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Day
7
Month
April
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
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From Friday's Daily Argus. The Intle ïniant child of JVI Airs. Martin Cavanaugh died morning aged one day. The house of George Zeeb who lives in Northfield a half mile south of Emery burned yesterday morning about ureaktast time. The contems were largely saved. The loss wili be $700 or L800. Warriaye hcenses have been granted Roy Spoull 24 Bridgewater, Alta Rhodes 23 Salem; Edmund C. Genterer 27 Lima, Mary Young 20 Sylvan; Harry J. Richards 25 Ann Albor, Gr'ace A. Baker 20 Ann Arbor. Clare Eaton who lives out on the gravel road had lus index and little fingers of his right hand badly lacerated by a bu,z saw last Wednesday. Dr. J. Kapp was called and succeeded in saving the fingers by taking out one joint. Prosecuting Attorney 'John P. Kirk today was granted a tax decree by Judge Kinne. The sale is to be held May 3rd. There were 186 descriptions of real estáte. On not one of these was the sheriff able to secure personal service. These taxes, with the penalties added, can be redeemed at any time before the deed becomes absolute. Master Cari Spnzie, of 303 E. Madison st. , met with a serious accident yesterday. In his play he ran against a barbed wire fence and made a bad wound across his nose and left eye. Dr. J. Kapp attended him and took three stitches in the wound and in a few days cari will be allright again. He was lucky to escape without the loss of an eye. Ann Arbor lodge, No. 325, B. P. O. E. last evening elected the following ofHcers for the ensuingVyear Exalted Ruler, Dean Seabolt; Esteemed Leading Knight, Judge H. Wirt Newkirk; Esteemed Loyal Knight, John Wahr; Esteemed Lecturing Knight, John Kenny; Treasurer, O.M. Martin secretary, Frank Ryan; tyler, Marshal Moore; trustee one year, William Judson. The following appointive officers were selected: Esquire, W. A. Gwinner; organist, R. H. Kempt; chaplain, Rev. W. L. Tedrow; inner-guard, Jacob Gwinner; stewards, Chas Grau, A. P. Ferguson, L. H. Canfield and George H. Fischer. The lodge also elected Chas E. Hiscock representative to the grand lodge and James R. Bach, altérnate. From SBturday's Daily Argus. The Hospital Guiiü (uomeopa thic) has changed the time of its monthly meeting to the second Thursday in the month, instead of the first. The side track of the Ann Arbor road near the passenger depot recently damaged by the overflow of Allens Cfeek is being repaired today by the section gang. Jacob Beek, of York, was in the city this morning looking up his friends. He reports that his wheat is looking much better than around Ann Arbor. His land is a sandy loara. Beginning Sunday, April 9, at the Sunday school Dr. W. J. Herdman will speak on "Science and Christianity" in the parlors of the Presbyterian church. All are cordially invited. J. R. Bach sold two houses on E. University ave., this morning to A. J. Sawyer. The houses are just below Hill st., and on the west side of E. University and were owned by Arthur Brown. John Allmand, of Jackson ave., says that last evening when he clos ed the shutters on the east side ot the house more than 20 robins flew out of an Arbor Vitae tree. He says they are building nests, and he is coniïdent they will lay eggs within a week. .Mathias Fisher, of the firm of Martin and Fisher says: "I believe a public market would keep our city in every way. Just look at Saline. They have two market days a week, It brings lots of peopie to the village, makes business. All transac tions being in cash the peopie spend the money. A market is just what we want.' ' Frank Howard, corner of W. Washington and Third sts., is in hard luck and needs the practical syropathy of his friends. He is a teamster and last Sunday lost his best horse. His wife has been sick for a year having to undergo two operations. He has liad to mortgage his little home to pay his doctors bill and the services of a trained nurse. Altogether he is in hard luck. Supervisor M. F. Case, of Pittsfield, was in the city yesterday to get his election supplies. "I know the new electric line will be built to the Ypsilanti. There is no doubt about it. It will pass my house. I favored the line from Ann Arbor to Ypsilanti. I was much criticised for this, but I think the