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Schlemmer Bros, of the Ann Arbor Fluff Rug factory had a handsome float in the Labor Day procession in Toledo yesterday. The reoeipts of the state of Michigan during the past year from university lanits were $2,534.31. The state now holds only 40 acres of niiiversity lanas. The last oí the Snnday evening union service, Sept. 17, will be held under the auspices of the W. C. T. U. Speaker, Dr Blodgett, pastor of the M. E. churcb, Detroit. The annnal picmo of St. Andrew's Sunday school will be held on Thursday of this week at Campbell's grove on the motor road. The children will start from idarris hall at 10 o'clock. The censas of the school children in the city now shows 3,073 children witb still 50 honses to hear from. Secretary Mills of the board tninks the total number may go from 75 to 100 more tnan last year. William Aprill, of Scio. was in the city Saturday. He has a large vineyard which looks very promising. He says the grapes have ripened so early tuis year and were as far advanced as otner years on St-pt. 10. The meetings of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union will reopen Thursday., Sept. 14, at 3 p. m. in rooms over the post office. The progam will be condncfced by tbe superintendent of scientific temperance instruction, Mrs. Williams. A citizen of the Second ward wishes it stated that if tbe dogs on Second st. are not shut up at night, tüere will be some dead ones iu the morning. He is tired of getting up at night and appearing on the streets in dishabille to quiet thbir kuise. Interest in the Young Men's Christaian Association does not seem to lag. The report comes to bs that three apphcations for membership were banded in at the close of their meeting Sunday, while the attendance showed an increase of 40 per cent over the average for the summer, The office of the Ann Arbor Brewing Co. , was entered Sunday morning between the hours of 1 and 2 a. m. When Ernest Rebberg, the president, entered the office be found the uioney arawer broken open the three pay envelopes containing 31.20 in money and $19.80 in loose rnoney in the dráwer, a total of f41 was stolen. It is be lieved some one acquainted with the premises was the thief. Prom Thursdav's Daily Argus. A sidewalk has been ordered on the south side of Piospect street. The front and interior of Jacob Laubengayer's butcher shop on S. Main st. is receiving a handsome coat of paint. The Ann Arbor druggists are raaking quite a reputation.. The people along the Ann Arbor line are sending for medicines almost daily.. There were ramors last evening among the small buys that the tiger at Staebler's grocery had escaped from its cage and was at large. It is so fierce looking tbat if alive a small boy wonld be a most desirabJe dessert for the creature. C. S. Turner, a well known character, of Milán, and George LamDert a chimney sweep, were brought to the jail last evening by Deputy Sheriff Luxton. Justice Boyle, of Milan, sentenced them to 10 days imprisonment for being drunk and disorderly. The Daily Argus acknowledges the receipt of an invitation to attend the Bondee Fair to be held Sept. 19, 20, 21 and 22. One feature of this fair is well known among horsemen. It has one cf the finest racetracks in the state, which naturally is a great attraction. If this traok could be transferred to Ann Arbor the natives would astonished. Few people in Ann Arbor fully apprecíate the enterprise and good work done by the Ann Arbor Fluö Rug Factory. George Schlemmer, of SchlRui roer Bros., returned yesterday from na extended trip through Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. He appointed agents and got orders. He left on the ovening train for Toledo, where the firrn has a booth at the Elks fair. 1 Parents should note that hereaftei boys nncierie years of age will not be allowed in the Y. M. C. A. rooms after 6 p. iu. ïhe association directors find that their facilities are too limited to accommodate the boys at the time when the larger number of their members frequent the rooms. They also believe that parents generally do not care to have their boys encouraged to spend the evenings downtown. J lüdward Maul, of Rockport, 111., who has been appointed professsor of mathematics at the newly built normal school at Marquette, has matiy friends ia Ann Aibor. He is a hard worker as was shown when he took both high school and university work at the same time. He is a '93 lit, During his stay in Ann Arbor he was an activ , worker in the Episcopal Sonday schoo He deserves all tne success he is receiving. A Daily Argus subscriber says "The people of Ann Arbor do no know what they nave in Cedar Ben Avenue. I took a number of friend around the road a few day,s reeen tl and they were very enthusiastic. Th glimpses of scenery, the river and cit are beautiful. It could be made as fa ahead of Belle Isleas Belle Isle ïsahea of the flat on which the new gas bons is being built. My guests wer astounded. With a little more mone great imrovements would be a good investmenc for the city." Jacob Reichert, of Scio, president o tht) Germán Farmers Mutual i'ire Insurance Co., and wife are home trom their month's visit in California. Mr Reichert reports having had a delightful trip. His brother-in-law, Mr Belmet, at Cmpbell, with whom he visited, has a farm of 40 acres all plantea to fruit. This year he will receive 100 tons of prunes, which shrunk abont one-half in drying. He has olive, Jbi'nglisli w.-.lnnt, orange and lemon trees on Jjis land. Mr. Reichert picked ( ranges from trees that were ripe lasr .üanuary and still living on the trees. He visited the big trees and stood in the hollow of the tree on which Gen. Fremont camped in 1843. They spent two days in San Francisco, where thev saw the sea lions at the seasbore, and the other sights. Mr. Reichert likes California in ruaDy respects, but thern are some things that he does not fancy. The people are very pleasant there, but they are not as well acquainted with each other as in this country. The coantry is more like a big city, so far as the people aie concerned. From Thursday's Daily Argus. Gruner & Lintz, the shoeruen, are remodeling the interior of their store. Judge Victor H. Lane, of this city, was one of the speakers at the dfidication of the Hillsdale court house yesterday. Anu Albor Commandery, No. 13, Knights Templáis, will attend the grand opening of Knights Templars in Canada at Windsor, in a body Sept. 19. The funeral services of the infant daughter of Martin Welch, of Third st were held yesteraay afternoon. The intertment took place in St. Thomas' cemetery. A handsome cement walk has been laid by J. M. Perkms in front of bis residence on Broadway. This is the pioneer cement walk luid on the Noith Side. The regular work oc St. Andrew's Sunday school vill be resumed next Sanday. It is extremely important that all ecoolars shonld be on hand to get their lessou books. During the past week the Ann Arbor Electric Light Co. has made connections with tl e two Cornwell houses on Kingsley st. , Glass' shoe store and the iwo Haller stores on E. Liberty st. to be occupied by Hendrick's Milliuery. lotice has been given by Jacob Ganzzhorn, inspector oí diseased fruit trees in the city, to 20 property holders to destroy 258 paach trees which have the yellows. There were six orchards having over 1,000 trees each exatnined besides individual trees in yards. The New State Telephone Comparare átringing wires from Byron to Howell and the work is almost cornpleted. This will give Owosso subscribers of that company better connection with the south including Howell and Ann Arbor. - Owosso American. L The first frame house ever built in Ann Arbor has been torn down by Robert Benz, to inake way for a fine agricultural implement warehouse to be built on the lot, corner of W. Huron and Ashley sts. The history of this house was published in the Argne recently. The upright posts of the center of the building were 10 by 12 inches, and all the sleepers only hewed on oiie side. The building did not shake.