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ICYGLES AT '
Columbia Light Roadster,
Pathfinder for Boys,
American Rudge Ordinary,
American Ideal Ordinary,
0W0SS0 CYCLE CO.
CAPITAL. $100,000. SURPLUS, $10,000.
D. M. Kstey, President.
E. Salisbury, Vice President.
A. D. WmrPLE, Cashier.
C. S. Williams, C. E. Rigley,
J. II. Calkins, E. Salisbury,
D. M. Estey, E. A. Gould.
W. A. Woodard. -FOUR
PER CENT INTEREST
Paid quarterly on deposits.
SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES TO RENT
Foreign Exchange Bought and Sold.
Bank open from 9 a. m. to 4:00 p. m. and
every Monday evening from 6 to 8, .
II. L. STEWART & CO.,
N. A. FINCH, - CASHIER.
ByDo a General Banking Business.
CffDraw Drafts on all parts of the world.
tSTMoney to loan on real estate securif k s.
C3T"By our European Bank Money Ordfr
System payments are transmitted to .he
very house of the lecipient abroad, free of
charge, saving him the trouble and expense
of collecting a draft.
Farmers who can make real
ly choice butte can get 15c a
pound for it at the Cold Stor
age other quality as it grades.
Why not take a little pains
and get your butter up where
it belongs. I will take all you
will bring from June to No
vember, and will give the
farmer who brings in the best
during this time, $25, and the
second best, $15.
E. F. Dudley.
Mich. S. M. & O.Co.'s
Ex-Mayor Julius Frleseke has just pur
chased an elcirant burl walnut S. G. Cliick
ering piano. Likewise J. B. Conners, Supt.
T. & A. A. R. R. and Grant TannehiJl, of
Thus does this magnificent instrument
continue to grow In favor with tlie people.
We shall have a new stock soon.
Some "specials" still left in our piano and
organ department and will close them out
First come flrst served.
We have a few big things to offer in way
of special prices on bicycles. Come quick.
207209 N. Washington.
CORRECTED EVEltY ?KIDAT MORNINO.
Butter.per B 15 10 10
Eggs, per doz
Potatoes, per bushel..
Oats, per bushel
20 to 22
IMick-vheat Flour 2.40percwt
Beans, ;er bushel 60 ,-30
Apples per bushel 1 00
Onions, per bushel 60 75
Buy your flower pots and hanging vases
of A. V. Prindle. They are the cheapest.
120 Exchange street.
For Sale. A four burner gasoline stove.
Das only been in use two summers; Is In
good repair and will be sold cheap. En
quire at The Times oflice. .
Lost Saturday night, red bird dog, Irish
setter with small black spot on left shoulder,
answers to the name of Don, his return or
information leading to his recovery will be
rewarded. . ,
E. S. Curtiss, 612 Adams St.
Highest prices always paid for good but
ter at Hunt's.
An egg basket holding 10 doz. eggs given
away by trading $5.00 at Hunt's.
Boneless pi bacon something extra nice
For Sale or Will Trade. I offer my resil
dence, 803 east King street for sale or wll
exchange same for good farm property.
II. 1'iiiLurs, Owosso.
Thotographs are now wade at the usual
price, $3.00 a dozei, at Welte's.
Wanted Girl for general -housework.
Apply at nunt'a grocery.
For the nicest and tenderest dried beef go
New Japan tea for 25c a pound. Hunt
has the finest 25c Japan tea that you ever
saw, of excellent cup quality and will draw
as clear as water dont fall to get sample and
CUT ' PRICES
FOKMEH OUR piuCE.
3135 00 $ 120 00 .
135 00 100 00
120 00 105 00
125 00 105 00
135 00 75 00
135 00 60 00
135 00 ' 35 00
60 00 5 00
75 00 20 00
135 00 35 00
80 00 15 00
OWOSSO, FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 1893
Entered at the postoffice in Owosso for
ransmission as second-class matter.
CIRCULATION THIS WEEK, 2,496.
The new guns for Co. G. arrived Monday.
81,500 in race purses will be offered at
the county fair.
The street car company carried 6,700 pas
sengers circus day.
Corunna young men are joining our T.
M. C. A. association.
The date of the Lansing driving club races
are Aug. 16-19. Purses $11,000.
