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Interstate News-Record (Newspaper) - August 16, 1890, Ironwood, Michigan INTERSTATE NEWSRECORD VOLUMES NUMBERIG IRONWOOD GOGEBIC COUNTY MlQHiGAN 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 meiits for Next Year The city now owns the Uibbirt 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 Trebilcoek bein urged by the business men and citizens in caMed a special meeting ot the city council to disenss what should be done The members of tlucouncil were unanimous in favor of purchas ing the property and a committee ol appointed to wait upon Mr The Committee returned to thej council rooms abotit and reported that the property could be secured for A motion was made and sec and carried without a dissent ingvote 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 ihe 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 rxitreat A DEMOCRATIC THE BADGER REPUBLICANS ASHLAND COUNTY POLITICIANS MEET AT HURLEY THE GREAT A Bessemerite Informs a Detroit News paper Reporter Regarding the Range Mr J of 13essem r registered yesterday at the ilotol 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 Uogebic 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 Oiogebk region is famed over the world for its puriiy and quantity Thertj is only one mine in the Colby mine it is day and night and is even now far behind its orders NVcare from Ironwood the chief city of the Uppti PeJiiiioiila Tiie interval between tht two Cities of I ronwood and Ijessemei is crowded with mines Minintrpro pertyhas now received such well asj siired valuesthat therfi are few sales The usuaf method is by leasehold A who occupied a seat in prospector concludes to lalav and leases it for say thirtyyears pay ing a royalty on the tons mined You can say also that the Upper Peninsula ismoving right along to the sup of the The Fight for the Division of Aslihind Genuity Already Under Apportionment Kicks A NewsRecord 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 deegation 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 fromthiscounty 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 Ilur 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 AXTHEORIES AND IRON MINING BASE BALL TODAY Will Soli S Gurry or Georpf 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 oflice have hot deculed who to put tip for Sani Stephenson Congress There is some talk of SolCnrry who now lives in Hurley ant Iron wood Today Besseme and Tomorrow The Iron wood and Iluriny base bdl clubs will meet on the grounds al Hurley this afternoon The Iron wood hoys will have their lurst team on iiaud and itgoes without that Iluriny will trot out htr best phiynrs Tomnr Vbw Sunday afternoon tha aiiil Ironwooil 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 itj had been established Why I tell you j that the PerrinBaker trialalone rj would have rendered it a jut you are not doing the square thing bv three populous towns in not j giving the inat leastone delegate to thi state reporter Cant help the Ashhind delegate they can have Chas M Howell of Bessemer Talks to a Reporter on these Subjects The Milwaukee f Monday says C M HowcJl the roniineni young attorneyof IScsse nur whose theories have ttiractod the attention of the foremost Tonomists in the country is a guest at he Ptankinton House His idea is hat the very rich sh6nld be made to jear the burden of taxation tlie moderately rich and the poor and has devised a scheme based on au thenieal 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 iriiin 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 inany of the exist ing evils of thinks it would settle the land question and would in a measure preventtlie accumulation of vast wealth in the hands of the rew His article on the subject iiave been re viewed by the have brought him inty correspondence with Jlenry George and other noted advocates of tax reform He is pre paring another article whch will be soon about matters on the joge bic range Mr Ilowelt 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 Ashlaud The ore shipments from Ashland for the week endingWednesday 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 ofvessels 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 tablesgiving the total shipments of ore from Ash land for the week and season ending Wednesday Aug 18 IAKE SHOltl 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 regniar 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 mukit is sluggish and dull everybodi 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 pricib conbidci 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 CV1TT POTXTPPH ID ITf SUILESINGER IS WIIH US AND S THE IRON CHIEFj TDAY LAKE The Big Mining Syndicate His Duft od to the Gogebie Range lions on Other Properties JVidin mil Sehlcmget and his sjn die de ot Geiiuan c aie oltci to placin 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 Gogibicoic ot not the get it icmtnib to be beui The big combin ition h is enttied the W district and is now