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JAS. A. MENZIES, Editor and Proprietor.
A LIVE PAPER MAKES A LIVE TOWN.
INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS, NEUTRAL IN NOTHING.
Vol. VIII. NO. 10.
YALE, St. Clair County, Mich., THURSDAY, July 18, 1889.
Price: $1.00 per Year.
"Wo have just launched out on our
Third Month in Business, and right
hero we wish to thank our many
customers for their
It has far exceeded our expectations.
ve feel confident that our efforts
to keep such goods as are needed
and at prices to please the people
has been fully appreciated. Ve
are in a position to take every ad
vantage in buying and our custom
ers will certainly
RECEIVE the BENEFIT.
This week we have received anoth
er large bill of
mn mil and trimm
All kinds of Wash Fabrics, such as
Check Ginghams at 6c, 7c, 8c, & Oc
Dress Ginghams at 7c, 8c, 9c, 10c,
11c and 14c per yard.
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OK ALL KINDS.
Enlroil&ry Lace ad Flouncings.
Parasols, Gloves and Hosiery.
Ladies Silk Mitts.
A Large Stock of
Denims and Ticking.
Shirtings 7c, 8c, 10c, lie and 12 Jc.
A Complete Stock in this depart
ment. Women's Kid Shoes at
$1.00. 1.25, 1.33, 1.50, 1.75, 2.00,
2.25, 2.50, 2.75, 0.00 and 4.00.
Some Great Bargains
In Gent's Fine Wear, also a nice
stock of Missea and Children's. A
large ttock of Infant's and Child
ren's Shoes just received direct from
the Factory. They are fine goods
Fine Stock of
Gents Furnishing Goods,
Hats and Caps.
luTLTQO StOCl? Of
A choice stock of
Teas at 17c, 25c, 30c, and 40c.
IQulIighcst price paid for produce.
Brockway Gentre Bank,
ot II. K. NOItliC.
Conservative, Responsible and Reliable.
All Business Strictly Confident iiil. Good Notes
discounted. Certificates of Dejmslt issued and
A percent. Interest allowed where money remains
3 months. Money to loan on Ileal Estate at 7
and 8 per cent. Interest.
Miss Nellie Hayes, of Brockway, was
in the Tillage last Saturday.
Don't forget the band social this
evening at Martin Monroe's lawn.
We understand that E. P. Pratt will
soon start a branch barber shop in Cros
well. Lute McDonald returned to this place
last Saturday, after an absence of over
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Ellis spent last
week in Detroit and Walkertille, visit
ing relatives and friends.
"With pleasure we notice the familiar
"physiog" of our old friend Chas. II.
Townsend again in town.
Mrs Parr, of St. Mcrys Ont., has been
visiting with her sister Mrs. J. Jardine
of this place during the past two weeks.
Master Herbert I Iolden of Southamp
ton Ont., is visiting his grand-parents
and relatives of this place at present.
John Johnston and wife, of Rodney,
Ont., were visiting Mrs. J's. brother
John Newell, of this township last
Miss May Tripp left for her home in
Memphis last Saturday to spend sever
al weeks when she will return to this
J. O. Cirinnellhas accepted a proposi
tion from Caseville to teach the band
at that place. John is the boy that can
Misses Aggie Menerey and Cassie
Newell have closed their schools and
are spending the vacation at their
homes near the village.
The evening air is rendered melodi
ous and the heart of the average young
ster made joyous by the presence of a
hand organ and whirlagig in town.
James Moffat, whose home is in the
Menerey settlement, returned from Al
pena last Saturday, bringing a wife
with him, whom he married a few
A. A. Tomlin and Miss Carrie Bene
dict of Greenwood were married at the
M. 1. Parsonage yesterday, llev. J. M.
Crandall tied the knot in Ids usual fin
Prankie, the little son of Mr. and Mrs.
P. (i. Minnie was taken sick last week
with a muscular and nervous difficulty
which made it necessary for them to
take him to Port Huron for medical
Ed. Collins returned from Alpena
last Thursday night, bringing with
him his wife, formerly Miss Louisa
Thibodeau, of Melvin, whom he mar
ried last spring. They wi'l visit in this
vicinity a short time.
