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Interstate News-Record (Newspaper) - May 10, 1890, Ironwood, Michigan INTERSTATE NUMBER 2 IRONWOOD GOGEBIC COUNTY MICHIGAN SATURDAY MAY 10 1890 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE THE FACILITIES MANY IMPROVEMENTS AT THE BIG MINE STORIES OF THE STREET THE WEEK IN IRON CIRCLES An amusing incident occurred at the Western Union other day It was the of the month and the manager pro tern was making out the April accounts Weve got a against the Metropolitan Iron Land company for yelled the m p t through the telephone to Cashier Barrows at the Norrie All right send it up and get your was the reply But hold on continued the telegraph man have you a man t HI Lilts o run over from the Norrie side track at vn i man by their No 1 shaft and over this spur will be switched the cars to be loaded from stock The new pumphouse is nearly completed In this will be kept not only the new Cornish pump but also two dynamos with en Two Westinghouse mos for Lighting the Grade Ore at No 3 Shaft The Ashland Mining company are making some very extensive surface improvements on their property A steam shovel has recently been pur chased and is being placed in position at No 6 stock pile A spur is being in the mine 1 rti of think wo ry Ai send was the t of the the ac The for operating them for lighting lightning smiled the mine with incandescent light The lighting plant is all the latest improv ed machines of the Westinghouse pat tern and said to be a very successful system It will some little time be fore the work is completed and the lights introduced in the place of candles At No S shaft where it was thi an nature o the toi va instrument played c eii by calling hurley a suburb of Gile We run across some queer people in our business said the telegraph man an hour later There goes a mini who is superstitious Hes a arid lie just came in said by expert miners there was no j a message for where he i more ore to be had they are taking out j seeking an engagement He asked a fine quality bt ore running about i mimy words he would have to pay fo por cent The ore thus far from the Ashland is very even and is till first grade So far this season the manage ment has experienced little difficulty in obtaining cars and although the addi tion of the steam shovel will make it possible to load more than double the told wont do never get no job way in a hundre Strike out one word and male in the message and being teen exclaimed No that HE IRON MARKET VERY ACT IVE LAST WEEK Becoming Americas Greatest Iron of a Change for the Better at Pittsburg Cleveland Iron Trade Review than has been manifested during the winter IRON ORE The present affords so little in the way of comment that future conditions and contingencies are the current topic of conversation among the producers of iron ore It seems that the situated at tidewater who control the Cuban ores are clamoring for free ore 1 on the ground that they are barred ARE DOIK PARAGRAPHS OF INTEREST CONCERNING THE RANGE sold it is perfectly safe to say that every pound of this springs supply on hand has been sold up as well as all of the new ore thus far received NEW SHAFT FOR THE THREE CAGES TO BE USED FOR HOISTING ORE AN ELEGANT STRUCTURE Southern freight rates go down today from the use of Superior ore by May 1st to the minimum rates in force j veason of long and expensive mil haul ast summer the again coThe protective theory however is with the Alabama strongly borne by the fact that there is men in keeping the latters heads above in MW Vmk and in Virginia vater All of these reductions in a sliding scale based on prices have fully been discounted in j longer any manner of doubt that there of April sales In view of this 1 is in this country and right the and the continued heavy i tidewater want it an buying there is noticed a gradual supply of highgrade ores fening in prices of Southern irons which j waiting to IMS mined It is further jn Northern New York and in Virginia un abundance of Bessemer ore requiring to be sure development but there is no Ore Cars Are More of Mr A L Dickerman Erecting an Office Ore at the East Building on the North Side creased Shipping Facilities A L is erecting u The cry for more ore cars that went i building on the North Side on the ele forth from the mines a week ago has j vation near the woods and the impres been heeded and they now have ears in sion prevails it is to be a residence plenty The Ashland has been the least Such however is not the The of any of the big mines new structure is an building in and they find no difficulty in I which will be located the general of is felt in most of the Central Western markets Notwithstanding this Southern companies are slow to make any formal advance in prices though they feel the position warrants them in doing so Experience of the last half year teaches that too rapid putting up of values is attended with danger In the North furnaces hold their ground j burgh firmly Concessions have beea made in j one or two cases where it was thought Southern competition should be recog As a rule however furnaces are content to let Southern makers have contended that the cost of mining abroad is so low that foreign producers after paying ocean freights are still enabled to compete with the Lake Superior ores