1891-06-26; Clare Democrat and Press
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't . ■ '* * -*■ . «" ' >■ NEW SERIES NO. ioo. And secure the Bargfms, BEGINNING- UNE We will make a Sweeping Reduction in all our Best Ribbons, Black and Colored, to close them ont before July 4th.¥ ::„ - - _ withfUs ,-T^^-^-u.--*A.*a.-^-i*^'T.''n^^ t& 1 .S'h, .. ^px* t^S^H^ Next to Postoffice. •f^*S'!5pS!?iSia!5r lifi "Prospects are fair for good average crops hereabouts, notwithstanding tho long drouth. Recent rains and. hot weather fqllowipg havo made crops fairjy leap out of tho ground and everything is growing grandly this week. Negotiations for the location in Clare of a flouring mill, with (a. capacity of 200 barrels per day, are pending and there seems no doubt that the mill will soon be in process of erection. And wo don't; have to pay any. bonus, either. The Michigan Manual for 1891 has tho 1890 census statistics compiled therein, from which, tve glean the following figures, showing tho'sizo of Olaro county villages ; Farwell, 5S4; Harrison, 752; Dover, 37 ; Meredith, 283 -, Hatton, 330, Tlio population of Claro village, as taken last Juno.'is given in the Michigan Manual as 1,17-1. The city, including slightly larger territory than did tho village, has a population of over two "thousand, and new families are moving in every we6k. Mrs, 33. E. Horning and children ar- rivect-Tuesdivy evening from New York •Siate- after several weeks'visit with her parents. .Hor many friends here welcome lier return and aro pleased that Mr.. and Mrs,' Horning aro again fo nmkfj Jdlavo their home. Frank Armstrong, the usually genial and smiling express messenger on the Meredith branch, appears very greatly depressed in spirits during the past few .days for some reason -and 'Us hardly right for the boysto bo continually joking him about the matter, , IT. 0. Mickle, of Arthur tcfrmship, made a trip to Reed City and'return Wednesday, When buttonholed by the, reporter ho persisted in stating that he Went up to be examined for an inereu'-.o of pennon, but 'tis doubtful if the statement will "hold -water." Tliat load of pis-elm wood t'olnvred j at otir house last *HYCek on Mil- -eripUou \ city's was duly appreciated, notwithstanding' leadi* hs 'mtS'&mffimimfflm NEWS AM) NOTES. F. ,v P, M. p-iy i-i--r,u"it- it.-* eni- ^ in this vicinity a visit mi Tiu-i- Various Items of Interest From Various Sourci's. Gardens are doimr nit—ly, A. K. Mack, Harrison, Monday. Elegant hammocks at Mussell's. M. (). Austin, Harrisun, Monday. Fine hard rain Sunday afternoon. T. J. Dwyer, Harrisun. Wednesday. 0. H. O'Donald. Cob-man. Tuesday. Class of '01 at opera house to-night. Fishing tackle, all kin-is, at Mussell's. Attorney Giberson. Harrison. Monday. Potato bugs are thick this summer. Next week Saturday is the Fourth of July. Fine music by the band last Saturday evening. Fish hooks, lines, poles, reels, etc., at Mussell's. A. Beebp went to Saginaw Wednesday morning. Jas. Boyd is home aft'-r u two weeks' visit in Canada. Tatman A- Schilling'.- store will be closed July 1th. » West 1th street is becoming quite a business center, B. E. Calkins, of Calkinsville, was in the city Monday, Andrew Rhoades lis:- purchased a new safety bicycle-. The fax roll of th'- vi mw of i'arwi 11 for ls;>l is ;-*l..77! •..•};.. Dr. Withcrsijiioii the city Wednesday. Jam'-. Warren v.. busiin -s V, euiii'-viay. Elegant hammocks, Mussell's drug stniv-. If you intend top-iiti at Mussell's di-utf store. Go to Tatman iV Si-1 iiliim's for the celebrated Lillie White Hour. Mr. and Mrs. J. I;. Goodman, of Loomis, spent Sund-iy iu Clare. Charley Lee is learning the harbor's trade af Archie Gordaniei's shop, Frank Hugh visited parents and friends at Mt. Morris over Sunday. Mr. and Mrs.C.E. Bo',vman,of Loomis, woro in the city shopping yesterday. Moulton Davis is learning to be a printer at the Democrat-Press office. John Giberson has been at Lansing -and Flint during the week on business. We have it—a watch for 81.70 that keeps timo—Ed. A. White, Clare jeweler. Fifteen cabinets, eleven different styles, at the price of one dozen at De- Vogt's. .'