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Day
20
Month
October
Year
1899
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The South End Industrial Club will meet a week frorn today. Senator Wm. E. Frye will appear in the S.L.A.course next Saturday night, Oct. 21. The Baptist church choir spent a very pleasant evening last night at the home of Albert Hill. The long-talked-of sidewalk and street grade of Observatory st. again went over at the coincil meeting last evening because the profile was not on hand. It is to come up next Monday afternoon. Charles Russel Gardner, of Ann Arbor town, died this morning, aged 75 years. The funeral servies will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at his residence.Rev. Mr. Crooker officiating. The remains will be interred in Fairview cemetery on the Northside. Taxidermist Norman A. Wood, of the university museum lias mounted a rare specimen, partly albino, of a redwinged blackbird. The bird has partly rn.ou.lted, the old, two long tail feathers still being in place. The specimen was presented to the university by Mr. Cook, of Brooklyn, Mich. A handsome new píate glass front has been put into the Keanrey block on S. Main st. occupied by John Goetz Jr. Wesley Howe had the contract for the change. Ambrose Kearney, the owner, is also having the building repainted. It will now compare favorably with other modern stores in the city. Paris Banfield says he approves of the suggestion made by the Daily Argus that O. E. Butterfield and himself, for the sake of harmony in the republican party should head their respective delegations to the next city or county convention. He thinks it would be well for them to nieet and discuss preliminaries. This would materially help the present love feast. Secretary Wade takes a decided view on the question often mooted, "Do eels propogate in Michigan waters, or are all those foimd the result of planting years ago. " Mr. Wade says there is no doubt eels propogate in Michigan waters. He has seen the water wheels of the mili at Jonesville stopped by the quantity of little eels which were swarming in the race. The campus well was down at noon to a depth of 2T5 feet, and still in light, bluish shale. Occasionally there appears to be streaks of darker colored shale. The present prospects indicate 123 feet more of this formation. Every five or 10 feet samples of the rock are taken from the stuff the sand pump brings up. These are placed in little bottles and labeled and are for the use of the state geologist. While the drill goes into rock very easily, much care is used to see that the hole is perfectly straight. From Wednesday's Daily Argus. Adelia Bell has been granted a decree of divorce from her husband, John W. Bell. There were just 148 tickets ordered from Ann Arbor for the grand opera in Detroit next week. Postmaster George H. Pond was appointed a meinber of the committee on resolutions at the meeting of the postmastrs of Michigan in Detroit yesterday. Reserved seats for the Y. M. C. A. Star Course have had a very ready sale. A few choice ones still remain. Tickets and seats may be obtained at the association rooms any day af ter 4 p. m. David Allmendinger is laying a fine vetrifled brick sidewalk in front hi residence on W. Washintgon st. Hih example can be followed with advantage by others. A petition has been filed for the administration of the estáte of Jan Lamb who was killed on Fuller st. , short time ago. The estáte foots up to 13,000. Marriage licenses issued: Phili Broesamle and Minnie Mensing, o Chelsea; E. S. Wingear, of Lak George, Mich. ; and K. J. Gates, o Ann Arbor. 5 Grand Bade Cari Bauer aiid Grand Secretary Gustave Zindler, D. O. H. , of Detroit, were in the city yesterday in consultation with Grand Treasurer Eugene Oesterlin. Jacob Polhemus on Monday celebrated his 88th birthday anniversary. He is hale and hearty for his age, and his family hopes he may enjoy many more years of health. John Ryan, editor of the Howell Democrat, and well known in this county, was married yesterday to Miss Anna McCarty, of Deerfield.. And all the eraf t wish them joy. The sale of Choral Union tickets began Monday at the following places : Ann Arbor Music Co., W.W.Wètmore, E. E. Calkins, Wilder's Pharmacy and the University School of Music. The members of Gerniania Lodge, No. 476, D. O. H., are preparing to give a social hop Thursday evening, Oct. 26, in Germania hall. Music will be furnished by the Cheqiiamegons. A good time is expected as usual. The high grade of the faculty concerts in Frieze Memorial hall is being appreciated. Thomas Colbuni, the secretary of the University School of Music, is daily receiving inquines in ref erence to the remaining season tickets. . The capacity of the hall is limited. Koch Bros, the contractors of the new Homeopathie hospital, comnienced drawing stone yesterday, and ground will be broken in a few days. If there should be a mild fall, they expect to have the walls pretty well upbefore the end of the year. The building is to be flnished by-Ang. 1, 1900. Senator Wm. P. Frye will appear pou the S. L. A. course next Saturay evening. He was one of the Deace Commssioners, and his subject vill be one wili which he is thoroughy conversant. It is "The Operation f the Peace Commisi;;iiand the Philppine Islands. ' ' The board of trustees of the S. C. A. met last evening and elected the 'ollowing officers : Prof. A. B. Presott, president; Prof. Volney M. Spaling, vice president ; C. E. Goddard, ecretary; J. J. Goodyear, treasurer. ?he reports show that the meetings lis year are consideralby larger than ver before. Deputy Sheriff Kelsey went to De;roit this morning after Frank Diaïond, who is wanted here for the lareny of a grip, a brooch and a couple f breast-pins f rom Mrs. fïarkins' ïome. He had just finished serving a 5 days' sentence for jumping a board )ill from Boyd's hotel in Chelsea and ïad also served a sentence in Grand lapids for larceny. Rev. John Karrer and Christian Goedecke, of Tawas City, arrived in ie city last evening and were regis;ered at the American house. They re delegates to the Michigan district ynod of Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan Lutheran Synod, which will pen its sessions in Northfield in the t. John's church tomorrow. 