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WEDNESDAY", UAY 7, 1319. Local Items ah About Our Town And It Popl ' w- in rwxirkf tf a rard f ram IT D BID iwvvij'" - - Rev. W. A. Diss, at Oakland, 111., on which he says to inform the people of this city that he will be back home on Sunday May 11, next Sunday. Miss Margaret Eleanor Fisher, R. N.. who has been visiting her parents Mr. and Mr. W. E. Fisher for the past few weeks has returned to Ann Arbor from which place she will go to Ypsiilanti, where she has accepted a position in tho hospital. There will be installation of officers at the regular meetng of Doric chap ter, No. 75, O. E. S., Tuesday even ing, May 13. v Saturday was the 10th anniversary of the birthday of Miss Ruth Ranney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ellis W. Ranney and 42 of Ruth's friends met at her parents home on East Wash ington street and helped to celebrate the day. She received many pres ents to remind her of the event. Re freshments were served. Greenville Daily Call. ' ' . lx Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Schmidt re turned Monday morning from Grand Rapids, where they had been visiting over Saturday night and Sunday. Albert Salman is now. a full-fledged American citizen, having received his citizenship papers last week, fully a year ahead of time owing to the fact that he served some time in the army last year. -. , T, Mrs. Ella Manfull of Salmon, Ida ho, is a guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Gibson at their form home south of the city. Lawrence S. Ballard, a brother of J. C. Ballard of this city, has return ed from overseas service in the U. b. army and is at present visiting at the home of his brother and f ami y '. He received his release at Ft. Sherman after more than two years of service. Charley Drake who has been at lona for about a year where he was stepping at the county farm, fUw: ing a siege of sickness which afflicted him, has returned to his home in this city and is shaking hands with him self and his friends over the fact that he is back home.Charley is an expert in lawn building and is already busy at his profession. He is greatly im proved in health. The Ballard-Lloyd Co. are making a special on springs and mattrasses. See their adv. on page 10 of this is sue. . Mrs. M..A. Godfrey who has been confined to the house by a serious at tack of bronchitis, is reported as im proving. Mrs. Frank G. Lincoln is in the city visiting friends and relatives for a few days. She was formerly Mrs. Will Currie. Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln, together with Byrell Currie and fam ily have moved froni Muskegon to Battle Creek. . Arthur Fitzjohn made a business trip to St. Louis Wednesday. Mrs. Frank Mattison and three children of Greenville have been the guests of Mrs. Roy Knight. She re turned to her home Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. F. U Doubleday of Kalamazoo, spent Sunday at the home of the latter's cousin, Mrs. J. C. Bal lard and family. Maloney & Co. expect a carload cf hav in a dav or two. Fhone 1G4. Adv. Mrs. II. P. McElroy of Jackson has been the guest of friends in this city. Clifford Knapp has purchased the Clyde E. Knapp home and will occupy it as soon as his brother vacates and moves into his new home at the cor ner of Pleasant and Center streets which is about finished. Wm. Barton is the cwner of four Rhode Island Red pullets which laid 10G eggs in 30 days. Mr. Barton says he thinks these fowls are in the class A line. Mrs. Effie Cramer of Battle Creek returned to her home Friday morn ing after visiting for a time at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gaunt. Mrs. Kate Tuttle went to Ionia on Friday 'night to spend over Sunday at home. Mrs. Tuttle is acting as a supply teacher in place cf Miss Ula Grace of the local schools. Percy Hanks is improving the looks of i his neighborhood so far as he can by putting a new shingle root on his residence on Alderman street. Frank Smith is assisting him on thn project. A letter f rem Francis J. Magin of Alpena who recently returned from overseas assures us that he is getting anxious to again get his fingers on the linotype keyboard and that he will be back on the old job again on Monday morning, May 19. If your hair is thin, dry, stringy and falling out rub a little Parisian Sage into the scalp and see how quickly you have a handsome head of hair. Wortley & French sell it on guarantee of satisfaction or money back. Adv. 3nm WEEK OF Friday, May 9. MARGUERITE CLARK In "BAB'S MATINEE IDOL, one of the famous "Sub-Deb" stories. The last and best one to be picturized. Saturday, May 10 