•in*-is, eleven different price of one dozen at I)e- Fif.<c:i i styles, .it th> Vogt's. "Thi* Calkins" is to be tho name of V. * new hotel, so 'tis said. Not Calkins 1 us;'or Hotel Calkins, but just '-The Calkins." State street, which two years ago was "way out in the woods," is now lined with flue residences from one end to ; tl, ; ploy i- ! day. 1 Tlie Kanarr sett lenient, in Arthur township, want a iiostoUiee cstabr-hed there. If you have friends visiting you j ■ ■•»asc» ' leave their names and address at thi* ofllce. \ Doctress Goodman, of Loomis, was in ■ the city on professional business yes-; the other. 11onlay. John A. Harris and wife returned i Dr. B. Corning Shaw, of Calkinsville,, Monday from Ontario, where they have ! was doing business iu this eity Wed- had a few weeks* visit among relatives ' nesday. i au'l friends. The sweet girl graduates will appear! We bave "wc-ved at this office a copy in all their grace aud lov opera house to-night. Four ball croquet sets, oil cents; 0', tc'\?-,,(:!*,I 11'1> , , , ., , ,, , _,, . ', „ . ,,,, . \v hitman Bros, have put on a daily ball sets, i tl cents ; S ball sets J> i cents, ,,,., ,. P /■«,.. ,, , ' stage line from Gladwin to Beaverton ! to connect with the Flint & Pere Mar- i i- , .^ „ . ,, , , quette train, relatives at Mt. Morris over Sunday, re turning home Monday night. Frank Comrada, the fellow who stab [ps will appear ; —" -"*'•' veliness at the '' premium list of the Michigan State Fair, fo lie held at Lansing, Sep- at Mussell's drug store. Mrs. H. A. Abrams visited friends and i | Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Kirkbride have en- , joyed a visit this week from the latter's l,„1T,„i,, , ,, , . ,,. brother, Hon. A. C.Comstock, of Phila- ibed John Husted last spring, moved his iii .. y ,. ' The hay crop will be exceedingly small in this section of Michigan this season owing to the absence of rain uu- rpi ,.,, j. i* ■ i - r. i- ,, til a late date. The iith street side of DeVogt'* photo Kall»ty is being sided and Jinv-.li family hist week to Wisconsin. Miss Maud Segar is teaching at Temple, a station on the T. & A. railroad be-, tween Lake George and Marion. ;l '■msnii. \v:i*. in nt i i Sniriiiaw on *ry cheap, at -t-t your color* J. Lynch, aged £>, audM. McElheney, ,i ti ii- i»- , i • n i i-1: J. Oderkirk, 3d, and Mary Tracey, ed H. u. Pierce doing the work. i 1v .,,, , x- , , , . / , -.„ ,i „„ i ii n ii ii *H* all os \ ei-non township, have been .ilussell undersells all other dealers i;., „ , , , -' . ., . , , . , ! licensed to wed. m i he I'ltyniipaiuls, oils and v-'rii-shi-s. ,T. ,,,.,. ^, ., , ,, Iie.i qualities mi the mark.-t. too. ,, ^ 7 ,-,nie -N,;vlls ,very Pl-?a«a«tly Tln-W R. C. willi,h,. an n, < r e-un i %' X i' ^ ^ of T™* ^T :m,-«i at in- <}..*.. R. Hail S,tm,'av ^ T^! • , i^ tlle.occasiou of llPr • w t ,-,, ,,, ... s'.'vt-iith lurllidiiv. i. uight. sTune'Jith. Al! :nv mviff-d. t, ■ Trr , , . i -iohiian-lRobei-l Ralph hav- i,;„v. ,i; J^ ' *T K"k. f1^ ** ^ M"^ ! irom St. Louis to Clare and taken situ- j "' ^ f™"1™1 El H' D^\ ^ ! atious in tl,- wooden ware f,etorv. ! ^ 1fJi*™0}1 ^W evening to at- I Mr*-. John McDonald has been visit-1 ' ™ ^^ l^' ! ing with Mrs. Jam. s S.-;r,r af M:*rin„ ! ,,,^ ' ^f ^.^T^ t0 °' H' ! for the past ten days or two weeks. I *?*? * \dWeU,n8 J?ouse on PiIth ! Aboybaby is a welcome visitor at S''?? °Z °f ?