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Spray Your Fruit Trees!
It protects them from Insects and other parasites pro longs their life, and makes them yield more and bet tor fruit. Whether you havo only a few trees around your home, or a large orchard, you can make them a source of enjoyment and Income If you will care for them properly. We havo all tho formulas Issued by the State Experimental Station at Lansing, and understand their mixing, testa and chemical reaction, and can give you a whole lot of information about them. E. K. Lessiter gives a dancing party at urattan toinorrow( Friday )evenlnj. Miss Lela Kddy arrived home from Ypsilanti Friday to spent a week's vacation. Mrs. Sarah , Frasher of Petoskey visited Mrs. W. C. and Friday. THE SCARE NEARLY OVER. NOW IS THE TIME For tho first application before We have a largo t-upply of our price is as low as the lowest, makes a barrel of Solution. the leaves start. Blue Vitriol, and Ten Cent's worth WILDER'S PHARMACY. Open Sundays 12 to I and "j to 7 Local jz? Brevities. town this yisitcd in Green- vViley spent is spending a Allen DeCoster week. ueo. i'. Wilder went to Decater Wednesday. Mrs. M F. Tuck ville Tuesday. Miss May and Frank ic Sunday at Ionia. Mrs. Jessie Willmr week at Fremont. Miss Allie Sabin spent Sunday with relatives at Tonia. m. A.Liiapmnn has been on the hick list this week. John Skedgell will move to a farm near Howard City. Mr. and Mrs. Cans. Foote have turned from Fremont. Mrs. M. Camp left Wednesday visit friends at Portland. Miss Nellie Tower of Greenville spent Saturday with Miss Carrie Tall man. Miss Ella O'Uryon and little nep hew, Donald Pilkinton, shent Sunday in Stanton. The Mutual Improvement Club will meet on Friday April 11. with Mrs Clarence Crandall. Dancing party at H. J. Mason's in south Gra.ttan, Friday evening, April arm sugar supper. re- to 11. Mrs. Vern Van Horn of Lansing ar rived here Monday for a short visit with friends and relatives. Miss Carrie Itanney who is attend ing Olivet college, spent Sunday with her brother Ellis W. Itanney. Rev. Carman and family have moved into the residence on Bridge street vacated by Noyt Pierce. Chas. King of Moseley visited his brother Edwin King and sister Mrs. Nettie White a few days this week. Harry George who had been spend ing the spring vacation with his par ents, returned to Olivet college Mon day. Mrs. Mary Drew of Mo Bride was in the city Friday buying a home and expects to move here in about two weeks. mt. w in Macey and wife of Hast ings who has been spending a week with his mother in this city returned home Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Tot ten and grand son Lyle M. Totten spent Easter Sun day with their daughter Mrs. John Mills, near Saranac. Mr. and Mrs. Y M. Francisco and son Don and Mrs. C. J. Ping spent Jester Sunday with Mr. and Mrs Samuel Davis of Smyrna. nas. k. inns, cashier of W. F. Sandell's bank at New Paltimore, was In the city Saturday calling on urn lrieaus, an oi wnom were glad to see him. Mr. ana Mrs. M. A. Severance left 4 u: r . . t luuuiin i()r tneir new home at Cornwall, Out. They take with them the best wishes of a large numler of friends in Belding. Claude IS. Harrington and Miss Florence Jkmghner w ere married last Saturday evening at the home of the groom by Pev. A. O. Carman. They expect to go on a farm near Ionia. Next Thursday. April 10, William Hawley Smith at the Opera House. He is a master of dialect and an orig inal humorist.. Don't come unless you are willing to laugh. J.V and ."IV. Reserved seats Inc. M. A. Chapman has leased and moved into Mrs. N. J. M Iiuyhlin's house on Pleasant St.. Mr. A. Traub Is moving Into Mr. ( hapman's house vacated on Pearl St. Mrs. McLaugh lin talks of going to Montana where her son, Robert, is. Rapids Saturday where he will en gage in house building. Mrs. J. W. Carter of Orleans left Saturday for St. Louis to take treat ments at the sanitarian. Miss Pearl Hubbell and Mrs. Claude Wright visited the former's mother at Grand Rapids Saturday. The Ladies' Literary Fxchange club meets with Mrs. L. L. Holmes Thursday, April 10, at p. m. Mrs. Anna Ring of Grand Ledge is here and will move into the house she recently purchased on South Bridge Street in a few days Asher Shaw who sold out his