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Special Sale of a -5S -a Gents' Fine Muslin Niht Hobos, worth 50 to 75c , Gents' Fine Muslin Xitfht Hobos, med, worth $1.00, choice. . . . Gents' Finest Muslin Night Hobos, Monarch brand, everyone knows what this means, the very best, Remember our Hosiery sale this week. Notice our East window for bargains. Ladles'. Misses' aid ChildrerjB', 12 1-Zc WATCH OUH SPACE NKXT WEEK FOft BIG BARGAINS IN CEHTAIN LINES. Yolirs o tiir onR PrifiR BcltlinQ Block. Put Your Faitli in Cheap Shoes cannot be made of good material, as a guarantee we have had 29 years experience in manu facturing, buying and selling shoes. H C C Our Special line of Ladies' before buying, we can save We also have the finest M.cx) snoes ever shown in new styles. Goods guaranteed. Call and see them. U)ir (Bcbcn cm Pcutsdjcn publican cine besonberc inlabun ttusoroit 5cbub'aben ru besucben. Tlio Up to-IDato Slnoo Store, A. Carriage for sale The Latest Shape. A comfortable and handsome shoe, up-to-date in every way. is the Queen Quality, "Mannish" model. SEE THAT THIS IS BRANDED ON EVERY SHOE. TRADtMARK No Shoes in the United States equals this Heauty, Style and Durability. THE CITY SHOE STORE. E. SPENCER Proprietor Good Printing Pays. The A GREAT RIG BARGAIN FOR MY OPENING SALE OF HAMMOCKS, Saturday, llith May, I will fcell for vvnts a regular 90 cent Hammock, am after you! Haraln price Is my sugar to catch your trade. 1 am making a big push on Wall Paper, Curtains and Drapery Poles, For tho next month some hot bargain) will bo offered. Don't miss tbi chance. My line of UROUKKUY and DINNKIl-WAKB is largo and complete. Also a largo line of Haviland's French China On which I am offering nomc bargains never equalled in thla slate. During . the month of May I shall offer fomo very close prices on Dining Chairs, Rockers, Lounges, Tables, Etc., Must rcduco stock before July 1st, 1000. W. G. NELSON, Expreoo OfYloo. Qroonvillo, 2loi. P. S. I shall offer line of 10 cent bargains for Saturday, 6th May. I3o on hand, you crn't afford to miss thi. f Fancy Trimmed, 48C 85C 98C Fancy Silk Trim- please, Giothinn Store. fl. & D. FRIEDMAN. Good Footwear. 3.00, and Stf.SO shoes you from 10 to 25 per cent line of Gents' $3.00, &S0 and the county. New stocK and Fuhrman. C h- This Famous Line of S7ioes Now in 11 Manner does that kind Vumtturo mid Crookcry Stvc, COMMON COUNCIL. ritOCKKIIINU. IlEl.DING, Aprtl 27, IVOO. Adjourned regular met tin if. MeetiDR culled to order by Mayor Francisco. Roll call: Present, Mayor Francisco, Aid. Morse, Avery, Jersey, Flfeher-4. Abnent, Aid. Darker, Curtls-2. Moved by Aid. Avery, seconded by Aid. Jer eey that the saloon bond of Win. Mosgrove as principal and Charley C. Wright and Cyrus J. Itlndge an sureties be approved, which mo tion prevailed. Yeas, Aid. Avery, Jersey. Fisher and Mayor Franclsoo-4 Nays, Aid. Morse-1. Aid. Darker and Curtis take their scats. Dy the Clerk: April IU00. Hon. Mayor and Common Council of Holding, Mich.: Gentlemen We deslro an extension of the water mains of the city of lidding from tho corner of our factory "A," northeast corner, up Ashtield street opposite our factory "O," would then like privilege of connecting a pipe of our own to run down between our warehouses "U" and "C." At present time we are absolutely without fire protection from the city at our fac tory "C," and think that this extension should be made at once, or as soon us it is possible for the city to do so. Yours truly, 1IEI.D1NU 11 AM, MF(1, CO. Moved by Aid. Morse, seconded by Aid. Jer sey, that the communication of Holding Hall Mfg. Co. bo referred to the Fire Committee, which motion prevailed. Yeas, Aid. Morse. Darker, Avery, Jersey, Curtis, Fisher-fl. Nuys, none. Moved by Aid. Jersey, seconded by AM. Fisher, that