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14
Month
April
Year
1899
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The Sanitary Milk Oo. received a car load of machinery yesterday. The corner stone of University hall was laid on commencement day in 1871. Chas. Braun agent of Amelia Osgood has settled with D. Cramer for legal services in connection with the Osgood estáte. Major John P. Kirk is booked for a talk before the Ypsilanti high school tomorrow afternoon on "The Citizen Soldier." Capt. Charles H. Manly has been appointed to check up and andit, as an expert, the "books of the city treasurer and city clerk. Lawrence Kahoe died this morning at Pontiac. The remains will be brought here tomorrow and the funeral will be held from St. Thomas church. Excavating for the new residence of Prof. J. Playfair MoMurrich on Washtenaw ave. was commenced today. August Tessmer will do the mason work and William Copeland & Son the carpenter work. At a meeting of the township board of Manchester Matthew T. Prout was elected justice óf the peace for the full term. The board of school inspectors of Manchester appoiiited Frederick Steinkohl chairman. Mrs. Mary Hill Roberson, of Clarke's Lake, a niece of Mrs. Wni. Campbell and well known in this city, died Sunday night, The funeral will be held from her late home tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock. The case of Eugene E. Beal vs. Mrs. Minnie M. Smith to recover possession of the premises at 409 S. Division st. was üeard today before Circuit Court Commissioner Mnrray and judgment rendered in favor of the plaintiff. A letter from Christian Mack at Ocala, Florida, w'here he and Mrs. Mack arrived last Saturdny, states that they found their daughter Mrs. W. J. Abbott much improved in health. They had a very pleasant trip to the land of flowers. Jacob Laubengayer, of V. Hurón st. , yesterday purchased the old Anderson place oí' SI acres on the S. Ypsilanti road adjoiniug the farcn oí Fred Hutzel. He with his partner John Heinzmann will this season plant the land with chicory. Louis Laflin purchased the Henry T. Baker íarni in the township of Ypsilanti yesterday and was in the city yesterday afternoon olosiug up the business. He purchased it for his son Clifford, who was married March lOth last. The farm contains 80 acres. The case of Adam Meuth ys. Arthur Shepperd, which was to have been heard before Circuit. Court Commissioner Murray today, for the recovery of possession of the meat market and residence above the same, at 410 Detroit st,, was settled by the parties iliterested without eouiing to trial. No door is tbick eiiongh to keep out the newspaper and its advertising; 110 cliamber is too remote, or too quiet, for the favorite faniily paper ; no surveillance is so strict but the newspaper is admitted; and it brings its message of wars and rnmors of wars, of elections, accidents, marriages. biitbs and deaths - and advertisements. A little two year old child of M. M. Hawxhurst met with a painful accident yesterday. The boy was playing abou when the washing was going on and in some way caught the uiiddle flnger of the right hand in the wringer which took it off just below tbe , nail. The end of the finger was put báck in plac3 and it is hoped it maj grow on again. ... Messrs. Stáebler Schmid & Mack have sold 50,000 pouiids of wool stored iu Manchester to the Milwaukee Worsted Co. Terms private. Mr Whestoue, the company's wool sorter Vioncluded the bargain. The gentlemen returned yesterday from an iuapectio of the wool. They cannot describe, th terrible condition of the roads. Thei caiTiage broke down aiid they had t walk a number of miles. Ernest P. Van Kleek, tho skirt manufacturer, says he has not yet been approached on the question of a trust. As he does all his business through agents he does not see how his business could be conducted through a trust. He now has from 1,000 to ,500 agents on his booka. This is rue that if supplies of materials were 11 purchased by one head, the maan'acturers of the city would save money n buying Jarge quantities and freight harges. Comstock F. Hill and Emily B. Hill, of Lodi, by his solicitors Lawcnce & Butterfield, today flled an answer to the bill of cornplaint in the case rought by Mary E. Hill. through her olicitor A. J. Sawyer. The answer h short and denies every paragraph in oto except general allegations which re admitted. In reference to the everal pieces of real estáte, a largor mount of iucurubrances are alleged vdn stated in the bill of complaint. 