Read the "want" column . Jerome Freeman has rented the post office barber shop. Fred Koder of Pittsfield, died last Sunday, aged 37 years. Rev. Dr. Ramsay lectured in Detroit, Wednesday evening. The auction sales this spring are reported as bringing fair prices . Mr. Fred Schaiid leaves tor New York City to-day to purchase goods. Mrs. Dr. Carey, nee Lindley, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Sed James. JL. F. Zells has put up a carpentet shop on his place on South Fourth street. Candidates tor ithe office of register of deeds are springing up like mushl'OODS. A new delivery wagon makes the rounds tor Edward üuffy's grocery store. The agent for tte JLangguth or Keinhart's knife sharpener is canvassing the city. The llobiusüu-Hoover company liave played to good houses and pleased tbe people greatly. L&rry Kehoe has buugut out the saloon known as the Detroit house on Detroit street. The prouibitionisis elect their delegates to the prohibition state convention, April 6th. The republican caucus of Ann Arbor township will be held at 2 o'clock a week from toroorrow. The Chequamegous play at the Knights Templar grand reception in Jackson, next month. The funeral of the little two year old child of W.(i. McClay, which died of dropsy, was held last Saturday. An elegant parlor set is shown in Richmond & Treadwell's window, one of the finest ever seen in the city. The Woman's Home Missionary society of the Congregational church meet this afternoon at three o'clock. P. B. Hinckley has gone out of the flour and feed business on Washington street and has retuined to Ypsilanti. Isaac Greenman, of the fifth ward, has received a pension through ü. L. Matthews agency and $] ,200 back pention. Prof. Harrington delivered his lecture on Honduras last evening before the Ladies Missonary Society of the M. Church. "Ann Arbor Lodge, No. 320, T. O. O F. have changed their" hall frónfstiín son's on Ann Street to Cropsey's o Washington Street. A miniatura railroad is shown in Goodyear's window. ïhe loeomotiv draws its train around the circula track at a lively rate. Charles Stewart is serving twelv days in jaii;for apsault and battery upon John Schaler. lüs term began on Thursday of last week. Mrs. James B. Angell read a pape on the English Literature of the Elizabethan Period at the meeting of the Tuesday club this week. W. J. Colgrove has just completed a new hot house for O. R. L. Crozier who is oing into the business of raising plants and early vegetables. The Demotratic ticket in Ann Arbor township will be nominated at a eaucus called tor March 24th in the treasurer's room at the court house. . Large numbers of people are taking advantaee of the low excursión rates to Florida and the South being offered by the T. A. A. & N. M. R. R The prohibitionists propose to be in the field early. They have called their eounty convention f or April 6, to elect delegates to their state convention. A considerable amount of clothing was damaged by a water pipe in J. T. Jacobs store bursting last Monday night and partially flooding the room. Walter Dancer, of lama, drew an order Wednesday for supervisor's services in 1881, the amount due him for attendance upon the board of supervisors. The candidates for the democratie nomination for recorder are V. W. Watts and J . E. Bach, and it is safe to say that one of these will be the next recorder. The total receipt trom the tax sales of 1887 in this county, was $196.46 of which $69.20, the amount due as state ax, was sent to the state treasurer yesierday. Bach & Abel have put in a new floor and kalsomined their store. The store was open again yesterday morning rouch to the delight of laciies in seaich of bargains. Several of the Kniehts Templar of he city have received iavitations to he annual reception and ball given )y the Jackson Commandery, Monday vening, April 2. Among the ñames mentioned for mayor this spring, is that of Fred Jtetich, Sr., who is a thorough-going econmist and would see that the laws were trictly enforced. Charles Pierce and Joseph üakley tried the Texas experiment of taking a oodsuit of clotheá frora Mr. Haeselchwerdt of near Chelsea, and are now n jail awaiting trial. The township board will submit to ie electors of Ann Arbor township ar ie spring election the question of )uilding a new bridge across the Huron liiver at Geddesburg. The Tavernier Company and Ida Van Cortland at the opera house every vening next week to low prices. They ïave just finished nine evenings playing n Jackson to packed houses every ight. Mrs. Alvira B. Brown, ot South Diision street, died last Friday of diaetes aged fifty-üve years. The funeral was held Monday afternoon trom ie house and the remains were taken o Ypsilanti. Andrew John McMahon died of dipïeria in the Hamilton block last Suuay, aged ten years. Mrs. McMahon, his widowed mother, has now been ;wice bereaved within a few weeks by iptberia. The Germán Workingmen's Aid ociety of this city is in excellent finan, ïal condition, having a capital now of ;23 per meinber, and by their rigid onservative manegment are careful to ee that it does not decrease. Krueger's gallery opens the middle of next week. One would never know the rooms, part of which were formerly occupied by the Argus, on the corner of Main and Huron, so well have thev been fltted up for the gallery. To-day VVmi Hayden will be tiïed bcfore Justice FrueaufE on the charge of assault and battery upon Rudolph Graf. The assault grew out of some labor trouble. It is understood that the defendant will plead not guilty. üur Dexter readers and yery many outside of Dexter will be pteased to learn that our correspondent, who has been writing such readable items from that place, will continue sending us items for the rest of the month. Senator Palmer, last .Monday, piesented a memorial from James B. Angell, J. D. Baldwin, Emil Baur and thirty-four other residents of this city favoring the bill for the better protection of forests in the public domain. Austin Pate was. on last Thursday entenced to ninet days in the house f correction at Ionia, for stealing an vercoat belonging to Augustus Erdman who works at the Franklin House, 'he coat was taken at four o'clock in he