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'RnffNn flnnirr if 5 IVUUHU flUUUl UU, ft Orleans. Glbbs was in fielding K. Uev. N. Saturday. Mn. Stevens has returned from Hat tlo Creek. Kev. N. K. (Jibbs and wife left for Ann Arbor Monday. H. L. Halo and Lewis Wheeler were in Beldlng Wednesday. Mrs. Grey, of Ionia, is in town, sew ing for Mrs. A. W. Palmer. Orleans-Otlaco. Leonard Witt is attending school at Helding. M. M. Ilenedict is in Ionia as juror this week. Miss Edith Oakley is working for Mrs. C. Choate. Mat Hohn and family attended a sur prise party at A. J. Moon's, of Otlsco, LI u lit it I it i'm Aaariult. One of tlm best evidtuee of the ralue of lightutu rods up to date has been afforded by the Wuthingtou monument. It Is capped by a small four bided pyra mid of aluminium, which metal, bo cheap today, was very costly at the time of the building of the greatest obelisk that tho world has over known. This aluminium tin is connected with j ! ret-In anil Forror dlnatlon. 1 A glycerin man in conversation with a reporter the other day mid that the majority of those who are engaged in Ujo business of shooting wells believe to foreordiuatiou. "I think that a man win not die till his time comes he mid. "A man is liable to die at any falling, no matter how aafo it may be cousiaeml. He will nans throuoh nil gree Hay City to spend the winter with their fon. A gentleman from tho Will C IVeo Co., of Chicago, is in town delivering sowing machines, n i i i i i.i . i Chas. Hagadorn and Chan. Thayer n , uu u. wu . . ousow ..,.,... . t . .... o .... , ... Orleans and will movents family there in tho near future. Mr. Hrown of Hushnell, stato deputy of tho Court of Honor, is in town. work ing for that lodge, and expects to or ganize a court at Orleans. Mrs, C. A. Snow was surprised on Thursday by about 2o of her lady friends who came with well filled bas kets and sewing utensils, and tho day was spent in sowing. Mr. and Mrs. l S. Cole have gone to tho Kmmu by four copper rods which kinds of dangers and never sustain the and wives, were in Ionia Saturday. Our silver friends have nothing to say since election. Hurrah for 1'in Oscar Emery went to Hig Kapids to take a business course at the Ferris Industrial. Mrs. Phebe Purdy and Mrs. Hell Sparks, of West Smyrna, were guests at (. Purdy's Monday. Falrplains. Luo Slocum has gone north hunting. hdgar Ash by has bought the Van- Loten farm. A. Hrown sold a yearling to Charlie Cilmoro Monday. Edgar Ashhy and wife were in Ionia Monday on business. Will Canavan has routed Hen Hall's house at tho west end of the lake. Mr. and Mrs. E. Brown visited at Albert Urown's Monday afternoon. Elon Murry and Jennie Raby spent Sunday evening with Mr. and Mrs. E. Canlleld. John Hates is running Charlie Whit ford's engine. They have lots of beans yet to thresh if the weather will per mit. Mrs. Frank Stevens returned from Hattlo Creek last Friday where she has been under treatment for tho last six weeks. Sho is as well as can be ex pected. Mrs. Homer Morris returned to Elton Thursday where her husband is doing a large lumbering job. She had been visiting at Ed. Morris' and with other friends and relatives. Long Lake. , Will Pretzel is homo again. Joe Pretzel and son Will took a load of potatoes to Ionia Tuesday. Mrs. Frank Stevens is home again. She is not able to get around much yet. but Is on tho gain. Miss Agnes Lane visited her little cousins, Hazel and Gladys Lane, Fri day and Saturday. A 1J !. ... . . "iu nruwii is naving ins new house plastered. The Gore Brothers of Helding are doing the work. Will Mowry and Oscar Lane got 18 rabbits Saturday and 15 Again Monday. How is that for prosperity? rnu . , iiieru was no prayer meeting on Wednesday night nor any Sunday school Sunday on account of the bad weather. Joe Pretzel and family were very much surprised last Tuesday by his brother and family from Langsburg coming to make them a visit. They