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THURSDAY, MAY 27, 190?
THE ALWA RECORD PAG?- SEV'IN - RE M EM B E R That if vou me in need of anything in Watches, Clock, or. Jewelry, we can supply yon. All repair work guaran teed. Agency for ' the New' Home Sewing Machines. M nTnn rn rr vfnnnn Tho Riccrdalc. Union Phonel l. 9 Jeweler. Michigan oocoocooooooooooooooc RUG SALE! FOR ONE WEEK ONLY May 29 to June 5, We will have on sale 100 Beautiful New Rugs 22x5 ft. in a dozen differ ent patterns at 99e each Come in and see them. This is a genuine Bargair. Worth $2 to $2.50 ONE WEEK OrJLY En En foil IBUID & (SO. RIVERDALE. OOOOOOOOOOOOOOCOOOOOOOOOOO:00000 The Best Place in Gratiot County to buy Wagons, Buggies, and Farm Implements IS FROM F. C. HYDE, Riverdale, Where you will always get Reliable Goods and a Square Deal. We carry a full line of Vehicles. Farm Implements and Machinery. Wagons, Buggies, all kinds Cultivators. Mowers and Hinders. Bean Pullers. Drills and Corn Planters. Harrows and Pulverizers all kinds. Fencing. Windmills, (.'ream Separators, Hay Loaders, Side Deliv ery Hakes, etc. It will pay yoi to secure- our prices be fore buying your Farm Implements, F. C. HYDE, Riverdafle. STATK OK MICHIGAN -KankiiiK I)trai tmeM Office of the Commissioner: Whereas, lv satisfactory evidence present?.! to the undersigned, it has been made to ntjear that Hank of Riverdale in the Village of River dale. in the County of (iratiot. Stale of Michi gan, has complied with all the provisions of the General Hanking law of the State of Michigan required to re complied with lefore a corpora tion hall le authorized to coni::ience the busi ness of Hanking. Now Therefore. I, Henry M. Zitntnermantt. Commissioner of the State Hanking liepartnirnt do hereby certify that Hank of Riverdale. in the Village of Riverdale. in the county of (iratiot. and state of Michigan, is authorized to com mence the business of banking as provided in section seven of the General Hanking law of the State of Michigan. In Testimony whereof. Witness my fsKAi. hand and seat of office nt I.ansing. this tenth davof Ma v. i . llKNK V M . Z I M M F R M A N N Commissioner of the Hanking I eparttnent. No. 42 ). l7't' TO MEET IN LANSING. State Pioneer and Historical Society Kill Hold Session In Senate Chamber. The tbirty-hfth annual meeting of the Michigan Pioneer and Historical Hoclter will tio beM in the senate chamber. Lansing. June 2 and 3. Kour neMiont are to be held and a number of prominent sneakers wiil be heard on question of more or le historical interest The meeting or-ens Wednrg. dav afternoon. June 2. The reports of officer will s presented then. A memoir of OenBvron M. McCutcheon will le given by Henrv M. I'tlev, of Detroit Pacers will b-j given bv Mrs. Martha (Irav. Traverse Cltv "Reminiscences. P. S liichards. CohocUh. '"The Great Railroad Com pany. " and 8. K. Cook. Lansing, j "The Man Who Sold Mackinac' At the Wednesday venirg so'slnn a; memoir of Peter White will be given ( liv Hon. Chase 8 Osborne, of Saultj Sto. Marie, and Levi L. Harbour, of i Detroit, and a memoir of Daniel Mc Cov bv Judge Robert Montgouiev. of Lansing. Paoers will be given bv Hon. Lawton T. Heam. of Mason, on "Father Gabriel Richard" and by C. M. Hurton of Detroit, on "Earlv Amusements of Detroit. Ihurmlav afternoon memoirs of Rev David CooDer and Richard. Elliott, historiographer, will Ins given by Hon. Thomas Palmer, ot Detroit, and lit. Rev. Frank O'Rrien of Kalamazoo, and ratters will he read bv W. V. Smith, of Flint. on the Aborigines of Michigan. Mrs Hanette Hyde, and Mrs. Florence E. H-abhitt Yuilanti, "Old Samplers. " Thursday evening memoirs will be given on Samuel II Rowe. bv J. V. Harrv. Lansing, on McMillan, bv Charles and on Miss Emlv Gilmartin, Detroit, Grant. Lansing. An address will he given by Rev. Jenkins Lloi Jones, of Chicago. Senator W. C. Mcore. Detroit. Mason, bv Hugo and Judge C. B. To Fight Tuberculosis. A Clinton county association for