The first circus of the season wili strike Ana Arbor, May 27. Prof. J. B. Steeie will address th temperance meeting at Cropsey's Hall, on Sundny afternoon at á p. m. "Charles Wesley, the Poet of Methodism," will be the subject of Dr. Studley's lecture, next Sunday evening in the Methodist cburch, wita readings from his works. Rev. W. D. Simonds, pastor of the Independent Congregationalist church of Battle Creek, will preach at the Unitanan church, next Sunday morning and evening, in exchange with Mr. Sunderland. The Laiin play, "The Menaechin of Plautus," will be giren by members of the class of '92, under the direction of Prof. J. H. Drake, at University Hall, Saturday eveniDg, May 31. Admission, 50 cents. The young ladies of the Bethlehem church will give a social at the residence ot H. Hutzel, on W. Huron-8f, on Thursdy evening, Msy 29th, tor the berefit of their new church. Admission 15 cents, including ioe cream and cake. The price of admission to the Symphony Concert tomorrow night will be one dullar tor single tickets, ünly thoee holiing season tickets can secure 6ingle tickets and they can secure only one gingle ticket f r each seassn ticket held. Single tickets may be secured at Sheehan's on Friday. The Ladies Society of the Congregational church will hold their annual meeting, Friday afternoon, at which time the report of the work done during the past ten years will be read. The ladies of the other churches are invitad to attend. The regular monthly meeting of the Ann Arbor Buiiness Men's Association will be held in the council chamber at the oourt house, on Fiilay, May 16, 1890, at 8 o'clock p. m. Reports of committees will be heard and other important business will be transacted. All members are urged to be present and to bring all friends of the business advancement of Ann Arbor. Euoene K. Frïüauff. Corresponding Sec. President Augustus H. Strong, D. D., of Bochester Theological Seminary, Rocheser, N. Y., will preacb at the Baptist church next Sunday morning, May 18, and in the evening will deliver the annual addrees before the Young People'a Society of the church. It will be a rare privilege to hear one of the ableBt religious writers and educators of the Baptist denomination who comes thus to Ann Arbor tor the first time. It is expected that an informal conference will be arranged for Monday evening, for studente who may be interested in the question of modern ministerial education and ita requirements. The "Merchante1 Carnival," which bas aroused much pleasant anticipation, il to be held next week in the rink, on the 22nd and 23rd in the evening, and on the 24th in the afternoon. Children will be admitted at half price at the matinee. The rink is to be beautifully decorated with booths, designed by the merchante who will use every effbrt to make them attractive. The military drill will be the principal feature of the evening. Fiftytwo young ladies will take part in it, each dressed in a ccstume to represent one of our merchants. Great ingenuity has been expended is devising pretty costumes and the result will be very pleasing. Tbe Chequamagons will furnieh the music and promise a new and varied program on each occasion. Refreshments will be served. Admission twenty-five cent. Let all come.