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VOL. XXIV. NO. 2 ALMA, MICH.. FKIDAY. AlKilJST vm RECORD WHOLE NO. 1224. FIRST STATE BANK (Succesir. to W. tv Turck A In Hunker) ALMA. MU llKiAN. A. W. Wrlnht. J'r. - Win S. '1 nr. k, V-rr.n. K.) Hr v I'hktT. I'ashier f. O As-.lstttit ("nslil'T. KstHl.lh'.i l"M t irifHiiif"! Wl Capital. IWMi Surplus f l ''. (i'ncral r.Hiiktriif Business TrHimnct.d Safely lniit Koi for Kent The Alma StateSaviiivs Bans 1(1 I ill! UAm T IllilO U ALMA. MICH. Capital Stock, S25.00O. Surplus, 1,500. om khs am iiKt( toks William A. Bablke. West Ian"l ! Srrar K U Ilalliwi. V Tre t .Imv If . Ku.-i Wco. W. Moore. vnshiei tie", t I arson Aprrofil not. Iwiu'l't t r. HM'i.al.U- rnt. n Mon. to loan on mmI wlnlr at lw il-" Without Iioiiuo. Safety 1 iMt-it loo to r 1 1. Office. Bahlke Clock. Alma R. W. KELLY.. 4DENTISTt Bost Tootli, $4.00, ftfMTT S6.00 and SS.OO por Sot. Filling and Preserving the Natural Teeth. . ,t Crown ami Bridge Work a specialty. OFFICE I Ti OPR HOUSE BLOCK. ALM. MlCM. I" mm. ' ! i'h"ti N 3-" X) 10 K Smarting burnln and AchlriK' hi Ln nre sun Olmis f vi- strain W ia e pj the turn (iuipi (i'tiHi oflWi- in r r (inili t county for lomtinir ami t'orrcfl K Ln Inu' tbe vyr triillv If your yen ar- rvl rvf ttti rii.v ) mi. coin' to un. "j g Scattergood X Jacobs. jj K Jowolors and Opticians, Q jo ALMA, mich. ig 1 Insurance... t Fire. Tornado. Plate Glass and Accident writer in the Lest of old line American Companies at lowest currant rate. HERBERT N. HAYES, Notary Public. All kinds of Legal Papers drawn. Pension Papers executed. ...OFTICK... !'.!!Hdky H'o- k llonm No 7. Til..!,- No o "Wt HI can't ur !, hii be enltiM i. il well insured m -tne yood cetni.io y DR. P. G. OLP, Successor t Dr Purmortl -DENTIST Mouths which have Wen prev iously hard to tit w ith Artificial Teeth a specialty. Teeth extracted In the new Pollask without pain. Rlock Telephone No. 42. I W. W. KINCH ...OFFICK .. NEW BAHLKE BLOCK Notary Public... Pension Attorneij tll: General Insurance. RepresentinR the following A companies: V.tna l ire Hartford l ire f PennslvaniH I'ire n-trfiit V. & M. l ire (lennan-American 1- ire North Hntish Mercantile l ire Lloyds Plate Class The' United SUHs Health and Accident of Saginaw, Mich. Alma Roller Mills la always Good 1U White Wholesome Nutritious Cost no more and is letter than other flour of the name iade. BRANDS: Alma (Patent). Arcada (Straight). Hakere (Clear). Ask Your Grocor For It, TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY. Take Laxatite ftromo Quinine Tablet. All drujrtfiiti refund the money If it fall to cure. E. W. Grore'a iignature it on each box. 25c ll&Mrr. Important Action at Their Annu al Conference The conference meeting of Seventh I ay Adventift.s stnti eMtnnmeetnn; com nipticeil in Alnui Motiw.'iv mornitii.' ainl tlie nuinU r in camp has ln-eti gradually incien-m e:ich day It iaeH-cted tli.it a out J!" ill I e in camp Jit the ei.d of this Week At the m if Hi (if the ( (lift -rele e Wednesday inorninir it wa vot d to di vide the s'nfe (f Miclnyim int thre coii'erf ncen nnd one iuitlou lield. All of thece art t be organized at 1 1 i - meet inind vill iisult in estaMiidiiiiK' c liter- in various part of the sMte. The northern iuinsu a is to x a mi sion field. North cf a line ruuuin east ftlld west across the state between Mason and Oceana countioH is to he the north ern cipfert'c South of this lin will bo two c nferences, divided by n line running south I 'tween Miilnud and Is aKdla, Hillsdale ai:d iiranch, with (ira tiot and Clinton in the southeast confer eucc This will mean the location of headipuart rs in f a' h of these districts, and a sT of officers for each oue. The iioiuinatin coiiunittfe was n larked m that there nre two memU rs from each of the proposal conferences and standi now as follows: Upjter I emnsula, William of Sault Ste Marie and Lewis of MeiKminee ; north confer ence, Irwin and Hristol of Ka'tin.rt; southwest cotifereuoe. Campliell and Hebner; southeast conference, Hale and Hatt; at larKe, Win '( trander. The committee on credentials ap printed '1 uesday was us follows: Matthews, Hoot, Hebner, Horton and Slade; on resolutions: lidwarls, HutltT, Spicer, Keavis and Wiyht. C M Mill v Llder A. (i I)aniel, who l a . u.t re turned from