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Parent Issue
Day
13
Month
October
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
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Jacob Luick, of Lima, is reported to have broken his collar bone Saturday evening while returning from a visit to his daughter at Jerusalem. The funeral services of Charles Hinz, jr., will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at his fathers residence on Brown street and at 2:30 in Zion's Lutheran church. Frank Ayer, of the wholesale oyster flrm of Sterling & Ayer, on Friday last dropped a $10 bilí in front of Lamb & Spencer's grocery on State street. In an instant it was gone and he has not heard of it since. Work on the Huron street storm sewer has been started. Mayor Luick was inclined to veto it, but contractor Schneider stated that he was willing to wait six months for his pay and this will put the pavement over . until spring. Oscar Wheeler, of the Goodyear Drug Co., is deservedly earning the title of being a Nimrod. He has just returned from a little hunting tour of a few hours with 15 fox squirrels and two coons. "And it was a bad day for hunting too." Johnathan Sprague, left yesterday for Lansing to attend the Grand Encampment of the J. O. O. F. of Michigan. The flrst time Mr. Sprague attended a Grand Encampment wa8 in '4ít. He has attended every annual eneampment since, so that this one makes his üf tieth. Eighteen friends of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Seabolt assembled at their home last evening to congralutate them on the fifth anniversary oL their marriage. The evening was spent in pedro playing. This morning the guests of last eveniog sent them a handsome mahogany chair. Eugene Baldwin, has written to Attorney Nina P. King, that he has arrived safely at his home in Norrell, Mississippi after quite an adventure, yellow fever had assumed a maligiant type in Jacksonville and he had to get his trunk off the train drive across the country 18 miles to escape the quarantine. Dr. j. A. C. Hildner, is to teach the class in Conversational Germán in the Y. M. C. A. night school this winter. About 20 names have already been handed in for this course. Additional applicants will be placed on the waiting list and will be admitted if any of the others drop out. Prof. Louis F. Jocelyn , chairman of the eommittee on buildings anc grounds of the Ann Arbor Golf Club reports that the grounds are now ready for use. The club now lias a membership of ]25. A meeting of the members has been called for Priday evening at 8 o'clock, in Frieze memo rial hall, at the University School of Music. All the members are urged to be present. The funeral services of Miss Lottie Greenman daughter of Isaac Green man of the northside held at her late home Sunday were well attended They were held at her late residence, No. 1526 Broadway, Rev. W. M. Forest pastor of Disciples church ofliciated. Appropriate music was rendered by a quartet composed of Walter Taylor and wife, Ellen Gates and Eobert Hopkins. The remains were entered on Fairview cemetery. One of the leading tenors of the country at the present time is Harold Jarvis of Detroit. The intense earnestness which he throws into his singing filis the audiêuce with enthusiasm. His voice is rich, clear, has a wonderful range and is under his perfect control. The press throughout the state speaks of him in very flattering terms. Ann Arbor music lovers will be gratifled to know that Mr. Jarvis will appear in this city two week from tonight on the Y. M. A. star course, George H. Rhodes, ex-alderman of the fifth, is suffering f rom an attack of the hooping cough.fiiThis is his second attack he having had it in his youth. From Wednesday's Daily Argus. ï. A. Reader liad the misfortune to have his horse die on his hands yesterday while taking a load to Ypsilanti. Rev.'J.' Mills Gelston preached the sermón' Monday evening at the meeting of the Presbyterian Synod in Saginaw. The young ladies of the Northside have postponed their entertainment until next Monday night, Oct. 16, and it will befor the purpose of raising money fcto pirchase a chapel organ. The'rails for the new electric railway company from Kalamazoo to Battle Creek have been laid two-thirds of the way, and;: have reached ƒ Augusta. Cars will be running over Jthe entire line