Dodge & Son will remove their hardware
stock into the Payne building on Main bt.
Altar Guild will hold a cake sale in the
Dimmick store on Washii gton St., Saturday
The Shiawassee Savings and Loan socl
ety loaned on Monday evening $2000, at
SO per cent, premium.
One of the attractions at the county fair
will be a wedding on each of the three days.
Watch out for the list of special prizes.
The ladies of the W. C. T. U. sent sev
eral floral designs to Coldwater last week to
decorate the grave of Gen C. li. risk.
What has become of our Maple River
Farmers' Club reporter? We shall be glad
to publish the reports if thef are furnished.
The Times always carries a fine line of
stationery. You can find almost anything
you are In need of. Call and get our prices.
The ladies of the Methodist church will
serve meals in the Dimmick B16ck during
the prohibition convention in this city next
Eileen Desmound of the Dan Morris Sul
livan Irish Comedy Co. will sing at high
mass at Father Doaian'd church. Suuday
The council ought to settle the sewer
question at once. It seems as though
enough time had been taken to investigate
On account of the extreme hot weathea
the Labadie-Rowell company returned to
Owosso Sunday moining to remain about
The T. & A. A. will give a cheap excur
sion to Mt. rieasent next Sunday. Tickets
will also be sold to all stations letween these
points at low rates.
The ladies of the Congregational church
will serve dinner and supper each day next
week during the prohibition convention hi
the ?tore vacated by F. 11. Banister.
Geo. L. Van Dyne, of Middlebury,
marketed the last of his large crop of rasp
berries In this city yesterday. I he prices
obtained this year have been very remuner
ative. Miss E. Desmond. Dan Morris Sullivan's
fllilfl simnort sunir at the Catholic church
Sunday. The lady has a musical voice of
great sweetness and compass. Big Rapids
Sentinel, July 6. At Opera Hall Aug. 8-9.
The following is the list of letters remain
ing uncalled for at the Owosso post office
for the week ending July, 30: Bessie Clark,
C. M. Packer, Freeman Renslow, Mrs.
Rob't Smith, James Delaney, James Lynch,
Mrs. Carrie Jewell, Miss Lubie, Mrs. An
drew Mitchell, Frank Morrison, G. F. Ful
ler, Birdie Grow, W. G. Tenney, James J.
Brown. Drop: Elijah Hurll. Foreign: U,
Lansing has come to the front as a trot
ting horse center. Last spring the Lansing
Driving Club was organized with a capital
stock of $50,000. 120 acres of low level land
was purchased east on Michigan ave. $30,
000, has teen expended on grounds, track
and buildings. We are informed by ex
perienced horsemen that the track Is one of
the finest. The soil is of that springy char
acter which makes fast time but does not
sore a horse. The track is one of reg
ulation pattern and eighty feet in width on
the home stretch. There are the stake races
as follows: $2,000 for 3 minute trotters; $1,
000 for 2:24 trotters; $1,000 for 3 minute
pacers. The entrance fee to these stakes Is
ten per cent. There are class races for the
following: Trotters, 2:18, 2:28, 2:35 and 2:30.
Pacers, 2:19 and 2:30. The purses in these
class races are $800 each. Entrance fee
five per cent In addition to above there
are 2 and 2 yr. old trota and 8 yr. old pace,
purse of $300 in each. The stalls at the
grounds of the Lansing Driving Club are
large and well built with city water at the
end of each section. The Detroit Lansing
& Northern Railroad have run a side track
up to the grand stand and the electric cars
are very near the grounds. Some of the
best horses are already entered. Weather
permitting Lansing will have one of the
best meetings of the year. For entry blanks
or any further Information address W. K.
Prudden, secretary at Lansing.
Republican caucuses next Thursday even
If you want neat Job printing patronize
The fall term of Oakslde school begins
Monday, bepu oin. y -
250 tickets were sold at St Johns for
Owosso last Friday.
It is Cyrus Instead of Silas Henry who
is boarding witu biienii juornce.
Co. G. will attend the dedicatory exercises
of the World's Fair buildings Oct. 21.
Mr. and Mrs. P. II. Black will entertain
a party of friends at their home next Tues
The Times is printed a day early this
week to give an opportunity to complete
several book jobs.
