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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1919
rAcn five Son Cares For Aged Parents. A letter was recently received in this city from John Simons and his wife of Grand Rapids, to the effect that they had pone to Ionia and taken the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Simcns, Sr., away from the coun ty house where another son had taken them and that John and his wife would hereafter care for the aged parents at their Grand Rapids home. The letter stated that the old couple were happy and contented since leaving the county home and that hey would en joy life wih Jchn, at his home. This will be welcome news to the many lo cal friends of the old couple. , Give your own house all those little personal touches that make a house a home. Don't waste your finest impulses on somebody else's house. Homo is the grandest of all insti tutions. Spurgecn. ,. ClassyKPootwear Now that the time is near when youll want to discard rubbers you want ycur foot to appear in a neat dressy shoe. Our assortment of the new lasts and styles is very -complete and it will be a pleasure to you to look them over. Drop in and have your foot cor rectly fitted. $4 to $8 Fristoe & Divine IC3M ffiO About Our Town and Its Poplt :t If You Buy It Of Willoughby You Know It Is Good. I Have You Ever Figured I What an immense amount of work your eyes have .to do. Every moment you are awake you use them stead ily. And those who read much or sew a great deal, or whose duties require close and prolonged application of the eyes, are almost sure to stand in need of the optomet rist's service sooner or later. To wait until a more convenient time is an injustice, as the trouble is being increased everyday. Decide right now to see us about the matter, then be sure to have us investigate. t 4 t Our Optical Department is the best to be found. We -guarantee a fit. ,Why go out of the cityy . YOURS FOR QUALITY, PRICES AND SERVICE OUR AIM IS TO PLEASE. M. L. Willoughby SATISFACTION GUARANTEED. JEWELRY and PATOEPHONES Watch Makers and Inspectors for Pere Marquette Railroad. Thirteen Years in the Jewelry Business. Mrs. Matilda Rinker spent Monday in Grand Rapids. Miss Hazel Stultz left for Muske gon Monday to visit relatives and friends. Mrs. Harry Conant was in Gra"nd Rapids Monday. Don't neglect to hunt up Bricker's advertisement this week and. take ad vantage of the bargains ofTered in it. On Tuesday evening, February 25, the Palo Odd Fellows will visit the local lodge and will put on work in the f irst degree. All members are requested to turn out to this meeting. Miss Rena Minier left for Grand Rapids Monday to visit her uncle, J. W. Minier. Mrs. A. J. Ross of Jackson returned to her home Monday after visiting at the ncme or ner motner, airs, wenssa Cobb. Mrs. Geo. Sabin and Mrs. JB. Lus combe were in Greenville today to visit with Mrs. Fred Clanchy at the Greenville hospital. Mrs.- Clanchy seems to be getting, along nicely. Read the Empress theater adv on page three. There are some very good photoplays listed there. The next meeting of the L. O. T. M. will be held at Mrs. Charles Williams', West May street Wednesday afte. noon, Feb. 26. Mr. and Mrs. Myron Link and fam ily and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Simons visited in Greenville Sunday. Mr. Peterman of Sidney spent Sun day with relatives. , Friends of Mrs. S. J. Simons will be pleased to learn that she is doing nicely at the home of her son, John, in Grand Rapids. ;' Mrs. Carroll Spider visited with Mrs. Edward McIIale Monday. Mrs. Edward McIIale and Miss Beatrice Simons spent Thursday in Grand Rapids'. Miss Ethel Brown returned to work after a few days at home near Ashley. Our first assembly will open March 3 at 9 p. m., Hubbell hall. Mrs. L. Tanner. Adv. Mrs. Arncld Schmidt and Miss Eva Hauck went to Grand Rapids Friday evening and remained until Saturday evening visiting 'friends and attend ing to some business matters. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gamber and the former's brother, Charles Gam ber of Cleveland, O., attended the auto show in Qrand Rapids Wednes day. Miss Vivian Steele, the maiden who rules the front office of this here paper with an iron hand, left this morning for a few days' sojourn in Detroit with relatives and friends. Before leaving she intimated that she might step on foreign soil before re turning. She started on the long trip alone but expected an addition to the party at Grand Rapids. Oh, but we're lonesome.' Even chronic cases of rheumatism yield to Rheuma's powei, says Wort ley & French, the druggists. , If it doesn't help, your money will be re turned. Adv. later on went tcV Boyne City where he owned a garage for a time, selling that business to take an interest in the tractor concern, which promise to be a great thing, several of the northern Michigan millionares hav ing taken a hearty financial interest in the tractor, which is a four wheel drive affair and away ahead of any thing in the tractcr market, as Neil stated. G RATTAN Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bowman of Oakfield spent Tuesday at Noble Spen cer's. Mrs. Ruth Burbano was a recent visitor at Jay Norton's in Grand Rap ids. The sahool social held at, tile Grange hall Wednesday evening was well attended and a good time re ported. Proceeds, $12. 