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Robins put in appearance here Tuesday. Mayor, Putnam, of Ypsilanti, is on the sick list. Rev. Max Hein preaches in Detroit, next Sunday. The water works company have struck another flowing well. The State Arbeiter Verein meet in this city, June 9, 10 and 11. Six tickets for 25 cents on the street railway are getting popular. Prof. J. B. Davis has a map of the village of Ann Arbor made in 1836. Mrs. Catherine Farley died Tuesday of dropsy of the heart, aged fifty-two years. Col. H. S. Dean has been elected a delégate to the National G. A. R. encampment. President Rogers, of the Northwestern UniversityJectures in the law department next week. The case against John Robison, colored, for breaking Reuben Miller's nose has been adjourned. F. C. Moriarity, Ypsilanti's city clerk, is to be one of the St. Patrick's banquet orators at Hudson. Attention is called to the grand opening advertisement of the new clothing firm, Wadhams, Kennedy & Reule. Rev. Fr. Dowling's lecture before Foley guild, in University hall, Sunday evening, will be largely attended. Zeno Carpenter died at the residence of his son, P. W. Carpenter, n Ypsilanti, Monday evening, aged 82 years. All booksbelonging to the Ladies' übrary must be presented at the Library, on or before Saturday, Vlarch I4th. George Stoll has taken Charles Bullis' place as motor man and John Shadford is now book-keeper for the street railway. Richard Martin was sent to jail 'rom Chelsea for ten days for va'rancy. He formerly claimed Ypsianti as his home. Mrs. H. Walter Nichols died at íer home in Highland, March 5. She will be remembered by many riends in this city. Veeder B. Paine, formerly of this city, has been appointed agent to make the allotment of lands to the 7ox and Sac Indians. Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Whedon, of Massachusetts, rejoice over the advent of a daughter, March 2. E. J. Cnowlton and W. W. Wheedon are ïappygrand fathers. The Sons of Veterans, thirty-one trong, presented the "Soldier of he Union" at Saline, Wednesday vening, and greatly pleased the audience. About fifty went down from this ity to Ypsilanti to attend the services n St. Luke's church, conducted by Rev. Mr. Tatlock, with the vested choir of St. church. Two boys, Frank Davis and Fred Anderson, got into an altercation in Ypsilanti, Wednesday, and each of them used a knife on the other. Both boys are under the doctor's care. Irving Jones, colored, was arrested this week at the residenee of Dr. Bennett, in Superior, where he was working, by Deputy-Sheriff Schall, for the theft of a rifle from a student named Babcock, some months ago. Justice Butts gave him thirty days in The Register says $16.08 were paid for sparrow scalps last week. The boys must have taken a good deal of trouble to scalp the birds, when the law requires their heads. Possibly the Register thinks a sparrow is an animal something like a woodchuck. The program at the Unity club next Monday evening, March ióth, is as follows: "A Descent into fhe Cráter of Pichiucha, Illustrated," by Mr. E. M. Brigham. "Different interpretations of the Geological Phenomena at and near Niágara Falls," by Prof. Wm. H. Pettee. The city has purchased a single horse for the use of the fire department. It is a big one, standing seventeen and three-quarters hands high, and weighing 1450. It is brpwn in color and was purchased near Azalia for $175. The Sons of Veterans will give one of their grand social hops as soon as Lent is over. The committee has full charge. Edwin E. Hallett was appointed president; William Gates, treasurer; E. E. McAllister, secretary; George Fischer, floor manager; Claude F. Gage, receiver. Next Sunday morning, at the Unitarian church, Rev. Mr. Sunderland will give his last sermón on Prophecy. Subject: "Miraculous Predictions in the Old Testament." In the evening, Hon. Carroll D. Wright, of Washington, D. C, will deliver a lecture upon "Religión in Politics." Those who had the pleasure of hearing the Amherst Glee Club in Ann Arbor some years ago will be delighted to hear that they are to give a concert April 7th, in University hall, under the auspices of our own club. Both their Glee and Banjo clubs are exceptionally fine this year, and their concert is sure to be an artistic success. At the Milán village electionMonday, two tickets were in the field, the issue being whether or notMilan should be a cold water village. The village ticket was elected excepting one trustee, Torn Redman, who was defeated by Andrew Jackson, running on the citizens' ticket. The officers elected are president, David Hitehcock; trustees, O. A. Kelly, Charles Davis, Andrew Jackson. Dr. Chapín headed the citizens' ticket. Rev. P. Cooney, C. S. C, of the Notre Dame University, will lecture in St. Patrick's church, Northfield, Sunday, March 22, at 3 o'clock in the afternoon, on " My WarExperience as Chaplain, 1861-1865." The speaker is very entertaining throughout, and presents the sad and comical side of war life to his hearers in a very capable manner. In speaking of a young Irishman who was taking off one of his wounded comrades from the battle field to the hospital, in the rear of the battle ground. The lecturer shows the hair-breadth escapes, as the young man was carrying his injured friend over the hill, a cannon ball took away the head of the man already crippled. The surgeon said, "Why bring a dead man in here." Looking over his shoulder, the one acting the part of the good Simaritan, exclaimed in his excitement "By Herrings, when he called me, he only tould me he was shot in the leg." Together with a good lecture, those present will also be entertained by some well rendered music. Admission 25 cents.