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Charles Haueise, of Miller ave., is í soldier in the Philippine Islands. Miss Mabel Shannon is attandiu; Cleary's Business College in Ypsilanti Sheriff Gillen "s board bill tor Wash tenaw county for the month of Apri! was 1435.50. The rear of the Binder block, corner of S. Main and E. Liberty sts. is being torn down preparatory to building twc stores on the spot. The funeral services of Mrs. Lovica Beade will be held tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock in the Congregational church ia Webster. W. L. Davis, oue of tliose who viewed the Michigau-Uliuois ball gamu Saturday without payiDg an entrance fee, today paid Justice Doty $3.45 costs. Sterling Bullock, of the uuiversity shoe shop on E. William st. , bas sold ont to Eugtme Lambert who took pos session yesterday. Mr. Bullock move onto a farm. Phedelia C. Rappieye, of Ypsilanti has made application for administra tion ou the estáte of her husband Erastus W. Rappieye %vho died April 13, 1899. In addition to the petitioner Nellie Zeluff and Lnla J. Smith, of Britten, and Martha F. and Mollie S. of Ypsilanti, children of the deceasec are heirs at law. The estáte igí:esti mated 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., snrvive him. Mr. Stoneman nas been a resident of Ann Arbor for the cast six years. The remains of Frederick Lewis Brown, '99 engineer, drowned at Whitïoore Iiake, were taken to Bay City last evening by his father Frederiok P. Brown and brothsr. They were accompanied to the depot by members of the Zeta Psi fraterinty. Dr. Angell and many friends. Mr. Brown was born in Bay City, Feb..24, 1878. He wonld have gradnated the coming Jane and stood very high among his classmates. He espected next year to leave for three years' Btndy in France. The Hurón Valley Building and Savings Association has cornmenced snit in ejectment before the circuit court commissioner W. II. Murray against Olinton J. Snyder. The object is to dispossess him of the house and lot whiuh he occupies. Acordiag to his version of the matter he (Snyder) pnrchased the property and took poesession in August 1893. He claims to have paid 400 on the property which be has not been credited with. ide also claims to have put $800 in improvements on the house and has paií. in cash, all told, f 1,3 44. The price originally agreed npon as the parchase 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. Front Wednesday's Daily Argus. There were 2fi volunteers in the late Spaoish war from the medical departnient The Aun Arbor Oragn Co. today shipped a car load of organs over the Michigan Central for Portland, Oregon. A marriage license hae been issued to Angtist Lndwig, 3t, Northfleld, and Miss Martba L. Dancer, 28, Northfield. Tht Oharitable Union holds its regular meeting at Harris hall, Thnrsday, at 3 o'clock. All interested ehonld be present. Last evening 10 roembers of the Zeta Psi fraternity leffc for Bay City to attend the funeral of F. Lewis Brown who was drowned Snnday in Whitinore Lake. Fred E. Reinhart, the popular passenger brakeïnan of the Ann Arbor road, has opeued np a lnnch counter at Znkey Lake. He will have boats to hire aud a supply of minnows on hand. - H. J. Browu left this morning for Lansing to visit the legislature. Mr Browii is ou tha, drnggists' committee appomted to oppose the proposed bil! taxing drnggiBts the same as salconkeepers. The subject at the Adventist chnrch Sunday evening, May 7, is "True Worsbip. " Text. John 4:20-24. The chnrch is located at the corner of Liberty and División sts. Services begin at 7 :80. Darwin E. White, by his solicitors, Randall & Jones, has coromenced a snit in chancery for divorce against Phoebe A. White, of Martin township, Allegan connty. The ground alleged for the divorce is desertion. The 31st Michigan ball team, which won a majority of the games at Kuoxville last fall, beat the 4th Tenneseee yesterday by a score of 27 to 1. The Sist and 82d United States infantry will play Thnrsday afternoon. Dr. W. A. Campbell, formerly demonstrator of anatomy here.and seeretary of the mtdical factory, now practicing in Muskegon, has been named by the mayor of tbat city as city physician at a salary of S600. The position does not interfere with his private practice. Marshal-elect Wiliiam Gerstner, qualified yesterday niorning auü immediately cornmeuced his dnties. His rnany fnends congratulated Jbim on bis appoiutment as they feit he would majje a good, conscientious and brave officer who would be a credit to the city. John P. Trojanowski has written aome froin Savainah and says that when he comes Borne ahont May 20 ie will bring two parrots and