1 Mrs. Jule Osmer returned home oh Saturday after spending several days with her daughter, Mrs. James Wil liams of Oakfield. I ; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Beck of Greenville are visitors4 at the homes of George Rhodes and Glen Spicer. Ray Osmer came homesFriday from East Lansing and is very ill at the home of his parents, ..Mi. - and Mrs. Jule Osmer. He has a . relapse of influenza. Mr. and Mrs. E, L. Brooks enter tained Saturday and Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Bear and son. Randell of Grand Rapids. Mr. and Mrs. Bear were former residents of this village and they expect to leave in about a week for Alabama where Mr, Bear has a positicn. Mrs. Laughlin passed away at her home early Thursday morning. Fu neral and burial took place Saturday morning at Parnell. Don't forget that the Jolly Wash ington club meets this year with the president and secretary, Mr. and Mrs. John Bookey. All members try and be present for a gcd time is always assured. Takes in Tractor Convention Nel Terev, cf Boyne City, arrived in the city Thursday evening for a short visit at the horn? of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Jersey. Neil is connected in an official capacity with a promising tractor Imanufacturirv? concern at Boyne City, and was on his way as a representative from t firm 'to the national tractor conven tion which is being held in Kansas City, Mo., this week. His wife, formerly Miss Minnie Larsen of this city, was with him ana she will visit in Chicago while Neil s at the con venton. Neil, whom his former as sociates always called "Pip", learned the machinist s trade in this city and .dies For EaUm Make your Dining Room attractive Your meals should be eaten when you are happy - Never eat when angry. . y, A cheerful Dining Room will drive away a grouch. A new dining room table with chairs and buffet to match adds much to your happiness. Our stock is,complete and our prices are moderate. We have tables priced at $15.00 and up Dining chairs at $2.00 and up. Buffets at $20.00 and up. Our stoclcof Furniture, Bed Springs, Mat tresses, Rugs, Linoleum, etc. is large and new goods coming right along. - We have added to our Crockery Dept. a full line of kitchen ware in Granite Alumnium and Tin as well as jiundreds of useful articles for the home. t Come in as we always have specials that will save you money Our aim is to have satisfied customers, and we will do everything to make you a satisfied customer. - Tell your Friends. Ealardiloydl Co, Belding, Michigan SPENDS MONEY LIKE A DRUNKEN SAILOR (Continued from Page One.) I never saw such a holiday crowd on the street as theie was ithca that evening. As I had to take a train at 1 a. m. the next morning I went to bea ul 8. . At 11 o'clock that niht mere came a terrific knockine at my door. I had asked to be called at 4 a. m. and until I turned on the light and lcoked at my watch I thought that was what it was. As the knocking still continued I opened the door. It was the "Boots. ' I had not left my shoes outside of my door, to be cleaned and he was after them. I did net leave them out as I thonght he might not have them oack bv 4 a. m.t so after telling him to beat it, I went backto bed. In the mornin" thft train was al ready crowded when 'I get there. Al though their compartment was full, some French soldiers invited me in and we all took turns standing up. The ride was wonderful. We were going along the French Rivirra, mountains on one side and the sea on the other. Everywhere villas, some very , wonderful, palm trees, orange trees in fruit, live trees and roses blooming in millions. We passed through i.rejrus and Cannes and came to Nice.-, .gni off at Nice and found the city crowded. It was New Year's eve. fyice has a celebra tion, a regular carnival of flowers New Year's eve, I enjoyed it if or awhile but finally the crowd 1 got tiresome, and as I had a hard time finding a hotel, I took a train back at 10 p. m. to Carmes. I spent nearly all of yesterday, New Year's day in Car mas. It is almost a new city made popular by the English, Lord Brough am and King Edward made it. Late in the afternoon I took the train here to Grasse where Tarn going to stay for three or four days. Grasse is a very old place back in the Mari time Alps. I am sending you some postcard pictures of it. I like it hero very much. The chief industry of Grasse is perfume making. A French officer that I met here is go ing to take me through one of the factories tomorrow. This afternoon we arc going to climb one of the heights beyond the town from where we can see