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Absolutoly Puro
Mates Home Bating Easy
With minimum trouble and cost bis
cuit, cake and pastry are made fresh,
clean and greatly superior to the ready
made, dry, found-in-the-shop variety,
' and danger of alum food is avoided.
HELPING BANNER
ONE DOLLAR YUll YEAR
Published every Thursday at Belding,
" (Ionia Count v) Mich., by
THE BANNER PUBLISHING CO
E. a. LAPHAM, Editor
Advertising itatra-upon application . Milis
collected monthly. Cards of Tbanks, 26c to
60c KeaolutlouBlrom 60c up.
Kntered at the PoMtofflce, Hrldinr. Michigan
for transmission through the Mails as Sec
ond -class Mattel
OUR TICKET
v Taft for the nomination
and election.
Roosevelt for the election if
he gets the nomination.
The dark horse of the na
tional convention if a dark
horse is the outcome.
Wni. Alden Smith for
United States Senator.
Now that Osborn is out of it
Amos Musselman for Gover
nor. Huntly Russell for con
gress from the 5th district
subject to decision of . the
primaries.
Gerrit J. Diekema for Con
gressman at large.
Woman Suffrage.
Howkvkk much the Belding boys
may brag on their ability as sprinters
in the pedestrian line and of getting up
parlv in the morning? for lone walks
before breakfast, it is dollars to dough
nuts that Roy K. Moulton, Hank
Tumms and Old Cap. Whipple could
out distance the whole bunch and have
conesderable time to spare in killing a
million snakes before partaking of Iheir
morning meal.
When it comes to advertising in
foreign publications either in the want
advertising columns, the legal classi
fication, or display lines, the country
merchant, the business man and the
pitv official who want publicity find
they are up against a dlirerent proposi
tion regarding rates than is accorded
them in their home papers. The city
had to pay more than eighty dollars for
six publications of the notice for bids
in the Grand Rapids Press and De
troit News while for the same in the
home papers for two weeks they re
Mivpl the munificent sum of about
two dollars and sixty cents.
Real Estate
For Sale
7-room house and barn with
electric lights and city water.
A aplendid property corner of
Masonic av and Ieroy st. $200
down, balance small monthly
payments for ..$1,400
jT-room house with city wat
er, gas and cistern No. 009
Charles 8 $UU0
Price reduced from fl,100
7-room house at 533 Crook's
avenue for 11,000
6-roora house with electric
lights, gas, city water and
some fruit on the lot No. G22
8. Alderman St. for $1,700
Situated in fine location.
7-room house with electric
lights, city water, cistern and
furnace, House No. 1010 Ken
wood av on Peck's 11111 for 1900
Price reduced from $1,200, and
must be sold atjonceflornprice
will bcralsed.IZU
K8-roomhouse withl electric
lights, city water, well, cistern
and furnace; hardwood finish.
A lots situated corner Bridge
street and State Road...$,000
This is a line bargain.
ioter a son
COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
(OFFICIAL)
Council Chamber, Monday May 6, 1912.
Meeting called to order by Mtiyor
Fales, and Roll Call found the follow
ing present: Mayor Fales, Aid. Gilde
meister, Hudson, Hull, Knapp, Olds,
Skelleneer 8. Absent. 0. Minutes of
the last meeting were read and approv
ed.
The following communication from
Frank J. Luick was ordered laid on
the table. Belding, Mich., May 3rd,
1912. To the Common Council of the
City of Belding, Mich., Gentlemen:
hereby bid to publish in the Belding
News the Council Proceedings and
other folio work, during the coming
year at the rate of 9 (nine) cents per
folio. Frank J. Luick.
