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The first freshman social will be 1 lield tonight at Uranger's academy. The Wolverine Cyelers will hokl a dancing party Nov. 21, at the arraory. The Light Infantry will have a ful) inspection and hop next Wednesday evening. Eugene Gregory, of 60 Washtenaw ave. has been granted a patent for a boolt-binding. (fustave Mohrlock will soon occnpy his new house at the corner of Kiist and Mosley sts, Utseningo Lodge, No. 295, I. O. O. F., gave a social and supper at its huil lust evening to members and irieuds. The Reserve iootball team will leave 1 tonight for Cleveland to play the Athletic club eleven there tomorrow. The U. of M. Masonic club gavo a banquet to Masonic students at Hangterfer's hall last Saturday night, ■I. B. Allen, '92, will speak on "The Wiring of an Office Building," before the Engineering society tomorrow evening. Two new 'phones are rented as follows: - J. A. Brown, 37 Washington st. No. 153, and Prof. Lombard, Hill Bt No. 30, three rings. R. D. Ferguson, son of Aid. and Mrs. A. P. Ferguson, was playing in the yard last Sunday when he feil and broke his collar bone. The barn on the Scott place, Washtenaw ave., was burned last Raturday night. It was insured in the Washtenaw Mutual Insurance Co. The Women's Auxiliary of the Y. W. C. A. held its annual meeting last Monday. The old officers were all re-elected as follows: - Presideut, Mrs. W. W. Wetmore; secretary, Mr. Jessie L. Midgley and treasurer, Mrs. W. B. Phillips. The members of Arbor Ilive, L. O. T. M, svill celebrateil tlie fourth anniversary "f their order in this city, Qext Tuesday eveuing Nov. l2th. A oue story frame building lias been erecteil next to the Sager block ou Liberty st. It will be occupieil by Han fielti's shop. Mrs. F. Harris, of E. Catherine st. celebrated lier Sist birthday last l"iiday. The affair was ably mauaged by Mrs. Morris and Miss l'rieze. Tho pupils of the St Thomas eoutervatory of musie will glve a '1 hankstriving Festival in the School buildiug, on VVednesday eveninu Nov. T. The first vesper service was held last Tuesday afternoon frora 4:lü to 4:30 o'clock. Fifty voices led by Prof. A. A. Stauley furnished saitable music. The room occupied by Dr. Dorranee as a prosthetic clinic in the university dental department will be enlargfed to afford better liglit and more room. Prof. Ilenry C. Adams of the University was elected secretary of tlie Michigan Political Science association at the meeting iu Detroit last Fridav. The twentieth annual ball, or junior hop will be given in the Waterman gymnasium, Feb. 14. i{. L. Dean, of : the 11 ï Kappa l'si fraternity is general chairman. The returns of the U. of M. - Harvard football gaine will be displaycd tomurrow evening in the Windows of thu second story over Sheehan's bookstore, i i State st. The University Orchestra will play for half an hour before Rev. J. M. Hai'kley's lecture in the Y. M. C. A. eourae, Tuesday evening1, Not. 'Jö, in the Presbyterian church. S.ome grass cauht fire last Monday night on the Aun Arbor road's tracks on Traver st. The fire department was called and extinguishcd the Manies before damage was done. Mrs. James Cousius, of the S. University ave. greenhouse, pleasantly surprised the ladies of the Y. W. C. A last Monday evening with tlie present of several beautif ui potted planta for thcir rooms. The foot ba.ll team beg-an secret practice last Mouday at the athletic field. Nobody but the players and the manager of the team was allowed on the grounds. The team started east last Wednesday. The annual meeting oL the state teachers' association will be held Dec. 26, 27 and 28. At Thursday eveuing's session, Stanley Hall, president ol Clark umversity will deliver a lecture on "Child Stud.y." Lyceum No. 1, of the Ann Arbor higli school, debates tbis question toni-fhl: - "llesolved, that. the excoution oí Cb arles I was justiciable.1' The Ciio society will present a literary program and diacusa parliamentary law. John Springmaan of Lodi, wbo was uadly shot at the battle of (lett.ysburf;, hus bad liis pension restored throuyh V. K. Cliilds' agency, The pension was withdrawn last December through a misunderstunding of his record. Prof. Albert 15. Prescott entertained the (jraduate club last Satnrday eveuiug at his rebidence, 50 S. Ing-alls st. Prof. Jamos A. Craif read an instructiva paper on the "History of the translation of the Septuagint version of the Jewish scriptures." A few drops of rain feil yesteiday. This is certatnly newe, and good neus, considering the drought f rom which we have sufïered so long1. More r;iin would have been welcorae, however, to settle soiue of the six nches of dust on our streets. Prof. G. P. Coler of this city, vicepresident of the Michigan State Union of th Young People's society of Christian Endeavor, spoke at the meeting of t ie first district of the society held in D ;troit last