the following report of tho special committee to investigate the claim of Elsie Cook bo accepted and the committee dis charged, which motion prevailed. Yeas, Aid. Morse, Darker, Avery, Jersey, Curtis, Fisher-fi. Nays, none. Hcldlng, Mich.. April 27. inm To the Hon. Mayor and Common Council: We, the committee on tho Klsie Cook case. report that we fail to find whero she has anv claim upon the city. O.J. Kakker, J), v. CURTIS, K. W. Jersey. Committee. A communication, read by the Clerk, from the Michigan Municipal League In regard to city joining same, was on motion of Aid. Jersey, seconded by Aid. Avery, referred to the Mayor and Clerk by the following vote: Yeas, AM. Darker, Avery, Jersey, Curtis, Fisher-ft. Nays, Aid. Morse-1. Delding. Mich.. April 27. 1K). To the Common Council of tho City of Delding: our iteaitn Mincer and city riiysiclan would respectfully Hunmit the lolloping report of ser vices performed during the month of March 1VMH): Number or alleged nuisances reported, lnvesiigaiea ana oruereu removed, none; niim ber of contagious diseases reported, one measles; number of calls on city poor, 24. Uespectrully. 1. OlII.INGKK, Health Officer und City l'hysiclan. Moved by Aid. Avery, seconded by Aid. Curtis that the following report of the Fire Committee bo accepted and adopted, which motion pre vailed. Yeas, Aid. Morse, Darker, Avery, Jer sey, Curtis, Flsher-o. Nays, none. Delding. Mich.. Anril27. law. To the Hon. Mayor and Common Council: ienucmen--i our committee to whom was referred the petition of Wilson. Dlmmlck it Sinclair have had the same under consideration und would recommend that tho prayer of the petitioners be granted, with the understanding mat me smewam and street snail not he oh structed to interfere with travel on any street, II. C. CURTIS, J AMES AVKKr, O. J. Dak KF.it, Fire Committee. Delding. Mich.. Anril27. 19U). To the Hon. Mayor and Common council of the city or lieidtng: We. tho undersigned residents and property noiaers on l'leasunt street, uo petition you honorable body to estab ish a grade line und grade and gravel said street from State stree on the south to Kailrond street on the north also to establish grades for walks and cross walks to be built when said work has not al ready been done. Signed by E. K. Fales and 26 other. On motion of Aid. Avery, seconded by Aid Curtis, the petition was referred to tho Street Committee by the following vote: Aid. Morse Darker, Avery, Jersey, Curtis, Fisher-0. Nays none. Moved by Aid. Morse, seconded by Aid. Jer sey, that the Marshal and Health Olllcer bo in structed to notify all property owners und ten ants to have their alleys cleaned at once, whic motion prevailed. Yeas, Aid. Morse, Darker Avery, Jersey Curtis, Fisher-fl. Nuys, none Moved by Aid. Avery, seconded by Aid. Curtis, that the Fire Committee be Instructed to cntc into a contract with the Delding Hall Mfg. Co, for a term of years for the pumping of w ate for lire protection and lawn und garden pur poses, in compliance with a vote of the pcopl ut our last annual election, and that they agre to put in for the said company an eight Inch in take pipe and a live inch discharge pipe, and said Delding Hall Mfg. Co. are to place a new pump for the city's use, which motion pre vailed. Yeas, Aid. Morse, Darker, Avery, Jer sey, Curtis, Flsher-6. Nays, none. mc proposea ordinance, mo. ;w, regulating rules and conditions of water takers was read Moved by Aid. Darker, seconded by Aid Morse, that the proposed ordinance as read bo approved and adopted, w hich motion prevailed Yeas, Aid. Morse, Darker, Avery, Jersey, Curtis, Flsher-C. Nays, none. Moved by Aid. Avery, seconded by Aid Curtis, that the matter relating to purchasin stone for the stone crusher be referred to th Mreet Committee, which motion prevailed