before winter. Samuel G. Haskell, son of Frank D. Haskell, formerly of this city,;died in Kalamazoo Monday, aged 13. He was a grandson of the late Dr. Haskell, a pastor of the Baptist church. He was a handsome boy and a great_favorite with his'companions. Officer O'Mara passed the office of W. W. Whedon in time last night to prevent what might have been quite a fire. The tip of the gas jet had fallen off and the flame reached the ceiling. The whole upstairsj of the building was filledfwith smoke, and the lock was brokeñin order to Jgainjentrance. The Ann Arbor Argus-Democrat is itself doing a little business in the trust line. It has bought the Ypsilanti Sentinel of M. T. Woodruff and will continue it in Ypsilanti. But if they make of.it as'good'a paper as the A-D there will be no 'kick registered because of the monopolistic feature, besides Woodruiï' has earned retirement. - Jackson Satva-ilayJSvening Star. The HaiiMicund-Post came uut today with a new head, and also as as the first issue of the paper by the Hausfreund-Post Publishing Company - a stock company recently incorporated. The company is officered as follows: Fred. H. Belser, president; Nathaniel Stanger, vicepresident; Theophilus Stanger, secretary and treasurer. The capital stock of the company is $5,000, and the three officers are the only stockholders, Theophilus Stanger having 270 shares, F. H. Belser 70, and N. Stanger 10. Mr. Theophilus,Stanger remains the editor and manager of the paper. The paper has been greatly improved and enlarged, and is now a ten-page paper. The new head is an allegorical one, representing industry, science, literature and humor, and the design is to make the Hausfreund-Post the representative Germán paper of the state. From Thursdav's Daily Argus. The next county teachers' examination will be held in Ypsilanti at the Cleary Business College on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 19 and 20. Rev. Florence Kollock Crooker will preach at the Unitarian church next Sundáy evening. Her subject will be, "Discovering One's Self. " Mrs. Luther D. Beecher, oí 523 Hill st. , died this morning of paralysis. She had been ill at her son's house for some time and passed away at the age of 75 yêars. The remains will be shipped to Onsted, Mich. Prof. L. P. Jocelyn, who is to teach the class in arithemetic in the Y. M. O. A. night school, promises to give full credit to those who pass the work in case they should wish to enter the high school later. About 25 men have already enrollad for this class. The lessons begin next Monday night at 7 o'clock. At the clinic of Dr. James N .Martin, professor of obstetrics and dis. eases of womeii, held Wednesday at the University hospital, five interesting cases were operated upon. The most diflicult case was the renioval of a 50-pound strangulated ovarían tumor. Such cases are comparatively rare. ín this case it had been turned two and a half time, and would have been fatal if not quickly removed. The patiënt is doing well and the prospects for her recovery are favorable. Rev. W. W. Wetmore, of W. Huron st.; returned last evening from Cadillac, where he offtciated at the niarriage of his son, Fred C. Wetmore, and Miss Cora M. Valentino. Miss Valentiue is a most estimable young lady, who has a large eircle of frieiids. Mr. Wetmore is a rising attorney, a gradúate of the law department of the university. He is grand master of the A. O. U. W. in the state. The many friends of Mr. Wetmore and Iride wish them the choicest blessings through life. Mrs. Lucy S. Orcutt di ed at her home just east of this city, Oct. 6, 1899. The funeral was held at the house at 2 :30 p. m. on Monday last, Rev. Joseph H. Crooker, of the Unitarian chucrh, conducting the service. Mrs. Orcutt's malden name was Lucy Aim Steary. She was born in West Stockbridge, Mass., Sept. 16, 1831. She married George W. Orcutt in Troy, N. Y., in 1850. They carne to Michigan in 1853. Mr. Orcutt died Aug. 13, 1892. Mrs. Orcutt was an estimable woman, much respected by her many friends. . Three children survive her : Mrs. George Glazier, of Ann Arbor town ; Mrs George A. Brown, who resides at Normal, 111,. and Miss Georgina Orcutt, who lives intheold home. Miss Orcutt gratefully remembers the friends who assisted her during the illness of her mother and who also sent floral offerings at the funeral.