From Friday's Daily Argus.
The electioin supplies have been received by County Clerk Schuh today.
The health report of the township of Superior, shows that during the month of February there were two deaths in the township.
The Ann Arbor Organ Co. is getting its name and fame expanded during these days of expansion. An order for organs was received today from Australia.
Staebler & Co. , grocers, have rented the Binder store on the southeast corner of S. Main and Liberty sts and will occupy the same shortly. Their increasing business demands more room.
Patrick Curley, an old soldier and Edward Wolf a farmer plead guilty yesterday to being drunk on the streets. Justice Duffy fined them the costs, $5,38. Wolf will probably pay in preference to going to jail.
There are 11 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 Maccabees. 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 continues 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, $70; Justin A. Gale, Superior, all taxes collected; Fred Kurfess, Manchester, $13.05; John Grau, jr., Lima, $27.26; Charles Albert, Freedom, $3. 30.
William H. Mclntyre today accepted the appointment of deputy sheriff from Sheriff Gillen. Mr. Mclntyre's old friends can hardly think of him except as filling this position. He was first appointed deputy by Sheriff Phillip Winegar in '68. For four years be filled the office of turnkey. In '67 he refused an appointment from Sheriff Porter. He was then deputy two years under Sheriff Webb, four years under Sheriff Flemming, four years under Sheriff Case and two years under Sheriff Wallace. This appointment will please many friends of Mr. McIntyre.
The first meeting of the Washtenaw Verein, a society formed by the young people of the Bethlehem church, was held last evening in the basement of the church. An interesting program was rendered which consisted of a piano solo by Miss Marie Schaeberle, a recitation by Miss Pauline Wurster, a duet by Miss Natalie and Eugene Fischer, song by Miss Charlotte Hutzel, recitation by Miss Pauline Schneider, Julius 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. Godfrey, 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 floors and be as near fire proof as is possible to make it. Mr. Godfrey' storage business has 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. A 10 year old daughter of Mrs. Booth, living up stairs in the opera house block, was playing on the north side stairway entrance to the opera house, when she leaned on the railing. The railing 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 proved her collar bone broken and the side of her face much bruised.
Aside from the superb discipline of the Sousa Band the excellence of its ensemble 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 personnel. Year in and year out the same instrumentalists have remained under the "March King's" direction, assimilating his 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 this city on April 8, when he will play in University hall under the auspices of the Woman's league.
From Saturday's Daily Argus.
John H. Allmand, No. 1703 Jackson ave., says be can't sleep mornings on account of the noise made by the robins and blackbirds. The robins have been here for the past two weeks.
Jacob Zeeb, of Emory, and Chris Frey, of the American house, will open up 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 the 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 family here at once. He has rented a house at 2024 Geddes ave. Mr. Glass is an experienced man in the business having been 12 years on the road for an eastern shoe house and having had four years experience in the retail business.
John Heinzmann leaves tonight for Bay City, where he will spend a week with his brother, Chris Heinzmann, of the Forest City House. Mr. Heinzmann proposes to study up the production of chicory. It is proving to be quite a valuable crop for the Bay county farmers. Those that raise chicory realize more money per acre than from sugar beets. His visit may prove of great value 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 workrmen 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 manufacture buggies exclusively. This fact may not be generally understood.
Fuller Dexter, of Milan, 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 used 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 says he is very much in favor of a trolley road, but would prefer that it run direct to Ann Arbor from Saline. He says there is much enthusiasm for a road, but also some opposition, from people who think the road would hurt the village. He wants a road and felt quite encouraged when he understood that H. P. Glover and Mr. Hemphill would take up 60,000 of bonds, 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 accomplished.
From Monday's Daily Argus.
The name of Wesley Howe, of the third ward is mentioned as a possible candidate for assessor on the republican ticket.
Judge Babbitt, who is looking for the democratic nomination for circuit judge, gave an address at the convention at Monroe Saturday.
County Treasurer Mann says he don't think moving is the great luxury 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 Charles E. Hagermann, 47, Mansfield, Ohio; Mary E. Pohlmeyer, 42, Ann Arbor. Mr. Hagermann gave 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 under the auspices of the Athletic association.
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 four of these patriot dead.
