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liw 1aw, Miciiiqan, May 25, 1877 ZJjtiwtmtnt. Law llelrtUnx toJVtwit paper Subicriji. itona ana Irrearagti, 1. Subscribers who do not give express no tice to the contrary, are conaidersd wishing to continue their subscription. 2. If subscribers order the discontinuance of their periodical, the publishers may continue to eenl them until all arrearage are paid. 3. If fnbBcribera neglect or refuse to take their periodical from the office to which they are directed, they are held responsible until they have settled their billa, and ordered them discontinued. 4. If subscribers rnove to otherplaoes with out informing the publishers, and the papers are sent to the former direction, they are held responsible, 5. The Courts have decided that refusing to take periodical from the office, or removing and leaving them uncalled for. is prima facie evidence of intentional fraud," 6. Any person who receives a newspaper and makes use of it, whether be has ordered it or not, is held in law to be a subscriber. 7. If subscribers pay in advance, they are bound to give notice to the publisher, at the end of their time, or if they donot wish to con tinue taking it ; otherwise the publisher is authomed to send it on, and the subscriber, will be responsible until an express notice with payment of all arrears, is sent to the publisher. (Services at the Disciple Church next Sunday as follows : Sermon, 10K a. m. Subject: "A Death-Bed Scene." 7J p. M., Subject: "Miracles." Irvimo A. SrinLEs, Pastor. The Benton Hirbor Orange has started a library. Musical social at Prof. Cook's music rooms this (Friday) evening. Mr. and Mrs. Jamea Bennett made a brief visit to Kalamazoo this week. Albert Jackson, Esq., baa gone to Detroit, where he expects to remain several weeks. The Red Ribbon Club have rented rooms in the Landphere block for a reading room. The jury and witness fees of the April term of the Van Burou county circuit amounted to 830.90. The members of the First Baptist church held their social at the residence of Mr, G rover on Tuesday evening. The Paw Paw Cadets will give another one of their entertainments at the Opera House, May 31st and June 1st. Mr. Ornlle Putney, of Hartford, and Miss Maria Roeevelt, of Keeler, were married May 10th, by Rot. J. O. Portman. Mrs. Geo. M. Harrison, accompanied by her two iittlo girls, left yesterday for a two weeks' visit with relatives in Chicago. Last Wednesday evening the young people of the Presbyterian church held an ice cream social at the residence of Geo. W. Koons. At the annual meeting of the State Homeo pathic Medical Society at Grand Rapids, last week. Dr. Odell, of this place, was admitted to membership. Rev. J. K. Stark being abient, no services were he'd in the Methodist church last Sunday. Tbore were no services at the Presbyterian church in the evening. Mr. F. A. Earle, a former resident of this place but now engaged in the jewerly business at Bronson, made glad the hearts of hia friends here by a visit this week. The ladies of St. Mark's church gave one of their pleasant literary entertainments at the residence of C. G. Nash, on Monday evening. Refreshments were served. Mrs. W. ft. Hillman and Mrs. Ingersoll. of Cleveland, a sister and niece of Mrs. Elvira Hendrick, are making that lady a pleasant visit at ber residence in this village. The White Ribbon Club will moet at the Pres byterian church this (Friday) afternoon at three o'clock. All ladies, whether members of the dab or not, are especially invited to be present. Married At the residence of the bride's father, James Monroe, Esq., in 8outb Haven, May ICtb, by Rev. J. Anderson, Mr. Frank N. biddings, of Kalamazoo, and Misa Mary P. Monroe. Keep a close watch on your chicken roosts the soldiers have a re-union next month, and if they don't indulge In the luxury of chicken. eating, it will be a departure from the usual practice of soldiers. Rev, 8. A. Northrup preached m the First Baptist church last Sunday, and those who attenled were well pleased with him. The society have not yet decided to retain him as pastor of tfco church. Hon. George Hannahs, of South Haven, is fitting up the handsomest orchard on the lake chore. In addition to other attractiona. it will contain two artificial ponds, which he intends stocking with brook trout. In another column will be found the adver tisement of J. B. Smith, who has re-opened h.s market in the rear of the Tall Brick, after