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Day
18
Month
August
Year
1899
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Public Domain
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TO NORTHVILLE- The Detroit, Plymouth and Northville electric railway will be completed by Sept. 1. NEW CONTRACT- O. O. Sorg has reoeived contract for frescciug the new Pressbyterian cbnrch at South Lyon. It will, when finishud b a very fine building. GOES TO HAWAII- It is now said that Representative Charnberlain of the university cnmmittee iu tho last legislature, better known as "the tall pine," is to go to Hawaii as TT. S. attorney. SOCIAL DANCE- The members of the Harugari Maennerchor are making special efforts to make their dance to be given in Germania hall, Aug. 34, a great success. The Cheqnamegon orchestra will fnruish the music. INJUNCTON ISSUED- An injunction was ifgued by Circuit Conrfc Commissioner Tracy L. Towner, of Ypsi lanti, in the divorce case of Ann Miller vs. Isaac Miller, to restrain Isaac frota disposing óf his property. An affidavit had been filed by the cumplainant that Circuit Jndge Kiune was out of the city. PIONEER DIED- The funeral services of Ira B. Hitchcock, ooe of the old pioneers of York township, was held yesterday afternoon, Rev. Mr. Rsimer officiating. Mr. Hitchcock was 91 years of agp. He owned land iu the county as early as 1835. His wife died some years ago. Three sons, Harvey, Lee, Alonzo and one daughter, Lovetta, survive him. IS APPEALED- Attorneys Lehman Bros. & Stivers have appealed to the snpreme court the chaucery case of George W. Hayes vs. the Ypsilauti Business Men 's Association. This is the case of a boy being run over by the sprinkliug wagou and settled at the time. Jndge Kinne decided there was no canse to disturb this settlement. The grounds for the appeal are fraud in the settlement and misrepresentation and clams that the father was over reached. HOBSE LOST Julius Laneoerg, of Scio post office, was in the city yesterday trying to get track of his horse that rau away Saturday evening. The horse was tied in front of John G. Fischer's meat market on W. Huron st. and in some way unsnapped the rope to which he was attached. The horse ran west to Rohde's sheds wber;t the wagon was overtnrnea and #roken up. The horse with the shafts ran between two moving frieght trains of the Ann Arbor road. The horse was seen three miles west of the city still running. A BIRTHDAY PARTY- John Freflerick Ktierle, of Saline township, on Sunday celebrated his 66th birthday anniversary ip he midst of his children aud grandchildren and a few invited friends. The tables almost groaned witb all the good things provided for the gupsta. Anioug the children pres ent was his son Herman Stielre, of Ann Arbor. Julius Trojanowski, wife and daughter Ella, and John Trojanowski, of this city were also present. The day was greatly enjoyed by everyone. They all hoped that Mr. Stierle may long be preserved to his family and enjoy good health. A GRAET SUFFEKER- Samuel Laubengayer, of Lima, died this morning aged 45 years. The funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 11 o'clock at the Salem Lutheran church at Weinsberg The deceased was the son of Frederick Laubengayer, of Scio. He was a great invalid. havinsr been confined to bis bed for 19 years. For the last 18 years he waf blind. He was very bright and always knew his iriends and was grateful for the sympathy and atteniion shown him by everyone. He was very well known among the Germaos, verty many of whom tried to practically help the great sufferer. He will now rest from all his suffering. Subscribe for tbe Argus-Democrat. I From Wednesday's Daily Argus. NEW OFFICE-L. D. Carr can now be fonnd with Lehman Broa. & Stivers wbere he bas ooated bis offioe. UNION SERVICES - The Union Service next Sunday evening will be at the First M. E. chnroh. Sermón by Rev. Dr. Young of the Baptist chnroh. PROBATED AN ESTÁTE- A petition has been filecl in thH probate court asking that an admiuistrator be appointed tor the estáte of Elvina Waterbury, of Ypsilanti cowuship. QUARTER SAWED OAK- The Michigan Fnrnitiire Co. has received a very fino carload of quarter sawed oak from Ühio. AN INDIAN BAND- An Indiau Band of 19 piecns from Mt. Pleasant took the eluctric line here for Detroit this rnorning. CAJRRIED UP- A bilí of exceptions in the case of the Toledo Ice Uo. vs. Frank Mnngej, has been liledf in tne county clerks office. THREE BIOYCLES- The city pólice yesterday restored three bicyclea to their owners, who had forgotten tbeui and left them standing out all night on the street. Cigars were in order. CLOSED FOR THREE DAYS- The Michigan Furmture Co. shnts dovvu tomorrow for the rest of the -week in accordance with a petition of the hands who wished to attend the Germán Day exercisea in Saline. PRIVATE OFFICE- The increasing law business of Cavanaugh & Wedemeyer has made it necessary for each to have a private office. To this end the room formerly occnpied by L. D. Carr is dow n'tted up and occupied as a private office by W. W. Wedemeyer. A STAG PARTY- A stag party was held at tho U. of M. boat honse on tbe river last evening. It was a happy party and refreshmeuts of all kinds were served, thp party breaking up at an early hour. 