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On Saturday last, as Mr. and Mrs. Rob. ert Campbell, of Packa:d-á!, were having their attention cccupitd by varióos devices of their childrn, which prevented their absenting theraselves fromthe house, the door bell rang. At that time nooneseeined to be available to attend the cali, so Mrs. CampDell went herself. Wliat were lier feelings, upon opening the door, as she beield the familiar faces of about thirty of her relatives, who had, for the most part, arrived by the street cars froir. Ypsilanti? She looked in wonder. But when a voice said: "Our best wishes for your thirtieth wedding anniversary," the problem was solved. It was a perfect surprise to Mr. and Mrs. Campbell, who soon found that they had but few rights of domain left which their guests were bound to respect. Tables were soon loaded with luxuries which they brought. After abountiful dinner, mingled with social converse, John K. Campbell arose and said : "We now propore to vary the program somewhat, and will cal' upon different ones for sentiments and reininiscences of the past." Beingbut a boy at the time of the marriage, part of bis reminiscences were amusiug and in the line of a boy's observations. He next called upon Mr. W. K. Childs, wbo gpoke with feeling and made some very appropriate remarks. Andrew Campbell was very philosophical witb regard to tbe marriage relation and made some good poinls. Speaking of the breyity of thirty years, hecould also testify as to how much could be lived within the gpace of a few minutes, as he had seen, the morning before. several thousand dollars' worth of hisproperty reduced to ashesv Eugene M. Childs spoke in a Dleasing manner of his boyhood recollectionB. Wm. Campbell told many inidents of his courtship and other'amusïng thinge. Mrs. J. K. Campbell recited some ;eautiful verses and spoke of her first aearing about the Campbells and Childs through a friend, who referred tojthem as "the salt of the earth." Eev. Walter Campbell, of Concord, Mass., son of the surprised ones, spoke in behalf of the younger generation. He had no recolection of the event referred to, but acknowledged that the event was afterwards of great importance to him. He also spoke of the pleasures which such an occasion gave. Mrs. Wm. Lambie read an appropriate poem written by her ausband for the occasion, and.after some befittingj remarks, presented, in behalf of the Campbell families, to the bride and groom, some beautifnl and coatly silver ware. Miss Alma C. Childs iresented, in behalf of the Childs famiies, some rich gifts in silver. Feeling responses were made by the recipients and references made to absent ones of he former occasion, especially those who had walked through "the valley of he shadow of death," and the young 'eneration who had arisen since that me were heartilv welcomed, as well as the other accessions by raarriage. Regrets were sent by Col. J. W. Childe, of Washington, D. C, Prof. G. Campbell, of Dartmouth College, N. H., and others. Prof. Campbell, in his letter, referred to Bchool days and the civil war, in which he and the bridegroom afterwards took an active part. The occasion wás much enjoyed by all present, and an important feature of the day was the proficient rendering upon the piano of several pieces from the o ld masters, as well as anumber of selections of familiar songs, by Mrs. W. W. Campbell, formerly from Providence, R. I. WEDDING ÜKLI.S. The residence of A. D. Seyler was the scène of a happy wedding Tuesday ■fternoon, his daugliter, Miss Ida Seyler andWm.G. Fowlf r, of Detroit, being united in the bonds of matrimony by Eev. J. M. Gelston. About forty guests, including twenty-six from De troit, were present. The house was handsomely decorated. The bride's sister, Miss Bena Seyler, was bridemaid and George F. Smith, of Detroit best man. After the ceremony, an informal reception was helrl, and the newly married couple left on the five o'clock train for Detroit. In the evening they received a large number of friends at the residence of the groom's father. Mr. Fowler is a clerk in the Preston National bank and the bride is well known to the peoplo of Ann Arbor. Mr. and Mrs. Fowler will reside at 4G8 Fourth-ave. Detroit. PERSONAL AND SOCIAL. Mr?. R. Kempf spent Monday in Detroit. Mrs. W. D. Adams spent Monday in Detroit. -Miss Mary Lohr is visiling Toledo friends. Miss Alice Staebler has gone to Chicago. Miss Clara Mack leaves today for Chicago. Miss Néllie Kyer has returned from Hastings. Prof. I. N.Demmon has returned from Charlevoix. Mr. and Mrs. V. G. Dieterle spent Sunday in Detroit. Miss Emma Gwinner spent two Uays in Detroit