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PUBLISHED EVKRY FRIDAY NOON.
.THE . TIMES PRINTING CO.,
f '. TERMS:
- Doe Year, Strictly In Advance, $1 00
All subscriptions not paid in advance
will bo charged for at tho rale of $1 00
par year. ' - ' 1
tSTForpaperaseatout of the county 15
- eou extra will be charged to pay postage.
' Legale at Statute Prices. Terms for
Business Advertisement made known on
( '' mpplicatlnp at the office. ,
NOW RECOGNIZED THROUGH
OUT THIS AND ADJOINING
STATES AS BE'NGONE OF THE
IN THIS COUNT RV, HAS IN
CONSTANT ATTENDANCE TWO
EDUCATED, COMPETENT OP
TICIANS, AND PARTIES FROM
OUT OF TOWN WHOE TIME
IS LIMITED CAN SECURE EN
GAGEMENTS AHEAD BY MAIL
FOR ANY HOUR THEY MAY
We Make Ko Charge for Testing Eyes.
Opera Hou&o Block, Wood-trail Ave.
Presents Given Away ! Great Bargains!
r S. B. FULLER & CO.
' The following prlres will bo gl cn away to
1 Gold Band Cniiia Tea Bet. lSewitgMtshlns
! - 1 Smoker's Set, Plush Case. 1 Plush Album.
CHOICE FAMILY GROCERIES.
W want you to ompro our prices with othur
Ooop Tea Dust; 0c per lb
Extra Tea Dust 12c per lb
, llest Tea Sittings in the city . . . .20c per ID
ood Japan Tea 20c per lb
Choice Ten fa great bargain) . . . .25c per lb
Extra Japan Tea. . 30c per lb
. Good Molasses. 30c gallon
yCaoice Pure Sugar Syrup 35c gallon
r',''r Good Smoking Tobacco 18c per lb
IX cod Fine Cut Tobacco .30c per lb
All best brands Fine Cut at old prices.
Rio Coffee, roasted 20c pr lb
Combination Coffee, roasted. . . .25c per lb
Blended, roasted 28c per lb
10 bars Kirk's Soap .25c
' Cut prices on Canned Goodsr
Good Corn 9c per can
Good Tomatoes 9c per can
3 lbs Best Ginger Snaps 25c
f Iba Best V Crackers 25c
S. 33. gULLBR Ss CO., Banfc Block.
0 4.8MITH, Attorney and Uouuaellor at l.aw.
Money leaned oa Ileal Eitate lecurity. Of
. Oca with 8. F. 8mitb, la the tiregory & McIIardy
G U. LYON, Attorney and Counsellor at
Law. Office over Stewart & Co. 'a Bank,
. Owomio Mich -Tl
ORIENTAL Encampment, No. 60, I- O. O. F.
- meets oa the lit and 3d Wednesday Even
lag la each month In Odd Fellowa Hall. Patrl
areas In good tand'lnjr are cordtalty InTited.
, w. MATLQK.8crtb. C. McCOmilCK.C. P.
STAR OF nOPE LODGE. No. 78, Daughters of
Rebelcah, I. O. O F., meeta the 2d and 4th
- Tueaday erenlnra In each month, at Odd
Fellow Hall. Members In good atandlng are
"- .l. chaRLTON. N.O.
MRS. ANNA H. WILEY, Secretary.
OWOS'0 COUNCIL, No 8, B.T. of T.. meets
on the 2d and 4th Wednesday Evenings in
each month, at Temperance Hall, over Second
1 National Bank. All members in rood at and I or
are ccrdlallr Invited. ii. W. PARKER, S.C.
. X. L. BREWER, R. A F. 8.
4JEMPEK FIDELW CANTON. No. 9, I.O.O.F.,
O meeU in Odd Fellows' Hull, on the 2d Wed
nesday, In each month . All Patriarchs Militant
tn rood atandlng are moat cordially invited to
be present. C. McCORMICK. Commander.