The KTEKNAL ii kad of the Exposi
Ton is rusticating this week at Bois
Blanc Island and Amherstburg, conse
quently we, ounsELVEs are obliged
to take hold of the helm and show the
public how the "great ail only" should
It has been noticed by several peo
ple of this placo that one of our genial
bachelor friends has latefy been acting
in a manner strongly indicative of
matrimony. A house has been rented,
fuimtnreis being purchased and other
marked symptoms are prevjilent which
lead us to believe that there is a case of
this kind developing, There are three
or four young business and profession
al men of this town whom we would
advise to stay at home a few days as
this might prove contagious.
Piano agents have been drumming the
town in a lively manner lately. These
parties represent different houses in
Port Huron which are in strong com
petition, and in consequence these
Knights of gall and gass have frequent
clashes of the "Killkenny Cat" Variety.
Monday evening one one of these fel
lows called on one of our prominent
business men and found the family,
with some neighbor callers, sitting on
the veranda. Leaning his weary frame
against one of the supports, ho nt once
opened up an eloquent argument, show
ing Ids competitor to be one of the
biggest rascals on the face of the earth,
without honor, responsibility or any
thing else, when lo! cold water, in a
figurative and litteral sense also, was
thrown on his glowing eloquence
by some unfeeling persons, (we
think (they were bad boys,) up stairs
which caused him to murmur as he
hastened away with dampened ardor,
"I must have been so fresh, that they
took me for a kid and tried to christen
Last Priday was a great day in Can
ada, being Orangeman's day.
The circuit court will be in session
July 22nd to hear court cases only.
The cherry crop this year is larger
than ha3 been known for several years.
The merchants have extended the
time of closing their business to 12
Gathering red raspberries has been
the rage for the last week. They seem
to be quite plentiful this season.
A bunch of fiax 4 ft. long was
brought to this office this week by
L. V. Perguson. It is a line sample.
The Capac Journal Is' two years old
with its last issue. The editors think
it's a pretty healthy infant and -them's
our sentiments too."
The Secretary of Yale Agricultural
Society will be at this place on Satur
day afternoons during the month of
July to pay last year's premiums.
It is said that wooden buggy and
carriage wheels will be things of the
past in the course of a few years. The
steel wheel it is claimed, being certain
to supplant it.
Stephen Barr, living a short distance
out of the village, is building a large
addition to his bam which lie intends
using for a drive shed. It is 20x11 feet
As it will soon be threshing time
Chas. Parker has secured the services
of a new man. He arrived in town on
Tuesday and weighs y pounds. Charley
will commence training him at once.
The M. E. church social last Wednes
day evening, at E. 11. Beecher's lawn,
was a decided success. A large num
ber were present and enjoyed a good
time. Receipts for the evening were
An exchange says that buckwheat
flour sifted on currant and gooseberry
bushes in the early morn, when the
dew is on, will effectually destroy cur
rant worms and save the bushes from
the ravages of the pests.
llev. Cole, of Goodland occupied the
M. P. Church pulpit last Sabbath even
ing, in place of llev. J. M. Crandall who
was absent. The gentleman delivered
an excellent discourse which was we'd
appreciated by a large congregation.
The little Bill: A mau who is owing
us a little bill said that he would call
last week and pay us if he was alive.
He still appears on the street, but as he
did not call, it is naturally supposed
that he is dead and is walking around
to save funeral expenses. "Please omit
About the first thing a young man
ought to do after getting married is to
take a newspaper. He might as well
think of keeping house without knives
and forks and spoons as witlwut a pa
per, and the more papers he takes and
pays for, the better will he get on in
J. M. Loose lied Clover Co.: I have
used your fluid Extract lied Blossoms,
prescribed by Dr. A.I. Sawyer, Monroe,
Mich., and have received great benefit
from the same, after having suffered a
great deal for years. Respectfully, Hel
en C. Milliam. llockwood. Mich. For
sale by W. N. McKenna.