If a bill which passed the house at Lansing Saturday becomes a law, Ann Arbor will have to build a city lockup. The bill 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 snow. Mr. Fuller was 56 years of age.
The sophomore class will adopt class yells in room C, at university hall at 4:15 o'clock, Wednesday afternoon. They will be blood curdlers.
Five car loads of railroad ties passed through this morning on the Ann Arbor road, piled on end, which was contrary to the usual custom.
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 Saturday afternoon, his subject being, "The Meaning of Our Incomplete Lives. "
Henry Johnson, Bob Williams and Charles Monk were before Justice Duffy 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 Graduate Club of the Teachers' College in New York city. He also delivers educational lectures in Porrington.New Haven, Willimantic and Hartford.
Julius, the 14 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schairer, of Scio, died Saturday, of pneumonia. The funeral services will be held tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock at his parents residence, Rev. Julius Klingmann officiating. The interment will take place in the Salem cemetery at Weinsberg.
Deputy Clerk Philip Blom says if he had known that the circuit court would be postponed this morning. he would never have left his home in Lodi until navigation opened on the gravel road. He reports snow drifts up to his horses shoulders. particularly on the hill by Charles Kempf's. Eight men are engaged in opening up the road.
The Wrinkle, in its last issue, speaking of the dome over the university says: "Its grand rotundity and toy windows and gaily painted hall surrounding a dinky pigeon house are models for a Midway bazaar or a turkish harem. How they ever found lodgement over those inoffensive walls is past the understanding 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 pneumonia aged 43 years. The funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at his late residence, Rev. John Neumann, of the Bethlehem church, officiating. Mr. Keis was born at Degeloch, Ober Amt Stuttgart, Wuertemberg, Germany. He removed to Ann Arbor 11 years ago. He leaves a wife and mother.
There was a good congregation at the Unitarian church last evening to hear the addresses given by the Young People's Religious Union. The meeting was eminently successful. Short addresses were given by Mr. David S. Grim, Mr. Conrad George, Miss Helen Bender and Dr. J. B. Pollock The addresses were all thoughtful and helpful to the religious life. The society seems to be doing good work. The music 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 After Lent 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. Schultz, 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 buyers for The Store and will make extensive purchases for the coming spring season.
The news has been received of the death of William F. Schaenzlin, a prominent business man of Bucyrus, Ohio. He was the husband of Miss Rosina Yoss, formerly of this city, -who with one son and two daughters survive him.
David VanGieson, of Lodi, had an experience with the snow on Sunday that he will not soon forget. He started away from home in the morning at his usual early hour and took two shovelers with him. It was 3 :30 o'clock in the afternoon before he reached the city.
Clarence G. Bettner. editor and Clarence V. Brown, business manager, of the Toledo high school annual, were in the city Saturday in conference with L. A. Pratt, of the Inland Press As a result the Inland Press will print the annual which will be an edition of at least 600 copies. The Inland Press received the contract in competition with several other concerns.
Co. A, of Ann Arbor, tinder command of Capt. Ross Granger, left Amaro at 7 o'clock on the morning 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 has plenty of good water on the ground. 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, number 47 Montcalm st, east, Detroit, for $10,000. The sale was made through the R. O. Finney real estate 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. Whitney, of St. Louis, was in the city yesterday greeting friends. He says the sugar factory at Alma is a go and will be built. As to an electric road via St. Johns to Lansing to connect 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, but also a liberal, enterprising citizen always ready to help on new enterprises.
Undertaker Dieterle had an experience this morning in trying to get to the home of Frank Schairer, of Scio, whose son Julius was to have been buried today, which he says he has never experienced before in his 15 years in the undertaking business. He started with two teams and shovels hoping to go through the snow blockade. He finally got into drifts where he could neither go ahead nor turn about. After two hours hard shoveling he succeeded in turning the hearse around, when he returned to the city. The funeral is deferred until tomorrow.
Miss Hintz, of Mack & Co.'s millinery department, has 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 millinery department. They will return in about one week, when they will prepare for a grand opening of their purchases, the Saturday before Easter. It will be for the interest of the ladies in and around Ann Arbor, to visit the opening, as it is promised to be the largest, and most complete ever held in Ann Arbor.