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Get your new spring hat now New spring tan and gunmet- al shoes now selling -9 -.on.. .grrr HnrjflRFn TDFIR N""ALR" ""MIT innirr - " ' WmW MM I AAV IV 1 crt'i 1 t- 1 IMVIII I IV ICO V . . - ' A a. m. A III I II 1 1 It I "W W I in I HUES Washington Lincoln Toasted 'n ,f w '" on rnatke told the J!' "nJ"".,!m.. ta K.P..ndPylh.,SU,er. H.U Their. vn i to viltlWVU "OjIUCOIn, the man." Although the little ladv has but a few years to her credit, it was evident that she possessed plenty of Bounty along the line of reciting. major Lnase man took the floor and at Grand Army Banquet Saturday COM. STONE HERE G. A. R. And W. R. C. Held Annual Banquet at Their Hall-Fine Pro gram was Given Although the ranks of the Grand Army of the Republic are fast being decimated by the hand of death still in this city there are quite a number of those veterans, who half a century ago, left home, friends and loved anes and with musket on thsir shoulder throutrh fields of carnage and dealh fought that Ihe land of the free ami the home of the brave might be maintained in its en tirsty. Last Saturday, at the U. A. It. Hall about on hundred veterans, members f the W. It. ( and a number of invit ed gussts sat down to a delightful spread in honor of the memories of Washington and Lincoln, the father of our country and the man who gave nis are to save it as a whole and to that the occasion was a delightful would be puling it mild indeed. Following Hit feast of goodthings Cornm ndsr Frank It. Cbase called the assembly to order and introduced Chap- nssemoiea ftost that he was glad to be able to introduce to them Department Commander George W. Stone of Lans ing, wno naa so kindly consented to be their guest on this occasion. Mr. owjne ioiu in ins own brisk way what he had done along the line of improv ing the conditions of the old soldier by means of legislation and said that he bad spent nearly the whole of last winter in Lansing looking after the euareor the men who had honored mm oy placing him at the head of the Department of Michigan. He spoke of me many merits of the local Com umuuvr, aiajor t rank It. Chase, and IUIU UC believed thnt Uninr 'V,. would be the next Department Com mander of Michigan. His speech al Lhmicrh hriaf .ft.. . i . . n.. u.ivi hind! up a ioi or en 1 1. i . . i . . . muamsm in me Hearts of the veterans there assembled. EARLY MORNING FIRE say one i Doctor Coviile's Farm House Burned I o The Ground Monday Old Land Mark The old dwelling house on the farm of Doctor Coville on the Cooks Corner road and occupied by Hack us Karle took lire in some manner at about 2:30 o'clock Monday morning and was burn ed to the ground. Together Tuesday Night Fortuna Lodge No. litt, Knights of ryinias and the Pythian Sisters had a Joint roll call at their hall last Tuesday night and it was a most delightful af fair. .Breaking away from the usual custom of holding a roll call and smok er together, the knights decided to hold a joint Itoll call with the wives and weethearts of the knights and the husbands of the sisters as guests of the evening. Castle Hall was literally packed "u oi me best natured and har t . - iJiesi uuncxies or humanity that has assembled in Belding in manv moons. The early part of the evenimr was snent In playing cards, visiting and havini? n Jolly good time generally. About 10:00 o'clock, Fred L. Warner, chairman of the evening, called to order and an nounced that the hour for the program had arrived and after a few insDirinir LIKE TUFT Cornell University Man Sayj He Should Be Renomin atedSmith For Him Also PROUD OF HIS RECORD It Was Swell Event of The Season anu urcatly Lnjoyed By All Present The Masonic social function which was held last Thursday night in their hne rooms was attended by nearly 200 . mciraiermiy and their guests and !'