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Day
4
Month
August
Year
1899
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ü. S. APPOINTBE- Clarence W. Noble, of this city, has been appointed clerk in the coast and geodetic survey at a salary of $720 a year. AN AIDB-DE-CAMP- John W. Wise,' of YpslJanti, has been appointed an aid-de-camp by Department Comniander PeaJer of the Michigan G. A. K. JUDGMENT GIVEN- Circuit Court Commissioner W. H. Murray yesterday rendered a judgment of restitution in the case of Daniel Forbes vs. Samuel Taylor. A 100 REWARD- The Washtenaw Farmers' Mutual Fire Insurance Co. Jüas offered a reward of $100 for the detection of the incendiary of the L. D. Alley barns in Dexter township. THE COUNTRY CLUB- The Country Club house between Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti has the frame up and is being enclosed. It will make a good looking building. The golf links are excellent. SUNDAY TRAVELERS- The Ann Arbor road on Sanday sold at its office in this city 85 tickets for Toledo and 119 for the iish train. The excursión train had ten cars loaded down with people for Toledo. THE CONTRACT LET- The contract for carrying the mails from the depots to the post office has been relet to Lew Miller, the present carrier, the new contracts being signed yesterday, There were nearly two dozen bidders. EMANCIPATION DAY- Three carloads of colored people from YpHilanti reached Detroit a httle atter 8.0'clouk this morning on their way to Windsor to celebrate emancipation day and a ntimber of cars which followed were lnarlprl. BIG OAT CROP- Lew Miller, the mail contractor, has been farming in York this snxnmer. He was in the city yesterday afternoon and stated that nis 25 acres of oats will yield 60 bushels to the acre. The yield in York will be very heavy. BARN BUILDING- Christian Helber, the carpenter of W. Huron st., left this morning for Lodi, to finish up the barn of Charles Jahnke. On Saturday he finished the barn of Michael Kaercher. It was 4-0 by 70 ftjet with gamble roof and claimed to be the finest barn in Scio. CHELSEA BURGLARS- Burglars broke into a number of places in Chelsea early Sunday morning. They broke into the blacksmith shop of Schumacher & Son, the carriage shop of Faist & Co., and the saloon of Fred Heller. At the saloon they rifled the money drawer and helped themselves to a quantity of whiskey and cigars. TAKEN TO DEARBORN- A domestic named Emma Weller was taken from Ypsilanti to St. Joseph's retreat at Dearborn last evening. She was 18 years old and lived in Bridgewater, a strong, healthy looking girl who took two men to hold her. She was a raving maniac and talked and struggled incessantly. It was a pitable spectacle. HE WAS UNHURT- A young man on the 5:15 electric car from this city to Detroit attempted to alight from the front of the car just before reaching Ypsilanti, while the car was in motion. He went whirling through the air alighting in the sand and rolling over. He was unhurt and brushing the sand from his clothes and recovering his hat he boarded the car again. THE WEBSTER CHURCH- Rev. Dr. Warren, of Lansing, will occupy the pulpit nt the Webster Congregational church on Sunday nest, Aug. ö, roorning and evemng. At the evening service Dr. Warren will speak abone mission work in Michigan and will ïllustrate his remarks by stereopticon views. A cordial invitation to all, especially to those not ih the habit of attending rftlipinns sfirvinpH SAILED THE SAME DAY- The old saying íb that "great minds unite. '" It is a curious coincidence that; William Allaby, Steven Proctor and John Ross all sailed from England on the same day in May, 18-15. They were not all on the same sailing ship, however. They have all become respected citizens of Ann Arbor. They are now advanced in age Mr. Allaby being 76. Mr. Proctor 75 and Mr. Ross 7G. A NEW Abraham Ben Olie! has purchased the residence of Leroy L. Noble, 314 S. Fiïth ave., and will move his family here that his children may have the educational advantages of the city. He is a OhristaDized ,Tew of world wide reputation as a scholar and lecturer. He cara e directly from Montreal, but is only recently from Jerusalem. He will continue his platform work. Mr. Noble removes to EvaastOD, 111. LOST HIS FRÜG- The horse of Ransom Rouse, of Pittsfield, injured hiujself in a peculiar manner. He was tied on the barn floor to the door post. While standing tbere and pawing his foot canghtina hook attached to a rope and pulley used in unloadiug hay Ia his struggles to get free the horse