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Grand Traverse Herald (Newspaper) - February 6, 1902, Traverse City, Michigan TRAVERSE HEKALD. JANUARY 23, 1 9O2 State corn shredder got in -work in Ypsilanti Friday, Insley having his hand and arm rjPHjfhtfnlly mangled. Greek H. D. McDonald, of Boston, a traveling man slipped and fell on the ioo and was assisted to a haoft at once by a patrolman and a newspaper reporter. He said his leg was fractured, but he refused to have a doctor. At the hotel it was evident that the break was a bad one and the policeman was about to insist upon a surgeon when the man calmly broke the leg entirely off and laid the ru- mains on a chair. It was made of wood. Little 13 year old Bella Kauffman is one of the most remarkable child pi- anists that Detroit has over known. Although she has been studying but four years, her rendition of selections from such composers as Mozart, Gocl- dard and Mendelssohn would do cred- it to the graduates of mnny conserva- tories. Two years ago she gave -her first public recital in Schwankovsky music hall and played a long and difficult program entirely from mem- ory, at that time being unable to reach the pedals. Last year she played frho Mendelssohn G minor concerto with full orchestra accompaniment, at a concert given by Albert Hodman. This young girl is an earnest worker with her books ns well as her music ami is predicted for her. It is a fact not generally understood that salt will destroy a cement walk in less time than anything else Jcnown. The salt cats into the ooment and destroys the original surface, leaving it and uneven. Resi- dents sprinkle salt on it in the winter to thaw the ice. lu the spring they find the surface eaten away and blame the men who put down the walk. Fine sand will answer the purpose as well and leave the walk unimpaired. Merchants who have been in the hab- it of keeping eight or ten barrels of salt in front of their stores on the ce- ment walk, upon investigating the walk have discovered that the salt has tendency to sot'ton the tle Greek Day Journal A now bank will be established at Kalkaska, which will be known a the Kalkaska County State Savings Bank. The necessary capital has al- ready been pledged, a location se- cured, and some time during the com- ing month the new concern will bo ready for business. The stock was "readily subscribed for by citi- zens of the county and twice that sum could have been secured had it been needed. State Senator A, E. Palmer is one of the principal stockholders. A little four year old was visiting with her parents at a home where they owned a cow. When it. came milking time, knowing that she was not used to seeing farm work, they asked her to go and see the cattle. She was delighted with the shoep and pigs, but when she saw the man milk she rushed into the house and almost breathless with excitement exclaimed, "Mamma, ho gets the milk out of the cow's Jour- nal. Annual reports received by the state insurance oommisioner indicate that the Farmers'Mutual companies suffer- ed unduly, along with the stock com- panies last year. A majority of the losses sustained by the farmers' niu- tuiug were due to lightning, which played unusual havoc in Michgan last summer. IUQ new fangled parlor match was an important factor also, some companies showing that fully 15 per cent of the losses were duo to this cause. The playful habit the heads of these matches have of jumping into inflammable material tended to a marked degree to an increase in dis- bursements. The largest young man in Michigan is probablv Elmer Kellar of Sturgis. He weighs 400 pounds, is as nimble as a.oat and very strong, and can'run, hop, ship, and jump, box hats, and hold his own generally with any ordi- nary athlete. He is temperate in 1mb- and has a host of friends. The Oarrom-Aroharena company of the largest game board manufacturers in the world, has sus- pended work to increase the capacity of the plant. The main factory build- ing will be enlarged by an addition, 40 by CO feet, and two stories high. A now steam power plant in a separate building will also be installed. This concern, which started about five years ago with a capacity of thirty boards a day and employing loss than a dosen men, now has a capacity of boards per day and gives em- ployment to 250 persons. The com pany occupies buildings that cover an entire block. Within the season just closed nearly two hundred thousand parlor game boards of various kinds -were manufactured and shipped to ev- ery state in the Union and many for- eign countries. The seventh day adventisfes N have adopted a .missionary scheme. Every adrentist who is a farmer will the coming year set aside a "mission- ary" acre; that is, one acre for every member of his family, and more acres if so disposed, but every one at least one acre, the produce or grain raised upon it to bo sold for foreign mis- sions. It is claimed that every ad- ventist in this country will do this. Last year many adopted this plan, and