* "^ ^^ ant residences m the city, the ays or two weeks. iaby is a welcome visitor at home of Prof, and Mrs. E. D. Palmer. His r;-rival dates from Monday. Tin- Exi'Imuge hotel on west 1th street is being improved in nif ny ways and will be a line building wlien completed. Misses May and Jennie Levington went to Toledo on Tuesday for a visit with relatives and friends at that place. The King's Daughters will meet with Mrs. J. II. Lowe next Thursday afternoon. All are requested to be present. Beautiful flowers always call forth admiration. Homo without flowers is almost like a home without sunshine. Tlie T. & A. chair car on the train duo here at 3:10 p. m., tipped over Tuesday north of Clare, but no one was hurt. George Dawson is having a neat suit of rooms finished up over his saloon. A. W. Mclntyre is doing the carpenter work, and a slick job it is, too. Tho baud has received some fino pieces which they are practicing on for tho Fourth. Mt. Pleasant folks will hear some splendid music that day. Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Cutting, of Troy, Oakland county, are visiting friends and relatives in the city, Mrs. Cutting is tho youngest sister of W. H. Goodman. The Ladies' Union will meet afc Mrs. Ross' next Wednesday at the usual hour. All aro invited to be present. A homo missionary program will be rendered. Hie board of supervisors finish»d up their business and adjourned last evening after a four days' session. Many stormy scenes and heated controversies were witnessed. Mrs. James E. Hamilton, of Fife Lake, arrived in tho city yesterday afternoon for a few days'visit with her jjareuts, Mr, and Mrs. John Schoonover, aud many friends here. There will be an ice cream social at the Pratt school house, in Grant township, Tuesday evening, Juno 3oth, Proceeds for purchasing flag for school. All are cordially invited. Ed. A. White was proved in tho second degree of Pythianism at the meeting Wednesday evening. A large delegation of brethren from Dover and Arthur were in attendance. The new Sexsmith & Homing factory has started up and adds one more important industry to Clare's already large list. This factory.will employ between thirty and forty hands. A stage route and mail line between Clare and Dodge, via. Dover and Arthur, is being agitated. The distance is about 17 miles, and it is thought that the scheme could be made profitable. The Toledo,. Ann Arbor & North Michigan railroad company will sell tickets between all stations on its line on July 3rd and 1th, good returning July Oth, at one fair for tho round trip. Clare Masons are congratulating themselves that as the trains run now they can visit the lodge at Farwell'and return by mail (ho same evening, instead of being obliged to drive tip as hertitofore. "fourth street, just west of Main street, needs grading and improving. Thdre- is talk of making a bee to do the woi k. The city council is either too poc r or penurious to expend any money on the streets. T he grounds for tho Michigan Hoop Coj npany's site, just west of the wooden wai '0 factory, is being cleared this v,wL Clsjre did not put up any bonus to st- e this industry -notwithstanding report to that effect. jj. N. Brown, of Farwell, deputy game 1 fish warden, offers a reward of $50 the arrest and conviction of any -son using dynamite or any explo- 6 for killing fish in any of the earns or lakes of Claro county. '. ""rank Armstrong, express messenger the Branch, now lays over in Clare hts, and will remove his family from redifch to this city if the run "sej-aaiP3 ,t is. Every one will welcome Frank \ his estimable wife back again. th$ 'follow drove in. over alav.n that had recently been spaded and set-led. He will please leave his name at iho office so that ho may be duly credited. Mrji John McDonald, rcti i-nod tho first of %kQ week fx-onva \j.'l- to ja^*Ff*^4>V!i'*) -ol; woricing"5nT:lKf<Tnvt^r^-yii->' wati-.'and came n-ar fi:id:.:i-; j grave, but was finally fish.