'he substance of the allegations in the )ill and fanswer means an accounting or the transactions between the ?arties. The articles of incorporation of the 'nion cemetery of Ypsilanti township have been filed in the county clerka ïïce. The cemetery contains three nd a half acres. The capital stock is 1200 divided into shares of $ö each. he stock holders of the company corporation are Albert Uay 2 shares; H. Rnthruff, 3; William Day, ' ; F. S. letcher, 1; F. Z. Fletcher, 16; and nmner Damon, 16. The first board f directors are: Sumner Damon, enry Stumpeuhusen, Albert Day, Dallas Pilprce, John C. Tuttle, Han-ion Ruthruff, F. J. Fletcher. William Day and Wallace S. Draper. The flrst ecretary.will be William Day. A reconnt of the vote of township reasurer was made in Northfield yes;ez-day with tl'e result that M. P. 'oben, candidato on the Citizens' iicket was declare d elected by a major;y of four. it will be remembered ïat the flrst count on the evening of lection day gave Toben 12. As there vae some dissatisfaction with the reult another couut waa takeu. This ave John P. Smith, the democratie andidate four majority. Yesterday's ecount showed conclusively that the fflee belonged to Tobeu by four majrity and every body seemed satisfied with the recount and the result. W. W. Wedemeyer appeared as counsel for Ir. Tobeu. From Wednesday's Daily Argus. The will of Sarah Prescott. of Ann Arbor was today admitted to probate. Edward J. Taylor, of this city, railvay mail clerk, has been transfen'ed om the Michigan Central to a run on ie Wabash from Detroit to St. Louis. Mo. Justice William G. Doty bas rented ie offices formerly occupied by Justice 3. B. Pond and will start a justice ïï 11 there as so'ón as they can be put in rder. Tbe Odd, Fell)w.Si dance lást öighi vas a very pleasant affair, about 40 ouple taking part in the terpsichoreau port. It broke np at 1 :30 o'clock thig mor„ning. Christian Mast Avas convicted this morning of stealing a blanket from A. V. Robison and genteneed by Justice Duffy to 65 days in the Detroit honse f correction. Marriage licenses were issued today o Charles M. Alber, 33, Saline, Ida Luckhardt, 18, Lodi ; Clyde E. Read, 4, Ann Arbor, Elizabeth Kirby, 35, Ann Arbor. V?hile Ann Arbor aldermen are nuketing in Detroit, Mayor DaviH and 3ity Clerk McGregor, of Ypsilanti, vere looking over the pavenieiits of he Jackson streets. The "Pot Luck" club have received t Zukey Lake a fine naptha Jannch 'rom La Porte, Iud. The members of he club expect to have much pleasure with their boat during the summer. A letter has been received from Belium announcing that the seed for the Ann Arbor Chicory Co. would be shipped April ï. It may be expected in Ann Arbor about the end of next week. ,T. H. Boy le, No. 415 Detroit st., vho bas the old Mose R Rogers agrieulural business, is tbe owuer of the nost complete seed case in the city. :t is of Minnesota ash and very handome. All the mails in the Uuitd States are now being weighed. Tbw weighng period lasts for six weeks and on ;he basis of the vceights thus found. the componsation of the railroads are fixed 'or the next i'our John Heinzmann, president of tbu Ann Arbor Chicory Co. yesderday received a letter í'rom D. C. Dean. of Adrián, who wants to contract for five acres of chicory. ïhis shows wbat 'armers away from Ann Arbor think )f the enterprise. A Milán dispatch aays: Mrs. Oscar Van Valkenburg received a letter from nor son at Manila. Itwas written just after thegreat battle March 1, and he said that he was all right, as were Frank Turner and Will Younglove. also of that village, and in the same company with him. The long takled of jnnket to inspect street paying as startd today. Mayor Luick, City Clerk {,Harkins arjd a number of aldermen were in Detroit inspectiñg the merits of brickf and asphalt paving, Jt is understood that tómorrow 'thëy will go to Owosso, Saginaw, Bay City and Flint. On Thursday and Friday evening, April 20 and 31, "The Jolly Night Club" will give the laughable farce, "The Liuierick Boy," in Germania hall All the latest songs will be introduced, i and as special scenery has been painted a successful performance is guaranteed. The prices are 15 au d 25 cents.