an ahnanca of four months. Mr. Smith has had considerable experience in tbe business He will endeavor to merit a fair show of public patronage by fair deahng and stritt attention to business. "Hit it." Didn't." "Did too." "Didn't neither." " Did." " Didn't." " l won i piay any more." " Don't want yoa to." Hateful thing." " Don't you want to borrow our morn ing paper? Mother eaji yoa don't come and get it but aix days In a week oefore we have eeen it." Thus the familiar trifles of the cro quet ground begin to be heard again as they goat along the street. Last Monday Rev. L A. Searles and family commenced house-keeping, and tbe members of his church and other friends conceived the idea of favoring thorn with a surprise on that evening. For this purpose they met In solemn convention at the church and marched in pro cession to the residence, each bearing some usefol present. Mr. and Mrs. Searles sub mitted to the besieging, acknowledging that they were successfully surprireJ. Theybort it bravely, however, and willing tntared into the evening's sport. Besidas the various arti cles of furniture, nutnoroua well filled baske s of substantial eatables wore reseived, which preclude all idea of their getting hungry for ome time. Sorely, this is commencing house keeping very auspiciously. Tobias Johnson Esq., tho Supervisor of rine Grove township, in this county, having completed the assessment of that township, baa kindly furnished as a summary of the grain crop for the year 1878. No. of acroa of wheat grown were, 2,431, yielding 33,617 bushels. There were 1,393 acres of corn grown j 230 acres of oats, and 31 acres of barley. There are at present 2131 acreB of wheat growing, which will undoubtedly yield consid erably more than 30,000 bushels for 1877. There wore thirty-nine births and fifteen deaths during the year 1876. The following is the Orange report of John Burnett on three acres of oats: To plowing, 8 5 00 narrowing. 2 do Rolling, 1 00 Heed, six bu. at 85 cents, 2 10 Harvesting two nays, vv Drawing ono half 3 00 Threshing, 2 20 Interest at ten per cent, for six months, on land at f so, per acre, 7 &u Total cost, . $25 80 By 112 bushels at 43 cents, 50 40 Four loads of straw, 10 00 Total product, $00 40 Cost per bu. 23c. profit on three acres, $31 CO The County Treasurer has just received from the Asylum at Kalamazoo, the accounts against the county for the maintenance of the Insane for the three months commencing February 1st and ending May 1st, 1877. The following are the names of the patients at present in that institution chargeable to the county : Eunice Abrams, 47 CI Lucy M. Bell. 46 51 Busan A. Bnggs, 45 63 Joseph Butcher, 50 58 Squier J. Burnett, 44 80 Alson Cornwall, o oa EmmelineDeBolt 47 80 Alpheus P. Fleck 49 30 James S. Harper 46 00 Catherine M. Ho top 47 07 William D. Jones ae w Charles Kidder 47 C3 Frank Kidder 45 48 Manraret Murphoy 45 44 Naucy Richards 44 50 Henry w. Kboaes u John 8. Sweet 40 78 Irvin Seggina 45 13 Lafayette Stone i uo Total, $871 57 Mr. and Mrs. Ehas P. Hathaway, of this village, celebrated tbe fiftieth anniversary or their wedding on Saturday last, the 19th inst. About fifty of their friends were present, and all bad a most enjoyable time. Many of the guests brought substantial tokens of their esteem and friendship in the shape of coins and useful and BubstantiaUkeepsakea. Among those who contributed these were : Mr, and Mrs. P. A. Dean, Mrs. Dr. Dunning, Mr. and Mrs. C. Richard?. Mrs. P. Harwick, Mr. and Mrs. W. R. nawkins, Mrs. Walker, Mr. and Mrs. E. Smith, Mr. anl Mrs. W. F. Cook, Miss Jennie Cook, Mrs. Willis Cook, Mr. and Mrs. A. Shultz, Mr. and Mrs. A. Van Auken, Mrs. Rev. J. K. Staik, Mrs. Hodge, Sidney Cox, James Bale, Miss Ada Dean, Mr. Adrlance. Besides these, several persons made up a purse with which a silver castor and a watch were purchased, and presented to tbe venerable couple. Rev. T. D. Marsh performed tbe marriage ceremony, and made a lew remarks appropri ate to tho occasion. After partaking of a boun tiful repast, the party broke up, each expressing the hope that tbe days of this worthy couple may long continue, and that fifty more years of happiness and prosperity may be extended to them. A new temperanco movement has been in augurated here, somewbt different from the red ribbon reform, in t..it it permits the uee of cider, while prohibiting all other alcoholic beverages. The following is tbe platform to which about one hundred persons have sub scribed, and donned the badge. THE LIBERAL REFORM CLUB OF PAW PAW, MICHIGAN. PLATFORM. We, the undersigned members of the Paw Paw Liberal Reform Club do subscribe to tbe following platform of principles : 1. We interfere with no person's religious belief or political preferences and we will bold this orgaaization aloof and distinct from every sectarian, religious or political organization of whatsoever kind or character. 