Mrs. McBaln's S. S. class will sell cake,
bread, etc., Saturday from 3:30 to 5, p. in.
In the building east of Duff's grocery.
Barnum & Bailey's show drew an inmehse
crowd to Owosso, Friday. Most of the
people were pleased with the show but dls
appointed with the parade.
Justice Byerly has a gold watch in his
possession that was stolen by Richard Sibley
last Friday from some circus visitor. The
owner can have same by proving property.
Dr. Walter E. Ward contributes a well
written article to the Fen ton Independent
on the subject of "road making," a topic
that Is receiving attention In all parts of the
Peter Foess was tried before Justice
Byerly, Monday, on a charge of assault
and battery preferred by John Blank. The
jury found him guilty and he was fined $10
The city band was given a fine reception
Tuesday evening on the West Side. After
theprogam was finished a purse containing
$14 was presented to the band, and ice
cream, cake and lemonade served.
Dan Morris Sullivan's Irish Comedy Co.,
will appear at the opera house Monday and
Tuesday evenings next. The company Is
said to be one of the best on the road and
well worth hearing.
Invitations are out for the marriage of
Miss Minnie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.
Garrison, of Vernon, to Henry R Corning,
of Cleveland. Ohio, Aug. 17, at the home of
the bride's parents.
Both factories of the Estey company are
crowded with orders making it neccessary
to run extra hours. The orders received
this season are larger than usual, several
car lots being being frequently sent out to one
The D., L. & N. Ry. now sells mileage
books good for purchaser and any member
of his family stipulated thereon. This is a
result of the proceedings comenced against
this road to compel them to issue such books.
Dogs got into a flock of sheep belonging
to S. J. Waugh, of Bennington, last Satur
day, killing one and Injuring others. There
are too many worthless curs running about
and our farmer friends would be justified in
killing a few of them.
Before Justice Rverlv. Saturday? T)in-
nis Williams, of Laingsburg, and Tlios.
uieason, drunks, each given 60 days In the
county jail. Richard Sibley arrested for
larceny, sent to the Detroit workhouse for
60 days. Billy Murphy will be tried to-morrow
on charge of drunkenness.
The ladles of the Baptist ' church will
serve dinner, supper and Ice cream at the
Patridga Farm Aug. 5t!i for the Light In
fantry and all others who may attend the
rifle practice of the troops. Music in the
evening. Come every body and enjoy a day
and evening In the couutry.
An exDlosion of a easoline stove at the
residence of Frank Brown on Fletcher street
Monday morning called out the fire depart
ment. The llanies, however, were under
control before the boys got to work, the run
being a long one. The damage was only
a few dollars. The gasoline tank had been
Ciled to overflowing, causing the explosion.
The value of a paper as an advertising
medium depends entirely upon the number
of people it reaches and the class of its read
ers. From either of these points The
Times leads as an advertising medium in
Shiawassee county. Our weekly edition of
2,500 papers goes to the best class of citizens
In everypart of the county.
Flushing Observer: O. D. Langdon, of
this township, has brought suit in the Shi
awassee circuit court for $10,000 damages
against the T., A. A. & N. M. Ry. for in
juries. Our readers will remember that on
the night of Feb. 2Sth, 18'JO, the complain
ant, while in the employ of the T. At A. A.
company, met with a serious acoident at
Durand and sustained a rupture and brV' m
leg. L. L. Burton Is Langdon's atUvi. y.
Thieves entered the house of Wm. J !".
Elm St., last Friday stealing a gold i
and some silverware. The meat inaket uf
Jacob Barle was, also, entered Saturday
even'ng and some change taken from the
drawer. During the week entrance has
been effected to several houses, but In no
case has anything of great value been taken.
There Feenis to be a gang of theives about
the city and It would be well for our citizens
to be prepared to give them a warm re
We again urge upon our citizens the ne
cessity of opening their homes to the dele
gates who will attend the prohibition state
convention next week. There will be many
more people here than the hotels can ac
commodate and In no other way can they be
cared for than by everyone keeping open
nouse." Most or the delegates will le here
only over one night, making It easy for any
one to arrange to keep one or more. Owosso
Is gaining In favor as a convention city.
Lci us (to an m our power next week to send
every delegate away with a good impression
of our prosperous city and enterprising citi
Cora Barium, by Louis Napoleon, has re
duced her record to 2:35.
