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VOL. XIX, NO. 14.
ALMA, MICH., FJMDAY. MAY 21. 181)7.
Wheat., white s:
Wheat, rod s'
Oats Iti
Kye. o
Torn, old ear M
z Corn. shelled '.'
Potatoes ... llH-'o l!i
Buckwheat '.'"
lioaiifc '.'.
A;pU'8 per tm
Clever StMl .".',f
Hutter !-
Kvn o;'S
Honey J"
Onlnurt, per bu.... 1.' (
UriMMi Id ..4 (-) T'. M
Dresxoii I'ork
Llvel'ork .s"
lr'K l II -el 0r f.-"'
Live H.'.'f ";5
Mutton. 'IivkmmI
ive ''hu'k'iiH ' .'
Inel f'llil kl Hp "!
l.i vc TurU'W ".'
I.tve lu- Us 1 '.
Uveiieeso 'V
Veal. .Iitm.-I , , 1;'
Haled liny S.iueaid
We sell
on Saturday
May 22
2-,' lbs Granulated Sugar 1 W
24 lbs C Sugar 1 00
8.')0 Mocha and Java Coffee
:i()c Triumph Coffee '-'"
A good Coffee for 1
choapor than any placo in
If you want the finest Flour
made try the
1897 Model $75
1S9G Model 45
Jupiter 35
Year Guarantee with
ovory Bicycle.
Catalog for the asking.
Morclen's I
will bo headquarters
this season fur
01 LS
for all kinds ot Farm
Machinery, Threshing
Machinos, etc.
A Fine Grade of Oils at a
Low Price.
Special Prico on 5 and 10
gal. lots.
For Sale.
House and lot in Mock 2s, lot 1, 2 and
3, village of Alma, known as thel'riteh
y ard proiMTty. Will sell cheap for cash,
or will trade for farm land. Write to
J. S. Weidnian, Weidnian, Mich., for
prices, etc. Yours respect fully,
UJ.Vtf J. S. Wkidmax.
E. H. WESTON, Alma
Plumbing and Heating.
Alma Boys Put Up a Hard Fight
A Series of Bau Errors In the First
Two Innings Lost the Game.
Alma 0 0 0 1 1 0 5 0 2 !
Kalamazoo i " 1 1 0 0 0 0 112
Witli fair weather and a disgracefully
small crowd the Alma team met the
Kalamazoo team Wednesday afternoon
at the race trace.
Alma was given her outs and owing
to the rank errors made on third and at
short Kalamazoo secured four runs in
the first inning and five in tho second.
Alma was shut out the first three in
nings but in tho fourth and fifth secured
two runs. Kalamazoo found stronger
opposition after the first and second,
obtaining oidy two runs in the third
and fourth. The home team had by
this time begun to play ball. Case took
third base and Baker retired from the
game, ivaiamazoo was given iour snui
outs m succession, securing only one
run in the ninth. The sixth Alma did
not score but in the seventh by hard
batting and good base running she
secured five. The eighth was a shut out
and in the ninth two runs left the score
!) to 12 in favor of Kazoo.
Pangboum pitched an almost faultless
ame for Alma and there is little doubt
if he had had proper support that he
would have won tho game. His home
run strike in the fourth inning was the
only one of the game.
Kincli held his place behind tho bat
with his old time ability and did good
work with the stick.
All the other Alma players did good
work with few exceptions. Caso's work
on third is well worthy of mention.
The Kazoo's put up u very poor game
for state league players.
Alma made twelve clean hits and
Kazoo only ten. Errors: Alma 11,
Kazoo 7. Left on bases: Alma 12
Kazoo 10. A number of double plays
were made by both sides.
Robinson acted as umpire greatly to
the satisfaction of those interested. His
judgment ami decisions were good.
Later in tin- season Alma will be able
to defeat the team without a doubt.
GRAND MA'S TEA. 10 cents, cures
itomach, kidney and liver diseases.
' Alma Cemetery.
During the past week the Alma Cem
etery has been undergoing a careful
decoration. The new lots are being laid
out and graded and a large number of
ornamental and shade trees planted.
Our sexton's house is small but very
neat and convenient and adds not a
little to tho beauty of the place. Now
that the cemetery committee are mak
ing such an effort to clean up and beau
tify tho unsold lots, private persons own
ing lots should see to it that their's is
put in condition for Decoration Day.
