THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17. 1910
THE ALMA RECORD
Teachers Are Entertained By Prof.
And Mrs. Ellsworth
NUMBER QFSnGlAL FUNCTIONS
Several Parties Were Held Throughout The
City Last Week
In addition. to the banquet and con
certs of last weak, there were a nura
tier of valentine parties and other
functions at various homed throughout
Saturdav afternoon Prof, and Mrs.
F. E. Elswortb entertained the lady
teachers of the city both in the grades
and high school, at a thimble party at
Sumner grange met in the K. O. T.
M. hall, Saturday evening, February 12,
was called to order by Worthy Master
Kleese. Opening pong; No. 21 of the
Grange Melodies. Minutes of the last
meeting were read ami approved, ec.
retary read the application of Flossie
Stearns who wishes to become a mem
ber of our order. The following com
mittee was appointed: Letah Perry, Jen
nie Lang and Alice Seaman. Ballot
taken and candidate deslared elected
Secretary reported that he had received
the books on woman's work and also a
history of the grange. Dill presented
for trimming hall and discussion allowed
as to whether we would have grange on
next meeting day. Some of our officers
were going to attend Pomona, w hich'oc
curs at the same time as our regular
meeting. It was decided to have our
next meeting on Thursday evening, Feb
ruary 24. llejort from lightning rod
man, reading from state grange, report
of new ritual and some other points
were under discussion. However the
, . ... . meeting hurried over to the lecturer, un
tie ladies brought their '
. , , . ...i.ii- lowed by song by the grange LNo. 83 in
.... i' n. I lowed by song by the grange (
. . . A. . v . e knapsack). Hoi 1 call was responded to
having a good time. Light refresh- 1 ' .
A biography of Lincoln by Jennie Lng
menu were served.
Friday evening the Sunday school
the Presbyterian church
Fred VonThurn, Robert i
was very good, Recitation by
Ruth Fonjuer, Discussion "Why Ac
ecunts Should I?e Kent" led bv Theron
VonThurn. Mrs Frank Hurst and Mrs , 1Jutler Liucon's story l)y tive children
E II Ununo were entertained at a box j , Mri,i.'K nuwAoA nt. .moilier
i in the order namM. The valentine box
' was then opered and caused consider-
social at the home of Mrs, E. II. Done
un Stute street. There were tnirteen
bays and fourteen girls i,iesent. Each
girl brought a box of refreshments
whica were, disposed of to the oovs for
various sums and then the proceeds
were turned over tj the class mis
sionary f jund.
Thursday evening Mr. and Mrs.
John Wrght entertained the members
of the Jolly Club at their at their home
on Wright avenue The Jollv Club,
as the name suggests, is a club oganiz
ed to- social purposes and meets every
two weeks. The naitv Thursday was
in the nature of J a valentine party
Light refreshments were served and
a jollv good time experienced by all
The Misses Letia Sorjer and Lena
rgent enetrtained ao or more of the
high school scholars at a valentine
partv at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Argent on Euclid avenue last Wednes
day evening. The rooms were beauti
f nil decoarated with hearts and cupids
Kerfeshraents were served, progressi ve
games enjoyed and a general good time
had until a late hour when the guests
took their departure
DOINGS AT THE COLLEGE
Thursday the V M C A of the col
lege elected for the ensuing semester
as follows :
President Adebert H. Lindlev
Vice-President Stanley Jhonson
Secretary Robert VonThurn
Treasurer Leslie Kecpfgen
The Y W C A at a meeing Friday
President Selma Hahn
Vice-President Isabel Stevens
Secretary Irene Reiser
Fxidav evening the Pai Pbii Alpha
ban'j let t jjk place and the basket ball
team won from Mt. Pleasant
Sturday evening the regular semester
recer.tion was held at Wright hall un
der the auspices of the "Young Men's
and Your.g Women's Christian associa
tions. The usual program of ' Two
sits" and "Walks" was carried out
and refreshments consisting of ice
ciean. mid cake were erved
lleginning Monday morning a series
ot meetings for the purpose of increas
ing tba religious "zeal of the students
was begun. The usual chapel ex
ercises are supplemented bv addresses
rom utsi ippersons.anu tmeequarre:i
of an hour is fiiven to a prayer meet
ing each day between three-thirty and
On a straw vote of the students pav
ing athletic fees there, was expressed a
strong sentiment in favor of paying
t vo d dlnrs and fifty cents a semester
for athletic fese and then teing ad
mitted to all contests free rather than
continue the present plan of payinQ
one dollar a semester and paying extra
for each contest. The vote stood
almost unanimously in favor of the
change, which will he recommended
to the board of -trustees.
