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Paw 1aw, Miciuoan, May 18, 1877. JLTJCS' FURNITURE WARE Chairs, Bedsteads and Cabinet Ware, Cheap. The Lucas Chair, the best in the market. Impairing done. Cane-seat Cbairsre-caned. Eesureandsee my etockbefore purchasing. Rooms opposite Court House. Hilly GEORGE LUCAS. 1ITIRE NEW STOCK ! S. SHAEFFEH, Bavins removed to the store in tbe New Block, two doors west of A. Van Auken & Co's. and opposite the Bank, has opened an Entire New Stock of BOOTS AND SHOES Ladies' Gaiters AND Cliildrons' Woar, of every description, which he proposes to scH at very low figures. This stock has been purchased expressly for this market and will meet tbe wants of all c!aeses, both as to quality and price. An examination of this etook is solicited. ) still carry on at tbe same place a shop where Custom Work and Repairing will be done on short notice. Orders for this department are solicited Satisfaction guaranteed. I shall be pleased to see all my old customers and ail others at my new pece or Dimoees, whether they wish to purchase or not. S. 6I1AEFFER. Taw Paw, June 1, 1876. 1105 United States of America. In tbo Circuit Court of tbo United States for the Sixth Circuit und Western District of Michigan, In equity, The Tboenix Mutual Life 1 nsuraDce Com- " pany of llartiord, Connecticut, com plaiuant, va. Emory O. Briggs, administrator of the y estate of Lawrence Brewer, deceased, j Hattie Hoodemaker and Llsie Brewer, heirs at law or Lawrence Brewer, do co&bed. defendants. In pursuance of a decree of said court, made on the 4th day of September A. D. 1870, in the above cause, 1 shall Bell at public auction to tbe highest bidder for cash, at tbo front door of tbe Court Mouse in tbe village of l'aw Paw, cn tbo Cth day of July, A. D. 1877, at 3 o'clock in tbe afternoon, the following real estate, situate, Jving, and being in the county of Van Buren, wtate of Michigan, known and described as follows, viz : Tbe north cast quarter of sec tion thirty-three 33 containing one hundred and sixty 160 acres, as per government sur vey; tbe Lorlb west quarter of tee north west quartor of section thirty-three 33 containing forty 40 acres as per government survey: tbe south east quarter of section seventeen 17 containing one hundred and sixty 100 acres, as per government survey ; the south taet quarter of section nineteen 19 contain ing one hundred and sixty 160 acre?, as per government survey ; the south east quarter of the south east quarter of section thirty 30 (ontaining forty 40 acres, as per government nurvev ; tbe south half of the north west quarter, and the north east quarter of the north west quarter, the west half of the north east quarter of section twenty-nine 29 con taining two hundred 200 acres, as per govern ment survey ; all in township two 2 south of range thirteen 13 west. Also, a piece of land in the south weft quarter of section twenty-eight 28 in said township, bounded is follows : Commencing in the center of tbe road at the south east corner of land heretofore deeded to Milton Smith, thence south 5) east fourteen 14 chains and twenty-four 24 links to the south line of said' section twenty-eight 28 thence west on section line four 4 chains and seventy-eight 78 links, thence north on east line of land owned by Lawrence Brewer thirteen 13 chains and venty-one 71 links to the center of the road, thence north eighty-one (81) east on road, thence three 3 chains and forty-BeveS 47 links to the place of beginning, contain .ng five 5 acres and one buudred and twenty one 121 rods of land. Also, six 6 acres and nine 9 rods of land in tbe south east quarter of section twenty-nine 29 m said township, bounded as follows: Commencing hi a stake in the east line of said section twenty nine 29 three 3 chains and forty-five 45 Jinks north of tbe south east corner of Slid sec tion, thence north nine 9 cbams on the sec lion line to a stake in tbe center of the road, thence south 88 west twelve 12 and eighty eight one hundredth 88-100 chains, thence toutb53 east ten 10 chains, thence south 60 east five 5 and fifty-favo one hundredths 53-UO chains to the place of