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Day
15
Month
September
Year
1899
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Public Domain
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George Moore's horses spilled kerosene oil from Ann St. to William st. , yesterday in a runaway. The painting of the Aprill block occupied by John Koch was done by ü. O. Sorg and presents a handsome appearance. Dr. Charles B. Nancrede and family are moving into the new house bulit by Mrs. Bond, corner of Thayer and S. University ave. Cards are out announcing the wedding of Miss Beta Weinmann and William Seyfried to take place Thursday evening at the residence of the bride's mother, Mrs. A. Doretha Weinnnaann, No. 219 E. Washington st. The Ann Arbor Arbeiter Verein last evening decided to celebrate their annual anniversary on Thursday evening, November 2. John Meyer, Titus F. Hutzel and Juhua Loreke were appointed as a committee to arrange a pian for the celebration. There are now six Japanese students in the city, and they expect that there will bc an increase of three or four more of their countrymen hrre this year. At least one more JpaoesB will be here. He is on his way now. His name is K. Nakamura, and his home is in Tokio, Japan. Chris. Seyfried went to Whitmore Lake today to appear before Justice Moss on a charge of selling liquor to a young man named Van Fleet on a certain Sunday last April. The young man came from Brighton and the complainant was laid betore a justice of this county and as near Brighton as possible. Fred Frey, of Lima, was in the city yesterday with some very sore toes. In building a cellar for a new house, while unloading a stone boat, a large stone lolled over his foot, badly bruising the toes of the right foot. Mr. Frey's physician has advised him to rest for a week but this is a great punishment for a man with such an active spirit. Mr. Frey expects to build his house next year. "Yes," said a gentleman who was in business in this city hve years ago, "I believe in advertising. The first year I was in business in Ann Arbor my partners and myself spent $400 in advertising. We did a good business and made money. One of our partners objp.cted to the expense so vigorously that the nexC year we only spent $'5 on advertising. The effect was that our business was cue down oub half and we made no money. I got out of the business. " From Wednesday's Daily Argus. The trespass case of Paris Banfield vs. Isaac Perrine has been appealed to the supreme court. All the Methodist ministers who were in the county last year are retorned to their charges this year. Matriage license issued: John Nichols, 39, Jackson, and Ricka Schnearle, 'S, Ann Arbor. Acting Asst.-Surgeon F. W. Palmer, of Jackson, a former Washtenaw boy, has been ordered to San Francisco, for assignment to duty, which probably means to go to Manila. There were 2,755 deaths in Michigan in August, which is ÍJ56 more deaths than in July, the major part ot the increase fieing in the death of children under one year of age. The dates of the Ypsilanti Horse Fair, trotting, pacing and rnuuing meeting are Oct. 10, 11,12 and 13. H. P. Oiover, president; R W. Hemphill, treasurer; Ude Russ, secretary aud Warren Lewis, assistant secretary. The artist, A. L. Alexander, has completed and deüvered a bust portrait of Hon. A. ,1. Sawyer. Air. Sawyer is very much pleased with Mr. Alexander's work. He has great talent and deserves a large patronage. Ann Arbor will be represented at the Uewey Day celebration at New York, Sept. 25. W. H. Butler und Dr. Morton are in training for chest expansión so that they can holler as load as any other delegatioti to honor the Hero of Manila. They expect to leave for their trip in a few days and are trying to induce Dr. A. O. Nichols to accompany them with his stentorian voice. Among the numerous and handsome improveaients which have been made to both the exterior and interior of the Cook house, the landlord has as yet neglected to give that old and time honored iixture, the Hoa. Ezra Benton Norris, a inujh needed whitewashing. The case of the People vs. Ella Robinson for assaulc and battery upon Officer Marvin Davenport was dismissed today upon the payment of costs by tbe defendant. Her atforneys stated that she had rather pay the eosts than be obliged (o have her tnother come into court. Secretary Colburn, of the University School of Music, has received a postal card from Director A. A. Stanley, dated at Antwerp, Sept. 1. He writes that Mrs. Stanley, his daughter and himself vfill sail the nest day for America. Miss Stanley will become one of Prof. Alberto Jonas' pupils. The Ann Arbor depot was reopened today for business. It is very handsome and much more convenient than formerly. The public will appreciate the improvements. General Manager Ashley takes particular pride in the Ann Arbor decot as this station does the largest passenger business on the raad. Two Ann Arbor physicians will take part in an important meeting of health officers of Michigan in Grand Rapids, Oct. 20 27. Dr. F. G. Novy will take part in the discussion of Bacteriology m its relation to the public health. Dr. V. C. Vaughan will talk upon typhoid and will give the jneeting the benefit of his research upon the spread of typhoid fever aujong the soldiers in the recent war with Spain At the meeting of the school board last evening, Superintendent Slauson reported that Roy S. Smith, who bad been an assistant in chemistry in the high scbool 1 sr ypar at a salary of 140 a year, hul accepted a position in Colgate Sen umry at a salary of 900 a year. Of course the board couldn't expect a $900 man to continué for 140 and oumotion of Mr. Mack tbe committee on directors were directed to secare &n assistant in chemistry to supply.Mr. Smith's place. Yesterday 35 feet of 12 inch casing was driven in the campus well, when the 10 inch casing was used. The total depth reached last night was 45 feet. Head Driller Sraiht reports the bottom of the casing still in quick sand. The operation of addicg a piece of casing is a most interesting operation. Head Driller Smith and assistant and helper handle a large piece of casing without any difficulty by using the power of heir engine in a simple and labor savmg manner. Without it the labor oí' niue stout men would be required. The agility displayed by Assistant Driller Holz in skinning down a piece of pipe from the second story to the derrick is surprising. Yesterday was a gala day for Dundee Knights of Pythias. Milán K. of P. attended in full force, accompamed oy the Milan band and a large number of ladies. There were field sports and amusements on the fair grounds; horseracing, running races, a íive-mile bicycle race against a running horse, which was won by the horse in thir:,een roinntps and forty-two seconds; a Daseball game between members of the Dundee and Milan lodges was won by Dundee, 22 to 11. After lodge work last evening a banquet was beid in the opera hoase for members of the order and tbeir ladies, over 150 partaking. There was also an open air concert by ;he Dundee and Milan bands during the evening. Many business houses were bandsomely decorated for the occasion. From Thursday's Daily Argus. R. VV. Benz opens a feed barn on the corner of Ashley and Huron st. Oct. i. He will also open a ten cent barn at that time. The Athletic Association of the University will issue its own score card this fall, and all other matters of this nature will be private schemes. The last of the series of Sunday evening union services will be held under the auspices of the Woman's Christiaa Temperance Union, Sunday evening, September 1 7 1 h , in the M. E. church of this city. Mrs. E. M. Sill, who has resided at No. 1321 Wilmot street, while her daughter, Miss Lucie A. Sill. attended the literary department of the University, has returned to Chicago, where Miss Sill has accepted a position in one of the high schools to teaeh Greek, Latin and history. The suspense of the Unitarian church people has at last ended by the arrival of the new carpet which should have been here three weeks ago. All the other repairs of the church have long been done. But the work of putting the carpet down is so great that the opening service has been postponed until September 24th, one week from next Sunday morning. Rev. Joseph H. Crooker will then preach on "Glad Tidings, Old and New."