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Interstate News-Record (Newspaper) - August 16, 1890, Ironwood, Michigan INTERSTATE VOLUMES IRONWOOD GOGEBIC COUNTY SATURDAY AUGUST 16 1890 00 PER YEAR IN ADVANCED IRONWOODS ELEGANT PARIt THE CITY COUNCIL PURCHASES THE HIBBERT PROPERTY Their Action Indorsed by Citizens and Business for Next Year The city now owns the Park About August 1 the property was pur chased fron Mr Nat Hibbert of Stan ion Va by Mr J D Day who intend ed to remove the timber and plat it for residence lots Saturday it became known that Mr Day had given several on residence lots from the park ami Mayor bein urged by the business men and citizens in a special meeting ot the city council to disenss what should be done The members of were unanimous in favor of purchas ing the property and a committee ol appointed to wait upon Mr The Committee returned to council rooms and reported that the property could be secured for A motion was made and sec and carried without a dissent that an order be drawn on the city treasurer for the above amount as soon as the deed could be secured The probability is that there will be no improvements made on park this year but as soon as the op ens up the council will provide a fund and arrange the park into an at v ive A DEMOCRATIC THE BADGER REPUBLICANS ASHLAND COUNTY POLITICIANS MEET AT HURLEY THE GREAT A Informs a Detroit News paper Reporter Regarding the Range Mr J of r registered yesterday at the Nor mandie Our town is booming said Mr Bull and soon bids fair to ix the largest place in the Upper We are at the extreme eastern part of the great iron mines As yet the range is but partially develop ed although even now it is the won der of the United States i he ore of the region is famed over the world for its and quantity is only one mine in the Colby mine it is day and night and is even now far behind its orders from Ironwood the chief city of the Tiie interval between tht two Cities of I ronwood and is crowded with mines now received such well asj are few sales The method is by leasehold A who occupied a seat in prospector concludes to and leases it for say pay ing a royalty on the tons mined You can say also that the Upper Peninsula right along to the sup of the The Fight for the Division of Genuity Already Under Apportionment Kicks A representative at tended the meeting of the Ashland county Republicans held at Hurley Wednesday afternoon It was not a harmonious gathering and the reason thereof can bo attributed to Ash lauds determination to light against the divi sion ot the county The county seat came to Hurley with the intention of securing four of the six delegates to the state convention to be held at Milwaukee on August 20 and they got them Hurley was given the other two and the town of Butternut Knight and Jacobs were left in tlie cold 1 toll you we want all the del can said an influent ia the convention Every delegate sen Eiver This is but one of the many Detroit Free to the slate conven tion outside of Ashland city and town ship is a Tom Mills man and let me teH Sou right liefe that we will ligh the chance to win a the coming session of the legislature a she had at the last Where would th We have just completed every effort afc county division AND IRON MINING BASE BALL TODAY Will Soli S Gurry or Hayden Oppose Sara M Stephenson Michi said 11 C Flannagan tiie Nor way attorney who is one of the few of that section of the country who ever get into public have hot who to put tip for Sani Stephenson Congress There is some talk of who now lives in Hurley ant Iron wood Today and Tomorrow The Iron wood and base bdl clubs will meet on the grounds al Hurley this afternoon The Iron wood hoys will have their lurst team on and without that will trot out htr best Sunday afternoon tha teams will play at Hur ley The boys are somewhat disheart ened because of the small attendances and as they are aH local players and county of Mills have been today if had been established Why I tell you j that the rj would have rendered it a jut you are not doing the square thing bv three populous towns in not j giving the inat delegate to thi state reporter Cant help the delegate they can have Chas M Howell of Bessemer Talks to a Reporter on these Subjects The Milwaukee f Monday says C M the young nur whose theories have the attention of the foremost in the country is a guest at he House His idea is hat the very rich be made to jear the burden of taxation tlie moderately rich and the poor and has devised a scheme based on au the rate taxation is to he increased instead of decreased as the assessed valuation Thus the man whose pro perty was worth only would pay a very small per centage as a tax the whose property was pay a per centage Mr has been studying and writing on the subject for several years believes that he has found a remedy for of the exist ing evils of thinks it would settle the land question and would in a measure accumulation of vast wealth in the hands of the rew His article on the subject been re viewed by the have brought him inty correspondence with George and other noted advocates of tax reform He is pre paring another article will be soon about matters on the joge bic range Mr said that there never was a time when the iron country had a more promising prospect The ORE ASHLAND THE BREAKAGE AT THE SOO DELAYS ORE CARRIERS The Coming Week Promises a Big In crease in Bunch of Boats at The ore shipments from Ashland for the week night says the Ashland News show an in crease over the past two weeks and would have shown a decided increase had the boats