Newspaper Page Text
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, lplC. Til 2 czldk:g UAUIVZVAIZWS THE nULDIIi'G DAIiriEa-IJUVS (The Belding Banner, established 1ES3) (The lidding News, established 1835) . (Consolidated May 21, 1)18) Published every Wednesday afternoon by the llanner Iublishing Co., ' Btkhng, Mich:gan. KJ. D. Engemann II. M.Engemann Editors and Publishers. t-rtd into the Beldlnc, Michigan I' fterond-cluss matter. oat Office Subteriptlo Postpaid On year In advance.. Kis months In advance.-.-................ Thr month! In advance................. Canadian, ont )eur In advance...... .....$1.50 . .75 40 . 2.00 1 . Advtrtltini i Dlaplay rutea on aptiUcaUon. Card of thanks, ' on rent a word Dualneaa lor a la, on Grit page, lift cnu a line. Long May It War Hubert M. Engemann Francis J. Magin Let us then stand by the consti tution as it is, and by our country as it i, one, united, and entire; let it bm a truth engraren on our hearts; let it be borne on the flag under which we rally in erery exigency, that we have one country, one con stitution, one destiny. -Daniel Web ster. TO BE ALLOWED AFTER JULY I EDICT OF "WORK OR FIGHT TO AFFECT LOAFERS AND IDLERS THROUGHOUT THE NATION. Work or. fight. This is the ulti matum of the United States to the gamblers, race track attendants, pool room loafers, bucket shop hangers on, theater ushers, attendants at, clubs, those of all non-essential occupations who are registered of draft age. Pro fessional ball players may bo includ ed in the list, i . The . purpose" is' to insure the full , fighting- strength of 'all men between the ages of 21 and 131. J ji Such of these occupation, like I clerks in stores as are really useful, fmust be filled by women, men under '21 or over 31. I Another new feature of the plan is Lhis. Deferred-Classification on ac count of dependents will not save the hon-worker. He must get busy or ie will be reclassified and raised from plass 4 to Class 1. I After July 1 any registrant who is Sot found by the local boards to be jngaged in some-useful occupation or Inyone who is, an habitual idler will e called before the board and given I chance to explain. If his explan- tion is not satisfacory he will be Jailed. i It ' is expected that this rule will orce the idle whether rich or poor p get busy and keep busy at some seful toil and will help to solve the " v. l r 1 1 !i- i ruuiein ui iuiih jauur, muniuong anu hip building. ! Under the new law, no limit is put n the president's power to call men. e may call 5,000,000 or more if ho ?es fit. It is designed to make tese calls from Class 1. Exemptions hereafter will be fewer id harder to get. Some provision is been made, in the appropriation -'1 for paying an army of 3,000,000 "d ordinance annronriation mnde for amy. ; of 4,000.000. Everybody I anxious' to end the war and to end right, v There is but one right end j td that i is complete victory. eTo this' end it is proposed that the esidentbe authorized to enlist all from 40 to 55, at presen tthe age ydt is 40. i These older men art v t to Rjrve An the trenches but in 3 work back of the trenches so that cr.er men may be released for ac 3 service. Should this become a it -will give the president power I accept " many volunteers who are J CIO lcvrd, C1CD :s rci":rs of this papr win be ' zti t Ijarn that there Is at Uast i C?:'zl 6iaa that sctaace has i tilt ta cure In all Its ctacss and. 1 la cztrrrh. Catarrh ttlzx creatly ' r.rtj if constitutional conditions V.r:i rsr-tltuuonal treatntat. Hall's ' rrh IZi kin lj taken InttrntHy ana Crj t: Hlood oa the tlaeous C-r i ct tl t Ljttern thtreby tfntrcylRl .;-jr.i:.:n of tha dlae, cirlnj th t ttrc-th by buikJtns up th cci ..cn rr.J uslatln nature In 6oir?lts ' :. proprietors have so r.ch In t'l curatlva powers of I.i'.i's : ; "t'.Tf that thy ofTtr C- . : 1 l;:..n for any ca that It f::j i. i r.1 fr l"t of tettlrac-'-xlJ. .1 l J. C.IT.IHT ft CO.. TolafiO, . l.H ty an D.jjjixt, 7;c r.r.i'J'a Drjj Ctore; Wcrtley & V over e but anxious to er.listT Modern armies it is cstirr-sted.