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THE BELDING BANNER
WHAT IS GOING ON. V ThurUy, Augiut tt. i 8 p. m. I. O. Korehlerb. Naturtlajr, Augut M. 8 p. m. A. O. U. W. 8 p. m.-L. (). T. M. llae lUll-lkhling Silka vb. " Has lleens." Mouriart AuKuitt 10. 8:00 p. m. M. W. of A. TuNday, A iiK nut 11. 7:30 p. m. I. O. O. F. 8 p. m.- Kaxtern Star. Wtiliiettty, Augunt 12. 8:00 p. m. Younjf Men'8 Republican Club. BUSINESS LOCALS. Blue Cheviot suit, an elegant thing for $7.50 at Holmes Bros. A flno waist set for twenty-ftvo cents. Lcki them over. (i. W. Fkencii. Old papers for sale at the UANNKit oftieo for pantry shelves and putting under earpets at e a hundred. I am prepared to do all kinds of vio lin repairing promptly and at reasona blepriees. K. Hunt, Bridge St. Fok Kknt: Good houso on Luther addition, $U per month. Iuqulre of H. M. Wilson. A suit for $o.M) you never saw heforo for less than $10. Holmes Bros. Strictly pure Paris Green 2Te per lt. W. 1. Bknkdict & Co. House to rent after August 1st, on North Bridge st. Enquire of Mrs. II. Andrews. See G. V. French's new assortment of white and colored belts, belt buckles and waist sets. ' Money to loan at (5 per cent. Call and investigate. Lewis B. Hall, over Belding Savings Bank. You should see that strictly all wool Clay Worsted suit (in sacks and long cutaways) for Ten Dollars at Holmes Bros, Belding business property, furnished hotel or store buildings to exchange fojVflrst class farm property. See W. F. BniCKEK. For home made bread, or any other kind of baked goods, call on Mrs. S. T. Arnold or at Itobinson and Hudson's, Mikesell and Lloydfcs, Main st., or K. E. Hudson's on North Side. Salt-rising Tuesdays and Friday. MiiS. S. T. AKXOLD. Fok Salk: The house and lot on Luther addition recently vacated by Frank Marsh, for sale or rent. Inquire of Henry Humphrey, Secretary Beld ing Building Association. G.v. French has received a line as sortment of white and colored belts, tielt buckles, pin atid dress sets, direct from tho manufacturers. New York, and he has some for bargains. It would bo hard to convince a man suffering from bilious colic that his agony is due to a microbe with an un- pronouncablo name. Hut one dose or DeWitt's Colic and Cholera Cure will pntivini'it liim nf it.4 imui'pi' in ntVnril in- )tant roller. It kills pain. W. 1. Ben I edict, Druggist. j Gifet disasters, human lives lost by I the Teore, caused by leaky boilers, 'j every day. Good judgement is neces- j sary in selection of a first class boiler maker. Now comes the busy season before theshing. See that your boilers are all O. K. before you start. Call on David F. Kinney the old reliable Iwiler maker to have your boilers patched, and tubes put in. Stacks, brichens, tube sheets, grates, etc. Guarantee lowest price in Michigan. Shops at Ionia, Mich. When we consider that the intestines I are about live times as long as the body, '. we can realize tho intense suffering ex perienced when they become inflamed. DeWitt's Colic and Cholera Cure sub dues inflarnation at once and complete ly removes the difficulty. W. I. Bene diet, Druggist. j $500 reward is offered to the finder of ono particle of Morphine, Opium, Coeain or other harmful dm in Dr. (Wheeler's N ervo V'itali.er, the guar anteed eure for all forms of Nervous Disiuwes. Sold by W. I. Benedict, Druggist. (People often think their liver, kid neys or stomach is out of order, when . in "truth it is the Nerve System con - trolling these organs that is diseased. Dr. Wheeler's Nerve Vitali.er cures all Nerve Diseases. W. I. Benedict, Druggist. Mrs. U. Do Young, Mtddleburg, la., writes. I have used One Minute Cough Cure for six years, both for myself and my children, and I consider it the quickest acting and most satisfactory Cough Cure I have ever used. W. I. Benedict & Co. TO EXCHANGE. A ware house in Belding, Mich., fA) by 90 feet, two stories, steel roof, and in good shaie, for a first class farm. In quire of Z. W. Gooding. Health and aweet breath w'curcd, by 8hl- loh's Catarrh llemcdy, price HO rent?. Nanal Injector free. For Kale by W. I. Benedict fc Diseased blood, constipation, and kldr.oy, liver and bowel troubles ure cured by Karl's kJlover Hoot Tea. For sale bv W. I. Benedict i .. .. m UCA Karl's Clover Hoot Tea mirific the blood and gives a cleur and b uutmil complexion For mile by . I. lseneulct & ;o. i ilS .. AC XIAHUHTS. Ilci.DiNa, August ft. Flour, V cwt r w wt. best ...... 