the competition varying with the price of the home product but Spanish ores to have found a market as far West as Pitts The First Vertical Shaft on the Goge bic Take Two Years To Complete It The on commenced sinking a vertical shaft about COO feet north of No S which when completed will probably turn out moie oie than any two of At in use The property on which the shaft is be many thov can handle Monday the of the Penokee and Gogehie sunk will bo known as the men from the stock piles at the Norrie j company Palms the ore body sull not be and East quit work on account of ra Superior and Comet Mining com of the famine in cars but since Tuesday panics Electric company Uxe railway company has made a spurt j and the Gogebic Electric company and plenty of cars is the result When The are well arranged in the reached until a depth of feet is reached When down about 500 feet they will drift to the south and strike the Norrie deposit It is expected that the now spur into the is completed main part of the building which is 40 Norrie ore will be hoisted from the she will send out over 250 carloads a day Two hundred arid twentyseven wore loaded and shipped Wednesday by 44 feet and two stories high At the rear is a wing twentyfive by forty feet which is to be used as a laboratory arid from the worlds greatest ore producer assaying room Here the grade of ore PIG IKON Two additional switch engines have been put on at the Norrie East Norrie and one for day the other for night service This will greatly help i mutters The find of ore on thc East to be shipped to the various docks will be established before range and when a boat it leaves the is loaded say at Ashland a test is made of the cargo and the results telegraphed to Clove land or wherever its destination may Reports from a number of furnaces in j at Black River on Tuesday excited j be A crusher will be put in to pre the and Valleys quite a furore of excitement among the pave the ore for the assayer which will seem to indicate a feeling among the makers of pig iron keeping step her twelve No sir thirteen is a jone sure and I want to play them fellows u there tivo weeks Make her twelve The slan made use of by young number that are now being loaded j WOKis daily they do not anticipate any great difficulty In obtaining a reasonable sup ply No 3 shaft stock pile contains j America of today is bewildering and over tons of re while in all the query naturally arises where will is in the neighborhood of I it end About six Wednesday tons in stock COVERING UP CRIME Hurley Police Officials Accused of Shirk Ing Their Duty A special dispatch to the Milwaukee Evening Wisconsin on Monday from Hurley is printed below The identity of the murderer of Lotta Morgan remains a mystery and unless more inquiry is made than has been done as yet the womans slayer will go coroners I afternoon two bright young school girls were hurrying along Suffolk street on their way home from school They had evidently been indulging in a two hours transgression for the younger of the two was heard to remark Wont there be a jolly row when I get home Pali reach out his left duke for me and with liis mo dance to a merry tune HeTU yank me round and want to know whats been on tap while by and see that I get a dose of the be fun til all the business they arc willing to take at these prices Any considerable re duction in prices of ore or coke is deemed impossible The Northern furnaces therefore seem to be iii for a season of high cost This will necessarily curtail production slowly if the market does not strengthen While quiet active sales ire reported at Cincinnati Louisville reports but few sales most customers having bought for delivery during the ensuing three months and in some instances throughout the year Inquiries at present are largely for iron deliverable July to January and furnaces are willing to sell on a basis of for No 1 iron deliver able the aix months of the year The extremely low prices that were with the increase of inquiries on the iart of customers There is little doubt many are in want of iron and they are working hard to buy quantities for three and four months delivery at the present low quotations In this they have been unsuccessful thus far the declining to engage their product ahead at a figure which gives them no profit margin and it is but a question of time when the reaction will set in The first purchase of any considerable quantity of i to buy a round lot means a better drive up quotations so that the break may come any day according to the needs of customers Bessemer iron is looking up a tritle bu is far from being as strong as its stockholders of that promising property who live mostly in and around of the stock changed hands t advanced prices on the boom There s undoubtedly good ore on the East j will be ready for occupancy in about boys have a to feel three The find was made close to the 10 or 12 feet down Of its too early to say positively an important vein of ore has current have not been repeated the market would seem to and be impossible to buy iron j lo thc of the and the examination of Terry Day nothing but what the public already knew and Days discharge was If there is any place on this no The plea advanced by i footstool that is real devilish that place enemies of Phelps Perrin was j is hurley our suburb