declare that the produce raised upon these acres amounted to twice that raised upon the other acres in the same lot. They look upon this as something miraculous, hence the gen- eral agreement to adopt th'o plan for raising missionary funds. The venerable Judge Josiah Turner, who was on the bench a half century ago, and is one of the most beloved citizens in Michigan, is constrained to call attention to the fact that Mich- igan has never elected a native of the state either governor or United States senator. "Michigan was admitted in- to the union in 66 years ago, ho says, "and children born in the state would years ago have reached the ago required by law for filling those posi- tions, but none of them have toon so honored. In every instance natives of some other state have been chosen to act in the Capacity of governor or represent the state in the United States While the physics class in the South Lyons high school was "-experimenting alcohol and boiling wator the al- cohol exploded, severely burn- ing one of the students. The first use of aluminum wire for railroad purposes in Michigan is to be made today on a section of the Hawks- Angus interurbau between Jack on and Michigan Center when the cars com- mence running on his lino between Ann Arbor and Jackson. A stretch of four miles has been equipped with al- uminum feed wires. Aluminum wires are used" out of the Allegan electric light plant, but this will the first adaptation to railroad purposes in Michigan. A five months old baby, Teddy Roosevelt Oallender, has the distinc- tion of putting a court of justice out of business in Bay Oifcy. The wee bit of humanity is a grauclsoj of Jusfcce Gallender, and while its mother went to do a. little shopping, she left the little one in its grandfather's arms. Justice Oallender looked proudly as he held the baby, and divided his at- tention between it and the expostula- tions of the contesting attorneys. Ev- erything ran along smoothly until one of the lawyers, growing animated as he warmed up in his debate, beat a loud.tatoo.with his fist upon the desk as if to drive home and clinch the ar- gument he Avas advancing. This was too much for the baby. It bleched forth a plaintive appeal for mamma, ,and declined to be comforted by Grandpa Oallender, BO it finally bo- came necessary to adjourn court until the mother returned and huahcd the little one to quiet. A Reed City man named Henry J. Graf has just perfected an invention which bids fair, when placed before the .public, to rival wireless tele- graphy. It is a small and very simple machine for the manufacturing from water gas suitable for heating and il- luminating purposes. It is claimed by the inventor that one thousaud feot of gas can be made for leu cents. Rev. G. R Collins, pnstor of the Lansing African M. E. church, says that the colored population in that city .is gradually decreasing. He. has completed a census and find the total 300, whereas a few yens ago when ho came there, the colored folks number- ed 600. of the constitutionality of tho law. A monster petition of over 200 names for the establishment of a lodge of Elks nfc Manila 1ms been received by Grand Secretary Geo. A. Reynolds of the B. P. O. E., who lives at Sngi- uaw. It is one of tho largest petitions ever received, and the list is com- posed of prominent ineu, principally officials of tho army, navy and cus- toms .department of Uncle Sam. Not until after a decision of the United States suprouiu court that the Philip- pine Islands are a territory of this country was it possi bio under tho laws of the order of the Elks to grant a dis- pensation for a lodge at Manila, for the Elks'law specifically states that- only whito runic citizens of the Unit- ed States of America can become members of tho fraternity. Tho grand secretary has also received an applica- tion for a lodge at Hilo, Hawaiin tor- ritory. Hfmm m m Mm fumm mmmm u EIRE IS XAAHERE THE BROOM a MOv EG1N Every dollar's worth of winter goods must be sold if prices will do it. We need the room for our heavy spring- purchases, many of which have already begun to arrive. We offer you Bargains in every department, prices on nearly every line being slashed unmercifully. Understand that we in- clude all our best goods, no matter how choice, asstocks must be lowered AT ONCE! We take the quickest way by CUTTING PRICES DEEP LOTS OF GOODS AT COST-A GREAT DEAL AT LESS THAN COST. 50c and 75c wool Tamoshant- ers, all colors, clearing sale price 39c 35c Shetland Shawls in all col- ors, clearing sale price, I9c 10c Best Imported Saxony Yarn, in all colors, clearing sale price per skein, 6c 7c Brush Binding, in all colors, clearing sale price, per yd, 3c Ladies' all wool Mittens, in black, with fancy tops, worth 35c, clearing sale price, 19c Ladies' and Misses' Kiel Mit- tens, GOc and 75c values, in all shades and sizes, clearing sale price., 39c 50c and 75c all wool Tocqucs, (stocking clearing sale price, 39c Fleisher's best Shetland Floss, in all colors, clearing sale price, per skein, 6c Imported French Angora Yarn, clearing sale price, Cream White, Qc Gray, 9c Gc quality full yard wide un- bleached Muslin, clearing sale price, Shirt lUaists Our entire stock divided into four lots, as follows: Lot waists your choice.........55 Dress Goods Department 50c Extra Heavy Tweed Suitings in dark and light and mixed color- ings, warranted not to Sale Price per yard...... to waists, choice. .98 to waists, choice. 