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Brevities. Mrs. "Kd King visited friends in Greenville, Saturday. Mrs! II. V. Hopwood returned Mon day from a short visit at Ionia. Mrs. Charles Crosby was the guest of Greenville friends over Sunday. Miss Francis Crawford was the over Sunday guest of Sheridan friends. Miss Louise Clark went to Baldwin lake, Saturday, for a week's outing. Mr. and Mrs. C. I. Reed returned Monday from a two weeks visit at Owosso. Mrs. Leroy Wood left yesterday for a two week's visit with relatives and friends at Pinconning. Miss Eva M. Green of Jackson ar rived here Monday for a visit at the home of James Green. Mr. and Mrs. Miles Wood returned Monday from a week's visit with old lime friends at Barryton. Miss Mae Barnes left Monday for Seattle, Washington, where she ex pects to remain for the summer. Mrs. E. L. Bunce has returned to her home in Sparta Wednesday after a week's visit with her son, Kugene. Mrs. Lydia Evey returned to Sum ner, Monday, after a few days vis it at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Phillips. Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Baker and daugh ter, Elda, returned to her their home at Newaygo,' Monday, after a few days at Marvin Post's. Mrs. E. Sweers returned to hee'home in Carlyle, Arkansas, Monday, after an extended visit with relatives in this city and vicinity. Harry Lamb and family are enjoying a two weeks outing at Slayton's lake where it is reported they are having a most delightful time. Miss Eva Diamond of Kaw City, Okla., was the guest of Mrs. Otto Kel ley the past week. She left Monday for a visit at Lakeview. Miss Harriet T. Cowherd left Monday for home at St. Louis, after a few days visit with her father and sister, W. H. Cowherd ond daughter Jessie. The Misses Blanche and Lola Stout returned to their home in Coral, Mon day, after a week's visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. H. Stout. Miss Catherine Barton of Claremont, South Dakota, and Miss Lei a Barton of Portland are guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Leach this week. Mr. and Mrs. Lawerence Goodale who have been enjoying a delightful honey moon in this vicinity since their marriage, left Monday for their future home in Mason City Iowa. Mrs. El wood Rockefeller returned on Sunday from a visit with friends in Detroit. She was accompanied by Mrs. Herman Dellart and baby who will visit here for a short time. Frank Harlan and Thos. Doyle have returned home from the west, their wives met them in Benton Harbor. The boys like the financial part of the west but are not in love with the social part of life there and its surroundings C. V. Dudley, who has been ottieiat ing as ticket agent at thePere Marquett rienot for several months past, has j tendered his resignation to take efl'ect Wednesday and has gone to his home in Coopersville for rest. He is succeed ed by F. V. Alexander of Edmore. $ While we have had an immence business since this sale began yet we are still loaded with summer ) goods which we are bound to dispose of in the next j few weeks regardless of price. 5i An elegant line of Lawns from three and a half rents un. 2 mitipc ft iriiiu xJtiiioLi9 x ii villi. j h goods go at cost and below cost. A large stock -- 'i No one can reach the prices this great sale. Short Items of Interest Re lating to the Town and Its People, told in a Single Paragraph. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Wells were Green ville visitors Monday. Miss Valeria Brown was the guest of Grand Rapids friends over Sunday. Miss Neva Barnes went to Kalama zoo, Monday, for a three weeks visit. Dr. I. S. Morris returned Wednesday from a short business trip to Detroit. Mrs. Emma S. Watkins left Monday for a two weeks visit with a neice at Portland. Mrs. F. E. Llvermore and Mrs. II. E. Minier went to Grand Rapids, Mon day for a few days visit. ller.ry Fawcett of Oak Grove was a guest of his brother-in-law, G. J. Gib son, the last of the week. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Ryerson of Chat anooga, Tenn., are visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Fiikins. Miss Nell Tracey of Saginaw is spend ing a week in this city the guest of her friend Miss Edith Demorest. Mrs. HattieOwen of Grand Rapids was in the city Wednesday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Frank J. Locke. Byron F. Brown and family are re siding on a farm residence near Port Sanilac on the shore of Lake Huron. Mrs. Walter Root and daughter, Mary, of Fen wick were guests of her uncle, J. W. Minier, and wife Monday night. Mrs. Lustier and children of Detroit are enjoying a visit at the home of her sister Mrs. E. W. Mills and family on the north side The Baptist ladies are negotiating for a week day exeusion to Grand Rapids to le given sometime the latter part of next week. Watch out for it. Mrs. Cass. C. Wright and