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Value ol Acquaintance
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H The people of Owosso and vicinity have confidence in
the strength, efficiency and permanency of the Citi
zens' Savings Bank.
" This confidence is due to their being acquainted "with
the officers and policy of the Bank,
1 We desire to become acquainted with you. When in
need of a Bank's services, please feel free to confer
with any of our officers.
CITIZENS' SAVINGS BANK
Potatoes and Beans Wanted.
Please send sample, price and how
many yon have; best quality. Theo.
GeaethetV'8 Wlnslow Place, Detroit,
FOR SALE 80 acre farm, Clare
I county; Rood 6 room house; barn; out
Write owner, U. V. uuby, ware,
Mich.. R. .
CORN 13 HIGH!
Sell Us Your Cream
And save the skimmed milk for
the pigs and calyes.
For Batterfat this week C O. D.
S. Water St., Owosso, Manufact
urers of Pjare Creamery Batter.
Open Saturday nights until
- farther notico.
Have advanced from 50 to
200 per cent, but we are
Going to Advance
Only 10 Per Cent
On all bundles, rough dry
and ironed work, on and
after Jan. 8, 1917.
E G, OSBORN, Proprietor
Union Phones 28 and 43
Wc Arc Equipped
and Put Plants in
CALL AND SEE THE
AT OUR STORE.
Prices of TIRES
Are Sure to Advance
Even a shortage to sup
ply demand may result
from present conditions.
NOW U the Time to Buy,
We carry Pennsylvania
Rubber Co.'s full line
VACUUM CUP TIRE.
EBONY TREAD TIRE,
And several other makss of
2IO WEST MAIN
Thousands of Mothers Worry
When the children cry in their sleep,
are peevish and constipated and lake
cold easily. Mother Gray's Sweet Pow
ders for Children, has for 80 years been
a trusted remedy in many tbonsand
homes. They frequently break np colds
in 24 hours, move and regulate- the
bowels and destroy worma. 69
SALESMEN WANTED to solicit or
ders for lubricating oils, greases and
paints. Salary or Commission. Address
The Harvey Oil Co., Cleveland, O.
Notice of the Annual Meeting of the
Stockholders and a Meeting of the
Directors of the Owosso Gas Light
The annnsl meeting of the stock
holders of the Owosso Gas Light Com
pany, for the election of officers and the
transaction of such other but-iness as
may properly come before the meeting,
will be held at the offices of the Com
pany in Owosso, Michigan, on Thurs
day, the twenty-fourth day of May,
117. The stockholders meeting will be
called to order at twelve" forty five
(12:45) p. m. (standard time) and the
directors will hold a meeting upon the
ad journment of the stockholders.
Are reasonably sure for the next
season's crops. Every farmer owes it
to the county to put ont the largest
acreage of spring crops possible. He
owes it to himself to get big yields and
good quality. The logical way is to
use a good Animal Base Fertilizer.
Animal Base Fertilizers
give large yields of excellent quality.
Reliable Agents Wanted. . If inter
ested, write us for our agency propo
sition. DARLING & COMPANY
Union Stock Yards Chicago, 111.
bams at the push of a button.1
Also power to wash and Iron
the clothes, clean the floors;
pump the water and do other
hard work. All from the same
Farm Lighting Plant
at no expense except to'occaV
sionally run your gas engine
Perfectly safe. Practically
operates . Itsel ' .Th name
guarantees it. .
Writ for full description nd
ficturw showing lt to w
Mrs. C. A. Lawrence is visiting her
daughter, Arlene, at Oberlin, and other
relatives in Ohio.
Otis Sutherland of this city, has ap
plied for position in the dental reserve
corps of the United States army.
The bans of marriage of Miss Bertha
Ford and Melbourne DeYoung were
called Bnndav morning in St. Paul's
Rev. and Mrs. E. Foster of Detroit,
visited Owobbo friends this week. Rev.
Foster was formerly pastor of the Cor-
unut avenue M. E. church.
A son was horn May 1 to Mr. and
Mrs Moe Berger of East Jordan. Mrs.
Berger was formerly Mies Bertha Rich
ardson and resided in this city.
Advertised letters at the Owoeso post
office for the week ending May 5, 1917:
Mrs. Ella Corey, Byron Cornell, Wade
Dwyer, Leroy Moore, Joe Porupeki,
Mrs. M. Smith, James Woodruff.
Eight Owosso men were initiated into
the Knights of Columbus at Flint, Sun
day, at a bise meeting held there. In
the evening a banquet was served aod
a patriotic program given.
