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Day
17
Month
March
Year
1899
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From Tuesday's Daily Argus. Sheriff Gillen has appointed two colored deputies in Ypsilanti, John Perry and Lorenzo Jones. The athletic association is endeavoring to secure Henry Wattersonan ex-pansionist, to speak here in the near future. A marriage license has been granted Dr. Charles E. Sheldon, 25 North Baltimore, Ohio, and Nellie Thorn Staley 23, Dexter. Albert Webster 22, Ypsilanti, and Emma Warren 18, Whittaker. Frank Emerick, of Alpena, formerly a partner of John F. Lawrence, was nominated by acclamation for judge at the sixth judicial district Republican convention. Frank is an old Ypsilanti boy. In the chancery case of Emma W. Lawrence vs. Frank C. and Mary E. Lawrence, Watson and Chapman, of Owosso, have entered their appearance as solicitors. Randall and Jones are the defendants solicitors. Chelsea is all agog over the prospect of an electric road ta connect that burg with Ann Arbor and Jackson. The Lansing, Dexter and Ann Arbor should now steer from Dansville directly to Chelsea, and come through Stockbridge. For such a road Stockbridge will give libejally. - Stockbridge Sun. John Grant, a laborer on a farm near Ypsilanti, was driving along the line of D. Y. & A. A. electric road when a car approached rapidly from the opposite directicn. The horse shied suddenly. Grant pulled him so strongly to one side that the animal feil sideways and forward upon his neck, breaking it. Grant was badly bruised. J. D. Ryan is interested in a clothing store in Bay City. He has just received the report of last years business, which shows an increase of 33 per cent. over the year before. This is the result of the activity on the business of Bay City, caused by the beet sugar factory. Lt puts money in circulation just where it does the most good. John Clarken, and the students who served on the Yosemite expect #200 a piece prize money. In addition Mr. Clarken as seamen by act congress will receive two months extra pay and the landsmen one month. The matter is in the hands of Edwin Denby, of Detroit, who was formerlya well known foot ball man at the university. Attorney Fred Freeman, of Manchester, was in the city last evening. He was a candidate for village president at the election held yesterday. He said he had been nominated by the young men's convention while he was away from home. He laughingly remarked he did not stay to have the votes counted as he was probably feated. Village electrician A. R. Welen and Guy Lighthall did some very clever work thawing fro.en water pipes, on Monday, with electricity. It took them just 14 minutes to thaw 80 feet of pipe in the McKune block, and at the residenceof L. Babcock and Dr. Palmer 150 feet in 10 minutes. They used a direct current of 180 amperes at 220 voltage, taking the current from the light wires. - Chelsea Standard. A report that is stirring up considerable merriment on the university campus is to the effect that a professor whose field Hes in the realm of high art, offers to give private instruction to a student who willattend regularly to the milking of the professor's cow. The con trast between sublime aims anc humble raeans for accomplishing them is frequently seen among Ann Arbor students. But the picture of an embryo artist balancing al his delicate sensitiveness on a milking stool in a stable is a difficult one to conceive. - Evening News. Mary W. Powell, by her solicitor, Zina B. King, has filed a bilí to reform a deed for land in Northfield that she received April 6, '95, from her father, Horace Alderman. Her former name was Mary W. Lombard and her maiden name Alderman. She claims the description is erroneous and does not describe the the land and that in giving the courses of the land, the words east and west have been transposed, "wholly accidentally and unintentionally" and that it was a mistake of the draftsman. She asks that the parties interested in the land, if the deed had not been given be made parties. From Wednesday's Daily ArgusT' The Methodists, of Saline, will begin the erection of a new #7,000 church building April 7. The Adelphi of Saline expect to debate the question, "Resolve that Pingreeism is justifiable as a means to an end." Capt. E. P. Allen was in Saline Saturday and received a franchis from the township board to extend the Vpsilanti and Saline road through the township to Tecumseh. The Saline High School Lyceum, the Adelphi, gives public ptograms every two wei ks that are largely attended. Pru c.tls of the last meeting are to gu as a benefit to the ball team. A warrant has been issued by Justice Duffy, for Christopher Law, of Miller ave., for violating a city ordinance. He is charged by Harlow Alcott, with throwing dead ani mals into his lot. S. F. Angus who resigned the vice presidency of the Detroit, Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor railway to which position Robert Hemphill, of Ypsilánti, was chosen, has been elected treasurer of the road. One of the features of the last meeting of the Adelphi of the Saline High School was a pronouncing the contest, which was won by Blanche Mead of the senior class. The debate was by the freshmen. One of the Detroit cars was thrown off the track by a split rail at Hanover square' this forenoon, and it is there yet. Passengers have been transferred by one of the city cars. A gang of men have been work ing like trojans and have got the car partially on the track again. The Ann Arbor Milling company purchased of Frank Weidman, of Owosso township yesterday, fifteen hundred bushels of white wheat which tested sixty-two pounds per bushei, and which realized for the seller sixty-eight and sixty-nine cents per bushei . - Owosso American. A. P. Ferguson, the manager of the Ferguson Buggy Co., is having his hands full in trying to put the faetory building into shape. Today he received a model of the body of the new buggy. He has designed it with great care and thinks it will be a winner. The cut of this buggy shows it to be a thing of beauty. It is reported that the Glazier Stove company just before election sent out a letter to the voters of the village in which the dictum was laid down that if they did not elect the VVorkingman's ticket the stove works would be removed from