1896-01-17; Clare Courier
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Vof; t. CLARE, JVHGH., FRIDAY, xlAMUARY 17,ISM. No, 30 •> £ > ExMMCx \ ©T5T /ga /OS. Af /«\ ___-0. «o B 3 HBI fei ?ft .AS " ~ "wn hnnriBT1 " " " " - - " " M - - ~ *M ^ TERMS (^[Sfl. TiHAli i >/—*B«^^a I AT 60ST. ■ CAPTURED HIS MAN. Sheriff Brown Has Some Exciting Experience iij^Ann Arbor Taking n Man Wanted for ' Embezzlement. Monday night tbe slumbers of the denizens of Lover's Lano, Ann street, Ann Arbor, were rudely disturbed by ~^iSSme most extraordinary perforiaanees, ===Shos5hBrown, oi this eounty, arrived there-on a late train with a warrant for The arrffs'. 610. Baluss, who lives at No. 51, the charge being embezzlement of lumber. A little after midnight, accompanied by 'Marshal Peterson and Patrolman O'Mara of that city, he ranfr the front door bell. Baluss camo to tho ground floor window «nd asked who Was there. '-®r. Brown and I hi-.yo a warrant for yo?v' said the sheriff, reaching up and shaking hands with Baluss. "And I place you undor arrest. Lot us in." ^-Baluss .withdrew. O'Mara moved to the rear of tbo bu_id.Bg. In a few minutes - 7_jr__ -D-l ~ _.~~v„. +.. i.Un .,-.;.-.').,.„ "Cfo away from here," she culled. "What do you want? If you don't go a- way, I'll call the police." "I'm tho city marshal/' observed that officer. "Wo have a warrant for Baluss. Let us iu" Mrs. BahiSGwitMrew and all was still, then the lights wont out. Tho officers ral.fi tho bell, and again threatened, but in vain. Marshal Peterson finally went after Patrolmen Armbruster and Collins and prepared to force an entrance. A plank was found and the door was battered. This was given up, after much damage had been done, and tho baok door attacked. That was too strong, also, and tho side door was assaulted. That gave way and a part of tho officers entered. Lnaijps and lanterns wero borrowed of the neighbors, now curiously peeping out on tho scene, and the houso was searched for Baluss. Mrs. Baluss accompanied -IhoCllieers, keeping up a running fire of invective. The closets were rummaged, bods torn apart, barrels emptied, a wood pilo thrown over, "but no Baluss, Then a dark lantern was obtained, and 1ho roof illuminated. Concluding that thoro hiust be a space under tho floor somewhere, tho officers finally discovered a small opening, 15 by .18 inches, leading to ouch a cover, hidden feehind a barreil in tho woodshed. The lantern revealed a dark mass with -risible eyes, 30 foot baek. A. revolver waa presented at tho openifijfo bat not a word came. Then a Hiear«eat«r was borrowed from a neigh bor and the work of chopping an opening in the floor above, Baluss then crawled out and surrendered. Mrs. Baluss, when tho officers started to lead her husband away, became frantic in her appeals and made an attack on Marshal Peterson. Sheriff Brown and Baluss arrived at Harrison on Tuesday, The prisoner owns a sawmill at Temple. niss Walt's Musical, Miss Belle Wait, of Evart, who has a largo class ia music in this city, gave a musical in tho spacious dining room of the Stevens House on Priday evening, before a largo and attentive audienco mado of tho parents and intimate friends of tho class. The program was rendered in a manner highly satisfactory to bot. teacher and parents, and refloated much credit on tho performers. The program was as follows: Opening Chorus, Jinglo Bells*--Class Instrumental trio, Japaneso Dance.™ Misses -Lung, .Dwyre, Hlevt-HS Organ Solo, Lowell Band March.-- Aiice Austin. _ Piano Solo, Mary's Pet Walla.-» jourt Jenney, Song,—Lcona Beeman. Piano Solo,' Maid 61 Oorinthia, —Nellio Long. Piano Duett,-■- Gortio Mortz, Lena Daa woodie. Becitation,—Alberta Long. Piano Solo, Mabio Waltz,—Laurence Jackson. Piano Solg,—Louise Dwyre. Quartette, Come whore my Lovo lies dreaming.— Misses Holbrook, Wait, Messrs Canfield, Burrier. Miss .Edna Elden accompanist. Organ duet,—Emma Niemyoro, Ethel Stevens. Piano Solo, Spirit Lako Waltz.— Arthur MuHsell. 'Song,---Leona Boetnan. Piano duet,—Laurence Jackson, Lena Dunwoodie. Organ Solo, Newport Dance,-—Emma Noirayre. Vocal trio, Tide of Life—Misses Lonjj, Wait, Long. Miss Greenfield,accompanist. I-iano Solo, Doll' Dream,—Maude Boss. Piano Solo,—Miss Wait. Piano Solo, Zither Player.—Ethel Stevens Piano Solo,—Oraoie Giberson. TO BE AIRED IN COURT, The Infamous Careers ol the Nester Township Officials.Being Unearthed, Roscommon, Jan. 14—Judgo Sharpe has granted a change of venue in tho case of tha peoplo vs. the Nester township es- qfflcers, charged with circulating fraudulent orders, and decided that tho ease shall "be tried at West Branch, soon after tho first Tuesday in February. William Pulley plearteft guilty to tho charge of stealing two yoke of oxon this morning, and was remanded to jail until tho last of the week for sentence. Pinley is tho ex-supervisor of Nestor township, whoso name appears on all the fraudulent orders issued by that township. Pinley was captured iu tbis county by j Sheriff Brown eevoral weeks ago while endeavoring to got out of tho country. THE WHITE ROSE CLUB. Wood Wanted. . During January and February I wiil allow $1.00 per cord for green hardwood and $1.25 fer dry hard wood on subsorip- to The Cotoueh. All lands of farm produce taken at 10 per cent, above market prico, .Bring it in whilo tho sleighing lasts. Pusijibher Co-ubibjj. Piles ot people have piles, bnfc DeWitt's Witch Hazel Salve will cure them. "When promply applied it caros'scaldeand burn* without the slightest pain,—Witherspoon School of Instruction. Frances Sxsss-, ^x-at. Ts.