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Brevities. Short Items of Interest Re luting to the Town and Its Ptopte, . old in a Single Paragraph. 4Doc" Anderson spent Sunday in Toledo; Fred Connell was in Ionia Friday on business. E. C. Lloyd and wife were in Grand Rapids Monday, Mrs. Maggie Gore was in Ionia on business Monday. Mrs. Lagree Fish visited friends in Greenville Friday. Miss Grace Norwood spent Sunday with friends in Ionia. E. II King made a business trip to Grand Rapids Monday. Warren Crane made a business trip to Grand Ilapids Monday. Floyd Gill of Grand Ilapids visited with friends here Sunday. Geo. Ellis of Philadelphia is visit ing relatives here this week Miss Ren ha Barnes has accepted a position with W. I. Benedict Alexander Brown and family re moved to Dutton last Saturday. Elmer Cook was trout fishing near Traverse City two days last week. RJi. Edwards has placed in his store a fine new six foot display case. the Take your laundry work to Scheffler's C. G. WOttSllIfFUL MA ST Kit UPLAND. Will Wear Xev T1U and ! a Silk B. P. Hall and M. A. Reed returned Tuesday from the AuSable river with 90 trout. uu vamntu icii I A 1 rtno ...1, . Wednesdav fnr a fvAtl. flM ' was a our o " . prise to Chas. A. Ireland. W lidding Lodge No Reed City. Mrs. Chas. R. Foote of Hart is a guest at Wm Foote'athe latters wife is quite ill. II. J. Leonard was called to Lyons Tuesday by the burning of his moth ers residence. IUt-It and Fit. Ium Eac1- Work ou !ld Monday A little nua u I .a M. of ! TIIC nAMMrn imrno II ii r- iiiii 11 ifii mn ) I III. UHI1ML.II LIHLIIO f- UK sALK. 1 OR SALK -!'boto(?rttpher' complete out- -ui. Auunw uoi 70a, neiaing, Mich. 1 ROOF I NO! H. Hrnoer of Portland was in city yesterday. C. J. Ring and familv have moved to Grand Rapids. Thos. Gordon was in Stanton Tues day on business, Mrs. Sarah A. Raby was in Grand Rapids yesterday. II. 11. Sprague of Trufant was in the city Monday night. A. J. Vincent was in Owosso on bus iness Monday and Tuesday. S. T. Kidd left Tuesday for with relatives In rn i .1 Mr , 1 t "aucutiru- Miss Eva Broomhead who has been with t ,heC 8PCnt Sund3y workInff in thc.Place bakery return- with their parents in Smyrna. ed to her home in Traverse City Wed- A. T. Kellogg of Kalkaska was the nesday. guest of friends here this week. T. Frank Ireland went . to Detroit Capt. E. Underwood was in Grand last night to attend a meeting of the xucbuuv on a ousmess trip. executive committee of the State 11. II. Gooding and J. II. Luce were Hardware Association 3.5 P. A a. M the side at fnu trn I": catd n of Deluing. Title Derfect evening just before the rou- A,Ct MoOutcheon.iMO soutut.,8prinKfleid.Mo worked on Saturday tine business began The members conceU-.i v,-u that prince of good fellows, A. Traub the Andrew Carnegie of Belding that H"-" BAur,-rine asparagus plants and aw aw ucrrw diidm inr mui irnrui .n.u (ull A XT .. ' 1 I"" " vu v. n. iiuiuuicr. 9? IUK SALE OR EXCHANGE 18 acre of - iiuu Willi small IIOUHH mil hum noa. hnt Here we are to stav. and receiving Ue seat of honor in the lodtre I wlck for "ldln property. JameaCbadwick. compliments everv dav on our mllnr I have a new hat and n ta I TTIOR sale? and cuff work, U. G. Scheffler. Lurchased .ih k'Ddof minute, walk from -iu.i Mimcui me ooiaier Home I senior waraen j. u. Armstrong aiuiaimndpms spent Sunday with caueu up Mr. Ireland' at a moment his daughter, Mrs. Frank Granger. when he least expected it and in a Mrs Viola Nealon has returned wel1 roundcd and punctuated speech trom Milwaukee where phe has been presented it to nim. The recipient Dojle'a. F ?.A Hr,1 ' lb- hor e cheap. X1 call at Uallou U aket Works. v LUKM FOK SALE Uootl builditiKB. nil kinds of fruit. Will sell 40 acren or mure, une -i"" iuc wuiicrwiiQ ner orotner. 