W. MATLOCK. Clerk. . . -
DR. ANNI8 8. II. OOODINQ, Humceopatniat,
Residence and Office Willian.s tit., (Com
ntock Block), Owowio, Mich. Office Houra 2 to
4 P.M. and 7 to 8 P.M. Calls piomptly responded
to. Hoecial attention given to Obatetrfcs and
Ptaeaaes of Women and Children. Jv9 y 1
DR. G. J. EL STEPHENS,
' ISCl CtSSOR TO B. B. BADLKY)
Office over Stewart & Co.'s Bank, Owosao.Mlck.
II. D. PETGItSON,
Vitalized Air and New Discovery.
tmCE-Over Dlramlck's store, Washington
Street. REsIDEXCE-Cor. Park and WUllams
Streets. Owosso. Mich.
PERCY EDWARDS, Attorney and Counsellor
at Law. Office, over Poatofflce owosso,
Michigan. Morey to loan on real estate ee-,
DR. J. W. ESSIG,
THE FEW AESTHETIC "apPORATIVET
For the Painless Effraction of Teeth. Perfectly
barmleis. No after sickness. Anyone '
can take it.
Office I a Wesener's Block, Owow Mich.
JAMES M. GOODELL,
ATTORNEY.-AT r LAW.
Attention glveo to Calleetleai, Real estate and
v WESEMER BLOCK, OWOSSO.
NEW SERIES, VOL. VI, NO.
"LET GOOD DIGESTION WAIT ON APPETITE AND HEALTH ON BOTH."
This resulc will be brought about by using
Parkill's - Baking - Powder,
PERFECTLY PURE AND WHOLESOME.
If you use it you will never hsve yellow biscuit they will
never taste of soda. It contain no alum or
other injurious substance. It is
made from pure
Ga?ape Cream of Taptai8
and not from the common Cream of Tartar of the shops.
If you want a Pure, Wholesome and Reliable
Baking Powder try it.
PflRKSLL & SON, Druggists,
The most Complete Stock, Reliable Goods,
COMPETENT DRUGGISTS IN CHARGE.
Prescriptions Prepared f Drugs of Known Purity
OSBURNF SONS' "
Un'mi 111 UU
Will Continue 2 Weeks Longer.
NEW GOODSlRRIYING !
WASIHI IOIEIB (R(0(DIIDS,
ALWAYS VISIT THE DOUBLE STORE.
OSBURN & SONS.
Cutters, Cutters, Cutters !
A. E. HARTSHORN,
TTq.R a, Xja,3?e: S-fcocls: o Jlg
Best IsLsOszes of Cutters,
bo Td soloL Sb
Astonishingly Low Prices.
FEBRUARY 10, 1888.
rionesr Mcotlnff. '
The Tioucer Society of Shiawassee
County will hold its annual meeting
in the court house in Corunua, on
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 188S, at 10
o'clock a. m. At one o'clock p. m.
the meeting will be addressed by
Rev. J. Donnelly of Owoso. Me
morials of deceased members will be
presented by the proper committees.
Short speech will then be given, by
several members of the Society, from
different portions of the county, who
are expected to be present. The ex
ercises will be interspersed with mu-ic.
Warm rooms will be provided for
those who prefer to bring their lunch.
All interested in p:neer incidents
are requested to be present, and
assist in making the event a pleasant
C. Holman, President.
John Thomas, whoso serious illness
was mentioned last week, died, and
was buried on Fiiday last.
Rev. O. A Mcintosh, the young
evangelisr. ha departed for other
fields, and the revival meetings are
now bring conducted by Rev Marsh
who will accomplish more substantial
Chas. Morrow's family have moved
A lodge of Knights of Pythias is
abut to be organized here.
Chas. Ohert seriously lacerated
his hands while manipulating the ele
vator in Obert & Sherman's 6tore
We learn that a divorce has been
granted in Genesee county to Mary
C Balcom from R. A. Balcom. now
of Fowlcrville. Both parties are well
known here. O. T. A.