Chelsea inside of three months. The letter mentioned proposition fnr the stove works from various towns. The workingman's ticket was defeated. "VVhat becaine of Parker" will be told in the Athens theatre Tuesday, March 21, by the St. Thomas Dramatic club. The inimitable, unsurpassable our only James Harkins will naturally be the leading player of the evening. The comedy is so funny, that it will be necessary to use a scoop shovel to gather up the buttons that will drop during the performance. Jim is sure of having his many admirers present. Yesterday the residence of the Misses Mann on E. Jefferson st. , narrowly escaped being the scène of a bad fire. Roland Mann and Mr. Widman (the great foot ball player) were in their room. Mr. Widman struck a parlor match, the ignited head flew off, and lighted a couch. The young men threw the couch out of the window and subdued the fire with difficulty. They burned their hands very severely. The damage to the furniture was $50 The fire department was not called out. Otseningo Lodge, 1N0. 295, 1. O. O. F., gave a fine bachelor spread last night and the festivities continued until one o'clock this morning. Sixty congenial spirits gathered about the festive board and did full justice to the viands. After attending to the demands of the nner man a season of speech ing set in and rnany witty responses to toasts were heard and enjoyed. Judge Newkirk, Capt. Manly, Major Soule and many others took part. Everybody present voted it a good time. "Gov. Pingree charges senators with trying to trade for jobs votes on nominations, does he?" said Mr. Helme, the Democratie secator from the Lenawee Monroe district, yesterday. "Going to hava the senate impeached, is he? Well, the only attempts I know of to trade jobs for senate votes were made by Pingree himself. The second week of the session he sent Bill Judson to the Democratie members of the legislature to promise that if we would stand by him on the Atkinson bill, he would name several Democrats to positions as deputy oil inspectors and deputy food commissioners. "I don't think we'll ever get the jobs. but the promise was securely made. We were simply gold bricked 1 guess." From Yesterday's Daily Argus. Fraternity Lodge, F. and A. M. , vvill initiate five candidates tomorrow evening. There was only one drunk before Justice Duffy today and he received 10 days board ia the jail. The Woman's Auxiliary A ssociation are arranging to give the sus taining members of the Y.M.C. A. a banquet April 18. The spring birds arrived here this morning. It is to be hoped that they are now here to stay and will not have to return south again until f all. The remains of Eliza, wife of Elijah Treadwell, of Saginaw, were jrought to this city on the nor n train. They were placed in the vault on Forest Hill cemetery. Wirt P. Doty, a druggist of Detroit, son of Alonzo Doty, of this city, has been appointed by Gov. 3ingree, rnember of the state board of pharmacy. The appointment is :or five years. Frank Jcnes and wife, were called o Mooreville, this morning by the llness of Mrs. C. Case, the mother of Mrs. Jones. Mrs. Case has been veryill for some time, and a telegram was received that she was vorse. Eugene Oesterlin returned yesterlay from a business trip in the vicinty of Dexter. He reports that durng the previous night a heavy hunder storm passed over the farm where he was stopping. A large amount of rain feil. Glen V. Mills, secretary of the Ann Arlor Business Mens Associaion, reports that he is negotiating with a firra, that is contemplating ocating in this city. The firm projoses employing 40 men whose average wages will be $1.65 per day. Davis Fitz Simmans, of Mason, son of the late Thomas Fitz Simman, of Ann Arbor town, died on Sunday, March i2th, aged 72 vears. VIr. and Mrs. Wia. Rogers, of South Lyon and Miss Fannie Groves, of Ann Arbor, attended the funeral March 15. Rev. Leslie W. Sprague, of Grand Rapids, wilfcpreachat the Unitarian church next Sunday morning. Hei is an eloquent divine. As the 1 tarian congregation has been invited to particípate in the anniversary meeting of the Students' Christian Association, there will be no evening services. Though the Young People's Religión Union will meet as usual at 6:30 p. m. George Rausenberger, of Whitmore I,ake, was in the city of Ann Arbor today on business. He reports the ice on the lake 17 inches thick and in splendid condition. Twenty-five men are now at work and 50 more men are to be put to work tomorrow by Mr. Beach, of Hamburg, who has rented the old Jack Carland ice house. Mr. Ranschenberger thinks the business outlook for the village is very encouraging. The Odd Fellows, of Decatur, through the brotherly assistance of other lodges of the state, did a nobly act by paying Mrs. Ecken berger, wife of the late Jacob Eckenberger, a member of Decater lodge, about Soo with which to finish paying for her home, besides presenting her with a check for a neat sum. - Free Press. This lodge was instituted by and named after Jonathan Sprague, who resides in this city. Otseningo lodge donated liberally towards the above amount. The marriage of Dr. C. E. Sheldon, of North Baltimore, Ohio, and Miss Nellie Staley the oldest daughter of Rev. and Mrs. J. J. Staley was solemnized at the Congregational church yesterday morning. Dr. Sheldon is a gradúate of the dental department of the U. of M. class of '97, and has now a fine practice at his home in Ohio. The bride is one of Dexter's most estimable young ladies. The happy couple left at noon for an extended trip through eastern states taking with them the congratulations and jest wishes of all Dexter people. Yesterday Homer Findlay sold his handsotne pair of black horses, a 3 year oíd to VV. W. Wadhams, of Wadhams, Ryan and Reule, and a 6 year oíd to Fred Markham. The dam of both these horses is Ada, who is also the rnother of Únele Tom who has a record of 2 18. The sire of Únele Tom was Spinks the well known Saginaw horse. Michael Brenner, the implement dealer says: "There are inore people looking for good horses at the present than any time in the past 15 years. The horse market is looking up, but good driving horses are wanted. If farmers will raise fine stock they can sell their horses. Culis are not wanted. I understand Andrew Reule and Wirt Cornwell are looking around for new drivers."