D. R. Brown or "Little Dave" as lie
is commonly known around this burg,
who is now located at Deckerville,
Sanilac county, and engaged in the
mercantile business has been made the
recipient of a treasure, worth we sup
pose many thousand dollarshis wife
last Sunday, having give birth to a
bouncing lassie weighing 10 lbs. The
cigars this way Dave.
Next Sunday aftei.ioon at 3 o'clock.
Elder J. H. Paton, of Almont, will
preach in the new brick chapel of the
Church of Christ, also in the evening
at7-30. This society is always pleased
to liave those attend their meetings
who are competent to criticise, and
manly enough to do their own think
ing. There are always subjects dis
cussed having a tendency to lead
thinking people out of the old ruts and
foolish traditions of the absurd and
contradictory theologies of the present
day. Hear for yourselves friends,
leave prejudice at home. Come out.
Last Wednesday evening while diiv
ing a short distance nort of Brockway
the horse of W. P. Ballentine. of Port
Huron, became unmanageable and
threw Mr. B. and wife out of the buggy
shaking them up considerably but do
ing no serious damage. The same
horse a few evenings later while being
driven by U.S. Ballentine took the
"Jim-jams" again and this time tried
to use up Port Huron's popular Bap
tist minister, Rev. 8. A. Beman, who
was riding with Mr. Ballentine. The
Rev. gentleman was thrown out of the
buggy stribing on his head. It is said
that there was no damage done except
ing a slight injury to the pavement.
W. II. Palmer and family spent Pri
day last at the lake. f
Lara Butler lost his arm 23 yeais ago
the 11th of this month.
The Marine City Reporter's issue of
last week gives a review of that city.
Frank Newell, our popular carriage
and sign painter Is having a line run of
Mrs. Thomas Keyworth brought to
ye editor's office Saturday three or four
quarts of the nicest cherries we have
seen this season. Ills family return
thanks fsr the treat.
There is no drink quite so delicious
and sparkling, pure and wholesome, as
that made from Hires' Improved Root
Beer Packages. Did you ever try it?
It is one of the good things of this life.
Work on the new branch of the F. &
P. M. R'y between this place and Port
Huron is progressing llnely. When
finished, this will be one of the finest
pieces of road in the state, nine miles
of the same being straight as a bee line.
J. M. Loose Red Clover Co., Detroit.
Gents: I commeuced taking your'
Extract Red Clover two years ago, for
erysipelas, and have not been troubled
since. It is hereditary with me. Think
you have the best blood medicine
known. Yours truly, W. M. Seibert,
Toledo, O. For sale by W.N. McKenna.
An exchange tells of an Ohio man
who mortgaged his farm to get his wife
a pair of earrings. The wife took in
washing from the summer boarders to
pay the interest on the mortgage, and
the first day lost one of the diamonds in
the suds and tried to hang herself in
the barn, but the rope broke and she
fell on a 9150 Jersey calf and broke its
If any additional evidence was nec
essary to establish beyond the shadow
of adoubt that Civil Service Reform is
the most gigantic humbug on the face
of the earth, the missing link was fur
nished bv the examination held at the
Customs House in this city on Thurs
day, under the ausplces of the local Civ
il Service Commission. From begin
ning to end the examination was a re
diculous farce. Port Huron Commer
cial. The New York Herald as it appear
ed on the morning after Lincoln's as
sassination twent-four years ago; a
great curiosity and keepsake, contain
ing full accounts of Lincoln's assassi
nation? the attack upon Secretary
Seward; Jeff Davis last proclamation;
Lee's surrender to Gen. Grant; and all
the thrilling and interesting war news
of that period ; a great relic and read by
everybody; six cents per copy. For
sale bp C. II. Niggeman.
John A. Vannest a well known and
highly esteemed merchant of Brown
City, Mich., after a severe struggle with
advere circumstances over which he
had no control, at last yielded to what
seemed inevitable, and made an as
signment for the benefit of his creditors
to Jas Brown, of Yale, who immedi
ately filed his bonds and necessary pa
pers and accepted the trust, taking
possession of goods and premises.