Bancroft, Mich., Feb. 6, 1888.
I glarcing over my notes, taken in
visiting schools of Shiawassee county,
I notice these facts which may not be
Schools visited 55. to which add 3
not in session, would make 58.
Length of visit 1 1-2 103 hoars. Find
22 schools excellent, 15 good, 12 fair
and 6 very poorly taugnt. Schools
having dictionary 25, globes 5, maps
5, and charts 4. Schools whose
boards have adopted physiology un
der the new law 11. Expulsions 5,
cause insubordination. Build ii gs in
the main have been found in appear
ance outside favorable; warmth,
fair; all ventilated by lowering win
dows from top. Out buildings gene
rally poor. Grounds good.
V. G. Lanning,
Sec. Co. Board ot Exam.
It seems like a "January thaw."
Fine sleighing and nice turnouts with
fair ladies make the streets attractive.
A pleaant social event was held
at th residence of E. B Ward on
last Tuesday evening The Chautau
qua Literary Socielv gave the enter
tainment which consisted of music,
recitations and essays on Por Fitz
Green Halleck and Mrs. Hartiet
Beecher Stowe. All of these were
very well rendered and instructive to
all. The whole ended with a comic
operetta whicn was very amusing to
the company notwithstanding that
we were not expected to laugh.
On last Friday evening a leap year
party of five couples from Ovid spent
the evening with Miss Josey Ward.
There are special services being
held at the Congrrgatioital church.
Rev. Mr. Mowers is conducting the
meetings this week. It Is expected
that Rev. Mr. Nutting an evangelist
now laboring at Portland will be here
Preparations are being made to re
build the burned district as soon as
the weather will permit.
Mr. S. II Manzer will erect a fine
house for his daughter, Mrs. Liddle.
as soon as the spring opens.
Greenlaf Marsh.ot Shiftsburcwas
in town to day.
Miles Burt is running his saw mill
notwithstanding the fire destroyed all
the plate glass windows in his store.
One benefit of the fire is that the
poitoffice is now located in a section
of the town where cne may be sure
whether he is entering that or a sa
loon. "It's an ill wind that blows do
one good." Anon.
WHOLE NO. 408
Revival meetings si ill continue in
the M. E. Church. Gr.at interest is
felt; many are being converted.
Mr, Enoch Eddy cur old tim
citizen, now of Corunna, is just now
saying ''how do do," to friends in
Miss Agness Morrice is spending a
few days with old class mates at
Mr. and Mrs Southworth have de
serted this Michigan country and
gone to Missouri for a time visiting
friends and recuperating tualth
We understand I). B. Holmes i
contemplating a prospecting trip to
the 4,golden state. We wish him
success, but st'll hope he will come
bick with the conclusion that Mor
rice is good enou- li for him.
A Magnificent Water Power.
The water power at Minneapolis,
since developed to its present capac
ity, has only 32,000 horse power.
At the town of Great Fulls, Mont.,
the Great Falls of the Missouri fur
nish over 25,000 available horse pow
er. With an extensive grain and
stock country rapidly developing on
one side; and abundance of timber,
coal, and magnificent quarries close
at hand; and extensive mining dis
trict? only a few miles awav with their
great quantities of ores to be reducd
and a laige poDulation req tiring food,
heat and shelter, Great Falls seetm
destined to soon become an industrial
center of magnitude, now that it lias
secured railroad communication with
the rest of the country. A new map
just issued, and other information
may be secured free by applying to
C If. Warren, General Passenger
Agent. St. Paul, Minneapolis & Man
it ba Rv.,St. Pn'. Minnesota.