over the creek It is a pity that the great wall of China does not separate this fair city put out of the way because she knew something about the Hurley robbery case was ridiculous The j of Iron wood from her tough neighbor undoubtedly started to put On Sunday last white the few good 1 people of that town were on their way to church they were handed a dodger printed in bold black lettering with a the authorities off the murderers track and judging from the lack of interest the police display in the matter the scheme was a success The slayer of Lotta Morgan could easily be found if the authorities would make an said a leading business man today There seems to be a dis position on their part to have the matter hushed up The reason is patent to many of us and something should be done at once to ferret out the murderer t A feeling prevails here that parties who j were indirectly instrumental in the ar resting of all of whom are yrell known in the city know more the case than has yet been developed If the town police are not to be depended j upon in the matter the prosecuting at torney and Ashland County should take in hand and make a thorough investigation That Lotta Morgan was an abandoned woman ofthe town is no reason why her slayer should go About eight years age Lotta Morgan lived in Milwaukee the supposed wife of a Pinkerton detective named Smith worded sis follows DIED In Hurley May 2 1390 our favorite dog our Mascot CURLEY JR Funeral at the Opera House oclock p nu next week Preaching by celebrated sky pilots from abroad Mra Me favorite entitled Asleep til the Montreal composed by onti of our police Everybody invited Refresh ments tan be had at thc saloon P S Any pays The reader will readily see the aimed at by the person who got up th death The wording is not precisely the same as that which graced Lotta Morgans funeral notice but the parallelism is at least sugges tive Brother of the Iron Ore has been war against even for spot cash within a dollar ton of basis made during the Many large orders are iron at prices about 25 cents j uder what furnaces arc willing to j and for delivery in most eases i or latter part of the year A vili probably decide the placing of these and it is hoped will establish a since the of he year his been extremely irregular he dull market and uncertain feeling has existed in the Detroit market for the past three weeks or nearly every grade of foundry iron our correspondents P Tarvis Western Pig Iron Association ther has been increase of iro stocks H i ight that henceforth thc report wil a reduction every month be run by a power engine The entire building will be lighted with electricity heated by steam and have all the modern improvements It THE RHINELANDER CUTOFF A WellKnown Married to Accomplished Milwaukee Lady W T Roberts of Hurley was mar ried to Miss Helen of this city at Calvary Church at eleven oclock on Wednesday Rev Mr Kiehle officiat ing The ceremony was simple but im pressive and witnessed by a large num ber of the friends of the contracting been struck But it looks very well and is daily under the fostering care of Capt Pete Conloy The and chief owners of the Pittsburg Mining company were on the range last week in consultation with Superintendent Tallou They re side in Chicago Thc arrangement is to have work pushed on this property as rapidly as possible It adjoins tho Comet mine late and is gen understood to be valuable though no work has been done on the location or about two years owing to the litigation between some of the prin cipal which was amicably settled i few weeks ago Thc Duluth South Shore Atlantic people would like very much get I some of our ore to carry The I suggests that the only mre way is to follow policy of the j Lake Shore and Wisconsin juy controlling interests and mines md there are movements on the chess board which indicate that this is what the South Shore is aiming at in the The Lake Shore Trains Will Soon Run Over That Branch Considerable speculation has been in in by the citizens of I ron wood regarding the intentions of the Lake Shore when the company decide to run their through trains over the new The hurley Tribune with its customary thoughtful ness for welfare has an that the through trains will hange of curs will be necessary to reach I ron woodand the east range will have to call The Tribune down a little The through trains over the Rhine lander all run into Iron wood and there will bo no change of cars al or other way station be fore reaching this metropolis of the Kindly make a note of this Tribune friend and next week an that Iron wood is now and always will be on the main shaft by April The dimensions of the new vortical shaft ate being 9 by 22 feet and cages will be used in it for bringing up the oreT It is estimated that it will take over two years to reach body on the North Norrie Thc shaft is now down about twelve feet This will be the shaft on this range and the cages the to be employed in hoisting ore With the big implements that are being made for the expeditious handl ing of ore from the and the fui ther improved facilities contemplated thc greatest of the gieat iron producers will have little in far outdistancing her i u als Steam els will soon be put to v ork on the mam moth stock piles and tons is it conservative estimate of the reasons output