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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 1918
AWout Our Town nd Ita Ptoplt Floyd Bush is very sick. Mrs. Morris Urch is a very little better. Frank G. Lincoln was in Ionia last Monday: a Miss Iris McElroy returned to Jack son Tuesday. Marguerite Cusser returned to Ann Arbor Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. John Jewell were in Grf'.ville Tuesday. 1). Ernest Leach went to Grand Rapid Wednesday. Ruth' Mann left Monday for Duluth, Minnesota. Mrs. Anna Moon spent a week vis iting: relatives at Ashley. ". Rev. R. S .Nash left Tuesday for a business trip to Durand. Morey Raby has purchased a new "'1918 model Saxon roadster. - Mr. and Mrs. Alva Dodds visited relatives at Smyrna Sunday. Miss Dana Bailey was in Grand Rapids the first of the week. Mrs. Arnold Rich was a Saturday guest of Mrs. Ansel Johnson. Mrs. Mary Rearick left Wednesday for a visit in Grand Rapids. Mrs. Delia Wilcox of Detroit has been the. guest of Mrs. Will Russell. She returned home Monday. Fresh buttermilk at 0'Bryons. . Advertisement. . Gladys Hamilton spent a few days last week with friends in Ionia. Mr 1 and Mrs. Frank Sandy returned froiy jlJreckenridpre Wednesday. .i Ln,i AfM W;ii Wo , 4U day Tuesday in Grand Rapids. Mr. and Mrs. John Jewell were in Greenville Tuesday on business. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Alexander re turned to Grand Rapids Monday." Mrs. Eveline Phelps of Lowell is the guest at the of Mrs. M. A. God frey. Wells Hall left Friday to visit a few days with friends in West Branch. Gordon and Lucile Bricker were the guests of friends in Ionia Sunday and Mr. and Mrs. George Gleason en tertained friends from Muir New I ear s uay, Mrs. Lewis Cartridge returned from Alma Wednesday where she had been for a few days. Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Leland God frey, of Ashley, New Year's day, a fine ten-pound boy. Mrs. Ernest Soules of Detroit vis ited her mother, Mrs. Frank Gibson, a few days last week. James Johnson of Flint visited his brother. A. N. Johnston and wife, a few days this week. Mrs. Dixon, who had been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Z. D. Dow, returned her home Wednesday, tr Balm Ames returned Wednesday from a short visit with friends and relatives in Blanchard. Miss Helen Lapham and Miss Mary Ann Ravell returned to Ionia County Normal school Tuesday. Charles Kinsman returned home to . Muskegon last week, after a few days' visit with his people here. Mr. and Mrs. John Ryan, who had been visiting their people here, re turned to Lansing Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. James Johnston of Flint are guests of their daughter, Mrs. Floyd Bush and family. Don and Fred Bailey returned Mon- rlnv nicrhfc from Pprrintnn. whir thpv have been visiting their uncle. Mr. and Mrs. Claude liymers and son of Perry are visitng Mr. and Mrs. Verne Brown and other relatives. Miss Erma Arnold has returned to Evanston, 111. She had been here and at Battle Creek for a short visit The Long Lake Aid will meet Thursday, January 10 with Mrs. Clyde Snow. Everyone is invited. Mrs. Ella Holmes is in Chicago, go ing there to meet Mr. and Mrs. Fred Holmes, who are there on business. r. and Mrs. J. W. Rickle return ed Monday from Alma, where they visited relatives during the holidays. Miss Louise Truil of Hart came Thursday to visit for a short time at the home of her brother, Harry Trull. Fred Millard came home from Ionia Monday to spend New Year's day with his mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Mil lard. Bertha Mossinger, who had been visiting here oyer Christmas and New Year's, returned to Butternut Wed nesday. Mr. and Mrs. Will Conklin aid sons of Lowell spent Christmas with their mother, Mrs. Miles Wood and family. Alvin Harroun returned to Kalama zoo Tuesday evening, after visiting relatives and friends in the city over Sunday. '- ' Oscar Moore was home to visit his mother for a day or two on a furlough from Camp Custer. He returned on Wednesday. If You Buy It Of Willoughby You Know It Is Good. Repairing One of Our Specialties Wo are equipped to give you the best of workman ship combined with service. They can not be beaten. We have added from time to time new things with which to give you prompter service and better work. Wc can take your old gold and make you a beautiful band ring, re-plate your jewelry and do many other things which we have not room to mention, and they can be done the same day as received. Bring your Watch, Clock and Jewelry repairing to us and receive workmanship combined with service, backed by absolute guarantee. Youra for Quality, Prices and Service ZZ M. L. VMouchby ssssSI JEWELRY and PATnEPnONES CUCCESSOR TO A. B. nULL Watch Makers and Inspectors for Per Marquette Railroad. Thirteen Years in the Jewelry Business. Mrs. Maggie Welch returned ' home Monday from the north, where she has been visiting relatives the past two weeks. Read the advertisement of the new Overland on another page. Adv. Mr. and Mrs. Horace Bush and daughter of Sheridan were week-end guests of their son, Floyd. Bush and family. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Gleason and chil dren of Grand Rapids were New Year's guests of Mr. and Mrs. George uieason. Mrs. Z. Sovereen returned home from Detroit Monday, where she visit ed' the past twoeeks with her son and family.' ' ' . a .Mrs. Floyd S. Poe and little daughter, Edna May, from Ypsilanti are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Updike. short furbuh, . . v , Mrs, . J. J.WJaughton and ' children of Lassies ;ited her sister, Mrc.4A. Weer, an j. other relatives -htre a few days last week. Mr. and Mrs. Will Cannon and lit tle daughter of Grand Ranids visited at the h6me of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Glass Monday night. Vern SheDlev and son returned to Rose City Wednesday, after a visit with the Walkers and other friends here for a few days. Overland Republic Trucks. See our adv. Ame s& Unger. Adv. Mrs. Kate Blair returned home to Holland Wednesday. She and her daughter had been the guests at Keuben Bradish s. Mrs. Ella Burkett, who had been the holiday guest of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Sayles, returned home to White Cloud Wednesday. Miss Marjorie Chase left Tuesday for Detroit where she will resume her school work. Miss Chase visited her parents through the holidays. Mr. and J Mrs. P. J. Walker, who have been spending a few days with Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Annis, returned home to Grand Haven Tuesday. Mrs. Clayton Chapman and Miss Vera Robinson, both of Detroit, re turned Tuesday after visiting Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Spencer for a few days. Martin Engemann, Robert Reeves and Hubert Lngemann have returned to Camp Logan. They were home on f urlougn for the Christmas holidays. Republic truck prices are changing. Better see Ames & Unger at once. Advertisement. The Ladies' Social Circle will meet with Mrs. 1. L. liubbell on Wednes day afternoon, January tf. Annual election of officers and Bohemian luncu. Mr. and Mrs. George Yost and daughters, Jena and Marion, who were here to attend the family re union of the Kinsman family, have re turned home. Roy Kaser returned to Toledo Mon day, lie had been the guest of his brother and mother. He expects to get into the service of uncle Sam as soon as he is called. Mrs. H. P. McElroy left Tuesday for Boise, Idaho, to spend the winter with her son. Miss iris, her daugh ter, returned to her school work at Jackson the same day. Mr. and Mrs. Archie Beach of Sagi naw were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Quick, returning this week. Mr. Beach is instructor in manual training in the schools there. Ernest D. Menkee, G. W. Pellett and Bruce Pickard are among the men at Camp Custer who are listed to enter the training school for of ficers to open there January 5. Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Sumner receiv ed a visit from their son, Lee Sum ner, over New Year's day. Lee is now stationed at Camp Grant and is awaiting orders to move for France Miss Dorothy Jackson returned to Alma Wednesday. She had been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Chase. Miss Jackson is the daughter of Rev. Jackson and a former resident of this city. . Charles Luce and family went to Greenville Tuesday to spend New Year's day with Mrs. Jennie Legg. On the first day of every New Year a family gathering is held there and Mr. Luce and family and Mrs. Asher Shaw take dinner and spend the day with her.. The Oddfellows and Rebekahs held their New Year's party New Year's eve and it was a great success There were 140 present and a splendid pro gram was enjoyed by all, after which refreshments were served. All de parted at an early hour having enjoy ed the evening very much. Bowels clogged, sick headache, no fun is it? Why not have that happy face, red cheeks that come with good digestion? Hollister's Rocky Moun tain Tea makes the bowels work reg ular, natural makes you feel like new. Take it tonight. Connell's Drug Store. Advertisement. Ames & Unger will soon bo dem onstrating the new Overland. Read about it in their adv. Adv. Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Stone and children, Barbara and Phillip, have been the Christmas time guests of Dr. wd Mrs. Geo. F. Smith. Public Notice Mayor Knapp has received the fol lowinsr special communication from the, county fuel committee with the request that he call public attention to it: "It will be necessary to require of all communities where wood . can be obtained to use wood in place of coal. In almost every town, some wood can be had with in short distance. People in rural communities should refrain from asking for coal if it is possible to get wood. , "Very truly yours, "Ionia County Fuel Com., "F. D. Curtis, Chairman." Class Elected OScers -The men's class of the Church of Chirst " Sunday school, ReV. Pease, teacher, held a watch night meet on Monday and stayed up until the New Year was ushered in. During the evening Mr. Pease gave them a good talk and at the proper hour a