From Tuesday's Daily Argus.
Charles Haueise, of Miller ave., is a soldier in the Philippine Islands.
Miss Mabel Shannon is attending Cleary's Business College in Ypsilanti.
Sheriff Gillen's board bill tor Washtenaw county for the month of April was $435.50.
The rear of the Binder block, corner of S. Main and E. Liberty sts. is being torn down preparatory to building two stores on the spot.
The funeral services of Mrs. Lovica Reade will be held tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock in the Congregational church in Webster.
W. L. Davis, one of those who viewed the Michigan-Illinois ball game Saturday without paying an entrance fee, today paid Justice Doty $3.45 costs.
Sterling Bullock, of the university shoe shop on E. William st., has sold out to Eugene Lambert who took possession yesterday. Mr. Bullock moves onto a farm.
Phedelia C. Rappieye, of Ypsilanti has made application for administration on the estate of her husband Erastus W. Rappieye who died April 13, 1899. In addition to the petitioner Nellie Zeluff and Lula J. Smith, of Britten, and Martha F. and Mollie S. of Ypsilanti, children of the deceased are heirs at law. The estate is estimated at $200.
William Henry Stoneman, 814 S. State st., died Sunday night of paralysis aged 70 years. The funeral services will be held tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock at his late residence. The remain will be taken to Detroit for interment. A wife and two sons residing in Detroit and Boston, Mass., survive him. Mr. Stoneman has been a resident of Ann Arbor for the past six years.
The remains of Frederick Lewis Brown, '99 engineer, drowned at Whitmore Lake, were taken to Bay City last evening by his father Frederick P. Brown and brother. They were accompanied to the depot by members of the Zeta Psi fraternity. Dr. Angell and many friends. Mr. Brown was born in Bay City, Feb. 24, 1878. He would have graduated the coming June and stood very high among his classmates. He expected next year to leave for three years study in France.
The Huron Valley Building and Savings Association has commenced suit in ejectment before the circuit court commissioner W. H. Murray against Clinton J. Snyder. The object is to dispossess him of the house and lot which he occupies. According to his version of the matter he (Snyder) purchased the property and took possession in August 1893. He claims to have paid $400 on the property which he has not been credited with. He also claims to have put $800 in improvements on the house and has paid in cash, all told, $1,344. The price originally agreed upon as the purchase price was $2,100. The claim is now made by the Secretary of the association that Snyder still owes the association $2,265. The case will be tried tomorrow, May 3.
From Wednesday's Daily Argus.
There were 26 volunteers in the late Spanish war from the medical department
The Ann Arbor Organ Co. today shipped a car load of organs over the Michigan Central for Portland, Oregon.
A marriage license has been issued to August Ludwig, 36, Northfield, and Miss Martha L. Dancer, 28, Northfield.
The Charitable Union holds its regular meeting at Harris hall, Thursday, at 3 o'clock. All interested should be present.
Last evening 10 members of the Zeta Psi fraternity left for Bay City to attend the funeral of F. Lewis Brown who was drowned Sunday in Whitmore Lake.
Fred E. Reinhart, the popular passenger brakeman of the Ann Arbor road, has opened up a lunch counter at Zukey Lake. He will have boats to hire and a supply of minnows on hand.
H. J. Brown left this morning for Lansing to visit the legislature. Mr Brown is on the druggists' committee appointed to oppose the proposed bill taxing druggists the same as saloon-keepers.
The subject at the Adventist church Sunday evening, May 7, is "True Worship. " Text, John 4:20-24. The church is located at the corner of Liberty and Division sts. Services begin at 7:30.
Darwin E. White, by his solicitors, Randall & Jones, has commenced a suit in chancery for divorce against Phoebe A. White, of Martin township, Allegan county. The ground alleged for the divorce is desertion.
The 31st Michigan ball team, which won a majority of the games at Knoxville last fall, beat the 4th Tennesee yesterday by a score of 27 to 1. The 31st and 32d United States infantry will play Thursday afternoon.
Dr. W. A. Campbell, formerly demonstrator of anatomy here.and secretary of the medical factory, now practicing in Muskegon, has been named by the mayor of that city as city physician at a salary of $600. The position does not interfere with his private practice.
