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' Weekly Grist of Newsy Items Reported by Oar Special Correspondents. ' . HUSV CJHANUE WKEK. I'omunu visits (Irattan-AU Have a l'leusant Time OHtcer In tailed. Kent cnuntyl'omona met with frat- SiENCKK8 MILL. About 60 neighbors and friends went uninvited to pend the evening with John Wolfe and family, raualo and panics were enjoyed alo refreshments tauCranKe Wed. o lay ai.d Thursday, an(j ey report a fine time (1 HATTAN. ALTON-MOSKLKV n Mr nn.l Mm. IMatt Rowland Jan. We arc having quite a stormy in o n nin ..n.m.l rtrL Coneratula- now enou n ior oou ueigumK ai i no ties buu luuiu-r iruui - VllMIO. I ..III . .t n.t A M. tnn farm In tirattAii are l)in' nuimuu lnk wr hld Jan. 10 with h large at- at Moneley. tebdance. Ian. 7 and 8 U3 with a very interest ing meeting. " Meeting was called at 1:30 p. ro. Wednesday a,nd tho (Jrattan Grange choir fjav a lino greeting' song. The time, afternoon waa pleasantly ient In a The people of this place are rejoic ing over the prospect of R. F. D. In the near future.. Karl Potter npent Sunday with hi wife and baby. George Moran and Hoy Newland are We recleved word from Lowell that tho Klucatlonal Hilly Jonn iyw bud i ijuiw nu-h mm "J aiiisic general business session, consisting of I uttendirir school at Hig Rapids reports, installation of otlloeri, etc. C. Smith an 1 wife of Lincoln Lake Atalx o'clock supper was served at eXpCCt to start for New York State, to tho hall which all enjoyeu. he rone a year. Tho evening session was opened by Lvnn Smith has zone to Grand Rap- HINTS FOR FARMERS DIveralAcallon of-Cropa. In .frriulux a Judicious diversifica tion dot-it not iiican that all fanners should ' ki-ow thU.'hat. or any other inccifled 4-ron. Such a tueory wouui I render the farmer a mere macblue, set 111 a groove and eoudued to It. and do away witn tue necessity iur common or any other kind or sens?. Hut farmer should diversify their crops auu in ueciuiug uuw iu uv should consider, the. adaptability of the soil, their Individual capabilities ana the dcmaitd for the prepared products. It would W foolish to plant any crop on soil uusulted for It or crops the but little about. Even O'BRYON INVENTORY Commencing to-day and for the next thirty days we will enll without reserve and regard less! of cost Remember n?xt F. 1 lay p m. and Saturday at the G rattan Grange hall. A jolly sleigh loal of young people from CjurlHnd brought Mis Nina Ellis to her school in Lesslter district Sunday evening. not recover. Johnny Berry Is doing well from'his gun shot wounds In his fingers. The saw mill is cutting timber from Wm. Condon's farm. MrsrOrrln Trumbull Is visiting her KtieclAllKta should diversify, for the Many fourth degree members hj. t0 ioarn the machines trade, we Lke of the laud If for uo other pur- wish him success. Wm. Ulley Is in Grand Rapids on jury. Llttlo Blanche Smith who has been visiting her grandparents T. Wert- brook and wife returned to her homo In were present and then a closed session was held for conferring the fifth do gree. A class of about twelve Invest ing the unknown mysteries of Pomona grange. After this work was finished many fine papers were read and dis- I. . t.i . i rt .l.ilU ... i i j lit It is reported that A. HicKer dbs aauRQier mrs. r.isuj m -n..v.