Yeas, Aid. Darker, Avery, Curtis, Mayor Fran cl.sco-4. Nays, Aid. Morse, Flsher-2. Not vot ing, Aid. Jersey. Moved by Aid. Curtis, seconded by Aid Avery that the question relating to the Cannon Dridg be referred to the Street Committee, which mo tion prevailed. Yeas, Aid. Morse, Darke Avery, Jersey, Curtis, Flsher-6. Nays, none. Moveu dv Aid. liarKer, seconded by Aid Morse, that the salary of tho City Attorney be one hundred dollars per year for tho ensuin year, which motion prevailed. Yeas, Al Morse, Darker, Avery, Jersey, Curtis, Fisher ! Nays, none. Aid. Curtis was excused. Moveu by Aid. Jersey, seconded by Aid Fisher, that the following bills be allowed an orders drawn for same, w hich motion prevailed eas, Aid. Morse, Darker. Avery, Jersey and Flshcr-5. Nays, none. CONTINGENT KUNP. Wm. D. Heed, auditor f . oo T. Frank Ireland, order of Marshal 3 k) V. VanKvery, order of Kd. liiker C3 I. Ohllnger, surgical supplies 2 f() Moved by Aid. Jersey, seconded by Aid Fisher, that tho county bill of I. Ohllnger b paid and referred to the county, which motio prevailed. eas, Aid. Morse, Darker, Avery Jersey, i-'isner-a. Nays, none. On motion council adjourned. Geo. W. Moui.TON, City Clerk 1 he ancients believed that rheuma tism was tho work of a demon within a man. Any one who has had an attack of sciatic or inflammatory rheumatism will agree that the Inlliction is demon iac enough to warrant tho belief. It had never been claimed that Chamber lain's Pain Halm would cast out de mons, but it will cure rheumatism, and hundreds bear testimony to tho truth of this statement. One application re lieves tho pain, and this quick relief wnicn 11 anorus is alono worth times its cost. For sale by all gists. many drug- Tlie Mont Ktnhhorii Cough resulting from an attack of lagrippo or heavy cold, must yield to tho wonder ful healing properties of Foley's Hon ey and Tar, which strengthens tho lungs and makes them sound. Nothing clso as good. W. I. Hcnedict. THE PIANO CONTEST. How th Vote 8tamU thin Week. Coupons are issued at the following places for cash business: Holmes Dros , T. F. Ireland, i'enuy Store, Kobinson & Hudson, Lamb Dros., O. F. Webster, A.D.Hull, John Donovan. Connell Dros., K. It. Spencer, The following is the count Wednes day, May 2: K. of P 100,097 High School 98,387 Iccreatlon Club 81,219 K. O. T. M 63,041 Congregational Church 7,498 Methodist Church 6,693 Modern Woodmen 3,800 Masonic 3,775 Uaptlst Church 2,011 Catholic Church '.. 1,880 Odd Fellows 1,209 L. O. T. M 908 ""or esters 771 A. II 373 A. O. U. W 35.5 Court of Honor Gleaners 271 2lMJ Free Methodist 43 Eastern Star... 41 Good Templars Otlseo Cemetery Association... Adventists 19 Silver Greys'. 17 D. of It .... Piano contest closes May 20, 1900. DKTKOIT LIVK STOCK MAKKKT. Michigan Central Live Stock Yards, Detroit, May 1. The demand for live attlo is active this week; receipts have been moderate of late. lhe following prices aro being paid at the Detroit Live Stock Market: Prime steers and heifers, $4.50Y5.00: handy butcher's cattle, $4.00(rf4.60: common $2.75(ri3.75; canner's cows, $1.50(fi2.60 stockera and feeders active and high er at 3.2X"'4.25. Milch cows active at $2T 50; calves active at ?4.0(rt0.00. Sheep and lambs active and higher prime lambs, 0 5(a$b.l0: mixed, $4 (fi .500: culls, 2.0O(a$3.00. Hogs are tho leading feature In this market, light receipts, trade is active at tho following prices: Prime mediums, $5.45(5.55; Yorkers, $5.35(r 5.40; pigs, $5.00Vt5.10; roughs, $4.50(4 5.00; stags, t off; cripples, $1 per cwt off. I consider It not only a pleasure bu a duty I owo to my neighbors to tel about tho wonderful cure effected in rny case by tho timely use of Chamber Iain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea itemedy. I was taken very badly with