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School began Monday and it was a warm day for a start. The new School Board will meet for organization next Tuesday evening. The Ann Arbor fruit car made the first trip of the season with peaches on Monday. E. Baur remembered The Register with a fine basket of lucious pears vesterdav Thanks. " Eight fine carts were shipped from the Ferguson RoadCart works to New Orleans tais week. C. W. Wagner, G. W. Millen and M. F. Lantz have each purchased a norse and carriage this week. TnE Register is under special obligations to the Argus and Courier for aesistance last week, the engine at this office having given out. Dr. Eddy of Detroit will occupy the pulpit in the Congregational church next Sunday, both morning and evening. Theo. Wetzel hae left the employ of H. J. Brown to resume his college work, and F. O. Martty of Manchester takes his place. Secretary Wade wishes parties having rooms to rent to leave their names at his ofiSce, as he has numerous applications daily. A nutnber of our local sportsmen are making sad havoo among the ducks in the northern part of the county this week. J. Geo. Koch of E. Liberty-st died Monday evening of typoid fever. He was 49 years oíd and leaves a wife and four children. The early Crawford peaches are ripening fast and will nearly all be picked this week. So says one oí our prominent fruit men. Judging from the way Noble is advertising, he intends to sell a nevv suit to evsry school-boy in the city. From the way he is going about it, it will not be his fault if he does not. A telegram received from Dalla?, Texas, announcing the birth of a daughter to Charles Reed and wife, nee Addie Cole, on the 3rd inst., the first anniversary of their marriage. Comstock F. Hill has been appointed by Judge Kinne as nest friend for Emanuel and Frederick Schweitzer, minors, to appear for them in a suit brought against Andrew J. Speer. There were ten persons who joined the Presbyterian church last Sunday. Owing to unavoidable reasons the communion was not served last Sanday, but will be given next Sunday. Sneak thieves entered N. H. Drake's barn last Friday night and stole part of a harness. The missing portion was replaced Saturday, but the tbeives came again Sunday night and stole the new part. The bogus insurance inspector who took Geo. Brock's watch, worked the same scheme at Ypsilanti a few days later, and managed to get away with a watch and $20 in money belonging to Arba Howard. The temporary injunction issued by the circuit court on petition of A. R. Wheeler and others, restraining Rolland F. Fleteher from cutting timber from certain land, has been made permanent by Judge Kinne. Miss Hunt desires to meet the members of the Ann Arbor Art Club at her studio in the Tappan building on Monday, Sgpt. 9, to elect officere and arrange the work of the coming year. It is hoped that all interested will be present. Married, Sept. 2, at the residence of the bride's mother, Mrs. L. R. Wright, Battle Creek, by the Rev. Jay A. Ford, William II. Talcott of Pontiac, and Miss Nellie R. Spoor, youngest daughter of the late S. H. Spoor, formerly of this city. Hon. Thos. Williams and J. D. Clark of Jackson were in the city Tuesday evening to complete the minor arrangements for the Knights Templar excursión to Washington. Ann Arbor and Jackson commanderies go togetuer, the train leaving this city at 6:30 p.m., Oct. 5. Township clerk Parshall was at the court house last Saturday, paying the bounty on woodchuck scalps. He only recived 181 scalps, paying $45.25 bounty. There was no circus in 6ight, and the boys tiid not bring in a quarter as many last Saturday as they did on the pay-day last quarter. A. P. Ferguson has his men husiling at the Road Cart works building a full line of carts and wagons for exhibition at the fall fair?. He will make exhibits at the Detroit Exposition, Tri-State fair at Toledo, State fair at Lansing, Eastern Michigan fair at Ypsilanti, and the Washtenaw county fair. J. M. Willcoxson completed the census of children of school age in tbe city on Saturday. There are 3,00G Echool children in the city this year, an increase of 25 over last year. The different wards contribute to this number as follows: lst ward, 688; 2nd ward, 681; 3rd ward, 518; 4th ward. 471; 5th ward, 204; Cth ward, 384. On Tuesday evening, J. Rice Miner and Miss Louise Si. Gott were married at the residence of the bride's mother, Mrs. Caroline Gott, on S. Division-st, the Rt. Rev. Bishop Gillispie officiating. About 75 of the relatives and friends were present. The gifts were numerous and costly. The young couple left on the evening train for a