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THE JiELDING BANNER
WHAT IS COING ON. ThurHtlity, April 3(1. 8 p. m. I. O. ForvAturs. Friduy, April '47. 8 p. m.U. of 11. HnturdMy, April 28. H p. m.-L. U. T. M. T until My, May 1. ?:;( p. m. I. O. O. F. p. ui.-K. of 1. BUSINESS LOCALS. Two houses and lots for sale, J. W. Fleming. Helen A. Newman has school hats and Leghorns for children. Wanted An upprontico at M. M. Stone's millinery par'ors. Yalo Coffee, Yale Coffee, Yale Coffee at Underwood Hros'. Wanted A good driving horso about G years ola weight ulout li!00 pounds. aMautUuown. 2 wk For Sale A good nine room house, well located, and in good shape. L'w. II. I J. WILCOX. Don't suffer with indigestion. Kex Tablets will digest what you cat. Ask your druggist for them. Take no other. ileleu A. Newman gets new hats every weed. Sho has a great variety of shapes In street hats. Drink Yalo Coffee, it will inako you forget your troubles and love your enemies. Underwood Bros. Lost A black shepherd dog with yellow breast and legs. Finder leave at Harry Younger's or write Verne Diis, Smyrna, Mich. 1!MH) buyers wanted for our popular line of ladies', M sses' and children's shot s at the up-to-date shoo store, t-f A. FUKIIMAN. 1 have placed accounts due mo In the hands of W. F. Sandell for collection. Fay at the Commercial bank. ClIAS. U. Nyk. Why pay rent when I can sell you a good home on 1'earl street for $075. Only $.'175 down, balance on longtime. Apply at once. K. II. Lapham. Mrs. Judd C.Smith Is prepared to take pupils in voice culture, piano or organ. Special terms to those wish ing both vocal and instrumental les fcons. One pound of Yale Coffee is equal to a pound and a quarter of ordinary cof fee. Try some, Underwood Bros, have it; prices from -0 cents to 40 cents per pound. I have another house for sale for $700. Only $200 down, balance on long time, on Division street. Take it quick before the spring boom. L li. Lapham. Have you been those lovely silk waists at Mrs. Unger's,tho linest in the city. Al9oa lino line of Underskirts bought at a bargain of which custo mers shall have the beuelit. Call early before they are gone, they cannot bo duplicated. IJusy Hee Corn Cure, the liquid kind, neat and clean, just touch the cork to the corn, that's all. F. J. W. says It stops the pain at once and takes the corn out easy and quick, 15 cents. W. I. Benedict. Mrs. Unger has eugaged Miss Emma Zlmmermenn of Detroit as trimmer. Miss Zimmermenn has had consider able experience and has also spared neither time nor expense in thoroughly preparing herself, spending a month in the wholesale houses trimming and studying the new styles for the coming season, She Is very pleasant and sure to please. WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY. Chicaoo, April 25, 1900. T. Fit an k Ireland: Large shipment of 1900 models for warded yesterday, via M. C. 4si2 Wkstehn Wheel Works. FOR SALE. A new milch cow. A good one. In quire of C. D. Hall, Beldlng. 1 wk MUSIC TEACHING. Miss Helen Baker, teacher of instru mental music, both piano and organ, will be at the homo of Adam Wagner, on Friday and Saturday of each week to give instruction. FARM FOR SALE. 1(H) acre farm for sale on north side of Long lake 3 mile frontage on lake. Good seven room house, basement barn and all good out-buildlngs, two wells and cistern, forty acres mixed timber. Frico $2,500; will take house and lot in Beldlng as part payment. Inquire of Chas. Brown, Geo. Rosevelt or owner, C. G. Ashby. We desire to secure tho services of reliable salesmen In your vicinity to handle our lubricating oils and creases. Liberable proposition aud favorable prices. Address with re ferences, The American Petroleum Product Co., Findlay, Ohio. HEI.DINCI, April Flour, V cwt. Retail ... " V cwt. patent Corn Meal, ft cwt " yton Feed, V cwt chop yton... Ilrun, V cwt MUlillinKS, V cwt Whent, red per bu white V uu Rye, V u Corn, V bu old Out, V bu new Hay, baled, V too Apples, V bid Potatoes, p bu Heans bu Mutter, V lb KtfK, V doz Hae, V ft Lard, ft In Chickens, old, V In Veal, V cwt., dressed V cwt., live Ileef, V cwt. live weight y cwt. dressed Pork, tf cwt dressed Salt Pork Mutton, dressed,.. Land Plaster, y ton rHliinii1 IMsn'er. hhl 'Jfl, 1900. 