Does Your Room Need Repapering? We have just received a lot of Inexpensive WALLPAPER in all the new and latest Colorings and Patterns. Remember Some of These Prices.
Best White Blankets 4c per roll.
Best Glimmers, 5c, 6c, 7c, per roll.
Embossed Papers, 12c, 15c, per roll.
Imitation of Leather, 18c, 20c per roll.
Best Ingrain, 12c per roll.
Window Shades, complete and ready to hang for 10c each.
George Wahr 310 S. State St. and Down Town, Opposite Court House, Main St., Ann Arbor.
Friends of the Argus who have business in the Probate Office are asked to request Judge Newkirk to send the advertising necessary to the probating of estates with which they are connected to the Argus-Democrat.
From Tuesday's Daily Argus.
In the case of John Gillen vs. M. C. R. R. a plea has been filed and the case is now at issue.
A new law firm has been organized in the city under the firm name of A. J. Sawyer & Son.
The treasury of the Athletic Association was helped $555.15 by the Roosevelt address.
School Commissioner Lister has filed his affidavit that his election expenses were $28.40.
Rev. H. G. Pearce, of Carlton, will preach in the Webster M. E. church next Sunday, April 23 at 2 :30 p. m.
Fred B. Braun, administrator of the John Hagan estate settled with the heirs this afternoon and closed up the estate.
A dispatch from Cuba states that "'Buff" Kirk, of the Ypsilanti company will remain in Cuba instead of coming home with his company.
Rev. George E. Wilson, of Toledo, has been engaged by the Milan Presbyterian church to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Rev. William C. MacBeth.
Don L. Clement, of the Lansing company, who married the daughter of Andrew F. Covert, of this city, has been discharged in Cuba, where he will remain.
The final account of Charles Coy, of Jackson, administrator of the estate of Goodrich Morrell, of Dexter, was heard and allowed in the probate court yesterday.
Gottlob C. Mann, of Bridgewater. who had charge of Mr. Staelber's saw mill in Scio, sawed over 60,000 feet of lumber in six days. He says the mill is very finely equipped.
The final account of the administration of the Fred Dodge estate, of Ypsilanti, was heard and allowed in the probate court yesterday. The estate to be distributed was moderate.
In the case of Luke Kettle vs. Lester Canfield in the circuit court, Judge Kinne has denied the motion for a new trial saying: "I can only say that in my opinion no ground for a new trial exists."
Car No. 6 this afternoon while going up William st. struck a horse which was being ridden by one of the minstrel troupe throwing him off. The horse made a bee line for Polhemus' stables.
George Aprill and Ernest Schmid delivered two carloads, making over 10 miles of wire fence, to 35 farmers. Wire fencing is not as commonly seen about Ann Arbor as in some other regions of the state.
The final account of Columbus Aulls and George Rawson administrator of the estate of Thomas J. Van Giesen, of Bridgewater, was heard and allowed yesterday. The snm to be distributed to the heirs is about $12,000.
Mrs. Ross Granger received the following telegram from Capt. Granger this morning about 7 o'clock: "Arrived all right. Everybody well. Inform both papers." The telegram was sent from Savannah, Ga.
At the meeting of the Jackson Congregational Association in Leslie tomorrow, Rev. J. W. Bradshaw will read a paper on "The Worshiper, his Making and unmaking." The discussion will be opened by Rev. A. E. Moorehouse.
W. S. Lindsley, the brother-in-law of Albert Marshall, who committed suicide yesterday afternoon made application to have B. F. Watts appointed special administrator and administrator. Mr. Watts was appointed special administrator.
The building committee of the board of supervisors, Messrs. Lighthall Krapf and Millard, represent a length of 18 feet and 9 inches. They spent today in looking over the roof of the court house, which is in a very delapidated condition and leaking in many places.
In the divorce case of Elizabeth Mulholland vs. William Mulholland, Judge Kinne has made an order that the defendant pay the complainant $2 a week from April 11 to April 24 and $2 each following Monday. Also to pay her solicitors E. B. Norris $30 fees and $10 for the purpose of securing witnesses.
Mrs. Jacob Laubengayer, of W. Huron st., and her sister-in-law Mrs. Tobias Laubengayer, of Weinsberg, left last evening for Grand Rapids to attend the wedding of Emanuel Laubengayer, son of Jacob Laubengayer.
L. Nixon, a stock buyer, was in the city yesterday. He had spent the day in Northfield where he saw many farmers doing their spring plowing. There are some fields of wheat so poor that all hopes of recovery have been given up.
