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The Owosso Times
0UB8CRIPTION 31.QOYEAR atsrt4 at tht Postomes in Owomo tot ' traasmlssloaasaMond-eUsimausr. Published stsm Friday noon. OW08SO, MICH.. APRIL 27. 1917. A ' D. Cook to be Stat Agent Owomo. Michigan, April 20. 1917. To the Farmers of Shiawassee Connty I The undersigned has accepted the ap pointment for six months as State Agri cultural Agent for thlscounty from the War Preparedness Board recently selected by Governor Sleeper. The appointment came .as a complete sur prise and it was with considerable reluctance that we accepted the responsibility- Still, we want to do our duty la the crisis wh,ioh confronts our coun- try, and haye accepted it in the same good faith in which we feel that it was offered. .. I We would like to be the "Handy Man for the farmers of this county tM. .nn.. WMIa lift tint nre- tndthatwecan give effective advice on all perplexing problems which con front the farmers of this county, we still believe that when we are not posted on a subject ithat we can find some one who can give you the very latest Information and assistance tbat you are in need of. We will not try and force ourselves on any one. The . office will be at our home in Shiawassee township. Union phone 890 !L IS, and mail address Owosso. R. F. D No. 1. If you are in a quandary as to help, seed, fertilizer, prices, or any other proposition, we will be pleased to hear from you at any time of day "or night and will render you the best service of Vhlch we are capable. If you want work on a farm, "Mr. Laboring Man," give us your nam and address and state what kind of work you would like and wages desired. We think we see some great opportunities along the line of makine co-ODeration among our farmers more real and effective than it has ever been, but it is rather late to do much along co-operative lines this spring. In the present crisis no one should let prejudice, or personal consid eration enter in but all should join hands for the best year, agriculturally, that Shiawassee county ever saw, for reasons natriotio as well as personal.' I km intormed that a committee is to be appointed from the same source from which the appointment already made came, on which should be a representa tive of all lines of business in, and all parts. of the county to assist in making this work effective. Again assuring you of our desire to j co-operate in " every "way possible to make this work helpful and effective! we are Yours truly. A. B. Cook. Mother Gray's Sweet Powdera for Children. For Feverishness, Bad Stomach, Teeth ing Disorders, moye and regnlate the Bowels and are a pleasant remedy for Worms. Used by Mothers for 30 years. They never fail. At all druggists 25c. Sample free. Address, Mother Gray Co., LeRoy, N. Y. 2 5 OWOSSO MARKETS. Owosso, Mich., April 27, 1917. - ORAINS Quoted by Fred Welch. Wheat, white Wheat, red Oats Bye Barley Corn Beans I 2 48 2 52 75 1 rci I o I 2 50 8 75 Cloverseed, Alsyke 9 00 to 10.00 Clover seed, June. 9 00 to 10.03 -Cloverseed. Mammoth.. tO.OOtot 10.03 Hay ..M.' $12 to 114.00 DRE55ED MBAT5 Quoted by Bowers & Metzger. Beef, dressed Calves, dressed Pok, dressed Tallow HIDES Beef hides, green ........ Horse hides, each 15 to 16 to 16 18 to 19 5 14 to 17 $3.0G PRODUCE. VEGETABLES. FRUIT5. Butter . . , Eggs Potatoes, LIVB POULTRY Quoted by Rundell Bros. Hens, fat..... Butter Fat Eggs CASTOR IA ' For Infants and Children In Uso For Over 30 Years Always bears the of fiSSk SIg&ature ALSIKE'4& AND TIMOTHY M Bu' aaiM.. HtM sea fM, ae pn eiNV aiavsn rOUNft-HANDOLPH SEED CO Owoite. Mich, 87 I Will Buy Brick Plant. It is probable that within a few days the Wolverine brick plant near Kerbr will be sold to the Briggs Mfg. Co. of Lansing, and an extra force of men put on and the plant worked to capacity, added equipment being provided to make possible a large output. ' The Briggs Co. will use the entire output In its own work as contractors and builders. There is a large demand for brick and as the supplyof material near Kerby is almost unlimited, pros pects for a big Industry there are ex ceedingly bright. VanHoten-Kaulitz. A pretty home wedding was solemn ized Saturday afternoon at 8 o'clock when Mies Gladys K. VanHoten became the bride of Herman Eaulitzof Detroit, at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John