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mm TTT Royal Baking Powder has not its counterpart at home or abroad. Its qualities, which make the food nutritious and healthful, are peculiar to itself and are not constituent in other leavening agents. it m a '! U Y F.Ali ...v at IJeldinp, ::v. by . i -IHG CO Published every 'i (Ionia Ct'i.r, THE BANNER r E. B. LAPHft ' AdvcrtlKinc Rates ni' : collected monthly. ir 60c Jitolutl')ii iron, f. EntfnMM vho l'o t.-;h,-for tr.ir wis:-io:i tUi"uu0! oud-ci.'iv-i .MatU c v.ii-in. Hills a jks, 26c to : .-if, Michigan .u.ilis as Sec- Bo ml of Review Notice Notieo i hereby given l!;! the Board Of ICii:ili:itioii and Ucviev ;f the city of Bi-ldim: w ill meet In 11:e Council rooms in s;'u city at d oVU-.eU In the fbrenoen e.n "mduv, ,M ay -i, and on Tu.sc!-. v, .Yi.iy i; , and as long thereafter as may adeemed vssary, for the: purpose of reviewing the assess ment rolls of the city of Bcldin j. iNiid board of review w ill be in session from nine o'clock in the forenoon to V2 o'clock noon, and from one o'clock in the afternoon until live o'clock in the after noon of each day. Bated at the city of Belding, Mich., this Cth davof Mav, A. 1., W. ti. KDDY, City Clerk. Many readers of the daily papers have been confused by the provisions of Dickinson and Crampt.on liquor bills ti:ot have been before the legislature. The Dickinson bill relabs to local op tion counties, while the ( rampton bill replaces the general lijn r law of the state. Much of the 'fusion was caused when the Senate ' : '(! out the clause relating to dn : in the Crampton bill. In local n n coun ties the druggist can disj.ci.se liquor only when the applicant luv i doctor's prescription but in wet cvMies tins is not necessary. This provision was cut from the Crampton bill after a lobby of druggists appeared before the com mittee and made a strong protest. The apportionment of primary school money recently made gives lidding 14,010 on S02 children of school age. Orleans gets f 1,450 on L00 children, Otisco $1,:U0 on -(S children and Keenc 11,010 on 208 children. Reception to Pastor The Congregational church and so ciety assisted by the h ir aud pastor's class will give ateej ' u Friday even ing at 8 o'clock at li.. . !u:p-1i to meet their pastor, lie v. i:.l-; t.vl litis- The choir will give a shin p. ,s il program and a social hour will :,.:.. A cor dial invitation is exttivie I to all, es pecially the young people of the society. Real Estate For Sale A modern 7 room house with bath room, electric lights, gas, city water, sewer and furnace. Hardwood finish throughout, in lirst -class condition and centrally located. We can sell it for -V;0 A 6-room house with gas, cen trally located for J1,1&0 A 6-room house with gas and electric lights, - blocUs from bridge street, for ?1,V0 Nine room house and corner lot for...... .i l,uoo Eight room house for.. $1,000 Six room house for $00 Either one of tht-so houses can be bought with $100 cash down. Balance under a con tract. A six room house and barn and woodshed with licet no ughts and city wa- - one block from the ',.': Miotic church for jl,L' 0 We have other houses and lots for safe and houses to rmt- WASHER & SOU a CD n Tl O Pw(ffleiP Ibsoltitcly "Pure The Only Baking Powder made from Royal Grape Cream of Tartar made from Grapes JAMES GRANGER IS DEAD Old Citizen and Veteran Passed Away Wednesday Night. Had Been 111 Hut Few Weeks. James Granger, one of the old settlers of Otisco, died Wednesday night at his home on the North side into which he had recently moved with his son Glenn. He was a son of Elder Granger, an old time preacher, and when the Civil war broke out enlisted from Orleans with others in the 16 Mich. Infantry and served during the war. He married Ellen Belding who died in l'.W3. He sold the old farm near Cooks Corners and recently purchased the C. W. Put ney place here. A few weeks ago he was visiting friends