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DEL T. SUTTON, Publishie. BROCKWAY CENTER, - MICH flEWS OF TilE WEEK. UCUlQAh Ella McNeal, of Milllngton, who had been the victim of scandal by gossips, took laudanum with suicidal intent, and Is reported in critical condition. John Gordon, of Detroit, was sen tenced at Flint,Saturday,to fire years In the States Prison for aiding John Smith to escape. Smith had been convicted for the larceny of 1270 from Mr. Lau s on, of Fenton. On Friday, while engaged digging gravel from a pit four miles northwest of Kalamazoo, on the Grand Prairie road, Mr. J. W. Pierce, a well known farmer, and two of his men, were in stantly killed by the caving in of a pit, by which all were buried. The ex-soldiers of the war of 1861 met at Caro on Friday to organize the Tuscola County Association. Col. J. II. Richardson was chosen President. The Michigan Central Railroad Com pany, as soon as Mr. Vanderbilt shall have seen and approved the plans will proceed to erect a new depot building at Detroit, on the site of the present one, to cost about $150,000. It is expect ed work will begin this season. The valuation of Detroit's taxable property this year is $94,891,407, an in crease of $7,261,712 over last year. About two-thirds of this is increase in personal property. The tax levy is at the rate of 12 1-10 mills on the dollar. Decoration Day was duly observed in Detroit Fairbanks Post, G. A. 11., was open at an early hour, to give at tention to callers with Information and requests as to the graves to be visited. The First Battallion of State troops acted uS escort to the Post, and when the procession had passed through the principal streets to the Soldiers Monu ment, it broke up and the members of the Post proceeded to the cemeteries to attend to the work of decoration. In the evening there were services at the Church of our Father, consisting of ad dresses by Gen. L. S. Trowbridge and Rev. E. L. Rexford, memorial songs by soloists and music by quartette. Charles V. Gillman, tried at Port Huron for the murder of his mother, plead guilty to murder in the second degree and on Monday was sentenced to ten years at hard labor in the Jackson prison. The body of Mrs. Gifford, the cook on the Clayton Belle was found float ing in the river at Port Huron, Monday morning. A case of small-pox was discovered at Port Huron Monday among a party of immigrants, which led to the deten tion of the car on a side track in the northern part of the city, and the en forcement of quarantine. Heavy fires are reported in the pine timber of Clare county. Four sections have been burned over, and much valu able timber destroyed. The fire ex tends into Roscommon county. The iafant child of II. Halliday, of Battle Creek, in the same house in which the other cases of small-pox oc curred, died of the disease on Monday. No new cases are developed. At a meeting of the students of the University of Michigan, growing out of dissatisfaction with the recent Chron icle election, it was resolved to start a new paper, to be called the Michigan Argonaut, the editors to be chosen both from the literary and the profes sional departments. The Grand Trunk Company is col lecting timber and material at Battle Creek for the erection of their Central shops at that place. A copper spear head, six inches in length, two in width and tapering to a fine point, was lately plowed up on the farm of Hiram T. Spear of Johnstown. It has a hardened, tempered cutting edge, showing that the mound-builders" must have had some knowledge of the use of metals. A mail pouch, left at the depot at Kalamazoo Saturday evening by the 1025 train from the west, was found rifled of its contents on Sunday morn ing. Tracks led to Deming's lumber yard, where 55 letters were found, opened and rifled of their contents. At a depth of 2,020 feet, Michael Engelman of Manistee,has struck brine which yields 98 per cent salt. Michael Ryan, while crossing the track of the M. C. railroad near Jack son on Tuesday was struck by the ex press train going east and instantly killed, no was thrown with such force against the switch house as to break all his ribs. A ire in Alma on Tuesday destroy ed Gilbert Burrow's bakery and restau rant and S. Loveland's furniture store. Each was the loser by about 61,500. Kalkaska county and the counties bordering on and adjacent to Traverse Bay, have