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RECORD. VOL. XXV, NO. 20 ALMA, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY, Jl I V I, 1903 WHOLE NO. 1268 OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOQOOQO Tirst State Bank I (8uc. to W. 8. Tur-k 00 Hanker) Al.MA. Ml lilt. AN Capital u rplUI nnl I'rotltM $30,000.04 $0,000.00 A W. Wright. PresM l I W S. Tur k. VI t-I'r. -uieut. Ely Hn whikcr. Cashier C. O. Ward, Assistant Caahler. WS offer the publi'- every reasonable banking facility ami reape tfully solicit your patronage. Money to loan OH ral SState Thrt.' er otol inter at paul on tino- atftUoeti l oi tiepoait, Safi ty Depoait boxen for Reit tOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO I The Alma StateSavints Bank ALMA, MICH. Capital Stock, $25,000. Surplus. 2.500. DVYtCSM am niKr;(T)Ks William A Hahlke. Prei'l Dan 1 1.. s-barrar J. H . I.Hti" -bhire.v-l'rea't Lester H Hajt F K HatbHwuy. V !'r I Qao, C l'araous jeo W M i r- aiti i Approved not bought at reasor.able ratf And a general tankiiir luliies transacted Money to loan on i. iil nUtto at lota late Wltliollt ItOIIUM. (-1 Depoait Box-" to raol Office. Bahlke Block. Alma miHmmnmiimniiiiiiiiiiiiiHCTPiB DR. F. G. OLP, I DENTIST. Teeth Extracted Without Pain. New Pollaskv Block, f f O o 4i if it it it fTmiiiininmiiiiiiiinniiimnmn H I I I I H I I I I I I I I I I I I I H h ,..J T. SWIGART... I Real Estate and In- J surance Agent. 4 VillaKe and farm proi rty for i. S cboi'-e ant li)t wr aale. otbi - over State Savitias Hank. Alma. J Ij I I I I I I I I I I I I I I 4 4 4 4 4- 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 v Dr. W. Kelly, ... Dentist a Filling and preserving the nat ural Teeth, Crown and Bridge Work a Specialty. Artificial Teeth, $4, $6 $8 per set. TEETH EXTRACTED WITH OUT PAIN. OFFICE: Opera House Block, ALMA. MICH. j4.4..4..4..;.4..:.4.4.444'4'4'4'44'4'? 4 ..INSURANCE., t New York Life... ...and... Standard Stock. Fire and Tornado Companies. W. W. KINCH, - Agent. - Offloo Oyer Alma State Savings Bank Pension Attorney and Notary pnblio. Telephone No. 136 00000000000000000000000000 .INSURANCE. John D. Spinney. Pollasky Blk, 'Phone No. 85. 00064 O 00 OOOOO O O O O OO O O O OOO O Choice-4 Room-Steam Heated Appartmeats to Rent. J. H. Lancashire A Co. have made extensive improvements on the Opera House Block and now offer three handsome appartments each of four rooms and toilet to rent Inspection arranged by calling of office of Lancashire & Co. Also have several offices to rent that could be altered to suit tenants. Alma Roller Mills Is always Good FLOUR White Wholesome Nutritious Costs 110 more ami in battel than other floor of the mom jfi'ade. BRANDS: Alma (Patent). Arcada (Straight). Makers (Clear). Ask Your Grocer For It, DAPAI QAI II rnrm Catarrh r Womb MUnl DALAI ' orrh , i, .I t very tfriu of I'Un Trouble i I SEES BEST who sees the consequences of continued eye strain. Price less beyond all possessions is the eyesight, deserving of your highest consideration. Don't tfiflfl with your eyes, it will cost you nothing to see us. G. B. PORTER, The Optician, i LOOKS HE fl SURE II The Projected Electric Road Be tween Grand Rapids and Sagi naw Assumes Tangible Form. It now begins to lo )k us though there was Km thing more than wind in the projcted electric road between Sagi naw and Grund Kapids as a voluminous document was filled with Register of I )eeds Dowry last week, purporting 10 bt mortgage executed by the H uron & Michigan Railroad company on rights of way, franchises, contracts with Sag inaw h Grand Rapids Railroad Co , and other property acquired and to be ac quired 111 the construction and man tenatioe of an ehctric road I etween Saginaw and Graud Rapids, private rights of way for which have been se cured for almost the entire length. The mortgage is given to secure first mortgage bonds amounting to $9,800, 'oo to be issued in denominations of $6(X) each, numbering from 1 to 160 in clusive. There are to be gold bonds bearing five per cent, semi-annnally in terest and the first to mature 111 1983, The trust mortgage is executed by Arthur D. Prosser, 'president, and Les lie .1. Haines, secretary of the Huron A Michigan Railroad Co., and is accepted by levi H. Withey, president, and Claude Hamilton, secretary of the Michigan Trust Co , Grand Rapids. The document, which covers IB type written pages, has