1891-05-22; Clare Democrat and Press
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»; -**• :1i :.<i£k*i» * t*^n«sfc ¥ " 9 BY MARVI ITON. ESTABLISHED: 9g*V35!t£Si&«- CLARE, MICH., F^K vMAY 33, 1891. Official Paper for Glare County and CITY. NEW SERIES NO". 95. Goods dndShoes. Goods - and Shoes. 'xS&. 500 Yards 500 Yards NGHAM a- 5 cents yd. ..<■* ^trf3*"** '.J"*' *'*. ** ..--.■* *l .'•■■* We can show you everything new andjdesirable .&* Men's Over Shirts, 35 cents to $2:501 usualhj mi< ■V 12 #Ksf Ladies' Bright Dongola 1.50. If •_r^ ^llltlW**-- <±m "■llluliailuJ W&&* w^ r Our Trade - Is- Growing Daily On These Favorite Shoes. • •: vm * .•" '-ES' .-v.-**® .-**. ft •e ^ ^ *o ^H V: j-. - ..!i>-!l?" •'■'s'ii*'*' V?-=.i-"--%/ -,..>^*' *^$sk ii K- V^ "LOWEST ii Until further notice—free with, every dozen cabinets, one 8x10 frame, glass, back, mat, cord and screw eyes, at De- Vogt's ground floor gallery. S. W. Hopkins, of Mt. Pleasant, made this office ---Stf pleasant call yesterday morning. He was on his way home after a business trip to Harrison. The King's daughters will serve a ten cent Supper at the Baptist parsonage east 7thv street, next "Wednesday evening from 5 till 8. Everybody is invited. The Bay Port building stone for the newunioji school house has arrived and been delivered on the grounds during the week, and the work thereon is under way. John, William and Henry Edwards returned home Wednesday from Corun- na, whither they went the Friday previous to 'attend the -funeral of their father. ' All ladies interested in the laying of the sidewalk to the cemetery are earnestly requested to meet at the" home of Mrs. A. J. Doherty tomorrow (Saturday) evening. j. Thomas W. AveriH, whoi resigned his position last week with W. H. & F. A. Wilson, goes, to "Lansing to act as first assistant book-keeper in the auditor- general's department. Henry Stevens was at Bay City Tuesday for the board of watep commissioners and purchased a.quantity.of' pipes.to be used in extending the main down ■/17th street td Lamb's mill. The city council has ordered a new sidewalk built-from Main street along State street to; the' cemetery, several ladies of the city having presented a petition for that purpose. The state evangelist of Congregational churches will oceup the pulpit of the 5th street Congregational church in this, city next- Sunday evening. He will preach at Dover at 3 p. m. Mr. Stine, the gentlemanly little fellow that clerks at Wolsky's, is looking rather lonesome for the past few days. His wife went to Chicago Monday for several weeks' visit with relatives and friends. .....". Glark, nee > Miss" .Cora.. Ai re. Tuesday en;"- Next to Postoffice. . ,1 ■*:'|V*L ■ I irj-yand?. We Greet the Publie with a Greeting of Great .Value, and Here it is: I FLIER NO. 1. ■- G. A. R. Boys, Decoration Day is near at \ hand and you will want a new G. A. R. suit. We place on sale today 25 Slaters' blue suits, sizes 35 to. 42 at $8.00 $8.00 $8.00 These same goods are sold the world over at $12, ■N. ]2> ■<3.. Ex /T5V m suits, terns ■EL FLIER NO. 2. Today we plaee on sale 25 ele- summer new pat- and well made, at a priee never heard of in Clare Co. i( Until these are all sold, take your choice at $6.50 $6.50 $6150 These suits are well worth a ten dollar bill. HIGHEST IN QUALITY. LOWEST IN PRICE. fi. ffezel^ One-Price« Clothier, Opera House Bloek, Clare, Mieti. . NEWS AND NOTES. Various Items of Interest From "Various Sources. Jacob Mason, Saginaw today. Follow the crowd to Wolsky's. C. H. O'Donald, Coleman, Monday. A fine rain this morning. Thanks. Clean up the yard and in the street. More like summer the last few days. Derby can sell you an awning at city prices. Postmaster Goodman, of Loomis, is in the city to-day. George B. Whitside was in Saginaw yesterday on business. Dr. and Mrs. Shaw, of Calkinsville, visited in the city Sunday. Charles Friedeborn is making extensive repairs to his residence. Mrs. J. H. Wilson is home from Big Eapids, after a two weeks' visit. Charley Bigley was at Shepherd Tuesday and Wednesday on business. Rev. M. D. Eogers, of Shepherd, was in the city a few hours yesterday. A. Blevins, of Marion, is visiting friends in Clare and "Vernon today.. County Clerk Richardson was down from Harrison Tuesday on business. Doctress Goodman, of "Loomis, was one of the city's visitors on Tuesday. . Dr. Todd reports a boy baby born to Mr. and Mrs. P. Chappell on Monday. George W. "Lee's residence on west 6th street is receiving a new coat of paint. Bargains in every line of goods in Wolsky's store for the next sixty days. " Jack " Morley, of Saginaw, was the guest of A. J; Dohertyin this cityMonr day. Mrs. Frank Skyring, of Loomis, was in the city on a shopping tour Monday morning. Will Clare celebrate the 4th of July, 1891? If so, it is about time to set the ball rolling. MisS Dorna Benner went to Big Rapids yesterday for a couple of weeks visit with friends. ' A little early in the season for coons, but some certain ones were out hunting Monday night. » ■ Wm. Roach has opened a cigar store and soft drink store, in the Geo. Hal- stead building. . C. W, Perry was at Corunna two or .three days the first of the week, as attorney in a law suit. . There will be preaching at the 6th street Baptist church every SundayW- ening, commencing at 7:30 o'clock, until further notice. -Brad Stearns lost two fingers from his left hand in a Mt. Pleasant mill last week.