Glenn B. Crawford died, Monday, at
the borne of his daughter, Mrs. Henry
McClure, Park street. Funeral services
were held Wednesday, the body being
taken to Greenville for burial.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. George, Wort-
ley of Yp3ilanti, a daughter. Mrs
Wortley is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. E. P. Vandewater, and will be re
membered here as Miss Cora Vande
Henry G Baker, aged 23 years, died
Sunday at the family home in Laings-
burg, after a long illness with tubercu
losis. The funeral was held Tuesday.
Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Marian G. Baker, and a sister, Mrs.
Emma J. Stimson.
Dr. Thomas F. Kane, president of
Olivet college, addressed two congrega
tions at the Cocgregational church in
this city Sunday, and also talked to the
Brotherhood class, giving highly in
structive and interesting addresses.
Mrs. C. D. Foster of Washington
state, is the guest of relatives and
friends in dwoeso and vicinity., Mrs.
Foster was a resident of Shiawassee
county for many years, )going west
three y&rago to make heVhVmd with
George Alger, who has been employed
by the Walehiogbam Construction Co.
at St Petersburg. Fla., for the past
three yean, ins accepted a position
with Armour & Co. in thi city. He
was formerly engineer at the Owoeso
Sergeant Ralph Davidson of Company
H, who has been in a military hospital
at San Antonio, Texas, for several
months, is home on a furlough. Sergt.
Davidson ' accidentally shot himself
through the leg with his revolver while
at El Paso. The wound has entirely
healed and he expects to return to duty
with the company soon.
Two marriage licenses were granted
at the county clerk a office Saturday.
Burt Van Horn, son of R. W. VanHorn
of New Haven, obtained a license to
wed Miss My Id red Hillis also of New
Haven. Arthur Clarence CJimer of
Lansing, a machinist, and son of Arthur
Climer, obtained a license to marry
Alta Fay Conger, a teacher of Owosso,
and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fav
Richard King, and Richard Rourke
have rented the livery barn formerly
occupied by John N- Sowersby and will
conduct an auto livery business. They
will make a specialty of wedding and
funeral parties and will conduct an
automobile "laundry." M r. Rourke has
been employed by the Phillips & Taylor
Transfer Co. for a number of years and
Mr. King has been deliveryman for the
Foster Co. for several years. Both were
formerly employed by Mr. Sowersby.
. Mrs- Genevieve Johnson, aged 72,
passed away Friday at her home in
Middletown, following a week's illness
with grip. , Tbe funeral was Held Sun
da7 afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the
home. Rev. H. A. Waite officiating
Tbe deceased was bom in Amherst,
Ohio. April 10,sl845. She had made
Owosso her home for SO years. She
was tbe widow of Alva Johnson, who
died 14 years ago in this city. She
leaves two granddaughters, Misses
Mabel and Mildred Johnson of this city,
and an adopted sister, Mrs. Laura Matt
son of Oberlin, Ohio. .
Clara F. Drake of Anrora, 111 , has
has started suit in tbe circuit court
agaiost John B. Fielding, her divorced
husband, to obtain title to land on
8hlawassee street, Owosso, held jointly.
They were married In 1895 and obtained
the property in 1906. She was granted
a divorce in Kane county, Illinois, in
1912, and the husband was ordered to
pay $10 a week for the support of his
wife and children. She says he now
owes 13.600 in alimony, and as the de
cree read that the alimony was to be
he'd a a lien against the property, she
seeks the property A copy of the di
vorcs bill was filed. The property is
valued at $000. .
The brick plant at Kerby has been
closed for an indefinite period.
Attorney George E Pardee was In
Beulah part of the week on legal busi
ness. Miss Nellie McKerrlng entertained
Tuesday, at her home on Oliver street,
in honor of Miss Bertha Ford who is
soon to marry Melbourne DeYoung.
. J. A. Roeenberger suffered the crush
log of two fingers Monday, , while as
dieting in jacking np an internrban car
that had gotten off the rails. '
Carl Smith has resigned from the fire
department and has been succeeded by
Floyd Stoll, This makes four men to
leave the department in a few weeks.
Mrs." Maude Thompson went to
Flint Thursday to attend a luncheon
and board meeting of the State
King's Daughters association.
Mrs. Eudora Estey Bryson and
daughter, Miss Nona, left for Battle
n.' . 'i. tir i .
rccK Wednesday to scpnd tne re
mainder of the week with friends.
