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' - - ----- -- - - i mmmm Local j& Brevities. Short Items of Interest Re lating to the Town and Its People, told in a Single Paragraph. Chas. Wagner was in Greenville Tues day on business. Dava Friedman transacted business in Greenville Saturday. A. J. Torrence was in Greenville Tues day on businees for the Belding Hall Mfg Co. Miss Lizz'e Pope was called to Lake- view Satuidav bv the serious illness of her brother. Mrs. Mary Wiles was called to Carson City Ssturday by the illness of her hus band at that place. Lewis Grirjnell, who has been working here for some time eft Tuesday for an extended stay at McBiide. Fred L. Spencer and daughter, Miss Mabel, were in Ionia over Sunday, guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Ireland. Frank O'Bryon has purchased the Wortly &. French ice cream business and will handle the velvet ice cream. Regular meeting of W. R. C. Saturday afternoon at G. A. R. hall. Guests and initiation. Full attendance desired. W. C. Vreeland and wife returned to Durand Tuesday after a short v sit at H. A. Smith's Mr Vreeland is a brother of Mrs. Smith. Walter Maach returned Monday to his home in Muir. He camj here to attend the Masonic anniversary and remained for a visit with friends over Sunday. " While driving in t:-.e country last Frid y D. E. Wherry was thrown from his bugy by his horse shying o.i the rough road H i fell on his left ar..i and broke ti e small bona half way between the wrLt and elbow. R. C Gardner, one of the gentlemen engaged in putting down fie city water wjrks wells, went to Rped City Saturday to complete a well they have rjten drillirg at that place. Mr. Gardner informs us that they have struck a flowing well at the water works at a depth of 93 feet. Harvey Haysmer. who has been work ing for Chas. Madden for some time pas', has purchased the barber outfit of his brother George and will open a shop in the basement under A. R. Worttnan's grocery store next week. Harvey is a good barber and will probably get his share of the business. Our progressive druggists, Wortley & French, are making some changes and im provements in their wall paper depart ment, preparatory to doing an increased business in the spring. Their stock in full will be kept in the basement, only the samples will be kept in the store proper. Carpenters have constructed a series of compartments in whicn one roll each of ceiling, side wall and border can be kept in a very handy manner. W. C. Martin, who for the past six years has run a jewelry and repair shop in the Dr. Dutt drug store, has decided to quit business on his own account for the pre sent at least and has accepted a position in the jewelry store of A. B Hurl, where his many friends will find him ready to serve them in the same conscientious manner which has ever characterized his dealings with our citizens. This move is made necessrry for the reason that Mr. Dutt expects to close out his drug busi ness and Mr. Martin was unable to find another suitable location. The Yellow Fever (ieriu has recently been dUcovertd. It bears a close resemblance to the ma laria gerin To free the system from disease germs, the most elective rem-dy is I)r King's New Life Pills. Guaranteed to rure all diseases due to malaria poison and constipation. 25c at Connell Bros. Diug Store. Chas. Crosby transacted business in Trufant Tuesday. C. Raymond of Tustin was the guest of a friend in this city Monday. John bkedgili, of Howard City, was a cuest of E. E. Chappie of this city Mon day. W. W. Scott and wife of Grand Rapids were guests of his brother, John Scott, over Sunday. Watch for the opening of the new Ice Cream and Confectionery Parlor opposite the Express office. David Luick, who came here to partici pate in the Luick family reunion, returned to his home at Luther Saturday. Mrs. Anna Duffy of Grand Rapids ar rived here Tuesday for a two weeks vis it with her daughter, Mrs. Earl Brown. Our kitchen department is full to over flowing. Come in and see for yourself. No trouble to show goods at Gibson's Bazaar. Mrs. Cadelia Fisk returned on Tuesday from Six Lakes where she had been for sometime caring for her grandchildren who are sick with the measles Rev. M. Defoe and wife of Alma were in t he city a short time Tuesday and were on their way to Orleans where they wil1 assist in holding revival meetings and at the quarterly meeting to be held Satur day and Sunday. Ambrose Jenks. who works the' Hin- deliter farm in Oakfield brought to this city Tuesday a veal calf four weeks old which weighed 200 pounds live weight, for which he received seven cents a pound or $14 00. E. E. Jenks bought it for shipment. The W. C T. U. will have a sale of home made baked goods at Frank Hud son's store Saturday afternoon. All la dies of the Union are requested to furnish and send there not later than 2 o'clock All orders left at the store will be filled. Be sure and purchase good baking. A necktie social will be held at Brink school house Friday evening, February 9. Ladies are requested to bring neckties similiar to the one they wear on the oc casion. Everybody invited. The pro ceeds of the entertainment wiil be used to purchase pictures for the