near Pen wick, com ing home about ten days ao feeling quitesick. He has been in joor health for a year or more. Mr. Granger leaves four sons, Prank', Carl, Glenn and Louis, two children having died in infancy. The funeral service will be held at the late residence Sunday afternoon. DEATH CAME SUDDENLY Arista A.Thompson Overtaken While at Work In Field. Arista A. Thorn tson was stricken with apoplexy at half past eight tnis morning while at work harrowing in the garden field near his house and died at once. He was down town an hour or two l)efore his death delivering produce and as usual seemed in good health and the lx?st of spirits, convers ing freely. On returning he lcgan work in the field and was seen to stag ger ami lau to me ground alter saying "whoa" to his team and stopping it. Mr. and Mrs. Hurley Wright, Mrs. Thompson and others immediately went to his assistance ami carried him to the house, Dr. Stanton was called by phone, but life was extinct and noth ing could I done for him. Mr. Thomson came herefrom Rock- ford three or four years ago. A year later he married Miss Minnie Luce and has been a successful market gardener and excellent citizen. He formerly lived in Courtland. He leaves two sons and two daughters by his Drst wife. Held Annual Election. The ladies of St. Mary's Guild met at the pleasant home of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Hull on Wednesday afternoon in regular session and after transacting the regular business of the meeting proceeded to elect ofllcers for the ensu ing year: President Mrs. A. 11. Hull. 1st Vice President Mrs. M. Wilson. 2nd Vice President Mrs. J. Frank Jackson. Secretary Mrs. Frederick A. Rush. Treasurer Mrs. Harry Lamb. Directresses Mrs. Ikl Lamb, Mrs. Frank Connell and Mrs. J. Frank Jack son. Church of Christ Services at Church of Christ next Sunday morning as follows: Morning services at 10:.,0; Riblc school at 12:00 C. E. at 6:30; evening service at 7:30. Morning subject, Names Written in Heaven." Evening subject, Prayer Chain-Letter, or False Ideas of Prayer. 1 his should be of special interest to young people and those of unsettled re ligious conviction. If not a regular at tendant of any church you are cordially invited to attend these services. Bargains Is Bargain The lady shopper gazed dubiously at the 75-cent article "I don't think It's worth moro than 50 cents," she objected. "Marked down from 77," observed the salesgirl. "I'll buy it," said tho lady shopper Instantly. , Common Fault, The storage young man worries too much about getting his salary and not enough about earning It. Atchison Globe. KILLING A "ROGUE" EXPERIENCE OP A HUNTER IN ' CEYLON. Charge of Infuriated Animal on Camp at Midnight Met with Courage and 8kill Lucky Bhot Won. When an elephant's forefoot, meas uring 64 Inches in circumference and it is in addition an ugly tempered old "rogue" its shooting in tho dark la not a safe business. The Japan Chronicle, however, tells of how a hunter named Holland accomplished tho feat in Coy Ion, making a record "bag" which had. not been equaled in 80 years, lie waa encamped one night in tho. Jungle thoroughly fatigued after a two days buffalo hunt, when ho was aroused by tho cry of his shikari. "Sahib, an elo phant lie jumped to his foot and rushed tnto the open with a loaded riflo. The night was pitch dark. II hoard tho trumpeting of tho animal not far away. The elephant was evi dently making for tho spot whero tho hunter stood. While ho waa won dering at this unusual occurrence, an elephant approaching a human en, camp meat in the night, hl3 servant warned him that the animal was a rogue," a "rogue" being an olephant which for some reason or other haa bocomo a man hater and will attack and kill any human being without provocation. Now, an elephant, in spite of its huge size, is not an easy mark. Its only vulnerable spot is the forehead; on any other portion of its anatomy the shots