2. All members of this club are prohibited from the use of all intoxicating drinks as a beverage, except cider, and we do not interfere with the tobacco quesuon in any manner, but leave each member free to bis own individual preferences in relation to the use thereof. 3. We agree to encourage virtue and eschew vice and to do whatsoever may lay in our power to promote the welfare of our members and to aid according to our ability In building up genuine reform in the community. 4. Any person of either Bex who han arrived at years of discretion may become a member of this club by subscribing to this platform. 5. The badge of this club shall be a green ribbon to be worn by each member thereof. C. The motto or this club shall be virtue, friendship and sobriety. At a meeting of soldiers, held at tbe Court House in Paw Paw, Tuosday evening. May 22, to make arrangements for tbe re-union to be held at Four Mile Lake June 20th and 21et, the following committee on Finance was appointed: John W. Emery, W. n. Gliddon, J. C. War ner. The committee on arrangements reported the following named persons as committees in their respective townships : Pine (trove Benajah Davis. Almna Charles K. Bonfoey. Antwerp George W. Lawton. Porter John C. Mo Lain Bloomingdale John Klllefer. Waverly II. P. McFarlin. Paw Paw F. E. Stevens. Decatur John J. Sherman. Columbia F. E. Sherwood. Arlington M. U. Hogmlre. Lawrence Michael Ryan. Hamilton John Bennett. Geneva Ed. S. Jelly. Bangor Wm. S. Charles. Hartford Wm. Bennett. Keeler John McMillan. South Haven Henrv Chatfield. Covert J. S. Bunnell. On motion, B. F. Heckert was elected Vice President of the association. Tbe Secretary was Instructed to give notice that every soldier be requested to provide himself with two days rations. If possible, bring your uniforms, canteens, muskets, sabres, haversack, mules and chickens : In short, everything that will assist in making tbe cccacion interesting. Adlourned for one week. M. U. Richardson, Sec'y. The peach buds in the fruit region about Muskecou are developing and realy to bloom, which settles beyond a doubt tbe fear that they were injured by the frost. AoaiccLTCaAL College, May 23. Correspondence of The True Northerner. Land-plaster, gypsum, or as tbe chemist calls it, aulphate of lime bas been more or less extensively used in Europe as a manuro for land ever since 1750, when Pastor Meger, a German, first called attention to its effect upon different crops. It was tirat introduced into this country by Benj. Franklin, who brought it from Parts hence its common name, " Plaster of Paris." When first used, different investigators as cribed its good results to different causes, eome saying that it furnished eulpber to the growing plant, and others, that it flxodtbe ammonia of tbe atmosphere. Itbaaboen found, that while plaster helpB soil that is dry, porouB, gravelly, or Bandy, it does much less good on stiff clay land, especial lyif they are wet or water soaked. Its in fluence is mere noticeable in a dry season than in a wet one, and amounts to little or nothing on a soil destitute of vegetable mattor, unless manure ia applied with it. The use of plaster by itself tends to dissipate tbe vegetable matter in the soil, hence, if manuro is not re placed in some way, tbe use of this substance may have the effect to exhaust tbe soil. The most marked influence of plaster on plants is a large increase in the formation of leaf and stalk, as distinguished from the formation of ! seed. It gives at the same time a dark green color to the leaves of the plant. Tbe plants munity, especially among the young people which are especially benefited by plaster are with whom ho bad associated for bo long a usually those of -a very rapid growth, I. e. time. Tbe patient endurance and steady cheer plants which naturally complete their growtb in fulness which he manifested as he was borne a comparatively short period of time. The ' along, step by step, toward the shadowy valley, farmer, seeing tbe large leaves and dark color was a wonder to