1 so 2 0 Icorn Meal, V cwt 70 y ion Feed, V cwt wton.... 13 U) n n oo htran, V ton v 00 Middlings, V ion Wheat, white, per bu ... 10 m v, reu, y u Rye. V bu .S7 !M Corn, V bu Oats, V bu new Hay. V ton Apple. V bu ! IS 8 U 1 OOfetl 50 rouun , f uu Means bu Hutter, V KtOfs, Vdox a, V I.ard, V & 50 no 12 61 12'4 V H 10 ) 7 Cfc OH ............ os ilhlckens, ortHr. f etkl. V cwt., dressed ... 4 50 3 00 J "k. cwt., Ure 2 50Q S 00 5 hork, V wl 4 V 07 san i-orK bvtutton, dressed 5 00 ft m .. 8 20 Land Piaster, v wn.... Calcined Plaster, y bbl, Henry Humphrey is in Lansing this week. Mrs. Delle Capwell has moved to Ishpcmlng. Miss Edith Demorest went to Big Itapids, Monday. Miss Pearl Belding has been visiting in Honald this week. A. E. Shelly and family havo re turned from Philadelphia. Mrs. H. L. VanBenschoten Is visit ing her parents in Sebewa. H. L. VanBenschoten made a busi ness trip to Toledo this week. Judge J. It. Uichardson of Ueed City is in the city visiting friends. Miss Nellie Uyan of Sparta is being entertained by Miss Grace French. Mrs. Will Uicaby and sister returned from the northern resorts, Friday. Miss Winnie Fales of Ionia is in the city visiting relatives and friends. Lyman Kussell of Luther is visiting friends and relatives In this vicinity. Byron Brown and mother returned Saturday from their trip to Colorado. W. P. Hetherington left for Grand Hapids and Manistee Wednesday morn ing. Thos. Mann of Ann Arlor has been visiting friends in tho city several days. Mrs. Geo. French is receiving a visit from Miss Grace VanWietenburg of Sparta. E. II. Mudge of Ionia spent Sunday with his wife here at Clayton Kim- lerly's. Miss Nellie Hagadorn, who has leen visiting here several weeks, returns to Lansing today. Miss Ida Spencer left this morning for a visit with her friend, Miss Inez Earle, in Lansing. Rev. Dr. Barnes, pastor of tho M. E. church at Ionia spent a few hours in the city, Tuesday. II. L. Page and family left this morn ing for a few weeks recreation at the Charlevoix resorts. The front of the Leonard -Holmes block is being much improved by being painted and penciled. E. Ralph Pierce is in Detroit, having secured a good position in the employ of the dry dock company. W. C. Whitney was rusticating in the Scotch Camp at Camp lake near Sparta several days last week. W. I). Ballou made a bike run from Rock ford to this city, twenty miles, in one hour and lifty minutes Monday. Miss Daisy Fish who has been visit ing in this city and vicinity for three weeks returned to Owosso, Tuesday. Al. Weaver left for Grand Rapids Tuesday morning where he goes to consult a specialist in regard to his eyes. Mr. Perkins of Ionia, one of the firm of Perkins and Crawford was in the city Tuesday looking after his in terests. Leslie Ireland and wife of Buckley, 111., called on their cousins last week. Mrs. Ireland is a sister of Mrs. Luther Hall of Orleans. Mrs. Luella K. Webster in company with Mrs. Kate Joslyn of Muskegon were guests of friends in Grand Rapids a day or two last week. Geo. P. Richardson of Chicago, who has been in the city a short time look ing after his interests here, returned home Tuesday evening. B. F. Hall of this city was, on Tues day, elected to represent tho Fifth dis trict at the National meeting of Repub lican clubs at Milwaukee. Dr. and Mrs. Ferguson are In Port Stanley, Ont., visiting his ieople for