The Chelsea Fair is now in session. Arthur Sweet has been elected truant officer. A. P. Fergu3on has shipped another carload of carts to India. The Tucker Bicycle Agency now has quarters in the Arüngton block. It was a nice and weieome shower that carne last Sunday afternoon. The Detroit Tribune 's local ageney is now at Geo. Wahr's bookstore. The ward schools will be closed next Wednesday on account of the Fair. Many of the schools in the county are promptly complying with the new flag law. County Clerk Dansingburg issued four marriage licenses on one day last week. Dr. Flemming Carrow has taken out a license to hunt deer in the north woods. There will be a mission festival at the Bethlehem Evangclical chnrch next Sunday. Capt. John C. Fiseher has sent in his resignation as eommander of the Light Infantry. The streets which have been gravel] ed ana rolled thoroughly are in good condition. The Beethoven Quartet has accepted an engagement to give a concert at Wayne, Sept. 2.V School Cotnmissioner Wedsmeyer aitended aflag raising at Salem, Tuesday, and delivered an address. The traveling library of the Y. M. vJ. A. has arrived from Lansing, Michigan and the boys now have the use of it. The ,State Fair Association has chosen Wm. Ball, of Hamburg, as its next president. The selection is a good one. J. W. Sheridan, of Oberlin, Ohio, yraa in the city last week looking up the prospect of establishing a School of Telegraphy here. Most of the prizes for the bicycle races at the county fair are on exhibition in ,the window of Owen's barber ehop on E. Huron-st. The Ann Arbor Organ Co. will make a large display at the Plymouth fair thia week. Frank Legg will have charge of the exhibit. Fred. A. Tinker was married yesterday at Jackson to Miss Lockwood, ol that city. The Register extends best wishes to the young couple. There were nearly 200 in attendance at the Oddfellows picnic at Whitmore Lake last Friday. A very enjoyable time was had by all who attended. Only a fair sized audience attended Si Plunkard's entertainment Monday night. Those who did go laughed enough for a much larger audience. The prizes for the Wolverine Cyelers' 10-mile road race yesterday were on exhibition in Lindenschmitt & Apfel's show window during the past week. The Baptist Church people will give a reception in their parlors tomorrow night to students of the High School. All High School students are Invita? , The Board of Education had a struggle Tuesday night with the question of whethcr or not elocution should bo oompulsoryinthe High School. , The matte:was ünail.y laid upon the table. Wadhams, Ryan and Keule will soon have a line new front in their doublé store. They will have an elegant displayed store when all the Improvemenfa now uu lerway are oompleted. The committee appionted to secure subscirptions for.tha new factory have been meeting with good success so far. Mrs. Catherine Shiappacasse died Monday night of typhoid fever. Deceased was 54 years of age. The regular annual teachers' reception to the Fre8hmen class of the High School takos place in the chapel tomorrovv jvjiinjr. Last Tuesday night Thomas Taylor surprised his'Mends by marrying Miss Anna S. McCrow, of S. Thayer-st. Rev. J. M. Gelston performed the ceremony. C. A. Hutton, of Northville, who inventedthe individual communion cup, spent last week in the city in order to show conference delegates the merits of his invention. The M. E. conference supplied the pulpits last Sunday, both morning and evening, at the Congregational. Presbyterian, Baptist, English Lutheran and Disciples' churches. The ladies of the Tabernacle church arranged an excursión from Detroit to Ann Arbor last ï'riday, on account of the M. E. Conference. There were nearly four hundred who carne up. The University Hospital has been opened and is ready to receive paticnts. Vigorious kicks have been coming right along all summer because the hospital were not kept open. A new taiioring establishment is soon to be started here. Wm. Theisen will be proprietor. He will occupy the rooms over the Farmers and Mechanies Bank. Mr. Thej,sen formerly worked for Burchfield. The A. A. Typographical Uuion have received the banner awarded it by the Detroit labor unions for having in attendance at Labor Day the largest number of dolegates of any of the visiting unions. The Lightning Artist in Schairer and Millen's window during the past week proved a great attraction as was evidenced by the immense crowds which gathered before the store to see his work. Wendell P. Moore, son of Eli W. Moore, was married at Williamston Tuesday to Miss Myrtle Langford. Among thoso whoattended the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. Eli Moore, of this city, and Mr. and Mrs. Eli Moore, jr., of Bay City. MÍ9S Donna Pinckey and Mr. Burton D. Ahnes, of Detroit, were married Tuesday at the home of the bride's father, Henry Pinckney, of Superior, Rev. Dr. Ryan, of Ypsilanti, offlciating. Mr. and Mrs. Aimes will make their future home in Detroit. "Forget Me Not Waltz" aad "Tourists March" are two pieces of music dedicatedto the