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WEDNESDAY MAY 31, !!
TIIC DAIJIJEH FACE FIVC C3AL ITEpS About Our Town end Its Ptoplt Harlow Dewey of Grand Rapids, Miss Nova Dewey of Owosso, Mrs. Ed. Lampkin of Owosso and Mrs. Mabel Dewey of Detroit were Dec oration Day quests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Bricker. . G. O. Bignell and Charles Lambert son returned from their trout fishing trip on the Little Manistee river Tuesdayand report good luck. Eli Lowden went to Leroy Wednes day morning to look after his farm near that place. Mark J. Prall of Lansing was in the city Tuesday and" Wednesday. He says a building .boom is on in the capitol city and in the hustle they are obliged to pay high prices for labor. Mrs. Chas. Moore returned from Ionia, where she had been to visit her daughter, Mrs. Crosby.. Georire W. Futman of East Hamp ton, Mass., is the guest of his sister, Mrs. W, I', netnerington. Robert McCue of Grand Rapids was the guest of his brother, Alderman Fred McCue. Mrs. E. I. Arnold and daughter, Juliametta, have returned from Sara nac. 1 Guy D. Alexander of Grand Rapids was in the city this week. Mrs. George Reese went to Sheri Uan Tuesday. Mrs.'Mattie Fewless of Lansing has been the guest of Miss Jennie Hughes and otfier friends here the past few days. Miss Lillian Harrington and mother went to Greenville Tuesday for Dec oration Day services. Silas Cobb of Grand Rapids has been spending a few days with friends here this week. ' SPECIAL DISPLAY White Trimmed Hats for Saturday, June 3, 1916 y2 AT THE A OFF , CLEAR- sr .Belding US BLACK : -. 0F TRIM- Unf UNTRIM- MED XJLClL MED HATS SHAPES AS LONG Q "I FOR LAST OIIUJJJC CENTS Double Automobile Tickets If you buy it of Willoughby you know it is pood Most Complete Line of Jewelry Watches, Diamonds, etc. is to be found in our store. The prices are right; the poods are right nd our service the best. The above three things are the rea sons we should be able to please you in the gift line. No sale too small, nor too large for, us to receive our individual at tention. r We guarantee each and every piece of goods we sell you. This store has always had the reputation of giving a square deal and we are going to do the same. If the goods are not as we rep resent then we will refund your money. Can we be more fair ? Yours for Quality, Trices and Service M L. IVilloughby - Successor to A. B. Hull Satisfaction Guaranteed Watch Inspectors for Pere Mar quette Railroad Cut Glass Makes Beautiful Gifts for Weddi Presents And we have a beautiful line of the above. Our patterns are up-to-date in style and design; as to price, we think we areJ the lowest. Why? Because we buy bur Cut Glass from an exclusive house-, which handle nothing else. There fore, we can buy it cheaper and sell it the same way. Come in and we will be glad to show you our beautiful assortment. It never has been more complete than now. , Yours for Quality, Prices and Service M. L. IVilloughby (Successsor to A. B. Hull) Our Air is to Please 12 Years Experience in the Jewelry Business THIS IS THE LAST WEEK YOU CAN GET TICKETS ON THE AUTO. ' , BELDING, JUNE 3. COME TO Otto Hoy t was in the city Monday from Flint, where he is now living. A. V. Fleck and sister, Miss Ada Fleck, were in Greenville Tuesday. Allan Kimberly was home from Ionia Tuesday. He is with the Phelps grocery company in that city. Herbert Johnson went to Coral Tuesday. Mrs. Edith Watson of Grand Rap ids, who was the guest of her parents here went to Greenville Tuesday for Decoration day service. Clark Hawley was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Hall Tuesday, Mrs. George Moulton of Ionia was the guest of her people here Tues day. ' Mrs. Avis Crame of Grand Rapids was the guest of her mother, Mrs. Mary E. H. Coville Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Alton Spencer were up from Ionia on Decoration Day. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Cook returned home to Ionia Tuesday, after visiting friends here for two days. Olf Eckert and wife were guests of her brother, Homer Eckert Tuesday. Mr. and, Mrs. Sidney Caulkins of Ionia were guests of "Mr. and Mrs. J. Bolenbaugh Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs.' W. R. Kahler of Grand Rapids and Mr. and Mrs. S. King of Detroit motored here Satur day to visit relatives and friends and remain over Decoration Day. Mrs. King was formerly Miss Ella Megin- Willie A. Leake of Lansing was the over Sunday guest of relatives and friends here. A special display of $5 hats for $1.98 Saturday only. Stanton & Sa bine. adv. Mrs. J. Dildine was a caller at the home of Mrs. E. A. Cook Sunday. Mrs. Etta McLaucrhun has return ed from a two weeks' visit in Grand Rapids. Mrs. E. Moulton spent the day Wednesday with Mrs. Frank Lamb r.nd 'daughter, who are soon to leave for New Jeresy to reside with her son. . Recular meeting, of the Congrega tional missionary society will be held with Rev. and Mrs. A. J.. Blair Tues day. June . G at 3 o'clock p. m. A good attendance is desired. - Charles Webster was in Lakeview Tuesday and made a visit to his lot-in the cemetery. Hon. Chas. R. Foote of Alto mot ored to this city Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Stanton of De troit were the guests of, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Kingsbury this week. Mr. Stanton, who was a form er Belding boy, has axfine position as lumber inspector for a firm there. The ladies of the M. E. church will serve their regular monthly supper Saturday (Automobile Day) in the church dining room from 5 to 7 o'clock. Menu: strawberry short cake, vegetable salad, cold meat, etc. Bill 25 cents. adv. Supervisor John W. Moore reports that lightning during the severe storm last week, struck a black oak tree about thirty rods from his house shivering it badly and split ting off a chunk of wood, throwing it several rods. Mr. and Mrs. Ned Wilder and son, William, of Freeport, are the guests of his parents. They intend going east for a few weeks and on their re turn may go to Chicago to reside. M. A. Reed of the Empress theatre informs us that he starts a new serial "Who Is Guilty" to run fourteen weeks, beginning June 19. The dog poisoner is again abroad in the city. Recently Fr. J. M. Zind ler's fine dog and C G. Bailey's large St. Bernard fell victims to his low-down methods. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Little motored to Gratiot county Sunday and visited the former's parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. Ward Wells visited the latter's brother. Albert O. Rich ardson at Courtland Sunday. Miss Kittie Salzman of Hastings is a guest at the home of her uncle, Lewis Salzmah. Mrs. Alice Smith spent Tuesday with her daughter, Mrs. Chas. Pfab of Ionia. A special display of $5 hats for $1.98 Saturday only. Stanton & Sa bine. adv. Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Blett of Grand Rapids spent Decoration Day with relatives here. a I SMITE ORdCERY'S Cut Roto Pfieo 10 LBS. BEST CANE SUGAR (With $1.00 order of other groceries) 25 78c lbs. PaN is Y HLOi&OM FLOUR - : : : - 25C WORTH CANE SUGAR(With $1.00 order of other groceries) $1.00 . $2.90 PINEAPPLES FOR CANNING, size 24-30 or 36, per box LARGE PINEAPPLES, per dozen, 30 size $1.20 Fresh Stravberries at Lowest Prices. . . . Nice Yellow Bananas, per dozen. . .15c Cucumbers, each 10c Fresh Lake Trout, per lb 16c Fresh Lake Perch, per lb 1 2c 6 Bars any 5c Soap for 25c 25c Box Gold Dust for. 19c Broken Macaroni, per lb 6c Broken Rice, 6c, 5 lbs .. .25c Best Head Rice, 10c value, 2 lbs 15c 2 lbs. 10c Tapioca for. 15c 2 lbs. Armour's Frankfurts. ...... .25c Veribest Veal Loaf, per lb. . . . ... .18c Minced Ham, per lb . t 15c Dixie Bacon, per lb. 20c Best Bean Pork, per lb. ......... .13c Good Dairy Butter, per lb. v. . 27c 2-lb. Brick Holland Oleo 35c 4 lbs. Fresh Ginger Snaps 25c Fresh Mixed Cookies, per lb. .... .10c 3 pkgs. Kellogg's or Post Toasties. . .25c Shredded Wheat Biscuits, per pkg. .12c Jellycon, any flavor, per pkg.. . .... 8c G Small or 3 Tall Milk. .....25c 3 Cans Corn or Peas 25c 10 lbs. Graham Flour 33c Sal Soda, per lb........ 2c 8 Bars Lenox Soap 25c Three 10c Rolls Crepe Toilet Paper. 