broke the hook, which had been used all summer for unloading hay. Mr. Rouse removed the broken part of the hook from the horses foot. Dr. Dell, the veterinary surgeou who was called, removed the horse's frog. It is expeoted the horses will recover. From Wednesday's Daily Argus. Eli Moore, manager of the Ann Arbor Agricultural Co., left last evening for Chicago ana Milwankee. Miss Christine H. Halier is visiting for a few weeks with Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Krause at Macatawa Beach. CHOIR BOYS- Prot. R. Kempf, the choirmaster of St. Andrew's Episcopal chnrch, goes to Whitrnore Lake Satnrday with the vested choir boys for a 10 days' outing. They will be quartered in Wiedenmann's grove. STIPULAT1ON FILE- In the Catherine M. Fillmore vs. ths Great Cara of Maccabees et al. a stipulation was filed today that the amendment to the bill and to the answer be recieved without special order of the court. LAID TO REST- Rev. J. Mills Gelston, of the First Presbyterian church, officiau1 yesterday afternoon at the funeral services of Theophilis Porter, of E. Washington st. The remains were interred in the family burial lot in Forest Hill cemetery. The pall bearers were Moses Seabolt, Carlos Hili, Charles H. Worden and William Allaby, Jr. BIKTHDAY ANNIVERSARY- Last evening Miss Sophie Schmid, of 3. Main st. , gave her niece Miss Alma Schmid, of Manchester, who is visiting aer aunt, a delightfnl surprise, by ini?iting a few cousins and friends to pend the evning. It was in honor of Miss Schmid's birthday anniversary. Che young people spent pleasant hotirs í'ith muaic and social conversation. COMING HOME- John Goetz, Sr., has received a letter from his son-in-law Prof. J. A. C. Hildner who has been studying two years at Leipzig, Sa,ony, Germany. He' writes that he and the family would start for home Ang 1. They will visit relatives in Stnttgart, Wurternberg, until Aug. 12, wheii they will go down the Rhine and sail f rom Autwerp Aug. 19. BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION- William Hanke, of River Raisin, one of the oldest and best known citizens of Bridgewater, yesterday celebrated nis 78th bírthdáy. He is enjoying goor] health. Surrounded by bis family he spent a delightfnl day. Mr. Hanke has of ten taken a prominent part in local democratie politics. May He be loug spared to his family. OLD SOLDIER DIED- Robert Howlet, of No. 533 S. Main st., died last night aged 62 years. The tnneral services will be held at his late residence tomorrow morning at 8 o'clock a. m. aud the interment at Hamburg. The services will be in charge of the G-. A. R. He was an old soldier having been a member of Co. E, 23d Michigan Infantry. He enhsted at Hamburg. Robert Howlett carne to Aon Arbor with his son-in-law frotu Williamstou a year ago. H. W. Kverest, of Marión, Mass., who has been visiting his sister, Airs. Schoft, for the past three weeks, returned horue last eveuing. Mr. Eevrest was a resident of tbis city from '68 to '71. He first left Ann Arbor in 1847, ana after running a dry goods store iu Dexter went to California in 1852 with the gold seekers. He is now a prosperons real estáte agent selling seashore property and renting cottages on the seashore. A RELIO - Dr. Belser today present ed Judge Newkirk for his collection of relies, a vase picked np by birn near Amaro, Cuba, while wich Co. A. It was found in a juugle among what appeared to be remnants of hoiisehold atriclea evidently left by refnge Spaoiards hiding from the Oubans. ít bears tne following stamp: "Fabrica Malaga Hosoj Rodríguez. " Dr. Hale also added to the collection, a copper sheathed Spanish riflecartridge. i SUOOEBD DR. YEMANS- Dr. C. O. Yemans has resinged the position of medical director of the Ypsilanti sanitanum and has dispossed of the stock he held in the coiíipanj H will be succeeded by Dr. Leo Breisacher, of Detroit, a specialist iu diseases of the stomach. It is hinted that the break was cansed by mutual incompatibility of temperament between the doctor and the officials of the company. Dr. Yemans is a former resident of Detroit, but.will hereafter mako his home in Ypsilanti. IN PROBATE OOURT- Iu the probate court yesterday Judge Newkirk admitted tlie will of Martin Wedemeyer, deceased, of Lima. JVlrs. Aggie Wedemeyer the widow was appointed executrix. She is sole legatee. The estáte is estimateci at 1,200. The appraisers and commissioners appointed were John Wnster and Daniel Wackre. The will of Oatherine Kuebler, of Ann Arbor, was filed for probate. The will was drawn and