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Made from pure grape cream of tartar
Our Local Markots.
Following are tin prkvs pniil hy our
merchants and dealers for the products
Spring Chickens 7c
Fat cattle on foot Vi to :',c
IIors, alive .'So dressed 4c
Stieep .'S to Jc
Wheat white (oc Ited GTk:
Buckwheat. ; 4."o
Oats -new 2(5c
Cassius M La lining vs. Loren Warren
et al.: foreclosur T. J. Cavanauh.
New Dirdsell company vs. Sarah 1.
Dennison; replevin. T. .1. Cavanauh.
Card of Thanks.
We wish to express our thanks to the
friends and neighbors, also to the sing
ers who so kindly assisted at the burial
of our mother and grandmother.
AM) MUS. CliAKLKS MlTCIIKLSON.
Mi:, and Mus. Dklos Mitchklson.
New Book Free.
A valuable bookpivin complete infor
mation how I successfully cureconsump
tion and other lun disease will lie sent
free to the Trailers of this paper. Ad
dress, Dr. Baitz, A., Inter Ocean Bld;.,
Chicago, 111. OotiMJo!)!
Jonas II. CrubaiiKh, X); Ella C. Hunt,
2o, both of South Haven.
C. Claud Hughes, 21. Keeler; Lydia
Peters, 10, Benton Harbor.
James T.Morgan, 2S;Klla M. Lang, 'ft,
both of Covert.
Joseph It. Tubbs, 21: Daisy Sibole, 1(5,
both of Breedsville.
Maylen Abbott, 21: Klla Holmes, 21,
)oth of Covert.
Charles W. Perine, f0; Lucinda (iil
let, both of Lawton.
William Whit ford. Jennie Carr, 28,
both of Paw Paw.
Real Estate Transfers.
The following-real estate transfers have
been recorded in the oflice of the regis
ter of deeds during the week ending
Irene L Mallery to Minerva Van Arkel
et al: par vill South Haven; fi'MH).
F C Barstow to Davit! Ferguson; 82 a
sec 21 Sou tli Haven: &S2O0.
W P Law to II A Farrand: s J4' s e i.j
se), 22 South Haven: $S(H).
Michael Brownes to Lee Nelson: lOn
seo .'t'S (ieneva: 61(H).
C J Monroe et al to S D Kenney: 2l l4
a sec .'S Covert: iftbT).
A C Skinner to W C Skinner: .'S a s e
34 1) Bloomingdnle;l.
K (I Burt to Emily A Burt;pt lot ."Ilk
7 Lawrence: 7(M).
Henry Spaulding to II C Hatch: lots
7 and 8 blk 1 Samson's add Hartford;
Lyman lngraham to Win. Stratton et
al: 11 e 14 s w IY2 Covert; 81,'iOO.
Win. Cobhletlick to Louisa Shears; .'SO
a sec .'S Pine (Jrove: (J)i).
D W Reynolds to (leo Purges: 8 a sec
12 Porter: sr.'SlO.
T V Pingree to Helen (I Post: s w H
n w i.j n e l l.'S Bloomingdale; 611 1.
H (J to F S Post; 70 a sec l.'l
Betsey Devoe to Thos Latchaw et al;
lot sec .'SO Pine (Jrove; eftm.
Following is a synopsis of the proceed
ings in Judge Johnson's court for the
week ending December tJ:
Estate of J ulia A. Hill, deceased; letters
Estate of James Lowry, deceased;
petition for appointment of administra
tor: hearing January 9.
Estate of John Watkins, deceased; pe
tition for determining lawful heirs; hear
ing January .'.
Estate of Absalom Gregory, deceased;
orde.r appointing administrator.
Estate of Lolaml White, deceased: rnti.
tion to determine lawful heirs; hearing
Estate of Harvey M. Van Wickle, de
ceased; petition to determine lawful
heirs; hearing December 10.