1 W) 2 10 wi in (o I oo 18 oo IX) i) r-Hfa to Or 70 45 fa 40 Oft 30 0 tf V M 2 OO&ft 2 W (t, .TO rn so IN'' I A 10 30 7 m U 07 5 WKH 7 00 5 Xtf& ft M 3 (& 4 r oor0 7 Hi 5 Mt, 525 H 10 00 5 00 till Ireland's Wheel Opening Saturday Local Brevities. S ft Tomorrow is Arbor Day. Plant n tree. Remember tho meeting at tho opera house tonight. .las. Cramer has moved his barn to tho back end of his lot. Helen A. Newman spent Sunday and Monday In Grand Rapids. Dr. J. II. Armstrong was called to Detroit and Monroe Monday. Mr. Luella K. Webster left last eve ning for Detroit on business. Frank Coates. and Allan Wright spent Sunday in Grand Rapids. Mrs. Sandell and Mrs. G. F. Smith spent Wednesday in Grand Rapids. Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Osterhout spent Sunday with friends in Grand Rapids. Miss II. E. Power returned Tuesday from a three days' trip to Grand Rap ids. Mrs. Bradley Stone was called to Sarauac Wednesday by the sickness of a nieco. I. I. Barker and wifo left this morn ing for North port, to remain for tho summer. Mrs. J. E. Hall and son of Chicago havo been in town for a few days tho past week. Hugo Fales has a lino new cart for his pony manufactured by Simmons & McLaughlin. Reported that the Van Every gro cery store is to be closed and the stock moved elsewhere. Mayor Jas. Scully, of Ionia, was married Wednesday, Miss Bertha Gar- rlty being the bride. A. Fuhrman, the shoeman, was in Grand Rapids and Howard City last Thursday and Friday. Frank' Mason, who has been having a protracted illness has recovered suffi ciently lobe out again. Editor Tucker and wife of tho Star havo moved into the Mrs. Slawson residence on Broas street. John Berry of Cannon township, Kent Co., was a guest at his brother's, E. R. Berry, the Urst of the week. i. E. Wetcr has been on the sick- list for tho past week, being conlined to the house for two or three days. Mrs. Henry Lindley, of Caledonia, wasa guest at Mrs. M. II. Canlicltl'c for a week, returning home Monday. Miss Mary Martin, who had been visiting at A. Camp's for a few days, returned to her home iu Lowell. Mon day. Alf. Eckert, for several years dray man for tho R. S. Co., has moved back into the city and is operating a public dray. The Chas. Brown real estate agency reports tho sale of the Amos Corey house in the tld ward to Arthur Mc Cauley. R. O. Woodruff, of the dental de partment of tho Detroit College of Medicine, was tho guest of Miss Daisy Fish over Sunday. There will bo an entertainment at tho opera house Friday evening given by the grammar department of tho city schools. It should be well attended. The Dan S. Root W. R. C. No. 175 will meet at Mrs. Ilobart Banks next Saturday, April 2Sth, for a warm sugar social. General invitation. Bill 10 cents. M. Maycurabcr, of Cortland, New York, has been tho guest of his sisters, Mrs. W. L. Reeves, of Otisco, and Mrs. G. W. Fish, of this city, tho past week. Geo. W. Holme?, foreman of tho tin shop in Belding-IIall factory "C" was presented with a case of bits by the men in his room, a few days ago as a token of their friendship and esteem. Wra. Pickering has moved his in surance ollico from Sandell's bank to a room on the second lloor of tho Wal lace block, where he will have moro commodious and better lighted quar ters. The complete report of the city board of auditors regarding city linan eial affairs for the past year will be found in the ollicial proceedings of the city council in this issue of the Ban ner. A supply of the new postago stamp books for tho convenient carrying of stamps without being in danger of sticking together has been received by tho Beldlng postollice and will be placed on sale. The case of tho American Steel Hoop Co., of Pittsburgh ys. Bclding-Hall Mfg. Co., particulars of which were given In last week's Banner, was de cided by Judge Footo In favor of the defendents. Tho plaintiffs will appeal tho case to the circuit court. Tho Royal Neighbors drove to Green ville Wednesday ovcnlng and surprised their sister Camp. After meeting whs over they wcro invited out to lunch and all say they certainly were royally entertained. It Is expected they will make tho Beldlng Camp a return visit next Thursday ovcnlng. Tho L. S. C. will entertain from 7:30 to 11 at an "up to date" social on the European plan at tho home of Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Reed, Friday evening, May 4, to which all are cordially Invited. There will bo attractions for old, young and middle aged. It will cost you nothing to come, but when there, you will get what you pay for and pay for what you get. Bring nlckles and pen ies with you. Among attractions will bo statuary, rare art, "Rebecca at tho Well," etc. Tho gentlemen will have charge of one room. Fine music, Ice cream, 6herbet, cake and wafers. Pro ceeds to