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Union Tolophono No. !G.
Call us up. ...WIN'S GROCERY.'.. Home Grown Berries ) Bananas, Cucumbers, Radishes, New Beets, Lettuce, Green Onions and Cab- Fresh Everyday & Prices the Lowest P We handle the best line of Staple and Fancy Gro- fr ceries in Alma. . Call and see s. jk I Win's Corner Grocery, p 3EE THE ..Corner Drug Store.. Has just received a complete line of Hammocks, all Agents Samples in good condition. You can buy them at y t'le price usually asked. See them and be convinced. Wall Paper for 2$ per single roll. Strictly Pure Paris Green at prices which no one can beat. Liquid Daytholeum in bulk. The best and cheapest Sheep Dip. Special bargains on Spray Solutions. ALWAYS THE CHEAPEST, 8HHRRAR k MULHOLLflND, THE LEADING- Druggists and Wall Paper Dealers. Do You Know That we are selling JEWELRY at prices you can afford to pay? Possibly you need a ...WATCH... And if you do it will be to your advantage to call on us. We have them for sale along with our other goods. Repair work given prompt attention. BOGKRT X GHRFFEE First Door East of Groom's Darber Shop. Smoke the Admiral Dewey. Mrs. J. F. Lathrop was in Detroit the first of the week. Straw hats at baruiuf? prices t Petty jjhu's this week. Mrs. J. i Losty is visitiun relatives in Metamorathis week. Dr. Geo. F. Hutler returned from At lantic City the latter part of lat week. Now give your lamps a chance to make you comfortable Uuy our Perfection oil. 1105-tf L. N. Bakek. Anyone winking a dress suit and Tuxe do coat can secure a bargain at Keku tV Uo.'s. Fred Koberts left tke first of tke week for Sault Ste. Marie wkere ho has a posi tion. Great reduction on all trimmed hat, Friday and Saturday, at M. & J Lam bom's. Romember the place at J. L. Miller's store. Ming Nellie Stoughton, a teacher in Duluth schools, was the finest of Mrs. J. F. Lathrop Tuesday night while on her way to Kim Hall to spend her sum mer vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Pratt. J. N. Ford spent Sunday in Alma. Miss Mabel Cook is quito tick this week. Mrs. M. Gray is visiting relatives in Grand Rapids. C. F. Pike of Breckeuridge was in Alma Saturday. If your lawn mowers need repairing take them to Brock. One-half oil sale on men's negligee shirts at Pettyjohn's. Mrs. W. A. Bahlke returned from Harbor Point Monday. E. A. Coddiugton was in Detroit the latter part of last week. L-aac Pierce of West Bay City was in Alma the first of the week. Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Moore of Lake view spent Sunday in Alma. Do you havo trouble getting a good light? Get some Perfection oil here. HOii-tf C. L. & G. M. Delavan. If you are contemplating putting in water works or need plumbing call on Brock. E. P. Irwin of Chicago visited friends in Alma over Sunday and the first of the week. Kehu & Co. have a nearly new dress suit and Tuxedo coat which can be bought at a bargain. Mr. and Mrs. Putt Taylor are the proud parents of a girl which camo to their house last Tuesday. Mrs. L. II. Hayt and son, Walter, left the first of the week for a two weeks' Yifit with friends and relatives in Ohio. Work is well under way on the large double residence to be erected by J. II. Lancashire & Co. on the Downey pro perty. I). E. Al ward of Clare, secretary of the republican state central committee, was in Alma Thursday and made the Kecokij a very pleasant call. It will pay you to see our trimmed hats, street hats and sailors before pur chasing elsewhere. All going at a re duction at Misses M . ifc J. Lamboru's. Oxford vicunas, outing flannels, fancy vestings and blue serges are very popular with up-to-date dressers. L. Smart, the tailor, shows everything that is new and stylish. (uoVadis last night gave the opera the finest scenery, the best acting, the greatest play and the biggest house in its history. Dansville (Pa) Gem. Opera house, Alma, Juue2S. The Ann Arbor railroad will run a special train, leaving Alma fcr Ithaca at lo:L!0each day of the races next week. Passengers can return on the regular train in the evening. j The Rev. F. T. Suell of Havelock, X. B., who recently accepted the call to the pastorate of the Alma Baptist church is suffering with lagrippe and has canceled the engagement, intending