llux ana procured a bottle of this rem euy. a lew uoses or it eiiecteu a per mancnt euro. I take pleasure in re commending it to others suffering from that dreadful disease. J. w. Lynch Dorr, W. Va. This remedy is sold by .ill druggists. FIRE INSURANCE WM. F. SAN75ELL. Hex Tablets cure 60ur stomach. OUDINANCK NUMDKIt 30 OF THE CITY OF DELDING. An Ordinance regulating tho tapping of the water mains and prices and time of using mains and the hours to be used for lawn aad garden purposes and enacting of rules und regulations governing water takers and re pealing all other ordinances relating thereto. The City of Delding hereby ordains: Section 1. No person or persons shall tap tho mains for water without first obtaining permis sion of the Water Commissioner, and the same shall be done under his supervision and control. Sec. 2. The following rules and regulations and rates for the government of water takers are hereby established: Kule 1 There shall be paid to the Water Commissioner the sum of one dollar for each thr-e fourths inch tap used In tapping the mains anil nothing larger than a three fourths Inch tap shall be used. Kule y-Thcre shall be paid to the City Clerk the sum of one dollar and twenty tlye cents per month, or fractional part thereof, on the lirst day of each month in advance, for the months of May, June, July, August and September in each year, for each month that said water tak ers elect to take water, tho same being payable at the oltlce of the City Clerk in advance as aforesaid. And should said water takers elect topny their water rent in advance for the en tire season tho rate shall be rive dollars lor the same for tho Ave months as aforesaid. And no person shall be allowed to turn on or off such water at the water mains unless by permission of the Water Commissioner of said city. Kule 3 All hydrants of water takers to bo closed at the time of a tire. Season for water to commence on the first day of May and end on the tlrst day of October in each year, unless by special permission a different arrangement is made; and the hours which water takers shall bo allowed to take such water shall be from 8 o'clock a. m. to V o'clock a. m. and from 5 o'clock p. m. to 8 o'clock p. m. dally, and at no other time. All sprinklers are to be so placed as not to throw water on tne sidewalks or on persons passing along said walks. No hose larger than three fourths Inch will be allowed and then to be used with a quarter Inch nozzle or sprinkler. No person but the owneror occu pant or premises, water Commissioner or tiro man shall bo allowed to molest or tamper with hydrants or cut offs. All water takers or own. ers of premises where water is taken shall keep all pipes, hydrants and cut offs in good repair, so as to prevent the wasting of water, at their own expanse; and incase of negligence on their nan 10 00 so iney snail nav the Water CommU. sioner, for the benellt of the city, the sum of iweniy-nvo cenis per nour ror the time neces Kamv nijeiit uy 111 111 wane sucn persons are making the necessary repairs for shutting on anu 011 wuicr unu loosing aiier me same. 1'er sons may use their hose during the hours of pumping for sprinkling streets in front of their lots but shall not in any way Interfere with per sons on said streets. Each person will bo fur- ntsiieu wun a copy or the rules and regulations governing waier laners, wnich is to bo strictlv adhered to by them, and tho same Is made a part of the contract with water takers, each copy to be returned at the end of the season to the City Clerk. Any person failing to pay their water rent, as provided herein, for live davs mi ai 1 uv nuuic tu nuve meir waier cui off and an extra charge of llfty cents to pay for turning wit; name uu ugaiu w it ue cnargcu Dy the City i. hi i. Sec. 