been more exempt from damaging frosts than almost any other portions or the state, or of the North west Richard G. Peters, of Manistee, has completed a fine brick Gothic Hall, 76 x 84 feet at a cost of 925,000 and deed . ed the property to his wife as a birth day present The same was dedicated on the 23th. Louis Van Sype, a few miles from Alpena, shot a bear on the 28th, weigh lng 824 lbs. Drs. J. J. Mulheron and Rudolph C Techan, ol Detroit have been appoint ed as sanitary inspection of the Natioiv al Board of Health, and have entered upou their duties. Dr. Willard E. Chaney, one of the Detroit city physicians, was taken with varioloid on Monday, con pa- ueni u me pes- nousp. ai nis own request, he was sunt to the pest house The Micldgan University Class in Surveviutr. numbering about IS. are i camp near Traveise city where they will spenu mree weens in neui worn under the direction of Prof. Davis. Mrs. Wm. B. Warrant of Kalamazoo, after a short illness . died of small pox. Calvin and Wm. Moss, colored, were drowned while fishing in the river near Kalamazoo. Twenty-six mills are now running at Muskegon eleven hours witn tun crews. A twelve-year son of John Adams, of Lapeer, in passing behind a houu in the stable, received a kick, which crushed the skull, and will result fatal ly. The balance in the State Treasury May 31 was 51,530,115.24. The faculty of Hillsdale College for bade the students coins; to hear Anna Dickenson, which served as a good free advertisement for Anna. Thomas Duncharme, a boat builder of Port Huron, was drowned near the Sarnia dock by the upsetting of a sail boat in which he was conveying con ductor Mitchell across. Mr. M. cling to the boat and was saved. The internal revenue collections tor the First District in Michigan for May 1882 were $100,057.68, which is 83,849.- 72 more than for the same month last year. John M. Nicol, who for four and a half years has acted as agent of the Canada Southern Fast Freight Line in Detroit, lias terminated his connect on with the company, with a view to en gaging in other business. The drug and grocery store of Hyt & Wassoi, at Hoytville, Eaton Co., was burned with its contents on Wednesday, supposed to have brn struck by lightning. Loss 35,000. The mail matter of the post office, kept in the building was lost. Frank Foot, fireman on the Sagin iw Bay and Northwestern railway, vas drawn under the cars at Pincouuing and latally injured, dying in three hours. Louise Miller, an employe at the Cass House, Cheboygan, was found d id in her bed, a phial of cedar oil under J . er pillow. There are over 24 miles of water mains in Grand Rapids, but no city hospital. During May real estate to the value of 8207,107.75 changed hands. The board of directers of the North eastern Agricultural Society had an e n thusiastic meeting to prepare for the fair to bo held in East Saginaw in S p tember. They propose to eclipse a y district exhibition heretofore given in the state. Rob't Dawson of Pontiac took a lai ge dose of aconite in a tit of despondency. By pumping, and eftYrts to counter, ct the effects of the poison, hU life v :ll probably be saved. Dr. A. S. May of Independence, K. has made a sensation at Adrian by Ms sodden appearance there, and an im perious demand for "Emma," whom J e says he will marry or murder. He is said to he the victim of a life-long ail o tion, and the object of his affections b;vs had all she cou'd do to keep out of In way, so determined has he been on tl e fulfillment of an engagement, which tie father of the loved one would not con sent to. As the keeper of Forepaugh's lioi s entered his cage at Lansing, to clean it, one of the animals seized him by tl e arm, and was not induced to let go uii til five shots had been put into his body, and his jaws pried open. He was then skinned and given a prey to his fellow lions. Burglars entered the liquor store of W. II. Haddiill, Nortli Branch, drilled the safe and stole about 83,000. They then stole a horse am buggy from tin barn of Thomas McLaln, and made oit towards Lapeer. Mrs. Henry Van Hesal, near Gran 1 Rapids, came to her death in a myjU rious way. Being an invalid, she kept a rope hanging over her head, with a loop at the lower end to aid herself in turning over in bed. In some way, whether by accident or design is not certain, she got her head through the noose and was found strangled. The Jackson