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Evangeline, Wednesday. The city band netted $110 at their masquerade. Dr. C. L. Ford haa been elected dean f the medical faculty. Mann Bros. have had their store neatIy repainted and frescoed. There will be a total eclipse of the moon a week from Saturday evening. The great extravaganza Evangeline at the Opera House, Wdnesday night. Rinsey & Seabolt are putting in a new fire and burglar proof safe in tbeir store, John Fogarty, of Catherine street, is confined to the house with a broken collar bone. Mrs. Mary M. Gruber, of Shepherd, Mïch., died Monday, in this city, aged fifty-eight years. An oyster supper will be given by the District Lodge I. O. G. T, in Cropsey's Hall, January 26. Mrs. Lii Manly. of the Fifth ward. an old resident, died yesterday, of inflammation of the lungs. Mrs. Jedele, mother of Mrs. George Schwab, fell out of her chair last Thursday, breaking her arm. The Superintendent of the Poór met Tuesday, but transacted no business excepting the auditing of accounts. The Ann Arbor Agricultural company have a large number of orders coming in and plenty of work ahead. Miss Lizzie Kice, sister of Mrs. James M. Stafford, died in Akron, Ohio, last Monday, of consumption, aged thirtythree. James Williams was drunk on Tuesday and on Wednesday, Justice Frueauff presented him with twenty-five days in jail Wirt Williams, a son of J . D. Williams, died in California recently. The remains are expected to arrive in this city next week . lie had many 'warm friends here who will regret to learn of his death. Hon. S. M, Cutchem, formerly, of Ypsilanti, has been re-elected president of the Young Men's Christian Assciatinn, in Detroit. About twenty of our horsemen enjoyed trotting matches in Ypsilanti, Tuesday. They claim to have knocked out the Ypsilanti hoises. Joe T. Jacobs has very generously given the Grand Army and' Sons of Veterans a flve years lease of his hall, making no charge to them. John Miller plead guilty of being drunk on Ann Street last Sunday and Justice Ponton Monday, sent him to the county jail for twenty days. Norman, the two year old son of Charles Millard, of Ann Arbor town, got at the laudanum bottle yesterday, and was with difficulty kept alive. A three year old child of Peter Peterson, of Miller avenue, died of diphtheria Wednesday morning. The funeral services were held in the affcernoon. B. F. Watts, of tnis city, was, on Wednesday, elected Grand High Priest of th Roy al Arch Masons of the state, the highest office within their gitt.j Olds & Bacon, of York, have lost a valuable Holstein heifer of heart di8ease. It was a thoroughbred called Washtenaw girl. It was worth $200. Ann Arbor Lodge No. 320 I. G. T. hold an annivnrsary entertainment and social, Feb. 6, at Cropsye's Hall. Everybody is invited to come and have a good time. John Howard, of Ypsilanti, had the misfortune to break his leg while at work on the Michigan Central ice train, Monday. A cake of ice rolled upon him. The Hook and Ladder Company on Thursday evening elected F. Campion captain; S. McLaren, first assistant; F. Stein, treasurer; and J. Kinney, secretary. The Ferdon lumber yard, having purchased another strip of land, are extending their lumber piles. Another indication of the prosperous building year expected. Mrs. Carhart will read an essay entitled, Queen Louise, of Prussia, the mother of the emperor of Germany, at the meeting of the Cocker League next Monday evening. William F. Buss vs. John G. Hornung was heard Monday before Judge Kinne. A decree of foreclosure Eor $1995 was granted, the sale to take place October 6th. The new improvements in the Germania hotel have been completed, and the price has been raised to two dollars a day . The hotel is one of the most complete and comfortable in Michigan. Mr. Junius E. Beal, the Michigan member of the ' execucive committee of the Republican National League has issued a cal) fora con vention of republican clubs to be held in Detroit, February 22d. . Two prisoners from Ypailanti are sojourning twenty days in jail for steaiing four cans of oysters. They were sent up by Justice Joslyn, Wednesday. They are now feasting out of Sheriff Walsh's larder. All Sunday Schools in Washtenaw county are requested to send delegates to the county Sunday school convention wtiich meets in the Congregational church Ypsilanti, January 31st and February lat. L. R. E. Cowell, Sec. Mrs. Sally McOmber, wife of the late Smith McOmber, of Pittsüeld, died Monday, at the residence of Charles Treadwell, on Broadway, where be made her home, of general debility. She was born in Cayuga county, New York, and was seventy-three years old. The first prize for ladies at the masquerade by the city band, a silver caster, was won by Miss Louise Walz, the second, a pickle caster, was won by Miss Louise Sillkey. Walter S. Gabrielski won a gold headed cane, Herman Kirn, a