beginning, Also, two 2 and one hundred and live ouo hundred and sixtieths 105-1C0 acres of land n toe south east quarter or said section twenty-nine 23- bounded as follow-: Com mencing at a stake iu the east line of said vection one-l-chain and fifty 50 links north of the south east corner of said section, thence touth on said section line to the corner of tha section, ttience west on the section line seven 7 chains and thirteen 13 links, thence north hve 5 chains and ninety five 95 links to a stake in tbe south line of William Karl's ana, o called, thenco in a south easterly tfiroctlon to tbe place of beginning. Also, the east fourteen and one half 14 acres of tbo north east quarter of tbe north eaat quarter of fection thirty two 32 in township two 2 south of range fourteen 14 west. Dated May 12tb, 1877. CHESTER 15. IIINSDILL, Master in Chancery. HoftHES, O'Bbies t Smiley, 1 1 5 5t7 Solicitors for Compl't. CII.INCUUY SALE. In pursuance and by virtue of a decree in tbe Circuit Court tor the countv of Van bur en, in chancery, in the State of Michigan, made on the first day of September 1876," in a certain ause therein pending, wherein David Baker is complainant, and Charles D. Rngglea, C. Henri etta Uuggloa, Joshua II. Freeman and Emory O. P-riggs are defendants. Notice is hereby riven that I shall soil at public auction, to tbe highest bidder, at the front door of the Court Iloune, m Paw Paw, in said county, at four o'clock in tbo afternoon on Saturday the 23d day of Juno 1877, the following doscr'ibod roal estate : All thoao parcels of land situate in the townships of Arhugtoa and Waverly in Van Buren County and buto of Michigan and de scribed as follows, to-wit: The south west fractional quarter of the north west quarter and fun notth weBt fractional qnartor of the feouth west quarter of pcction one (1) m town two (.2) south of rane fifteen (15) west being Mxty acres more or less according to the gov ernment purvey, also that parcel of land lying m the north went corner of Waverly township commencing at the north weet corner of section six (6) and running east thirteen (13) rods thence south twenty five (25) rods to lake thence northerly on lake to town line thence north to place of beginning, being one and one half acres of the north weet comer of west half of north west quarter of section six (G) town two (2) south of range fourteen (14) west together with tbe Stave Mill and all the ma chinery attached thereto. Dated l'aw Taw, May 9lh, 1877, ALBERT JACKSON, 115417 Circuit Court Commissioner. Kkowlm A: Rowland, Sol'rt for Comp'ta. IILillWl DEALERS IN Mimical Instrument, Arc. 00 Special attention pakl to RBPAIEIITQ. We have New and Improved Tools and can execute our work with neatness and dispatch. No matter how difficult the job, ws ran repair it the same day it is left if desired. Work done for THE TRADE at reasonable rates. -oo- All Work Warranted. Engraving Froo ! 00 CvJ" We keep the best Violin Stri ngs in town. CftOUY,(!lt(llli$ Wall Paper and Cutlery, ! The Largest and Best selected Stock in Van; L'uren County, which I will sell at BED HOCK PHICES FOH CASH. Come in and examine my stock and be con vinced that I m?au business. ' C. J3. MATTHEWS, (Successor to Matthews & Hutching,) HOOtf l'aw l'aw, Mich. One door East of First National Bank. 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Practical experience has proven that no ether remedy can so surely perform the cures, which have astonished, not only the sufferers them selves but even physicians of eminence in their profession, have marvelled at its curative properties. From all 5 actions and from all classes it is freely expressed that for the full list of diseases which the CURATIVE i designed, it is a marvel of Tower. When cn c introduced into a family, and has been tested, it be comes a necessity, so valuable is it for l. ;i!ir ai: kind of a sore, wound, pa!n,spralL b 1 1 e, ia fact any of the mai:y aches and pains to w inch vc r.re all liable. LONG SUFFERING i:i prevented and a la '.tint; cure vouchsafed to thof e who will use the CURATIVE as we direct in the circulars which accompany each botile. Aggravated cases cf Chronic Rheumatism and Neuralgia, the most stubhurn of all diseases which undermine at-d enfeeble the system, yield readily to the CURATIVE properties of this wonderful Pain-Df.stkoyki:. THS HESV0U5 SYSTEM 5s refreshed and invigorated by the v. e cf this iter ve u.r.ic ; there is no medicine e tart thai poscs ses a mors potent influence on the r.erve structure, lh.;n LAWSON'S CURATIVK. .Sufferers from the many complaints which ari.e by the disordered ci Ti'liti' n cf the iicrvcJ v:!l le surprised t tl.e .'