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U; t , . iii hi r , i , . r , PAW PAW, VAN BUREN COUNTY, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28. 1S0O. WHOLE NUMBER 2375. VOLUME XLV1. NUMBER 32. if V urn v W. R.SELLICKDRt GOODS, BOOTS AND SHOES. p n AT SELLICII'S. Beginning Monday, October ist, And Ending Saturday, October 13. Read Every Item and Dress Goods. Uur Bargain Dross Goods Table con tains some extraordinary values in nov elty dress goods, as prices aro tremen dously cut. 25c Jamestown Novelties reduced to lGc 35c yd. wide Wool Novelties 10c 00c Novelties reduced to 20c GOc " " " 3Sc 71e 44 44 " 43c '25c Colored Cashmeres 2le fiOci 44 44 G5c all wool Venetians for ladies' and misses' Suits and Skirts 57 .c a v. black Drap D'Elte -13o !. ) line, black Series 3c r 1 i i I'll black Venetian 81. IX) 4G-. satin finished French Soleil, 1.00 KU -g m.i t)les in French Flannels, per I ",( Shoes. Children s Grain Shoes, sizes (5 to 10, heel and sole leather tip: we are selling at ."0c; former price, 61.00. One lot of ladies' 82 00 to 5.00 Shoes, out of style, now priced at 95c. Our regular lines consist of a stock sec ond to none in men's, women's and children's shoes, represented by such shoemaker as Cutler, Lyons A: Field, Drew, Selby it Co., Thomas (i. Plant fc Co.'s '-Queen Quality" line, etc. Try a pair of American Princess Shoes at 82.1 X), or a pair of Queen Quality shoes for ladies at 3.00. Came to us for shoes and rubbers, as our styles and prices will not only please you but save you money as well. Lace Curtains. Elegant new line from which to make your choice. 3 yard Curtain, 45 inches wide, tho 81.25 kind, per pair 00c 81.25 Lace Curtain, per pair 61.00 The 61.75 sort 1.25 3.00 Curtains 2.25 .3Q00000CGSGQ00 o 0 O o o o o o o o o o o o o o o C) o o o o o o o o o o o C) o o o o O o () () () () O o () C) o Health. comfort and Economu Can be had by using a Peninsular Furnace, Health, because the Peninsular system of ventilation is nearly perfect. Comfort, because your house can be comfortably heated in the coldest weather and can be controlled at will in warm days. Economy, because Peninsulars arc so constructed as to take less fuel than any furnace made. The extra square feet of radiation is accountable for this. Economy, because they arc almost indestructible; no repairs arc needed. We want you to see this furnace and get our estimates I I o o rmf? Everything in the Hardware Line and Square Dealing our Specialty CCOOQOCOOCCOOCCOCCCOCOCOCCCOC: Don't Forget the Prices. Hosiery. in buying, it is a satisfaction to get good, tirst class, dependable goods, those that como up to the highest standard of perfection, and hosiery that has a repu tation. When you buy hosiery, be sure you get tho Black Cat kind. Ladies' 12 c Black Cat Leather Stockings Ladies' 40 gauge Black Cat Hose, all black or black with white feet; a hose worth 20 -ts. if it is worth a cent. Our autumn sale price, per pair Women's black, drop-stitch, full fashioned Hose 10c 15c He 15c 12c 23c Women's heavily fleeced Host; at. Women's ribbed Hose, ileeco lined. Children's line, all wool Hose Men's good, seamless Socks, per pr., 44 heavy, 44 Special bargains in men's extra heavy Mackinac Socks, the usual price is 61.00, at 5c 10c c Jackets. Ladies' highly tailored Jackets at 65.00, 60.03, 67.50, 610.00 612.00 Ladies' Plush Capes, made of Salts, Seal Plush, Thibet trimmed, 1 iuch facing of plush on inside, heavy lining of mercerized matt- rial; a 610.00 cape; special sale price Children's Jackets in large range of styles and prices. Jackets at 61.25, 61.75, 62 (X), 62.50, 3.00, 6.'l.50, 61 XX) and 65.00. Look at tho line of Cloaks we display. 