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Weekly Grist of Newsy Items Reported by Oar Special Correspondents, OOIiT SAY YOU'nE OLD Brink Alec McVicar of Belair, ami Miss Mable Howe of Orleans, visited with Mrs. Kmory Chickering Saturday eve ning. McVicar fs a half brother to Mrs. Chickering, and it is the first time she has seen him in ten years. Mr. and Mrs. Will Cobb of Belding, visitM with Mrs. M. J. Holcomb and Mr. and Mrs. George Wiley Sunday. George Chickering of Greenville vis ited with Mr. and Mrs. Emory Chick ering from Wednesday till Monday. Mrs. M. L. Howe and Miss Mattie B. Strain visited with Mrs. William Wilson Friday afternoon. Ed. Sutton of Orleans, was a guest at George Wiley's Monday. Lee Snow of Itonald is visiting his Granpa Snow and relatives this week. Mr. and Mrs. Will Krick and son's Mason and lewis were visitors at Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Howe Thanksgiving. Mr. and Mrs. Uoss Chickering ate Thanksgiving dinner with her brother Will Fisher and family. Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Howe visited at Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Hotchkiss Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Chauncy Chase, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gipson, Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Carpenter, Miss Veva Carpenter, Willie Chase and family and Mr. and Mrs. John Cobb ate Thanksgiving din ner with Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Chase of Belding, all report a most enjoyable time. Will Kussell of Pontiac, visited with Mr. and Mrs. Emory Chickering from Weduesday till Friday. Albert Snow and wife and Miss Ada Mendonsa visited with Chauncy Snow and family of Ronald, from Wednesday till Friday. Mattie B. Strain visited Miss Fern Belding's school Friday afternoon, it reminded her of by gone days where she had sient so many pleasant hours. Ed. Wilson gave a Thanksgiving dinner, had all his children home with him to help cat the two tine turkeys and other good things. Russell Nummer came home from Alma to spent Thanksgiving with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. (. A. Nummer. Lee Snow of Ronald was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Chauncy Chase Thanks giving. Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Howe went to Lansing, last Tuesday to attend the state meeting of the Farmer's Club, as delegates from the East Otisco Farmers''! Club. Foley Kidney Pills Are tonic in action, quick in results. A special medicine for all kidney and bladder disorders. Mrs. F. Vander meulen, Grand Rapids, Mich., says, "For the past year I have been troub led with my kidneys and bladder in a way that caased much Inconvenience and suffering. I had severe backaches with dizzy headaches and I suffered from irrigularities and pain. Hearing of Foley Kidney Pills I began taking them and after a short time 1 was cured. Foley Kidney Pills have done me more good than anything I have used and I can honestly recommend them to anyone a (1 lie ted in a like manner." Wortley & French. Alton-Moseley The snow storm will be bad for machine corn husking. Thanksgiving was enjoyed by many in this vicinity in different ways. The Condon brothers and families had their turkey dinner at Fred Condons. Prank Biggs is not well enough to be out much yet. Fred Condon and wife, and brother Glenn and wife ate Thanksgiving dinner with their sistsr Mrs. Maggie Carr, of Keene. Quite a number of Alton and Mose- ley young people attended the dance at Smyrna, Wednesday evening. The roads are not good for prod uce hauling. There are a good many farmers hold Ing their potatoes for the dollar mar ket. ' The Thanksarlvlnir poultry market was not rushed at Moseley heavy as ex pected, many holding back for Xmas. Saturday, December Jth Is the annual Christian Church Trustee meeting for business, at 2 p. m. Rev. E. Mudge is expecting to be present, and also hold services Sunday, at 11 a. m. A good attendance is desired at both meetings of all citizens interested. Mr. and Mrs. John Hapemansls en tertaining his sister-in-law this week. . The Kickatxx) medicine show has gone from Moseley to G rattan Center, after a weeks showing giving a good nightly entertainment for ten cents, was called well worth the money and drew each night a good crowd. Maurice Trumbull Is threshing his wheat, oats and beans, and will bale his straw this week. Mrs. C. R. Forter is at Sheridan. "Best On Earth" This Is the verdict of R. J. Howelli Tracv, O., who bought Foley's Honey and Tar Compound for his wife." Her cose was the worst I have ever seen, and looked like a sure case of consump tion. Her Innsrs were sore and she coughed almost incessantly and her voice was hoarse and weak. Foley's Honey anc Tar Compound brought re lief at once and less than three bottles effected a complete cure." ithout opiates or harmful drugs or. any kind Foley's Honey and Tar Com pound stops coughs and cures colds. l)o not accept any substitute.