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Newsy Items C2atlicrol lit by the Hairnet's Staff of Special Correspondents. (rattan. Mis. I'Yniil; Donovan has had a re lHMaml is wry H?rioul.v ill. Kilty Matin U homo from louht wluTt hi' viili d hei'ial wt-ki. .lack Whltn has cut his fool to badly tliut he urs t-rutcht' to fjet around. IU-'Mihtr romtnunicutiou of (irattan l Si A. M. J .01 ji was lield A uplift UK MutU; Vt''k-s I'ommt-iii'td tier school in the Cooler distrlrt August 21 . Mr. ai.tl Mis. Peter Klkins of Mill Creek v i 1 1 4 1 the old home friends over Sunday. Mi.s Dell Woodward and (iruiidmu Wolf hae 140110 1 Lakeview for a leu t liy isii. Win-eld' I Nmd's little daughter Mar i;erie whs Mek last week. Dr. Spencer win railed Atiriit We are having the. worst drought of the ce.-iHm in North (irattan. South (irallan had a yool bhower Suiiday a. in Crops of all kinds are an fieri ng. Mr. ai d Mrs. Homer Kiehardson of Charlotte, married August !(', have been vMtin;.' Mrs .1. A. Lessiler, a cousin of Mr.ltieliai din, and will visit Mrs. .1. Scotlafter a trip to Creep ville. Prof. Chas. Dear, a former teacher in the union M-hool, is camping with a party of friends near ('rattan Centre. The nuinhcr id campers at Wabasis1 Lake i larger than any previous sum nier. lie liot dry weather did not effect the attendance at the three picnics, viz.: ( rat tan and other Oranges at Silver Lake estimated at l.GtH) people present, August l; Uakheld S. s. at Wabasis Lake August 17, and the Ash ley S, S. at Italdwin Lake, August IS Wood' Corners. A good rain has long been wished for here. Many from here attended the Advent camp nifi ting Sunday. The Midi's Wheatons of LowelLare pending u few days with relatives here. Mrs. Will Yeoman is north visiting her brother. Her family is with her. Miss Alma Hall has been visiting poiho of her friends in these parts the past week. A. C. Hubbelland wife are entertain lng their two sisters from Cooperstowii, New York. They expect to return September 1. Mrs. Sprague who has been visiting friends in Mcllride returned homo last week, also Mrs. Harrington who visit ed in Stanton. A very pleaiant surprise whs given Miss Amanda Howard last Friday after noon it being her Kith birthday. A few of her young friends met with her to eeb.brate the same. (James and tmiMe were the main features until the refreshnu uts wi re served which con sisuuor the hest the mothers iu this vicinity can afford, which is good. A A nice gold ring was jrVL. ntM. j,y brothers, and al.o received tome other presents All went away feeling they had spent a happy afternoon. Oliseo. Mrs. John Moih.j and Mrs. Fred Mc Nitt spent Sunday in Ionia. Robert, Luscombo of Lureka and Frank- Luscombe and family ate Sun day dinner with L. D. Carpenter, wife and daughter, Mildred Mabel. The l L. C. will hold an ice cream social at their ball opposite the school-hou-e this week Saturday night, Au gust lltith. Ice cream, f icntsadish. Let ail come and partake of a delicious dish to cool the inner man. There will be a Sunday school con vention at the Oliseo church next Sun day , August L'Tth. A good program has been prepared and as many a price less gem is found within a worthless covering, m let us ho so absorbed In the good work of this day that we shall not take notice of the building in which we work. A very plea-ant evening wus spent by about twenty of Olisco's young peo ple when they gat hered, August 22nd, to surprise Herbert Hoss, the occasion being his birthday. Ice cream and cake were served but they failed to cool the glowing spirits of the merry lads and lassies and they departed for home at a late hour imbued with hap-pine-s at a white beat. Caiiiionsbiirir. The L. M. s. w ill meet at the parson age September 2. Mrs. Chapiu of Crattan was a guent of Mrs. S. Held Thursday and Friday. Miss Nina Lacy of Grand Uapids is visiting her grandmother. Mrs. .fas Nesbltt. Master Hubert and Miss Ann Hookey of drattau visited their uncle Janus this week. 