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fit Wfil VOLUME XLV1. NUMBER 31. PAW PAW, VAN BUREN COUNTY, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21. 1900. WHOLE NUMBER 2374. W. R. SELLICK-DRTf QOODS. DOOT8 AND SHOES, ' CLOAKS m AUTUMN. IVe are now receiving Our Jackets, 6ap6S and Skirts from tlie Manufacturers. This year the styles run a little more elaborate, and we have been fortunate in securing some novelties out of different lines that will be controlled exclusively by us. Our 27-inch Mcrcerized-lined Salts, Plush Cape, Thibet trimmed, that we propose to sell at $6.98, is one of the best values this department can offer. A black, lined Jacket, (reveres), trimmed with Applique, is a garment without a peer, at the price of $5.00. At $7.50 and $S.oo are priced a line of Jersey Jackets, in black, castor and royal blue, these form a trio that will make a decided hit with young ladies. We are offering two numbers, one in black and one in castor, that were made to sell at $12.00, for $10.00, and we claim for them a superiority not to be found in other Jackets for this money. Children's Melton Jackets, with cape trimmed, at $2.00. Hcttcr Jackets for children, at $3.00, $4.00 and $5.00. Rainy day Skirts, guaranteed not to sag or wet through; plaid back, inverted plait, ?3-9s and $15.00. MISS HALSTEAD of Detroit assumes charge of this depart ment, Friday morning, Sept. 21, and will have a line of Stkkkt Hats on display to suit all the ladies. We are offering this week some desirable styles in Ready made Fleeced Wrappers. NEW SATIN WAISTS. Another lot of the Klitc Underskirts from $1.00 to $4.00. No drawstring a hook, and they are adjusted. NEW FRENCH FLANNELS. ALSO, ' New flannels that look like French Flannels, but cost less. Tennis Flannels, Daisy Cloths, Flannelettes, etc. New Carpets, Lace Curtains, Linoleums and Rugs. WM. R. SELLIOK. O00O000OGQOO3G00C5O00CG0GQSO0O00OGQG0G0GO O O () O O () () () O o () () () () () () () () () () () () () o o () () () . () () () () () () () () () sr ( ) () () () () () () () () () () C: YOU GET 100 Cents' Worth OF- -FOR- Every Dollar Spent -AT THIS Hardware Store. Saving in our cost of selling and dividing this saving with our customers has encouraged more sales and a greater consumption of goods More sales, even at less margins, means more profit to us, besides keeping Our Stock New and Clean. . Wc still want more business. We shall get it with honest and honorable methods. Everything in the Hardware Line and Square Dealing our Specialty. H. C. WATERS &. CO. --HARDWARE. A jV-M H.C.WAT E1RS & CO. -.. ' 1 " '" mmmmm ' ' ? '"'J. Z Jl.'-L-.. -!J y fkn?-z WWn HPlTlicir Money in All Cases ,iUO:.v:' "" .. " in 1 ayLpy Present Magnitude - - - - THE TRUE NORTHERNER. PUBLISHED BY THETRUE NORTHERNER PUBLISHING COMPANY. M. O. ROWLAND, Ftlltor and Manager. Largest Circulation in the County. 8UHscuirTiox.$i.oo a ykar. $1.00 IF PAID IN AIlVANCi:. BUSINESS NOTICES. W. C Y. Ferguson, I. 1.S, Dental Tartars. All operations, including Crown and Bridge work, rendered as painless as pos sible. Office in Longwell Block, Paw Paw, Mich Dr. HeMftle Hutchinson, Dentist, - - Taw Paw, Mich. Office over Tyler's Hardware store. Dr.L. Barnard will bo at tho Dyckman houso every Thursday, from 11 a. m. to ,r p. m., for tho purpose of fitting glasses. Oilleo, Chase block, Kalamazoo. 58-tf Dr. II. Dv Sargent, First door west of Town Hall, 2327tf Glendale, Mich. David A inlenoii Lawyer. All business given prompt and careful attention. Ofllco over Paw Paw Savings Bank. A. I.ynn Free Lawyer, Office over Avery's store, Paw Taw, Michigan. Unborn, M UN & Master, Attorneys at Law. Offices, Academy of Music Block, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Can supply loans on good real estate. Lincoln II. Titus Attorney at Law. Abstract Building. Law, Insurance and Collections. .Lime II. Cliainller. Attorney at Law. Office over Phillips' furniture store, Paw Paw. Ceo, L. 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 sell and set up Snow Bros, furnaces. Kibbio 'phono at residence. Gko. L. Bkunkk. I'euftioiiK. Having recently been admitted to practice before ihe department of the interior, I shall hold myself in readiness to transact any business beforo the de partment that may bo intrusted to mo. Especial attention will be given to pen sion claims. 