15c 2 Cans Best Red galmon 35c Best Pink Salmon, per can 10c 3 Cans Hominy or Pumpkin. ....... .25c Fancy Prunes, per lb. 10c, 3 lbs. 25c Fancy Apricots, per lb. .12c 3 pkgs. 5c Matches for. 10c Pkg. Arm & Hammer Soda 7c- 3 pkgs. Macaroni or Spaghetti. . ... .25c Pure Codfish, per lb .15c G Bars Any Soap 25c 1-lb. pkg. Best Seeded Raisins 10c 2 Cans Best Sliced Pineapple 25c 2 Cans California Peaches. . . . .... .25c 2 Cans Pitted Red Cherries. 25c Pure Lard, per lb 16c Cotosuet, per lb .15c Lard Compound, per lb ; .15c 7 lbs.. Rolled Oats for ........ .25c 5 lbs. 25c Coffee (fresh roasted) . .$1.00 5 lbs. 30c Coffee (fresh roasted) . .$1.25 2 Ears Swift's Best Toilet Soap ..... 5c Two 10c Bars Palmolive Soap 15c Eagle Brand Milk, per can . .15c Three 5c Cans Sunbrite Cleanser. . 10c 3 lbs. Fresh Crackers..... ..25c Gold Medal, Marvel, Fanchon and New Perfection Flour 95c Crescent Flour . . . . . . . .90c WE PAY 20c FOR EGGS Mr, and Mrs. II. L. Willoughby vis ited the former's relatives in Ithaca over Sunday and Decoration Day. Lloyd Underwood returned Thurs day from Chicago, where he has been to see his sister, who recently un derwent an operation. Miss Stella Murwin was the guest of her parents at Alma from Satur day until Tuesday evening. Herbert Jakeway spent Tuesday in Kalamazoo. Mr. and Mrs. James Dobbelaar of Grand Kapids were guests of the lat ter's sister, Mrs. WjU,Ward Tuesday. Miss Ethel Fricke left Wednesday for Flint, where she will spend a couple of weeks visiting friends and relatives. Miss Ilah Simmons of Grand Rap ids has' been spending a few days with Miss Ethel Fricke. She return ed homo Tuesday evening. Miss Abbie Curtis spent Decora tion Day with .her .parents, in Ionia. John, Jr. and Frank Donovan spent Decoration Day with relatives in Ionia. Mrs. Geo. W. Brown and daugh ters, Bessie and Kena, spent Tues day at Shiloh. Miss Agnes Jonas spent the week end with Mrs. P. Bain of Ionia. Mrs. Milo Scott of Ionia was the guest of relatives here Decoration Day. Been Fishing Yet? Better drop over. We have the dope boats 50c day ; bait of all kinds and cottages $1.00 per day. Merritt Boat Livery, Keimer's Park, Long Lake, Bell 2 long, 1 short. adv. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Carr and Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Jacobs .of Sparta were hunday guests oi Mrs. Carr s sister, Mrs. Wilbur Whitney. Mrs. Whit ney returned with them to spend Dec oration Day in Sparta. W. L. Atwood and family of Grand Rapids are guests at herj Mer ton Smith home this week. Mr. and Mrs. Merton Smith enter tained Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Filkins and Mrs. L. C. Fales of Grand Rapids on Decoration Day. Mrs. Cora Donovan spent Sunday with relatives in Ionia. ' Miss Cora Kingsbury of Grand Rapids spent Tuesday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Kingsbury. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Himelberger went to Portland Wednesday to ar range of moving their merry-go-round to that place. They .have been here for the past six weeks and are now ready to go on the road for the south. They will close their engagement here Saturday night. Miss Maude Fitzjohn and mother spent Tuesday with relative fit Chad wick. Edgar Stanton has purchased, a new Oakland ''six" from Murray, & Company. Leo Benson Was Burned Leo Benson, who moved from here to Fowlerville in the early spring, had quite a serious burning accident last week. He was doing some sold ering on a gasoline lighting system when the sediment backed up in the pipe and caused an explosion, ignit ing the torch light which he was hold ing and badly burning his hands and one arm. He was taken immediate ly home and medical aid called, mak ing his as comfortable as possible. Mr. Benson's friends here will be glad to learn that he is improving although it was the cause of severe suffering for several days. N HI I i i . i iii ' - -r- Took A Pleasure Hide Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Cooley of this city, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Atwood of Grand Rapids and Mr. and Mrs. Chas. McCotter of Indianapolis drove to Kendallville, Sunday in the latter's car