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November
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1899
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              From Tuesday's Daily Argus

M. Staebler's coal office is sporting a new sign.

The "Christian" will be produced at the opera house Friday, Nov. 17.

Mrs. Zina P. King of E. University ave. , who has been ill, is now able to be up, 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 furnished.

J. B. Steere, the grower of flowing well celery, has this year, in addition to his other crops, harvested 700 bushels 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 estate, is up to the second story, If the fine weather continues 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 overturned in a co-eds 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 raspberry bushes belonging to Aaron Long, and was fined $5 costs. The trouble grows out of a disputed line between their 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 school. Two of them, brothers, attended a school in Pennsylvania last year. They are juniors now, and will enter the engineering department of the university year after next.

A farce with a plot ; a musical comedy with good music and pretty girls; and a specialty show with the names of six high-salaried vaudeville people in its cast, seem to be all united in "Over the Fence, " "the bundle of fun'' by Owen Davis, which will be seen at the Athens Theatre on Saturday, Nov. 4. 

Through the efforts of Secretary Zimmers and at a large expense of the Students' Lecture Association, the date of the Max Bendix concert has been changed from Saturday, Nov. 4, to Wednesday evening, Nov. 8. This change was made on account of the Virginia football game in Detroit on Saturday.

William Brooks, the man of mixed races, who brought his 6 feet 7 inches of height into the county clerk's office a few months ago, and procured a marriage license, is under arrest at Marshall under a serious charge preferred by a white girl. Deputy Clerk Blum has been subpoenaed in the case to show that Brooks swore he was a resident of Washtenaw county.

A number 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 Cady, 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 her, deserve much credit or their work.

The Ann Arbor Organ Co. is having a 250-barrel cistern built at its plant, corner of W. Washington and First sts. Mr. Allmendinger, the superintendent, says this cistern will save the company considerable money. In itself the supply will only reach for three days, but as the exhaust steam will be returned 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 engineer, has been granted one for a filter.

Two new steel. boxes for newspapers have been received by Postmaster Pond. They are of the most approved pattern.

The choir of the Bethlehem Evangelical church were out serenading last evening, 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 purpose of getting better acquainted. It is not a money making affair, no charge being made.

The registration of the University School of Music shows 11 ahead of the same day last year. Applications are being received by Secretary Colburn for the second semester.

A petition against the seating of Congressman-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 Fuerchenicht, No. 321 S. Division st., gave her a delightful surprise party Monday evening. Miss Fuerchtenicht expects to leave for her home in Goettingen Germany, in two weeks.

Mrs. Lewis Heyer and little daughter returned from Ann Arbor Saturday night, where the injured eye of the little one was treated by Dr. Copeland. The optic is greatly improved, and the little patient may ultimately recover her sight,- Owosso American.

L. A'. Frost and Miss Edith A. Polhemus were married at 10 o'clock this morning at the residence of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Polhemus, on Fountain st.„ by Rev. W. L. Tedrow. The happy couple left 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 Simon J. Kress, of Lodi, Monday night and surprised him on his 36th 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 presence down town during the evening 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 Insurance Union; last evening. Twenty-two new members were initiated, and 40 more candidates are promised for the next meeting. Among the distinguished visitors present were John Lutz, national vice president; Anthony Seeger, national trustee, and John Barry, president of Chapter No. 4, all of Detroit.

Frank T. Merry, recently stenographer and private secretary of Dr. Angell, who resigned on account of his health and removed to Los Angeles, Cal., has now decided to go to Honoulu. Mr. Merry is an expert stenographer with a varied business experience, and will be of valuable assistance to any firm or corporation who may secure his services. He has many friends who wish him success.

Another one of Ann Arbor's bright young ladies has just received a deserved promotion. Miss Emily Weinmann, a sister of , Mrs. Martin Schaller, and who for the past five years has been in the employ of E. V. Hangsterfer, was today appointed stenographer and assistant at the general library of the university. Miss Weinmann began the study of shorthand at he school of shorthand only a few months ago and has made remarkable progress in her studies.

                     From Thursday's Daily Argus.

Nelson Garlinghouse has taken out a deer hunting license.

The circuit court jury has been discharged after a solid month of work.

The general question heard on State st. yesterday was: "When did you get out?"

There are just 198 plats of "originals" and "additions of land in this county.

Marriage license issued: Charles A. Herman and Bertha Bonnine, both of Ann Arbor.

A motion has been denied for a new trial in the case of Moran vs. the D., Y. &  A. A. railway.

In the divorce suit of Dreyer vs. Dreyer, the defendant has been allowed $30 solicitor fees and $3.50 per week expenses.

With the opening of the advanced class in dancing at Granger's Academy tonight, the 17th season of this school is open in full form.

Yesterday Assistant Secretary Wilcox of the university registered the 800th law student The total number in this department may run up to 850.

W. N. Breakey expects to leave on Tuesday next for Cloverdale, Cal. , 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 parents, when Miss Adah H., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dorr Barnes, was married to Geo. A. Bruckner.

Miss Elaine De Sellem, who has a voice of great beauty and compass, sang songs of Schumann, D'Hardelot and Dudley Buck. - Daily News, Chicago. She is with the Max Bendix Co.

It has been remarked that the Halloween 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 evening in the club rooms. Every Mason attending the university, whether a member or not, is urged to come up and have a good time.

Miss Emily Parsons gave a charming piano recital last evening in University hall, winning the approval of a fine audience. - Chicago Inter Ocean, March 29, 1899.Miss Parsons is a member of the Max Bendix Co.

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 in this city and 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 Arnold farm, three and a half miles from Ann Arbor, on the north Dexter road, Thursday, Nov. 9. five horses, five head of cattle and many farming implements, wagons, etc. Fred Krause is the auctioneer.

One of the electric 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 Halloween 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 stamps.

John D. Staebler, of the Northside, and Miss Ella Perkins, daughter of John M. Perkins, were married at the residence of the bride's parents last evening. About 50 guests were present. Rev. W. L, Tedrow officiated.

The latest canvass shows that the Halloween celebrators 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 entertained 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 were chrysanthemums and carnations. After the dinner the guests greatly enjoyed viewing a large collection of old relies of various kinds.