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vlm Mr O JAS.A.MENZIES, Publisher. In the Best Interests of the Community in which we lire. FOR THE RIGHT AND THE REPUBLICAN PARTY. Vol. XIH, No. 38. YALE, St. Clair County, Mich., FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 1895. Price: $1.00 per Year. j This World Is full of Changes ! And now the change of Ilolden & McXair to Holden lience a chanpe in price of Clothing of which there is a large stock. In order to reduce the same in the next 30 days, we have decided to make a price that those who are in need of anything in this line will buy. dents Shoes in stock will be treated in the same manner. Must go At Any Price! There will also be a great reduction in many styles in Ladies' and Children's Shoes. No place in town can you secure such good, honest bargains in Staple and Fancy Dry (ioods, Notions, Etc., as at the Old Reliable. Groceries , In Abundance! For the Holiday Tracje and we aim to be the Lowest in Trice. Our 23 cent Tea has no equal and is making new customers every day. Thanking you for past favors and soliciting a continuance of your patronage, I remain Very Truly Yours, J. C. Holden, I HearYou'r Engaged ! Get Married JEWELER and STATIONER, Yale. ft ALL THE YEAR AROUND . Uy its manifold uses you will find what a handy thing is that modern household convenience THE DAISY OIL HEATER A Bed Boom Comfort A Sick Rooni Convenience A Tarlor Ornament A Household Necessity Xo Dirt. No Ashes, No Smoke, Mo Odor; IJurns Coal Oil at 10c a day. Guaranteed Perfectly Safe. NOW ON EXHIBITION In our Window. Call and examine it. F.H. Gibbs & Co., THE PEOPLE WHO SELL HARDWARE RIGHT, YALE. MICH. That's all rieht but call in and examine our excellent line of rings :is tbey are very necessary in a case of this kind and if yon snould con clude to AVe 1 ; e the finest goods in the village for presents. 1 our friends should remember this fact. Al though I'm not married myself I think this sound advice. YALE BANK, OF B. R. NOBLE, RESPONSIBILITY, $250,000. Deposit your money where it is sale. & per cent interest on i ime uer tidcates of Deposit. All Business 4- Strictly Confidential. GOERS AND COMERS. Personal Paragraphs About Yale PeoDle and Their Friends. Aaron Windsor wan in Urown City Sunday. William II. IJallentino i9 in Charle voix this week. M. Middouch. of Port Huron, was in town Wednesday. W. II. Palmer has been in Detroit for the pa9t few days. Grant Ilolden and wife were in Brown City Sunday. Uernico Kellev is in Detroit visitine friends and relatives. AbneT K. Jackson wan in Port Huron on business last Friday. II. v. Hall, of Mavville. was in lale Wednesday and Thursday. Rpnrppentative Parkinson was home from Lansing over Sunday. Ilnv Francis and farm 1 v. of Port Huron, spent feunaay in laie. J. A. Uanlev. of Urown City, called on friends in Yale Wednesday. J. C. Holden visited hi brother Jesse m Urown City on Tuesday. Ilnrvnv Tnnnn fcnent Mnndav at the County Capitol on legal business. I.. O. McDonald and wife aro in Fremont visiting with her parents. M r. JamPK Hlack. of Dcanville. vis ited relatives in Yale the first of the week. V.. Allpn and wife, of Carson- ville, visited relatives in town . over Sunday. Mra. F.. II. Ilepchcr snent Monday and Tuesday in Port Duron, the guest ot Mrs. M. uearss. Thomas Maimer, of Marnuette. epent Sunday in Yale with his sister Mrs. John lloskin. fnrrin Mo.Ijuiirhlin and Fred C. Hill. of Port Huron, spent Sunday with Sadie McLaughlin. Mra. Frank Oillum and daughter Mabel, visited friends at Memphis and Richmond last week. n. A. Hoar and family, of Pharps- ville, spent Sunday in Yale the guests of Mrs. P. Drummond Charlie Noble, cashier of the Brown City bank, visited his father and friends in town Sunday. A. A. Woods and wife, of Marine City, Sundayed with Augustus Wilt and family in Greenwood. Mm r molmn ami HmichtPT Marion. of Abbotsford, visited the family of H. u. White Friday ana Saturday last. Emma Ilolden returned home from TCnrth Itranrh last Saturday after a two weeks visit with her brother and other friends. I.. H Rppchpr. of Pfttoakov. has been spending a few days with the families of William Edgertou and George Mosner. James E. Lutz. D. L. McNair, and Delos Zavits, have been in Detroit this week attending the Masonic doings in that city. George W. Allen, of Deckerville, publisher of the Sanilac Recorder, spent the latter part of last week with friends in Yale. Mrs. Nancy Hamilton and little daughter Jessie returned home last Saturday after a four weeks visit with friends in Mayville and Akron, Mich. II. P. McCabe, of Emmet, agent for the Champion Harvester Company, was in town the latter part of last week