I VanHoten, 105 Frazer street. Rev. W. J Dudgeon officiating in the presence of the Immediate friends and relatives. : The bride has been employed at the " I TTI Hf l I au J MU1UU M."UW grixiui h" Kd Positiou with the General Motors company, in Detroit, where they will reside. v Woman's Club. The regular meeting of the Woman's club was held Thursday afternoon. The ladies joined in singing "America." followed by the singing of "My Own United States." by Miss Vogel, accom panied by Mr 8. Pulver. "National and State Laws Regarding I women, was a very instructive paper given by Mrs. McDannfil. whr fa one nf thtt hnt nnntmi WQmen ,n the C0Qnty Qn ,awa reJOrdlnK woaen ,.Tne Ioflaence of Women in the NatIon Wlia tha .nbt Mr NnrHa took for hef fiue u,k ghe gaye an Mac, enr 0(im;t.on of E(J,n Mark. ham,8 8tory of the HUtory of the Unlted fttatM hnAinv th- .tri, rrnr.irtn f L. , Tha diffrnt charu through the story were taken by fifteen of the club members dressed in a man ner to represent the woman of the period. The decorations were in keep ing with the day, the room being dec orated with American flags. Altogether it was one of the most remarkable afternoons of the club year. NOTICE TO sicjnni Positive Proof That Lydia 17 D 1.1 r ..m Compound Relieves j ' Suffering, i ' ' 1 : Bridgeton,N. J. "I cannot sneak too nigniy ox L.ydia K Pwkham'a Vegeta ble Compound for inflammation and other weaknesses. I was very irregular and would have ter rible pains so that I could hardly take a step. Sometimes I would be so misera ble that I could not sweep a room. I doctored part of tha lime Put Ielt nn change. I later took Lvdia R Plnfc- nam s vegetable Compound and soon xeii a cnange ior tne better. I took it until l was in crood healthv condition I recommend tha PinVhnm romping tn all women as I have used them with such gooa results. "-Mrs. Milford T. 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If Tr cWefc nb money, writ for fre detail of TODAY'S $100.00 Cuh Off So Every Quuch. Scad for free sample copy. CHAS. B. PORTER, A. D. &uuceflsor to Dr. D. II. Lamb Practice Limited to Diseases of Eje. Ear, Note and Throat. Offices Over Owotso Saving ntok Boors: 9 to It am.. I to 4 b. m ' Snndaya, is to 1. Evenings bv Appointment. ' Hi llliiiiLJiiimiiiii 3 85 3dSp 18-20 fr-LW) S LJJJJ The bouse defeated the anti cigar itte bill for the second time. John II. Sweetlandr eighty-seven years old, a resident, of Vaesar fifty fears, is dead of pneumonia. Because the stars and stripes were Hot displayed at the Bliss mine the men employed there refused to work. More than 600 students of the junior college and the. Central high school will take up optional military train lng at Grand Rapids. Aaron Miller, fife major of the Michigan Veterans' Musical society, offered to organize a fife and drum corps to aid Kalamazoo recruiting of ficers. """Warnings were given Battle Creek dealers in sporting goods by Chief of Police W. H. Farrington against sell lng firearms to Germans, Austrian or Bulgarians. Fifty boat houses and other struc tures used by sportsmen were de stroyed by fire which swept thirty acres along the Muskegon river. The loss Is $25,000. Mrs. Thomas Drlscoll, of Aurora, III., came to Lansing to visit a sick relative at the Sparrow hospital and was seriously hurt In an auto accident near the Institution. Lanawee county board of supervi sors adopted resolutions favoring uni versal military training and 1 asking Representative Mark R. Bacon to get into the war game and support- the President. The state house of representatives has passed the Culver bill providing optional military training In high schools, 51 to 31. The bill was badly defeated in February and placed on the table. Prison authorities set the price of binder twine at $16.35 a hundred cash and $16.85 credit. This price, it is an nounced, is not permanent, as raw sisal Is now costing 116.50. A year ago it was $9.90. At a meeting of the new Iron River council, Sllvert Solbert, for twenty seven years superintendent of the wa ter works, and Charles McFarland, for twelve - years marshal of the village were deposed. Major Charles W. Castle, comman dant of cadets of the University of Missouri, has been ordered by the war department to the University of Mich igan, which institution has installed military training. According to Colonel Bersey