'I hosa present were from all over the cirv, ont the north side was liberally presented. DEATH OF MRS. SPOONER- Mrs. Thomas Spooner, nee Smith, of Geddes, aged 84 years, died yesterday. Funeral Friday afternoon at late residence. She was born near Moulton, Lincolnshire, England. Sno with her husband carne to Ann] Arbor about 1850. IS IT RAFFTREY- A man giving his name as Cole was arrested by Detective High in Detroit this morning for stealing eight bicycles. The sheriff went to Detroit to sce if he could identify him as Rafïtrey, the Zukey Lake engineer, who was released from jail bere July 14. . HEARD AND ALLOWED- The 5rial account of George Coe. , administrator oi the estáte of Isaac Suddaby, deceased, of York, was heard by Judge of Probate .Newkirk yesterday and alowed, all the heirs consenting. The estat'3 consisting oí real estáte was assigued to the heirs who divided it up xmong themselvBS. KNIGHTS COMING - Corunna Cornmundery have made arrangements to spend uext Tuesi3ay, Ang. 23, at Whitmoie Lake. Tbey will' be accompanid by their ladies and frieods. Their band will give a concert from 4 to 5 o'clook. Drill cali will sound at o :30 p. m. and assembly at 6 o'olock. SHARÜN IS IN IT- Part of Sharon townsbip enjoys the benefit of free raral delivery. A ronte has been established at Grass Lake running out on tho Sbaron road tbree miles into Sbarou, south a mile to the Haselschwerdt chnrch and back to Grass Lake. The route is 22 miles long aud Jarnes O. Raymond has been appointert carrier at $400 a year. A DISPUTED MARRIAGE- The examination into the sanity of Alfonso Markham, of Ypsilanti, was yesterday adjourned by Judge Newkirk for one ■week. Markhara is the man who claims to be married to a woman who deuies the fact, and does not want to be annoyed by his iollowing her The pareuts of Markham Jive in Augusta. PLYMOUTH PAIR- H. J. Baker, secretary of the Plymouth l'air Association, evidentiy means businses. He has sent an iuvitation to the Argns to attend the 15th annual fair to be held Sept. 19, 20, 21, 22. There is nothing small about the initation either as it inclndes the grand stand, which will give the sporting editor of the Argus a good chance to renort the races and rnake bis bets. From Thursdav's Dailv Arjus. A NEW ARRIVAL- Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Stoll, of W. Washington st, greeted a little girl at their house yesterday rnorning. THE MEDICAL CLUB- The Ann Arbor Medical club held a very enthueiastic meeting in Dr. Breakey's office last evening. HAD $8,000 INSURANCE- John R. Miner's agsncy had $3,0ü0 of the insurance on the Silver Lake Ice Co. 's houses which burned at Hamburg yesterday. EXTRA PA Y- The Yosemite boys, gome of whorn were from Anu Aroor, will get two ruonthg' extra pay. The claims have just been approved by the war ctepartment. OUT OP TOWN - Many people are out of the city today owiug tothe Bethlehem church excursión, Germán Day at Saline aud the band tournament in Detroit. FUNERAL SERVICES- The funeral services of Freeman Galpin, of Superior, will be held tomorrow, Friday, at 2 o'clock p. iu. His rsmaius will be iutcrred in the family burial cemetery. TURNED HIS ANKLE-J. D. Ryan hmps today, haviug turned bis aukle by stepping into a hole. ABSENT FROM ÏHE OFFIOÈ- Conuty Olerk Schtih has uot been seen at his office in the court houe ince Monday. As he is capablo of looking out for himsülf no alarm is feit. A BIG YKARJDING-Jobn G. Fischer, the bntcher ou W. Huron st. , killed a year old sheep which dressed 88 ponuds. lt %vus a full blooded Sbropshire sbeeep. He cousiders this pretty good for a yearling. ANOTHER DIVORCE- Mrs. Grace Kcernig bas filed a snit for divorce from her hosband Charles Koernig. She sets up that she ia of the age of J 9 years and upward, tbat they were married at Clinton, Sept. 27, 1898, and lived together nntil Aug. 10, 1899, and that tbey have one son now eight months old. She charges bim witb exxtreme cruelty, striking her, being out late nights, and leaving her alone witb her child all mgbt while he took a girl to a dance in Tipton