-d u-< , stif-'citated at consi.lt rable ha-.- Si-c^tarvof Stat" S"i • r, «■'' ' and IU presentative Mar-li. t-1 j each have our thai;!... ' r >• •■> i Michigan Manual. Thi- .•> '.:..>. '■■•' .'•>• "red book" is much law r than formerly, and in addition to a large amount I , of general information c n'.iins per traits of all state officers. Frank Duberville, who had charge of the tub lathe at the wooden ware fac-1 -Circuit court convened at Harrison Monday. Not a single case appeared upon the calendar—something that has' not happened hi this county before iu many years, Outside of tho sentencing of Riley, only one or two law points were submitted. Court adjourned aud Judge Hart aud "Miss Langloy, tho stenographer, returned homo on tbo aftei-ftoon train. The next term '.of court for Clare county convones •"tlie. third. Monday in September, Wm. Kiley, the tough who escJap'ofif" from the county jail a few weeks ago and was shot through the body while being recaptured, was summoned before Judge Hart while' circuit court was in session, at Harrison Monday and pleaded guilty to tho chargo of larceny frpm the person. Tho Judgo gave him a severe lecture (which undoubtedly did not have much effect on "Riley as he H2ver was much of a Sunday school scholar; and sentenced him to VO.days' at Ionia, whither ho was escorted Wotl- - nesday by Deputy Sheriff Pease. Th» election of a County Commh-.- sioner of Schools according to thy now law tvvakencd considerable interasfc at the county seat this week. Mr.. Roys, of Farwell, was chosen, and doubtless will mako a good officer, Prof. 3B. "D Palmer received several <*ojupl5incatavy votes, though not an aspira-it for the offleo. Owing i;<) -some broad mfe-»tatp- nfrnts l-jjclio offoef- tint thr'* was no college gradu'ate in th» county we wolild say fly-it Mr. Palmer entered HilMala-. College- in ISHi, and graduated from tho literary di»p*xrtnv»it; in ISsD v;'d]i ti^e degree o? A. B., (Bachelor of Art's) and next y.-ar will, therefore, bo entitladio the degr:'!* of M. A.. (Master of ArU) from th d college. There, ar? some very bad roads with.- in tho corporation limits, and it is the "*uty to repair them Main street -.; direct i-ovii*. to the Tobacco river and east-State sire c to.the cemetery, for instance. GoodVeads havo a great deal to do with the prosperity of a town, -or city. They invitA well-to-do inva t«»*.etti« there, thus increasing tho "lHTTV4ina4-i<m?of the property.^ ai|.d thoy al- ■/> i<ir''*> smitj the farruei's tobrin-»-l"beirpro- .-.at.-:;-' '* 'in fi*. Th" farm.- ;-s oi' Sheridan and and re-i Grant have fn-qtuntly been heard to vork. complain and tisnoi without rightpous- ,ii-':i.:. [.'■'■■i'- ■■ -Ith-r. Gci'V ::• • .•**... e;'.,\ Miami, •'•"■ine'*,;' is your pi ."u lim.v to inauic- . <*f the ! urdi*;: l'Mivemetlt t!l-.t •..:'! c;;us? these >. i-.»'. 'i',' i'--1ii in*put inb' tt»:'<''i» Msi-in, and ! flu- mati'i- sliuiild nut ij<- uria. "d. r When I think of the towel, the old fashioned towel, that used to hang up by th" printing housr* '-.tor, I think nobody, in these days of shoddy, can hammer out iron to wear as it wore, tory, was quite badly hurt la**t Satur- j Tlu, tramj,, w]l0 abus.nl it, the devil who day, a tub bursting when he was turn- j used it% tlle comp who Rot .lt it when ing it out, and one of the llybg staves theM, two wm. g01uli iho muke up aDd striking him a terrible blow in the ab- fm.t.m.mi tae editor, poor man. each domeu. He will be laid up for a week rui,b(.,.l some grime off for the heap or ten days. Dr. Todd attends him. tut,y imt 011- In, ()Vl,r am\ muic.r, 'twas George F. Brownell, an inniiite of the i,iacker than thunder; 'twas harder cm the aa foi pe: sif sti : on