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WHAT IS COINC ON. 'I liurl.ty, November 10. 8:(X) j). in. lioyal NeUbbora. 7:30 p. in. Sunbeam LoUg?, D. of II. Friday, .Novrinbrr 10. 8 p. m. A. O. IT. V. Satiirility, November-1 7. i p. in. li. A. 11. 'i p.m. W. It. C. ?..( p. in. 1. of II. 8 p. m. I. (). Forester. Alomlxy, November 11). 7:;U)p. iu.-K. O. T. M. Optra Houstj Uui lo Tom's Cabin Company f uwi)y, November 540, 7::w p. m.-I. O. O. K. p. in. W. or 1 BUSINESS LOCALS. Cull ou Miss II. F. Power for bargains. Found A bunch of keys, call at 13ANNKK oliiee. Special prices on Photos now at W R.' Me n k ee 's. Stylish millinery for little money. Miss II. K. Poweu. Get your Photos now while the spec ial prices last at W. It. Menkee's. Special cut prices on all trimmed hats one week only. Miss II. F.Power. Don't forget the great tample shoo sale at Spencer's. Brain Bread made and sold only by the W. S. Cantiekl Co. Wanted a solicitor. Lady or Gen tleman. Apply to Kail road Photo Car. For Sale: house and lot on Bridge St. Inquire of Geo. W. Moulton, City Clerk. Lost Monday evening on Main St., silver hearts from a chatelaine belt. Will tinder please leave at BANNER otlice. First choice the best at tho special rug and drapery sale, at Laphara & De Witt's, begins Satui day, Nov. 17. Don't miss it. For Sale: yuod seven room houso and full Mfd lot on Broasoth addition; good cistern; only STulJ; terms easy. In quire of ' I. L. IlUUHELL. The great special ten days' rug and curtain sale will be on at the new furni ture store of Lapham & DeVVitt, Sat urday Nov. 17. Make your selections a' d purchase; early. Helen A. Newman is selling all trimmed hats at a great reduction and street hats go at cost and some less. Those camels hair tarns, 4c. Wanted An 80 acre farm, well improved and with good buildings, near Holding. Will pay cash. In quire of Kricker & Moulton. Call at Elite K. R Photo Co's car and sen the elegant life sized Water color or Pastel portrait, they will make you for 60. No nicer present for tho holidays. Messrs. Lapham & DoWitt are giving great bargains in rugs, curtains, drap eries and table covers at their splendid 10 days' sale beginning Saturday, Nov. 18. New Furniture Store. Klite II. 11. Photo Co., of Detroit are located at Pete Marquette depot, and are making the linett quality of dull finish, huge Mnntello cabinet photos, oval or square for $2 .r0 per dozen. APPLES WANTED. J. W. Fleming is in the market for the purchase of winter apples. See him. See the photo buttons, brooches and photo jewlery at Elite K. K. Photo car, located at Pere Marquette depot. Open evenings and Sundays. Have you seen our new percale wrappers for only one dollar each? Come in and look them over. We have tho best ten dollar winter jacket in the world which cannot fail to give satisfaction. II. J. Leonard. J. W. Bryan of Lowder, Ills., writes: 'My little boy was very low with pneu monia. Unknown to tho doctor we gave him Foley's Ilouey and Tar. The result whs magical and puzzled tho doctor, as It Immediately stopped the racking cough and he quickly re covored." W. I. Benedict. TO KENT. On Doe mber 1, tho place where I now live will be for rent. Good largo house and barn, two hen houses, a splendid well of water and cistern, one acre of land. Everything in first class condition. Situated on South Bridge. Call or write to II. A. Waldron, Belding. FARM FOK SALE. 100 acre farm, on north side of Long lake, with new seven room house, good barns and outbuildings and everything in tiptop shape. C. G. AsimY, Orleans. Iterniiimeiidrt 1 1 To Trainmen. G. II. llausan, Lima, O., Engineer L E. & W. K. It., wrlte: "I have been troubled a great deal with backache. I was induced to try Foley's Kidney Cure, and one bottle entirely relieved mc. I gladly recommend it to anyone, especially my friends umongthe taain men, who are usually similarly aftllct ed." W. I. Benedict. iti riUXd AtAHKliTS. UKLDINO, Nov,8, 19O0, 2 Flour, V cwt. Retail " f