milk route business to Hall & Son a year or more ago is preparing to take it up again. Hall & Son having given it up. Mr. M. P. Mauritus of Grand Rap ids, district superintendant forthcln ternational Correspondence Schools of Seranton, Pcnn., was in the city Wednesday installing Mr. Miller re cently of Traverse City as local rep resentatiye to succeed .Jese I). Wor den, who resigned to take a position elsewhere. A nice business has been worked up here and Mr. Miller will keep his'ollice at the same place, over Spencer's City shoe store. Mr. Agnew, superintendent "of this division of the Pere Marquette By., dcoutv railroml Mrs. C. M. Morgan went to Stanton man and mechanical cn.nn-,r .T.-nni- mornin- lce, were in the city Tuesday, bav- Clark went to Grand inr keen investlgatiiiir what is" known as the blind crossing about two miles siiiiiiiioa i ! i ell In Hand Sthool Will Open A cat ii Monday. Aiinougn mere are two new t I. rm 1 I - t .Mvavu x urn suay i oi smaiipox in me past -week the authorities -are confident thev hav Mr. Frank Richmond left for (irand the disease well in hand and removed cases Short Items of Interest Re lating to the Town and Its People, told in a Single Paragraph. thi Mrs. J. W. Rapids Wednesday. the bar upon public gatherings last Saturday, Ihe city schools will re tunic work next Monday, churche were opened last Siu)(ay an,j cver.. iningis going aion? much as usual The two new cases are Pert Rlystone who was removed to the pest house and deputy postmaster Wilbur Wilson who is quarantined at his home Neither are believed to have caused any new exposures. Those mention ed last week as haying it are all get ting along linely, in fact it is remark cd that many have suffered more from the effects of vaccination than these people have from the disease. Foy "viii mumui noiii quarantine as entirely recovered. Huh Hcen I'miuotcd. G. G. Terwilliger who has leen the faithful telegraph operator and assi taut agent at this station for the Pere t - t.. o i r i ,uaiijueiii; it. it. jur aoout nine years has at last received recognition and been called up higher, and left Mon nay tor u liiiamstou to assume the position of station agent for the same company, lie has served the com pany faithfully and well and merited this advancement. His family will go as soon as he can secure a suitable nouse. i iarcweii surprise was given them last Saturday evening by a num oer ot neighbors and mends. Mr. C. W. Hrigham of Portland succeeds Mr Terwilliger here Advert Neil 1 .4-Item. March 31, l!02. -,, . Bn,iw.n.':.i.i ... . I v ......... ... m mm unite .wrs. rxi. unese spent Sunday with . lu U1 "" imon. a petition hav- at this date the following unclaimed wnony written postal her parents at Sparta. Miss Carrie Colvin spent Sunday with her parents at Lowell. f . 1- . ... .uiss jennie Wagner returned Alma college Monday morning. Misses Florence Clemens and Cher ry Campliell spent Sunday at Orleans. to ingoeen sent in lor an electric bell there. Just what decision they came to is not known but it is understood to be pretty likely that it will be granted as it .is well named "blind crossing.' and Rex J j.b aley of Manistee was in ,m t)f Kn s,on, ;m(1 the oty Tuesday and greeting friends, tr:nu.e tales .no told bv s: Mrs.O. J Hurris and son Hallie went to Ionia Saturday to spend a week with friends. Rev. J. E. Uutler of Sheridan will occupy the pulpit at the Congrega tional church next Sunday. Miss Minnie Willey andMiss Myrtie MeCreary spent Sunday with the former's parents at Greenville. Mrs. A. H. Krupp, who has been visiting a week with friends at Grand Rapids, returned home Wednesday. Clare Weeks of Alma and Guy Weeks of Grand Rapids were here to visit their parents Saturday and Sun day. City clerk Geo. W. Moult on and wife have loth been confined to their home several days the past week by illness. Will Pollock was home to spend Sunday and left Monday morning for Alma where he has accepted a position again. There will he Easter services at the T!ie Lost A tin nil. i favorite sub- even now a Mors who ?l;ilm tj have si-en a -w.t white city peariny its drmcs nr.d minarets up throuvh the p;te:i of the mii. Atlantis was n eontiT.eutal island between Eu rope r.lul . lut i lea, Solon, as loii : as (Mio P.. ('., leariied the story in