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THE BELDING BANNER
Local Brevities. S 4 ft) WHAT IS GOING ON. TburUy, March 10. 8 p. m. 1. O. Foresters. 8:00 p.m. Royal Neighbor. Fridnj, March 17. 8 p. m!A. O. U. W. Saturday, March IH." 2 p. m.-U. A. It. X p.m. W. H. C. 7.3U p. in. D.of H. Monday, March 80. 7:30 p. tn.K. O. T. M. Tuesday, March 91. 7:30 p. m.-I. O. O. F. 7:U0 p. tn.K. of I. Wednesday, March 21. 8:00 p. m. Court of Honor. BUSINESS LOCALS. Wait for MUs 11. E. Power's opening Helen A. Newman Is prepairing for a fine disulav of Surini? Millinery be fore Easter. Good green wood taken In exchange for robes and blankets at Wm. h. Fisher'. A full line of the choicest 6pring millinery at Miss H. E. Tower's. N. Smith, expert optician, at the Hotel Brieker can fit your eyes when others full. Prices right. Call on him. Busy Bee Cough your cough at once. Benedict's. Honey will ease 10 and 25 cents at Announcement of the up-to-date mil linery opening later. Miss II. E. Power. If you are in trouble with your eyes from any cause call on N. bomb, ex pert optician, at the Hotel Brieker. Examination free. Lost: Saturday evening, either at Maccabeo hall or between there and bmvrna. a ladies mull, bultabie re ward for its return. Mrs. Wm. Bell. FOR Sale: A span of mares, well matched, 5 and 6 years old, weight 2300. City broke, good to work anywhere. Foi reference call at Vincents Grocery. N. Smith, expert optician, represent ing the leading optical manufacturers in prescription work is at the Hotel Brieker for a few days. Call on him and have your eyes examined free. FOU SALE. Cheap and on easy terms. House and lot on South Broa9 st. Mattie Youno. CULTURE. Hamper, teacher of VOICE Miss Beatrice voice culture. Studio at Mrs. Fred Smith's Tuesdays and Saturdays. Before the discovery of One Minute Cough Cure, ministers were greatly disturbed by coughing congregations. No excuse for it now. W. I. Benedict. At Swedish weddings, among the middle and lower classes, the bride groom carries a whip. This is an em blem of his authority in the domestic circle. MUSIC TEACHING. Miss Helen Baker, teacher of instru mental music, both piano and organ, will be at the home of Adam Waguer, on Friday and Saturday of each week to give instruction. To Cure a Cold In One Day Take Warner's White Wine of Tar Syrup, the best cough remedy on earth. 25 and CO cents. HOUSES FOR SALE. One brick and three frame dwelling houses all within the city limits. Will be sold at a considerable reduction in price and reasonable time allowed for the payment. Apply to William Pick ering. Office at the Commercial Bank. TO EXCHANGE. Good paying city property to ex change for good farm near Belding. E. E. Fales. If you havo a cough, throat irrita tion, weak lungs, pain in chest, dllli cult breathing, croup or hoarsehess, let us suggest One Minute Cough Cure. Alwaysrellabloand safe. W.I.Benedict Consumption Cure Warner's White Wine ot Tar Syrup, the best cough remedy on earth, cures a cold In one day if taken in time- 25and50cts. "Give me a liver regulator and I can regulate the world," said a genius. The druggist handed him a bottle of DeWltt's Little Early Kiser9, the fam ous little pills. W. I. Benedict. To the I'ubllc. We are authorized to guaranteo every bottle of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and If not satisfactory to re fund the money to the purchaser. There is no better medicine made for la grippe, colds and whooping cough. Price, 25 and 60c per bottle. Try it. Flak Bangs, druggist. For frost bites, burns, indolent cores, eczema, skin disease, and especially piles. Do Witt's Witch Hazel Salve stands first and best. Look out for dis honest people who try to imitate and counterfeit It. It's their endorsement of a good article. Worthless goods are not imitated. Get DeWitt's Witch Hazel Salve.. W. I. Benedict. To Cure a Cold In One Day. Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tab lets. All Druggists refund tho money if it fails to cure. 25cent. ItULMXa MAH1UIT&. BtLDiiro, March is, 18V9. Flov 3 00 2 20 90 17 00 90 18 (X) 1(5 00 19 (10 at 40 6 30 7 00 ur, owt. Retail V cwt. patent Corn Meal, V cwt. yton Feed, cwt chop vtn-" Hran, y ton Middlings, ton.... Wheat, red per Du " white Vu., Rye, V bu .....,. Corn, W bu old. ... Oatn, W bu new iiav. w ton App e. V bbl 2 00ff 2 U) rotatooH, v mi Means V ru V7erop lleana V bu. 'frtcrop flutter, V Kggn, tfdot.. 8are, V lb....- Lard, lb Chickens, spring, tt ... Chickens, old. y &..; Veal, cwt., dressed w cwt.. live Beef, cwt.llve weight Oft 4 00 pcwt.dresscd M 7 00 Pork. cwt dressed 4 4 BS Salt 1'ork 07 Mutton, dressed ., 7 00 Land riaster, ton fi 00 Calcined 1'laHter, y bbl. .. 8 20 zm so 00 00 14 iC 15 W 01 :) 7p 8 00 (, OH 4Htf& OH Gfi 7 00 OOTf ft 5 00 Friday is St. Patrick's Day. City election two weeks from Mon day. luoraas Cannon went to Stanton Wednesday. u- Vs. Fales of Orleans was able to be In town today. H. F. Hunks made a business trip to Ionia Wednesday. Mrs. Martha Joiner, of Chase, is a guest at E. B. Lapham's. W. W. Huelster of Grand Rapids was in the city Tuesday. xwrs. vv. u. ueeu ana cniidren are visiting her sister In Morley. L. II. King states that-his gallery will bo open Monday, March 20. Myron II. Walker, attorney of Grand Rapids, was In the city Tuesday. N Smith, expert optician, is stop ping at Hotel Brieker until March 25. Woodmen dancing party at the Opera House tomorrow evening; let's go; let's go. Bricker's specials for Saturday and Monday are wash goods, percales and ginghams. Mre. E. M. Smith-Ballard is In the city soliciting orders for "A woman of tho century." Mrs Sarah Howe is receiving a visit from her mother. Mrs. Albert Uanyen, of Hastings. Chas. P. Locke and Hon. A.B. Morse of Ionia were in the city Tuesday on egal business. Orlo Fish is assisting L. G. Crothcrs u his barber fchop, G. W. Hills having gone to Detroit. Fisk Bangs has returned after a two weeks visit with relatives in different parts of the state. Ellis Ranney has been elected cap tain of tho M. A. C. base ball club for the present 6eason. Platte Green went to Morley to spend Sunday with his parents who llvo ne&r that city on a farm. Mrs.A.D. Jenks attended the funeral f Mr. Thompson at Fenwick Sunday. He was 70 years of age. L. A. Burhans, of Portland, Repub lican candidate for county school com missioner is in the city today. Percy D. Wells of Grand Rapids was n tho city Wednesday. He is partlcu arly pleased to be called papa. Rev. Mr. Quick will address tho pupils of tho high school tomorrow (Friday) morning at 8:30 o'clock. Miss-Inez Hall entertained her broth- r over Sunday. He is a soldier in tho regular army homo on a furlough. Miss Edna VanSlyke has been in the city visiting her many friends. She expects to leave for Petoskey In a few days. B. J. Lowrey editor of the Howard City Record and deputy internal revenue inspector was in the city Wednesday. Thos. Welch went to Gaines this morning to look over the stock of goods again that he talked of purchasing a few weeks ago. Miss H. E. Power returned today from Grand Rapids with a large lino of millinery goods purchased In the astern markets. Mrs. E. B. Lapham entertained a doz- n young ladles with a candy pull Mon ay night In honor of Miss Edna Van Slyke of Petoskey. Chas. Madden and A. T. Gerardy have moved their barber snop from the Splcer building to the basement nder Connell Bros. Charles Knapp who has been in the mploy of W. I. Benedict for the past four years leaves this week for Indiana to remain some time. Ben Huestus arrived from Chicago Tuesday evening. He brought along a umber of girls to work in the Richard son bilk Co. s silk mill. Mrs. B. A. Parker has returned from