'Miss F.lhel Pasco visited at J. L, 1 bourns umJ attended the picnic at Silver Lake. Lugene Tattle has purchased the house and lot where be now lives of Frank Foley . Mr. and Mrs. Frid Jeans of Grand Rapids gpent Monday and Tuesday with Chas. Judson and wife. I here was no preaching last Sunday at the M. I'. cIium h. Kev. Holcombis holding hpecial meetings in Oaklield. Airs. Horace Smith and her two daughters Lottie and Louise of Grand Uapids ait? spending a week with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Ilartwell Dr. Aaron Clark has rented the store Alton. Ada Church is at J. Frost's. J. D. Frost went to Hart Monday. Dorus Church Is ro-shiriL'llng his ba rn. Geo. Lewis is runnlnir a dryer at Hart. Choir meeting at S. Ueniie lis' this week. Geo. Frost is away superintending a dryer. Dance at the Lake, at Wcekes, Mon day night. Mrs. Addle Spencer Is visiting In Grand Rapids. Orla Weekes leaves Tuebduy to take charge of a dryer. Mrs. Armour of Greenville is assist ing Mrs. (Mare Ford. Mrs. Frost of Keene is here with her daughter, Mrs. O. Weekes. The dance at the old La ley home stead was largely attended. Leo. Weekes Is with her sister, Mrs. A. Godfrey, in Fast Lowell. Jessie Reynolds returned Saturday to her home in South Lowell. Ray Ford visited his aunt, Mrs. Win. Andrews in Howue last week. Win. Ren uel Is of Cook's Corners spent Sunday with his parents. Hyrori Frost and G. Norton attended the ball game at (irattan Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. D. Church t-pent sev eral days at Canuousburg last week. Mr. and Mrs. Jud. Hapemau of Fast Lowell spent Sunday with his parents. llyrou Frost and Orla Weekes went FOLD UP YOUR WHEEL. 1B Latoat Unci Can U Doublod Small Space. Into Uiej have a folding bicycle now. It probably came Into life aa a conven ience for those hapless Individuals whl live in a flat. If the tenants of a build- Injf are iu the habit of leaving theii wheels in the lower hallways, when every one who passes barks his shim on the pedals, the sufferers will appre ciate the Innovation. The man who Invented the baby car riage which could ho flattened out and placed uuder the bed, or stood against the wall behind the sofa, worked a great benefaction. It was the best thing since the Jointed Ashing rod. Then a man Invented a piano which could be readily taken apart and car rled up the narrow staircase of s lodging house and then sot up in a lit tle room, Instead of being swung Into i an outside window, aa a safe is gen erally put into an ofllce building. Bui there are more bicycles than there ar either baby carriages or pianos, so tha' tne Inventor of the folding bicycle ll entitled to the greatest credit. The folding bicy cle Is pivoted In tn center and by pressing the two spring bolts (thus releasing the locks) tin front part of the machine can be swung around against the rear, there by making It only half the original size and very convenient for carrying In oi out of the house', up or down stalra along narrow passages, etc., leaving one hand free to open and close gatel TCdq Usrker': 1 inch 3ootooooooee3a Build it on a biscuit basis-a UnOOda basis. Use any kind of a relish, but one kind of a foimda- 1 rn viiuv-viM fc-MSCUII. Aiiey possess dainty a flavor as is ever found in the best bread. as JUseiooft have started the thoughtful housewife crackerwards. In U needs Biscuit she finds food novelty without loss ot nutritive value; a complete, satisfy ing, health Riving (i)iH tjut js aiways ready aiway3 fresh, always dainty. These are the reasons why Uneeda BISCUit make the ideal lunch for the business man or the mechanic for everybody. Order one of the new .s cent air tii,t n wt-nrrc P5v 11)1,1 I, ...... . .... 