1.69 to waists, choice. 2.50 Flannels and Outings 29-in. all wool Flannels, consisting of shirtings in stripes and checks, also plain cream- white, 30c and 35c values, clearing sale prtce per yard....................... 500 .Remnants, 3 to 10-yd. lengths, Outing Flannels in stripes and checks, dark pat- terns only, clearing sale price per yard.. 400 Remnants, 5 to 12-yd. lengths, Outing Flannels, clearing sale price per yard 5c 750 .Remnants 4 to 12-yd, lengths, heavy nap- ped Outings, 9 and lOc values, clearing sale price, per yard.................. 7c 29-in. last color lambs wool French Flannel- ettes, most desirable thing for Dressing Sacques and Bath Robes, in Persian and fancy striped patterns, 22c value, clearing sale price.................... I5c 29c 5Oc 15c and 20c qualities, Brocaded Mohair in all colors, including i Sale Price per yard........................" 1 27c 19c 79c 22c 75c Extra Heavy Melton Skirting, in black and Clearing Sale Price, per yard...................................t 38-in. Soliel Brocades, the greatest novelty for this season, assorted col- ors, also Sale Price......................... 3G-in. English Cashmere, 15 colors to select from, in dark and evening shades, and 35c Sale 42-in. Imported all wool Prunelle .Dress Goods in black only, Sale Price................................ Dorset Bargains 28-in( all wool Tricot Waistings in the very latest colorings, ;35c kind Clearing Sale :md light 5c patent Hooks and Eyes, black and white, clearing sale price, 2 doz. for j c Ladies' lOc and 15c quality Handkerchiefs, 100 doz, lot, consisting of plain and lace and embroidered ing sale price, 4c Best quality "Brilliant" and "San worth 5c, clearing sale price, 3c 25 pieces unbleached Shaker- Flannel, 24 inches wide, clearing sale price, 48-in. heavy fast color furniture covering, also used for Portieres, 50 and GOc kind, clear- ing sale price, per yard................ 35c 3-yd. long, Tapestry Poitiers, in plain and com- bination colors, worth and clearing sale price, per pair.................. 3-yd. long, extra heavy fast color Chenille Port- ieres, with double knotted long fringe, in cardinal, green, blue and old gold, clear- ing sale price, per pair................ IJ5 3-yd. long, Nottingham .Lace Curtains, in hand- some designs, only 50 pairs ot ing sale price, per pair................ 59c 82-in, Fast Color Silkaline Drapery, small and large figures, also plain colors, clearing sale price 27-in. Fiberoid Novelty Waistings, in all the leading shades, dark stripes, warranted not to shrink or fade, worth Sale Price per yard....................................... Remnants of Dress Goods BARGAIN NUMBER of 15c to 25c choice, per yard.......................................... BARGAIN NUMBER of 35c to 50c goods, in length 2 to S choice per yard......................... Cinincj Department 3G-in. Soft Finished Silecia Waist Lining, in gray and black, value Sale Price per 3G-in. Satin Finished double-faced warranted not to shrink or and 20c kinds, Clearing Sale Price................ lOc Extra Heavy Canvas, in gray, black and Sale ISc and 20c pure Linen unshrinkable Skirt Facing, in gray and black 1 1 x-> Sale Price................................. I 1 O Best Cambric Skirt Lining in all colors........................... Clearing Sale We place before you two lots as follows: Lot 1 10 Corsets, in grey only, in all sixes, 35c and 40c kinds, clearing sale price, 9c Lot 2 All our GOc and 75c Corsets, in straight front and Model Form shapes, in gray and black, sixes 18 to 30, clearing sale price, 39c Children's Corset Waists, covered with heavy drill. Vou can wash them and they will always retain their color and shape, thing for a child to wear. quality extra largo Muck Towels, only 25 in the lot, clearing sale price, each, 7c 50c and grades extra large Pillows, covered with Amos- keai; ticking, r.lenrini; sale The most practical Clearing sale price, f 9c 1 Ic Fur Dept ,50 Flectric Seal Collarettes, worth clearing sale price.......................... 1.29 50 Collarettes, all our to kinds, your choice............................. 25 Black Fox Scarfs, extra long and wide, trimmed with eight long tails, nickel fas- teners, value, clearing sale price.. 1.75 25 Bleached Beaver .Scarfs, six long tails, to clearing sale price 25 Children's Lamb's Wool'Fur Setts, worth to clearing sale price......... 