One of the largest creditors, however,
being advised foolishly by a brainless
lawyer, of Port Huron, nad the sheiiff
break into the premises on Saturday
night and take forcible possession, and
v, 1th the aid of a crazy clerk of the firm
in Port Huron held possession until
Monday evening, when better counsel
advised them to vacate the premises,
leaving Mr. Brown in quiet posession.
Mr. Vannest lies the sympathy of the
entire community, and more especially
as within a few years he had the mis
fortune to be burned out.losing at least
63,000, leaving him almost penniless to
begin life anew.
The following we clip from the Mor
ley Advance: The newly furnished
home of Dr. C. V. High, on Cass street,
was at 7.30 o'clock on last Saturday ev
ening the scene of a happy event the
celebration of the nuptials of the pop
ular young medecine man and Miss
Florence E., youngest daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. G. W. Sams. The ceremony
which united the worthy couple was
pronounced by Rev. E. F. Newell, pas
tor of the Methodist church, in the
presence of a small company of immedi
ate relatives. Among these were Mrs.
B. H. McMullen of Cadillac, Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Sams of Reed City. Alter
the usual extension of congratulations
and viewing of presents, the happv pair
left on the south bound train fora brief
trip, returning Monday. The Dr. came to
Morley something over a year ago and
began the practice of his profession.
By his skill and gentlemanly bearing
he has already won a large practice
and wide friendship. Ills bride is well
known, having resided here most of the
time for a number of years past.
She was indeed a prize worth winning
The Advance offers Its sincerest congratulations.
Of every Description at
J. T. WATERMAN & CO'S.
Another largo bill of Men's, Youths' and Boys' Clothing, bought at
Rock Bottom Prices, just opened and a visit to our Clothing Room will
convince you we mean business and do as we say.
Just Splendid Suits $ 8 00 to $12 00
Fine Dress Suits 12 00 to 20 00
Something nice for Boys 1 50 to 7 50
Men's Fine Pants 3 00 to 6 00
Cotton Prnts and Shirts in Endless Varieties.
OUR DRY GOODS DEPARTMENT
Surpasses anything ever shown in town as regards Quality, Style and
Prices. Elegant all wool Henriettas, black and colors, with beautiful
trimmings to match. A magnificent display of plain and fancy Sateens,
Challies, Lawns, Ginghams, Chambras and Prints. A new lot of Mus
lins, Flouncing, Embroidery, Corsets, Laces and Notions just opened.
Our stock of Domestics cannot be beaten in quality or prices. We defy
competition. We carry the greatest variety of Gents' All Wool Shirts,
Gent' Underwear, Hosiery, Ilandkei chief and Notions to be found in
the village. As cheap as can be found this side of Detroit.
OUR BOOT & SHOE DEPARTMENT
Is full of Men Women's and Children's Fine Shoes of every descrip
tion. Our Gent's Shoes at 1.75, $2.00, 2.50, 3.00 and 4.00 beats
them all. Look at our Gent's $6.00 Kangaroo Congress"; our Ladies'
13.00 and 4.00 Shoes are beauties. Splendid Kid Shoes for Ladies at.
from $1.00 to 15.00. Boys and Misses Shoes of every kind. A great :,
variety in Infants wear.
tS7" We carry a complete Grocery Stock, always Fresh and New
and Prices the Lowest. Call and get Prices before purchasing else
where. No trouble to show goods. Highest price paid for Produce,
Yours Truly, J. T. WATERMAN & CO.
Lubricating Oils I
1 HARVEST TOOLS
We have a well selected stock of Heavy
Hardware, Builders' Materials, Paints,
Oils, and Brushes. We will not be under
sold. Give us a call.
A. W. Fergnson & Ca
W. H. PALMER
For anything carried In a
SUUS ml $2,50 UP,
Furniture end Undertaking !
Having lately moved into the Masonic HuiUling I am putting in a much
larger stock than I ever had More, and have more room to show goods.
I havo in connection with my line
A GOOD WASHER AND WRINGER !
which will do a two weeks washing in one hour. Anyone wanting nny
thi ng in the Furniture or Undertaking Line will do well to come and see
me and get prices before purchasing elsewhere.
ST Remember the place, in the Masonic Building.
FRANK LANDRO, Brockway Centre, Mich.
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