One and one third fare is the holiday rate to Detroit. Be sure and see Roehm & Sod, Jewelers, 271 Woodward ave., oor. Grand Circus Park, before making your purchases in their line for Christmas and wedding gif ts. The Ghildren's class in dancing, at Ihe Academy of Dancing, begin8 next Satuiday at 1:15 p. m. Children will find it to their advantage to begin at once, as the term lasts until close ot season. All new dances tonight. The little fellow can get a Savings Bank fiee at ten o'clock Christmaa morning at Wagner & Co's. There can be no more appropriate celebration of the coming of Christ, the Great Gift of God to Man, than by bringing joy into the homes of the poor and makiiig them participants in the good gifts of the Father. Inspired with this thought, the Amphion Club will give a concert Friday evening of tbis week in the Baptist church and invite every one to aid in a jenerous Christmas gift to the poor. Concert begins at 8 o'clock. The Annual meeting of the Stockholders of Forest Hill Cemetery Co., of Ann Arbor, Mich, will be held at the office of the comjany on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 1889, at 10 a. m. ;o elect officers and transact such business as may come before the meeting. W. W. Wines, Clerk. Dec. 18, 1888. üne and one-third fare is the holiday rate to Detroit. Be sure and see Roehm & Son, jewelerg, 271 Woodward Ave., cor. Grand Circus Park, before making your purchases in their line for Christmas and wedding gifts. 1861.- Twenty-Elghth -1888. Annual Display of Hollday doods. Opening day Dec. 12, 1888 It is a sur)rise to ourselves, that in telling this story or the 28th time, we can truthfully say hat we have very many more new and aeautiful goods iu our usual line of holiiay presents than ever before. Our stock las been selected witn great care, and will e sold at prices which will distance cometition. From Dec. 15th tothe 25th we shall sell ordinary mixed candy al 9 cents per lb., and the usual assortment of Creams at 12c, and Chocolate Drops at 14c per Ib. A careful examiriation of our stock is solicited. 44 Main st., South. Deak & Co. Do you want the fines; laundrying in .he state? Then take your work to Steffy & Serviss, 23 S. 4th St. A trial will prove their work as good as their word. Leave orders at the laundry and work will be culled for and delivered. Michigan Central will sell on Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1, good for return till Jan. 3, at one fare and one thipd for the ronnd trip on accouBt o( holidays. For Sale.- Chance for Investment. In order to close up the estáte of the ate John A. Welles, the business property, So. 7 S. Main-st., being the store now occupied by John W. Hunt, is offered for sale. This property offers a good paying nvestment. Offers may be made or infornation obtained from John W. Hunt, S. W. Clarkson, cashier First National Bank, Ann Arbor. or S. T. Douglas, 80 Griswold st., Detroit. Biotice. The annual meeting of the stockholders of the First National Bank of Ann Arbor, For the election of director?, will be held at their banking house on Tuesday, January 8th, 1889. Polls will be open from 10 o'clock a. m. until 12 m. By order of the Board. S. W. Clarkson, Cashier. Ann Arbor, Dec 3, 1888. Notice. Ann Arbor, Mich., Dec. 10, 1888. There will be a special meeting of the stockholders of the Ann Arbor Water Co. at the office of said company, in the city of Ann Arbor, upon the fifteenth day of January, A. D. 1889, at eleven o'clock a. m., to vote upon the question of increasing the capital stock of said company, and to transact euch other business as may properly come before said meeting. Alex. W. Hamilton, Chas. E. Hiscock, President. Secretary.