his friends, and a consolation p reduced by the plaster, is often led to believe beyond tbe power of language to express. that be bas had an increased crop by its use, wh en, in reahty, the increase is in straw only and not In grain. Of those who have experi mented carefully, nearly all agree in eayiug that the leguminous crops, as clover, peas, and beans, are greatly benefitted by the appli cation of plaster ; wbilo oats, wheat, barley, rye, etc., are not improved as regards grain. Concerning corn there is a diversity of opinion, some claiming that the yield of grain is in creased, others that it is not. I wish tbe farmers who read the Nobthebneb would try this year to decide this question. After tbe corn has commenced to grow, let each one I treat several rows with plaster, then in the ! fall, see whether the yield of corn is greater j by weight than in the unplastered rows. J.-J. Woodman reports that this experiment bas ! been tried in Van Buren County, once ; but try it again carefully and report the result of each erperiment to us here at the college. Plaster helps crops because it bas two sub stances which are necessary for plant growth, viz: sulpher and lime. It bas been found also that it has a disintegrating influence on the compound silicater in the soil, setting free potash and magnesia for the use of the plant and without which the plant cannot grow. Dr. Kedzie is of the opinion that one of tbe most important properties of plaster is its power of making active the inert nitrogen of tbe vegeta ble matter of soils. This opinion is based upon careful and repeated experiments per formed by himself at this place. Plaster Bbould be applied in the spring, after plants start to grow. It is much better to bow it when tbe plants are wet, in tbe morning or after a ' shower. Tbe amount used need not exceed one hundred pounds to the acre. This is all the crop can utilize m one eeason and any excess ia apt to be washed from tbe soil. Hence it ia better to sow it every year and in small quantities. Tbe chemical composition of plaster is such as to make it a very fixed sub stance ; so it will not be in any way injured by age. Farmers often eay that plaster don't help their land as much as it used to. This may be because they have sown it in excess and it has accumulated in the soil. O. E. B. A joint meeting of delegates from the Van Buren County and Paw Paw Valley Agricultural Societies held a meeting at the village of Law rence, on Saturday last, looking to tbe consoli dation of the two organizations. Tbe follow ing preamble and resolution was reported by a committee and adopted by the meetiog as the reault of tbe effort to consolidate : Wbebeas, The agriculturists of the east and west part of the county have a common interest, and are influenced by a common eeutiment involving the interests which are represented by the two Fairs of Paw Paw and Lawrence, and, Whebeas, We deem tbe consolidation of tho two Fairs at present impracticable, therefore, Resolved, Tbat we recommend tbat the two societies continue their efforts within their own organizations, and counsel the representatives of each to continue tbe same courtesies, and to work together to the end that the best Interests of agriculture shall be subserved, and tbat tbe jealousies bora of former dissensions bo en tirely overshadowed by the encouragement of good feeling and friendly intercourse. T. J. Woodman. K. L, Warbe. A. C. GLXDDE5. ji.ntitoiiit r,oc.ii,s. From Our Own Correspondent. Last Saturday, as Mrs. J. 11. Anderson went to help her little girl up from tho floor, taking ber by tho hand, the little one by some mcana slipped and sprained her arm quito severely. Dr. Maynard dressed the limb, and she is now doing well. There is quite a " tempest in a tea-pot" here over the post office. " Cad" Huntley, a former disappointed applicant for the office, is making strenuous efforts to dislodge Mr. Travis, the present incumbent. Throw up the sponge, gents, and call in Nasby. To-day, as Mr. Brambley, a German living south-east of this place, and bis boy were pull mg logs on the roll-way at Huntley & Rowland's mill, tho boy was caught between two logs and his body crushed, but for a wonder there were no bones broken. Tbe wheat in this section of tho country is looking remarkably fine for this time of year, and farmers are rejoicing. Our corporation laws took effect to-day, and about half past eight the happy Pound Master might have been seen