Bgypt, mJ it is i'lvau liini :md later from Pla V) lliat the tale l as been banded dow.n 0 mo 'f-rn J '!;. i: s. Atlantis was ieii)(d oyer by three kins of marvelous power, mid the In habitants wire a warlike jieople far ndvuiieed in eivilizaliun. The thr' kinirs finally bieame ko pulled with ovr that tluy united forces and planned a descent on Europe, the pur pose of which was to destroy and t n slave. The Athenians met the invaders and after a fearful battle gained a de cisive victory. Two days later mighty earthquakes shook the earth, and tre mendous inundations en mo. When peace suec. cded elemental turmoil, the sea sti tch d where ouee had been Atlantis. letters cards. t j KN'iT L KM K. s List-S. F. Atisbaugh r. ricK, inos. Hawley, J. . Mushrush, Oriin Moore, G. Nick- less. Lawks List Mrs. RosaVRaymond Fill, Miss Edna Roosman. if the aliove are not called for in two weeks they will be sent to the dead letter ollice. D. E. WlLsox, P stmaster. -A yard man at Hotel Wantkd-Relding. antkii-A good girl to do house work. Mks. W. D, Hallou. Wanted a millinery Mrs. Mablc Stone-Hicks. apprentice. For Sale An almost new top buggy, .1. 15. Aknwixk. For Sale- Good Hrose and Surrey. T. Fkank Ihkland. W a x t K i Bench molders a 1 s lVr sale cheap-good house, barn, I tZTttlXTTin VI :.:Trr- J id two lots, -on . A dermanst.. Ml . ...i..i.i-.T:. mi rTTrtX and two lots, -on , Aldermanst.. ward, . Fked Mcl'i'K, J)fTK(UTMV; STOCK MAKKKT Mlehiean Central Live Stock Yards, Detroit, Apr. '1. Tho demand for 11 vo cattlo is very active this week, receipts have been liberal of late. Tho fol lowing prices uro being paid at tho Detroit Livo Stock Market: Prime steers and heifers, $".2." () 0 23; handy butcher's cattle, t4.40(ra.'10; common t3.00(rt;4.2f; canner's cows. $00(ri 3.(K): stoekersand feeders, active and .hljrher til 00(a)4.50. Milch rows Ret.lv t -.v.. GO; cafves quiet at $4 .r0(a7.tH. bheep and Iambs active and steady; prime lamb$0.0()((i$(J 40; mixed, $4.5(1) . AO nulla HI 11 M ' Hogs, light receipts, poor nualltv. trado is active at the following nrieea: rirao mediums $ti.4;V.6 65: Yorkers. $0.2.Xa:0.35; pigs, $(5.lU(fl( 2.V, roughs, $.5.5O(a-.0(); stags, JolT; cripples, fl per cwi. oir. BELDING MARKETS. Flour, cwt, retail.. W cwt. natcnt Corn Meal cwt ton Feed. 19 cwt, chop w ton Hritn, W cwt Middlings, V cwt Wheat, red. $ lu "" wnitt! w bu . Rye. W bu C'orn w bu Oats, V bu ELi)iNU, Apr. 3, 190y. Hay. Iiitlod. V ton.".""""..;."".'.'.;"", t (X) H ni'iin.s, dhs'h or a m pickers, W bu Hutti-r W tt. . " Kk's W doz Potatoes Apples " Sae W IT. C'hkhens, old, tti Spring Chickens eal, V cwt, dressed " V cwt., live Meet V cwt., live weight.."". Pork l cwt., dressed Salt Pork, V fl Mutton, dressed, cwt Land Plaster, ton Calcined Plaster y bbl , 1 10 is li 7075 WK?.l (X) 30 6 7 5 .WT 7 ,.0 3 WV-f h fiO 3 lVi 1 00 ft 'o(i 7 (XJ 7 O0r."; 7 2') 6 00 2 "H We now have a Bicycle Repair Man that gives that work his entire at tention. Bring in your wheels at once and have them Repaired, Cleaned or Enameled. Charges Reasonable; T. FRANK IRELAND YELLOW FRONT. "We Never Sleep." EniDha a 11? to vouiif men from 1 in vphn WI learn molding. Address (Jrand Hap uis Aiana oie i;o. Farm to let 140 acres, within one mile ot Holding, good orchard and good buildings on same. Inquire H. J. Leonard. of Srrntrhfil Oft. "If It please jour honor," said a Link individual who had bet-ii summoned for Jury duty, "I'd like to be excused on I rof. V. Kertcher. ontician of Lansing, will be at I C. Jamicsun boarding house, Holding from April tojl. If you have any trouble with your eyes you should call on him hyes tested free. M. E. church next Sunday, on account ueeount of illm ss. I'm snffering from ot the rain and Mnallpox scare they were postponed until then. M. L. Smith aud wife of St. Thomas, Out., who were here on their bridal trip; guests of his brother Dr. (I. F. Smith and wife, left on their return Monday. Don't forget about the dancing party at Mason's, south Crattan, Friday, April 11. Good music and warm sugar supper. First-class time guaranteed. Alice Coville , who was Will Klumn's first wife, was connected in a measure xhi,. i1,H,,1" something that mipht prove embarrass ing to tin' other Jurors and is certainly embarrassing to me." "What is the nature of your