3. Any person, comnanv. tenant or own er of premises where water is taken who shall violate any or me rules and regulations or any part of the same, or any part of this ordinance governing waier laners shall, upon conviction thereof, bo punished by a tine of not less than two dollars nor to exceed ten dollars, besides cosis 01 prosecution, ana in aerault of tho nav nient 01 the same ihall be confined in the couniyjau 01 lonia county not to exceed ten days. Sec. 4. It is hereby made the duty of the aicr commissioner 10 seep a record book with the names and residence of all persons taking water, the date of application and the umount received by him for the tapping of mains as well as the amount received by him for turning on and off water, and report and turn over to tho City Clerk said amounts so collected. And it Is hereby made the duty of me v-njr cutk wj Keep correct account with each and every water taker during the season and also with the Water Commissioner showing the amount coming' into his hands as Water Commissioner, as well as the person or corpora tion doing the pumping for such water Bervlce said Water Commissioner Is to make report at any time required by the Common Council of the condition of mains and of the facts required to be kept by him as hereinbefore set forth. Sec. 5. All other ordinances or resolutions contrary to the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed. Sec. . This ordinance shall bo known as ordinance number thirty six of the clt of ni. dlr.g and shall go Into effect on the 18th day of Adopted and approved April 27th, A. I). 1900. WAl.Ix) M. FnANnien Geo. W. MotTl.TOW, Mavor City Clerk. HAVE YOU LOOKED . . . A Dining Table Sales Room Undertaking Lapham & DeWitt. Up Fine Millinery! I Respectfully call the attention of the Ladies of Belding and surrounding community to my Fine Line of Ailllnery at Popular Prices and solicit a call from you which will be convincing evi dence as to Quality and Styles. i WILSON'S Special salo for Friday and Saturday CELERY VASES at 112 cents each. It would not be asking: too much to mark these poods at 25 cents. They are excellent imita tion of cut glass and something that every family can use. Don't miss this opportunity. TAKING THE LEAD That's what wo are, In Wall Paper. The latest colors and styles, and largest variety to select from in prices ranging from 5 cents up, a double roll. Furniture of all kinds at very bottom prices, Crockery of every description, fine assortment of Dinner Sets, Bicycles of tho best makes bought direct from the factories and sold cheap. Every wheel guaranteed. We Pay the Freight. WILSON'S 44 Good as Gold " FLOUR contains KHlOKT OF Till: CONDITION OK TIIK- PEOPLE'S SAVINGS BANK at Holding, Michigan, ut the close of business April 2Cth, mn), an made to tle Commissioner of the Backing Department. resoC Loans ami discounts 129,0rtH 07 Honda, mortgage and sex-urUies 22.MH5 10 Overdrafts Itunkinf? house S.ooO 00 Furniture and fixtures w Other real estate ''211 Due from other banks and bankers.... 2,6. S ,4 Due from banks In reserve, cities t,OI4 64 U. S. and National Hank Currency.... 2.451 Uoldcoin 4.104 M) Silver coin 1,8)25 Nickels and cents ?M Checks, cash lteinx, Internal revenue ...... account Gnu 39 Total flNoV-Jyu 33 MAUIMTIKS. Capital tock paid In f.T,(io 00 Surplus fund 7,Ou(iO Undivided profits, net bVi M Dividends unpaid ,0 00 Commercial deponits 25.9VO 1 Certificated of deposit 2,4 w Savings deposlu lS,rt Savings certificates loi.lrtj W Total I8A,2UD 33 Statk or MiniNjAN, County or Ionia. I, M. A. Heed, cashlor of the above named bank, do solemnly swear that tho altove tato ment is true to tho best of my knowledge and belter. M. A. It bed, Cashier. Subscribed and sworn to before mo thin 1st day of May, 1U00. CHAB. R. FOOTE. Notary