-re- quire 40 per cent of their force for other service than in the fighting zone. This fives a great opportun ity to use older men. Belding, like all other cities,, has its people who will be affected by the new order of the government but there are not very many and it has been a long, long time since arryone desiring to employ a few men, could go down the street and pick up what help he wanted. Yes, the war has practically put an end to the profes sional loafer and it 1s to his own good as well as for the good of the nation. . . ADDITIONAL LOCALS Clayton Steele, of Chicago, was an over' Sunday truest at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Steele. - Mrs. Frank Welch and son Vern returned home Friday night from Po tomac, IH., where they' have beenvjs. iting the past three weeks. , "Miss,. Mrria Vandenburg of Fenn ville wrr anruest of her grandmother, Mrt'Jchn Jiickle a few days. I..r; and Mrs, Ralph Stackus were at Orleans Sunday. ' t.T-r -Mr .and Mrs. R. T.v Tood - and daughter, . Irene, and Mr., and Mrs. Louis Wood of "Ionia spent. Decora tion day with their father and other relatives here. A. J. Dodds was, ill thepast week. Mr. and Mrs. Alvah Dodds and son Gerald spent Sunday in Grand Rap ids. . CEillTE GKOGEM .'New Cabbage, per lb . . . ... . . ...4c. Large Pineapples, each 18c; dozen ... . . $1.85 Large Ripe Bananas, dozen 30c Lemons, Surtkist, 3 for . . . .......... . . . . . . 10c Matches, 7c boxes, 2 for 9c; dozen . . ... . . . . . .... . .54c Picnic Hams, per lb. . . . . . . . . ... ........ 26c Arm & Hammer Soda, pkg. .5c Seeded Raisins, pkg. 10c 3 lbs. Prunes for . . .... .27c Fancy Apricots, lb . . . . 22c California Evaporated Peaches, lb. .............. .15c Large Cans Milk, each 12c 6 Small Cans Milk . ..... .35c 1 0 Bars Lenox Soap ". 49c 10 Bars Fels Naptha Soap . .54c 2 Bars American Family, Ivory or P. G.x ....... .13c 2 lbs. 30c Farm House Coffee ......... .... . . .49c 3 lbs. 40c Monarch Coffee .' 75c 10 lbs; Cornmeal 57c 10 lbs. Rolled ,Oats . : .79c Brick Cheese, per lb. . . . ... . . . . . . . . ,. . . . .30c 2 Cans Peas y. . . : ... ; . fl . . v. .25c 3 pkgs. Monarch Cornflakes .. i Li. .............. . 25c Lard Compound, per lb , .' i . . .' vr'. . . ..... .27c' 3 pkgs. Mince Mat . . . , . ...... .25c - Eat Cream Nut Bread, large loaves .14c Full Line f Fresh Fruit aid Vegetables. M'kveryj more n costs more these' cent added to more important to it. It is both financial and criminal negligence to lose a single quart through improper care. Likewise every cent cut from its cost is that much more money made. ' . A good milk house, as a sanitary and time-saving con , venience, is a good investment. It costs little. And if built of : White Pine it vriir last indefinitely. White Pine is the best of all " tcoda for outside uses because it does not warp, twist, tplit or rot even after years of exposure. Every joint .holds tiht. Wo havo plans, cpcciHcatlona and bill cf materials, fcr tha cbovo Milk Hours or. for any other typo cf farm tulldlnj frca cn request cf U3, tc-cthcr yith cur crtimata cf tho ccct. ""'." Every labor-savin; convenience is just&abla war expense. And lumber, in terms of farm produce, was never cheaper. See uj and let us provo it. . , R !0 Evoryth:r.3 ia Mr. and Mrs. Leon Forward end children spent Sunday in" Stanton, " Uennie Jones of 'Camp' Custer was a Saturday night guest of his sister, Mrs. Ralph Johnson and family and Sunday he visited his mother, sister and brothers near Mecosta. ' Mrs. Alvah Dodds and son Gerald were Saturday guests of her brother, Will Dickens, near Smyrna. Mrs. Harry Jones and children of Chicago &re visiting Mr. and Mrs. Ansel Johnston. Howard Stackus visited his brother and wife the week end. Mrs. Chas. Wagner and ron Thaler are in Big Rapids. ' ' Burl Wilbur has returned fromthe Ferris school at Big Rapids. He has been taking ' a business course there and has finished his studies in a very creditable and satisfactory manner. Mrs. W.' IL Shaw has.' returned from her six weeks' visit in Mar quette, having had a most delightful time, v- , .