Lakeview. She reports that Mr. and Mrs. Divine have both been se verely uflhcted with the grippe. About 20,000 young brook trout were left here bv the state fish car last Frl ay and planted in the various streams in this vicinity by those interested. Geo. Stout has established the Union Poultry Yards in this city and has a tine lot of fowls which his adv. in another column of this issue talks about. Mrs B. F. Harrington, Mrs. L. E. Currie and several other members of the W. R. C. attended a meeting of that organization at Greenville last Saturday. Miss Minnie Baker of Ionia who has class of 22 pupils In music in this city will give a recital at the Baptist church Wednesday evening, March 22, few of her class taking part. She will be assisted by Miss Pearl Free man, soprano, and Miss Lillian Bouk of Ionia, reader. The hearing in the injunction case against tho city was again postponed last Saturday for a week. Its disposi tion this week depends on the question of whether a judge can bo secured to ear It arirued and determine between the rights of tho parties. Judge Davis it is understood declines to sit in the caso and an effort is being made to get Judgo Grove or Judge Adslt of Grand Rapids to fill the responsible position. THK ItKCKKATIOX CLUW. The Recreation Club havo now a fine suite of rooms over tho Belding Sav ings Bank, tho boys having leased tho whole flat and am oeeUDVing all the rooms. ' On tho front is a very line parlor with neat carpet and plenty of easy chairs, a large heating stove, and pictures on the walla. Just back of it is their read ing room which contains on the tables all the leading popular magazines and several weeklies, including narpers and the Beldino Banner. Tho boys havo free access to this room and even logs many of them spend much time In enjoying tine reading. The room on tho south is fitted up for games and a gymnasium for those who desire that sort of amusement, it being far enough removed from the parlor and reading room, 'so as not to disturb those who wish to spend a quiet hour. No smoking is allowed in the parlor or reading room. This is an excellent organization and if the boys make the best of tho opportunity afforded them for self culture, and there is no reason in tho world why they ought not to do so, it will bo one of tho best societies in the city and productive of much good. The rooms are always open and they extend a warm hand to visitors. OUITIAIIY. Katherine Jacoby Miss Katherine Jacoby wnose re mains wero brought here from Detroit last Thursday, died at the home of her sister, Mrs. Schafer, In Detroit, Tues day, March 7, and tho funeral was held In tho church at Miriam near her old homo Saturday morning which was largely attended. Tho deceased had been in poor health with lung trouble nearly three years. Two years ago she speut tho winter in Florida aud Knoxville, Tenn., and a year later loft for Los Vegas. N. M.. aud after ward tried the climate in different parts of Colorado, finally trying Ne vada, Mo. Sho returned to Detroit with her sister, Susie, who remained with her till the end came. She wa9 born In Miriam, March 1, 18G0, and a host of friends mourn her loss. NORTH SIDE NOTES. Thos. J. Warren expects to leave jthls week for Oregon. A new feed store and wood yard has been opened in Chas. Brown's building. C. H, Shedd, of Detroit, spent a few days ..with his slter,:Emma L. Shedd, wno is very sick from a relapse of la grippe. Ho was the guest of W. II DeCoster. W. A. Smith, of near Ionia, has leased the Witt dwelling house and will become a resident of tho North Side. Mr. Smith has left his farm and concluded to take life a little easier. Claude Peifer returned from Grand nupius Aionaay very bicic. ilo was obliged on account of it to be carried on a cot from the train to his home Claude has been at work in the Bridge Street House for