Miss Helen LeBlane'left Monday for
a visit with Detroit friends
Their many friends are pleased to see
them back in Michigan again.
Mrs. J. Galloway and son of Petoskey,
are guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. II. Arm
strong. Mrs. M. A. Godfrey and daughter
were over Sunday guests of Greenville
The Long Lake aid society, will meet
with Mrs. George Hagadorn, Thursday
Miss Kthel Davis left Monday for
an extended visit with relatives in
Mrs Walter Kale went to Grand
Rapids, Saturday evening for a week's
visit in that city.
Mrs. Hazel Curry left Monday for
Flint to Join her husband who is
working in that city.
M. C. Jientley of Marshall was In
the city Monday the guest of Dr and
Mrs. G.F. Smith.
Miss Agnes O'Conner, of Grand
Hapids, called on Mrs. P. A. Bush
last Saturday evening.
Miss May Eargood and Miss Sylvia
Carter were Grand Itapids visitors from
Saturday till Monday.
Mrs. Louis King, of Cheboygan, was
the week. She left Monday for a short
visit with Greenville friends.
Mrs. Sarah Peterson, Kdraore, ar
rived here Monday for a visit with
her daughter, Mrs. Floyd Hale.
Mrs. B. J. Fitzmorris was a Grand
Rapids caller Saturday, and visited
relatives at Walker over Sunday.
Miss Blanche Laurie of Greenville
was an over Sunday guest of her friend
Miss Jessie Godbold of this city.
Miss Zylpha Johnson of. Sheridan
arrived hereMonday to accept a position
In Belding Bros. & Co,s silk mill.
Clare Vanderlip returned to his home
at Gowan Monday, after a short visit
with his sister, Mrs. Will Spencer.
Miss Ruth Fargo and Miss Florence
Washburn were guests of Mrs. A. J.
Bedford of Ionia, the first of the week
A dancing party will be given in the
Maccabee and Gleaner hall In Orleans,
Friday evening, Feb. 4th, music by
Harding, bill including supper f 1.00
Miss Orpha La rsen returned to her
home at Gowan Monday after a short
visit with her sister, Miss Clarrlssa
Larson, of this city.
Mrs. Walter Lambertson,entertained
a company of ladies Monday afternoon
in honor of Mrs. Alice Reeves of Alpena
who Is a guest of Mrs. L. L. Green.
I'has. Hammond went to Grand
Rapids, Saturday night to spend Sun
day with his wife who is taking med
ical treatment with a doctor in that city
Dr. Hook is in receipt of ad vice from
the Star lecture bureau, that the Sterling
Jubilee Singers, who missed their date
last month will come here In March to
Messrs. F. W.Howard and F. A. Was
hdurn left Saturday night for the Fast
where they go to attend a meeting of
thesiik manufacturs of America. Mr
Washburn will visit New England
before his return.
Miss Ruth Fargo who is conducting
a very successful dancing clas s and as
ambly In the cily, has been secured to
assist Mrs. Williston of Ionia in the
game work there when not engagtd
with her classes here.
Mr. and Mrs. Kd. Potter have been
entertaining Mr. Potter's sister, Mrs.
J. II. Tyler, .f Mih:ika, Ind., the
past week, "hey i n pmied l er to
Altona o Wedne-ulaiy f hut wee; i
Bpend it few days w.i'i .wither sister
at that place.
Win Dorman and wife have returned
from Lemon,South Dakota where they
have resided for the past two years on
the 1G0 acres he took up, he sold out his
claim at a good figure and their son
Harry is taking a business course in
ban obtain splendid results. If you have had bad luck with your bak"
ing, end it by ordering a sack todaj. Sold by ALL GROCERS.
Coal, both hard and soft. All sizes. Also genuine Pocahontas, Egg
and Nut. Try the Nut for the range; no soot; no smoke. Beach and
Maple wood at the old stand Soft wood for kindling.