At ti e Zeta Sigma stag banquet to
loe held next Friday evening. Uev. W.
II. Long of Mt Pleasant will le toast
.master. L. S. Hrooke. 'JKi, and Fred
Fulerton 'AG, both of Howell extect to
he present and others will be heard
able amusement. Mr. McAfee, of Penn
sylvania, gave a talk un Lincoln that
was gne, also told of some of the work
ings of the grange in his own home,
which was very interesting. Then a dis
cission on a travelling library followed'
It was moved and supported that we
send for a new ritual.
The program for Thursday evening,
February 24. will be: Owning Song by
grange, America; Roll call responded to
by quotations from Washington or
Longfellow; Heading "Crossing the
Delaware", by Miss Forquer; Recita
tion, "Mt. Vernon", by Clare Schlappi;
Song. "Would You Like To Know", by
the girls; Discussions, "How To Keep
Accounts With Crops", by P. A. Kleese,
'How To Keep Accounts With Ani
mals", by H. D. Seaman; "How To
Keep Accounts With The Household'1
by Mrs. Schlappi; Song, "The Ship Of
State"; Kecitation, "The Rainy Day",
by Carrie and Perry March; Question
Box; Heading; Grange Gossip; and the
Closing Song of "Mt. Vernon Bells".
HOME CURE FOR ECZEMA.
Does it not seem strange that so many
people suffer year in and year out with
A 2.cent bottle of a simple wash
stops the itch and will surely convince
This wash is composed of mild and
soothing oil of wintergreen mixed with
thymol and glycerine, etc., and known
as D. D. I). Prescription. We do not
know how long the I). D. I). Labora
tories will continue the 2e oftVr, as the
remedy is regularly sold only in $1.00
bottles knd luls never before leen put on
the market on any special offers.
If yon want relief tonight try a bottle
at 2-lc on our personal recommendation.
1 Charles Rhode-, druggist.
DAVIS SCHOOL DISTRICT
The LAS will meet with Mrs.
Sarah Norton Thursday of next week
F A Farren has gone to Georgina for
six weeks stay He has land there
James Wilson and wife had the mis
fortune to lose their ix month's child
latev. They have only left one
Walter Burlirgame went to St.
Johns Monday for a week's vist among
rellatves and old frecds
Dens Woodmansee has a Mister out
from Minesota visiting amony old
friends and relatives
Clifford Purlingame returned Satur
day from a busness trip to BavCity
Ms. Fran Slusser's sisters Grace and
Mabel Mller, have returned to their
home Columbus Grove, Ohio
Kelly Siahl has tired of farming
and has moved to Shepherd, where he
and his brother will run davs
A L Converse is moving house that
he bought of Barney Gilleisken onto
Mrs. Ella Leonard has been quite
sick for thee past week and under the
doctors care It is hoped that she will
Ralnh Davenport who went from
here to Spokane Washington a few
yeais ago. had the misfortune to have
a number new house nearly completed,
Mrs. I). .1. Renegars right and is
disabled and she is not able to use it.
The .doctor doesn't know the truble.
Her mother-in-law is with her
Meetings at the M E church in
Pleasant Valley, which have been in
progress tor th? last two weeks have
resulted in much good
Miss Maud Conkling who has been
very sick is much better. She is able
to sit up. Her gradfather, Henry
Struble is at ber home and is quite
TO THE PUBLIC.
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the Guarantee Is Genuine.
Parisian Sage, the quick acting hair
invigorator, is guaranteed
To stop falling hair.
To cure dandruff,
To cure itching of the scalp.
To put life into faded hair,
To make harsh hair soft and luxuri
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It is the most delightful hair dressing
made, and is a great favorite with ladies
who desire beautiful and luxuriant hair.
Price 50c a large bottle.