ni/ Mi as an Soldiers' Home at Grand Rapids, arrived Monday for a couple of weeks' visit with old friends in this city. George says his health is better than for several years past. He certainly is looking well and is apparently taking the good of the snug little uension he received some months ago. State street leading past the new union school house and to the cemetery should be stumped and graded. It would make a big improvement in the appearance of that much-used thoroughfare. A part of said ro-ul, too, is very sandy and is disagreeablt* to drive or haul loads over. The city council should order the work done. Go to Wm. Curtis for uu I'-rf.tkiiig and funeral supplies, as wel" as furniture of all kinds, Ho has ,in*-t received a large assortment of coffin**. . nd caskets, also an expensive hear: . and will attend to business in that I'm* ■vt lowest living price*. Don't niaki' ;; purchase until giving him a call. E.vrythins will be complete aud done ii* a gentlemanly way. In this ago of keen com; "tition a man must advertise and adv. :-t isc wisely. He must give the same attention to his advertising as he docs to his stock and store. An advertisement forms an impression on the mind of the reader and it means a great deal to the advertiser that that impression be a favorable one and that it be fully sustained in the establishment. During tho races of Friday thirteen ivory rings and several whips wero stolen from tho feed barn of O. S, Town. His suspicion rested on John Render and James Gilbert of Vernon, and on Monday Sheriff Kane, armed with a warrant, arrested them and brought them before Esq. Fordyce when they plod not guilty and had the trial set for Wednesday, The case was tried on that day before a jury of six who failed to agree on a verdict.—Mt. Pleasant Democrat. than poverty, rougher than sin. From the roller suspended, it never was bend-.d, and it flapped on the wall like a banner of tin. If. grew thicker and rougher, and harder and tougher, and daily put on a more inkier hue; until one- windy morning without any warning, it fell to the floor and was broken iu two.- -llvrtlrttr. '•Would you believe beards grow faster ou men's faces in sunshine than in cloudy weather Y" asked a well- known barber Saturday evening during a brief lull in his business. "The pf. feet of the sun is tho same ou hair as ou vegetation, and a man who gets shaved three times a v.ec-k iu clear weather will only have to be shaved twice a wick whin it is cloudy. Another queer fact about Ihe beard, witl- which undertakers are familiar, is tliat the hair on a dead man's fi.ee will ^riv/v for wveks after dt.-iih. 'ihe .irckest and sh'onpest bfard f'. r- riH> ^oovs from the tendei'isi ski.,. :.ni i-vc-y touch of the razor seems to bring fresh vigor t--> the growth. Ye-, the practice of shaving is latlu-i* ->u the iucivase than otherwise-. Each jvar we si »* fewer men weaving full in:a.-ds. Flag Social. There will be an ice cream social at the Bradley school house, Sheridan township, on Friday evening, July 3rd. lij"'*l. the proceeds to huy a llag ior iltf school house. Every patron of the district who wishes fo create a patriotic feeling in the mind of his children should attend, A first-class bunting ilag, ."ixlo ft. can be secured for 85.25. Everyone is cordially invited fo attend, young people, middle aged people, children and all. May our sentiments bo like thoso of the poet when he said: "Tho star spangled banner, Long may it wave, O'er the land of the freo And tho home of tho bravo." I ' .'1. '; 'il \ n r i <l I ■-'I J * II -i ;-■.!■ , :M i! u i si n fi i' ! ^' «*j?
|Title||1891-06-26; Clare Democrat and Press|
|Description||Friday, June 26, 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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