The following petition of residents of
Alderman street was referred to the
Committee on Streets and walks. To
the Honorable Mayor and Common
Council of the City of Belding. Petl
tion. Whereas. Alderman street from
East Liberty street, south to State
street is very sandy and stony, and
almost impassable in places and should
for that reason be graded and gravelled:
Therefore, We the undersigned peti
tioners being owners of property abut
ting on said Alderman street do hereby
petition your honorable body to cause
the same to be graded to an established
grade and to be gravelled in a substant
ial manner. Signed by it. C. Mason
and 27 others.
Beldine. Mich.. May 6th. 1912. To
the Honorable Mayor and Common
Council of theCityof Belding. Kindly
consider my application for appoint
ment to the office of the City Attorney
for the ensuing year. Yours Respect
fully, Fred L. Warner. .
There being no other applicants the
Mayor declared Fred L. Warner, City
Attorney for the coming year. Moved
by Aid. Hull, seconded by Aid. Hud
son that the appointment be confirmed
Which motion prevailed. Yeas, Aid
Gildemeister, Hudson, Hull, Knapp,
Olds, Skellenger 6, NaysO.
Belding, Mich., April 17, 1912, To
the Mayor and Common Council, of
the City of Belding. Gentlemen: 1
hereby make application for reappoint
ment to' the office of City Physician and
Health Officer, for the City of Belding
for the ensuing year. Yours Respect
fully, O. A. Stanton. There being
no other applicants the Mayor declared
G. A. Stanton. Physician and Health
Officer for the coming year. Moved by
Aid. Hull, seconded by Aid. Skellen
ger, that the appointment be confirm
ed. Which motion prevailed. Yeas
Aid. Gildemeister. Hudson. Hull
Knapp, Skellenger 6, Nays 0.
Belding, Mich., 1912. To the Honor
able Mayor and Council. I do petition
your Honorable Body to be appointed
Marshall for the coming year, James
Meginley. There being no other appli
cants the Mayor declared James Me
glnley, City Marshal for the coming
year. Moved by Aid. Hudson, second
ed by Aid. Skellenger that the appoint
men t be confirmed. Yeas, Aid. Gild
emeister, Hudson, Hull, Knapp, Skel
lenger 5, Nays Aid. Olds 1.
Belding, Mich., April l, 1912. To
the Honorable Mayor and the Common
Council of the City of Belding; I here
by make application for the position of
Nightwatch for the ensuing year. If
a pi minted I guarantee the faithful per
formance of my duty at all times.
Yours Resictfully, Thomas Dawes.
Belding, Mich., May 4th, 1912. To
the Honorable Mayor and the Common
Council of the City of Belding; Gentle
men: I hereby present my name for the
position of Nightwatch of this City.
If appointed to this 1 promise to faith
fully perform the duties of this office,
Yours Respectfully, Frauk Brooks. j
To the Honorable Mayor and 'the
Common Council of the City of Beld
ing; 1 hereby tender my application fdr
the position of Nightwatch of the City
of Belding for the ensuing year. If
appointed to the position I will use my
beMt effort to properly enforce the ordi
nances of the City, and protect it, and
look after its well fare to the best of my
ability. W. H. Kennedy. I
fielding, Mich., April 10th, 1912. To
the Mayor and Common Council of the
City of Helping. Gentlemen: I here
by make application for the position of
Nightwatch for the coming year.
Yours Respectfully, Chas. Hagadorn.
(His mark) f. j
Belding, Mich., March 27tri, 1912. To
the Mayor and Common (Council of the
City of llelding. I would respectfully
apply for the-position, of Nightwatch
for the next year. Yours, Arthur Cory.
Belding, Mich., March 20th, 1912. To
the Mayor and Common Council of the
City of Belding. Gentlemen: I hereby
make application for the portion of
Nightwatch for the coming year, Yours
very truly, Jason riatt.
To the Honorable Mayor and the
'ommon Council of the City of Beld
ing: We the undersigned residents and
property owners of the City of Belding;
believing in the honesty, integrity and
ability, of Charles Waggoner to . per
form the duties and till the office of
Nightwatch, tor the City of Belding,
humbly petition your honorable body,
to cause him to be appointed to fill that
position upon, the expiration of the
term of office of the present Nightwatch.