0:Uf O. W. Rowland. o G O O O O O o o o o o o C) o o o () o o o () o o o o O o o () () () () () () CIVIXC OUR CUSTOMERS lvalue Received -HAS Built up Our Business TO ITS -j () () () () () () Thft leading Ore insurance companies represented by E. F. Parks. Done in the best iossiblo manner. 1 am agent for tho celebrated Potter Wall Paper Mills (not in tho trust) and can sell you wall paper cheaper than anyone. Interior and exterior decorating. Office in the Manning block, opposite First National Bank. Call and see samples. 49tf J. A. Lkech. R. A. Shoesmith, residence 57 Pino St., just west of Presbyterian church. 51tf To f.nn, A few thousand dollars to loan on real estate security. tf Lincoln II. Titus. I'nw I'hw Saving Hank. Capital 810,000.00. F. W. Sellick. Pres. J. J. Woodman, J. W. Fkee, Vice Pres., Cashier. Hoard op Directors: J. J. Woodman, Daniel Morrison, John W. Free W. R. Sellick, F. W. Sellick, William J. Sellick, C. E. Lyle, L. II. Titus. Iiitereitt lall on Certificate of DepoMlt. Cob Grinder. I have recently started a new Cob Grind er at the Almena mills. Edw. 11. Miner, Prop. Thompson Furniture Co. Furniture and .Undertaking. Night calls answered, 31 North Nilos street. 255 II. YV. Mc-Cttbe, lu-tioueer, Paw Paw, 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 JiO monuments, largo and small, 1 shall otTer for (JO days at very close to actual cost. Terms made easy. Paw Paw Marble and Orauito Works. 1. A. Whitman. The way the goods have gone from R. A. Shoesmith's since his repair sale be gan is conclusive evidence that the peo ple appreciate a chance to get furniture at wholesale prices. 23GStf Van llureii County Teaclteni'lxainltiittionH 1D00-1S01. South Haven, beginning third Thursday in October; 2d and Tl grades. Wells G. Brown, Commissioner of Schools. I. (very and I"eeI Hani. I have purchased tho livery and feed business of .lames M. Longwell and am prepared to furnish first class rigs of all kinds at reasonable prices. Your trade invited. Dyckman House barn, tf C. W. Scmmy. For Sale. A registered Merino ram. bred by K. B. Welch. Inquire of A. C. Glidden. TM2 New Fall .'Millinery. Our new goods aro now in, and tho as sortment is beautiful. Inspection is invited. Old friends and new ones will be welcomed. Prices right and satisfac tion guaranteed. T.'ttf Mrs. M. Li. O'Dell. A wagon-rack load of young people tho Sunday school class of Mrs. A. C. (ilidden went to her home last evening to eat melons and have a good time. MIh Wle, Teacher of Piano and Organ. TloTG Win. J, Harnanl, Attorney at Law, I'av Faw, .Mich. Offico over K. B. Long well's store, oppo site court house. All business carefully attended to. 2272 Cider Apple Wanted At my mill in Almena, for which I will pay the highest market price. 73tf Li. W. HUT. Ask vour crrocer for Russ' Bleaching Blue; do not be deceived by fraudulent imitations; see that tho name Russ ap pears on all packages. m Iteann anted ! Mosier at Mattawan pays tho highest market price. t.ltz For Sale," A very fine registered, yearling Shrop shire Ram. (7U2) A. Hathaway. Shropshire Hams For sale at the B. C. Sheldon farm. 73t3 Harry O. Sheldon, Breeder. When you go to buy bluing insist upon having Russ Bleaching Blue and not some of tho many imitations. m For Rale, A house, barn and two lots in the village of Lawton, situated on tho corner of Bitely street and Railroad avenue. Build incs new. Write or enquire of 2tll Mrs. M. J. Lytle, Lawton Mich. Money to loan on real estate, itfl E. F. Parks. COtf In India, tho land of famine, thousands die because they cannot obtain food. In America, tho land of plenty, many suffer and die becauso they cannot digest tho food they eat. Kodol Dyspepsia Curo digests what you eat. It instantly re lieves and radically cures all stomach troubles. E. B. Longwell. tf Local Department. Ceo. E. Butler is able to bo out again. Eddio Snow has returned to Ann Arbor. W. R. Sellick advertises cloaks for autumn. A. II. Long of Gobleville was in town Tuesday. C. B. Charles of Bangor was in town Wednesday. Mrs. Lila Longwell of Keeleris visiting in Paw Paw. Mrs. Jessie Drew is spending a few j days in Chicago. Miss Lyle Buckhout visited friends in Chicago last week. Tho Paw Paw Savings bank statement is published in this paper. Frank Seabury of Benton Harbor is visiting Paw Paw friends. J. E. Chandler has been ill and con fined to the houso but is now, out again. Miss Lola Douglas has returned to Jackson, where sho will teach again this year. II. C. Waters & Co. tell in their adv. this week how thy have succeeded in business. Mrs. M. L. O'Dell