.Cvlhinj fewer which it exc.::-. Hundreds oi' Paticsiia uhiihavc f ryearsc.perleiHt('. nniserahle existence c.'.n tevtify ta the hcm-tlt derived from tisin. the C TRATIVI'.. Other remedies Irtherto prescribed have proved inaelc ,ucte to r.;ect the want so sadly f. !l e f AN EFFECTIVE MEDICINE for the thc-rourjh cure t fall the ahovenamtddiscaser.. t. r.hu't i our own interests and keep a Lottie cf the CTRAT1VE in yotr family. Trice ?1.00 ier bottle, 0 bottlea for $5.00. KtPAKEO BY AND The Most Practical Clothes Wringer Eves Invented AT T1ID Furniture Gloom Main 6 P. TREF.T, OF Ij l ju x Paw Paw Lawcon Chemical Co., CleYElana, OMO. SOLD BY ALL DEALERS IN UEOICINE. o o o o Geo. W. Longwell k Co., Agents for above. The IVrt'Itcroii-rVoriiiait Stfillfon 1 ILVE O IR O , Will make tbe season of 1877 at tie stable of Itiley Lang?, one-half mile east of the village of l'aw Paw, south eide of territorial road, wnere dwelling is Rurrounded by evergreens opposite mot xuau, ui village, icaaing nortu. Moro is of a grey color, was foaled ia the sprjng of 1873, and imported from France in I August 187C, by U. W. Dunham, of Wayne. Illinois, lie took the first premium at the state rair In 1876, and alao at tha Van Uuren County Fair. Terms $25.00 to insure. HILEY LANGS t CO. ilk m-rr Tim- t j i'v " .I i nis PAW PAW I Lefore purchasing MONU MENTS or TOMBSTONES, investigate the matter a lit tle. Agents talk any and everything to induceyou to give your order. I employ NO AGFNTS, and for t bat reason you cin save ONE-FOURni IN I'RICE Call and Bee mo. I. A. WHITMAN, Solo Propietor. Taw Paw, Michigan KKBIUKS OV YOUTH! A gentleman who suffered for years from Nervous Dobiliy, Premnturo Decay, and all tbe enects or votffhful indiscretion, will for the sake of suffering humanity, sand free to all who neod it the recipe and direction for making the simple remedy by which he was cured. Suf ferers wieh-.ng to profit by tbo advertiser's ex perience can do so by addressing in perfect confidence JOHN IJ. OODKN. 1137ai 42 Cedar street New York. Dr. E. A. CURTIS TREATS ALL CHRONIC DISEASES OF THE Tic oat, Lungs, Heart, Liver, Stomach, Boivels, Kidneys, and Bladder, Female Weahutg, Cancer, Epihp&y, rvcr Sore, Xfrc'jt'sWeakiH v, ,Scro' Asthma, Catarrh, Jlroiichiti, JJy.-ji'jisitrt, i (:. Dr. C erf is Jf-diciuci; arr s tcc(ed lriacijtaUtf from the v ttahh kin;-. o?ii, Kihl arc dco&id tic. ivjarioas ';" ' ,f Calomel n-d oth:r poison on minerals. JflC r jmtation is jluad'd, .o.';. jcart facer sftd ract ice. lie cares gjdily when a cur is jMssiblc, anl 7ro." yit'cs ca courayemtnt irds$ there U,,0Ml rr"' son Jar so doiiaj. His rem'xK't )ICI' rr depress, bat sustain, the rifnlj'orc Dr. ('. eordiall) invites all aJhW'f to consult with him, as there is rft? hope under change of treatment, even v:hen hope has been abandoned. For further advice call upon or addrct E. A. Cttrtis, Dowaglac, Mich. -ii11"1 I Free I the recipe for preparing a mrnpleegetable Lalm that will remove Tan, freckles, Umples and Motches, leaving the skin ort. clear and beautiful ; alo Inspections for Producing a luxuriant growth of hair on a bald r?r Address Ben VakUlf A i, box 5121, No 5 Wootter st, N. Y. ( 1137m6 MORTGAGE SALE. Default having been made in tbe payment of a certain indenture of mortgage bearing date the eighth day of December, A. D. 1874, exe cuted by llufus W. Colburn and Lis wife Alice M. Colburn of Van Luren county, State of Michigan to Thomas Averill of Northfleld, ermonf, ana recorded in tbe oOlce of the Register of Deeds of Rn Luren Countv. Ktalo of Michigan, in Labor No. 12 of mortgages on page No. 111. on the