Signed by George W. Moulton and 100
thecs. .
The Mayor upicinled Charles Wag
goner! Nightwatch for the coming year.
Moved by Aid. Hudson, seconded by
Aid. Hull, that the appointment be
confirmed. Which motion prevailed.
Yeas, Aid. Gildemeister, Hudson, Hull,
Knapp, Old, Skellenger 6, Nays 0.
The Committee on 8ewers reported
unfavorable on the matter of the change
In the Front street sewer. Moved by
Aid. Skellenger, seconded by Aid. Gild
emeisur, mat tne report ox me com
mittee. Which motion prevailed.
Yeas, Aid. . Gildemeister, Hudson,
Hull, Knapp, Olds, Skellenger 6,
Nays 0.
Moved by Aid. Gildemeister, second
ed by Aid. Skellenger, that E. E. Hud
son be President Pro Tempore of the
Council for the coming year. Which
motion prevailed. Yeas, Gildemeister,
Hull, Knapp, Olds, Skellenger 5,
NaysO.
The Mayor appointed F. W. Howard
on the-Water Works Board, to succeed
himself. Moved by Aid. Hudson, sec
onded by Aid. Knapp that the appoint
ment 'be confirmed. Which motion
prevailed. Yeas, Aid. Gildemeister,
Hull, Knapp, Skellenger 6, Nays,
Aid Olds 1,
The Mayor appointed Guy D. Weter
to succeed himself, and E. C. Lloyd to
succeed Earl Wilson on the Park Board
Moved by Aid. Gildemeister, seconded
by Aid. Hull, that the appointments
be confirmed. Which motion prevail
ed. Yeas, Aid. Gildemeister, Hudson
Hull, Knapp, Olds, Skellenger 6,
Nays 0.
Aid. Hull excused.
xue Mayor mace me rouowing ap
pointments . in the Fire department
Chief, Robert Peebles; Assistant Chief,
Allen Wilson; Captain Hook and Lad
der Wagon, Wess Porter; Captain
Hose Wagon, Ollie Taft Moved by
Aid. Hudson, seconded by Aid. Skel
lenger that the appointments be con
firmed. Which motion prevailed
Nays, 0.
The Mayor appointed Byron F.
Brown to succeed himself as City Audi
tor. . Motion made by Aid. Gildemeis
ter, seconded by Aid. Hudson, that the
appointment be confirmed. Which
motion prevailed. Yeas. Aid. Gilde
meister, Hudson, Knapp, Olds. Skel
lenger 6, Nays.
Moved by Aid. Skellenger, seconded
by aiu. uias, mat me following reso
lution be accepted. Which motion
prevailed. Yeas, Aid, Gildemeister
Hudson,. Knapp, Olds, Skellenger 6
Nays 0.
KBSOLUTION I
.Whereas. The Common Council of
the City of Belding deem it necessary
a id advisable that a grade be establish
and a sidewalk constructed as petition
ea by a majority of the property own
ers on the following street and along
and in front of the following premises,
to wit; on the south side of East Cen
ter street commencing at the East line
of Ionia street and running east along
and in front of lots No. 44-45-87-79 and
78of Belding'ssecend addition to the
City of Belding, Michigan.
Now Therefore be it resolved that a
grade be established along and in Front
pf the described lots and premises and
on the South aide of East Center street
aforesaid, and that theowner or owners
of the said lots and premises be, and
are, hereby ordered, required and di
rected to construct and maintain a
sidewalk of the' material, dimensions,
an size as authorized by and in accord
ance with Ordinance No. 12 and 64 of
the City of Belding, and that such side
walk be constructed according to the
grades as establish, and that sidewalk
be completed on or before the 10th day
of July A. D. 1912.