County Pioneer Asso ciation held its annual picnic at Gras Lake, which was largely attended. . K. Gibson was the orator. The convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Michigan was held at Kalamazoo, Bishop Gillespie presid ing. The Episcopal fund was reported to be 835,715,95, and there was a defi cit of one or two thousand. As Daniel Abbott, farmer, of Shie- waasee county, stopped at Owosso sta tion to assist a lady off the cars, he was surrounded by three men when returning to his seat and robbed of 880. Feeling a hand in his pocket, he seized its owner by the collar, but was jerked back by the other two and held until the thief escaped, when they too ran from the train. Rev. J.E. Richards, of First Congre gational church of St. Johns, has brought suit for libel against Marion Babcock for publishing and circulating libelous matter. He was charged with having refused to attend the funeral, or even to make a prayer at the grave of a child which died of diphtheria; and with mercenary motives in his profession, and not believing the Bible he preaches, or its promises, &c. E. Nelson, saloonkeeper at McBridea, has at last been convicted of selling liquor on Sunday, and sentenced to pay a fine of 850 and costs, and to be confined 60 days in the county jail. He was again convicted of the same offence on another charge, and received simi lar sentence. , He appeals to the Cir cuit Court Lieut Coffin has been detailed by authorities In Washington as Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Mich igan Military Academy, Orchard Lake. Lieut. Coffin was a graduate in 1873, and has for several years been instructor at West Point tracted bv atlenuiuu: a small-uox The soldiers' reunion in Detroit prom ises to be a grand affair. Wednesday evening there will be addresses by Gov. Jerome and Gen. E. S. Bragg or Wiscon sin. On Thursday evening at the ban quet Secretary of War Rob't T. Lincoln, Ex-President Hayes, Gen. Dan'l E. Sickles, etc., are announced to respond to toasts. The City Hall in honor of the occasion Is to be decorated profusely with flags, the fountains are to be lllu minated, and 1,000 Chinese lanterns will add to the general effect John Murray and John Rattell cut, on two double-block Chalioners ma chines at the Mill of Stokes, NelsonA Secor, Manistee, 301,000 star and six Inch shingles, all of which were packed. This is the largest quantity ever man ufactured in one day from similar ma chines. Chris. Bodenhofr packed 55, 000 shingles in one day at the mill of Brooks & Sweet The St. Joseph river has overflowed its banks, and great destruction to crops in the valley between Niles and the lake is feared. The surviving Michigan veterans of the Mexican war will hold their annual reunion in Grand Rapids In September next There are now living in the state about 260 of the 2,500 men who served in the war. The Niles Plow Co. go to Benton Harbor and organize for buslneas with $40,000 capital. MISCELLANEOUS. Monday 29. The supreme court of Washington County, It I., has entered a decree granting a Jdivorce to Catha rine Chase Sprague from William Sprague, giving her the custody of her three daughters, and permitting her to resume her maiden name, with leave hereafter to apply for alimony if she chooses. . . . A new, double II oe perfect ing press Inserts and pastes a supple ment of two or four pages and delivers complete papers of either 10 or 12 folios at the rate of 24,000 copies per hour ....During a storm near Lagrange, Mo., Friday evening, a tree fell across a wagon, in which Hans Allison and Mr. and Mrs. Gharkey were returning home, killing the two former and fatal ly injuring the latter. . . .Deputy Mar shall P. Smith and Enckine, of Fay- etteville, Ark., arrested the third and last member of the Fuller family charg ed with robbing the mails at Gunther, Ark., while in charge of the postoffice. Edward Fuller is in Pueblo, Miss Ful ler is in Denver, and the young Fuller in Boulder. ...Geo. L. Conley, a well known basso, and Herman Reitzel, pi anist, of the Clara Louise Kellogg con cert company, were drowned in Lake Spoff ord,Chesterfield, N.II..W hile fishing . . ..Ten Kickapoo Indians, living on a reservation in Atchison, Ks., were nat uralized Friday by the U. S. courts at Topeka, and, under the act recently passed by Congress, are now full American citizens.... A fire in Port land, Oregon, destroyed