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From Tuesday's Daily Argus.

The Phoenix Gesang Verein will give a concert March 9.

Will S. Lee, of Ypsilanti, was elected assistant secretary of the Y. M. C. A. state association at the recent convention in Saginaw.

W. Turnbull, of Chelsea, solicitor for Janet Webb in her case against Walter J. Webb, has moved to strike a demurrer from the files.

County Treasurer George Mann and family are moving into a house on W. Liberty st., which they will occupy until Mr. Mann's new residence is completed.

Carlos Hill has placed the plans for his new and elegant residence to be built at No. 337 E. Liberty st., in the hands of contractors, who are figuring up the costs.

On Monday evening, Mar. 6, Prof. H. B. Hutchins, dean of the law school, will lecture at the Unitarian church on "A New Era in American Statesmanship. "

Henry Shoemaker plead guilty this morning before Justice Duffy to being drunk on the street. In default of paying a $5 fine and $5.38 costs, he was given board for 15 days in Hotel de Gillen.

Lawrence & Butterfield have entered their appearance in the circuit court as solicitors for defendants in the case of Mary E. Hill vs. Comstock F. Hill and Emily B. Hill.

John J. Schweingruber. of Crawford, Ohio, and Miss Elizabeth Miller, of the same place, were yesterday married at Trinity Lutheran parsonage, Rev. W. L. Tedrow officiating.

Says Dr. J. A. Dell: "It would be a good thing for the city if we held once a month a miscellaneous meeting like the one held in the courthouse last evening. It would put more life into our people and do good. "

A horse belonging to M. J. Lehman, of Grand View, ave last evening broke his leg by stumbling on the rough road. The accident happened in front of William Bird's residence on Jackson ave. The horse will probably have to be killed.

Dr. Leartus Connor, of Detroit, will be entertained by Dr. Wood-Allen, on Washtenaw ave., this evening. Dr. Conner is to talk at the manual training meeting this evening on the subject of Physical education in our Public Schoöls.

" The annual meeting of the Farmers Vigilance Association of the townships of Augusta, Pittsfield, York, and Ypsilanti will be held in the United Workingmen's hall, Union block, Ypsilanti, Saturday, March 11, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon.

Louis E. Howlett, prosecuting attorney of Livingston county was in the city Saturday on legal business. Mr. Howlett is a graduate of the law department of the university. He is serving his second term as prosecuting attorney. He must be giving general satisfaction, as the republicans refused to make a nomination against him.

Dr. E. D. Brooks, of this city, a former partner of Dr. D. A. MacLachlin, of Detroit received a letter some days ago in which the doctor writes: ''You probably noticed the bills introduced in the house, concerning the college. I do not favor disturbing the faculty as they now are and had nothing to do with the bills this year. If you are asked anything about me concerning the bills, you can deny it for me." This seems to fully answer a report to the contrary.

The Rev. F. A. Strough, of Albany, N. Y., will give his noted illustrated sermon on The Modern Prodigal son next Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock in the Y. M. C. A. rooms, for men only; and in the evening in the Presbyterian church when all are invited. One hundred beautiful stereopticon views photograph from life will be shown. Mr. Strough has given this sermon over 400 times in the leading cities of New York state with wonderful results. Twelve hundred people greeted the speaker at Ypsilanti last Thursday evening and all were greatly pleased. The admission of these meetings will be free. A silver collection will be received to defray expense of giving the same.

From Wednesday's Daily Argus.

Ann Arbor Commandery last night conferred the temple degree on Eugene Gilmore the popular agent of the Ann Arbor road.

The work of fitting up the building to be used by the Sanitary Milk Co. is progressing, and the company will soon be ready for business.

The friends of Alfred Paul on the gravel road can now call him up by telephone. A Bell instrument was placed in his home today.

The warm weather is effecting the egg market and 18 to 20 cents a dozen were paid farmers today, while retailers asked from 20 to 22 cents.

At 5:30 o'clock this morning a citizen saw a large flock of wild geese fly north over the city. This is said to be a sign that eggs will be cheaper within a month.

At the morning service in St. Andrew's church on Sunday, March 12, the sermon will be commemorative of Gilbert C. Perinne, who died in Manila on the 7th of January.

A cable from Hong Kong in the morning papers says that Prof. Dean C. Worcester, of the university, a member of the advisory oversight of the colonial government, has arrived there.

George Mast is in charge of the hot coffee and lunch counter at the John and William Goetz auction at Dixboro today. During his absence from the city, George Gauss served the boys with hot beans.

Roland Reed will present "His Father's Boy." his latest success, by Sydney Rosciidd, in which he appears in a role entirely different from any in which he has recently been seen. The play is a series of complicated situations that creates no end of laughter The characters involved are of novel and interesting types. Miss Isdore Rush is seen to splendid advantage and has the opportunïty to see some magnificent gowns. At the Athens Theatre next Monday evening.

