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THE BELDINU BANNER
WHAT IS GOING ON. TliurMtlny, May 3. s p. ra. I. O. ForesterH. K:00 p.m. Kuyal NelKbbors. 7:30 p. m. Sunbeam Lodge, D. of II. Friday, May 4. ' 8 p. m. A. O. U. V. Saturday, May 0. 2 p. m. O. A. II. !i p.m. V. It. C. 7..W p. m. D. of II. Monday, May 7. 7 :'M p. m. K. O. T. M. Tunday, May K. 7::t0 p. m. I. O. O. F. 7:.'W p. m. K. of 1. 7 :.i0 p. m.- Eastern Star. Wvdnmday, May U. 8:Mp. m. Court of Honor. BUSINESS LOCALS. Two houses and lots for sale, J. W. Wanted An apprentlco at M. M. Stone's millinery parlors. Cut prices on winter foot-wear at. the L ity btioo Store. K. U. Sl'ENCEU. Helen A. Newman carries a laro line of trimmed hats and street hats. Honnets for elderly ladies a specialty. u ANTED A good driving- horse about G years old weight about 1UU0 pounds. MautUkown. 2 wk For Sale A good nluo room house, well located, and In good shape. L'w. II. H. Wilcox. Lost A black shepherd dog with yellow breast and legs. Finder leave at Harry Younger's or write Verne D:vis, Smyrna, Mich. 1!MM) buyers wanted for our popular lino of ladies', M sses' and children's shoes at the up-to-date shoe store, t-f A. Fukiiman. I have placed accounts due me In the hands of w. F. Sandell for collection. I'ay at the Commercial bank. Chas. U. Nye. Helen A. Newman has school hats for children, trimmed straw and Leg horns, as cheap as 75c. Baby bonnets and Mull hats. Why pay rent when I can sell you a good homo on I'earl street for $075. Only $.'175 down, balance on long time. Apply at once. F. 13. Lapham. Mrs. Judd C.Smith Is prepared to take pupils In voice culture, piano or organ. Special terms to those wish ing bolh vocal and instrumental les sons. 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. E. B. Lapiiam. Special sale of rugs and lace curtains Saturday, all day, alo display of car pet samples at the new furniture store of Lapham & DeWitt, furniture dealers and funeral directors. Have you seen those lovely silk waists at Mrs. Unger's,tho linest in the city. Also a lino line of Underskirts bought at a bargain of which custo mers shall have the benefit. Call early before they are gone, they cannot be duplicated. Busy Bee 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 engaged Miss Emma Ziramermenn of Detroit a9 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. SPECIAL SALE. On Saturday of this week It will pay to call at the new furniture store of Lapham & DeWitt, where a special sale of rugs and lace curtains will be on. Carpet samples have arrived. You cannot atTord to miss It. WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY. CJHCACJO, April 2.", 11)00. T. Frank Ireland: Largo shipment of 1WM) models for warded yesterday, via M. C. 4Sti! Western Wheel Works. MUSIC TEACHING. Mies Helen Baker, teacher of Instru mental music, both piano and organ, will be at the home of Adam Wagner, on Friday and Saturday of each week to give instruction. FARM FOR SALE. 100 acre 'arm for sale on north side of Long lake 2 mile frontage on lake. Good seven room house, basement barn and all good out-buildings, two wells and cistern, forty acres mixed timber. Price $2,500; will take house and lot In Bclding as part payment. Inquire of Chas. Brown, Geo. Rosevelt or owner, C. G. Ashby. We desire to secure the services of reliable salesmen In your vicinity to handle our lubricating oils and greases. Liberable proposition and favorable prices. Address with re ferences, The American Petroleum Product Co., Flndlay, Ohio. Flour, V cwt. Retail cwt. patent Corn Meal, V cwt.... yton.... Feed, cwt chop.... " V ton Uran, cwt Middling, V cwt.... Wheat, red per bu white V bu .. Uye, ? bu Corn, l bu old. ... Oats, V bu new Hav, baled, V Apples, V bbl XIAHUliTS. HKLD1NO, May 3, 1900. 