--Wort- ley & French. Oakfield Mr. and Mrs. Miles Bowman and daughter have gone to Jackson to spend a week with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. John Kingin of Green ville visited Charles Chllds and family last week. The old settlers of Oakfield and Courtland will hold their annual meet ing at Courtland Grange hall Saturday, December 9th. A tine program has been arranged for the occasion. Clyde Reynolds and family of Green ville are spending a few days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Reynolds. Mr. and Mrs. El win Parmenter enter tained the following Thanksgiving Day, James Parmenter, Frank Bow man, u. 1j. luxwer ana ineir wives. Mrs. George Cathy is staying with her mother, Mrs. A. Souffroun of Bel mont, who is in a very serious condition. Mrs. Matilda Clowson visited Mrs. Elizebelh Trumbull at George Elsby's Thanksgiving Day. These old ladies are in very good health, Mrs. Trumbull being eighty-seven years old. Ends Winter's Troubles To many, winter is a season of troub le. The frost-bitten toes and fingers, chapped hands and lips, chilblains, cold-sores, red and rough skins, prove this. But such troubles fly before Bucklen's Arnica Salve. A trial con vinces. G reatest healer of Burns, Boils. Piles, Cuts, Sores, Bruises, Eczema anu Sprains. Only 20c at Connell's Drug Store. Bartonville Walter White and family spent Sun day at Fred Reeves. Frank Davis and family, Verne Davis and family and Sam Davis spent Thanksgiving at Alfred Davis. George Wiseman and family are visiting at Frank Davis. M. J. Richmond and wife. J. L. Snyder and wife, Walter White and family, Mrs. F. J. Richmond and daughter, Lucie, ate Thanksgiving din ner at Morris Hinds. Miss Chloea Douglas returned to her work Monday after spending a week at home. Addo Gardner and wife were guests at Mr. Godfrey's in Belding on Thanks giving Day. Mrs. Peter Kohn is seriously ill at this writing. Earl Norton and wife and B. F. Tower were Sunday guests at Addo Gardners. CHAMBE TOUTS rIS is just what you need, madam. Many women who were troubled with indigestion, a sallow, muddy skin, indicating biliousness and habitual constipation, have been permanently cured by the use of Chamberlain's Tablets. Before using these tablets they felt miserable and despondent Now they are cheerful and happy and relish their meals. Try them. They only cost aquarter. You Only Feel Old Digestif organ are weak donl assimilate food as they used to. Other organs act more slowly and less effectually. Blood Is thin and sluggish. Renewal of strength does not fequal the wear and tear of your system. That's what makes you feel old. Nothing In the world will tone up and Invigorate those weak, back-sliding organs, make rich bloc and cre ate strength so quickly as . L Vlnol Is not a secret nostrum, sim ply the medicinal elements of the cods' livers, with the useless nauseat ing oil eliminated, and tonic Iron add ed. Try a bottle of Vlnol with the understanding that your money will be returned If It does not make you stronger, feel younger and give you an added Interest In life, II. J. Connell, Druggist, Belding, Mich Carl Geiger and family have moved onto Mr. Donner's farm. Thanksgiving exercises were held in the Button school last Wednesday p. m. Kay Hogan is working for Bela Cowles near Lowell. Newton Douglas and wife spent Sunday with Mrs. Mary Thompson. Mrs. Dell Purdy went lo Grand Rapids, Monday, for a few days visit. The train waits for no one. The flyer did not stop at Smyrna and let Miss lone Bowen and friend, Miss Beth Funk, oir. The ladles were hastening to the home of C. E. Bowen in Keene township for Thanksgiving. Miss MaUlda Davis of Grand Rapids spent last Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Davis of East G rattan. Lightning Kills Few In 1900 lightning killed only 169 peo ple in this whole country. One's