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3
Month
March
Year
1899
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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. O. 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 demnrrer from the files. County Treasurer George Manu anrl . 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 bis new and elegant residence to be built at No. 337 E. Liberty st., iii 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 Sohemaker plead guilty this morning before Justice Duffy to being drunk on' the street. In default of paying $5 fine and 5.38 costs he was given board for 15 days in Hotel de Gillen. Lawrenee & Butterfield have entered their appearance in the circuit court as solicitors for defendants in the case of Mary E. Hill vs. Gomstock 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 pasonage Rev. W. L. Tedrow officiating. SaysDr. J. A. Dell: "It would be a good thing for the city if we held once a month a mifcellanenus meeting like the one held in the court honse 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 tbe rough road. The accident happened in front of William Bird's residence on Jackson ave. Tbe horse will probably have to be killed. Dr. Leartus Connor, of Detroit, will be entertained by Dr. Wood-Allen, on Washtenaw ave., thia 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 Ypsianti 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 gradaate of the law departnient of the univeristy. He is serving his second term as prosecuting attorney. He must be giving general eatisfaction, 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: ''Yon probably noticed the bilis 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 bilis this year. If you are asked anything about me concerning the bilis, yon can deny it for me." This seerns to fully answer a report to the contrary. The Rev. F. A. Strough, of Albany, N. Y., will give his noted illustrated sermón on The Modern Prodigal son next Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock in the Y. M. O. A. rooms, for men only ; and in the eveuing in the Presbyterian church when all are invited. One hundred beautiful setreopticon views photograph from life will be shown. Mr. Strough has given this sermón over 400 times in the leading cities of New York sstate with wonderful results. Twelve hundred people greeted the speaker at Ypsilanti last Thursdaj evening and all were greatly pleased. The adiuissisoii of these meeüugs wil be free. A silver collection will be received to defray expense of giving the same. Frora 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 cali 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 sermón 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." bis latest success, by Sydney Rosciidd, in which he appears in a role i ntirely different from auy in whicli 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 joat was almost swamped by the waves created by the serpent. Other nen like, D. J. Loomis and Charles Clark, do not believe in the serpent heory, but think the unusual commoiou in the water was created by au mmens muscalounge. As soon as he season opens Mr. Imus proposes to nvestigate the matter. From Yesterday's Daily Argus. Jimmie Cavanaugh, formerly with ;he Cook house, is now with the Hotel iïuhl, Jackson A brief funeral service for Mrs. Dr. Dunster will beheld at the Congregational church tomorrow at 2 p. m. Warren D. Lombard, who assisted in ;he Lyra eutertainment two years ago ind last year with the Elks, is seriousy ill at his home in Jackson with diphtheria. Aid. James Hammei and wife, of Jausing, were in the city today attending the funeral of Patrick O'Hearn. Mr. Hammei is the manufacturer of a celébrate 3 brand of cigars. Prof. Alberto Jonas, of the University School of Music. was iu Detorit today to hear the Teresa Carreno concert. She will give an extra concert n the Choral Union series next Tnesday. The city council held a meeting ycserday 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, consuruing over 500 sandwiches, 40 pounds of Frankfurts, two bushels of fried cakes, 25 pounds of cheese and 40 gallons of coffee. Couuty Treasurer Manu'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. 63 taxps uneollected, and William F. Walker of Saline, who retnrned $50.70. Mrs. D. F. Schairer, No. 308 S. División st. , yesterday entertained a nuinber 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 bad by the guests in meeting Mrs. Gifford, who was formerly known as Miss Sarah Schairer. A most delightful Progressive Pedro party was given iu Odd Fellows hall last evening. Mrs. H. Wirt Newkirk anc". 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 iu two weeks. John Trojanowski, cf Co. A, 31st Michigan, at Amaro, Cuba, has written an interesting letter to bis neice Miss Ella Trojanowski. He is much pleased with the present camp of the company. He sayt he killed 25 scorpions iu oue night He and the rest of the men are trying their bost to learn Spanish. They are all frealby and iu good spirits. The weather is fine, recent rains having cooled off the exceasive heat. Jay Green will solí at anetion on the Curtis farrn 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 the post at Brooklyn, Mich. He was buried today in Cambridge, Lenawee country. Evangeli8tic meetings will begin next Sunday at the S. University ave Church of Christ. Rev. T. N. McCash, of Des Moines, la., will conduot 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 commuity. He will preach in a manner said to be well snited to the taste and needs of onr citizens and students. The young people of the Unitarian church have an organization called a "Religions Urnen," which will hold a public meeting at the church next Sunday evenng. 7 :30, and all are cordially invited to attend. Short addresses will be made by Mr. Cenrad Geoïge on "Scieoce and Religión;" 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 nnion. There will be special music. Dr. H. B. Ganimon left this afternoon for Hastings where he will eugage in the practice of his profession. The doctor is wel! known to the citizens of this city being a gradúate 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 trom malarial Eever but has now fully recovered. Dr. Gammon was distingaished in the university for his high scholarship and s eminently fitted for the practice of ais profession. John McElory will sell at anetion on lis farm in the township of Northield on the town line road one and one lalf miles east of the Sutton school house and one mile south of Emery post office, on Thursday, Mar. 9, at 10 o'clock a. m. sharp: Three work lorses, one brood mare with foal, one colt nine months old, three cows, two coming in in a few days. three two year old steers, two yearling steers, wo calves five months old, 2 7 sheep, wo hogs. two lumber wagons, two buggies, one road cart one bob-sleigh one single cutter, oue Fairbanks scales, and a large quantity of other tools, implements, hay, household goods and other things. Lunch will be served at noon.