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Election day will be one week from next Monday, April 4. The Ladies' Literary society met at the home of Mrs. B. K. Wharton VVednesday p. m. Last Monday was visiting day at the i city schools, most of the teachers going to "Detroit or Ann Arbor to visit the schools in those cities. Chairman Greene of the Republican committee has called the caucus at the different wards for Monday, March 29. The city convention will be held at the Engine House No. 1, on the following night. Word has been received that Guy Carleton, a nephew of Mrs. X. Higley and a member of the Ypsilanti high school class of '95, has successfully passed bis examinations for WestPoint and will enter the military academy next June. Miss Schryver and Dr. Emily A. Benn of this city, together with the members of the "Ann Arbor Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority, entertained the Monday club of the Normal Monday evening, in honor of Dr. Mosher and Miss Matthews. John S. AVest of Keed City, a former Ypsilanti resident, died of consumption at the home of his uncle, B. D. Loomis, in this city, last Monday. Mr. West was 3(5 years" of age and leaves a wife and two children. The remains were taken to Reed City for burial. The marriagre of Miss Ruth Pease. daughter of Prof. Frederic H. Pease, to Mr. Alfred Johnston of Toronto, Canada, will take place at the home of the bride's father next Wednesday. Miss Pease has lived in this city most of her life, and her many Ypsilanti friends will join in best wishes for her future happiness. Miss Yosberg of the C. B. C., has accepted a position in an oflice in Battle Creek; Miss Nellie Smith will be stenographer and bookkeeper for the Ypsilanti Dairy association; Miss Myrtle Myers leaves tomorrow for Grand Kapids, to act as stenographer in the county clerk's oflice, and Miss Grace A. Coïe will go next week to Medina, O., to take a position as stenographer. Pretty good for the C. B. C. One of the largest funerals ever held in this city was held last Sunday p. m. at the A. M. E. church over the remains of .Teremiah Patton and Jeremiah Snively, both colored. The cottins were placed side by side in the church and the two hearses were in the same procession, which was a remarkably long one. The Baptist and Methodist ministers from both this city and Ann Arbor were in attendance, and the colored Masons and G. A. K. The wheels will go round more vigoroiisly than ever this year, if the number of them which have already been so d can be taken as indication oí the future. The number and variety of bicycles on exhibition at Samson's emporium is truly remarkable; about 100 wheels are already in stock, and more are coming; every day. Over 300 wheels and 50 tandems 'have been contracted for, including most of the reliable makes and at prices which are much lower than they were last year. "What under the canopy!" was an exclamntion frequently heard last year as the famous Fox companion wheel, surmounted by a canopy, appeared in sight. This year Mr. Fox has another companion wheel, the "Dúplex," which has three wheels instead of two, thus enabling two persons who have never mounted bicycles, to ride in saf ety. Inboth cases the riders sit side by side. Another novelty in the bicycle' line is a tandem which can be sepirated, the front seat taken out and the two wheels put together, making a handsome and perfeclly substantial single bicycle. Fifteen different makes of wheels are now on hand, and purchasers will be able to take away the identical wheels they piek out, instead of waiting for duplicates to be ordered from a sample. Other novel'ies in the bicycle line are expected, and all persons interested in this kind of machines will enjoy looking over the display. PERSONAL. Mrs. S. A. Sage is quite 111. J. B. Colvan has returned from Chicago. Clark C. Wortley spent Wednesday in Detroit. Miss Bessie Ellis is recovering from her illness. Ernest Goodrich visited in Detroit over Sunday. Mrs. E. P. Goodrich is confined to her home by illness. li. VV. Clapp of Washington, D. C, is in town this week. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Michael O'Xeil, last Monday, a boy. Miss Susie Aldrich of Grass Lake is visiting in this city. Mrs. Nellie T. Bacon returned Sunday from Cleveland. Mrs. Ben Gilbert is the guest of relatives in New Boston. Miss Mary Stirling is spending a few weeks in Redlands, Cal. Miss Mamie Knowles is recovering from a two weeks' illness. ïïm, II. Wanzer is recovering from a severe attack of erysipelas. Miss Minnie Reaves has gone to Tecumseh for a few days visit. Mrs. L. M. Densmore of Mason, is visiting Mrg. G. W. Densmore. Miss Emilie Comstock is expected home from Cassopolis tonight. Prof. J. P. Everett of Grass Lake, is spending a few days in this city. Miss Kenyon of Fenton, is the guest of Mrs. Norbert of Summit street. Mrs. J. E. Pomeroy returned Tuesday morning from her eastern trip. Miss Carrie Smith has returned from a week's visit at her home in Dentón. D. C. Griffen and Edftor Woodruff of the Sentinel, are in Lansing this week. Mrs. Guy Davis entertained her father, Mr. "Vood of East Tawas, this week. Fred Johnson and family are moving this week iuto their new home on Forest ave. Miss Edna Barnum is expected home from Jacksou tonight for the spring vacation. Prof. 11. C. MeLouth of Cleveland, Ohio. is visiting his father-in-law, John Howland. Kev. II. M. Morey visited his daughter, Mrs. Will Kishlar, 'i'uesday and Wednesday. Bert Fellows went to Hudson. Wed nesday, to attend a reunión of the Fellows family. Xat Wallace returned Tuesday from Alton, 111., where he has been visiting f or several weeks. Miss Elsie Springer was caHed to Milan last week by the illness and death of her sister. Mr. and Mrs. JSTelson Davenport o: Iluron st , have moved out on thei farm south of Saline. Prof. and Mrs. David Eugene Smith and Prof. and Mrs. O. T. McFarlanc were Detroit visitors Saturday. Master Gerald Brown of Ann Arbor sang two solos most beautifully at St Luke"s church last Sunday evening. Bob French of Detroit, was in town Tuesday, looking over the Diller prop erty with the view of purchasing it. During the two days' illness of Miss Rice, preceptress of the high school her classes were tauglu by Miss Louise George. W. H. Sweet & Son bought the four large wall cases from W. S. Carpenter's jewelry store for use in the millinerj department. Miss Myrtle Edwards has been ob liged to give up her work in the con servatory and has returned to her home in Dowagiac. Miss Florence Broek way, who has been spending several weeks in this city, returned to her home in Chicago last Saturday. Mrs. Karl Judson, who has been vis iting her parents. Mr. and Mrs. E. E Osband, bas returned to her home in Grand liápids. ' Bert Comstock returned Tuesday from Xew York, where he has been buying goods for the firm of E. M Comstock & Co. Miss Florence Loomis of Brooklyn Mich., and Miss Mary Gallup of Fairmount. N. D., are visiting Ilev. and Mrs. H. M. Gallup. Miss Kate Cherry has been otliged to give up her position as teacher ol music in the city schools, on account ol illness. She let't Tuesday morning for her home in Grand Haven. L. D. Davis and M. B. Schatter are spoken of as Democratie candidates for the oflice of mayor. The Hepublicans will put forward nobody hut H. D. AVells, if he will consent to a third term. The following ladies will act as patronesses at the performance of "The Private Secretary " tonight. Mesdames J. A. Watling, D.' E. Smith. II. C. Swift, B. L. D'üoge, F. A. Todd, 1). L. Quirk, F. H. I'ease, A. George, J. F. Sanders. F. A. Barbour and R. W. flemphill.


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