EIG HTH YE Alt. NO. 10.
JiELDING, MICH., THURSDAY, JULY 30, 189(5.
.WHOLE NO. 374.
THE KEhlMNU BANNER
Published Kvery ThurMlay Afternoon
Cowdin Sc Lapham
IIF.LDIN'C. (IONIA CO.) MICH.
Office the People's Saving Hun It blotlt
ONE DOLLAR PER YEAR
8TltUH.Y IN APVANCK.
Advertising Kates upon application.
Advertising bills collected monthly. Trun
nient advertising ,n advance.
Obituary poetry will not be Inserted unless
paid ror. Curtis or lnanuH must oe paiu tor.
Marriage and death not lees Tree.
Copy for t'liuiiL'c of advertisement must be re
ceived not later than Tuesday noon In order to
Knteredutthe PostotTlce Melding, Mich., for
trunsoiission through the mails as second class
"XTIKKD. If this paragraph is marked you
- will know that your hubseriptlon lias ex
plred, and as our terms are strictly cash in ail
vance it will be discontinued unless renewed.
Olrrult Judge.. Frank I). M. Mavis
Probate Judge A. Milan Wiiiett
Sheriff Alex. T. Montgomery
Clerk L. Melon Murch
Treasurer tieo. W. Snyder
Prosecuting Attorney Koval A. Ilawley
Kt'Kister of Deeds Loren ( Fales
County Surveyor 1. C. Crawford
County Drain Commissioner F. A. Palmer
Commissioner of Schools I'lmer H. Hale
Circuit Court Commts ) Henry llorrigan
tdoners i J. H. (.'haddock
Mayor V. F. Hrlckcr
Clerk O. K. Cowdin
Treasurer F. N. VanPelt
Marshal W. W. Mitchell
City Attorney II. L. Van Henschoten
Justices or tlie Peace K. H. Lapham,
Aldermen First ward. chas. Harroun, John W.
Moore; Second ward, II. W. Jersey, A. M.
CJIass; Third Ward, F.dwln Hunt. A. U. Locke.
Supervisors First ward, Chas. P.ddv; Second
ward, J. T. Angell; Third ward, L. H. Stone.
MKTHODIST KPISCOl'AL CHURCII-Ser
vices at 10:.') a. m. and7:.'fcp. m. Sabbath School
at close of morning service. Prayer meeting on
Thursday evening. Kkv. O. J. Uoldkn, Pastor.
CONORKGATIONAL CHPUCH-Services at
10:.') a. m. and 7:.') p. in. Sabbath School at
1 1 :45 a. in. Prayer meeting on Thursday eve
nlng. Hkv. H. V. Ciin.P, Pastor.
HAITIST CHUUCH-Services at 10:.') a. m.
and 7:.') p m. Sabbath school at close of mor
ning services. Prayer meeting on Thursday
evening. Hkv. W. L. Mitnckk. Pastor.
H. L. VAN BENSCHOTEN,
TTOKNKY AT LAW.-Otllce in Heldinp
Savings Hank Hlock, Helding, Mich.
Kkkk.kkncks hy Pkkmissidn: Hon. Allen H.
Morse, Hon. A. A. F.llis, Thos. F. McOarry, Hon.
LOCKE. MURPHY LOCKE.
ATTOKNKYS AT LAW. Do a general law
business Practice in all Courts. Collec
tions promptly attended to. Ortleet-Spencer
Hlock, Helding. New Silver (Iran" Hlock, Ionia.
E. F. BECKWITH, M. D.,
OCULIST AND AUIMST.- Special uttrmkm
given to the lltting ol spectacles. Tele
phone 7. iKS K. Main St., Ionia, Mich.
W. J. JUST,
ATTOHNKY AT LAW, Ionia. Michigan.
General Law Husiness transacted.
LEWIS B. HALL,
INSUKANCF.. LOANS and UKALKSTATF.
Office Over the Helding Savings Hank.
. S. MORRIS.
C"1ITY PHYSICIAN AND II FA LTII OFFI
J CKIl.-Onice rear or W. I. Henedict A. Co's
drug store. Hours: V to 1 1 a. m.. 'i to 4 ami 7 to
Hp. m. Residence opposite of M. K. church.
Telephone IV rings.