Henry Loop and family left for Dakota.
Tuesday, where they will hereafter reside.
Mrs. Jane Gauntlett, of Lansing, is the
guest of Mrs Marlon Fortress this week.
Mrs. C. E. Wyant, of Toledo, is the guest
of her mother, Mrs. F. Perkins.
Mrs. S. Russell was the guest of Lansing
friends the first of the week.
Dr. Knapp was at Byron, Monday.
Miss Anha McAfee spent Sunday in Lan
John Carpenter was In Byron the first of
Mrs. Amelia Fisher returned Monday
from a month's visit with Grand Rapids
J. F. Yeates and daughter, Mrs. Cbas.
Allen, are guests of Lapeer friends this
Mrs. Will May was called to St. Johns,
Monday, by the death of her mother.
Miss Etta Haviland, of Byron, was the
guest of Owosso friends last week.
Dr. Hlller spent Sunday In Flint,
Miss Carrie Stewart left Thursday for
Miss Cora Manning is visiting friends in
Miss Emma Earl, of Flint, is visiting at
i. Aicuaiu s.
Miss Effie Ayers is visiting friends at
E. E. White reached home last night from
his eastern trip.
Geo. W. Sprinkle and wife have gone east
on a pleasure trip.
Mr. and Mrs. ,J. N. McBrlde were in
Miss Emma Mertz, of Caro, is visiting
airs. j. v. uibson.
Dr. Jopling and family are camping at
i'ine iae ims wees.
John Wesener and wife, of Chleaco. are
visiting at 11. Wesner's.
Miss Lala Vanzo. of Mt Pleasant, visited
uwosso mends last week.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Parshaii.
a daughter, Monday evening.
Mrs. Oscar Wells and unn Ned left for
Denver, Col., Tuesday.
Mrs. S. G. Tavlor and son Lee. of firnv-
img, are visiting at u. L.. Taylor's.
Mr. and Mrs. A. West were ciiARta rt
iioweu friends the first of the week.
Miss Ilutchines. of Bancroft was in the
cny me last or tne week.
Miss Pauline Good, la at home from ITIns
dale, 111., for a visit of a month.
Miss Becker, of Clare, is vlsltlner with her
sister, Airs. j. white, or this city.
Miss Norcross returned hnme Mnndnv
evening rrom her trip to Vermont.
Rev. Geo. E. Thomnson aud wife, nf Del-
eware, are visiting at J. Thompson's.
Misses SDratrne. of Detroit have heen
visiting miss uracia Stewart this week.
Miss Edith Pheins. nf T,nnslnir. Is vielHncr
ner granamotner, Mrs. 11. JN. Williams.
Mrs. Donoeh. of Sacinaw. has heen
visiting menus in the city the past week.
Miss Ransbeck. of Ludinirtnn. la vIstHnc
ner cousin miss urace Mershon, of this city.
Miss Warren, of Rochester. M. Y. U the
guest of Miss Bennett, North Washington
J. D. Evans and wife and R. P. Rlcelnw
ana wire take a trip around the lakes next
Myrtle Wiley and Kate Corlett sro to Casa
Lake, near Pontiac, tomorrow to be eone a
T. M. Wilev and wife left Wednesday fnr
Pontiac, to camp at Cass Lake for two
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Andrus left Tues
day evening for Denver, Col., to visit their
C. H. Kelsey left Tuesday for Denver,
His stay here was much enjoyed by his
Miss Battle Evans leaves the first of the
week to attend a wedding in Almont and
visit mends In Imlay City.
S. E. Parkill left Tuesday for Grand
Rapids to attend the meeting of the State
Rev. J. R. Reitzel left last evening for
Chicago. After a few days stay there he
will go to Dakota to visit his sister.
M. Schuline, of the Boston Clothing
House, goes east Saturday to buy goods.
He will be gone about three weeks.
Mrs. Jas. Osburn and son returned from
Boston, Tuesday afternoon. Quite a num
ber of friends went to Durand to meet her.
Editor Chase, of the Gratiot Journal,
called on us Saturday. , He reports a bright
outlu)k In Gratiot county for the republi
cans. Supervisor Jacobs, of Hazleton, was In
the city yesterday looking after his political
fences. He was well pleased with the out
look In Owosso.