morning. l'ate plead not guilty; waived a jury trial and was convicted. Mr3. Chatfield, of north Fifth street died Wednesday night from the eiïec of a paralytic stroke. She had been a resident of the city for many years The funeral will be held at three o'clock this afternoon from the M. E. church ïhe annual meeting of the Womans Christian Temperance Union will be held in Hobart Hall, Wednesday, Maren 21st, at 3 o'clock, p. m. Lucy D. S. Pakker, Secretary Maj. üen. Soule, of this city, in command of this department ot the encampment I. O. O. F1, has issued a general order appointing chievalier Charles H. Manly, assistant adjutant general with rank of lieatenant colonel A crazy tea will be given at the Baptist church this evening. although there will be nothing crazy about the bill of fare. The waiters will be in crazy dress, the tables set in crazy fashion. Tea served from 6:30 to nine o'clock for twenty-five cents. Ann Arbor Encampment, No. 7, will hold a special meeting this evening to make arrangements for the foiming a uniformed encampment. There is ampie material for making one of the best drilled encampments in the state among the Odd Fellows of the city. Last Saturday, Frank Tyler, a hack dnver, was arrested under the city ordinance for an assault upon a passenger at the Michigan Central depot, which was due to some misunderstandïng about some money. City attorney Joslyn appeared for the city. Tyler plead guilty and paid seven dollars fine and costs. Mrs. Pratt has sold out her candy kitchen.on Huron street,to the Allmendinger Bros. who will hereafter conducted the business in a manner to merit a good patronage. The new firm s composed of Henry Allmendinger, who has been in the employ of Mrs. 3ratt, and George Allmendinger, who ïas been with Cropsey's grocery. Fred Krause, the autioneer who ofliciates In so many auctions in these parts always carries the same hamtner. He has carried it for twenty-one years and has knocked down hundreds of thousands of dolíais worth of property with it. He wouldn't teel at home in the auctïon box without it. Henee a fine new one with a good deal of boot money wouldn't tempt Mm to part with IE The library committee of the Unitarian church has just printed a supplementary catalogue of books, about 300 in number, added to the library of the church within the past five years. The additions cover the whole range of liberal, religious scholarship, comparative religion, ethics, "philanthropy, etc., and are exceedingly valuable. The library now contains about 1,700 volumes, and is practically free to the public. A Unitarian convention is to be held n Toledo next Tuesday and Wednesay, March 20th. and 21st. It is exected that quite a delegation from the Unitarian society here will go down. ?he convention will be under the uspïees of the American Unitarian Association. The speakers are to be Rev Jttobert Collyer, of New York, Kev. Charles G. Ames, Philadelphia, and ïevs. Grindall Reynolds, Minot J. Sayge and Gerge Batchelor, of Boston. Ex-Sheriff, Nelson B. Nye died last Friday at his home on South Second street from paralysis. He was one of the pioneers and had resided in this city over forty years. He was born in New Hampshire, January 20th, 1815, and was seventy-three years old at the time of his death. He was elected sheriff of Washtenaw county in 1852 on the democratic ticket. For many years he kept a livery stable until the increasing infirmities of age compelled him to restire from active employment. Arthur Case, of Manchester townslyp, died last Monday after a brief illness. [e was a pioneer of the county, a promnent democrat and a good masón. He was born in New York, Nov. 13, 817. He located on section 11 in Manhester township in 1834. For several ear she had a hardware store in Maniester and held several village and ownship offices. The funeral was held on Wednesday under the auspices f the Adrian Cotnraandery Knights 'enrolar. Mrs. Emeline Pryer, who died of pneumonía, at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Bartlett in Superior township, March 8th, 1888, was born in Orange county, New York, January 6th 1815. She came to Michigan with her parents in 1828 and settled in Salem township. She united with the M. E. church when fifteen years old. In 1834 she was married to Benj. Pryer, who died in 1872. In 1848 she removed with her husband to Ann Arbor township. The Michigan Central railroad will sell land excursión tickets at one f are for the round trip on March 20th, April 3rd and 24th. May 8th and 22nd, June 5th and 19th, U83, to points in the States of Minnesota, Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Arkansas, Texas and New Mexico, tickets liraited to 30 days from date of sale. VVill also on March 26th, April 9th and 23rd, 1888, sell round trip tickets at one fare to a large number of points in the South, south of the Ohio river and Bowling Green, Ky., tickets limited to 30 days from date of sale. Ida Van Cortland and the Tavernier compaDy play a week's stand at this place commeneing next Monday. ín other cities, where we have seen this troupe, they Jhave been exceedingly popular, playing to crowded houses every night, and their audiences have included those who aimed never to attend any but the best performances. Opera parties were popular during their stands, the cheapness of the tickets not indicating a second-class company. There is more money in crowded houses and week stauds at cheap prices than thre is in smaller audiences, higher prices and one night stands. The managers of the county fair association at their meeting last Saturday, decided to adjourn until April, 20th, on which date the society, as noted in another column, will decide whether they can sell the present fair grounds to Mr srael Hall and invest the proceeds in twenty-two acres of ground about sixty ods south aii'i east of the present grounds. Mr. Hall offers to make the rade and give them $5,000. This would eave the society in debt only for the mount necessary to move the. f enees, mildings, and make a track. The offleers talk as if the trade inïgüt fall hrough unless adjoining property holders, with property to be beneütted liould make up this amount to them.