wedding trip. Henry Clay of Detroit, a colored tramp about 40 years of age, was drowned in the mili race last Friday jast before noon. He was in swimming with a companion and in attempting to swim across the stream, he went down in about 15 feet of water. The body wag found about 12.30. Coroner Clark held an inquest and a verdict was rendered in a accordance with the facts. An agent of the Loomis Fuel Gas Co. of Detroit has been in the city this week looking over the ground with aview to establishing a plant here. Ue thinks the prospects are favorable and will probably ask the council for a franchise at the meeting tomorrow evening. The charge will be between 35 cents and 50 cents per 1000 cubic i'eet. The members of the school board are contemplating shortening the school year, ia order to avoid the hot weather both at the beginning and closing of the year. The plan is to make the school year 39 weeks instead of 41, by beginning two weeks later in September, and closing a week earlier in June. The vacation at Christmas time is to be cut from two weeks to one. Wm. Carroll, driver of the hose wagon, had a narraw escape from being shot last week. A boy opposite the engine house was shooling at a sparrow but missed it, the bullet striking Carroll on the breast'. His heavy clothing saved him, the ball bruising his flesh and drawing blood, but not seriously injuring him. The ofncers should punish these careless youths who fire gun8 within the city limits. ' The directora oí the Washtenaw Mutual Insurance Co. met Saturday and ordered an assessment of $2. on each $l,0C0 of stock. The losse the past year have been $8,804.94 and the capital stock has been jncreased $97.775. sicce Jan. 1. The company now has 2,437 members. The Sons oí Veterans will give an excursión to Toledo on Sept. 11. Among the many attractions will be a 25 mile ride on the lake, thefree show on Presque Isle, and the Tri-State fair. Fare for round trip $1.00 Children under 12, GO cents. The train leaves T. & A. A. depot at 7 A. M. Tickets on sale at Jacob's clothing store, Cox's barber shop, and by members of the committee. The Wesleyan Guild of the University of Michigan has filed articles of incorporation with the Secretary of State and with the County Clerk. The trustees named in the articles of incorporation are Junius E. Beal, Jesse Booth, Henry S. Carhart, Daniel A. McLachlan, A. L. Noble, Henry Wade Rogers, Joseph B. Steere, Alexander Winchell and Levi D.Wines. The object of the Guild is to make provisión for the nominal care of the students of the Univereity who are cinnected with the Methodist church. Tne Guild may own real estáte to the amount of $100,000 and personal estáte to the amount of $500.000. Mrs.Wm. Deubel, sr., died very suddenly at her home on Huron-st last even ing. She was a lady very highly esteemed by all who knew her. We will give a more appropriate memorial next week. The funeral services will be held Sunday. - Ypsilanti Commercial. Mrs. Deubel was the wife of Wm. Deubel, oneof the direotors of the Ann Arbor Savings Bank, and the officers of that institution attended the funeral Sunday afternoon, and acted as pall bearers. Mrs. Denbel wss well known in Ann Arbo', and until a few years ago the family made their home in this city on Detroit-st. Besides the Savings bank director?, Mr. and Mrs. N.J. Kyer. Mr. and Mrs. W. Jackson and Mrs. D. Hiscock attended the funeral services. The prospects of having street cars running in the city before snow flies is now very flattering. The Street Railway Co. hag been reorganized and if satisfactory arrangement are made with the council at the special meeting tomorrow night, work will be commenced at once. John F. Barry of New York has taken hold of the project which was nearly dead. He is a man of expedente and has built street railroads at Richmond, Va., and Boston. The line to be built here will be the electnc system, with overhead wires, as the steep grades make it inexpedient to use horses. Small pole?, octagon in shape and 1G feet bigh, will be placed along the route. The poles will be ornamental and will not be an eye-sore to the beauty oí our city, as the telephone, electriü light and telegraph poles now are. Flat sidebearing rails will be used and they will be set flush with grade. The cars can be run by the system to be used at any rate of speed, from one to 20 miles an hour, and can be stopped when running at tull speed in a car's length. The cost of the road and equipment is estimated at $100,000. and nothing but the very best is to be used. When completed, thirty men will be given employment.


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