is having her milli nery opening to-day and will continue it to-morrow. Rev. J. H. Hammond of Decatur occu pied tho Disciple pulpit last Sunday morning and evening. Florence Shafer has soured a position is book-keeper and cashier in a large Benton Harbor store. The first frost of the season visited this section Tuesday morning. It was light and did no damage whatever. J. L. Marshall is rebuilding the Irwin house, which ho has bought, and will make it a comfortablo home. Snow Bros, are putting in two fur naces at Lawrence this week for Messrs. Rockwell and Whiteman. Read the testimonial of Wm. Thomas in Snow's Bros' adv. Only 4 tons of coal for a cold winter is hard to beat. Mrs. W.J. Ellis fell from her wheel last Thursday, nearly breaking one leg. She has been laid up ever since and has su tiered severely. Attorneys D. O. French and A. J. Mills of Kalamazoo and Hammond of Benton Harbor have been here on circuit court business this week. On the great clock of time thero is but one word, now. Xow is tho time to see a wonder stock of clothing for fall and winter at E. Smith & Co's. Harry Douglas of Ann Arbor is spend ing two weeks at the homo of his parents, lie will complete the course in the chem ical department at tho university this year. Mr. Clay Beistle of Buchanan arrived here Wednesday to visit his sister, Mrs. Ralph Jennings. He will go from this place to Ann Arbor, where ho will enter college. Tho South Haven & Eastern road has had plenty of refrigerator cars all this week, for western and north-western shipments, and grape buying has been lively in Paw Paw. Dellaven Bros, have a new adv. in this paper. They aro now settled in their new studio in the Conner building, whero they have a very pleasant andconvenient place of business. Hon. E. L. Hamiltou will speak on tho issues of the day at Woodmen hall, Glen dale, to-morrow (Saturday) eveuing. The Bloomingdale band and the Gobleville Glee club will furnish music. E. M. Haven of tho Haven Seed com pany at South Haven was in town Tues day, looking after a largo acreage of seeds of various kinds grown for tho company by farmers of this vicinity. Tho fruit shippers of Lawton informed The True Northerner, Wednesday, that the S. II. it E. is now furnishing them more refrigerator cars and giving prompt er servico than tho Michigan Central. Advertised letters: Edith M. Gray, Florenco White, Mrs. L. Lottridge, Mrs. I. E. Whitmoro, Mrs. Harriet Kimball, Isaac Lott, Georgo Hibbard, Wm. A. Brcwton, Berney Chapman, Mrs. Charlie Mills, Bill Mason, Horaco Hull. M. O. Rowland attended tho meeting of tho Michigan Republican Newspaper association at Kalamazoo, Wednesday and Thursday. Mrs. Rowland also at tended the banquet given tho members and their ladies Thursday evening. A monster watermelon weighing 40 pounds was displayed in Tho Truo North erner's window tho foro part of the week. It was raised on Fairview fruit farm, from seed from a melon imported by E. B. Longwell last season and called the "Indiana Sweetheart." Rusco & Swift's Undo Tom's Cabin company, which will show at Longwell's opera houso to-morrow evening 10, 20 and 30 cents will givo a street parade, headed by tho company's band. James Lewis, tho trick bicjclist, who rode down tho steps of tho capitol building at Washington, is with the company and will give a frco street exhibition. Rev. Eugeno Shcehy will give a lecturo at tho opera house, Wednesday evening, September 20, "A Tour through Ireland," illustrated with 300 stercopticon views of interesting points from every corner of tho Emerald Islo. It promises to bo an interesting and instructive evening's entertainment. Admission 25 cents; 10 cents extra for reserved seats. The lec turo, is under tho auspices of St. Mary's church. Owing to the cold weather and hard wind last Sunday, C. W. Morley was un able to exhibit his water bicycle at Lake Park. Ho will givo an exhibition, Sat urday and Sunday, September 29 and 30, at tho Lamphero pond, providing the weather will permit. It will pay you to seo this machine operate. Thero is said to bo a man in Connecti cut who, when ho attends church, occu pies the pew farthest from the pulpit to save tho interest on his money while tho collectors are passing the plate for con tributions. Showerman Bros, save you tho interest and part of the principal if you buy your clothing, boots and shoes of them. The' are receiving new good3 every day. Tuesday, Deputy Sheriff Chappell took "Bobby" Oakes, under