.. louean Interesting and enjoy llllIP Plant TK.i.ii. " " - v... 4IJC lau,es were arram?ed -cud 104 ixjopie and the menu prepared by W. Lee Cusser and Homer .Kerwasup to the "square deal facta rt - . - . , wi ccry eater. A unions f0ot. , , I VI4iU I t me prompt service was the gentle menly waiters under direction of Guy D. Weter, there were a dozen of them Micnn voruey, Unas. Friedman, A. 15. COOk. Vprn f T:..l rr . E.Bh,y Four Delete, Already For lfr wiott. tt ft iw" W.I u' To i o .. ... ... . I:.,,, . i ... . ' . nWWveii iot Likely I "J A"uer, u. McCoy and Dennis To Be Candidate ""uinuacic in decorations representini miierent characters from the dutch man Ia... i i In nil .Ul.m. , , w BllUUttaC. ....ounceu me nrst number on dore ItooaPvit win i , , or me occasion was furnishel the program a solo by Geonre UW,. Jf!,!A111 "l te a -ndidute by Fred Hardinir. Geo. Hn. Z l - iir " -o i niiun ins name in I nn..ci,l..l!..ln..i. . .. i mc r. Magnersanginavery impressive Unn.Pti.n .u" -"' waning orothers and Mrs. Willmm- .. ... . - I vwuii n i til nit; iiiiiiiinorirkn rrt l I . ' . iu.inei -ine auiu I'laid Shawl." as. p.u W1C inisu tney played durinir th f.,o. sisted by Will Heed at the piano. Th ZZ if t "? l!epuU,l.ca.n "i1 sandwiched in fine ahan ,i, VZ n...n. ..... : . . I '"'""u. i is conceetied that Tart I r... "w nM ucuruiy app audeel nndltu n.ui i . umu6.i i, as an encore he sanir Hose." .. 1.iw6,aiM mm was ri'Siuinduii tr i. t . - now, v tell th ,,1. rn,. ' vu r. rown. ueo. i i. . 1 1 1 1 i mn i:a..a ii - Wu,KC ugner, jj. j. Lapham, C. O. Graham n m00rt guesu in . m.er mosl pleaslng. ; h,;V -v u R , f r Lrother an, Kuest ,ro, VUitZ the President ami r n. H"" K"PP t-'liffonl Following thi. n m.- w vmiiiK aiong mat line ust n VIVVIKC II . I I fill I T fill I ... Ill . w n Ua.( o, the Knighta .,rS 0 Pythian .Sisters and the nthr i.,i .. . . I. J! fl. D S, Liquid Shnmnnn cLnl, ,Ully PerU.m Preparation that cltans scalp and hair without leaving it dr3. A very neat package. 25c the bottle A. D. S. Castona, 25c A. D. S. Peroxide Tooth Paste This is now one of our biggest sel- .v.o. i'ica.iinguenufriee which r?.n.Juy tc,e.anses ant beautifies tiir . Prevents decomposi tion by virtue of the peroxide of vu.viuui wxncn is incorporated in - w V11C I U UC. Anellicient laxative and correc tive for babies and children Con tains senna, pumpkin seed, anie ,!?Tbicarbonate of soda and e al . Made from an old ,v,ulu,i u"t ma price is only 1' ;&c Baby Cough Syrup This is a harmless Preparation, as all injurious and harmful dm .r: -vuiueu. rieasant and mm . eIecially for wuiuren. contains squil , fennell, "i-'t aim glycerine, bottle. Charcoal Tablets Purify the breath by absorbing offensive gases. Kay to take results quick. 15c box. I'OC A. D. S. Di gestive Tablets S,Uiate and slrenKthen the di gestive organs, correct impaired functions of the stomach and Slaf Hackly relieve indi. g ullon dy8Pepsia and sour stom- tase, which acts on starchy food. paiu many a line compliment to th ladies and closed his remarks with a beautiful Toast to the ladies. Miss Clara Moulton than made a re are lining up with the indication that Tft ...hi i . . "in ue me victor. All th. iiiapi. i-.acii soiu; and add """ciji oiic Kttiu inni mr lh In., in i. i. ...... w M.Mie hiio nas uveu mere for the years, the sisters