fine luncheon was served with hamburg sandwiches as the heavy part. There were about thirty present and the following officers were elect ed: Henry Hicks, president; Ellison Avery, vice president; Walter Knight, secretary and treasurer. Henry Scott Dead The doath of Henrv Scott occurred at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Mary Sears, Tuesday morning at three o'clock, aged eighty-four years. Mr. soou naa Deen m lor some timp nnd for t.hp nast fpw weeks all hope of his recovery had been given up. The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at the house. Obituary next week. Obituary -Jeramiah McPherson Jeramiah McPherson was born in Hancock Co., Ohio, Oct. 11, 1840, and died at his home, a mile south of Green's church, in Orleans township, Saturday night, December 22, at nine o'clock, death being due to an attack of heart failure of which disease he had suffered for a year. He was mar ried at the age of twenty-five to Mrs. Hester Kinney, she dying twenty-seven years ago. Seven children were born to this union, two girls passing to the Great Beyond. Mr. McPherson was converted thir teen years ago' and was a firm be liever in the doctrine of Free Metho dism. His last testimony was that he was never going to die, but that he would live on and on. A short prayer Service was held at the home Monday, and Tuesday the remains were taken to Perrinton where the regular services were held in charge of Rev. J. Fred Iulg. The interment was made in the cemetery at Perrinton. Those left to mourn their loss are: John McPherson of Perrinton; Joe of Toledo, Ohio; Herman of Orleans; Mrs. Mary Crawford of Orleans and Leonard McPherson of Belding; also nine grandchildren and two sisters. A precious one from us has gone; A voice we loved is still, A place left vacant in our home Which never can be filled. Purchase Return Tickets One good way to boost for our city and at the same time do a little something to benefit our railway sta tion and cheer the heart of the tick et seller, is for everyone .who takes transportation from this point in tend in e to return, is' to purchase a return ticket. The price swells the receipts at this station and boosts the monthly report of the agent. i ne omciais nigner up notice me in crease in revenue and are more ant to give consideration when asked to make improvements. Uy purchasing i : -1. i il. r i .1 : gets the benefit. Orleans Methodist Circuit R. V. Birdsall. Pastor The pastor mailed a check for $27.00 to the Methodist Orphanage, Detroit, last week, the result of the "gif tless" Christmas observed in the three churches on this charge. All the Sunday schools of this charge do splendid giving to any worthy cause. Mrs. Birdsall's Sunday schol class was entertained 1 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Decker in Ionia Wed nesday evening. A splendid time re ported.' ' The Orleans Bible Study class .will meet with Marion York Friday even ing. This charge is blessed with four aid societies. Dexter Aid meets with Mrs. Jay Densmore, January 3; Dil dine Aid meets the same day with Mrs. Claude Heald; Orleans Aid will meet January 10 with Mrs. F. L. Cur rie. Church of Christ News The pastor has been elected as Bible school superintendent for the coming year and we are expected to make a few changes and we ask your hearty cooperation to make the school better. The "Unified Service" will be given trial beginning Sunday morn ing. All the scholars are urged to be E resent promptly at 10:30 a. m., one our earlier than usual. .. Parents please bear this in mind and see that you and your children are present on time. Following the study period the pastor will give a sermon usually on the lesson of the day, and the whole service will last only one hour and forty-five nrinutes, so everybody can spare this lime for the Lord's work. A good New Year's resolution for the year: "On Time Every Sunday." Prayer meeting Thursday night. "The Word of the Lord From Jeru salem." is the topic A contest is be ing planned and we hope to see you Thursday night. The officers of the church will meet at the parsonage Friday night. All the officers are urged to be present to help plan the work for the year. Those who nave been assisting in the " Ev ery Member Canvass" please bring in your lists and pledges Friday night. The union meeting Sunday will be held in the Congregational church at seven p. m. It has been suggested that the kais er institute that Italian drive with a hope of securing a warmer climate to winter in. Our boys are preparing to furnish him an even warmer one. THE CELtiING DANNEH C&rd cf ThsrJa WwisfTin tb'is way to express our thanks and appre ciation to the many friends and neigh bors for their sympathy and assist ance during the sickness and at the death of our dear mother. Mrs. Chas. Doty. We thank the East Otisco and Orleans Farmers' clubs and also friends for the beautiful floral offer ings. We thank the singers for the beautiful singing. Thank all who helped in any way. The Children. LSGAL NOTICES ORDE.t REGARDING ELECTRIC ITY FOR ILLUMINATION The United States Fuel