a couple of weeks. The Bannek follows them during their absence. Luther E. Hall and Henry Kltson of Ionia and Keene were In the city, Mon day in tho Interests of the former's candidacy for the ollico of sheriff. City Marshal Mitchell has been making a fine improvement on Pleasant st. south of Main by filling and grad ing, a new crosswalk has also been laid. The Little Glant9 nee Bumpers play ed and won a game of ball from tho Grammar School team last Thursday by tho score of 1.1 to 12. Umpire Foster. Vern and May Wheeler of Jackson who were guests at L. H. Weeks' have returned. Mr. Wheeler left on his wheel Tuesday intending to make the run, 100 miles, In a day, Owen Cooley and Miss Clara Hoglo returned from tho IMg Rapids Ferris school Friday. Mr. Cooley will return to his studies in a couple of weeks but Miss Hogle has finished the course. C. M. Iligby has vacated W. I. Ben- rdlct Sl Co's. room and stored his stock of joivelry, having decided to retire from bulncss for a time. Benedict & Co. are utilizing the part vacated with a fine display of goods. N. J. Lloyd, of the firm of Mikesell and Lloyd, last Sunday evening, who was driving a party of aout a dozen In Fales' bus had the misfortune while parsing a team near Detnorest's to run into a ditch upsetting tho bus, break Ing a wheel, and spilling and bruising up the occupants generally. denly last night at the residence of her son George. The deceased has been in poor health for 6ome time. Mr. Mad den has exchanged his farm near the city for another and also some city property and was moving to town. Mrs. Madden had come down to stay with her son until they got settled. It Is supposed the excitment of the change agravated her trouble and was the cause of her sudden taking away. She was 00 years old and has been a resi dent here and In Northplalns from which town they came to this township forty years or more. She was born In Whitby, Canada and was the wife of Samuel Madden to whom she was mar ried forty-two years ago. They set tled first in Falrplalns, Montcalm Co , three years later came to Northplalns, and in 1871 moved to Otlsco. She leavo a husband, two sons and a daugh ter. The funeral will be held Satur day at 10 o'clock at the Congregational church. At her own request a post- mortum was held to ascertain her trou ble, and Dr. Stanton assisted by Dr. Morris and Dr. Thomas Mann, the lat ter on a visit hero from Ann Arbor, made tho examination and the cause found to be a cancerous condition of tho pelvic organs. The first division of the Ladies' Social Circle of Congregational church gave a delightful lawn party on the green surrounding tho baud stand, on Tuesday evening of this week. In ad dition to the lights of the stand, Chinese lanterns and electric lights were distributed among the trees, mak ing it a veritable fairy land. A most enjoyable musical and literary pro gramme was presented, tho band giv ing some of Its choicest music, always a delight to tho people of Belding; the male quartette and Miss Spencer with songs, and Mr. Raymond Wilder with his inimitable Barbara Fritchle, contributed their full quota to the pleasures of tho evening. Some four hundred of our people were In attend ance and the ladles enriched their treasury by twenty-two dollars by the sale of refreshments. The popular verdict was a grand success. Mrs. Emma Piatt Guyton of Grand Rapids will give two lectures in this city at Belding Opera House this after noon and evening to ladies only. Subjects, "The Awakened Woman" and "Our Girls." Mrs. Guyton has great ability as a lecturer and large crowds of ladies have attended in the different cities where she has been lecturing. Admission free. The Maccabees were very agreeably surprised by the lady Maccabees Mon day night, they came In upon them about forty strong shortly before the lodgo closed and took possession of the banquet room spreading the tables with a