-.i.' The Neighborhood Birthday Sur prise party ladies of the North side are - still continuing to work that pleasant feature in social life and on Saturday, Mrs. Holland's home was invaded. About 25 or 30 guests were present and made the afternoon spent with her a happy one. Fine refreshments were served. Mrs. Pauline Gais has been sick, for more than two months. The B. Y. P. U. held its regular meeting at her home last Sunday evening. It was greatly appreciated. 1 " days and is worth more. its value makes it that much properly care for and protect Building Material Major F. R. Chaue has furnished us with a list of the people in Otisco township Red Cross branches, Smyr na, Cook's Corners, Miriam. Ashley and Brink, together with the amounts which they contributed: Henry Zahm $2 Michael Zahm $2, Andrew Scheid, $1, Anthony Brei meyer, $1, Mrs. Peter Kopp $2, John Snyder (1, August Giger $1. Fred Houseman $5, Matt Kohn SI, Clarence Chickering $1. John F. Kohn $2, Fred Benton X, Frank Tillitson $2, Mrs. N. Witt , Eli Witt SI, Seeley Brothers S5, Joseph Zahm $2. George fenark rreeman Tillitson $1. 'A. 'liar. Kilborn 51, Ray ns SI, Koswell E. ' Bliss SI. Ed. Hotchkiss ll. Edgar Kilborn SI, Jo seph Schoendorf $3. Anthony Snyder 1, Albert Houseman' SI, Lester L. Beebe SI, Mr. and'Mrs. Franlr Kemp $1.50. Wm. Kesler $1. Albert Kesler 50c, Mr. and Mrs. John Hether 50c, Jacob Bozung SI, ' Herbert Bozung 50c, Leo Bozung 50c, Clarence Bozung 25c, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kemp $1, Ed. Schindorf $2, Albert Laux $1.50, Paul Gondolff $1. Mr - and Mrs. Fred Scheid 50c, Mrs. Josephine Schindorf $1, Mrs. Teressa Krupp 50c, Joe Krupp SI. George Schindorf $1 Irene Schindorf 50c. Charles Breimeyei' $1, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kemp $1.50J Henry Kemp $1, J. T. Laux $1, Frankl L,aux ?1, Lillian Laux 50c, Joseph Albert $2, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Albert $1, Genevieve Feyan $1, Jo seph T. Jacoby $1, Elma Jacoby 50c, Joseph Breimeyer $1, f red Breimey er 50c, Matt Lauvx 50c, Gust Laux 50c, Margaret Laux 50c, Mamie Rit tersdorf 50e. John Rittersdorf $1, Leo Rittersdorf 50c, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Drier 50c, J. Peter Gasper $1, Joe Gasper 50c, Mamie Gasper $1. Joseph Hether 50c, Miley J. Richmond $5, Mrs. F. J. Richmond $1, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde lay $4, Miss Frieda Day $1, Mr. and Mrs. Earl L. Norton $5, B. F. Bowen $5, Mr. and Mrs. Clare Norton $1, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Kohn $3, Mr. and Mrs. John Mehney $1, Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Purdy $1, fMrs, Mae Racy $1. Mrs.Abe Moon $1, Mr. and Mrs. Will Byrne $1. Mrs. Myron Cooper $1, Mrs.- A. W. Cooper $1, Miss Mary Cooper $1, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Blasen $1, Fred Condon $1, Mr. and Mrs. Walter White $2, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Gardner $2, Wright Gardner $1, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Geiger $3, Mr. and Mrs. Fred -Walters $1, Mr. and Mrs: Frank R. Davis $2, Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Douglas si, Mr. and Mrs. Verne E. Davis $3, Mr. and Mrs. Will Hogan $1. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Belding $2. Mr. and Mrs. Les e Carpenter $3, Mrs. Orlo Emmons $2, Robert Wells $10, Mr. and Mrs. Russel Z Slayton $3, ivn-. and Mrs. Earle Nash $2, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Belding $2, Mr. and Mrs. George V. Davis $1, R chard Longstreet $5, Chria Choate $1, Geo. A. Hanks $1, John Zuric $2, Hattie'A. Moe $2.50, ,Milo B. Haney $1. Red Cross ladies 50c, Lewis Jenks Sl'Hi 'Lee Miller $1, Rufus R. Morse $1, John Schen den $3, Charles Richmond $1, Fred Scheid (pledged) 60c, "George Barnes $1, Mrs. , Olive Insley "$11, Robert Barry $1, Ladies of the Red Cross 75c, I. R. Eggleston $1, Claude Eg gleston $1, Mrs. Frank Rasmussen $2, Miss Nellie Ashley, $1, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ci ifTord Gu Clifford $ li Russel Moon $1, Louis and Kenneth Jenks $2, Alvin Shaw $1, Glen Sower $l, 'Mrs. Caddie White $1, Mrs. Jan son Hicks $1;-Perry Jenks $1, Miss Beatrice Fisk $1, Mrs. 'Alice Peter son $1, Clayton C. Baker $2, Edmor.d C. Co,wles $2, Karl Cowles $1, Ray Weeks $2, Mrs. John Clark 50c, Fred U Williams $5, ' A:vH.' Norton $2, John W. Murphy $2, Thomas Morris $2, Erwin Ridgeway 50c, Joseph Shean $2, Edgar Condon $2, Jesse Mast $2, Lewis E. ' Peterson $2, Verne Huston $1, Archie Condon $1, Charles Morris $2, Emma Lawrence 50c, Mrs. Chas. Cowles $1, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Tuttle $3, Charles Halli-' day, 50c, Noble Peterson $1, Albert Northway $1, Frank Richmond $1, Geo. A. Hanks $1, J. A. Cook $2, Geo. Weber $1, James Insley $1, George Hoppough $1, John R. Purdy $1. Guy Purdy $1, Edward Insley $1, Wm. Gardner 1, Mrs. Helen Purdy' $2, Elgin W. Condon $2, Louie Compton $1, Alfred Davis $1, Mrs. Wm. R. Tebbel $1, Sylvester Osborne $1, Geo. Tebbel $2, 'Am'os Russell 50c, Fred Dumon $1, John Tebbel $2, Hiram Olds $1, Frank Ingalls 50c, Alfred Jonas $1, John Andres $1, Fred Spencer $1, C. B. Johnston $1, Henry Harris $1, Clare Gardner $1, Chas. Wintworth 50c, Charles Dumon $1, Robert Earle $1, E. L. Qould $2, Mrs. C. Dumon $1, Hugo Gasp r $1.25, Warren Gardner $1, Ira Rich mon d$l, Charles Condon $1, Milo Dicken $1, C. W: Jofan $1, Bela Cowles $1, Brunt Collier 50c, .Her bert Mehney $1, Fred J. Reeves $1, Ed. Reeves $2, Wm. Buell $1, Leo Start Ycur . Savins Account in tcir r.oc:::h?L:: Each Dc?c-:!cf a Stockholder All p refits divided equally amen j stockholders. Arlx fcr booklet explaining the plan. C:.indorf $1, Day Richmond $1, Mrs. McFarlane $2, Dij B. Tenton $5, Wm. M. Cowles $1, Mr. and Mrs. LaDow $2 Mr. and 4 Mrs. Wm .T. Hummer $1, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Vaughn $2, Mr. and Mrs. M. L. BiJ well $1, Mr. and Mrs. John Raymond $1, Mrs. Carrio Hatton $1.50, Mr. and Mrs. John Wacha $1, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Skopec $1, Mr. and .Mrs. Smith Nichols $1, Miss Anna Kesler SI, Miss Mary Gondola $1, Mrs. Paul GondolfT $1, Chas. S. Pawnne $1, Nelson St $1, Mrs. King $1, Mrs. Eva Jenks $1, Geo. Krupp $1, Chas. J. Krupp 50c, Frank Krupp 25c, Christ Krupn 25c, Eben Compton $2, Frank L. Moon $5, Mrs. Jennu 50c, Mrs. Nick Mehney 50c, Joseph War ner 2, Mrs. Frank Mosher 50c, John L. Morse ,1, Chauncey Hubbard $1, Allen Hill S2, m7 S. Updike $1, Deli Smith $5, Henry Werner $2, C. L. Brown $1, John Mason $2, Rufus R. Morse $2, Fred L. Thompson $1 Geo. Hall $2. Chas. Rich $1, H. Lee MDer $5 John Ctfonk $1, Jlorris Nash $21 A3fons Deits $1 Guy Deitz $1, Fred Deitz $1,,J. CJ Brai ford $1, Frank Luscomb $1, Ambert Fisk $5, Well Richmond $2, Henry Luick $1, Mrs. Ben Boss 50c, Hugh Boss 50c, M. S. Boss $1, Wm. Don ner $2, Bert J. Storey $2, Lester J. Kimberley $1, Arch Sweers $1, Mich ael Kohn $1, Lewis Cartridge $1, Will Foss $1, Walter L. Reeves $5 Sed.SReeVS Herbert Ross $1, Ward Hoppough $1, Mrs. George Brown 50c, Lawrence Gephart 1, Ar thur Hall $1, Mrs. J. D, Morse $1, Harvey S. Simmons $1. Mrs. M. S. Boss 50c, Mrs. L. C. Brown 50c, Mrs. Lamb $1, Mrs. Dell Cobb $1, Mrs. This is coat week. Now is the. time to buy your Coat-the largest part of the season is before you. All Ladies Coats that were $30.00 go at $19.75 t n . a , 1 ., . . . ; .,'1. ;. a- 1 lot