0.93 Satin Waists, Made of Skinner's guaranteed satin; beautifully made; colors, black, cardi nal and blue. The best waist for a 65.00 bill. M, R SELLICK. H. C. WATERS & CO. --HARDWARE. The Shooting Season will soon start in and it will find us with a Larger Line of Guns and Rifles THAN EVER BEFORE. Double Guns from $12.50 to $25.00. o RiTles from 2.GO to $lu.OO. I Every gun fully guaranteed in every particular. O 7r V if ' in ti VuJ THE TIIUE NORTHEKXEIi. PL'BLISIIKII DV THE TRUE NORTHERNER PUBLISHING COMPANY. M. O. KOWLANM, IMItor and Manager. Laryst Circulation in the Count if. L'ltsl'llXri ION. 1.30 A YKAK. $1.00 IT I'AIU IN ADVANCi:. BUSINESS NOTICES. XfffY) Dental Parlor. All operations, including Crown and Bridge work, rendered as painless as pos sible. Office in Longwell Block, Paw Paw, Mich Ir. Uel Hutchinson, Dentist, - - I'nw Paw, Mich. Offijo over Tyler's Hardware store. Dr.L. Barnard will be at the Dyckman house every Thursday, from 11 a. m. to 5 p. m., for the purpose of fitting glasses. Ollice, Chase block, Kalamazoo. 53-tf lr. I-:. I). Salient, First door west of Town Hall, 2.'27tf Glendale, Mich. IKtvt! iidiTvin-Iiiwyer. All business given prompt and careful attention. Office over Paw Paw Savings Bank. A. Lynn I'np-Ijiwyer, Office over Avery's store, Paw Paw, Michigan. 01i.rn, Mill V Master, Attorneys at Law. Offices, Academy of Music Block, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Cau supply loans on good real estate. Lincoln 11. Tltii, Attorney at Law. Abstract Building. Law, Insurance and Collections. .lam("t 11. Chandler, Attorney at Law. Office over Phillips' furniture store. Paw Paw. ;, I., 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 'phone at residence. G'ko. L. Bkunkk. Ienmn. 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 bo intrusted to me. Especial attention will be given to pen sion claims. 03tf O. W. Rowland. (3) 0 O 0 0 Q O O o o o o o o fa G O O o o o o o o () () () () () 0 I i , o furrnrrrri x nn I ) o o WW rn M mm vl I m - m w ir rm m jm i itf w The leading fire insurance companies represented by 11. F. P.ucks. MJMT It Iliul-'K Done in the best possible manner. 1 am agent for 'the celebrated Potter Wall Paper Mills (not in the trust) and can s-ll you wall paper cheaper than anyone. Interior and exterior decorating. Olliee in the Manning block, opposite First National Bank. Call and see samples. IDtfJ J. A. Lkmmi. R. A. Shoesmith, residence 57 Pine just west of Presbyterian church. 51tf To f.oiii, A few thousand dollars to loan on real estate security. tf Lincoln H. Titus. l'aw l'it S.ivim: ltank. Capital 810,0tX).00. F. W. Skllick. Pres. J. J. Woodman, J. W. Fkkk, Vice Pres., Cashier. Board of DiRKcror.s: J. .J. WcK)dman, John W. Free F. W. Seliick, Daniel Morrison, W. R. Selliek, William J. Seliick, L. H.Titus. C. E. Lyle, Intercut 1'hIiI nil Ortlflonte f Ieiolt. Cl Orliuler. I have recently started a new Cob Crind cr at the Almena mills. FjDv. H. Minfu, Prop. TlioinpHon I'll nil Hum Co. Furniture and Undertaking. Night falls answered, .11 North Niles street. 2:505 II. XV. MvVuhv, ,'iiirtloneer. Paw Paw, Mich. Services always satis factory. Terms reasonable. tf A Chance to Save Money. 33 YEARS IN PAW PAW a large stock of Marble and (iranite, all as good material as money will buy. Some .'50 monuments, large and small, 1 shall otter for GO days at very close to actual cost. Terms made easy. Paw Paw Marble and (iranite Works. I. A. Whitman. The way the goods have gone from R. A. Shoesmith's since his repair salo be gan is conclusive evidence that the peo ple appreciate a chance to get furniture at wholesale prices. 