SOUTH WEST PINE RiVER
Mrs. Matt Johnson has the measles
James Wells acd wife are entertain
ing their daughter and family, Frank
Evans and wife of Alma
Mrs. C. R. Moulton i sick at this
Gale Flower Is recovering from the
Clyde Arvis, who has been working
for Hob. Wood in the north woods is
home for a few davs
Laymn Cohoon is having a new gas
plant put into the house
Will Bigelow and family who have
been living on what is called Chas
Brown farm havn moved
School commenced Monday, it has
been closed for about five weeks on
account of Measles. The teacher,
Miss Grace Laycock has been very
sick with the measles and pneumonia
Will Hopkins of Rathbone was a
guest of her father Mrs. Hopkins
was called here to attend the funeral
of her grandmother. Mrs Mary Taftv
Mrs. Louis Orwig, a former resi
dent of this place died Friday morn
inxg at her homo near Riverdale
with consumption. Mrs. Orwig has
only been sick a few mouhths She
was 31 years old ana a mother live
children. Otto the youngest was called
last Monday, four others are left to
mourn the loss of a mother. She
leaves besides her husband a father,
sister and brotheero. The deceaaJ
was a kind and loving mother and
wife and will be greatly missed in
her family. The funeral was held
at 2:00 o'clock on Sunday, the remains
were laid besldo her little son. The
whole family ieceives the sympathy
of the entire community
SAVED FROM AWFUL PERIL
Remember the Messinger February
clearing ale, commencing Saturday
February V.). x
TOOK ALL HIS MONEY.
Often all a man can earn go to doctors
or for medicines, to cure a Stomach,
Liver, or Kidney trouble that Dr. King's
New Life Pills would quickly cure' at
slight cost. Best for Dyspepsia. Indi
gestion' Biliousness, Constipation, Jaun
dice, Malaria and Debility. 25c at
C. F. Brown'.
W. Walker is on the sick list.
Hiram White has moved from the
Monroe farm to his own place one-half
Mr. Finch and son are moving on the
J. L. Miller farm.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Morley spent Sun
day with Mr. and Mrs. II. Fuller.
MissRosetta Hart, of Muir, came Sat
urday to keep house for Jake 'Merchant.
Miss Stella Murwin, of IMding, came
Sunday lor a few days' visit with her
Burt Arnold, of Perrinton, left Mon
day for Grand Rapids, after visiting a
part of last w eek at the home of Wm.
Star grange will give a play at their
hall, February 25. Admission ten cents.
Children under ten free.
About forty friends and neighbors
gathered at the home of C. Youngs, Mon
day evening for a good time. Games
and music were in order, also popcorn
and apples, after which a plentiful lunch
Mrs. G Rexford returned from Lans
Mr. and Mrs. Hawes spent Sunday at
E. A. Baldwing's
Mis. J. Love is very sick at the
home of her son, Will
A large crowd attened ti.e condrum
social Saturday evening
There will be a masqura Je dance at
the K O O T M M hall Mondav even
ing the 21st
Sumner Grange holds its next meet
ing February 21st, on account of n Po
mona meeting at Ithaca the 2 tub
Miss Grace Sly and friend from
Ithaca ' attended the social Saturday-evening
"I never felt so near my grave,"
writes Lewis Chamblin. of . M anchester,
Ohio, H. R. No. 3, "as when a fright
ful cough and lung trouble pulled me
down to 1 15 pounds in spite of many
remedies and the best doctors. And
that I am alive today is due solely to Dr
King's Hew Discovery, which complete
ly cured me. Now I weigh 160 pounds
and can work hard. It also cured my
four children of croup." Infallible for
Coughs and Colds, is the most certain
remedy for LaGrippe, Asthma, desper
ate lung trouble and all bronichial sffec
tions, 50c and $1.00. A trial bottle free.
Guaranteed by C. F. Brown. m
WON'T NEED A CRUTCH.
When Editor J. P. Sossman, of Cor
nelius. N. C, bruised his leg badly, It
started an ugly sore' Many salves and
ointments proved worthless. Then
P.ucklen's Arnica Salve healed it thor
oughly. Nothing so prompt and sure
j for Ulcers, boils. Hums, Bruises, Cuts,
Corns, Sores, Pimples, Eczema or Piles.
25c at C. 1-" Brown's. m
SHIP CARLOAD OF HORSES
G. W. Cook and V. G. Smith of
Wallingford, Conn., shipped a carload
of horses from Alxa to Connecticut.
