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Next Sunday is Palm Sunday. The Amherst glee and banjo clubs appear in University hall April 7. Orson C. Bacon is now manager or general foreman of the Register. A. P. Ferguson shipped a carload of carts to Memphis, Term., Wednesday. The Algonquins give a dance Monday evening, March 30, at Hangsterfer's hall. Rev. Mr. Wetmore will not move into his new house for a couple of weeks yet. Hewett & Champion, shoe dealers of Ypsilanti, have made an assignment to J. M. Chidester. We cali the attention of our readers to an article in another column headed "A New Era." The Ann Arbor commandery attended the funeral of Dr. F. M. Oakley in Ypsilanti, yesterday. Charles Grossman is talked of in connection with the aldermanic nomination in the second ward. The annual meeting of the W. C. T. U. will be held in the parlors of Harris hall next Thursday afternoon. Paul Frentner, of Ypsilanti, was fined #25, including costs, by Justice Bogardus, Monday, for assaulting his wife. Swift's safe was rifled of $4.88, Tuesday. The boy, who did it, was discovered and the money refunded. No complaint was made. The republicans of Ann Arbor township will nominate their town ticket in the court house, on Saturday, March 28, at 3 p. m. J. T. Jacobs & Co. have a very interesting spring announcement to make in their advertising space, this week, referring to many special ines. It looks as if a citizens' ticket were to be put in the field, next Tuesday evening, with the hope of wresting the control of the city from he democrats. The street cars, up to date, have dlled a dog and a chicken. The mortality list is not so large as was jredicted before the road was put nto operation. Twelve erop reporters from this county sent word to the state bureau hat wheat in this county had been njured during February, and seven eported that it had not. An auction sale of city real estate at which a large number of city lots will be sold, will be held in the rink next Thursday afternoon. A half )age of this issue tells about it. Rev. Mr. Sunderland will preach next Sunday morning upon "What idircated Young Men and Women an Do toUplift the World." Evening subject, "William Lloyd Garrison." The coldest day in February in this city was February 4, when the thermometer just touched zero; the warmest day was February 15, 52 degrees. The mean temperature was 29.4 degrees. The Board of managers of the Soldiers' Home meet in Lansing, March 25. At the last meeting a tie vote resulted for commander, between Mayor Manly and the present incumbent, a republican. The democrats of Northfield will endeavor to get together this year and put a ticket in the field, which will again return Northfield to the democratie fold. They hold their caucus Monday afternoon, March 23 Herbert M. Frost, of Saginaw, died last night of pneumonia. The remains will be brought here Saturday for burial. Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the house, No. 6 South Ingall street. The contest for the honor of representing the University in the Western Inter-Collegiate Oratorical Association takes place in University hall, this evening. The best orators among the students will be heard f rom. In this county between August, 1890, and March first, 361,630 bushels of wheat were marketed in this county, 310,630 bushels in Jackson, 214,309 in Lenawee and only 68,128 bushels reported marketed in Monroe. The L. S. C. fair will be held at the hous'รจ of Mrs. Morris, 68 S. State-st., Saturday, March 21, at 3 p. m. This is the annual Easter sale of the little girls who form the circle and the proceeds are given to the poor of the city. The Wesleyan Guild announce the following addresses which will be delivered at the M. E. church on the Sunday evenings of the dates mentioned: Rev. Wm. V. Kelly, D. D., March 22; Bishop C. D. Foss, May 3; Rev. L. T. Townsend, D.D., May 17. The Ypsilanti council have been asked by a citizens' meeting to -bond the city for money to put up a tannery building. Although the secretary of the meeting was a lawyer, no one asked him under what law a city has a right to bond itself for such purposes. A disgraceful cock fight, witnessed by Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and Detroit sports, is said to have occurred Tuesday night in the old unused brewery building near the railroad track. The birds were from the three cities and several were killed. No one having any respect for himself was present. On the first of the month snow was over seven inches deep in Huron county, twenty inches deep in the upper peninsula, ten inches deep in the northern tiers of counties in the lower peninsula, three inches deep in Kalamazoo, a quarter of an inch deep here and none at all in Wayne. Evidently Michigan has a variety of climes. President Angell received a telegram this morning which verifies this report in part. The reduction was but $15,000. The Regents asked for $200,025 ror the two years. From this, $2,500 is deducted each year from the contingent expenses, $2,500 each year from the new hospital, and $2,500 each year from books for the libraries. The appropriation will, no doubt, pass at $185,025. Yesterday, a Pontiac constable brought to the jail in this city a woman of sixty, and her son of twenty-two. He had arrested the woman in Wayne, and the boy in Ypsilanti, and last night took them to Pontiac. They are charged with jumping a board bill at Smith's hotel in Rochester, Mich.. The woman is Mrs. Moniford, a clairvoyant doctor, and her bill was four dollars. Her son, Henry D. Montford's bill was thirty-seven cents. Considerable trouble to collect a small board bill. Martin Cavanaugh died at his home in Sharon, last Monday, of cancer of the stomach, aged fifty five years. He had been a sufferer from cancer for eight years, the cancer being three times removed. It finally reached the stomach. He was born in Limerick, Ireland, and in 1846 came to this country and settled in Manchester, where he remained five years. He then moved to Sharon, where he has since resided. He leaves a widow and six children, Martin J., the secretary of the county school board, Thomas, Mary, James, Maggie and Nellie. The funeral services were held in Sharon, Wednesday. Thomas Keedle died of dropsy, Tuesday afternoon, at his home, in Ann Arbor town. He was born in Buckinghamshire, England, February 16, 1814. He became a resident of Ann Arbor town in his 2 2iid year, where he has since resided. He was a soldier in the state militia and served through the life of that early military organization. In December, 1833, he married Miss Sarah Warren, and fourteen children were given them, three of whom survive him, Mrs. J.H. Shadford and Henry Keedle, of Ann Arbor, and Mrs. T. B. McCollum, of Ypsilanti. Mrs. Keedle died in 1853, Three sons served in the war, and one was killed at the battle of Gettysburg. In 1856 he was married to Sarah Green, who was the mother of four children, two of whom are living, Albert Keedle, of Ann Arbor town, and Mrs. Campbell, of Ypsilanti. The funeral services, conducted by Rev. Tatlock, were held Thursday afternoon. A lecture, as noted in this paper ast week, will be delivered by Rev. P. Cooney at St. Patrick's church, Northfield, Sunday, March 22, at 3 o'clock p. m. Subject, "My War Experience as Chaplain, 1861-1865." Those who listened to the very interesting event narrated by the speaker when he lectured recently in Dexter, pronounce the discourse a very fine one. The Business Men's Quartette, of Ann Arbor, viz.: B. St. James, first tenor; C. E. Mutschel, second tenor; Alvin Wilsey, first bass; D. C. Fall, second bass, will render some appropriate and beautiful vocal selections before and after the lecture. Messrs. John McElroy and John Coyle will collect tickets at entrance. The ushers will be Jol Shannahan, Philip Duffy, Patrick Kearney and Frank Hanlin. As the hour is so convenient to give all an opportunity to reach home before dark, a large audience is anticipated. Admission 25 cents.