had been waiting and past year was alone in the house his 1 hoping for the invitation which at last wife having gone to Greenville where had come and enabled them to be with she was visiting friends. He savs he the Knhrhta on m rwu,. lain U. L. How. who resided to the Cn' acco.unt for lhe Are m it was ui. kind. She spoke of the great pleasure titU.. ti i ... I I'll II llll will IP ll wan at ill i I .I.IaI, l . .. iiivihmxi and nntii vf i oicviuiiic in i " iiicii nit: eveni irnvp ihom n ueu ana ne had difficulty in getting hop that they would not havesolong out. It is thought possible that mice I to wait again. uacKuiin among me matches Mrs. George V. Thomas in flA niml...,! IV ..... I .. -ui'u. vry iiiue of the caned on and calletl the w,Kllk,CBlucU( Mr. iarie escap-Mythian Histers, the mg wiuj wnat ne had on, the fire had loudly applauded. .v- w uie victor. A the delpir,n(.H I ,f,. . ntoicN iventucky and voiorauo m rougl Hie break up can e and and Youth of Lincoln." Mr. Howe told many inci dents along the life of th- martyred president and brought out the fact that throughout the boyhood life of Lincoln rry aciornis was tempered with love and justice. I lev. G. W. Maxwell handled the subject of the administrations of Wash ington and Lincoln and in a masterly manner iortraycd Ihe eventful periods which encompassed these two great men while holding the most imiortant offices within the gift of trie American Iople. Kurintcndent l C.Janes refunded to the Toawt, "The lives of Washington ..v. lii.iwiii .- mi ruucauon to young men. "Many features of interest were brought out by the speaker which if adopted by the youth of our land ould make to a higher and Utterciti zensbip. The address was filled with beautiful thoughts" und Mr. Janes clos- . . i i. . ... i mn rinarK8 wiin a short ioetical gem which was certainly a fitting was next roll of the order was i their Henuhl central committees rnrmaii,. i indorsctl his administration, thus insuring the SH delegates from those commonwealths to him. ":sot to renominate President Taft would be a renunciation of ti.a platform that he has endeavored to carry out, and an invitation to party defeat," says President Jaeol. r:m,i,i noli .. ' -v.. in iimn oj v;orntii university. "He Dcnedicl's Big Corner Drug Store .lor represented at the meeting .n.i ,: WYZ" " ' """ersny. nd -.art tfore th. alarm wa. given Ur from Mr. and Mrs. (L, w .T .lause he to 8 anu neighbors were slow there at that early hour in ing. in gettingl in Washington, was read. . K - I rr i. i , . . ... me niurn-i luccuBirman lniroi nnv r ? t Hubbell who sunt? a honiitifnt T it ....... I . . . V"U",UI wiu 111- lTSon iook Mr. arle home titled "Good Night Dear." Round a' with him, this is the second time he ter round of applause followetl this u.ucvi uui mm ne minks the fire number and as an encore. ncr mm. ine nouse the old land marks in the 1 ! I . uuving i wen ouut nearly sixty years warmly applauded. Ko uy Aioert Williams of Ionia. It Followlmr t). mc country snould have. He is pru dent, but with courage to act; a safe president in that he is deliberate, but unflinching in a course entered on "fhe people do not know, actually Bowen Richmond The marriage of Mr. Charles K. Howen of Keene and .Miss Lucie L. Richmond of Otisco occurred In ionia,' fuesday. February io, at the home of the Rev. W. K. Sjiencer I). I)., who enormed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Fred Richmond and is one of Otiscos fairest youne ladies. Aftor wedding trip they will return to Keene i ..,, in iwiuc wnere Mr. lJowen nas a inns farm. 