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M. Staebler's coal office is sporting a new sign. "The "Christian" will be produce A at the opera house Friday, Nov. 17. Mrs. Zina P. King of E. University ave. , who has been ill, is now able to be ip, although not able to leave the house. Louis Rohde, of W. Huron st. , who has been ill, is slowly convalescing, being able to sit up for a few hours each day. There will be a high school athletic party at Granger's Friday, Nov. 10. The admission fee is $1. Good music will be funüshed, J. B. Steere, the grower of flowing well celery, has this year,in addition to bis other crops, harvested 700 bushela of splendid white onions. Organist Boes, of Zions' Lutheran church, will commence the practice, with a chorus, on a cantata that will be given during the winter. Miss Mary H. Hines died yesterday morning at the home of her mother, Mrs. Emeline E. Hines, No. 912 Mary st. The notice of the funeral will be given later. The addition to the Fred Buss store on W. Liberty st., recently purchased from the Binder estáte, is up to the second story, li the fine weathei eontürues the brick work will be completed in a few days. There was a small fire on Packard st. Saturday evening in the residence of Mrs. J. C Schryver. A lamp was orverturned in a co-ecls room. The damage done was less than $100. It is covered by insurance placed in the King agency. Mary Archer was found guilty of the malicious destruction of some raspbery bushes belonging to Aaron Long, and was fined $5 costs. The trouble grows out of a disputed line between rheir properties, and the chances are good that a jury in the circuit court will have to settle the matter." There are this year three young Mexicans attending the high scïioool. Two of them, brothers, attended a school in Pennsylvania last year. They are jimiors now, and will enter the engineering departmept of the university year after next. A farce with a plot ; a musical comédy with good music and pretty ;;irls; and a specialty show wjth rhe ñames of six high-salaried vandevijle people in its cast, seem to be all nnited in "Over the Fence, " "the bunrlle of íun'' by Owen Davis, which will be seen at the Athens Theatre oi Satnirday, Nov. 4. ? Through the efforts of Sjcretary Zimmers.and at a large expense of the Studeats' Lecture Asociation, the date of the Max Bendix concert has been changed frota Saturday, Nov. 4, to Wednesday evening, Nov. 8. This c-hange was made on account of the Virginia football game in Detroit on Saturday. William Brooks, the man of mixed races, who brought his G feet 7 haches of height into the county clerk's office a few months ago,and procured a marríage license, is under arrest at Marshall under a serious charge preferred by a white girl. Deputy Clerk Blum has been subpoenaed iu the case to show that Brooks swore he was a resident of Washtenaw county. A immber of young people interested in the welfare of the high school organizations are rehearsing for a play to be given sometime this fall. They are under the direction of Miss Oady, whose entertainments last year proved so successful. The proceeds of the coming entertainment will be divided between the Oratorical and the Athletic Associations. This spring $80 was cleared at. one entertainment. Miss Cady and those who help lier, deserve much credit or their work. The Ann Arbor Organ Co. is having a 250-barrel oistern built at its plant, (rorner of W. Washington and First sts. Mr. Allmendinger, the superintendent, says this cistern will save the coinpahy considerable money. In itself the supply will only reach for three days, but as the exhaust steam will be retumed into the cistern, much of the water will be saved. It will heat the water so that it will be warm when taken into the boiler. Another advantage will he had in that rain water softens the scale in the boiler. This is quite an item, as the company uses from $50 to $60 worth of boiler compound a year. Superintendent Allmendinger is very practical, and continually studies what he can do to the advantage of his company. From Wednesday's Daily Argus. Among the new patents granted, Geo. P. Key, the city engiiieer, has been granted one for a filter. Two new steel. boxes for newspapers have been received by Postmaster Pond. ïhey are of the most approved pattern. The choir of the Bethlehem Evangélical church were out serenading last cvening, which was greatly enjoyed by a number of old and young people. The Ladies' Aid Society of St. Andrew's church have decided to devote their efforts to raising funds for a new organ and also for altar vestments. The Young People of Trinity Lutheran church will have a social Friday evening for the piirpose of gettina better aequainted. It is nofc a money making affair, nO charge being made. The registration of the Univeristv School of Music shows 1 1 ahead of the same day last year. Applications are beüig receiyed bj Secrtry Colbnru for th ená imuúr. I A petition against the seatiug of Con gressman-elect Roberts, of Utah, on the ground of being a polygamist, is being circulated among the members of the Presbyterian church. The friends of Miss Louise FnerehIteuicht, No. 321 S. División st., gave her a delightf ui surprise party Monday evening. Miss Fuerchtenieht expect's to leave for her home in Goettingen Germany, in two weeks. Mrs. Lewis Heyer and little daughter returned f roía Aun Arbor Satrrday night, where the injured eye of the little one was treated by Dr. Copeland. Tlio optie is 'greatly inrproved, and Wie little patiënt may ultimately recover her sight,- Owosso American. L. A'. Frost and Miss Edith A. Polhemus were married at 10 o'clock this morning at tlie residence of the bride's parents,Mr. and Mrs. Abraham PolhemiTs, on Fountain st.