have practically no effect, though a 6hot in the knee may bring the animal down. An en counter with a "rogue" invariably re suite in the death of on o of the com batants. Ueiland was aware of thin, but he decided to run tho risk. Penetrating the Jungle ho quicftTy became aware that he was in close proximity to tho elephant, though he could see nothing distinctly. How ever, he fired at a venture and neit moment his earB were assailed by tha sound of a violent trumpeting and al most immediately after be saw an enormoue mass loom up beforo mm not more than ten to fifteen feet away. Tnere was no time to escape His repeating rifle was already at his shoulder and ho fired, this time hit ting the elephant In the kneo. Imme diately on firing the hunter sprang aside, but he momentarily expected the trunk of the Infuriated pachyderm to be upon him, and again raised his rifle. It was unnecessary, however. With a shrill scream of porn Che elephant collapsed. Another shot In tho dark would probably have brought it to its foet, eo Ueiland had to wait. Presently his followers came up with lanterns. On 6eing the light tho elo phant attempted to rtse but m vara. The hunter then approached and fired a shot in its forehead, which put an end to its sufferings. Next morntutf the elephant was loaded, piecemeal, on to a wagon by the servant) and villagers and carted to tho nearest government station for official ccrtlfV cation. Dyeing Real Rowers. "Every one in a while some florifct gets buey and puts 6ome odd colored blossoms in his window oa an extra attraction to the display." said a club man. "I lust noticed one down the Btreet. It consisted of a bunch of impossibly green carnations. At first glance a good many people thought they were made of paper, but they got Interested when they found ont that they were "natural. Now, anybody who wants to have any of thoee freak flowers can get thom by buying somo kind of aniline tnk, any color desired. Carnations are the easiest to color, white ones, of course. Put their stems in a glass filled with tho Ink. Their stems aro soft, and in a short while tho lame verne in tbetr petals are filled with the ink. Don't let Uiem ab sorb too much color; they are prettier with Just so much. Then remove them and put them m a vaee of salt water. LUloe-of-tho-vulley lead them selves to this scheme also in fact. any white soft-stemmed flower may b used." Potty Was Indignant. An ardent golfer, by way of a fco dropped a golf ball tnto a nost hla an dent parrot had built in tho comer of its oage. Polly eat with exemplary patience oh her novel egg, and ap peared prsttr wvll heart-broken when tho weeks went by and she found her self unrewarded. At last parrot floeh and blood could eland It do longer. A terrible screeching brought her owner downstair at three o'clock one morn ing. "What's the matter, Polly T ho asked, as he noticed the bird's bak was chipped trying to get at the egg's in terior. "Matter V screeched the bird "Great Boot! I'm hunkered! More to th Point. In a certain restaurant tho dectrto lights were suddonly extinguished. When they were turned on again after at few moments, a lady wnisporcd td her companion? "Somebody kissed me! "Yes, and somebody tool! my veal cutlet!" replied the other Nttorty The Bohemian. Mr. YYhltt!era Haymaker. Maud Muller was raking tho hay. "Of course, I could havo tho hired man do it," she explained, "but this Is what oatohos tho summer board ers." Herewith she wared her hand at the J Judge. Royal Club is a winner. Additional Locals Frank Richards spent Sunday la Grand Rapids. Miss Ruby Davis was tha guest of friends in Grand Rapids over Sunday. FrankJcr8ey of Reed City i spend ing a couple of weeks with friends in tills city. Mrs. Alice Brown went to Stanton Tuesday for a two weeks' visit with her sister. Mrs. C. J. Cawley of Greenville was the guest of Mrs. G. II. Millard tho ilrst of the week. Miss Marlon Hardwick of