BESSEMER The Board of Supei appointed Dr G L Loope its their chauman at heir meeting on last Though he is now to county affairs md lacking the possessed jy his predecessor Di Loope beinga nan of good judgement y give satisfaction as man of the Drew t and H Block 1 write has pretty well parties Southern iron is universally stronger large orders have been booked furnaces claim to be in position to hold oft for a considerable length of time and con The ushers were Howard Gilson George Roberts and Card Stickney The bride wore a becoming costume of light gray and carried a large boquet of violets After the cere cessions would not be made Upon the j mony the young couple left for Chicago opening of navigation large inquiries 1 Indianapolis and Cincinnati They will for Lake Superior charcoal are coming in which will lead to a further in future reside in Hurley The bride is a well known member of Office The couple occupied rooms at the festive cow that blossoms out with the daisies every spring The bovines of Ishpeming are constructed pretty much on the same principle as those which meander through the streets of Ironwood judging from the following pome from the last issue of Iron Ore A OF SPRING If congress goes into the building scheme on thc plan reported favorably by the committee on sold Postmaster Williams Wed should be the first city in the state to have a build ner of Broadway and Martin street taking their meals at 418 Broadway They came from Chicago and repre sented themselves as man and wife After a time the couple returned to Chicago Two years later Lotta Morgan was again Milwaukee and spent several days at then as as she came A more Ing place where she remained A rose more i rri i T 1 the day of her death When the Per Vo more TOse COWK rin trial was about to commence at the all around all land Lotta Morgan was subpoenaed as a j and the all for the defense but she left the i strengthening of the the already strong accomplished and most popular young market There has been very little lady whose warm personal sympathy by Lake Superior charcoal friends is very iron in the general decline All of the News Milwaukee foundries are busy to overflowing and if no labor troubles this week J buying will doubtless increase The i The Growth of the Ironwood market has seen more than usual Marvelous activity the past week The large buyers and a good many of the smaller ones have decided that it was time to j take hold Contracts closed amount to several thousand tons of miscellaneous foundry iron and some charcoal irons the bulk of the business going South Chicago and vicinity have been under going suming capacity through the ment of old plants and the building of new ones Some of these new enterprises are and are in the market as new factors for large quantities of iron It is held by some that Chicago is the largest con suming center of irons in the United States not excepting Pittsburgh and Philadelphia Inquires at St Louis for Southern iron continue to be numerous and consumers are placing their orders somewhat more freely HOTEL Wakefield district The roadbed for the tiew Luke Shore spur track into No S shaft at the Norrie and the work of laying the ties and rails will commence tit once This with an additional sidetrack being built from No S to No will greatly facilitate ore shipping The Aurora Pabst spur is not yet completely bal lasted but it is sufficiently smooth to allow heavy ore trains to over it A Cole handsome and bright young attorney in town Monday Re left the same evening for Milwaukee and from there to New he is negotiating for thc sale of the Geneva property Billy Wednesday sold of East for a good sum Other sales of thc stock are reported Wednesdays find on tnis hai had tho effect of placing East Danglars stock in tho ascendant The new owners have changed the 1 A Large Force of Preparing th Ground for the New Structure The inclined Ironwood his her share of all along stoutly maintained tha he Curry Hotel project would only re ultin talk experienced a decided set Kick Thursday morning when a large brce of men and teams were put to vork preparing the site for Iron woods lew hotel The excavation has already commenced and will be rapidly rushed to allow the to get to work Robl Nelson formerly of Ishpeming weilder interested in the Pittsburg ing company at were inthe and Wednesday their property adjoining the re cently purchased the W C R K rhe surveying coi ps of the W CH R passed through the city Wednesday on their way to to where the Wisconsin Central will extend their line from to facilitate the ore shipments tiom that point Chas Berkley an old time resident of Bessemer noticed the changes in the city Thursday E Ascherman or Milwaukee formerly interested in thc Colby in town Monday WAKEFIELD George Stough the agent of the Lake Shore road at is away on v leave of absence and it is he is to be married before he to duty George has held the Wakefield station faithfully for neatly three years and his friends are glad he ta to bo made happy at lust is work and to say that he is a hustler is only half expressing Im going to put up a house that will be a credit to the he said yesterday and it will be ready to oper by October 1 Things will around that corner for the be next few OPERETTA The proper have been made by the Lake for a bridge over