Press enter after choosing selection

Local Brevities

Local Brevities image
Parent Issue
Day
21
Month
April
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
Obituary
OCR Text

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 Athletie Assoiation veas helped $555.15 by the Roosevelt adctress. School Cominissioner Lister has filed his affidavit that his electiou expenses were $28.40. Rev. H. G. Pearce, of Carlton, will preach in the Webster M. E. church next Snnday, April 23 at 2 :30 p. m. Fred B. Braun, adminiftrator of the John Hagan estáte settled with the heirs this afternoon and closed up the estáte. 2 A dispatch from Cuba states that "'Buff" Kirk, of the Ypsilanti company will remain in Cuba instead of coming home with his copmany. Rev. George E. Wilson, of Toledo, has been engaged by the Milan Presbyterian church to flll the vacancy caused by the resignation of Rev. WilHam, O. 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 estáte of Goodrich Morrell, of Dexter, was heard and allowed in tiie probate court yesterday. Gottlob C. Mann, of Bridgewater. who had charge of Mr. Staelber's saw inill in Scio, sawed over 60,000 feet of lnmber in six days. He says the mili is very finely equipped. The final account of the admistration of the JPred Dodge estáte, of Ypsilanti, was heard and allowed in the probate court yesterday. The estáte 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 opinión no ground for a new trial exists. " 2 Car No. 6 this afternoon while going p William st. struck a horse which was Deing ndden by one of the minstrel troupe throwing him off. The horse made a bee line for Polhemus' stables. George Aprill and Ernest Schmicl delivered two carloads, making over 10 miles of wire fenee, to 35 farmers. Wire fencing is not as commonly seen about Ann Arbor as in some other reeions of the state. The final acconnt of Columbua Aulls and George Rawson adniinistrator of the estáte of Thomas J. Van Giesen, of Bridgewater, was heard and allowed yesterday. The snm to be distribnted to the heirs is abont $12,000. Mrs. Ross Granger received the following telegram f rom Capt, Granger this morning about 7 o'clock: "Arrived all right. Everybody well. Inform Doth papers.'"' The telegram was sent from Savannah, Ga. At the meeting of the Jackson Congregational Association ia Leslie tomorrow, Kev. J. W. Bradehaw will read a paper on "The Worshiper, his Making and unmaking. " The diecnssion will be opened by Rev. A. E. Moorehonse. 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 iu many places. In the divorce case of Elizabeth Mulholland vs. William Mulholland, Judge Kinne has made an order that the defendant pay the cornplainant 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. Tobiaa Laubengayer, of Weinaberg, 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 ?6 years, 11 rnonths 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 side church. Any contributions in way oí' 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 elabórate donation. Such contributions may be left at Spathelf 'a 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 hëarted citizens will lend a helping hand. From Wednesday's Daily Argus. Hazel Elsey ! -;ts been convicted of being a comirnn prostitute and paid Justice Duffy 3 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 npon J. Fred Staebler. Dr. Theophile Klingman was in Dexter last night where he performed an operation 011 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 whea Nichols was murdered. The following new Bell Telephones lave been put in No. 3G2 - 2 rings, Albert Blaess, residence, Saline road ; 163 - 3 rings, A. Wallace, residence Saline road; 3G3, J. G. Palmer, residence, 365, Glen V. Mills, office. Will friends having summer clothes ordats 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. H 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 3.70 since March 16 and that she has four children to support. A postal received from Oienfuegos, written just as Company A. was leaving for Savannah says, "Company A. is all vvell, uot a sick mau. Onr strength is 87 enlisted men 3 offioers, 50 parrots, 100 máchetelas, JO game cocks, 1 dog and 1 negro." John Schneider, the fruit grower of S. Main st. , has trimmed and cleaned ap his vineyard and orchard for the season. He is expecting a big fruit jrop if the weather does not interfere. He has left nothing undone on his part to guarantee the fruitfulness of the vines aiid fruit trees. The Ann Arbor Lodge, No. 2C, Star of Bethlehem, y'ill celebrate its second anniversary by giving a literary and musical program after which supper will be served, 011 Friday evening, May 5, at 8 o'clock sharp, in their hall over St. James' store, corner of Washington and Main sts. Adimssion 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 sou-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 clotb. If the departed spirits of the building would come to earth they would uot recosDize their former ing place. Justice Doty is now ready for business. Several Washtenaw county men are candidates for office iu 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 connoil are J. Q. A. Seseions, oí 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. División et., 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 llth in behalf of Private James Roy al Sage, Co. A, 31st Michigan, whorn yon state has been appointed a substituto carrier at your post office and whose services in that capacity are greatly needed at this time. I have this day , given instrnotions 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 progressivo 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, tor vvhich 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 Onish. of Dexter. Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Beal, Mrs. Marcns Si 11 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 Robmson, 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 residenoe 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 tne bilí providing for the examination and licensing of barbers. Marriage licenses have been issued to Christian Grau, 39, Freedom ; Carrie P. Haa, 25, Ereedom; Chaires F. V. Krzyaske, ''i, Ypsilanti; Elízabeth S. Engle, 35, Ypsilanti. A report has reached the city that the Hurón river between Dexter and Portage Lake is covered with wild ducks, and the baiiKs of the streana lined with deputy game wardens. Miohaél Trainor, of Whitmore Lake, Btopped 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 uncler the direction of Prof. K. H. Kempf. Matthew F. Eoser whose suit against the city of Ann Arbor was taken from the jury yesterday, has commenced suit against Daviü Collins and Willam Judson today. He claims fa, 000 damages for his arrest Aug. 16, '98. Lands sold from the tax record of 1 898 at the sale in May of that year, for taxes of 1895 or prior years, rnay be redearned 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 iu Ypsilanti, is negotiating for the sale oí the property to ü. K Jones, of Piqna, and espects 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 honse in this city. Frederick George, of Kansas City, Mo. , has made petition iu the probate court asking that au adminístrate be appointed for the estáte of bis father SVorger Weorge, of Ypsilanti, who died July l, '87 ïhe value of the estate is estimated at $10,000. The heirs at law are the petitioner, Anna Elizabeth, widow, Anna Maria and Edmund S. chiídren of Ypsilanti. Catherien, the wife of Andrew Eisele, of Freedom, died today aged 6ti years. The funeral services will be held Satnrtlay at 10:80 a. m. at her late residence and at 11 o'clofk 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 Riehtnond, held yesterday iifternoou at the residence of her brother John Muehlig, were largely attended. Floral ofïerings covered the beantiful casket. Rev. Nicklas, of the Zion chutch spoke very appropriately in German and English. The pall bearers were John Liiideuschmitt, 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 Siet'ert, Cleveland. Ohio, Mra Milo Rouse, Mrs. Albert Rouse, Mrs. Mary Nice, Liiusing, Mr. Day, Mis. Henry Hora and Robert May, Detroit.