. The Ypsilanti sohool library oontaina 2,457 volmes. D. E. Miller has opened his new restaurant at 18 N. Huron st. Soine 250 stndents of the Normal have joined the Athletio Assooiation. It is said that the poundmaster is abont to begin a vigorous oampaign against unlioensed dogs. John Miller intends opening a store at Newport News, Va., where his sonin-law will assist him in ranning it. Rev. H. M. Morey is bolding revival services at Wilmore, Ky. On Nov. 27 he begins revival serioes at Knoxville. Charlie L. Stevens bas been eleoted a trustee of the Presbyterian chorob in the place of George G. Harria resigned. Miss Cranston, a' sister of Peter M. Cranston, of Ypsilanti, died at her home in Birmingham last week, aged 25. Oarpenter Woman's Relief Corps, No. 65, last week sent $5 to Major Kirk for the benefit of tbe sick uf the 31st Miohigan. William J. Bostwick plead not guilty Monday to the obarge of riding a bicyole on the sidewalk and his case has been adjourned nntil tornorrow. The Kirwin Opera Company will play in Atlanta, Ga., for the next 10 weeks. Edward Reader is a member of that company and henoe will have a ohanoe to meet his old friends of Co. G. Miss Eleanor Sartwell, while visiting at her brother's in Detroit, feil while trying to move from her wheel obair to a sofa, breaking both her legs. She is being treated in Harper hospital. The rehearsals for the fairy opeietta "The Pisies, " to be given at the opera house tbis and toruorrow evenings for the benefit of tbe Cougregational building fund, indiuates that those who are fortúnate enough to seortre tickets, will get more tban their inoney's worth. The enrollment of pupils in the Ypsilanti schools for tbe past year was 1,217, of which 265 were in the high sohool, 356 in the grammar grades and 59 in the primary grades. Tliere were 21 women and four men employed as teaohers. Tbere were 67 non-resident pupils, all but three of them being in the bigh sobool. Over 500 children in the sohool distriot did not attend the sohool. The total expenses of the sohools were $21,102.97 of which $13,150 was for teachers and $1,000 was paid ou the school bonds. There are $5,000 of school bonds outstanding. The high school ohoir now contains 46 voices. Rev. Win. Gardam has been caugbt violating the bioyole ordinance. Mr. Krzysske, father of the florist, Chaires F. Krzysske, died in Waltz, Mioh., Snnday. Eighteen of W. J. Bostwick's friends helped him celébrate nis biitbday Monday evening. J. E. Felts, of the National Entertainment Borean, of Minneapolis, is organizing a Brownie show. The Normal College Catholic Club has been organized among the normal stndents of St. John's ohnroh. Henry C. Smith and Gen. Spalding wil! nnload a job lot of simon pure republioan sophistry at Ypsilanti, Oct. 14. The Danghters of the Revolntion have raised the amonnt asked of thern for the siok soldiers and have taken in their mite boxes. Mrs. Carlos Childs entertained the HaiuiltonjH Whist Club Tuesday afteruoon. Next week the olub meets at the home of Mrs. Fred Shaefer. The Columbian Leagne lodge give an entertainment in Macoabee hall next Tbarsday evening. A snpper and an entertainment by Detroit, Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. The31st Miohigan pats np a football front that disoonrages all other regiments at Cainp Poland. The Ohio and West Virginia elevens have both crawled in their holes since they have seen the line np of the university and normal boys. Nearly 50 of the members of the Yonng People's Mission of the First Presbyteriau churcb met at the residenoe of Mrs. Harlow Wells Tuesday eveuing. Mnsio, business, devotion, naissionary reports and distributions of literature made op the program. Times: Satnrday afternaon abont 5 :30 two yonng men from Ann Arbor, who wiah their ñames withheld, met with an aooidentVn Congress st. bridge in whioh they esoaped deatfi bat by a miraole. The young rúen in questiou were deoidedly the worse for liqnor, and while driving along Congress st. jast east of the bridge failed to notioe a D. , Y. & A. A. car which was coming rapidly down the hill froui Hnron st. On aooont of the iron work along tbe side of the bridge the motorman oonld not see the pair, aad before anyone realized what had bappened the car crashed into the oarriage which had jast then been drawn aoross the traok. By a positivo miraole the oocnpants escaped with nothing more serious than a cnt on tbe head for one and a broten collar bone in the case of tbe other. Witnessas to the acoident state that the motorman is not in tbe least to be blamed as the young inen were too mnch intoxicated to realize whero they were driving, and madepractically nojeffort to save themselvss. Ice is corning iuto town daily over the Miofaigan Central from the Shangbai ice hou.se near Lowell. Th8 little five year old daughter of M. Lewis, wbile fishiDg at Wbitmore Lake with her parents caught a tbree pound black bass. The lectnre and naosic conree of the Normal college veill be one of the best ever given. The Redpath Grand Concert Co. opens the conrse Oot. 22. Maro, tbe great ruatjioiau, appears Nov. 7. Gen. John B. Gordon gives bis celebrated lectare "The Last Days of the Confederacy, " Nov. 7. President James B. Angoll treats of '"The Easteru Question" from personal observations, Deo. 6. The Ladies' Boston SymphoDy Orchestra is booked for Jan. 9. W. R. Freuch gives bis illnstrated lecture "Wit and Wisdom of the Crayon," Jan. 10. The Normal cboir give their midwinter conoert, Jan. 24, assisted by Plonkett Greene. Col. L. F. Copeland leotnres on "Seeing the Elephant," Jan. 30. The Temple Quartette with Miss Barnette as reader and impersonator are booked for Feb. 13. The conrse closes witb a leoture on Coba. The merits of the ooorse should seoure a large sale of tiokets.