VIOLA DANA in "SATAN JUNIOR", th frolic of a bad little angel. Sunday, May 11 MABEL NORMAND in "A PERFECT 36". This Is a comedy of laughs from start to finish. Monday, May 12 WILLIAM DESMOND In "LIFE'S A FUNNY PROP OSITION." also NO. 4 of I RONTEST. Tuesday, May 13. LOUISE HUFF In "HEART OF A" GIRL," a World play with pep a plenty. Wednesday, May 14 DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS in "FLIRTING WITH FATE". This is one of Fairbanks' best productions and full of his old time stunts. Admission 10 and 20 Thursday, May 15 and Friday, May 16 HAROLD LOCKWOOD IN "PALS FIRST." This is not only a picture extraordinary but a production as well and is the best ever produced by Mr. Locwkood. Admission 10 and 20 cents. Saturday, May 17 WILL ROGERS in "LAUGHING BILL HYDE," a REG BEACH play of the Alaskan fields. Sunday, May 18 CLARA KIMBALL YOUNG in "TOE REASON WHY" from the book cf sane nine by. Eleanor Glynn. It is a role lizzlly adapted to Miss Young. COMING Wednesday, May 21 FATTY ARBUCKLE in "LOVE." Mrs. P. F. Curtis went to Green ville to spend the day Thursday. ! F. Hawley went to Smyrna Friday ' morning to visit a short time. I Vnlnav P. TVmTnrvann and lady friend, Miss Gladys Goller of Cedar Springs spent the week end at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Elmodan Weav- CI Mrs. Etta McLaughlin and Mrs. E. Weaver of this city and the latter a dau-hter-in-law, Mrs. Clay Weaver, of Marshall, are spending the week visiting relatives and friends at Cedar SPMrs!S,George Barton went to Ed more Thursday morning to visit with friends for a snort time. Mr. and Mrs. Wallie Cameron and son went to St. Louis Saturday morn ing to visit at the home cf her sister over Sunday. . M Mrs. W. E. Petrie of Linton, N. D., who has been here as a guest of May or and Mrs. Elmer E. Fales, went to Alma Saturday morning to visit witn friends there for some time. w Air. and Mrs. Chas. A. Wagner went to Detroit,Saturday afternoon to spend a few days there visiting and on buiness. Mrs. Ida Parker of Chadwick was a Saturday guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gamber. Mrs. George Peterson and daught er. Dora, of Ionia, returned home Sat urday afternoon after having visited for the day at the home of their frrand mother, Mrs. Stephen Bost- wick Mr. and Mrs." Bert Antcliff and son went to Orleans, Saturday afternoon to spend Sunday with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. James Guye went to Greenville Saturday evening to visit with relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Rencha went to Grand Rapids Saturday morning to meet their daughter and husband. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Kropf of Mont ague who came to spend over Sunday with their parents here. Miss Clara McBain went to Lansing Saturday noon to visit with relatives. Mr. Frank Barnes and children re turned to their home at Grand Rapids Saturday morning after visiting at the home of her sister, Mrs. Albert Scheidt. and family for a short time. Roy Douglas, who lost a leg while in the overseas service and who has been home on a short furlough visit ing with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Newton Douglas, west of Smyrna, re turned to the hospital at Ft. Snelling, Minn.; where he will undergo further treatment. While there his address will be Orp. Roy W. Douglas. U. S. General Hospital. 29-B-4, South Ft. Snelling, Minnesota. His friends can address mail to him there. The Pacreant. "The Torch Bearers" t the Methodist church, Sunday night May 11. Mr. Doubleday, of Kalama 7.00 who crave an address at the morn ing services last Sunday brought the rostumes with him from his lvme. Don't fail tefenme and see it as it is well worth while. Mr. and Mrs. Charley Crane and son. Paul, of Shiloh. visited her moth er. Mrs. Netti. Childs over Sunday. Mrs. Jacob Weaver has been mak ing fine improvements to her proper ty bv placing a new Tof on the dwell ing house and also the barn and mak inc other needed renairs. She will eo to her eld home in the east or a visit in June. ORLEANS Mr. and Mrs. Revis and two child ren moved here from St. Johns, Sat urday. He works for the Rawleigh Medicine Co. Mr. and Mrs. John Arnwine'of Bel din called on Mrs. II. M. Purdy and family Sunday. Frank Bright and daughter, Lucile were in Ionia Monday. Mrs. Fred Pitt and mother, Mrs, Blanchard. wtfrte Monday afternoon guests of Mrs. Ed. Treynor. Correspcndents read "Correspond ents Attention" notice on Page One, Please. Hale's Friday night dancing party was a success and everyone enjoyed themselves. Mrs. Lizzie Davis of Mosely, who has been staying with her mother, Mrs. Electa Towne, who