Tuesday, on the subjee'i 'In Union There is Strength." The directors of the Washtenaw Mutual Fire Insurance Co. will hold a meeting next Monday, to adjust a numbar of claims. Nearly 84,000 has been lost by members of the society by fire during the last two weeks, and the assessment will unnsually larga on tl. s account. The U. of M. footbail team left last Wednesday afternoon for Harvard to play the great k'ame with that university, vvhiuh has been the talk in sti dent oircles all this fa?l. They are to enter secret practice this (Friday) afternoon in the suburbs of Hoston to be in reailiness for the game. The Aan Arbor Ortfan Co. has been ait'iorizod by its agent in London, iMifi. , to ship three more organs to j that city. The cotnpany has shipped tvviee as many organs duriny September '!)5, as during September 'Ü4 A uew elevator has been ordered for the new lactory. which is rapidly cuín ,i'tion. Tlie flre departmeut was calleJ out last Tuesday morning at 10:30 o'clock to 89 E. University ave., the residence of .lnliD f. Judson. The alarm proved a fulse one, however, as some one had no'-iced tha sparks írom a steam engine which Mr. Judsou was using to saw somo wood, and catld the fire departraent without investigating. The Evening Argus has made a valuable addition to its editorial stafï in the person of Eugene K. Frueauff, a law gradúate of the University of Michigan, llis presence will no doubt prove a valuable adjunct to the editorial ability of our esteemed contemporary. We welcome Mr. Frueautt" to the fleld of Ovvosso journalism. - Owosso American. The Y. W. C. A. held a quarterly meeting last Monday evening in tlieir rooms over the postoffice. After reports were read by various committees, which shovved the association to be in good condition, the Misses Julia B. Roys, Hattie Crippen, Claribel McMonagle and Hattie Warner spoke of the state Y. W. C. A. convention whieh they attended as delegates. In Bulletin No. 9, containing the Census of Michigan with reg-ard to manufacturera etc. , Washtenaw county is reported to contuin Ib7 manufacturing establishments, with $1,933,880.00 capital, real and personal, invested in the business. The adults cmployed are 1,157 males and 420 females; children, 54 boys and 5 girls. The average day's wages paid are 8L.90 to skilied mechanica and $1.18 to ordinary laborera. S546.713 is the total wages paid during the year while 9334 is the average yearly wages earned by each employé, all grades included. Next Monday cveaingr, Nov. 11, Kv üov. .lames Ashley will speak 0:1 "Abra!iii:n I.incoln" in tlie L' uit y Clnb courso. Xo Ann Arborite neecis au introductioD to Mr. Ashley, :is he forraerly resided here, and built tlie Ann Arbor railroacl. He is a íorcible and nleresting speaker, and is wel] able to speak on Ltneoin, becanse of his personal acquaintanoe wilh th ; president dnrtog the war, when a inuiiiber of the U. S. señad-. The Ann Arbor Workinirman's society met in the A. O. D. W. hall Saturday uight to celébrate its 29th anniyersary of organization. The Pbceniz Blnging society and others furnished music and speeches were made by Louis .1. Lieseraer and others. John Mayor read a report of the soeiety's history mul stuted tliat S3 meinbers had died since tbe organization, Nov. 2, 1866. lleurv Hinder vis the last meiabcr lost to the societ3r by death. Education Extensión, a monthly magazine devoted to the advancement of education in the liome, school and business, is published by the Cleary Pub. Co., in Ypsilanli. The magazine was starled but a few months afjo but has enjoyed a goodly share of sutsjriptions and advertisements. In the Ootober issue vvhich has just been published, are artinles by frof. K M. Taylor Trof. J. C. Knowlton, Judge N. V. Cheever and Mr. S. W IJeakes, of this city. Since the last report in our columns the followiuff cODtributiODS have been handed in for the benefit of the Woman's Gymnasiaal llarry I. Wninstein. f 5. 00; Herman Krolick, Detroit, S10.00; Mrs. Krolick, Detroit, $10.00; Mrs. J. Babcock, 825.00; Mrs. C. S. Millen, Sö.OO; Miss Clara Avery, $100.00; S. W. Cutclieon, $10.00; F. C. C. Angelí, 5?0.00. Last week the Building1 Committee of the Kegents and severa! architects were in Ann Arbor looking over the ground for the gymnasium. President Cleveland has appointed President .lames 1?. Angelí of the nniversity, a member of a comraittee oí inquiry for the deep water canal between tha lakes and che Atlantic ocian. The other members of the committee are Lyraan Cooley, of Illinois, and John E. Russell, of Massachusetts. President Angell'a well-known al ility as a statssmau which he gained wheu U. S. minister to China, doubtíess led to this appointraent to a coramittee which ís considered the most important made by the present administration. The apportionment voted by the supervisors before adjournnient last Kridn.y, was 820,000 for the county's ordinary expense for