a' ready been recorded in Kent, Montcalm and Saginaw coun ties. The right of way iu Gratiot conn ty is desoribed as entering the township of Sumner on the west line of section 81 and crosses sections 31, 80 and 29 to and through Sumner village ; thence crosses sections 88,81, 23, 15, 14, 18 and 12, thence enters Arcada on west line of section 7, crosses sections ?, 6, 5 and I to and through Alma on Center street under franchise; leaves Alma on south west corner of section b J 'in" River; thence joins Pere Marquette R. R ; thence with said road Icrosses sections 85, 8t and 25 to city of St. Lonis, through said city nnder franchise and leaves Bt. Louis on east line of section 85, Pine River ; thence enters Bethany on west line of section 80, oroeees sections 30, 89, 88, 87g 2tf and 25; joins Pere Marquette R. R. on east half of section 80; thence enters Wheeler township on section 80, crosses seotions 80 and 19 to and through B reck en ridge under franchise; leaves village and again joins Pere Marquette R. R. across seotions 20 and 21 to and through Wheeler village under fran chise; leaves said village, joins again the Pere Marquette R. R. and crosses sections 21, 22, 23 and 24 to east line of said township in county of Gratiot and enters Saginaw. WILL DELIVER AN ADDRESS. An old-time patriotic temperance cele bration will be held at Lakeview on the Fourth and an elaborate program has been prepared. Prominent speakers have been seonred and everything ar ranged to observe the day in a patriotic sense that will be elevating and enobl ing. Rev. F. P. Arthur, of Grand Rap ids, will deliver the patriotic address, Pres. A. F. Bruske, of Alma college, will deliver an educational address, Rev. and Mrs. A. Frank Ferris, of Grand Rapid, will deliver temperance ad dresses in the afternoon, and Rev. J. F. Lewis, of Jaekson, will deliver a good citizenship address in the evening. ALMA HEIGHTS. Mrs. Clark, of Pompeii, is a guest of Mrs. Fraker Mr. Taylor spent Sunday with her daughter Mrs. Jacob. The familiar tinkle of the meatman's bell is again beard on our street. Mrs. Hawley is spending the Fourth with her parents near Wheeler. Mrs. Carmer and children left today for New Lothrop to spend the Fourth. Clifford Gardner, of Thompsonville, is visiting his grandmother at this place. Blanche Boughton left Thursday for Manistee where she intends to spend the summer. Mrs. Geo. W. Hood, of Muskegon, called on relatives in this place one day this week. Mr Jacob was oalled to Kent county the first of the week by the sudden ill ness of his mother. The F. A K. social club was enter tained at the home of Mrs. Frank Barnes on Wednesday. D The Former Superintendent Schools Weds One of Our Popular Young Ladies. of CEREIWONY WITNESSED BY NUMEROUS FRIENDS. The Haocy Couple Were Plentifully Showered With Rice at the Depot. On Tue-d iy afteruco'i at, 2 o'clock the home of Mr. and lire, V. M. Wils n on Kly-st. was the eneM of one of the prettiest home wed 1 i ics of the leaaon, when their eldest daughter, Attn, wns United In marriage to Mr. Willil K. Hanson, by the R-v Willurd K, Spencer, D. D , iu the presence of about ninety guests. The guests, upon arriving wer re ceived by Miss Maude WiDou.sisti r f f lie bride, gowned most becomingly In whifc sS WILMS K. !!.JN. silk. They found oool refreshment in the punch bowl, which was presided 1 v r by Mrs. Harry Clark. Promptly at the appointed time, tin sweet strains of the Mendelssohn wed ding inarch, played by Miss Blanche Woodward, sou tide 1 through the rooms and the bridal party appeared, The officiating clergyman entered tirt, followed by little Miss Martha Tinker, a fairy In white, bearing the ring on a silver tray. Following her came the groom, who was ably supported by his best man, Mr. F (r. Scott; then the bridesmaid, M iss Kthel lies, of Grassy Cove, Ten nessee, who was most becomingly gowned in white silk mu He. Last came the bride on the arm of her father. She was charming and lovely in a gown of embroidered white silk tissue with silk applique. The ceremony was performed under an arch of smilax and sweet syringa caught 1 mm WTjM I a, MRS. WILLIS E. HANSON. with a large white satin bow, the ring service being used. After the ceremony the happy young couple received the congratulations of the guests, after which delicious re freshments were served in the dining room, where the decorations