J. E. FERGUSON,
1 PHYSICIAN AND SI' R( IKON OF kick: At
Residence on West Main Street. Office
ho urn 8 to 10 a. m.. 'i to 4 and ::) to H p. m.
1JHYSICIAN AND SUHGF.ON-Offlce at res
idence on Hrldge street. Office hours 1 to
3 and 7 to 8 p. m.
J. F. PINK HAM, M. D. C. M.,
1 PHYSICIAN AND SUR(S FON Office at
Residence cor. Congress and Pleasant Sts.
C. A. STANTON,
IJHYSICIAN AND HUWJKON'-Okhck: See
ond floor. Melodic block. Office hours :,')
to 10 a. ni., '2 to 4 and 7 toH p. m. Night call at
W. ANDREW DUTT. M. D.,
ICLKCTK! PHYSICIAN AND SITROF.ON.
IA Office-Helding Pharmacy. Hours- to 10
u. m., I to 2 and 7 to 9 p. m
G. H. MILLARD,
DENTIST.-Office over Holmes Si Council's
drug store. Main street, Helding, Mich. All
DR. G. F. SMITH,
"I K NT I ST. Office hours h to 5:30. Leonard
XJ Hlock, over Page's hardware store, Hel
h. p. Mcelroy,
All work in my lino artistically done,
lor.i under People's Savings Hank.
It contains the ful. Associated Press dls
patches. Arrives in !elaiiig at VI:'Si Deliver
ed by Nona Huck at Hie a week loi six papers,
Vic a week for seven days.
Who ran think
of Kim inipla
thlriK to patent?
Pwtct your Idea; tlir may lrln you wraith.
Writ JOHN WfcDDF.KUUKN A Co , I'atvnt Attor
Deya. Wanhlnffton, I. :.. for thrlr $l.Hi prit offer
aud lUt of two hundred Inreutlon wauteJ.
Captain Sweeney, tJ. S. A.. Sin Diego,
Cal.. Bay: "Sliil-.li's Catarrh Keine.ly Is tlie
first medicine 1 bave ever fotunl that wotiM
ilo me ntiv goxl." Price ') tents. For sale
by V. I. iletiutlit't Co. 1(J
The lst coiiirh cure is Shiloli's Cure. A
nesrVrted rnuarh l dangerous. Stop If nt
... ... .. . l - -1 - 1 w
TifK-e Wit n Miiions i. lire, ror snie oy
ltcnedict A Co. 14
For dypriepsitt and liver complaint you have
a printed guarantee on every bottle of Sliiloh's
Vltallzer. It never fails to cure. For "ale by
W. I. Henedict it Co. 7
F. SAN DP. IX. Ixan Hrokcr siiort
time loans on any form of food security.
I.onr time loans on hich elm real eatate se
curity. Office at the Model Market.
Grand Kapids Daily Democrat
SARANACS IN FAST COMPANY.
They Were 1'nable to Score at All I'ntlll
the Seventh Inning.
KLI) INGITKS wit
ni'fcsed the hotUt
juiiio of thi sea
son lust Saturday
at Kill g Park,
when the Saranut
bv liar her, late of
Ionia, met defeat
at the hands of the
Appended is the way
the best part of the game was played:
In the second inning1 Driese struck
out; Holmes got to lirst on an error of
A. Ilawley, Uanney and Crinith each
made a hit and Smith a two-bagger.
Fish went to lirst on fielder's choice,
(SrinUh being put out at the plate.
Crosby walked and Foster Hew out to
In the fourth (Irillith went out A.
Ilawley to Ilaskins; Smith walked;
Fish hit for two bases; Crosby walked
again; Foster safe on first on an error
by A. Ilawley. Errors by II. Ilawley
save Montleth and Driese: Holmes
tried to sacrifice but C. Lowery and
Barber doubled Montieth and Foster,
In the sixtli Crosby caught one on
the uoso and lifted it over the right
field fence for four bases.
In the seventh C. Iowery and Has-
ins spoiled Helding s chances lor
scoring by a quick double play.
In the eighth Fish was safe on first
by an error of A. Ilawley; Crosby was
presented with a base and was caught
napping off first, and Fish went to third
while II. Ilawley and Hasklns were
chasing Crosby on the line. Foster
made a hit and Fish scored; Foster
was out, C. Lowery to II. Ilawley, and
Montieth safe on first; Driese and
Holmes each made a hit, Montieth
scoring; Driese was out trying to make
third on Holmes' hit.