increase the ortran fund. Let everybody come. Miss Elsio Cooko presented a claim for damages at tho last session of the council for injuries claimed to havo been received from a defect! vo side walk, not specifying any particular amount however. A special commit tee was appoluted to Investigate the claims. Tho committee does not con sider tho claim a valid one, and the probabilities are, no damages will bo allowed. There aro certainly one hundred worso places In tho city, than that where this accident is said to have occurcd. There wero about twenty-five local members of the Knights of Pythias went to Grand Rapids, Monday after noon, where a grand gathering of that fraternity was held in tho evening. The grand lodge ollicer9 wero present and tho third rank was conferred upon ten candidates, two of whom were from Beldlng, Morris Crlbb and Don Wilson. A () o'clock dinner was served before commencing tho evening's work, and the occasion was very much enjoyed by all participants. Mrs. Clem.IIeether died Wednesday morning at about 10:30 o'clock. Sho had been sick with pneumonia, but was thought to be recovering when she was stricken by death without warning, the Immediate cause being heart failure. Sho was a daughter of N. Mehny of Miriam, and leaves a husband and seven children, a father and mother, brother, and several sisters. They re sided upon tho Eddy farm about three miles west of tho city. Tuesday evening Mrs. W. L. Reeves and Mrs. G. W. Fish entertained friends at tho homo of tho latter on Ureas street, in honor of their brother, C. M. Maycumber, of Cortland, New York. The evening was spent with music and social conversation. W. L. Reeves, In a very appropriate speech, presented Mr. Maycumber In behalf of the relatives, with a fine umbrella and walking stick to which ho gratefully responded. Light refreshments wero served. A mother's meeting will be held at tho Baptist chapel room Friday after noon, April 27th, at 2:30 under tho aus pices of tho W. C. T. U. Members please bring scripture text containing the word "teach." There will bo a question drawer, and those wishing to ask questions in regard to tho care and training of the young. Pleaso write them and hand them in before meeting If possible. All are cordially invited. The following sale9 havo been made at tho Wagner agency: Houso and lot known as the Allen Black place on the Ellis addition to Patrick Counor; house and lot 11, block 10, North Park addi tion, known as the Alchln place, to Wra. J. and Emma J. Altenburg; and house and lot 43, Broas' Second addi tion, known as tho Klngsley place, to Charles R. Cowdln. Every taxpayer in particular and everyone taking an interest In the growth and future advancement of our city should attend the meeting at tho opera houso tonight, which is called to take action regarding the securing of a big new factory this summer. It Is a matter that concerns all. Let all turn out. Wilbur Lucas, a farmer living north west of tho city, clalma to havo had a harness stolen from his barn Tuesday night and swore out a warrant before Justice Lapham, charging Frank Mack with being the guilty party. Mack in dignantly denies the charge and was released upon his own recognizance. Over thirty members of the Odd Fel lows aud their wives took the special train at 0 o'clock this morning, for Stanton, where an Immense gathering of that fraternity will be held to cele brate the 81st anniversary of the or der. Beldlng will be expected to ex emplify the work of tho 3d degree. The school board has engaged Miss Viola Marshall as preceptress to suc ceed Mies Agnes Spencer, and Miss Cad. Tallman for assistant teacher in tho high school. Tho teaching staff for next year Is now complete with one exception. Art Bradish, an employee at Held-ing-Ilall factory "C" got two or three fingers of his left hand pretty badly chewed up by a saw Monday afternoon, but not so bad as to rcqulro amputa tion. New ads. thls'weck: A. B. Hull, A. & I). Friedman, Miss II. E. Power, Beldlng Bargain House, Wra. Picker ing, T. Frank Ireland, W. I. Benedict, Spencer & Lloyd, A. G. Bodford, Ionia. NORTH SIDE NOTES. Mrs. Ed. Porter is in Grand Rapids this week. Mrs. I. L. Hubbell and Miss Holden are In Grand Rapids today. A. H. Wortraan and family rejolco over a baby boy born last week. Frank Barstow left Monday morning for Coldwater whero ho has secured work at his trade. A. T. Gerardy and family now occu py their recently purchased home, what is known as tho Bert Spencer houso. Myrtle, the eight-year-old daughter