reflectively chewing straw and watching, with one eye, a Btray bovine while be kept the other on tbe moon, vainly trying to make Father Time take an extra skip to nine o'clock. May 22, 1877. L. Tbe 7th annual meeting of the Van Buren County Pioners' Association will be held on tbe Fair Ground, in Paw Paw, on Wednesday, the 13th day of June next, at ten o'clock a. m. Dinner will be furnished in the new and spacious dining hall on tbe grounds for 35 cents each. Stalls and water in abundance for teams on the ground. Speakers from abroad are ex pected. Count? papers pleane copy. J. ANDREWS, Secretary. Lansing compels her "drunks' their fines on tbe streets. to work out Miss Cora Fuller has been appointed deputy collector of customs at Fort Sherman, at the mouth of Muskegon Lake. A cable dispatch from Listoff, Bulgaria, an nounces tbe death by small-pox of Mrs. Dr. ChalliB, iwt Fannie White, formerly of Jackson. She was a graduate in medicine, and practiced for some years at Jackson. Married Mr. Chal lis, and went to Bulgaria, where ibe couple were doing missionary work. Tho Lowell Journal is informed that the tomperance reform club of Cannonsburg, upon tbe advice of a clergyman and a few other church people of that place, consented to strike out of its pledge tbe word " cider," in order to make tbe yoke easy and the burden light for a certain few church members who are there en gaged in.tbe manufacture of what Dr. Reynolds calls tbe devil's kindling wood, which is "cider." We are also informed that several old toddy takers recently visited that town, and, finding the saloon closed, were allowed free access to one of those religiously conducted cider mills and there got beastly drunk. Guess there is no middle-ground in this work of reforming men's bibulous habits. Detroit News. Died, In Decatur township. March 4th, 1877, of consumption, Daniel Moss, aged 29 years. 3 months and 25 dayB. Deceased was unmarried, and bis death bas caused adeep feeling of Badness to the corn- ' Home is no longer home to the sorrowing father and mother, for its light bas gone out. His free, bappy voice Is now heard no more, Tbe pleasures and pain of hie young life are o'er; But we hope he has gone to tbat home of tbe blest, Where the pure and the beautiful ever find rest; How strange tbat tbe flowers we cherish the moet Are always the first to bo nipped by the frost Tbe treasures most valued are the first to decay, The friends we love best pass the soonest away And when life is o'er and Death's icy band Shall remove you from earth to that better land Where all are exempt from sorrow and care, Your son will be first to welcome you there. A Fkiemd. If this table of leal items is cut out and preserved it will sometimos save tbe cost of asking advica of lawyers, a class of montbat farmers want to avoid as much as possible : An agreement without a consideration is void. Signatures made with a lead pencil are good in law. A receipt for money paid is not legally con clusive. The acts of one partner binds all tbe others. Contracts or notes made on Sunday are void. A contract made with a minor or a lunatic is void. Principles are bound by the acts of their agents. Agents are responsible to their employers. In a partnership each Individual is held for the whole debts of t'-e firm. Notes bear interest only when bo stated. It is not legally necessary to put into a note the words "for value received." A note obtained by fraud or from a person intoxicated cannot be collected. If a note be loet or stolen, it does not re lease the maker. An endorser of a note is exempt from lia bility if not served with notice of its dishonor within twenty-four hours after it is due. A large share of tbe quarrels, disputes and law-suits which afflict society arise from eome negligenco of these simple rules of law, or from an imperfect understanding of a verbal agree ment. AH contracts and agreements should be made in writing and in proper form, that is, in such form as to expreea tbe intentions of tbe parties and nothing mors. Local Notices. A Sr-ECiAL Notice-We desire to make known to our frienda that this week we have opened a large mvoice of Carpets of tbe very best makes. Also Oil-Cloths, Lace Curtainr, Lim biequins, and an elegant variety of the Bates, Lewiston and Bridal Quilts, at very low prices. Ladies will save money by examining the large atock at W. J. Sellick's. Liveb Diseases. Dyspepsia, indigestion, sour stomach, sick headache, chills and fever, bi