Be It Further Resolved, That the
City Marshall be and is hereby ordered
and required to serve notice of this
resolution on the owner or owners,
occupant or occupants of each of the
above described lots and premises abut
ting on and adjacent to the line of the
proposed sidewalk, and that such
notice be served on or before the 10th
day of May A. D. 1911, as provided in
said Ordinance Na 12.
Adopted this Cih'day of May, A. D.
7 ;
Moved by Aid. Hudson, seconded by
Aid. Knapp, that the Mayor act as a
committee to confer with some archi
tect or architects, with a view to hav
ing the plans for the proixjsed City Hall
ready by the night of May 13, 1912, or
as soon as possible, wmcii motion
prevailed. Yeas, Aid. Gildemeister,
Hudson, Knapp, Skellenger 4, Nays,
Aid. Olds 1.
Moved by Aid. Hudson, seconded by
Aid. Skellenger that the Common
Council of the City ot Belding, adjourn
until 9 a. ra., May 7, 1912. Which
motion prevailed. Yeas, Aid. Gilde
meister, Hudson, Knapp, Skellenger
6, Nays 0.
Ed. I). Engemann,
City Clerk.
May 7th, 1912, a- ra. Adjourned
meeting called to order by Mayor Fales.
Roll Cull, Present; Mayor Fales, Aid.
Gildemeister, Hull, Knapp, Olds, Skel
lenger 5, Absent Aid. Hudson I..
The Mayor than proceeded to open
the various bids which had been sub
mitted. Name of Company, Detroit Trust
Co.-, Detroit, Mich., 6, Premium
$540.00; Fees, Free. ,
Name of Company, Detroit Trust
Co., Detroit, Mich., 4, , Premium,
$106.00; Fees, Free. . ...
Name of Company, Continental A
Cora'l Trust A S'v'gs Co., Chicago 4
Priemium, $225.00; Fees, 0.
Name of Company, 8. A. Kean and
Co.. Chicago. 5. Premium, $105.70;
Fees, a
Name of Company. C. H. Rollins
and Sons. Chicago, 44, Premium,
$154.50; Fees, 0.
Name of Company, Chas. S. Kidder
and Co.. Chicago. 5. Premium, $317.-
00; Fees, 0.
Name of Company, Hoehler and
Cummins, Toledo, Ohio, 6?, Premium,
$452.50; Fees 0.
Name of Company, N. W. Halsey
and Co., Chlcgo, 4, Premium, $28.00
Fees.0.
Name of Company, A..B. Leach and
Chipftirn. I41. Premium. 0: frees
$35.00.
Name of Company, A. B. Leach and
Co.. Chicago. 6. Premium, $49i.oo;
Fees 0.
Name of Company, Harson and Co.,
Chicago. 5, Premium, $530.00; Fees,
0.
Mavor Fales excused Aid. Hull
takes the chair.
Moved by Aid. Gildemeister, second
ed by Aid. Skellenger, that the follow
lug resolution accepUng the Detroit
Trust Co's, bid on the $15,000.00 City
Hall bonds be accepted, according to
the terms of their bid. Which motion
prevailed. Yeas, Aid. Gildemeister
Hull. Knapp, Olds, Skellenger 5,
Naya 0.
KEUOLUTION II
Whereas, Ihe Common Council here
tnfore advertised for bids for the loan
of Fifteen Thousand (15.000) Dallars,
to be used in the construction of
building for a City Hall, Fire Depart
ment, and City Jail, the bonds of the
City to be issued therefor, payable Ten
Thousand (10,000) Dollars in eight
years and Five Thousand (6,000) Dol
tare in Ten years, said bids to be opened
on the seventh day of May, A. D. 1912,
and;
.Whereas, Bids were submitted in
compliance with said advertisement
and were opened as aforesaid and
was deemed that the bids of the. De
troit Trust Company was the most ad
vantaeeous for the City in ail- it
features.
Now Therefore Be It Resolved, That
the Common Council accept the bid of
the Detroit Trust Company for the loan
of the Fifteen Thousand (15,000) Dol
lars according to terms of their offer.