silver card receiver and Larry Clinton, a silver napkin ring. Mrs. Edna Chaffee Noble, whom the Ledger, of Philadelphia, terms "an elocutionist of decided gifts and versatile powers," will give an entertainment in this city early in February for the ladies' library. The date will be announced next week. We are sure the entertainment will be looked forward to with interest. The First National Bank directors have-re-elected Charles H. Richmond, president; Philip Bach. vice-president; and tí. W. Clarkson, cashier. The directors were all re-elected this year and are, Philip Bach, John M. Wheeler, Wm. McCreery, Henry Cornwell, Alpheus Felch, Charles H. Richmond, James Clements, E. D. Kinne and Edward Treadwell. Mis. Eva Strang, of Cantón, has filed b bilí for a divorce from her husband Olin F. Strang of Supeiior. They were married November Ü5th, 1885, and lived together until last June. The ground on which the divorce is asked is extreme cruelty. Mrs. Strang charges that her husband neglected her and refused her help after the birth of their child, and refused to provide medical attendances. A large number of instance8 are set forth in the bilí. She also charges him with going to parties with the hired girl and others. She asks for alimony. H. D. Corey, of Boston, will be in the city to-morrow with his new Volunteer bicycle which will be on exhibition at Wagner & Co's. Rice's celeurated Evangeline company of beautiful artistes, is at the Grand Opera House next Wednesday evening. It is a famous burlesque and will draw a big house. Gottlieb Wilde, of Toledo, will start a merchant tailoring establishment about the first of February in the store recently occupied by Henry Horn on Washington St. Mrs. Noble, who gives an entertainment in this city for the benefit of the Ladie's Library, made a fine impression at Tremont Temple, Boston, and Is highly spoken of by the Boston press. Mr. Geo. W. Cropsey, the Washington street grocer, is laid up from the effects of a fall on the ice in his yard last Saturday, by which he broke four ribs on the right side. He is doing as well as could be expected. Rev. Dr. Eddy will oucupy the pulpit of the Presbyterrian church next Sunday morning and evening. His sermon last Sunday evening, on Infidelity, wos a very elegant one and was listen ed to by a large audience. A copy of the New Yorker of April 15, 1837' has come to hand which says that the legislature of Michigan has l'e8tablished the University of Michigan to be located at Ann Arbor, with most muniflcent endowments-" One of the speakers at the prohibition convention last Friday stated that two saloon keepers had favored the petition, stating that they did not intend to take out a license in May anyway as they couldn't afford it. It is understood that these two prohiDition saloon keepers are Ypsilantians. Tappan Association announces two discourses to be given in Presbyterian Church, on Sunday, Jan. 29, by Rev. James F. Dickie, of Detroit. In the morning the subject will be, "The power of Prayer," in the evening, "Savanaorola, the prophet-preacher of Florence. David W. Noyes, for many years a resident of this city, died last Friday, at the advanced age of eighty-six years and twenty-three days, of old age and a complication of diseases. The funeral was held Sunday afcernoon, at the house, and Rev. Dr. Bamsay pronounced a touching eulogy upon the deceased. A fire broke out iu the bakery of Walter Toop, on State street, Monday evening. The night was cold but the fire laddies got out in time. The fire came from the oven, Winding smoke pouring out of the furnace into the room. There was considerable more smoke thu five and no particular damage was done. It was however a narrow escape. The Detroit Free Press of Sunday kindly notices the entrance of the Arsus on its fifty-fourth volume. It greatly flatters us by the statement that we are "giving the people of Washtenaw county the best paper they have ever had and that it is appreciated is testified by the large circulation the paper has bililt up" under its new management. Prof. Rogers, last Sunday, delivered the ürst of a series of three lectures in the M. E. church immediately folio wing the morning service. The subject was Jews and Judaism. There was a good sized audience present and the lecture was a masterly one. The diction was elegant and the subject thoroughly covered. The other two lectures to be given next Sunday and the following Sunday are on Christianity and Mahometanism. The "Nil Dicit" club of thirty young ladies give a leap year party at Nickels hall next Friday evenirjg. The invitations are on brown "butcher" paper and the party will be one of the olden times, each lady bringing her partner. The "Nil dicit," which expresses the name of the club, doesn't mean that the young' gentlemen will not be allowed to say anything at all, but that they won't be allowed to ask for any dances. The