John Leslie one of the respected farmers of Webster township, died yesterday of general debility aged 76 years, 11 months and 5 days. The funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 1 o'clock at his late residence. The interment will take place on Forest Hill cemetery. Two daughters and a son survive him.
The ladies of the Northside are making preparations to hold a fair in May, for the benefit of the new Northside church. Any contributions in way of money, fancy articles, fancy work, furniture or anything that is saleable, will be most gratefully received by them, and the "mite" will be just as acceptable as the more elaborate donation. Such contributions may be left at Spathelf's meat market and Mrs. Nelson Garlinghouse on Broadway or Mrs. Chas. Winslow's on Wall st. As the ladies are putting forth every effort to make the fair a success in order that work may proceed on the church, it is hoped all liberal and kind hearted citizens will lend a helping hand.
From Wednesday's Daily Argus.
Hazel Elsey has been convicted of being a common prostitute and paid Justice Duffy $5 and costs.
Chas. Petrie will occupy the new building which will be built just west of Martin Hallers' this summer.
At the meeting of the Ann Arbor Commandery last night the order of the Temple was conferred upon J. Fred Staebler.
Dr. Theophile Klingman was in Dexter last night where he performed an operation on Mrs. Jacob Jedele. This morning she is reported as resting easy and hopes are entertained of her complete recovery.
The prosecution in the Asher murder trial in Detroit have put in their testimony and the defense is now trying to establish an albi for Ascher by showing that he was somewhere else when Nichols was murdered.
The following new Bell Telephones have been put in No. 362 - 2 rings, Albert Blaess, residence, Saline road ; 163 - 3 rings, A. Wallace, residence Saline road; 363 - 3 rings, J. G. Palmer, residence, 365, Glen V. Mills, office.
Will friends having summer clothes or hats they do not want please send them to the Sewing School Saturday or let Miss Brown, the superintendent know where to send after them as there is a great demand for these garments.
The stone walk on the west side of the court yard square is being taken up preparatory to laying a new 14 foot walk extending to the curb line and making the finest walk in the city. John Baumgardner is doing the work.
Alexander Gibson, as solicitor of Malina Robbins has filed an application of an increase of alimony from Henry W. Robbins. She claims she has received only $2.70 since March 16 and that she has four children to support.
A postal received from Cienfuegos, written just as Company A. was leaving for Savannah says, "Company A. is all well, not a sick man. Our strength is 87 enlisted men 3 officers, 50 parrots, 100 machetetas, 10 game cocks, 1 dog and 1 negro."
John Schneider, the fruit grower of S. Main st., has trimmed and cleaned up his vineyard and orchard for the season. He is expecting a big fruit crop if the weather does not interfere. He has left nothing undone on his part to guarantee the fruitfulness of the vines and fruit trees.
The Ann Arbor Lodge, No. 26, Star of Bethlehem, will celebrate its second anniversary by giving a literary and musical program after which supper will be served, on Friday evening, May 5, at 8 o'clock sharp, in their hall over St. James' store, corner of Washington and Main sts. Admission 25 cents.
John C. Frank, of Saline, was in the city yesterday calling on his son Henry Frank. The mystery of the disappearance of his son-in-law Bernhard Gebhardt is as deep as ever. No tidings of his whereabouts have been received. The exact sum of money that he took with him when he left Saline was $325. No cause for his disappearance can be surmised.
Justice Doty is getting well settled in his new offices over Beal's shoe store on N. Main st. They are the rooms formerly occupied by Justice Pond. The judge has had them well arranged and the floor covered with handsome oil cloth. If the departed spirits of the building would come to earth they would not recognize their former abiding place. Justice Doty is now ready for business.
Several Washtenaw county men are candidates for office in the Michigan Commandery Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States to be voted on May 4. Among the nine candidates for the five members of the council are J. Q. A. Sessions, of Ann Arbor and C. S. Wortley, of Ypsilanti. A. A. VanCleve, of Ypsilanti, is one of the three candidates for senior vice commander.
Yesterday Mrs. George Wahr, of N. Division st., gave a delightful family tea in honor of her aunts, Mrs. Charles Burkhardt and Mrs. Michael Alber, of Saline. A unique feature of the tea was the linen table cloth used woven by an ancestor of Mrs. Wahr which she as the youngest of six generations, received from her mother. It is over 200 years old and last evening was used for the first time in 35 years. Mrs. Wahr very naturally prizes very highly her mothers gift.
This morning at 7:30 o'clock Eugene Sherman DuBois, son of Mrs. Mary DuBois died of Bright's disease at the residence of his grandmother Mrs. Olivia Hall. He was 19 years of age and attended the high school. He has suffered from the disease for the past three years, but his last illness has only confined him to the house for five weeks. He was an exceptionally bright lovable young man, and his loss will be very keenly felt by his mother, grandmother and friends.
