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Day
5
Month
January
Year
1888
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The school of music opensto-day. Infant child of SI. Gastono died Jan. 2, F. B. Gosby, law '88, was badly hurt while skating on the Huron, Monday. JuBtice Pond lsst Friday sent Thomas QuinD to jail tor 10 days for drunkenness. George Cavenaugb, of Ypsilanti, is having his examination before Justice Pond, today. Washtecaw lodge I. O. O. F., have another lease for ten years of their present quarters. Thomas Cornell, last Tbursday, was sent by Justice Frueauff, to jail for 30 days for being drunk. Bev. J. T. Sunderland exchanged pulpits with Rev. A. G. Jenning9, of Toledo, last SundayJ John Koaalski, of Ann Arbor, lost his infant boy Dec. 27, and the funeral was held Dec. 3L Dr. Chas. Howell, from Alpena, will practice in Ann Arbor, and is to be found in Masonic block, W. S. Joyce, of Kansas, law '88, received news of his mother's death, and left on Monday for home. Lew Clement expects to be n his new store this week, in the Christman store on Main-st. Geo. Scott has been putting a new front on it. Union prayer meetings are held this week. At the Baptist church tonight; the PreBbyterian tomorrow evening, and at the Episcopal Saturday. A very theological editor in Ypsilanti ■wants to know if Tiie Reoister reported Bev. Mr. Sunderland's lecture on " Was Jesus God?" correctly. Yes. Margaret Riley appeals to the circuit court f romt he decisión of the commissioners appointed to adjust the claims against the estáte of Matthew Clarken. At Cropsey's hall, Sunday, the Ann Arbor Tempéranos Union secured Lorty signers to the temperance pledge, and discuesed the local option business. John Murphy of the First ward died Jan. 3, sged 24 years, of consumption. The funeral will oocur tomorrow at 2 p. m. at the house on south Main-st. About thirteen memberg of the Washtenaw lodge, I. O. G-. T., went to MooreTille last Friday evening to visit a lodge there. Milan lodge was there alao. Mra. McCarthy, of Ann-st, lost a son in the service. Eleven months after his death, he made an aggignment of his claim for bounty to a Detroit man, so the papers show. William Binder and Lawrenoe Clinton, cbarged with assault and battery on Fred. Gakle, before Justice Frueauff, paid the costa yesterday mornicg and were discbarged. James Debtt, of Pinckney, has been in the county jail for a week on the charge of embezzling a sewing machine from J. F. Sohuh. His examination was put down for today. Dr. Hoff, of Cincinnati, a new appoint ment in che Dental department, was expected yesterday. He will be additional to the preBent force. Henry. C. Raymond, of England, a senior dent, will be employed as assistant in the dental department for the remainder of the year. - - Professor C. N. Jones and wife returned from Philadelphia Tbursday. Mr. Whitmarsb, an old man and an inmate of the county poor houBe, indieoreetly walked out doors last Monday, when he feil on the ice, fracturing a bone of his leg. Xavier "Zachman and Martin M. Seabolt have purchased the land on Rush lake, called Pettis grove, on which is situated the club boat-house owned by Ann Arbor partjes. C. B. Cady read an essay on " Music and social science " bef ore the ihird annual convention oE the Canadian society of musicianB which met in Landon, Oat., Dec. 27-29, 1887. Rev. Samuel Earp preached the annual sermón to the young men's guild of Grace Episcopal church in Detroit, Sunday, and Rev. AVilliam Galpin supplied tis place in St. Andrew's church. It is said that Prof. Langley, the astronomer brother of Prof. Langley, of Ann Arbor, is one of the Iion9 of Washington society since his election as secretary of the Smithsonian Instituto. The new machinery of the mechanical laboratory has been a'l put in position during vacation and will be ready for work on the students' return. The new heating buildiDg will alao be in use. A Detroit lady who wants her name kept quiet has donated a handgome set of furmture to the office of the Homoepathic hospital. The room will be improved accordingly, and it will be a fine one. Elmer S. Firestone, manager of the Columbus buggy company in Detroit, was married on Monday to Miss May P. Costello, daughier of Mrs. Ambrose Kearney of this city. It occurred in Detroit, Rev. Dr. Riley officiating. Last night, one of the hackmen working for J. A. Polhemus, put on too much speed, and while turning the corner of Jefferson and División sts, the hack struck a telephone pole, and was smashed. No one was in the hack at the time. The ice harvest has commenced ; Hangsterfer will fill his houses next week. Andrews & Co. are clearing the ice preparatory to work next week, while the M. C. railroad are cutting and shipping to Detroit from above the pulp mili. The Free Press of Jan. 4 says that citizens of Washtenaw, Ingham and Livingston counties have offered President Ledyard the right of way and agree to grade the line provided he will complete and opérate it "between Dexter and Lansing. The annusl meeting of the M. E. church was held Mcmdsy evening. Theodore Royer, Henry Wade Rogers, and John Ferdon were elected trustees. Prof. Rogers takes the place of J. T. Jacobs who resigned about a year ago, and the others were'reelections. Otsemingo lodge, No. 295, Tuesday evening, elected officers as follows : N. G., Warren E. Walker ; V. G., William C. Jacobus; recording secretary, R. A. Lutz; permanent secretary, E. S. Manly; treasurer, C. H. Manly; representative at the grand lodge, C. H. Manly. Washtenaw lodge, No. 9, I. O. O. F., last Friday evening, elected the following officers: "N. G., C. H. Jones; V. G., F. Gerstner; recording secretary, John Feiner; permanent secretary, Conrad Krapf; treasurer, M. Staebler; representative to the grand lodge, H. T. Morton. Some people are troubled in reading the railroad time tables in the city papers. There