looking up the business interests of the company. Henry Pearce, W. M. of Brock way Lodge, No. 316, F. & A.M., is in Detroit ftltnrlinrr the meetings of the Grand Lodge of Michigan. He will also be present at the laying of the cerner COOD MEW AND TRUE. Man who will Serve t the next Term of Circuit Court. Th following iurvmen have been drawn for the February term of the Circuit Court: Port Huron: Tenth ward Moses Bczcnah Riley Freeman Snyder St. Clair City: First ward George A. Woolvin Second ward John Langell St. Clair Engleburt Snyder, sr Wales-Byron F. Park Berlin Alvin D. Mofieorge Brockway Stephen Balnier Bi'.rtchville William Thompson Casco Herman Bier China Joseph Craust Clay Martin Swartout Clyde Henry Kingsley Cottrellville D. C. Hart Columbus William Bunker East China Robert Baker Emmet Duncan McKenzio . Fort Gratiot Stephen Moore Grant William Myron Greenwood Calvin Russell Ira Louis Courts Kenookce Gcorgo Thomas Kimball Soloman Hart Lynn John Shcarsmith Marine City: First ward Jacob Britz Second ward Abram Perrin Third ward D. D. Robertson Mussey Frank M. Collins Port Huron Joseph Porter Tort Huron: Firit ward L. R. Wheeler January Crop Report. December was a warm, dry month, the mean temperature being above and the precipitation below, -the normal. The snow full in' the lower peninsula was light. The ground was not cover ed December 15 in the southern and central counties, and on December 31 the average depth in these sections was lean than one inch. The total number of bushels of wheat reported marketed in December isl,4i4, 73. The number of bushels reported marketed in the livo months. August December, is 0,235,103, which is 1.GG3, 5)52 bushels less than reported marketed in the same months lust year. The average condition of live stock in the State is reported an follows, com parison being with stock in good, healthy and thrifty condition: Horses D4 per cent; sheep and cattle, l5 per cent, and swine 07 per cent. The average price of wheat January 1, 181)5, at the usual places of market ing by farmers, was 50 cents per bushel; of corn, 4(J cents, and of oats 32 cents, and the average price of hay was $7.95 per ton. The- average price of fat cattle was $2.94 per cwt., of fat hogs $3.98 per cwt. and of dressed pork $4.97 per cwt. The average price of each class of horses was as follows: Under one year old, $18.19; between one and two years old, $28.42; between two and three years old, $42.58; three years old and over, $00.77. Milch cows were worth $27.01 per head. Cattle other than milch cows under one year old were worth, per head, $.78; between one and two years old, $12.18; between two and three, $18,99: three years old and oyer, $25.01. The averaee price of sheen under one year old was $1.32, and one year old and over, $1.04; and hogs under one year old were worth $4.32, and one year old and over, $8.79. ihe prices here given are tor the State. For each class of horses and for sheen they are higher, and for milch cOws, each class of cattle other than milch cows, and hogs, lower than the prices ruling in the southern four tiers of counties. The difference either way however, is in no case large. Compared with January 1, 1894, there has been a decline in tho prices of all farm products named in this report, excepting corn and oats. Corn aver ages 3 cents and oats 1 cent a bushel more now than one year ago. 1 he loss on wheat is u cents per bushel. The decline on fat cattle is 10 cents; fat hogs, 73 cents; and dressed pork, $1.10 per cwt I he several classes or horses have declined in value as follows: Under one year old, $4.08; between one and two years old, $7.26; between two and three years old, $10.07; and three years old and over, $10.00. Milch cows have declined $1.82 per head. Sheep under one year old have de clined 38 cents per head and those one year old and oyer, 52 cents per head. I logs under one year old averago 94 cents less, und those one year old and over, $1.40 less than one year ago. Washinoton Gardxkr, Secretary of State. Obituary. Died, in Brockway township, on Fri day, January 18th, 1895, Mrs. John McFarlane at the age of 74 years and 10 months. Mrs. McFarlane has lived in this township 20 years and in St. Clair county 40 years. Deceased had been twice married, her first husband, Mr. Castor, dying in 1805 and her sec ond about 8 years since. She was the mother of 7 children, 3 of whom are now liying, Timothy Castor, of Vander bilt, Mrs. Bethel West, of this township and Mary Potter, of Greenwood. The funeral was held on Sunday from the M. E. church in this village. Rev. Har rison conducting the services. De ceased's son from Vanderbilt was pres ent also Mr. and Mrs. McConnell of Memphis. CARD