one entire block of buildings. Loss $75,000.... Under the lead of Edward ShieHelin, an Arizona prospector, a party of five experienced men has been organized to make a thorougli ex ploration of the valley of the Tukon, in Alaska. The party are am ply equipped, and may be absent three years, bnieneiin taints Alaska is with in the mineral belt which extends through South America, Mexico, Unit ed States and British Columbia.... While workmen were engaged in erect ing a church in Rapho, Lancaster, Co. Penn., the building fell on a number of men injuring 14, two of them fatal ly. Tuesday, 3f). The Attorney General declare Ex Secretary Kirk wood ineli gible to appointment as a member of the tariff commission . . . .The House on Monday adopted a new rule to prevent filibustering, after a decision from the chair that dilatory motions, in contest ed election cases, are not in order. The case of Dibble vs. Mackey, and other contested cases, will now be considered without delay Dr. G. C. Hoffman, editor of the Germania, Quincy, 111., was shot by the brothers Helltore on Monday, for publishing an article giving an account of an attempt at stiicd by a sister of the brothers. Dr. Spear also aided in the assault which it is thought will prove fatal.... The American ex press office at Hudson, Wis., was robbed of 81,000 ou Monday , very mysteriously, as the money was deposited in a vault, and wiien the vault was opened the money was gone.... Gov. Crittenden, it is stated, uas been negotiating with Frank Jamea for his surrender, on terms which involves his pardon. The scheme also involves pardon from the governors of Minnesota and Texas, where the outlaw is under ban, lest Crittenden's successor might deliver him on a requisition from either of said states . . . .Thomas J. Merriam, a farm hand and a bad character, was fatally shot by Frederick Jackson of Olmstead Falls, O. Merriam had been 'trouble some, and on the occaslou displayed a knife in a menacing manner. . . .Brave Bear, the Indian sentenced to be 'hung for murder, made a second attempt at suicide Sunday night, by taking arsenic. ....A fire at Doudville, Wis., Sunday night, destrojed t'e entire village; Iofs 840,000; insurance 87,000 On Mon day 378 Mormons arrived at New York, and started for Utah the same night Wednesday, 31. The Ohio supremo court on Tuesday decided that the Pond liquor law is unconstitutional, for the reason that it is in effect a li cense, and this in contravention of the constitution of the state. Ths vote of the bench of judges was four to one. .... Affairs in Eypt are troubled. The Khedive has been cowed, and Arabi again made minister of war, having given quieting assurances to Germany, Italy, Russia and Austria. The rein statement gives dissatisfaction to the military party, jitk! Enjland, France, and even the United States may feel called upon tc help in the settlement. ... .As Jacob Keiss, a wealthy farmer ofBucyrus.O. was crossing the track of the Pittsburg, Ft. Wayne and Chi cago road on Thurday, he was struck by a train, which destroj ed the horse, buggy and man l'ror. wm. JJ. Rogers, President of tlie National Academy of Sciences, and ex-President of the Massachusetts Institute of Tech nology, droppe l dead on Tuesday in Boston while addressing a graduating class The death record of Tues day included obituary notices of Enoch Emery, for twenty years editor of the Peoria Transcript.of Richard Mortimer a wealthy manufacturer of New York, leaving an estate of 84,000,000, the grandfather of the Countess Oriola of Berlin, and of Hun. M. A. Ottro, of Santa Fe, prominent in the political history of New Mexico. . . .The Wyom ing Valley Hotel, at Wllkesbarre, Fa., was burned on Tuesday. Loss 8100,000 ; Insurance 890,000 Judge Houston, of New Orleans, has rendered a de cision in favor of James McConnell for 85.700, besides interest and costs, lr services to the city in the Gaines cases ....The South Carolina State Super visor of Registration has been arrested for refusing to allow a United States Deputy Marshal to remain so near him, as in his judgment to impede the free registration of votes. Thursday, Juue 1. The Mackey-Dib-ble contest in the Huuse ended on Wed nesday by seating Mackey, 150 to 3 ... . The internal revenue receipts for May were 810,574,273, more than for any month in ten years.... Strikes and ru more of strikes prevail. Thirty