to spend the summer in England recuperatiug. Mrs. J. M. Everdeu of Ithaca and mother, Mrs Place of Buffalo, and Miss Mason of Ithaca were in Alma Tuesday visiting Miss C. E. Smith and incidental ly Mrs Everden wished to have her baby's picture taken by Green, our popu lar photographer. Ida M , daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. It. Kinch, died at the homo of her par ents in Alma last Saturday after a long illness resulting from lagrippe. The de ceased was years of age. Funeral services were held at the house Monday and Tuesday morning the remains were taken to Henrietta, Jackson county for interment. The efficient manner in which the Wright House is managed under Mr. Irish was evidenced last Sunday when, without previous knowledge or prepara tion, he was called upon to serve din ner for between thirty and forty college students who could not get their midday repast at the dormitory on account of the silverware being absent. A casual observer wculd not have known but what it was an everyday occurrence. Everybody likes berries; everybody ought to have them; but don't think of planting out a single row without first getting acopy of Biggie Berry Book. This book is written by a practical grower and will 6ave you money, time and trouble from the start. Starting right is more than half way towards suc cess. Market growers pronounce Biggie Berry Book one of the most helpful books ever written on the subject. Many of the leading growers have contributed their experience to its pages. Tho price is :.0 tents, by mail; address tho pub lisV.r6, Wilmer Atkinson Co., Philadel phia. Lat Saturday afternoon a young fel low by the name of Thos. Ballard, who came hero to work in Caple & Hall's tinshop and later workod for A. W, Brcck, secured a rig at Hyde's livery with the intention of driving to Breck enridge. On the way he had a emnahup, breaking the buggy in such a manner as to make it impossible to use it to get home, and so he borrowed a buggy from a farmer, representing himself to be Mr, Hyde and stating that he would return it as soon as he returned home. He then drove to Alma and put the horso in tho 10 cent barn, stating that ho would call for it later. Someone seeing the horse and recognizing that it belonged to Mr. Hyde he was informed of the fact. Mr, Hyde iccurcd his horse and later found where his broken buggy was, but as yet Mallard's thereabouts art unknown. It is supposed he took a freight out late Saturday night. Paris green at tho Central Drug Store. New styles of ladies' wrappers at Pet tyjohn's. Geo. McClellan vas in Detroit tho first of tho week. W. A. Bahlke was in Lansing Wednes day and Thursday, Eavetrougbing and valleying warrant ed when Brock does the work. A great reduction on everything at Miss Smith's until after the 4th. Miss Harriet Lancashire returned from Boston the latter part of last week. P. M. Smith was in Big Rapids the first of the week in quest of tho festive trout. Joseph Oofliu of Franklin, Pa., visited his sister, Mis. J. F. Lathrop the latter part of last week. Mrs. D. S. Stevens of Caro is visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Walker this week. Don't forget wonderful Ruma Katah is on sale at Bivins & Rhodes. It cures rheumatism and catarrhal diseases. Now don't roast yourself this hot weather. Get some of our Red Crown stove gasoline for your gasoline stove. HO.i L. N. Bakek. Miss Dora Hicks has resigned her posi tion in the bazaar at Hayt's Department Storo and expects to leave for Chicago next Monday. Children's day was generally observed in all the churches in Alma last Sunday. It is impossible for us to speak of the programs rendered in each place of wor ship, but they were as a whole excellent. Judging from appearances we are led to suppose that James Rogers has just re turned from South Africa where he must have got mixed up in a kopje ru-h. We have been told, however, that such is not the case. Just ask him. In another column will be found the call for a republican caucus to be held in the opera house next Tuesday afternoon for the purpose of electing delegates to the county convention to be hold at Ithaca Juno 2 for the purpose of elect ing delegates to the state convention. A fair sized audience