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The usual Thanksgiving dancing party will take place at Granger's academy Thanksgiving iiif,-ht. John Fischer, the W. Huron st. butcher, has purchateed fora head of fat cattle of Albert Litehfielrl, of Webster. The passenger receipts of the trolley road at the Ann Arbor station ruil irom $900 to $1,000 a mouth higher than the Detroit office. Commencing with yesterday the early morning train south and the noon train north on the Ann Arbor road will stop at Urania. A new station has been establishëd called Ypsilanti crossing-, where Üie Ypsilanti and Saline trolley road crosses the Ann Arbor road. Dr. Nina Walker Oliver, a graduate of the homeopathie department, has been appointed woman's physicia'n at the school for feeble minaed children at Lapeer. This is in compliance of the law passed by the last legislature, tliat at all institutions where there are females, a woman phyeician must be appointed. Reserved seats for the dedication of the new St. Thomas chucrh, Sunday, Nov. 26, eau now be had either at Sheehan's on State st., or at Rinsey & Seabolt 's on Washington st. Archbishop Ireland will preach in the morning and Mgr. Conaty in the evening. The same ticket 'admits to both services and costs only $2. The patrons and pupils of school district No. S, Dexter, township, will feive a Thanksgiving entertainment on Wednesday evening, Nov. 22, at the new town hall in Dexter township, one mile south from SilverLake. This entertainment will consist of a box social, musical program by a graphophone.followed by a social dance. Admission 10 cents. The ladies are requested to bring a box fllled with supper for two, which will be sold at auction. Everybody invited. Charles A. Briggs, of New York, has been secured by the Students' Christian Association to deliver a lecture in University hall Saturday evening. His subject will be "The Scientific Study of the Bible." The largest meeting ever held at the Young Men's Christian Association during the week of prayer was the opening meeting last niglit. And, jndgiag from the expression on their faces and their words, the interest among the men was in proportion to the attendance. The new St. Thomas elnireh will seat over 1,000 people on the day of dedication. It will be crowdecï to hear Archbishop Ireland, who will preach for the first and perhaps the last time in Ann Arbor. Dr. Oonaty, the president of the Catholip University in Washington, a brilliant educator, wlil preach in the evening. Don't fail to hear these two equally brilliant Oatholic prelates and educatois. Tliree organizations in the city are obserring tíiis week as the week of prayer for young men, and two are observing the same week in the interests of young women. Tlie former are the. Yöuhtr Men 's Ohriatian Acr.. ciation of the university, our downtown associatioii and the Studente' Christian Assoeiation. The S. C. A. also hold meetings tlii.s ■■eek for young women, as does the ï'oxmg Women's Christian Association. ;-' TWhen roost of Mra. Bobert Shannon, of W. Sunimit st. , has been visited and a rooster and five hens disappeared. S. E. Sheldon, on au acre of ground on Packard st. , raised nine and a half tons of ehicory. He used a pound and a half of seed. He niiist think chioory is a pretty good erop to raise. Mary Bat;h Henderson, formerly of this city, who has been spending the past, 18 months in Portland, Ore., was married Nov. 7, to Harry d'Orguürre, of New Mexico. Mr. aiid Mrs. d'Ürguerre wil], for the present, make their home in Spokaaie, Wash. From Wednesday's Daily Argus. Yesterday afternoon 1,500 children gathered at the opera house to witness a dog show. The jam was so great that m many of the seats two children were placed. And it was all for live cents a head. In '98 therel were, 1,198 lockers taken at, the Waterman gymnasium. This year so far 1,250 lockers have been allotted. The (iemand is so soi uiar. more iiave been ordered and aro especiad to arrive ín a few days. Joseph Richardson, of Charlotte, formerly a resident of Ann Arbor, died suddenly last evening, aged 56 years. A brief telegram was received in this city. It gave no particulars or the Urne of the funeral. Winfield Banfield, his broher-in-law, and other relatives expect to attand the funeral. The deceased was born near Ann Arbor. He was a machinist by trade. At one tune he worked in Karpf 's plaaing