returned home Saturday. Will Canavan has rented the houso at the east end of Long Lake owned by Hen Hall, and as soon as he can get it fixed up ho expects to live there. His mother will live with him. wedding ltartonville. Hark! Do you hear those bells? ' School commenced last Monday with Miss Ivohn as instructor. (i. E. Tower returned to the M. A. C. last Wednesday, having been home to vote. Miss Fessie Elderkln of Greenville spent Sunday with her friend Miss Otie Kohn. Quite a number from this vicinity attended the surprise party given for I). Moon last Saturday evening. All report a good time. Mr. C. J. King's people, intend to move to Helding in the near future. School commenced here Monday morning, Nov. 14 with Miss Otie Kohn as instructor. Tho weather for tho past week has been very much like winter. We had a heavy snow-storm but it did not make sleighing. Mrs. G. II. Godfrey of Oakfield spent Nov. 15 at Mrs. F. J. Richmond's. Mrs. C. W. Whitfield accompanied her homo for a few days' visit. Mrs. C. W. Whitfield, from Lang ford, South Dakota, is visiting her sis tor, Mrs. F.J. Richmond. She moved west 21 years ago and this is her first visit back to Michigan. Sin j ton. Miss Herlhena SI ay ton Is staying with her aunt, Julia Slayton, at pres ent. Mrs. Slay ton's health is quite Kor. Asa R. Wood will finish drying ap ples Nov. 1(5. E. J. Mason expects to finish Nov. 19. Then ho will dig horse radish. Mr. and Mrs. John Howard finished their lalors in E. J. Mason's dryer last week and have gone north to Midland county to visit his parents. On account of tho big snow storm on Nov. 10, our mail failed to come for two days, a thing that rarely happens, al though a lady has carried it for nearly four years. Tho IJANNER and Detroit Weekly Tribune one year for $ 1.40. Few men ec tho fruition of their OWll Hfe-WOrk. Onn fcfim.i In h l..o. tlned to labor for others, pre-eminently so for one's own family, knowing that much of tho good results must come in OtlOS old Uirn nr ivlipn urm k1h.11 h.nr passed away. Similar work was done for each and everyone of us by our fathers, and we must in turn do It for those who are to succeed us. Out of this phaso of fate comes much that Is noble and of every growing better ment to tho race. The rich man hopes for still greater riches for his chil dren, and the poor and those alony in moderate circumstances struggle in tho faith that they are doing some thing to insure better fortuno for their children and 'families. fc4I am In tbe workshop, at the desk, behind the counter, in the field perhaps for Me," says in effect the toiler of to-day, "but my children won't do so; they will faro better if my self-abnegation can make it so." And ho does make it so. The well-to-do of to-day, in nine cases out of ten, either knew poverty In their early days or are aware that they came from parents who were originally in contracted circumstances, and who pinched themselves for the well beingof their children. National Underwriter. b..umT,,,muwJOl)Ullu, xju nym Miclitest jniurv. Thf.li lm im lr,tn,rA K 11JOK ft 1 ... i -l.-l.iI I - " " -v;v u, moo, nu iiiiuieiiKu nous oi eieuinci- out of existtm when lm ln.,t.u - .......ruuunraiiut. im.uU-, "lllV(!ttri!l 111111 ll!lV l.n nient and a thundercloud overhanging Dt)rvV( Lut thert) ,B UotoU(J of ilwmho u uuurwu oi su iniuuios. in omer nes Iinfc h,,, i... i .... .......... :i.. words the monument was struck fierce- gHr They think they will live out their Jy five times, but it suffered no damage allotted time and will not be blown up whatever. nHi i :.. .... T . . I -- uu jjiturrmini cycin I UUU. VV O i me "ie year u muro are iian.i illf, ,it.,.H .,..- ,i,- o,,i l. ... tremendous assault was made upon the if( but b , vxvrcitiot utoa and monument from the henveiis. ancl the .i , . .. . : . 'A - vuujijhju buiiso mere are out lew or us ,WUH ruciuro oi ouo oi mo top- comnarativelv that nr kill..,l Th n mott stone.