Nice, Carmas and Monte Carlo and if it is real clear, away Wtais theVake. of Your Dollar? A good investment will cause its value to expand, perhaps double, A poor investment wjll surely cause it to decrease in value. Purchases made at the Yellow Front arc ALL good investments because the value of the dollar is always maintained, fre quently increased. Careful selection of merchandise, backed by good wholesome business policies, is your constant assurance of this fact. Florence Oil Stoves Renown Ranges Keen Kutter Tools Round Oak Furnaces Robeson Butcher Knives Wiss'Sfrears and Razors Lee Tires Spalding Sporting Goods "Where you get the Most for the Least." To' Frarik Ireland Co. The Home of Good Stoves. - "We Never Sleep" The Yellow Front 'tttffittttffitttnttttt a. - a- :n i- f-,, f-OUV at HCa WO Will w nuic w c vvi - , - . jw aiu( ihuc ica, the island where Napoleon was own xioraes nave buuwu practically no fresh air. born. The hotel I am staying at is a stone building and colder than an ice house even when the sun is shin ing brightly as 'it is right now. I 8uppce I will get used to it. I have a big down coverlet on my bed almost a foot thick and I slept very comfort ably last night. Well, my vacation has been broken off and I, don't just exactly know where I shall go next The day be fore yesterday I was walking down one of the steep stone paved streets in Grasse when I slipped and fell. I broke the fall with my left hand. - It pained a little at the time but then didn't bother me much the rest of the day, although of course, I did not use it. However, I had a bad night of it that night so the next day, yester day, I came back to Carmas and lcoked up one of our military medical stations. After a short examination I was sent out to the hospital. My left wrist is sprained and possibly broken, that last cannot be told for certain until an X-ray is made. Meanwhile it looks on the face of it as if I were in for a stay here. The pain is practically over and I am feel ing top notch. The only thing that bothers me is that I am separated from the company and if it were not or that I wouldnT mind since this is one gorgeous place. The hospital is in one of the fine English hotels sev eral miles east of Carmas perched up on a cliff with several million dollars' worth of scenery scattered around on all sides. The room I have would in pre-war times cost me the price of a Fcrd about once a month and the brand of grub they feed us here would make even a shipbuilder's mouth wa ter and you know that they are the only class left who can afford to eat real grub. Besides that there are Y. W. C. A. girls and Red Cross workers and goodness knows what else all around making life both ex citing and embarrassing. Ilowever, I hope I can get back to the company soon. I know it is only a mudnole, but I am homesick for it. With love, Charlie, Sertrt. C. C. Roe, 12th Co., 20th En., A. F A. P. O. 705. BRICKER'S' BAZAAR BARGAIN PRICES FOR. ONE WEEK ONLY 20 per cent off on all Bed Blankets Mich LL Brown Cotton per yard - - 20c Utility 27 inch Dress Ginghams per yard 25c .Yard-wide Bercley Cambric - 29c Yard-wide Green Ticket Lawnsdale - 28c Yard-wide Attica Mills LL Brown Cotton 18c Yard-wide Percales - - ... 27c Yard-wide Park Percales . . 28c V Big Reduction in Men's and Ladies' Sweaters Special for Saturday All J5c Popular r.lusic 10c mnmmt: ?!mmtmmmmmire: 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ii i r i : xi:i 1 1 n 1 1 1 ; 1 1: i : i : 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 : 1 1 1 1 : THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME THE COMMUNITY BUILDER iiiiiiMHtHiiiiiiii!i"nrmnmrmrfHE belding lumber C0MPANY:?Hn!mnffl!!iinm . I have always felt that the best se- Vill the Environment of This Town 1 The sweetest type of heaven is curity for civilzation is the dwelling jjj . - . ' . home nay, heaven is the home for and that upon properly appointed and ( eep -lour uoy iierel whose acquisition we are to strive the becoming dwellings depends, more s . V 7 most strongly. - Home, in one form than anything 'else the improvement This town mav never be a Hhicap-n and another, is the irreat object of of mankind. Such dwellings are the 0P a New York, but it can be made life. It stands at the end of every nursery: of all domestic virtues and to prow. If you have the impression day's labor and beckons us to its without a becoming home the exer- tnat these cities crrew entirelv be- bosom; and life would be cheerless cause of their geographical location, and meaningless, did we not discern you are wrong. That helped, but across the river that divides from the ic lOOK Conscientious WODf anq per- me. ueywiu giunps5 t uie pieasaub Better a modest cottage "heme", severence to make them grow and mansions . prepared for us. J, G. I1UUUUU. cise of those virtues is impossible. Beaconsneld. It's funny what a "nut" heme own- than a mansion "house." Better Keep tnem growing. mere isn't a build to suit your means and