has been ill returned to her home Mondey after having cared for her mother here. She took Mrs. Towne along back home with her and she will remain there until she is better. George Martin, of Ronald, but re cently returned from France, called on Mrs. Mary Wilbur and family on Wednesday. He could not wait for dinner, but this kind lady, his hostess treated the soldier. to ice cream. Mrs. Ella Frost spent last week with her sister, Mrs. Art Brown of Belding. Miss Elsie Face of Durand, is help ing to care for those who are ill at the home of Erme Face. Mr. and Mrs. Will Warner left here Sunday for an extended visit with his brother. Hiley Warner and family and with other friends in Colorado. Mrs. J. M. York was in Belding on Monday MAY 10-18 Ira Delano has purchased a lot of Glen Wortley on Root street and' will move his house which he is now occupying to the new location. The house is a good one and when placed on the lot he will have a fine homo. The building which is now on a half lot will be moved several blocks. Martin S. Joiner and family of Al m,a, were the week end guests of Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Lapham. EAST ORLEANS AND RONALD. Mr. and Mrs. Clark Hoppough were in Ionia Saturday. Mr. and Mrs, Vern Rich and family spent Sunday with her father, Alonzo Parmenter. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Howard and Blanche Pearson called on Wm. My ers. Sunday afternoon. Mr. Frank Maynard has ben ill the past week. Correspondents read "Correspond ents Attention" notice on Page One, Please. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bennet were cal lers at the home of his father, Fred Bennet, of Orleans, Sunday. Mrs. Alta Haysmer. of Ronald, and daughter, Mrs. Mraie Mcpher son, of Chicago, were visitors at Eugene Dickens' one day last week. Guy Honpough and fawily called on Frank Hoppough, of Orleans, Sun day afternon. Eugene Decker and family visited his son Milton of Ionia. Sunday after j noon, also to see their new grand : daughter, Donna Maxine. f Emory Musselman's were in Or leans. Saturday. ' Roland Youngs had the misfortune of losing his automobile while at tending the dance Friday evening at Orleans. About 170 atended the party at Byron Haskins, Monday evening, it being in honor of their son Levi who has just returned from overseas. , After listening to a nice proemin supper was served cons'sting of ice creams, cakes, wafers and doughnuts. CHADWICK Mrs. Albert Russell, Mrs. Ray Neaa and son, Clayton, Mrs. Kate Tuttle, Mrs. Ann Butler and Mrs. Alexander of Ionia spent Friday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Will Moore. Miss Neva Mandeville of Belding spent Wednesday night with her srrand parents, Mr, and Mrs. Alfred Parker. Mrs. Tim Winters of Greenville spent Wednesday and Thursday wifci her father, Leander Berry. Mr. and Mrs. Ermond Marshal and children spent Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Forest Chadwick. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Cooper of Ionia, spent over Sunday with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Will Mason. Mr. and Mrs. Amos Bolster and Mr. Guy VanNortwick and lady friend, of Belding spent Thursday evening with Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Bolster. Correspondents read "Correspond ents Attention" notice on Page One, Please. Mrs. Forest Chadwick and Mrs. Ermond Marshal attended the Long lake aid at Mrs Albert Rich's home. They reported having had a good time. ' . Mr. and Mrs. Orson Rowley and Mrs. Bargie Trevnor spent Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Glen Sprague. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Chadwick and Lester Orphay spent Wednesday af ternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Forest Chadwick. v Mrs. Fred Wheeler spent Sunday afternoon with Mrs. Jim Chadwick. Miss Vera Bolster and brother, George, spent Sunday afternoon with Elva Wheeler. SMYRNA Quite an amount of rain fell Satur day and Sunday. For once the Grand Rapids Press weather prophet hit the mark. But perhaps he didn't think there could be quite such a flood. A few more gentle showers like the last and Sylvester Osborn will have more land than rightfully belongs to him. At their meeting held in Maccabee hall Thursday, about fifty members and guests of the Friendship club were in attendance; and of course they had a jolly good time with the usual feast of good things and much visiting. Mr. Motley and Mr. How ard from Grand Dapids were visitors and seemed to enjoy the meeting as much as the home folks did. The next meeting, which will be held the first Thursday in August, will be a picnic and will be held at Reed's lake, Grand Rapids. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Insley visited with George Hanks and wife Sunday evening. Mrs. Hattie Mce was the guest of her sister, Mrs. Alice Peterson, on Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Will Dicken and daughter, Essie, were in Belding Sun day afternoon calling on G. O. Big nell's family. M iss Ruth Whitmore was , in Ionia Saturday. I will have white and pink carna tions for sale at the store at Smyrna; on Saturday afternoon. Get them for Mother's Day. Olive Insley. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Purdy, of Bel ding were called here Friday evening by the serious illness of their mother. Mrs. Helen Purdy. They remained here until Sunday afternoon when she was much better and they re turned home. Harvey Currie of Belding did a job of paper hanging for Mrs. George Hanks, Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Myers from Sheridan are moving into the old sanitarium building. Smyrna houses are nearly all accupied now, so if anybody has a desire to become a resident of Smy rna this summer they must bring a long a tent. Mrs. Catharine Russell visited Mrs. Ellen Beedy and Mrs. Condon Friday George I orman, wife and sen from Fountain, motored through Smyrna Sunday and stopped to chat a few minutes with old time friends. George, who is a son of the late Hosea Forman was a resident of Smyrna in his boyhood days. Himself and fam ily were on their way to the home of their cousins, Mr. and Mrs. George Phillips. Mrs. M. J. Osborn of Belding who has been visiting with Sylvester Os born and wife, rearmed hcis the fore part of laxt week. A. L. Hull and wife were in Be- ;E2 dinp Tuesday of last week oand called on Mr. and Mrs, Jako Wiso and Mr3. Melissa Ccbb. The people of this locality pave a party Tuesday evening of last week in honor of the soldier boys who re cently returned home. Roy Doupr las, Fred Kohn and Lloyd Olds were among the number of returned sol diers and there were a number of boys from farther away whose names we failed to learn. It wes estimated that about two hundred people at tended the pr.rty and passed a pood and very enjoyable evening. Dr. and Mrs. A. B. Penton. Mrs. MacFarlane and Mrs. John Tebbel motcred to Grand Rapids Tuesday of last week. Mrs. Dell Cobb from necr Belding was in Smyn.a on business recently and while hero was a dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Hull. Mrs. Elmer Lowden of Belding, called on Mrs. Sylvester Osborn, on Friday. Del Purdy and wife vfsited with Mr. and Mrs. George Hanks Thurs dav evening. Mrs. Pearlv Kingdom and Glenn Sayles were Sunday guests of Elgin Condcn and wife. The Maccabee Ladies gave a birth day card shower to Mrs. Earl norton Saturdav. Mrs. Norton is in the Greenville hospital. Fank Davis was also remembered with a card shower. Miss Sadie IIimebau(gh was the d inner ' guest of Mrs. Alfred Davis Tuesday. Miss Bern icer Olds called on Mrs. Ed. Insley Sunday. Mr. MacFarlane who was visiting with Dr. Penton and family returned to his home in Hamilton, Ontario, Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Will Hogan and Mrs. Ada Hanks were in Belding Friday. Milo Hornbrook of Detroit, is visit ing with his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Will Dicken. Mr and Mrs. Elgin Condon, Miss Nella Tebbel and Lloyd Olds were in Grand Rapids Saturday. Leo Tower and wife called on Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Osborn Saturday. The railroad fare from Smjrrna to Belding has been reduced from fifteen cents to, twelve cents, just what it should have been at three cents per mile. (Why that extra three cents was tacked on we can't say, but then the walking was good. Mrs. Ed son Famsworth of Lake view, arrived here Saturday to visit over Sunday with relatives, A. L. Moon and family, west of Smyrna. While here she was a dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Davis. Mrs. Mary Qray retuirned home Saturday from Lansing, where she spent the winter with her daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Del Purdy received word Saturday that the latter's father A. J. Hale, of Lowell, was seriously ill and they left here as goon as pos sible to be with him. Truman Buell and son, Will, re turned home from Aurora, Ohio, Fri day nitfht. Will was there through the winter with his brother, George, but Mr. Buell hat been away five yers or more, yet his friends here cay that he looks younger then hs did when he went away. What satisfaction there is in the glorious color, the delicate, even texture, so light and tender! And then the flavor! Ah, that is a real reason for being thankful