expected for ore arrived The boats delayed on account of the Soo canal break did not come up as rapidly as expected and there was only one day during the entire week that a large Heel was in for ore In the re port below only the loads actually loaded week and up to Wednesday are given tonnage ofthe fleet now at the fa were added the total would have been much larger It will be noticed that the Wisconsin Central dock now leads in total ship ments for the week This is due to the fact among others that the ship ments from the Aurora mine are made from this dock will bo found the total shipments of ore from Ash land for the week and season ending Wednesday Aug 18 IAKE DOCKS The claim is made by some furnace men in the Valley that they have coke contracts for August at from thirty to thirtyfive cents off the price and it is generally thought that coke prices will have to come down is the are abnormally high in view of the general situation Although the pig iron is sluggish and dull is ol the opinion that an advance is due about September 1 and that the people who are now keeping out ot the will be compelled sooner or later to come in ami buy at ibly higher than those now prevailing Bessemer can be bought at present in the Valley at although as much is S has been paid during the week The furnaces as a rule le 1 mlj supplied with orders and there seems to be no dearth of orders for short or spot delivery buyers ID ITf IS US AND S THE IRON LAKE The Big Mining Syndicate His Duft od to the Range lions on Other Properties mil and his sjn die de ot c aie to delivery heavy orders for long future That the consumption of pig iron is fully in keeping with the production is evidenced by the fact that the gain in stocks lias amounted ot not the get it to be The big combin ition h is the W district and is now working the L iks options Ice ot tin be options it by Fink W ind include i p ol N it the SO the collapse ot the tins tec took hold ot the but little is done in the judicious When non agun in the nit the option enter td tin conitb to possession ot the but they base been beat a majority in the congressional con vention but the stale convention is where we must get in our put up ball they should receive a i Ironwood but he i aim i good audience listen to it lie has made lots ot mon1 ey out of mining and could afford to run George W attorney is being men He would make i strong can Arch U the Mar attorney is another who is being talked of In the Democratic It Bright here that Michigan Democrats think himself is pretty but he would not admit it and said that even if the nom should be tendered to him he afford to light on the situation with regard to Upper probable representation on the Republican state ticket There is no he said Of both of Menominee and Wilkinson of getting places on the state ticket The end is TENDER THEIR THANKS The meeting was called to order by Chairman A Coie of Ashland was chosen temporary 15 Pitch The committee on credentials 1 Jesse and report iron market he said was quiet but the mines were all and every thing was on a basis Some of the mines he said would increase their output while others would not the whole he said think the output of the range will be a little less than last year The Nome however will probably ship tons this year the biggest output ever made by The Colby company has Sons of St George Grateful for Attentions Received at 12 At a meeting of Sir Humphry 1 N o 214 O Son i I St George the following resolutions were adopted That at the reunion of all the lodges of our beloved order of the suite of Michigan our brothers and citizens of Iron wood in general gave us a grand reception and threw open the gates of their homes to us and us wel come and did all in their power to make us happy that Sir Humphrey Daw Lodge No 214 Sons of of Ishpeming do re turn her thanks to all members ol George Washington Lodge also to j recently opened up another rich depos it which with the Palms mine gives ore body two miles long Bessemer is growing finely cd the delegates present or l Heal estate is active and business gen MINI To 2 1 to only about tons fot the p isU month anxious people need have no fears on account ot in production of pig metal mil conse fluently of weak prices to result from that contingency Tins demand for smaller orders continues ind t good many furnaces do not p n for this sort of orders they con to them CITY GATHERINGS en in j nice v st th it bj bept 1 j the L ike will the list oE Tiom t tellable it is also lelin cd th tt the mlic h is options on inci sept the public in i lieu tint Tettly mil hii h e m ule ot mines I represented by proxy At this point Weils M is good the way delegate from the town of Knight askj ed for information regarding the basis of tiie town of at the last general election the town did not exist and thought they delegates in proportion to the vote ol last spring reai estate is a investment Tin MINK r town is enjoying a strong growth and property is bound to in HURLEY Dully News came down from Ash information was not night and spent Sunday coming home C A of Ashland made The second nine of the Hurleys play a motion that t he convention elect live j on the form convention the er of to sixth to be agreed upon later on and the following C A Lam 11 Usborn Win Geo C and A J Trimble Hurley Mr again objected to this claiming that as the Aurora Colby Smith Vein Colby Section 15 Iron North Win Section l Sr Vilu Section c Vein JiSti WWi tM FREE FARMS IN PLENTY PLEADS FIGHT Gray the Express Robber Arrived at Ashland on Tuesday Gray the man arrested at Donald