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IT if flfilfl flm m ammi K II I II I II K VOLUME XLV1. NUMBER 30. PAW PAW, VAN BUREN COUNTY, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1900. WHOLE NUMBER 2373. ffy nil 4 W.R.SELLICK DRY GOODS, BOOTS AND SHOES. This Week Wg Quote Some Low Prices on Autumn Dry Goods. Good, heavy Tennis Flannels, bought to sell for ioc per yard, priced now at 8c. :,i A pood, heavy 6c Muslin, unbleached, at 5c. - A fine time to buy Crashes now, as they will be advanced in price, October 1st, by the manufacturers. Our. price remains un , changed, as we sell a Pure Linen Crash, 1 5 inches wide at Sc. 17 inches wide at ioc a finer one. 36x45 fine Pillow Slips at 14c each. Good Prints for comfortables, 32c. More of the famous Black Cat Hosiery for children, ioc pair. Black Cat Hosiery for ladies at ioc and 15c per pair. You will pay I24c and 20c, respectively, for like values in other makes. Wc eclipse 'em all on lilack Underskirts with our "Elite.' New feature no drawstrings. See; our $1.00 skirt in this line. Ladies' Belt, side elastics, high colors; our special price, 21c. Velveteen Brush Binding, 8c per yard. Golf Gloves for ladies at 25c and 4SC per pair. Golf Gloves for men at 23c per pair. Ni-w Applique Trimmings, in black and colors, 50c to 60c per yaul. Latiics' Japanned Work Baskets at 20c, 25c and 35c. Ladies' Sun Umbrellas in a variety of styles, new, assorted handles, good ones at $1.00, $1.25, $1.50 to $3.50. Ladies' Tennis Flannel Underskirts at 29c, 40c and 4SC Mercerized Waists, black and colors, $1.39; worth $2.00. . Best Moqaette Rugs, $I.9S. Young ladies' Tarn O'Shanters, 48c. New Street Hats for fall at 9SC, $1.25 to $2.00. Men's 50c Unlaundered Shirts, 39c. Good styles and colors in 25c Jamestown Dress Goods at 1 6c. Tooth Brushes at ioc, 15c and 25c. Curling Irons, 5c. Feather-stitched Braid, 6-yard lengths, 5c. Women's extra heavy fleeced Vests and Pants, 25c. A 27-inch Plush Cape, Thibet trimmed, fine mercerized lining, a 2-inch plush facing on inside, full sweep, at $6.9S. New Rainy-day Skirts at small prices. Queen Quality Shoes for ladies, always $3.00. WM, R SELLIOK. VV W fcr SV W Vi' Vu Vjf 'W 'W -v w w w w -w w w -w w v -w -v - O O o v2 o ML O M TO SAY THAT HE IS would be putting it () 1 o when you put in a Peninsular. They arc noted for their durability, gas-tight joints, mammoth'sized radiator, which produces more heat than any radiator made. Pen' insulars arc. the very best. Let us give you our estimate on the job complete. Wc GUARANTEE SATISFACTION. No money asked until the plant is tested. U. S. Mail Bodies for $1.25. Wc are selling a good, staunch box, large size, made of the best galvanized iron, fitted with a hasp and staple, cover hinged with strong, wrought butts, receptacle on the inside for outgoing mail, for only S1.25. Why pay outside agents double the money for no better box 1 Each box has the owner's name painted on the cover. Wc arc selling dozens of these boxes. Leave your order at once. Everything in the Hardware Line and Square Dealing our Specialty. () C) C) H. C. WATERS A. CO. --HARDWARE. WELL PLEASED WITH HIS rather mild. You arc assured THE TRUE NORTHERNER. PUBLISHED BY THCTRUENORTHERiNER PUBLISHING COMPANY. M. (). KOWI.ANI), i:lltor and Mauager. Largest Circulation in the County. SlTIISCKII'TION.fl.SO A YKAK. $1.00 II" III IN ADVANCIl. BUSINESS NOTICES. XV. C Y. Fere 11 mo n, I. I. S. Dental Parlor. All operations, including Crown and bridge work, rendered as painless as pos sible. Ofliee in Longwell Block, Paw Paw, Mich Dr. HpMtle Hutrlilnftnii, Dentist, - - Paw Paw, Mich. Office over Tyler's Hardware store. Dr. L. Barnard will bo at the Dyekman house every Thursday, from 11 a. m. to ' p. m., for the purpose of fitting glasses. Office, Chase block, Kalamazoo. 