Old Santa Claus is up to his oíd tricks again. He is gradually givingthe stores a gêorgeous Christmas hue. He did not forget The Racket And consequently we are ready for all customers and we have put in a greater assortment of Fancy Toilet Cases, Shaving and Smoking Sets, We Will lay away your presents at any time and keep them tor you. This gives you a chance to avoid coming in after the assortnaents have been looked over and the choicest artir] s picked out, and right here let tn say that the city people beiiu' right here on the ground have the advantage of our country friends. This is not right. We believe that the people who work should have a seat at the first table. So, as we said before, come and piek out your stuff, we will take care of it for you. The Racket, 202 E. WASHINGTON. Estáte oí Hiram Arnold. GTATE OF MICHIGAN, COUNT Y OP O Washtenaw, ss. At a session of the Probate Court for theCounty of Washtenaw, holden at the Probate Office in the City of Ann Arbor, on Friday, the 8th day of December In the yoarone thousand eight hundred and ninety-nine. Present H. Wirt Newkirk, Judge of Probate. Tn the mattor of the estáte of Hiram Arnold. deceased. Noah W, Cheevcr, exeeutor of the last will and testament of said deceased, comes lnto court and representa th at lie ia now prepared to render his anuual account as such exeeutor. Thereupon itie ordered, that Monday. the 8th day of Januavy. next, at ten o'clock in the forenoon, be assigned for examinlng and allowing such accounts and that the devtsees, legatees and heirs at' law of said;deeeased,and all other persons iñterested in t-aid estáte, are required to appear at a session of sairt Court, then to be nolëen at the Probate Office-, in the City of Ann Arboir, In said county, and show cause, if anr there be, why the said account should not be allowed: And it is further ordered that eaid exeeutor frive notice to the persons interested in said estáte, of the pendency of said account, and the hearing thereof, by causing a copy of ths order to be published in the Ann Arbor Argus-Detnocrat a newspaper printed and circu lating in said county, three successive weeks prevlous to said dav of heariner. H. WÏRT NEWKIRK, A trup oopy . Tudge of Probate P. a. LkhmaK, Prooate Keifisiör. Sheriflf s Sale. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVE, THAT BY virtue of a writ of a fleri facias issued out of th Circuit Court for the County of Washtenaw. in favor of Philip O'Hura and James Boyle et al., agaiust the irooiis and ohattels añd real esta-te of Michael .1. Ke.arns, in soid county. to me dir"-ted. I did on the 13th day of August, A. D. 1897, levy upon and take all the rleht, tule and inlrei-t of the paid Michatl .T. Kearns in snd to the following öescribed real estáte, thatis to say; Lot nineteeu (19), and a strip of land in front of and between the Church lot, so o i lied, and Elizabeth st.reet, a'l in Swathel's A Idition to the Ci y of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, State ot Michigan. All "f which I shall expo'e for i-ale or public vendue to the highest bidder at the sou'h front door of the court house, in the city ot Ann Arbor. in sad county, that beine the place of holding the circuit.court for the County of Washtenaw, on the first day of February, A. D. 1900, at ten o'elock in the foenoon of said day. Dated November 17 1899. JOHN GILLEN, Sheriff.