iousness, and cos ti venose, cured by tbe use of Dr. S. D. Howe's Arabian Liver Pills. Sold by Kilbum & Hudson, Druggists, solo agents for Paw Paw. 1156t2 Dr. Browning, agent for Decatur. Read the testimony of one of the leading druggists of Cleveland: Gextlemen : As I was tbe first to introduce La wson's curative" in this city, and having bad large sales, can soeak knowingly of its virtues. I have warranted each bottle in cases of Neuralgia, Nervous Headache, Cramps, 3 urns, Sprains, Inflammation, etc., and all have given entire satisfaction. James Bruce, 284 Prospect tit. For eale by G. W. Longwell & Co. Long Life and Hapcmess insured bv taking Dr. 8. D. Howe's Arabian Tonic Iilod Purifier. It will make you healthy, strong, vigorous, vitalize and purify your blood. hold by kilburn &, Hudson, Druggists. sola agents for Paw Paw. 1156t2 Dr. Brewning, agent for Decatur. An IIiiNt .T2clicinpa Of all medicines calculated to cure affections of the throat, chest and lungs, we know of none we can begin to recommend so highly as Dr. King's New Discovery for Consumption, Coughs Colds, Asthma, UronchiUs. Hoarseness, Tick ling in tbe Throat, loss of voice, Ac. It does positively cure, and that where everything else has fviied. No medicine can show one half so many positive and permanent cures a have already been wrought by this wonderful remedy 1 or the Astnma and Bronchitis it is a perfect specific, curing the worst cases in the shortest time possible. We would say bv all means give it a trial. Three doses will relieve the worst case. Trial bottles free. Regular size $1.00. For salo by G. W. Longwell fe Co. Go am one the Poor, who &r mmt n-rnnaivl to the causes which produce Consumption, and learn what Howe's Arabian Milk ?nra has den for them. In twent-fonr hours it will remove tbe hardest cough, at the same time it feeds tbe stomach and nourishes the body. Sold by Kilburn fc Hudson, Druggists, sole agents fot Paw Paw. 1156t2 Dr. Browning, agent for Dcatur. To those who are so unfortunate as to be come prematurely gray, or whose hair exhibits a tendency to fall off, we recommend a tnal of Hall's Hair Itenewor. We do bo with the nt most confidencs because it is everywhere re ceived with marked favor, and has built upon its own merits such a sure foundation tbat it is known and need in ail civilized countries. Addison (N. i.) Advertiser. A -ood Opportunity. A good Store and a Dwelling IIouso. situated at Botifom-'s Corners, in Almena, a desirable bnsincea location, is for rent on fair terms. Any one wishing to engage in business or to Beek a new location, will find tiis a fair oppor tunity. Both bouse and (tore is in good orier, with good water and three and one half acres of land attached. For term and particulars call on KntEWAif Hall, near tbe wemises. April 17tb, 1377. 115113 Business Notices. A. B. Sninney, M. D Office 204 Woodward Avenue. Detroit, Micb. Specialty, Chronic, Surgical, Eye and Ear diseases will be at Clifton liouee, May 30th and 31st. Consulta tion free. An oriental traveller describes this busy scene, witnessed on biBtono shores : "Our steamer landed on a beach which was tbe port of Antiocb, where tbe disciples were first called Christians. There was no town at tbe water's edge, no people, no wharf. Tbe passengers and tbe merchandise were put ashore in lighters, which ran up into the sand. A troop of camels, with their drivers, lay on the beach, ready to transfer the goods into tbe lr tenor. Among the articlos landed were boxes marked 'Dr. J. C. Aver & Co., Lowell, Mass., U. S, A.,' show ing that they contained medicines and whence they rame. Tbene with other gr.oda were hoisted on tbe hacks or camels, for transporta tion to Antiocb. Thus tbe skill of tbe West sends back its remedies to heal tbe maladies of populations that inbabit those eastern shores, whence our spiritual manna came." Windsor (Vt.) Chronicle. Won tier Ail In it HcMuItw. Tbere ia no medicine that has accomphsbed bo much as fcfHiLou's Consumption Cure. It has established the fact tbat Consumption can be cured, while for Asthma, Bronchitis, Croup, Hoarseness, Whooping Cough, and all Lung diseases it has no equal. No medicine was ever sold on such favorable terms. If it was unreli able it would be tbe greatest folly to guarantee tt. It costs nothing to try it, as it can be re turned if It does no (give satisfaction after using two thirds of a bottle. Call at my drug store and get a sample bottle for 10 cents or a regular size for 50 cents or $1 00. If your Lungs are sore or Chest or Baok lame, use Shiloh's Bella donna Plaster which seldom fails to give relief. G. W. Longwell & Co., Paw Paw, Mich. " HACKMETACK," a new and delightful Perf nme, sold by .G. W. Longwell & Co., Paw Paw, Micb. Elsewhere by dealers generally. 