5S-tf Dr. I, D. Stri;Mit, First door west of Town Hall, 2327tfl Glendale, Mich. iKivltl I iilHrni Lawyer. All business given prompt and careful attention. Office over Paw Paw Savings Bank. -. Lynn Free Law yr, Office over Avery's store, Paw Paw, Michigan. Othorn, Mill .V MiiMit, Attorneys at Law. Offices. Academy of Music Block, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Can supply loans on good real estate. Lincoln II. Titii. Attorney at Law Abstract Building. Law, Insurance and Collections. .lame I-:. Chandler, Attorney at Law. Office over Phillips' furniture store. Paw Paw. Turnip Seed. All the leading kinds: 1 oz.5 cents, lb. 10 cent, 1 lb. '.V cents. Mixed varieties for stock or fertilizing 25 cents lb., 10 lbs. for 82. I wish to hire grown 100 acres of turnips for the seed. Easy to grow and proti table. Frank A. Showerman, Seedsman, GCt8o73 Paw Paw, Mich. Gen, 1., limner. Contractor and building mover.all kinds of plain and fancy stone work done. Will take contracts for all kinds of building and repairing and furnish everything. Satisfaction guaranteed. I srll and set up Snow Bros, furnaces. Kibbie phone at residence. Geo. L. Brunei:. o o o o o o o o o o o o o () o o o () o o o C) PENINSULAR FURNACE of the best heating plant o o o o o o o o C) o o () () o o () () () () () () o o () C) o The leading fire insurance companies represented by E. F. Parks. aper llanclnc Done in the best possible manner. 1 am agent for the celebrated Potter Wall I 'a per Mills (not in the trust) and can sell you wall paper cheaper than anyone. Interior and exterior decorating. Ollico in the Manning block, opposite First National Bank. Call and see samples. 40tf) J. A. Lkkcii. R. A. Shoesmith, residence 57 Pine St., just west of Presbyterian church. 51tf To Loan. A few thousand dollars to loan on real estate security. tfj Lincoln II. Titus. I'aw raw Savinj; Hank. Capital 10.000.00. F. W. Sellick, Pres. J. J. Woodman, . J. W. Frkk, Vice Pres., Cashier. Board of Directors: J. J. Woodman, John W. Free F. W. Sellick, C. E. Lvle, Daniel Morrison, W. K. Sellick, William J. Sellick, L. II. Titus. Interect l'ald on Certificate of Depnnlt. Cob Grinder. I have recently started a new Cob Grind er at the Almena mills. Edw. II. Miner, Prop. Thoni)Hon Furniture Co. Furniture and Undertaking. Night calls answered, .'U North Niles street. 2.105 II. V. MoCabe, nrtloneer, Paw I'aw, Mich. Services always satis factory. Terms reasonable. tf A Chance to Save Money. 33 YEARS IN PAW PAW I have a largo stock of Marble and (iranite, all as good material as money will buy. Some .')0 monuments, large and small, i shall oiler for 00 days at very close to actual cost. Terms made easy. Paw Paw Marble and (iranite Works. I. A. Whitman. Van Ituren County Teacher' FxainlnatlonM 1 ;)(-1M)1. Paw Paw, beginning third Thursday, in August, for all grades. Wells G. Brown, Commissioner of Schools. The way the goods have gone from It. A. Shoi-siuith's since his repair sale be gan is conclusive evidence that the peo ple appreciate a chance to get furniture at wholesale prices. 2.'I3tf If IIMOIIrt. Having recently been admitted to practice before the department of the interior, I shall hold myself in readiness to transact any business before the de partment that may be intrusted to me. Especial attention will be given to pen sion claims. 03tf O. W. Rowland. Livery himI Feed Ham. I have purchased the livery and feed business of James M. Longwell and am prepared to furnish first class rigs of all kinds at reasonable prices. Your trade invited. Dckman House barn, tf ) ' C. W. Scmmy. ... For Sale. A registered Merino ram, bred by E. B. Welch. Inquire of A. C. Glidoen. 