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Prom Tuesday's Daily Argus. Charles Greiner, of -the North Side, today took out f all citizenship papers. Mrs. Mary Shipman,of Ypsilanti, has been granted a widow's pension of $8 a rnonth. Prof. Albert Jonas returned yesterday from Cincinnati, where he had given a very successful concert. O. M. Van Kleeck & Son, manufacturing of skirts in this city, have the names of over 1000 agents on their books. Edward Burke, formerly employ ed in Haller's Jewelry store, died in Detroit yesterday at the home of his daughter. Five hobos were arrested last evening and brought before Justice Duffy who gave them five days each in jail. Walker & Co., sold an elegant Columbian phaeton, with ball bearing axle and rubber tires yesterday. It goes to Detroit parties. The Elks will nomínate officers for the ensuing year next Thursday evening. The election will occur one week from Thursday evening. Marriage licenses have been issued to George Kamerling 29, Chicago, and Cora Miller, 2.5, Sumpter township; Roy M. Beadle 20, Dexter, and Ellenora Drew, 19, Dexter. The Toledo Ice Co., by A. J. Sawyer its attorney,has commsnced suit by attachment against Frank Munger claiming $100 damages. A lot of 5 ice plows 12 pike poles etc, have been detached. The stenograher in a prominent mariufacturing establishment was locked in the building last evening and was obliged to attract the attention of an outsider and send for keys before she could get out. Attorney Charles Awrey, of Saline, was in the city today. He reports the merchants of that village do not object to an electric road to Ypsilanti but they are decidedly opposed to a road to Ann Arbor. On the other hand the farmers favor a line running direct to Ann Arbor. Findley B. Whitaker, by Thomas C. Kearney his attorney, has tiled a declaration in a case brought against Loren Babcock, EmmaJ. Hatch, William F. Hatch, Lewis Winans, i Albert É. Winans and Krank J. Shaver, claiming $5000 clamases for being ejected from lands in Sylvan j township. The friends in this city of Rev.F. E. Dodds, of Saüne, will be interested in knowinp; that lie is preparing to erect an S8,ooo church in his city. Since becoming pastor of the Methodist church there Rev. Dodds has done a finework. He has written for bids from Owosso contractors. - Owosso Argus. Mrs. Lucy J. Case, wife of Osbom Case, of Mooreville, died last evening aged 67 years. She was the mother of Mrs. Frank Jones, of Ann Arbor. She had been suffering from paralysis, the last five days being unconscious. Her husband and two sonsand five daughters survive. The time of the funeral has not yet been announced. J H. Feldkamp, one of the prosperous farmers of Bridgewater, paid the Argus a pleasant cali yesterday. Mr. Feldkarap was very much interested in the plans of the Ann Arbor Chicory Co. He thinks he has 40 acres of muck land that would be particularly adopted to the growth of chicory roots. He proposea this year to make an experiment and test his land and see what it will produce. The members of the Ann Arbor Arbeiter Verein and the Gerraania lodge will jointly give a concert Monday evening, April 3, for the benefit of Henry Biermann, their member who was terribly injured last fall by a gun shot. Prof. Frank Mclntyre, director of the Harugari Maennerchor, will have charge cf the concert. He will be assisted by all the Germán societies in the city. This is a worthy cause and deserves all the help that can be given. The raotion to set aside the verdict in the matter of the appeal of James Shellhorn, from the order of thg probate court, refusing to probate the will of Marrietta Bennett was argued this morning before JudgeKinne. The ground s for the motion, that remarks were made by Attorney Lehman in the absence of Judge Kinne and stenographer were published in the Argus at the time of filing the affidavits. The motion was taken ander advisement by the Judge. The fina! account of William Gadd, administrator of the estáte of Edward T. Powell, deceased, of Bridgewater, was heard by Judge of Probate Newkirk today. A. J. Waters appeared for some of the heirs and Amarial F. Freeman for the administrator. The air was made livid at times by the personalities between the counsel. Judge Newkirk smiled while the war of words was progressing and settled the matter by a comprornise. This estáte has been through the circuit court and up to the supreme court. From WecliiMjfcy's Daily Argus. Samuel J. Winters, of Milán, a veteran soldier died this week aged 81 years. John Williams, of Milán, has liad his pension increased from $14 to $17 a month. Otseningo lodge, No. 295, wil] give an after Lent dance in their hall on April 12. A marriage license was granted Fred A. Butler 27, of Milan, and Martha Redlin 21, of Petoskey. The examination of Jacob Schnetter, chargert with stealing goods at the fire of