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Day
26
Month
May
Year
1899
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Front Fridav's Daily Argus. There will be two weddings cele brated in St. Andrew's churcn tne flrs week in June. The Harugari Society will give ; dancing party in Geramania hall Ma;j 30. All members of Co. A will be ad rnitted free. The drinking ffonntain seunred bj the city last year bas been placed on tlie north sido of Brown 's drng store. Il will prove of great conveniance anc be innch appreciated. During the month of April, 16f patients weie registered at the University hospital of the University oJ Michigan. The average nnmber ol patients was 82, the highestnumber 86, the lowest 76. Iuvitations are out for the marriage of Rev. Henry P. Horton, assiBtant in St. Andrew's churr.h, to Miss Ceoil A. Bond, danghter of Mrs. Chester R. Bond, of S. Thayer st., at St. Andrew's church on Tuesday evening, June 6, at S :30 o'clock. Mr. John Parker, a sophomore engineer student, narruwly escaped losiug an eye while in the foundry room of the mechanical department Tuesday. The mol ten iron in the ladJe spattered over and some of ït strnck his face and burned his left eyelid severely. The Jarge plate glass window on the northeast corner of the Aprill block 'acing Liberty st. , was smashed yesterday. A large piece of the tin roofing vas hanging down in a dangerous condition. Marshal Gerstner ordered it emoved. A long rope was attached, he end of the rope being in the liands of William Aprill. The tin strnck the gbss and a big smash was the result. Miss Bertha, the daughter of Mr. nd Mrs. Conrad FiuKbeiner, of Lima Center, and Mr. Benjamin Huehl were married Wednesday at the residence of the bride's parents, Rev. J. Schmaus, of Freedom, officiating. Some 30 friends and relatives were present who ished the happy couple a happy and usefnl life. They will raake their future home in Chelsea. Arthur Brown, the agent for L. Grnner, has disposed of all bnt one lot on the opened Catherine st. Some of the purchasers are Arthur Brown, J. K. Baoh, Peter Lehman, Gottolb Luick, Wm. Arnold, Christine Halier, whiie Mr. Gruner retains one. The purcbasers will erect this summer houses varying iu cost frorn $1,800 to $2,200 on the lots. A very enjoyable occassion was celebrated at the home of Mr. and Airs. C. M. Fellows, of Saline township, Thursday, May 18, it being the marriage of their yonngest daughter Anna, to Theodore Hill, of Lodi. The rooms were beautifnlly decorated with ferns and flowers. The immediate relatives of the , families were only invited. Kev. P. J. Perrin, a consin of Mr. Fellows, officiated. The young conple left on the afternoon train f or a shori trip and will be at home for their friends after the 25th. The difflcnlty with secnring a fran chise for the Jackson and Ann Arbor road thiough the township of Lima, seems to lie with its location. One oí the parties interested makes the statement that they were told by a member of the township board that if the road was rnn through Lima Center a franchise would be granted, but not on the direct road from Dexter to Chelsea. It was also said the people living along the latter road were all favorable to an electric road. Ex-Mayor Christian Eberbach is one of the oíd ñremen oí Ann Arbor. He was a mernber of the Germán fire company. They served the city free of charge. A rival company was started and those members wanted $10 a year. Of eourse under these circuiustances the Germán company also received $10 a member. They nsed their money to purchase what is known as Fireman's park in the Second ward. M'. John Lewis, of Ann Arbor, visited his brother-in-law, Emory Richmoud last week, retnrning home Monday morning. While in Jackson on his jonrney here, he was robbed of a purse contiatiiüg $lü. - Stockbridge Snn. Dr. Dennis J. Kearns, of Alpena, had a stroke of apoplexy Satnrday evening and waf tonnd aead in his office. He was a gradúate of the medical department of the U. of M. of the class of 1883. He lea ves two sons aged 15 and 17 years of age. Willard C. Gore, a gradúate of the University of Michigan in the class of 1894, has just been appoiuted to an important position in Armour Institute Chicago. He will be principal of the academie department of the Institute and associate professor of English in the technical college. Mr. Gore