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Brevities. Excursion to Qr&nd Rapids Saturday. Mrs. C. Lynch want to Bay City Sat urday. 0. J. Foster transacted business in Ionia Monday. Miss Bsstis Fiuk is visiting Mrs. Charlss Locks in Ionia. Miss Leone Stanton Isft for hsr horns in Hart Friday. Mrs. Orla Hammond was in Grand Rapids Tutsday. Spscial low pricss on umbrsllas and parasols at Bricksr's. Something ntw at Fostsr, Rittsr & Fos ter's Saturday special L. J. Crankshaw and wife were Green yille visitors, Saturday. R. M. McKessy of Alma spent Sunday with his wife in this city. A teachers examination will be held in Ionia on June 21-22-23. You can buy a lot at the park on the contract plan of Bricker. Mrs. A. J. Torrance was a caller on Greenville friends Friday. Mrs. Oren Purdy is entertaining Mrs. M. A. Coleman this week. Gems from Bryant. Lowell, Emerson, -35 cents, at Connell Bros. Have you seen Foster, Ritter & Foster's sectional bookcase display? E. J. Knapp made a business trip to Orand Rapids last Tuesday. Mrs. Alvin Jack is a guest of relatives In Grand Rapids tor a week. Margaret Tuttle left Tuesday for Grand Rapids for an extended visit. Dr. Drake of Grand Rapids was a gusst Of Clyde Knapp over Sunday. Mrs. C. D. Ellis was a guest at P. G Wright's the first of the week. Pictures framed, satisfaction guaran teed. Foster, Ritter & Foster. Chas. Harroun of Greenville was a guest of G. B. Bradford over Sunday. Sewing machines rented, 50 cents per week at Foster, Ritter & Foster. Mrs. Dora Stesle of St. Johns is the guest of M. A. Filkins this week. Miss Lisle Cline left Saturday for a six Weeks' visit at her home in Homer. Miss Emma Johnson has gone to Ed- more to remain during the summer. The Misses Ethel and Lena Sandy were Sunday guests of friends at Orleans. Miss Julia Halladay left Tuesday for a ! month's visit with friends in Petoskey. Commencement next week. We have a big line of gift books. Connell Bros. D. C. Sheldon went to Ashtabula, Ohio, . Friday as attorney in a case in that city. - ' Something exceptionally good at Foster, T Ritter & Foster Saturday. Special sale. D. E. Youngs left Saturday for a few weeks visit with friends in southern Mich Igan. Miss Rhoda Northway left for Allegan Tuesday for a short visit with relatives there. Chas. Denslow of Remus was a guest Of his nephew, Grant Denslow, the past week. . Mrs. Lydia Moore was called to How ard City Saturday by the death of her father. 1 Mrs. H. Frayer returned to Lansing last Tuesday after a short visit with George Frayer. Mrs. Lee Cusser was called to Carson City Monday on account of the serious illness of her father. Padded ooze calf, limp walrus, limp cir cuit, full limp ooze calf, are among some of. our gift books. Connell Bros. We lew Goods ' Manchester Silk Effects Koto Pongees Swiss Lawns Fine Dimities Organdies Tissue tie Luxe Indian , Head 45-in Fine All Linen Suitings (white only) 36-in Fine All Linen Suitings in white and colors India Linons in large quantities from 8c to 25c per yard Persian Lawns Large Quantities of Laces Allover Laces and Embroideries. You are invited to inspect Goods and Prices. McCall Celebrated Patterns Short Items of Interest Re lating to the Town and Us People, told In a Single Paragraph. W. A. Wilder transacted business in Ionia Saturday. Grand balloon ascension after the ball game Saturday. Miis Bessie Fisk is spending the week with friends in Ionia. Watch Foster, Ritter & Foster's window for bargains Saturday. Mrs. Win. Anderson was the guest of friends in Ionia Saturday. W. A. Clarke went to Howard City Monday on a business trip. E. B. Gibson made a business trip to 3 rand Rapids Wednesday. One quarter off on ladies' silk also all spring jackets at Bricker's. Miss Coral Bowersox left Monday for a visit with her father at Morley. Linoleums 3, 6 and 1 2 feet widths, all kinds. Foster, Ritter & Foster. Mrs. J. R. Lavery of Ionia visited her cousin, Mrs. Ruth Ellis Tuesday. Mrs. Amy Hatlestad went to Grand Rapids Saturday for a few days' visit Buy your gift books of us for com mencement. Connell Bros. Big cut price sale on organdies, dimities and all thin goods at Bricker's Saturday. Mrs. Esther Kingsley left Monday for a few weeks visit with friends at Trayerse City. Miss Ellen Chapman left Saturday to spend her vacation with her parents at Caro. Mrs. Francis Wiley was the guest of Grand Rapids friends from Thursday till Monday. Miss Jessie Groo left for her home at Six Lakes Satuiday, for a few weeks' vacation. Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Cobb left Saturday for a three week's visit with their son at Barryton. Zsla Howe of Ronald was in Belding last week and called on his cousin, Mrs. Ruth Ellis. Fifty tickets were sold at this station on Thursday for the Hagenbeck circus in Greenville. Miss Lottie Dowsett left Saturday for her home at Farwell, where she will spend her vacation. Mrs. James Chadwick went to Carlisle Saturday for a week's visit with friends in that place. Mrs. Rogers is showing a fine line of millinery at the right Drices. over PeoDlt's Savings Bank. Fred Salyer who has been spending a fews with his parents returned to Car son City yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Robins of Howard City were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Brady Martin on Friday last. We have standard and raliahU niano and organs. Sold on easy payment plan. rosier, Kilter ct roster. The Misses Fannie Gaundre and Ger trude Welch were Grand Rapids visitors from Saturday till Monday. Harvey Haysmer and Grant Francisco made a haul of 7 bass and 1 3 pickerel out of Muskrat Lake recently. The Misses Anna and Sophia Peterson were guests of their parents at Miller Sta tion from Saturday till Monday. W. F. Bricker has commenced the erection of a cottage at the Park. He will sell it on the installment plan. Our line of gift books range in price from 25 cents up to $2 SO per volume. Connell Bros. Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Strunk were called to Bear Lake, Manistee county, Monday by the serious illness of Mr. Strunk's mother. Are Receiving This Week For Tlie Heated Ter: In WASH dOODS We Have Quantities of the Host Seasonable UP-TO-DATE DRY QOODS Mrs. A. E. Face left Tuesday for a week's visit in Ionia. Lots of excitement at Ellis Park Sat urday. Don't miss it. Mrs. A. M. Eaves was the guest of Ionia friends yesterday. W. J. Wilson transacted business in Grand Rapids yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Cole went to Ionia for a visit with their son. J. D. Aelick of McBrides was the guest of Miss Lena Cook over Snnday. ' Mrs. Roy Luce of Greenville was the guest of Belding friends Monday. Miss Jennie Weed left yesterday for a short visit with Greenville friends. - D. C. Sheldon made a trip on legal business to Cleveland, Ohio, this week. Don't miss the balloon ascension from Ellis Park after the ball game Satur day. Dr. E. W. Litle was called to Grand Rapids Wednesday on professional busi ness. Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Crout of Hudson were guests of Belding friends the first of the week. Carrol Brown and wife of Charlotte are guests of his brother, -Byron F. Brown, this week. Miss Myrtle Goyt left Monday for a month's visit with relatives and friends at Millbrook. Mrs. E. A Cook returned Tuesday from a two weeks visit with her sister at Mt. Pleasant Mrs. J. Lavery of Ionia was the guest of Mrs. A. Eckert and other friends in this city Tuesday, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Torrance entertained D. W. Nichols and wife of Eaton Rapids the first of the week. Mesdames Abbie Richmond and J. H. Porter are guests of Ira Richmond of Smyrna for a few days. Mrs. C. C. Wilson of Greenville, was a guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Spicer the last of the week. Mr. and Mrs. C. E VanHorn were guests of the latter's parents at Forest Hill from Saturday till Monday. Mr. and Mrs. J. Godfrey of Chicago, have moved to Belding and expect to make this their home in the future. Mrs. M. B. Rich and Mrs Effie Elkins of Grand Rapids were guests at the Spi-cer-Autchison wedding last Friday. Be on hand early for the all day excur sion to Grand Rapids Saturday. Leave Belding at 8 o'clock. Round trip 75c. W. C. Sheldon, sr., went to Chicago Saturday to meet his wife who is return ing from an extended visit in California. Don't fail to call and look at Mrs. Roger's millinery stock before buying elsewhere. Over People's Savings Bank. Miss Lydia Buttolph of Spencer has been the