Postmaster Pond is in receipt of a letter from Secretary of War Russell A. Alger as follows: "I have your letter of April 11th in behalf of Private James Royal Sage, Co. A, 31st Michigan, whom you state has been appointed a substitute carrier at your post office and whose services in that capacity are greatly needed at this time. I have this day, given instructions that this soldier upon the arrival of his regiment in the United States, be ordered to proceed to his home, there to await the muster out of his regiment."
A delightful progressive pedro party was given last evening by Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Williams at their home on E. Ann st. Dainty refreshments were served. On account of the rain, for which the guests were not prepared, it was late before they departed for their respective homes. They had such a good time that it was remarked it would not have been a hardship, if it had rained all night and prevented them from going home until morning. Among those present were Mr. and Mr. Daniel Quish, of Dexter. Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Beal, Mrs. Marcus Sill and Mr. and Mrs. Phelps, of Detroit, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Phelps, Judge and Mrs. Newkirk, Mr. and Mrs Miller, Mr. and Mrs. James Robinson, City Clerk and Mrs. Harkins, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Beal, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Wadhams and Miss Mary Bell.
From Yesterday's Daily Argus.
Gottlob Baumueller, of Freedom, aged about 30 years, died Tuesday.
The residence of Mrs. George Koch, of E. Liberty st., is being repainted.
The home of Funeral Director O. M. Martin on S. Fifth ave. is being repainted.
Senator Ward was the only senator to vote against the bill providing for the examination and licensing of barbers.
Marriage licenses have been issued to Christian Grau, 39, Freedom; Carrie P. Haa, 25, Freedom; Chalres F. W. Krzysske, 33, Ypsilanti; Elizabeth S. Engle, 35, Ypsilanti.
A report has reached the city that the Huron river between Dexter and Portage Lake is covered with wild ducks, and the banks of the stream lined with deputy game wardens.
Michael Trainor, of Whitmore Lake, stopped at the Farmers' Sheds today. He says the ice disappeared on the lake three days ago. He reports a number of new buildings going up at the lake.
Mr. John Dodge the celebrated Ypsilanti tenor soloist, will take part in the concert of the Lyra Singing Society to be given next Wednesday evening under the direction of Prof. K. H. Kempf.
Matthew F. Roser whose suit against the city of Ann Arbor was taken from the jury yesterday, has commenced suit against David Collins and Willam Judson today. He claims $2,000 damages for his arrest Aug. 16, '98.
Lands sold from the tax record of 1898 at the sale in May of that year, for taxes of 1895 or prior years, may be redeemed from such sale to and including May 1, 1899, but not thereafter. Lands held as state tax lands are not subject to redemption.
J. H. Lepper, owner of the Hawkins house in Ypsilanti, is negotiating for the sale of the property to E. E. Jones, of Piqua, and expects to close the deal in a few days. The prospective buyer is a retired capitalist and hotel man. J. H. Lepper is the owner of the Cook house in this city.
Frederick George, of Kansas City, Mo., has made petition in the probate court asking that an administrator be appointed for the estate of his father Worger George, of Ypsilanti, who died July 1, '87. The value of the estate is estimated at $10,000. The heirs at law are the petitioner, Anna Elizabeth, widow, Anna Maria and Edmund S. children of Ypsilanti.
Catherien, the wife of Andrew Eisele, of Freedom, died today aged 66 years. The funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:30 a. m. at her late residence and at 11 o'clock in St. Thomas church in Freedom. The cause of her death was apoplexy. She was a daughter of the late John Zhan, of Scio. In addition to her husband a number of children survive her.
The funeral services of Mrs. Mollie Muehlig Richmond, held yesterday afternoon at the residence of her brother John Muehlig, were largely attended. Floral offerings covered the beautiful casket. Rev. Nicklas, of the Zion church spoke very appropriately in German and English. The pall bearers were John Lindenschmitt, D. Fred Schairer, Fred G. Schleicher and Eugene G. Mann. The remains were placed in the vault in Forest Hill cemetery. Among the friends from out of town present were: Miss Nellie Siefert, Cleveland, Ohio, Mrs Milo Rouse, Mrs. Albert Rouse, Mrs. Mary Nice, Lansing, Mr. Day, Mrs. Henry Horn and Robert May, Detroit.
Ann Arbor Argus-Democrat
Dr. Theophil Klingman
Mollie Muehlig Richmond
Mabel R. Beal Williams
Herbert A. Williams
Eugene Sherman DuBois
D. Frederick Schairer
Henry Wade Robbins
Malinda F Robbins