Detroit ar rived here Tuesday evening for a visit at C. A. Wheelers. Mrs. Nelson Alnslce and daughter Clara, uro guests of Mrs. Nellie Millard for u couple of weeks. Miss Vcrn Rolofson went to Mill- brook Wednesday for a visit with her parents for a few days. Mrs 1 C. Condon went to Boyne Fulls, Tuesday for an extended visit with her daughter, Mrs. Oca Taylor. Miss Florence Grant of Detroit gave an excellent address at the Baptist church, Tuesday evening, on tho sub ject of Missions. Tho Misses Ethel Kennedy, Charlotte Young, Trncy Whltbeck and Louise Vogcl visited friends and relatives in Grand Rapids, Saturday night and Sunday. The dance given by Tho Jolliers last Thursday night was a delightful affuir, all present enjoying the party hugely. Tho ladies expect to give another of the same kind in tho Dear future. A number of Bcldlng young people were somewhat inconvcnlenoed lost Saturday by the cyclone at Fowlervllle. They were enrouto to Grand Rapids and were supposed to reach there on schedule time but were obliged to de tour and reach Grand Rapids via the Grand Trunk from Lowell, on hoar late. The Indignation of the party gave way to merriment and somo new acquaintances were formed. 1 Wants For Sale and Business Chances ADVERTISE FOUND ARTICLES. Tub Michigan Law bays in effect, A twrson who finds lost property un der circumstances which give him knowledge or means of inquiring as to the true owner, and who appropriates such property to his own use or to the of another person who is not entitled thereto, without having ilrst made ev ery reasonable effort to find the owner and restore thej property to him. is guilty of larceny Section 473940 of the Com piled Laws of Michigan. For Sale Two seat canonv ton buff- gy, nearly new. J. B. Arnwine. For Sale or Rent Large new 7 room house, good walks, f 10.00. C. G. Ash- by, phone 140. For Sale 2000 rriM 6 to ft weeks old. at ?2.50 to f.3 each, any breed. Will ship by express and give your money's worth. 45tf. Utilization Company Grand Rapids, Mich. For Sale Single harness and horse I.l,n1n mmlnnllnnnMIl XVIII Inl.n 3.50. Come quick. W. B. Stewart li blocks castor Church of Christ. 49t2 Pigs For Sale A fine lot of young pigs at Wm. Wilson's. Phono 125-2R. 4tf For Sale Farm of twenty acres in side of the corporation, poultry yard, good hen house and fine place for gar dening; also two cows, fresh, horse and wagon, tools, and household furniture. Reason for selling, sickness. .Inquire at Banner Olllce. I-iost A large amber back comb. Will tho finder plcaso leave at tho Uanner Ulllce. Lost Last Friday night, a small bunch of keys. Liberal reward lot re turn to this Office For Rent Five room house and largo garden. Inquire W. B. Travis. Phono 105-2 rings. For Sale House and lot and vacant lot on North Side. Inquire of L. M Sagendorf. 46tf. Mt Protrtv for Rata I offer for sale my residence property on Washington street, a room house good barn, fine location. 3Gtf MarkMcNett Said or Rent 100 aero farm, 600 peach trees. 400 apple trees, 50 pear trees, only 3 miles from market; or will exchange for desirable residence or business prop erty, inquire ol w. b. Lombcrtson. Wanted A good secondlhand double Harness ana also sccona nana ugnt lumber wagon. Inquire at Banner umce. Wanted Middle ftged boll lady at A ll - I 1 . 1 l i . W W "? vsniieui. w rive or pnone airs, unger ai uio nomc, Holding liros. st uo. f Tnti m rA tt Here is a barcMn: don't tetitstinif yon want to buv ft houws. Good six- room house on Front street; fine loca tion; three minutes' walk from post of fice: liest nclchlmrhood inthecitv. Can help yon buy 1L Inquire of E. B. Lap- n am, uanner olllce. Wanted Trustworthy man or wo man In each county to advertise, receive orders and manage business for New York Mail Order House. U8.00 weekly permanent position; n5 investment re quired. Previous experience not es sential to engaging. Hpare time valu able, Enclose self addressed