11 aiic jjanner and a host of friends congratulate Mr. and Mrs. Bowen and extend to them best wishes for and happy life. I 1 I ROCK-IN-CHAIR Vou could put a rock in the chairs we sell and prove that our furniture is strongly built f the best quality woods and will withstand hard service and long wear. SPEAKING of rocking chairs, ours, like all our other furniture, are design ed for comfort as well as beauty. Try them. Bed-rock prices. I nillor fi Harris Fa; and Pdks rectors a long .IP "The P,k ,hirJwa.,'Z iaZtlSh. . . delightful musical wasmsure. in he Wagner Agency fo, treat, Henry Gildemeister called the ta $W an,l Mr Karle carried 2C5. I. roll of the K. Pa, Ilesldes those mesent hiaco surance h, househoM gcnl.. ,he meeUng, there uere letter, o? Just Fine Supper 15 cents The ladies of the Congregational church will serve suniwr in f, Mr. and Mrs. Caleb V, l .. .. - ' uae wen residents here for some time past left Monday for Miehelson. Mieh., where they will make their home for the present. gret from Robert Swift of Toledo, i n siiouki nave lfn it DPJlfP anil arlii.ni:nn . ... . Bradley, who Leslie Monteith of Blaine, Washingtcn. found bn n , i. r ", r"7",rf 1 it t-ri. - v iuv i a la 1 1 rnti'iii'o tn . ii. noiines also of the far west and the future. M. J. Prall of Lansing. Senator wnnm ai.i o...... . ryJ. Leonard, whose love nf iu ,w pIZZV"1 " prophetic was next renomination if ,. r.. ,, .i, . w n oihi mai ii wnoiucr me ereat u-nrLr h,a i... done in foreign relations. In the Mexi can matter, with r.h di . --j'iierei 0 .-uiuiuoj uuernoon, irom have had to do with other nations. K lo 7:;5 "'clock. A line sunner nwait- course nas ueen dignilietl and riirht I you. Leantler M. Berry left Monday for a visit with relatives and friends at Six Lakes. 1 1 . s ;-. . v I TV. ; i : f i ; I LiJ Do You Want Quick Service? s We are always there with the goods Repair work given prompt attention. usaSt5lahaI alU?nUn tocorting the eyes. Give He. Burns is A. B. HULL, Jeweler and Optometrist ...................... : almost know his ability as a reader and aftr litTm C. 31 Koose- th. hmcf f . i . . .. . "-vvuic mi wuve candidate. i'iue u suosiaed he tiMhnni.i i. .. . . . came forth and irave a delrhtf.,i.iJ.u. : r7V connive in .ii a.... - . ? me sngniesi manner to seenr,. Ready Money Opportunities always await the person who has ready money. Just about the surest way to accumulate ready money is to Mart a savings account with this bank and keep steadfastly build ing on it. Then when opportunity conies alonjryou will have capital and credit with which to rasp it. Belding Savings Bank Belding, Michigan CAPITAL STOCK $50,000 001 SURPLUS and PROFITS, $15,000.00 11. J. LKONARD. Pres. A. N. UK LI) I NO, V. Pr. W. H. LAMUKHT80N, Cashier Directors H. J. Leonard A. N. Belding Sv9; y?yd ,M- M- Belding. jr W. C. Snicer W. P. Hetherington E. E. Chappie VV. S. Limberston rpo1 i n n. ivkliili nM 1 n . ' 6 "MiVU an present. nomination he um iu.. w.v.t injure hi hoi uueny rum his usefulness n h,p Insurance Commissioner C. A. Palm tt of T.anatncr u n . 