1 90 2 10 HO 1 00 I 00 18 00 90 90 , IWU&70 , (W(.70 45 (To 40 U so ton.. 9 ooa 0 50 2 2 M Grt 30 7V 1 HO ItttlS 10 30 7 rtm Chickens, old. W th 'V 54 07 Veal, W cwt.,dresed f iM i w cwt..Uve f R M Heef, fa cwt.llve weight 3 4 W) ycwt.dressed 7 to Pork, W cwt dressed & fi J '' Potatoes, V bu Deans V bu.... Mutter, V lb.... Ekks, ip doz.... Saire. W lb Lard, p & Local Brevities. Quite a frost reported this morning1. The ice cream soda season has opened. ,4Up to-dato" social at M. A. Heed's Friday evening. Miss Grace Kalo visited Luther friends last week. ' Harry Ward visited relatives at Freeport, Tuesday. J. K. and B. F. Hall fished for trout near Baldwin Tuesday. Mrs. Homer Angell spent Sunday with Greenville friends. Mrs. F. O. Johnson visited her sister at Entrican over Sunday. Mrs. W. J. Just, of Ionia, visited Holding friends last week. I. L. Hubbell went to Detroit Friday on a business trip of a couple of days. Members of Court Stowart will please return tickets not sold to chief ranger. The Holding Woman's Club will meet with Mrs. Grant Tuesday, May 8. About 25 from this station patron lzed the Detroit excursion last Sun day. Miss Byrd Epley of Palo, has so cured a position in a music store In De trolt. F. O. Gulllfer, of Detroit, represent ing the state tax commission Is In the city today. Lady Foresters will meet in the new hall Friday afternoon, May 4th, to help make the carpet. The Lemon & Wheeler vs. Walker case has been settled and the defen dant discharged. II. J. Leonard Is having a nice car pet room finished olT in the basement of his store building. Boys, do you want to obtain a Hying machine? If so. you had better inter- iew the W. S. Canfield Co. The Foresters will give one of their pleasant dancing parties at the opera house Friday evening, May 11th. M. M. Beldlng of New York City and . N. Beldlng of Rockvllle, Conn., have been In the city since Saturday. Uncle" John Mlnler of Ronald township is 07 years of age with good prospects of reaching the century mark. Remember the social given by the L. S. C. at Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Reed's tomorrow (Friday,) evening. All are invited. Byron Brown, who has been sick, as resumed his duties at the R. S. Co. mill. Ills mother has also been ulte sick. Peter Martin, Will Wright, Clyde nd John Day left, Wednesday, for Milwaukee and from there expect to push on west. Mr. and Mrs. A. Fuhrman enter tained her sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. J. Bauman, of Howard City, Sun- ay and Monday. Dr. Black, who recently purchased the Smith Rowley place on Washing ton street, opposite the Baptist church, took possession this week. John Griffith and Jennie Cass were married by Justice E. B. Lapham at his home last Monday evening. The Banner otTers congratulations. The Underwood Bros., Fred and Lloyd entertained their mother Mrs. A. E. Underwood and aunt Mrs. Har- ison, both of Athens, Mich., over Sun- ay. Don't forget to attend that social at M. A. Reed's tomorrow (Friday) eve- ing. It is on the European plan you know. If you don't know, go and find out. F. J. Luick attended the democra : state convention at Port Huron Halt Pork. Mutton, dressed, Land Plaster, f ton Calcined Planter, ft bbl. 08 10 00 5 00 8 W this week. Hon. W. F. Bricker ex pected to go but was prevented by the illness of his wifo. The three Holding saloons have tak- n out their red cards and deposited the necessary $.100 with the county treasurer to enable them to continue their business for another year. Beldlng-IIall factory 'B" has been ndergoing tho annual change neces sary to manufacture stovo boards and by Saturday will be running with the full force upon that lino of work. Married last evening at tho home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Bartlett, Mr. James C. Loomls of Orleans and Miss Zola Bartlett of Bel ding, Rev. A, O. Carman officiating. They will reside on his farm near Or leans. They have tho best wishes of many friends. The Foresters have leased the cast lodgo room on the third floor of tho Meloche block, and it has been redecor ated, furnished with new furniture, carpet, etc., and they are calculating on having a pretty nice hall of their own in which to hold their meetings hereafter. The lady Foresters will oc cupy it also. Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Plxley are about to take up their residence on a farm for the summer, and Mrs. P. being re ceiver in Sunbeam lodge, D. of H., tho members of that order met with her last Thursday evening. A pleasant time was spent in recitations, music, stories and a unique game was In dulged In by all the numbers, Mrs. Ed monds winning the prize, a fclaas cel ery dish. Flno refreshments closed a delightful evening. AS APHIL WKUDINCJ. A very pretty wedding occurred Wednesday afternoon. ADril 25th, at T the home of Mrs Eva Jefferies, it be ing the occasion of tho marriage of her onlv daughter. Maude, to Mr. Loulo Jcnks, of Oakfield. As tho clock told tho hour of two Miss Mildred Mvers took her seat lit tho piano, while Mr. Jay Booth acted as master of