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ALMA, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 22. 1908
WHOLE NO. 1521
VOL. XXIX. NO. 7
Their Entertainment was Very
Successsfu! and was Given to
a Crowded House,
LUST COURSE ENTERTAINMENT
The Committee who Selected Talent,
for 1907-00 are Lobe
The entertainment given last Tues
day evening In the Opera House by
the Aloia College Alinaroons was moro
than satisfying to their large aud
lence. Tho entertainment was the
last numlier and the best of a lecture
course which was exceptionally strong
this year. The members of the Alma
roons quartette are Mr. Herman N.
Morse. 1st tenor: Mr. Ralph McNitt.
2nd tenor; Mr. George Sutton, bari
tone, and Mr. Maynard A.Cook, oasso.
The accompaniments were played by
Miss Gertrude Whitney and Miss Lula
The program was divided into two
parts; the first consisting of boIo and
quartette numbers and the second of a
presentation of Sir Arthur Sullivan's
musical farce, "Cox and Box." which
was given by Messrs. McNitt, Morse
and Sutton. The program opened with
a quartette'numlier, "The Owl and the
Pussy Cat," which was very well ren
dered and and brought much applause
and laughter, including an encore.
Maynard Cook's solo. 'The Monk of
the Mountain." was artistically ren
dered and made a distinct hit. Mr.
Cook responded to the encore with the
"coon-song." "Malindy. " The Alina
roons then sang "The Little Peach"
with a pantomine interpretation of
"Tho Old Oaken Bucket" ns an encore.
Mr. McNitt's solo, "A May Morning"
and tho piece which he gave ns an en
core were both given verv smoothly
and elicited hearty applause. In sing
ing "Tho Night Wind Sleeps." The
Almaroons perhaps showed to tho best
advantage of any of their pieces Their
encore consisted of a surprisingly novel
rendition of "John Brown's B dy. ',
Mr. Sutton created the real sensation
of the evening by singing the catchy
but dirlicult little ballad, "Boiling
Down to liio. " This song, It will be
remembered, was given bv Lawrence
Ilea of Chicago at the Commencement
recital last spring. Mr. Rea's singing
was much commented on, and it is only
justice to Mr. Sutton to give him cred
it for pleasing his audience as well as
Mr. Ilea, who has sung in grand opera.
Responding to an encore Mr. Sutton
gave "Pretty, Pretty Creature,"
which was s"ng by Mr. Rea. The Al
inaroons concluded the first part of the
program by sinking two hnmorous
numbers, "Tne Quaker," and "Seein
Things at Night, ' and an encore,
"When First I Kissed Sweet Margar
et" In the farce, "Cox and Box," the
part of James John Cox, a journeyman
hatter, was taken by Mr. McNitt, that
of John James Box, a journeyman
printer, by Mr. Morse, and that of Ser
geant Bouncer, late of the Dampabire
Yeomanry, with military reminiscences
by Mr. Sutton. Bouncer's song, "Rat
aplan," the lullalby. "Hush-a-Bye,
Bacon," by Box, the song and dance
"My Master is Punctual" by Cox, the
trio "Who are You Sir" by Box, Cox,
and Bouncer and the gambling duet
"Sixes" by Cox and Box were perhaps
the most appreciated of the several
songs which were interspersed through
out the farce.
As a whole the evening's entertain
men was very typical of the work of a
college quartette, abounding in humor
yet with enough heavy pieces ade
quately to display . the powers of the
performers. The acting of the leader,
Mr. Morse, deserves special notice,
adding as it did so much to the inter
' pretation of the quartette nuraliers.
Laugh-evoking funny stunts are cer
tainly the long suit of the Alinaroons
nd their cleverness will Vie appreciated
wherever they 6ing.
Report of Elm Grove school Pine
River, No. 2. for the month ending
April 17. Number of pupils enrnllod
25. Those who were neither absent or
tardy during the month were : Clarence
Acker, Vera Henry, Gracio Packer,
Hazen Acker. Nettie Woodmansee And
Irene Rles. Those'absent but not tardy
were: Wayne Beery, RutLie Richmond.
