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Day
10
Month
March
Year
1899
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I From Friday's Daily Argus. The electioii supplies have been received by County Clerk Sohnh today. The health report of the township of Superior, shows that dnriug the month of Febrnary there were two deaths in the township. The Ann Arbor Organ Co. is getting its name and fame expauded during these days oí expansión. An order for organs was recive today from Australia. Staebler & Co. , grocers, have rented the Binder store on tbe southeast corne of S. Main and Liberty sts and will ococupy tbe same shortly. Their increasing business demands more room. Patrick Curley, an old soldier and Edward Wolf a farmer plead guilty yesterday to being druukon the streets. Justice Duffy flned tbem the costs, 5,38. Wolf will probably pay in preifereuce to going to jail. There are H wiser if not better men today, who possibly may have some feeling on the subject, who last night took the oriental degree, as given by the Muccabees. They had a delightful time, in fact a most enjoyable one, and none of the worthy men would give up their experience for thousands of dollars. County Treasurer Mann continúes to settle with township treasurers. Since yesterday he closed up the books with A. B. Schutts, treasurer of Bridgewater, 68 cents tax returned ; James Bunton, Augusta, $?0; Justin A. Gale, Superior, all taxes collected; Fred Kurfess, Manchester, $13.05; John Grau, jr., Lima, f27.26; Charles Albert, Freedom, f 3. 30. William H. Mclntye today accepted the appointment of deputy sheriff from Sheriff Gillen. Mr. Mclntyre's old friends can hardly think of him except as filling tbis position. He was first appointed deputy by Sheriff Phillip Winegar in '68. For four years be fllled the office of turnkey. In '67 he refused an appointment from Sheriff Porter. He was then deputy two years under Sheriff Webb, four years vinder Sheriff Flemmiug, four years under Sheriff Case and two years under Sheriff Wallace. This appointment will please mauy friends of Mr. McIntyre. The first meeting of the Washtenaw Verein, a society formed by the young people of the Bethlehem c huren, was held last evening in the basement of the ohureb. An interesting program was rendered which consisted of a piano solo by Miss Marie Schaeberle, a recitation by Miss Pauline Wurster, a duett by Miss Natalie and Eugene Fischer, song by Miss Charlotte Hutzel, recitation by Miss Pauline Schneider, Jnlius Gauss piano, song by Miss Helen Allmendinger, and a reading by Herman Allmendinger. The society will meet once a month. J. E. Beal, yesterday afternoon, let a contract for a large three story warehouse to be built adjoining the present quarters of C. E. Wodfrey, the drayman, to Jacobus & Son. What is a remarkable fact is that on a $4,000 job this firm was only $2.61 lower than the next highest bidder. The building is to have asbestos between the fioors and be as near fire proof as is possible to make it. Mr. Godfrey' storage business bas grown to such an extent that he is unable to furnish sufficient room for his patrons. Yesterday afternoon occurred what might have resulted in an accident. AIO year old daughter of Mrs. Booth, living up stairs in the opera house block, was playing on tbe north side stairway entrance to the opera house, when she leaned on the railing. The railiug being weak and rotten broke, pitching her down head foremost on the solid pavement. She was picked up nearly unconscious, and carried up stairs where an examination provedher collar bone brokn and the side of her face much bruised. Aside from the supero discipline of the Sonsa Band the excellence of its ensembile playing is largely due to the fact that since its organization in the summer of 1 892 here have been comparatively few changes in the gersonnel. Year in and year out the same instrumentalists have remained under the "March King's" directon, assimilating bis ideas and rounding out and perfecting the artistic balance of the band. Sousa is now engaged on his fourth grand "ocean to ocean" concert tour during which he will pay a visit to tbis city on April 8, when he will play in University hall under the auspices of the Woman's league. From Seturday's Daily Argus. John H. Allmand, No. 1703 Jackson ave., says be can't sleep mornings on account of tha noise made by the robins and blackbirds. Tbe robins have been here for the past two weeks. Jacob Zeeb, of Einory, and Chris. Frey, of the American house, will open np a saloon at Whitmore Lake next May. They will occupy Lantz & Taylor's store, who will move into a new one to be built by Mr. Rane. Prof. Charles E. Green, of the engineering department of the university, was recently engaged to advise the city of La. Porte, Ind. , in regard to making an addition to the city's water supply. He has been notified that tbe plans he submitted have been accepted. This is quite a compliment to the professor and the university. Doty & Feiner, the shoe men, have sold their entire stock of boots and shoes to D. E. Glass, of Detroit, who took possession this morning and will move bis fainily here at once. He has rented a house at 2024 Geddes ave. Mr. Glass is an