Public. Correct Attest: K. II. Spencer, Ueo. Hoppotron, (JHARLt KtHY, Directors. Pere Marquette R. R. JANUA RY, lOOO. Train Leave llrltllnff an follow: For Grand Hapids and Chicago 10:.Mla. m., 8:33 p. m. For Detroit and Kant 7 :0U a. m., 1 1 : 10 a. m., 4 :45 p. m. For.Saginaw and Hay City 8:14 a. m., 0:44 p. m. For Hlg llaptds and Stanton 7:40 a. m.,ft:.f0p. m. For Howard city 8:11 a. m., 1 :4() p. tn., f :34 p. in. For Green ille 7:40 a. m., 8:14 a. m. 1 :40 t. m . fc:30 n. m.. :34 r. m. For Lowell 10:3! a. m., 8.:W p. m. II. F. MOHI.I.Klt. Acting lien. I'ass, Agt M. Li. Osteriiout, Agt. Pneumonia follows latrripne, but never follow ttho uso of Foley's Honey and tar, the .great throat and lung remedy- vv. i. licncuict. Through the new Furniture Store? A drive in BABY CARRIAGES, GO CARTS and SLEEPERS. New goods constantly arriving. $4.50 First floor Webster Block. DepartmentSecond floor. to Date Picture Framing a specialty. M. M. Stone, Greenville, Mich. all the nutriment of the best wheat- It is scientifically milled, abso- lutely pure, healthful, wholesome and nour- ishine. Guaranteed the best for bread and $ pastry. Give it a trial. Portland Milling Co., Portland, Mich. 43 KEl'OKT OF THE CONDITION "-OIP THE BELDING SAVINGS BANK at Holding Michigan, at the close of business April 2(5, r.KW as made to the Commissioner of Hanking. RESOURCES. Loans and discounts Stocks, bond.M and mortgages Overdrafts Hanking house .... Furniture and fixtures Other Heal Kstate Due from other banks and bankers Due from banks In reserve cities JS5.204 06 7.2V4 00 5r4 77 7.H75 7 l..ViO m b.hV tH 3,0-t W 17.7W) 17 U. S. and National Hank Currency 4,31 a 00 Gold coin l,.Wt 00 Silver coin 077 !S5 Nickels and cents ... . i;n Checks and cash items - - 573 71 Total I.IAUIMTIE. Capital stock paid In Surplus fund f 135,884 11 f .'., orio (Xl 5.KIH 1)0 Undlvtucu profits net I profits net 2.3s3 w Commercial deposits subject to check, 27,tVI Ift Certificates of deposit 'JM 7J Due to banks and bunkers 714 35 Savings deposits 14.3:10 77 Savings certificates of deposit tS0,22U 13 Total - . f 135.884 II State or Michigan, j County or Ionia, f 8S: I, Chas. S. Felch, cashier of the above named bank, do solemnly swear that the above state ment Is true to the best of my know -lodge and belief. CHA8. S. FKl-t'll, Cashier. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 2nd day of May, 1W0. Charles Drown, Notary Public. Correct Attest: If. J. Leonard, II. L. l'AOK, W. 1. Hetherinoton. Directors. MORTGAGE SALE. DEFAULT has been mado in the conditions of a mortgage, containing a power of sale, made by Charles Lopcr and Mary, his wife, both of Holding, lonia county, Michigan, to the Capi tol Investment, Hullding & Loan Association, of Lansing, Michigan, dated July 20th, 1 80.. re corded in the office of the Register of Deeds of Ionia county, Michigan, August 19th. IK3. in Liber 88 of Mortgages, on page t'J. There is claimed to be due on said mortgage at this date Oiiff Hundred Forty-eight ul 15lOOtli Dollars (I4H.15). No suit or proceeding at law has been Insti tuted to recover the debt remaining secured by such mortgage, or any part thereof. Tho mortgaged premises are situate In the Village of Holding, Ionia county, Michigan, and are described as Lot Two (2 of Hlock Four (4) In Sabln's Addition to the Village of Holding, Michigan. These premises will bo sold at the front door of the Court House In the City of Ionia, within the County of lonta, on the 1.1th day of July, A. D. It), at two o'clock p. m., to satisfy tho amount due on said mortgage, costs and ex pons of sale, Including the attorney feo pro vided In said morlgatro and by law. Dated April I9tb, IU00. Cafitoi. Investment. Huii.dinu & Loan Amociation, CAlilM. & Wood. Mortgagee. Attorneys for Mortgagee.