Columbia charge of steal ing from the United States Ex press company between Monico ant arrived at Ashland Tues day in tne custody of Sheriff Matt son He acknowledged his guilt to Dis Attorney Rossman on day but Thursday changed his mind it making a strong light for Waite who t the or for their court wants to be while aml treatment whilst Wilkinson in his canvass for the slate j treasurership is meeting with consid able opposition in the Lower Penin sula Congressman Stephenson lives in and Waiters friends may hurt him if they persist in the call for the convention asked that six be mimed ail should be voted at Mr Ruggles amended the motion and asked that al six dele i further resolved that our gates be named but the amendment i was lost n After a recess the elec inserted in the Interstate instructed to have these re inserted in th of that city Wisconsin Sons of St George tion of the sixth delegate was taken tip The contest was between Joseph Los herof the town of Jacobs and jv M The Grand Lodge of Wisconsin Sons Kimball of the town of Ashland the of St George held its annual meeting in Milwaukee on Saturday After routine business bad disposed of the following elected Post grand president William Shim well grand president Isaiah grand J of Racine grand secretary George Ox borrow of Milwaukee grand messen latter being elected on the fourth lot by a vote of IS to Wilmarth G W Harrison K 11 Jas fl L lesse T Engo and W G Wal Work is Catholic school in a highly satisfactory manner The second story is nearly enclosed The Ironwoods and Hurleys played an excellent game of baseball here Sat afternoon the latter winning by a score ot t to i David Atwood who is engineering the street railway scheme for the Nun syndicate town Monday Mr Atwood came up from Milwaukee to hold a conference with the members of the town board aboul the franchise The syndicate has nc all provisions of the asked by the town board but in doing so they added several stipulations tha the board does not feel like The matter will again be considered a a special meeting to he held August 2 The following Lake Superior iro stocks are reported by David Al of I roil Iron 7 SO S Iron Iron Ore Ir on Iron Iron Iron r C no Ellis is visiting friends at St and Ontario Supervisor Thomas Ash a pleasant calltt it afternoon Miss Florence Bassett his rom an extended visit o ml Minnesota points Con Geary has moved his saloon in o his new building on Aurora street vest oE the Hotel Curry Master Rob has received a for securing a list ot sub o the Milwaukee d Supt C JI ol liu J was in town Monday looking interests of his road M 0 Cutter of Stevens Point divi sion superintendent of the Wisconsin jivas intown Monday Mrs M ne it tending the G A R encampment at Boston They left Sunday evening Prof C A is visiting at Ontonagon county and will enjoy a rest after his illness Miss Carrie of i cousin of Mrs Geo W Johnson has accepted a position as cashier for Davis Mis A Johnson Geo W Johnson ot the Ironwood Store returned to her Madison on Iron Co Iron Co 0 00 M m Iron Cc linn The Week in Iron Circles tron Trmte The recent dulay in the P to a clergyman who trusted that they would both meet inheaven We shall it you are The city council held a special meet ing Thursday evening and settled P J sewer liqui dated several city hall contracts Miss Rhinehardt of Oshkosh who formerly carried on the dressmaking business in Ironwood arrived in town Thursday and will visit for a short time Win Nelson of Phillips brother of Cashier Nelson of tht First National Bank was in town Thurs The Upper Peninsula has Thousands of Free Homes A sti ingot to these legions led to think liom the tion nhn h id T in the iml liom the lights going on I ints th it 1 inds in tin peninsula pass ed liom the jenn to pit Suek ib horn being the e ibe h been Hooding the local I ind on the 1 inds ot the Mnp C m il of i L md Lon company and ot the hue seen i ejected md h lie gone to the expense of ap pe ils horn m 15 he u in two mon dl tlie pi n i ue upon i inds ol s of unoccupied I ind In I let L licit S un h is t big dom un m not in is el timed b Much hue 1 ind too growth of h it not ot pine mineral riches which mn below this liee soil no man car say Uut bus within certain well is room foi inds upon thous inds Thursday A motion was made and ger William Goddard of Oshkosh adopted endorsing thn of Hon grand treasurer Joseph of j Myron McCord in f North Milwaukee chaplain T P ern Wisconsin and county bourne of Milwaukee The reports of i III i said he guilty and has secured j and Secretary Ox W W OKeefe to defend him ker were chosen delegates to the con Saturday night there was a convention held at Ashland Bedding at the opera house Th ceremony took place at eight oclock j and then the fun commenced Twenty kegs of beer ten gallons of brandy twenty gallons of wine and other con of were transported to the theater and the in guests to the number of about 200 day Mi Nelson is a candidate foi county clerk of Irice county Jacob Wilcox was indulging in too much hilarity on Suffolk street on Sat of ore through the accident to the lock in the Soo important not so much on account ot the damage already in but because it foreshadows further and more serious possibilities j evening and Monday morning Y M C A NOTES borrow showed a satisfactory condition j board of directors of the M of the order in Wisconsin The next I o Amet at the rooms Wednesday annual meeting willbe held in and transacted the I pled the different packages were turned loose For three hours the festive and his best girl sani kee in August What Made