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.
Two houses and lots for sale, J. W.
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
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
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
WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH
Chicaoo, April 25, 1900.
T. Fit an k Ireland:
Large shipment of 1900 models for
warded yesterday, via M. C.
4si2 Wkstehn Wheel Works.
A new milch cow. A good one. In
quire of C. D. Hall, Beldlng. 1 wk
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.
Flour, V cwt. Retail ...
" V cwt. patent
Corn Meal, ft cwt
Feed, V cwt chop
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
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
Land Plaster, y ton
rHliinii1 IMsn'er. hhl
0 tf V M
2 OO&ft 2 W
IN'' I A
5 WKH 7 00
5 Xtf& ft M
3 (& 4 r
oor0 7 Hi
5 Mt, 525
Ireland's Wheel Opening Saturday
Local Brevities. S
Tomorrow is Arbor Day. Plant n
Remember tho meeting at tho opera
.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
I. I. Barker and wifo left this morn
ing for North port, to remain for tho
Mrs. J. E. Hall and son of Chicago
havo been in town for a few days tho
Hugo Fales has a lino new cart for
his pony manufactured by Simmons &
Reported that the Van Every gro
cery store is to be closed and the stock
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
Alf. Eckert, for several years dray
man for tho R. S. Co., has moved back
into the city and is operating a public
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
$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
JDID YOU NOTICE OUR CIO-AR WINDOWl
Ireland's Hardware Store
YOU WILL SEE
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.
All Grades. CANNED
2 Fruit of all Kinds, also Vegetables.
Thither H rushes 7o, lOo, lGc, 28o
At tigs - - 1H ocnts
Strttps, Stjtitiro oic or Cnnvns
ntul llurschldo with Swivel L'Oo
FRUITS IN SYRUP. JAMS, ?
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.
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