many discharges of guardsmen with depen dents will follow as fast as the war department orders them. In his opin ion they will total about twelve per cent of the guard. Judge Dunham ruled that there, never has been a legal marriage unit ing the two contestants in matrimony In the divorce suit of Mrs. Maude Irene Goodspeod aealnst John W. Goodsper d at prtwd Rapids. Captain William Reid, at Port Hu ron, of the Reid Wrecking company, Is In Harper hospital, Detroit, recoverln" from the effects of two serious opera tions. He was rtrlcken as he was about to leave on his. wedding trip. According to the returns on enlist mrnts from Michigan which have been received by Captain V. M. El more?, In c!arge of the Grand Rapid army recruiting station,- the eastern half of the state Is outdoing the west em. Michael Kolnaty, twentv-efpht years old, was brought to Bav Cftv on a Ftatutory charge. He had been Hvlnr with-Mrs. Subeck, a widow In Beave towrshlp, and he left her accompanied by her fifteen year old daughter. Pallne, several months ago, it Is al leged. Sergeant Leigh A, Poole of the marine corps at Grand Rapids has gone to Detroit and Is succeeded by Sergeant Joseph L. Wedge, of the De troit office. Poole, since coming to Grand Rapids last June, has made the Grand Rapids office the best In the state. Fire, presumably catching from a spark from the chimney, burned off the roof of the Alpha Epsilon Iota house, the homo of the medical sor ority at Ann Arbor, and damaged the upper story to the extent of about $1,- 000. Most of the girls were away for the spring vacation. Edward Frensdorf, of Hudson, has been negotiating with the manage ment of the Mutual Life Insurance company, of New York, for Insurance protection for Hudson men who enlist. Mr. Frensdorf wants twenty-five poli cies of $1,000 each payable to the de pendents of the younff men. Dr. W. D. Mueller, assistant super intendent of the Traverse City State hospital, asked for and has been granted leave of absence to enlist In the medical corps of the United States army. All employes have been given permission to enlist, and assured that their positions will be retained for them. -Americanism before Methodism" Is the rule imposed upon all Methodist Episcopal ministers or the Detroit rrea by Bishop Theodore S. Hender son. His official statement, which will compel every one of the 870 Metho dist Episcopal ministers in Michigan to declare allegiance to the United States, has been dictated by him. If the plan outlined in a conference in the legislative office Is carried out. Michigan farmers will be assured of having sufficient help to' plant and harvest their crops this year as one of the leading manufacturers of the state said he would agree to furnish sufficient men from his factory to plant and harvest the crops of S00 acres of land In his vicinity and other manufacturers volunteered similar of Kaiser Wilhelm, of Germany, wa hanged In effigy to a tree at Kalama zoo, i . . The legislature passed the bill giving women the right to vote for presiden tial electors. Rev. A. S. NUes, elghty-six years old, a retired Baptist pastor, is dead at his home at, Howell. Hezekiah M. Glllett; sixty-five years old, one of the leading lawyers of Bay City, aiea at his home. Miss Etta Nettleman, forty-four, was Durnea to ceath at her home in Ore land, ind. bne lived alone. Saginaw Academy of Music Is ruined as the result of a spectatular fire. The academy was built in 1884. Valentine Bentuski, fifty years old was iuuuu ceaa in a chair in a Bay cuy 4iuun or. neart disease. Paul Revere'a historical rid A Anrd 18, 1775, was initiated in Grand Rap ids, omy auiomoDiies were substituted ror tne norse. , , The Hotel Charlevoix, the leading Bii-me-year nouse at Charlevoix, was damaged by fire. The upper floor and roor were destroyed. After killing the Wiley bill appro priating o,ooo for a scientific soil survey, the senate reconsidered and approved the measure. Unrecognizable almost by its most ardent admirers, the Torrcns land iransier diu passed the senate, 23 to 8, but died In the house. Despite hfs plea that-he killed his uncle Daniel Sklnder in self defense josepn Mamovich was convicted of first decree murder at Bay City. Muskegon's vice district was formal ly abolished by Judge James E. Sul Hvan, when he granted twelve Injunc tlons asked by