the Ktiroean eonterence and who is tlu- hed of the peiu-ral con ference of the world jldiler W W. Pres cott, eilitor of the Heview and Herald; llder V. A. Spicer, Head of the depart merit; aud other general workers at the camp and are assisting in the work of reorganization. Llder W in. Ostrauder, who recently has made Montreal his field of labor, is attending the camp. Three new churches wer presented to the conference this year. They are located at Marino City, Grace, and lit rrien Springs. With a membership of a little over oooo m the state, the Adveutists turned into the conference treasury during the last twelve months, over fll'.KKJ . The conference is out of debt and has f ",).) Oo and more in the treasury Mr Wilsou, a blind man, editor of the Christian Kecord, a journal lor the blind iii lil sheil in P-attle ('reek, was present at the Wednesday morning ae. sion of the conference and sjn.ke in half of his Work lor the blind. Th re is a pretty prl in an Alpine hat, A sweeter cirl in .i sailor brim, Put the ha n rl -tomes t girl Miu'll ever s e; 1 ti e sensible girl w ho ui s Lo ky Mountain Tt a. 'liivins i. lihoiit s. K'VO 1m Band Program. The Alma baud of twenty-four pieces will go to Saginaw next Monday to for nish music for the labor day celebration. In the aftetuoou C O. Ward and Hoy Teeven will each furnish a solo num ber on the vaudeville program besides the regular work of the baud during the day. In the evening the following pro gram will tie given trom the balcony of the Bancroft House: Map-h. "(. mry's Triunihal," !. win Overture, "111 I'nivatore." - V' Mi 1 iiiiil.one Mil", ' Heyoiid tl"' (inie- of Titra ill-.'."" ... Kill Mr. Koy TYeven Mar h ' C.oi l Mortiini arnc." Mnitu A Hotiinn overture. ' 1 In-Kival. I'tie oriiet M)lo. " I rij'l'l" X. ' bryant Mr. '. u arrt. Marcli, "Jos' ; hlii' MyJi," Ilrytnn Overture. "A lKii'Ulii.'' IjtureixleMii Mar' h. "Oaklittm lta,' Iioog Otituary. Hannah Carrier was born Match 27 ISP's and died August 2o, Uk)', aged eighty.six years, six months and twenty eight days. In lSii." she was married to (jumes I'iper who died several years ago. Seven children were born to them and of that number, Mrs. Theodore Frisbie is the only one living and she tenderly cared for her mother for the past twenty two years, the last year of which she was a helpleaa invalid In early life the deceased indenttfled herself with the Baptist church, but at the time of her marriage she united with the United lirethern of which de nomination her husband was a pastor. The funeral services were held at the house Tuesday afternoon and tbe re mains were laid at rest in Riverside cemetery. OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS. The First Semester Begins Aon day. The time has at last arrived when our boa and vuls must give up their play and work and return to school life Monday. Sept 1ft. marks the lgiuniiik' of nriothi r school year aa well an the turuiug jtoiut of many a student's career. Education is already the keynote of the twentieth century arm it i the boy and the girl who hi ed these warnings that will I e adequately fitted to remain in harmony with the muticnf the pr sent century At this time many a boy and girl will have to make a dec sion w hither Iih shall take Ira place with the unedu cated or make his station with the more intelligent It can easily U shown that the college bred man can earn fa' more money than the uneducated one. Hut even if this were not so there is far mote in life than the dollars and cent tamed The culture, intellectual aud moral advan tagea of hu education pay a hundred fold the amount of money s, ent in attiring it Our schools are al a ays crowded but there is alwaya room for more" Free t xt books, free laboratories, in fact free everth'ng make it tosible forull, rich or poor, to 'wjuire an edi.cat on Niarly the Mime corps, of teachers will be m the school next year Miss S P.elle Marsh, Ph 15., principal of the high school will have charge of the Mm.' lish work This will fp Miss M irsh's third yar in the schools La-t yar the I', of M. examining board pro nounced her ' lie of the beat Mnglish teachers in t'r e state Miss Peiina I'.am borough remains another year and will h:ive charge of the language work. Ibis will also be Miss Pamlorough"s third y ar