You Quit Advertising Every established local newspaper receives subscriptions from large cities which puzzles the publisher to account for but the New York Times lately some light upon this matter wholesale grocer in the city who has become rich at the business soys his rale is he sells a of j its members in the English language goods on credit to immediately and such other matters essential to scribe for the local paper of his debtor rood as may be brought w International Literary Society The International Literary Society organized JFriday night wilh six teen charter members One of the ob of the is to instruct j n rapid succession and when eleven oclock contained erinu of in this direction and Illustrates what might happen if some accident should occur that should close the for sixty or ninety days instead of four As it is the damage to tiie trade by reason of the delay and for which there is no remedy will approximate a quarter of a million dollars The past week distinction from mouthy business of the association Plans were discussed for the the opera house c ing of a more complete and LS Slrrv i on financial system and a deal of 1 wedding as ever in ed anywhere But still a large imm I L was elected acting secretai of So long as his customer advertised lib meetings The following officers cd The doors thrown wide The Germania one of I hy to join best newspapers was contributed to the festivities a row in knives revolvers he rested but as soon as he bei elected for the tirst term to contract his advertising space he took the fact as evidence that there was trouble ahead and invariably went instructor Chas A Peterson vice Ole at M CA rooms a few days ago consecration meeting at the M CA rooms Sunday morning nine oclock will be conducted by Skews duct the r f ist appeared on the scene half a of W II Harris will emi ordered the otit il p rn Ail I of the house and proceeded 10 to Judge Murphy for the privilege The Wisconsin Central Line will run a special train to Ashland on Aug IG foresters The train will leave Dessemer early in the morning and of people in the tippet peninsula and free land for them to live upon Thrifty especially for it is this legion pi o not one ot its food who to the latitude e in lind plenty of land of good qu dit with excellent market in the upper peninsula There aie seven hundred thou sand acres open or pre emption in the There is plenty of land for free in the upper peninsula ces of this marvelous region are no onehalf developed Year by year life number oE food consumers grows greater while the food producers weary miles away More farmers and growers of food supplies of all sorts are needed The land is here for them to take free of cost The market Mr the product and growing On the surface are forests of hardwood and pine and under fields seemingly only lit for tillage may be mineral wealth Let the farm ere its predecessors has shown unusual activity in the market and so because of the breaking of prices in the lines The grand total of sales considerably exceeds tons including one lot for Pittsburgh and a number of lots rang ing from to tons Chicago Ironwood and Hurley A rate of one fare for the round trip is offered Mr A Flynn with Davis Febr will commence housekeeping in the Berringer resilience on Mis and Mr Fly nils mother arrived in the city wotk Hough ton Preliminaries of a real race to be bought largely as did several adjacent j run during the races at Ashland were Valley districts and the East took arranged by telegraph Thursday even some ore as well Several additional sales are to be closed up and this will about finish up the stocks of for the next sixty days unless the production should very much overrun all previous estimates ing Fred Foster of St Paul his bay mare Rimini against Le Clairs black gelding lor SoMa sidc The following members of the Iron wood lire department went to nee Thursday morning to attend the tournament Chief St Ambrose scr vices by the Kev F X Becker pastor a in Late mass n in Catechism 2 p m Week day mass S a in Episcopal ser vice Sunday by Rev John Sunday school ax p m Evening service at p in Meeting evening Swedish every xt the church on street Morning service at even ing at school 2 meet in Friday evening C K pastor Swedish services p m Sunday Services Thursday at W Gullstrom pas The Perrin Trial There have been no new develop ments in the Perrin case during the week The state concluded its evi dence Wednesday evening It is The ball clubs of the Upper Peninsula your piratical and that in my opinion the stock would be put for the year and the producers are hurry to part with their with its side today and the case will aml poor is given as i judicial seal for a federal court He has lived for years in the capitals holdings since they eight months probably go to the jury tonight J reason 1 bracing the Upper Peninsula counties of Europe thought the defense will get through I league have disbanded salaries tumen is the j taken in twentyfour hours in j in no left in which to dispose of their stocks O M I till 1 Con Thomas at n m Al Al Stevens Dell at S Spencer Knight Samuel Held and Tony Munch tor construct r j morning service at of waterworks nt Iron Moun Sunday school at 10 Evening tain The company holds a franchise j at W Ball for thirty years from the city and reHor annually for loi Services at a m with 0 for each extra hydrant rej and p Sunday school at Construction of the works will oclock Prayer le commenced al once and the iob will at Rev Frank A Mcr be completed in four months
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