for SAY .Erf. 11 srw. ' And just think! The cake cost only a penny more than it would if you had risked your materials and time and health by using an inferior baking powder. Remember the adage "Bake it with R1 & b am e Contains No Alum While over in Orleans Thursday, I Roy Douglas had the misfortune to slip on his crutches and fall. He struck on the side where his limb was amputated which caused him great pain and started the wound to bleed ing and! he lost quite an amount of blcod before ho could reach the doc tor's office where it could be dressed. Roy had to leave here Saturday on his return to St. Paul, Minnesota, ' where he will stay until he receives his discharge from the army. Carl Yeiter, a recently returned soldier, was a guest of Hugo Gasper and wife from Thursda until Friday night. Howard Insley was home frcm Grand Rapids, cn the sick list sever al days last week. . Chas. Richmond and family were called to Belding Friday night on ac count of the serious illness of Mrs. Clyde Kaser, a daughter of Mr. an5 Mrs. Richmond. For the good of the order the Lady Maccabees served a luncheon Satur day night. They had noodles, bread and 'butter, green onions, pickles and coffee.. Miss Sadie Himebaugh on her re turn from Edmore Sunday night was met at the station here by Ed. Insley with his car and he conveyed her to his heme. Shortly after her arrival Mrs. Insley informed her that she was going with her to hef home. Miss, Himebaugh didn't think any thing strange about that for Mrs. Insley often went home witfy her, nor did she wonder why Ed went along too for Ollie said that she did not want to come back home alone, but she did think it strange tnat Ollie in sisted on carrying along a big dishpan full of popped corn. When they ar rived at Miss Himebaugh's home the house was dark and silent, but just imagine her surprise when she turned on the lights and found her house full of her neighbors and friends, j There were twenty-eight of them there and they were fully prepared ' to have a good, jolly time and give their hostess a house warming worth while. Some time during the even ing a luncheon was served which con sisted of potato salad, sandwiches, pickles, cheese, green onions, cake, cookies, fruit salad, coffee and pop corn. Mrs. CVW. Joslin went to Belding Monday evening and was a guest over night of her daughter, Mrs. Ed Tower Mr. and Mrs. Emmet Gould, Mrs. Alfred Davis and Mrs. Sylvester Os born were in Beldine Thursday. I Mrs. Robert Earle has nearly fin- J ished packing her household .goods for shipment to Detroit, where Mr. J Earle recently purchased a home. Mrs. Floyd Jenks who has been. wry bivk., was ieenng- some Dcner the latter part of last week. Frank Davis seems to be gaining in health very slowly. Vfvian Elma, youngest 7iughtor of James and Bessie Joslin died Mon day, April 28, 1919, after a four week's illness, the immediate cause of her death being bronchial pneumonia. ViVian was born October 3, 1917. She was a beautiful child tnd &s sweet as she was pretty. She will be missed not only by her bereaved' Oil ivy 6 .1 r 99 Dure wo Leaves No Bitter Taste parents and little sister, but by all ot her relatives and friends who will grieve and mourn that one so dear to them should be called away. Funeral services conducted by Rev. H. S. Ellis of Ashley were held at the heme of her grandparents, Mr. and . Mrs. C. W. Joslin and the little form was laid at rest in Smyrna cemetery. Among the relatives from away to attend the funeral were Mrs. John HOE With Quality and Style for Women and Children Widths AA to D Buy for Cash and save Money F. Belding, M Farmers Aftitemtlioini ! Last week I told you about a Tractor plowing demonstration which was to have been held on the A. W. Frost and Sons farm but which was called off on account of the excessive wet weather. Watch for the date at which the demonstration will be held which will be just as soon as ground conditions permit at a later date. The 8-16 International Tractor will plow, disc and pulverize at this demonstration and you will want to be there to see it do this work. Yours for Better Service and Better Values, Ignnn Wo SMYRNA, Ashley, of Coral, Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Tower and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jos lin, of Belding, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Bricker, of Grattan and Mrs. Ella Hathorn of Grand Rapids. The lat ter was here during the illness of the baby and is still with her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. James Joslin. Mrs. Ed. Tower was also with them during the last days of the lit tle sufferer. n Mich. Conidonii MICH.