2.'iG3tf Vitn UiirtMi County Tcat-litr' Kxnnilnatloiift 1SM0-1!M1. . South Haven, beginning third Thursday in October; -d and :?d grades. Wklls G. Bkown, Commissioner of Schools. I.I very himI lVit llarn. I have purchased the livery and feed business of James M. Longwell and am prepared to furnish first class rigs of nil kinds at reasonable prices. Your trade invited. Dvckman House barn, tf ) , C. W. Sum my. New 1'all Millinery. Our now goods aro now in, and the as sortment is beautiful. Inspection is invited. Old friends and new ones will bo welcomed. Prices right and satisfac tion guaranteed. T.'Kf Mrs. M. L. O'Dell. .Ml- WUe, Teacher of Piano and Organ. 71o7G Win. .J, Uiirnant, Attorney at Law, 1'aw Paw, M leh. Office over E. B. Longwell's store, oppo site court house. All business carefully attended to. 'iler Apple Wanted At my mill in Almena, for which I will pav the highest market price. T.'Jtf B. W. Hipp. Ask vour grocer for Russ' Bleaching Blue; tio not be deceived by fraudulent imitation': see that the name Russ ap pears on all packages, in I'or Sale, A very fine registered, yearling Shrop shire Rom. (74t2) A. Hathaway. ;iropnlre Kainn For sale at the B. C. Sheldon farm. 73t. Hakky O. Shkldon, Breeder. When vou go to buy bluing insist inon having Russ' Bleaching Blue and not some of the many imitations. m For Sale, A house, barn and two lots in tho village of Lawton. situated on tho corner of Bitely street and Railroad avenue. Build ings new. rite or enquiro or 2tl Mns. M. J. Lytlk, Lawton Mich. Money to loan on real estate. COtf E. F. Parks. Local Department. J. D. Holmes epent Sunday in Goble- ville. David Anderson was at Decatur on business, Tuesday. A. C. Martin is repainting his resi dence with Lakey paint. There will bo a regular meeting of tho Eastern Star, October 3. Hon. J. W. Osborn of Kalamazoo was in town on business, Saturday. Mrs. Van Fossen and daughter Rcna returned to Ann Arbor, Monday. Thomas Welch attended tho funeral of his daughter in Vassar, Michigan. Read what Hon. A. X. Woodruff of Watervliet sayn in Snow Bros.' adv. Miss Daisy Longwell and Mrs. Geo Longwell visited in Schoolcraft, Friday " tUtiiu ' I have Dr. (I. F. Young went to (J rand Rapids, Monday. Mrs. A. Flanders has returntd from Marcellus. Mrs. Dwight Harrison returned from the North last Saturday. A. T. Anderson of Berlamont was in town on business, Monday. F. B. Ocobock attended tho stato fair at Grand Rapids this week. Mr. ami Mrs. E. F. Parks attended the stato fair at (Jrand Rapids this week. Ros. Broughton left Monday to enter the medical department of tho U. of M. Miss Brigsbank of Chicago was tho guest of (Jertrude Buck a few days this week. A. H. Young of Benton Harbor has ordered ono of Snow Bros.' combination furnnces. Miss Verne Van Fossen called on friends in Olivet, Tuesday, on her way to Ann Arlior. Mrs. H. H.Jennings lias returned from Bay View, where sho has been spending several weeks. Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Downing were in Grand Rapids this week in attendance at tho state fair. Dr. W. F. Hoyt returned homo Tues day night by tho way of Montreal from his trip to Paris. The council held a regular meeting Monday evening, transacting only some routine business. Hon. E. L. Hamilton was in town a short time Saturday, on his way to the Glendale meeting. C. Y. Young is at Grand Rapids this week, attending to his duties as treas urer of the state fair. A big crowd greeted Congressman Hamilton at Glendale, Saturday evening. He made a telling speech. Oel Landphear of Hartford visited Taw Paw friends last week, returning to Ann Arbor Sunday night. Mr. and Mrs. P. II. Kelley are now located in Detroit, where Mr. Kelley has gone into tho practice of law. R. W. Broughton takes a whole pago this week to tell our readers of season able bargains to bo had at his popular store. The Every Friday club of the Presby terian church will meet at the home of Mrs. Arletto Bangs tho afternoon of Oc tober 5. E. A. and V. C. Wildey have been shipping a couple of carloads of beans this week. I. B. Conner also shipped a carload. J. E. Chandler, C. C. Chappell