We owe it to our friends that their lots
bo kept green and that a lloral offering
bo placed by tho tomb from time to time.
Let us all exert our best efforts. Nature
has given us a beautiful rolling site
overlooking the river and the village, let
us do our part. A number of handsome
stones have been placed in the cemetery
already this spring.
GRAND MA'S TEA, only 10 cents, it
don't cost a fortune to give it a trial.
Railroad Taxes.
Tho specific taxes to be paid on Mich
igan railroads on July 1 aro based upon
tho Michigan earnings of tho several
roads for tho calendar year lb'JO. Tho
total earnings of tho roads in 1S1(5 were
2s, 5 14,i Ki. 2'J as against .2!),21 1,014. IS
in 1M.", and the decrease in tho amount
of taxes to be paid is g.vr.i.'j'.i. Tho t jtal
taxes to be paid by tho roads incorporated
under the general law is jSOOV..T'S
while with the special -chartered roads
included the aggregate is .740,8US.7.
Of this the Michigan Central pays $1 IS,
07(VS which is one-fourth. The Ann
Arlor pays .22,iSi.22 and tho D. G. H.
Ac W. $2.i,!3i.?0.
General agent for this county and soli
citors in every town in theounty to tell
the most popular plan of accident and
sick benefit insurance on the market.
Unless you can sell insurance and want
to mak' money don't write.
Kalamazoo Mutual lienefit Ass'n,
Kalamazoo Mich.
Alma Playod Good Ball.
But Misfortune was Analnst Thorn,
Tho Alma baseball team went to Mt.
Pleasant Monday to open the mmsom.
Tho weather was fine and a large crowd
greeted them as they scattered them
selves over the diamond.
Misfortune greeted the Alma boys as
the third ball passed over tho plate
when Catcher Misamore had his hand
badly hurt and was forced to leave his
place. McAdams took the place and
caught the game in a highly creditable
manner. Thomas, the Alma pitcher,
was also injured just before the game in
throwing for practice and took 1 laker's
placo in center field, llaker's work in
the box was excellent, many of Mt.
Peasant's best batters being struek out.
All the boys put up a good game con
sidering the small amount of practice
they have had. Magaw made two phe
nomenal catches in left field and Van
Dyne did good work at the bat.
The following is tho line-up of the
(i anl I nor
Chat Hold
The score by innings was as follows:
Alma 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 0
Mt. Pleasant, '1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1
The return game will be played in
Alma Monday, May :51.
GRAND MA'S TEA ioc cures billious
ncss, constipation and sick headache.
An Old Alma Resident Called to His
Saturday morning the citizens of our
village were shocked to learn of the
death of an old and respected citizen, J.
C. Harber. The funeral services were
held Monday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock
in the Baptist church, Rev. H. W.
Clough officiating and the remains in
terred in Riverside Cemetery. The
Ri:eoi:i extends heartfelt sympathy to
the bereaved family.
John C. Barber was born in Semprouis,
N. Y., Sept. 2!)th, 1S27, and died in
Alma, Mich., 'May 1 1th, lSi7, aged CO
years, 7 months and 15 days.
In 1M0 re removed with his parents
to Huron county, Ohio, and resided there
until sixteen years old. He then moved
to Williams county, Ohio, and resided
there up to tho time of his marriage to
Miss Dolly Burdick which occurred on
the fourth day of November, WW).
He removed with his family to Ox
ford, Oakland county, Mich., in lf's;
where he resided until ls7i, when he
then moved his family to Alma, Mich.,
where he has since resided. A wife,
four sons and live daughters survive
and mourn the loss of a dear husband
and loving father.
Within the last year he lias suffered
much sickness from different causes.
He was a kind husband and an affec
tionate father, a good neighbor and
an honest upright man.
lVncffully lay lilin down to rest. ;V
I'liice tbi' turf nofily over hi lrt'Ht;
SwtTt ii tlie aluiubt-r be lit a th tho cod;
fure i ttc soul that U reetiug with God.
Cloe to hit lnni: and narrow hoii-c.
Gracefully wavo tin willow toiit,'li;
Flower of the wild wood your blu-Honn fhed.
Over the etill and beautiful dead.
(Juietly (i'eep, beloved one.
W from thy toil and labor done;
Ht till the trump from the opening skies,
lJid from dut to t'lory arUe.