UPTOWN OFFICE FIRST DOOR NORTH OF SAN I) ELL'S
Massllon Washed NutClean and Free Burning
Short Items of Interest Re
Utlng to the Town nd Its
People, tot J in a Single
Oscar Shippee was the guest of friends
at Bennington and Owosso over Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Palmer of Grand
Rapids, are guests of Miss Florence
' Mrs. Etta McLaughlin has been the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Canfield in
Mrs. May Blanchard has gone to
Duluth, to join her husband who Is In
Mrs. Frank Wlnans returned Mon
day from a few days visit with friends
in Grand Rapids.
Mrs. J. Pixley of Edmore is spend
ing a week at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Chas. Webster, of the north side, .
Mrs. C. B. Cummings has returned
from Portland, having visited her
parents 'Rev. and Mrs. C. I. Deyo,
several days. -
Mrs. Fred F. Ireland has returned
from her visit in New York and will
have charge of the choir at the Congre
The Baptist Ladies Aid are pre
pared to do plain sewing, quilting and
comfortable tying. See Mrs. M. De
The Dunbar Male Quartet enter
tainers next Wednesday evening, Feb
ruary 2, at the M. E. church, and the
Jubilee Singers a little later. Get a
Deputy Earl Jones, of Lowell, Is
working here in the interests of the
membership of Woodmen, which order
in three weeks will have a round-up
and a banquet.
At the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Bert
Gregg on Friday evening, a social was
given, in which the pastor of the Con
gregational church and his Sunday
school class, were very pleasantly en
On Tuesday evening, February 1,
Rev. J. FranR Jackson will give a
lecture in Holy Trinity mission house
on 4 'The Bible, its Translators and
and Translations," lecture to com
mence at 8 o'clock. Admission 10c.
On Tuesday afternoon of last week,
Mrs. W. B. Reed entertained a company
of ladies at five hundred, a very pleasant
time was enjoyed and a delicious lunch
served at the close. On Friday afternoon
the same hostess entertained a company
of ladies at Bridge Whist, a delightful
afternoon was passed and a fine lunch
A box social will be held at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Day, of
Bartonville, Friday evening, Feb. 4,
for the benefit of the Button school.
Everybody cordially invited to be
present. Ladies to bring well filled
lunch boxes, and gentlemen bring well
Rev. J. Frank Jackson was called to
Saginaw Wednesday, to officiate at the
funeral of one of his old time parishio
ners, Joseph Clark, a consulting en
gineer. Mr. Clark was frequently
called here a number of years ago In
consultation with local engineers, and
was counted one of the best authorities
in the country on engineering.
Lem Tower's birth-day, the 54,th,
occured Sunday Jan, 16 and his good
wife worked a surprise on him by in
viting in relatives to the number of 26
and a good old fashioned visit was had.
Mr. Tower didn't know a thing about
it until the big load drove up to the
door, a picnic dinner of large dimension
was served and Mrs. Tower presented
him with a rin.r as a reminder of the
The visit of Pomona Grunge with
Grattan Grange January 10, was a
very pleasant and profitable meeting,
though many were unable to 1 pres
ent on account of bin I roads.' W. I).
Hall called to order; Orley Emmons
extended greetings and welcome, and
a fine program was carried out. State
Speaker J. K. Campbell was present
and gave some valuable talks In the
afternoon and evening. Mrs. Isa Beld
ing is the corresponding secretary of
U rattan Grange.
Sweetest and Best.
Flour, yes that
is the right Brand
It Is almost impossible to bake
badly with MOSS ROSE flour.
Its baking qualities are fine that
the moRt in-exnerienced baker
& Company ::
J. S. Simons left Tuesday for a visit
with a daughter at Millersburg.
Mr. and Mr. Coles were residents
here, and fine citizens, until a few years
Will Wadsworth left Monday for
Detroit where he expects to work for,
Mr. E. A. Cook who has been having
a serious illness from gripp is reported
Mrs. J. 1. Weeks went to Grand
Rapids, Tuesday for a week's visit with
relatives and friends.