Estate of Nancy Van Wickle, deceased
petition to determine lawful heirs; hear
ing December 10.
In the matter of Martin Clarey, indi
gent insane; order committing to asylum
Estate of John Paul, incompetent per
son; final account tiled; hearing Decern
Estate of Mortimer T. Harmon and
Laura L. Harmon, deceased; petition to
determine lawful heirs; hearing Decern
Estate of Ellie C. Lindermnn, deceased
claims allowed and estate closed to cred
Estate of Edward G. Allen, deceased
order allowing claims; estate closed to
Estate of Mary O. Whelpley, deceased
final account allowed.
Estate of Frederick Goss, deceased
order apiointing administrator.
Estate of Jano II. Cook, deceased; or
der appointing administrator.
Estate of GustavusBrighara.fieceased
order allowing claims; cstato closed to
Estate of Lewis F. Munsell, deceased;
claims allowed and estato closed to creditors.
MINOR NEWS ITEMS.
For the Week ttmllnir Dec. 5.
Nearly the whole business portion of
I'ufuula, I. T was destroyed by fire.
A cablegram received at the state de
partment say the revolution in Sal
vador is ended.
The czar ha contributed 500,000 ra
llies for the famine stricken peasants of
The British steamer Clan Drummond
was wrecked in the Bay of Biscay and
37 persons were lost.
Onr of the worst Wiz.ards that ever
itdted Kansas raged in many portions
of the state for 24 hours.
Link Thayer, convicted of train rob
Lery at Fergus Falls, Minn., was sen
tenced to 20 years in prison.
Barnes Compton, for three terms a
member of congress from Maryland,
died at Laurel, aged CS years.
Many of the expatriated natives, of
Nicaragua are returning home under
tie recent amnesty declaration.
Freight trains collided on the Bal
timore fc Ohio road at Walkerton, Ind.,
and seven trainmen were inpured.
Fire destroyed the Academy of Music
and adjoining property in Rochester,
N. Y., the total loss being $100,000.
A d?cree has been issued in Paris for
bidding the admittance into France of
fruits and plants from the United
Town Marshal C. C. Bunyon and Al
fred Allen killed each other in a light
at Jackson, Ky. An old quarrel was the
Throughout Austria the fiftieth anni
versary of the accession of Emperor
Francis Joseph to the throne was cele
For the first time in our history the
l"nitc States in 18QS exported manu
factured articles of greater value than
Philip Mctz, aged 35, a dealer in paper,
known as "the heaviest man in Har
lem," weighing 425 pounds, committed
suicide in New York.
A Hour trust has been formed in New
York to control nearly all the product
in this country and also the supply of
three-fourths of the world.
A new tin plate trust vas formed in
Pittsburgh, Pa., to be called the Con
solidated Tin Plate company, with a
capital stock of $50,000,000.
Gen. Terencio Sierra has been elected
president of Honduras. He is a grad
uate of the West Point military acad
emy and spent several years in this
A snow, sleet and windstorm in In
o.ana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York,
Massachusetts and Maryland did great
damage to property. In Baltimore 8O0
1 ouses were unroofed and telegraph
poles and trees were leveled.
MANY LIVES LOST.
Over Two Hundred Ternon PerUhed
In the Terrible Storm on the
New KtiKlmtd Cont.
Boston, Dec. 1. News of the los of
the Boston and Portland Steam Packet
company's steamer Portland off Cape
Cod and the death of more than 150
persons, comprising the passengers und
crew of the steamer, and news from
hitherlo unheard-of ports in Cape Cod
showing that at least a score and a
half of vessels were wrecked along that
shore, with the loss of 12 lives, has come
as a dire climax to the previous report
of disasters resulting from Saturday
Up to Wednesday morning, while the
total los of life cannot be estimated
with any degree of accuracy, it is
known that more than 200 persons per
ished. This estimate is made on the
basis of only one from each crew re
portei missing and each of which
would include at least three, while the
larger schooners would have seven or
eight men aboard.
