Newspaper Page Text
IilIL)SC JT cW J tW ry c2 cl c!!
lOhristmas Dinner 1 Should have as caret ul attention as any pres ent. Look this over ami give us your order. $ Sweet Potatoes celery j Banana Dates Bulk Vegetables Squash Fruits Oranges Figs Oysters Carrots Table Raisins Can A Full Line of Nuts and Candies.... Call in and see what we can do for you at ..WIN'S GROCERY,. it Turnips h Lemons Po' I i I 8? '3 ia Holiday Coods '1 R at wholesale prices Stamr & II n n I lil They have the most complete Holiday Stock ever dis played in Alma. Things that people want. The prices are so low as to attract attention at once. Books, Books, Books We are selling the following Popular Books at (.)8 cents: David Ilarrum, Richard Carvel, Janice Meredith, When Knighthood Was in Flower. Bibles Teachers Edition, large clear type, for S$c. Ask to see one. Medallions Agent's Samples at wholesale prices. Palmer's Perfumes in magnificent packages. The laigest display to be found in the county. Albums, Juvenile Books, Toilet Cases, Leather Goods, Pipes, Fern Dishes, Mirrors, Fountain Pens, Calendars, etc., etc. Get your 1Q00 Diaries now. SHARRAR & M ULHOLLA ND, (Successors to B. S. Webb.) LEADING DEALERS IN Drugs, Wall paper, Shades, Stationery etc. ! 14 1 ft 10FF ON ALL- o I I Y I ft it Flno Lino of Llnons and it Batton'ourg Pattorns, TRIMMED HATS.,. until after the HOLIDAYS. 1 f30ME . & W .anlVlunilT- All hats are included in this sale. Mrs. J. P. Lathrop. Chas. Morden was in Ithaca Tuesday. Rev. V. K. Spencer was in Bay City on Saturday last. Great assortment of holiday goods at Bivins & Rhodes.' Christmas candies, popcorn novelties, nuts, etc., at Bennett's. Gorgeous display of holiday goods at Sharrar & Mulholland's. Only 25 dozen of Turkish towels left, at C. L. & G. M. Delavau's, Pettyjohn's sale December 22 to 150. We are of the high priced district. Born, to Mr. and Mrs. J. R. McOatty on Monday of this week, a nino pound boy. J. V. Mcdler is helping in the dry good department at Vermeulen's this week. The Alma mandolin club will furnish music for the Christmas tree program at the M. E. church Monday night. An exchange facetiously observes that all reports indicate that this ear's crop of Chrihtmas trees is unusually largo and of particular Insurant foliage. Thus it appears that Santa Claus will have ample room to exercino his hLill as a hanging committee. F. G. Scott was in Ithaca Tuesday. M. E. Heath of Ithaca was in Alma Sunday. Get your diaries for 1000 at Bivins fc Rhodes.' Dr. A. F. 15ru.sk e was in Saginaw on Saturday. C. F. Brcwu was in Saginaw on Sat urday last. Buy yorr holiday presents at Hub bell's bazaar. Timothy Kirwin of Riverdale was in Alma Monday. Geo. S. Aldrich of St. Louis was in Alma Monday. Job Sleight returned home from Bath on Saturday last. Floyd Glass is assisting at Bivins & Rhodes' this week. Holiday goods at wholesale prices at Sharrar & Mulholland's. Full line of Palmer's perfumes at Sharrar & Mulholland's. W. W. Roberts of Saginaw was in Alma the first of the week. Julius Moblo has moved his family here from Riverdale this week. Dr. and Mrs. J. H. Lancashire were in Detroit the first of the week. A nine pcuud boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Vliet on Sunday last. Necessity is the mother of reduction Pettyjohn's big sale December 22 to iiO. P. G. Walker is assisting in the gro cery department at II. J. Vermeulen's this week. 0. E. Chandler of Butternut was in Alma Tuesday and made a pleasant call at this office. A Christmas tree will be held at the Sumner center school house on Monday evening next. Mrs. W. A. Bahlke was in Pewa mo the latter part of last week and over Sunday the guest of relatives. Don't forget wonderful Ruma Katah is on sale at Bivins & Rhodes. It cures rheumatism and catarrahal diseases. J. E. Howe of Petoskey arrived home the first of the week and will remain with his parents until after the holidays. Gritlith & Winget have all kinds of staple ami fancy meats for the holiday dinner. Ducks, geese, turkeys, chick ens. etc , in profusion. Mrs. A. W, Francis and her brother, Fred Gerbrick, left on Monday for Michigan