- The crack still remains to rnfl(? .,, r ., .,. . . ebow w-hat na uro can do n the way of d,uta death thai KlywrIu Iuea are,, anelectrical shock, but the slightness Bradford i Pi Fm of tho damage is evidence of man's r;r , ., ".Vl T , Cleerrl Antloum..thTHer. .a. xuu uuriifl is meuuv lucuieu lur . ..tJ1 ,.,. ,., ,,.... ... attracting rh-rtrir .1 .Mi,nt. frn, H,a m v..i...ii, ..ww ,.w,iK m o.yu 6ie!' r1 ?ett :V,J-!e n,aUy ' .Llt' i1 ip carrying ... vumv w virtu lllllhllliiil hinnliipinl ..,, ordered tho captain to navigate them to ney, many years ago was in charge of a homo convicts. The con a trilling extent 11 ston Transcript. tho ihlauds, and, being a prudent man. no dm ko. hen Katisficd as to their courh-o, the convic ts deliberated, decided that ho had behaved him.self well am put him ashore on tho first largo island they came to. Ho was a musician and watchmakers' muii.- xvern nriuinallv 'Vuim wun mm. a in rea ten ing 1... .! A VUWU Ul "jr i"! iii.ui, wnu was at iirss m Tin' Hour ut I.IiicoIii'n SImmiI lnc. A IuIj f- interesting storv is told to account fur tho fact that almost every wooden clock m America has its hands painted to indicate the hour of 18 min utes past 8. It i related that most such tho habit of painting the hands to iudi cato any old or young hour that struck his fancy when ho camo to that part of tUo job. Jlut when President Lincoln was assassinated iio conceived tho idea of commemorating the event by record : .1. .. i. . i . . . . juK iue nour ana minute tuereol upon all his wooden timepieces, a custom ever since perpetuated. There is some thing striking and dramatic about this notion of time standing still forever after an event of such trairio sicnifl savages greeted his arrival. but Orpheus played to them till thev thought him ugod, brought him unlim ited pigs and yams ami bowed iu adora tion. Finally he married the chief's daughter, succeeded him and ruled tho I island for years, till a ship called in and ho sailed away. Sydney Rulletin. Tho Sault Ste. Marie Nows savs that as a precaution ngalnst smuggling the customs officers at the Canadian Soo require all ladles going to the Ameri can hoo to be weighed on tho official canco. There is no doubt about the fact sca,es before coming to tho American that nearly all the wooden clocks do in- 81Ue and afirin on returning. dicate the hour of IS inimifes m.st 8. You can seo that for yourself. But if the ciockmaker thought ho was thereby re cording the hour of the assassination his iutclligirco was as wooden as his wares, for President Lincoln was shot not at 1)3 minutes uast 8. but at about 1C minutes past 10. New York Post. Seel The greatest force iu tho world is individual elTort; without it the best intentions and noblest resolutions are fruitless. Everywhere the call is for looking at the boy a moment, the' young earnest, courageous, hopeful workers Tho bell at the parsonage went ting- n-nng, ami, as tho dominie was iu his study and his wife getting tho baby to sleep, .Master Harold, aged 7, went to the door. On opening it ho found a couple, evidently from the country, uoin young and bashful: hnf nftur men and women who show their faith by their works. Every enterprise is waiting for them. Tho grumbler and faultfinder no one needs, but the whole hearted man that goes in for honest work ! welcome everywhere. The A. O. U. W. has been mado pre.-it. nrul 13 - -j ...