were red roses and pink and white oarnations, and was presided over by Miss Aria Holiday, in silk linen tissue and Miss Harriet Woodward, in blue mulle, who were ably assisted by the Misses Gretta Bagley, Olive Smith, Lulu Brock and Maude Wilson, all charming in white gowns. The presents, consisting of out glass, ohina, silverware and other useful arti cle!, were numerous and costly. Mr. and Mrs. Hanson left on the 4:20 train, to which they were accompanied by almost the entire party, and treated to a copious shower of rice. They will visit Jackson, the home of the groom, and will spend their honeymoon at 1'leasant Lake, where the groom has a cottage M r. Hanson has been the ffioteDl and popular superintendent of the public schools for the past three years while Miss Wilson was one of lma's most popular society girls and has been a teacher in the schools during the past year. They will be at home after September 1st, at Maniitique. Mich., where Mr Hanson will be superintendent of schools. They take with them tho best wMies of their many friends. Among the out of town guests were Mrs John Hanson and daughter, Florence, of Jack arm, mother and littif of the groom, and Mr and Mrs. Win fred Wils u, of Mt. Pleasant. "Strength and vigor come of good food, duly digested. Foroe,' a ready to aerve wheat and larley food, adds no burden, but sustains, nourishes, in vigorates." tf ...Wc Arc Specialists... IN MEN'S AND KOYS' APPAREL ...It la our duty t ell everything thai they wear, from Hats to Hosiery... See our line of Boys' and Child- (JJ1 tf ren's Wash Suit-.. 75c to yl.UU W are also showing thn finest ffln neckwear In town for (JUL) H. C. Cohn & Co. Superba Cravats.: A new and oomplete line f English Squares and Midget Four in-Handa just in ... at ... MESSINGER S, Agent for... Stein-Bloch Clothing:. Dutchess Trousers. COOOCOOCOOOOOOOCQOOOO F . E. POLLASKY Leading Dry Goods, Cerpet a,rd Shoe House. Clearance sale of Shoes 500 pair of Ladies,' Misses' and Children's Shoes, the odds and ends of our large stock, at practically 1-3 of their value. : : : 200 pair Ladies1 Fine Shoe, button and lace, (tan and black) former price, $,3.00, now 150 pair Mioses' Fine Shoes, button and lace, (tan and black) former price, $1 .50, now. . . ; 100 pair Children's Shoes, button and lace, former price $1.00, now 50 pair of Infant's Shoes, button and lace, former price 75c, now These Shoes are not modern styles, but are fine and comfortable tor general wear. Supply your wants at once for you will not get another such chance to procure such BARGAINS. 69c 59c 49c 29c F-E. POLLASKY Leading Dry Goods. Carpet and Shoo House. Sooooocooooocooco J. M. MONTIGEL, ....Founder and Machinist.... Manufacturer of and Dealer in i It : FEEO , BUGGIES. BOB SLEIGHS, STEEL PLOWS. COOKERS. ENGINES, BOILERS. STEEL ROLLERS, CREAM SEPARATORS. DEERINC HARVESTING CO. MILL SUPPLIES, ALMA, - - MICHIGAN. 1 060000000000000000000000 OG ALMA GETS A Bhi CIRCUS. Alma Is to havf n Mfl cirens this year, tbp advance nconf for PovnMfk Si Belli Bros, on Friday laat making ail contracts for the show lOWhlMI hfre. ami on Monday advertininjr t'r Nn . billed th' town ard country routes. An other oar will be here about July lo and further advcrti-p th bijr how. which will be here Saturday, Aupaat 8. The place for holding the circus will be the same location of the Buffalo Hill Wild Wt show, mi the Ward A Hall add! tion in the north part of town. The c lreus trains will arrive oyer the Ann Arbor from Cadillac the morning of th Sth and unload at the crossing on Su perior st. AORFT: TO CLOSE SATLRDAV. We, the undersigned merchants and business men of Alma, hereby agree to close our respective places of busni- all day Saturday, July 4, '03: Hayt & Pierce Co.,8 Stanard, H .1 Yermenbn. J S. Oaple & Son, W. L Scranton A Co., J. K Fuller, Measinger A Co., I, N. Baker, Geo K. Latimer, J. l IiOgev. W. T. Davies, A. B. Scattergc od, L. Stevens, J. W. Dean, Thompeoti H Sanderh ff , Smith A (3 lass. M CIRCUS AGENT, When Mr. Harry Anderson, one of the advertising agents with the Forepangh A- Sell Bro.' advertising cai, arrived in Alma Monday morning he ns handed a telegram that caused his face to be wreathed with mules. The tele gram read that it was a bouncing boy and that Ihe fair mother in Cincinnati was doing well. The boys on the car Ofdtftd a frog leg banquet and there was doin's that night.