and L. M. Showerman are among those who visited tho stato fair at Grand Rapids this week. Services will be held at the Episcopal church, Sunday at 10:'X) a. m. and 7:.'J0 p. m., Rev. W. P. Law of South Haven officiating. C. R. Avery is receiving new goods daily, and his store is already packed full of desirable goods, marked at bar gain prices. Our advertisers claim a large amount of space this week. A largo part of our home news will bo found on tho inside of the paper. Tho republican county committee held a meeting in this village Monday. The general plan of work for tho campaign was outlined. Frederic F. Bowen, the Chicago piano tuner, will be in town next week. Orders may bo left with Mrs. Clairo Harrison or at Smith's store. E. B. Longwell has a big adv. in this pater. in it no lens anoui mo new ary goods department ho will add to his bus iness October 13. The Rebekah degree staff will meet at Oddfellows hall next Monday evening lor practice, a iuu attendance of members is desired. Fall millinery opening at Mrs. Van Fleet's. Saturday. September 29. To tho ladies of Paw Paw and vicnity is extend ed a cordial invitation. Advertised letters: Miss Cera Hode- ley, Mrs. Alice Davanport, Mrs. Geo. B. Wood, Nelson Thomasson, Mr.E.F. Den iha'm, Mr. C. R. Maurow. The next meeting of Paw Paw grange will bo held September 23. Delegates will bo elected to tho county convention to elect delegates to tho stato grange. II. C. Waters was in Lawrence, Tues day, and secured an order for two large sized Peninsular hot air furnaces, to bo placed in tho Lawrence school building. Rev. I. P. Bates will deliver an illus trated lecture on Old Testament chro nology at tho town hall, Glendale, at 2:30 next Sunday. Everybody is in vited. Rusco &. Swift's Undo Tom's Cabin company was greeteu by a full nouso last Saturday evening, but did not give strong presentation of tho historic piece. Miss Eliza Huntington of Windom, Minn., who has been entertained at tho home of W. R. Helms during tho week, left yesterday for Boston to visit rel atives there. W. H. Longwell is making some changes in tho houso ho recently pur chased and is building an addition to the barn. lie io preparing to occupy tho premises soon. Sheriff Thomas offers a reward of 25 for tho arrest and conviction of the party who stole an eight-year-old bay gelding from tho barn of Frank Rawson at Law- ton, tho night of September 20. A hobo about 23 years old is suspected. S'llick's millinery opening will take place October 2 and .'. Pattern hats, bonnets and street hats will bo shown. Of course all thy ladies are iuvited. Tho Paw Paw Canning company ex pects to commence packing apples next week. A large amount of peaches has been put up in tho season that is just closing. Married, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Ellsworth, Tuesday afternoon, at three o'clock, David Williams of Kalama zoo and Mis Nina Lee of Decatur, Rev. W. F. Allen officiating. On tho last page of this paper, E. Smith it Co. givo a description of their fall and winter outfit. They have just "O-Kt d ' tho proof, and wo have no doubt you will acknowledge their lino the "fin est ever.') Mrs. Bert Cleveland died Wednesday, September 2(j, at her home in this vil lage, aged Gl years. Tho body was taken to tho homo of Ephraim Cleveland in Waverly. Tho funeral will bo held Satur day, at Covey Hill church. The first republican meeting of the campaign, in this village, will be held at Longwell's opera house, Thursday even ing, October 4. Marshall L. Cook of Hastings will deliver tho address. He is a talented speaker and should bo greeted by a good audience. A moving picture entertainment will bo given at tho opera houso Saturday evening. Views of Cuba, tho Maine and the Spanish war, views of principal cities, comic scenes, etc., will