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Parent Issue
Day
10
Month
February
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
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The Pot Luck Club at Zukey Lake have purchased a gaaoline launch. The Ann Arbor Milling Co. is shipping several carloads of flotir to New York. The next meeting of the Wahteuaw County Teachers' Association will he held in Dexter, Feb. 18. The Aun Arbor Music Co. expect two car loada of Ludwig pianos about the rniddle of Fobruary. Nathan Sutton, of Northfleld, shipped yeHterday a large amount of stock to xnarket, the cara going east over the Michigan Central. Jpdge V. H. Lane i.s oue of the speakers at the Jackson County Farmers' 'Institute to be held at Grass Lake, Feb. 16 and 17. Ex-Postmaster Martin Cremer, of Ypsilanti, and Miss Lydia C. Cam' paign, of that place, were married Wednesday by Rev. C. T. Allen. Wm. Mulholland has appealed f rom the fine of $50 for beating his wife imposed by Justice Duffy yesterday and given a boud for $800 with George A. Peavey as snrety. Editor Thompsori, of the Dexter Leader, rejoices greafcly over the birth of a son -who ís jnst five days old today If he takes after his father the boy will be just abont right. Three hnndred ánd eight nuiversity men served in the war with Spain of whom 141 were with the Michigan voltmteers. Of ïhe total number 121 were undergraduates. Miss Emma E. Bower. attended a meeting of the pxpontive committee of the Gre t Hivc of Michigan iti Detroit yesterday.' 'Tl.ne are now 40,836 Lady Maccab i .-■ uu the state. The depnty game wardens in this connty have been notifled to arrest offenders who fish, with set liues or night lines in (he inland lakes in this conüty. Bobs and tipnps are classed as set lines The Howell Republican says: "The Howell Condensed Milk Co. nses more sugar in a year than the Bay City sugar factory makes. ' ' This gives gome idea of the enormous consumption of sugar in this country. The choir of the Bethlehem chnrch, by invitation, spent last evening at the hospitable residence of Trustee John Mueller, of Dixboro. Mr. and Mrs. Mueller gave the young people a warm welcome. The tables faii-ly groaned with good things, the piece de resistance being chickens hot and appetizing. Songs were sung ánd games played the party returning to the city at 3 a. m. JMr. Mueller had intended giving the choir a sleigh ride. A. J. Sa vyer, attoipey for Edward Cahill today, filed his answer to the suit of Patrick Sheehey on a bond, which had leen assigned to Luther James, and after a lapse of years, reassigned by his residuary legatee. In the meantime the inortgage on Cahill's land which secured the mortgage was foreclosed. Cahill now sets up that he did not know of this assignment to Jamas and kapt on paying money to. Sheehey, and that the amount in the bond was not right anyway as it was given to take tip a prior mortgage on which .o much was not dn e. From Saturday's Daily Argus. Three hurses of a earload brought here by Rehfuss & Wallace have died from congestión. A very fine animal died tbis rnorning. Two rooms in the residence oí Christian Mack, of S. Fourth ave., have been vei'y handsomely frescoed by Oscar Sorg. The work does him much credit. The latest cmnbination talked of by republicans for the municipal ticket is Prof. Levi Wïnes for mayor and Attorney W. W. Wedeuieyer for president of ;he conncil. There haviug been some cali for 2cent paper trappers, Postmaster Pond has ordered a supply of theiu aud tbey are now on sale. The stamp is a red one, the same as on the 2-eent envelopes, and.will prove to be of convenience to the public when they beconie familiar with their use. Although so mnch bas been said on the subject, how rnauy people are there that nndcrtaiid that by afflxing a special delivory stamps to their drop letters, the name will be delivered by special messeuger a.s soou as they reach the general office. Auother important fact must uot be lost sight of is that whon the letters are delivered the special messeuger takes a receipt for the letter. The system in as good as district tele- graph. A Lausing dispatch says: The politicians are greatly t-urprised at the annotmeement that Congressman George Spalding, of the second district, whose