Archie Lowery, of this city, a brakeman
on the T. & A. A. railroad had his right
arm badly crushed between the bumpers
while coupling ears at Alexis, Saturday.
He was t;uen to the Sisters' hospital in To
ledo. It is not known yet whether the arm
can be & a veil.
Quiiri a numler of Owosso people went
to Fnuikfort, Tuesday, among whom were,
M; and Mrs. Albeit Todd and daughter,
Mayor Gould and family, E.T. Dudley and
iiildren, Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Estey, Mr.
and Mrs. M. L. Stewart, Mr. and Airs. A.
Deckert, Will, Mary and Florence Kilpat
rlek, 1. Burhans, Geo. Charlton, Clara and
Dora Woodard, Mrs. L. E. Woodard, Fred
and Hugh Woodard, Miss Anna Gould and
F. 11. Banister,
" Fronltltlon County Convention.
The prohibitionist of the county held their
convention to elect delegates to the state con
vention at Corunna on Wednesday.- The
attendance was somewhat smaller than
usual. N. J. Strong, of Vernon, was elect
ed temporary chairman, and Arthur Benson,
ofMorrice, secretary. The usual commit
tees were appointed. The delegates chosen
to the state convention were: F. W. French,
Vernon; Jas. Bulemore, Venice; John New
berry, Shiawassee; Lee Warner, Byron; F.
W. Alexander, Owosso; Calvin Locke,
Perry; Dr. A. V. Leonardson, Owosso; E.
L. Brewer, Owosso; F. 11. Morris, New
Haven; Mrs. Amelia Barnum, Byron; Rev.
A. S. Fair, Hazleton; Rev. C. Benson,
Perry; Peter II. Smith, Perry; Rev. L. Brum,
Owosso; Wm. F. Spalding, Owosso. The
nomination of candidates for county offices
and election of delegates to congressional,
senatorial and representative conventions
was left for a later convention to becalled by
the county committee. The county commit
tee was reorganized as follows:
Chairman, J. M. Fitcb, Corunna; Sec,
E. L. Brewer, Owosso; Treas., A. R. Ball,
Corunna; Burns, Lee Warner; Antrim, A.
McDlvit; Perry, Wm. Wells; Woodhull,
Mr9. Sara'l GIbbs; Sclota, Rev. A. G. Blood;
Bennington, II. D. Thompson; Shiawassee,
W.'R. Sutton; Vernon, J. C. Curtis; Venice,
Jas. Bulemore; Caledonia, John B. Water
man;Middleburry, Geo. F. Arnold; Fairfield,
Mrs. R. Allen; Rush, Wm. F. Spalding;
New Haven, W. D. Underwood; Hazleton,
Rev. A. S. Fair; Owosso city, D. M.
Christian; Corunna, J. Shout
Frank Johnson, of Corunna, was acci
dentally shot in the hip Monday by Lee
Eggleston. The boys were hunting spar
rows whe the mishap occurred. It will
take the boy a couple of weeks to entirely
Hunt's "Perfection Blend" 80c coffee is
always good and the very best coffee that
can be sold for 80c a pound. Get sample
and try It
GREAT SLAUGHTER SALE
ON MONDAY, AUGUST 1st, 1892,
We inaugurate our regular
To continue until all Remnants and Odds and Ends
are closed out.
We have over
FLANNEL DRESS GOODS,
. CASHMERES, HENRIETTAS, PRINTS,
TRIMMINGS, SILESSIAS, LAWNS,
CAMBRICS, MUSLINS, GINGHAMS,
SATINES, SEERSUCKERS, DENIMS,
n fact, remnants of all kinds of Dry Goods that must be sold
quick, and to do this we have put figures on
them that will make them go with a
Bales Unbleached Cotton, 4&c 500 Salts (MsS.) at 75c on the $
" "Fine " " - 5cLadies' Capes, Wraps & Jackets at i off
" Cotton north.7i, at 6c straw Hats at i off,
Case " Bleached Cotton, at Sic 5 Pieces (o1) Ingrain Carpet at 42ic
Cases Standard Prints, fall shades, 4c 5 Pieces (nB5S) Ingrain Carpet, 52c
I All Summer Goods at Reduced Prices,
It will pay you to trade at the Big Store of