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Next Friday is Arbor day. M. Staebler is now a bicycle agent. John McCarthy is deputy shenfE at the Toledo depot. The Royal Arcanum has fifty-two members in this city. Judge Noah W. Cheever is having his residence repainted. William A. Clark is building a new barn on North Main street. A. L. Noble has purchased a driving horse, of Oscar Sorg for $250. John Effner aged seventeen died of diptheria yesterday morning. Wood chuck scalps cost Ann Arbor township last year just $50.25. Ground has been broken for the new Students' Christian Association building. There will be an iniüation at Washtenaw Lodge, I. ü. O. F. No. 9, this evening. John W. Marony, of this city, ha been granted a pension by the genera governmenj August V. Fellows and Mrs. Mary A. Pate were married last Monday by Rev. Fr. Fierle. The family of C. H. Cady, the state street grocer, have moved to this city from Ypsilanti. The Luick Bros. have built a wai house for the storage of lumber at their planing mili. Rev. P. W. Cranuel, of Rochester. N . Y., will preach in1 the Baptist church next Sunday. Fraternity lodge, No. 262 will have work on the third desjree next Wednesday evening, April 18. Ex-city Recorder Pond during his tbree terms of office drew 4,937 warrants aggregating $127,535.51. The school tax, of Ann Arbor township, last year vas $2,957.32. The highways cost 51,342.04. W. K. Childs predicts that June 12 13 and Augus 1 will be the three hottest days this summer. A lady from Owosso comes all the way to this city twice a week to take lesaons in china painting. Rev. Samutel Earp preached the annual sermón before the St. John's Union, in Detroit, last Sunday. Alvin C. Baxter was married to Miss Mary Wanger of Pettisville, Ohio, by Rev. W. W. Kamsay last Saturday. The annual election of officers in the fire department will be held next Tuesday evening at half-past seven o'clock . The saloon of Moore & Hall in Dexter was entered by burglars last Monday night and $15 in money and some cigars taken. Jas. Schiappicasse is selling genuine imported Italian noodles and macaroni, displayed in lus front window, at 15 cents a pound. The voters of Ann Arbor township decided last week to build a new bridge across the Huron river at Geddes by a vote of 140 to 17. Mr. H. J. Brown has purchased the residence on Division street in which he has been residing!; of Andrew De Forest f or $4,500. Williain Smith, of Wayne county was married to Miss Elizabeth Stenen, of Ann Arbor township, April 3rd by Rev. Mr. Belser. The remains of Samuel Morse, a former resident of Ann Arbor, was brought here last Sunday for interment in Forest Hill cemetery. The concert on Saturday, April 28tb, will begin promptly, sharp, without fail, at 7:30 in order to give time to the performers to catch the train. A very touching memorial service was held at the Methodist Sunday school last Sunday in memory of Miss Nellie Monroe and Naomi Hill . Mr. Charles Parshall, the new clerk of Ann Arbor Township, will have his office at his residence, one mile east of the cemetery on the Geddes road. Grand Concert by the United Choruss of the Normal School and the University will be given on Saturday, April 2Oth, in the üniversity Hall. A. A. Crozier, now an assistant botnist of the United States, has acceptd the position of botanist of the Agriculural Experiment Station of lowa, at Ames. Mrs. Harriet M. Nye, wife of the late x-sheriff Nelson B. Nye, died last Friday of paralysis, aged seventy years. The funeral services were held Monday afternoon. The republican county convention will be held in this city Tuesday, April 4, and the county branch of the Michigan club will hold their meeting at the ame time. The remains of Dr. Terhune, son of Enoch Terhune, who died in Harbor Springs some months ago, were brought here last Saturday for burial in Forest Hill cemetery. Andrew T. Deliolt, of the third ward, died Monday of pneumonía, aged eveuty years. The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon at his late residence on Spring street. Mr. Joe Martin, formely with J. Muehlig, can now be found at the furniture establishment of Martin Haller where he will be pleased to see all his many friends. Annual Encampment G. A. R. at Toledo, O., April 24th, 25th and 26th Tickets sold for one fare round trip, good returning April 28th via. the T. A. A. &. N. M. Ry. Mrs. Barbara Fassett, mother of Mrs. John Freeman, of the third ward, died April fifth, aged 81 years, 9 months. The funeral was held from the A" M. E. church Sunday afternoon. Itis but justice to Mr. George H. fond to say that he states it that it was not with his consent that bis name was used last Monday night as a candidate for the office of city treasurer. Oscar Sorg has ihe" contract for repainting the Marshall depot on the Michigan Central . This depot will be moved across the track and it will be the largest building ever moved in this state. Two yonnfi; men might have been seen Tuesday returning from the river with a large tish dangling from the center of a pole, apparently so heavy that it required the efforts of both to carry it. Professor Phillips, scientific optician, will remain next week April 16 to 22 with Wm. Arnold, the jeweler. Do not fail to cali and have your eyes tested free, if you are troubled with sight or