h re This year will make Miss Cora Dnnlap three years in the history department She will have charge of the i'th grade Miss Agues Hoi-, Ph. H , Alma College, P.H)-, will teach science and mathematics Miss Hope comes well rec mmendedand the work in this department will be of a high grade She will have charge of room seven. The teachers of thn pri mary grades are : Miss Mary Chase, 1st grad'e; Miss Annette Mclaren, J'.nl grade; Miss Bertha McLaren, ith grade; Miss Stella Mugon, 4th grade; Miss Bertha Stmble. '2w grade; Miss Winfred Trapp, -th grade. All of these t achers xvere in the school last year and need no introduction It is only by the thorough and hard work done iy them that the teacht-rs of the higher grades are able to do much more satisfactory work. Miss Zoe Kimball of Ypsilanti comes highly rt commended and will have charge of the music and drawing Mu sic has long since Income oue of the strongest dejuirtments of the school while drawii g. lately intro. lured, r mist a to surass it Mxhibits are jilaced in the halls and rooms from time to time which the public are cordully invited to examine. It has Wvn found advisable to conduct our own kindergarten. The work will lie in charge of Miss L. Atta Wilson, a graduate of the kmdergarteu depart ment of th college. Pure kindergar ten work will lo given in the forenoon while sub primary work will U taken by all before entering the 1st grade. The sub primarv work heretofore has leen done in the central building along with the work of the 1st grade. It is de sired that all parents who want their children to enter the 1st grade, see the suj crinteiident at once. Sitt. W M. H . Makes the tires of life burn with a steady glow. Renews the golden, happy days of youth. Thats what Rocky Mountain Tea does. ;." cents. Bims & Rhodes. lm -t il ii r t" t I f n From our Factory I; ' to yorhead just Tn... tbe Hew Tall Styles Also the New Shapes in $2.00 Hats. Gratiot's Largest Exclusive Clothing douse. ii ?4 'J Otituary. Laroy Wilcox died at his home in Alma, on Wednesday of lat week, aged forty-eight yirs three months, and seventeen day. The funeral was held at hi home on Friday, Rev. N T Hafer i lliciatuig, and tin- remain wereiuteried iti the Riverside cemetery. The dei-easeii waa born at Pewiimo, Michigan, Muy -i, lv"il, and lived there until three year" ago. when lie moved to Alma, where be lived in. til his death. In the winter of lv-5, he was married to Miss Battle Holiday, ri-ven children were born to them, i f whP'h six are living, who with the loving wife are left to mourn their loss One brother of Ioniu county, also survive him. The loving wife and children have the sym pathy of the entire community in their sorrow. t lma, Michigan, Advance Styles... Ci "ihl it; for Tall Wear arriving daily. Sty lish, reliable, comfortable Shoe c t in all kinds of leather for Wen, Women and Children. Clearance Sale of all Summer Shoes.... Wen's, Women's and Children's Oxfords, Slip pers and Canvas Tootwear at Wholesale Prices. Come in and look over our line of Children's School Shoes, they can't be beat. : : : I I Carl of Thinks We wish to thank the kind friends and neighlors who assisted us during the sickness of our beloved hu.band and father, also the choir, and friends who furnished many beautiful flowers, aud the Alma Roller Mills. Mrs. Hattik Wilcox and Family. WANTED No. 1 basswood, soft elm, black ami white ash logs; also bus wood lolts. For further information, address Tut: Gorman Bkothkks Co , PO-VJOw Mt. Pleasant, Mich. TORONTO F..I'01TIO KX( TU.ION VIA OKAND THINK It'V SYHTKM. Single Fare for Round Trip. Selling dates August 31t to Septemler fith in clusive, from points in Michigan Re turn limit September 1 5th. For further information call on Local Ageut or write to Geo. W. Vaux, A. O. P. & T. A., Chicago, 111. NOTICE My wife, Rosa Welch, having left my bed and boari without jast cause or provocation, I hereby forbid anyone harboring or trusting her on my account as I will pay no inch claims after this date. Alma, Mich., Aug. HUh, 1223 4w Chester Welch. F. E. POLLASKY, Alma, Mich. Leading Dry Goods, Carpet and Shoe House. raizes: Leads rrTr Mil VtTrt and the Tarmer Knows Tt We bve the NEW CALIDONIA BEAN HARVESTER that Noods no Ropalrs. J. M. riontigel, Foundorand Machlnost.