OF THANKS. We desire to thank the friends and neighbors for their unceasing kindness during -the Bicicness and after the death of our mother, also the members of the choir. Mr. and Mrs. West. Shocking Accident. The remains of Neil McKeith were brought home by train on Saturday. Deceased and 1 nomas Wark started for the woods on the last Tuesday in October. For three weeks thev worked at Coleman, this state, and then went to Three Lakes, Wisconsin, where they found employment In Cody's Camp No. 2. On Wednesday, January 10th, McKeith was landing logs when a log dropped from the sleigh, crushing his leg and internally injuring him. He lived six hours and then expired. lie was a son of John N. McKeith, who died about 10 years ago. His mother also died when ho was about 2 years of age. lie had no brothers or sisters and was about 23 years old. The funeral was held at tho Baptist Church in Speaker on Sunday, January 20th, Elder Hooper officiating. The re mains were put to rest in Speaker cemetery. Stock Raisers Read. Improved Chester White Boar. $1.00. Terms Cash. 20tf John H. Merrim,. Property In Yale For Sale. 1 will sell tho following property at reasonable figures, for cash, or for a fair payment down and time on balance: House and lot on Main street, formerly owned by Geo. II. Mustard; lot 1 with house on south sido of North streot and vacant lots 4 and 5 of Morrill's sub-division, former ly belonging to E. E. Bowman; lots 1, 2, 3, 4, lo, 10, 17 and 18 of Reed A Mc Nutt's second addition, formerly be longing to A. II. Braidwood. Chas. K. Donor:, 34- Port Huron, Mich. Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder World's Fair Highest Award. ILVER ciers or this country, but It makes no difference which is planked down on A. W. Ferguson & Co's Counter. We will give you value received every time. spw nan.. i SIX-HOLE And our cleaning out prices on HEATING STOVES. If ou see our stoves and listen to our prices you will be happy. Hardware In The Best Cross-Cut Saw in Royal Stock Food We also have on hand "Royal Stock Food", the best of stock foods for building up a deranged system. Our stock of Sash, Doors, Paints, Oils, Varnishes is still complete. FERGDSOH'AC General Hardware Merchants, Your Ear Please ! DID YOU HEAR ABOUT BUT PERHAPS YOU'VE HEARD ABOUT You have Heard No Our 5 cent Factory Cotton. It speaks for itself so if you haye been near it you know its the best in the city for the money, Come in so that we can show you one of the finest lines of General Merchandise in the village and Hear Our Prices. Anyway You Have Heard About LOTH IAN & BEARD. GENERAL DEALERS. YAL E, MICH. DRUGS When in need of anything In the line of Pure Drugs, Chemicals and Patent Medicines You can benefit yourself by calling on us, as we always make it a point to keep nothing but the pur est articles obtainable and at prices which none can undersell. Prescriptions and Domes tic Iteceipts are tilled by a competent Pharmacist on ly, so you run no risk from mistakes whatever. The Central Drug Store of Will Lennon, Geo. GrOUGKfi rrc. : n. utr- h Undertaker and Funeral Director. AfullMftortrntntof Coffins. Caskets, Burial Robes. to. Two decant hearses free ot charge. , ICrobalm-lncr a. Specialty o CahlMt, ranel and Card ThotoRrapht . wutwl in it latest and most artistic man n ft. Tin types Ukfn. or GOLD! That is tho all-absorbing topic among the great finan RANGES - for Thirty Days. Great "Variety. the world is the "IIUMBOLT." Our Ladies Solid Cordavan Shoe, leather face rly worked buttonhole and well made throughout for only 83 cents ? And its not old Stock either. Our 23 cent Tea. It is conceeded by all to be equal to any in tho village for 33 cents. It is nicely flavored and steeps a tine cup. Donbt About Central County Bank! J. M. GAIGE & CO. RESPONSIBILITY, $200,000.00. Loans Money On Heal Estate and Good En dorsed Notes at Reasonable Rates. Receives Deposits And pays interest on Time Certificates. Sells Exchange On Detroit, New York and other points. Collections A Specialty. Prompt Re mittances. Writes Insurance In First-Class Companies. Real Estate Wild Lands and Improved Farms for sale on easy terms. F. J. BATTERSBEE. -Cashier. J. M. GAIGE, Pres. WM. H. AITKIN. Vice Pres. Collection Dep'L Central Connty Baifc, J. M. GAIGE A CO. Collections Made Promptly and remittances on day of payment. Wild Lands and Improved Farms for sale on easy terms. Chas. J. Reynolds, Yale, Mich. Manager. At Meal Times You always want a piece of Meat that is TENDER AND SWEET. Long experience has made us ex pert judges of Meat, and we will give you points on how to pick out a good piece. Meet us at our, "block when in need of Meat, Holden Bros., Props.