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Day
17
Month
November
Year
1899
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Public Domain
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Mrs. Michael Sage, wife of Saline's ex-supervisor, was thrown out in a rcmaway Tuesday and suffered a sprained ankle. Adolph G. Lentz. car inspector of the Michigan Central, is putting up a fine residence at 1501 Broadway. It is now nearly completed. Weinberg's skating park on S. Fifth ave. has been flooded, and tomorrow the children will be privileged to sail their toy sail-boats on the water. Sam Jones, of Hamburg, is dead. Word was received from Omaha. Neb-, that he was found dead in his bed. His brother and Dr. Schwart have left for Omaha to bring his remains to Hamburg. The insurance companies have settled the losses on the fire at the home of George J. Werner, wkO WBS trarned out sonie few weeks ago. Mr. Werner gets $340 on the furniture and Horace Case receives $384 on the building. George Mehringer at the University hospital, who recently fell from a load of hay on the Van Gieson farm in Kttsfield. is recovering slowly. He injured his neck very severly. He is much pleased with the care he is reÍeéiving in the hospital. Miss Fredericka Klingmann, who ha been teaching the Tuomy school in Seio, five miles west of the city, has accepted the position of teacher in the Island school in Augusta township. Her place at the Tuomy school will "be taken by Miss Melita Hutzel.a graduate of the Aim Arbor high school of this year. This morning a horse belonging to Ambrose Kearney and driven by Christopher Carey, became frightened at an electric car at Hanover square. The horse sbied out and Mr. Carey attempted to pull him back into the road. The rein broke and he was thrown violently to the ground where mi excavation was being made for a ; cement sidewalk. His shoulder and side were injured somewhat. Mrs. John Swathel deserves to head the roll of honor of the snbscribers to the Choral Union Record. She called on Secretary Colburn at the School of Hnsic and not only subseribed for the proposed publication but laid down a dollar, its price, on bis desk. She is the lllth subscriber, but the first one To pay the subseription price in advancc. Now 189 more subscribers are wanted to insvire its publication. The funeral serivces of Henry Cook, who was found at Ypsilanti Nov. 2, were held rliis afternoon at 4 o'clock at Funeral Director Dieterle"s undertaking rooms on E. Liberty st., Ann Arbor. Rev. Mr. Yotmg, of the First Baptits church ofíiciated. The remains wt're interred in the Fairview cemetery. The chief mourner was Mrs. Mary Pratt, of Coldwater, a sister. The deceased was 67 years old He was born in Sharon in this county He was married, his wife being dead yonr sons survive him, but thei whereabouts is unknown. Mr. Coo! was well educated, and for a iminbe of ycars taught school. Miss Christina Brodbeck, the ouh daughter of Mrs. Christina K. Brod l beek of S. Fifth st., and Albert Nord man were married yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock at the home of the bride 's mother. The ceremony took place in the pesence of sonie 50 invited guests, Rev. A. L. Nicklas, of Zion's Lutheran church, officiating. öottlob Helber acted as best man and Miss Emma Kapp as bridesamid. After the ceremony the guests sat down to a bountiful supper. A large immber of elegant and costly presents were receievd. Mr. and Mrs. Nordman will make their futiire home with the bride's mother. Dtifing the year ending June :i0, 18Í)9. 1,218 patients were received at the Homeopathie hospital of the University of Michigan. Of this nnniher 523 were in-patients and 695 out-patients. One thousand one hxuidred and fifty-three were from the state of Michigan and 65 from 2 states and foreign countries. A larger number carne from the farm tban from any other walk in life. The increase in the number of patients is illustrated by the fact that more patients were règistered during the past year than during the five years from 18S9 to 1894. In the eye and ear clinic alone, as many cases were treated this year as duriïig the first six years following the organization of the chair. The receipts of the hospital f or the year were $9,014.46, as against 5,33ö.81 for the preceding year. From Saturday's Daily. The three bells of the Bethlehem Evangelical church are to b sent to Cincinnati to a bell foundry to be tuned. The old bell is a semi-tone too high and the next bell an eigtath. It will be a great improvement when the iree bells are in accord. The Lyra singing society will give heir third anpual turkey raffle at their all, No. 217 South Maii: street, on 'uesday evening, Nov. 14, at 8 p. ra. Turkeys, ducks and wild game. An labórate lunch will be served. The riends of the society are cordially inited. From Monday's Daüv Arjjus. There are '40 men now taking stades in the Night School of the Yotmg Hen's Christian Association. There were 144 in attendance at Trinity Lutheran Sunday school yeserday and their offering was $12.50. There is another patiënt at the University hospital suft'ering with enlargement "of the spleen, Miss Hattie Lawence, of Owosso. Rev. John Neumaim on Saturday received a telegram that Rev. J. Lindenmayer, of Lansing, had died. The funeral services were held this afternoon. Toni Cowan, "i Siiperior, was in town Saturday night, aecompanied by a very personal jag. He was landed in jail, and Justice Duffy sentenced lim this morning to 10 days more with Sherili' Gillen. Dr. C. E. Fisher, editor of the Medical Century and aiithor of Homeopathie American Stirgery, is expected o visit the department next week and address the studente. He is a very able man and a good talk may be expected. The ladies of Trinity Lutheran church are arranging f or a fair to be :ield in a few weeks. They invite the co-operation of all their friends in preparing for it. The proceeds are to be applied in payment of the churcli uebt. Henry Spiegelberg, of Whitmore Lake, was in the city Saturday. He reports the fishing this year to have been better tliau ever before. He says that D. F. Smith, proprietor of the Clifton house, who has been very low, is reported a little better. White John S. Schaible was pegging away at shoes at his shop on the corner of Ashley and Huron st., some time ago. he looked up suddenly and 'ound that Robert Benz had built a aam around him. His shop had to be disintegated and taken out through the barn door. Now Mr. Schaible has commeneed suit, claiming 1,000 damages. J. J. Kirby, assistant general passenger agent of the Aiïn Arbor roart, was in the city Saturday. He reports the increase in the passenger business of the road this year unprecedeuted. The coiupany will next year issue a folder giving the addresses of all in Frankfort and Crystal Lake who will take roomers and boarderg. This will enable many to secure accommodations with "little trouble and expense at these beautiful resorts. Floyd Aiken, of Dirand, will soon bc raken to rhe?' university to undergo an exceedingly painful and difficult surgical operation. Last suwimer a log roller! upon Mr. Aikeu, breaking his leg, and the fracture liever healed firmly, a cartilage forming instead of solid bone. This will have to be cut out uefore the bones will knit, and as the flesh is stripped away, and the diseased boue then cut tnit with a saw, the painful nature of the operation may be imagined. - Owosso Argus. Since Saturday noon the drill in the campus well is cutting through a chango in forraation. At 805 feet, black shale was again encountered, which lafited until 815 feet, when for ten feet limestone was encountered. It contained indications of gas. At noon today the drill was down Sao feet in black shale. The limestone has been so hard that at the end of every screw, five feet. the drill had to be replaced, the rock battering it out of shape.