Cwl. puiuui Crn Meal, cwt ' ton 17 Feed, fa cwt chop I ?4ton.... '8 nran, y cwt. Middling, cwt vneat, roil pr Du white Vbu Rye, V bu Corn, bunrw. ... Oat.H, i bu n. w H Hay. baled.? ton 252 Apples. V bbl OWfttZ Potato, f bu new He an s V l,u 1 Hatter. T Etfrr. "i (1oz Hi." T Lar.l, V Chicken. oM. V .... , Veal, V cwt., .lrfHHod '' " p cwt., live Hf, m cwt. live wfcht Wt " VJ C wt.ilreHSPd " Tor U, V cwt (Ires od 500(5 BU Pork , Mutton, drecsert, " u"',t L,"id Planter, ton Ccined PUater, V btl Local Brevities. A. L. Spencer had business in Ionia Monday. Earl Vincent made a business trip to Lowell Tuesday. A new candy store has been opened In Netter's old stand. J. II. Henderson, Pierco Bros grocery clerk. Is on tho sick list. J. B. Essex and family have moved into tho city from Shiloh. Dr. LeFevere and wife of Charle voix are guests at II. L. Page's. Chas. Felch and wife spent Sunday with his relatives at Carson City. Mrs. C. E. Parker of Detroit is a guest at her brother's, W. I. Benedict's. Chas. Knapp, the affable clerk at Benedict's, is taking a two weeks' vaca tion. Prosecuting attorney elect Wm. K. Clute, was in the city Saturday on business. Mr. and Mrs. Kay Edwards are now occupying their nice new homo on Washington St. Miss Edith Diramick has been con fined to her home a few days the past week by sickness. Dr. Sheldon Is receiving a few days' visit from his sister, Miss Belle Shel don of Ann Arbor. Julius A. J. Friedrich, the well known music dealer, of Grand Kapids, was in the city Wednesday. Mr. Lynn Lowry of Sherwood is visit ing at Geo. W. DeWitt's and also friends at Greenville. Uncle Tom's Cabin Co. at opera house Nov. ID. They were here one year ago and gave good satisfoctlon. II. II. Belding, and little son, of Day ton, O., arrived in the city Wednesday and are stopping at Hotel Belding. F. W. Howard has moved Into his new residence, just completed, which is one of the finest homes in the city. Mrs. Dr. Coville tfas a delegate to the State Sunday school association convention at Owosso this week, but did not attend. Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Schcfller have gone to housekeeping in tho house on Hanover 6t., just vacated by F. W. Howard and family. Mrs Chas. Brown returned Saturday from St. Joseph where she had been called by the sickness of her daughter, Mrs. Will Richmond. Thos. Welsh, of Nashville, was in the city the first of the week. Tom has a host of friends here who are al ways glad to see hlra. Mrs. A. Fuhrman has been on the sick list the past week and her niece, Miss Katie Bauman of Howard City has been hero with her. Komaine Kobinson has been in Ionia a couple of days performing his duties as one of the board of ccunty canvass ers of the election returns. Kev. J. J. Stalcy will preach next Sunday evening to the Sunshine So ciety. Every member is expected to be at the church promptly at 7 o'clock. A. Traub, tho proprietor of the scrap iron and metal yards is evidently an expansionist. He has put a fine new dray upon tho streets especially for his business. Judge E. B. Lapham pronounced tho marriage ceremony uniting James I. Bates and Helen S. Johnson, both of this city last Friday night. The couple will reside in this city. Fred Ireland went to Detroit Satur day and saw the great Michigan Iowa football game, and from there went to Ann Arbor for a couple of days, re turning home Tuesday. A fine exhibition will be given on Main St., Monday, Nov. It), during the band concert, by Prof. Harry T. Logan, the world's champion double spear spinner and gun juggler. Mrs. A. I. Bill, who has been visit ing her sister Mrs. F. A. Washburn, has returned to her home at Willlman- tic, Conn. Her husband is the editor of the Willimantic Journal. Mrs. Coville returned from Charlotte last Wednesday where she was the guest of the newly elected president of federation clubs, Mrs. Belle M. Perry. She also visited Miss Avis at Olivet. Frank Coats for some time past the popular clerk at Canfield's has