Press enter after choosing selection


Ypsilanti image
Parent Issue
Public Domain
OCR Text

The Daughters of the American Revolution were entertained at the home of Mrs. J. E. Sanders, Monday afternoon. The subject of the morning sermón at the Presbyterian church next Sunday morning will be " God's Promise to l'arents and their Children." The public is invited to be present at the services in this church. Clarence Eddy, of Chicago, one of the most famous organists in Á'merica and ranking high among the greatest organ virtuosos of the world, will give an organ recital in Xormal hall next Wednesday evening, May 19. Last Friday afternoon the Girls' Friendly Associate Club gave a surprise party to Miss Marie Odiorne at the Y. W. C. A., and presented her with a large picture of the club, framed in the club colors, green and white. The next senior recital will be given in Xórmal hall next ïuesday evening by Messrs. Chester Parsons, baritone, and Beecher Aldrich, organist. An invitation is extended to all to attend these senior recitals, which wiil be given at intervals until commencement time. The senate has confirraed the appointment of llon. Samuel Post as a meraber of the board of trustees of the asylum for the insane at Kalainazoo. Governor Pingree does himself credit in thus early recognizing the services and worthy qualities of his friend Mr. Post. The Normal base ball team has been singularly unfortunate this season. Last Friday the Xormal-Kalamazoo game resulted in a score of 14-6, in favor of Kalamazoo; on Saturday, Albion won by 24-10, but on Monday, the Normáis won in the game with Ilillsdale, the score standing 24-4. The marriage of Miss Jane B. Farnham and Dr. Géorge A. Geist took place at Atlanta, Ga., last Wednesday. Mrs. (eist is a gradúate of the Xormal Conservatory of Mu'sic, and her voice will be missfd in the musical circles of both Ypsilanti and Aim Aibor. The Demooeat extends congratulations. Quite extensive repairs have been made on the Gonservatory building, in the shape of painting, tinting the walls both up stairs and down stairs, and a general cleaning out of the dust of ages which had long remained undisturbed. The seats and desks in the lower recitation room have been replaced by chairs. A most interesting entertainment will be given by the Ladies' Library Association at the gymnasium next Friday evening, May 21, and Saturday afternoon, May 22. The exercises will consist of a basket ball game, bicycle drill, and many other exereises which never have been exhibited in the city before. Price of admission, 25 cents. A few years ago the sweet little poem "There is Ever a Song Somewhere," by James Whitcomb Tliley. was most beautifully set to music by Prof. Frederick II. Pease, of this city. In last week's issue of " Comfort " appeared a story called "The Somewhere Song," founded upon and referring definitely to this song of Prof. Pease's. The death of Mrs. Abigal Barnard occurred at her home on east Forest ave. last Sunday. For several years Mrs. Barnard has suffered with consumption, which finally caused her death. was G2 years of age, and had been a resident of this city for nearly 40 years. Funeral services were held at her late home ïuesday afternoon. Samuel Preston, a young colored man living on Ballard st., tried to catch on a train last Sunday night, but slipped and feil, his left hand going under the car-wheels in such a manner as to be crushed. Preston crawled into a barn where he stayed all night, showing up at his home Monday noon, when Dril uil was summoned and found it necessary to ampútate all of his hand but the thumb and part of one finger. Fif ty years ago last Sunday there was as wedding in the little town of Northville, when Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Bradley were united in marriage. Last Sunday a number of f riends of the aged couple fearing they would forget to properly celébrate their anniversary, appeared at their home and, in behalf of the Congregational society, presented them with $32 in gold and a qiiantity of aeautif ui flowers. During the last 40 years Mr. and Mrs. Bradley have resided in Ypsilanti, and for ten years have occupied their present home on River st. M. Lucian Dufay, of Paris, France, representing the Paris Journal, spent Sunday in this city with L. H. Metras. visiting the Xormal, Monday morning, where he was given a most cordial reeeption. M. Dufay has been sent ly the Paris Journal on a trip around the world, the condition being that he is to walk the entire distance, except when crossing the water, the trip to be ended by the time of the Paris Exposition, in 1900. M. Dufay is a scientist, and sends specimens which he picks up in :iis travels back to the Paris museum. He also takes notes on the points of interest concerning the customs of American people, and no doubt sends many a spicy item back to their Journal. Eighty-seven cents was the amount of the collection taken at the Methodist entertainment Monday night. The death of Mrs. Harriet Crabbe, wife of Wm. Crabbe, occurred last Fridayafternoon,at Dentón. Mrs. Crabbe was the annt of E. B. Drury, of this city, and was a member of the Methodist church of this city. She was in her 72nd year. For many years Mrs. Crabbe whose maiden name was Miss Harriet Rose, was engaged in teaching, and a considerable portion of her life was passed in Ann Arbor, where her death will be heard of with regret by her many friends. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon.


Old News
Ann Arbor Democrat