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Whew! how hot the wind blows ! Marriage licenses are scarce these days. Wheat is quoted to-day at 80 @ 82c In this market. There are 96 inmates at the county house now. Butter brings 18c in this market, and eggs the same. The K. of L. hold an installation of officers Friday evening. Installation of officers at Welch Post, G. A. R., Friday evening. Golden Rule, F. & A. M.. confers the third degree to-morrow night. Several of our lawyers are busy preparing cases for the supreme court. The Ypsilanti Sentinel says it never gushes. No, gushes is not the word. E. B. Hall shipped a car load of coal to Dexter parties a few days since at $7 per ton. Lew H. Clement has moved his music store into the Christmann block, S. Main Street. Congressman Allen bas been made a member of the committee of Indian affairs. J. D. Baldwin has bought the store property owned by S. Hendrickson on State st. Justice Frueauff sent Jas. Snow to the work house for ninety days Monday, for vagrancy. There will be a social at the Congregational church Thursday evening. Supper served at 0. The seats formerly used in the M. E. Sunday school room have been taken to the 5th ward M. E. church. Special Pension Examiner McGinnis of Detroit, was in town Thursday looking up applicants for pension. Solomon Zeebe was arrested on Friday for cruelty to animals, and will have his trial to-day before Justice Frueauff. Isn't it sort o'mean of the Ypsilanti Commercial to reserve all rights on its original poetry ? We wanted to steal it awful bad. There is to be a social at the Presbyterian church next Saturday evening, tea served at 6 o'clock. Dr. Eddy is expected to be present. Geo. Cavanaugh, the Ypsilanti man, who has had trouble with several wagon and carriage firms, is settling up his cases as fast as possible. Judge Joslyn's last case was a divorce suit, and the first case heard by Judge Kinne was for divorce. In both cases decree was granted. At the M. E. Sunday School an orchestra now leads the singing, and the amount of enthusiasm it puts into the music is something pleasing. Pomological meeting report on the first page, likewise an excellent communication, showing up the fallacy of free trade, and a number of local items. Among the recent pensions we note those of John S. Whitnall, Stony Creek; Chas. W. Sanford, Manchester; E. H. Kinear, Milan ; Wm. P. Glover, Chelsea. When the scholars of the M. E. Sunday school marched into their room last Sunday they were happily surprised to find new oak chairs for their accommodation. If you walk on the sidewalk the chances are you will slip down; if you take to the Street the chances are you will be run over. The chances seem to be against one. Jerome Skimmerhorn was sent to Ionia for ninety days by Justice Frueauff last Friday for various crimes and misdemeanors, among which was the larceny of a harness. The Y. P. M. S. of the Congregational church will meet at the residence of Judge Cheever, Saturday evening at 7:30. Subject: The Work of the American Missionary Society. The Amphyctionic Club will meet at the residence of Df. C. G. Darling, on E. University ave., next Friday evening, at 8 o'clock. A program of unusual excellence will be observed. The bill of exceptions in the case of J. W. Hamilton vs. Geo. K. Frothingham have been settled and signed by Judge Grant, and Clerk Howlett directed to copy the files for the supreme court. A new postal law has gone Into effect requiring all letters addressed to girls under eighteen years of age or to boys under twenty-one years of age to be placed under care of their parents or guardians. The grand chapter of the R. A. M.'s convene at Grand Rapids next Tuesday, continuing two days. B. F. Watts, V. G. Doty, Jas. L. Stone, Chas. E. Hiscock, L. C. Goodrich, and several others expect to attend. A series of bible-lectures will be given at the M. E church, commencing next Sunday, immediately after the morning services. Prof. Henry Wade Rogers gives the first three of the course. All are invited. The Michigan Furniture Co. held its annual meeting Monday evening, and declared an 8 per cent, dividend, payable at once. The report of last year's business shows the sales to be in excess of any previous year. Next Sunday will probably be Dr. Eddy's last Sunday at the Presbyterian church. He goes to Florida to spend the balance of the cold weather months. He goes for his health but will take up the work of his church there. The new officers of the Presbyterian Sunday School who assumed their duties last Sunday, are as follows: S. W. Clarkson, superintendent; Dr. W. J. Herdman, assistant; David Hyde, sec'y and treas. ; Arthur Tagge, librarian. Maria Kajuska was arrested under the city ordinance Saturday, on complaint of Regina Stabler, for railing and brawling. This was City Attorney Joslyn's first case. The case was dismissed on payment of costs and a promise to keep the peace in the future. Judge Kinne held court for the first time Monday. The first case a suit for divorce. Susan Runion vs. Geo. W. Bunion. Decree granted. In the case of Howard F. Nichols vs. Marvin Davenport, judgment was rendered for the plaintiff in the sum of $253.83 and costs. Court stands adjourned to Jan. l0th, at 9 o'clock a. m. Jeff Davis and Abe Pride, of this city, probably gave one of the most elaborate dinners in Ann Arbor on New Year's day. The guests were 32 in number, the tables were loaded with all the luxuries of the season, and as a reminder of the slavery times the famous 'possum and egg-nog were served to give more merriment to the feast. The Detroit Evening News in writing up the bachelors of Detroit, gives one of our old Ann Arbor boys this excellent send off: "Bower, B. Frank, confirmed newspaper man, big, handsome fellow, sports full beard, model young man, and should not be allowed to run at large as a bachelor for the next half of his score-and-ten." It is said that a number of Ann Arbor boys went over to Saline last Sunday night and behaved in such a manner as to become a scandal to themselves and a disgrace to they place the call their home. While their pow-wow was In progress it is said some of the people became alarmed and sent for their village marshal, but he being on the sick list sent the keys up by a boy, so that the revelers could lock themselves up. H. M. Osborne, proprietor of Osborne's mills about three miles west of the city on the M. C. R. E., made an assignment Saturday to John J. Robison of this city. The assetts are figured up at $15,000 not including the book accounts, while the liabilities are placed at $10,000 or $12,000. The Ann Arbor Savings Bank has $3,000, and the remainder is owing to farmers, except a second mortgage on the mill held by his brother.