Monday afternoon. The carload con
sisted of about twenty head -and the
average weight per horse was about
fourteen hundred pounds. Thev were
as neat p bunch of horses as has ever
left Alma, and as thev were led
through Superior street to the yard in
strings of four and five they certainly
showed up well. The entire carload
were bought no in and around Alma
bv Elmer Sprague for Messrs. Cook
& Smith an-1 cost'a total of S4.OP7.fiO
was paid for the twenty horses. making
an average of something over $200 a
head. The freight and other expenses
of transportation 00 the load alone was
nothing to be sneered at Anting up as
It did to sometihing Mke S300
The West Arcada Farmers' club will
meet February 21th at the home of
Mrs John Fink The program is as
Music Mrs Wheavon
Keel talon -drove Peck
Reading Mrs. Irish
Dialogue Lvla Webb
Heading Mrs Fulller ft
Music Mrs. Holewell
The question box Is always in order
OKHKK FOR PUHUCATION. DHTKKMINA
TlON OF HKIKS.
First Insertion February 3
STATIC OF MICHIGAN
The I'robate Court for the Cocnty up
At a session of said court, held at the pro
bate office in the village of Ithaca, in said
connty. on the SWnd day of January, A. I. 'to.
I'repent: Hon. Isaac S. Seaver, Jude of I'ro
bate. In Uy? matter of the estate of John I.owry
Mathew Johnson, grantee of land formerly
owned by said deceased, haying filed in said
court his petition praying that said court adjudi
cate and determine who were at the time of his
death the legal heirs of said deceased and en
titled to inherit the real estate of which said
deceared seized, therefore
It is Ordered, That the 19th dav February
A I), at ten o'clock In the forenoon, at
said probate office, be and is hereby appointed
for hearing said petition:
It Is Further Ordered, That public notice
thereof be given by publication of a copy of this
order, for three successive weeks previous to
said day of hearing. In The Alma Record, a
newspaper printed and circulated in said county
ISAAC R. SHAVER, Judge of Probate,
A true copy
WEST PINE RIVER
ben Button and wife of Alma spent
Friday at Frank Reid's.
Rav Raycraft has gone to Lansing to
'Charleio Ellis has had the measles
George Lent, has bought Charles
Plowman's farm and will move onto it
Surprise party number three was
given Matt Lent, and famillv Friday
evening. February 4th. Refreshments
were served and all report'a fine time
A Robins is visiting in this vicinity
Miss Anna Lentz spent a part of last
week at her aunt's, Mrs. D. Mc
Liughlin Holly Wright and Fred Lentz made
a business trip to Carson Citv last
Miss Bird Wood spent a few davs in
Arthur Wright of Shepherd was a
visitor here recently
S. Adams, who has had 11 stroke of
paralysis is reported better
Wm. Rartleip's children, who have
hsd the measles are reported letter
Otto Adams and wife of Alma are
staving at his grand parents here
Matt Johnson's wife and two chil
dren have the measles
Hlmer Post has gone to Tennessee to
see his mother, who is quia ill
A p!euant surprise party was given
Frank Re id and wife Friday evening
Feb. 11. it being Mrs. Reid's blrth
divv. Oysters were served and all
had a fine time
Klmer Post was called to Tesnessee
Saturday by the sreious illness of his
Mrs. IS. Creech went to Jackfon
ARE YOU SATISFIED
WITH YOUR STOMACH?
Do you vrant a better one one that won
belch gas, or turn sour, or feci heavy or make
you feel miserable?
It relieves stomach distress in five minutes.
It turns olc', vnsatisfactory, rebellious stomachs
into new oi.es, ever ready to digest the hearti
est me.iL '
We guarantee Mi-o-na tab
lets to cure stomach disease.
Money back if they fail.
.T Cents a Large Box
Wright louse Livery Barn
Sale commences promptly at 1 p. m.
1 Roan horsi S yrs old, vt. lliOO
1 Mat ch tul pair blacks, 7 yrs old, l'J-")0 each
Would make a fine lioarsc team.
1 Ray riddin 1: yrs old, wt 1 :()()
1 Three-year-old Perelieron colt wt 1U"0
1 Four-year-old lav iivldin, wt llillll
1 Tliree-ycar-ld hay go I'd ii iff, wt. 1-100
1 Cow 12 vrs old, fresh Fehruarv
1 Cow 10 yrs old, fresh about March 10
1 Cow S yrs old, fresh early in March
0 Rrood sows weighing liOO each, to far
row in early spring
1 Pair light road bobs, 1 road wagon
1 Surrey, 1 single harness
1 Light double harness, 1 top buggy
2 Concord buggies, 1 Portland cutter
The following consignment from Frank K
T 1 1 I '.A It
n. .ian aim . jmuwii, consist
1 Black Jersey cow, (J yrs old. with calf by
side, 10 days old
1 half-blood .Jersev cow. " yrs old calf by
1 .Jersey heifer coining 2 yrs old. fresh soon
1 brindle cow 7 yrs old, fresh about Mar. lo
1 Chester White sow with G pigs three
1 Light Ray Horse, 11 yrs old, wt lloO
1 Ray Horse, 12 yrs old, wt 1100
1 Heavy Double Harness
1 Single Harness
1 Red Cow, S yrs old, fresh in March
All stock and other items listed will positively be sold. K very thing sold under posi
tive guarantee to be just as represented.
