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Day
12
Month
May
Year
1899
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1 #H Jl r m 0%:H v ■#! i 1 rfl rf" From Fridav's Daily Argus. The Students' Lecture Association cleared about $800 the past year. John O. Jenkins, a former Argus employee, has just moved into the new house he has built at 1207 Lafayette ave., Detroit. Edward Dunlop has been arrested on complaint of his wife for non-support. He pleads not guilty and his trial isset for May 11. County Treasurer Mann today received the plans for his new residence to be built on Liberty st. They were drawn by Architect Pipp. Lightning struck the Jarge barn of G W. Tower on the James Allen farm yesterday morning but luckily did not set fire to it or do much damage. The 31st Michigan beat the Third Kentucky at Savannah yesterday by a score of 11 to 1. Frank Owen, of Ypsilanü, pitched a hard game. Returns of the boards of health rnake the following returns of death for the month of April: Pittsfield 2, Salem 1, Manchester 2, Ohelsea 4, Sharou 1, Hilan 1. The following number of saloon licenses have been paid to Coiuity Treasurer Maun : Ann Arbor 24, Manchester 2, Ypsilanti 5, Saline 2, Chelsea 6, Whitmore Lake.,2, Dexter 2. There is still a snpply of sugar beet seed at the Argns office for tree disposistion. If the number of callers for seed are any enterion, a sugar beet factory would not have received much enconragement. Anna Shiplock, insane, was taken this afternoon to the St. Joseph retreat at Dearborn by Officer Schall, there being no room in the asylum at Pontiac. The poor directors found they ■were under necessity of making arrangements with the retreat for indigent patients. Êx-Alderman L. B. Kellogg, of Detroit, is on a short visit to his neices Lizzie and Carrie Kellogg, of N. División st., and also Murray and Sarah Ann "White, at their grand old home one ruile from the city, where Emily P. White is residing with her danghter. A Delta U student, giving his name as Henry George, was before Justice Doty late yesterday afternoon for riding bis bicycle on the sidewalk and paid $3.45 costs. He represented Progress when he was on bis wheel on the sidewalk and Poverty after he came out of the justice's office. A collection of about 100 photographs has recently been received by the department of the pharmacology of the University of Michigan, direct from Colombo, Ceylon. The photographs, which are unusually large, are iilustrative of phases of the tea, coffee, vanüla, cincbona, and other uative industries. Coünty Olerk Schuh has issued the following marriage licenses : William Fnrhman, 21, Ypsilanti, Alta Van Husen, 18, Rochester; Charles 1. Tessmer, 25, Ann Arbor, Ella Gardner, 24, Ann Arbor: Clinton Norrs Ten Eyck, 20, Milán. Alice Halstead, 19, Milán; Thomas Haeíele, ö4. Manchester, Margareta Kern, 58, Manchester. Bessie Davison, of Pittsfield, by her solicitors Cavanaugh & Wedemeyer, iled a bilí for divorce against her husand Fred C. Davison suppossed to be iving in Montana. Mrs. Davison's maiden name was Andrews. They were married at Ann Arbor, Mar. 24, 97, Rev. Mr. Bradshaw officiating. They lived together nntil Sept. 24, 1897. They have one child, Vera aged one year. At the 26th annual meeting of the Michigan association of school superintendent to be held in Lansing May 11 and 12, Thursday and Friday of next week, the following Washtenaw connty parties will take part: "The Art of Study," Prof. B. A. Hinsdale, Ann Arbor; "Grade Teachers Meetings, a, The Value, b, How Often Held, c, By 'Whom Attended," Supt. Austin George, Yp3ilanti; Mrs. Lew Wallace's "Murder of the Innocent," Snpt. H. M. Slauson, Ann Arbor; "The Newer Education. " President R. G. Booue, Ypsilanti. President Heinzmann of tha Ann Arbor Chicory Co., yesterday received a telegram from the company broker in New York, that the seed imported from Belgium was throngh the cnstom honse and tnrned over to the American Express Co It will probably arrive in Ann Arbor this evening or tomorrow. The time to sow the seed is from May 15 to Jnne 1. Th ere are therefore still a few days left in which farmers can secure contracts for this profitable erop. Editor Helber in his paper (Bnpposed repnblican), this week bas an editorial admitting Admiral von Diedrich made himself very obnoxions to the Americans at Manila, and it was only by the great tact and diplomacy of Admiral Dewey that there was not an open rnpture. Editor Helber blames Kaisei Wilhelm for all the tronble. He criticizes Captain Coghlan and Admrial Kantz for talking ont of school. That chey are not punisbed he thinks, indicates that Pres McKinley and his advisors are anti-German in their feelings. The editorial probably contains pointers for Congressman Heinrich Scbmidt. From Seturday's Dailv Areus. J. ,Haaser, of S. División st. , has purchased an elegant Streich & Zeidler piano of Prof. R. Kempf. . The residence of John Travis corner of E. Huron and División sts. , is receiving a handsome coat of paint. A party of Detroit kindergarten training s'chool stndeuts visited the ■nniversity today. They devqted several höurs'fo the 'musenni this morning. Prof. E. F. Johnson 'was in Marquette yesterday