From present reports It Is known
that 56 vessels have been totally
wrecked, while 49 are ashore with hard
ly a chance of beiug saved.
The In Ion DlnMolved.
Managua, Dec. 1. The attempt to
(fleet a coalition between the states oi
Nicaragua, Honduras and Salvador, to
be condueted under a common adminis
tration known as the United States of
Central America, has failed completely.
(Jen. Thomas Kegalado, head of the
revolutionary movement In Salvador,
Las usurped the presidency and pro
claimed himself chief executive of the
Filipino AVI1I IlealM.
Madrid. Dec. 2. Advices from the
Philippine islands 6ay the insurgenti
there have decided not to recognize the
cession of the islands to the United
States and that they will resist to the
last. It is also claimed that the United
States will require 70,000 troops to put
down the rebellion, and it is alleged
that the insurgents hold 10,000 Span
ish prisoners whom they will force to
serve against the Americans.
Lost at Sea.
Havana, Dec. 2. The British schoon
tr Village Belle, hailing from Montego
bay, Jamaica, bound from Caio Antillo
for Grand Cayman, was lost at sea and
her skipper, four members of her crew
and three passengers were drowned.
Montreal, Dec. 6. Pierre Lauzon
shot and killed Mrs. Adclard Bichot on
the street in front of the Queens hotel,
then committed suicide. Lauzon had
been suitor for the woman's hand, but
she chose Bichot.
Killed hy Football.
Athens, 0., Dec. 2. Ralph A. Oble
nees died from injuries received in play
ing football two weeks ago. He was
the quarter back on the eleven of Ohio
unlrerslty. Ho suffered from a head
Cincinnati, Dec. 6. The Jury in the
case of W. J. Haldeman, charged with
the murder of ex-State Senator Rich
ardson, returned a verdict of sot
VEEKLY WAR HISTORY.
Complete lleeurd of ICventa Told la
Few Line Coverlnir All
TUESDAY, NOVEMDER 29.
Oen. Velasco, with 2,1)00 Spanish troops,
evacuated tho city and province ot IMnsr
del Ulo. Cuba.
C, has relinquished his command and left
for Cuba to become governor of the j:ov
luce of IMnar del Rio.
A proclamation was Issued by Gen
IJlanco bidding good -by to th Spanish
troops remaining In Cuba.
Oen. Q. W. Davis, who has been In com
mand of the Second division. Second army
corps, with headquarters at Greenville, S
The war department. In view of the as
surances that a peace treaty will be Bigned,
Is arranging to muster out from ao.ouu to
40.000 volunteer troops.
Spain has accepted the United States'
offer of SL'O.OOO.OOO, and at a Joint session
of the peace commissioners In i'aris con
sented without condition to rellnquUn
Cuba and to cede I'orto Itlco, Guam and
the Philippine Islunds.
WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBER 30.
The transport Zealandla, with seven com
panies of the First Tennessee regimen,
arrived safely at Manila.
The government has been officially ad
vised of the successful termination of the
peace negotiations with Spain.
It Is said that between now and Jan
uary 1 6,000 soldiers will be concentrated
in San Francisco to embark for the Philip
pines. The Red Cross society reports that tn the
past six weeks Its agents have distributed
boo tons of provisions among the destitute
In a conference with the president MaJ
Gen. Rutler said the Spanish troops tn
Cuba were leaving as fast as possible, but
he thought some might remain to become
THURSDAY, DECEMDER 1.
Gen. Garcia and other members of a
commission arrived in Washington to dis
cuss with ottlclaU the future of Cuba and
The Comal sailed from New York to Sa
vannah, where she will complete the load
ing of 1,500,000 rations for the destitute peo
ple of Cuba.
The Spanish mail steamer Vlllaverde.
with Marshal Blanco, the former captain
general of Cuba, and his suite on board,
left Havana for Spain.