7.U2 New Fall Millinery. Our new goods are now in, and the as sortment is beautiful. Inspection is invited. Old friends and new ones will be welcomed. Prices right and satisfac tion guaranteed. T.'itf Mrs. M. L. O'Dell. A wagon-rack load of young people the Sunday school class of Mrs. A. C. Glidden went to her home last evening to eat melons and have a good time. M lVl.p, Teacher of Piar.o and Organ. 71oTG Win. ), Iti uard, Attorney at Law, I'aw I'aw, M Ich. OITice over E. B. Longwell's store, oppo site court house. All business carefully attended to. 2272 Cider .ple Wanted At my mill in Almena, for which I will pav the highest market price. 7'Uf IJ. W. Hipp. Ask vour grocer for Iiuss' Bleaching Blue; do not be deceived by fraudulent imitations: see that the name lluss ap pears on all packages, in ltlarkMiiltli Simp to Kent. Enquire of Lawrenco Brewer, Almena Corners, Mich. . tl 1 ten n Wanted ! Mosier at Mattawan pays the highest market price. 7.'U2 . Shropshire Ham For sale at the B. C. Sheldon farm. fn.rtj. it " c ' r 1 i.h.t iiAiiio oiifcLuo.N, ureeucr. When vou co to buy bluincr insist unon having lluss' Bleaching Blue and not some of the many imitations. m For Sale, A house, barn and two lots in the, village of Lawton, situated on the corner of Bitcly street and Railroad avenue.. Build ings new. Write or enquire of 2tlJ Mrs. M. J. Lytle, Lawton Mich. llorno tn Sell or trade for & good cow. E. X. Douglass. rm Money to loan on real estate. COtfJ E. F. Parks. nr Local Department. Mrs. Esther Harrison is having her house repainted. F. J. McEntee of Kalamazoo spent Sunday with his father. Mr. and Mrs. II. S. Sheldon arrived home from the East. last Friday. Mrs. J. II. Doughty of Mt. Pleasant is Visiting her sister, Mrs. S. C. McEntee. The True Northerner is indebted to Messrs. J. Horning and Smith for some lino melons. Mr. and Mrs. Will Strowbridge went to Chicago, Saturday, returning Wednes day. Mrs. F. P. Grimes and daughter Edith have gone to Petoskey for a ten days' outing. It is expected Dr. Hoyt will reach New York Toptember 21, on his return from Europe. There will be a musical service held at the Presbyterian church next Sunday evening at 7:.'J0. Holla Loveland has purchased and moved into the Frank Bass house on north (iremps street. Mrs. II. A. Sherman of Cassopolis ac companied her husband here for the present circuit court term. F. C. Berry, who is connected with the business of Armour & Co. in Chicago, is the guest of E. E. Downing. Misses Mabel Winn and Florence Jones of Kalamazoo were guests of Miss Pearl Haggart the lirst of the week. The Michigan conference met at Bat tle Creek on Wednesday of this week. Kev. E. O. Mather is in attendance. Mrs. J. D. Boone is seriously ill with typhoid fever. Mr. Boone was also ill for several days, but is now out again. Ed. Fuller has returned to Paw I'aw with the stallions Homeward and Ash land Prince, to remain during the fall. John II. Charles and family from Fair mount, Ind., have come hero with the in tention of making this village their home. Mrs. N. P. Iialeigh returned home Saturday evening, after an absence of six months in the West with her sick friend, Mrs. D. A. Lamport. Mrs. Pearl Pritchard has been appoint ed secretary of the Van Buren County Sunday School association in place of Miss Simmons, resigned. Before Justice Mason, Monday, Squiro II. Morton pleaded guilty to a charge of drunk and disorderly and was lined .' and c.'Ll." costs, which ho paid. Bert Tracy and wife of South Haven will go soon to the Pacilic coast, for Mrs. Tracy's health. She was formerly a teacher in the Paw Paw schools. Mr. and Mrs. A. Dunn of