station man in this town who would want to in me tnan 10 renw ucyuuu m. . " " r nf a r0iirtw. fnr .uj Make your house your home. i n is town i a . wuer place t lire in. rf""-" wffnllv hu iwu get me rain, me eunsnine ana , ; ,v ra 'itT jul mull uii ujiy uluct, even me bum shines brighter, the grass is greener. TsVl Oil ViOTO r-Viila in tliAoa irr jJf The people who today own their ieg you t r'ai liule sunshine amj dence in the community in the past talkjs of soing to the ct advise him by-investing their savings in that othemise. Keep him here in his community.. l"c,(8UU0 own home, where environments are tiai citizens w me cuiumuuib xc c00ci an(j Ture. gmau invesinieni.a mv children anri the climate more hospitable; in fact ownership turns an ordinary houso l 1-i 'a u w i r a. anu lot into a microcosmus, a .lit tle world different from all others, ij it , t . , tt rn ,,IOnf a wona oi tne nome-owner own Cling to thy home! If there the meanest shed Yield thee a hearth and shelter for " . j VII VUl lailULllllUlVll nave grown to iSe ..u umSW.h.i around to cheer you when shadows of investments, and while they were timo in creepinff into your life saving their investments and had make thp3 tovv71 so pood your win them in homes their credit was al- n cC. , fcVf VVOJf (HIV. UltVSVV 111111 1,11X3 i i urn r tmnA anH tiHfi t.hpm over when- i ti. A At . thv head. ,Yr.T ,! T om nome is preieraDie to tne Dig city ' J ' v , . ... . v'i evtr difficulty rcecl Confidence, fls niapp 5 whiPh to liv And some poor plot .with vegetables one oi tne essentials v duucm .uu:j from the knowledge of ownership of a home. A New Leaf. "Home" has been the inspiration of fested in community cooperation is an the finest literature or ail ages. inivnciDio rorce; stcred Be all that heaven allots thee for thy board. . . Unsavory bread and herbs that vvnereas, itidiic sentiment, mani- sea ter'd grow. Either happiness at the hotne fireside of longing for it has inspired the poet and the romancer. Whereas, Individual Indifference forbids healthy Public Sentiment and when in controy depresses and stifles; ..l?nidHl! Whereas, The Community is the i-umiuiv anu vuiw " 'V Body of which Individual Citizens VSAfCxZr Members and the Body cannot are a rented house. Build a home for yourself and thus provide for .com- Whereas, (Without action Life is fort, security and happiness in old impossible, Death inevitably ensuing; age. therefore be it Wild on the river bank or mountain brow; Yet e'en this cheerless mansion shall provide More heart's repose than all the world beside. Leonidas. Pushers and Pessimists! Pushers are usually in the thick of the business fight, producing. Pessimists growl on the outskirts, waiting to seize the spoils the push ers win. Pushers build and , pessimists tear down. - Pushers blaze new trails. Pes si - ous and brave. Pessimists are glo Be A Booster. Resolved, That, in the years to ' ccme, I shall Believe in my Fellow mists travel in ruts. Be a booster if you can, Townsmen and have: Faith in My Pushers are bright, cheerful, joy- Booster of ycur fellowman. Community and shall make known my ous and brave. Pessimists are gloomy, Uoost your county, ooost your state, ueuei anu r aim in season ana out oi doleful, grcuchy and weak. Boost your .town at any rate, Boost it as a place to live, Boost it ev'ry boost you give Makes the town a better town Boost it up, don't knock it down. Be a boosteir for you can; Boosting is the better plan. Boosters always win acclaim, Boost the knockers to their shame. season by all my public and private acts and utterances; Pushers boost each other and so. boost nil. Pessimists iknock eacfi Whereas. All that I have and all P.h.! n -n.n-.ifv p.. tnat i can) nope ior in a Materia mist8 throw blight on all prosperity. Moral and Social way, are inseparably We're going to be a Pusher. Vnei .Vlth m7 Community's I ate; What are ycu going to be And 4o? be it further and finally Ohio Print ' Resolved. That I shall SuDolcment umA ..vi. v. u. Blimilt;. , ... .. I . iuic Vl'lltlOUlU tuiJ IVO IU11UCIIVO Boost them when they need your help Ji ai? on Public, affair8 of the immunity. Make them yell instead of yelp. ,,ef .,n JnIw!Sm",i3L i7,? A man who doe not property is Boost them till they have to boost: tV , n Vui apt to snow an influence m public fore My Own Interests. Boost them up, or off the roost. Better not spend too much time looking over the automobile catalogs until you haver selected tho houso Homo should be an oratorio of the memory, einging to all our after life affairs in proportion to his lack of investment. Let a man acquire a home, and see the difference in his at titude. A real home is an inspira tion. It is an incentive to rood eit- plans. When the house has been built melodies and harmonies of old-re- izenship, an anchor for the farsily, you' know where Is the handiest membered joy. He.nry Ward Beech- and finally a cornerstone ti tie cr- trait place for the garage. er. munity's life and solidity.