Adminis trator cancels the present order reg ulatine time advertising sisms shall be lighted. In its place all signs of every kind including merchants signs, theater signs, also display lighting on buildings and elsewhere, hotel sums and advertising sterns are ordered discontinued completely on Thursday and Sunday sights of each week. On these same nights stores not open for business must not show lights more than are necessary for safety. i It is further ordered that as few lights as possible be maintained in homes and other places on Thursdays and Sundays. It is hereby declared and ordered by the Federal Fuel Ad ministrator of Michigan that the pro visions of the above named order are binding upon the makers and users of electricity for illumination pur poses within the state and that they are in full force and effect on and after this date. Frank D. Curtis, v Chairman Ionia Co.. Fuel Com. Ionia, Michigan, December 31, 1917. FINAL ADMINISTRATION ACCOUNT (First Insertion Jan. 2, 1918) STATE OF MICHIGAN The pro bate court for the county of Ionia. At a session of said court, held at the probate office, in the city of Ionia, in said county, on the twenty-seventh day of December, A. D. 1917. Present: Hon. Montcomery Web ster,' Judge of Probate. In the matter of the estate of Marv H. Conner, deceased. William B. Conner, administrator of said estate, haviner filed in said court his final administration account, and his petition praying for the allowance thereof and for the assignment and distribution of the residue of said estate, to and among, the persons en titled thereto. It is ordered, That the twenty eighth day of January, A. D. 1918, at one-thirty o'clock in the afternoon, at said probate office, be and is hereby appointed for examining and allow ing said account and hearing said pe tition; It is further ordered, That public notice thereof be given by publication of a copy of this order, for three suc cessive weeks previous to said day of hearing, in the Belding Banner, a newspaper printed and circulated in said county. MONTGOMERY WEBSTER, Judge of Probate. L. S. A true copv. FLORENCE C. DADl) BROOKS, 31-t-3 Deputy Register of Probate. :;;??t;i?i;i;;s;;tttttttttm Depot Street (First Insertion Dec 12, 1917) STATE OF MICHIGAN. The Cir cuit Court for the County of Ionia, IN CHANCERY. Leona V. Faupell, Plaintiff, vs. A Jam V Pmiiull n.nJ.. At a session ox said court held at the court house ia the city of Ionia, in said county, on the first day of De cern Der, A. V. 1917. Present: Honorable Frank D. M. Davis. Circuit Judge. In this cause it appearing, by affi davit on file that the residence of the defendant. Adam F. Faunell. is un known and cannot be ascertained; on motion oy jf rea i Warner. Esq., at torney for the plaintiff it Is ordered that the appearance of the said de fendant, Adam F. Faupell, be entered in this cause within three months from the date of this order, and that in case of .his appearance he cause his answer to the bill of complaint to be filed and a copy thereof to be served upon the attorney for the plaintiff within fifteen days after service on him of a copy of said bill, and that in default thereof that said bill be taken as confessed by the said defendant. It is further ordered that the. said flaintiff cause this order to be pub ished in the Belding Banner, a news paper printed, published and circulat ed in said county, and that such pub lication be commenced within twenty days from the date of this order and be continued therein once in each week for six weeks in succession. FRANK D. M. DAVIS, Circuit Judge. FRED L. WARNER, Attorney for Plaintiff, Business Address, Belding. Michicran. Countersigned and Entered, George W. Moulton, Clerk. Attest: A true copy. George W. Moulton, Clerk. 28-t-6 nn on Stock in DELDKjG building and LOAN ASSOCIATION average nearly O compound interest at ma turity. A few more shares for sale in Series No. 94 IK Wait Until Yob It's a Hummer. It has all the life, action and durability possessed by the other members of the big Overland family, and at a price that compells attention. The New Overland Four weighs 1500 pounds, has easy riding 3-point suspension springs, one man top, slanting wind shield, 30x3 1-2 in. wheels, a motor of unusual high power and two unit lighting and starting, systems. It will be out soon. . Republic Truck Owing to the unual good service given by the Republic Trucks sold by us last year we have signed our contracts for this years requirement. The price on some of the models raised January -1st, the others will raise during this month. If you are contemplating buying a truck this year better see us at once. Askfora demonstration. Ames & Hardvare, Paint Oilc, Glace, and eic. - in I . V.K' - . " ' T.:'-Firainik . We Never Sleep 1 FARMERS We now have Cotton Seed Meal, the great milk producer. The best value of any feed for milk MOSS ROSE FLOUR Is ipt only a pastry flour, but a bread flour as well. Try a sack and be convinced. 25 pound sapk, , 1 50 pound sack 100 pound sack E. CHAPPLE CO. 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