the study and prevention of tubercu losis was organized at St. Johns Fri day. Tne tinrnone of the association will be to popularize facts concerning tuberculosis and to educate persons in the prevention and cure of th" di'-ease and care of putletis. The memtxTship fee was fixed at $1 and an effort will mado to nceu-e member" bv In teresting citizens, inenhcrs of literarv club, gringos and farmer' Hubs throughout the county. Cure for the Soul Kiss. ' I t the only cure fer th' soul kiss is onlonn, but ye got to keep takln' 'in! Cleveland Plala Dealer. OCKlOOOOOOOOOOOOOOiKKKKKJOOa 5 o THE NEW HIGHWAY LAW. RIVERDALE g News From a Lively Town. oo ooofl qoo ooaoooooooooa oo o a o D P ! s o o a o a o Several New Features Have Been Added To Michigan's Highway Law. Call at Cash's Elevaor. Riverdale. for seed beans. We have some extra good stock. John G. Young spent Sunday with Elwell friends. The Pere Maruuette railway are pre- The Fox highwav bill was passed bv both houses of the legislature before 'adjournment The new bill was the ! longest introuueed in either branch of j the legislature, covering 18? printed I pages, and its provisions concern j every farmer. Thero are a great many laws relating to country roads core man iuu in an. home were en paring to raise their track running acte(i a half-century or more ago. and west from this station for the purpose wme contravene each other. The Fox of reducing the heavy grade. At bil, repeals them all and re-enacts the present there Is a verv heavv grade ; itest of aH of ttem that are not ob. of Riverdale and ; l)oth east and west through freights have hard work to "make the grades." Members of the G. A. R. and W. R. i... in this section will go to Elm Hall to observe Memorial Dav. Riverdale is to have a new clothing store, a young man from Greenville, having rented the Phelps building and will put in a stock of clothing and solete. In addition there are not many new provisions. The tiiost essential ones are: All country roads are placed on a uniform system, and must be surveyed and marked with monuments every 80 acres and record ed in the permanent record in tho town in the own clerks's ofiice. Farmers are forbidden to drain their fields Into the highways where the CANNOT HOLD U BUSINESS DRY TRUSTEES MUST SERVE OR GO TO JAIL, SAYS THE JUDGE. TREASURER IS MISSING Happenings, Incidents and Troubles, Gathered Here and There, of Major and Minor Importance. fnrnising goods. The building has drainage would likely to cause wash- been newly papered and presents an attractive appearance. C. V. Eggles ton did the work and. of course, it was well done. John Saunders of St. Louis, a former resident of Riverdale. . was in town Saturday looking after interests here and renewing acquaintances. In the spring take a tonic for that tired feeling. At Owen's vou will find all the popular remedies. The Rank of Riverdale has leen made a state depository, State Treas urer Sleeper having directed that several thousand do'lars of state moneys lie deoosited here. Another evidence that Riveredale is on fbe n.aps and its fame is becoming state wide. Mr. and Mr. N. Wixon are the parents of a little son. born last Fri day. Mr. Wixon naturally thinks the new arrival the brightest little "shaver" in town. With the warm weather the Satur day night crowds are increasing. With the large stock, carried bv onr mer chants this village is becoming more and more a ponular trading center. Superintendent Lvon of the River dale schools expects to attend the summer school at Mt. Pleasant Nor mal Mr. Lyon is popular with the pupils and patrons and all are pleased to know he will return here for an other ver. Thr- Riverdale Sluggers defeated the Block school Fleet Footers in a well played raino of ball Saturday after noon, the score being 12 to 7 in favor of tho local te;im. W. F. Raven of Brooklyn. Mich., a prominent farmer and stock raiser of Jackson conntv. was in Riverdale Friday. While here he viited the