eyes. George Collins, the wood yard man, was married to Mrs. L. J. Foster April 2nd by Rev. W. VV. Kamsay. They have taken up ttaeir residence in the old Morgan homestead, corner of Huron and Fifth streets. The date for the joint concert by the Ypsilanti and University choruses have been set fór Saturday evening, April 28th, because the W. C. ï. U. had already chosen the 25th, 26th, and 27th for their convention. Prof. Ilarrington's paper on "the Climatical Effects of Forests." read before tbe Horticultuial Society was forwarded to Senator Palmer by Mr. Emil Baur. The senator writes that he read them with interest and approval. E. J. Johnson, for many years a merchant of this city, died at his home last Friday morning of paralysis. He was sixty-one years, one month and eleven days old. He was a Knight Templar and had held various offices ot trust in the city. The funeral services were held under K. T. auspices at four o'clock last Sunday afternoon. Th 3 Cbancel Society of St. Andrews church will hold a sale of aprons and fancy articles at Hobart Hall, Friday, April 20th. , at four p. m. Tea will be served by the Ladies Aid Society, promptly at six o'clock. John Koch, the furniture dealer has been succeeded by Koch & Henne, who will make a strong .team. The new firm is composed of John Koch and VVilham Henne. Mr. Henne will devote himself especially to undertaking. Emil Baur has imported the Bismark strawberry, the Champagne and Weiler's Bratbime,VVinter Bergammotte pear from Germany. He will plant the different varieties of red and white table grapes and a fine lot of pear trees. Grant T. Perry, of Lodi, died April 5th, of inflammation of the stomach, aged.83 years 7 months and 5 days. He was a pioneer of the county and had resided in Lodi on the farm he bought in 1829. The funeral services were held at two o'clock Tuesday afternoon. Charles Schenk will sell at auction, April 25, 1888, on the Schenk farm, three miles south of Ann Arbor, five young work horses, six cows, 120 sheep, 100 chickens and a large number of farming implements, grain, hay, etc. The Auction will begin at ten o'clock, Fred Krause, auctioneer. The following are the delegates to the prohibition state convention from this county, B. J. Conrad, John Schumacher, O. R. L. Crozier, G. W. Merritt, L. C. Palmer, J. K. Doane, S. W. Bird, R. Chase, W. D. Smith, Rev. J . D. Shults,A. B. Smith, W. H. Dell, W. L. Watkms, C. M. Fellowa, A. G lover, R. Parson3 and E. S. Shaw. Mrs. Prof. Carhart will read a paper on Queen Louise, of Prussia, at the ladies library next Thursday afternoon or " o'clock f or the benefit of the associatioin The paper i3 one which is very hign.y spoken of by those who have heard it and the ladies who are fortúnate enough to be present, will doubtless enjoy the reading of it. The following obituary nótice is taken f rom a Detroit paper of recent date. It is evidently a genuino notice, grotesque as it may seem. "Mrs. Hattie Banks, a young convert who intended visiting her home in Canada, has taken her abode in heaven. Her case was pneumonia. She was very patiënt throughout her illness and expired at 9 o'clock on the evening of the 12th of;March. rne cnorus reeiuu ai iuvr ïuiutuau ;lmrch will take place on ï'riday evenng next as announced last week. A ïood programme has been arranged ind all are cordially invited to attend i social will be held in rooms below at ;he close of the programme at whicta ice cream and cake will be served. Admittance, adulta 20 ets., children 10 ets. Doors open at seveu o'clock, Bxercises begins at 7:45. The Woman's Christian Temperance Union of the second district will meet in convention at the Baptist church April 25, 26, 27. All persons interested in the temperance cause are invited to attend the meetings. Good speakers are expected. Any person willing to entertain delegates or furnish refreshments for the dinners at the ehurch will please send their names at once to Miss Matilda Brown. State street. Miss Mary H. Scott, daughter of ,1. Austin Scott, was married Wednesday evening to Charles L. Carter, of Toledo. The officiating clergyman wa Rev. VVH. Ryder and the bridesmaid was Miss Emüy R. StebbiLs. The bride has many friends in the city, who congratúlate the happy groom upon his good fortune. The groom is the son of the Hawaiian minister at Washington and a gradúate of the law school of last year. They will reside in Washington. The Ladies Library Association last Monday re-elected Mrs. J. M. Wheeler, president; Mis. A. B. Palmer, vice president; Mis. C. A. Jayeox, treasurer; Mis. W. V. Beman, secretary. The directoïs elected were Mesdames G. 8. Morris, Elisha Jones, Philip Bach, A. B. Prescott, J. M. Wheeler and Miss Addie Kniigbt. The expenses of the year weve $86ö.l3 and the balance now on hand is $32.7.8. There are 3,056 books in the library and 127 persons drawing books. The Evening Journal's Washington correspondent says: Charles J. Kintner, of Ann Arbor, who was an examiner at the patent office and afterwards chief clerk of the department, is now Ketting rich as a member of the largest tirm of patent solicitors on electrical subjects in this country. When in the patent office Kintner had charge of the department of electncity, and his knowledge therein gained is invaluable to him now. He divides his time between New York and Washington.