Kid red Gibbons, Sadie GibtKjnn, Ber
nice Henry' Roy Packer. Dennis. Rob
inson. Sidney Strong. Leo Strong, Rob
bie Myers. Peter, Myers. Bryan Myers
Karl Myers. Mina Ries, Nellie Acker,
Ketha Fowler, Leota Wood and Melviu
Packer. One receiving a certificate of
award for attendance and punctuality
during the winter term of four months,
was Leroy Packer.
Mertie L. Lewis, Teacher
; Good field peas for seed at Alma
Roller Mills. x
A recital of piano, violin and cello
music will bo given in the College
Chapel Friday evening April tilth, by
Miss Ransom of tho College and Miss
Davison and Mm MoMonald, of De
troit. Mis Davison lived many years
in Germany where she studied the
violin, while Miss McDonald has
studied tho cello In Paris. These
ladies have given during the rast
season a series of trio concerts with
a prominent Detroit pianist while
thev have been the greatest artistic
success Of Miss Ransom's ability
as an ensemblo player the Detroit Free
Press says: "Music lovers are indebted
to Miss Ransom for her praiseworthy
etforts to create a more general inter
est in the works of standard compos
ers that should receive sultstantial
acknowledgment. Slio contributed In
no small measure to the artistic suc
cem of the recital last evening and
her playing bore the stamp of genius".
Tickets of admission to tho recital
are on sale to Rhodes drug store at
Those wh.i attended Miss Ransom's
Rubenstein recital Monday evening
enjoyed an nusuallv pleasant evening
of Chauitiei music. But it was in
the Trio On. 52 which might almost
be called a piano solo with violin aud
cello obligato that Miss Ransom had
the best opportunity of displaying her
ability as a pianist She had a clean,
facile touch and considerable power as
well as the temperament of the true
musician. The Detroit Evening News.
The program for Miss Ransom's
Trio Concert at the College on Friday
evening is as follows: Suit for piano
and violin, Schutt. Allegro Risoluto,
Scherzo Vivace, Canzonetta con Yar
iazioni. Rondo a la Rosse Miss Ran
som and Miss Davison
Air for 'tJelllo. Popper, Miss Mc
Donald. Tno for piano, violin and
'c llo Op. fti. Rulienstein Moderato
Assai. Andante, Allegro Moderate.
Allegro Appassionato Miss Ransom,
Miss Davison and Miss Meonald.
THE COMING DEBATE.
i On Friday evening of next week.
jMay 1st, the debate between Alma and
i Olivet College will take p!ace in tl.o
college chaiiel. Preparations for this
I event have Uen in progress since early
; last fall, so the people of Alma are us
! suied of hearing something good. In
j tact this will, no doubt, Iw the aiost
l spirited debate ever held in the city.
I Olivet sends her three best men here.
However Alma's debaters Messrs Horst,
Sayles and Rradfield are ready ana a
big battle is looked for. Three verv
prominent men in the state have tieen
secured as judges.
Great interest is already being shown
especially for the rea an that another
debate at Olivet occurs the same even
ing on the same subject. Messrs,
Morse, Cobb and Marcbmont will go
down from here to Olivet and represent
Alma. In next week's paper more ex
tended announcement of the debate and
debaters will be made.
REAL ETATE TRANSFERS
Jennie S Slater to Mary M Drew
pt It 12. blk 6, Klyton, Alma $
William II Graham and wife to
Charles II Adams, e4 of soj.
sec 0, North Shade
Susie Bablke to Fred Verner pt
Its 1 and 'i.Jblk 28, Alma
Shem Rhynard to James Dell,
e4 of w of e4. sec 23,
Jesse E Wonders and wife to
James W Vandemark and
wife, Its 11 and 12. blk 9,
George Stoneman and wife to
William II Stoneman, e? of
sw.'j, sec 0, Washington
Jacob Iutzl and wife to John
O Iutzl, pt sw'4 of ne.lj sec
Jotham Allen and wife to Ed
win F Gee, It 2, Rockingham
Harry Burrls and wife to Erva
Easlick and wife It OS Hall
& Sharrar's Riverside add Alma 100
Alex Dora. and "wife to Mary M
David nw'.j of swj.j sec 21 Ar
George W Parks to Fannie E.