chances of death by lightning are less than two in a million. The chance or death from liver, kidney or stomach trouble is vastly greater, but not II Electric Bitters be used, as Kobert Madsen, of West Burlington, la., prov ed Four doctors gave him up after eight months of suffering from virulent liver trouble and yellow Jaundice, lie was then completely cured by Electric liver, nerve and kidney remedy and blood nnrlfier on earth. Onlv 50c at Connell's Drug Store. Otisco George Brown and wife ate turkey at Walter Fiske. George Hall and wife spent part of week with friendr-An Portland. Harry Roeves enjoyed a short vaca tion at home returning to Kalamazoo, Monday. s A. J. Moon and family spent Sunday at Joseph Werner's. Leo Richmond is working for Del Smith. John Cowln was In Belding, Monday, on business. Miss Gertrude Morse returned to Ionia, Monday. The L. A. S. social will be held at the Gleaner hall Friday evening, Dec ember 15, with a sale of home made candies, popcorn, fancy articles, aprons and quilts, also a rummage sale in con nection. All members are asked for something for this fair. Sunday School at the usual hour next Sunday a good crowd is expected to prepare for Christmas. Mrs. M. Snyder is visiting relatives in Grand Rapids. Mrs. R. Morse returned from Boyne City, Monday. B. J. Storey and family ate Thanks giving dinner at McBrldes. Mrs. Dennis Skellenger of Grand Rapids visited at M. Kohn's, Saturday. Ward Hoppough- and wife spent Thanksgiving at Edmore. John Morse and family spent Thurs day at Forest Fea's at Greenville. La Verne Taylor and wife were vh itors at W. D. Pond's, Thursday. mm mm mm Scratch and rub rub and scratch until you fcl as If you could almost te&r the burning- skin from your body until It mm as If you could no lonrer sndura thesa endUaa days of awful torture those Urrlfc . ' nlfht of slesplsss acony. Than faw drops of D. D. D tha famous Kcsama Spaclflo and. Oh! what raliafl Tha Itch son a Instantly! Com fort and rast at laat! D. D. D. la a alropla external wash that cleanaea and heals the Inflamed akin aa nothing elae can. A recosnlid upeclfle for Kcsema, Psoiiaala. Salt Ithtum or any other skin trouble. We can give you a full alia .bottle of the aenulne X. D. D. remedy for 11.00 and If tha vary Brat bottle falls to slve relief it will not coat you a cent. . , . We also can tire yon a sample bot tle for SI cents, why suffer another Car when you can get D. D. D.T W. I. Benedict ' Orleans The Epworth League will be led next Sunday evening by Mrs. Morton Olmstead. Subject "The Star of Beth- elem a World Wide Wonder." Mr. and Mrs. O. K. Worden and Lucile were Sunday visitors at Frank Brlghts In Ronald. Not with standing the inclemency of the weather about thirty fjlends of Theo. Holland assembled at the pleas ant home of Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Hol land in Orleans to help him celebrate his eighteenth birthday, music and cards were indulged in, after which re freshments were served and a general good time enjoyed by all. Mrs. M. Tuck and daughter Louise of Greenville, spent Thanksgiving with Mrs. C. White and children. Mrs. A. A. Palmer spent part of last week in Ionia. Miss Mable Howe went to Portland last Wednesday, to attend the marriage on Thursday of her friend Cora M. Vink of that place, to Anthony Kohn of Keene. Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Kohn. Mrs. Mcintosh of Greenville, spent a few days of last week with her daugh ter Mrs. Ed. Ostrom. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Hoppough and children, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hoppough spent Thanksgiving with Mr. and Mrs. Era Cheney. Mrs. Ed. Olmstead entertained her brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. John Morton and Miss Jane Beard at dinner Thanksgiving Day. Bruce Fales is reported a little better. Mrs. Ruth Frownfelder and Mrs. George Purdy and daughter of Green ville were at J. M. Yorks, Friday. Mrs. Fred Pitt and son Norman spent Thanksgiving with the formers mother Mrs. Blanchard in Greenville. Orvile G reen of G rand Ledge is spend ing a few days with relatives in Orleans. The Old Kentucky Quartette, the second second number of the entertain ment course Wednesday evening No vember 19, drew a crowded house, and the genuine applause that followed every number on the program was evi dence of their ability as entertainers. The next number will be Elsworth Plumstead, impersonator, December 14th. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Spaulding and Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Lambertson ate Thanksgiving dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Mont Spaulding. Mr. and Mrs. O. H. York and Mr. and Mrs. Melvln Conklln ate dinner Thanksgiving with Mr. Owens in Bel ding. Ed. Pulsipher was an over Sunday guest at Fred Bennetts. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Warden spent Friday evening at Chas. LaDow's. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Uawley spent Thanksgiving at the home of Gilbert Hawley's in Keene. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Spaulding were chosen delegates to represent the Or leans Farmers Club at the State Assoc iation of the Farmers Club to be held j In Lansing this week. Mrs. Mont Spaulding will stay at Mr. Spauldlngs place during their absence. Miss Delia Lambertson was an over Sunday guest of Jerry Spaulding. Miss Abby Curtis of Belding was an over Sunday guest of Mrs. Ernest Leach. The Orleans Aid will meet with Mrs. A. W. Palmer December 14th. Every body come and have a good time. Fred Cornell of Belding was a caller at J. M. Yorks Friday evening. I "What Shall I Give?" The All-Important Christmas Problem Those who pick their Christmas gift things early not only find the best assort ments, but also find shopping more pleasant. While those who wait until the last min ute must make hasty selections from broken varieties. The Big Store is now at its very best lines are complete, varieties unbroken, and selections large. We urge you to come in at your earliest convenience tomorrow if you can. Every one of the ten big depart ments is replete with hundreds of pleasing gift articles at all prices. Whatever you want to give, you will find here in abundance. Merely to give you a few suggestions the fol lowing items are mentioned there are thousands of others awaiting you. In the Wear Department You will find many helps Suits, Coats, Dresses, Waists, Sweaters, Skirts, Muslin Underwear, Bath Robes, Kimonas, Furs, Petticoats, Aprons, etc. All prices represented. In the Art Department This is Joyland for the little folks as well as for parents Toys, Dolls, Brass ware, CutGlass, Fancy China, Brie a brae, Fancy Linen, Silverware, Graniteware, etc. of all kinds. In the Shoe Department Are countless numbers of pleasing gift things, such as Boudoir Slippers, Felt Slippers, Comfy Slippers, Moccasins, Shoes, Pumps, Rubbers, etc. to give any member of the family. In the Men's Department We are displaying Shirts, Sweater Coats, Jerseys, Neckwear, Jewelry, Hosi ery, Underwear, Suspenders, Handker chiefs, Flannel Shirts, Belts, and every thing else that men like to have. In the Furniture Department We are Showing gift things in plenty Bookcases, Writing Desks, Rockers, Cou ches, Beds, Buffets, Sideboards, Tables, Chairs.Kitchen Cabinets, Pianos, Pictures, Mirrors, etc. In the Carpet Department Here you will find things for the home Rugs, Carpets, Lace Curtains, Tapestries. Couch Covers, Blankets, Comfortables, Curtain Materials, and many other home decorations at all prices. We also have countless numbers of other gift things, such as dress goods, silks, waist patterns, ribbons, toilet supplies, toilet sets, gloves, hosiery, umbrellas, linens, un derwear, handkerchiefs, hand bags, purses, suit cases, traveling bags, auto scarfs, head scarfs, neckwear, etc., etc. every one of them very appropriate for Christmas giving. Needless to say that all prices are extremely low. Any Coat in the House 1-3 Off Take your pick of any winter coat in the house at one third off regular price. Misses' and women's coats, in car acul, cloth and plush the very choicest of the season all styles, all models, all materials; ill colors any one you choose at a third less than the coat formerly sold for. Not a garment reserved. You save $5.00 on every $10.00 you spend. fACOBSON'Q Greenville, Michigan (Too 1st fur lut week) Mr. and Mrs. George Gleason of Beld ing were over Sunday guests of his Bister Mrs. Gleason and family. Mas. Al Sablns, Mrs. Frank Free man and Mrs. Wra. 11 right and son ing Sundayed with relatives in this vicinity Mr. and Mrs. Levi Howe spent Sun day with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Martin, at Ronald. Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Purdy os West OUsco were in the village on business, Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Chub Olmstead of Grand Ledge are visiting friends and relatives in Orleans and Belding. Mrs. Charles Caw ley of Barryton spent Friday and Saturday with her old time friend Mrs. O. Purdy. Mrs. Nettie Easton of Central Lake has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Thomas Murray, and is now visiting in were in Ionia, Saturday. Ronald. She will remain with her Mr. and Mrs. Fred Uauley were Sun- relatives until after the holidays. day visitors at Thomas Murry's. The spacious home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schroeder was a visitor of hi. 1 Frank Alderman of Orleans was a sister Mrs. Roland Young over Sunday. Mrs. Walter Warden visited her mother, Mrs. A. P. Smith at Roland, Wednesday. Ben Wood worth of Spring Arbor is visiting hir sister, Mrs. O. II. York. Rev. and Mrs. Grlswold of Belding visited among friends at this place, Tuesday. Earl Dennis and family of near Ionia are moving into Fred Currie's tenant house. Miss Jessie Choate of Greenville has been a guest of J. M. Yorks the past week. Marion York has returned to her school work this week. Herman Schroeder a former Orleans boy, but now residing near Ionia, was terribly injured Monday by the explo sion of a dynamite cap. He was taken to Grand Rapids hospital. Mr. and Mrs Peterson and little 'scene of a pleasant social gathering ' last Friday evening when about sixty friends of Abe Alderman gathered to remind hlra of his nineteenth birthday. Music and games were the order of the evening including a mock wedding in which Etola Young and Herman Hoyt acted as principals with Abe Alderman, Gladys Gilraore, Sidney Munu and Bernice Ives as attendents. They entered the parlor to the strains of the wedding march played by Ona Musselman where Mr. Alderman very gracefully performed theofllclal duties !jf the Rev. Mr. Somebody. The ring j service was used, little Fredrick Alder ' man acted as ring bearer. Mrs. Alder . man assisted by Mrs. Fred Pitt and others served a line banquet which was appreciated by all. Miss Gladys Gil more in behalf of those present present ed Abe with a line music rack. In the wee small hours of the morning they 'departed for their homes declaring Mr. nd Mm. Alderman most royal enter- Mr. Dairyman We make your winter dairying profitable. Send your milk and cream to the Orleans Creamery Association. Thirty-four (34) cents for butterfat will be paid for last half of November. If you are not a patron, why not become one and help to build up your home market and patronize the best equipped creamery in the state of Michi ganthe one one that can pay the price? Yours truly Orleans Creamery Association Orleans Michigan Chris. Liebum, Manager daughter of Gowan have been guests of tainers and wishing Al many returns Mrs. O. T. ffnell and C. Llebura the 0( the festive day. past week. ( Mrs. Phillip Gleason and nephew of PheonlxCity are guests of Mrs. Joel "I had been troubled with constipa- r aimer. lion for two years and tried all the best . r T t , physicians in Bristol, Tenn., and they Mr. and Mrs. Jay Olmstead have re- could do nothing for me," writes Thos. turned from Grand Ledge where they E. Williams, Mlddleboro, Ky, 'Two have been visiting relatives and friends, packages of Chamberlain's Stomach ... and Liver Tablets cured me." tor sale Mr. and Mrs. Myrte Eaves of Beld- by All Dealers. Wolverton Plains Miss Mildred Osgood returned to her home in Grand Rapids, Saturday, after spending a couple of weeks with her aunt, Mrs. E. B. Wise and other friends. Miss Jennie Park spent thanksgiv ing with her friend, Mrs. Allie Robin son. Arthur Wise spent Sunday with the home folks. Miss Llla Becker and cousin spent Sunday with her parents Charles Beck er and wife. Mrs. Allie Robinson was the guest of herslster Mrs. Albert Co pel ant Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Vance entertained company from Lowell and Ionia Thanksgiving. E.B. Wise and wife spent Friday with L. Kennedy and wife. Bucceed when everything else l m nervous Drostratinn mnA r i wtnesses they are the surW fftnd mm . J- . . -y , iuvuiuiui cava test? f i Ffi!HPrYt!-iVER an!) u umAcn TilOUDLE n is me tett medicine ever sold OT druggist's counter. In ion t-f Valua. A chemist a lnvaU4 a warirt- conven ( or ptroi into a wWU Jslly. It la dona by add!ron.fc par csuu oi sieauia ana aioor eooomy of SO par cent la e tsr tha solid form. 1