exeouted iu '91 and sbe diod iu '98. Her recently deceasea husband John Kuebler was made sole legatee. On the latter's estáte Louise Wiuegar was appointed special From Thursday's Daily Argus. Theophilus Schmid spent today with M nchester relatives. Mrs. Ottmar Eberbacn and daughter Elsa. lef t for tít. Cathtrine, Out., today. Mrs. Fred Baner, of Chicago, and daughter, have retnrned to their hume af ter visiting at Mr. aud Mrs. Bernhard Bauers, of Emery. Miss Sadie Harntnnl. of Aun Arbor, left this morning ftr a week's visit with ner iriend Miss Nellie Stevens at the Lake honse Whitmorn Lake. Theophilus Sohmid and famüy, of Chicago, are the gnests of Mrs. Schmid's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hutzel, of Pittsfield. Miss Charlotte Hutzel, of W. Washington st., spent today at the Lake house at Whitmore Lake, the guest of Mr. and Mrs. William Webber, of Detroit. ROOF ON- The Country Club house ou the eleotric line has its roof on. The golf lnks are there and the members are investing in the various impliments of golf warfare. The Misses Emtna Schmid, of S. Fifth ave., aud her couein, Marie Kirchhofer, of Manchester, are expected home this evenmg from Bay View where they attendedthe assem bly. Lonis Yeager, a capitaMst of Lima, was in the city yesterday greeting friends. Mr. Yeager is stili enjoying sinlge blesseduess. From his appearance tha world is evidently usirig him weli. DAYS OP GRACE- After Aug. 15 delinquent uity taxpayers will have flve per cent added to their taxes. It they wish to save this they had better cali at once on City Treasarer Ltrick and pay up. DEATH OF MRS. HATCH- Mrs. Adaline Hatch. relict of tho late William Hatch, died yesterday ac her home, No. 33a E. Winiam st., aged 80 years, 7 monthB and 12 days. The funeral services will be held tomorrow. TWO DAILYS- Ypsilanti is going to have a good time if it is true that tbere will be another daily started there. We will probably have an opportunity to see the Daily Sentinel and the Evening Commercial eat eaoh other up. rLIVELYRUNAWAY- A horse attached to a laundry wagon ran away on Washtenaw ave. last evening. At the corner of N. anci E. Universifcy aves., the wagon strnck tbe corb and a ;ree and was tipped over and the dash joard broten. No one was injnred. ENJOYED IT MÜCH- Mrs. Sophie Hutzel. oí W. Washington st. , yesterclay eveuing. entertained at tea, íd houor of her grandnieces, the Misses Alma aud Lomse Schmid, of Manchester, a uuinber ot gran ddangh tors and granclnieces. Theyoung ladies enjoyod the evening and had a good time. WIL.L TEACH- Miss Lettie Carrol, mece of Kev. Lonis P. Goldriok, of Nortbfield, has acceptrcl a position to tpach the coming winter in Toledo. She expects to leave in September. The friends she has made in Northfield will regret to see her leave TOOK THE FCRNITÜRE- Adolph G. Ohristman has filed his aaswer to the divorce suit of his wife Millie Christman He charges that when she left him in Jannary she took all but $40 worth of the fnrnitnre. He don 't want to pav alimony as he only makes $7 a week and says she has SI, 500 worth of land. HAS REUOVERFD- Tim Fohey, of Northheld, was in the city today. A week ago when he went home fronj the ity his horses overturned the wagon od Mr. Fohey was caught between the wagon box and the fence. He was escned from his perilons position by a assing neighbor. He received no eiious injuries from the accident. WERB MARRIED- Walter Lowe. of Tiptou, Mich , and Miss Teressa Von Pfaff, of Northfield, were nnited in the holy bonds of matrimony yes terday morniug at 8 :H0 o'clook in St. Patrick's ctmrch, Northfield, Rev. Louis P. Goldrick offioiatiug. Miss Ellen McCabe, of Aun Arbor, acted as bridcsruaid and James Mason as best man. Mr and Mrs. Lowe left on the morning train south on the Ann Arbor road for Cleveland where they wiJl spend theii honeymoon. A BIG PICNIC- The Snnday school of Zion Lutheran church is enjoyingits regular annual picnic today. This afternoon Sunday School Superintendent Frederick Schmid, marshalled nis f orce 320 strong and rnnrched to Relief Park, where the exercises are being held. There were many of the parents of the children in line also. The children made a. 'fine appearance as they marched through tne streets. Each and every oue was as happy, probably, as he or she, ever will he. It ■was pictnred on every face. The exercises at the park consist of speaking by the pastor. Rev. Nicklas and others, exercises by the children and music. There is uo questiou but that the Snuday school wiU havfl a good time.