annmber of relies besides a few cigars. He lost ;wo boxes in the sinking of the lighter. Stumpenhusen lost his only box in the same accident. The boys had a fine ;rip over from Cuba, excepting for :he grnb doled oiit. Manager C;ui.;);!u, and his gang of men are back iu the city again and at work for the Btll Telephone Co. on its tate line. Mr. Campan says the men decided they had made a mistake in oing out on a strike. They had no 'rievance and had not followed the ines laid down by the unión before a trike was sauctioned. They therefore ïight have lost their charter. The May nuinber of the Michigan Alumnus coutains an interesting rticJe on "Practical and Theoretical Dolitics, " by Wm. V. Wedemeyer, '94. t is an able aud vtell writteri article nd shows that while Mi-. Wedemeyfir not long from college baíls, he is evertheless a thinker aud a student f afifairs. His style is clear aud forceful. He does uot use words to conceal thought, but writesso that "he who runs may read." A perusal of the article shows that he has a clear preception of the difference between the "reai thing" in politics and the theoretical Frora Yesterday's Daily Argus. The senate has paBsed a bilí instrncting the land cominissioner to examine the unsold university and primary school iauds and jo flx a roinnimuin prjice theref or. , Dr. Wálter . Mooré wíio has taken charge of a handsoine new deatal student, is receiving the hearty congratnlations of his friends. His son arrived on Teesday. Mrs. Philo B. afilien, aunt of Mrs. Julia Gott Pitkiii and Mrs. Julia Millen Ricketts, of this city, died at Wolf Lake, Mich., Saturday, April 29, aged 68 yeare. Arthnr Stark, who is in jail on the charge of attemptiug a criminal assanlt upon a young Lima school teacher, was bound over to the circuit court after an esamiuation in Dexter yesterday. Luther Marg, of Circleville, Ohio, injured by the cars at the Michigan Centarl depot in Chelsea Satnrday was today brought to the homeopathie hospita!. He has a nnmber of bones broken. He was attended by bis hrother. On the evemug of Memorial day University hall will be turued over as usual to the G. A. E. Gen. Byron M. Cuteheon, of Grand Rapids, ex-congressman of the niuth district, has acceptfid an mvitation toot rnake the annnal address. On Tutsday evening, W. A. Moore, of Ypsilanti, past cominander of Ann Arbor Commaudery, No. 13, K. T., was preseuted with a very handsonae diamond stud. The presentation was informal, but the gift was highly appreciated by Mr. Moore. Emanuel Gross has purchased a lot f rom Titas F. Hutzel for the nucrose of building a residence. This will make four houses to go up on W. Washington st. uear Seventh st. The plans or the houses are uow in the hand of the builders. The bids will be opened nest 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. tf. O. A. rooms Sunday afternoon, May 7. Rev. J. W. Bradshaw will deliver he address. Subject to be announced ater. Members and strangers should not miss this meeting. There is not very much cbange in he oondition of Sidney W. Clarkson 3nt what there is seeins more favorable han otherwise. His physician Dr. ienyon says he feels enconraged and lopes f 01 Mr. Clarkson 's recovery. For ;he past three days he has some fever n the afternoon which is down in the morning. His raany frieiids hope for he best. The university liospitals were both rowded last month. Thirty patients re here waiting for a bed ;in the reguar hospital and 10 are waiting tote admitted to the homeopathie hospital. One hundred and seventy-four patients egistered at the regular hospital durng the month of April and the average at the homepathic hospital was 51, the capacity being 50. The meeting of the lodge of Eastern Stars last evening was very largely ati tended, fchere being over 30 ladies trom 1 Ypsilanti present. After the work of the eveuiug was completed a aelightfnl banqnet was enjoyed. Wnrthy Matron Matilda Stanger gave the address of welcome It was responded to by Grand Worthy Matron Ida Joslyn. It was midnigbt before the happy conipany departed for their respective homes. A citizen aud tax payer of the city said: "At the breaking ont of the Spanish war we had six ont of 14 merubers of the fire department who were Germán, two bom in the old country and four in this conntry. Out of the entire department tbree of these six Germans feit so patriotic for their country that they volunteered aud entered the United States service. Oao of the tbree was born in Gerrnany. Xow this was mote than could be said for any Irish, Scotch, Eoglish, Yaukee or other nationahty members of the fire department. 1 think the Germans are pretty good men to have iu office."