eicrlitli dav of December. A. D. 1H74, and the amount claimod to ba due thereon at tbo date of this notice being fifty dollars including an attorney fee of twsuty five dollars provided for in said mortgage, and no suit at law or in equity having Loett instituted to recover the amount now duo and unpaid or any part thereof, Now thorcforo notice is here by" given that by virtuo of a power of sale contained in Mid mortae, there will besold at public auction to the highest bidder on rtafur day the fourth dav of August. A. D. 1S77, at tho front door of tlio Court Houne in the village or l aw l'aw, ao Dnrcn county, sstaroor Michi gan, at twelve o'clock at noon of said day, tbe premiues described in said mortgage or so much thereof as may be necessary to satisfy the amount due on said mortgage with interest and cost, said premises being described as fol lows, to-wit : The north half of lots No. three (3) and four (4) in block No. twenty three (23) in Litely'i addition to the village of Law ton in theconotyof Van Luren, State of Michigan. This sale is subject to another payment of two hundred and fifty dollars. Dated May 8th. 1877. 1154tl3 THOMAS AVERILL, Mortgagee. W. R. Hawiths, Attorney for Mortgagee. IRON IN TUB BLOOD ! A PERMANENT TONIC WITHOUT ALCOHOL. PERUVIAN SYRUP. I a Protected Protoxide of Iron, PKRUVIAN NVKUr. c'oi.tuitu no Alcohol. PERUVIAN SYRUP. Cures Fever and AgU. PERUVIAN SYRUP. Tones up the PiiRUVIAN SYRUP. Cures Hemitteut Kevc-r. PERUVIAN. SYRUP, Makes the Weak Strong. PERUVIAN SYRUP. Cures tha Dyept-ptlc PERT VI AN SYRUP. Cures Chroiilc. Diarrom. PERUVIAN SYRUP. Cures IVraale Weakncn. PffjRUVIAX SYRUP. Ciirrn I'oils and Htnnor. PERUVIAN SYRUP. In j!c:iant to takf. (Kl T10X.-r,e im vou SYi:Ul'." th "TKHrviAN PSICE $1 A BOTTLE. A ::J-i)ac pamphlet, containing a history of the rj-KUVIAN yYHUi. a valuable piper on pro gress In mcdictl science, a trcate on Iron as a medical 'tent, testimonial iroiu dlntingulsheu physician, clergymen and others, will be cent 1REC to ftuy nddresv EIII W. FOWLB & SONS. Proprietors, SO Harrison Avenue, Norton. Sold by drusciits generally. This standard article is compound ed with the greatest care. Its effects arc as wonderful and as satisfactory as ever. It restores gray or faded hair to its youthful color. Jt removes all eruptions, itching and dandruff. It gives the head a cooling, soothing sensation of great comfort, and the scalp by its use becomes white and clean. By its tonic properties it restores j the capillary glands to their normal ' vigor, preventing baldness, and mak- ing the hair grow thick and strong. I As a dressing, nothing has been found so effectual or desirable. A. A. HaTs, M.D., State Assayer of Massachusetts, says, 44 The con stituents are pure, and carefully se lected for excellent quality ; and I consider it the Best Preparation for its intended purposes." Price Ono Dollar Buckingham's Syo FOR THE WHISKERS. his elegant preparation may be relied to change the color of the beard frerO gray or any other undesir able shade, tO brown or black, at dis cretion. Jt is eas ly applied, being in one preittration, ana quickly and ef fectually pro luces n permanent color, which will nci thcr rub nor wash off. Manufactured W R. P. HALL & CO., NASH UA, N.H. till Ij U Incf.iti, al Sitlirs la Kil'&tl TO CONSlilIPTIVKN. Tlie advertiser, bavin' tcon permanently cured cf that dread diaoas Consumption by a p.implo remmly, is aoxioni to raako known to bis fellow Btifi'efcrs tLe mearx ' of cure To all who desire it lie will eond a v "py ff Ibe pre fwriptimi used freo of cbarga- -with tlio direc tions for preparing and usiog h'10 famo, which thov ritxl a Sara Curo for Consumption, Aethma. r.rnnohit.w. etc. I'artien wi-hiug tbe prescnj tion wiH T'ltJiae 1137m0 104 I'onn S-'t, Villiainfibur N Y. MORTGAGE SALE. Uofault bating been made in tbo payment of a certain indenture of mortgage bearing date tbe 28th day of May, A. V. 1875, executed by lewia W. Fuller, and bn wife, lietaey Ann Fuller, of tbe township of Columbia, Van Hu ron county, Btate of .Michigan, to William It. Hawkins, of l'aw l'aw, Micbigau, and recorded in tbe ofllce of tbe Itegieier