In the ninth Holmes struck out; Uan
ney out, grounder to Haskius; Crinith
truck out but C. Lowery dropped the
third strike and Tom was safe on first;
Smith and Fish both safe at first on
Barber's errors; with the bases full
Crosby hit to H. Lowery, who made an
error, (Jrifiith and Smith both scoring;
Foster Hew out to Husk ins.
Saranae did not score until the sev
enth w1.r; Iiarijrw..cr.-d on o, Wit, a
stolen base, a balk, and an out; they
having been stopped Irom getting a
run in the fifth by a fast double play
by Holmes, Uanney and Foster.
In the eighth 1$. Lowery safe at first
on Holmes' error; Ila&kins got hit by
pitched ball; Densmore waited them
out: C. Lowery made a hit; Pardee a
two-bagger; Barber a three-bagger;
II. Hawley was presented with a base;
and Miller got a two-base hit. When
the smoke had settled Saranae had six
runs with one out. Driese then came
in and struck A. Hawley out; H. Low
ery made a hit. Miller scoring, but
Lowery was immediately thrown out
in trying to steal second.
In the ninth the Saranacs were pre
vented from scoring by a neat double
play by Crosby, Holmes and Foster;
and Crinith robbed Barber of a two
base hit by a one handed, grand stand
The umpiring of Crippen was nearly
perleet, he having several close de
cisions. Helding. AH
Fish, c r
Crosliy, 'Mi ;j
Foster, lb... 5
Montieth, cf :
Driese, rf, p b
Holmes, ss Ti
Uanney, ',l 5
IJrimtli. If .S
Smith, p, rf 4
Saranae. AH U HII PO A V.
C. Lowery, ;si, c 3 1 I 4 4 H
Pardee, p 5 I I a j
Harber, c, ;u 5 y :i n t
H. Ilawley, 'l '.' 10 0 13
Miller, If 4 I 110 1
A. Ilawley, hs 4 I h 4
H. Lowery, rf 4 110 11
Hasklns, i) 3 Oil 10
Dcrisimtre, cf a 0 10 0 0
3i S 7 ',C 17 14
1 J 3 4 5 ft 7 H M
HcMIng ,.. .02 0 3 01 0 -l(
Saranae 0 0 0 0 0 0 I 7 08
Karned runs - Itel.lliiK ft. San.nnc S. Tw o
base hits-Siiilili, Fish. Pardee, Miller. Three
base hits M.iriirr. Home run Crosby. Hase
on halls Helding 5, saranae ft. Struck out
Hy Smith ft. hy Driese I. bv Pardee 3. Left on
bases Saranae 3. Ileldinjf V4. Double plays
Lowery to Harlo r; Holmes to Uanney to Pos
ter; Lowery to Hasklns; Holmes to Crosbj to
Uanney, Umpire t'rlppcn.
What is thc. matter of this from a
contemporary dng pretty good sound
sense: "What is the present money'
Is it good, bnd, or indifferent? It is
pretty good, thank you! Then what is
all tiiis fuss ubout tfbl standard; a
double standard; bi-metalism; silver
demonetization; jjold bugs; silver bugs;
etc.? Lets yet to work, and earn and
use it little of the good money $1,,0,
HK),0(I0 already in the vaults of the
country. Let's lift this nation out of
the bondage of foreign competition;
start the wheels of our shut-up mills
atid factories. Money is plenty enough.
What we want is a way of securing our
share of it, by the only legitimate
means the people ever have the oj
portunity to earn It, by lalor, trade, or
Highest of all in Leavening
SHE LIKES NOTORIETY.
A Former Silk (ilrl Itounil to Keep Herself
Itelore Hie Public F.ye.
Florenco Gordon, a girl who was
once an employee of the Richardson
Silk mill in this city in KS.)2 and lit
and whose home was in Bay City at
tho time lias, according to reports, de
veloped into a dashing adventuress
and was arrested recently in connec
tion with the gang known as the "Kong
and Short" gang. When she left here
about three years ago, she also left un
paid bills at several dry goods stores
and one or tAO milliner y parlors.