Ell Kendall and wife have returned
from Chicago where they went to visit
their son Stanley Kendall.
Miss Chrysta Casner of Lakevlew
arrived here Monday for a short visit
with her sister, Mrs. Ray McConnell.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Smith and baby
went to McBrides Tuesday, for a few
days visit with friends and relatives.
Rev. and Mrs. J. W. Sheehan, of
Hastings, were the gueSts of Miss Elsie
French on Wednesay evening last
Mrs. Ann Smith returned to her home
in Big Rapids, Wednesday, after anex
tended visit with her daughter, Mrs.
Mesdames William Connell, Henry
Burch and J. Inman of Ionia were In
the city Wednesday, called here by the
serious illness of Mrs. John Donevan.
Mrs. A. J. Torrance was home from
Three Rivers over Sunday, Mr. Torr
ance will remain there until the spring
business opens up here.
Ward Lincoln of Sterling, Illinois,
who looks after M. J. Demorests inter
ests at that place, called, on Mr. Pern
orest here Monday.
Rev. Ralph Rutenlr, of Grove City,
Penn., is a guest of Rev. F. B. Irving
for a couple of weeks, and on Sunday
next wi'l sing at both morning and
Mrs. H. H. Ostander returned Sun
day from a four weeks' visit at Fen-
wick, where she went to welcome a
little grandson at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. William Walklngton.
The Greenville Euchre Club, a party
of 18 ladies from that city, took a sleigh
ride to Belding on Friday last and en-
oyed a very delightful day at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Potter, on Bridge
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Sherwood of Bark
ers, New York, have been spending a
couple of weeks at the home of Sher
wood Noddings. They left Monday
for a visit in Grand RapidsN before re
Mr. and Mrs. Clare Thorn and son
Watson of Pontiac, were guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Ray Watson the first of the
week. Mrs. Henry Watson and Miss
Alice Watson of Greenville, are also
spending a few weeks at the same place.
Win. Anderson and wife were visiting
at Mr. and Mrs. John Coles near
Howard City, last week, and were
present at their fiftieth wedding
anniversary, a fine write upof which to
gether with Mr. and Mrs. Coles picture
apjtearcd In the Howard City Record.
Twelve of the girls from Richardson
boarding house took a sleighride to
Greenville recently and called on Mrs.
I). Dellahanty, formerly of the Rich
ardson boarding house, and enjoyed
one of her old time suppers. They all
declare it was a grand good time and
that Mrs. I). has not lost any of her
ability as a cook.
Chas A. Ireland of Ionia, president
of the Grldley Club was in the city Mon
day circulating among the boys in the
interest of Gridley Club banquet to be
hed there Friday evening of this week.
He is anxious that the meeting this
year, surpass all others In its history,
in members and quality of banquet
toasts. The organization is one that
posseses a solidifying force in repub
lican iwlftics in the county and should
be heartjly sustained.
There was a very large congregation
prevent at the morning service in the
Congregational church Sunday, and
the splendid program of music ren
dered by the large choir under direc
tion of Mrs. J as. 11. Amstrong was
much appreciated. At the close of
Mr. Collins' fine address a special
collection was taken for the choir and
music fund and $28.50 was raised in
about seven minutes. Mrs. Arms
strong and the members of her choir
are to be congratulated on the excellent
music they are giving the audience
there each Sunday.
Just Sit Up and Take Notice
That Dr. Ball Is now working every
day in his ofllce. Many cases of head
ache of people who have suffered for
years lecause of imperfect refraction
have found entire and immediate relief
under his treatment. And notice
that if you do not get relief he re
funds every cent of yovur money, and
his record in Ilelding proves all of
this statement true.
Cash Paid for Cream
I will buy for the Central Michigan
Creamery Co. of Alma, at my place of
business each and every Saturday,
commencing Saturday. Jan. 22. Will
test and pay cash while you wait.