this week. Mrs. Theodore Royer returned Saturday from Mackinaw. Miss Grace Spafford, of Tecumseh, is visiting Mrs. Reeves. Sam Langsdorf returned Monday from New York City. Dr. V. A. Campbell returned from Bruin Lake, Thursday. Miss Fannie Ford left Tuesday morning for New York City. Theodore Reyer is spending a short time at the St. Clair Flats. Miss KateSeymour hasgoneto Washington to visit her mother. Hon. C. H. Kichmond and wife returned on Friday from Alma. Charles S.Fall, wife and daughter,Miss Nina, spent Tuesday in Detroit. Mrs. Philip Bach and family have been enjoying a visit in Detroit. Misses Bertha and Carrie Cristman have returned from Tiffin, Ohio. John Markley, of Toledo, has been visiting his father, John Markley. Mrs. E. S. Danster and daughters returned on Friday from Old Mission. Prof. C. B. Cady, of Chicago, was visitDg old Ann Arbor friends last week. Mrs. Alice Haven and daughter Grace have been visiting friends in Detroit. Mrs. A. M. Fall, of Albion, is the guest of her sons, D. C. and C. S. Fall. H. H. Cjrtiss and daughter, Miss Grace, drove down from Lansing Monday. Miss Nettie E. Latson, formerly of Lansing, is visiting her aunt, Mrs. D. C. Fall. Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. Clark have returned from their wedding trip in the east. Mrs. T. C. Nickels returned on Friday from Oxford, Wis., where she has been visiting. Mrs. Thad. Preston, of Ionia, is the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Canwell. Miss Anna Hicks has returned from Cincinnati, Ohio, where she spent severaldays. Mrs. A. B. Palmer returned on Friday from Europe. She has been gone fifteen months. Mr. and Mrs. Dr. Cunningham, of Alpena, visited Mrs. Cunnineham's párente, last week. W. B. O'Neil and W. E. Thompson, of Detroit, spent last week with Michael Condón and others. Miss Bertha Baur, of Cincinnati, who has been visiting her father, Emil Baur, returned on Friday. Miss Louise Patten, of Helmuth college, London, Ontario, has been visiting Mrs. V. D. Garwood. Mrs. Dr. L. Hatch, who has been seriously ill for over a year, has almost completely recovered. Mr. and Mrs. T. Wyckoff and son John, of Indianapolis, are visiting Mr and Mrs. J. E. Wyckoff. E. E. Calkins and family returned Tuesday from Petoskey, where they spent the past six weeks. The Sunday school teachers of the Zion church will enjoy a picnic at Whitmore Lake tomorrow. Miss Emma Walz, who has beenspending several weeks in Chicago, relurned to Ann Arbor on Saturday. Normington Bilbie returned on Saturday from Europe, where he has spent the past three years. Miss Mattie and Edith Huddy returned Saturday evening from Detroit, where they apent the past week. Miss Emma Daeler, of Portsmouth, Ohio, who has been visiting Miss Anna Dieterle, returned home Tuesday. E. Harry Close, of Bellevue, Ohio, was a guest during a part of last week, in the family of ex-Senator Kempf. Mr. and Mrs. Brooks, of Brooks' Grove, N. Y., were entertained by Mr. and Mrs. G. S. Waters the fore part of the week. John Blake, who has been visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Blake, returned to Big Eapids Monday. Mrs. D. C. Pennington, accompanied by her son Willie, is viaiting her mother, Mr. T. F. Hill, of S. Divisionst. Mrs. Lunt and daughter Lillie, whohave been visiting Miss Hosmer, returned on Monday to their home in Detroit. On Thursday afternoon Daniel Crawford, of the fifth ward, Mrs. Nettie Smith, of Chicago, were united in marriage. H. A. Sober, instructor in ancient languages in the University, left Thursday for a month's visit at his home in Moline, 111. Rev. W. W. Campbell, who has been visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. Campbell, has returned to his home in Concord , Mass. Fred Z. Hamilton, of Charlotte, clerk of Eaton county, accompanied by his wife and child, has been visiting his cousin, A. W. Hamilton. Miss Eebecca Henriques returned yesterday frotn her trip east. She visited New York City, Philadelphia, few Haven and other points. The Misses Louise and Marie Baur, nd Andrew Baur, of Bt. Louis, Mc, fho have been vlsiting their uncle, irnil Baur, returned home Friday. William F. EJwards and Miss Carrie . Ball were married at Grand Rapids Tuesday. Xhey will be at home to heir friendB at 48 East University-ave Irwing K. Pond, of Chicago, the archiect selected to furnish plüii.s for the licbigan building at the world'a fair, )as been visiling his father, E. B. Pocd. Leonard Blake was treated to a pleasnt surprise on his birthday which ocurred on Saturday last. Some thirlyve guests called upon hini at his resiente.


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