illness?" asked tho judo. "Well," aid the young man hesitat ingly. "I'd prefer to tell you in private. lu somewhat delicate about speaking vt it In public." "I cannot hear anything in private," responded the judge Impatiently. "If you want to be oxeused, you must tell me here and now what is the matter with you." "Well, if I must tell It here I havo stork For Sale. One pair of Mares, one sinirle Mare one earling Colt, one Yearling Dur ham bull, full blood, one set of heavy harness, one new set of light double harness, one lumber wagon. Wm. Gahdxku. To llxehnniie. Store Huilding and stock of general merchandise at Smyrna for residence property in Ueldmg. C. W. Jos MS'. limine Lowell mystery, has been married to Frank Thompson, a Keenc township farmer. Doth Ionia and Greenville have the base ball fever strong and arc organ izing what are considered strong semi professional clubs. Hclding does not seem to be In the game. Mr. and Mis. J. L. MofTatt arc pre paring to move to Greenville where they formerly resided and own prop erty. The itch?" echoed the ludiro. nn.r turning to the clerk, without marking, how apropos his observation was, said "Mr. Jones, serateh the Juror off." St.. Louis Globe-Democrat. A Slory of I.lnroln. It w as a I'reejiK nt custom of Lin coln's to carry his children on his shoulders, says The Literary Digest. He rarely went down 'street that he did not havo one of his younger boys mounted on his shoulder, while nr,- They have made manv friends ot,KT ,uuu; to t,i(' ,ail of hl ,OI1 here who regret to hv. tw.m Tho nn,irs of t,: -M.vn with their T i , ' father and the .-ieles of tvrannv John Lmmons has to use a pair of they exercised over him are till tlm crutches to get about, caused by subjects of talk in Springfield. Loland striking his foot with anjadze Tuesday Diller. who was a neighbor of Mr. at Lansing where he was workinir Lincoln, was called to the door one day by hearing a creat poise of chil dren, and there was Mr. Lincoln trid lng by with the boys. l,otb of wli m were wailing aloud. "Why, Mr. U.i coln. what's He matter w ith the boys?'' he asked. "Just what's the matter with the "I've wants. wun tne bridge carpenter gang of Pere Marquette Hy. Mrs. W. M. Heynoldsand son visit- main er iatner's in Court la ml Inst week. Her father, Mr. Richardson letenuy suiiereu a severe stroke of paralysis, from which he has not yet w,t? worl-.'," Lincoln replied. entirely recovered The contractors, Crookshank. Somers tSi Co., on the new silk mill job arc on the ground an.l nlro.i .it- have quite a force of men at work. If the weather should be favorable they soon will Ugin to make a show ing. Hev Carman of the M. K. church has Uen giving considerable atten tion and investigation to the Idea of using field stone in buildino- tho M. I-' church, believing it will be cheaper ind make a handsomer strncturo thnn by using brick. It mav 1 .w, got three two. walnuts, and each AVI ml The ravage during great tho wind ;. n Yttrayer. rought upon sea bluff Mi nus lire often duo to much as to the ocean wavs. S.iih and silt spray driven for hours be for a violent wind aet like a gigantV saml blast, eating away with M:rpri-.'rg ripidity the l.iyers of travel and Kind of which many projecting headlands ate composed. The surfac of b dis c.posd to sta b a wind nrv soon pitted. In a great gale in 1.v..".i a Klngle iduhl sndiccd to convert the window panes of the life saing station at Truro into ground glass. i i i . . . , .wrs. r raiiK .ia-on is sole airent in this city for Dr. Shackelton's Jnhalor and Inhalcnt, which has been im proved, ill call at residence and give a free trial treatment, or at her residence. Mrs. Mason also handles K leans-all in .balk and the famous Snyder extracts and perfumes. tf l'rof. V. Kertcher, the scientific op tician of ionising will be at l C. Jamieson s tMiariiing house April 7 to -1. Lyes tested tree. Spectacles and eyeglasses titled and new lenses put in your old franie. Give me a trial and I wiJI guarantee you satisfaction. tui't K" It .Sfcrt. The splendid work of Dr. King's New Life rills as daily coming to light. No such grarjd remedy for liver aud bowel troubles was ever known before Thousands bless them for curinc Con stlpation, Sick Headache, Hilllousness, Jaundice and Indigestion. Try them. e at