1 "a . "K " " ior a couple 01 tkuiars bco mile west of city. .'xciiansre. Dernorc8t. Will tuV hf.use and lot in exclianee. For furtl ( I . minutes but soon recovprpd nn,i t,. ... ... ... . I I.lMlf Nil V II. 1 . . . ned tne clit L'ettlne at 1,1 li "V, 11 Vu"t wua m lots on " " ". 1 wukv: 1 XirlUirU M. mi t nr nil V n.l- ,l.,i.i.. liKQt, water works, also good well and cis urn. Mix blocks Kouth of Hotel Heldinir Call phone 71 -2r or write II. 8. Waldron. Greenville, Mich. In Moseley Tuesday with fruit trees. i'. i. curtis and wife were in Tru fant last Friday on a visit to relative. iou culver went to Grand Rapids Wednesday where he has a good posi tion. Harry Clafllln and John Hitririns and donors in very complimentary words while thanking them for the fine present which he hoped he would worthily wear. Work in the 3rd degree will be on at the hall Monday evening next, begin ning at 7:15 o'clock. Greenville lnd TO KENT. JOIt KENT My bouse of ten rooms on lleaant8tret. M. H. Harlow CTTLT T-"kXT . every Douy wants a has been invited to be r.rWn Wiss Grace Deedy was the guest of fwere In 1eed City a couple of days her parents in Mt. Pleasant, Sunday nshlng, change, how nice to give the family an outing, an hour off. Sheldon's ice cream parlor the place to go. Wm. T. Pope has sold for his son Vern Pope the latter's residence prop erty on the north side to Otto Kelly Mr. Kelly recently disposed of his place on Alderman street. TO KXCMANtlK. The Hand. The generous response which met the proposition for the support of a hand this season has culminated in an organization, and at a meetinir held Tuesday evening, Mayor W. F WILL EXCHANGE farms and farm lands near Edmnrn tnr nnru HwolHni . . Mlhld,Dg' Addre8S E(t A- Rundell, Edmore, "RUBEROIO ROOFING IS THE BEST MADE. $3.00 per square. In Quantities, $2.75 per Square. jg Cheaper Roofing $1.50 per sq., all complete. WANTED II KLI' WANTED -A good Reneral servant. Apply Mrs. J. H. Armstrong. Pleasant ntrpr T. FRANK IRELAND, Anthony Shindorf and wife were in Greenville Monday visiting friends. F. H. Hudson and daughter 6pent Sunday with relatives in Grand Rapids.;: Mrs H, J. Connell left Monday for a few days visit with friends in Grand Rapids. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Stebbins of Ionia were guest of his brother Fred, last Friday. Katie Chapman was called to her home at Lakeview on account of sick ness of relatives. Vern Van Horn left Tuesday for Denver. Colo., where he will take up his future residence. Mrs. G H. Sabin was called to Grand Rapids by the serious illness ot rela tives. She left Saturday. L. 11. Stone, M A. Conley and L Kimberly went to Ionia Tuesday as jurors In the circuit court. R. H. Let.-on will return from Green ville this week, having accepted a position with Helding Bros. II. tf. Connell was in Owosso this week' as delegate to the State Con vention of Modern Woodmen. Mr. Geo. Brown of Grand Rapids was the guest of Mrs. L. II. Stone and family Friday and Saturday. G. G. Stacey and Willard Biley of Cedar Springs was here visiting with friends Monday and Tuesday. Don't send your money across the ocean, have your laundry work done at home, C. G. S heftier is up to date. Mrs. J. H. Parker and daughter Louisa and Milo Luick spent Saturday and Sun lay with relatives in Court land. L. E. Green and wife returned Sat urday from Morley where he was fish ing for trout and brought home a good catch. The Belding Kid ball team went to Greenville Saturday to play the Little Giants and were defeatrd by a score of 17 to 1G. Chas. Bignell and wife of St. Ignace and Geo. Rumsey of Chicago have ac cepted positions with Dick Steven's cigar factory. Geo. Hammond and daughter Flor ence of Sparta returned home Mon day. They have been visiting friends here a few days. uricker was elected nrpirfnf E. A. Conkli n who Passed the foro-prl I hn! V T CJ , . . ... . . : I - " ' O. IWUUL' a j, it ouciiLPr m n n