The trial of Edward Ascher for the murder of Valmore C. Nichols, the Pittsfield farmer, is dragging along in the recorders court, at Detroit. The testimony so far in is practically the same as that the flrst trial, although the witness have been somewhat less coiifuserï in their answers. County Clerk Schnh sent the election returns to Lansing yesterday. One certifled copy was sent to Hon. Hazen S. Pingree, a second to the state treasurer and the third to the secretary of state. Five days time is allowed by law in which to forward the returns. Those of Washtonaw couuty will probably be among the first to irrive. The board of directora of the Washtenaw Farmers Mutual Fire Insnrance Co. met in the secretary 's office ih,'s afternoon. Present were President Edward Nordman, of Lima ; Secretary Childs and Directors John Spaffard, Manchester, Frederick Braun, Ann Arbor town, Russell Reeves Dexter and A. R. Graves of Ypsilanti. The afternoon was spent taking proofs in the loss of Thomas P. Kearney of Northfleld who claims to have lost 400 bushels of beans. A. .T. Sawyer, the counsel of Mr. Kearney took occasion af ter looking over the minute book ot the company to express himself in very eomplimentary tflrms as to the way in whicli Secretary Chilcis kept the book. He said the records were very f uil and satistactory. From Yesterday's Daily Argus. There are over 50 gradnates of Cleary's Basiuess college eruployed in Jackson. Dr. Nacrede gave the flrst of a series of lectures on military snrgery to the medical etudents in tbe medical building last evening. President Angelí speakes before the Bankers' club iu Chicago Saturday relative to "Reform in the Consular Service iu the Oriënt. ' ' The bill of SeDator Ward amendiug the charter ot Ypsilanti relative to paving and sewerage has passed the senate and gonc to the house. Rev. Fr. Goldrick, of Northfield, and Rev. F. Kyau, of Dexter, exchange pulpits next Sunday. Rev. Fr. Goldrick commnces the 40 hours' devotion in the Dexter charch. W. W. Wedemeyer has an iuvitation to deliver the decoration day oration at Bellevue this year. He had an invitation from ther last year but was obliged to decline it. The subject at the Adventist church Sunday evening. April 16, is "The Temptations of Christ. " Test: Mat. 44:1-11. The chureh is located at the corner of Liberty and División sts. The fiaster offering at the Unitarian church was over $250. The pastor Rev. J. H. Crooker, wiil preach next Snnday morning on the snbject, "The Crucifixion of Jesús, a new iuterpretation. " Suit has been commenceo. by Peter W. Shute and Clara L. Sbute, of Ypsilanti, against Isaac Periné, Martin Cramer and the New State Telephone Co. f or $10,000. Lee N. Brown and M. J. Lehman are the plaintiffs attorheys. .Notice has been filed in the county clerks office that the Ypsilanti Mineral Springs Co. has ceased to do business and has no liabilities. The notice is signed by Clark Cornwell and Edward Cornwell a majority of the stockholders. A Lan.siüg dispatoh says the McMillan push is behind a plan for a new circnit jadge in Wayne connty for which Byïon S. Waite is eaid to be slated. Mr. Waite is a gradúate of the law deiiartment and married a danghter of Densmore Cramer. Jacob Dupper, of this city, has received a copy x,of an American paper published in Manila. It is dated Mar. 2. It gives full accounts of the various fights. Among the local advertisements is one of the man who made the first sandwich in Manila. J. R. Bach and T. D. Kearney have purchased what is knovvn as the Miller property and the Methodist church propprty where the sheds used to be oo E. Washington st. They will remove the old buildings, cut up the land into foor lots and will build houses on two of them this season. Major Charles B. Nanciede in his lecture on Medical Surgery last evening told of seeiug in Cuba two men sitting together smoking, each having a Mauser bullet imbedded in bis brain. The non explosive bnllet mvolved little loss of tissue and in many cases the wound healed before the first dressing had been rtmoved. JnltiB Trojanowski yesterday reeeived i letter froru his brother Johii of Co. A, in Cuba. Jonn also sent his brother a lot of gluuts, flowers and a brauch of d lemon tree with small fruit. In the etter he says he has a parrot that he vvill try to bring home for his niece. He reports the men as being well and jn good spirits. Dr. C. B. Kinyon will speak to the Young Mea's Christian Assoeiation next Sonday aftemoon at 2 :45 o'clock on "Causes that weaken manhood. " This meeting is for men, and all men are welcoine. As a special muusical attraction, Herman D. Allmendinger, of the Preebyterian church quark't will render a baritone solo. Mr. and Mrs. W. NV. Dell, of Augusta, were in the city last evening the gnest of Mr. Dell's brother, Dr. Jesse Dell, of W. Ann st. Mr. Dell says that most of his neighbors think they will have no apples this year. He ha examined his yonng peach trees and h thiuke the bnds are all right. Th buds on his old trees are dead. Th wheat in Augusta looks very brow and dead. At the last tilection of the Ann Arbor Gas Co. , Samuel Douglas, Henr W. Douglas, Moses Seabolt, Willian Wagner and E. D. Kinne were electe rectors. The board organizd by ecting Samuel Douglas, president Bd Henry W. Doulgas secretary and uperintendent. The finances of the ompany are iu a very satisfactory onditiou. The funeral services of Mrs. Anne McMahon Gaige, wife of Fred S. Gage, of 1109 Willard se. , notice or hose death appeared in last week's rguB-Democrat, were held from her ate residence on Friday the 7th inst. he interment being in Forrest Hill emetery. It surprised a good many in Justice uyfï's court yesterday to hear Dr. arrow talk Chinese. But the doctor no novice in that kind of talk. He jent nearly eight years of his life in Dantou in charge of a native hospital. 'X was absolutely necessary that he now the language and he learned it ell. He returned from there in 884. The following among the marriage licenses in yesterday's Free Press has reated conRideraTjle interest here the parties being so well known ; John Ottnar, 29, Ann Arbor; Minnie ,oberts, 29, Whitmore Lake. Mr. Ottman is with Dr. Jesse Dell. He went to Detroit Tuesday and said he would return last evening. A telephone message was received yesterday lat he would return home today. Their friends wish them much happiness.