The Press says: "Every member of
the ''long and short" gang of organ
ized store raiders which has terrorized
Chicago for several months past is
now in custody. Jesse Thames, alias
Thompson, alias Harris, with half a
dozen aliases to spare, the fifth mem
ber of the gang who eluded tho police
ollicials in Detroit last Saturday, has
been arrested in Chicago in company
with Florence Cordon, a Detroit young
woman who accompanied him in his
Might from Detroit. Miss Cordon is
also under arrest.
Miss Cordon is a Detroit girl who is
well known to tho police of that city
as a private female detective. When
Thames left the Russell House Satur
day afternoon, he departed without
letting the clerk on duty know of his
departure. Just before the supyer
hour the Cordon woman appeared at
the hotel and presenting a cheek for
Thames' satchel, requested that it be
delivered to her, explaining that the
satchel leloiiged to her husband who
was suddenly called from the city. At
that time the Identity of the supposed
"Mr. Richards'' was not known, and
tho clerk did not know Miss Gordon.
The young woman secured the
satchel, which is supposed to have con
tained some of the plundered wealth of
the gang, and left with It- I.ate$atur J
day evening the couple were seen walk
ing on West Fort st. together and
later boarded a train for Chicago.
Miss Cordon is a prepossessing per
son in her appearance, but could
scarcely lay claim to being good look
ing. She is alout feet or 7 inches
tall, and a blonde of slight Ugure,
weighing about pounds. She is
po.-scssed of a rather large mouth,
through the lips of which is displayed
a perfect and pretty set of teeth. She
is well known to all of the members of
tho local detective bureau and many
other members of the polico depart
ment. Her home was or'ignall.y In Bay
City, where her parents still reside.
She came to Detroit about two years
ago. She was an exceptionally bright
woman in many respects, and was poss
essed of a very fair voice, to perfect
which she has been taking music les
sons with the idea of adopting the
stage as a profession.
The young woman had two aspira
tions, to become a detective and to ap
pear on the stage, and she has gratified
both of them in Detroit. As a detec
tive she was employed as a spotter in
several largo stores at different times,
and was also called in on a few occa
sions by police ollicers to assist them.
She was in tbe easts of several amateur
productions in that city and also ap
peared as a chorus girl at the Whitney
That Miss Gordon should have gone
aw ay with Thames knowing his charac
ter and intending to shield him, is not
believed in Detroit and it was thought
that her ambition to shine as a detec
tive and incidentally to secure either
the money which Thames had or a re
ward for turning him up to the Chicago
police with which to continue her pre
paration for a professional life on the
stage had moved her to the adventure.
At the Republican caucus held in
Ionia township Saturday, on ballot it
was dreided that Jas. O'Donnell was
the choice ol the Republicans of Ionia
township for governor. On motion of
J. F. Whitmyer, it was unanimously
resolved that we are Republicans and
will support the nominees of the
Republican party. The following per
sons were elected delegates to the
county convention J. R. Dougherty,
W. I). Place, S. M. Townsend, .1. C.
BamUrough, Frank Taft, J. F. Whit
myer. Representative convention for
the Eastern district James Chase,
Walter J. Rice, Win. Garrett, Win.
Grieves, Jacoo Kingston, Alonzo Rice.
Small in size, but great in results.
DeWitfs Little Early Risers act gently
but thoroughly, curing indigestion,
dyiepsia and const lp.it ion. Small pill,
safe pill, Is'st pill. W. I. Benedict,
Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report.
COLD AND SILVER.