Gen. Wood gave Santiago merchants
permission to close their business places
on Sunday. Under the Spanish law they
were compelled to keep them open until
Th Mrrltt Wrecking company has
closed a contract with the government to
float the Reina Mercedes, sunk In the
mouth of Santiago harbor, and take her
to Norfolk, Va.
A great improvement In the health of
the American army has taken place with
in the last two months, as shown by reports
to the surgeon general from the Held and
The navy department has made public a
report from Admiral Sampson covering the
operations of the United States blockad
ing fleet off Santiago after the destruction
of Cervera's squadron.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2.
Tl.i war Investigation commission has re
sumed its sittings in Washington.
The transports Chester and Manitoba
left Savannah, Ga., with troops for Cuba.
The war department in Washington was
authorized to set aside J."0,000 to establish
a police force for Havr.na.
Advices from Manila say that the spread
ing of the Insurgent movement is jot di
rected against the Spaniards, but against
The Spanish fleet, which was to nave
sailed at once for Spain, will not leave Ha
vana until the bottoms of the vesseis can
be cleaned In dry dock.
The armored cruiser New York, the flag
ship of the North Atlantic squadron, has
been ordered to proceed to Havana, and It
will weigh anchor at Hampton Roads at
The transport Michigan arrived at savan
nah, Ga., from I'once, bringing 500 regular
troops which have been in I'orto Rico un
der Gen. Brook's command.
It Is now believed, Judging from the
rapidity with which the Spaniards are
pushing the evacuation, that the province
of Havana w ill be turned over to the Amer
icans on or before December 21, and that
by Christmas day old glory will be floating
over Morro castle.
SATURDAY. DECEMBER 3.
The recently appointed supreme court In
Santiago was formally Installed In offlce by
Gen. Miles, commanding the army, has
prepared the draft of a bill providing for
a regular standing army of lOo.OoO men.
The marked Improvement in the health
of our soldiers in the Philippines Is shown
In a report received at the war department
from Gen. Otis.
The administration is exhausting every
device to render the proposed army camps
In Cuba the most healthful quarters of the
kind that can be provided.
The safe taken from the Spanish cruiser
Maria Teresa was opened by naval olllclr.ls
In Norfolk, Va., and found to contain $7G,
000 In Spanish and American money.
The war department has decided to defer
until February the removal of the bodies
of American soldiers from Santiago as u
precaution against yellow fever.
MONDAY, DECEMBER .
The cruiser New York sailed from New
port News. Va., for Havana.
The belief Is general In Paris that there
will be a Carllst uprising In Spain the mo
ment the peace treaty Is algnc d.
The Spanish transport San Francisco has
arrived at Valencia from Cuba with 1,800
repatriated Spanish troops on board.
The Americans took charge of Sanctl
Spirltus and Trinidad, In Santa Clara prov
ince, Cuba, and the stars and stripes were
officially and with impressive ceremony
hoisted over the city halls and the military,
government and other public buildings In
U a perfect beau
ty, patriotic, up
to date. Subject:
"An American Girl
One of the handsome t pieces of color
work issued this year. Lithographed,
with border of army and navy emblems
embossed in cold. Leave your namo
with your druggist and ask him to save
you a copy, or send C cents in stamps for
one to C. I. HOOD & CO.,
Mention this paper.
Hood's Sarsaparilla is
America's Greatest Medicine,
(or the Blood and the
Best that Money Can Buy
Hence take only Kocd's.
CUKUt WHLKt Alt tlSt fAHS.
Best Cough Hyrup. Twun Good. Cm
In tlmA. Polil by 1ni?ff1it.
"HOME, SWEET HOME!"
With All the Little Luxuries That
Make It Happy.