ceremonie. As the strains of tho wedding march filled the room Miss Viola Valkee, maid of honor, cn tered tho room followed by the bride. groom and best man, Mr. Robert Lus comb. The bridal party proceeded to tho nortwest corner of tho parlor which had been very tastefully docorat ed with lace and palms. Tho Rov. Mr. Hills was the officiat ing clergyman. After tho ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. Jenks, received the con gratulations of their many friends. After which refreshments wero served. Tho bridowas very sweet in white In dia linen, tho groom wearing tho con ventional black. Tho maid of honor, Miss Viola Val keo was dressed in white organdie. Tho presents received were both numerous and beautiful. The guest from away wero Mr. and Mrs. Gage, Mr. Bert Teft, Mrs. Smith of Courtland Centre, and Miss Viola Valkee, of Hebron, Indiana. After April 20, 1900, Mr. and Mrs. Jenks will bo at homo in Oakfield, to their friends. Greenville Democrat. 1 1 1 : 1 IN MISSOURI. A dispatch was received last Mon day by Abram Wheeler who lives In tho south part of Beldlng announcing tho death of his wife. Mrs. Wheeler at the time of her death which oc curred April 30, was visiting her old est daughter at Willow Streams, Mo. She left her homo about five weeks ago intending to remain wltn her daughter till warm weather and the news of her death came as a shock to her family and friends. The burial oc curred at Willow Streams, Tuesday. Mrs. Wheeler whose maiden name was Laura Cowles was born in Courtland ville, N Y., Aug. 30, 1827, and was therefore in the 73rd year of her age. She was a member of the Congrega tional church of this place, a faithful Christian and devoted to tho cause of missions. She with her family has re sided in this place three years having removed here from Lansing. She leaves one son by Mr. Wheeler and one son and two daughters by a former union with Osband D. Swift, who died n 1850. Tho alllicted husband and family have tho sympathy of all her friends. ST A NT O N -S 1 1 K It M A N. Tho marriage of Miss Eunice M. Sherman of Smyrna, her family home being Keene, and Mr. Otis W. Stanton of Fallasburg, occurred Wednesday, April 25, the ceremony being per formed by Rev. Jas. Westbrook, pas tor of the Kceno M. E. church. The young people are talented and popu lar, and in consequence will be very much missed by their young associates. They received many beautiful and use ful presents from their large circle of friends. Their homo will be at Crystal Falls, Mich. Fred Armstrong, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Armstrong of Cannon township, was drowned in Pickerel lake near his father's residence, Tuesday. He was out on tho lake with his nephew, Harry Hartwell, fishing. Their boat leaked, and before they noticed their danger it filled with water and sank. Charles Judson was passing the lake and saw the boat go down. He throw off his :1othes, swarm out aud caught Hart- well as ho was sinking for the third time and saved him. Tho drowned boy was about 20 years old. The late Geo. Crippen was carrying a life Insurance policy In the American Union for $1,500, and last week, Thurs day, tho general agent, Lewis B. Gorton of Detroit, paid Mrs. Crippen tho full amount of tho claim, thus showing all due diligence and prompt ness on the part of the company. M. M. Belding Is tho president of this company and he states that it is always their aim when there is no question about everything being regular, to pay the claim to tho beneficiary just as soon as possible. An excellent recom mendation for tho company. Many thought the first circus of the season had struck town last Friday afternoon but It was only to advertise Ireland's wheel opening. He had the band out to head the procession and they wero followed by three drays well loaded with bikes. It was the largest single shipment of wheels ever received by ono dealer hero and ho wanted people to know it. Tho most of them heard about it. Mrs. M. A. Lcsslter, for years the Banner's highly esteemed and able Grattan correspondent Is spending a few days in tho city this week, and in troducing a fine work by Ian McClarcn for which sho has taken the agency entitled "Tho Light of tho World." We heartily recommend both tho work and tho lady to all upon whom she may call. Tho Richardson Silk Co. will make an exhibit at the Paris exposition. The goods, most of which represented the last work performed by