family, Mrs. Patterson of Youngston Ohio, and Mrs. Jessie Wright of Greenville were guests of Mrs. Coville, Tuesday. Mrs. Stella Markle, who has been spending a few week's at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Cole, left Monday for her home at Port Sani lac. " - Misses Ruby Cameron and Cora Minier arrived home Tuesday after en joyed a few weeks visit at the nome of the formers sister, Mrs. Ed. Calkins of La Porte, Ind. Mesdames W. C. Goddard, M. J. Prall, Den Gates, D. H. MoiIVt and D. O. McVeigh of Ionia formed a hap py party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jess Godfrey, Saturday. Jesse Wilbur, who is traveling for a Saginaw firm, was home over Sunday. He left Monday for a trip to Cadillac, Traverse City and other northern points and was accompanied by his son Byrl. E. K. Doty leaves this week for Rochester N. Y. tobeaway three weeks. He will attend the national photograph ers association and will also visit New York city and Boston lefore returning, he was notified last week that he had been awarded a medal from Wisconsin state association. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Staley of Port land have been visiting friends here this week. They are on their way to Krem. North Dakota, to visit their son, Clarence A. Staley, and daughter, Mrs. H. L. Van Benschoten. where they intend to remain several months. A rail road is making its way into that part of the country ami will soon cross the proiwrty of the Staley and Van Benschoten's. Spencer Bros. Great Going Out Of Business Sale nticf-f TrwJin T innnc anrl nil vvnch of high goods of all t Spencer Bros, Chas. Cook of Ionia visited his son Silas, today. II. 11. Belding and family are enjoy ing a fine outing at Crystal lake. E. E. Brown and Chas. Gil more of Shiloh were in the city Wednesday. Master Carlton Brown went to Gd. Ledge, Wednesday, for a visit, with his grand parents. Mr. Ned Wilder and family of Chi cago have been the guests of friend in this city this week. Mr. and Chas. Murray were the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Hayes at Grand Rapids, over Snnday. Mrs. W. II. Spanier of Lansing ar rived here on Tuesday for a week's vis it with Maggie Skellenger. G. W. Brown was home Tuesday looking after his garden. He and his family are enjoying an outing at their cottage at Long Lake for a few weeks. W. R. Olds, the Belding greenhouse man picked ripe tomatoes which grew out doors, on the 12th of f July. Will says if the people hadn't bought about all his plants he would have had riie tomatoes to sell now. Mrs. B. A. Minier, who has been vis iting her daughter, Mrs. Robt. McCue, and family in Grand Rapids for a num ber of weeks past, arrived here Satur day evening and is at present with her son, Harry, and family on the north side. Mrs. W. S. Lambertson entertained thirty two-ladies at a lawn party one day last week, the afternoon was a per fect one for such an occasion. The de corations were roses and 500 was the game at the eight tables, a line lunch eon was served. The Baptist are preparing to give, in the near future one of "ye old time con cert for the benefit of the ladies aid soc- tiy. It is now in rehearsal under di rection of Fred Conell and it will be most amusing entertainment given in the city for a long time. Mrs. Sarah Meyers, who has been the guest of Belding relatives for tiie past six weeks, left for her home in New York state, Monday. Mrs. A I Webber accompanied her as far as Ionia where she remained for a few days visit. There will no services at the Cong regational Church Sunday, Rev. Edrie Collins being called to attend a district association meeting in Chippewa Lake, which continues in session over Sunday Mr. Collins is on the program for a address before the association. I he Sunday School will convene as usual at the regular hour 11:15. A miscellaneous shower was given in honor of Mrs. Vern Foster, Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Will Walker's on the hill and about forty members in attendance, Mrs. Foster was made the recipient of a whole lot of line gifts ami all the guests present had a good tune. Refreshments of ice cream, wafers and cake were served on the lawn and before the company broke up, James Avery came along with his camera and "took" the whole bunch, Mrs. E. A. Warne assised Mrs. Walker in entertaining. Emanuel Foss was the victim of a painful accident last Friday morning and as a result is yet confined to is IkhI but gaining nicely. Mr. Foss has been reshingling his house and on that morning started up the ladder to re sume the work and when near the top it fell from beneath him, throwing him to the ground, a distance of about 12 feet, where he struck on his back. He was assistd Into the house and Dr. Morris called, who found no bones broken although badly shaken up, but careful treatment is bringing him out alright anil he exiiects to soon be around again as usual. f description. 