six mills in Pittsburg and vicinity were expected to be closed June 1, and 18,- 600 men to be out of employment there by ... .Twenty-three students of St. Victor's college at Bourbonnais, Kan kakee, 111., have left the institution be cause they were required to attend classes as usual on Decoration Day .... The remains of Thomas Jefferson are to be removed to Washington, and buried in Glenwood cemetery. .. .The shares of the Pacific Bank stock of Bos ton, on which the assessment has not beew paid, were sold at auction Wed nesday, al one cent per share John U;own, city chamberlain for Loudon, Ont, for a quarter of a century, latally shot himself ou Wednesday, his mind being temporarily unsettled by a charge of crookedness in his accounts. A shortage of 810,000 is alleged Peter Cooper ha just passed hit8 1st birth-day The decrease in the public debt for May is about 810,000,000, which Is les than was anticipated, on account of the heavy pennon payments during the month.... A majority of the Senate military committee will report favor ably for tiiH relief of John Fitz Porter. Messrs. Logan, Hawley and Harrion will dissent. Friday, 2. In the election case of Bisbee vs. Finley, the House by a vote of 147 to 9 gave the seat to con testant Bisbee. . . .Lead in pay lng qua - titles has been found on the farm of Mr. Maxwell in Stockbridge, Mo Lieut Danenhower is in Washington, where he meets with a warm reception, and the heartiest congratulations.... The coinage for May amounted to 89,- 878,400, including 55,800 double eagles, 469.000 eagles, 351,000 half eagles, and 2,202,000 standard silver dollais.... Two hundred mineral land patents were issued during May, the largest. number ever issued in one month.... Strikes were inaugurated on Mouday, quite generally. At Cleveland, Pitts burgh, Cincinnati, St. Louis, Chicago, and other manufacturing places, with here and there an exception, work ceas ed, to await a more definite settlement of the wages question. A few manu facturers who had contracts to fill, signed agreements; others will take ad vantage of the present state ot things to repair their worKs, and others wi 1 employ non-union men and defy the strikers Judge Biddle of Philadel phia has imposed a fine of 81,000 upon the N. 1 . Herald for a libel on Senator McPherson. The tine was promptly paid. .. .England and France agree to invite the other powers to a conference for the settlemeut ol the Egyptian quebtion. . . .Gov. Crittenden denies the reports of his having offered Frank James a pardon, or that he has mad j proposals to the governors of other states asking them to join him in ex tending clemency to James, and add that the latter has uever made appli cation f-r pardon . . . The gamblers of St. Louis, now tlrtt the anti-gambling law of Missouri is declared constitu tional are at their wlis end, iead i " throw up the sponge" Saturday. Gen. Garibaldi died a Caprera, on Friday evening. . . .Bishcp Giimour, of Ohio, writes to all Iho Catholic churches of his diocete, to say that he will excommunicate any Catholic lady who shall hereafter at tend any meeting of the ladies' branch of the Land League, or become a mem Ler thereof. He thinks membership in such a body, calculated to make brawling politicians of women, and incompatible with womanly modesty. ....The Mai ley trial has been post poned to June 13, on account of the sickness of a juror.... Seven miners imprisoned in the Alta drift at Vir ginia City, were found in the- cooling off house, and the only 4ives lost were those of two men who, In attempting to go into the drift with a boat, were stifled with heat and gas. .. .The stock holders of the Boh ton Pacific National B.m'.c, who subscribed 8750,000 as their Mhsessment at the time of the re-organization, combine to combat any suit to receive the 8200,000 they rep resent. They claim that owing to the resumption of business by the bank they are not liable.... The authorities at Brody, Austria, are re stricting emigration of Jews, and refu gees not provided with passports are sent back .... A mob of dock laborei s at Bridgeport, lib, attacked a Chicago & Alton train, with sticks, stones, and pieces of iron, and guns. Several were seriously injured. Judge PUla bury nctived a bulkt wound in the head, nnd half-a-dozen more were seri ously bruised, or hud their skulls made barf. One of the liolers waa accident ally shot