TERMS OF SALE: All sums of So.00 and under, cash; over 85.00 one year's
time on good bankable paper with interest at 0 per cent.
These sales will be continued every two weeks until further notice. If you have any
thing to dispose of in this manner you can list either at the Record office, Wright House
Livery or with J. I). Helman the auctioneer.
ARR & ERWM
J. D. HELMAN, Auctioneer.
Monday to attend th funeral of ber
Mrs. LE Camfieli spent Tuesday
with 11 K Hutlman and wife of Ivart
Fred Vandermark came homo from
Mt. rieasiit Nortnl sick Friday
Fred Creech, wife and two children
visited reltivc at Mt Pleasnt Saturday
Mr. Levi Leonard, an old syttler
ired 2 vcars. was suddenly called from
us on Saturdav, teb. ."). Funrl was
held .Mondav at the home. live. K H
Cook of Cheiming otliciating
CAKD OF THANKS
We the under aiened, desire to thank
our friei.d, for'their kindness shown
us. at the time of our loss of husband
and father, also Uro. K IJ Cook of
Chesaning for his comfortipc words,
the singers for thir svmpathtic soncs
and all who gave lloral offerings Mm
Mrs (lor Lonard aud Family
Mr and Mrs James Katenhus
and Family '
W himI ;rUuol,l Mi ret UL J KUl 1 , IVIlW-li.
Fhed Postal, President POSTAL HOTEL CO. M. A. Shaw. Manager
$50,000 Now being expended in remodeling, furnish
ings and decorating
We will have
Two hundred rooms, all with ruths
New ladies' ami gentleman's cafe
New grill for y ntleiiien
New hall, with seating capacity of 400 persons, for conventions
banquets, luncheons, card parties and dances
Six private dining rooms for clubs and after-theatre parties
Private parlors for weddings, receptions, meetings, etc.
Our facilities for high class service are exceptional, and similar
to the best hotels ot New York.
Business now going on as usual
Club Breakfast, 2.5c and up; Luncheon, 50c; Table de Hote, Din
ner, 75c; Also service a la carte
I RatesEuropcarw$1.50 to S3 per day
The tenth conundrum social held iti
K. O. T. M. hall Saturday evening was
a decided success. A goolly number
being present frtmi ditTcient schools.
The menu was a conundrum and con
listed of Joan of Arc, Sumner boys
Gritty maidens, an ugly beast, soldier',
home, dominity of Cook, relic of war,
the best of all. the fruit of wine, a
dutch dream, 4th of July, a delightful
couple, Summer girls, old nuid con
solation, a member of the smait pet,
something that belonged to Noah, what
joumay have been in, what Sue was in
old Kentucky, nothing with something
around it, imj)orts from North Poles
what we all are ot times, a household
necessity, what we all hoie to do again.
Oae young ma l thought he' had a
conundrum when the waiter brought
him a tooth pick, a candy kiss, and a
glAS of water. Music, dancing and
pedro made the evening pass all too
quickly and $ 16 went into the treasury.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Leet of Ithaca
visited her parent. Mr. and Mm. Ira
Hunt last wek.
WRIGHT HOUSE BARBER SHOP
I FRED ROGERS, Prop.
I Hot Haths, Cold Baths, Shower Baths, any hour
between 7 a. m. and 8 p. m., Saturday to 12 p. m.
Sundays from 9 to 12 o'clock. 25 cents pays the bill.
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l St. Louis, Alma and Ann Arbor Railroad
Bus Leaves S . Louis for Alma:
6:25 a.m. for A. A. train north and south 7:18-7:'
11:40 a.m. for A. A. train north
i 2:25 p.m. for A, A. train south 3:27
7:00 p.m. for A. A. train north 8:02-10:07
Returns to St. Louis immediately after arrival of trains.
Right reserved to change time without notice.
AMERICAN TRANSFER CO.
BOTH PONES ST. LOUIS MICH
Read The Auction Advertisements in
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