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We Have Secured the Exclusive Agency for
jfc Drake's Dyspepsia Cure
and Nerve Restorer. . .
This treatment stands without a rival for the permanent cure of
all forms of
STOMACH AND NERVE TROUBLES.
A TRIAL IS ALL WE ASK.
SPRAGUE 8c CO., Druggists,
107 N.Washington Street, Owosso.
Citizens' Savings Bank
DKvosiTOiis' Guarantee, 1100,000.
I. H. Keelkk, President.
H C. Frieseke, Vice President.
G. L. Taylor. Cashier
H C. FUIKSKKK
W. E. Hall..
J. W. Simmons.
Oso. L. Keklkh.
M. C. Dawes.
I. H Keeler.
II. S. KhKLEH.
Transacts a General Banking Business.
PATS INTEREST ON DEPOSITS.
fjg Bank open od Saturday evenings.
M. L. Stewart. Chas D. Stewart.
L. , Stewart.
I L. STEWART & CO
OWOSSO. - MICH.
E. M. Miller, Paying Teller.
W. H. Bigelow, Receiving Teller.
MONEY TO LOAN AT 6 PER CENT, later
eat payable annually or semi annually ; will
accept payments on the principle at or within
K days of any interest period ; will loan in sums
of IROO to Sz.fiOO on improved farms in Shia
wassee county, and on centrally located pro
perty in the city of Owosbo, (city property
must be producing an income). On farm pro
perty or oity property we loan not exceeding 40
per cent, of actual value. Abstracts of Title
and Fire Insurance required.
Drafts drawn on all parts of the world.
Interest Paid on Time Deposits.
Safety Deposit Boxes for Rent.
THE OWOSSO SAVINGS BANK
THREE PER CT. INTEREST
Payable Quarterly on Savings Deposits.
Chas. E. Rlgley, Prest.
C. W Gale, V. Prest.
A. D. Whipple, Casb'r.
J. C. Van Camp.
1st Ass't Cash'r.
F. W. Lawrence,
W. B. Camburn.
E. F. Dudley.
C. W. Gale.
W. M. Kilpatrick.
O. T. Mason,
i tins. E. Rlgley.
W. A. Woodard.
Bank Open: D:00a. m. to l:M p. m.; Saturday
eveuiugs. 6:00 to 8:00.
;' " BOTBD KVRRY FRIDAY MORNINO.
Butter, per lb -
Eggs. j r doz
Oats, per bushel
Wheat, red, per bushel
Wheal, white, per bushel
Rye. per bushel
Beans per bushel
Corn, shelled, per bushel
Corn, In ear, per bushel
Ground feed, No 1, per cwt
Ground feed. No. 2, per cwt
Hay, prime, No. 1
Hay, ' " 9
Timothy, No 1
Choice alsike mixed
Baled hay 11.00 extra.
Rye straw ..
Bran, per cwt
Meal, per cwt
Quoted by J. H. Copas &
Hogs, live, cwt
Spring Chickens, live
Spring Chickens, dressed
14 to 15
N to M
24 to 20
76 to 8ft
0.00 to 8.10
8.7ft to 8.80
3.00 to 4.00
3.50 to 6.00
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RAISINS and CURRANTS
Our assortment is complete, all klnta of
thelvery best quality. Lemon and Orange
Peels, new Citron and fresh Ground
We have all kinds, all new nuts and the
finest you ever saw. An elegant eheap
FRESH ROASTED PEANUTS
For Christmas we shall have some nice
ones and fresh roasted for the occsslon
FINE FRESH CANDIES
We can please you, have all kinds from the
finest hand made Caudles down to a good
cheap mixture. Don't buy your candles
until vou have seen ours
Oranges, Lemons, Celery, Holly, Etc
Special Sale on mixed Nuts,
mixed Candies, Peanuts, all
?1 St. Jacobs Oil
Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Sciatica,
Lumbago, Sprains, Bruises,
THE OWOSSO TIMES.
Entered at the Postofflce in Owosso for
transmission as second-class matter.
Published everv Friday noon.
OWOSSO FRIDAY, DEC. 16, t898.
II. ll. Hawley has been appointed deputy
sheriff at Perry.