- tU!,ocu, kUCDD ureenviiie. typhoid fever, attended by Dr. Pink- since Christmas. music ana recitations, me one given Harvard expects to havo a canning of tne object and decide according to ham of IJeldloz. L,em 1Javi BOlu oaK ir,rco BUU J orumer uvi ui lynuuuu u,,",uk factory, all the lights avaJiabie. ur course ev A aleluh load of Raiding pupils ac- bass wood trees for 87U4. one ok ireo out consiaeraoie applause. Art Smith and wife ef Greenville cry farmer should grow as mucu ii k iut,, tpaphflr drose out scaled 184J ft. net price $37.J- The meeting closed In usual form and watt(i n Newland Sunday. possible for home consumption, I . ... . .1 l....!.lal.l-.tf.l I -II.. -11 4 ,1 I , I. II I... to E E. Lessltcr's hall Saturday even- Miss isesie aayies or urunu hiu" ma visiudk uiemuBr were umnuuicu M. Ward expects to maKc uauiornia imiruj log, and aaither company of 35 older visited her aunt Mrs. PotrutT recently, among members of Grattan Orange Ms homo Jn tno near future jonn vveuieno"oecK anu umu ui wnero inev were biiowh wnu mc usum pose, lucre are iuouiis In the cotton belt now who have de scended from affluence to poverty be cause they wore their land out grow ing cotton and corn on the same ground successively for years. There Is but one safe antl reasonable vyvay to diver sify, and that Is to consider every phase ALL DRESS GOODS TO OFF. ALL COATS )i TO OFF ALL FURS M OFI ALL UNDERWKAK OFF. ALL WRAPPERS, OUTINGS, COTTONS, GING HAMS. YARNS, WAISTS, NIGHT GOWNS, NOTIONS. ETC., AT ) OFF. puplb came out Monday evening Mrs. Casncr grows weaker every day Jaa 9, Dr Spencer found another fish bone In the pipe formation mentioned last week, making three or parts of them now extracted. She can retain nothing taken in her stomach, not even med.c'.je, she remains con scious as yet Jan. 13, and loved ones are making ii.-r last hours hero as bright as poi&lbl , four teen weeks con Welttenb-oeck Grattan visited his mother day. W. II. Keech is vhitlng friends Maple Valley. ORLEANS. over Sun- brother and sisterly hospitality known so well in our Grange. in As morniDcr dawned the usual amount of interest was soon shown by the crowd of teams that lined up for the hall and as Worthy Master F. H. McNaughton called the assembly to gether he was aware of a very interest ing crowd and attendance. The forenoon was well spent and oTit:o. (Lat week's) A veiy happy wedding was solemn ized at the home of Ceaser Dickson last r,r.-1o i. avoalnn u'hnn i 5 a il R 11 frh ter finementto h. rb.dof suffering bave , ulse WM unlted ln marriage to jas?ter a sumptuous spread at 1:30 p m , aoa lnr wl!;,-ht to 87 lbs. when in , rrm ..t omiRt. returnea to tneir many nomes leei- v.v----- r- ' lUHIIUCI. 1IIV T"tt I. ... . . . hRlthheweii!lirdl65 1ba. L,, r iirosent. I 'nff ua iney nau enjoyeu one more o. y- r i auu ivmw . v "vuvu i Mrs. Itllla Whltten has returned to the Klf,9 wepe raany.ttQcl us.jful. her home at AU ena. Miss Edna Lavery of Ioula Is spend- Mlss Anna bowman of Oakfield is . k with hep nr,.andmother staying with Miss C'.ara Brooks for a Mg Rob IIowe few days visit and will call on other friends. VKKUKNNKS STATION. Hardle Wiloer and wife of Ronald visited atThomsa Murray's Saturday. Mrs. A.J. Hale ?A Mrs. Electa Towne were guests of Mrs. U. Davis of Marlon over Sunday. Arba Face has traded his farm to Ulley Kern of near Holding. Zala Howe has purchased the widow Perry lirdy has cut down his apple orchard n- ar his house. The Catholic Seminary was slightly scorched Saturday nlnht. Miss Ethel Chapman is on the eick lUt. Alanson Blasser who was sick at his daughter's In Bowne is better. Krcd Wtenbock and family spent DnnDit with Vila mother. Regular meeting of L. O. T. M. next RpW mttde lheir ,alher Wednesday. .Mrs. DeGraw returned home Satur day with her husband. Mrs. Ola Condon receives the A. O. O G. committee Tuesday afternoon D.' Church and family visited at S. Morman's Sunday in Parnell. .Tnlnt installation of theiv.O. T. M. and L. O. T. M. Jan. 21th. those excellent Grange meetings. This did not close the work with Grattan Grange as Thursday evening Jan. 8th was the date set for installa tion of our officers who are as follows: Worthy M as ter-Hon. E. P. Nash. " Overseer Orley Emmons. Lecturer Mrs. E. P. Nash. 4 Steward C. F. Scott. . Secretary John Emmons. Treasurer