of Deeds of Van Uuren county State of Michigan, in liber No. 12 ou page 310, on tbe 28th day of May, a. v. 1875, and tbe amount claimed to be due thereon at the date of this notice being three huodred and fifty eight and (J'J-100 dollars, (35H WJ), inclu ding an attorney fee of twenty rive dollars pro Tided for in said mortgage, and no suit or pro ceedings at law or iu equitf baying been insti tuted to recover tbe amount now duo and un paid or any part thereof, now Notice is hereby given that by virtue of a power of sale contained in said mortgage there will be sold at publio auction, to the bigbeet bidder, on Saturday, tbe 14th day of July, A. D. 1877, at tbe front aoor of the Court House in tbe village ot l'aw l'aw, Van Uuren county, State of Micuigan, at twelve o'clock at Doon of said day, tbe following des cribed land in said mortgage or so much thereof as may be necessary to satisfy tbe amount now due and unpaid on said mortgage with interest and costs; said premises being described as follows, to wit : The north half of tbe south east fractional quarter of section number fif teen, town one (1) south, range fifteen (15) west, containing siitv three and one half acres. Dated April l'Jtb, 1877. W. It. HAWKINS, 1151U3 1 Mortgagee. MORTGAGE gALE. Default having been made in tbe conditions of a certain mortgage, whereby the power there in contatned to tell has become operative, exe cuted by tiarah J. Dailey and her husband, Ira IJ. Dailey, of Porter. Van Uuren county Michi gan, to Albert Wheeler, of Geneva, New York, bearing date tbe seventh day of December, a, D. eighteen hundred and seventy one, and re corded in the oflice or the llegister of Deeds for tbe county of Van Huron, in said state of Mich igan, on tbe eighth dav of December, a. d. eighteen hundred and seventy one, in liber 6 of mnrri?fres. on nacre 693. upon which mortgage there is claimed to be due at the date of this notice tbe bum of seven hundred and forty three dollars and forty three cents, ($713 13), and no suit or proceedings at law having been instituted to recover any part thereof. Notice is therefore hereby given that on Monday, tbe 21ft day of May, 1877. at 12 o'clock noon, I shall sell at fiubhc auction, to the highest bidder, sale to ake place at tbe front door of the Van Uuren county Circuit Court House, in the Tillage of l'aw l'aw, tbe premises described in said mort gage, or bo much tboreof as shad be neoeesary to satisfy the amount due on such mortgage, with ten per cent, interest, and legal costs, to gether with an attorney fee of fifty dollars, cov enanted for therein, that is to ear. the following piece or parcel of rand, situated in Van Buren county, in tbe state of Michigan, tiz: The north east quarter of tbe north west quarter of section twenty three (23) town four (1) south of range tbirtoen (13) west. Dated Taw l'aw, Feb. 17th, A. D. 1877. ALBEKT WHEELER. 1113U3 Mortgagee. MORTGAGE SALE. MORTGAGE SALE! Default baTing been made in the payment of a certain indenture of mortgage, bearing date October tbe eighteenth A. D. 1875 execu ted by Wm. llase and his wife Amanda Hase of Van Buren county State of Michigan to I'em brook 8. Grimes, of Kalamazoo Michigan, and recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds of Van Buren county State of Michigan in Liber No. 12 on page 457 on the eighteenth day of October, A. D. 1875, and tbe amount claimed to bo due thereon at the dato of this notice, beiner four hundred and nine dollars and eighty one cents $409,81, including an attorney fee of twentv five dollars provided for in said mortgage, and no suit or proceedings at law or in equity having been instituted to recover tbe amount now due or any part there of, now therefore notice is hereby given that by a power of sale contained in said mortgage, there will bo eold at public auction, to tbe bigboBt bidder on Saturday, tbe fourteenth day of Julv A. I). 