There will be a meeting of the
county committee and workers of the
Prohibition party of Shiawassee coun
ty in Good Temnlars' Hall, Owosso,
at n o'clock a. m , Feb. 15th for the
purpose of rearranging the county
committee, preparing for the cam.
paign of 1888. and transacting such
other business as may properly come
before the meeting It is earnestly
hoped that all members of the county
committee will be present, als.- that
each city and town shall be fully rep
resented by its best workers. Now
is the time to arrange for work. The
battle of '88 is before us, work we
must, early and late, in season and
out of season. Work, work at all
times, if we wou'd do our part in re
deeming our fair State frr.m the rurse
of the saloon. W. A. Tyler, sole or
ganizer, will be present. Ladies es
pecially invited. By order Com.
A. R Ball,
E. L. Brewer, Chairman.
The Wing Bros, have gone to their
new home in southern Kansas Mr.
Enoch Wing went with the chartered
car from Vernon and Mr. Bert Wing
started last Thursday. They are only
six miles from Indian Ty.
Miss Flora Wing remains in Easton
Mr. Norman Stewart and wife, of
Vernon, who purchased the Wing
Bros, farm have located here.
Bertha Drain who has been sick
for so long, her jaws setting for five
days while it wan thought life was
ebbing away, last Sunday evening an
opiate was administered which' pto
duced sleep, her uw began to drop
down and since then she has been
slowly recovering to all appearances.
The oldest child of Mr. and Mrs.
Jennings, while in the woods with his
father last week sawing down trees, it
split, the boy ran back and turned to
see where the tree was going, but by
that time the tree had broken and
kicked back coming down on him,
breaking in hts skud, shoulder atd
side. He lived about an hour, but
died before the physician arrived.
The 13th enlertainment in the
Boston St?r Course ws a lecture de
livered in Tremont Temple by Dr.
James Hedley. , During the entire
evening he gave anecdotes as illustra
tions of his points which were most
amusing as well as new and convulsed
the audience with laughter. Indeed
the entertainment was one of the
most successful in the course.- Bos
ton Herald, Jan. 11, 1887. Hear Dr.
Hedley at obera hall next Wednesday
The best is the cheapest and that
is a Peoria - watch. Buy no other.
N. M Tray sells them at Sha-tuck's
music store. " ' '
' 1 Steal Estate TranxXsrs, V
Antrim Chnuucy lleaih to Obert T
Slierrain, 80 acres Bee 2, $4,000.
Bancroft Lucv A Gay U Henrietta
Briitn, lot tec 35. $275.
Caledonia Tk1 Kincuid to John Dyer,
20 h m-c 22. $600.
Durand Lizzlj B DeCamp to Daniel
B Holme, lot on sec 22, $110.
Fairfield Jas C Andrreon to M H
Carl-r, unci J 80 ncrrs sec 3 and 10, 539.
Bennington Jahcz Pavn to D SI and
N E Itwblin, 110 a ftt-c 11, $6,125.
New Haven Jooirth Duukp to Mirth
Mcro, 5 it wc 10. $500
Owosso John Snyder to Chnrlea Mo
my, lot un stc 18, tii)0. Jli Kr-tz to
Joseph Krerz, lot on b. c 24, $500. Geo Id
IlU-hardoii to Y A ltlchmdon. iindt a
22 ft lot 2 b'i 25. $1,100. Julian H Cow
an to Delia NewiiW, lot 5 1IR 6 S K arnca
a dil. $150. J- ob Kdiirin .n to Dion and
liollin. I'ump factory. $800.
Sciota Lfwifl Bennett to Rcubca
Chant, 80 a si c 30. $1634.
Vernon Fred S Pei kins to Annie B
Busli, lut 7 blk 1 Vans lsi udd, 150.
WoooiiuLL John P Shaft to Sidney O
Marsb, 2 a ter 26, 1100.
COMMON COUNCIL ROOM, )
Owosso.Feb. 0, 1868. f
RcguUr meeting of ihe Common Coun
cil of iha city of Owosso, Mayor Calkins
in the chair.
Present Aid. Fricseke, Keyte, Rob
bins, Wells, Wiley und Wolverton.