tho lato Geo. Crippen, were completed last week, and started on their journey. Tho duty of arranging tho display has been placed in tho hands of John Wan amakcr's head trimmer. NORTH SIDE NOTES. Andrew Little gets his pension in creased to 110 per month. Mrs. Chas. Iloyt and daughter have i?ono to Evartto visit relatives. Chas. Brown agency reports tho sale of tho Chas. Lano houso to Fred Gcsler. Mrs. F. E. Ranney who has been in 1'hiladelphia for several weeks has been suffering an attack of grippe. Mr. Ranney expects to leave Satur day for tho purpose of joining her there. A number of little folks gathered at the home of W. J. Harroun last Satur day afternoon to help Master Leo cele brato the tenth annlvorsary of his birth. Games wero indulged in and refreshments served, all seeming to enjoy themselves Immensely. Leo was the recipient of several mementos of tho occasion. the churches ami societies. Tho Ladies' with Mrs. E. at 2:30 p. m. A district Social Circle will meet Hicks next Wednesday convention of Sunday school workers for four townships was held last week Tuesday in Lake Odessa. Mrs. Covillo expected to attend but was prevented on account of tho rain. Tho Loyal Temperance Legion will bo held at tho Methodist church, Sun day, May G, Rev. Quick will give an address. Everyone is cordially invited to attend. It will commence at 4 j o'clock. Dr. and Mrs. Covillo and Prof. Mar vin and A. T. Demerest attended the Vergennes township Sunday school con vention at Alton church, Sunday morning and afternoon, convention conducted by E. K. Mohr of Grand Rapids. Tho welcomo Intelligence has been promulgated that tho band will resume their open air concerts tomorrow (Fri day evening and will continue them each Friday evening during tho sum mer season. Miss Martha Coyle, one of tho young lady employees of the R. S. Co., lost her gold watch either in or In the Im mediate vicinity of the postollico last evening and hopes the finder will re turn to her or leave it at the Banner office. Tho meeting at tho opera houso last Thursday evening was fairly well at tended and the spirit manifested was very encouraging. Remarks wero make by quite a large number and the sentiment seemed to bo practically unanimous that wo want the factory and a committee of three were appoint ed to confer with Mr. Beldlng consist ing of R. M. Wilson, W. F. Bricker, O. F. Webster. Adjourned subject to tho call of the Mayor. The May term of tho circuit court for Ionia county opens at 9 o'clock next Monday morning, May 7. County Clerk Lawless has Issued the calendar and it is a small one, there being 75 cases in all. Of these, nine are crimi nal, 21 issues of fact and 42 chancery causes include ono action for rape, Tho People vs. Bishop; one assault with in tent to commit rape, The People vs. Conkey; and there are four liquor vio lation cases. Of the 42 chancery caus es 15 are divorce cases. Tortured n Witness. Intense suffering was endured by witness T. L. Martin, of Dixie, Ky., before he gave this evidence: "I coughed every night until my throat was nearlj' raw; then tried Dr. King s New Discovery which gave instant re lief. I have used it in my family for four years and recommend it as the greatest remedy for Coughs, Colds and all Throat, Chest and lung trou bles. It will stop tho worst cough, and not only prevents but absolutely cures Consumption. Price 50c and $1.00. Every bottle guaranteed. Trial bot tles freo at Connell Bros, aud Fisk Bangs. HOSE o o Guaranteed Hose We sell Hose from 6 l-2c to 12c foot. Sprinklers, Hose Couplings And all kinds of REPAIR'S. HEADQUARTERS T. Frank Ireland, Botn 'Phones, We Never Sleep." HOSE M-AJST. m?mmmmmmmmmmmm?tm g Special Prices on Eg Tailor Made Suits E $20.00 SUITS &1G.OO E2 E 15.00 " U.OO 12.GO 10.00 O.OO O.OO 7.GO 4.00 Call at once to secure these bargains. 1 SPENCER & LLOYD, g CALIFORNIA Evaporated Fruits. Pears, Peaches, Peaches Peeled, Apricots, Prunes, All Grades. CANNED FRUITS IN SYRUP. JAMS, Fruit of all Kinds, also Vegetables. LAMB BROS. I C C i ? ? C ? e ? c c lice Cream Essentials ol Perfect Soda. Pure Juice of Fine Ripe Fruit, That's what we use. Thin Glasses-we have them. Soda CH0C0LATEthe kind we make-not the common kind. LOTS OF ICE-you know where it grows. CREAM and EGGS-no gelatine or starch in our cream. FIZZ-we put in just enough to make it lively, bracing. t W. I. BENEDICT, druggist. 'Blaok Wolf's Breed," ISTew in Futolio Library tnis week.