Price nw' j of . se1, sec 13,
Sarah A and Jonathan Gidley
to George and Francis Gidley,
sj of njf of see.1., sec 32, Em
Daniel W Breckenridge and
wife to Hanson and Jesse L
Hodare, pt dw'i of se'., sec 19,
Wheeler and hlk 4, Brecken
Daniel W Breckinridge and wife
to Jesse E. Hodge. Its 1, 2.
3 and 4, blk 3. Breckenridge 3200
William W Mitchell and wife .
to James A Goodwin, pt of
It 1. blk 4. Ithaca 425
Ray P Baldwin and wife to Ab
solum Townsond and wife, pt
nwU of nw',. sec 7, Bethany 750
Vireil M Wilson to Thomas
Grover and wife. Its 23 and
21, George Pulfrey's add, Alma 1800
Organized Last Friday Afternoon
in This City Representative
G. F. PIKE OF ITHACA PRESIDENT
Legislative Committee Appointed
Other Committees Will be An
Atxjut torty delegates from r.earlv
every part of the county, met in the
U. B. church In Alma Friday afteroon
and formed the nucleus of a county
Good Citizenship League. E C.
Clapp, chairman of the county local op
tion'commtttee called the meeting to
order. A constitution was adopted,
which provides for a county president,
secretary and a treasurer, and an exec-
County School Commissioner
C. F. Pike
President of th Newly Organized Ora.
liot County Law and Order League.
ntive lioar 1 consisting of one iersoii
from each city, villago and township
in thu county. Prof C F. Pike of
Itbara. was elected president, E. C.
Clapp, of Alma, secretary, and L. i.
Alger, of St. Louis treasurer. These
ofliceis were empowered to appoint the
members of tho executive board. C.
F. Pike, .1. M. Wolte and C. J.Cham
bers were elected as a legislative com
mittee, to secure better laws in regard
to drunkeness. ,
MANY CITIES DRY.
Despite the fact that the recent local
option election in Michigan and neigh
boring states showed that the prohibi
tion movement, successful in the coun
try districts, had made much less head
way in large towns, many important
cities of the country are "dry" or will
become so after May 7.
' Prohibition leaders have compiled
this list of saloon less cities:
Atlanta, Georgia 160,000
Augusta. Georgia 43,000
Birmingham. Alabama. 100.000
Bangor, Maine 23,000
Brockton. Massachusetts 49,000
Colorado Springs, Col 29,000
Columbus, Georgia 78,000
Champaign. Illinois 11,000
Cambridge, Massachusetts 100,000
Concord. New Hamsphire 19,500
Decatur, Illinois, 32,000
Evanston, Illinois 23.000
Everett, Masssachsetts 30,000
East Liverpool, Ohio 20.000
Enid. Oklahoma 15,000
Fort Scott, Kansas 13,000
Fargo. South Dakota J 3,000
Haverhill. Massachusetts 38,000
Jacksonville, Illinois 17,000
Jackson. Tennessee 17,000
Kansas City, Kansas 100,000
Knoxville, Tennessee tiO.OOC
Leavenworth, Kansas '2,000
Lewiston, Maine ..25.000
Lynn, Massachusetts 79,000
Mobile, Alabama 43.000
Mongomery, Alabama 41,000
Macon, Georgia 33,000
Maiden, Massachusetts 39,000
Medford, Massachusetts 39,000
Mason, Illinois 110,000
Meridian, Mississippi 15.000
Muscatine, Iowa 15.000
Newton. Massachusetts 87,000
Natchez, Mississippi ..13,000
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma... 30.000
Owcnsboro, Kentucky.. 13.OJ0
Pasadena, California 15,onu
Portland, Maine 55.000
Paris. Texas .'..18.000
Quincy. Massachusetts 29,000
Rockford, Illinois 43, 000
Salem. Massachusetts 38,000
Somerville. Massachusetts 71,000
Sherman, Texas 17,000
Shreveiiort, Louisiana 10,000
Toika. Kansas 42,000
Tyler. Texas ...12.000
Vicksburg, Mississippi 1(1,000
Wichita, Kansas 30.000
Waltham, Massachusetts 27,000
Woburn, Massachusetts 15,000
Worcester, Massachusetts 130,000
Following is tho synopisis of tho
Michigan fish laws fjr the season of
1908, which protects the fish all sea
sons except during the open one, aud
prevents their absolute extinction:
Speckled trout, land-locked salmon
and grayling, or Culifornia trout may
lo caught April 15 to August 15, in
The killing of lish by the use of
dynamite or giant powder or any
explosive, or the ue of Indian cockle
or any substance tending to stupify
the fish is unlawful.