'Abóut 0 pastors and delegates are expected o be present. Let all the friends of the W. C. T. r, reinember the entertainment Monay night. And those who are not inerested in the W.C. T. U. sreinvited o go on Miss Inouye's accouñtl. Sineé ie is a medical student, as wll as a oung Japanese womau, making her wn way through college, it is hoped fiat her department may be well repesented. Miss Inouye speaks Engish with ease and is indeed an interestng type of oriental womanhood. Miss Ida Benfy, who has won such wpularity bef ore the American public s a reader of Dickens, Victor Hugo nd Geo. Elliott, appears in Ann Arbor this season on the Y. M C. A. Star joursé. She is a reader of great veratliity and seems to have it in her ower to move her audience to tears or laughter at will. Hér method is imple and direct and free from affecation. Superb dramatic power enmnces an already strong magnetic peronality. A novel contest is on at the fair in he armory. A splendid office cliair is o be voted, 10 cents a vote, to the nore popular of thetwo priests, Frs.. Lelly or Goldrick. As the latter is considered the most popular man in ;he eounty, it is difficult to see how this contest is to be decidedj'unless it is thrown in with the pole question on Washington st. and left to the city council. It would then be settled about the year the nniversity well strikes China. The big fair for the benefit of St, Thomas' new church will begin tonight at the armory witli a maguificent band concei-t, and continue one week. You eau find everything useful there. Coal is 10 cents a ton and not $6.75; shoes only 5 cents, barrel of flour only 10 cents, furniture, carriages, etc. , etc. , at your own prices. Admission only 10 cents. Splendid concert every evening. Remember you can get anything you want at the fair and at your own price. The Ladies' Benevoleiit. Society of Hamburg and Webster, ,will liold their eighth aimual festival at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rogers, of Webster, Tuesday evening, üct. 24, 1899, instead of Saturday evening, as annouuced last week. The program will consist of remarks by Hon W. W. Wedemeyer, Judge H. W. Newkirk and others and musie. The usual attractions will be there also. The ladies need your assistance in carrying on their work, so one and all come. Remember the change in date. Supper 10 cents. Ice cream and cake 10 cents. Prom Thursday'i Daily Argus. Last evening four students carne by the opera house and stole two large frames in which were displayed pictures of the Wilbur Opera company. Ward N.Choate, a brilliant young Detroit lawyer, aurl a graduate of the law department, was married in Jackson Tuesday evening to Miss Emily E. Warner. The Wilbur Opera Co. were last evening greeted with a big house. Every seat in the gallery was sold out. and the floor of the house was almost as well fllled. John U. Staebler died at his home in Scio at ten minutes of nino last evening of stomach trouble. He had been a resident of Scio for 30 years. Two children survive him, Mrs. Mary Spies and John Staebler. Emil Golz, of S. Main st. , is laying out his route for tomorrow when the hunting season opens. Quail, etc, had better "look a leedle out." He is an experienced nimrod and an unerring shot. V. W. . Helm, traveling secretary of the Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions, will speak at McMillan hall, Sunday, Oot. 22, at 3p m. Mr. Helm expects to go to Japan next year as a Y. M. C. A. secretary. ■ ■ The well-known agrarian and jurist, John F. Lawrence, was the first one to deliver his chicory roots to the Ann Arbor Chicory Co. New supplies are coming in daily. On account of Senator Frye's lecture in the University hall Saturday evening, the University Masonic Club will hold its business meeting and smoker tomorrow evening at the club rooms on S. State st. It is a great satisfaction to the innunieralbe friends of Judge G. Harriman to kuow that they are to have the pleasure of hearing him describe something of his English experiences during the summer. No one can teil the story of Oxford more delightfully. The entertainment at the M. E. church on Monday evening promises to be a great success not only on account of its novelty, but also because Miss Inouye has made many friends since coming to Ann Arbor, and they are anxious to assist her in a financial way. C. D. Richard, chief engineer of the Ann Arbor road, and J. J. Kirby, assistant general passenger agent, passed through Ann Arbor yesterday for Menominee. They are working on the St. Paul extensión. Grading will be continued as long as the weather will permit. The car ferrys are still runing regularly to Menominee and Gladstone and will continue to the latter place until Little De Nogue Bay freezes up. The ore trade of the road is just as large as it can furnish cars. This alone is enough to keep the boats busy all winter.