Marshal-elect William Gerstner, qualified yesterday morning and immediately commenced his duties. His many friends congratulated him on his appointment as they felt he would make a good, conscientious and brave officer who would be a credit to the city.
John P. Trojanowski has written home from Savannah and says that when he comes home about May 20 he will bring two parrots and a number of relics besides a few cigars. He lost two boxes in the sinking of the lighter. Stumpenhusen lost his only box in the same accident. The boys had a fine trip over from Cuba, excepting for the grub doled out.
Manager Campau, and his gang of men are back in the city again and at work for the Bell Telephone Co. on its state line. Mr. Campau says the men decided they had made a mistake in going out on a strike. They had no grievance and had not followed the lines laid down by the union before a strike was sanctioned. They therefore might have lost their charter.
The May number of the Michigan Alumnus contains an interesting article on "Practical and Theoretical Politics, " by Wm. W. Wedemeyer, '94. It is an able and well written article and shows that while Mr. Wedemeyer is not long from college halls, he is nevertheless a thinker and a student of affairs. His style is clear and forceful. He does not use words to conceal thought, but writes so that "he who runs may read." A perusal of the article shows that he has a clear perception of the difference between the "real thing" in politics and the theoretical
From Yesterday's Daily Argus.
The senate has passed a bill instructing the land commissioner to examine the unsold university and primary school lands and to fix a minimum price therefor.
Dr. Walter Moore who has taken charge of a handsome new dental student, is receiving the hearty congratulations of his friends. His son arrived on Tuesday.
Mrs. Philo B. Millen, aunt of Mrs. Julia Gott Pitkin and Mrs. Julia Millen Ricketts, of this city, died at Wolf Lake, Mich., Saturday, April 29, aged 68 years.
Arthur Stark, who is in jail on the charge of attempting a criminal assault upon a young Lima school teacher, was bound over to the circuit court after an examination in Dexter yesterday.
Luther Marg, of Circleville, Ohio, injured by the cars at the Michigan Central depot in Chelsea Saturday was today brought to the homeopathic hospital. He has a number of bones broken. He was attended by his brother.
On the evening of Memorial day University hall will be turned over as usual to the G. A. R. Gen. Byron M. Cutcheon, of Grand Rapids, ex-congressman of the ninth district, has accepted an invitation to make the annual address.
On Tuesday evening, W. A. Moore, of Ypsilanti, past commander of Ann Arbor Commandery, No. 13, K. T., was presented with a very handsome diamond stud. The presentation was informal, but the gift was highly appreciated by Mr. Moore.
Emanuel Gross has purchased a lot from Titus F. Hutzel for the purpose of building a residence. This will make four houses to go up on W. Washington st. near Seventh st. The plans or the houses are now in the hand of the builders. The bids will be opened next Monday.
Miss Rose French will play a violin solo entitled "The song of the swans," at the 2:45 men's meeting at the Y. M. C. A. rooms Sunday afternoon, May 7. Rev. J. W. Bradshaw will deliver he address. Subject to be announced later. Members and strangers should not miss this meeting.
There is not very much change in the condition of Sidney W. Clarkson but what there is seems more favorable than otherwise. His physician Dr. Kenyon says he feels encouraged and hopes for Mr. Clarkson's recovery. For the past three days he has some fever in the afternoon which is down in the morning. His many friends hope for the best.
The university hospitals were both crowded last month. Thirty patients are here waiting for a bed in the regular hospital and 10 are waiting to be admitted to the homeopathic hospital. One hundred and seventy-four patients registered at the regular hospital during the month of April and the average at the homeopathic hospital was 51, the capacity being 50.
The meeting of the lodge of Eastern Stars last evening was very largely attended, there being over 30 ladies from Ypsilanti present. After the work of the evening was completed a delightful banquet was enjoyed. Worthy Matron Matilda Stanger gave the address of welcome It was responded to by Grand Worthy Matron Ida Joslyn. It was midnight before the happy company departed for their respective homes.
A citizen and tax payer of the city said: "At the breaking out of the Spanish war we had six out of 14 members of the fire department who were German, two born in the old country and four in this country. Out of the entire department three of these six Germans felt so patriotic for their country that they volunteered and entered the United States service. One of the three was born in Germany. Now this was more than could be said for any Irish, Scotch, English, Yankee or other nationality members of the fire department. I think the Germans are pretty good men to have in office."