Give me a trial can and I'll do my best
to please you. No matter how mall
an amount you have, try it out. I am
sure you can make more money and
save a lot more work than you can
making butter. I). F. Moon. 83 w 2.
BEYOND POWER OF PURCHASE
Neatly Worded Rebuke to, Purse-proud
Philadelphia Is admittedly the most
aristocratic city in America. There
are Philadelphians living in little.
rather shabby houses on Locust street
and Spruce street, who sneer at the
Vanderbllts, Astors and Goulds, deem
ing themselves of too high birth to as
sociate with those nouveaux riches.
At a tea at one of these little Phil
adelphia houses a lady told a story
that was highly applauded.
"The expatriated American, Will-
lam Waldorf Astor," she said, "has
built on the Thames Embankment In
London an office of gray stone. When
this office was finished, he enter
tained in it the duchess of Cleveland,
the duchess of Buckingham, the duch
ss of St. Albans, Lord Iveagh and
"After tea Mr. Astor showed the
duchess of Cleveland the new build
ing's more magnificent and costly feat
ures, pointing out with special pride
the marble and malachite staircase.
" 'Ah, yes, it's a very fine stair said
the duchess of Cleveland 'It's very
fine, indeed. Far finer than mine at
Dattle Abbey. There, you know, the
steps have been so dreadfully scarred
by the spurs of the old knights.' "
Failed to Connect.
"No, me good woman. I didn't come
fur nufn ter eat; I knowed me Job
"What did you come for, then?"
Jest ter tip you off ter w'at da
woman down de road is sayln' about
"She says dat your cookln is so
plum bad dat even de hoboes can't
"She's Just right, they can't; mov
Miss Fargos Dancing Class
Miss Ituth Fargo's class in dancing
will be held in Millards hall, Friday
evening, instructions from 7:.0 to 9
o'clock, Assembly at 9 o'clock.
A. S. Wegusen, The well known
ladies tailor of Grand Hapids, has re
ceived his spring models and is giving
a 10 discount on all orders placed dur
ing this month.
City 214:$ A. S. Wegusen
'Dell 398 218 K Fulton St,
in grace f u I cos
tume the young
lady is vis i ting
JEW FLU Y .
store. She needs
some choice selec
tio ns fro m ou r
stock for iersonal
carry a most com
plete line of best
made jewelry con-
sisting of :
r I ng s,
bracelets and nu
merous other dain
A. B. Hull
A Real Dress Shoe
OUR 1 'Frances" Shoe
for women, at $3.00,
$3.50, and $4.00 honestly
represents the maximun of
shoe value obtainable for the
price, for its of unexcelled
quality, carefully tanned
leather, and is so made as to
hold its jrrace and style to
the end of the wearing time,
Orlo Morso & Co.
S Newsy Business Locals J
For Busy People Looking J
See our line of penny valentine post
cards at Patterson's.
Valentines at Patterson's.
See our necial on embroideries at 5c
per yard at Patterson's.
ltSmblt W Charcoal hrem
Is the open
Do not forget the 15c supper at the
Congregational church Saturday night
from & to 8 o'clock. The usual line
Silk (Jitv Cook Jlooks for sale for 25
cents at Underwoods Grocery and the
dillerent dry good stores.
2-quart granite basin 5c each at Pat
terson's. Heat with Gas Cokk, it will save
Saturday siecial small Florida or
anges lc each at Patterson's.
Crushed shell for poultry lc ier
pound at Patterson's.
We learn that the local price of gas
coke will not le advanced this season,
but w ill be $5.50 pur ton as formerly.
Hound up your votes on the watch
at the music store between January
an d K.
Hall Lady Wanted .
At the ltelrocktun. Apply to Miss
Xieman, lielding Hros. fc Co. 34tf
Saturday Kjiecials in our candy do-J
partmenl chocolate covered uaies, wal
nut Ixmbons and other fine mints, 10
cents ir pound at Patterson's.