-ssUons.it Commander of Ladies of tho Maocboos. conducted five sessions ou Tuesday and Wednesday, and although sho states that La Tosca Hive scarcely needed. any instruction, yet it hns .boon greatly benefited by her visit here. It will long ro member onr Groat Lieutenant Commander with hor estimable qualities. After the close of tho Wednesday oven- ing so^sion, public installation was hold under tho direction of Mrs Burns. After which asumptous banquet was served by tho Sir Knights, which would havo dono justico to expert caterers. Their courtosy at tho table and their complimontiy remarks" of the excollent work dono by the Lady Maccabees, was truly appreciated by all. liemember, ''Yon have a friend, and your friend has a friend. "Be discreet. , Meeto Every Saturday at 2:30 P. M. The following committees wero elected at last meeting: Central committee: Mesdames O. E. Smalley, D. J. Fox. D. W. Olark, W. T. Weir and J. D. Dunwoodie. DEPAIlTMEltT CO;_lMm.BES. Com. on Voters—Mesdames Lamb, Dustin and DunWoodio. Com. on Literature—Miss Glass, Mrs. Nay.or and Mrs. D. Clark. Com. on Fiaanco—Mesdames Piper, Smith and Fox. Com. on Social Economy--Mesdames Sma.kw, Eberhardt aud Weir. All ladies interested in this good causo uro invited to meet with us, and all visitors aro wolcomed. Mns, D. J. Fox, Secretary. Effects of ths Weather. A vocalist of porno fame, in tlio north part' ot tho county recently received an uncalled for snub from an audienco before which he appeared, and ho expressed his indignation to The Cocbieb most viguioU-ijy add <ia follows: j» '•'Sub tibo ago I was goig to sig at a party tkut was lo oub off sub tibe in Jad- uary, ad wbod I cub od the pladforb tho other digbt to pig the crowd bade such a doiso I had to sit dowd. I codsider ady gedtlobad would do better thad to bako such a doise wheel adybody was goig to sig. Dow I wadt to do if there is do law for such carryidg od as that? Must a bad stad ad take evorytnig cad lie bo idsnlteb with ibput- iby? I appeal to ecly body. Is it right for be to stad it? Because I had a little cold I dote propose to be idsulted every tibo I udertake to sig, especially before ladies ad gedlebed." ' Forester's Election, Dog Lost. Strayed from this city on Monday, Dec. 23d, a fomalo English Pointer, white withlomon spots, aged about 3 years. Sho answers to the name of "June," Information concerning her whereabouts will bo thankfully receiyed by Th03. Sharp at the Stevens House, or TifE CotmiEH oilice. Taxpayers, Take Notice. I will be in my offico on west 4th Street each Monday and Friday during December to receive taxes, T. S« D0K3HX, Oity Treasurer, ' ■ Tim CeuKiEK, 3 months, 25c. ' Claro Court, ]STo. 210,1. O. F. elected tho following officers on Monday evening: C. B-.—Jas. Louch. V. C. R—Morris Bidwell. B. S.—J. S. Boyd. F. S.—O, H. Fishley. 0.—A. Mooney. S. W.—Warren Pierce. J. W.—Orson Ellison. S.B.—O.H. Olark. J. B.—Wob Pierce. 0. D.-J. H. Schilling. Delegate—J, S. Boyd. Alternate—0. H. Fishley. NEW LINE OF EMBROIDERIES ALL WIDTH8, NEW STYLES. RIGHT PRICES. -N^a-^-v- Wife—Here's an account, ot a man who shot himself rather than suffer tho p&ngs of indigestion. Husband—Tho fool! Why didn't to take DeWitt's Little Early Bisers? I used to suffer afc bad as he did before I commenood takinc these li6tle i.iUB.-*-~Wiilierapoon. 0ur SlearipGj dale Of Winter Goods is now on. Price Cut on AH Winter Goods. SF^CIjPlI AT 6£ CENTS PEK YABD. One case of very heavy Grey Outings, regular 12£c goods. AVY & CO. Consistency is a jewel that shines equally in tlie life of a priiiGe and in the conduct of a peasant. All nature loves and exemplifies uniformity. Why is it that the snow crystals always show three points or a multiple of three? Why is it that robbins' eggs are ever blue? Why do men see with two eyes, hear with two ears, walk with two legs and work with two hands'? Why is it that when there is an exception to these rules of nautre, we speak of the exception as a deformity or monstrosity? ■ The fact that l£_£_3>* gs-'NJsssr ^^^_^^b'L_ia-__rL2H3tyfesi37' is selling goods at prices that make competitors squeak its. neither a deformity or a monstrocity but a fact! All we .ask is a COMPARISON and without a doubt we can convince you that we art WIDE AWAKE. _T and looking out for the interests of our customers. Out competitors are mad at the low prices we are selling goods, but our customers are happy. We always have Groceries, Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots, Shoes, Mour^ Feed and Hay. BICKNELL & CO.
|Title||1896-01-17; Clare Courier|
|Publisher||A. R. Canfield|
|Description||Friday, January 17, 1896 issue of a Clare, Michigan newspaper. Published weekly. Began publication in 1895. In 1923, was absorbed into The Clare Sentinel.|
|Subject/Keywords||Clare (Mich.) - Newspapers; Clare County (Mich.) - Newspapers;|
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