by his ovmi party..". .James K. McGhee, who had a quarrel with Lazarus Brooks, both living near Little Roek, Ark., finding that the latter wi s likely to gi t the belter of him in a law suit, found him hunting one day, in company with a Ufteeeu-year old boy, and after a few words, shot him dead with a Bhnr-gun, and fired attlmrun niug ho,alfco brenkiiu hie arm. Monday 5. A dispatch from Fort Worth, Tex., says 100,000 head of cat tle and 200,000 horses have been driven through that place this spring for points North and East, with more to lollow. ...The Sultan Informs the French Ambassador that the Porte is able to remove the difficulties in Egypt without a conference. The Sultan says he expects his commissioners to be obeyed. . . . R. S. Montgomery, president of the Shelbyville, Tenn., Savings bank, has been indicted on the charge of defrauding Small &Co., of St. Louis out of $10,000; E. M. Samuel & Sons have been defrauded out of $9,000 others are also losers. . . .General Grant, Sherman, Sheridan, Hancock, Warren, McCook, Steadman, Slocum, and other heroes of the war have given assurance that they will endeavor to be in Detroit June 14 and 15, at the soldiers reunion. The railroads offer half rates to the army of the Potomac reunion.... The eight-hour law being ineffectual, the attorney general of the United States recommends supplementary legislation. . ..Three little children were burned to death near Decatur, Ala., by the explosion of an eil can. Somebody tried to fill a burning lamp. . . .Prepara tions are being made for the holding in Detroit of a national convention of kin degarteu Instructors on the 21st-23d Inst A Whaling Gun. The first breech loading whale gun ever made has just been completed by Robert Liddle, of San Francisco. It was made to go on the whale steamer Bow head, which started for arctic waters last Tuesday, under command of Capt. E. E. Smith. The gun in shape bears a strong resem blance to an ordinary breech-loading ride, and weighs 105 pounds. It has a rebounding lock, and the length of the barrel 36 inches, and one five-sixteenth inches calibre. It fires with precision either a harpoon or bomb lance the dis tance of 30 odd yards, while even fur ther than that It will do good execution. The gun swings on a swivel and can be fired in any desired direction and at al most any angle, and is about as easily handled as an ordinary firearm. The London Builder attributes the marvelous durability of mortar in Italy t. the fact that the lime remains in a pit covered with water for two yeais before it is used, whereas in England limn is slaked and used the same day. Most building specifications even require newly slaked lime. VnilNft UTU It fou want to learn talrgreptir !n IUUI1U mt.il trw mouth nl tw uir of ft lt ufttloo at good wurea, ftddnm VALiuM lNK liHOM. JkjiwTllle, WU. I I IDTC IMI'ROrjCD ROOT BE ICR LI I tl Pj Wt. package make S gallons of a dellctooa. wholeaouie. parkllnTm- I I peraDC bTeriw. A your drumrlit or Mnt b7 mail for 25o. C.B.lilKKS. 48 N. Dl i. are..! hllada. Cured without operation or tlie Injury trusaea InHl t by DH. J. A. alii jXilAN'o meth d. 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The first shipment of California wheat for Liverpool via New Orleans was made from San Francisco on the 5th of this month. The quantity consisted of 600 tons. It arrived at New Orleans last week and was transferred from the cars there to a steamer. A Judge's Experience. Judge J. T. Bossier, of St. Tammany parish, La., and of the State Legislature, thus expressed his opinion to one of our representatives: "I have found St. Jacobs Oil to be very eflicacioua in sprains and bruises. Jn my opinion there is no oil or liniment equal to it." Neto Orleans (La.) Times Democrat. Seth Green says fish never close their eyes.and that the natural age of a trout is about 15 ears. The result of my use of St Jacobs OU for rtieumatism is: I have been re commending it ever since, says the Mayor at Chicago. Hon. Carter II. Har rison, in the Chicago Times. Arabi Bey says he and thekhedive have agreed to leave the settlement of all disputed questions to the sultan. CONSUMPTION CUKE. " Di. R. V. Pikbck: Dear Jfr Death was liouily sxpctrd by uiysolf and friends. Uy pbBic!ans yroDouneed niy disexse Conumj iIod, and fiald I mast' dir. I begAD taking your Dirtoortry aud' PillW I bare uaea nine toUles aud am