the BLick at Ram Children Present the Pretty is one of the most difficult and expensive crossings to bridge on the en tire line and a new structure there is really a The merchants of and Pink are running each other and cutting the prices of all kinds of good way below Musical cost it is a picnic for consumers ing It is doubtful if any in j name of the Eclipse mine to Comet j house on Saturday evening when the musical little operetta was presented The were very acceptably taken the choruses be ing l pleasing feature The choruses bv the none of whom were Composition in at Creditable Manner j Bank of Wakefield has been rer A fair audience greeted Mrs E C from the into the Bock Graham and her class Ht opera the state can show us wonderful and i The does not understand remarkable increase in coni steady a growth in the volume of postal tho policy so common on the range of business transacted during the last year j changing the names of mines with evc as can this office For instance Mon ry change of ownership soot dav vire sent out over letters The new boiler house at the Aurora is being domestic over 100 foreign and completed and a new seventy twelve years of age were particularly nearly 100 drop letters for the city As tw for boxes we could rent several hun in two inch steel boiler will soon lc put j fme deserving of commendation Mrs Graham is entitled to great credit dred more if we had room too put them j mcl consumers of Lake Supe for her untiring efforts to make the A Law Which Convicts rior iron ore will be interested in operetta the success it proved to be ing that the amount gross tons on dock j Ore The Cleveland MarLn 1 O ill VIC IT city to avoid service it is said she went a hat bound round with a j This to the exigencies of consumption and the need to replenish stocks is no doubt hastened by the stronger attitude assumed by Southern furnaces Ohio softeners and charcoal irons arc doing a small steady trade at unchanged values There is the j much talk nt Pittsburgh of a change for are fnl of horse and in them he sees the to Milwaukee An uncle of the raur woolen f dered woman is connected with the Bov gone Park Variety theater on State Street 1 at Chicago Thats What They All Say The Gogebic Mining Record hns been swallowed by the sprightly InterState I News and Ironwood now has a ably newsy paper in tho hyphenated j Chicago Newspaper r still there and the and the woolen j strinp And the and the boy and the woolen string and the cow and the made a solemn thing and the grass that was growing so creen nothing of the boy or i Cheerful news for the newspaper pro at Lake Erie ports at the opening of i cornea from Ohio Pleasant Dancing Party Mr and Mrs F N up the condition of iron ore frei ore freight market has the blunt of a decided drop in coal and though the has heavy With rates at from Ashland and 90 cents from Escanaba the feeling is fairly strong though one or two shippers have tried to get at 85 cents from and from in the past two days Loads were found for all boats seeking them at the ruling 1 and L W that one year ago by 7 per per in that state brought suit fortythree men their subscript ment for the full at once prevented at by making affidavit that they no more Jhan the Under the decision of the Supreme Court they were arrested for petit lar comand bound over in the sum of the opening of thc receipts of on dock nt the tonnage has not as yet found its in of navigation last year At thc M Mr and Mis L B j the oro and until it does rate of navigation in 1880 there Mr and Mrs L L not forced down as conservative were tons of ore on the docks Mr and Mrs Mrand shippers show a disposition of ports and on May I j Mr and j Still the demoralization of grain i Mis Mr and Mrs W a redaction in ore if continued at Lake Mrs Jenness Miller has been lectur ing to the good people on end i of the peninsula and the Ishpeming Iron ore perpetrates the following 1 i Is grinding out sermons on i her this gaU Is an Wgh priced the tho better which must be close at hand Six of tons On Deo and through his whiskers the zephyrs play what he does for his dollars a day and The and his hat with the string and the rose bush that was trampled In the the green grass and the zephyrs with sound vrant to if the COWR are to keep rnn to to te let run to if theyre to run around Shove Mr and Mrs K D rind Mrs Monroe Mr Misses ulson Mr much further and Mis Sherman i as metal can hardly be refuse to pay Orleans Tommy Morgan of amount left on docks tons md the at the close of Three thousand seven hundred and immigrants arrived at Bates r New york Monday of j Ban club says the Window Jahn Giffen Gins of that club ig in the market and Messrs 1 D Dny Dickerman Mercer Barrows Fitzsimmons made nt thc selling prices A good I Chicago was knocked out in a lost December thc volume of business is in progress round fight by Tommy Miller of the largest reported in the Buffalo with rather more disposition to Indianapolis The purse was cover future wants nt present prices third going to the loser ser Herdin W Trouble between rival factions in an The to abolish capital punishment I Evangelical Luthern church at i a i six years As only per of the in New York has been killed by the Sunday mndo it necessary surplus of on was un ate committee
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