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From Tuesday's Daily Argus.

Eugene Koch and wife spent Christmas in Detroit.

Mr. and Mrs. Carbaugh, of Portland, are visiting Mrs. J. T. Swathel.

Dr. Michael Sheehan, of Detroit, is spending Christmas with Ann Arbor relatives.

Dr. J. H. Ball, of Bay City, arrived Saturday evening to spend Christmas in the city.

Richards Kearns, of Pittsburg, is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Kearns.

Dr. Walter Booth and Dr. William Saunders, of Grand Rapids, were in the city over Christmas.

Fred Richmond, of Chicago, spent Christmas with his mother in this city.

Henry Whipple, a leading farmer of Salem, died Christmas morning of kidney disease.

The fire department was called out this morning by a burning chimney at the corner of First and Washington sts.

The North side Sunday school scholars contributed $20-36 towards the church at their recent entertainment.

All bartenders in saloons which handle Stroh's beer were given $5 each by that Detroit brewery for a Christmas present.

"Mysterious Billy" Judson was remembered by his deputies who presented the state oil inspector with a handsome gold watch and chain.

Heine Kirchhofer and his cousin Nate Schmid, Jr., of Manchester, are spending the week with their aunt, Miss Sophie Schmid, of S. Main st.

Oscar Schmid, secretary of the Weeks Drug & Chemical Co., of Jackson, spent Christmas with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Schmid, of S. Fifth ave.

Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Zimmerman, of Owosso, are guests of their cousin, Miss Mattie Smith, of No. 417 E. Liberty st. Mr. Zimmerman formerly resided near Manchester.

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Allmendinger, of W. Washington st., celebrated Christmas by a family reunion. Twenty one sat down to dinner.

Dr. Herbert J Burke, of this city, and George F. Burke, of Detroit, spent Christmas with their brother James Burke and family at Whitmore Lake.

Ex-Marshal Sweet got a neat little Christmas present of $10 from Chicago for putting the authorities of that place onto where a man, who was wanted, could be captured.

Every employee of the American Express Company who had worked for them a year received a $5 Christmas present. It took $50,000. The employees in this city were not forgotten.

The members of the Phoenix Gesang Verein will hold their annual election next Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock. All members are earnestly invited to attend.

It has been suggested to the Argus that it would be a nice thing to have all the churches in the city follow the custom of the German churches and have the new year ushered in by the ringing of the bells.

The operators at the New State Telephone exchange desire to thank the many subscribers who so bountifully remembered them on Christmas Day and to further assure them that no effort of their will be spared to show their appreciation.

Mr. and Mrs. Norman B. Covert, of W. Huron st., yesterday entertained at a Christmas dinner. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Bailey and daughter of Northfield; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Little, of Ingersoll, Ont., and Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Bowen of this city.

A farmer with seven children in his wagon came very nearly being the cause of a big item of news Sunday evening. His team had got on the electric car track just as a car was coming down the line. The horses made a leap and jerked the wagon off just in time.

Mr. Granger announces the re-opening of the school for dancing as Jan. 11. All classes will resume work on and after that date. Of the 17 years business of this school, up to date, this has been the best season and prospects are good for a continuance of the same.

One of the very best comedies ever seen in this city, which shows rather a partiality for this class of plays was given at the opera house Saturday night. Its vein of genuine comedy running through nearly every line and situation was a surprise and the small audience enjoyed it hugely. "A Battle-Scarred Hero" with a better balanced company ought to make a roaring success. Those who missed Saturday night's performance allowed one of the very best things of the year to get by them.

The Misses Mabel and Ella Wigle, of Leamington, Ont., daughters of Hon. Lewis Wigle, ex member of Parliament for the Province of Ontario, are guests of Mrs. C. J. Reul, of 625 Spring street.

Nelson Tubbs, of Lodi, was arrested today upon complaint of Marshal Gerstner for cruelty to animals. It is alleged that he left his horses out without shelter during these cold nights. Tubbs pleaded not guilty, and his trial has been set for Dec. 29.

The case of Caroline Root vs. Wm. Mclntyre is in progress in the circuit court. It is an action of the complainant to get a portion of the crops which she claims is due her from her tenant.

From Wednesday's Daily Argus.

The membership committee has charge, of the Y. W. C. A. next Sunday. Come.

E. E. Calkins is a member of the executive committee of the State Sunday School Association which met in Jackson yesterday. He was present at the meeting.

The Y. W.CA. will be "at home" to their friends at their rooms over the postoffice on New Year's day and evening from 3 to 9 o'clock. Special musical program under the direction of Miss Liebig.

The children of the Sewing school are to be given a dinner this week Saturday in the rooms in the Courier block. Friends please send in donations of sandwiches, cake, fruit or money to their rooms before 1 o'clock. Please remember the time and place.

The marriage of Charles Meyers, the printer, and Miss Clara Maulbetsch took place last evening at 8 o'clock at the home of Rev Mr. Nicklas. The witnesses to the ceremony were J. T. Maulbetsch and Miss Rose Weitbrecht.

Recently Mrs. Oak Warner had her husband arrested on two charges. One was for non-support and the other for assault and battery. She appeared before Justice Duffy and said that she had resolved to drop the matters, having been imbued with the holiday spirit and both cases will be dismissed upon the payment of the costs.

N. J. Kyer, William Deubel, G. Frank Allmendinger and Sedgwick Dean have been selected to represent Washtenaw county at the State Millers' convention to be held at Lansing on Jan. 16.