^ Byron Boyd is making extensive repairs to his residence at the corner of Maple and 6th streets. Wm. Wolsky went to Chicago Tuesday eyening, where he has been during the ^eek on business. A light rain Wednesday afternoon did a vast. good. More of it would be appreciated accordingly. - D»D. Bailey has been appointed postmaster at Crooked Lake, vice S. H. Graham having resigned. A. T. Stevens is learning the hard- warjB business at Doherty's store. "Art" ought to make a good one. -Wm. Giberson went to Clifford Monday,--where he has been during the week closing out a stock of goods. A.good idea of the doings, of ye city dads can be had by reading the council proceedings in-another column. . . Thos. Allison took his paraphanelia to Dover and moved a building for Wm. Crawford; Tuesday and Wednesday. Foreman Louch requests the firehoys to meet next Monday evening at the hose rooms. Topics of interest are to be .""discussed. Mrs. Wm. Mcintosh, accompanied by a couple of lady friends from Coleman, was in the city Wednesday on a shopping expedition. "W. S. Cooley had the entire flesh stripped from the end of the third finger on his right hand Monday while nnloading stone.* Jay Rogers' street sprinkler did duty for the first time Tuesday. He is paid by the business men who donate fifty cents each per week. . * ..' .The Ladies' Union will meet next Wednesday at .the home of Mrs. L. T. OMs. - All members of the society are requested to be present. /iJiitil further notice—free with every doten cabinets, one 8x10 fi'ame, - glass, |b£t^£, mat, cord and screw eyes, at De- V<^'s gi-ound floor gallery. enry.Heisma'n, ex-landlord of the is House at the county seat, has ae- cejijed a position as manager for the Ht^rison Furniture Company. "". he Gladwin Democrat says: An im- poi ing row of. fire alarm boxes adorn wi streets, but we are willing to wager •^hjft one-half of them "will not work.. ■. and Mrs. John Requadt, of Sag- r, are visiting in Clare, the guests of and Mrs. M. F. Chamberlain and and Mrs. Will Goo-iman. » ' • * . A. J. Doherty, the hustling Clare merchant, made the- dust fly between*. Clare and this city Saturday. He made the Enterprise a friendly call, and expressed himself forcibly on the doings of the squaw buck legislature.—Mt. Pleasant Enterprise. Don't let it worry you too much, Mr. Editor, as "AL" doesn't, always mean everything he says, especially regarding politics. The board of. supervisors convene on the second Monday in June, the 3th, for the purpose of. electing a representative to the state board of .equalization, which is composed of .the lieutenant- governor, secretary of state, auditor general, state treasurer, and land, commissioner. Their meetings - are- held! once in five years, convening on* the- third 'Monday in August.—Harrison Cleaver. Fred Hickey purchased this week of ■ Isaiah Feighner. the lot and store build- ; ing at the corner of Main and ■ 4th sts., which for many years past has been occupied by Feighner Bros, for a meat market. The price paid, was $1600.: Mr. Hickey contemplates erecting a handsome brick structure on the: site early next spring. He is amply able to put up a good building if he .undertakes it, and there is no doubt but that he intends to. ;. The "Running Wild" comedy compa-. nyat.Doherty opera house ^Tuesday- ev- " ening drew a large house", andmany are ' heard to express themselves as IMaMngr it the best attraction -so far given at \ the new theatre (baring the band concert, of course!). ,The numerous baltli heads that adorned the front Seats are* greatly disappointed, however, as their expectations, had been worked up to a high degree by the attractive1 advertising paper which the company displayed. Its too bad,, but they dont take the matter at heart nearly'as bad as Charley- Chase does over the trickGlark Sutherland played on him.' : * For some months past. Mrs. M. FL Whitney has been, afflicted with derangement of her mental faculties. .She- has been- stopping in Genesee-- county/ during the * winter with fela-tives said?. aesday en"- nndetgdihg treatment, but l^-feiprom; her husband is in the employ, of the F, & P. M. railway company, and where they will make their home; Wolsky's big bargains in his. great clearing sale is catching people for miles around. Nearly every train brings a crowd to his store: 'When he adver-. tises a " big reduction in prices " the people know he means what he says. , There was not a very large crowd out to hear Prof. H. R..Pattengill's lecture on "Down in Dixie," and as a consequence the high school library fund suffered somewhat. The lecture is said to have been very interesting, however. The new Calkins House is now an