peopie are well satisfied. I do not believe any one man can stand out against a public improvement. It is only a question of time and they go through. From Monday's Daily Argus. The office of the new beet sugar factory at Alma has been completed. Interscholastic meet will be held in Ann Arbor at Regents field May 26 and 27. In the case of Luke Kettle vs. ' Lester Canfield the time of settling the bill of exceptions has been extended. A marriage license has been granted to Franklin A. Leslie 25, Gedeles, and Clarissa A. Benton 22, Northville. J. A. Polhemus cast his sixtyfourth democratie vote today. He has never missed an election or town meeting. Seven members were received in Trinity Lutheran church at the service yesterday. The Raster offer ing was $75.00. George Gentner, as guardián for the minors of William Gentner deceased, sold on Saturday 50 acres of land to George Albert for $1575. William Dieterle has placed a handsome antique oak desk in the .Register of Deeds office. Heisan expert cabinet maker and the desk does him credit. C. M. Thompson and sons, have completed a drive well for John Haupt, of Miller ave. It is 104 feet deep and contains 95 feet of water. They passed through 95 feet of clay. A live trolley wire at the corner of Main and Hurón sts. broke this afternoon. A team of horses coming along at the time receive a severe shock sufficient to make the horses squeal, but it did not knock thetn down. The morning Ann Arbor passenger train north carried Co. H. 35 Michigan Infantry to Midland. The 50 men were a jolly crowd and looked well. Co. D, had left the train at Dundee, where their friends gave them a big welcome. The Ypsilanti Sentinel plant was purchased today by Clyde W. Francis, an Ionia county newspaper man, who will continue it as a democratie newspaper. M. T. Woodruff, the seller, will devote his entire time to the Manistee Journal. The oíd Jacob Niethhammer homestead, in Scio, has been sold to George Vogel, who took possession on Saturday. It has been owned for the past ten years by Andrew Kappler. Jacob Niethheimer was the grandfarther of the Mann Bros., druggists. Three divorces were granted by Judge Kinne Saturday afternoon in about a half hour. Strangely enough jealousy was at the bottom of them all. The cases were entitled Edward B. Hatch vs. Helen Hatch; Jno. W. Cappy vs. Alice E. Cappy; Amy Sharp vs. Jas. Sharp. The Michigan Furniture Co., have installed an $800 new sanding machine which has been in use for 10 years. Paul Snauble, the superintendent of the company says the out look for the future is bright. The company is carrying a larger stock of hard wood lumber than the majority of the factories in Michigan. Lieut. Palmer was in the city during the past week on his way heme to Brooklyn, Mich. He was a surïeon in the Santiago campaign. Dr. V. C. Vaughan and Lieut. Palmer were mess mates. Since the camjaign he has been in a military hospital at Charleston, S. C. He was a '95 medie and house physician at regular hospital for two years. The great musical treat of the season is Sousa's band at .university hall Saturday evening, April 8, under the auspices of the Woman's League. Reserved seats are now on sale at E. E. Calkins' on State st. and H. J. Brown's, Main st., at 75c and $r-oo and are being rapidly secured. All wishing to attend this concert should secure seats at once before they are all sold. While a gang of men were working on the trolley nearly in front of the Argus office this morning one of them, Jack Crane by name, slipped and feil to the ground. The fall was caused by a rebound of a wire whicli threw the ladder around causing the workman to slip off his perch. He was hurt quite badly, but was able after a little time to walk away. Tbere were 110 bones broken. It has been learned from a reliable source that the real purpose of the different railroad officials who went north in "Wolverine" over the Ann Arbor road, was not to sell the road or consolídate with another but to enter into an engagement with the F. & P. M. and G. R. & I. railroad in order to control the trans-lake freight and to better compete with the Wisconsin roads. In the language of an exchange we say, we want the news. If your wife whips you let us know, and we will put right before the world. If you have company, teil us - if you are not ashamed of your visitors. If