pursued gradúate work att he University during the year 1894-95, receivjug in 1895 the degree of Ph. M. He was also assistant in English in the university. For the past three years he has been principal of the high school at Riverside, IL. 4 "The Auswur of History to the Voice of Prophecy." Tbi is the general title of a series of Sunday evening lectures to be given in the Adventïst chnrch, corner Liberty and División sts., on the book of Daniel. The first lecture will be given Sunday, May 21, at 7:30 p. m. , and will deal principally with the great metalic image of chapter 2. A chart prepared especially to illustarte the prophecies of Daniel and the revelation will be used in these lectures. The Adventisst believe that there is no portion of the Scripture that is more interesting and instructivo than is the book of Daniel, and that, rightly studied it is easy to onderstand. The people are invited to hear then jndge. The managiug committee of the American School of Classical Studies at Rome met last week in New York. Prof. Farucis W. Kelsey, of the University of Michigan, was re electtd a member of the execntive committet and was invited to goto Rome as a professor in the schooi for the year 19001901. The American School of Classical StDdies piepares advunced students for more efficiënt work as investigators and as professors and teaohers in colleges and schools. Hereafter the instructiou will be carred on in substantially the same way as at the American school in Athens, the resideut stafl being each year strengthened by the additiou of a professor f rom an American nniversity. A hnndred and two things happen every day that we newspaper men never see. We do onr best. We have onr eyes and ears always open bnt we are only human beings after all ana neither omniscent nor omnipreseut. Y on often wonder why this thing or that was not published and inay be you will say the newspapers have their favorites. Well, we admit the newspapers do have their favorites. They are the people who are thoughtful enough to send wbat news they have to the newspaper office. Just an item or two from each of its subscribers wonld add wonnderfully to its list of local and help yon to know wbat your neigl bors are doing as well as others. If yo know of any births, marriages or su cides, drop (the editor a postal whi! tbe news is warm and thereby add you name to the lit of S favorites and w 'eel scre yon will receive yonr jut eward. - Ex. Miss Barnes, the Y. Vf. C A. secreary for Michigan and Uhio was given a recpetion at the Y. W. C. A. rooms - which was one of the pleasantest ffairs ever held there. The pleasant ooms were crowded, the company being about equally divided between ;he girls of the associatiou and the adies who are snstaimng meinbers or committee workers. Quite a company from the Ypsilanti association were among them, Miss Mays, their new general secretary. After a social hour the ladies hstened to short talks by the leaders, and dainty refreshments then appeared. To the delight of the girls it was learned that the silver cake basket, spobns and knives sent over by Mrs. R. A. Beal, were not loans, bnt gifts. Now the girls at the noon lunch will not need to borrow from their neighbois when they need a knife. Miss Barnes will speak at the Presbyterian church on Sunday evening. Miss Stewart the head of the Michigan associations, will bave charge of the Snnday meeting, at 3 :30. Miss Rose French and Master Harrison Van Valkenburg will f urnish the music for this meeting. All are welcome. From Srtjrday's Daily Areus. A little son was boru to Dr. anc Mrs. Joseph Ball Thursday night and congratulations are in order. Ex County Treasnrer Philip] Blum sr., of Lodi, is reported to be quite ill Depnty Connty Clerk Philip Blum, jr '■ is at his bed side. The case of Pnilip Lavere and Wil liam Koch charged with oruelty to animáis was adjourned today by Jus tice Doty to next Wednesday, May 24. Attorney Charles Awiey, of Saline is acting depnty connty clerk dnriug the absence of Philip Blnrn, jr. , who is at home on account of the illness of his father. In the case of Fleming B. Miller vs. Detroit, Ypsilanti & Ann Arbor railway. Attorney Cutcheon & Stellwagon have entered appearance for the company. Little Kay iiaston who was seriously hnrt by falling under a stone wagon Thursday afteruoon is improving, althongn he cannot yet use