school room. Miss Clara Barnes entertained the Young Ladies Sewing club at the home of Mrs. Ellen Gregg on Monday evening. Tne entire coterie of Mesdames and young ladies were present and while the needles were busily plied each guest con tributed a story to the evenings enter tainment. Mrs Gregg served fine re freshments and a most enjoyable time was enjoyed by all. J. W Craft of Sidney was in the city Monday. He wore the regulation suit of a detective from an Ohio agency and had been working on the Bennett burglary case in Greenville which occurred there sometime ago so he said and had succeed ed in ascertaining to a certainty that the burglar was under Bennett's bed when he retired and very easily secured the money. Craft lived here about fifteen years ago and now has several other side lines in connection with his detective business. Don,t de eive yourself. If you have indigestion take Kodol Dyspepsia Cure. It will relieve you. Uev. W. K. Ilocut, South Mills, N. C, says, "I was troubled with chronic Indigestion for several years; whatever I ate seemed to eiuse heartburn, sour stom ach. Ilutterin of my heart, and gen eral depression of mind and body. My druggist reco'innended Kodol and It has relieved me. I can now eat any thing and fcleep soundly at night Kodol digest what you eat. Sold by W. f. Benedict. J. D. Arnwine is sick with tonsilitis. Winfield Wilson transacted business in Cadillac Saturday. Have you had one of those 10c bath towells at Gibson's Bazaar? Mrs. 'J H. Younger visited friends in Greenville the latter part of last week. Mrs. Victor Armour returned Monday from a visit with friends in Grand Rapids. Miss Bertha Omsby of Greenville was the guest of friends in this city last Friday night. Mrs. J Ward Wells went to Grand Rapids Monday for a few days visit with her son Roy. Frank Millard has closed out his busi ness at Coral and with his wife hayegone to Mississippi. Friday is candlemas day. If the shad ow of the bear appears, watchout for some kind of weather. Unas. b. wortman or Palo was among the number who attented the Masonic anniversary Friday night. E. H Thompson of Greenville was tre guest of his son. George E. Thompson, of this city the last of the week. James Post and John Mills and their families and Fred McCarthy of Saranac visited at Frank Totten's Sunday. K of P. dancing party on February 8. 1906. Brother Knights will ask their friends. Music at 9 o'clock sharp. Whooping cough is now being super- ceeded by the measles, a number of cases are reported in the country near here. Mrs. VonAu of Grand Rapids arrived here Tuesday for a two weeks' visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Hayes. Regular communication of Belding Lodge No. 355, F. &. A. M.. Monday eve ning. All members are requested to be present. E. Foss and Art Foss have taken some fine grass-pike from the Kid villa pond recently, catching them through the ice with spears Thos. Griffith has bought the Frank Connell property on South side but will continue to occupy the Chas. Brown house untill spring. The Gas Company is putting gas light into a great many homes for reading lights and to help out when anything hap pens to the electric. M. Lehman returned Wednesday from Grand Rapids where he had been to take treatment of a christian scientist. He re ports the cure a great scccess John Fahey, an attendant at the Ionia Asylum, was the guest of friends here Friday night and left Saturday morning for a short visit at his home near Howard City. j Waldo Francisco of Grand Rapids call ed on friends and relatives here the latter part of last week, and was in attendance at the Masonic anniversary banquet on Friday evening. Wm. Shaw, who has been the guest of his brother Asher Shaw, returned to Kansas City on Tuesday. The latter ac companied him as far as Grand Rapids. It has been more than twenty-five years since he resided here and he saw many changes. A special train from Ionia brought about one hundred young people from that city iast Friday night to enjoy a skat ing party at E. E. Whitford's amusement hall. All had a delightful time and re turned to their home about mid-night, well pleased with their evening of sport. An excursion train passed through this city last Sunday carrying a large com pany of the Order of Elks who were en route to Greenville to attend the funeral of Earl T. Wright. Seven members of the order from this city accompanied them. Blind, bleeding, itching and pro truding piles are instantly relieved by ManZm. This remedy Is put up in collapsible tubes with nozzle attach ment, so that the medicine may be applied Inside directly where the trouble originates. ManZan relieves instantly. Sold by Connell Bros. I JJU 1MU1 rUKliJti 1 I That This Week Closes the Great Sale, Saturday, February 3, 9 p. m.. All with one voice praise this sale as being a great money saving sale. Call and inspect goods and get prices. Our new economic methods enable us to sell new up-to-date goods at prices that astonish. It pays to trade at ft t I J5 ft ft SPENCER BRO ft I I j Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Morse were in Ion visiting Tuesday. U'en r osier is recovering from his re cent severe illness. Have you seen those 25c