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Dr. James B. Angell, president of the university, has returned from the east. He is looking very well and younger than ever.

The fish in Silver Lake are having a terrible time today and many have probably given up their lives. Dr. Louis P. Hall, Eugene Hall and Prof. Thomas A. Bogle left last evening for the late to fish.

A wheel was stolen on the campus last evening. Unless the thief returns the wheel to police headquarters, there may be an arrest.

A very pretty wedding took place, Thursday evening, at the home of the brides parents. The contracting parties were Miss Emma Gauss and Mr. Frank Graff, who were attended by Miss Amanda Graff and Mr. Philip Gauss. They will go to housekeeping immediately on W. Seventh street. Rev. Nicklas officiated.

The campus well is now down 110 feet and going towards China at a rapid rate. At a depth of 90 feet bluish clay was struck. The 10 inch casing is down 90 feet, In the court house well this clay was struck at a depth of 30 feet. The depth of the campus well is figured from the floor of the derrick. The difference between the altitude of the court house and the campus is 86 feet. Therefore the blue clay was encountered 26 feet sooner in the campus well, than at the former one. In that well the stratum of clay was 101 feet thick.

From Saturday's Daily Argus.

The case of Patrick Sheehey vs. Edward Cahill has been settled out of court.

Jas. H. Lepper's horse Grey Fred won the 2:25 trot yesterday and, as usual, Jimmie Flashlight came in second.

Mrs. Lucinda H. Stone, of Kalamazoo, celebrated her 85th birthday last Saturday. She is still a prominent contributor to the best magazines and periodicals.

The Good Government Club will present in its course this year the following: Prof. Jenks, of Cornell; Prof. Bemis, of Chicago; William Alden Smith, Attonrey-General Monnett, of Ohio; Mayor Jones, of Toledo; Don M. Dickinson, Samuel Gompers, and Senator Tillman of South Carolina.

At the meeting of the executive board of the Women's Christian Temperance Union at Mrs. Voorhees' last evening it was decided to hold a parlor meeting in the near future. This meeting will be held in a church parlor for convenience in carrying out the program, which will consist of a Japanese wedding service conducted by students from that far away country, also a tea party by the same students, according to the customs in their homeland. An admission fee will be taken and half the proceeds will go to Miss lonya, who is paying the expenses of her college education here, as well as supporting her aged mother in Japan.

Word has been received here of the death of Archibald Jobnson at tS.Paul, Minn.,from typhoid fever. He was married many years ago to Miss Marion Bliss, daughter of the late Calvin Bliss, of this city, who survive him.

From Monday's Daily Argus.

There have been eight applicants already at D. Cramer's office to get the Herman, Mills, Treadwell farms to work on shares.

The fire department was called out Sunday morning to put out a blaze in Staebler's coal sheds near the railroad track. There was a slight loss.

The fixtures have been put into the stores in the Pardon block on N. Main st. The building looks very handsome and is an ornament to the street.

C. A. Arnold, of Superior, secured at the Washtenaw fair the fine stove oftered by Muehlig & Sehmid for the matched team of draft horses.

About 150 students made a rush on the horticultural exhibit at the fair grounds Friday and carried away nearly all the apples, pears and fruit.

Charles Hinz jr., son of Charles Hinz of Brown St., aged 15 years, died of acute pneumonia yesterday morning. The time of the funeral will be announced later.

In the window of the butcher shop of Jacob Laubengayer, of S. Main st., is an exhibit of 36 ears of corn raised on the farm of Henry Depew. They were selected from two shocks. They weigh 35 pounds and measure one bushel.

The funeral services of Fred Schmid of Lodi, the man injured by a mad bull, were very largely attended this morning. Rev. M. Lederer, of the Saline Lutheran church officiated. The remains were interred in the Forest Hill cemetery.

George W. Butler's wagon had a collision with a student on a bicycle Saturday morning at the corner of State and William sts. The wagon was not hurt but the bicycle was smashed and the student cut about the knees. Who was to blame could not be ascertained.

The regular meeting of the W. C. T. U. will occur on Thursday, Oet. 12, at 3 p. m., in their rooms over the postoffice. In addition to the ordinary business, reports of the recent county convention will be given, followed by a brief parliamentary drill. All members are urged to be present to help plan for a Japanese entertainment to be given in the near future.

The Evangelical Salem church of Albion, yesterday celebrated the anniversary of its dedication in connection with a mission festival. Rev. J. Soell, of Detroit, who spent several years as a missionary in Africa, and Rev. Schweinfurth, of Ann Arbor, preached in the morning and addressed the children in the Sunday school. In the evening Rev. J. Neumann, of Ann Arbor. Rev. W. H. Alhp.of Jackson, and Rev. J. Houseman, of Battle Creek. addressed the congregation.

School Commissioner Lister reports that the officers of Washtenaw county are progressive. The circular letter of the committee on uniform text books was sent out less than two weeks ago, and replies have been received from over half of the officers accepting the recommendation of the committee. Mr. Lister has the wellfare of the Washtenaw schools at heart and proposes not to leave a stone unturned to raise them up to the the highest grade possible.