Mrs. "Kd King visited friends in
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
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.
Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Baker and daugh
ter, Elda, returned to her their home at
Newaygo,' Monday, after a few days at
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
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
ft iriiiu xJtiiioLi9 x ii villi. j
h goods go at cost and below cost.
A large stock
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
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
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
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
- 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
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
Great Going Out
Of Business Sale
nticf-f TrwJin T innnc anrl nil vvnch
of high goods of all
Chas. Cook of Ionia visited his son
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
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
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
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
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.
we are making in
J Newsy Business Locals J
For Busy People Looking J
Mason Jar tops. 19c doz. at Patterson.
Salted Peanuts 10c lb. Bricker's Ba
See our Pianos before buying. W.
8trickly pnre Paris Green 25c. at
Gibson's grocery, store will be own
every night next week including Sat
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
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
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
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
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'
July Clearance Sale. $2., $2.50, and
$3.00 Ladies Shirt Waists, your
choice out of lot for 99c. Bricker's
Salted Peanuts 10c. pound at Patter
Fancy Lemons 28c. at Patterson's
Lost Back comb with sets in bird
form. Finder please leave at Banner
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
Mrs. Charles Wheelock of Ionia vis
itwl relatives in this city the. first of
Mrs. Mary E. T. Thompson returned
Mondftv from a two weeks' visit at
Mrs. lone Spencer returned Monday
from a week's visit at Lansing and
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.
Miss Elizabeth Abbott returned Moi.J
day from her vacation at Olivet. She
has already resumed her work in mu
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
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
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
We have just added a line of Aluminum Ware to our stock. Here
are a few reasons why Aluminum Cooking Utensils are best.
I They are light
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.
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
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?
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 (
In this make you secure the max
imum of excellence in both leather
onto nonsE a go.
in weight, bright as silver
Frank Ireland Go.
Try BANNKR want and for sale
E. H. Spencer, Pres.
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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
VV. L. CUSSEK, Cashier
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
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
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.
and absolutely pure
wear off. The Finish
"We Never Sleep"
column for quick results.
Frank It. Cna.se, Vice Pres.
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
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
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