whole lot of eatables. Although they leave out the men in the ladies' lodge they took after the boys in good shape. Among those from tho city, who havo been in attendance at tho Repub lican state convention and convention of Republican Leagues this week are C. M. Wise, B. F. Hall, T. P. Ireland, Con Eddy, E. B. Lapham, L. B. Hall, E. E. Chappie, C. R. Cowdin, E. E. Fales, W. P. Hetherington and A. L. Spencer. Guy Weter and W. B. Reed made a run to Detroit by wheel last week, leaving here Thursday. They took in Adrian and several other cities on the route, bringing up In Detroit Sunday, making the circuit of Belle Isle Park several times, and returning on the excursion train. Saturday August 15th Is the date set for a ball game )etween the Bel ding K. of P. baud and the Business Meu. As both sides are known to con tain good ball players a close game may be expected. Proceeds to go to the baud. Admission 10 cents. Ladies free. Frank O. Johnson and wife returned last week from a trip to Clearwater, Kalkaska Co., where they visited at L. S. Lindsley's for a week or two. They drove there and back, Frank says the crops north of hero looks equally as well as they do In this vicinity. Whenever two or three are gathered together on dry goods boxes and on street corners, there the financial is sues of the country are weighed in the balance and the weal or woe of future generations decided in hot debate. An effort is being made by the Young Men's Republican club to get William Alden Smith and Fred A. Maynard to come hero August 15th and spoak at a mass meeting, due notice of which will bo given if they securo them. , The entertainment at the M. EJ church was well attended last night, notwithstanding tho extreme heat. Miss Swift Is a flno elocutionist and the other part of the program by local talent was excellent. During tho electric storm last night the houso of Zeb. Robinson in Orleans on tho farm formerly owned by Abo Huff was struck by lightening and burn ed to the ground, very little of the con tents were saved. There will be a Gosjk;! Temperance meeting at the Baptist church next Sunday evening August 9th, under tho auspices of tho W. C. T. U. union service. Tho Ladles' Social Circle of the Con gregational church will meet with Mrs. E. Lamb next Wednesda', Au gust li'tn, at 2:30 o'clock. NORTH SIDE NOTES. P. Kern visited his son at McBrlde, last week. Chas. Hart and wife were in Grand Ledge, Sunday. A. A. Maynard and family are visit ing at SunflelJ. Joe Bobbins has moved into the Loveland house. D. Foss and family returned from Six Lakes last week. W. Buttamore and wife are visiting their sons at Harrison. B. Cole and family returned last week, from Greenville. J. II. Moore's little daughter Is quite sick with Colera Infantum. Mrs. J. W. Moore visited her mother Mrs. D. Chadwlck, at Chadwlck, last week. Mrs. Lerov Witt and II. B. Cowles took in the excursion to Grand Ledge, Sunday. Miss Atta Moore of Chadwlck is vis iting at her uncles', J. W. and J. H. Moore. Mrs. Con Eddy left Friday for Petos- key to be jfone several weeks visiting her people. E. L. Wright and daughters and Allle Amwine are trying camp life at Murray lake. Arthur and Ira Moore, Clarence Fuller and A. Tupper spent last week at Murray's Lake, camping. J. E. Dodson and wife returned from Ronald last Friday where they had been visiting his father, Phillip Dod son. They loft at the Bannek office a fine basket of cherries of a late variety. Miss Mamie Hulliert left this morn ing for Indiana. Last night a number of her young friends gave her a fare well reception at the residence of J. E. Clemens, which was a very enjoy able affair. Misses Mabel and Agnes Spwnccr took part in the concert at Greenville Monday night. It was under the aus pices of the People's Lecture Course and was a fine entertainment. A bus load of people from this city attended. Dan Bush is home from Lowell and expects