1 . t ..f i t ii ... , , ...... . .. . . 1 uwia. ii tun ue luneu oil auu uu . - . ... ., , ,.,. ..e ,u .iu to pui in i,.aeKr,errjln- near Howard Cily lal cars unJ bats. ,t can also 5e takpn In elevators, or tarried up or down anj stairway, however winding. It looki North Orleans. A. ilrown was in Heldin Monday. Mrs C Dixon is not m) well this week. Mrs. Frank Stevens is aaiu on the hieU lit. Mr. I'ret;l and wife were in Ionia Tinned :iy. Ij'zie Hale visited her parents at I .on y Lake Sunday. Mrs. II. Morris and son FIyd were Z at Orh-atis Monday. I Sen Mall and wife attended the pic nie at 'r htal last week. Iv-! I'rown was o,uito nick a fewdaK last wt ek, hut i t helter now. A cood many from here are attend ing the e.lii.p iiieelinr at Ionia. Will Wheeler and wife visited at Albert Liovui'h ne evening last week. Mr. Wheeler tied his team In the yard and they trot tangled up In some way and broke the buggy tongue. a slock of drills. As the store has been vacant for some time it is heinc repaired by painting and paperinir. fieorgo Fni-lorii 'of Kockford is doin Lowell. the work. The State (Jrane picnic held at Sil ver Lake, August lr), was a decided feucceda. Two thousand people were present. The program was all that aujone could wish and the music fur nished by the Chappel orchestra and Week Leon and Asa Weekes spent last week at Jud. II lineman's in hast Mrs. Fttle (i ray and daughter are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. Kennel Is. Mr. and Mrs. (Juy Norton attended the dance at (irattan Centre last Fri day night. Mrs. Helena White took advantage liberally interspersed with vocal music of the excursion to I'etoskev this week- was really a pleasure gleaned sutlicient to visit a sister. io reuumeraie any person who listened I Mrs. 11. I). Weekes is vUitiu" 1 ion. In the afternoon I). L McClure, daughter, Mrs. Jud. Hapeman, at Fast assistant superintendent of public in- Lowell this week. siruciion, delivered a very line and im- Church meeting at Fred. J. Ford's pressivo address to a large concourse of this week Saturday. Flder Mudye will people, and many a farmer carried to be present and will till the pulpit Sun- nis nome "a sunjeel for thought." (lay morning and evening. County Commissioner Lightfoot, of Mecosta county, gave a short address, Oak Held. also others present made remarks both Thursday evening, August 17, about instructive and beneheial. After the twenty of our popular vounir Greenville speaking there was hand-shaking, vis- Uociety leaders were oleasuntlv enter MBA T ! MBA T ! automatically when thrown Into posi tion, while It Is claimed to be quite as strong as the ordinary machine. For military purposes the folder can be packed with everything that Is car ried by a soldier mounted on horse back; while it can be hung on tha shoulder and allow the soldier the fre use of his hands. Perhaps the chief advantage of the machine, however, lies In the fact that for railway trav ellng It has no superior, as It can b placed underneath the seat of a rail way carriage. exSGXDGGXDQ Poorness cF Blood Ilis Ciust; of l:hausteJ Nerves and All the I IN of a W'eak eneJ Hody. Good Kleafs Me Yoo Healbtiy I GXiXIXDOGXDQQ mil Uuttor trvimrvi! tlutu ovor to furnish tho finest cnfs o)' ISt i'l, l,rk, Aluttuii, A-c. Or tlurs far nil hinds l' Mcnts furtilslicd promptly. Sntisniro n