Mrs. J. M. Stafford on State st., was adjourned this morning by Justice Dufïy to Friday. The Rev. Fr. Goldrick, of Northfield, Ryan, of Webster, Kennedy, of Ypsilanti and Hennas.of Detroit, were in the city last evening to enjoy the interpretation of "What became of Parker." Bernard Bornes, charged with stealing cloth from George Hildebrand, was yesterday bound over to the circuit court by Justice Duffy. He was required to give bail in the sum of $250 or go to jail. He chose the latter. The icy condition of the sidewalks last evening caused many tumbles. Staid quiet gentlemen were seen to have convulsions, which usually ended in their sitting down on the sidewalk in an upright position and looking around in hopes no one observed the suddenness of the movetnent. Rev. John Newmann, pastor of the Bethlehem church, yesterday celebrated his 57 birthday anniversary. In the evening the church choir called and a delightful time was enjoyed. A delicious supper was served. Mr. Newmann is well known as a lover of flowers, and his friends remembered him with a number of choice plants. The roll of extensión of E. Catherine st., as published in yesterdays Argus was meant to cover the benefits to be derived from the work. The amount of tax has not yet been spread, but when it is, it wil! be on these benefits. The property owners interested will however find it to their interest to visit the board of review and see that their propoition of the tax will be satisfactory. The St. James hotel might with justice be termed "law ers." Last week Judge Alvin .McAlvery, of Manistee and Attorney J. B. Claberg'of Helena, Mant., both professors in thé law department, were guests at the hostelery. The head clerk of the house is a law student, the head waiter also, Uncle George dispenses law hourly and Clark is a law abiding citizen. The Detroit News Lansing correspondent on the Pingree appointments says: "Judson's appointment as oil inspector is thought to be a blind. After a while the antis expect the governor will again send in Freeman's name, with the idea that there bc no objection, Judson be ing out of the wayjthen Judson would recign his oil inspectorship and become warden with Freeman's help." Edward M. Vining, of Detroit, was a passenger on the Detroit, Vpsilanti and Ann Arbor railroad. He claims that the conductor took the wrong half ot his return ticket, and when he hoarded the train on the return trip the conductor refused to accept the half ticket he had. and threatened to eject him, so he paid his fare under protest. This is the cause of Vining's suit for damages, now on trial in Judge Carpenter's court. The Past Time Pedro club last evening inagurated a new series of games. They met in the banquet room of Hangsterfer's Cafe, where hereafter the meetings will be held. Mrs. Sid W. Millard and Eugene Koch received the first prizes and Mrs. George D. Apfel and John Lindenschmidt the consolation prizes. The club enjoyed a pleasant evening. The members will meet at the same place each Tuesday evening. The attendance at the Sunday afternoon gospel meetings at the Y. M. C. A. continúes excellent and show a large increase over that of last year. Next Sunday the Association will be favored by an address trom Mr. Francis M. Stead, of the University Y. M. C. A. Mr. Stead is a consecrated Christian man and a general invitation is extended lo all men to come and hear him. His thoughts will be grouped aböut the subject of "Excuses." The exercises open at a quarter of 3 and will include some special music. There was a very pretty little surprise party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Rehburg, 1327 Broadway, last evening. The occasion was the fifteenth birthday of their son, Louis Rehburg. The young man was taken entirely by surprise when thirty of his friends without any warning walleed in and proceded to make themselves at home. Me soon recovered, however, and proceeded to do his part to make everybody feel at home. The evening was passed most pleasantly all enjoying the occasion to the fullest extent. Probate Judge Newkirk today allowed the final account of Myron C. Pierce, adminstrator of the estate of Morey A. Pierce, deceased of Sharon. The residue of the personal estáte was $711.82 and the real estáte 320 acres, is to be distributed to the heirs consisting of Ellenore Pierce widow, Myron C. Pierce, Clara Pierce, Augusta Meivaney, Helen Pardee and Edward, Mr. Pierce son and daughters. The real estáte was appraised at $14,000. The final account of James Doyle administrator of the estáte of Chas. Smith, deceased of Milan, was also allowed. From Yesterday's Daily Argus. Washtenaw Chapter R. A. M. will confer the Royal Arch degree next Monday evening. The capacity of the storm sewers on Main st. were yesterday taxed to their utmost 'capacity. The city was treated to a thunder storm last The old saying that a thunder storm