of coats The above lot of great bargains made by the best coat makers in the country. Come sarly for they will not .last long. Mr, Is Do you know that there will be no Pocahontas for use in this 'section of Michigan this year? . "' , ! " : , .' , .w. . " ' -: Do you know that tho quantity of Anthracite will not bo sufficient? If you can burn soft coal, cet in your order now fcr future delivery. Vo can supply you with a ccod grade of, Oh;p and Indiana Ccal. ' The Fuel Adrninistrater says, "The inconvenience cf borrowing racfsey to .... ' . pay fcr summer ccal should not prevent the consumer f rem puttin j in his winter's sup ply bexauee nest winter thero may be no coal fcr mcney to buy. Place ycur crddr fcr Soft Ccal at cnce.M o ' Wiimm JCnott" $1, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gib son $2, Wm. Aubill $2, Ernest Ben ton $2, Milo Haney $2, Geo. Phillips $1, Peter Peterson H, Mrs. Chas. Brink $1, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Snow $1. Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Howe $3, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Wilson $1.50, Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Donelson 50c, Scott Howe l,Mrs. Leona Gaff $1, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde V. Oooper $24 Jerome Hicks $1, John Rossman $1, James Morgan $1, Mrs. O. A. Nummer and three daughters, Lettie, Ida and Edna $10, Chris Choate $1, Frank R. Chase $10.65. Total. $443.00. Suffered From Diphtheria Mr. and Mrs. Frank Klock received a letter from their son, Orville, who is with the forces in France, yester day, the first in a long time, to the effect that he had been in a hospital in France for a number of weeks suffering from an attack of diphther ia. Orville was progressing on the road to . health nicely at the time he WTOte, howevep . . . Represents Saladin Temple -Dr. and Mrs. G. F. Smith left here Friday evening for Atlantic City,'N. J., where the doctor will attend the Imperial Council meeting held there; as a delegate from Saladin temple, Grand Rapids. While in the east the doctor is planning on visiting Washington, New York and Philadel phia and will also try and see the Belding boys at Glen Burnie and Annapolis. Advertising is the one thjng that assures the success of today being surpassed tomorrow. IMCOIN UAHTY STORE $25.00 $22.50 $20.00 at' Belding, Michigan. Consumer: Your Coal Bin (Q) ML B. HalL-Tirict Mrrr' -i Thus reads art t jnouncement in th ! New Era Bulletin which just reached our desk. Then on another pae follows an autobiography and a pic ture of the man who used to take an . occasional wallop at the writer years ago when said writer was supposed to be guilty of some infraction of tho rules in the local schools, over which L. B. Hall at that time ruled. In the autobiography accompanying the picture of Mr. Hall in the New Era Bulletin is the following: "Born in urakl-tiu Usui', jvciib vsvs., xmtii.. . December 17, 1U58.. Half Irish and half Holland-Dutch. . Expect to live to be a hundred years old and smile at whatever fate overtakes roe, rest ing in the self -consciousness, of hav- ing done what I could to make the; world better." , ; ' Mr. Hall is a brother of La gee Hall of East Liberty street, this city.'. Card of Thanks. desire to express my gincerest . thankfeto those se good people ood people who con. tributed or aided me in' any way to renlace the horse which. I lost last week. The, new horse which you;' gave me will come in very handy and ,', the act is greatly appreciated by me. . . Frank Antcliff. , Card of Thanks. I. wish to thank the Modern Wood men lodge for the prompt payment 'of , the benefit certificate, held by my late father, Alex McNicol; also Mr. Chas. Coon for his kindness and will ingness in seeing that aH papers, were properly attended to. . Mrs. Ed. King. go at $16.75 go at . $14.75' " go at $12.75 - 0 8.75 tore Full?