sjtoclnlty. Wnlt for tha lrir0i u-7ioi will ho tlrlvon hy Vc AlvXltt. W. L. HALL. iting, and with the good bound logi that had been advanced everybody de . ... i i i i i paneu lor ineir nomes navmg spent a day long to be remembered. Orleans. tained at Fdvvard Norton's iu Oaklield, among them being his daughter, Miss (Jenevieve. The truests Limwlmr It was a surprise were well fitted with eatables, fruits, watermelon, fin. Dancing and pedro playing were the Maud Lapow has been quite sick the toph's of tho evening. Mr. Norton and his family knew just how to entertain such a crowd. Amonr the truest wen. the Misses Minnie Willey, Stella and neien lied lord, Jesse Ciodbolt, Grace Shelley, Florence and Zada Graham, Miss Check and Genevieve Norton. Messrs. Fred Gleasou, Drs. W. II. Lea ter and Will Helknap, Walter Harr. Spencer Sllverthorn, II. Hubbard, and Frank Fuller, witli many others and all reported a very good time - Hai touville. Sam. Davis1 horse won in the race at Melding last Saturday Mrs. C. .1. King, formerly of this place, is on the sick list. F.J. Richmond pnrchased a cow of Joe Angel last Thursday. Charley Totten is entertaining his brother' wife and daughter from Kal Mrs. Hurt Whipple and little son of aumzoo for a few days Keinus visited relatives here over John Klgterink of Overiel, Mich hnuilay. Lewis b. Munson of Lansing ard Geo. J. M. York and J. Kidd ami ladies Richmond are camping at Hig Wat)a spent a delightful day at Grand Ledge Lake. last Friday. past week. Mrs. N. h Gibbs returned from Hay View, Wednesday. John Greenop went to Hig Uapids on busiuess Friday. Mis. J (dm Hill spent Friday with her sister of Grand Ledge. Mrs. M. A. Coleman of Greenville Sundayed at O. l'urdy's. Mr. Face and son have returned fiom visiting Dakota relatives. .w-s. a . ii. iirani is making Her par ents of near Fowler a visit. Grace Witham of Coral is spending the week with Mrs. A. J. Hale. A. .1. Hale was iu Milwaukee the lat ter part of the week on business. Mrs. Dickerson and family are enter taining their daughter of the north. Mrs. I .ucy Clements and Mrs. Min nie Clements were in lonla Wednesday. The. Orleans M. F. Sabbath school will open hereafter at 10 o'clock Sun day morning. Mrs. O i'urdy and Mrs. Geo. Purdy were guests of Mrs. N. Wallace of Mel ding Tuesday. Frank P. Hatnman and wife Tuesday morning for Hay View other northern places of interest. left is Smyrna. needed very much at this Main place. Dr. and Mrs. Hell went to Lansing Monday. Attorney Dwight Sheldon Sundayed in Smyrna. Miss Susie Skellenger visited Miss Lena Cook last Friday. Mr. HigLal'd people have returned. They got a few berries. Mrs, Win. Gardner is improving under Dr. Pinkham's care. Too warm weather to work on the railroad or anywhere else. A Mnllu-i- TrIU llow Mif Ntl llr I mi.. DhiikIi It'k Lit-. 1 am the mother of eight children and have had a great deal of experi ence with medicines. Last summer mv little daughter had the dysentery In its worst loriu. We thought she won d die. I tried everything I could think and f' bul notnlntf semed to do her any kwuu. i paw uy an au vcriisemeni in our paper that Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrlm a Kerned v was highly recommended and sent and cot a bottle at once. It proved to be one of the very best medicines we ever had in the house. It saved m.y little dagh ter's life. I am anxious for every mother to know what an excellent medicine it is. Had I known it at lirtt it would have saved me a great deal of unxiety and my little daughter much suireiing. Yours truly, MlS. F. Htm i)i( K, Liberty, II. I. For sale by Fisk Hangs, druggist. Dr. A. IV. Chase's KcrvR anrj 02oot! Pills Cowdin & Lap