bo given. Illus trated songs will be a pleasant feature. B. F. Lamson is manager of this show. He gave an exhibition hero some time ago that was highly satisfactory. Mrs. Marian Fales. a brief mention of whose death was last week's True Northerner, passed away September 20. She had been an invalid for nine yeara. She was GO years old. For 31 years sho had been a respected resident of this com munity. Tho funeral was held at the house, Saturday at 10 o'clock, conducted by Elder T. Brooks. Tho interment was at Prospect Hill. (irapes were brought through tho streets of Lawton to the Paw Paw mar ket, Tuesday, our buyers paying three quarters of a cent more per basket than was offered at Lawton. Grapes aro also coming daily from the other side of Gobleville. Paw Paw is getting to be tho best market and shipping point in this section for all kinds of fruit, grain and stock. The number of cars loaded daily at this station is remark able. The South Raven &. Eastern railroad company has purchased the F. E. Morrill property on the north side of the railroad, lying between tho railroad and Burr Oak street, and are preparing to put in a load ing track for the use of the fruit shippers. The new siding begins west of the round house, running east to Main street, a distance of about 50 rods. When com pleted tho company will have facilities for loading 30 cars at this station. Law ton Leader. Sunday evening, Miss Elsie Tuttlo spoke before tho Presbyterian C. E. society of her work in the Avery normal t institute at Charleston, S. C. She did not confine herself entirely to giving an account of her work, but told of many characteristics of the city and its people, which was interesting and instructive. Miss Tuttlo left Wednesday for Charles ton, where she will resume her work in the institute. This year sho will take charge of tho Oth grade. A. T. Hall mijuIo a call in Paw Paw, Monday, on his way to the farm of A. D. Pease of Almena, of whom he purchased a 3-year-old gelding by Ashland Princo, on wjiich ho held an option at 250. He also paid 250 last spring for a half brother of this colt sired by Younc Wilkes, the dam of the two being dam of Rex, 3-year-old record 2:21. 'Mr. Hall has sold 10 head of speedy drivers since going to Benton Harbor in June, and has orders for several more. The organization of the Paw Paw Re publican club was perfected at a meet iag held at tho court houso Tuesday evening. E. A. Wildey was chairman of tho meeting, M. O. Rowland, secretary. C. W. Reynolds reported on behalf of the committee on organization, and the re Iort was adopted. A goodly number of names was secured on the club roll, and tho work of enrollment is now actively in progress. Tho following gentlemen were elected as officers of tho club: Pres ident, W. L. Miller; secretary, H. C. Waters; treasurer, Wilbur J. Warner. Theso officers constitute the executive committee of tho club, and will appoint a vice-president for each school district in the township. Tho meeting was ad journed subject to call of the president. Between eight and nine o'clock last night a runaway occurred on "I" street, Mariposa and Tulare. Tho thoroughfare was crowded with people at the time and more than ono had a miraculous escape. , As it was, Mrs. R. W. Rice was pitched 20 feet from her buggy, the fall dislocat ing her shoulder and otherwise injuring her. Mr. Rico who was in tho buggy at tho time, was also thrown to the pave ment, but escaped without injury. Mrs. Rico's littlo child received a shaking up but was not seriously hurt. Dr. J. L. Maupin attended tho injured woman af ter sho had been carried into a neighbor ing lodging houso. Fresno (Cali.) Times, September 9. Mr. Rico is tho son of O. A. Rice of this village, and with his wife, formerly lived in Porter. Additional local on Slh page.