severed his connection there and returned to his homo in Grand Kapids. Frank was well liked and wo regret to have him leave us. W. P. Hetherington is minus a near ly new and valuable overcoat which some cool and nervy thief socured from tho sample room in the rear of tho Hotel Belding ofiice the night of tho big republican rally here. E. E. Hudson, is putting out some fine calendars for 1901 with an excel lent large half tone cut of the Shoe Factory band, as it was then known, made from a photograph taken by Menkee last spring when Ireland had his 'whcel opening. " It Is a good ono and they are in great demand. Hardly a day goes by without one or more parties of hunters going out from Belding to try their luck with birds. The best score tho BANNER has heard of to dato was mado by Geo. Crawford, Chas. Madden, II. Drlesc, and J. G. Wilbur who were at McBrldes Monday and Tuesday and biought in 120 birds. OPKN1NU OF THE CONCERT COL' KM E On Saturday ovenlng will occur tho opening entertainment of tho concert courso at the Opera House. This at traction which is known as tho Fa dettes, is a lady orchestra of 21 artists, which is now upon its twelfth season, and which has met with phenomenal euceess every where. Reserved seats are on sale at Benedict's and are go ing rapidly. Tho following from the Portland (Me.) Express, is but characteristic of favorable notices received everywhere "Tho Fadettcs of whom so much had been promised, more than came up to tho public's expectation. The impres sion which they give as ono observes them at their work is most pleasing and more than surpasses any orchestra of llko slzo. Earnest of purpose, jeal ous of their reputation and bound to keep it up to its present high standard, tho ladies work together most admir ably, and under such talented and mag netlc leadership, catiuotfail to be very popular among us." LOST HIS II AND. A distressing accident occurred Tues day as a result of which Geo. Card is minus his good right hand. Ho was eu gaged in feeding corn into a corn husk er and shreder when tho lingers of his right hand caught in the machinery and before it could bo stopped had drawn the entire hand in and chewed it into ribbons. Dr. Ferguson assisted by Drs. Pinkhara and Wilon amputat ed tho hand about an Inch above ithe wribt, and ho was made as comfortable as possible. At last reports he had re covered fairly well from tho shock and was doing as well as could be expected. It took place at Lagee Hall's farm where he was working, and is a very unfortunate affair as he is a married man, having a wife and three children, and being in poor circumstances. Lester Grant begun a suit In attach meut In Justice Lapham's court last week against the Grand Kapids Gas Engine and Yacht Co., of Grand Kap ids. Mr. Grant purchased an engine of tho company to run his pleasure boat last summer, but it failed to do tho work and by reason of it, was unablo to do business during tho season. Ho seeks to recover what ho paid on the engine and al.-o for damages sustained. I. L. Ilubbell is his attorney. The company undertook to secure posses sion of the engine and caused the above action. Since then they have secured it by means of a writ of replevin and re moved it to Grand Kapids. The matter will be fought out in the courts. At 10:00 Tuesday nlyht lire was dis covered in tho ollice G. F. Faudo's ci gar factory at Ionia. An alarm was turned in and the fire was soon under control, but not before considerable damage had been done. The ollice fix tures were burned and the slock in the stock and packing room adjoining, valued at $4,000, was ruined by smoke and water. The damage to the build ing, a two-story brick, is $-00. Part of the loss is covered by iusurance. Mr. Faude was quite sick at the time and is not awaro of his loss. David Biggins "At Pincy Kidge" which was at the opera House Tuesday evening was a fine play presented by a thoroughly capable company. We wish we might have more such plays andbuch companies