-. will become still greater by individual effort. Rentier vour eo-onern.t.mii in the order s work. ltohle the Untie. A startling Incident of which Mr. John Oliver of Philadelphia, was the subject, is narrated by him as follows: "1 was in a most dreadful mnriit. inn My skin was almost yellow, eves sun ken, tongue coated, pain continually in back and sides, no apiietite gradual v growing weaker day by day. Three pnysieians bail given mo up. Fortun- itely, a friend advised trying "Electric Hitters," and to my great iov and sur prise, the tirst bottle made a decided improvement. I continued their use for three weeks, and am now a well man. 1 know thev saved mv lift nml obbed the irrave of another victim." No one should fall to try them. Only v cents per bottle at Fisk Hangs' druir store. ; man queried, "Is the parson to homo?" "Yes," said Harold. "Do you want to get married'" "Thai's just what we're here for," said the prospective bridegroom as lie looked fondlv at tho blusbi ml oirl hv - r o--- "J his side. "Wen, come right in, then." said tho boy, ushering them into tho parlor, and when they had seated themselves on tho edge of two chairs side by side no started oil, saying: "I'll call pa, and ma too. She'll bo awful glad, for she has all tho marryin money, and I heard her tell pa this mornin that she wished uome folks would como to cet married cause she hadn't 'nough money to buy ner new Hat. " Chicago News Money Back If No Cure. What moro can wo sav? Give this Sarsaparllla a fair trial and your drurrelot will refund tho Durchaaa money If It fails to acconv pllsh what Is claimed. This means a positive guarantee of the efficacv of What You S your Savings is Your Fortune Save Your Money by Going to (ML k H1S0P For Your Fall and Winter CLOTHING Overcoats a Specialty. Also Farm Implements, Plow Re pairs and Harness-Way Down. HUELSTER BLOCK, BELDING. It is one thing to profess tho princi ples of ,md to claim membershin: in a fraternal order: it may bo ouite an other to live and act according to the nign standard of that order. Practice and profession should go hand in band with reference to all trood thinird in life, for in this way people will iudue of our sincerity and loyalty to the cause we have espoused Western Odd Fel low. From New ZchIhihI. Ukefton, New Zealand, Nov. 1!3, 1S!)0. I am verv nleased to state thnt fcinf I took the agency of Chamberlain's medicines tho sale has been very large, more especially or tho Cough Ilemody. In two years I have sold moro of this particular remedy than of all other makes for tho previous five years. As to ItscHieacy. I have been Informed by scores of persons of the good results they have received from it, and know its value from tho uso of it in my own household. It is so nleasant to take that we have to place tho bottle be yond the reach of the children. E. J. SCANTLEHUKY. For sale by Fisk Hangs, druggist. MimleiniiM Live I.oiik. A French writer notes that, though a lew great musicians have died young to wir, JWozart at '.W, .Schubert at 31, JJelliui at Mendelssohn at 38 and Weber when he was but 40 -a larse number have lived to bo very old men Those wlin died between (!0 and 71 years of age include liuch, Von fin low and Rubinstein. Living beyond 70 years came iiiuck, Gounod, Handel, Liszt, Meyerbeer, Rossini, Hpontini and Wag ner, while tho great ago of 89 was at taiued by Auber and others. Dying at more than h() wero Cherubini, Cramer, aenner, miestrina, Rameau, Schutz and Taubert. The average ago of music al celebrities is about 07 years. iool ItfiiNoim l or Calvlntr, At tho meeting of tho Fifesbire asso ciation held in London Dr. Wallace told a Ktory of a pensioner who used to stand with a placard on his breast enumerat ing his claims to the coppers he begged. Tho list ran thus: "Rattles, 4; wounds, o; children, (i; total, l.V This is al most as good as Sir M. Grant-Duff's story of the Irish beggar who prayed, xur mo jovo or i oi, sir, give me a crust, for I am so thirsty that I don't know where I shall sleep tonight 1" London Globe. Little CI arence fwho reads and ion- dersjl'a, is it true, as Shakspearo says, that "all the world's a stage?" tampers it may navo occn so m Shakspeare's time, but as far back as I caw remember It has been moro like a ourthouso; it has been so full of trials. A The Itfftt riftfttrr. piece of flannel damnened with Chamberlain's Pain Halm and ound on to the affected pans is superior to Piaster. When