coffee 'mill at Gibson Bazaar? Mrs. F. Slanker and son spent Wednes day with her people in Ronald. Lewis Tower of Oakfield spent Sunday with John Bowles and family, Miss Dora Ryan is sufferieg with a se vere attack of rheumatism and quinsy. Mrs. Almira Ring of Grand Rapids is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Floyd Totten Fred Millard has returned from Flint and is again working at his trade in this city. Geo. McArthur and wife of Harvard visited relatives here the forepart of the week Dr. Coville and Asher Shaw attended the funeral of Earle Wright, Sunday in Greenyille. A H. Snow went to Muskegon Wed nesday foT a few days visit with friends in that city. W. S. White, wife and daughter of Smyrna were visitors at F. A. Totten's last Tuesday. Mrs. A. Ingalls and daughter, Lucy, of Smyrna are new employees in the Belding Bros. &. Co. mill. Father Vaughn at the M. E. church, February 14. Get ready to hear this great dramatic orator. Watch for the opening of Frank O'Bryon ce cream parlor and hear the electric piano and get a carnation. Miss Lura Ludwick of Pewamo arrived here Monday for a few days visit with friends and relatives in this city Miss Winnifred Atkins of Gowan was a guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. R Dunlap from Friday till Monday. Louis a. Man or urana Kapias was a guest at the Masonic doings Friday night and enjoyed the occasion very much. The Ladies Social Circle will meet with Mrs. Wm. Anderson next Wednesday af ternoon. A full attendance is desired. The Rathbone sisters will hold their an nual installation of officers next Monday evening. A large attendance is desired. The Misses Myrtie Piatt and Blanche West and Claude Langdon of Rockford have arrived in the city to work in the hoe factory. Albert Russell of Ionia was in attend ance at the Masonic banquet, Friday eve ning. He formerly lived at Luther and has relatives here. "The Beginning of a New World," Church of Christ, Lord's Day, Feb. 4. 10:30, a. m, Disciples of Christ should all be present at this service. Louis L. Holmes arrived home from New Mexico, Wednesday, looking well and well pleased with his trip and with the country he saw in the great South west. George Ravell made a large shipmer.t of buckwheat flour from Ravell's mill to Lansing and also to Portland, this week. His buckwheat flour is always in gocd demand. Mrs. Kyle, president of the Greenville W. C. T. U., was the guest of Mrs Dr. Coville Tuesday and attended the W. C. T. U. meeting, giving a fine talk on the "Future of the W. C. T. U." Mr. Louis A. Worch of Jackson was a guest of Messrs. Foster, Ritter St Foster Tuesday. Mr. Worch is city clerk of Jackson and being in this vicinity made his friends a visit. He was particularly well pleased with the city and the location of the firm. The Postal Telegraph and Cable Co. now has its office located in the rooms recently vacated by Mrs. Rogers millinery store. Mrs. Carrie Edmonds, late of De troit, a sister of Mrs. Webster, is in charge of the office, Mrs. Webster being obliged to give it up owing to her many other duties. Otto Kelley, who has been doing work for the International Correspondence school for some time past, has been sent to Grand Rapids for several weeks and Mrs. Kelley joins him there this week to remain with him for a few weeks. They will still hold their residence in this city. Maccabee and Rebekah ladies to the number of seventeen came down from Greenville last Friday to spend the day with Mrs. A. J Torrence, a member of the same orders, bringing well filled bas kets with them. After dinner they re sorted to the parlor where the remaining portion of the day was spent in playing games and reviewing past events. At 5:30 they returned to Greenyille. The Jolly Twelve club was entertained at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. Traub on Wednesday evening. After the usual hour or more had been spent in playing games, the company was highly enter tained by Miss Irene Traub with vocal and instrumental music. James Wolcott and Mrs. W. B. Reed were awarded head prizes and Mrs. H. A Lamb and Mr. A. Friedman the consolations. The Independent Social club held its first social evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Weter, Mrs. Arthur Connor and Mrs Weter doing the entertaining and a most enjoyable evening was spent. The club is composed of 15 couples and all were present, pedro was played with a service of light refreshments at the close. The club has departed from the usual custom of giving prizes to winners and loosers in the contest but a beautiful hand painted score card was given each for a souvenir. The season of Indigestion ii now at hand King's Dyspepsia Taplets re lieve Indigestion and correct all stom ach disorders. Sold by Connell Bros. r-iN-x a I ;I nr2 rrR jf wrn n in MR. GAS USERi Do you want a -as range that will bake biscuits on both racks with seven feet of gas? which it the J)o you want a gas range in you can put baking before you li oven, and have the baking finished in less time than it takes the ordinary gas range oven to heat before the baking is put into the oven? Do you want a Gas Range that will do a quick baking for a cent, one tha,t will pay for