Geo. D. Smith. Aes't Steward Glen Smith. Lady 44 Ann Hookey ' J. L. Morse and wife and daughter spent Saturday and Sunday at the home of F. McNltt, of GraUan. Mrs. G. A. Phillips, who has been visiting her son at Maple Rapid, re turned home Sunday, Hen Tower spent Wednesday at the home of R. Hradish. R. Abbey and wife spent Sunday at D. F. Moon's. L. Weckesand wifo and, Mrs. Slaw son, of Heldlng, visited at It. Hradlsh's last Thursday. James Moon and wire, of Eureka, spent Tuesday with Mrs. A M. Splcer as for home consumption, ror he naves freight and other charges that devour his profits. lie must so diversify as to maintain the fertility of his' soil. He should so di versify that he will not have to buy anything he can grow, for no matter wliat It Is. he can grow it cheaper than he can buy It. He should also remem ber that his profits are the difference between tho Income and the outlay and that his losses are the same with the terms Inverted. In fact you can buy all goods for the next 30 days for 75 cents on the dollar. We have a small lot of children's shoes to closo out at 25 cents per pair. At BR Y O N 9 S Thl Snlc; Will lie for CciIi Only. fiYou Seed Cora. It Is Impossible to get a good stand from planting poor seed and equally Impossible to get a good crop from a poor stand. Thus seed of a high ger minating power Is of the first impor tance, but this alone Is not enough. Hack of It there must be uniformity or color, type, quality and an Inbred pre- wt "vvv onri wifo. nf Uridine, soent notoncv to laree yields. These and oth- Sunday at II. J. Lulck's Mrs Aaron Hubbell made her son I. ' L. Hubbell of Heldlng a short visit the romona-Mw. first of the woek. ... . . J. W. Morton of Big Rapids and J. a-aDeiacou. D. Morton and daughter of Grand rutu uuu - a visit last Krane periormea me losiaiiauun cere mony, assisted by Mr. and Mrs. C J. Beach. Mr. Carlyle gave a fine report of the Michigan State Grange. Our grange highly appreciated the pleas ing manner in which our installation was conducted and gave brother and sister Carlyle a rising vote of thanks. HASTON-HOLSTKIt All of W. Connor's children havo the whooping cough. There are also so- eral other cases In this vicinity. John Mcllendry's child, who has been so sick with scarlet fever, is inn er desirable qualities must be firmly established In the variety. The variety must be one which Is adapted to condi tions obtaining in the locality ln which It Is to be grown. Otherwise it will not do Its best the first year and per haps not for several years. There is not much danger In moving corn east or west, keeping it ln about the same latitude, but risky to move far north or south. Large, plump seed of fine appearance are a Farmer And Have One Cent' Buy a postal card and send to the New York Tribune Farmer, New York City, for a free specimen copy. Tho Tribune Farmer is a National Illus trated Apricultural Weekly for Farmers and their families, and stands at the head of tqe ag ricultural press. The price Is $1.00 per year, but if you like it you can secure it with your own favoiate local nt wtprpcr, The Belding Banner, at a bargain. Both papers one year only $1.50. Send your order and money to "The Banner," Beld'ing, Mich. proving. Joe Hunt is worse again. The doctor. thai he has softening of the u always desirable, but reliability as a hmln IIa has remained unconscious grower and crop producer and auapia- 1 JL&dies week. MOiVBl TO LOAN for several days. Slme Connor and wife visited Mrs. Connor's mother, Mrs. Thompson, last Sunday. Mrs. Anna DeGraw has returned blllty to the environment are even more so, as I know from experlence. George T. I'ettlt in Practical Farmer. . HY THK. OLKANS-OTISCO. , Last Friday afternoon, Mrs. It. C. Seeley fell ai.d broke her leg. Dr. Mnrri wHH called and reduced the Holding liuildlng