Unlawful to take or attemut to take
fish in any of the inland lakes with
any kiud of spear, grab-hook, set
lines or night lines, or by the use of
jacks or artificial lights of any kind
or any kind of net, or by the use of
tire arms or explosives of any kind,
or auy device, except hook and line,
except during tho months of Decem
ber, January, February and March,
when spears may bo used to take
through the ice only, any kind of fish
except brook trout, grayling, land
locked salmon and black bass in lakes
not protected by local act.
Bass, trout, salmon and grayling
niuwt not le caught In anyway at any
time except by hook and line in the
inland waters of the state. It is not
lawful to "capture or have in (Kisses
sion any brook trout or grayling less
than seven inches in length.
Streams in which trout and grayling
are native, stocked with such fish
protected by law four years after
planting ofsuch streams.
Brook trout, and grayling cannot he
caught or shipped for purposes of sale..
Protected fish must not be trans
ported tieyond the boundaries of . the
It is unlalwful to catch minnows
for other purposes than for bait.
It is unlawful to place in any
treant, race or lake any kind of wire
dam or devico which may obstruct
the free passage of fish.
The carrlauo or possession of brook
trout or grajling during the closed
season is foi hidden.
It is unlawful to sell brook trout
It Is unlawful to catch, or attempt
to catch, any black bass from April
1 to and including May 20 of each
Tho catching of small mouth-bass
in Walon lake Is prohibited from Octo
ber 15 to Jure 1.
It is unlawful to catch fish in the
south arm of Pine Leke, Charlevoix
county, within 300 feet of the mouth
of any stream in township of South
Arm. from Novemlier 15 to April
Scaring fish, catching them by
mean of grab-hook, explosives, etc.,
jacks or artificial lights, 04 with
night or set lines, is prohibited In
Crooked aud Pickeral lakes, Pickeral
channel or Crooked river, Maple
The violation of law in any of the
above points Is punishable by fine not
exceeding f 100 and the costs of prose
cution, or in default thereof, imprison
ment not exceeding 30 day.
For further information me "Game
and Fish laws of the State of Mich
igan." RAW SUGAR WILL BE IMPORTED
The Tuscola County Advertiser of
last week said:
"The West Bay City Sagar Co.. will
shortly start up for a short run on
raw sugar imported from Germany.
The run is purely experimental and It
is believed that it will determine
whether the Michigan beet sugar fact
ories shall enter opon a new era of
work, with thousands of employed the
year around, or whether the present
conditions witn tnree montns in a
year shall remain.
The raw sugar can be obtained in
European countries with great ease
as the Euroiean plan of sugar .manu
facture is radically different than in
the United States.