Jasper Imus, the well-known fisherman of N. Main st. , who was the man who claimed to have seen a large serpent at Zukey Lake, again tells of the recent adventures of two of his friends on Strawberry Lake. He says their boat was almost swamped by the waves created by the serpent. Other men like D. J. Loomis and Charles Clark, do not believe in the serpent theory but think the unusual commotion in the water was created by an immense muscalounge. As soon as the season opens Mr. Imus proposes to investigate the matter.

From Yesterday's Daily Argus.

Jimmie Cavanaugh, formerly with the Cook House, is now with the Hotel Ruhl, Jackson.

A brief funeral service for Mrs. Dr. Dunster will be held at the Congregational church tomorrow at 2 p. m.

Warren D. Lombard, who assisted in the Lyra entertainment two years ago and last year with the Elks, is seriously ill at his home in Jackson with diphtheria.

Ald. James Hammel and his wife, of Lansing, were in the city today attending the funeral of Patrick O'Hearn. Mr. Hammei is the manufacturer of a celebrated brand of cigars.

Prof. Alberto Jonas, of the University School of Music. was in Detroit today to hear the Teresa Carreno concert. She will give an extra concert in the Choral Union series next Tuesday.

The city council held a meeting yesterday afternoon and passed resolutions of condolence on the death of City Assessor Patrick O'Hearn and decided to attend the funeral in a body, together with the city officials.

The auction of John and William Goetz at their farm yesterday near Dixboro was well attended and the prices realized were good. The crowd enjoyed the hot lunch, consuming over 500 sandwiches, 40 pounds of Frankfurts, two bushels of fried cakes, 25 pounds of cheese, and 40 gallons of coffee.

County Treasurer Mann's balances, March 1, showed that during the month of February he received $44,025.02 and paid out $795.27. Yesterday he settled with Michael Kennedy, treasurer of Northfield, who only returned $3.68 taxes uncollected, and William F. Walker of Saline, who returned $50.70.

Mrs. D. F. Schairer, No. 308 S. Division st. , yesterday entertained a number of old friends of her sister-in-law Mrs. Daniel Gifford, of West Point, Neb. A dainty tea was served and a most enjoyable time was had by the guests in meeting Mrs. Gifford, who was formerly known as Miss Sarah Schairer.

A most delightful Progressive Pedro party was given in Odd Fellows hall last evening. Mrs. H. Wirt Newkirk and Jonathan Sprague received the first prizes and Judge H. Wirt Newkirk, the consolation prize. Coffee, sandwiches, and fried cakes were served. It is proposed to hold another party in two weeks.

John Trojanowski, cf Co. A 31st Michigan, at Amaro, Cuba, has written an interesting letter to bis niece Miss Ella Trojanowski. He is much pleased with the present camp of the company. He says he killed 25 scorpions in one night He and the rest of the men are trying their best to learn Spanish. They are all healthy and in good spirits. The weather is fine, recent rains having cooled off the excessive heat.

Jay Green will sell at auction on the Curtis farm two miles north and one mile east of Dixboro on Tuesday, March 7, at 1 o'clock, five horses, 30 sheep, a cow, and many farming implements.

William Walter, of River Raisin, died Feb. 28, aged 59 years, of heart disease. He had been sickly all the fall. He was a member of the G. A. R. and belonged to the post at Brooklyn, Mich. He was buried today in Cambridge, Lenawee county.

Evangelistic meetings will begin next Sunday at the S. University ave Church of Christ. Rev. T. N. McCash, of Des Moines, la., will conduct the services, which will be held every night at 7:30 o'clock. The evangelist is one of the ablest and most earnest pastors of the west, having charge of a model congregation of some 1,400 mêmbers in a university community. He will preach in a manner said to be well suited to the taste and needs of our citizens and students.

The young people of the Unitarian church have an organization called a "Religions Union," which will hold a public meeting at the church next Sunday evening, 7:30, and all are cordially invited to attend. Short addresses will be made by Mr. Conrad Geoïge on "Science and Religion;" by Miss Helen Bender on "The Personal Element in our Work;" by Dr. J. B. Pollock on "Workers together for Righteousness. " The president, Mr. David S. Grim will speak briefly on the purposes of the union. There will be special music.

Dr. H. B. Gammon left this afternoon for Hastings where he will engage in the practice of his profession. The doctor is well! known to the citizens of this city being a graduate of the literary and medical departments of the university. During the late war, Dr. Gammon served upon the personal staff of Drs. Nancrede and Vaughan and remained in Cuba until the close of the campaign. For the past few months, he has been suffering from malarial fever but has now fully recovered. Dr. Gammon was distinguished in the university for his high scholarship and is eminently fitted for the practice of his profession.

John McElory will sell at auction on his farm in the township of Northfield on the town line road one and one-half miles east of the Sutton schoolhouse and one mile south of Emery post office, on Thursday, Mar. 9, at 10 o'clock a. m. sharp: Three workhorses, one broodmare with foal, one colt nine months old, three cows, two coming in in a few days. three two-year-old steers, two yearling steers, two calves five months old, 27 sheep, two hogs. two lumber wagons, two buggies, one road cart one bob-sleigh one single cutter, one Fairbanks scales, and a large quantity of other tools, implements, hay, household goods, and other things. Lunch will be served at noon.