1 .1 J going, hundred miles to hear. An hX" .i 1 can'1 easy and fluent speaker, Mr. Palmer, Uon o ' ,J ISZZ who is an ex-Chancel or Commander of to tflk it nLa 7 willing the Grand Lodge told of the earl? his- lo tory of the order, of its formation 47 Txi, t. ;:::U " " iy . . years ago that night in Washington. Ut rrj. " "f...w r.e.buketI where a little party of seven under thi. U Z "T. . lle leadership of Itathbone met and took HTs fsul f u . patriot thefirstobligation which meant rnch Zt !na ! towards the uplifting and upholding of record i, not aul v but . .h n U 8 the great fraternal spirit of mankind. ,T 1 L bUt .8UC.h lhat hi Has Your Horse Got Scratches We have the remedy that will cure them in a few days. We make it and sell it at 10c per ounce. CONNELL'S DRUG STORE Irnm Ik.l t:l a . t ... . w.oi ...ue lurmauon linwifrown l.f. .1.1 ....... like the mighty oak from th ,n Lr:;" until today there are 70 ,r. . ."7 ,aur ana .inal ne both re. mar TftA Wwl i " ' I " 'C-citXlfll. .v. iv iwjura mm uvtr iuu,uuu mem ne spoke or women and their I work and said he was for woman suffrage first last and all the time. In closing he recited his little frtrni poem in a manner most pleasinir. and htm u.v. . . ... ojocn wm greeteu wiin a ereat volume or applause. A quartet composed of Fred Cornell. Will Reed, Mrs. George Leonard an. Mrs. Uert Hummler sang "Moonlight win Lome again" and after a vigorous encore. "Sleen Kenturkv iiah tk. tf auc banrmet Ubles were laid by this time and after a short session of social inter course the doors were thrown oiwn and Ihe feast began about 160 partakinir of its ueiignu OOOOCOOOCO91 At The Congregational Church In Mr. A. V. Fleck's orchestra at the I vvnKrcKBuonai cnurcli last Sumlav """'""K mere were ten nieces nn.i their music was simply line, there i were two additional violins. Mr. iw Hudson and Mr. Robert Johnson. rext Sunday at the morninir wrviW cianonei win be addeI to the already large orchestra, played by Mr. Virgil Altenburg. The music with nino I !. . . . w.Kin uy miss J-.aton and the Contrr.. gational singing is a special feature andcnurcli goers should 1 nromntiv on time, 10-30 o'clock, t get the hni. OI 1U The selection sang by the voum? tmo. -i- . . ... . . - o Imcs cuuir and me solo by Mrs. J am. 11. ArniSirnncr U-aa nmallit.. i . . M i fs'ov'j ai'I'rtciateil. rs. Hazel Payne returned to her Mr. Fleck is entitled tn m.h :. !... i i. t . . . . . vi villi "UH,C fc ipiB ivayuis, Monday, ,after 'ornis work in drilling the young men a short visit at the home of Mr. and nd the members of his class also are Mrs. Dan Wilson. I to be conirratiilAtixi in thi Mrs. If. Watson and ii.n.hu. ,earn musIc which is an acconiDli-f,. of Greenville, were over Bunday guest m,ntiilht wl Rive them much pleas and Kay Watson. y gUe8U u re all through life. I oermon by Rev. K. Collins snhi Miss Cora Lewi, of Cry.Ul waa an Supreme MLf.r ji. i.V" over Sunday guest of her aunt. r Mr nM. tu ... .. ' 1 1 Warti fo the Public Sometime during the next week the firms of P P r l. l and the C. S. Arnold-Co. will be combincdUhc stock' of ? e latter firm bcitiffmowd in with my stock. 10 was not a hasty move on my part, but a cirefnliv proposition that I thin rifi a w ter selections and sTHr niiv i ..n-. . ,-1 V XU1S a considered V stock, bet o cnr,.:.... ii.. i. i. .v." .uuic cmcient stort- x 0 me lauies ot lieldintf and vicinity X I -.vant to thank the people for their patronatre of the nast 8 & and to assure you that it has been appreciated. You vil $ 8 hCrC fUtUrC t0 -Hy see that uare $ Vour patrouatre made a store the size of this Dossils -i,l 0 X your continued pationajre will result in WbiSttei 8 g values , the uture than have prevailed in thest S 1 he purchasing opiwtunities of the new firm will h, . ! 9 as tinthJtifr rrtmr.o,1 ...In. . " ... mnn. vV " " ",lu ' -yo will get the benefit in v a wi juui iiiuney. I assure you that the new firm will work hard to sur.iss theattammentsof the pastand merit yourcoatiSSSm? E. C. Lloyd &OCOOOOOOOOOCOQOOOGOOOOOOOOeOOG W D fiiimnif It. . win sing a solo. ... xavktlJH ' w U CIOCK.