oue arm anti his hip is badly bruised. The returns for the township of Webster show 16 births last year, equally divided between Doys and girls. In Superior township there were tbree births, all girl baoies of which two were twins. Judge of Probate .Newkirk this morniug listened to the arguments on the claim of waste of the George Saunders estáte agaiust ths , Cynthia Sannders pstate. Prof. B. M.'Thompsou appeared for the Grove Sannders estáte and Judge J.W'illard Babbitt tfor the Cynthia Saunders estáte. Mrs. Jennie Ward, who was picked up on tbe street on the morniug of May 2 in a partially demented coDdition, is still at the county jail. This morning County Superitendent Wilson communicated with the sheriff of Arm Arbor and he wil] probably come this afterncou and take the woman back o Ann Arbor where she belongs. - Jackson Press. ü Negotiations have been on for soiup time between the Evening Times ard the Inland Press, looking toward the removal ot tbe Times to the Iuland Press building. Today tho deal was closed and contracts signetl The Times will move into lts new quarters June 1. The Argas does not understand tnat there is any -consolidatiou of the two coacerns, but just that the Times will move iuto the same building and do its work there on certain coutract comlitions-. From Mondav's Daily Arjus. 'Mr. and Mrs.Emil Staebler7of W. Washington st. are rejoicing orer the arriTal of a eon. Rev.! J. M. Meister, pastor of St. John's chnrch, Eogers' Corners, nlled the pulpit in the Bethlehem church last evening. The excurs on to be given next Sm3ay by tüe Lyra Gesaug Verein and ;he Washtenaw Times Band will give ibose tbat desire an opportunity to ;pend a day at Pnt-in-Bay. It doesn 't matter what you want a man for; it doesn 't matter whether yon want a white man or a black man a large or a email man ; there is a man in Ann Arbor wbo wants to serve yon. He's jnst the man you want and if yon insert an ad. in the Daily Argus v?aut columns today that man will cali upou yon tomorrow. The Detroit Snnday Free Press of yesterday coutains nine beautful views of the city of Ann Arbor. The views with the article, make the paper one to be sent to friends abroad. Such papers do the city good in trnthfnlly showinc that it is the finest resideuce city in the northwest. They also noourage the citizeus to really appreciate tLe town tbey live in. T The facnlty concert to be given in Prieze Memorial hall Thursday evening, June 1, will be the last one of the seasou. This annouucement means that it will be the opportnnity nntil next fall, to hear the artists who conipose the faculty of the Univorsity School of Mnsic. Those that appreciate music in the city know what these concerts are. Single admissioos are 25 cents. , Newspaper men a great many times, . are blamed for a lot of things they cani not help, such as partiality in mentioning visitoiv, giving news about some folks and leaving out others. They simply print the news they can find. A reporter should not be expeeted to know thè narnes of your nncles, annts and cousins, eveu ïf he shonld see them get off the train. He will be pleased to have you teil liim abont it. Mrs. Mary P. Wheekr, aged 80 years, died this morniug. Her funeral services will be held toruorrow afternoon at 2 :30 o'clock at the residence of her sister Mrs. Betsey Kreistead, No. 519 N. Fifth ave. Mrs. Wheeler was the daughter of Isaac DeForest and Harriet Bransoii DeForest. She was born in the village of Amsterdam, Montgoruery couuty, N. Y., and camo with her parents at au early day, to Washtenaw county., Mrs. Wheeler was married twice, her first liusband being a Mr. Grisson and her second husband Thomas Wheeler. For some time past she has been living at No. 212 S. State st. Charles Gale and his mother Mrs Myrtie H. Gale, of Owosso, passed through Ann Arbor this morning on their return from Ypsilanti where they spent Sunday with old friends. Mrs. Gale's maiden name was Wilber and she removed to that city with her parents ti8 years ago. Mr. Gale is one of the solid men of 'Owosso. He is a member of the board of public works. In speaking of the schools in Owosso he eaid Superintendent E. T. Anstin, (who is an old Salem boy,) was doing splentlid work. The schools were better organized than they had ever been before. Mr. Gale thinks there will be considerable building in his city during the summer.