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Pulfrey & Company, Exclusive Grocers. have moved our stock to the Corner Store of the Church Block,. g where we will carry a complete line of both Fancy andg a Staple Groceries , s ...Fruits and Vegetables in Season... z To the Farmers! We always pay the highest prices for your produce and solicit a share of your trade. ma 4 Sharrar Cc ftlulholland, Alma. Call and see us for School Books, tab lets, Pencils and School Supplies. Send your children to us. We can supply their wants. ALWAYS THE CHEAPEST, 8HRRRAR h MULHOLLRND THE LEADING Druggists and Wall Paper Dealers. ...Alma Opera House... F. C OLP, Manapor. Tuesday, Sept. 9, A Grand Seen!: ProJu. tum. Re.il- i stic Rural Life. Ths Youns Char acter Comedian J. C. LEWIS, and his Hie Comedy Company In an fcntire New Re-written Verion of the Up-to-Date, Scenic Production, SI-PLMARD an Up-to Date Farce Comedy. A Strong and Efficient Comedy Co. Carrying all our own Special Scenery. HVcikity. See Life on the Farm. The Threshing Machine Scent. The County Fair Scene. on Tinest Solo Orchestra the load. il For "Si" and his Country Band Parade. For the Funniest Street Parade ever seen. Reserved Seats now on sale at Sharrar & Mulholland's Drue Store. 5 .5 Z 5 tf. a V x o . " '--. 2 3 2 2 if i i O " ci 2 .3 t- 3 13 .2 3 o .2 S W. A. Bahlke is in SprinjrfieM, Mo , t this wtek on business I Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Moore are visiting i relative in Carson Uity. ! If yoa wish a pood work hnrs chap inquire of T. HanRhart. j Henry Cohoon of Hantinps is vigitinj? S relatives in Alma chii week, j Three apprentice girls wanted at once ; at Mrs. K. A. Hivins' millineiy store, j Mrs. Jnlins Moblo of Hiverdale visited I relatives and friends in Alma Thursday. Frank Showers of Milan was the guest of Morris Johnson Tuesday and Wednes day. Gale H. Davidson and wife of Mill, ford were in Alma over Sunday visiting friends. When in a hurry for a shave on Sat urday call on Davis Bros. Three chairs; short waits. Mrs. Anna Boughton was among the number who took advantage of the ex cursion to Petoskiy Tuesday. O. O. Ward returned last Saturday night from a three weeks' vacation among the northern summer reiU. McOullough & Son have moved their cigar factory to the rooms in the third story of the opera house block where they have more commolious quarters. "Si Plunkar l" and his company of funny comedians will be in this city Tuesday, Sept. 9. Remember the date and secure seats early. Now on sale at Sharrar & Mulholland's. We will show our Globe Cabinet only a few days longer. Come and see It whether yoa order one or not; then you will know how to buy in the futnre. It is handsome, practical, complete, necessary a pleasure to see it. Rooms 17 and IS opera house block. We notice that Bivins & Rhodes, our leading druggists, have secured the agency for Major's Neu-Ral Pills, the new discovery for neuralgia of the stom ach, and all forms of dyspepsia. Nen Ral Pills have attracted wide attention by their phenomenal cures. We con gratulate them. 12Jl-4w A Royal Slave," as presented in Alma by the Gordon & Bennett company on Friday night of last week, was by far the best attraction that has been here for many years. The cast is strong and the stage settings were superb, more complete scenery being put on the stage than ever before used bj any company playing the house. Gordon & Bennett may be tare of receiving a fall house whenever they reiurn here in future. P. T. Banghart has a good horse for sale cheap. Mrs. E. J. Alverson left on Tuesday for Petoskey. Fred Boule is visiting friends in Bay Uity this week. Wm. Demuth was in Toledo the Utter part of last week, J. B. Parker is in Petoskey seeking re lief from the hay fever. Mr. and Mrs. Justin Gill returned from Frankfort Wednesday. Marcus Pollaky of Detroit visited relatives in Alma this week Miss Jessie Tucker has the thanks of this oilice for a lovely bouquet of Ilowers. Miss Fannie D.lrymple of Ithaca was the guest of Miss Myrtle Mosher over Sunday. Fletcher Booth left Monday night for Ionia where he expects to remain for a short timi. I E. Mills has htted up a work shop in the building owned by htm opposite the postoflice. Mrs. Belle Eigar and daughter, Ber tha, of North Baltimore, O., are visiting W. Mosher and family. The Misses M. & .1. Lamborn left yesterday morning for Detroit to select their fall hue of millinery. If you want a bargain in a building lot call on Mrs. J. 0. Stone at L. B laick's, Alma. Must sell. 2wks Miss Mary Eichbaum, who has been visiting her parents in Alma, returned to Morganton, N.O., Wednesday. The