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Parent Issue
Day
7
Month
July
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
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There is a cottage at Whitmore Lake bearing the name of Idle-a-Whyle cottage. Miss Matilda Illi was struck in the eye by a sky rocket at Relief Park last evening. Dr. Angell will lecture on the European Eastern question Friday night at Tappan hall. Marshal Moore has comrnenced decorating the interior of the Ann Arbor Opera honse.. The upholstenng firm of Camp & Kauffmann have received a car load of conch frames. Charles Schneider on Monday night lit the wrong end of a sky rocket and had his fingers badly burned. The lot of Miss Sophie Schmid, on S. Ashley st. , opposite the Ann Arbor depot,is being graded and sodded. City Marshal Gerstner reported 21 arrests during the month of June for which the city receives $11.85 in officer's fees. Maj. W. C. Stevens, of Ingalls st., has been erecting a cottage at Whitmore Lake this week near the Lake house and upon the banks of the lake. The Ann Arbor road yesteraay sold 835 whole tickets and 80 halves to Whitmore Lake. So far as can be ascertained no accident happened to any passenger. On motion of Aid. Brown at the council meeting the board of public works was directed to advertise for bids for a storm sewer on Huron st. Aid. Koch voted no. A Pole in Jackson, who wants to return to Poland, has sold his household goods for $50 with his wife thrown in, possession to be given Aug. 1, the date he starts for Poland. A little four year old Jackson girl named Mary Dittes died Monday from a peanut slipping down her throa while she was laughing. She died before medical aid reached her. Gruner & Lutz are about to overhaul the interior of their store and make a number of improvements. The counters will be taken out and new furniture put in and the display windows enlarged. Died at the home of her sou-in-law, Prof. J. B. Davis, at 9:16 a. m., July 4, Mrs. Ehsabeth Folley Baldwin. widow of the late Joseph Dorr Baldwin, of this city. Notice of funeral aereafter. David T. Moore died in Ypsilanti Monday, at the residence of his daughter Mrs L. H. Bush, after a long illness. He was 85 years old and had lived in Ypsilanti for 10 years, moving there from Manchester. Lawrence Olsaver, of Webster, died today aged 87 years. He died of general debility. The funeral will be held from the house on Friday at 10 o'clock and the interment will be in the Hamburg cemetery. He was the oldest settler in Webster township. Edwin Ford, an old resident and business man of Saline, died Sunday night, age 71 years. He built the Mooreville Methodist church in 1856, the Saline Methodist church in 1857 and the Dixboro Methodist church in 1858. He was a prominent Mason. On late trolley car from Ypsilanti last evening, a young man sitting on the step had his head badly hurt. He leaned out and a picket fence struck his head. Hè became quite sick at his stomach, and ït was thought his injuries were serious. He got off the car at William st. The Germán M. E. Sunday school had a very pleasant picnic yesterday afternoon in the old bath house grove on N. Seventh fit. The young folks played games and enjoyed the many eatables. The pastor of the church showed that since his college days he had not forgotten his skill as a ball player. Rev. Horace M. Gallup, a resident of Ypsilanti for the past 15 years, is dead. He was born in New York State in 1826, and was pastor of the Baptist churchs at Grass Lake and Saline before coming to Ypsilanti. He leaves a widow, one daughter, Mrs. J. J. Hansen, and one son, Frederick L. Gallup, assistant cashier of the First National Bank of Ypsilanti. The two men who wre arrested Sun day night on suspicion of being connected with the murder of John Casler, of Flint, were yesterday releaeed. They were the parties that the telegram from Durand called for, but the sheriff of Genessee connty upon thorough investigation decided there was not enough evidence to hold them. There is a new theory in regard to the murder. On Monday evening Cari Baner grand baden and Gnstave Zindler grand secretary of the D. O. H. in" stalled the officers of Geiraauia Lodge, No. 467, D. O. H. Tbey were : Lonis Kurz, ober baden ; Williain Leocht, nnter baden ; Lonis Faber, secretary, Edward Stoll, treasurer, and Albert Lutz, cashier. After the work was completed the ladies of Friendship Lodge served a banquet. Toasts were given and a general good time was enoyed. Geo. Wilson was brought before Jnetice Doty charged with being drunk and disorderly on the glorions Fourth. He was charged up by his honor with 6.18 or 10 days. He took the 10 days. Alphonse Lemblie was brought before the judge charged with assault and battery on a small boy named Albert Peiski. He