ham, UAL'L KICM, Mi U, 11 1: ALT MY MLOOD AM) 5TI: ADY Let the blood get thin, weak and watery, and evrry part of the body is exii.iuste-t lor want of proper nourish ment. The digestive s stftn fails to do its dntv, and there is indigestion and dpr psin ; the liver and kidneys become closed ami inactive; there are pains in the back, sides and limbs; headache and neuralgia: the nerves become ex hausted, and there is nervousness, sleep lesMiess and irritability, female com plaints, latitude and despondency. To rid l lie system of these distressing ills, e.-uiM-d by weak and impure blood, lucre is no prep-traiion so tllecllve as Dr A. W. Clnse's Nerve and Iilood I'lils the presrritition of America's gieiu-st phvmriaii, Dr. A. W. Chase. Dr. A. VY. Chase's Nerve and P.iood Pills iiicreas-e the number of corpuscles It) the blood, and so nourish and in vigorate the whole system. They gently resume me ooweis, m.tke the kidneys and liver active, tone the stomach and digestive system, and give new energy and vitality to every organ of the body iviiiuttil pipsicians who nve pre s nbed lir. A. W. Cii.ie's Nerve and U:o-jd P. lis protMiance them the greatest d rcstiirattves f r weak and impure i)!cd ; 50 cents u Pox, at all dealers, or by mi:! ii receipt ot price, bv Dr. A W, C'lusc Medicine Company, I.iilf.ilo, i i every b'ix ot me genuine will be tounil portrait n fac-siuii'e eigu dure ot Dr. A. W. Cliase. THE Printers. NEARLY Fifty-eight Years Old! DETROIT, June L'tl, CD. RAPIDS & WESTERN R. R 1. A. It. Itouttt I'liiliiilt-liilmi. Trains from Michigan over Pennsyl vania Short Lines land imssenirers near inei uirauco of the t ilv IIhII. Mi a delphia. Low fare tickets to Fhlla delphla for (i. A. If. M lllloii'll r'nivim I. Mrs. llogtrs returned last week and inent will be sold September 1st Jud, a niece is visiting her Horn Detroit. ru ami 4in. ror special Information D. Om'i. ...d il,u.l.'rii..,iuU:.o.1,., I,",MM' niies, umo of trains, etc., ad- - ,l,..tiJ l, M ll,,. , . . .... j mriswold street. Intii l M,.h nome several large pickerel, (i rand pa Skellenger Sr. went fishing the other iriiruiimium n t Kiut day and caught liv Urge ones. V "V11 Uie kblne& are kept healthy Did v.... ..... ii ui,.ii-n,.. .wi i n " ot oi ir. v . uius wrien they met last week. I acid left in the blood bv defective) kid couldn't Imagine what made them so that causes rheumatism. Dr. A smiling until I lit.ird them miii imr ih.ttl .V 5 hlls'' M Kidney-Liver Fills make. .1,., ,k,w , i ..... in , m'iih-j "Mrong ami aeiive in men ,,,,, vwli n , work r i ,..r rwr ,,.inil , ..... girl at Andrew Skellcnger's, born tho remove l he cause of rheuniatlMn. Ono i:ith, which mado them both grandpa P'H a dose, i cents a Ihix. . u . . ui me lirsi Umo. Ilnmlltim lMu. L- f i ' l ? - . ....... - , ... , v ii iiii in T-y , m,i ( says lie sintered w th teh nir i ih twen- Qulckly euro constipation and re- ty years beforn trying DoW ill's Witch nutid and Invlcorato the entire fystcm noxes oi which com- iif.wr nP: - ..J1,ai..n.. i ""j-'i-u mm. Mewuro oi woriu- (U tM """ ' less and danirerous counterfoil- i-iino cariy uieerfc. . i. uencuici. I v. I Hencdict. IOI0 KAsT. bv. Ilowanl Cltv Iv. Northcirrcnville. .. iic"nvill(; Ar. M.-I.liny Ar. ium.i Ar. I.uiisin. Ar. Urtroil i.oino kst" bv. D. tiiiit I-V. I.lillill' bv. Ionia bv. It. Mill;? Ar. i?recnvillc bv. Nurtli (Srcnvillc. Ar. Howard city.... p iu u ui a mi in l.i to !S4 (S III ID h: 5 fiT 1 1 II) .... 7 : i .... n,'ii i r. n-ii) i nr. p in 4 l) AiMitiorcil trains leave No.iin-enville forlfeld I ut h :Xt, u. in. ihkI :irp. in. I.euve Hi Mint? fordreenvlllc ul :!. a. in. ami 7:1'. p. in. 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