„ by Rev. W.L. Tedrow. The happy couple lef t for a short trip to Armada this afternoon. Detroit Tribune: "Deputy United States Marshal Cash P. Taylor yesterday arrested Belle Kellogg, at 47 Macomb st. , on a charge of writing a vulgar letter to a girl friend in Ann Arbor. She was arraigned before Commissioner Graves and held to the March grand jury in $200 bail. " About 150 people from Lodi, Freedom and Bridgewater assembled at the residence of Simón J. Kress, of Lodi, Monday night and surprised liim on his ü6th birthday and presented him with a handsome upholstered rocker. The crowd had such a good time dancing and playing cards that it was 4 o'clock before they thought of going home. The Y. W. C. A. will begin its series of Saturday evening suppers next Saturday, Nov. 4, serving from 5 to 7 o'clock. This should be quite a convenience to those whose business requires their pit ,. -nee down town during the evenin;,-. and it is hoped that many such will avail themselves of it. Gentlemen and ladies are "both invited. Supper 15 cents. A very pleasant meeting was held by the Ann Arbor Chapter of the American Insuranée Union; last evening. Twenty-two new members were initiated, and 40 more oadidates are promised f or the next meeting. Among the distinguished visitors present were John Lutz, nattonal vioe president; Anthony Seeger, national trustee, and John Barry, president of Chapter No. 4, all of Detroit. Frank T. Merry, recently stenograaiier and private secretary of Dr. Ancgll, who resigned on acooimt of his ïealth and removed to Los Angeles, üal. , has ïiow deoided to go to Honoulu. Mr. Merry is au expert stenograpli(.r with a varied business experience, and will be of valuable assistance to any firm or corporatfon who nay secure his services. He has many 'riends who wish hhn success. Another one of Ann Arbor's bright young ladies has just received a deserved. promotion. Miss Emihr Weinnann, a sister of , Mrs. Martin Schaler, and who for the past five years ïas been in the employ of E. V. Hangsterfer, was today appointed stenogapher and assistant at. the general li)rary of the university. Miss Weinnann began the study of shortliand at he school of shorthand only a few nonths ago and has made remarkable jrogress in her studies. From Thursdav's Dailv Argus. Nelson Garlinghouse has taken out a deer hunting license. The circuit eourt jury has been discharged aftor a solid month of vork. The general question heard on State st. yesterday was: "When did you get out?" There are just 198 plats of "origináis" and "additions of land in this county. Marriage liceuse issued : Charles A-j Herman and Bertha Bonnine, both of Ann Arbor. Amotion has been denied for a new trial in the case of Moran vs. the D., Y. & A. A. railway. In the divorce stiit of Dreyer vs. Dreyer, the defendant has been allowed $30 solicitor f ees and $3.50 per week expenses. With the opening of the advanced elass in dancing at Granger's Academy tonight, the 17th season of this school is open in full forin. Yesterday Assistant Seeretary Wilcox of the university registered the . 800 th law student The total number in this department niay run up to 850. W. N. Breakey expects to leave on Tuesday next for Cloverdale, Oal. , to engage in ranching. Mr. Breakey has a brother there. His friends wish him success. A very pretty wedding occurred in Milan last evening at the home of the bride's pareilts, when Miss Adah H., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dorr Barnes, was married to Geo. A. Bruckner. Miss Elaine De Selleni, who has a voice of great beauty and eompass,sang songs of Schnmann, D'Hardelot and Dudley Buck. - Daily News, Chciago. She is with the Max Bendix Co. It has been remarked that the Hallowe'en celebrators were a lawless mob. The facts are that there were more laws in the gang than anybody else except high school students. The University Masonic Club will hold a business meeting and smoker tomorrow eveniug in the club rooms. Every Mason attending the xiniversity, whether a member or not, is nrged to i come up and have a good time. Miss Emily Parsous gare a charming piano recital last evuning in UniTersity hall, winning the approval of a fine audience. - Chicago ínter Ocean, March 29, 1899. Mii Paron ii a mmbr of th Max Ktnriix Cc. Some one tied a garden hose reel on the top of A. J.Sawyer's windmill, 75 feet from the ground, on Tuesday night. It looked like a Texas steer hanging in the air. A count was kept Tuesday of the letter mail at the postoffice iu this city a-icl it shown that. 7,873 letters were received for Ann Arbor people and 5,325 were sent away by them, making a total of 13,198 letters handled. Isaac Shipley sells at auction on the old Hiram Araold farm, three and a half miles from Anu Arbor, on the north Dexter road, Thursday, Nov. 9. five horses, ñve head of cattle and many farming implements, wagons, eto. Fred Krause is the auctioneer. One of the eleotrio light circuits was broken at 9 o'clock last evening. It was found this morning that the break was at the corner of Hill and Madison sts. The north and west part of the city was in darkness. Every one of the eight students who were arrested for the Hallowe'en disturbance pleaded guilty and paid in cash $14.63 fine and costs. Yet not a single one asked the justices if they would be allowed trading stainps. John D. Staebler, of the Northside, and Miss Ella Perkins, danghter of John M. Perkins, were married at the resideuce of the bride's parents last evening. A bout 50 guests were present. Rev. W. L, Tedrow officiated. The latest canvass shows that the Hallowe'en cetebrators aided Street Commissioner Ross and the board of public works in tearing up 20 sidewalks. No notices were served, and the students didn't even stop to see whether a voter was the owner of the particular walk ripped up. Dr. and Mrs. John Kapp last evening delightfully ' enter tained 16 guests at their beautiful home No. 1025 Packard st. , with a 6 o'clock dinner. It was served in courses. The flowers with which the table was decorated %vere chrysanthemunis and carnations. After the dinner the guests greatly enjoyed viewing a large collection of old relies of various kinds.