I'eacefully deep. IVaeef ally deep.
Isleep till that morning. iVace fully deep.
GRAND MA'S TEA, only io cents,
small in price, great in results.
Decoration Day.
Arrangements are fast leing pushed
for tho proper observance of Decoration
Day. President Bagley will be presi
dent of the day.
Rev. R. T. Lynd of Ithaca has been
secured as orator cf tho day and will
speak in tho Opera House Monday
afternoon. A parado will start from
tho corner of tho Wright House com
posed of tho O. A. H., firemen, business
men, Union School and secret societies.
Further arrangements announced
next week.
A Call to Citizens.
It is very important that a projer ob
servance be made of Decoration Day,
and all national holidays, which tend to
impress on the minds of all, and especial
ly of the young people of this nation,
lessons of patriotism and proper regard
and reverence for tho memory of those
who sacrificed personal interests, health,
in many instances life itself, for the
preservation of this nation in its time of
great ieril.
In view of this fact it is desired and
recommended that all citizens close their
respective places of business on Monday,
May J'.lst, ami tliat till unite in a suita
ble observance of the day.
1$. A. P.iM.Y,
Pres. of Village.
is j " omflnjf 4
W ;uv oll'miii,' some decided bargains in Ladies,1 (ients1 and
Children's Shoes. Special for this week 4S pairs Ladies1 Black and
Chocolate Walking Shoes for $1.25, good value at $l.f0.
Men's and Boys' Straw Hats, Felt Hats, and tin; verp latest in (Jolt
(tents' Furnishing Dept. is full of nobby styles in Shirts, Collars,
Culls, Ties, Hosiery and Underwear.
Sun Umbrellas from 7.ro up every one warranted fast colors.
Special .'i.") pieces So. 2, l and 4 all Silk Bibbon at :ie per yd., or
2T)c per piece of 10 yards.
College Notes.
Miss Irene Pinney of Cass City was
the guest of old college fiiends over
Miss 1011a Koons, past graduate of
Alma College, has secured a position as
teacher in the primary department of
Cass City public schools.
Miss Fern Nicholson gave a reception
t the ladies of the dormitory Friday
evening in honor of her guest, Miss
Pinney. A merry time was spent in
conversation after which light refresh
ments were served. All speak highly
of Miss Nicholson as an entertainer.
A movement is on foot to establish an
annual contest between the Zeta Sigma
and Adelphic societies to begin next
year. The contest will consist of an
essay, oration and debate. The plan
seems a good one and will no doubt add
a great deal to the college society life of
our institution.
The annual Adelphic-Philomathean
banquet was held in Ladies' Hall Mon
day night. An excellent supier was
served and toasts responded to as follows:
Arbitration Treaty Mr. lllinsou.
Penelitsof Wheeling, le (ul.
Our Nation's Heroes, Mr. L uu n.
Advantages of a Musical Education,
, . Mi Whitiinj.
Influence of a Christian College,
I-. l:.t.tlllll.
Inlluence of Great Women, Mi Vil.n.
Advantages of a College Education,
Mr. y,t.
Mr. Sidebotham was tho capital toast
master, performing his duties in a highly
pleasing manner. The toasts were re
sponded to with many amusing and en
livening remarks which added not a
little to tho evening's entertainment.
GRAND MA'S TEA ioc, all druggists.
Little Maid O' Dreams
never dreamed of anything so good for
the human race as Dr. Caldwell's Syrup
Pepsin. So pleasant to take and so
potent as a cure for Constipation, Indi
gestion and Sickheadaehe, tirn. ,,f n,,,
greatest troubles that Ilesli is heir to.
In ioc, .'oc and .l.oo m,.s uf jj.
An opportunity
A will t e jrlvt'ii
to ppeiul hii
8 UN DAY afternoon there
by the
IN excursion via
1.,J. II. W. II)., L. & N. U. U,
HAUKJ.VW on May :H
ll'a m pieaoant town.
Tram w III leave Alma
at P::ii a. m.. arriving
at Sairlnaw at noon.
I.'ctiirnlntr leave at
". p. ni.
Uouml trip rate 50 cents
All of Fargo's...
$2.50 SHOES
J. L.
Sanitarium Notes.
J. E. Et herds of Sprajrue, Warner V
Co., Chicago, is here for a short rest.