assured thing. A large quantity of bnilding material has been delivered on the ground during the week and the stone work.'for the foundation, will be commenced next Monday or Tuesday. This is glad news for .everyone in Clare. Messrs. M. F, Chamberlain, John Re- quadfy A. J. Doherty and Will Goodman had a jolly time yesterday catching trout in a small creek near Dodge. They were quite successful, and the fun they had—well a 10-hoop barrel wouldn't hold it all. v James Louch,' foreman of hose Co. No. 1, was at Lapeer Wednesday and Thursday as a representative of the Clare fire department at. a meeting of the State Fireman's Association. He reports. about one hundred delegates present and says he learned many valuable points. W. A. Burritt and John Quinn, of Harrison," went to Detroit Monday for the purpose of negotiating the $10,000 improvement bonds recently voted by Hayes township. $2,500 of the amount is to be given for the establishment of a grist mill, and $4,000 for a wooden ware factory. The board of review for the city will be in session next Monday and Tuesday at the office of J. C. Rockafellow, upstairs, corner Main and 4th streets. Go and see if your property is assessed'too high. Then is the time to do your kicking and not wait until you come to pay your taxes, and then find fault with the tax collector. The population of Gladwin county is .4,208, dividing the townships as follows: Billings township '253, Buckeye township, including part of the village, 581, Butman township 260, Clements township 683, Grout township, including part of the village, 1,564, Sage township 547, Tobacco township 196. Population of the village 903. A six-year-old son of Mrs. John Herring, Z% miles south of the city in Yernon township, has a broken jaw and is minus four teeth since last evening. An older brother■.•was riding horseback when the little fellow slips up behind, catches the animal by the tail and commenced whipping him. The horse did like the familiarity. brought her tp Clare, and on Tuesday^ accompanied by his brother Ed., they took: her to the asylum at Traverse City for medical treatment. Her misfortune is occasioned by continual ill-health. It is hoped by her many friends here that she may speedily recover, as she is a very bright and cheerful; lady under ordinary circumstances. On Tuesday a representative of the Demockat-Pjress was in Saginaw on business, and having a couple of hours leisure time took occasion to call at the new dry goods establishment of Button. & Company, limited, located in the Tower Block (formerly* called the Music Block) with a handsome frontage on Genesee avenue, and also on Lapeer street. The scribe was shown, through the establishment and, is under obligations to the firm, for very courteous treatment. The gentlemen who have leased the store—A. L.. and- J. W. Button—are too well known to. the people of this section to,,need, introduction through these columns- The store has an area of 50x77- feet, is three stories high, the. entire -building" being occupied and one of the finest, arranged and best adapted for its purpose in northern. Michigan. Each.-. floor is filled with choice and. elegant* goods of every variety and pattern,, the- . latest styles and novelties being carefully selected and. now arranged, preparatory to being opened to the. trade.. The location is one. of the most centifaL in the city, being on the city's favorite* ' highway and but a few steps from Jefferson avenue. The first floor will t>e devoted to dry goods proper, and after all the arrangements have been completed, with the elegant shelving now: in course of construction, apportioning: goods to their different departments, it, will make one of the mpst convenient; and best places for purchasers to make? their selections in this particular line, in the city. The second floor, which, has the same area as the first, will be devoted to the cloak and shawl depart-, ment, ladies' muslin underwear, Japanese souvenirs, etc., and will comprise during the different seasons, of: the year, all the new and latest novel-.- ties in the line of goods enumerated^ The third floor will be devoted to car- - pets, oil cloth, rugs, mats, linomleum,., curtains, draperies and duplicate stock., The firm of Button & Company,' limited, desire to extend a cordial mvitatiGH* through the ' Democbat-Pbess to the people of Clare and vicinity to make their establishment headquarters "when. in Saginaw. . . ■ . The ladies of the W. R. C. will serve dinner at the G. A.^R. Hall Decoration: Day. ]-:.:.■• Blanche G-»xmanv . . Secretary. * Forepaugh's circus will be seen in. Saginaw on Monday, June 3th.
|Title||1891-05-22; Clare Democrat and Press|
|Description||Friday, May 22, 1891 issue of a Clare, Michigan newspaper. Published weekly. Also known as the Democrat Press. Began publication in 1889, with the merger of The Clare Press and the Clare Democrat. In 1894, merged with The Clare Sentinel (1892) to form the Clare Sentinel and the Democrat-Press.|
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