farm of Al. Suttcn wet of town. A. G. Beeson of Elwell. ac companied bv his brother, W. E. Beeson, of Grand Rapids, was in Riverdale Friday. The fish pond on leen removed and is a noticsble one. At Owen's vou get purity in drugs. Riverdala will be well represented at the county field meet at Alma Frl dav. Moblo & Co announce a special sale of rugs in their advertisement this week. x "Silas Marner will be dramatized by the Riverdale high chool, Friday eve ring, June 4th. The following is the cast of characters: Silas Marner II. A. Lyou Godfrey Cass Leo Going Nancy Cass Gladys Copen Dunstau Cass Harvey Harry Squire Cass Ilert Osborn Dolly Winthrop Helen Williams Mr. Snell John Youngs Dr Kimble Mr. Dow'as outs. The highway commissioner is empowered to acquire by condemna tion proceedings gravel pits for build ing roads. ' Where there is a dispute over a road that is dividing the line between the township and the municipality, provi sion is made for settlement by the highway commissioner and the mayor or president. Where a street of a municipality Judge Frank E. Knappen, of Kala mazoo, Saturday afternoon Issued an order which will compel the three dry trustees' of Climax, who have been staying away from the meetings, to attend the village board sessions or go to Jail. By the election of a wet president last spring, the element in favor of the saloons In the village controlled that body, so the three trustees rep resentative of the dry element decid ed to stay away from all meetings, allowing no quorum at any session. Meanwhile all village business has been tied up and two saloonkeepers seeking admission to the village have been prevented from doing business. The three drys say thai they will appeal the case to the supreme court at once. This Is the first qase of the kind that has ever been heard by a Michigan court. Treasurer Is Missing. The books of James S. Tozer, treas urer of the Modern Brotherhood of AmpHrfl rf CJnitH ta Maria nra Via. extends into a township, the town lng investigated. They are 'reported must mako the road the same width as to be short $200. the street. Tozer has disappeared and Is sup- All roads hereafter laid out shall be, d to be In Canada . ., tor years before coming to the Soo uniform width. , Tozer was a nolitlclan In Kent rountv. All bridges and culverts hereafter leaving there, it is alleged, because of built must be strong enough 12 ton. Rural delivery letter-boxes must not be placed nearer than 15 feet from the center of the road main street has tho improvement Townships are allowed to have ono to four overseers, to spend the repair tax, the township to definitely deter mine the number. At the option of the overseer of highways a taxpayer roav work out his road tax. Township loards of fence viewers shall comprise the overseer of the dis trict, the highway commissioner, and two justices of the peace. Iu tno spending cf highway money the township lard ai d the highway commissioner must work in harmony with each other. to carry family troubles. I Tozer claimed to be a boyhood chum of Thomas C. Piatt and an Inti mate friend of the lato David Wllmot, the Pennsylvania jurist and politician, j whose proviso, attached in-1 84G to an appropriation bill for the purchase of Mexican territory and prohibiting slavery therein, mad him famous. The bill, by the way, with the pro viso, passed the house, but failed In the senate. Tozor's home and mall are being watched by detectives. COMRADES WILL GATHER At Elm Hall To Observe Memorial Day Me morial Service to be Glveo There Also. It., No. IM. re.idiK in tbe Vicinity J""..?'."