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The animal meetini; of the Ladies'Library Association will be held in the library room, Monday afteruoon, April 14th, at half past two o'clock. Mr. Giles B. Stebbins of Detroit will leeture at the University Law lecture room next Friday evening at 8 o'clock. The public are cordially invited to attend. Without any manner of doubt the Musical society will giro the people of Aun Albor the greatest treat they have ever had. The concert is next week Friday. By order of C iief-Engineer, Moses Seabolt, a regular meeting of the city fire departineut will be held Frluay evening, April 1 1 tli, at Firetnau's Hall, ',% o"clock. The "Grand Musical Festivi.1" which will take place at University Hall on Frklay eye. April 18th promises to be the linest thing of thu kind ever given in this couiïty. The i'ollowiii from '"The Medical Age" of recent date: "The Free Vt&n of llth inst., has a despateh froin Ann Arbor to to the effect that a citizea of thut place took a teaspoonful of ergot, in uiistake, for cough modicine. "He discovered the mistake instantly," continúes the report, "and hastened to a drug store, where by prompt administering of emetics his life was saved. Had he delayed a few minutes the rssult would probably have been fatal.'1 How is it that ergot is so dangerous to the Ann Arbor male? We venture to say that mauy of the females of that interesting burgh have taken teaspoonful doses and often, without experiencing the necessity of hasteninjj to a drug stoi-e to be evacuated. But of course, there is a difference iu the sexes in Ann Arbor as elsewhere, in regard to the action of ecbolics." The medicine taken was digitaüs and not ergot.


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