Household Health Means Prosperity
and Pleasure in a Hundred Ways
"Ours is a happy home, remarked a
laboring man the other day, "and I have
learned to thank the perfect health of
it inmates for half the blessings wc
enjoy. Why, I re
member when mv
house was a hos-
. 1 .
rr, vr.. puai montn in ana
;,-Tv'.i.v' month out. This
y constant siCKness
- SJ 1 Afvf 111 tr nrn
fSWjrrtpA lne grindstone. I
y'' 'ii 'liv."i'S' r't was always hard
M J' ti. I n (I J 9 t II
debt. First it
would be my wife
then my eldest
daughter would be
taken down. The
doctor's cart wis
always at my door.
isut one blessed
day my wife came across an advertise
ment of Zoa I'hora -the 'woman's
friend.' She tried it so did my daugh
ter. And it cured them both. Since
that day we have had no more sickness
no more doctor's bills. There's a
piano in the parlor now we all ride
wheels, and there's money in the bank
Zoa I'hora is the sick woman's great
est treasure. It acts gently but posi
tively on her delicate organism regu
latesstrengthens makes way for per
fect health. A book which tells of Zoa
Write Zoa Phora Medicine Co., Kala
Like a Lily
is possible to users of
It is made on nurpos to remove
Black lleads.and make the pkin soft as
Worm and Skin Diseases.
Sold by all Druggists. Price 50 cts.
For sale by
Longwell Bros, and J. D. Hamilton.
REED CITY, MICHIGAN.
A. It. SriNNKT. M. I)., 1'rop'r. K. W. Spinnet,
M. L)., Iles'hlent Physician, with consulting phy
sii'hin and surgeons, and professional nurM'8.
The cheapest Sanitarium in the world; a place for
the poor and middle class. Are you sick and dis
couraged? We give one month's treatment FREE hy
mail. Send for question list, prices aud journals.
Kr. Spinney will bo nt the Dyckman
House, Paw Paw, Thursday, Dec. 8., 1W.
J. ED. PHILLIPS
IN TIIK WAY OF
Hook Cases, Side Hoards, Hcd
Suits, Couches, Extension Tables,
Dining Chairs, Rockers, Stands,
Carpet Sweepers, Picture Mould
ings, Kascls, Screens, Towel
Racks, Paper I loldcr.s, Taberettes
Indian Stools, Mirrors, Ktc, at
WAY DOWN PRICES.
We are here to show
goods. COME IN.
J. Ed. PHILLIPS.
FRED B. OCOBOCK.
FRED B. OCOBOCK
Gives tickets with every cash
purchase at his market, and with
$50.00 worth of tickets, if saved
before the 1st day of August,
1899, he will give in return one
Cyiindcr Basling and Roasting Pan.
It is a jewel and samcthing
that every housewife should have.
Call and inspect them and don't
'.forget to ask for tickets.
ijteijv a short timo only, my puro homo
Vrencieroa iara ai c per 10. uon 1
.icago lard when you can get puro
Everything in tho lino of meats.
FRED B. OCOBOCK.
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E. SMITH k 00.
Our Three-Button Cutaway
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Copyright, 1898, by Hart. Schaffncr & Marx.
is not a
WAR IS NOT A PICNIC ON
Prices ol Suits, Ulsters
E. Smith & Co.
But their Great Stock must be reduc
ed preparatory to invoicing and re
Inodeling of their store.
history. Their stock is the largest in
Southern Michigan. Queens in qual
ity paupers in price in everything
that can give comfort and pleasure in
Clothing and Furnishings.
BEARS T HIV x ,1
E. Smith Co
- - CLOTHINC.
have a style and character
that stamp them as the
work of expert tailors. They
set to the figure and fit just
as they ought to fit; the
materials are the finest to be
had. If you want a frock
suit that will look ritjht and
stay in shape when you wear
it, buy one of our guaran
teed Hart, Schaffncr & Marx
Cutaways. You will find
the prices reasonab1?,
HART, 8CHAFFNER & MARX.
Three weeks of
bargain giving to
the multitude at
the Great Whale
who act promptly
will fare the best.
Where the major
ity buy there you
find the best values.
This great store is
enjoying the larg
est bus'ness in their
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