f. omi A.ssojItitiott To those who wish to build a house or pay of your mortguge; or In buying a home already built on easy terms of monthly Install ments. For particulars call at their ollicc. There is nothing better in Belding Grange closed and all enjoyed an oyster u by hauUnff WOO(J and hay. . . . . . i . . .i i ik fracture and she In now doing niceiy ior investment iuan u u , ... ding Building and Loan. .Stock of UDUcr m- tin v. Mrs. Frank Tillotson supper, several visitors were prfeut. The remainder of tho evening was spent in conversational amusement and music. All remember the Teachers and Mat rons Rally to be held this week Friday evening and Saturday all day. A fine time Is anticipated so all como prepar ed to listen to an address Friday even- fell down the cellar Btairson Thursday last, bruising herself quite badly She Is unable to do htr work, and Mrs. Ed Condon, of Smyrna, 's caring for her. C. E. Hotchkiss and Fred Benton have takt n the job of cutting tO.OOO feet of logs on the Rich estate. Asa Wordon and some p?ople from Belding are cutting wood for Walter Rich. C. E. Hotchkiss uncle Henry from Harry Lyle's children are better at the pr-nt writing. Attend the Farmers' Institute at Or leans. January 27ih. I,, ..ii. -- CANONSIIUHO. which, Series No. 3:1, is now open to all. hog by Prin. F. D. Smith of Greenville, then Saturday will bo taken up in a A. WAGXMSR, Scoy. Loss of li-lesU When you can't cat break- fast. take Scotrs Emulsion. is entertaining his $hen you can't cat bread New York. . i ii i b anu Duuer. iums j'-uuj and lectures also a dinner will be serv- led at the grange hall. These meetings are well worth your time and attention and your attend ance will be both appreciated and bene Gcial to each and all. , Lime In the Orchard. A fruit urower In Patoka, 111., had from a pleasant visit friends at Ver- oeon to have his house replastered gennes. . last fall. He took the old plaster and Very cold weather and good sleigh- put It around a row of apple trees in , t imnrnv- Ills orchard. The entire crop In the mg, nmiiju. n.c ...... nftWtP,! OrC IK! IU UUU urvu "i; uv.. by bitter rot that year, and it was this year, with the exception of the row that he put the plaster on, which was entirely free. The farmers are not all going to knock off their old plastering to dress their orchards with, but it is auid that there will Ikj a good demand for lime another se'ason to put lu the orchards. But we are not sure that the effect was all due to the action of the lime. It may have been that the broken plaster made a heavy soil sweeter anl more friable and that the same results would be attained by the mulching w ith a heavy coating of sand 4 iid worklmr It In. The physical con dition of the soil has almost as much to do with the results on the crop as the fertility has. American Cultivator. Benson While is visiting friends In Trufants for several days. Revival meetings are being held at the Easton church conducted by tho pastor and Miss Bills of Spring Iake. Will DeGraw visited his mother at Alton Sunday. Ed. Frost of Keene called on Bolster friends Frldaj . OOPO Yon Get tho licncfit of tho Great Reduction on alf Street Hats Also Trimmed lints, hy buying now. Yours, Mrs. M. M. Hicks, 5rFnll Hoe of Royal Worcester Corsets always on hand. Tho many friends of (I- II. Hausen, knew of his recovery from threatened kidney dioae. He writes: "l wa cured by using Foles's Kidney Cure, which T recommend to all especially trainmen who are usually similarly affected. " W. I. Benedict. Emulsion. When YOU haVC home last Tuesday from their vUlt , . . mi. i i James Sparks and wife from near been living on a milk diet and 1 ultI bU brolber u. want something a little more sparks. nourishing, take 5cott s oiiielic Trouble.' fc It is exceptional to find a family where