1 1 A. ROBINSON DESTT 1ST, Office in the Avery' Store, Taw Taw, Mich. MtE.VJ. 1IECKEIIT, Attorney and Counsellor at Law and Prosecu ting Attorney for Van Buren County, Micb. Office in tbe Court House, Paw Paw. 1145 joti.y h.xowlks, Lawyer and Justice of the Peace. Collection and Insurance Agency. Represents Fire Asso ciation of Philadelphia ; assests t'3,500,000. Non Board special rates for dwellings and farm property. Office over Post Office. Paw Paw. Mich. Millinery & Dress-Making! MAUftlE MAGUIRE, Ravine Just received a large assortment of New Goods would be pleased to have ber friends call and examine them. Everything is Mf.w . Rooms over E. Smith & Co.'s store. 1154 G. E Chappell, Watahmolor oil'o llor nrrmuor IllUblilllUrtUll UUIIUI1U1 1 LllIUIUl All work entrusted to my care will be promptly done and warranted to give satisfaction : par ticular attention given to fine and difficult watch work. A good assortment or Plated Ware, Spectacles, and everything usu ally kept in a first cIibs Jewelry Store. All kinds of HAIR WORK made to order. No charge for Engraving articles Bold at CUAPPELL'S JEWELRY STORE. Opposite tho Court House. Paw Paw, Michl gan. Old stand of W. B. Kinne. 1152ly cRoui'iiiiociiRies Wall Paper and Cutlery, The Largest and Best selected Stock in Van Buren County, which I will sell at BEDKOCK PRICKS FOR CASH. Come in and examine my stock and be con vinced tbat I mean business. C. E. MATTHEW 8, (Successor to Matthews & nutchins,) H09tf Pw I'wf Mich. One door East of First National Bank. J. II. SMITH, Dealer in Freeh and Salt Meats. Market in Tali Brick, Corner of Main and Kalamazoo StrSits, Paw Paw, Michigan. 115C New Millinery! IKS. II. It. ODELIAS One Door East of the Post Office. Paw Paw, Mich. All tbe Latest Styles Just received. Straw work done to order. HSlly Swooping Hoductions In Price of Tin Ware and House-Keepers' GOODS. FREE h MARTIN have put tbe price of Tin Ware at 25 per cent, less than their former retail prices or at the same prioe as heretofore wholesaled to Tin Peddlers. Believing that our customers art entitled to the same privileges and advantage) in prices we have adopted the following : Scale of Prices. Three milk pails, 14, 10 and 5 quart for $1 09 Fourteen quart pail, ' 10 Ten quart pail, v 3t) One quart dipper, 1 20 Six quart milk pans, 1 One gallon oil cans, 40 One-half gallon oil can, 30 Rising sun stove polbsh large cakes, OS Eight oz. carpet tacks, C5 No, 9 tin bottom boilers, 1 75 The above are eamples, the entire Stock in tbe same proportion. Come and see us and we will do you ?ood. May 15, 1817. Free & Martin. THE GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY ! W.J.SELLICK Is now receiving and placing on sale the moet elegant stock of Dress-Goods ever shown here. The Best Black Alpaca in the City for 50c a Yard. A Superb 8tock of CLOTHING! In Men's, Youths' and Boys. Full Suits of Men's Clothing for $-1 and np. Our stock of Boots & Shoes is unsurpassed. Men's Heavy Boots for (2 00 and up ! Men's Calf Boots for $2 50 and np ! Choice lines of LjIDITCS' shoes direct from tho manufacturers, at extremely low prices. We are sole agents for the justly celebrated BURT S EEOES for Ladies and Gentlemen. S3 EVERY PAIR WARRANTED ! We have also been appointed eole agents for tbe celebrated Jamestown Alpacas ! A few reasons why they are superior to all others : 1. They are warranted not to pucker in a shower. 2. They are warranted not to abrink in wash leg. 3. They are warranted not to crumple easily. 4. They are warranted to be fully 27 inches wide. 5. To be equal in durability and color to tbo best Foreign Goods in the market. Hosiery, Gloves, Corsets, Tanniers, Fancy Goods and Handkerchiefs of every description, at the LOWES t PRICE, and ONE PRICE TO ALL ! COATS & CLARK'S Cotton rtc a Spool. Praid Sv a stick, and everything in Notion at Bottom Rates. In our Millinery Department we propose placing on sale (under the manage ment of Mian Corey) tho most superb and re cherche stock of Millinery and Fancy Goods ! at prtces that know no competition I (Should you desire BARGAINS in all depart ments do not fail to call at the Bee Hive of W.J. SELLICK.