to interpret them. From tho size of the house however it would appear that our people do not care for higher grade attractions at increased prices. Greenville had a big jollification last night over election. A special train was run from Ionia and some w ent from here,but the contest being over and the interest gone, also the weather cold, It was a very small turnout compared with those previous to election. The people have had enough of politics for the present and want to get down to business. Tho ollicers of each point of the Star of Doric Chapter were presented with a neat stand for use at their stations at tho regular meeting held Tuesday night. Mrs. M. A. Chapman, Worthy Matron and Mrs. Etta McLaughlin, as sociate Matron were tho donors and tho gift was highly appreciated by tho members. Porter J. Whlto and his superb com pany will play Faust at the opera house Nov. 21. Tho finest electrical effects ever seen. Mr. Whlto rictus no intro duction to the theater goers of Belding. This year he has a better company than ever before and no doubt tho house will be packed. Prices samo as usual 2V, 35c, 50c. The ladles social circle of the Con gregational church will meet at the homo of Mrs. Wm. E. Fisher next Wed nesday afternoon. Tho public is re quested to bear in mind their annual fair which will be held Dec. 7th and 8th. A turkey, supper will bo served the first evening. I. It. Waldo has received news of the dentli of hia brother J. II. at To- peka, Kansas. He was 70 years of ago and was tho oldest member of the fam ily. There slill remains five brothers and two sisters. Gen. W. L. White has rcturnod home to face tho accusations against him. Guilty or not guilty, his great mistake was in running away. All mcmliers of Fortuna lodgo K. of P. are requested to meet at their cas tle hall next Tuesday evening. Work in tho rank of Knight. A. B.Hull, C. C. Mrs. Moury, an old lady 73 years of ae residing in Orleaus near Long Lake, died Sunday and was buried Tuesday. Mrs. Eva L. Blyatone has moved her Dress-making Parlors to residence first door south of Hotel Brlcker on Bridgo St. W. II. Kennedy has put a neat oil wagon upon tho streets, delivering ker osene or gasoline to any and all parts of tho city. Chas. Brown has purchased CIO acres of timber land in Mackinac county, upper peninsula, which he proposes to hold as an investment. Clarence Chickerlng and Myrta A Crosby were married yesterday after noon at tho home of the bride's parents on Masonic ave., second ward. Phoenix Lodge No. 43, D. of II., will hold no meeting this week Saturday, and tho next meeting will be tho first Saturday evening in December. The Oakfield Center Arbor A. O. O. G. will give a pumpkin pie social at their hall In Oakfield Center, Nov. 17. Musical and literary program. Bill 10c. Regular meeting of tho Maccabees next Monday evening at which time District Deputy E. A. Murphy of Ionia will bo present. A largo attendance is desired. The Otlsco church society will hold a box social at tho home of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Brown, Friday evening, Nov. 10. Boxes to be sold at 10 and 20 cents. Everyone is invited. Tho St. Johns and Crystal Lako Rail road company was incorporated during the past week and over $2,000 has al ready been subscribed by villages along the right of way and farmers in the vicinity of the road. New ads this week: W.I. Benedict, A. B. Hull, Laphan .V DeVVitt, A. & 1. Friedman, Vincent Co., Tho Com mercial Bank, Belding Bargalu Ilou.