W. F. BRICKER'S
Real Estate Exchange
i HAVE FOR SALE
80 Acre Farm, Otisco township,
Ionia Co. This is all No. 1 land,
large colonial house;, three barns
and other buildings, two apple
orchards, Peaches and other fruit,
105 Acre Farm, best of .nd,
apple and peach orchards, large
house, horse, cattle, hay and grain
barns, and other buildings. On
li U. near Smvma, Ionia Coun
ty. Price f (5,500.
'50 Acre Farm, Orleans town
ship, Ionia County. Good build
ings, small orchard, good land.
47 Acre Farm, Orleans town
ship, All god land, good build
ings, young apple bearing orch
ard. Price f:',500.
See me for Belding projerty.
W. F. BRICKER
g Olive on
$ of Ours
about our OLIVK OIL. We have an especially fine article and we
want every one to know it. It is imported in bottles. None letter at
any price. Small bottle 40c, Large bottle 70c.
j How About a New Hot
y Water Bottle this Winter
Have you ever known the coin
ed forts of a Hot Water Bottle. Some
Z people will go suffering the tortures 25c Playing Catds
of lying awake with cold feet and
other troubles, for which these Hub- Occasionally we have
ber Iiottlca nre KootMng. I have They ore "hvoiuIx" of the lamous
Just received a large supply of the liicycle canl the lst 2." playing
latest and best kind ma.le, of thick rani made. The same card in every
rubber, strong linen foundation and way except for an error in printing
patent stopiwrs. They are guaran- that few can detect.
g Benedict's Corner Drug Store
... -i . .... rr
There's Only One Best
that's thm Great MAJESTIC-It's bo purt
make clalnis but hero's the Broof MaJeatla
Raxuzes ou laat throa of ucy Other make,
they're the o lly ranges mndo exclusively of Malleable
and Charcoal Iron and they Just can't break., crack ot
Then, the alr-tlent Joints and pure asbestos
your fuol bill la hall and gives you a perfect bakor every day
la the year.
Tho MAJT58TIO has a 13-rallon, all copper, moveable reser
voir v.hlch heats water la a JUi'y. Mo springs In the oven door
wbea dropped It forms a rlzld shelf bearing any weight oven
rack elides out automatically, holding any tiling bocuro thai Lap.
peas u be ca It, Another loature ol
The Great and Grand
fa Usable 2nd Charcoal Iron
end ash pan which acts as a shovel and a
Bun pan no muss or danger oi nre about a
exclusive MAJESTIC feature makes
practical more serviceable, more durable the
ranso your money can buy regardless
FRANK IRELAND Co.
Try Banner Liners
K. It. Spencr, Pres.
Make lip your mind to save a part of-what you earn, and put it in the
bank and let it stay thare. How else can you get ahead?
Dollars planted in the bank are like seeds planted in the ground. They
We will nay you . p3r cent interest on the money you put in onr bank
and compound the interest every six months.
THE PEOPLES SAVINGS BANK
W. L. CUSSER, Cashier
You know how it is, when one has somethinc
to sell that is of extra quality. He just can't
keen still about it. That is the way we feel
teed against leakage or Haw of any
kind. Prices are no higher than a
year ago as we tiought in large lots
and got extra discounts.
re huh oucr.
to life of
small Mh crip
Frank K. Chase. Vice Pres.
Truest Violet Odor
Majestic Violet is the truest violet
odor manufactured. In fact, some
say nature w ill have to improve to
catch up with this odor. We sell
it at 75c an ounce, regular price has
If you want to try it, bring this
ad and 40c for a full ounce. 20c and
this ad will get a half ounce.
What Fruit Lax Is
' ...- .1 l. ..f
m:viui minima in uiiKiutii
Avork by the formulary committee
of the American Druggist Syndicate 3
they now ofl'er you their latest j
laboratory product ' C"7
. FIIUIT LAX
In tablet form. We believe it rep- lt
resents the most scientific and efll- J
cient general laxative. It is delight- j
fully pleasant to take, positive in 1
results. Sample free. 10c box. 25c j
lox. &0c box.
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