indicates colder weather proved true. Henry W. Hall, of Chelsea, who has been adjudged a bankrupt, was granted a discharge from his debts by Judge Swan in Detroit Tuesday. The Detroit, Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor electric road is putting up its waiting room here in fine shape. There is to be a ladies waiting room, toilet rooms and all the conveniences of the up-to-date waiting room. Muehlig & Schmid recently ordered a 700 pound scale from a large manufacturing firni. Yesterday they received a 9 ounce scale. They are laughing over the mistake that some clerk has made. Frank Mclntyre the director of the Harugari Maennerchor is hard at work preparing for the concert to be given April 3 in Germania hall. This is the first concert given under his direction. He is a hard working man in his profession, and will give this concert his best attention. Edward M. Vining received S50 in the Wayne circuit court for being ejected from a car on the Detroit, Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor road. A conductor had ejected hirn because on the return trip he presented the out-going end of the ticket. A nother conductor had taken the wrong half. Citizens of the Nforth Side are agitating the question of building a toot bridge over the Michigan Central at the north end of State st. They say it would be a great convenience for the children that attend the high school. At present many use the dangerous route of crossing the track, rather than walking around by Detroit st., and taking the wagon bridge. Messrs. Ashley, of the Ann Arbor Railway Co., Gould, of the Wabash, and Flanders. of the Cincinnatti Northern, were in Lansing yesterday consulting with Railroad 1 Commissioner VVesselius relative to ; placing interlockers at the crossing of the Wabash with the tracks of the other two conipanies ruentioned at Britton, Lenawee county and Milan, i Washtenaw County. The business of the Wabash in Michigan has more than doubled during the past ! year, and rather than to continue to stop all trains at the crossings I namedj it is willing to stand its ! share of the expense of putting in .interlockers. Orders are made for establishing the devices. Au auction will be held on the late George F. Rash farm ou Lodi Plains at 1 o'clock on Thursday, March 3, at which a span of grey horses, 'Z cows, 2 heifers, 5 sheep, 20 lambs, 2 sows, 7 pigs and a large quantity of farming implements will be sold. The Ann Arbor Chicory Co. 's articles of incorporation were filed in the County clerks office today. The capitarstock of the company is {5i7, ooo of which $12,000, 70.6 per cent. has been paid in. The list of stock holders was published in the Argus. The objects of the company ar.e the "buying, selling, drying and manufacturing chicory and wholesaling and retailing tools and machinery incident therto." Gottlob Mann, of Freedom, brothe'r of County Treasurer Mann, has rented the saw mili of Michael Staebler, of Scio. He expects to start up next week. The mili has a capacity of 10 to 12 thousand feet a day. ïf Mr. Staebler find the right party who wanted to run the mili, he siys he would be willing to move his saw mili to Ann Arbor. It is one the best equipped saw milis in the county. Mr. Mann has at another millsawed 250,000 feet' this winter. He is a hustler. John Heinzmann, yesterday afternoon received a telegram from Bay City announcing the death of his cousin, Mrs. Tina Baumbach nee Heinzmann. He has not yet learned when the funeral will be held or the particulars of her death, which must have been quite sudden. When Mr. Heinzmann visited Bay City two weeks ago, Mrs. Baumbach seemed to bein perfect health. She was about 45 years of age. She has visited in Ann Arbor at various times. Eva Gould, of Ypsilanti, by her solicitor D. C. Griffin, has filed a bill for divorce against her husband Daniel H. Gould on the ground of desertion. Her maiden name was Eva Jarvis. The couple were married June 18, 1897. Rev. Fisher, of the Baptist church of York officiating. They lived together until January 1, '90. Mrs. Gould alleges that July 12, '97, her husband married one Cora B. Bowland and has been living with her as wife at Cannon City, Colo. lustice James Doyle, of Milan, was in the city yesterday and greeted his many friends with his usnal smiles. Mr. Doyle was born in New York and settled with his parents in York township in 1846. At that time there was much game in the county. Mr. Doyle shot many deer and wild turkeys. He even tried to secure the latter with fish hooks. The turkeys eta the corn and broke the hooks. Mr. Dovle has no use for the present laws for preserving game. He says they do not save the deer as the settlers shoot them right along and run them with dogs. The game wardens are right in with the violators of the law. Mr. Doyle thinks there would be just as many deer, if there were no game laws.