Belt Further Resolved, That the
City Clerk immediately return the
checks of the other concerns, whose
bids were rejected, to the parties sub
mitting them, together with a notice
that their bids has been rejected, and
that the City immediately notify the
Detroit Trust Company of the accep
tance of their bid. '
Adopted this 7lh day of May, A. D.
1912.
Moved by Aid. Skellenger, seconded
by Aid. Knapp, that the following bill
be allowed and an order drawn for the
same. Which motion prevailed. Yeas,
Aid. Gildemeister, Hull, Knapp, Olds,
Skellenger 6, Nays 0.
M. A. Reed, Agent. Use of Ellis
Park for ball ground for the year,
$20.00.
Moved by Aid. Skellenger, seconded
by Aid. Skellenger, that the Common
Council of the City of Belding, do now
adjourn. Which motion prevailed.
Yeas, Aid. Gildemeister, HuIJtnapp,
Olds, Skellenger 6, Naya 0
. Ed. D. Engemann,
City Clerk
Makes Good In the West.
Vann Wilder, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. A. Wilder of this City, dropped In
on them Monday night, accompanied
by his wife and young nephew, Willie
Wilder of Chicago. Vann has made
his home in Tulsa, Oklahoma, for sev
eral years past where he had a fine po
sition with one of the Oklahoma rail
roads. He has recently accepted a position
with the Clinton and Oklahoma West
em R. R. as Assistant Freight Traffic
Manager, with headquarters at Clinton
where he will begin work about June
1st. His new position carries with it a
fine addition to the good salary he was
receiving and shows that our former
baseball and football expert can still
make good in any old spot or place.
SILK
Socks that
Wear Well
25c
a
for
Pair
Perhaps you think that's im
possible, but we asMure you that
it's absolutely true.
You wont find them anywhere
else. Call and see them.
Black, Navy Itlue, Gray and
tan 9 J to 11 J toes and heels of
fine lisle.
Only 25c
Worth much more
See
Window
MEAT
Is one of life's best
stand bys. If you
want the best in meat
try -
O. R. Ariss
North Side Market
Delivery to all jarts of city
Stop! Stop!
Paying rent and
buy a home of the
Belding Building & Loan
Association
On ea9 terms. Only two
places left. Who'll be the
next?
A new 7-room house and barn on
Htate Road, 2 blocks east of Catholic
chureh for $1,250
C-room house in northeast corner
of the city on corner of Earl avenue
and York street, for $650
It would cost $900 to build this
house.
Adam Wagner, Sec'y
Corner Bridge and Main. '
To Hold a Debate.
Are you going May 17th? Whert?
To the debate in the High School room.
What is it?' The Lake Odessa and
Belding High Schools are going to de
bate the subj ect: , "Resolved That the
United 8tates Government should Im
mediately establish a general parcels
post in the United States."
This is a double debate, the Belding
negatives going to Lake Odeessa and
the Lake Odessa negative coming to
Belding to debate with our affirmatives,
both debates taking place the same eve
ning. Leon Forman, Warren Max
well and Llewellyn Hutchison will de
fend the negative side and Kenneth
Pike, Jesse Alien burg and Robert
Reeves, the affirmative. The boys are
all working hard and a lot of enthusi
asm is being shown.
. Everybody come and bring your
friends and back the boys up. The
hour is 8.-00 p. m. and the admission is
15 cents, Supt. N. Sherman Lister of
Ionia, Dr. J. II. Armstrong of this city
and tome one from Lake Odessa will
act as Judges here and Fred L. Warner
will act as one of the judges at Lake
Odessa.
Ben Hall left Tuesday for a visit to
BELDING MARKETS
Corrected each week on Thursd
ay
morning at 10 o'clock.