there are no domestic rupture occasionally, but these can be lessened by having Dr. King's Now Life Pills nrntind. Much trouble they savo by Mr. Robert Soarks and son returned their ereat work in stomach and liver grower troubles. They not only relieve you, nrui.i i but cure. 2oc, at Connell Bros', drug in Callfornla-they a storo. AVON-KEEN E, The little son of Mr. and Mrs. Geo Hardy is Very sick with pheumonla. Elton Hull is laid up with a very bad leg getting kicked by a horse one day la-st week. Elton Hull bos bought 200 acres of land near Cadillac und will movo thtro ln the spring. H. F. Wilkinson nnd wife and Gjo. Colds and famllv of Lowell visited at Robt. Sparks Sunduy. Harvey Biowtr is visiting his broth er Prank near Bruco Crossing. AMY UN A. Flno sleighing and new cutters are numerous Mrn. Chas. Cowles Is on the sick list attended by Dr. Penton. Mr, arid Mrs. Pcnn Cowles loet their Httlc baby It being a week old. We hear that Mrs. R Siely f 11 Sun day and bioke her leg SinnrlHV AmnniL Hull hairier ?0 Tpftrs need flesh, SCOtt'S old hl friends iame In to remind him terary work, Fmnlcinn K n rir.h flnti COmJH,ll',,cw"1 vWl WMCTtd' Ln 2.1. IVof. ' i mhuDcu Jrumbull was in town on The Ladies Mlty Society met at the Emulsion. home of Mrs. J. Haker lau Thursday. j . i r i mild Cat Horn to Mr. and Mr.'. Charley Gallis 1 0 get iat yOU mUSl CUl tr a daughter. Jan. 2. I WW. fat. Sf Ott S tmUlSIOn IS a n.irn td Mr. and Mrs. W 11 Mooro a Humrhlor .l.itl. 2. 11)02 George Wilde bus a position In Grand strength iVCf. R .pu, oo.du yor Those who have lost flesh Union denot. Ths first mielingof th sec ad series of Eluoatlocial Riliioswdi hold in the M. E. churci Mond.iy, a ti ie program was tendered. ThaGl3iners of Cnaon Arbor will hoid a public Installation in their hall Tuesday evening, pi tuic supper and all iovlt- d. Rev. Hancock' paUor of the Cong'l ehurch will deliver a series of six ser mon.(, commencing next S inday. Ca ino:ibarg high school has elected offlojrs for a se. i s of 11 . . . .! 1 . T . nrsi meeting rriuny Jin . rui. I - . , J 4 II 8eibert Is certainly doing his best to fOltable lOOd, and a naiUrai Tuesday. great fattener, a great want to increase all boay tissues, not only fat. Scott's Emulsion increases them all, bone, flesh, blood and nerve. For invalids, for con valescents, for consumptives, for weak children, for all who l I have had occasion (o ui yourff Black-Draught Stock and Poultry Mcdi. Farmers Omallnai Nearly every mail brings us word of some new local organization among farmers. Berry growers In Michigan, corn grower In Missouri, cranberry s lu Massachusetts, sweet coru in Maine and raisin growers re all at work slowly but surely tying their common Interests together. Good! There are some things about successful farming which demand individual effort. There are others which demand co-operation. The small organization first, then the larger one.-Rural New Yorker. promote tho IntcreU of school work. tonic- Scott's Emulsion for bone, l!nronclouft From Croup. During a sudden and terrible attack flJ blood and nerVC Ol Croup OUT lltllU gl l was uuuuueuiuus frocu strangulation, sa) s A L. SpalTird, Dus'.masler. Chester, Mich., andadoce of Oae Minute Cough Cure wa adm'n istered and repeated often. It reduced the swelling and inflammation, cut the mucus and shortly the child was rest ing eay and speedily re nvrnd. It cuts Couth, Cold, Lat irippe, md all Throat and Luog troubles On Min ute Cough Cure lingers in the throat and chest and lungs to contribute pure, health-giving oxygen to the blood. Ji'ls We will send you a free sample. Be sure that this picture In the form of a label ii on th wrapper of every bottle of Emulsion you buy. . SCOTT & BOWNE, CHLMIfTS. 