A BENEFIT FOR THE PEOPLE. i. f. mm Monster Slaughter Sale of Dry Goods, Cloaks, Shawls and Blankcts, commencing Saturday, January ad, 1886, for a season of 25 days only. Save your money whilc you can and do not fail to attend this Great Slaughter and Green Ticket Sale. No trash to close out - no old styles to give our friends, and we do not advertise goods not in Stock. Always live up to our advertisements. This will be the biggest Sale at retail, on record, and disastrous enough to make our anxious Creditors seek immediate protection from the law. Every article, without any reserve whatsoever, will be re-ticketed with Green Tags, without any regard for what it is worth. The discounts being 10, 20, and 30 per cent. We wish it distinctly understood that this sale is not for the patrons of auctions or other establishments, nor old chronic shoppers. It is for our friends and ctistomers'who appreciate Bargains. . It will be impossible for us to give an extended pricelist of this Great Slaughter, as it embraces the entire stock of everj department in the establishment. CLOAK CRASH! Great Slaughter without any reserve of our entiie magnificent Cloak and Shawl Stock, the only object in view being the selling of every garment in the room, to accomplish which we have marked them at prices that bear no relation to the cost, and in all cases the prices placed on the garments in plain figures eire less than the materials alone COSt, to say nothing of making and trimmings. A Frightful Slaughter of Elegant Plushes and Short Wraps. The loss to us is fearful but they must be sold. Misses' and Children's Cloaks must all go. This is a great chance to clothe the Children in fine garments. Remember this Great Sale begins Saturday morning, January 2d, 1886. We especially invite the Ladies to attend this sale, whether wishing to buy or not. D. F. SCHAIRER. Fire Record or 1885. Cliief Enjflneer Seabolt reports the following Ure record for the pa8t year. January 5. Leonard House. Insured. Los.. t 100 January 14. False alarm at Clarken's Saloon February 14. Schlede's book bindery and co-operatlve society. Fully Insured. Loss 2,500 Maren 19. Carey's house on High street. Insured. Loss 500 April IS. Koch's resldence on Willlam street. Insured. Loss 300 April 23. Resldence of D. Roas, División street. Insured. Loss 300 May 3. Donnelly's store, Huron street. Insured. Lok 300 May 24. Office of Telephone Co. Loss sllght June 19. Building on Fair Ground. Loss 00 July 29. Resldence of Mrs. Norton, 4th Htreet. Intjured. Loss 100 Aurust 5. Mrs. Slattery's resldence, Huron street. Fully Insured. Lom.. 2,200 August 15. Mrs. Hogan's resldence ou Huron street. Insured. Loss 350 August "20. Mrs. Moore's dweiling on Cemetery street. Inaured. Loss 1,(00 September 7. Mr. Mosely's resldence on Washington street. Insured. I.oss... 1,WO October 30. Old Baptist church, North street. Loss sllgbt October 30, Bycraft's barn, north Main street. Insured. Loss 300 NoTember 27. Jeroine Freeman 's resldence near Hooper's brewery. Insured. Loss 100 December 4. Green's Uvery atable, lusured. Loss WO December 45. False alarm. Burning of chiuiney, Btale slreet Total 9,iro All of which was paid by. insuring companies. Ayer' Cherry Pectoral is recommended by phyëicians of the greatest eminence on both sides of the Atlantic, as the most reliable remedy for colds and coughs, and all piiltnonury disorders. It affoida "prompt relief in every case. No family should ever be without it. The Veroon Inter-Lake sayg i "It f.iis been fully decided by the Ann Arbor & Toledo railroad Co. to build an indepenlient line from Durnnd to Owosso, and partie were in Vernon this weck maklBg prellminary arrangements." Those who take Dr. Jones' Red Clorer Tonlc never have dyspepsia, costivenessl bad breath, pile, pimples, agüe and malaria, poor uppetite, low spirits, headacho or kidney troubles. Price 50 cents.