troubled with a paill In thi rtiest nr side, or a liimn back, give it a trial. You aro certain to i Hi horn th.'in uleased. with Ihn promptrHief which It affords. Pain nalrn i$alM a rtain cure tor rboum. atism. For aaln liv Fisk llAtlVS. llrinr. gist. " Dorot'jv tt-lin aeeustomcd In lmni her Cggv iiiw.n.i rwl lifnre tbpv -m t the tabl) tttmnif can't I have my eggs cotked with the covers on soino time, satie'a j-ou do''' A m:n tli of. trt!iLr rbarartnr iiim L-tia foes." ;0 snnj, tho poet. What is true of ho inrllvidnnl is also true of an organize i,otv 0f individual. Our iocs testfy to our worth. The IIIhIiop'h Aditre. A clergyman once complained to Bishop DlomhYld of London that his parishioners wero indifferent to his teachings. "No sooner," said he, "do I begin to preacli than they begin to doze." "Do you," asked tho bishop, "preach your own sermons?" "Always, my lord, always." "Then, my good friend, suppose you try some one else's, " retorted the bishop. The Atnrent I1 Keren re. Johnny Fa, some of the curious peo ple rouud hero they call "odd" and some of the others "eccentric. " What's tho difference? Pa When a man is said to be eccen tric, ho usually has moro or less money. When he is poor, a man is simply odd. Roston Transcript. Twenty-three men in every 1,000 serving in the Rritish army aro 0 feet and upward in height; XI in every 1,000 are fi feet 1 1 in lies, and fi8 in ev ery l.OOUfi feet 10 indies. There are 78o in every 1,000 army men under 5 feet J inches. "The Kind that Cures." BEICKER'S BIG S ALE! The Climax Reached. 40 Days Time to Raise $1,900. Our bills all come due Jan. 1st. We must have the amount stated above by that time We have a big Mock to sell from and will make prices that will bring the customers. Never before in the history of fielding has Dry Goods and Clothing been sold so cheap as we are now selling them. We are forced to do it. Onr rrpH.W in sist on having their pay by Jan. 1st, and we must not disappoint them. Our low prices can not fail to bring the cash. No other town in Aichig;in will meet our prices. Scan the adds in the Detroit, Grand Rapids. Ionia or Beld Dry Goods house quoting prices as low as ours. CLOTHINC.it mo jsoys ovnitcoATs and Overcoats 5 to 10 yrs, worth $2, for $ Joys' Overcoats, worth $3, for 1 M $4, for 2 99 5o 00 00 00 00 the In ouly three case out of ten light if ejually good in eaeh eye. The Hannkic and Detroit TViee-a-Week Journal, one year for $1.C5. " $4 to 6$, for 3 " . 4 4 4 4 $5 to $7 .for 4 " $8 to $10, for.. .. 5 Reefers from $1.50 to $3.50. Youths Overcoats from $2.50 to $7. 30 for choice ? DRY Good Prints, per yd 2c est Prints, per yd ?c Outing Flannels 4C, 5c to 10c Ginghams, apron check 4c 7iwlA7i'S7S. cd and Hluc Horder grey bed blankets per pair at 45c White Iilankcts, fine quality.. .. 7Cc ancy Hlankets, fine quality 90c nunss -flooos. I-arire lino of tlm. r.m nil 1 .1 goods at 25c Hrocadcs, worth 15 to 18c for 2c lMaids.. ...... , i2icto45c l'attern Novclticjj from 40c to $1.00 per yard. Men's Overcoats and Ulsters, 150 left, you can buy them Irom $3.50 to $9.75 for choice. Think of it $1 5 to $18 coats all go at $9.75. Hoys' Youths' and Men's suits from 43c to $4 for choice Hoy's suits. $7.50 for choice Youths' suits. $9.75 for choice Men's suits. This includes all Mack imported Clay Worsted suits. Odd Pants, Odd Vests, Hats, Caps, Underwear Neckwear, all go at same low prices. GOODS UXDHRWISAlt. The Hest Fleeced Lined Underwear ever sold at the price Kxtra Heavy Fleece at Cllll1RnX& CLOAKS. Mg Line, very latest styles, from ?l.ooto$4.5o hADIHS SKIKTS. Ladies' Ready Made Dress Skirts from 95c to $3-5. black or colors. 25c 47c SIIOHS. 1 1 . . j 1 vv e nave about 500 pairs of Ladies and Children's Shoes that we arc closing out, and if you can find a fit you can buy them at one-half the regular price. Big line of Holiday Goods will be open for inspection soon. Bricker's Big Slaughter Sale.