nearly a year and was taken sick several weeks ago. His many friends hopo for a speedy re recovery. Till! CIIUUC1IKS AMI MOCIKTIUS. A. Hagadorn and family will leave this week for Lansing where he has taken a farm near the Ag ricultural College. Tho family have been residents of this city for nine years and aro excellent citizens who will bo much missed in social and religious circles especially among the Methodist society. Miss Ethel will re main a short time and dispose of the stock of plants and flowers in tho green house. Monday night about 75 of their neighbors and friends and many mem bers of the Epworth Leaguo gave them a farewell greeting aud tho occasion was a very enjoyable one to all. Do not forget that the Liszt Coucei t company will give an entertainment at the Opera Houso March 21. John Duffy, George A. Murphy, William Nourse and Andrew Fyfe aro the singers, Ferdinand Warner the ac companist, and Paul P. Davis the reader. They are all among the bes that Grand Rapids turns out and our citizens will miss a musical feast if they allow this entertainment to pass without hearing it. Seats on sale at Hotel Belding. An orchestra has been formed of members of our high school. It is composed of Fred Irelaud, first violin; Morton Jenks, second violin; George Wagner and Elmer WIngar, cornet; Roy Reynolds, clarionet; Palmer Fale9, cello; and Lewis Leonard, piano. They take a lesson once a week of Mr.Claude Menkee and are practicing faithfully. It is expected that they will play before the school in a short time. The gentlemen gave their closing entertainment in tho contest for points at tho meeting of Doric Chapter O E. S. Tuesday night. At tho cloee "Judge1 Wagner announced that they had gained the victory by fivo points, the ladies having scored 1,040 and the gentlemen 1,G45. A banquet will bo served at tho hall in April. Miss Maggie McDonald spent Sun day In Ionia. She went Into tho ex cursion car with her friends when they were about to leave hero for home Saturday night and the train moved off carrying her along with tho crowd. W. I). Ballou, W. B. Reed, J. E. Clemens and J. F. Pinkbatn went to Grand Rapids Mondiy night to hear the preat pianist ; Rosenthal whose skillful work on the pianola marvelous. All the newspapers In neighboring towns have published Items that Bel ding might lose that new railroad yet owing to troublo In securing right of way. Excuse us if we smile neighbors, The Baptist ladles of the third ward will serve a ten cent tea at the home of Mrs. Ireland, -Wednesday afternoon. March 22. The Social Circle met Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. B.V. Child. They packed a barrel for the home mission work in Wilmington, N. C. Mrs. Childs surprised the ladies by serving fine refreshments. Tho new officers of the C. E. Society elected Monday night aro Mrs. E. B. Lapham President, B. V. Child 1st Vice President, Allle Am wlno 2nd VIco President, Myrtle Griffith Secretary and Edna Wise, Treasurer. Rev. B. V. Child will conduct a bible cla?s each Sabbath at the parsonage at tho regular Sunday school hour. In addition to tho regular lessons tho book of John will bo taken up In out une. xoungoroiuoi ootn sexes are invited to join tho class. . The annual convention of the Ionia County W. C. T. U. will bo held in Lake Odessa at the U. B. A. church, March 21-23. A large attendance is looked for and the President of the association, Mrs. E. II. Mudge, desires to see all tho workers preeent. To tho members and those Interested in tne vv. u. l. u. mere win do a special meeting' of our union at the home of Mrs. Bushert, Broas street, rriday afternoon of this week. Come all who can and bring scissors and thimbles. The twenty-fourth annual district convention of the W. C. T. U. . will convene in Belding in the Baptist hurch the first week In April. New ads this week: T. Frank Ire land, Spencer & Lloyd, Lamb Bros., W. I. Benedict, W. M. Reynolds, Con nell Bros., 11. J. Leonard, Kingsloy & Co., Wilson & Friedly, W. F. Brieker, Union Poultry Yards. The lecture given byG. A. Gearhart at the Opera Houso Saturday night was one of the best that has been spoken from the platform. It was inspiring and elevating, and delivered with such grace and force as Is well calculated to stimulate young men and young women to make the most of their lives and opportunities. He gavo a short talk at tho Congregational Sunday school Sunday, and then returned to Greenville where he addressed the young people In tho evening. Notwithstanding tho unusual amount of sickness and the severe cold weather which necessitated irregular attend ance the Belding Woman's Club con gratulate themselves that not a pro gram of the year's work has been missed What they lacked in quanity they made up in quality. The session Tuesday at Mrs. C. D. Ellis' was delightful, origi nal and interesting. An animated dis cussion followed each phper as read. Closed by singing America and ad journed to meet next Tuesday, Mar. 21, with the president Mrs. Dr. Coville. The Republican city and ward cau cuses as will bo seen by reference to another column of the Banner have been called for tho 22nd Inst. Tho terms of Alderman Morse and Super visor Eddy in tho first ward. Alderman Avery and Supervisor Angell in tho second ward, Alderman Curtis and Su pervisor Wilder in tho third ward and that of Mayor A. L. Spencer, Clerk Fred Smith, Treasurer W. Lee Cu?ser and Justico of the Peace E. B. Lapham expires this year and nominations are to be made at that time for these offices. Our real estate dealers and men who look after the rentlngof dwelling houso property say there is a great call lor houses to rent, and new people are com mlng in every day from different parts of the state to locate here. Vacant hous esare rapidly filllngupand the outlook for a large Increase In population this year is very bright. Tho extension of tho Lowell and Hastings road is an as sured fact which will place Belding on the main lino of rail road between Grand Rapids and Saginaw,and too tho electric road from Grand Rapids U not one of the impossibilities. MAKKIAOK I.ICEN1KH. Jay Cranmcr, 21, Gratlan, Kent Co.; Jennie Beedy, 18, Smyrna. J araes Florence, 21 , Orange; Clara Wedge, 21, Ionia. Harry Lyle, 21, En9ton: Mamie llowe, 22, Orleans. Denis Esllck, 35, Orange; Maggie Comstock, 3(1, Orange. Ira Pinckney, 22, Kcene; Nellie Raymer, 19, Lowell. Ii Pails! I!9.50 per Hundred. 10 Cents Each. Eureka and Anchor Sap Sprouts. T Frank Ireland, "We Never Sleep" HABDWABE MAN. Ladies' Tailor lade Suits Call and See Them. Special Values in Boys', Misses', and Children's Hosiery. rfs Hosiery. the Our Stock is now Complete for the Spring Trade. NEW GOODS and get the NEW PRICES. Respectfully, SPENCER & LLOYD. See LAMB BRO 7 ct Your better Hands, Mil Heads, Statements nnd Noto llcnds nt tho Unnncr offlco nnd they will ho put up for you In our now stylo tnhlcts with hlottcr eovor. All work nt Kiizht 1' r lees WE BELIEVE. s BUSY BEE COUGH HONEY THE VERY BEST COUGH MEDICINE MADE! And we have many reasons to make us think so. The people who have used it tell us so. We have used it ourself, and it has never failed to cure. Cvery year we have sold more than we did the year be- . . . fi.ii... .. . ore. we nave aireauy soia tins winter nearly as many bottles as we did during the whole of last year. We make it ourselves, know how it is made, know it is made of drugs that have been used for years to cure COUGHS and COLDS, and we know it will cure your Cough or Cold. Try it and if it is not satisfactory, return the empty bottle, and we will cheerfully-refund the price. Can we do more. rmcn sa cunts a uottlu COSTAIXIKG GO DOSBS. W I. BENEDICT. OOniTISK. DRUQ DTOR.E.