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27
Month
January
Year
1899
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Public Domain
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From Tuesday's Daily Argus. Mrs. Woodbridge, of Packard st. , had a pet dog injured by a Detroit car yesterday. Dr. Nolan amputated one of its legs. Wm. J. Aubrey Wardman and Miss Mary Edna Glasby, of Ypsilanti, have been licensed to marry. They are both 21 years of age. The firm of Wilcox & White, the S. Main st. barbers, has been dissolved. AVilcox retiring and Daniel White contimiing the business. Rev. Lawrence Colé has been appointed venerable archdeacon of the diocese of Indiana and has bis headquarters at Michigan City, where he alternates with the bishop in conducting services. Dr. Robert C. Kedzie, the professor of chemistry in the Michigan Agricultural College at Lansing, who has probably done more to sustain the repatation of that institution than any other man is a gradúate from the medical department of the class of 1851. Deputy Railroad Commissioner Wm, Judson, whose commission bears date Jan. 15, has returned to Lansing after a few days at home. He is busy looking after the legislators and aiding thera as far as possible in the important railroad legislation now before them. Judge Kinne hustled business in the Detroit circuit yesterdy. He allowed two divorces. He granted alimony in three divorce cases and denied it in a fonrth. He appointed one receiver, dismissed a receiver, denied a motion to appoint a receiver, heard another such motion and took it under advisement, denied a maudamus and overruled a demurrer. He did a good day's work. At the annual meeting of the directora of the Huron Valley Building and Savings Association last evening, the following offleers were eleoted for the ensuing year : Fred Schmid, president: Gottlob Luick, vice president; H H. Herbst, secretary; F. H. Besier, treasurer; Messrs. Henne, NRiggs and Harbins were elected as sécurity committee and Messrs. Childs aM Luick, financial committee. The case of John Wisaer house, mover, against the Detroit, Ypsilanti & A nu Arbor road was before Justice Duffy yesterday, on an argument of the demurrer of the defendant to the plaintiff's declaration. John Sullivan, of Detroit, the road's attorney, argued that the board of public works could give uo right to move n house across their track if it interrupted traffic ; that the moving of a house was not an ordinary use of the streets. The demurrer was overruled and the case set for trial two weeks from yesterday. George Hartman and Mrs. Annie Feuerbacher, of Saline, were given a license to marry yesterday. Both have been previously married although the groora is but 34 and the bride 24. From Wednesday's Daily Argus. There were fuur Japanese students in the university last year. The proposed beet sugar factory at Kalamazoo is to cost $450,000. Musician Alley Long, of Co. A, was transferred by general order No. 174 to.the Regimental Band. W. Bourke Cochran, the great New York orator and politician, speaks in University hall Mareh 3. "ThjB New Testament Sabbath" is the subject at the Adventist church next Sunday evening, Jan. 29. The average population per square mile in Washtenaw is 61.3. In Jackson it is 65.3 aud in Livingston 35.3. Prof. Henry C. Adams delivered an address on "Local Taxation," at the Farmers' Iustitnte held in Bay CitL yesterday. Miss Ida M. Rodda, drew the gold watch given away by the Chicago Shoe Co., Monday evening, lucky ticket vNo. 3,335. .iCity Treasurer Edward L. Selyer will be a candidate for the office of citv clerk at the republican city convention to be held this spring. ' Charles H. Towler, aged 26, an Ypsilanti fireman, took a license this forenoon to marry Miss Lottie Maude Frederick, aged 20, also of Ypsilanti. Dean Hutchins will deliver the lectures ou "Injunctions and Receivers" before the senior laws, formerly delivered by the late Prof. Jas. L. High. The general library of the university contains 98,222 volumes, 16,952 unbound pamphlets and 1,299 maps. Five hundred and fifty perodicals are taken. The funeral of Bernard Kirk at St. John's church, in Ypsilanti, this morning was very largely attended by mourning friends. The church was crowded. The Jeffersonian Club, of Pontiac, is endeavoring to take advantage of William J. Bryan's visit to this city to get him on their program of speakers for their annual banquet. Dr. C. B. Nancrede read a paper yesterday afternoon on the "Effects of Modern Military Proyectiles," before the meeting of the Northern Tri-State Medical Association in Hillsdale. Charles E. Banfield will be left in Savannah when the 31st Michigan sails for Cuba tought. It was not thought by the surgeons that he was well enough to accompany bis regiment. County Treasurer George J. Mann has purchased a lot on W. Liberty st. , and will erect a handsome home in the spring. He will live in the ward where he can get a big