kicked the boy and hnrt him badly. He was fined $10 and costs or 30 days. He was before the judge about a month ago charged with being drunk and received 15 days. Three civil snits were also heard. This is a pretty small grist for the next day after the Fourth. Bnt then niany people were out of the city. In the' chancery case of Margaret Gallagher vs. Philip Dnffy and Micnael Dnffy, heard by Jndge Kinne last week Philip Duffy has flled an affidavit tuat after the hearing he had a conversation with his brother Edward Duiïy who called his attention to a quit claim deed that be-faad teceived from his sister. He went home and after making a diligent seaieii among bis papers he 'ound a quit claim deed given by Margaret Duffy. A copy of the deed s appended to the affidavit. This deed s dated Jnly 16, '67, and given to liicbael and Philip Duffy, for her unlivided one-third interest in the farm n question the consideration being !500. It is witnessed by Edward Duffy ut not acknowledged or recorded. Mr. iuffy therefore asks f or leave to present more testimony in the case. From Thursdav's Daily Arv'us. 51 rs. J. O. Schryver, has broken ground Lor a new house on E. Univerity ave. Judge V. H. Lañe has let a contract 'or a $4,000 residence on Forest ave. :o Jacobus & Son. Bert H. Laubengayer, of Scio, had a ïappy Fourth of July, welcoming a handsome girl baby. Charles Pike, for 20 years a Michigan Central conductor had a leg ampuated at Jackson tor gangerene. The funeral services of Edwin W. Tord, oí Saline, were held yesterday, ;he Masonic burial service being nsed. A pawn broker in our neighboring city of Jackson has at various times ought back 21 coats whioh have been tolen from him. The large JWeidemann cottage at Whitmore Lake has been engaged by a arge party from Cleveland, Ohio, for he next two months. A son ot A. W. Dwelle was struck by a baseball at the Fourth of July cele)ration in Grass Lake and was rendered unconscious for some time. The former residence of Alanson Moore, No. 214 H. Thayer st., will be ompletely remodeled by its present wner, Judge Noah W. Cheever. Coroner Watts was called to Ypsianti yesterday on the matter of the ittle girl, Gertrude Alford, who died rom injuries received from her burnng dress. An opening is being cut into the Haler block, corner of Liberty and Main ts. for the purpose of putting in a arge plate glass window. The store will be occupied by Staebler the grocer. Justice JJoty tied the knot which binds yesterday for Gto. Win. McArthur, of Ovid, and Mrs. Leafy H. iimball, of this city. The judge neglected a part of his duty, however, or he denies Hobsonizing the bnde. The brick block built by Charles iayser ou N. Fourth ave , adjoining Wnrster & Kirn's camage shop, is one of the most handsome business Dlocks in the city. The appearance of the front is very pretty and shows much taste. Ella A. Bischoff, the four months old daughter of Joseph and Katherine Bischoft', of 1523 Pear st., Korthside, died last night of cholera infantum, after but a few hours illness. The funeral will be held from the house on Friday and the interment will be in ?air View. The Ypsilauti and Anu Arbor golf clubs have Consolidated and have subscnbed funds for the erection of a club ïouse. The Rice property about midway between the two cities has been eased for a site, and plans for the club juilding are being drafted. The memership of the new organization is 60, and this number will be greatly increased after the new quarters are ready. Many persons remarKasto the quickness of the passing of the cherry seaBon this year. The trouble is not that the erop nas been hort but that because of ;heir cheapness they are not being marketed at all. There are oceans of ;hem but they are not being picked. Harvesting is crowding on the farmers so rapidly along with haying that time is too valuable to be used in marketing cherries at $1 a bushel. A dispatch has been received from Prof. J. B. Davis stating that he and his wife would arrive at home this evening. After the death of Mrs. J. D. Baldwin, her daughter, Mrs. Ebenezer Wells, tried to comrnunicate with her Eister Mrs. Davis and husband at Beaver Island. She conld not reach them by telegraph, so she by telegraph yesterday chartered a tug at Charlevoix to carry'a message to Beaver Island. Margaret A. Morrell, of Ann Arbor, by her solicitors Cavanaugh & Wedemeyer, has íiled a bilí asking íor a divorce from her hnsband George F. Morrell. She alleges that she was married Dec. 3, 1883, at the villagt) of Shaftsbnry, Shiawassee county. They lived together until Jniy 1, 18t8.' She charges her husbanü with crüelty in not providing for herself an3 child Clifford G. Morell aged 11 years. She has to 'support herself by keeping boarders. She also charges her husband with using bad language and striking her.