i nns ivp in i rnprjf in rnia ritir ni.i iu.. . i 1 . ... , . , ' , : --"j fu uuwijr iq tne secretary, Edward unese treasurer tt uuc trip to ureenvwe circuit court Monday and was releas- Geo. W. Holmes custodian. muuuay. eo on iuuo nail to appear for sentence Mrs. E. Dingwell of the North Side at the next tertI of court. Is recovering from a severe attack of SHELDON says "Not how cheap me iucdsies. "ut uuw uuoti. ueioing is up to It, C W Perrvof UnWrA ruv ....in delIcJPus. refreshing ice cream soda w a 7a , 7? y L,u.re fruit 8yr"P3. take an outing, and town Wednesday looking after some bring the whole family, babies too, so icii estate nere. ivsuui. y.ANTED Good irl for gfiieral house- w..rk. Enquire of Mrs. O. F. Vebtei at Ame rican Express office. Good w. gespald Yellow Front. We Never Sleep." LOST AND POUND. A proposi tion from Claude Pettit of Midland who has had 12 years experience as an instructor was accepted and the boys! will at once go into rehear.-als. The Belding city band will be an attraction the coming summer. I O.sT A koIU lead pencil alued aa a gift -J Finder please re urn to H. J, Leonard's store and receive reward. MlsCKLLANOUS. Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Carman arc en- Harrod Jaryis of Detroit the noted tertalning Miss Abbie Norton of tener singer was in the city Wednes Lowell this week. day arranging fora lecture course for Mrs. Esther Kingley returned from next season- He Is a fine singer and aslxveeks visit with relatives in Reed City Monday. uJLf CnCert ln Grand came shortly after Mrs. A. C vVrlfrht of fJrann Rnnlda vv " 11S irniiaaeipnia wno ovnya ttf mt nftnr was the guest of Miss Sadie Wilson a is here this week P'edged $100 toward labor. John lleadly lend. John Headley, a resident of Kent county since 1801, neart lailure at his home in Ada township Saturday evening Death supper and while its victim was sitting in his chair en- the day's puAIK HKPAIIUNG-I repair and reseat cnairs and guarantee Rood work. S blocks west 01 C. r.. iiuason s store, north side or drop card to ij. T. Arnold, Uelding. Mich. MUSIC TKACHINO. MKSS COKA IIOPrOUGII Teacher of Plan' and harmonv. rnt f,.r ni.iu, died suddenly of aIl day Thursday and Friday forenoon of cacii ween, cmuio at Korualne Koblnson's rcsuitnoe. 2 1.3 few days this week. Edward Vanderwen of Grand Rap ids spent Sunday with Mrs. Clara Stanton and family. Mrs. Maude Unger and son have re turned from Detroit where they have been visiting for some time. The Literary Exchange CJub will meet with Mrs. Arthur Conner Thurs day May 14, at 2:30 o'clock p ui. Delicious and refreshing ice cream at Sheldon's up-to-date parlor, walk in, take a chairand try the ice cream soda. May term of the Circuit court open ed Monday, Attorneys I. L Huhbell and Dwight Sheldon were in attend ance. Mr. Kate Elder and daughter Mrs. Katie Thompson and M. H. Luick of Belmont, Iowa, are guests at John Luick's. Mrs. McCaul of Owosso is with her daughter, Mrs. C G Schefller. and getting acquainted with her little grand daughter. Mrs. Clayton Kimberly and son left ccu.ing tne ngni 01 way and making Mr Headley was in his eighty-first a good road into Fairplains The year ,1nd during some time past had preliminary work is being pushed been afflicted' with heart trouble along as fast as possible. The deceased was one of the best A B. Carter and wife have moved known residents of Kent county, hav- to Freeport this week and Fred Allen iniT gained a wide acquaintance 11. iraseu nis nouse, tlielr daughter, tnrougn his activity in county poli- Carrie Carter from Lansing was here tics and in business matters that to assist them In packing and getting brought him In touch with leading Started. Mr. and Mrs. Carter h.iv bnsinpss men hnth In 1 uccu cxceiientcitizens here a number lllck For May. The great weather prophet dishes up the following bill of