t-x-Prrmiilent llurriitoii Discusses Our .Mon
Ever since tho resumption of specie
payments, in ISTt), the treasury hus
paid gold for greenbacks when gold
was demanded, and has redeemed, in
the same way, the treasury notes Is
sued under the Sherman law. The
Secretary of tho Treasury has never
exercised the discretion given him to
redeem tho latter notes in silver
holding that his discretion was limited
to such a use of silver as would not
destroy the parity of our gold and sil
ver dollars. And our secretaries have
been right, I think, in holding that
the parity of our gold and silver coins
will bo destroyed the moment the gov
ernment takes from the holder of a
greenback or treasury note the election
of the coin he will receive in exchange
for it. If he wants gold, and silver is
thrust upon him, the latter is depre
ciated and the former appreciated. If
the holder of a United States note
cannot get gold at par for it he will
pay a premium for the gold ho must
have to meet a gold obligation. A
premium on gold would at once drive
gold out of circulation, for a coin that
is at a premium cannot bo used in
trade. No one is bound to pay gold to
the government for any tax or other
debt duo to it. So that practically the
situation is this: The treasury holds
itself bouud to give gold to everyone
presenting a United States note, and
has no way of compelling any one to
pay gold to it. Such gold as it gets
comes from persons who choose to take
paper money for gold deposited at the
mints or assay oflices, or to pay in gold
coins some government tax. Formerly
all duties upon imports were payable
only in gold. Now when the gold re
sef vo gets low it can only bo restored
bv the sale of bonds, under the powers
tion relating to tho resumption of
specie payments. Ex-President Harri
son in August Ladies' Home Journal.
IIOKTICl lr l' HAL M K KT I NO.
The Ionia County Farmers' Institute
Society will be held in Hunter's Opera
House, at Saranae, Thursday, August
l.'l, INK). Following is the programme.
Music Darker Family Orchestra, Hoston
Invocation Uev. F. K. Dodds, Saranae
"Small Fruits" W. P Winchell, Ionia
Discussion . .Led by John A. Hobertson, Kcene
Music Harkcr Family Orchestra, Hoston
Kecitation Ktlna Wilkinson, Saranae
"Peaches, How to Grow and Market"
Holuml Morrill, Henton Harbor
Music Darker Family Orchestra, Hoston
"Pears and Dow to llrow Them".
Ocn. J. II. Kldd, lonla
Discussion.. .Led by Dr. A. K. Clesler, Saranae
"Pears, Dow to Uipcn and Market"
N. K. Smith, Ionia
Discussion. .Led by K. P.. Church, South Hoston
Music Darker Family Orchestra, Hoston
Recitation Clintle Hudd, Herlin
"Peaches, Site, Sort and Varieties"
L. J. Post, Lowell
Discussion.. Led by S. K.Tucker, South Hoston
Music Darker Family Orchestra, Hoston
Address "The Hest Crop on the Farm and
How to Crow It. ".Mrs. M. A. Mayo, HattleCreek
Music Darker Family Orchestra, Hoston
Kecitation Klvert M. Davis, Ionia
Fraco's Hall will bo open and a man
in attendance to check and care for all
baggage and lunches.
V. V. T. P. NOTKS.
The regular monthly meeting of the
W. C. T. U. will be held at the home
of Mrs. Albert Smith, Friday, July
.'Ust, at L':30 p. m. All members and
friends are requested to be present, as
it will probably lie the last meeting we
shall have before Mrs. Smith's removal
from our city.
Fred N. Green, '2't, Ionia;
Alma Orth, 21, Ionia.
Jay Machlin, '22, Ionia;
Anna Honson, LI), Otisco.
Archie W. Howard, 21, Grattan;
Jennie Trowbridge, Ul, Helding.
Percy S. Kimball, 41, Lyons;
Annie Do LeVergne, IS, Lyons.
R. L. Gass, 1TJ, Portland;
Matilda Myers, 21, Portland.
Abram L. Snyder, 2S, Berlin;
Myrtle Patrick, li, Berlin.
ItucMen'M ArnlcH Halve.
The lest salve in the world for cuts,
bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever
sores, tetter, chapped hands,chllblalns,
corns, and nil skin eruptions, and ks
i lively cures piles, or no pay required.
It is guaranteed to give Mrfect satis
faction or money refunded. Price U.r
cents per box. For sale by Holmes &
" Wake up, Jacob, day is breaking!"
so said DeWitt's Little Early Risers
to the man who had taken them 1o
arouse his sluggish liver. W. I. Bene
I have a limited quantity of
"Figured, Dotted Mulls" which
are worth from 14c to 18c per
yard, and will close out the en
tire lot at ioc per yard. These
are GOOD vales and "dirt cheap"
also a few pairs of those "Ox
ford Ties" left at 75c per pair.
Robinson & Hudson,
The Grocers, set the
pace, others follow.
THE MODEL MARKET
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l 'rmich.you enjoy the j 7
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ANGELL & NYE, Prop'rs.
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