1877, at tbe front door of the Court Housr n the village or Vaw l'aw, Van Buren count). State of Michigan, at twelve o'clock at doou of said day, tbe premises de scribed in said mortgage or so much thereof as maybe nocensary to satisfy tbe amount due and unpaid ou said note and mortgage, with interest and copt, said premises being described as follows, to wit : The south weet quarter of the south west quarter of section No. two (2) in township one (1) south of range No. four teen (14) west. Dated April 19th, 1877. l'EMBKOOK S. flBIMES, 115H13 Mortgagee. Attachment Xotice. State of Michioan, the Circuit Court for tbe County of Van Uuren, bs : ALBEKT It. WILDEY, Plaintiff, ) V8. ISAAC C. SMITH, Defendant. Notice is bcrebv given that on the U'th day of March A. D. 1877, at the suit of Albert 11. Wikloy, plaintiff, a writ of attachment was duly issued out of and under the seal of tho Circuit Court for the Couuty of Van Uuren against tho lands, tenements, goods, chattels, moneys and effects of Isaac C.Smitb.defendant, for the recovery of the turn of two hundred aud ixty eight dollars, said writ being returnable on the third day of April A. I) 1877, and tbe same having been returned not personally served. Dated April 18th, A. D. 1877. O. V. ROWLAND H5U7 Att'y for I'l'ff. Administrator's Sale. State of Michigan, County of Van Buren, ts : In the matter of tho estate of William H. Beattie, deceased : Notice is hereby given that in pursuanco of an order granted to the under pinned administrator of tbe estate of said deceased by the Hon. Judge of Trobato for tbe County of Van Buren on tbe 23d day of April A. D. 1877, there will be sold at public vendue, to tbe highest bidder, at tbe front door of the Court House in the village of Taw l'aw, in said County of Van Buren in said State, on the eleventh dav of June A. D. 1877, at one o'clock in tbe afternoon of that day (subject, to all encumbrances by mortgage or otherwise exist ing at tho time of the death of said deceased) tbe following described real estate to-wit : The north half of tbe south west fractional quarter of section six in town four south of range four teen west in Van Buren countv, Michigan. Dated April 24th, A. D. 1877. JOHN T KEABLES, 1152t7 Administrator. Iiiiliiitrator' Hale. By virtue of license to me granted bv the rrooate uourtor Kalamazoo uouniy, Michigan, I shall Bell at Public Auction, to be held at the front door of the Court House, in tho village of l'aw Paw, in tho County of Van Buren and State of Michigan, on Tuesday, tbe 18th of May, 1877, at four o'clock in tbe afternoon of said day, all tho right, title and IntereBt of Alonzo Hubbard, deceased, held at (be time o bis decease, in and to the following describe real estate, to-wit: Tbe undivided one-half of tbe north-west quarter of tbo north-west quarter of section fourteen (14), and tbo un divided ono-half of tbo uortb-east quirter of tuo north-east quarter or section fifteen (15), in town two (2) south, of range thirteen (13) west, in tbo County of Vau Buren and State of Michigan. Dated, February 13th, 1875. 1148t7 I WILLI AM B. SOUTHARD. Adm'r Eetato of Alonzo Hubbard. Deceased. Default having been made in tbe conditions of a certain mortgage, whereby tbe power there in contained to sell has become operative, exe cuted by George W. Powers and Martha J. Powers, of Porter, Van Buren county, Michigan, to Albert Wheeler, of Geneva, New i'ork, bear ing date tbe 27th day of January. d. eighteen hundred and seventy five, and recorded in the oflice of the Register of Deeds for the county of Van Buren, in said state of Michigan, on tbe first day of February, a. d. eighteen hundred and seventy five, in liber 6 of mortgages, on page C41, upon which mortgage there is claimed to be due at tbe date of this notice tbe sum of seven hundred and thirty one and 83 100 dollars ($731 83). and no suit or proceedings at law having been instituted to recover any part thereof, Notice is therefore hereby given, that on Monday, tbe 21st day of May, 1877, at 12 o' clock noon, I shall sell at public auction, to the highest bidder, sale to take place at tbe front door of tbe Van Buren county Circuit Court House, in tbe village of Paw Paw, tbe premi ses described in said mortgage, or so much thereof as Bhall bo necessary to satisfy tbe amount due ou such mortgage, with 10 percent interest and legal cost, together with au