fare for the month of May: Frosts on some of the nights in the first week of May; sharp electrical storms on 6th and7th,frosts on the 7th and 10th inclusive, danger ous storms 10th to 15th; tornadoes 1 1th to 17th and storms of great violence from 15th to 28th. of years. Word has been received here that Will Knott's cash box was broken into while the parade was on at Fowler Tuesday and $80 in funds taken. A canvassman was suspected and arrest- Flinch Party. A goodly number of relatives and friends gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lagee Fish on Peck's Hill Saturday evening and gave them a surprise Flinch was the principal C ... f 11 . . ... ed and if he is the guilty party, Mr. 7 V . even.ngaiter which Knott mav v.r r.rt IJ . refreshments were served. Mrs. Fish Inhn . . , ' , was the recipient of a beautiful bible John Jacott and Miss Zoa Hansel- as a reminder of the occasion At a man were married Wednesday after- late hour they took their departure noon at 2:30 o'clock at the home of wishing Mr. and Mrs. Fih many re- the brides parents Mr. and Mrs. Alex- torn, nf th a-n y - .l T1 1 . I V .till. auuci iiduseiman. icey. uutier tied the nuptial knot, about Co guests were present. The couple will reside in Greenville. The Greenville order of Woodmen last Friday for Maple Rapids to visit' came down last Friday night and as- her parents, it Is the baby's first visit sisted the members of this lodge in to his grandparents initiating several candidates after Freeman Clemens who has been the whicn a sumptuous supper was served. n-.i s Hf. T f , . Th vluttinrr Vti-rtt V..a . 11 i;u"n" ino. 0. n.. ic mens and iarai-1 . "wiiiuo cic wen i t ,, in i , .... ly the past few days returned to his PIea with their visit here, the or- revelation to vou YoT mini Z n ! 1 f . .... I. ... ov., Notice to Sidewalk llullders. All persons intending to luiild siflp- watks during the month of June must file their applications on or hnfr.r June 4th, as no walks will be graded and staked except the first Monday in cam uiunia. Gko. W. Moulton, City Clerk. A ftrvt-lMt Ion. Will Cure Conaumptlon. A. A. Herren of Finch, Ark , writes, 'Foley's Hoaey and Tar is the btei preparation for cough, colds and luu trouble. I know that it has cured con sumption in the first stages." Advertised Letter. Belding, Mich , May 4, 1103. Ladies List Miss Mary A Bro-vn, H. F. D. No. 1. Miss Itena Miss Carrie Kecre. Mrs. Louls-i Smith Miss Mary Bond. Gentleman's List Jack Ay res, A. P. Houck. Frank Layron, Claude Vronan, Will Vienk, 11. F. D. No. 4. D. E. Wilson, Postmaster. Good Pills Ayer's Pills arc good pills. You know that. The best family laxative you can buy. Home orGood Clothes We are offering a fine line of well selected YOUNG MEN'S, BOYS' AND LITLLE FELLOWS GOOD CLOTHE1 rORB ICLOTHINQ home In Springfield, Mass yesterday. der is In a flourishing condition Mrs. Henry Moore of Belmont and lI J Leonard left on another trip mother were guests of G. M. Blett and to the upper peninsula Monday. He family last Saturday and Sunday, also recently purchased a section of tim- Geo. Goolthrlte and wife of Carson r land 640 acres which is said to be to kidney or bladder troubles In nn or another. If the patient is not be yond medical aid, Foley's Kidney Cure! win cure, ii never disappoints. Sold by W. I. Benedict. Want your moustache or beard a J beautiful brown or rich black ? Use Buckingham's Dye SOctt of dfufcf ittior R P Mul St Co , Niihut N M ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft . COCDr -j They far surpass any other lines shown in the city jt Come in and look them over trouble to show goods. no S. The Boys' Pants are lined, making them stronger and more durable. City. Dwight C. Sheldon was called to Ionia and Saranac, Tues. by prosecut ing attorney Wm. K Clute to attend to some important legal business in