guest of Mrs. Jennie Noble and her brother, who is attending school here. Mrs- G. W French returned to her home in Ionia Friday after a few days visit with her mother, Mrs. Chas. Hop kins. Miss Nina Stanwood, who has been working here for some time, left Monday to spend the summer with relatives at Ovid. Dr. and Mrs. G. M. Dutt of Hudson ar rived here vesterday for a few days' visit with his brother, Dr. W. A. Dutt and family. The Misses Esther Whiteman, Margaret Dexoy, and Vera Ambrose were guests of Miss Delia James at her home in Lowell over Sunday. Max Gais, James Granger, Reuben Bra dish and Geo. Brown left this morning to attend the annual encampment of the G. A. R at Saginaw. Lost Sunday June 3 between Belding and Muskrat Lake on the G rattan road, a minnow bucket. Finder please return to this office and be rewarded. Large Fabrics McCall's Magazine 5c Per Copy 4 Miss Lena Leonard 4s a Greenville vis itor today. W. L. At wood of Grand Rapids was in the city yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Minier returned from Ronald last Friday. Mrs. 0. G. Durris was a visitor at the caunty seat Wednesday. Irving Demorest arrived home from Ann Arbor this morning. Belding vs. Greenville at Ellis Park Saturday with balloon ascension after the game. Mr. and Mrs. P G. Wright and daugh ter visited at Addo Gardner's in Smyrna this week. Mrs. Kate Richley of Manistee arrived here yesterday for a short visit with Mrs. A. J. Gardner. Little Estner Minier went to Ronald last Saturday to spend a couple of weeks with her grandparents. Mrs. Neva Wetherbee returned to her home at Shepard this morning after a month's visit with relatives. Get ready for the all day excursion to Grand Rapids Saturday morning at eight o'clock. Round trip 75 cts. M. Summers returned this morning from a short visit in Ohio, during which he visited his parental home. Mrs. H. 0. Connor and Mrs. Blanche Holmes left Tuesday for a visit in De troit with relatives and friends. Mrs. Mary Brink returned to her home at Grand Rapids Saturday, after a short visit with friends and relatives. Elmer Cook enticed 24 pickerel to bite at his hook at Morgan's mills Saturday, and he landed every one of them. Miss Jessie Cowherd returned this morning from a few days visit with "rela tives and friends at Morgan Mich. Miss Elmena Bacon returned .to her home at Ionia Tuesday after a visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thad Wood. Rev. J. T. Clemons concluded he would quit paying rent and has recently bought a place, in the city, of Justin Farr. Mrs. Jennie Williams was called to Mendon Saturday to assist in the care of a niece who is very sick at that place. Mesdames C. W. Whitney and Mary Wood went to Orleans vesterday for a short visit with friends at that place. Miss Abbie Curtis completed her school work in the Dodson school, Ronald, last week and is now home for the summer. Mrs. H. Porter of Groton, S. D., and Miss Jennie Robinson of Byron Center were guests of Belding friends Saturday. Mrs Glen Granger and Miss Pearl Moi ris were called to Howard City Saturday, to attend the funeral of their grandfather. Mrs. Robt. McCue is spending a few days in Shiloh this week on account of the illness of her brother, Thomas Minier Mrs. M. J. Hall returned to 'home at Muskegon Saturday after a pleasant visit with relatives and friends in this city and vicinity. Agent John Lemley informs us that ma. terial is beginning to arrive for the con struction of the new Pere Marquette freight house. Robt. Bottom and wife of St. Louis spent a portion of their wedding trip at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arba Face the last of the week. Connell Bros, always buy the largest line of hammocks and always sell them. Why? Because they have the right goods and the right prices. Miss Mabel Sr. icer was home from Kala mazoo last week to attend the wedding. She returned to take part in the closing exercises in the college. John Spriggs has secured the agency for the celebrated aluminum ware for Sag inaw county, and left yesterday to begin hit duties in that territory. Dr. Marjory Orr was in Grand Rapids Tuesday to attend the wedding of her cousin, Miss Beatrice Logan, the young lady who visited her recently. Miss Leta O'Bryon of Grand Ledge, who has been the guest of her cousin, Miss Ella O'Bryon for the past week, left yesterday morning for a short visit at Stanton. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wood and little daughter of Ionia were guests of Raymond Gilmore and wife Saturday and Sunday. Mr. Wood is a brother of Mrs. Gilmore. Mrs. George F. Smith and Mrs. Brinton F, Hall entertained the fortnightly club at Mrs. Hall's home last evening in honor of Carroll R. Brown and wife of Charlotte. Mrs. M. H. Pasco returned to Grand Rapids Tuesday after a short visit with her sister, Mrs. W. C. Spicer. She came to attend the wedding reception of her niece. Mrs. Nellie Holmes and Mrs. Frank N. Holmes arrived in the city Saturday and have been guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hutchinson and other friend here this week. Mr. Will Trimble has been in the city this week a guest of his parents. He is h the employ of the post office depart ment as one of the city mail carriers in Bay City. Fast Impending-Dootu. The feeling of Impending' doom in the minds of many victims of Brlght'a disease and diabetes has leen changed to thankfulness by the bene fit derived from taking Foley' Kidney Cure. It will cure Incipient Hrlhf disease and diabetes and even in the worst cases gives comfort and relief. Slight disorders are cured In a few days. had diabetes In its worst form, writes Marion Lee of Dunreath. Ind. I tried eight physicians without relief. Only three bottles of Foley's Kidney Cure made me a well man." llilliWJ T. Yellow Front W. S. Eddy and wife left Monday for Port Huron where they will attend the dedication of the new Maccahce temple. Mr. Eddy will visit Ludington before his return as a delegate to the biennial review. While working on a saw at factory A last Friday, Wilber Wood had the misfor tune to have his left hand badly mutilated by coming in contact with the saw. He will be laid up for some time as the result of the accident. Otto J. Kuhn of Grand Rapids was in the city Tuexlay on business connected with his bankruptcy affairs here. The hardware stock and other property will be sold by receiver Wm. J. Wilson. Mr. Wilson says that he has in his hands about $1500 in accounts for collection, which if not paid soon will also be sold. City Meat Market FRESH FISH FRIDAY Best Lard in The City t Vr 4 4 '4 i We make all our own lanl and know that thepiality is the hest you can procure in this city. CLAY H. KEENEY Plume 150 - imiDUK ST: Half. Price On Fancy Crepe Paper W.. WE are showing the finest line of Hammocks this year we have ever carried. It will be worth your time to step in and look over our stock whether you intend to buy or not. If you are too busy to come in just look in our CENTER WINDOW as you pass by. Frank Ireland "We H. W. Hopwood left yesterday for Onekama, Manistee county, where he i-.oes to put his summer home in condition for the summers outing. He will be j)ined later by Mrs. Hopwood, her mother and daughter Ethel June, who will spend the summer at that place. Al Young, son of Joseph Young, has retur ned from Manitoba. The climate did not agree with him and he was taken with rheumatism which laid him up and it was with difficulty he reached home. Arriving here he was obliged to be helped into a carriage and taken home from ihe train. He saysthe stories and circulars about fine chances to homestead land in that country are in a great measure fakes and are gotten up by railroad and land companies for the purpose of inducing immigration. P I t P P P P P K 8 P P. P P I bought a bargain lot in Grand Rapids last week WORTH 20c NOW 10c I. BENEDICT Never Sleep1 Mrs. Frank Antcliff celebrated the 55th anniversary of her birth at her home near this city yesterday. A number of friends helped her do the honors of the occasion, among them being Mrs. E. Mann of Green ville. Sunday June 17 at the Church of Christ at 10:30 a. m., memorial service for the M. W. A. and Royal Neighbors. Every body welcome. There will be no service at 7:30 on account of the union bacca laureate service. If you haven't a savings deposit in the you ought to have. Call and get one of our little SAYINGS BANKS They are Free. Every one can save a little. 'The Savings Bank" helps the nickels grow into dollars. Try It. W. S. Lamuektson, Cashier.