experienced man in tho business having been 12 years ou the road foi' an eastern shoe hcmse and having had four years expereuce in the retail business. John Heinzmann leaves tonight for Bay City, where ho will spend a week with his brother, Chris Heinzmann, of the Forest City House. Mr. Heinzmann proposes to study xip the production of chicory. It is proving to be qnit a valuable crop for tne Bay county farmers. Those that raise chicory realize more money per acre than from ; sngar beets. His visit may prove ol great valué to this section The way work is being pushed at the Ferguson Buggy Ca 's building, anyone will know that A. P.Ferguson is at the helm. Yesterday workruen started to remodel the building, repair the ', roofs and generally fix up. Today Mr. Ferguson started up his office machinery. In a few weeks this building will be a hive of industry as of old. The new company will manufacature buggies exclusively. This fact may not be generally understood. Fuller Dexter, of Mlian, the well known landlord of the Commercial house died yesterday after a long illness. He was well known throughout the southern part of the county where he was born and where most of his life has been spent. Years ago he was a great lover of the violin and juged to play for the old time parties in that section of country. His many old friends of those days remember his all round good nature and will learn of his death with regret. Fred Jerry, of Saline, spent last night with his brother-in-law, Dr. J, A. Dell on W. Ann st. Mr. Jerry has been the marshal of the village of Saline for the past 18 years. He saye he is very much in favor of a trolley road, but would prefer that it ruu direct to Ann Arbor from Saline. He says there is much enthusiasm for a road, but also some opposition, from people who thiuk the road would hurt the village. He wants a road and feit quite encouraged when he understood that H. P. Glover and Mr. Hemphill would take np 60,000 of bouds, but since he has learned this would not be the case, but that the road must be built by Ypsilanti and Saline parties he does not know if it will be accoruplished. From Mondav's Daily Argus. The name of Wesley Howe, of the third ward is mentioned as a possible canaidate for assessor on the republican ticket. Judge Babbitt, who is looking for the democratie nomination for circuit judge, gave an address at the convention at Monroe Saturday. County Treasurer Mann sayshedon't think moving is the great lnxury that it is cracked up to be. He does not advise anyone to move unless they are forced to do so. A marriage license has been granted to CharJes E. Hagermann, 47, Mansfield, Ohio; Mary E. Pohlmeyer, 42, Ann Arbor. Mr. Hagermann gavo his occupation as an attorney. Either Senators Davis, Frye or Gray, the three senators who served on the United States Peace Commission, will speak in University hall at an early date onder the auspices of the Athletic associatioD. A movement is on foot to have the senior classes unite and leave a class memorial in the shape of a monument in honor of the university's dead of the Spanish war. There are fonr of these patriot dead. If a bilí which passed the house at Lansing Saturday becomes a law, Ann Arbor will have to build a city lockup. The Lili was introduced by Rep. Alward and denies cities in counties exceeding 30, 000 population the use of the county jail for the detention of persons arrested under city ordinances. The American house today opened a new register. Manager Staebler reports business as booming. Regular meeting of Washtenaw chapter, No. 6, R. A. M. tonight. Work on the mark degree. The funeral of Dexter Fuller, of Milan, yesterday was well attended in spite of the enow. Mr. Fuller was 56 years of age. The sopbomore class will adopt class yells in room C, at nniversity hall at 4:15 o'clock, Wednesday afternoon. They will be blood enrdlers. Five car loads of railroad ties passed throngh this moming on the Ann Arbor road, piled on end, which was contrary to the usual cnstom. There was absolutely no business being done in the probate court today. Register Peter Lehman says he did not take in a cent today and yesterday he broke his snow shovel. The Rev. Charles L. Arnold, of St. Peters church, Detroit, gave the Lenten address at Harris hall on Satnrday affernoon, his subject being, "The Meaning of Otir Incomplete Lives. " Henry Johnson, Bob Williams and Charles Monk were before Justice Dnffy charged with indulging too freely. They plead guilty and received 5 days in jail, excepting Monk, who will stay 10 days. Dr. B. A. Hinsdale is in the east and lectures this evening before the Gradúate Clnb of the Teachers' College in New York city. He also delivers educational lectures in Porrington.New Haven, Williruantic and Hartford. Julius, the 14 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schairer, of Scio, died Saturday, of pneumonía. The funeral services will be held tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock at his pareuts residence, Rev. Julius Klingmann officiating. The iuterment will take place in the Salem cemetery at Weinsberg. Deputy Clerk Philip Blnm says if he had known that the circuit court wonld be postponed this ïuorniug. he wonld