Miss Mary McKinley of the training
class has returned from a two weeks'
visit in Chicago.
Mrs. Andrews of Newaik, N..1., daugh
ter of liev. Dr. Nast, editor of the Ger
man M. E. Christan Advocate, is a guest
this week.
Mr. Wilson of Loganstort, Ind., a
prominent attorney, is here with his
mother this week. Mrs. Wilson will re
main for tho summer.
E. N. Echard, M. D., of Peoria, 111.,
will be added to the regular medical stall'
next week. The large increase in pat
ronage makes tho extra doctor necessary.
Mr and Mrs. Anthony Schmits and
family of Chicago aro here for a two
weeks' season of rest and pleasure. Mr.
Schmits is one of Chicago's wealthiest
The secretary of Saginaw Valley Medi
cal College called on Dr. Pettyjohn Mon
day evening and offered him tho princi
palship chair on nervous diseases in
their institution. The doctor refused
owing to tho great amount of work re
quiring his personal attention in this in
stutiou. School Notes.
Enna Rush visited school Friday.
Freshmen reception next Tuesday.
A number of new books in the library.
John Knoertzer visited school Tues
day. Hev. Jetl'ersou conducted chapel exer
cises Tuesday.
Elder Durrell, formerly of Alma, visit
ed school Monday.
Prof. Kelly of Mt. Pleasant, will
probably speak at the eighte grade com
mencement exercises.
Fred Delavan is mounting two fine
specimens of American Bitterns which
Mr. Ely purchased for the school Mon
day. HellKtous Notes.
Fifth Sunday after Easter. Sunday
school at JJ::50 p. m. Evening prayer
and sermon at 7 :i'0.
Ascension Day is on Thursday the
.'7th inst. There will bo services at
10 :4" a. m. local time.
The Hev. II. W. Clough will preach
in the morning and the Kev. J. A. Me
Grcaham in the evening. Everybody
cordially invited.
All of our $L7.r, .".). :;.;() and
.r).0 Shoes for S2..r0. The greatest
bargains in Fine Shoes we ever gave.
Vani i:i. Tu p:nvlia- a farm near
Alma. Address
V. A. Sll ANKI.WIi.
Sand Lake, Mich.
Two competent dining room girls im
mediately. Apply at oliice of
Ai.m San it a i a cm C.
Elizabeth. N. .1., Oct. 1!, lb!i.
Ei.v Ui:o-., Dear Sirs: Pleae accept
my thanks for ymir favor in the gift of
a bottle or Cream liahn. Let me say I
have ued it for years and eun thorough
ly recommend it for what it claims, if di
rections are followed. Yours truly,
KeV. ) 11. W. II Tl I WVAV.
No clergyman hould be without it.
Cream Palm is kept by all druggists.
Full size eoc. Trial size 10 cents. We
mail it.
ELY PKOS.. of. Warren St., N. Y. City.
Sl.OO for lOc.
A gentleman from Farmer City, 111.,
writes: "I have used your remedy, Dr.
Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin, and find it an
excellent medicine. My whole family
use it. Our l'aby is only ' months old
and takes it freely. I would not be
without it if the 1V size cost me sl.oo.
Lincoln S. Pavne. In 10c, .")0c and
1.00 sizes at P. S. Webb's.
The Best Remedy for Rheumatism .
Knuu Uir l'iiirliMM ii (N. Y.),U uiti r,
Mr. James Rowland of this village,
states that for twenty-live years his wife
has been a sutl'erer from rheumatism.
A few nights ago she was in such pain
tint she was nearly crazy. She sent
Mr. Kowlaud for the doefor, but he had
read of Chamberlain's Pain Halm and
instead f going fur the physician ho
went to the store and secured a bottle of
it. His wife did not approve of Mr.
Rowland's purchase at first, but never
theless applied the Palm thoroughly and
in an hour's time was able to go to sleep.
She now applies it whenever she feels
an ache or a pain and finds that it
always gives relief. He says that no
medieine which she had used over did
her as much good. The .." and .V) cent
sizes for sale by P.ivins A; Rhodes, drug
ists. DR. J. R. PETERS,
Oi kick: At my Livery Otlico or resi
dence. Telephone conneetif. us at loth
I have leased the A. Leonard livery
stock and ask for a share of your patron
age. For a tirst-cla turn-out, cither single
or double, give me a call.

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