the coming year. The total apportionment includes these items: - To the county fund, $8,000: contingent, S9 000; public building, $1,000; jury, 88,500; wttness, 81.000; school examiuers, SI, 600; steno graphers, 81,000: salary, .f6,500; fuel, 3900: Ëastern Michigan as.yhun, S'2,000: soldiers' relief fund, $1,000; total, 839000. The county tax was recommended at $20,000 together with theostimated liqiior tax at 19,000; a total incomc of $:!!t,üOO to pay the estimated expenses. At the meetings of the university literary societies tomorrow oveninj,!: these progTatDB will be rendered:- Alpha Nu societ3r: - Music, Mr. Borscheidt; readingr, Mr. Jones; debate Resolved thai the provernment should own the telegrayhs, afE., Mr. Sheehan and Mr. .Stimson, aeg. , Mr. Sawyer and Mr. Scott; reading, Mr. Carmody; speecli, Mr. Ueorge; rausic, Mr. Borscherdt. Adelphi society, iu room N. at 8: Vocal solo, Miss Vol land; story, Mr. Wilcox; soag, Occidental Quartette; vocal solo. Mr. Cowgill; ue aLe, llrsolved tliat society should reg-ard with favor the evolution of tlie "nevv woman," aft., H. S. Voorheis, neg , I ■'. K. Osborn: general discussion; rising vote on the debate. The public is cordially invited to attentl tliese entertainments. Over 1,500 students gatliered at the Michigan Central depot Wednesday afternoon at 5:30 o'clocn, to bul good bye to the L'. oí M. foot ba!l toam which was startin for líoston to play Harvard. Every foot of tlie platform was packed with students who filled the air with the U. of M. yell and shouts of praise for the playera Coach MacCauley and Captain Henninger of the team, mounted a ladder over the depot entrance and made a few rcmarUs to the students, in which they promised to uphold their alma mater's reputation in athletics. About fifteen students accompanicd the tsam, besides the coach and trainer. When tlie train pulled out a rousiog yell was given for tlu. team, which should do much to encourae them to victory. The Salvation Army expects to begin its worlt as previously announced at Xo. 20 N. 4th ave. Xov. 16. Sotne of its frienda have been asked to contribute toward buying the chaira for the hall, and about half euoiili luis been raised. We hope lliat the friends who have not been asktd to help will do so at once. Articies of furniture for housekeeping from a clotliespin up to stoves, carpets, beils and bedding, are needed to fumista the home for our friends. Look about your homes and see what you can spare for the workers and bring it to the hall on the 15th or any tune thereafter. Those having anythiüg too heavy for that can get tliein moved by dropping a postal to C. A. Buehlow, No. ü Minor st, who is also the proper person to receive all moueys. There will be a rausic fund concert, at 8 this evening, by the M. 10. ohurch choir, Prof. Albert A. 8tanley, Organist assisted by Mrs. Arthur Worden, Contralto, Detroit, and Mr. CE. Pc.i.m, Baritone, in the M. E. church. The program includes, Souata, F. Minor, Op. lió, (Germán School) Merkei, Mr. A. A. Stanley, Aria from "Messiah.' llaendel, Mr. C. E. Poase. (a.) Pastoiale, (French School), Lemaigre (b. ) Canon, Salome, (o.) Finale. D. Major, Sonata, Guilmant, Mr. A. A. Stanley. Song, Angus Macdonald, Roeckel, M--3. Worden. Part Song, "The Lullaby of Life," EL Leslie, Methodist church choir. Fantasie in C, (Englith School). B. Tours, Mr. A. A. Stanley. Prayer, F. Hiller, Mr. C. E. Pease. Two Choruses from "Fair Melnslna," H. Iloffmanu, Church Choir. Song, Wbere is Heaven, Folin Marti, Mrs. Worden. Olïertorio in E, Minor, (Italian School), Morandi, },U: A. A. Stanley. Twenty five cents admission I will be charged. The board of supervisors adjouroed last Friday aíternoon. sino die. The matter of vaults for the court house was brought up, but the bid of Koeli liros. whicb was 81,315 for bolh vaults, was not accepted and the board adjournoii without ordering viiults. The risk is a great one, to leave the records unprotected, as fire could easily them, and the couiity would b: at (freat expense to reolaee them. Misa Emma E. Bower lies very seriously ill at lier home, corner of Inpalls and Catherine sts. She Buffered day of last week, f rom an ulcerated tootli, and Dr. Nictaols was called to extract it. After tliis painful operation, 8he dit] not regain her licalth, but ofrew steadily worse, complaining' of severo pain in hor head. Ur. S. A. Jones was called, and later, Dr. Jenuie ITitzfferald, who pronounced Miss Bower's ailment to be neuritis. Her condition was so nlarming last Wednesilay, that her brother, 13. I-'rank Hower, of Cincinnati, O., and her sister, Miss M V. Bower, vvho was in the northern part of the state, were wired for. They arrived yesterday and during the day their sister's sickuoss proved well-nigh fatal. She, however, is muoh better tliis morninff, and her friends dare to hope for her rocovery.


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