mill, and for some years, in connection with Christian Schumacher, ran tlie old Armstroiig plaaing mili. For a number of years he, was in charge of the Charlotte electric light plant. In 1885 he married Harriet Banfield, of this city. She, with three sons- f ercy, the electrician of the Charlotee eleciric light plant; Don,m charge of the Grand Ledge electric light plant, aucl a yotmger son, Willard- survive mm. He enlisted at the beginning of I tue civil war and served tlumgh the same re-enUstiug twice. He was a l'uvatein the Second Michigan Inber of Welch Post, G. A. R. ■ The lodge of Elks will be presented with a Oervus Alces tonight. Christian Spaeth, Rb Aeneurmbruster and William Corson left rhis evening for the north to hunt deer. Fred Krause, the auctioneer, reports i that poultry this fall is bringing a good prioe. At the Shipley auction held on the Armbruster farm recently, chickens were sold for 3. 1 cents a head, duck 40 cents, geese 75 cents and turkeys fj.05. At a depth of 881 f eet the drill in the campus well this morning again struck limestone. For 56 feet it had passed trhough shale.since the JO feet of limestone struck at 815 feet. In this shale there had been indications of gas, shown by the bubbling of the water in the stiud pump. There is much interest to "know how far the present formation will continue. The mineral water strata underljdng Michigan will probalby be struck in the next 800 feet. From Thursdav's Daily Argus. The new vestibule for the entranee to the Cook hotel is being put in. The home of Rev. and Mrs. A. L. Neklas was gladdened last evening by the arrival of a bright little girl. Mother and daughter are doing well. At the meeting of the Michigan State Sunday School Association at Battle Creek yesterday, E. E. Calkins was made a member of the executive committee for tliree years. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Prochnow celebrated their silrer wedding at their home in Northfield yesterday. There was a large attendance and a most enjoyable time was had. Dr. John Kapp, Emil Novak, Wm. Corson and Reuben Armbruster are the latest Ann Arboritüs ro tako out deer hunting licenses. Wm. Walsh has been engaged as the Washtenaw county agent for the McCormick pepplo. He will commence selling implements Deel. Elmer, the four-weeks-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kapp, of Fuller st., died yesterday. The funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at the parents' residence. Edwin C. Burdick, of the university electrical force, saw stars this ' morjing. He thinks he saw all the ! stars in the heavens in "one second. He struck an iron beam in the University hospital with his head. Prof. Alborto Jonas, of the University School of Music, will leave next week for New York, to take part in a concert with full orchestra to be given in the Metropolitan opera house on the evening of Nov. S5s By special request, Prof. Jonas will play Paderewski's Concerto. The] concert is given for the benefit oí Stark' hospital. Last evening at 8 o'clock, John J. Gutekunst and Miss Emma Koch, daughter of Mrs. Adam Koch, of Superior, were married at the home of Mr. Gutekunst, No. láO5 Pontiac st., Rev. A. L. Nicklas, of Zion's Lutheran church omciating. John Koch and Herman Koch and Miss Fredericka Gutekunst and Miss Anna Gutekunst attended the couple. After the ceremony some 50 guests sat down to a sumptuous supper. The price of seasön "tickets for the Y. M. O. A. Star cotirse will remain at $1 thróughout the entire season. Those who intend purchasing tickets for any of the later numbers should secure them at once and have the satisfaction of setting their money's worth three or four tunes over. The first entertainment was all and more than was promised, and there is every indication that the remaining numbers will not fall short in merir. Charles Pantle, of St. Paul, was in the city this morning and held a perfort levee as his many friends crowded aroiuid him. He is at present engaged in looking after the buying for his son 's stores and his real estate interests. Although he had lived in Ann Arbor so many years he could not help but express his surprise at how this city is improving. He asked the Daily Argus, ' ' What[are you going to do with this city?"' He was told that within 10 years it might bea city! of Sö,000 inhabitants. Mr. Fantfe ' has the same pleasant smile as of old.