wonderfully relieyed. I am now aM to ride nut ELIZiHKtH THOHNTON Montongo Ark. Liberals are urging a modification of the reiretinn bill. A mraorlaJ signed by forty seven members of Parliament Las been pre sented Gladstone. The ''Golden Blootn of Vouth." may be retained by uwngDr. Pierce' Favorite Presci 1 pt i fi,"a "pecifir rorf t-mnle complain ta," By drUk'ii'Bt". , Nearly 7,0 el nwy have bn shipped from (Jn'.ns L ike to Texas and.ouior soutberu and Miuthwff t ru states during Uie past year. The tint ni' ii 'J l of 9 J0 was made last week. OUR PROGRESS. As RU' are quickly abandoned with the roritlMfu of rmuouds. so the huge, drastic, cathaitic p'ils. composed of crude nnd bulky mediciuf, r quickly abandooel with the la troduction or Ir. PirceV "Pleasant Purgative PflleW which are suar-coated, and little larger than uiuxtHr I mnsls, but composed ot tiiyhly concentrated vegetable extracts. By druggists. J. V?. Piro, a w!l known farmei near Kal amazoo, while digging in a gravel pit was killrd whh two employes by the caving In of the bauk. Why the true Hoiman Livt-r Pad succeeds: becauiw It is the first ud only cirrwt adapta tion of the tfoimau atwurption theory of cor without medicine. Why Its Imitators fail: be cause tUy are worthies. IUs 1 & Sou, Proprietor of th old reliable Mh-I.ih.4 i KitctrotyyeauJ S.erKy;.e Foundry, Detroit Mich., are bt:tr thin fvr prepared to do fc-ood w..i k r. il it quickly. They hare evi'O facility, ail tL. uew una Improved ma cbineiy and whs.t is of the gres test impor tance, woikmpii that thoroughly uuderBtand their business, en-id to them f'T estimates. Hhecmatism. Titer h tt;i r.w lumlicine Introduced for rht-urnatiein that equals Du rangtt' Uhutuulc Hemedy. It is as sure to cure as ths twHBijK arO follow chcIi other. Maiiy of our promiuejt iu ;u hui lu public life haveupedlt with grt su s. We unheal, tatiiuiy reoouiHi'M. it to a!l hutfdreis. Wath ingUm City liepubllean. SId at all drug stores, one uollar a bottle; six boitlws for five dollars. Write for free pamphlet to the propri etor. B.K. Helfhxnstuix, Washington, D. C. Mrs. Sarah i. Van Bureu, of 1D2 Franklin S: , buflulo, M. Yn whoee portrait appears In another column of this paper. Is prrparlng "Ladies' Tonic" which has proved a blessing indeed to many a worn out wife or mother. The sensitiveness of woman's organization makes ber more susceptible to disease than man, and there has been a long felt waut among ladies for something which would over come those mauy weAknetues so common to the sex, and attaint nature In building op a shattered coust itution. This M i a. Van Bureu 'ft "Ladies' Tonic" has never failed to do. BIRD'S. Cages, Small Animals, Sea OraveL Mocking-liird Food, Bird Seeds, Bird Tonic, Insect Powder, Gold-fish, Aquaria, Lataurs Musum of Birds and Rare Animals. LatoursReliable Intelli gence Office. Help of all kinds City and Country. 231 Woodward Ave,, Detroit, Mich., Goods shipped to all parts of the country. . t. Messrs. Flinn and Durfee manufac turers of ice cream and wholesale deal ers in foreicrn and domestic fruita. hav ing removed to their new brick build- 1 Ctr f!l! A mm mg 100 juicnigan Ave, wouia respect fully announce that thev are now nr- pared to fill orders promptly from any part of the state. When in Detroit call and see them. Mr. David Patterson whose office is located at 26G Woodward Ave. Detxoit Mich., and whose works are at Quincy Mass.. and Concord N. II., has been en gaged in manufacturing and dealing In Granite statuary and monumental work in Detroit since loos, lie has erected work in Michigan, Ohio. Indiana, and New York, amounting to more than 200,000 dollars. Mr. Patterson has ar rangements with the best granite quar ries in tne east wnereoy nets enabled to furnish work from the plainest to, the most elaborate. He refers by Derrmis- sion to the following prominent pe sons. Messrs. j ames McMillan, u. van Husan, W. J. Chittenden, James Burns, S. F Hodge all of Detroit Mich., Messrs. J. B. At wood, Flint, Austin Richard son, Grand Rapids, J. M. Wattles, La peer, Mrs. E.J.White, Lapeer C. T. Ilills.Muskegon. and others in Various parts of the state. Mr. Patterson has every lacimj iu execute worn entrust ed to him in the best manner as re gards either material or workmanship. He will be pleased to furnish estimates ond designs upon application by mall ar otherwise. He solicits correspondence.