togetber with State Superintendent of Education Hainruond to select a site for the new normal school. H. W. Johuson, a student, was before Justice Doty and paid $3.45 for the knowledge tbat tliere is an ordinance of the city forbidding the right of riding bicycles on the Street. Next. The funeral services of Mrs. Edward Lavender, of Whitmore Lake, will be held at the church tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock in the church at that place. Mrs. Lavender died on Thursday.. Judge Chapín has denied the ïnotion of the attorneys of Edward Ascher convicted of the murder of Valmore C. Nichols, that the testimony in the case be written up at the expense of the county. Oonfirrnation services will be held tomorrow iu the Salem church at Weinsberg, Rev. JüHus Klingmanu, pastor. A number of young people f rom the Ann Arbor churches expect to be present. A meeting of the cemetery board was held yesterday at Forest Hill cerutitery. ïhe qnestiön of laying more water pipes and other injprovements was discussed and referred to a oommittee consisting of Messrs. Sclmiid, Scott and Brown. Miss Emma Eiting, daughter of Fred Eiting, of SV. Huron st., died of consumption last evemng at the age of 24 years. The funeral will take place at 2 o'clock at the house Monday afternoon. The burial will take place at Bethlehem cemetery, Rev. Neumann officiating. There have been a number of changes made in the university museum that bave added much to its value. The building is open from 8 a. m. to 5 p. m. entrance being free. It is of the greatest value as an educator of youth. and shonld be visited by every citizen in the state. The people of Ann Arbor who do not look at its treasures are missing a chance of their lives. The second anniversary of the organization of the lodge of the Star of Bethlehem celebrated last evening, was a success. A very entertaining program of music and recitations wero giveu. ArnQng those particularly well received were recitations by the Misses Blanche Anspach and Ella Trojanowski and a piano duet by Master and Miss Fisher. The evening closed with a social dance. Refreshments were served. Kussell Reeves, a well known retired farmer, of Dexter, was in the city yesterday. Mr. Reeves is an old playmate oi Ambrose Kearney, the grocer, of N. Fourth ave. They went to school together. Yesterday theyinet aud talked over their boyhood days when the rod was freely used by their schoolmaster. They both have tnrned out to be among the most respected citizeus of the county. Supervisor Morton F. Case, of Pittsfield, was the first supervisor to file bis annnal return of the insane, epileptic, idiotie, deaf, dumb, blind, and births in his district. The return is np to the end of the year ending Dea 81. There are 23 cases in all, of which eight are births. One of these latter is very interesting to Mr. Case's circle of friends. It ie that of Caroline A. Case, bom May 28, 1898. The parents of this girl are given as Morton F. Case, father, Ada Case, mother. A box containing growing chicory plants can be seen in front of Heinzmann & Laubengayer's store on W. Washington st. The seed imported from Belgium by the Ann Arbor Chicory Co. arrived lase evening, and js now ready for delivery. There are still a few days time left in which farmers can make contraéis with the corupany for acreage. It is of direct interest to every merchant in Ann Arbor to see that this acreage is as large as possible. It means more money in circulation next fall and winter. The man in charge of the door at the Swiss village esposition is Maj. M. R. Zahnreiser, of Cleveland. He was i'ormerly assistant custodian of the Garfield monnment. The major left a leg on a battlefield nf the rebeilion. He is an old Pennsylvanian from Mercer county where bis great grandfather settled in 1776. He ha over 1,100 blood relations iu Mercer county. There are two district schools in that county where every acholar is a Zahnreiser. The ma.ior enjoys meeting people and is himself a very interesting rnaD. Mrs. Jane Lamed Freeman died a quarter oí' an hour after midnight last night at her home on Wall sfc. , after a long illuess. She was bom in Water loo, Quebec, and was abont 75 years of age. She left three children, John Nelson Freeman, of Milwaukee, Mrg. Lucretia 'Hanson, of Bay City, and Miss Lena Freeman, who lived at home. She had resided in the house where she died for opward of 50 years. She lost a son in the union army. She was very highly respected by those who knew her. The funeral services will be held in St. Thomas Catbolic church Monday morning at 9 a. ni. From Mondav's Dailv Argus. The Sunday school of St. Andrew's church is being graded. George W. McCormick is building a residence on the Pray addition at Whitmore Lake. The case of the city of Ann Arbcr vs. Elmer Stofflet has been dismissed in the circuit court. The Ypssilanti Normals defeated the Hillsciale college team Satnrrtay afternoon by a score of 10 to 5. The work of building an addition to the residence of Titus F. Hutzel, on W. Washington et., was commenced this morning. President Angell has been invited.to address the Second International cil of Congregatioualistshi Boston next September. The Aim Arbor