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Day
22
Month
December
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
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From Tuesday's Daily. "ahr & Miller are displaying a fine eiectric sign. Arta M. Bich, of Ann Arbor, is to rweive $& pension. Hutzel & Co. plumbers, have arianged a modern bath room in their window which is very handsome. There is still room in the Light Infantry for several good men. Applications for membershiq wiU be considcred tomorrow night af ter drill. Miriam C. Richardson has been granted a divorce from George W. Richardson on the grounds of extreme cruelty. Alderman Rohde and bride were serenaded last evening by the Washtenaw Times Band. The band were well treated by Mr. andjMrs. Rohde. The library of school district No. 1, situated in the high school building, will close at 5 p. m. Thursday, Dec. 2 l,for the holiday vacation.and will reopen at 8 a. m. Jan. 9, 1900. The will of Alty Steward was filed for probate today. The estáte amounts to about $7,000 or $8,000. C. E. Hiscock and Charles H. Worden are made trustees for the property, which goes to the care of the daughter. The marriage of Zella Woódbury, wife of the Detroit attorney who had her arrested in this city, and William McPherson, the New York traveling man who was sued for alienation of the wife's affections, took place in Charlotte last week. William Wildt, of Charlotte, is in Ann Arbor, and is a guest at the American house. His father Charles Wlidt is still liivng in Charlotte. He removed from Lodi township 52 years ago to. Lansing, from where the family left for their present home. Last evening the annual election of Germania Lodge, Na. 476, D. O. H., was held, and the following offioers were chosen: Ober baden, Samuel F. Henne; unter baden, Edward Stoll; secretary, Louis Pfabe; cashier, Albert Lutz; treasnrer, Wm. Weimer. The lodge is in a flourishing condition. Tne funeral services of William Fischer were held yesterday morning at bis late residence, fío. 53 N. Main st., under the auspices of Weloh Post, G. A.R. , 36 comrades being in line. The remains were interred in Fairview cemetery, the beautiful G.A. E. ritual being used. Ainong the relatives present from out of town were Mrs. William Matthews, sister of he deceased, and husband, from Owosso, and brother, David Fisoher of Menominee. From Wednesday's Daily Argus. Today the streets were crowded with shopper and the merchants had a splendid Christmas trade. The First M. E. church Sunday school will hold its Christmas celebration next Tuesday evening. Mrs. Ella Miller, daughter of Robert Leonard and wife of John Miller, died last night at 12 :30 o'clock. The Ann Arbor Organ Oompany is so rushed with orders that it is very difficult for them to shut down long enough to take their annual inventory. School District JSTo. 7 gave an entertainineut at the home of Joseph Wagner last night in order to raise a f und to pay for an organ. A total of $15 was netted. M. J. Oavanaugh gave an interesting talk. Thomas Kane, of Northfield, died at the Eastern Michigan insane asylum at Pontiac yesterday, aged 50 years. The remains were brought home last evening. The funeral services will be held tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock in St. Patrick's Catholic church in Northfield, Rev. Louis P. Goldrick officiating. The deceased was born in Northfield. He leaves a widow. At the song service at the ünitarian church next Suuday eveniug the choir will be assisted by the Treble Clef ladies' chorus and others. A nnmber of selections from the Elijah will be given, and Miss French will play Handel's largo. '"Cards are out for the approaching marriage of Mrs. Bmma Freeman,janitress of the Barbour Women's Gym, and Mr. Robert Gillard. The ceremony will take place Deo. 27 at 7 :30 o'clook in the Second Baptist church. Rev. Henry P. Horton leaves tomorrow for his parish in Morehead, Minn. He preaohed his farewell sermón in St. Andrew's church lastSunday. 'For the past three years he has bten assistant minister in this parish and curator of Harris hall, and has made many warm friends in this city who, while sorry to have Mm leave, wish him every success in his wider fleld of labor. Mrs. Horton goes east on a business trip, and will join her husband in Morehead in about a month. The distinguished comedian, Mr. Bert Coóte, is soon to be with us again, and this time in an entirely new comedy. It is entitled "A BattleScarred Hero," and is from the pen of "Willis Maxwell Goodhue. It is said that in this new play Mr. Coote has secured a splendid vehicle for the display of his talents, and has been fifcted bythe author with the best part he has ever portrayed. Mr. Ooote's engagement at the Athens Theatre will take place onSaturday night,Dec. 23, when he will be seen supported by Miss Julia Kiugsley and the full sfcrength of his company. From Thursday's Daily Argus. The teachers in the Sewing School are planning to give the chidren a dinuer Saturday, Dec. 30. Provisions and money will be solicited.ir.fí'.X "A Full-Rounded Manhood"'isthe subject for discussion at the Young Men's Christian Association next Sunday. The principal address will be given by G. Frank Allmendinger. The University of Michigan Comedy Club, aft(-r much discussion, has made a professional selection of a play. The ene decided upon is "Saratoga, " by Bronson Howard. The University of Michigan Glee Club and Banjo and Mandolin Club will give a concert in University hall the night after the Junior Hop, and during the following week a concert will be given in Detroit. D. M. "Willets, of tlö Faultless Market, received 300 turkeys after 10 o'clock last night. At 10 o'clock Èhis morning he was still weighing turleys. He says he has over 1,000 birds on hand. Zero Marks, of Chicago, has been .n the city introducing the new electric signs, which are destined to be very popular. Thus far Jacob F. Schuh, the Athens Theatre and Wahr & Miller have put in the innovations, which are very attractive. Street Commissioner Ross called the attention of the board of public works ;o the hole in the sidewalk at the Cook house. A barrel had been placed over it and the city kept a lantern ;here which was stolen every night. Mr. Nowlin, the owner of the property, had promised to have it fixed, yrit it was not done. It is sometimes thought that preachefs are paid for urging people to live setter lives, but no such charge can 3e made when a business man tries to give to his fellows helpful lessons which have been impressed upon him Dy his own experience. It is one of these business men - G. Frank Allmendinger - who is to speak at the Young Men 's Christian Association next Sunday afternoon. The subject which he will fcreat is "A Full-Ronnded Manhood." The remains of the late William Porter, of Mt. Pleasant, are expectecl ;o arrive in this city this evening. The funeral services will be hela at :he home of John McNally, of the North Side, tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock, Mr. McNally being a brotherin-law of the deceased. Mr. Porter formerly resided in this city, and for many years was a patrolman on the city pólice forcé. In the days when postoffice rows were fashionable, "Bill" Porter enjoyed nothing better than dashing into the crowd and arresting his man. His strong individuality made him many friends. The popular comedian, Bert Ooote, will present at the Athens Theatre on Saturday night, Dec. 23, an entirely new and original farcical comedy Liy Willis Maxwell Goodhue entitled "A Battle-Scarred Hero. " It is stated that the new comedy is entirely unlike anything yet seen on the American stage, and that as Alonzo Fuller, the hero of battles he never saw, Mr. Coote has been fitted with a part admirably adapted to his personality and one which he firmly believes to be the best he has ever assumed. He will be supported by a strong and capable company, including Miss Julia Kingsley, and the engagement will be the comedy event of the season.