envelope i for full particulars. Address, Clark Co. Wholesale dept., 103 Park Ave. New I York. 43U0 GIBSON'S 1 Safrd'y MAY 22 1 All China Dinner Ware and Glassware, including Fancy China, Salad Bowls, Cups and Saucers, Fancy Plates, Open and Solid Stock Patterns in Dinner Ware, English and American Ware, Johnson Bros. lOpcSet A dainty and tasty scroll design, dec oration pink and green, with gold edge, and gold on handles. One of the latest and most beautiful patterns brought out by this celebrated English pottery. Regular price 13.00 CQ 7C SALE PRICE Homer Laughlin, White and Gold Effect, consisting of a dainty gold floral border design just inside full gold edge, giving an exceedingly tasty appearance. Open stock Buy what you Trant. 1-4 OFF SALE AT GIBSON'S SOUTH BRIDGE ST. Royal Club is coming. m GAP III HIS HONEYUOOa CKnrn Para Two Prison Term mmQ Thmm Reaomaa Hta tntarruplad OrWai Trtp, A man ?Dobo faco showed bts erfrft bad been broken stopped Oast. Tom Ralta of the United State eocret eerv ke in tb corridor of the federal building ono day last week. "Don't pon know- mo, Oopf" fn- gntrod tbe man. Oapt. Holla loofced at h!m ft fcr aeoonds end ruoognized a man bo had arrested and eaased to be sent to prison In 1901, Do tnwtted him to bAa ofBoe. "I lost got out Oof boforo rcetnr flay," raid tha man. 1 aarrod my time at Leavenworth, tmt aa I waa leaving there I wus arrested again and taken to JoDet to eorva ont a term there. Thanks, Can, that's tLe first omnge Tve had in almost seven yetutf. "My wife; you remember her, don't ronf She's in Louis vino, waiting for mo. You know, Cap, you arrested md hi To -we were on our wedding trip. ! was only with her a couple of days after our wedding and I got caught. Wen, she's waiting for mo down at LonTsviDe. The m$n shifted uneasily in Ehi thztr, end the captain valted for hla to continue "Ton gee. Carp, It's fust this way," ba said. 1 got here on the bumpers last night Haven't had a bite to eat to-day. That's wfcy fm so nervous, I guess." What's the fare to Louisville f esVed Capt Kalis. The man told him rad tho captain rroduced a two-dollar bill and a 60 eoni pleee. "Here, gold the officer, "grj buy yon 4 tlcttcrt to lJulsvllle and get yon a meal with the change.rt Tndianapofis Star. You will be pleased with Itoyal Club. VOJX BALK Ono Good JEWEL QAB RANQ Nearly New ttEv. C. E. Max field Baptist Parsonage IIGBHKIIHCOKj Dakaa Kldoaya aod Dladrfar niakt Look out for I loyal Club. SPECIAL SALE Mond'y MAY 24 4 Off CUT RATE GROCERY fj Flour But it does not pay to try and economize by using a cheap flour. ROLLER KING FLOUR is the cheapest in the long run Because you hrr confidence in it Because it tikei up well in anything Because there are no failures GBaftchelor & urtfs Cf Oaldlng't) Landing Qrr Hydrated Lime and Bordeaux Mixture Prof. L. D. Toft of tho Btate Agricultural College says that the poor crop of apples last year was dua to tha trees not being sprayed. He jhad taken figures given him by thosa -who had sprayed their tree at least four times and some of them mora. Tha avoraga coal for praying j about 40 cents per tree and tha aversga profit S6 per tree. We keep Hydrated Lime, specially adapted for making tip all kinds of formula used in spraying, including Bordeaux Mixture. E. Chappie & Company Tuesday MAY 25 Johnson Bros.'s Best English Whit Ware. Johnson Bros. Ware is known the world over. When you say Johnson Bros., that is all that is necessary. 1G0 PIECE SET, White and delicately embossed, light weight and fine. Regular Price 9.75 1 O SALE PRICE . 3 is High I UOIO MgOniXJ HOUSEKEEPERS and BAKERS vslof tha liOSa ROSE Flont peak of it In a ringing chorus oipralaa. Tha bread consequence that follow ita use are flna enough to plaaae tha most f asUdioua. We oannot permit our reputation to aafTar by putting anything be low oar unbeatable standard on tha markaa. What tha MOSfl ROSS brand t at tta beat ft is all &a tima.