L. . Gould is confined to the house by
Cbas. Stone has sold and shipped bis
wildcat to Grand Rapids parties.
Supt. E. T. Austin will move into Albert
Todd's new house ou Mulberry street to
morrow. 8. Dean, of Add Arbor, was io the city
yesterday od business coooected with the
Preliminary exatuioations for the muster
ing out of Company G wtre beguD yester
G. II. Jooes, of Lansing, a soo-iD-law or
Dr. A. R. Ball, of Corn nun. died very sud
denly on MoDday.
F. F. Bumps' law office is dow coonected
with the Owosso Telephooe Co.'s Exchange.
His Dumber is 205.
A part of the heavy steel work for the
new bridge is dow restiog on the false work
across the river.
The annual meeting of the Shiawassee
Mutual Fire Insurance Co. will be held at
CoruoDa od Jan. 5ttf, 1899.
Rev. Bastiao Smlls, of Charlotte, will oc
cupy the pulpit of the Coogregatiooal
church next Sunday morning.
Misses Ethel Smith, of LaiDgsburg, aod
Anna Gute, of Owosso, are helping at Os
burD & Sods' duriog the holidays,
M. V. Sly, of Romeo, Is temporarily till
ing the positioo as deputy revenue collector
in this district, vacated by Mr. Peoaell.
Mrs H. P. White is assisting at D. M.
Christian's store during the absence of Miss
Kittie Gosh who is away od account of
Rev. Bastian Smits will address the
men's meeting at the Y M. C. A. Sun
day afternoon. Subject: "The Preserva
tive Power of Integrity."
The New National has a new baggage
wagon, built by Steggall A Carpenter and
painted by F. E. Suttin which will be put
on the streets in a lew days.
The Washington correspondent of the
Grand Rapids Herald writeB under date of
the 13th: Residents in the country about
Veroon, Mich , want rural free postal de
livery service established, and their petitioo
has been referred to the department for
Prof. Weiser, tearher of German io the
Detroit schools, will give bis lecture od
"The in man Girls and their Educatioo"
Id the assembly room at the ceotral school
huildiug this evening. The lecture will be
gio at 8 o'clock; admlssioo 10 cents. Every
ooe is Invited to atteud.
Capt. A. J. Van Epps has received his
old commission as captalo of Co. G, 3d
Regt., M. N. G . which be resigDed to ac
cept the commission as captain Id the 33d
Michigan Volunteer Infantry. This, it la
announced, is to be the policy Id relation to
all of the volunteer officers who resigned
commissions Id the national guard.
Miss Maud Gibson, the eighteen year old
daughter of Mrs. W. R. Glbsoo, died at her
home, 415 Huggios street, or consumption.
She had beeo suffering for several months
with the disease which her father died
but a few months since. Miss Glbsoo was
a member of the Methodist church Id this
city. The funeral was held Wednesday
afternoon at two o'clock.
The B. Y. P. U. has undertaken to fur
Dish a room Id Kalamazoo College for Priv
ate Fred Kamm who will begio work there
next month. This work is in Hoe with
suggestions made by Pres. Slocum when
the latter was here two weeks ago. The
society will start its fund for the work by
giving a ten cent supper in the church par
lors tomorrow night.
Cadillac News and Express: The Rev.
J. C. Cromer, wbo is Just closing three and
a half years of successful pastoral work
with the Congregational church at Owosso.
occupied the Congregational pulpit in this
city laU Sunday morning and evening, and
gave two strong and enjoyable sermons
Mr. Cromer Is practical and purposeful In
his presentations, and at times attains to
stirring and Impressive degrees of elo
quence. On the occasion of Mr. Cromer's
recent farewell sermon In Owosso the sev
eral churches and pastors of that city united
in expressing high regard for him as a man
and as a pastor, and regret because of his
Thos K'ute, of Lansing, has accepted a
position with the Owosso Carriage Co.
The Owosso Carriage Indoor base ball
team defeated the Independents Wednesday
night by a score of 17 to 12.
The attention of all who are obliged to be
out of doors is called to the Dew ad. of the
Ciowe-Weseuer Shoe Co. In this issue.
They have something to say about foot
warmers which is of interest.