Indianopolis, Ind., J. B. Dodge of Warsaw, 111., and A. Dodge of Lexington, Ivy., are visiting their neice, Mrs. S. C. McEntee. The top was broken from the demo-cratic-people's-union-silver pole by Tues day's wind. The little piece that was blown otT was the people's-union silver portion. Mrs. Van Fleet is home with a new, bright stock of millinery. She will go to Chicago in a few days and be ready for an opening about the last of the month. There will be a special meeting of the raw Paw chapter, O. E. S., September 10, for installation and the transaction of other important business. A full at tendance is desired. Mrs. James Galligan of Hood River, Oregon, formerly a resident of Paw Paw, is visiting Mrs. Helen Grout and other friends here. She is en route to Cleve land, O., where she will visit relatives. Attorneys James O'llara, Hammond and S. II. Kelly of Berrien county, II. C. Cook, W. (i. Bessey and G. J. Wicksall of South Haven, and 11. M. Chase of Bangor are among those called here by the circuit court session this week. Andrew McMaken of South Haven, charged with keeping a place where liquor was sold, was discharged on exam ination before Justice Mason last Friday. Eva McMaken, his daughter, also charged with violating the local option law, was likewise examined and discharged. Misses Vivian Broughton and Mabclle Cumings and Wilbur Warner took part in the Ward-Balch wedding at Kalama zoo last Wednesday evening. Others who attended from this place were Mes dames Maxwell, Warner, Broughton, Miss Lulu Sherman and LaRue Mosier. Following are the newly elected officers of tho Paw Paw chapter of tho Eastern Star: Mrs. J. E. Chandler, worthy ma tron; Wm. Killefer, worthy patron; Mrs. L. W. Curtiss, conductress; Mrs. R. W. Broughton, assistant conductress; Mrs. E. S. Briggs, secretary; Mrs. J. C. Maxwell, treasurer. R. W. Broughton, with other masonic grand lodge ofllccrs, was at Muskegon, Wednesday, at tho ceremony of the ded ication of tho magnificent Hills Memor ial temple in that city. The temple, completed and furnished, was a gift to tho order from tho member of tho fraternity whoso name it bears. Dr. A. M. Gugan of tho Kalamazoo asylum was here Tuesday in consultation with tho attending physicians on tho case of Miss Julia Harrison. Wednesday, Dr. Hugh T. Patrick, the eminent brain specialist of Chicago, and Dr. E. A. Pal mer of Hartford wero hero in n similar consultation. All agreed that everything possible was being dono for tho unfortu nate young lady. Sho yet remains in about tho same condition, with tho pros pect for her recovery growing less. Geo. E. Butler is quite seriously ill ngnin. II. L. McNeil has been ill, but is now better. F. R. Kelly of Lawrence was in town Monday. Leonard Righter epent Saturday at Hartford. Tho exterior of the Masonic block is being repainted. Broughton advertises tho first arrivals of the fall of 1JHJ0. Hugh Hurd is studying dentistry in Dr. Ferguson's office. Church services at Gliddenburg were resumed last Sunday. Sellick quotes some prices this week on autumn dry goods. II. C. Waters & Co. advertise mail boxes for rural mail route delivery. Miss Coral Rix of Mattawan was the guest of Miss Nina Waters last week. Don't forget the meeting at the court house Tuesday evening, to organize a republican club. Mrs. M. L. O'Dell has her new milli nery now in, and is showing a fine line. The ladies are invited to inspect tho goods. Advertised letters: Lilian Stevens, Miss Nellie Clark, Mrs. Cora McPherson, Clayton Hulf, Lester IIot, Master Roy MacLean. Mrs. E. L. Walraer of Fremont, In diana, is here on a visit to her father. Rev. William Rice, and the family of R. P. Sharp. The latch string is always out at tho Great Whale Clothing