term will expire March 4, is a candidato for the Monroe post office. It is stated that Cougreasmau-elect Smith has said that Spalding bas personally asked for the appointmont. It is not long ago that the congressman was being prominently mentioned in counection vviththp supervisors of the next census. The death of John Caspar Merkle last week has left John G. Koch, of S. First st. , the oldest living German in the city. Mrs. Sophie Hutzel, of W. Washington st. , is, however, an older resident in the city, having moved to the oity with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mann, in the spring of '30. Mr. Koch came with Bome , of the earliest Germans tbat followcd two or three yeai's later. He was once offered for sale the 40 acres' which is now the oampuH.'for $10 an acre, but he did not buy tho land as he thought ,the price was too high. v .,:.l'i Business has increased at tho Aun Arbor station of the Aun Árbor road so Èhat affër uext Monday J. C. Elliott the clerk will bo in the ticket oiöce during the d;y. His place in the freight office vvill bc ïiiled by Heiiry Horeu. Henry Backbous will také Fred Horen 's place in the freight house. Judge Newkirk will speak at the Masonic banquet in Belleville, the occasion of the dedicatiou of the new Masonic buildiug there next Wednesday evening. The . judge will do fnll justice to the occasion. He ia á witty and pleasing affer dinner speaker, always hflying something to say tliat is worth hearing. From Monday's Daily Argus. There were six . diyprces granted in Detroit Saturdav and only four rnarrjage licenges issned. Frederick Schmid is having the _plans prepared for a barber shop which he will build on his lot No. 321 S.Main st. "What is the revised list of caudidates for city clerk you ask," said a very practiual politician, "My answer is, take the city directory aud niake a list of all the male inhabitants of the city." ! ■ : . ' The people residing in the eastern part of the city ask, that the electric road be made to, sprinkle the atreets along the line of their road. It is clairned that in all other modern'cities this is doné Mrs. James H. Brewster reads a paper uext Monday at the, Detroit Chnrch Sunday School Institute on "Modern Educational Methods in relation to Snnday School Work, Kindergarten Methods " The canse of Willy Burmester's late appearance at the coucert in University hall Friday evening, was that he supposed Ann Arbor was an tip to date city usiug Standard time. It would prove a great convenience everyone if standard time was introduced, The Indian relies formerly belongiug to Dr. Heneage Gibbes which he sold to Dr. Eugene C. Skinner, of Detroit, go to Tufts' college in Massachusetts. Dr. Skinner died recently and his will,' filed Saturday, gives 'these relies and a number of other articles to the college. Mrs. D. F. Scbaiier left for Ohicago this morning to attend the funeral of an aunt Mr. B. Ebinger, a sister of J. G. Schairer. Mrs. Ebinger was in her 87th year. She died on the farm her husband bought of the government in the early tfairties, part of which is now in the city limits. Justicë Duffy on Saturday eveuing rendered a decisión in the replevin case of Charles R. Whtman vs. Adrián Hare, of Detroit. This is the celebrated "red hot furuace" case. Mr. Whitinan is given the furuace and $ 25 damages. This is $1 more than Mr. Whitman paid reut for a week's use of a temporary heating plant. A small house on Mary st. , owned by Dr. J. L. Rose, caught flre this morning. The fire department was promptly on the spot and extinguished the fire. The damage to the house is upwads of $200. It was occupied by Charles Boland and family. Their furniture w is also considerably darnaged among the articles being a piano. The fire is supposed to have caught from a coal stove. The Kettle Drum last Saturday evening at Granger's hall was a great snecess. The hall was prettily decorated, Japansese lantems being draped from the center of the hall to the corners. Four young ladies in Japanese costumes served lemonade to all the guests. Miss Sybil Ptttee and Miss Gillette acted as postmistresses : and handed out some uuique Valentines. Dormid dePout acted in the Punch and Judy show. The orchestra in the galiery played for dancing which lasted until midnight.