! of Riverdale. Elm Hall, and Sumner. will observe Memorial Day at Elm Requisition for Daly. Work and Wages. I Whether or not the adoption of Miss Margaret Rucholtz into the fam j ily of the late John A. Dratz, of Mus , kogon, invalidates her claim for 9."3 i weeks of servant work Is a question j that the probate court will have to decide in settling up the affairs of J the Dratz estate. Mr. Dratz was a wealthy Muskegon merchant. Miss Rucholtz, who was j left an orphan at the age of 12. was taken Into the Dratz home and I worked for the family for 20 years, j leaving in 1906. During this time she received no pay except her main tenance. At the eleventh hour, during , the hearing of the claims on the ! claims on the estate, Miss Rucholtz put In an appearance from Chicago ! and presente.l a claim of $2, Sr.:. va!it- a week. heirs will contest her claim. The Hall this year. On Sundav morning at the Elm Hall M. E. church, at the usual hour of service. Rev. A. E. North of Riverdale, will deliver the memorial sermon, and special music will be provided by the choir. On Monday afternoon at Requisition has been granted by Governor Warner for Milton J. Daly, of Chicago, wanted in Jackson county on a charge of bribing Warden Arm strong, of Jackson prison. In connec tion with the contracts to furnish sisal for the prison binding twine plant. Ttiu rennls'Hiin irnintoH woa mala V v One O'clock, PrnepMitnr mes0 nf la pit win Hnlv the members of tho post and corps and has been arrested in Chicago under citizens will again gather at Elm Hall the Indictment returned against him to the denarted b the Kand Jury and released on ball. :. 1L UBI." , Charles W. McOill, of the attorney North will de- ,,0i ,. v m.i liver the address and there will also the presentation to the grand Jury, be exercises by the pupils of the school will accompany the officer to Spring- On Mondav forenoon detail from nf'lfl T am in securing imiy. u is pre- to pay their tributes heroes. Rev. A. E. Fred Williams Col. Ely Post will decorate the graves of comrades buried in the Riverdale. Vettaburg and Sumner cemeteries and the graves at Elm Hall will be decorated in the afternoon. Z All are urged to attend these ser vices and to assist in making the ex ercises a succeess. Gorge Oliver of Elm Hall, is com mander of Col. Ely Post. Catarrh Jem Rodnev Kav Capeu Mr. Macey Lewis Valance ' BfiWarC Of OinlmCIltS FuT Mrs. Kimble Addie Hyde Servant Marguer'te Hyde Molley Cass Iva Tallon as mercury will surely destroy the sense That Contains Mercury. sunied that even if tho requisition Is approve. I by the governor of Illinois that Daly's friends will make a fight In Chicago to prevent extradition to this" state. Ex-Warden Armstrong has made a sf nsatlonal affidavit to be used In con nection with the requisition papers. In his affidavit Armstrong says that Daly, who was the agent of the Hoov er & Gamble Co., of Mlamlsburg, O., which Installed the machinery, ap proached him and frankly told him the machinery he had In view was old; that if he would help him put through the deal he would make him a handsome present at least $1,000. Armstrong avers that the deal went through all right and that on May 13. 1908, Daly gave him $1,300. I'.ppie Lvle Lyons of smell and completely derange the Kppie 10 years later Leu a Johnson whole system when entering it through ' Aaron Winthrop f T . ,fJ, the mucous surfaces. Such .Drm.Wi.,lUnn1ft..1nii ' First Start of Immense Business. ' Life insurance Is common in all great cities, but did yen know that the business was established in this) city? A tablet on a building In Wail t .... Postmaster Short. In checking up the postmaster's articles D00a a Metz, Presque Isle county, a hnutnfflno fnflnurtnp Vina fMiinl a clirtrl- ; should never be used except on prescrip- ' of.about J2.000. ' Judge- of' Pro- tions from reputable physicians, as the bate Theodore Hardies Is postmaster, danger they will do is ten fold to the At the time of the big fire at Metz good you can possible derive from them. ,ast fal1 a shortage of $C,00 was found. tt-ii r .i n j , but this was repaid, and nothing fur- Hall s Catarrh Cure, manufactured by thpr done abouthe niattPI.( but thU I'. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, O., contains time it is likely the postofDce depart no mercury, and is taken internally, ment will take action, acting directly upon the blood and imienns KnrTae rT tlip kvbIoih Th ". ...... ... ..c, ...... sireei. lacing Hanover t-nnnre rnn " " tn r tlirrtn In ooarrV. hot- tains the Information that in 1SI.1 , bnJ'iu 1IalI's Catarrh Cure 1,6 sure Jou hand, who she believes left home with Morris Robinson, a Canadian, started get the genuine. It is taken internally another woman. She has five children the business In the United states In n and made in Toledo. Ohio, bv F. J. at home. building the site of which is marked Cheney & Co. Testimonials free. by the tablet. New York Times. Tulips In the Cornfield. There are more than 20 varieties of tulips to be found growing wild In the country about Florence, th" earliest of these, a tall scat let on- with very handsome flowers, bin:; generally found among the corn; !-.f, r on there is a dainty, small, ftrir white one and vnrior In fhades varying fir-: a dep orange tint, v i. "In a Tuscan Ca;c'. .. ' j Sold by Druggists. Price, 75c per bottle. J Take Hall's family Pills for constipation. Apples as Cure for Influenza. A cure for Influenza which Is being strenuonslv advocated rnnsUta of rnnl. I el P.nd I nn- Hr:illtrht nf nhonlutnlv n.iro mill W yellows, I .,lp1v nn U'im1n,,0 K An.. l 10 night, and a diet of ripe apples and petals. brca(1 only Ontonagon has a murder mystery. The finding of the body of a lumber Jack a few days ago under peculiar circumstances led to an Investigation which resulted In the locating of a bullet hole In the man's head, evi dence, It Is believed, that the man was murdered. State Fire Warden Pierce has re ceived his first report of a forest fire for the present seaFon. A settler in Antrim county burned isome waste timber and the flames spread, destroy ing several cords of wood belonging to a neighbor. The man who gave the fire a start paid dairages amount ing to f 1 SO and will not be prosecuted. I How Money Helps j I To Make the Man Money in the hank is more than 'money it is eharaeter. The man with a hank ac count is seldom out of work. His thrift is recooniAMl. It makes him a ;ool work man. If a man is to he .selected for pro motion the man with a hank account is apt to he chosen. He is looked upon as a re liahle man. He is a pod citizen. The hank solicits the accounts of wae earners, farmers, merchants and all others who wish to hecome thrifty. It does nut matter how small your first deposit may he, it will he none the less appreciated. Ihinu your money down to-day and start an account with the IBank of Riverdale I 3 HIVEKDALE, MICH. J A State HanK Juith 20.000 Capital 4 , line ot t lie finest lin"- of Mil to he found in (I ratiot County. The John taring Corn Planter 4- i !: .... 4 v.. .... Agent Martin Copper Lightning Rods feet put up this spring. Farm implements, ail kinds and descriptions. Prices riiiht. See us hefore vou huv. We can save vou monev. FOREST KILL, 9 T.ICH. - OCOOOOOOOOOCOOOOOOOOOOOOIO COOOCOOOCXXXXXXXouuuOCOC 44 Can't afford to paint, j y Tbe man who says that, for els that paintiilr pr.j tr!y 1ol.j ! i tj..i my; and the fact is he can't nlT ud NOT to paint. How often you require to paint is largely depeud ibk- upon the j a;: t U vou use. 8 WE SELL THE BEST PAINT MADE Call for Color Cards. Otto Sanderhoff, The Hardware Merchant, 100 PEK GENT PURE iOOOOOOOOOCXDCXXCOOOOOOOOOOoOOOCOOCXDC aOCO'X; jooooooooooooooooooocooooo oooooooooocoooa -r k - y . , , i T O C H I C A G O j j Daily Steamers From Holland and St. Joseph to CjAz r.o $ Interurban cars leaving Grand Rapids at SM'O p. ta. c ;u t v at HollanJ dock with steamrr leaving at 9:30 p. m. d.iilv . . .6 . FARE $2.00 FHOM GRAND RAPIDS Close connections with P. M. Hy. o i iic ri4iu i rffrvL'ci io cnanije tins sciumui" wiujout Entice. Q GRAHAM & MOR.TON LINE. 8 jooocoocoocaico otyv. v . rryxxxy vrm xxxxxxxr-uooooooco Building !iim:ites Alvay Furniliod . . . ZATTO P. rJOOSJ, Alma, rnich. MELT, Pi J ONE Let The Record Advertise your Auction Sales. Rt suits arc sure