The American Insurance Union, recently organized in this city, has over 100 members. The chapter has already outgrown its quarters in the Bethlehem hall and are negotiating for new quarters in Odd Fellows hall. They will give a smoker in January.

The funeral services of Enoch Terhune will be held tomorrow afternoon at his late residence on N. State st. at 2 o'clock. The deceased for many years was a member of St. Andrew's Episcopal church. During the past two years his faithful and devoted daughter-in-law, Mrs. Herrick, nursed both Mr. and Mrs. Terhune.

The remains of Charles Bayluss, of Cadillac, are expected to arrive this evening on the Ann Arbor road. The funeral services will probably be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at, the home of his brother-in-law, George A. Spathelf, Jr., No. 1004 Broadway. The death of Mr. Bayluss was very sad, he having died in the dentist's chair while having a tooth extracted. He was 24 years of age, and for a number of years lived in Ann Arbor. He leaves a young wife.

Mrs. Marie Armbruster, wife of George Armbruster of Lodi, died this morning of heart disease, aged 56 years. The funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at her late residence at 1 o'clock and at the Saline Lutheran church at 2 o'clock. Mrs. Armbruster was the daughter of Charles Philip Buss, of Freedom, in which township she was born. Her husband, a son and daughter survive her.

The Times claims that Robert Campbell hasn't missed going to Sunday school in 55 years until last Sunday. It was a good item but, as usual with the Times, it was untrue. Mr. Campbell was a juror in the Richards murder trial, and as such was kept up in the upper story of the court house all day one Sunday. He certainly did not go to Sunday school that day. "When you see it in the Times it's so-up."

J. M. Maloy, the driver of the American Express Company's wagon, who was taken sick about two weeks ago, is slowly convalescing, but is still confined to his bed. C. W. Kinitz, who took his place, is also hors de combat, having on Monday caught his foot in the line as he was about to get on the wagon. He was thrown to the ground and had his knee badly bruised. He hopes to be around in a few days.

A meeting of the Farmers' Vigilance Association is to be held in Dixboro on Friday, Jan. 12, at 2 o'clock p. m.

Mrs. W. M. Forest, assisted by her Young Ladies' Bible class, entertained this Endeavor Society of the Church of Christ at her home at Olivia place last evening in a holiday party. A comical and truly original program had been prepared by the class - a burlesque Christmas entertainment with a real live Santa Claus - and was carried out to the great delight and merriment of the houseful that braved the cold and distance to attend. Of course, everybody received a present, which was no less a surprise than the thing received would prove to be in each case, which added still more to the amusement. Dainty refreshments closed the good time, and all went home delighted with the evening spent so happily.

From Thursday's Daily Argus.

Walter F. Stimson, of Milan was granted a patent Tuesday on a computing scale.

The wedding of the Courier and Register took place as advertised, yesterday. Glen V. Mills was not the officiating minister.

The members of Arbor Tent, No. 29, K. O. T. M., will hold their annual election tomorrow evening. A full attendance is requested.

M. C. Wood-Allen will address the Business Men's Class of the Congregational church next Sunday. The address was postponed from last Sunday.

The Hood Sarsaparilla Co. have sent out a pretty calendar for 1900 representing two little girls. It contains a number of proverbs which everyone could observe with advantage to himself.

The Michigan Bell Telephone Company have sent out to their subscribers handsome calendars for 1900. It is one of the neatest ones that have been issued and is more of a useful ornament than an advertisement.

Prof. B. A. Hinsdale of the university, as predicted in the Daily Argus, was elected president of the State Teachers' Association at its meeting in Lansing. Prof. H. N. Slauson of this city, was made a member of the executive committee.

Wiliam Webber, who lives about four miles south of this city, met with a bad accident yesterday. He was bringing in a load of wood and was seated on an extension board on the side of the wagon. The board broke and he fell between the wheels. The wagon passed over both bis legs, causing some bad injuries.

There is to be a general reception at the Young Men's Christian Association during the afternoon and evening of New Years' Day, to which all the friends of the association are invited. The members, assisted by the Woman's Auxiliary, will act as host. Attractive decorations, refreshments and music are to add to the pleasure of the occasion.

Dr. Angell will speak at the Young Men's Christian Association rooms next Sunday afternoon. He has spoken there several times before and always to large audiences. The fact that Dr Angell is connected with the university does not seem to lessen the eagerness of the down-town boys to hear his addresses, and the association is preparing for a large attendance next Sunday.

The next regular meeting of the W. R. C is called at 2 o'clock sharp, Jan. 9. On that day the following officers will be installed: Mrs. Delia B. Dean, president; Mrs. Jennie Pierson, senior vice president; Mrs. Slater, junior vice president; Mrs. Scott, chaplain; Mrs.Long, guard; Mrs. Turner, conductor; Mrs. Carrie Martin, assistant conductor; Mrs.. G. E. Sutherland, treasurer; Isador M. Mills, secretary; Mrs. Jennie Pierson, installing officer; delegate to state convention, Mrs. J. Pierson; delegate to district convention, Mrs. Isador M. Mills.

On Tuesday evening 25 young people rushed into the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Kuehnle, of W. Liberty st., and surprised his brother Albert and friend Bert Stein, of Toledo, their guests. They brought with them ice cream and cake. With games, music and social conversation the evening was passed very quickly and pleasantly.

The first number of the Courier-Register came out yesterday and more than ever demonstrates that the field of weekly newspapers is now fully covered by the Argus-Democrat and our newly joined contemporary. Among other features Alvick A. Pearson, the city editor, furnishes a beautiful Christmas storyette on "The Tale of the Pussy Cat."