University Mandolín and Guitar Clubs, the former being written by William Willing and the latter by C. T. Sisson. They are published by Ignaz Fischer,of Toledo, Ohio. Miss Agnes Watson, who graduated from the law department last June, has just passed a billiant examination for admission to practice inPittsburg, Pa. She stood third in a list of twenty-six She will be the iirst woman ever adraitted to practice law in Pittsburg. The reception given Father Goldrick, of St. Patrick's church in NorthBétö last Wednesday nt#ht was a buonevery sense of the word. Those who planned and earried out the prod know how t do such things in a right royal manner, while it must have been a great gratification to Father toldrick to be shown in such way how tnuch his parishonersesteem him. V' U. Kdly sells Wood. ' At the Congregational Church the pastor will preach Sunday morning on "One Master." In the evening the service of the Young Men's SundaEvening Club will be resumed. Subject "What More?" The usual varied musical program will be provided. All are invited. According to the Daily Courier some one of the editoral force on that paper has been trying to shave himself with a piece of broken bottle ! Better patroize some of our barbers. Twelve shaves will cost you but a dollar. We do not know what you can buy twelve bottles of for less money. Thursday Sept. 2tth, is to be Woman's day at the Washtenaw Co. fair. We learn that the program is to be in charge of Miss Emma E. Bower of the Democrat. Phat insures its excellence' If we visit that fair it will be on Thursday. That's when the fair, of Washtenaw, can be seen. - Adrain Press. Miss Emma Bower has offered as sureties on her bond as treasurer of the Board of Education the following: Olizie B. Hall, Mrs. o J. F. ïlickels, -Mrs. C. C. Warner, Lucy D. S. Parker, Ella R. Stafford, Elizabeth, S. Pardon, Lizzie Millen, Katherine T. Cramer, Francés J. Miner, Hentietta C. Penny. Occasionally there's a man over in Washtenaw county who thinks the fair the last of this month won't amount to much, because of this thing and that thing not being to his taste. These fellows should remember that Michigan game laws perrnit the shooting of jacksnipes after Sept. 1 st.- Adrián Press. In the Ann Arbor Art school, Mis Hunt is announced to conduct classes in black and white, every Saturday morning. Thus the descendants of Ham received equal recognition with the pale face - and Ethiopia in art, may properly date from this Ann Arbor era. Pupils please furnish chalk and charcoal.- Adrián Press. Dr. Meade, of Detroit, who formerly lived at Ypsilanti sued Mrs. Katherine M. Sherman, of Ypsilanti, for $89, for professional services. The case was brought here last Thursday and heard before Justice Gibson. After hearing the little evidence offered and the large amount of argument by the attornies the jury gave the doctor a verdict of $07.50. Last Saturday between forty or fifty peopie, including a number frora this city, attended a pleasant dinner party givenby J. W. Wing, on his farm in Scio, in honor of his 75th birthday. The guests,, who were principally old pioneers. were present from, Scio, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Dexter, Webster and Lima. The tables were heaped with good things to eat, and a glorious feast was enjoyed. Very few who do not know Mr. Wing's age would suspect that he had passed his 7öth mile stone "Has Washtenaw coal?" queries the Argus. Certainly, down in Milan, Dexter and Ypsilanti, where they have the cash to get it. We have secn no ads showiDg much coal on hand in Ann Arbor. Ann Arbor peopie generally wont need to worry about coal for the future. They'li find it hot enough, and if there's a lack of coal, a supply of brimstone that is inexhaustible. is said to be Ez. Norris and Col. Dean please N. B.- Adrián Press. If Ez. would only renew his subscription, and the Colonel would subcribe, for the Press, they might possibly have escaped this unkind cut. The Adrián Press has not yet ceased to mourn over the fact that Washtenaw is forever last to the democracy. lts last appeal is for help from the M. E. Conference which was held in this city last week. It says: Now that the students aie away, and the city is like a grave yard, we suggest that the conference mark its deliberations with a little of the old fashion ed Methodistwim, 'wherein the whole county of Washtenaw shall be arousod to a sense of its danger, and its old time democratie 1,200 majority shall be restored, and the fair be made a succesa Ladies of Ann Arbor who want help with Berving or housework, who need a stewardess pr table-waiter, whose .hüdren wish private tutoring, orwhodesire help of any kind which could be given by women in the university, will lind it desirable to sond thoir nann-s to the employment bureau of the Students Christiiic Association. It . has buen customary to have these services paid for by room or board, or bath. Ladies will please cali at the General Secretary 's office and state their needs and requirements or send word to the Students Christian Association, Newberry Hall.