Mrs. John Saxon and won of Sand Lake returned home Tuesday after justice court. pending a few days with Mrs S. S. n. a w v;,,, ' will serye the regular monthly tea at " ' " Y,v,1.v"lwJCCUilJC w8 the home of Mrs. Osterhout. Wednes M KU, lu 11,19 wonaay in con- day May 13 Fee 15 cts. instead amwiwun wun i,r. i,. vv kittle in tne 10 cts. as formerly. tscnuus luness oi .Mrs. wm. f oote. Mrs. C. S Barnes entertained Mrs. E. F. and Carl Grabill of Greenville The Baptist ladies of the 2nd ward of Wednesday, they were here to attend the wedding of Miss Zoe Hanselman. Mrs. Charlotte French of Morley returned home Saturday, after a couple of weeks visit with her daugh ters, Mrs. Geo. Moulton and Miss Klsie French. iwnt cudiii-r j f. r. win noid a regular meeting next Tuesday even ing at which the degree will be con ferred on several members and light refreshments served at the close. A full attendance of members is desired. Anperson having a copy of the city charter in their keeping are re quested to delive r it to the city clerk. Several copies belonging to the city have not been returned to "the citv clerk's office after having been taken .Cway. Hoy L. Collins of Frankfort was the guest of his uncle V. B. Laphara Fri day. He Is a druggist in that city the business having been established by his father J. B Collins after leaving Laphamvllle in Kent county, (now Mr. and Mrs Albert Wells and H. Wells were called to Dundee Wednes-i day by the death of their sister who has been suffering from consumption for some time Funeral today. one of the finest tracts in that part of Michigan. While he was there a tew weeks ag in company with E. W. Jersey they investigated it, traveling over the entire section, camping out nights. MhI Young Again. One of Dr. King's New Life l'il'g each night for two weeks has put me in my 'teens' again" writes D. H. Tur ner of Dempseytown, Pa. They're the nt-sv in me woria lor liver, stomach and bowels. Purely vegetable Never gripe. Only 2c. at Connell Bros, drug store. Vou never heard of any one usli g Foley's Honey and Tar and not being satisfied Sold by W. T. Benedict. ftftftftft)8tyyg Indicate eye strain. Neglect oj this condition invites disease. Protect jour health by removing the f.tratn. We examine yes free and recommend srlassei onlv where .Uo..lel, benefice. W Q y AIIN. EASILY TIRED EYES A Good Long Smoke Potftfo Uye Cig'ar Is made without a binder, of good long tobacco; it's mw , aburry by one who is learning the trade. That a why you can get a cigar 6 inches long. Two for Five Cents Try Some. W. I. BENEDICT. Now Open I mean my Soda Fountain It's ready now better ready than last year or any other year though good soda has always been my hobby to tickle your palate as well as quench your thirst at my soda fountain. There's one thing about this fountain -things adjust as clean be hind the counter where you can't see them as they are in , front of the counter where you can.t Ay syrups, made trom fruit juices, are as good as they can be and as pure as they're good. W. I; BENEDICT. In One Day A cold can be broken up by the use of Curea Cold in your Head Tablets 10 cents. These tablets relieve the 'headache and feverish con ditions which generally ac company colds. They have a gentle laxative effect and stimulate the liver to activ ity. In Cure-a-cold-in-your-head Tablets you will find the best remedy for colds, grip, cold in the head, etc. Price, 10c, guaranteed. W. I. BENEDICT. oave a Half Dollar Cut out this ad and bring it with SOc for a dollar bottle of Dr. Iman's Compound This is not a cheap patent medicine but the prescrip tion of one of our most prominent physicians, who used it for 20 years with marvelous success in his private practise. Pleasant to take and quick to act. W. I. BENEDICT. ftftftft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft Hockford ) 3'j years ao.