The Baptist church In this city voted last
night to adopt the apportionment plan tor
meeting expenses for the coming year, the
trustees and a committee of three being in
structed to carry out the plan.
The Congregational church was crowded
Wednesday evening when Rev. Thos. Mc
Clary, of Minneapolis, gave the second
number of 'lie V. M. C. A. Star Course.
The lecture, Sunshine In Labor, was full of
humor and kept the audience in the best of
nature It was of real value from Its por
trayal of the value of mirth.
Frank Whelan, of Vernon, was in the
city Saturday to meet with representatives'
of rarmers' clubs who are on the committee
to arrange tor the next annual meeting of
the county organization. The meeting will
be held Tuesday, Feb. 7, In the court house,
at Corunna, at ten o'clock in the ion-noun.
The election of officers will be held at one
o'clock the same day.
Alderman J. T. Walsh, of this city, re
ceived a letter from his brother, William, in
Escondido, Calif., yesterday morning. By
way of showing the difference in the cli
mate of the two places it may be mentioned
that while we are io the beginning of a
winter Mr. Walsh said io his letter that
they bad just had a Dice r un aod he had
set out his cabbage plants.
The first assembly party of the '98-99
series of the Owosso Assembly Club
will be given in the armory this evening
The series includes three informal parties
and three balls. Wegener's full orchestra
ot eight pieces has been engaged ror the
entire series. The officers ror the present
season are: President, L. C. Hall; treas
urer, G. L. Taylor; secretary, A. M. Hume.
Erven Geeck has rented the building ad
joining the New National on the south and
will occupy the same next week with his
barber shop. He is having the place fitted
up in first class shape this week with Dew
paper od the walls and ceiling, and new
linoleum carpeting. The Dew location Is
much better for business, besides being a
pleasanter room with the added adv ntage
of being connected directly with the hotel.
The change will also be a pleasant one for
Landlord Brown and his guests who will
have easy access to the best shop In the city.
Fred Walton, who has been running the
Vernon Argus and giving the people of that
village a newsy little sheet, will retire from
the newspaper field with this week's issue
and will be succeeded by A. D. Hammond,
son of the former editor of the old Vernon
Interlake. Mr. Walton has the state agency
for the Mod lea A Carroll Co., of Chicago
and will handle acetylene gas apparatus,
furnishing private plants for lighting dwell
ings, etc. He is well pleased with the posi
tion and the prospects. He expects to
make his headquarters in Owosso this
A north bound freight train on the Add
Arbor Ry. had the last four cars thrown off
the track by spreading rails ou the high em
bankment near the Robbins table factory
yesterday morning. The train ran a few
rods before it was stopped. The wrecking
crew and train was summoned aod sooo
got the cars back od the track but out until
the T. S- & M. aod the south bouud Ann
Arbor passenger trains were delayed about
ao hour. Agent B. S. Stratton with his
usual energy aod business-like attention to
affairs made the accessary arrangements
and had an extra made up and waiting
ready to transfer passengers aod baggage
about the wreck, a measure which fortu
oately was not oecessary.
Leory Warren, decorator for Lyon A
Pood, has beeo receiving congratulations
od all sides this week for the pretty aod
dainty effect be secured Id his last piece of
work. Od entering the store the ceiling for
the whole length of the long store seems to
be one fluttering mass of dainty handker.
chief8 which are gracefully draped three
deep from the ceiling itself aod from broad
bands of rich ribbons which hang Id grace
ful lines. Along the edges of the celliog
snot her pretty effect is secured by the display
of a handsome line of Damask towels the
uniformly folded red and white of which
makes a pleasing contrast with the center
part of the decorations. Handkerchiefs
again decorate the space between the wall
shelves aod the ceiling.
It's safe to trade at Osburn & Sons'.
C. S. Williams 1b In Bay City today.
Mrs. Ed. Garlaod is visiting Id Howell.
Miss Bessie Galutha la assisting at Cheap
side. Chas. W. Gale was Id Laosing od busi
H B. McLaughjiD, of Vernoo, was Id
the city Tuesday.
Postmaster WeBtcott, ot Vernon, was In
the city yesterday.
Mrs. N. G. Phillips, of Bancroft, was In
the city Wednesday.
Mrs. Sidney Pratt Is the guest of Mrs. L.