1 we are making in J Newsy Business Locals J For Busy People Looking J For Bargains Mason Jar tops. 19c doz. at Patterson. Salted Peanuts 10c lb. Bricker's Ba zaar. See our Pianos before buying. W. I). Pond. 8trickly pnre Paris Green 25c. at Patterson. Gibson's grocery, store will be own every night next week including Sat urday. Now is the time to leave your orders for hair goods. See Mrs. Wright, over People's Savings Bank. 42tf $1 Croquet sets 75c; $1.75, 8-ball Croquet sets for $1.25; $2.50 Croquet sets for $1.95. July Clearance Sale at Bricker's Bazaar. See Ballou Basket Works for Berry Boxes $3.00 ir. M. 15c thin Wash Goods for 10c the yd. Bricker's Bazaar. 8 quart blue and white triple coated granite Preserving Kettles 39c. at Pat terson's. See the Beautiful Gold Watch that will be oiven away, in our window. W. I). Pond. - , Why be worried with that growth of surperrluous hair, warts and moles? I can remove them for you. Work guar anteed, see Mrs. Wright, over the Peo ple's Savings Bank. 42tf 7 ilavors of Fudge 10c. ixund at Pat terson's. A. Beautiful Gold Watch will be given away at Pond's Music Store. See our window. Great big bargains in 10c Granite and Tin Ware during July. Bricker's Bazaar. Dr. Shackletons Catarrh remedy for sale at F. II. Hudson's. Jelly Glasses 18c. at Patterson's. Silk City Cook Books for sale for 25 cents at Underwoods Grocery and the dillerent dry good stores. Buy your Post Cards at W. I). Pond's music store and get a voting cupon on the Beautiful Gold Watch. Cash paid for cut hair and combings. Mrs. S. L. Wright, over the Peoples' Savings Bank. July Clearance Sale. $2., $2.50, and $3.00 Ladies Shirt Waists, your choice out of lot for 99c. Bricker's Bazaar. Salted Peanuts 10c. pound at Patter son sv Fancy Lemons 28c. at Patterson's Lost Back comb with sets in bird form. Finder please leave at Banner ofllce. Miss Allie Arnwine was a Grand Kapids visitor Tuesday. Mrs. John Hichardson of Kdmore visited at Win. Piat,s Wednesday. Miss Mildred Bolenbaugh was the guests of friends in Ionia over Sunday. Miss I va Thompson went to -Hock ford Tuesday for a week's visit with relatives. Mrs. Charles Wheelock of Ionia vis itwl relatives in this city the. first of the week. Mrs. Mary E. T. Thompson returned Mondftv from a two weeks' visit at Capac. Mrs. lone Spencer returned Monday from a week's visit at Lansing and Plymouth. Miss Evah Chase of Syracuse, N. Y. arrived here Tuesday for a month's vis it with Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Weaver. Miss Fannie Witherel returned to her home at Lakeview, Tuesday, after a two weeks visit with her sister Mrs. Bertha Davis. Miss Elizabeth Abbott returned Moi.J day from her vacation at Olivet. She has already resumed her work in mu sical instruction. Will Tissue, late of Seattle, but who has recently returned to his home at Fruitiort was the guest of his cousin Ed ward Tissue the last week, lie re turned to Fruitport Tuesday. Some one of our readers left a bunch of sweet peas on our table one day this week the beauty and fragrance of which still lingers to cheer and inspire the drooping spirits of the editor this hot weather. Henry A. Smith now has a boat llv ery of nineteen boats and they are in commission much of the time as the river now affords a fine ride for nearly two miles with fine scenery along the bank and good bathing grounds in many places. Mr. Orvall Butts, of Belding and Miss Saphronla Logan, of Sidney were married by Rev. Geo. W. Bates In the Pere Marquette station in this city Wednesday evening, Just before the ar rival or the train from oaginaw on which they departed for their home in Belding. Montcalm Hearald. Leon B. Osterhout, manager of the Hub shoe department, is on a ten days visit to Boston, Mass., to attend a shoe and leather fair with shoes and leather exhibits from all over the country. II will also spend a few days visiting shoe factories in Boston and vicinity and ex pects to Me Beacon, Varsity and other shoes carried at the Hub, in the process Aluminum Gookim V5 1 We have just added a line of Aluminum Ware to our stock. Here are a few reasons why Aluminum Cooking Utensils are best. 1 I They are light and wholesome. There is no enamel or plating to flake or is the natural finish of the metal. III They will not burn or scorch food as readily as other utensils. IV They retain heat longer than other utensils. V Gas will not effect them. VI There are no joints, seams or solder to leak and give trouble. VII They are finished in the very best possible manner. We would like to have you take the time to call and look at this ware whether you wish to buy or not. ? 