Wheat-mi II
Wheat-white 1
12
12
75
53
50
20
00
00
25
18
00
10
13
00
00
00
50
09
Rye
Corn
Oats
Flour per ewt 2
1 leans z
Hay baled per ton..... 20
I'ota toes -, 1
Butter .
V.
Apples per bushel 1
Chickens-live
Chickens-dressed
Tnttlc-live... : &orT?ft
'attle-dressed 8 00&9
Hogs-Ilve 5 50(o,tt
Hogs-dressed 8 00 S
Hides 08()
"VX7Vfc-r 'For Sale and $
W all to Business Chances S
,
Wanted A competient girl for gen
eral housework, three in family. Mrs.
Charles & Hill, R. F. I). 19, Cit Phone
123-4r, Bell Phone Orleans Central.
49-tf
For Rent Good pasture lot, big
enough for two cows for entire season.
Inquire of J. T. Connell. 49-wl
White leghorn Hatching Eggs for
Sale Heavy laying strain, $5.00 per
hundred. Fireless Brooders 50c each.
Rufus R. Morse, phone 195-4-k, Cook's
Corners.
Boarders Wanted. I have room for
four men boarders, have pleasant rooms,
use of baths. Rates Reasonable. Mrs.
Shannon, 315 Pine street. 48w2
t
PRESTO! CHANGE!
Wejiave for sale the following seasonable articles
Lime in Sacks or Barrels Wood Fiber Plaster
Cement Sewer Pipe and Fittings Drain Tile Salt
Fertilizer Clover. Alsyke and Timothy Seed Seed Beana
ALL KINDS OF FEED
Including Bran, Middlings, Corn and Oats (Chop,) Gluten,
Cotton eed Meal, Hay and Straw.
t
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Poultry Food
We also have Dry Kindling Wood (kept in the dry, not water
soaked), POCAHONTCS NUT for cook stoves and EGG SIZE for
Fu.naces.
MOSS ROSE FLOUR None Better, Made, and
no freight added to the price
? E. Chappie
A Midsummer
Night' styDream
When You. Slumber
Slumber Right
Make the hot nights of summer
a perfect dream of bliss and comfort
by a restful sleep. You can certain
ly find as much and more comfort on a
Rest Easy Spring and a
Lima Mattress
as can be found anywhere in the land.
Make your rest perfect this sum
mer by installing the above combin
ation on your bed.
Esldlinig
Fnainnintare C
Z. D. Dow, Mgr.
Every lover of pansies in this eity
should send to W. Wetterling of Ionia,
for their plants. They are exquisite,
every color imaginable and giant in
size. 48wl
For Sale A quantity of household
furniture including a set of good dishes.
Inquire Mrs. W. H. Hanks, Cooks
Corners. 48- wl
For Sale Farm of 25 acres with good
buildings, one mile west of Belding.
Call at Banner Office.
Wanted One hundred menfor assem
bling and general work in automobile
factory. Address or apply personally
to Reo Motor Car Company, Lansing,
Michigan.
Wanted Boy to learn bakery trade
Homer Unger.
For Sale The Congregational Par
Psonage barn. Call C. A Wheeler or H.
J. Conned.
Found A lady's handbag containg
a purse, several weeks ago. Ownercall
at Banner office and pay for this notice.
For Sale At my residence, one top
buggy, one single harness with collar
(hand made) and one gas range. Wm.
J. Wilson, 519 James St. 4Ctf
For 8ale Barred Plymouth Rock
eggs for hatching. Flock is headed by
fine imported rooster. Ed Webster,
Phone 286-4r
Eggs for Hatching Thoroughbred
Silver Lace Wyandotte's. Mrs. Bertha
Spencer, 319 Ranney Street. 46-tf
For Sale Six weeks
Frank J. Hicks, 71-4r
old pigs.
Call
49-t
SPRING IS HERE! ti
For old and young Including Scratch Feed,
Chick Feed, Alfalfa Meal, Beef Scrap, Etc
& Company ji
hit farm in Barry county.

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