409 Pearl St. ,N. Y. 50c and $1 1 H drujjliti. Vam Davis is on tho sick list. Mrs. EUa Richmond and'two daugh ters were I u town Tuesday. . Many of tho Ills from which women sutler can bo completely cured with Rocky Mountain Tea. Rich, reo blood good digestion and hesllh follow its up. :ict. Connell Hro. The prevention of consun p"on Is n, que!tl n of commencing the proper treatment in time. Nothing is so well nduptid to ward olT fatal lung troubles ns Foley's Honey atd Tar. Y. L Benedict. I have had occasion (o use yo k-Draught Stock and Poultry Mei cine and am pleased to lay mat I never used anything for stock that gave half as ood satisfaction. I heartily recom mend It to all owners of stock. j. B. BELSHlk, St Louis, Mo. Eick stock or poultry should not eat cheap stock food any more than sick persons snouia expect to oe r.ifpd bv food. When vour stock and poultry are sick give them med icine. Don't stuff thcra with worth less stock foods. Unload the bowels and stir up tho torpid livcf and the animal will oe cureu, 11 11 De possi ble to cure it. Black-Draught Stock and Poultry Medicine unloads the bowels and stirs up the torpid liver. It cures every malady of stock if taken in time. Secure a 2o-cent can of Dlack-Dranght Stock and Poultry Medicine and it will pay for itself ten times over. Horses work Letter. Cows give more milk. Hogs gain flesh. And hens lay more eggs. 1 1 solves the problem of making as much blood, flesh and energy as possible out of the smallest amount of food con sumed . Ii uy a can from your dealer. The Foot and .Mouth Disease. The cattle bureau of the state board of agrkuliure of Massachusetts has commenced a systematic and exhaus tive Inspection of the cattle reported as having the foot and mouth disease. the prevalence of which In New hng land has canned the embargo on traf tie lu cattle, sheep and hogs. The Canadian government has quar antined agalust animal from New Ensland. and Its action appears to be Identical with that of the Engllsh-gov eminent. Ilralnvtork In Farming;. No matter wliat occupation a mnn follows he has need for brain force, and this applies to farming and dairy ing as well ns to law or medicine. The fanner who succeeds today. is tue rann er who directs his brawn with his i.min The farmer has an excellent field for this bra In work, and he above all others should not fall Into a rut. In other word, be something more than a machine. It means more cash and more respect. How llorsea Differ. Horses differ In mental power. Just as men. Svmie are sensible, some are Idiotic and some are maniac. Tht tlrsi cun Ik made very valuable, th xceond cannot, and the third class arc always d.-tngn-ous. Horses with a high degree of brain jxiwcr are the most vnl liable nf all. but can by Injudlclou? treatment bo made troublesome and even dancirono. - rann and Ranch. Home f Good Clothes Selections are still easy as our stock is in good shape in spite of tremendous holiday : ,;. Menty attentive salesmen -to of good and you. serve HOLIES 3ROS. K. It. Sp:ncr r, Pies. F. ft. Cluihc, V Tre . N?.A. Reed, Cashier. Tk People's Savings Hank OF- BELDING, MICH. $::,000 Capital, 70,000 Stockholdc 's Liability. SpetUl attention Riven the SAVINGS DEPARTMENT 1 Nothing Like it in tiik City. Call and examine our Syitrm. No trouMet how and explain Its working. Denostts of MX) and upward received and Hu l plven. Hank opon for business Saturday evenings from 8 toS o'clock. FOU THI'1 I'KOPLE, OF THE PKOPLF. AN11 UY THK I'F.OrLK. 11. .r. lkon vi::, rrrnlrir'it. A. N. It KM) I NO Vice I'renlclent. BeldingSa vings Bank BELDING, MICH. Capital - - $25,000.00 Surplus and Profits 8,500.00 t?TAdvertle will pay you In the Hannkr. It Foley9 s Honey end Tnr I (or children, safe ,suro. A'o opiates. 3 per cent Interest Paid on Deposits. Honey to Loan. Call on us If you wish to pet a on yout Heal Kstate. loan W, S. LAMBERTSON, CASHIER. V A