79c 25c Linen for Stock Collars Clearing Sale Price 3G-in. Fast Black Mercerized value. Clearing Sale 13c 16c Silks and Satins Children's Wool" Ribbed Hose, all sizes, worth ISc, clearing sale price, per pair, i !c Bosiery 25-dox. Ladies3 Wool Hose, all sizes, clearing sale price per pair.................... 15c 30c quality, Infants Imported Cashmere Hose made with silk heels and toes, in pink, light blue, tan, cardinal and black, clear- ing sale price........................ I9c Glove Premier Ladies' Mocha Gloves, in all the leading shades. We guarantee every pair not to rip or tear and in case they do, we replace with a new Sale Price.......___................... 98c 20-in. Extra Heavy Duchesse Satin, Fiberoid back, warranted not to crack or fade, twenty-five different shades to select from 50c and GOc val- ues, Clearing Sale Price per yard 19-in. Imported Italian soft finished Taffeta Silk, warranted not to crack, in all desirable shades kind, Clearing Sale Price Cloaks, Skirts, Suits, The bargains we offer you in this department are simply wonderful, and you cannot appreciate the values unless you see the goods. Department 75c .Percale Wrappers, in dark patterns only, all sixes, clearing sale price, 45c All our and Flan- nelette Wrappers, made with deep nulled yoke, clearing sale price............ 75c All our and Jackets, in black, castor, navy blue and Sale Price........................ and Children's Jackets in dark red and navy blue with large collar, nicely trimmed, in all sizes -1 to 14-yrs., Clearing Sale Price All our and black Tailor Made Skirts with single and double strapped Sale Price., Cinen 8-4 Turkey Red Fringed Table Cloths, also Fancy Mixtures, Clearing Sale Price 39c 17x2S-in. All Linen Towels, fast color borders, Clearing Sale Price.................. He All our 25c and 50c Sale price I9c 40c Shopping Sale Price..... !9c. 9-4 Bleached and Unbleached soft finished sheet- ing, IS and 20c Sale Price I4c All our and Walking Skirts, in light and dark colors, also the chalk Sale Price......................... Ladies' Black Figured Mohair Skirts, lined all through, bound with waterproof binding, worth Sale Price........ 36-in. long, Best Salts' Plush Capes, 125-in. sweep, mercerized lined, real value Sale Price 6.5O 1.19 2.5O 3.5O 98c 5.75 LadiesVGSc Black Satine Waists in all sizes, nicely made, clearing sale price...... 35c LADIES' EXTRA SHOE LACES 1C per pair NICKLE SAFETY PINS in all sizes per doz. All colors, Woolen Soutache Braid 13p for 24-vds. Corset Clasps in grey and black, 3c a pair. 35c extra heavy Misses' ribbed Vests and Pants 19c Cadies' and Children's Underwear Ladies' 25c heavy, fleece lined, Ribbed Un- derwear, clearing sale price............ Ladies' G5c extra heavy ribbed Vests ami Pants, clearing sale price..........., 39c Ladies3 G5c Union Suits, extra heavy, in grey only, clearing sale price.............. 39c Ail our and Ladies' Underwear in vests and pants, clearing sale price...... 79c 50 Children's Ribbed Vests and Pants, sizes 1C and 18, clearing sale price...... 5c Ladies' Nightgowns, made of fast color Outing Flannel, clearing sale price............. 39c Sheets and Pillow Cases SI by 00 inch ready-made Bleached Sheets, with extra wide hemstitching all around, worth 75c, clearing sale price 49c by 3G inch Pillow Cases, extra wide hem- stitched all around, clearing sale price 11c .'3G inch Bleached Muslin, soft finish, clearing sale price, per yd.................... 5c Ladies' G5c and 75c Muslin Nightgowns, trim- med with embroidery, clearing sale price, 39c 11-1 extra large white Bed Spreads, Marseilles patterns, soft finish, value clearing sale price........................... 79c and extra large size Beaver Shawls, reversible, in black, gray and brown, clear- ing sale price........................ ,25 39c Five last color Outing Flannel PettiVoat Patterns, hnished with embroidered edging, clearing salt- price, I 9c 200 yd spools Machine Thread, in all numbers, black and white, clearing sale price, IJ spools for 5c 35c and 50c qualities J tidies' Leather Purses, clearing sale price, I 9c 500 rolls Cotton .Baiting, clear- ing sale price, per roll, 3c 75c Blankets, KM, full sofl, vigon.a finish, clearing sale price, per 43c 08 by 78 inch Comforters, clear- ing .sale price, 55c 72 by 80 inch Comforters, cov- ered with fast color silkaline belli sides, white .cotton bal- ling filling, worth l..'J5 1.50, clearing sale price, 98c 500 Ibs. Pure CIccsc Feathers, dark and light mixed, 50c quality, clearing sale price, per Jb, 33c 200 Jbs pure white selected Geese Feathers, half down mixed, worth OOe, clearing sale price, 59c I I0c and IBc grades Leather Ticking, in narrow and fancy stripes, clearing sale price, Sc and lOc extra heavy Straw Ticking, in narrow and fancy stripes, clearing sale price, 6c Yard wide, bleached Fruit-of- the-Looin and Lonsdale Mus- lins, clearing sale price, Mail Orders will receive prompt and careful attention, in case you cannot come yourself. Send Post Office or Express Money Order, Draft, Check or Registered Letter. We guarantee satisfaction in anything you purchase here, so you run no chance in buying, F? E: rvi AND I Or arid Opera IHou Bloctc ;