need be no misunderstanding if they will only take care to notice when the trains pass the houra of noon or midnight after leaving for the eaat or west at the hour indicated at the top of the columns. M. Staebler is makine; important change8 in his Germania hotel. The office has been enlarged by taking out the bar, so that now it is a spacious one. The dining room is now twice as large as formerly. The room in the block devoted to agricultural implements will be used for the bar. Last Friday evening Geo. A. Douglass was elected president of the Egan trusa company; T. Y. Kayne, vice-president and manager ; E. B. Lewis, secretary and treasurer. At a directors' meeting Jan. 4, D. O. Douglags was elected secretary and trnasurer in place of E. B. Lewis resigned. The First Baptist church held its annual meeting Monday evening, and elected Prof. V. M. Spalding, Prof. Beeman, and Paul Schnauble trustees. Clerk, Trof. Spalding, and treasurer, Prof. Beeman. All reelections. Dr. Q. W. Green was elected trustee to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Prof. Edward Olney. While skating on the race Monday, James Hawley, law '88, feil npon the ice in such marmer that a gash iive inches long was cut just above the left knee cap. The gentleman was assisted to bis room, Dr. Frothingham summoned, who took seven stitches to secure the gap. Mr. Hawley will be laid up two or three weeks. Yesterday a preliminary meeting waa held in the Presbyterian church of Ann Atbor for a county Sunday school interdenominational convention. The state secretary and general organizer was present. The convention will be heldin Ypsilanti Congregational church, Feb. 1, at 10 a. m., when a county organization will be perfected. A. O. U. W., No. 27, will inatall the following officers tonight : Past master workman, John J. Koch ; M. W., Christian Roth ; foreman, William Herman ; overseer, Ernest Rehberg ; recorder, John Kruuse; financier, John Kuebler : treasurer, George Haller ; guide, Ohrist Helber ; inside guard, Paul Schall ; outside guard, Martin Brucklacher. Tuesday evening in Samuel Krause's shoe atore, there was much interest in the result of guessing the number of eyelets in the store. Oue lady thought there were one billion, and another placed ít at 500. They didn't win the prize. Will Hatch, Warren Wathams, and Will Henne counted the eyelets in two and one half houra, and they uumbered 21,847. Mrs. Lydia Thompson gueased 22,028, and was given a lady's gold watch worth $35. John Koch said there were 21,700, and he was given a gentleman's gold watch worth $35. There were about 2000 guessers. Friends of The Register often kindly send in items of news which are acceptable; but sometimes forget to give their ñames. There can be no certainty of the items appearing in the paper unless the editor knows who is responsible for the information; and it is especially important now as the editor is, comparatively, a gtranger in Washtenaw county. The board of auditors and the board of directnrs of the Washtenaw mutu%l fire insurance company met on Friday. The board of auditors examined and audited the accounts of the board of directors. Today the board of auditors will examine Secretary W. K. Child's annual statement, and on next Wednesday the company will hold its annual meeting. The Examiner, of Waco, Texas, speaks thus of a gradúate of the literary class of '83 : " Dayid G. Taylor, principal of the Central high school, is now serving his second year in this capacity. He had proved himself an instructor of high order. Under his able administration the high school is making rapid advancement in Bcholarly spirit and acquirements. The vacancy caused by the death of Dr. Palmer will be temporarily fiüod by Drs. Vaughan, Herdman, and Dunster,- Dr. Vaughan lecturing on fevers, particularly typhoid fever8, ia the investigation of which he is at present engaged; Dr. Dunster will lecture on eruptive, and Dr. Herdman on nervous, di6eases. Dr. Lyster, of Detroit, to whom the position was offered, refused to accept it temporarily. Forty-six names of prominent men in Ann Arbor have been signed to artic'.es of incorporation of the proposed Ann Arbor Mutual Fire Insurance ccmpany, and it seems to be a promising movement. Amorjg the signers are W. D. Harriman, N. J. Kyer, John Moore, Moses Seabolt, David Rinsey, Wm. Burke, T. J. Keech, J. J. Robison, T. F. Hill, Isaac Duan, John W. Thompson, Daniel Hiscock. At a regular meeting of the First Congregational (hurch, last evening, Rufus Waples and Robert Campbell were elected deacons. Rufus Waples was elected secretary, and Robert Campbell treasurer; Prof. M. L. D'Oge was made superintendent of the Sunday school ; Prof. W. S. Perry, first assistant; and Prof. J. B. Davis, second assistant. Mrs. T. J. Keech, Miss Matilda Brown, and Miss P. A. Noble were elected a committee on charities. __ James H. Wade and Byron W. Cheever were elected Tuesday evening trustees for three years of the Presbyterian church. The treasurer's report showed about $3,200 as the church receipts during the year, and expenditnres about theBame. The report in regard to the Sunday school showed' a total attendance during the year of G73O; an enrollcaent of 170; a total collection during the year of about ■ $130 ; given to charitable purposes about $d0; and for the library about $40. It is said that Bronson Howard's " The Henrietta" continúes to meet with remarkable sucoess at Union Square theater in New York. The week before Christmas, usually bad for the theaters, brought in more than $6,000 for that play, and the average since the play was starled hal been $7,200 and $7,300 each week. His "Banker's Daughter" i still on the road play ing to good houses. Mr. Howard ig to be congratulated. He shows good judgment in coming to Ann Arbor tolive, aa he does literary ekill in writing his play.

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