attor ney fee of rift j dollars, covenanted for therein, that is to say, the following piece or parcel of land situated in Van Buren county, in tho state of Michigan, Tiz : Tho north sixty acres of tbe west half of the north west quarter of section twenty two (22) town four (4) south of range thirteen (13) west. Dated Paw Paw, Feb. 17th. A. r. 1877. ALBERT WHEELER, 1143tl3 Mortgawje. MORTGAGE SALE. Default having been mado in tho conditions of a certain mortgage, whereby the power there in contained to sail has become operative, exe- ecuted by George W. Powers and Martha J. Powers, of Porter, Van Uuren county. Michigan to Albert Wheeler, of Geneva, New York, bear ing date tbe 19tU day of January, a. d. eighteen hundred and seventy six, and recorded in the oflice of tbe Register' of Deeds for tbe county of Van Buren in said state of Michigan on the 24th day of January a. d. eighteen hundred and seventy six, in liber 15 of mortgages, on page 208, upon which mortgage there is claimed to be due at tbe date ot this notice the sum of two hundred and seventy four and 39-100 dollars. (274 39), and no suit or proceedings at law having been instituted to recover any part thereof, Notice is therefore hereby given that on Monday, tbe 21st day of May, 1877, at 12 o' clock noon, I shall sell at public auction, to the highest bidder, Bale to take place at tbo front door of tbe Van Buren county Circuit Court House, in tbe village of Paw Paw, tbo premi ses described in Baid mortgage, or so much thereof as shall be necessary to satisfy tbe amount due on such mortgage, with 10 per cent interest and legal costs, together with an attor ney fee of fifty dollars, covenanted for therein, that is to say, the following piece or pareel of land, situated in Van Bnren county, in tbe state of Michigan, viz: The north sixty acres of tbe west half of tbe north west quarter of secton twenty two (22) town fonr (1) south of range thirteen (13) west. Dated Paw Paw, Feb. 17tb, a. d. 1877. ALBERT WHEELER, 1U3U3 Mortgagee. STATK OP HirilHJAY ) COUNTY OF VAN BUREN', ) At a session of tbo Probate Court, for tbe County of Van Uuren, holden at the Probate Oflice, in tbo Village of Paw Paw. on Thursday tbe 19th day of April in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven : Present, Hon. Alfred J. Mills, Judge of Probate. In the matter of the estate of Thomas C. Uenton deceaped. On reading and filing tbe petition, duly verified, of Wells W. Wilcox praying that Charles E. GaUigan may be appointed adminis trator oJ said estate of said deceased. There upon it is oiJered, that Monday, tbe 14th day of May 1877 at teu o'clock in the forenoon, be assigned for tbe bearing of said petition, and an persons interest in said estate, are re quired to appear at a session of (said ConrL then to beholden at the Probate Office, in the Villace of Paw Paw. and show r&niM. if n there be, why the prayer of the petitioner buouiu not do granted: And it is further ordered, that said petitioner give notice to the persons interested in said estate, of tbo pen dency of said petition, and tho hearing thereof, by causing a cony of this order to lm nnhliahA,! in the Tbdk Nortuekneb a newspaper, printed and circulating in Baid Couuty of Van Bnren threo Bticcessive weelcp, at feast previous to nam ujy m Hearing. ALFRED .1. MILLS Judcre of PrnlfA (A tme copy.) u'AU Alfred J. Mills, Judge of Probate. Farmcn:: fLasH for le! In lota to suit purchaser. A small payn 'cnt in hand and balanco on time at low interest. Address Box 51, Pino Grove Mills, or call i n Dr. M. Maeox, at same place. 1113U Tor Sale :iieap ! One of the choicest residences in the village or 1 aw I aw, Mich., consisting of a find dwell ing, snug barn, nearlv with choice fruit and shrubbery in great abun dance. Premises in good repair. 