Success, and the public is invited to the great September sale now in progress. A statement of the condition of tho First National bank is published in this paper. Upwards of 6K0,000 of deposits is a very creditable showing. Rev. J. 11. Hammond will speak at the Disciple church next Sunday at he usual hours. Morning topic, "Tho great est problem ever proclaimed;" evening, "Truth and its imitations." Rusco & Swifts' Uncle Tom's Cabin company will show at Longwell's opera house, Saturday evening, September 22. Admission, children 10 cents, gallery 20 cents, reserved seats .'JO cents. Fruit buying has been nearly at a standstill here for the past two days, on account of the inability of tho railroad to provide refrigerator cars. It is hoped tho difficulty will not be long continued. Miss Halstead of Detroit, a trimmer of an extended experience, will take charge of the millinery department at Sellick's about September 20. Those inter ested in the late novelties should await the arrival of her millinery goods. Following is the enrollment of pupils in the Paw Paw schools: 1st primary .7.), 2d primary l.'J, 1st intermediate 52, 2d intermediate 31, grammar school 41, high school I0o, total .'J01. Of the entire number, 41 are foreign pupils. Charles II. Rogers, tho Williams boat employe charged with violating the local option law, was examined before Justice Mason and bound over for trial at the November term of tho circuit court un der $.'00 bonds for his appearance. The council held an adjourned meeting yesterday afternoon, at which a resolu tion was passed authorizing a petition to the board of supervisors for extending tho village limits. The official notice of the presentation of the petition and th lands atlected is published in this paper. A severe wind, a remnant of the Gal veston storm, struck this locality Tues day afternoon and evening. A large amount of fruit was blown from the trees and some fruit and shade trees were blown down. Telephone, telegraph and electric light lines were quite generally put out of service. No serious damage was dono other than to the apple and peach crops. Mrs. Maud Cumings-Wagner died in Chicago at Mercy hospital, September 7, 1000. Sho was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Cumings of this village, and was born April 8, 18oo. She had lived in Chicago about 17 years, having been employed as stenographer and type writer by several wholesale firms. Mr. Wagner and his mother came with the remains and returned to the city Mon day morning. The services were held at the grave, conducted by Rev. E. O. Mather of tho M. E. church, assisted by the church choir. Mrs. Wagner was well known in Paw Paw, her old home, and is sincerely mourned by many friends. At the regular council meeting Mon day evening, a proposition was received from C. (5. Hagerman to trade his house and lots near tho water plant for tho cor poration house and lot and 8500; laid on tho table. The treasurer's tax warrant was extended to October 1. Claims wero allowed amounting to 8410.14. At a special meeting Wednesday evening, a claim of 8274.59 was allowed to C. G. Hagerman for sidowalk building. A committee was appointed to investigate tho matter of the proposed improvement of what is known as tho Gates drain, in cluding tho straightening and deepening of tho channel of tho west branch of tho Paw Paw river, as advertised by tho county drain commissioner, with a view to determining what effect tho work would havo on tho electric light water power and taking steps to protect the interests of tho villago if tho samo aro threatened. Tho plat of tho proposed extension of the villago limits was before the couucil for inspection. Additional local on Slhpagc.