for "the purpose of visiting some of the old familiar places of interest, especially to Mr. and Mrs. Atwood in the lumbering days of nearly forty years ago where the Atwoods lived. They drove over the country which was a dense forest of pinettnen, but which is now cleared up irtto fine farms. They were also in Lakeview and visited with old acquaintances. English and French. It is trulv a graceful speech, the French tongue. Plain, homely things of life, so bald and bare and disheart ening In the Anglo-Saxon, are less un lovely in the French. Indeed, the French word for "rags" Is so pretty that we have conferred chiffon on one of our daintiest fabrics. But in the grace of the language lies also its weakness. It does not rise to the su preme utterances. I have been read ing the Bible texts on the tombstones. In the little cemetery of Chardonne. "L'Eternal est mon bcrger" can never rank in loftiness with "The Lord is my shepherd," nor "Que votre coeur ne se trouble point" with "Let not your heart be troubled." Baltimore American. .MMitiMMMimi mm MttittttitttMtf mi rtitn II IiihJ Bin :f FII'iIl !i . "villi ltpM ispli' 1 W l :wMimi lm -ill occupy very ; i space, dis- fl warmth s 1 Why"not glass-In your front or rear porch; put a radiator In y it; and have an extra attractive and comfortable living room? I American r Idfai J'H I Fl RADIATORS "1BOILERS CTiSfffiS 1 s never spout dust and gases into the living looms like old s fashion heating methods. j Easily and quickly put in "OLD or NEW" buildings. Let s us add an extra radiator to your heating plant and make s it possible for you to enjoy the convenience and comfort of 4 1 a porch sun-parlor. s Call us up and let us tell you what this will cost. t : 'J T. Frank Ireland Go. "We Never Sleep" . Yellow Front ,;1 iiniin;:irjii:ni rrinirrnr rn iMirnn rrn:irnrrninirMtrnrin iu;iin:n: nt inininniiiiiT;iir:nniJiininii;injr:iiJirr aiiiiu The merchant's stock-keeping should be as carefully attended to as the handling of his money. Some folks get what they want by pretending1 not to want it. Society, weddings come under the head of fashionable ties. If some men, fail to get their just deserts they have cause for rejoicing. A clean mouth is essential to good health? sii3uorcdmy SoD(Si& l For Saturday we have arranged several very re markable offerings that, are truly bargain gems for women of Belding and vicinity. They are genuine "snaps" as a glance at the items and prices will show. These goods are of the highest quality and will be offer ed at these prices for Come to this store and get your share" of the savings to be made. You can well afford to buy liberally for such opportunities may never come again. . Table Linen Snaps Don't miss this great one day sale linens are going higher every day. 50c 66-inch Damask 45c 75c 64-inch Linen Damask 67c $1.00 70-inch Linen Damask 89c $1.25 72-inch Linen Damask $1.15 $1.50 72-inch Linen Damask 1.39 Yes, NAPKINS are included in the sale Snaps in Crash Toweling 10c Crash ... 8c 12V2c Crash . . . . . r. . . .He 16c Crash .14c 20c Crash .17c 15c 18x38 Turkish Towel . . .12c 25c 24x45 Turkish Towel. . , ... 19c 50c 25x46 Turkish Towel. . . . .42c Snaps in Ladies' Muslin Underwear SKIRTS - GOWNS - DRAWERS - CORSET COV- ERS AND COMBINATION SUITS 25c Garments . . . . . . . ...... . 21c . 35c Garments . . . ...... 29c 50c Garments . . .... ..... . . . 42c 75c Garments .............. 69c $1.00 Garments . . . . ... ....... 89c $1.25 Garments ............ .$1.10 $1.50 Garments 1.25 Snaps on White and Colored Sum mer Goods 12V2c Goods . . 11c v 15c Goods .I2V2C 18c Goods 15c 25c Goods 21c 50c Goods . 42c 4 1 2 Vfcc Ginghams , 10c 15c Percale.. 12i2c Snaps in Spring Goats (For One Day Only) " $ 6.00 Coats .$ 4.98 $ 8.00 Coats 6.98 $10.00 Coats v 7.98 $12.50 Coats ... . . 10.00 $15.00 Coats . ..... . 11.00 $17.50 Coats 12.50 $20.00 Coats 13.75 $22.50 Coats ..... . 14.50 Snaps in Suits ' $17.50 Suits $13.75 $20.00 Suits 15.00' $22.50 Suits . . 17.50 $25.00 Suits 19.00 Stores close at 6; 00 p. m., except Saturday, and pay nights. We give S. & H. Green Trading Stamps. J. 'De' VLIEGER & SON Next to Star Theater