Caofield, St. Johns.
J. N. Graham, of Lansiog, called on
Owosso friends Tuesday.
Mrs. M. Griffith returDed Wednesday
from a week's visit in Detroit.
Miss Anna Todd spent Sunday with Miss
Am bra Patterson, of St Johns.
D. M. Estey went to Chicago Wednesday
evening for a few days business.
John Davidson Is visiting his uncle,
.lam. Davidson, of Wllliamston.
F. T. Harris started Tuesday for Arkan
sas Rlsffl he will spend the winter.
George Clark and wife, of Vernon, at
tended the Y. M. 0. A. lecture Weduesoay
Fred Kieff weut to Detroit yesterday ou
busiue.;-. He will stay until tomorrow or
Gilbert Pardee, of Genoa, spent Sunday
with his daughter, Mrs. Will Appleton, of
Mrs. A. M. Bentley and Mrs. H. K
White weut to Detroit yesterday to spend
two or three days.
Pus master C. E. Welch and W. B. Mat
tison, ot Byron, were callers at Thk Timks
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Davis entertained the
whist club of which they are members,
Mrs. Charles Howe, of Linden, is spend -iog
the week with Mr. and Mrs. Will
Kreher io this city.
A. W. Bentley has returned from Chi
cago and is at work for the Owosso Land.
Lumber & Fuel Co.
M. H. Reynolds returned Wednesday eve
ning from a visit int. Joseph county in
the interests of Sunday school work.
Master Carl Knight is in West Bay City
where he will remain until after the holl
days with his father, R S. Knight.
Miss Fannie Fitch, of Mason, is a guest
at the home ot her uncle, G. W. Sackrider,
where she will remain during the holidays.
Mesdames G. W. Detwiler, John Sweet,
aod John Goodwin, of this city were guests
of Henderson frieuds aud relatives- yester
Major A. M. Hume, for a number of
years ranking sutgeon of the third regi
ment M. N. G., has sent his resignation to
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Gale are In Detroit.
Mr. Gale and Mr. R. W. Crawford have
been doing business for the Owosso Tele
phone Co. there since yesterday morning.
Mrs. Thomas Yale, formerly Miss Ella
Sawyer ot this city, aud little son returned
to their home in Rochester, N. Y., Tuesday
after a visit with Owosso friends aod rela
tives. Carl Beuter spent Sunday io this city.
He has been doing a good business selling
cloaks od the road for LyoD & Pood this
sea-en ami will be back m the store again
Eugene Bryson, who has been assisting
at the Bed Rock Colorado copper mines and
has beeo -pending the last week with D.
M. Estey Id this city, left Tuesday for his
home Id Charlotte.
Jay Fuller and wife started for Virginia
yesterday to make their home with Mrs.
Fuller's father, Mr. Miller, wbo runs a
tobacco plantation near Richmond where he
has beeo for over a year.
Joho Friegle, who has been io California
for the past -even years engaged in the
mining business, arrived in this city Tues
day evening and is the guest of his father,
Conrad Friegle, of Bennington.
Bert Haight. of Ionia, who has been
clerking io Henderson's grocery store od
the west side, w nt to Ioola Wednesday to
be mustered out of Co. I, '34th Mich. Vol.
lnt. Mr. Haigbt Is a nephew of Mrs.
Henderson and expects to be back next
Parker Palmer is again assisting In the
office ot the Owosso Casket Works. As he
was one of the year men he does not expect
to be held for any further service in the
navy, but If the right opportunity presents
itself be may enlist for a regular three years
Milo 1) Ensminger, of Green -Bay, W's ,
spent Saturday and Sunday with his broth
er, C. S. Ensminger, in this city. Mr. Ens
minger represents the tea and coffee house
of Arbuckle & Co.. of New York and Chi
cago, in the upper peninsula and the north
western part of the lower peninsula. It
was his first visit to Owosso in about eight
While making your purchases
for the Holidays remember that
something in the line of
Would be very appropriate and
acceptable. Our Special Sales
offer inducements that will in
terest you. We have many
fine goods. Below we quote
a few prices on goods that are
special good values for the price.
Special Sale Prices.