City where they will remain until after the holidays, We have 100. more rive-year subscrip tions to the Farm Journal which we present to each new subscriber or those paying up and one year in advance. A fine box of candy makes an excel lent Christmas present and we have them that are as fine as the finest and tho price is right. Call and see for yourself. S. L. Bennett. Rev. W. C. Clatworthy of Battle Creek, Mich., has accepted the call of the First Baptist church of Alma to be come its pastor and will at once remove to Alma. J2s. P. Gibbs of Ithaca was in Alma Monday on business and while here pur chased a carload of sugar beet pulp to have shipped home for feed for his stock. The stores of the village never pre sented a more inviting and tempting appearance than at the present time. Christmas shoppers are hard to please if they cannot find something in Alma. We have just received the finest as sortment of fancy chocolates, bon bons, etc., for Christmas trade ever shown in the county and we cordially invite our patrons to come in and inspect our line. S. L. Bennett. New subscribers and renewals for the Record for 1900 are coming in very nicely, but we are prepared to take care of a rush in this direction. Begin the new year right by subscribing for the Record if not already on our roll of honor, A communication from the Alma Sugar Co. in regard to the article from the pen of the Washington (Gratiot county) correspondent that appeared in this paper last week, will be found in another column. We would advise our correspondent to be a trifle more careful in regard to ascertaining the facts in the future. Some very handsome display windows have been arranged by our bt 'ness men this week to attract the attention of the holiday shoppers. All of them are so handsome and unique that it is Impos sible to mention any particular one as being better than the rest. Perhaps of the markets, P. T. Banghart's presents the finest appearance, trimmed as it is with artificial flowers, holly and ever green. Chas. Morden has leased the room in the Church block where H. P. Bogart's jewelery store now is and will move his harness shop into it about January 1. This will give Mr. Morden a much larger space in which to display his goods and it is his intention to add to his stock sufficiently so that there will not be a better line of horse goods in the county. Mr. Morden has also secured the agency for the Deering harvesting machinery. Mr. Bogart will move his jewelery stock into tho building where Mr. Mordeu's shop is now locatd. The change will be of equal benefit to both ok Mr. Bogart's new location will be a fur better rooui for a jewelery store than tho ouo where ho is at jrtscnt. F. Nell of McBrides was in Alma Tuesday. Dr. G. W. Pringle was in Bancroft Tuesday. Finest line of perfumes at Bivins te Rhodes.' Miss N. L. Gaut was in Bay City last Saturday. J. M. Moutigel was in Buy City Wednesday. Miss Fannie Sharrar of Ithaca was in Alma Monday. Everybody's dollar is the samo si.o at Pettyjohn's big sa!o. Holiday goods at wholesale prices :it Sharrar & Mulholland's. We still have a good assortment of fascinators, ut 2."c to $1 ."A C. L. & G. M. Dk la van's. Visit Hubbell's bazaar before jou -lect your holiday presents. Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. White, on Monday, a nine pound girl. All jackets and capes at cost and lss to close, at C. L. & G. M. Delavau's. Geo. Fink is assisting in the clothing department at Vermeulen's this week. Your dollars do double duty Decem ber 22 to :K at Pettyjohn's special i:ile. Miss Ethel Strong of Riverdale l;:i been the guest of friends in Alma this week. G. M. Hutchinson was in Lowell over Sunday the guest of Rev J. W. McAl lister. Mrs. H. E. Meyers left on Tnesdav for Lowell for a short visit with her parents. Miss Stella Fafty is assisting in ti e dry goods department at F.E. Pollasky's this week. Fancy pipes for smokers .2.oo and up. Just the thing for a Christmas present, at Bennett's. Farmers, when you are in Alma get your dinner at the Miiliken IInu'. Only 2") cents. Miss Hattie Woodward and Willi' Caple are assisting at Sharrar tV Mul holland's this week. Mrs. D. McLaughlin left on Tuesduy for Hamburg where i-ho will viit rela tives and friends for a .