ladies will do that, themselves. Albert Sorg, ex-city treasurer, has filed his answer to the chancery suit commenced against him and others in which he alleges that prior to the fillng of the bill he had sold all his right in the property in questiOH to his mother, Mrs. Juliana Sorg. He claims that Wood has been recklessly sacrificing the property and has already realized sufficient to pay the indebtedness to the city but retains the stock to sell it out at a trifling per cent of its value. The answer was Bied in the clerk's office Friday. A memorial service, commemorative of some of the most eminent and honorable persons who have died during the past year, will be held in the Unitarian church next Sunday morning, under the auspices of the Unity Club. The persons commemorated will be H . W. Beecher, William G. Eliot, D. D., late Chancellor of Washington Uniyersity, Hon. John B. Finch, Mrs, Dinah Muloch Craik, JenneyJLind and Dorothea Dix. Short papers wilt be read or addresses given on the lives and characters of these persons, and the services they have rendered to the world, by members of the Unity Club, viz: Philip Whitman, Benjamin P. Bourland, Clement Stickney, Miss Mary E. JL'homp8on, Miss Ida A. Morrish and Mrs. Sunderland. In the evening Mrs. Sunderland will give the seventh of her course of lectures on the Books of the Bible. Judging by the numerous testimonial8 given of Dr. Eccleston's lectures on Dante's Divinal Commedia, soon to be delivered in Hobart Hall, Ann Arbor is to be highly favored. The Churchman of last weefe contained a very fiattering notice of the course on Dante. The interest in these three lectures is greatly inci eased by the 200 views of Dore and other masters which are reflected by a stereopticon as the ecturer gives nis analysis.of the poein. Reserved seats can now be secured at Brown's drug store or at Hobart Hall. Mrs. Dr. A. H. Sylvester, daughter of Prof. Winchell and the happy possessor of a marvellous voice, will sing at the Cocker League entertainment in the M. E. church next Monday evening. The entertainment begins at 7:45 sharp and the programme is as follows: Waltzes, Brahm's by Mr. Edward Bilbie; Rieder's Margarette and Schumann's Fruhlings nacht by Mrs. Dr. A. H. Sylvester; lleinecke's Sonatine by Mr. Edward Bilbie; Heidlingsfeld's Fliege Vogel, Mrs. Dr. A. H. Sylvester, and Queen Louise of Prussia by Mrs. Ellen Soule Carhart. The Unitarian Church held its annual meeting on Tuesday evening, January 17, with a large attendance. Reports were read of the past year's work. The church is out of debt; all its many activities are going forward with vigor; the past year is probably the most prosperous that the society has ever had. One hundred and seventy volumes have been added to the church library during the year. The trustees for the coming year are:Prof. W.H. Pettee, Prof. J.W. Langley, Joseph Whitlark, John Allen, Judge W. D. Harriman, and George W. Bullis; Secretary, Benjamin Brown. To-morrow evening, Jan. 21, Miss Grace Hiltz, soprano, of Chicago, assisted by Miss Julia Caruthers, will give the third Chamber concert of this season. Miss Hiitz is so well and so f avorably known to Ann Arbor audience that it does not seem necessary to add praise to her present reputation. About 100 tickets will be placed on sale at Moore's on State street, and Wahr's, on Main street, to accommodate the friends of those who hold the regular course Uckets. Season tickets for the remaining flve concerts, 51.75. Single admissiuti, 50 cents. The concert will be given as usual in Hobart Hall. The Germán Workingmen's Aid soceity, 140 strong, exectid. the iollowing officers Mauday evening, Eugene Oesterlin, president. Chas. Binder, and John Meyer, vice-preidents; George Visel, recording secretary; ü. F. Allmendinger, corresponding secretary; John George Koch, treasurer; Christian Lutz, cafhier; Henry Binder, steward and the fllowing trustees, George Miller, Wm. Herz, tfred Schmid, Fred. Gauss, Eugene K. Frueauff, Jacob Fisher, August Heinz and Herman Kempfert. On Tuesday evening the board of trustees organized themselves for the coming year with Fred Schmid, president, George Miller, secretary and August Heinz, recorder. The semi-annual missionary meeting of the diocese of Michigan will meet in St. Andrew's parish this qity next week on Tuesday and Wednesday. At the same time and place the Michigan Branch of the Woman's Auxiliary will meet. The following is the general order of services Tuesday, January 20th, 1888. Service in St. Andrew's church with sermón by Bishop Gillespie, 10 a. m. Meeting in Hobart Hall. Topics with discussion 3p. m. Meeting in Hobart Hall. Address by the Rev. Dr. Bunn, of Brooklvn, N. Y. Wednesday, January 25th, 1888, 7.30 p. m. Service in St. Andrew's church, 7 a. m. Meeting in Hobart Hall. Topics with disfeussion 10 a. m. Meeting in Hobart Hall. Sunday School lnstitute 3 p. m.