Minutes of last mvt-tln r.'iid and ap
The following accounts were presented
aud referred to the Committee on Claims
H. Monroe, digging grave, SCO
J II Culkius, work on cngin?, tele
phono ch irct. ic, 12 06
D L .Murphy, cljrk of election, rent
of room 5 00
Smuh Bridge Co, Mulberry st.
bi idgo, y,033 00
C W Mm thews, druylng. 75
Times Pig. Co. printing 33 70
J J Punnuly, lumiMir 6 3T
J II Ctikina. in iking osscsmeat rolls, .
Isiaud2d districts 100 00
The 8p. ciul committee on tho Mullbcrr
Btreel britlgy mudn the following report
which was accepted and mlopicd. Ayc3,
6, uayt 0.
To the Honorable Mayor aud Common
Your committee appoinied to purchase
and erect a bri.lj over the SliUwiwsee
river on Alulbi-rry street would most re
8p -ctfuliy rejHJit .h it said bridge U now
completed and accepted by your committee
and recommend that one oider for $1,550,
due Feb. 7ih and one order for $1,5;J8, duo
July 1st 1888 bu drawn in favor of tho
Bnntii Bridge Co., of Toledo, Ohio,
payment in full for ttaid bridge.
J. FllIEBEKB. ) r, .
J. II K0BB1NB, fCm-
The Committee on Claims and Accounts
reported favorably on the accounts a?
above presented. Tho report was accept
ed, unanimous consent given and the nc
counts, allowed Ayes 0, nays 0.
The same committee also reported back
the bills of S. F. Smith and J. E. Turner
of $53 and $59.23 without recommenda
Aid. Fricseke moved to lay the bills ca
the table until next meeting. Lost, ayes,
2, nays 4.
Aid. Wiley moved to allow tho bills at
$50 each, which motion prevailed. Ayes
6. nays 0.
The following communication was pre-
senuu oy me cierv;
Los Anqelos, Cal., Jan. 23d.
To the Honorable Mayor and Common
Council of the city of Owosso:
Gentleman, I have heard of trouble you
have had about the gravel pU I sold you
and can say that I ninde Geo. B. Smith
aware of the contract existing between the
city and myself. I told hi nv before he
bought my place that the contract was in
the Cry Clerk's olnce. I also told VanDu
sen to draw deed subject to the sane, the
above, gentlemen. U u statement of facts.
Believe me to be.
Yours very truly,
Addres, 526 Bucna Vesta bL, Les An
Aid. Gould moved that tho atrcct Com
missioner be instruced to lay a sidewalk
on the south side of Main rtrect Lrldzc
from the necdlebcam to the property of A.
T. Thomas. Motion lost by the following
vote: Ayes, Aid. Gould, Bobbins, and
Wolverton 3; nays, Aid. Fricseke, Wells,
Wiley and the Mayor 4.
On motion the ordinance regulating the
running of hacks was taken from tho table.
AM. Friesc-ke moved to strike out the .
words "citizen of tho U. S." from Bee. 1.
which motion prevailed.
A motion to reduce license from $5 to
$1 a year was lost.
On motioi a section was added requiring
drivers to wear badges to bo provided by
Tl.n ..nllninr.. was -n.l tt in ..II
...V wf uiutll.vu not? HHU IMV IU tun nun
placed on its passage. Ayes 4, nays 2.
The Council then adjourned.
Edmund O. Dewey,
Go to N. M. Pray for your watch
and clock repairing. Now in one
side of Shattdck'i mus'c store.
A Soservei 2 r. bite.
From th Marquette Mining Jouruftl.
H. O. Fifield, of the Menominee
Harald, himself a delegate to the
Ishpcming republican convention,
pays this tjibute Marquttte city's
favorite in that race: Col. C. Y.
Osbotirn, of Marquette, will ever be
remembered by the thirteen Me
nominee delegates, for his kindly as
sistance toward securing the nomina
tion of Mr. Brown for congressman
in the late republican convention.
He was a brave and valiant soldier
during the late war and he still re
tains his staying qualities."