One trouble with refining raw im
ported sugar there will 1x3 the high
tariff on raw sugar. A few changes
would be necessary in the local plant,
but they would not interfere with the
regular run for the local campaign.
if Bar City Co., Is successful, it is
expectd the Caro plant and others will
take up the question of importations
which would mean the continuous
employment of practically 500 sugar
workers in Caro. "
At the annual meeting of St. Johns
Vestry' held last Monday evening,
Messrs G. W. Pulfrey, Edward Hannah
and II C. Richardson were elected
memiiTs of the vestry for the ensuing
three years. The vestry consists of
the alove named gentlemen together
with the following: F. A. Leonard.
W. Constable, J. M. Montigel, A. W.
Wright, S, W. Tinker, Ely Brew baker.
Fifteen photographs for the price of
twelve from April 27 to May P inclu
sive. Horn the'pbotographer x
The Northern Michigan Branch of
the U. B. Missionary Society
Will Meet 'In This City
APRIL 29TH AND 30TH, 1901.
Large Attendance Looked for--Ses-sions
Will be Held at United
Tho North Michigan Branch of the
Womens' Missionary Association of
the United Brethren Church will hold
their annual session in this city Wed
nesday and Thursday April 29th and
SOtlt. Following is tho program:
Wednesday 2:30 p. m Devotion, led
by Hart delegate, enrollment of dele
gates: roll call: president's address:
intermission for social greeting: mis
cellaneous business, appointment of
Wednesday evening Devotion led
by Matheron delegate, address of wel
come, Mrs. H. C. Purvis: response,
Mrs. Sadie Hawood Reading, Mrs Eva
Beers: Duette; paper; the Coming
Kingdom, Rev. Ida J. Bobbin: an
nouncements; adjourn. ,
Thursday Morning Devotion led by
Bates delegate: roll call responded to
with Scriptural quotation; miscellan
eous business: Reports from Locals:
report of Branch Secretary: report of
Branch Treasurer; paiter, lienefits of
the W. M. A. of the church, Mrs. S.
J. Potter: discussion: report of com
Thursday afternoon devotion. South
Boardman delegate: unfinished busi
ness; round table: (a) Frontier Mis-1?
sions. Bishop C. L. Wood, ( b) Chinese
Missions, Rev. A. U. Bowniau, (c)
African Mission, Rev. Tda J. Robbins;
election of uMieers; miscellaneous
business; question 1-ox, adjourn.
Thursday evening - devotion lod by
Rev. J. E. Ilarwood. : music, trale
quartette; annual sermon, Rev. D.
H. Shelly: mulc, male 'piarete; mis
sionary offering; lienedictlon.
ARCADA GRANGE NO. 500
Arcada Grange No. 500 mot in regu
lar session April 18. Sixty answered
roll call. All oHicers were present with
W. M. 'presiding. Minutes of tho last
meeting read. Two bills allowed and
orders drawn for the same. A motion
was made and seconded that' tho con
test lie discontinued. After some dis
cussion it was decided to continue it
two more meetings The meeting was
then turned over to Capt. No. 1, who
marshalled his forces for a halfjliour of
singing, recitations, essays, etc A
short recess for Capt No. 2 to, prepare
her members for work was followed
by a fine 'program. A mixed double
quartette of whistlers furnished novel
ty, which combined with the recita
tions, music both vo-ral and instru
mental with a song illustrated by pan
tomine gave another pleasant half hour
The penny march followed. Six visi
tors were present. Grange closed to
meet again May second.
IN THE SUNNY SOUTH.
Rev. J. M. Wolfe, pastor of the First
Methodist church Is enjoying a four
weeks' vacation granted him by his
church. He is now at his old home
in Georgia, but will later attend the
general conference of the Methodist
church at Baltimore, returning home
about May 21 nd.
By special request tho choir of St.
Johns' church will repeat next Sunday
morning and evening the Easter music
rendered last Sunday. This will be an
opportunity for thos3 who were unable
to tie present last Sunday morning or
evening to hear the music of Easter
; I '
V . .
REV. J. M. WOLFE.