majority two years fiom now. Wm, Rehfuss is depositing a large amount of ice iu his yard and will build an ice house about it. He will put in 200 tona. It will be nsèd iu his new cold stoiage plaut which he expects to have ready by the first of May. A passenger on the electric car which came in from Ypsilanti last evening, who lives in the city, was in such a hurry to get home that he did not wait for the c:ir to stop. He was thrown flat on his back and made no time by getting off quickly. A stipulation was filed today in the case of Charles H. Dunciiu vs. Henry M. Wallace giving the plaintiff 90 days more in which to file a declaration. This is a suit growing out of the Klondike craze and a refnsál by the Vroomau company to take Duncan with them. Jones, Smitli aiul Pigeon, the aliases given by the three students1 who spent Saturday nighi iu jail for having ,been unfortunate iough to attend the Minnie Lewis Extravangfinza show af the opera house, have been discharged without trial. They settled the cases by paying $5.48 ecsts eaoh and paying $7.75 to Manager Lisemer for damages to the sidélights of the opera house. , Thoy will attend no more such plays. The Ann Arbor Fruit and Vinegar Works last evening elected tbe following directors: L. Gruner, David Rinsey, F. H. Belser, G. Frank Allmendinger, Gottlob Luick, E George Aprill and Gottlob Schneider. The following oñicers were elected : President, L. Gruner; vice president, David Rinsey; secretary and treasurer, G. Frank Allmendinger. In Vol. 1, No. 1, of the University Palladium issued in December 1858, we find that they had here at that time a University Battalion of which Joseph H. Vanee was commandant. He was at that time steward of the university and was the only officer of the institution now connected with it. Prof. M. L. D'Ooge was a freshman that year, General H. M. Duffield, of Detroit, a sophomore, and Judge O. B. Grant, the present chief justice of Michigan, a senior. During December there were 53 deaths in Washtenaw county which is an annual death rate of 13.8 per 1,000 in population. Of these deaths 6 were of children under 1 year of age. There were 3 deaths from consumption, 1 from diphtheria, 1 from scarlet fever, 3 from pneumonia and 1 from influenza. Of these deaths 19 were in Ann Arbor including the hospitals, and 6 were in Ypsilanti. There were 5 deaths in Augusta, 3 each in Pittsfield and Salem, 2 each in Saline, Scio, Sylvan, Chelsea village, Dexter village and Ypsilanti town, and 1 each in Ann Arbor town, Bridgewater, Northfield, Manchester and Superior. From Yesterday's Daily Argus. Messrs. M. M. and Jacob Seabolt will open a grocery store on Huron st." about March 1. Carl Schwemmin has bought a house on Brook st. of the Building and Loan Association. The date for Hon. Williara J. Bryan's lecture here has been fixed for Saturday, Feb. 18. Joseph Hertenen and Mrs. Louise Sedina were quietly married yesterday morning at the St. Thomas church. George Goodrich is building ran ice boat for Zukey Lake and the Keystone 31ub has purchased a 350 steamer for the same lake. George Herbert and Frank Gross were sent to jail yesterday afternoon Por 15 days for being hilariously irunk on the streets. J. F. Schuh was in Detroit yesterday and engaged an electrical engineer, who will be ready to do all kinds of house wiring and electrical work after Feb. 1. Congressman Henry Hugh Johnson of Indiana, tbe republican congressman who denounced the policy of McKinley's administration yesterday has been invited to deliver the Washington birthday address before the law students this year. Stony Creek Grange held the largest meeting in its history yesterday. Hon. Geo. B. Horton, niaster of the state grange made the principal address. Two hundred and forty people sat down to the dinner which was served by the grange. It was stated in these columns sorue days ago that Alva Garbet, of Chelsea, had obtained a license to wed Louisa Kalmbach of the same place. The marriage occurred Tuesday evening, Justice Ward, of Sylvan, officiating. These are the young people who figtirerl in the Rager suicide cate and Ward is the justice who held the inquest. Tickets for the concert of the' Lyra Singing Society, which will be held next Wednesday evening, may be proctired of the members of the society as well as. at the following business places: Manu Bros., drug store, Schumacher & Miller, drug store, Geo. Hall, jewelry sotre, Wahr & Miller, shoe store. Admissioii to concert and dance 25 cents. Smith Botsford has filed Lis bill of particulars against the Edgewood Jersey Milk Co., fpr milk furnished v:irLous partios who have assigned their slaims to him. He was the principal sreditor hims.elf with a claim of $107.71. The assigned claims are: E. A. MattesoD,$8ö.65; Epp Matteson, :io.()4; Harau Bros, Sti.U: Jacob Rauschenberger, fál.98; Frank P. Robinson, f25; John H. Cowan, $40; Alex. Frazer, $20; John W. Nanry, t18; Frank Hanby, $8; William H. Burlingame, $8. I