Howard Beers, until last week em
ployed by the Union Telephone Co., has
enlisted in tbe legilar army signal
corps, and is now stationed at Colum
Demster Meyers, aged 63, paid a fine
of $16 in police court Friday afternoon,
for being drunk tbe night before, and
Saturday night was again arrested in
West Owoeso for the same offense.
Miss Lillian Deal, former teacher
in Owosso, for the past two years of
Akron, Ohio, lias accepted a position
and is now teaching in Detroit citv
Mrs. V. A. Williams, of Seattle,
Wash., w.ho has been the guest of
Mrs, Fred Morton, and Mrs. F. W.
lyea, left for Lapeer Thursday for
visit. She was accompanied by Mrs.
Bert Hodges has been appointed spec
ial police officer officer to be stationed
at tbe sugar factory and paid by the
Sugar Co.. and William H. Castle has
been deputized to work at tbe Con
sumers' Power Co. plant.
An eighteen inch English thrapnel is
on exmomon in Murray x rerousn a
window. The shell was sent to Frank
Geeck by his sou, who is employed in a
munitions plant. Tbe shell, contains
$60 buckshot and Is eqnipbed "with
mechanism2to time its exploajoiv..
County Agent A. Ii. Cook is deliv
ering the first consignment of 200
bushels of certified potatoes from
Wexford county for planting in tliis
county and says there is such a call
at the price of .fM.10 a bushel that he
will likely send for more of them.
The 10-inch water main on Main
street just east of Washington street
broke Wednesday night, necessitating
tearing up the pavement to repair it.
Charles Nelson has purchased the
garbage business conducted for the
past two years by Arthur Perry. The
latter is now employed as a special
The Reapers1 class of the Church
of Christ met at the home of Miss
Cecil Craft, Monday evening to cclc
brate their hostsss' birthday anni
versary. Games and music were cn
joved and the class presented Miss
Craft with a gold ring. Light re
freshments were served and a general
good time was enjoyed.
A. Leston Arnold. Jr., has been or
dered to report for duty as an interne
in the Marine hospital in New York,
in preparation for active federal ser
vice. He has been graduated from
the University of Michigan and came
home last night to remain with his
parents until Saturday, when lie will
leave for New York.
The Epworth League of the First
M. E. church held a business meeting
Tuesday evening and elected the fol
lowing officers for, the ensuing year:
President, A. L. Orser; first vice pres
ident, Miss ina Urecn; second vice
president, Miss Ethel Shadbolt; third
vice-president, Arthur Alliton; secre
tary, Miss Hazel Greenwald; treasur
er, Miss Cora Bower; pianist, Paul
Eckerly; chorister; Mrs. A. L. Orser.
The telephone booth on East Main
street, erected for the police two or
three years ago, has been removed. A
steel box similar to patrol boxes used
in the cities and big enough for two
telephones, will be placed at the cor
ner of Main and Washington streets,
in its stead. A signal light will be
placed on top of the iron pole sup
porting the box, and will be automat
ically turned on when either of the
telephones ' ring.
The funeral of Mrs. Henry Dreuth,
aged 44, who died Tuesday at her
home two miles east of Durand, was
held Thursday afternon from the
horcc at 2 o'clock. Rev. T. G. Hahn
of this city officiated and interment
was made in tbe Durand cemetery.
Mrs. Dreuth leaves a husband and six
children,. She had been ill but a short
time witty quick consumption. She
was a member of Salem's Lutheran
church of tbis city. A large number
of Owosso people, members of the
church, attended the funeral.
THE FIRST STEP
towards prosperity is to shape your
expenses, to your actual needs and
always hold them there. The next
step is to save a little.
The Owosso Savings Bank
will pay you i quarterly interest on that little.
iSporting' Goods Store
119 W. Main St., Owosso
THE BEST OF
Prescriptions Carefully Compounded.
All the Latest Magazines,
Papers and Books :: :-:
NOVELTIES, POST CARDS, ETC.
MAKE THIS STORE YOUR
TABLE SUPPLY HOUSE
Anything at any time in needed
GROCERIES at reasonable prices.
Luxuries in full lines for special occasions
parties or family gatherings.
We carry the full line of Heinz Goods,
best known in America Soups,
Meats, Vegetables, and most any
thing you need to eat. :: ::
FARMERS We pay the highest price for
Butter and Eggs.
Owosso Grocery Company
Both Phones 55 223 N. Washington St.
EXCLUSIVE AGENCY FOR 5PURR S COFFEES, THE
BEST ON EARTH. Four grds at 30c. 32c, 35o and 3Sc
FOR YOUR JOB PRINTING
TRY THE TIMES.
107 North Washington 3treet n
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