of Geo. W. DoWitt and wife, has been very sick for a couplo of weeks but is now considered safely on tho road to recovery. J. L. Lloyd will havo work com menced at once upon somo very ex- tenslvo additions and Improvements to his residence on north Bridge st., which will add to its convenience and beauty. Tho father of Mrs. Hoyt Pierce and Miss Julia Rico died at his home. Francisvllle, Ind., last Friday. Mrs. Pierce just returned from there Tues day, her sister who had accompanied her there, remaining. He had been in very poor health for some time but his death was not expected so soon. Wm. J. Wilson's aged mother is suf fering from neuralgia of the left eye, and as she is very feeble her death would not bo unexpected. Sho will bo 89 years of ago next month should she survivo until that time. Mrs. Adelaide Lounsbury sued Al fred Palmer for somo hay sold him and obtained judgment in Justico Foote's court for $2) Monday. Palmer will appeal to tho circuit court. Both par ties are well known residents of Or leans township. I. L. Hubboll wa at torney for tho plaintiff. Chas. S. Cusick, residing a short dis tance west of tho city died last Friday. Tho funeral was held Mondaj', under Masonic auspices, and the remains wero taken to Caledonia, whero he had form erly resided, for burial. He was nearly 74 years of ago and had only lived in this vicinity about two years. Tho supervisor of Otisco has made a proposition to tho Otisco Cemetery Association to place a better fence on the front of said cemetery. The presi dent has called a meeting for Friday afternoon, April 27th, at the cemetery, to decide what shall be done. All men and women who are Interested, whether members of the association or not, aro requested to atteud this meeting. H. F. Miller of Saginaw, has been appointed acting general passenger agent of the Grand Rapids department of tho Pero MarqueMe railway system with headquarters at Grand Rapids. As to what is to become of George De- Haven who filled that position so very ably for several years past wo are un informed, but it is said the company will retain his services if possible in some other capacity. Keiiiitrknhle Cure of IMmmiiidiI Imiii. Kenna, Jackson Co., W. Va. About three years ago my wife had an attack of rheumatism which con fined her to her bed for over a month and rendered her unable to walk a step without assistance, her limbs being swollen to double their normal size. Mr. S. Maddox insisted on my using Chamberlain's Pain Balm. I pur chased a fifty-cent bottle and used It according to the directions and the next morning she walked to breakfast without assistance in any manner, and she has not had a similar attack since. A. B. Parsons. For sale by all druggists. CAItl OF TIJANKS. To the friends who rendered kind sympathy and assistance during tho last sickness, death and burial of m. Skellenger, and particularly the Smyr na choir, we wish to return our most sincere thanks. The Relatives. BEEF IRON AND WINE, The Doctor's favorite remedy for a run down system. STICKING PLASTER. that sticks to itself and wont wash o(T. Just the thing for cuts on hands. 1-2 inch wide and 1 feet long 10c. 1 inch wide and 3 feet long l$c $8 KODAKS FOR $6.50, LAST ONE will take 2, 6 or 12 pictures. 3 1-2 3 1-2 Kodaks are the best Cameras $7 CAMERAS FOR $5, LAST ONE CAMERA & OUTFIT COMPLETE $1 Pictures 2 1-2x2 1-2, Come in and see the line W. I. JDID YOU NOTICE OUR CIO-AR WINDOWl WATCH Ireland's Hardware Store YOU WILL SEE AND SOMETHING DROP gmmmmmimnmmmimmnmirog 1 LADIES! I g TAKE NOTICE g That our great annual sale of 1 Ladies' Muslin Underwear 1 Takes place this week Saturday, r April all day and evening. 3 This is the great opportunity of the sea- 2 son. Do not miss it. SPENCER & LLOYD. j a a i J a CALIFORNIA Evaporated Fruits. Pears, Peaches, Peaches Peeled, Apricots, Prunes, All Grades. CANNED 2 Fruit of all Kinds, also Vegetables. LAMB 50 A GOOD FOR 95 Thither H rushes 7o, lOo, lGc, 28o At tigs - - 1H ocnts Strttps, Stjtitiro oic or Cnnvns ntul llurschldo with Swivel L'Oo BENEDICT, druggist. HEAR FRUITS IN SYRUP. JAMS, ? (? BROS. RAZOR CENTS ! WE GUARANTEE ONE THIS WAY: Buy one, try it a month, if it does not work to suit you bring it back and try another the same way. If after all you are not satisfied, we'll give your money back. Did you ever have as good an olTer on razors? One barber said: "I had one of your 9 cent razors that I wouldn't take for, but I let it go by mistake." Catch the idea? A razor to suit for 9 cents, OF THIS WEEK. EVERYBODY INVITED.