RAIN PREVENTED GAME
Although the Mt. Pleasant Normal,
School and Indian School Combination j
team cancelled last Saturday's game j
with Alma It was Coach Harper's in
tention to aprango a contest lietween
the first ami second teams. Tho heavy
rain on Saturday morning however,
rendered the clay surface of Davis
Field too sticky" for use, and the dis- j
corsolate fans were compelled to siend !
tho afternoon strolling or boating. J
As. far as may bo ascertained f roju
the behavior of the team in practice,
the men are rounding into excellent
form. True to predictions Hoben,
the, Adrian Star, is making good l)e
hind the bat, and Elders, the clever
Ann Arbor kid, is covering short in j
fine style. The pitching staff continues
to Improve with tho outdoor practiee. 1
The other memliers of the squad were
tested last year and hardly need com
menting on again this week, except to j
say that they make an excellent bunch 1
to select a championship team from.
The track men are all hard at work.
The discuss is flying better than 120
feet at present and Py ths time of the
June meet "big" McColluui should be'
able to send it still farther. B. Chapel ,
has come close to record time in his
first Atrial at the low hurdles, but a
good candidate for the high hurdles is ,
not yet forthcoming. A numtter of 1
men are after the 220 and 440 sprints '
and "Fleety" McComb is working!
away on the runs which he carried
off last spring at Albion. The college '
record for the shot was fractured last j
week and the men are going after the 1
hammer throw, though with small ,
success at - present It is safe to say j
that visiting alumni will tie surprised
and delighted with the changes on j
Davis Field In the way of Improve, j
ments. The cinder track is now com-t
pletely refitted, a jumping pit has
been made and the diamond altered)
somewhat. The watermaln which j
was lieing laid in the field Is .
done, as -are also the fifty feet of,
bleachers which furnish a splendid (
place to witness gHims. The bleachers
are moveable and may bn shifted to
give a letter view of the cinder track
when tl.o track meets am pulled off.
Make u good lather with soap and
warm water, addng one fourth of a
teaspoonful of powdered borax to each
quart of water. Place tho articles in
an ordinary glass fruit jar, then
nearly fill the jar with the lather.
Seal tigthly, shake the jar a little
and placo it in the bright sunilght
for tweny-four hours Of course, if
the weather is cloudy, the time
should tie allowed foi. Turn the jar
around occasionally so that the sun
may penetrate every part. When the
time is up pour off Jbe lather, press
the fabric gently then rinse it sevearal
times in clear, soft water. Return it
to the jar with more clear water, set It
again in the sun, changing the water
daily, until the material is white. I
recently renovated a bit of tine old
hand embroidery, which had become as
yellow as saffron, by this method, and
it was tteautiful. Woman's Home
Companion for May.
$2,500 FOR BOY'S LEG.
A dispatch to the Detroit Journal
dated Flint, April 16, said: ' The suit
brought by Justin Strieggow of Fenton,
against the Grand Trunk railway for
the loss of his leg at Holly last sum
mer, was settlod for $2,500. Strelggow
is a minor and was about to board a
train, when a freight ran him down."
Mr. Strieggow will be rememliered as
a former Alma man and superinten
dent of the electric light plant.
Advertised list for the week ending
April Ibtb. BHW: Mr. Albert Bray
ton, Mhs Lizzie Carters. Mr. Vern C.
Chodv, Wm. Decker, Mr. Ted Fegur
son, Mr. H. S. Hess, 2, Mr. O. E.
Marvin. Miss Bertha Miller, Mr.
Bertram Raymond, Mrs. James Sena
baugh, Mr Herman Stover, Miss Lil
lian Tynlind,. 2, Mr. L. Wasserman
The ahore if not called for will be sent
to the Dead Letter Office May 4tb
15)08. C. F. Brown P. M.
SALE STILL CONTINUES.
F. E. Pollasky the popular merchant,
has conducted during the past few
weeks one of the most popular sales
ever conducted in Gratiot couny. The
tire of March 31st furnished the occa
sion. In adjusting the loss the insur
ance company permitted Mr. Pollasky
to close out the 9tock and the people of
Gratiot county have profited thereby.