1 1 Zr. terms PP! t0 R- F J unsos. Kalamazoo Mich. ttllAXCHKY SAIjK. In pursuance and by virtue cf a decrea in tbo Circuit Court for the cou-.it v of Van Uuren, in chancery, in tho State of Michigan, mado on tho fifth dv or April 1S7C. in a certain cause therein periling, wherein Gilbert D. .Johnson and Charles S. I'irrell ara comnlainants, and Ilalsteal S. Douglass, OUio Douglass and Louisa .1. Ticknor are derAmlnnta. Vii it Hereby given that I ball Bell at public auction, to the highest bidder, at tho front door of the Court House, in Paw Taw, in said county, at four o'clock p. m., on Saturday tho 23d day of moo, is , the following described real estate Kvwit: Lots number one (1) and two (2) on hK Kk number one (1) on Breeco's addition to tho village of Lawton in Van Buren county, Michigan. Daied Paw Taw, May 8th, 1877. 1154113 ALBERT JACKSON, Circuit Court Commissioner. L. A. Takob, Sol'r for Comp'ts. NOTICE. Application pursuant to law having been made to the undersigned Drain Commissioner for the township of Bloomingdale, and County of Van Buren, to establish and open a water "C'lrse, or to locate and construct a ditch or drain in Ba?A township, as follows, viz : Com meucmg at or ier the highway on section Hnff" of sections nine (u) nd tea (10) of said town ship, thence in south east direction to the high way on quarter line of section ten (lt thence in a south westerly course on the north west quartet of the south weBt quarter of sec tion tun (10) to highway ou section line of sec tions nine (9) and teu (10) thence on the north east quarter of tho sooth east quarter of section nine (9) thence on the south cast quarter of tho south east quarter of fcaid section nine (9) thenco on tho north east quarter of the south east quarter of section nine (9) thence on the nortu west quarter of the south east quarter of section nine (9) following tho natural water course as far as practicable, also a branch ditch commencing on.tho Bouth cast quarter of tho north east quartor of section nine (9) fol lowing as far as practicable tbe natural water course, intersecting said ditch on the north east quarter of the south cast quarter of sac tion mine (9), therefore, be it known that I, tbe said Drain Commissioner, will ha at th house of Ward Kirk, in said township, on the thirty first (31) day of May, A. D. 1877, at ten o'clock in tbe forenoon, to bear any and all persons who may wish to be beard with respect to establishing and opening said water course, or locating and constructing said ditch or drain. uated this 26th day of April, A. D. 1877. CHESTER COOLEY, " Drain Commissioner of tha Tnwnahin nf 115314 Bloominudalo. MORTGAGE SALE. Default having been made in the payment of a certain indenture of morteaco be&nn? rtaf the eighth day of December. A. I). 1874. exe. cuted by Rafue W. Colburn and his wife Alice M. Colburn of van Buren County State of Michigan, to Thomas Averill of "Nortbfield. Vermont, and recorded in tho office of the Register of Deeds ot Van Hnnn fnunfy StatA of Michigan, in Liber No. 12 of mortgages, on page No. 112, on tho eighth day of December, A. D. 1871, and tbo amount claimed to be due thereon at tho date of tbi notice being one hundred and seventy dollars including an attorney feo of twenty five dollars provided for in eaid mortgage, and no suit or m-oceeuinir at law or in equity having boon instituted to re cover the amount now due and unpaid. New therefore notice 19 hereby given that by virtue of a power of sale contained in said mortgage, thero will bo sold at public auction to the highest bidder on Saturday the fourth diy of August. A. 1). 18 1 7, at the rront door of the i 'ourt House in the village of Paw Paw, Van Buren County, State of Michigan, at twelve o'clock at noon of raid day. the premises de scribed in said mortgage or so miicli thereof as may bo necesnary to satisfy tha amount due on Mid morteage with interest and cost, said premise being described as follows, to-wit : The south half of tbe west half of tbe south east quarter, also tbe north west quarter of tbe south east quarter, also twelve acres off from the weet etdo of the east half of the south eat; quarter, all on section twenty three (23), con taining in all ninety two acres or land, in town ship two (2) south of range fourteen (11) west, in the county of Van Buren. State of Michigan, this sale is subject to another payment of 11450.00. Dated Ms? 8tb, 1877. 1131U3 THOMAS AVF.niLL. Mortgagee. W. R. Hawkins, Attorney for Mortgagee.