Turn Verein have decided to particpate in corpore in the Phoenix Gesang Verein excursión to Toledo next Snnday. The Tbird ward Sluggers beat the Third ward Suuday School nine Saturday afteruocn in a hustling game on Oriental Comruons. Score 18 to 6. Marriage licenses were granted to Geo. H. Merritt, 40, Augusta, Elizabeth Merritt, 53, York; John W. Foley, 29, Leadville, Colo., Mary M. Rinsey, Aun Arbor. The fii-st Sunday excursión of the Ann Arbor road to Toledo yesterday was well patronized by Aan Arborites, who mostly went to visit friends in tne neighboring city. A Jackson dispatch states that the asphalt put down on Wildwood ave. in that city is rotting to pieees and the company which put it down have been sent for to repair it. The mail carriers appear in blue serge uniforms fchis spring - that is part of them do. the blue serge beiug recognized by the government in place of the blue gray flannel hitherto worn. The electrical business of O. H. Kitredge has been bonght out by J. F. Schuh, who will continue the same. Mr. Kitredge has accepted a position of manager of tne Port Hurou Electric Light Co. 's plant. Miss Ernma E. Stevenson, formerly a well kaown resident of Ann Arbor, died recently at Peekskill, N. Y., from a cáncer. She has beeu au invalid för a nuinber of years. She was a sisterin-law of J. J. Parshall. The baseball team of the 31st Michigan played a tie game with tbn 2d U. S. Infantry at Savannah Saturday, the game being called at the enü of the 12th inning on account of dark ness, the score standing 7 to 7. The Mt. Clemens city tathers have names which sound odd to our ears. At the last meeting of the cominon council there were present Mayor U11rich and Aldermen Priehs, Tbarrett, Pequignot, Aineis, Rottmann and Guiette. The work of excavatiug for the large holder tank, part of the extensión cf the Ann Arbor Gas Co. will be commenced tomorrow. When all the improvements contemplated aïe fiuisned tile capacity of the plant will be greatly enlarged. Cari Kittredge, '97 electrical eugiïieer, has secured the splendid position of general inspector of the Union Central Telepbone Co , with headquarlers in Chicago. His friends are glad to learn that his couscieniious work is being rewarded. The Y. W. C. A. rooms ha. e had a thorough house cleaning and are reKplendant in a new kitchen floor covering, a new cupboard for tin ware, etc. The rooms comraittee under the leadershp of Mrs. F. C. Parker have "done themselves proud. " Mrs. Edwin F. Uhl.of Grand Rapids, Mich., was re-elected president for the ensuing two yeara of the National Federation of Mnsic Clubs, which held lts convention in St. Louis. Cleveland was selected as the city in which to hold the next biennial conven tion. Miss Helen F. Barnes, travslmg secretary for the Y. W. C. A. of gan and Ohio, will be in Ami Arbor next week for a few days. Thursclay eveuing she will be given a reception at the rooms of the Y. W. C. A. and will speak at the Presbyterian church the followiug Sunday eveuing. Prof. Tooze, the former principie of the Qnincyhigh school, but wbo is uow attending the Ann Arbor university, bas secured tne position of principal at the school in Saline for the coming year and he will at the same tixne continue his studies at Ann Arbor. His raany friends here wish him success. - Coldwater San. The breaking of a trolley wire Satnrday evening precipitated the ladder ou which were two of the employees of the street railway to the grouiid a distance of 20 feet. They both struck on their feet. Mr. Chipcbase was slightly hnrt bnt George Esslinger ïad bOEes broken iu both aukles. He was taken to his home in Ypsilanti. The many friends of F. Grove Camp jell in Ann Arbor will appreciate the 'act that althongh Mr. Campbell had jeen in Detroit less than fonr years )y his upnghtness of character and faithfnlness to duty he had achieved a success, that few young men have eucceeded in doing. It was a snecess in ;he fnllest sense of the word in that he had the esteem, friendship and respect of the best class of citizens, everybody with whom he carne in contact in business or socially. This was clearlv shown by 300 citizens including Mayor Maybury, of Detroit, chartering a special train to accompany the reniains to Grand Ledge. Mrs. Campbell, his bereaved mother, eau tafee comfort in knowing that her son was a good and faithful servant whose sterling character was above reproacn. In the probate court today no claims were presented in the estáte of Gnstave Bertram, deceased, of Ypsilanti. The will ot John Henry Escb, deceased, of Freedom, was prooated today and bis sou John Henry Esch, was appointfd executor and Daniel Sheeter and Louis Koebbe appraisers and commissionerí. The estáte consists of 400 acres of laud. The widow is to receive the use of the laud during her uaturallife affcer which it will go to the only child the sou. E. S. Hagamau, of Manchester, was granted adminigtratiou of the estáte of Spencer Gordon. Tiie estáte is estimated to te of the value of150. Charles T. Tomüusou, of Chelsea, was declared insaue and placed in the connty jail. He will be taken to tho St. Joseph retreat at Dearborn until room eau be seoured in the castern asylnm at Poutiac.