Connell Hros. drugstore. N'eglrct MfHix iMtnger. Don't neglect biliousness and con Blloation. Your health will ufT..r manently if you do. De Witt's Little lUrly Hist rs cure such cases. M. H. Smith, Dutternut, Mich., Mich., pays, DeWitt'H Little Kirly KUers are tho most ati?fuetory pills I ever took. Never gripe or cause nausea." W. I. Hcntdict. I'liriiuioiiU In ltllecl of it Trrrnm Hy Foley's Honey and Tar. It 9tops tbe racking cough and heals and strengthens tho lungs If taken In time it will prevent an attack of pneu monia. Uofuse all substitute?. W. I. Henedict. . . LOW ILTLS TO NOKTHWF.ST I Durini; the months of March and i Apiil very low rates for Settlers will 1 be made by the Pere Marquette 11. II. from all stations to points in Mon tana, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, j For full particulars and informa 'Hon as to routes, rates, etc., call on .any agent, or address, W. E. Wolfen iden, District Passenger agent, Grand 1 Ka pids, Mich. ' A lazy liver makes a lazy man. , Hurdock Hiood Hi'ters Is tho natural, . never falling remedy for a lazy liver. The Greatest Sale ever inaugur ated in Belding. e- We have just purchased and now have on sale the agents' entire line of Tailor-Aade Suits and Separate Skirts andJackets. This is a most superb line from one of the best known houses in the United States. No other garments are finished so elegantly and the work done so well as on Sample Garments. This line gives us a great assortment no two garments being alike. If you buy one of these Sample Garments, you will have a style distinctively your own. Now this is our olTer: We will sell this Entire Line at exactly the MANUFACTURERS' PRICES. Not a cent more, not a cent less. You shall have these garments just as cheap as any merchant in Alichigancan buy them just as cheap as we ourselves could duplicate them. If one has the faintest idea of buying anything of this kind you cannot afTord to let this chance go by. Come at once and get a first choice. Also, we offer 5 doz. Ladies Mackintoshes, ;( worth $4.00 and $5.00 at $1.98. If this seems unreasonable, look elsewhere, get prices and compare them with these. Respectfully, !l IS :; is !! ii is ii ii IS ii IS ii ii IS ii IS ii ii SPENCER & LLOYD, ii 53SSB2 Seeds Free on Seed Day Oo Seed Day date to bo announced later we will give away free to customers 200 packages of California Sweet Pea Seed. Face Powder On Saturday we offer another lot of 10 boxes of 2"c face powder ut lOe. Brownie Cameras When you are around thla corner step in and look at tho new Brownie $2 00 Cam era. It's just out, Is neat, simple to oper ate and take9 pood pictures. The smaller &lzo Brownie sells at $1.00 Kodaks 4 00, $8.00, $12 00, $14 00 A good time now to look over the lines and deeide what camera you will u.-o this year. A Kdoak has many advantages. They are licht. well made, always a good lens, with no heavy glass plates to earry. Kemember if it Isn't an Kastman it in't a Kodak. Vest Pocket Memorandums A new line of handy blank bonks ruled In several way, red or blaek leather covers, 10 cents. Soap The biggent 10; cake of clear glycerine poup cver fold. Cosmo Buttermilk Soup, new stock, 10c cake or .'I for A Pen that Splutters Now with good pens at a cent apiece and a writing tablet of good hard paper for 10 cents, there's no earthly use of any one in this place being annoyed with poor writ ing materials. We have a big stock of other things besides, and you will seo many useful little things by visiting onr book store. Are You Squint-eyed? No, only, your eyes are weak, aDd you have to keep blinking and rubbing them. Con suit us for a pair oi glasses, you may not need to wear them all tho time and you will be a different person. Confectionery Some people need sweeter things than others. Our fine ehocolates are sweet enough to 6uit anyone. 40e pound. Cigars W e never saw any man who had money to burn in bad cigars. It Isn't the price that determines the quality of a cigar. There are some lire cent goods infinitely superi or to some ten-cent cigars. We take no chances, our stock represents the output of some of the most reliable makers In the country. We buy thern at right prices and sell them right, too. Wo recommend the King Kugle as a good ?c moke. W. I. BBNBDICT, The Corner Druggist.