One lot Walking Hats io colors,
Sale Price 50c each
One lot Sailors in colors,
Sale Price 50c each
One lot Trimmed Hats for Misses and
Sale Price $1.00 each
Old Ladies Bonnets, trimmed,
Sale Price $1.75 to $2 CO each
One lot, Caps, Sale Price 25c each
One lot Tarn O'Shnnters,
Sale Price 8c each
One lot Fancy Feathers,
Sale Price 10c each
One lot Quills, Sale Price 5c each
One lot Quills He, two for 5c
One lot colored Ostrich Tips,
Sale Price 25e per bunch
One lot small black Ostrich Tips
Sa e Pure 15c per bunch
We are closing out all of our winter
stock. You can save money by attending
our Special Sales.
. in west
Kxchan e Street
urn itif"i,--rsitirtf,',fitfnfiiiiiif v
' "li W 1$ -.- ' , -
A 5-piece Combination Outfit, mmmm N
worth $4 55, for D mtwl m ( V.
An inn-rest ing combination sale of Boys' Clothing at about half the
price usually asked for similar quality goods. The combination
j consists of
ONE BOYS' ALL WOOL SUIT,
Actual Value, $3 to $4, say $3.50
;, 1 Extra Pair Knee Pants 50
Pair Suspenders 15
t-ir uenvy winier stockings 15
1 Silk Tie, Four-in-Hand, Teck, Puff,
Bow, String or Windsor 5
Total Value $4.55
cimir.i 1 io rKltC f y
THK SUITS are heavy winter weight, mostly all Scotch Mixtures, &
Sl in ' oijit;, 1 urre-piece vesiee anu a lew Sailor
W Suits, aod their real values are t to 4. Sizes for ages 3 to 15 years,
and all the other pieces in the outtit are for corresponding ages.
sdc Onmnln 4 (1.1 AA OA
oiimu c nccio b at tubi .Tz.oa.
Mention this Paper wheo ordering and we will pay
Express Charges anywhere in Michigan.
WHITE FOR TOY CATALOGUE, MAILED FREE.
S HUNTER, GLENN
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SAVING MONEY Perhaps you are saving for Holidays,
but you must have TABLE SUPPLIES. To have a merry
Xmas and be happy you must eat the BEST and also save
Is to sell the very best at the very lowest prices. Try our
Dried Fruits of all kinds, our Syrups and Molasses, all of which
are SPECIALTIES FOR THIS WEEK.
Have bought our Ground Pine, Holly and Holly Wreaths.
Holly is the very best and full of berries.
We mean to give you Bargains. We need your BUTTER
and EGGS and will pay the Highest Prices.
EVERY GARMENT IN STOCK
REDUCED IN PRICE.
8 Misses' (14, 16 aod 18 years) $9.00 to $12.00 Jackets, in Ker
seys, Coverts and Boucles, colors only, lined throughout
with Satiu aod Silk, reduced to $4 98
7 Misses' (10, 12 aod 14 years) $12.00 faocy Bouele Jackets iD
Browo, Green and Blue, Braid and Broadcloth trimmed,
reduced to 13.98
6 Children's (6 aod 8 years)
ALL OTHER JACKETS AND CAPES
that arc not included in the above special lots,
We have in immense stock of useful Holiday Merchandise
including Handkerchiefs, Mufflers, Qloves, Mittens, Neck
wear, Hats, Underwear, Mackintoshes, Satchels and Trav
eling Bags. Ladies' and Misses' FURS and a great assort
ment of DOLLS.
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Ladies' 84.00 and $4.50 Black
Beaver Jackets reduced to. . . 11.98
Ladies' 15.00 Black Beaver and
Bouele Jackets reduced to. . .
6 Ladies' $6 00 and $5.50 Black
Kersey Jackets, reduced to . . $8.98
6 Ladies' $7.00, $7.50, $8.00 and
$8.50 Black Kersey and Bou
ele Jackets, reduced to $4.98
9 Ladies' $9.50 Black Kersey and
Bouele Jackets, reduced to. . $5.98
12 Ladies' $10.00 to $20.00 Black
Kersey and Bouele Jackets,
reduced to $fi.98
10 Misses' (14, 16 and 18 years)
$10.00 Jackets, fancy Boucles,
reduced to $3.98
faocy Bouele Jackets, re-