From Friday's Daily Argus.
There will be two weddings celebrated in St. Andrew's church the first week in June.
The Harugari Society will give a dancing party in Geramania hall May 30. All members of Co. A will be admitted free.
The drinking fountain secured by the city last year has been placed on the north side of Brown's drug store. It will prove of great convenience and be much appreciated.
During the month of April, 166 patients were registered at the University hospital of the University of Michigan. The average number of patients was 82, the highest number 86, the lowest 76.
Invitations are out for the marriage of Rev. Henry P. Horton, assistant in St. Andrew's church, to Miss Cecil A. Bond, daughter of Mrs. Chester R. Bond, of S. Thayer st., at St. Andrew's church on Tuesday evening, June 6, at 8:30 o'clock.
Mr. John Parker, a sophomore engineer student, narrowly escaped losing an eye while in the foundry room of the mechanical department Tuesday. The molten iron in the ladle spattered over and some of it struck his face and burned his left eyelid severely.
The large plate glass window on the northeast corner of the Aprill block facing Liberty st., was smashed yesterday. A large piece of the tin roofing was hanging down in a dangerous condition. Marshal Gerstner ordered it removed. A long rope was attached, the end of the rope being in the hands of William Aprill. The tin struck the glass and a big smash was the result.
Miss Bertha, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Finkbeiner, 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 wished the happy couple a happy and useful life. They will make their future home in Chelsea.
Arthur Brown, the agent for L. Gruner, has disposed of all but one lot on the opened Catherine st. Some of the purchasers are Arthur Brown, J. R. Bach, Peter Lehman, Gottolb Luick, Wm. Arnold, Christine Haller, while Mr. Gruner retains one. The purchasers will erect this summer houses varying in cost from $1,800 to $2,200 on the lots.
A very enjoyable occasion was celebrated at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Fellows, of Saline township, Thursday, May 18, it being the marriage of their youngest daughter Anna, to Theodore Hill, of Lodi. The rooms were beautifully decorated with ferns and flowers. The immediate relatives of the families were only invited. Rev. P. J. Perrin, a cousin of Mr. Fellows, officiated. The young couple left on the afternoon train for a short trip and will be at home for their friends after the 25th.
The difficulty with securing a franchise for the Jackson and Ann Arbor road through the township of Lima, seems to lie with its location. One of the parties interested makes the statement that they were told by a member of the township board that if the road was run 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 old firemen of Ann Arbor. He was a member of the German fire company. They served the city free of charge. A rival company was started and those members wanted $10 a year. Of course under these circumstances the German company also received $10 a member. They used 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 Richmond last week, returning home Monday morning. While in Jackson on his journey here, he was robbed of a purse containing $12. - Stockbridge Sun.
Dr. Dennis J. Kearns, of Alpena, had a stroke of apoplexy Saturday evening and was found dead in his office. He was a graduate of the medical department of the U. of M. of the class of 1883. He leaves two sons aged 15 and 17 years of age.
Willard C. Gore, a graduate of the University of Michigan in the class of 1894, has just been appointed to an important position in Armour Institute Chicago. He will be principal of the academic department of the Institute and associate professor of English in the technical college. Mr. Gore pursued graduate work at the University during the year 1894-95, receiving 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.
"The Answer of History to the Voice of Prophecy." This is the general title of a series of Sunday evening lectures to be given in the Adventist church, corner Liberty and Division 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 illustrate the prophecies of Daniel and the revelation will be used in these lectures. The Adventists believe that there is no portion of the Scripture that is more interesting and instructive than is the book of Daniel, and that, rightly studied it is easy to understand. The people are invited to hear then judge.
The managing committee of the American School of Classical Studies at Rome met last week in New York. Prof. Francis W. Kelsey, of the University of Michigan, was re elected a member of the executive committee and was invited to go to Rome as a professor in the school for the year 1900-1901. The American School of Classical Studies prepares advanced students for more efficient work as investigators and as professors and teachers in colleges and schools. Hereafter the instruction will be carried on in substantially the same way as at the American school in Athens, the resident staff being each year strengthened by the addition of a professor from an American university.
A hundred and two things happen every day that we newspaper men never see. We do our best. We have our eyes and ears always open but we are only human beings after all and neither omniscient nor omnipresent. You often wonder why this thing or that was not published and may 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 what news they have to the newspaper office. Just an item or two from each of its subscribers would add wonderfully to its list of local and help you to know what your neighbors are doing as well as others. If you know of any births, marriages or suicides, drop the editor a postal while the news is warm and thereby add your name to the list of favorites and w feel sure you will receive your just reward. - Ex.