never have lef t his home iu Lodi until navigatioi) opeaed on the gravel road. He reporta suow drifts up to üis borses shonlders. particularly od tho hill by öharles Kpnipf'8. Eight rnen are engaged iu opening np tbe road. ïbe Wrinkle, in ifs last issue, speaking of the doine over the nniversity says: "lts grand rotundity and toy windows and gaily pairited ball surruonntiug a diuky pigeon house are modela for a Midway bazaar or a lurkish harem. How thoy ever found lodgement over tbose inoffensive walls is past the understandng of a man who keeps sober and doesn't have fits." Jacob Keis, residing in the old Markham homestead on S. Main st. , died yesterday morning of pneumonía aged 43 years. The fnueral services will be held toniorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at his late residence, Rev. John Neumann, of the Bethlehein church, offlciating. Mr. Keis was bom at Degeloch, Ober Amt Stuttgart, Wuertemberg, Germacy. He removed to Ann Arbor 11 years ago. He leaves a wife and mother. There was a good congregation at the Uuitarian chnrch last evening to hear the addresses given by tho Yonng People's Religious Union. The meeting was emineutly snccessful. Short addresses were given by Mr. David S. Grim, Mr. Conrad George, Miss Helen Bender and Dr. J. B. Pollock The addresses were all thoughtfnl and helpfnl to the religious life. The society seems to be doing good work. The röusic provided by the choir of the church was very enjoyable. Mr. Eugene Sanders assisted with the violin. From Tuesday's Daily Argus. The M.W. A. will given Af ter Leut party at their hall on April 5. The Osgood auction yesterday resulted advantageously. The cows sold at a very good price, the other stock at a fair price and the other articles not quite so well. John J. Schaltz, of Ann Arbor, according to the Washington dispatches has had his pension increased from f 12 to $30 a month. His name is not found in the new directory. Walter C. Mack, of Mack & Co. , left for New York Saturday night. He will be joined there by two other boyers for The Store and will make extensive purchases for the coming spring season. The news bas been received of the death of William F. Schaenzlin, a prominent business rnan of Bncyrus, Ohio. He was the husband of Miss Rosina Yoss, formerly of this city, -who with one son and two daughters survive Mm. David VanGieson, of Lodi, had an experience with the snow on ÏSunday tbat he will not soon forget. He started away from hoine in the rnoruiug at his usual early hour and took two 6hovelers with him. It was 3 :80 o'clock in. the afternoon before he reacbed the city. Clarence G. Bettuer. editor and Olarence V. Brown, business manager, of the Toledo high school annnal, were in the city Saturday in conference with L. A. Pratt, of tbe Inland Press As a result the Inland Presss will print tbe annual which will be an edition of at least 600 copies. The Inland Press received the contract in competitiou with several other concerns. Co. A, of Ann Arbor, tinder command of Capt. Ross Granger, left Ainaro at 7 o'clock on the morniug of Feb. 26 in a special train for its new camp at Placetas. Maj. Harrah says the camp site is a beautiful one, and that it bas plenty of good water on the gronnd. There are at present about 260 Cuban soldiers at Placetas, and they gave the Michigan boys a hearty welcome. Mrs. Minnie M. Vandewerker has sold to Senator John J. Perren her fine brick residence, uumber 47 Montcalm st, east, Detroit, for $10,000. The sale was made througn the R. O. Finney real estáte exchange. Mr. Ernest Vandewerker of the same firm has sold Dr. Willard B. Smith's farm of 200 acres in Ottawa county for $2,400. Also five lots on Bruce ave., Windsor. Also one lot on Cadillac Boulevard, to James D. Murnan. Attorney T. W. Wbitney, of St. Louis, was m the city yesterday 'greeting friends. He says the sngar factory at Alma is a go and will be built. As to an electric road via St. Johns to Lansing to conuect with the Lansing and Dexter road he is not so sure. He says it is all still in the air. Mr. Whitney is not only a good attorney, bnt also a liberal, enterprising citizen always ready to help on new enterprises. Undertaker Dieterle had an experieuce this morning iu trying to get to the home of Frank Sohairer, of Scio, whose son Julius was to bave been buried today, whioh he says he has never experienced before in his 15 years in the undertakiug business. He started with two teams and shovels hoping to go throngb the snow blockade. He finally got into drifts where he could neither go ahead nor tura about. After two hours hard sboveling he succeeded iu turning the hearse around, when he reurned to tbe city. Tbe funeral is deferred until tomorrow. Miss Hintz, of Mack & Co. 's millinery department, bas been with James Johnson & Co., the largest millinery house in this country for the last two weeks, and also the trimmer for Mack & Co. 's milliuery department. They will return in about one week, when they will prepare for a grand opening of tbeir purchasee, the Saturday before Easter. It will be for the interest of the ladies in and around Ann Arbor, to visit the opening, as it ia promised to be the largest, and most complete ever held in Ann Arbor.