-hort time. Order your Xmas baking, ir cream, etc., at once of S. L. Bennett and y u are suro to get special attention. Jesse Walker was in Bancroft the lir-f of the week putting in lights for the Michigan Incandescent Lighting Co. M. J. Truax of Macomb, N. V.. w ho was the guest of his sister, Mrs V. M. Wilson, last week and over Sunday, re turned home on Monday. A. E. Barclav of New Orleans, L , who is visiting his parents in Ithaca fi r a short time, was the guest of A. E. Mulholland the first of the week. No more appreciative gift can be given to an outside friend than a year' subscription to the Record It i a weekly visitor and gives all the new s. Jerry Mack left the first of the week for Bay City. His contract for tho un loading of the cars at the Alma sug it factory has been turned over to A. R. Clarkson. Excellent winter weather for Christ mas shopping, and that the people are not throwing away the opportuirty every wide-awake merchant who adver tises will attest. The opera house has been engaged for a holiday party on Friday evening, I) c 2'.'. An Italian orchestra has been se cured and an oyster supper will be served at the New Arcada. We notice that the Michigan Monthly Bulletin of Vital Statistics credits Gratiot county with twenty-eight deaths during the month of November. Of these twenty-eight, two were in Arcada township. I. O. Burgdorf, a representative of the Michigan Sugar Beet, a publication ed ited for the benefit of tho sugar beet growers of Michigan, was in Alma last Saturday and made this cilice a very pleasant call. A write up of the Alma Sugar Co.'s plant will be in this week's issue of that paper. Mrs. Lester McMullen died at her home in Alma on Tuesday of this week of pneumonia, at the age of 2 years. The funeral will be held in the M. K church this afternoon at two o'clock and the remains interred in Riverside ceme tery. Deceased was only sick a little over a week and nothing serious was feared until a short time before her death. A husband and two children are left to mourn their loss. During the past week a chapter of accidents and runaways seems to have taken place in this locality. Last Sat urday night at ten o'clock, a horse be longing to H. J. Hyde Ac Son, ran aw ay as Hudson Wilson was driving it into town and after running across the lot back of the livery barn and around onto State-st., started towards the bam again, this time coming in contact with a telephone pole. Tho buggy was smashed into splinters and the drivir thrown out, injuring him considerably. On Sunday evening as three ladies, re siding in or near St. Louis, were driving homo they attempted to pass a team near W. A. Bahlke's residenco in the east part of town and the buggy was overturned. Two of tho 1 'dies we re in jured quito badly, but recovered sulli ciently to bo taken homo that evening aud we have been unable to uscntuin their names. L. H. HAYT'S Department Stores. ierrif Christmas AND A ' Happy, Prosperous leu Year to all our friends and patrons. has been a successful year for us and we thank you for it and hope to merit a continuance of your favors for 1900. IN i i.j IBslfflffflQKIbJ Big Department Stores, CHURCH BLOCK. ALMA. 5 Xmas fT , ,', t ,1 r n $ n . Gifts tu uit everyone, young and old, from pretty articles to expensive gifts. Medallions. " W liaw a very choice line, not too expensive, within fi the reach ;f everyone. Perfumes. Palmer's exclusive line the finest made, from a very neat jre package to the full one-half pounds at very reason able prices. Books. With us you can find the best selected line ever seen Alma. All the up to date works. Atomizers, Odor Bottles, Jewel Disks, Mirrors, at all Toilet, Brush and 6omb Sets in a large line to select from, beautiful Start the year right with a 1900 CALENDAR. All Sterling Silver Goods we guarantee, in fact we as-3s w sure satisfaction with anything you buy of us. Ul IS tm rj tm i r It Give us a call, BIVINS & RHODES. Up-to-Datc pharmacy. UNION TCI CPMONC CXCHANQC. 2-5: ins