Miss Barnes, the Y. W. C A. secretary for Michigan and Ohio was given a reception at the Y. W. C. A. rooms - which was one of the pleasantest affairs ever held there. The pleasant rooms were crowded, the company being about equally divided between the girls of the association and the ladies who are sustaining members 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 listened 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, spoons and knives sent over by Mrs. R. A. Beal, were not loans, but gifts. Now the girls at the noon lunch will not need to borrow from their neighbors 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 have charge of the Sunday meeting, at 3:30. Miss Rose French and Master Harrison Van Valkenburg will furnish the music for this meeting. All are welcome.
From Saturday's Daily Argus.
A little son was born to Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Ball Thursday night and congratulations are in order.
Ex County Treasurer Philip Blum sr., of Lodi, is reported to be quite ill. Deputy County Clerk Philip Blum, jr is at his bed side.
The case of Philip Lavere and William Koch charged with cruelty to animals was adjourned today by Justice Doty to next Wednesday, May 24.
Attorney Charles Awrey, of Saline is acting deputy county clerk during the absence of Philip Blum, 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 their appearance for the company.
Little Ray Easton who was seriously hurt by falling under a stone wagon Thursday afternoon is improving, although he cannot yet use one arm and his hip is badly bruised.
The returns for the township of Webster show 16 births last year, equally divided between boys and girls. In Superior township there were three births, all girl babies of which two were twins.
Judge of Probate Newkirk this morning listened to the arguments on the claim of waste of the George Saunders estate against the Cynthia Saunders estate. Prof. B. M. Thompson appeared for the Grove Saunders estate and Judge J.Willard Babbitt for the Cynthia Saunders estate.
Mrs. Jennie Ward, who was picked up on the street on the morning of May 2 in a partially demented condition, is still at the county jail. This morning County Superintendent Wilson communicated with the sheriff of Ann Arbor and he will probably come this afternoon and take the woman back to Ann Arbor where she belongs. - Jackson Press.
Negotiations have been on for some time between the Evening Times and the Inland Press, looking toward the removal of the Times to the Inland Press building. Today the deal was closed and contracts signed The Times will move into its new quarters June 1. The Argus does not understand that there is any consolidation of the two concerns, but just that the Times will move into the same building and do its work there on certain contract conditions.
From Monday's Daily Argus.
Mr. and Mrs.Emil Staebler of W. Washington st. are rejoicing over the arrival of a son.
Rev. J. M. Meister, pastor of St. John's church, Rogers' Corners, filled the pulpit in the Bethlehem church last evening.
The excursion to be given next Sunday by the Lyra Gesang Verein and the Washtenaw Times Band will give those that desire an opportunity to spend a day at Put-in-Bay.
It doesn't matter what you want a man for; it doesn't matter whether you want a white man or a black man a large or a email man; there is a man in Ann Arbor who wants to serve you. He's just the man you want and if you insert an ad. in the Daily Argus want columns today that man will call upon you tomorrow.
The Detroit Sunday Free Press of yesterday contains nine beautiful 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 truthfully showing that it is the finest residence city in the northwest. They also encourage the citizens to really appreciate the town they live in.
The faculty concert to be given in Frieze Memorial hall Thursday evening, June 1, will be the last one of the season. This announcement means that it will be the opportunity until next fall, to hear the artists who compose the faculty of the University School of Music. Those that appreciate music in the city know what these concerts are. Single admissions are 25 cents.
Newspaper men a great many times, are blamed for a lot of things they cannot help, such as partiality in mentioning visitors, giving news about some folks and leaving out others. They simply print the news they can find. A reporter should not be expected to know the names of your uncles, aunts and cousins, even if he should see them get off the train. He will be pleased to have you tell him about it.
Mrs. Mary P. Wheeler, aged 80 years, died this morning. Her funeral services will be held tomorrow 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 Branson DeForest. She was born in the village of Amsterdam, Montgomery county, N. Y., and came with her parents at an early day, to Washtenaw county. Mrs. Wheeler was married twice, her first husband 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 Myrtle 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 68 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 said Superintendent E. T. Austin, (who is an old Salem boy,) was doing splendid 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.