itself in a short time in the saving of Wis: There is only one range can do all this and that is the Direct Action Gas Jtange. If you are interested in a gas range we will be pleased to have you call, see our ranges, and let us explain why the I ! J- i - J 1 A i , i 11 ,1 .. .... wirecb jvenon is rne stove max will cur uown the gus bilh s. 0 Yellow Front. We Never Sleep" NOKTII SIi)K NOTI. A. R. Wortman tpent Saturday and Sunday in Chicago at the bedside of his aged mother who is seriousiy ill, without hopes of recovery. He arrived home Monday evening. Mrs. O. C. Burris entertained the W. C. T. U. at her new heme Tuesday after noon. J. G. Minier and family of Ronald en joyed an over unday visit with their son Fred and family and other relatives. Mrs. C. McPherson of this city has for the past year been receiving a great deal of trouble from what finally proved to be stone cancer in the left breast. Of late it had caused such serious inconvenience that medical advice became necessary and as a result, on Wednesday morning of this week she submitted to an operation which vas successfully performed by Dr S. Morris, assisted by Dr. Pinkham, a d the cancer removed. The patient rallied icely and hopes are now entertained for her ultimate recovery. Mr. C. McPherson, of Coldwater, and Miss Pearl McPherson of Grand Rapids ere, called by the serious illness of Mrs McPherson. ISnrualiiH la Auloniolitk'M. C. J- Bronson, of Grand Rapids, has good money values in second-hand cars This is the time to seriously think about uying an automobile. C. J. Bronson, 42 44 Kent street, Grand Rapids, is the agent for the Winton and Cadillac auto mobile for this territory and he wants to meet those who contemplate purchasing a car and proye to them that the Winton, four cylinder touring car, at $2, 250.00, the Cadillac Runabout at $750 00 and the Cadillac Light Touring Car at $950 are the best cars in their class to buy. Mr. Bronson can come to this city at any time or appointments can be made with him at his sales rooms in Grand Rapids. He has many exceptional bar gains in second-hand automob iles of sev- ral well known makes and will be very glad to give detailed information about them upon request. Ju9t a little Kodol after meals will relieve that fulness, belching, gas on tomach and all other symptoms of ndlgestlon. Kodol digests what yon eat and enables the stomach and di- estHe organs to perform their func tions naturally. Sold by W. I Uene- ict. The reason Dr. Dade's Little Liver Pills give perfect satisfaction Is due o their tonic effect on the liver. They never gripe. Sold by Connell Bros. Queen Quality The Shoe for Taaty Women $3.50 and $3.00 CITY SHOE STORE : JL SOLE AGENTS model Market Specials Good Beefsteak 10c Chickens 11c and 12jc We also have the best KING LAMM, FANCY BEKF, VEAL, OYSTERS, fish and all other kinds of fresh and salt meat. 3. 3. SMITH Phone 0."). Main St. A FRAUD A man claiming to be a magazine agent called on several men In town lately ottering bargain prices. It is said the women bite on all agent's schemes so did these men. One man paid -13 00, another $4.50, another pald$l T but as'he paid for 4 magazines he got 25c off. Here is the letter one of the men received since; "Mr. , Your order for magazines is no good. I was bustea and had to do it or etarre. You have no receipt of company to which the magazine belongs therefore it U no good. I never worked for any company and only got the price list in a news store and made tho prices to suit you. I will pay you back ju9t as soon as I get work. I was no hog and onlv took 3 orders then came a hundred miles from there the next day. Signed, No Name." 1 sent 1000 booklets to every house in the city and to rural routes offering to send subscriptions and after all one man in Belding paid $3.00 for 3 magazines that all agencies offer for $2.i0. I wrote to the magazines asking if this man "Baxtanl" could take subscriptions at such low prices. Everybody's Magazine replied "Dear Mr. Benedict; Upon receipt of your letter I wired you as follows: "Uax tard not our agent. If fraudulent will pay $25.00 for his conviction. If you fiDd that Baxtard is taking subscriptions fraudulently which the Erice at which he sells Kverybodys seems to Indicate, 1 trust that you ave had him arrested. If so, wire me at once, and I will be very glad to come on and assist you in prosecuting him " Success. Magazine wrote, "Wc have a standing reward of $25 for the arrest and conviction of any fraudulent agents and if by any chance this man seem to be still operating in your vicinity we hope that you will get after him. The Century wrote, "We will at once put forward efforts to secure his apprehension and arrest." TWO THINGS TO HKMKMBKH, while some agents are honest, others are not, and while we merchants have to make a profit to suc ceed, an agent has to have a great big profit. See? W. I. BENEDICT School BooKs Uoth new and second hand school books for the city schools and all district schools. If you have any Walsh's Higher Arithmetics that you do not care to keep, bring them in very soon or we cannot buy them at any price. The School Board having changed to a new book Walsh's will not be used here. W. I. BENEDICT 1 !