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Day
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. Wilcox retiring and Daniel White continuing the business.

Rev. Lawrence Cole has been appointed venerable archdeacon of the diocese of Indiana and has his 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 reputation of that institution than any other man is a graduate 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 them as far as possible in the important railroad legislation now before them.

Judge Kinne hustled business in the Detroit circuit yesterday. He allowed two divorces. He granted alimony in three divorce cases and denied it in a fourth. 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 mandamus and overruled a demurrer. He did a good day's work.

At the annual meeting of the directors of the Huron Valley Building and Savings Association last evening, the following officers were elected for the ensuing year :  Fred Schmid, president:  Gottlob Luick, vice president;   H H. Herbst, secretary;   F. H. Besler, treasurer;   Messrs. Henne, Riggs and Harkins were elected as security committee and Messrs. Childs and Luick, financial committee.

The case of John Wisner house, mover, against the Detroit, Ypsilanti & Ann 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 no right to move a 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 groom is but 34 and the bride 24.

From Wednesday's Daily Argus.

There were four 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 March 3.

"The 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 and in Livingston 35.3.

Prof. Henry C. Adams delivered an address on "Local Taxation," at the Farmers' Institute held in Bay City yesterday.

Miss Ida M. Rodda, drew the gold watch given away by the Chicago Shoe Co., Monday evening, lucky ticket No. 3,335.

City Treasurer Edward L. Selyer will be a candidate for the office of city 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 on "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 periodicals 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 Projectiles," 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 tonight. It was not thought by the surgeons that he was well enough to accompany his 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 from now.

Wm, Rehfuss is depositing a large amount of ice in his yard and will build an ice house about it. He will put in 200 tons. It will be used in his new cold storage plant 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 car 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. Duncan 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 refusal by the Vrooman company to take Duncan with them.

Jones, Smith and Pigeon, the aliases given by the three students who spent Saturday night in jail for having ,been unfortunate enough to attend the MINNIE LEWIS EXTRAVANGANZA show at the opera house, have been discharged without trial. They settled the cases by paying $5.48 costs each and paying $7.75 to Manager Lisemer for damages to the sidelights of the opera house. They will attend no more such plays.

The Ann Arbor Fruit and Vinegar Works last evening elected the following directors:  L. Gruner,  David Rinsey,  F. H. Belser, G.  Frank Allmendinger,  Gottlob Luick,  E George Aprill and  Gottlob Schneider. The following officers 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. Vance 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. William J. Bryan's lecture here has been fixed for Saturday, Feb. 18.

Joseph Hertchen 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 Club has purchased a $350 steamer for the same lake.

George Herbert and Frank Gross were sent to jail yesterday afternoon for 15 days for being hilariously drunk 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, the 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, master 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 some 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 figured in the Rager suicide case 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 procured 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 store,  Wahr & Miller, shoe store. Admission to concert and dance 25 cents.

Smith Botsford has filed his bill of particulars against the Edgewood Jersey Milk Co., for milk furnished various parties who have assigned their claims to him. He was the principal creditor himself with a claim of $107.71.
The assigned claims are:  E. A. Matteson,$85.65; Epp Matteson, $33.04; Haran Bros, $6.14: Jacob Rauschenberger, $31.93; Frank P. Robinson, $25; John H. Cowan, $40; Alex. Frazer, $20; John W. Nanry, $18; Frank Hauby, $8; William H. Burlingame, $8.