arrest for being drunk and disorderly, third offense, to Decatur for examination beforo Jus tice Moulton. On account of tho illness of tho prosecutor, the examination was adjourned to Friday. While arrange ments were being made for bail, "Bobby" skipped and has not been seen since by tho ollicers. It is uncertain whether he will be present at the timo appointed for examination. Harry DePew and Miss Ethel Lee of Chicago were married in Paw Paw, Fri day, Sept. 7, by Justice Rowland. South Haven Messenger. Tho Messenger is away off. Tho couple mentioned were not married by Justice Rowland. They never asked Justice Rowland to marry them and he would not have married them if they had asked him. Justice Rowland is not in tho marrying business. Justice Rowland is functus officio. There is no Justico Rowland. Tho following teachers from the Law rence schools visited the Taw Paw schools Monday: Mr. Whitney, superintendent; Miss Feather, assistant superintend ent; Miss Bidwell, grammar depart ment; Miss Campbell, intermediate department; Miss Alice Rowland, pri mary department. New steam heating apparatus is being put into the Law rence school building and, as no firo could bo had in tho building, school was dismissed Monday on account of tho cold. A meeting was held at the court houso Tuesday evening, to take tho initial steps for tho organization of a republican cam paign club. David Anderson was chair man of the meeting, M. O. Rowland sec retary. C. W. Reynolds, II. C. Waters and .1. E. Chandler were appointed a committee to draft constitution and by laws for tho club, to report at a meeting to be held in the court room Tuesday evening, September 25, at 7:30, when every republican voter should try to bo present. Miss Daisy Orr is teacher of the school in the Wildey district and boards at G. T. Sherrod's. Last Friday morning, not feeling well, sho took what she supposed was a dose of quinine. Soon after sho was taken violently ill and it was found sho had taken .corrosive sublimate by mistake. Fortunately, she had taken a very largo amount of the poison and it acted as a violent emetic. Dr. Thomp son was hastily summoned, and the young lady's life was saved. She is yet confined to the bouse, but will recover. It was a narrow escape. Last Saturday evening about 75 friends and neighbors assembled at the home of Charles Bennett in Gliddenburg. As tho young man is about to leave for Ann Arbor, the friends took this occasion to come in uninvited and bid him God speed. Beforo supper was announced, Rev. Anna Barton read an original poem written for tho occasion, which was beautiful, and which, in behalf of tho company, showed tho high esteem felt for Mr. Bennett. Tho tables were pret tily decorated with cypress vino and bouquets of choice flowers, and were liter ally loaded with good things to eat. The occasion was so enjoyable that it was Sunday morning before tho crowd dis persed. Following aro tho appointments of M. E. ministers in this county, and also tho location of some former Van Buren county pastors: Paw Paw, E. O. Mather; Mattawan, C. F. Brown; Lawton, Edwin Tench; Lawrence, S. F. McGuire; Bloom ingdale, I. J. Yost; Decatur, L. II. Man ning; Bangor, C. I).Tubbs;South Haven, M. L. Fox; Lacota, W. Z. Cole; Goble ville, II. II. Miller. W. J. Hathaway goes to Clare, W. W. Lamport to Leslie, F. W. Corbett to Central Lake, S. C. Strick land to Belle vue, H. L. Potter to Dowag iac, G. W. Gosling to Girard. Tho Paw Paw church and tho people of the com munity generally aro pleased at Mr. Mather's return. Rev. R. W. Van Schoick remains presiding elder of tho Niles dis trict. James Nelson has been cutting moss from his marsh near Mud lake and is shipping it away in car lots to nursery men for uso in packing trees and vines for shipment. lie has sold and is ship ping 13 carloads of tho stuff. This is a new industry in this soction. Speaking of loading cars reminds us that the S. 11. & E. yards look very busy theso days. Besides tho moss shippers, several car loads of grapes aro being loaded daily. B. F. Warner is loading hay for ship ment to tho eastern market. A large quantity of mill wood is being loaded and shipped. Cans, boxes and peaches aro coming in for tho canning factory, quite an amount of lumber is being ship ped, besides tho ordinary grain and mer chandise traffic of tho road. Tho S. II. it E. is doing a big business, and 1 Paw Paw is becoming a great shipping point Additional local on Sthpagc.