next tim you come to town, call at rooms 1? and IS opera house block, and see something you have never seen before free show. Last Sunday proved to be the largest excursion day ever in the history of Al ma. Agent Winchell sold an even P5 tickets for Toledo. You don't have to order a Globe Cab inet we dou't care but come and see it while you have the chance Rooms IT and IK opera bouae block. D m't fail to sef the country band par ade made by .1 . C. Lewis "Si Plunkard" Co.'s band on Tuesday, Sept. 9. Watch for it, it's fuunier than a circus. Mrs A. (J. Gardner and sons, Lloyd and Dee, left Satarday for their home in Ohio after a three weeks' visit with her father and mother Mr. and Mrs. John Dunham. Mrs. Delia Rhodes and Mrs. Lottie Tibbits or Bloomingdale, Mich., visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Rolliu the latter part of last week and over Sunday. Charles L. Morras and Miss Mary Chamberlain were married in Ferris, Montcalm county, on Saturday evening of lust week, Elder J. W. Mann of Riv. erdale, otticiating. Geo. Bahlke was in Saginawover Sun day visiting relatives and returned Monday night accompanied by Mrs. Bahlke who had been visitiug there for the past ten days Mr. and Mrs.L. A. Sharp accompanied their daughter, Wlma, to Detroit Tues day where she enters the Detroit Con servatory of Music for a course in piano under Prof. Jonas. Last Monday was the largest day for business at the baggage department of the union depot ever recorded in Alma. Baggageman Chadwick handled 515 pieces of baggage, in and out inclusive, during the day. Have you been thinking how you would like a kitchen cabinet? They are as necessary as a cook stove. Come and see our sample on exhibition so you will know how to get ours very easily. Globe Cabinet oflice, rooms 17 and is opera house block. Floyd VanWegen, the little five-year, old son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer VanWeg en, had his leg broken again last Monday night. This is the fifth time the little fellow's legs have been broken dur ing his short life. The bones of the legs do not seem to possess any strength at all but break without hardly any cause. Mrs VanWegen took the little fellow to Bold ing Tuesday where she will re main with her parents until the child is able tc walk again. Another change has been made in the railroad employes at this place whereby II. J. Winchell, for several years the pVpnlar passenger agent at the union depot, will take charge of the freight department of the IVre Marquette, A. I. Butterfleld having resigned his po sition. Byron Rockwell, formerly assist ant at the A. A. freight oftlne at this place, will be Mr. Winchell's assistant, while Wm DeLong will take Mr. Rook well's place at the A. A. Mr. Butter field is expecting to engage in business for himself, therefore his reason for resigning. Caite a serious runaway occurred west of Alma near the Sullivan farm last Tuesday afternoon whereby two rigs were badly mixed np and a lady by the 1 name of Dibble had her left wrist broken. ' A horso driven by three ladies whose ! names we are unable to learn, became frightened and ran into a rig being driven by a lady living west of Elm Hall whose name Is Rowland, and who was accompanied by a lady residing in the south part of the state by the name of Dibble. All the occupants of the rigs were thrown out but Mrs. Dibble wm the only one seriously injured. Drt. Mc Clinton and Dagley reduced the fracture. Mrs. L. O. Ellison is visiting relatives in Ovid. A good piano for rent Inquire of L. A. Sharp. 1224-tf Mrs. II. A. Travis is visiting relatives in Petoskey. Mrs. Harley Buck is visiting relatives in Pfrtoskey. Mrs. II. O Pulfrey is visiting rela tives in Saginaw. A good suite of nine rooms for rent. Apply at this oilice. A good work horse for sale cheap. In quire of Charles Pringle. Commissioner C. F. Pike of Ithaca was in Alma Wednesday. Miss Lady Freer of Hastings is visit ing relatives in Alma this week. A. M. Wilson of Macomb, N. Y., is visiting his brother, V. M. Wilson. Watson Irwin of Princeton, N. J., visited friends in Alma over Sunday. Nearly everybody has seen it. They all like it. Rooms 17 and IS opera house block. Misses Rose and Sadie Messinger gave a lawn party on Thursday last to about 40 young ladles. J. A. Bittner, our florist, has the thanks of the Record for a handsome bouquet of flowers. Miss Ida Dunlap of Nashville, Ky.t is visiting relatives in Alma and attending the Adventist campraeeting. Dr. and Mr. H. B. Nichols of Pnlt. ney, N. Y., have been visiting Mr. and Mrs. O. F. Brown this week. Lawrence Ellison has rented the Ful lerton houae on Park-st. and will com mence housekeeping at once. Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Ingersoll are visit ting relatives in Owosso this week. They made the trip in their automoDile. Miss Rose Marvin returned last Mon day from a two weeks' vacation and is again keeping book9 for The Hayt & Pierce Co. Joe McOarty, who went to Texas last spring with his father aud remained with him until his death, returned to Alma last Friday. W. W. Oaple gave a party in the opera house on Thursday evening of lat week in honor of his cousin from Aberdeen, N. D., who was visiting him. H. J. Vermeulen and F. H. Clemens left last Wednesday for Detroit, New York and Chicago to purchase new fall goods for the Vermeulen Department Store. A farewell reception was tendered Rev. and Mrs. N T. Hafer in the recep- I tion room at the Baptist church last Mon day night by the members of the church and their friends. Poultry! Poultry! W. E Wilson will take joultry on Thursday and Saturday of eaoh week delivered at his house one block south of college, and will pay seven cents for fowls, and eight cents for springers for next week. Libor day celebrations in Owosso and Saginaw took quite a few Alma people to both of those places last Monday. Sixty-five tickets were sold at this sta tion for Saginaw and forty-four tot Owosso. The band went to Saginaw aud furnished music for the occasion at that plaoe. John Alexauder Dowie at present is receiving as much attention perhaps as any man in this country, with the ex ceptions of our public ollloials, from the newspapers and literary magazines. In September Munsey is told what is being done in the way of building a city on the shore of Lake Michigan. Munsey is sold by SharrarA Mulholland, druggists. We are in receipt of the announce ment of the marriage of Frances Dustin Adams to Rev. B. Scott Bates at the home of the bride's pareuts in Perrys bu!g.O.,on Wednesday, August 27. Both of the contracting parties are graduates of Alma college and well known to people the of Alma. The happy coup le will be at home after October 1st, at Hebron, 111., where Rev. Bites has a pastorate. The Record joins with their many Alma friends in extending con gratulations. 'Si Plunkard," headed by the young Yankee comedian, J. U. Lewis and a tal ented company of stars will appear in this city at the opera house Tuesday, Sept. y. The comedy has been entirely re-written this season by the well known author Robt. G. Morris. New dialogue, new situations, new scenic and mechan ical effects have been added, making it one of the funniest up-to-date farce com edies before the public, and will be pre sented by a company of comedians and its advent into each city will be heralded by the company's superb brass band. Seats on sale at Sharrar 6 MilbolUud'a. Mrs. Jacob Hoover, who resides west of Alma, suddenly went insane last Frl day while in Alma and leaving her hus band who had left her in the buggy for a short time, drove to St. Louis, enter ing that quiet city at a pretty fast gait and standing np in the seat to do the driving. She was shortly afterwards taken in charge and conducted to Ithaca and search made for the husband, but he was not located until the first of the week as he was on one of his periodical sprees, one of the reasons it is alleged that caused his wife to temporarily lose her mind. Mr. Hoover went to Ithaoa Tuesday and upon promising to take his wife home and be good to her it was decided not to commit her to the asylum as by pre per care the will In a short time be all right again. 1 The Hayt & Pierce Go, OPERA HOUSE BLOCK. We are showing a new and com plete line of Bhck Petticoats Trotn 50c to $3.00. ...Just Arrived... The New Fancy Knitted White Shawl have arrived and are beauties. See the New Kimona Cloth in Persian I)e. signs at 25c per yard. We are also showing a few ad vance styles in the New Fall Silks, Dress Goods and Trim mings. Come in and see us for bargains in Cloth ing and Shoes. THE HAYT & PIERCE CO, OPERA HOUSE BLOCK. Alma, - Michigan. 2i A 25 Reduction on t : 0 ...HM1QC S V. i'3 All Itj As the season is getting late, we will cloe out balance of our Hammocks at this reduced price. Call and get a bargain before they are all gone. V; $ t V- m . '. v - jRII Wall Paper at greatly reduced prices -at- BIVINS & RHODES. Up-to-Date Pharmacy. UNION TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. IH IH m m m pi Ban in Ffliit p D il, H 1 A FOR TWO WEEKS... Now is the time to buy a Bedroom Suite Couch, Buffets Bookcase or Rocking Chairs wr any piece for the par lor ...Come and sec our big stock... JOHN W. DEAN. Undertaking a Specialty r P 1 ) D i).