greeted Miss Lillian McCullough at the opera house last Tuesday night and those present uere well entertained. Miss McCul lough has a rich voice, very charming manners and enters fully into the vari ous parts with real earnestness. As a reader we bespeak for her a brilliant fu ture. Dr. E. S. Pettyjohn was in Alma Tues day of this week. The Dr. had been to Atlantic City in attendance on the American Medical convention held there and was on his way to Iowa where he will remain for a short time before sail ing for Europe the I'.otli of June. At Atlantic City Dr. Pettyjohn was elected a delegate to the International Medical Congress and goes to Europe in that ca pacity. Children's day was observed with ap propriate exercises at the Ely Sunday school. There were ?. present. Mr. Randels from the college gave a talk and Miss Howard gave a violin solo. W was raised for missions Mr. An drews was appointed superintendent lor the summer and Mrs. Day assistant, This is an example of the work that the young men of the college. V. M. C. A. are doing at five Sunday schools in the country. The greatest crowd Manager Beau mont ever was called on to handle thronged the Assembly Opera House to suffocation last night to see the dramatic version of Henry Sienkiewic's great novel, (uo Vadis If every person who tried to gain an admittanc e had pur chased a copy of this book, Mr. Sienkic wicz must have realized a small fortune from West Chester readers alone West Chester, (Pa.) News. Opera house, Alma, June v.'. The managers of the opera house have made arrangements with the Victoria Theater Co. fcr a date next Wednesday night when the high class comedy "The Snowball" will be presented. The com pany is composed of artists that have become welljkuowu in the theater world with such companies as Frohman's, Walker Whiteside's, Richard Mansfield's and others. The reason that Alma is able to secure this attraction is because the Saginaw opera house is filled for next week and tho company has two open dates, one of which will be filbd here and the other at Owosso. The prices will be '5, and rD cents. Re served feats on sale at Sharrar fc Mul hollaud's drug storo. The ladies who are members of the Ladies' Guild of St. John's church have, during tho past two weeks, been en deavoring to earn, by some kind of labor, at least one dollar each, the money go earned to go iuto a fund fur the build ing of a Guild Home. Various means have been resorted to by the ladies to earn this dollar, some polishing furni ture, others folding papers, etc., but the climax was reached la6t Friday night when two prominent members costumed themselves as Italians and with a hand organ and a pet monkey made a canvas of tho town. They secured the services of two young men, one dressed as a young Italian girl and who carried the hand organ and gave dancing exhibi tions, the other leading S. Messinger's pony which was a part of the outfit. The two ladle certainly understand their business for they secured 17 in eollec lions fDr their day's work. L H. HAYT'S ...Department Store... i Remember our Great Specie O f Ladies' Shirt Waists Wrappers, Muslin Underwear, and all Summer Wash Goods Closes Saturday, June 16th. Be sure and take advan tage of Special Prices on Seasonable Goods. 4hoJm JLn KM 1 Department Store, CHURCH BLOCK. ALMA. jj P UKE IS GREEK J USE IT NOW SO IT WILL DO GOOD WORK We sell the Best at the Lowest Price. Ask our quantity price. SHEEP DIP... Fully Guaranteed, and any quantity you want. Ask price. : : : : : BIVINS & RHODES. , Up-to-Datc Pharmacy. UNION TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. w .... . f c' cT'O- cIr-. T -lSl o'V; r, c QHv '. -:'V. -. MJ" J.I k'.'a-vff . JIT 'it. I n 2tti. N-:M ! jJVf A ft 7" i- J une,. The month of brides and roses. Lucky, imk't'd, are all June brides, and doubly lucky are they if they start out in married lib; with a proper sen?e of true economy the foundation of wealth. Ju?t as sure as tf niiil 4 wt nt'ti ,illV Will tlwmVlt nf ltl tn ' liTMtr them to Dean & DeYounV for their Furniture for ' their new house, for prices are by far the lowest and qualities are a guarantee of lomj, lasting satisfaction, comfort and pleasure. Si i a Yours to please, DEAN & DeYOUNG. UNDERTAKING A SPECIALTY.