The sale will continue throughout the
month, and you miss it if you do not
take advantage, of it. x
School report of District No. 8 Ar
cada. Those neither absent nor tardy
are Bessie Birmingham, Savllla Bir
mingham. Nettie Husted. Those tardy
but not aWnt are Flora Daymon,Rnth
Thrush, Lulu Thrush, Ethel Riec, Ar
Nina E. Birmingham, Teacher.
In The Gymnasium at the Alma
Springs Hotel Tuesday Even
ing, April 21.
LARGE AUDIENCE ATTENDS
Miss Edna Lyman Lectures on Child
ren's Literature and
Miss Edna Lyman gave her lecture
last evening in the gymnasium of the
Alma Springs Hotel to a largo'ani ap
preciative audience, aliout 180 tickets
lielng sold Her lectures on children's
literature and story telling were very
interesting and educational. The sub
jcts given were such as would interest
all who havo to do with child life in
the home, Sunday school, day school
The field covered by the stories was
two-fold: story telling for children, and
storty telling for grown people. The
last story illustrated by Miss Lyman
was a story of dancing fairies with
Miss Saide Messinger as accompanist
on the piano and proved to be the
special feature of the evening's enter
tainment. Should Miss Lyman ever
again appear before the people of Al
ma, she would receive a hearty wel
come. The two solos given during the even
ing, tho first one by Miss Caldwell of
the college, entitled "Spring Time"
and the second by Miss Anna Monti
gel, were both rendered in fine style re
ceiving much applause.
The follewing resolution was ad
opted at Reed City convention last
The republicans of the Eleventh
congressional district through their
delegates in convention assembled re
new tLeir faith in and allegiance to
the principles of present-day progres
Wo heartily endorse the stand of Pres
ident Theodore Roosevelt on the great
problems of national life, and we urge
that the issues so admirably put into
form by hi m be carried forward to
their logical conclusion in the interest
of just and right for tho groat body
of our countrymen regardless of wealth
or social condition. Believing that Win.
Taft is the greatest exponent of these
principles and that his public career
has shown him to be a man of highest
administrative ability and that he
posssses all the elements of power that
make a strong and ideal executive,
we therefore endorse his candidacy
and recommend that our delegates
elected here use every reasonable en
deavor to secure his nomination.
Monday, April 13th, was the hearing
on the petition for the appointment of
an administrator in the matter of the
estate of Daniel Bailey, deceased.
Daniel L. Sharrar was appointed ad
ministrator of said estate.
Tuesday, April 14th, Noah Bannister
was appointed guardian of the person
and estate of Mary Bannister, incom
petent Wednesday, April 15th. was the bear
ing on the petition for the appoint
ment of a guardian of the person and
estate of George McPherson incompe
tent. Sarah McPherson was appointed
guardian of said estate.
Onthe same day a petition was filed
for the determination of heirs ic the
matter of the estate of Richard W.
Finch, deceased Hearing set for May
Thursday, April 16tn. was the last
day of hearing claims in the matter of
the estate of Zina W. Carter, deceased.
The claims were allowed and estate
closed to creditors.
On the same day a petition was filed
for the appointment of an administra
tor in the matter of the estate of Sarah
J. Capin, deceased. Hearing set for
Jay Miller. 20, Newark
Hazel Allen, 18, Ithaca.
Wm. Peck, 46. Alma
Hattie Croop, 30, Alma
Thomas George Shain, C3, Seville
Mary G Thompson, 52, Seville
John A'Brauher, 22, New Haven
Maud May Rich. 19, New Haven
David Carpenter, 20, New Haven
Jennie Husted, 1H, New Haven
John H. Doan, 2S, Wheeler
, Sadie Dawson, 25. Breckenridge.
It is safe to say that few readers will
ever do tho extravaganza letter justico
than Myrtle Koon Cheerryman. A Big
Rapids paper said: "Too much cannot
be said in praiso of Mrs. Cherryman. "
Alma Opera House Monday April 27. x
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