you have a gathering of any kind, bring around your cake, 7 or 8 pieces and a side of ham - not necessarily to eat, but to show your friendship and appreciation. You needn't mind inviting us, as it might be to cool for our wardrobe. We want the news - that's all. - Cassopolis National Democrat. From Tuesday's Daily Argus. Mr. and Mrs. George Stoll, of Brown st., were presented this morning with a hearty 10 pound boy. Charles Hines, on Sunday undertook to opérate a Street car. Today he plead guilty to being drunk in street car No. 6 and was fined the costs which he paid. Henry W. Schwab, foreman of the Ann Arbor freight house, yesterday welcomed a young lady at nis house. She proposes that Mr. Schwab shall care for hsr. Mr. Schwab is receiving congratulations. The steam shovel of the Ann Arbor road yesterday started up in Northfield to enlarge and improve the ditches along the piece of new track laid last year. The three boarding cars are on the switch south of S. Main st. The "Jolly" Pedro club met at the residence of Geo. H. Fisher on Hill st., last night and a most enjoyable time was had. Mr. Sewey carried off the Gentlemans first prize, and Mrs. Swortout the ladies, while Mr. Fred Harpst and Mrs. L. Curtis won the Cooley prizes. At the parish meeting of St. Andrews church this morning the following vestrymen were elected: Senior warden, Dr. C. B. Nancrede; junior warden, C. S. Dennison; vestrymen, Moses Seabolt, Charles S. Millen, H. VV. Douglas, Geo. Patterson, S. W. Beakes, J. O. St. Clair, James H. Brewster, B. M. Thompson. "What can be done to stop the front porch and lawns from being littered with dodgers," said a citizen. "I understand that there is an ordinance forbidding the throwing of dodgers on the sidewalks. Now I want to keep my lawn and porch looking clean and neat. There is not a day that I do not have to piek up a lot of truck and throw the paper on the ash pile. Why jcannotl be protected in my home as well as people on the business streets." There are a number of valuable bound copies of Ann Arbor papers and books stored in the Pioneer room in the basement of the court house. They are being damaged by the dampness of the room. If the society would place them in the University library they could be saved from destruction by dampness and the danger of fire. In the University library they would be secured in fire proof vaults.They could also be consulted by the public with much less difficulty. The Devel's Lake Free Press has published an article on St, Patrick, written by Attorney Michael H. Brennen, a former resident of Ann Arbor. It contains much information that is not generally known Mr. Brennen has given much painstaking study to the history of Ireland and its language. He is capable of delivering a very interesting lecture on the subject, and if he was not quite so far distant, the Argus would urge that he be invited to favor his old friends in Ann Arbor. Philip Seyfried, residing on the Byron Green farm 3 miles west of Ann Arbor and 1 mile south of Del hi will on Tuesday, April n, will sell at public auction: 5 horses, 1 pair of work horses 5 and 6 years old weighing 2600 pounds, 2 driv ing horses 5 and 7 years old, 4 cows, 1 goat. i heifer 2 years old, 1 buil 14 months old, 2 yearling heifers, 1 sow with 7 pigs, 1 Champion wagon, 1 grain drill, 1 doublé buggy, 1 Ann Arbor Hay Rake, 1 Washtenaw cultivor, Advance mower, etc. Fred Kraus will be the auctioneer. The benefit concert given in the Germania hall last evening under the direction of Prof. Frank McIntyre was a great success it being estimated that a 1000 people were packed in the hall. The program which was printed in the Argus was well received and the encores liberal. The members of the Haragari Maenerchor received a special encore for their excellent work, which showed the careful training they had received by their director Prof. Mclntyre. James Harkins was called out three times until the genial James was exhausted and responded with a few pleasant words. The others who took part also did well. This was a concert that was appreciated, and one like all concerts of this bund are stepping stones in the growth of love for mu sic. After the concert a delightful social dance was given. The managers of the entertainment hope to be able to clear a nice sum after the expenses are paid for Henry Bierman.