7 T. Yellow Front Harl Kckart completed a tine tul- ular well for C. II. Keeney last Satur day securing 15 feet of good water. Miss Josie Vose of Grand Rapids was a guest at the home of W. I). Pond on Tuesday last. Mrs. 11. Watson and Miss Alice Watson of Greenville, and Mrs. Ben Story of Langston, are spending the week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Watson in this city. Rev. J. W. Winter and family are enjoying a week's outing, anil as a result there will be no services at the Church of Christ next Sunday morn ing or evening. Rev. Winter occupied the 5th Ave. church pulpit In Grand Rapids on Sunday last. Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Andrews leave to day for Lakeview where Mr. Andrews, we understand will associate himself in the merchantile business with his brother-in-law Mr. John J. Bail. The Banner joins their many 'friends in wishing them success in their new home. The Grand Rapids Anvertisers Club Is certainly setting the other cities of the state a good example and object lesson in up-to-date advertising. Dur ing their first annual civic floral pag eant held in Grand Rapids recently at an expenditure of $10,000 the Club at a cost of fLL'OO secured a line moving picture of the parade ami are sending it out to the vaudettes of Michigan ac companied by George W. Welch of the editorial department of "The Fruit Belt," who gives an interesting lecture descriptive of the picture. They furn ish the picture and lecturer free to the vaudettes for the advertising they re ceive, ine pictures were snown ai uie Idlehour Tuesday night and many of our citizens who failed to see it at Gd Rapids availed themselves of the op portunity. In its tour about tne state these pictures are telling a story of pro gressive citizensnip of .which Grand Rapids may well be proud. Surely, Grand Rapids knows how. Nightingales Under a Ban. It Is sc-' that no nightingales sing In Haveilij', England. Legend has it that the singing of the birds d!s turbed the devotions of Edward the Confessor when at his Havering pal ace, and he therefore placed them under a ban from which they hav? never recovered. idsummor Fooiuoar The man who wants a cool, com fortable low shoe, and one that Is wlthall of aristrocratlc distinctive appearance, will find that we can meet his demands perfectly in the ( KEITH KONQUEROR In this make you secure the max imum of excellence in both leather and workmanship. onto nonsE a go. Utensils in weight, bright as silver Frank Ireland Go. Try BANNKR want and for sale E. H. Spencer, Pres. HCE nSRJIlCE AJID)(CD)LID) BTUJT 3T MMSMAY. isfflCE CMJD (DAsM T7T7 runir 'WSUi n .. i'A'i i u ill , 1? n m ilk i' in nil rr hi irtt j il 1 i . I I HI" I! I 30 PPT ITIIKf TOE AMES FQ)I& TKIEH HY WflML EE SAFE. CRF.ATK OR CRUMBLF. Kvery man should create a foundation for success lcfore old age crumples his earning powers. A small savings account started to-day, NOW, will start you on the road to independance. The farther you travel on this road the less you will wish to turn aside. We will pay you ; lwrcent interest on the money you put in our bank and eomiKmnd the interest every six months. TIIE PEOPLES SAVINGS BANK Belding, Mich. VV. L. CUSSEK, Cashier Banner Liners Grahanv & Morton Lino 7:40 a. m. and 9:00 p. m. interurban cars from Grand Rapids connect with Steamer at Macatawa for Chicago. FARE$2M FRgmm rapids Cloe connection with P. M. Rj. at Holland and St. Joseph for Chicago. The rlgbt la rewired to change this schedule without notic- , Dock, Chicago, root of Wabash Avonuo. Keep Eggs Until Winter We sell "Liquid Glass" for pre serving ers. You mix it with water and iour it over the ei?s. This, next to cold storage, is the lest preservative for eggs. Liquid glass is easy to use as it mixes at once with water. Let us tell you about It. Kodaks To Rent We often take a Kodak In ex change for a larger one and so we have one to rent. We have two to rent now, U.")C a day or 5)e a week. These Kodaks are almost new but will be sold much cheaper than a new one. Summer Reading Over ."00 books at 10c each. (Jood Reading for hot weather. Don't cost much and help to make ham moek life pass quickly. . Mrs. Prices Canning Comp, We carry this article now. Uj package enough for four quarts. Benedict's Book and absolutely pure wear off. The Finish "We Never Sleep" column for quick results. Frank It. Cna.se, Vice Pres. ill Bring Results Hand Bags We have some splendid values in 'Syc and ;Vc hand bags that we aresolling at 19c. In black and in colors. An extra good and large bag at 49c. Art Gum, The Dry Cleaner Here is a non-grease, non-grit cleaner that removes surface dirt from everything, without the use of water or any liquid. 6c. Try one. 50c Jewel Cases, 39c Closing out a few silver jewel cases, 50e value, for 30c, Each one lined. Large 11.00 size at 69c Books For Young Folks Buy several of Alger's works for your children. Boys and girls like them and it is good entertainment for them. 10c, 15c. 'kj. Flo wcrcd Shelf Paper Xew lot that is better than ever at the popular price of 10c a roll. and Drug Store mm of manufacture.