In a week or two to leave for St. Louis, Mo. On Saturday night about twenty friends gave him a party at tho homo of his parents, refresh ments were served and a fine time was enjoyed by all. French's Kid band have gone into rehearsal under directions of Mr. Seeley of Greenville and will be in line for the band tournament at Ionia on the 26th Inst. A soldier's reunion will be held at Cedar Springs, August 7th, under auspicecof Jewell Post G. A. R. Hon. J. C. Burrows, Wm. Alden Smith an3 E. A. Maynard will speak. Many sheep near Constantino are dying from an unknown disease. Some farmers have lost one half their flock. An expert from Agricultural College has been sent for and will Investigate the matter. The flouring mill at Smyrna was struck by lightning during the storm last Tuesday morning setting the mill on fire in the rear, but prompt action by citizens saved Mr. Tebbel from a serious loss. The case of Roberts vs. Whiting, to get osses8ion of the former's home and farm in Orleans, resulted in a ver dict in favor of defendant Whiting, who retains possession under the terms of the lease. Sentinel. The Ladies' Aid Society of the Bap tist church will serve ice cream and cake at 10 cents a plate in the vacant store on Main st., first door west of Page's hardware store, Friday after noon and evening, August 7th. Rev. B. V. Child and family left Wednesday morning for a four weeks vacation in Oberlin, Ohio. There will be no regular services at the Congre gational church during their absence. Sunday school and Christian Endeavor meetings as usual. It's a good plan for every citizen to disinfect their premises and look well to all drains and slop holes, during the next few weeks, as much sickness may be possibly avoided by this means. With so many complaining, one can not afford to be lax in these matters. Mr. and Mrs. Skellenger of Smyrna, former residents of this place, made us a call and left their name on. our list this week. They, with his niece and family, have been harvesting berries in this vicinity for two or three weeks. They will return next week. Luther Observer. The "Has Beens" and Belding Silks will play a game of ball at Ellis Park , next Saturday, for the benefit of last years base ball association by which it is hoped by the management to clear the association of debt. The admission has been reduced to ten cents which is within the reach of all. Tho K. of P. band will be in attendance and furnish music for the occasion. Game will be called at 2:30 o'clock. The following constitutes the teams and their posi tions: 'Has Heens." Beldln Silks. Holmes Catcher Fish Putnam Pitcher Smith Washburn First base Foster Crtppen Second base Kanney lialley Third base Crosby Wilder Shortstop Drlese Oreen Klght field Case Simons Center field Montletb Madden Left field Griffith Ga.lifomm JFruit L,a.dders ! j I i i i i 1W-11S Mnln Street. And One Price to Everybody is used alike. No Books. No Cupons. No Poor Accounts to Loose. Therefore we sell you Groceries Cheaper than ever. Try us and be convinced. Yours for Cash Trade. 7VUKESEL.L St LLOYD, IE )Say Merest Yoo to Know That The Variety Store Has received a large line of crockery and are selling 101 Piece Dinner Hammocks and Croquet Sets tion stock is complete and to show W. MAIN ST. J Special Sale All of our Shirt Waist Stock goes at COST. Great bargains in Wash Goods, of which we have an elegant line. We offer 19 dozen Ladies' last black seamless hose 2 pairs for S cents. This for ONE WEEK ONLY Or until closed out. You were never otTered such bar- ( gains in Hosiery. AvaiJ yourself of it. Respectfully, j SPENCER & LLOYD, j HAVE YOU SEEN THEM AT Ireland's Hardware Store. I je Cream Freezers, Refrigerators and Gasoline Stoves at Reduced Prices Eyerythin at Cost ? "NIT!" T. Frank Ireland, Ilnrdwnrc. All Is Our Motto. Sets lor $7,50. at Cost to close out. Our No prices right. No trouble goods. A. CHAVE.