-e, W. C. Martin, K. II. Letson, Portland Milling Co., Morrison, Grand Kapids. The November term of the circuit court convened Monday. The crim inal calendar is a small one, compris ing but nine cases. There are 31 is sues of fact and 50 chancery cases HO cases in all, and tho actions for divorce number 25. The tax on tho farmer for bad roads and narrow-tired wagons is the heavi est he has to pay, and both are need less if a little thought is applied to the problem in most sections. The worst part of a road governs the power needed to pull a load over it. FREE! FREE1 FREE! Band concert on Main St. Monday. Nov. 19, by the band with Cumings & Mexander s Uncle lorn s Cabin Co. Don't miss it. Admission 25 and 35c. if LINOLEUM is just the thing for your Halls and Kitchens. We have a large stock and some beautiful designs. We have Oil Cloth too. T. Frank Ireland, YELLOW FRONT ! Oleomargarine 1 LanA Bros. r; Boys will read these books While a boy is reading a good book you are sure he is in good company. Henty's Books Island," "Mysterious Island," "Last Day of Pompeii," 4,Lorna Doone," "Plutarchs' Lives," "Oliver Twist," "Tales of Two Cities," "Young VoyaJgers," uTom Brown's School Days," "Two Years before the Mast," "Robinson Crusoe," "King Solo man's Mines," "Swiss Family Robinson," "Black Beauty," "Beautiful Joe," "Vic, the story of a fox-terrier," "Zoe." Are good because they aro interesting and teach him good morals, love of country and history. This line at 25c, I 6ld lft6t J'ear at 3oc. Well bound and illustrated. "Tho Boy Knight" a tale of the crusades; "By England's Aidi' the freeing of the Netherlands, "By Pike and Dyke" rise of tho Dutch Republic; "By Right of Con quest" with Cortez In Mexico; 4iCapt. Bay ley's Heir" in the gold fields of California; "Cat of Bubastes" of ancient Egypt; "Fac ing Death" in the coal mines; "Final Reckoning" Australian life; "For the Temple" the fall of Jerusalem: "Out on tho Pampas" splendid story of South America; "Young Colonists" good story of life in Africa; "By Sheer 'Pluck" the Ashanti war; ''For Name and Fame"the Afghan war; "In Freedom's Cause" of Wallace and Bruce; "In Times of Peril" and "With Cllvo In India" two stories of life in India; "Under Drake's Flag" first clnss sea rory; and many others over 40 titles in all. By Oliver Optic These books havo been high priced until lately are for boys of 7 to 12 years. 25o. "All Aboard" "Boat Club" "Now or Never" "Poor and Proud" "Try Again." By Horatio Alger Jr. For boys about 10 to 10 years. 25c "Ralph Raymond's Heir" "Young Acro bat." v By Captain M. Reid Stories of tho west for boys over '10 years old. 25c. "Lone Ranch" "Rifle Rang ers" "Scalp Hunters" "Wood Rangers." Here are a few more for boys at 25c. "Micah Clarke," "White Company," "Un do Tom's Cabin," "Scottish Chiefs," "Thaddeus of Warsaw," "Spy,'' "Deerslay er," "Pathfinder," "Last of the Mohicans," "Pioneers," "Prairie," "Kidnapped," "Treasuro Island," "Ivanhoe," "Floating 50c line Bound in handsome covers for small boys. "The Lost City" by David Kerr; "The Flamingo Feather" and "Derrick Sterling" by Kirk Monroe; "Toby Tyler or ten Weeks With a Circus" and "Tim and Tip" by Jas. Otis, "Two Arrows" and "The Red Mus tang" by W. O. Stoddard. Tooth-Brushes Would you like a tooth-brush that won't lose its bristles? We bought a quantity of such brushes to retail at 25c. If price is any object, I'll make the price right. Next Friday and Saturday I'll place these brushes on sale at 10orememer they're worth a quarter if the bristles come out you get a new brush. Parker Fountain Pens The best pen made to carry in the pocket. Each one has the "Lucky Curve" which drains the Ink from the feed-channel back into the reservoir when ,pen is returned to pocket, so owner never gets Inky fingers. The pens are of 14k gold, iridium tipped prices $1.50 for the $2.00 pen, $2.00 for the $2.50 pen. Benedict's Condition Powder Let mo remind you again that now is a good time to feed your horses and cattle a good tonic. Give a tablespoonful of this powder once or twice a day. The stock will look better and feel better and you won't need to feed so much grain. The price Is 25o a pound worth a dollar in results. Pictures I have a selection of copies of famous paintings and works of art, each mounted in 11 by 14 inch mats, all ready for framing. They are handsome and good sellers, 12 sold the first day. 10c or 3 for 25c. W. I. BENEDICT, DRUGS and SUNDRIES. Belding. Mich. , .