Prosecuting Attorney C. A. Croek. A. C. Carton, secretary, of the state public domain commission, will turn over to MJcnigan cities for garden purposes all vacant lots owned by the state,, numbering over 4,000. By unanimous vote the house com mittee on private corporations sound $d the death knell of the Foster bill to create a hoard of public utilities out of the present railroad commission. Francis Roe, twenty-five years old: Sherman Roe, seventeen years old and Leslie Sharp, fifteen years old were drowned while fishing on Goose lake near Climax, Kalamazoo county Nina Stafford, aged sixteen, of Hart was robbed of a husband and a Cadll lac girl secured a name for her child in the arrest at Hart of Clarence Fish a Cadillac boy, on his twentieth birth day. With the country at war, a large crop of potatoes must be produced this year in order that the army and populace may be fed, according to Michigan Agricultural College ex perts. The four-year-old son of Jacob Grabowskl was riding a tricyclo across the Pero Marquette tracks when he was struck at Bav Cltv His left foot was mangled and had to be amputated. Dr. Frank E. Ruggles, formerly health officer of Bay City, a graduate of Hillsdale college-and of the mcd'rii department of the University of Mich igan, died of pneumonia after an 111 ness of six days. Because a broken flag ataff prevent ed the hoisting of the American flag over . the Richmond High school, 100 pupils walked out and refused to re turn until the board of education raised the colors. , Land sharks In Detroit, Grand Rap ics ana oiner cities or tnis state are taking advantage, of the campaign to Increase" the production of fend stuffs by selling worthless land to un- specting city people. With a waving of flags and to the accompaniment of stirring music by a G. A. R. veteran fife and drum corps and the band of the Industrial School for Boys, the house passed Michigan's $5,000,000 war loan bill. While trying to adjust a counler be tween two flat cars on the Michir-arri railways spur near the Graham & Morton wharf at HoUand, Isaac.Tap plnpa, a trucker at the freighthouse, was almost instantly killed. After the most spectacular career experienced by any measure Intro duced at this session of the legisla ture, the Bryant bill, prohib'tlng the playinir of "The Star Spangled Ban ner" In any public place as part of a medlev, wan passed. Ported and spurred as was Taul Pe vereon that famous dav 142 years ago April 18 a member of the Lansine bat tery of artillery emulated the rldn cf the colonial patriot by rldlne from Holt to Lansing. Governor Sleeper greeted the new Taul. The senate adopted the Nelson bill, passed by the house, providing for the appointment of a commission of three citizens by the governor to In quire into the question of railroad pas senger rat.i and report by Dec. 1 on the necessity for Increasing them. Judging from the replies to tele grams received bv State Highway Commissioner Frank F. Rogers, coun ty road commissioners throughout the state do not take kindly to the propo sition to stop road .work as a war measure and put the labor on farms. Professor J. A. Allen has asked all carding house keepers to co-operate with the engineering college at Ann Arbor by giving students taking the Intensive courses In elementary mili tary engineering an early morning breakfast, as these classes will be called for 6:30 o'clock in the morn inc. That Governor Sleeper Is opposed to conscription and believes that the con-1 trlbution of the United States in this war should be largely money and mu nitions was revealed here by advices from Washington that Senator Town- send had read in the senate a letter from the governor in whloh he op posed the administration! conscrip Net Contents 15YlnilPrachffij - .!..' Mir.! mil 5,1 r u TAcSimaTsignatttrcol NEW xuiw Exact Copy of Wrapper. SATISFIED v WITH YOUR i -nWt Narcotic. , , . kAREYOU care ovour complexion-" and your complexion CHOOSE PURE AIDS. THE PURE. DAINTY. TOILET CREAM THAT HAS STOOD STA&S OF COUNTESS AND COWBOY STARS IN FILM COMEDY It is not often that a real countess and a real cowboy appear as hero find heroine of a motion picture story. This rare combination appears in the Bison comedy drama, "Roped In." The noble woman is Countess Du Cello, who has v.. . A s . .'" 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