working the Iroii Clnet uul bumlay L iks options rlhe Ice ot tin be options it itcil by Fink W ikchchl nidotheib ind thtj include i p ntion ol N it Mooieand evvdoi iiionb duimg the boom3lJ6t SO Mtci the collapse ot the tins tec holdtis took hold ot the but little is done in the judicious When non ntup itiLs agun in the ccnd nit the option stockholdeib enter td tin conitb to piocinc possession ot the piopcttj but they base been beat a majority in the congressional con vention but the stale convention is where we must get in our workagainst put up iiood ball they should receive a i Ironwood but he wont1 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 llayden theIshpemine attorney is being men tioned He would make i strong can didate Arch U Eldrcdge the Mar qiielte attorney is another uian who is being talked of In cpimecLirm the Democratic It imiybejstated Bright here that Michigan Democrats think Plannagan himself is pretty but he would not admit it and said that even if the nom tiiation should be tendered to him he couldjiot afford to thrWw somehew 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 Marqnette getting places on the state ticket The Menomiuefi end is TENDER THEIR THANKS The meeting was called to order by Chairman A LTrimble Kublee Coie of Ashland was chosen temporary 15 Pitch sccretaryV The committee on credentials Mtissrs 1 Jesse Thmblu and Lamircux report iron market he said was quiet but the mines were all and every thing was on a soiiil 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 rshpeming Sons of St George Grateful for Attentions Received at Iromvood 12 At a reguiar meeting of Sir Humphry Uavy 1 odge N o 214 O rdcr 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 oftheir eitv 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 herebv 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 asohd ore body two miles long Bessemer is growing finely cd the lhirtvon delegates present or l Heal estate is active and business gen MINI To 2 Clerniaula Norrle KustNniTie 1 Wiudsr 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 utiud n lycare for this sort of orders they con tinue to iill them CITY GATHERINGS en in j nibt nice v st itunent th it bj bept 1 j the L ike will entet the list oE Juppers Tiom t tellable boutce it is also lelin cd th tt the mlic ttii h is options on thtec piop6tties JJesse inci vnd vihtn sept liollb uonnd the public in i lieu tint Tettly mil hii h e m ule finthet putohases ot logibic mines I represented by proxy At this point Weils M erally is good the way JJessemtir delegate from the town of Knight askj ed for information regarding the basis of tiie town of KnightVr llesaid at the last general election the town did not exist and thought they shouldhave delegates in proportion to the vote ol last spring reai estate is a gtSiid investment Tin CliNTRAL DOCICS MINK r SKASON town is enjoying a strong luaHhy growth and property is bound to in HURLEY Aslilimd Dully News 1CLennon came down from Ash Uiitlho information was not forth1 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 yunday the form delegatestotho stsitii convention the er byascbrc of o5 to sixth to be agreed upon later on and nornfmatod the following C A Lam 11 Usborn Win Ashlaiid Geo C FosUr and A J Trimble Hurley Mr llugglcs again objected to this claiming that as the Aurora Colby Smith Vein Colby Section 15 Iron Montreiil North Win Section l Sr mtli Vilu Section c Nortb Vein intj 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 Khlnelander arrived at Ashland Tues day in tne custody of Sheriff Matt son He acknowledged his guilt to Dis trict Attorney Rossman on Wednes day but Thursday changed his mind it making a strong light for Waite who t the or rmiwooi for their court wants to be lieutenantgovernor while eous aml ilospitabe 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 oncn 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 tenminute recess the elec soluttons inserted in the Interstate instructed to have these re iolutions inserted in th NewsHecord 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 Lcen disposed of the following olliccrs Avcre elected Post grand president William Shim well grand president Isaiah Iarkes grand J CDrooker 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 Trexono Jas AlcCrosscn fl L lesse Jlans T Engo and W G Wal Work is iicw 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 urday afternoon the latter winning by a score ot t to i David Atwood who is engineering the street railway scheme for the Nun ncmachcr 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 cepted all provisions of the contrac asked by the town board but in doing so they added several stipulations tha the board does not feel like aeccptin 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 Pord Njimc of CoiiijMiny Askeil I roil BXOn llronl Iron 7 SO S r0 hunipiou Iron hiipin Iron Ore Clcvelainl Ir on llJI Iron IHUU upcrior Iron iikeu Iron r C no Ellis is visiting friends at St atliarines and Prescofct Ontario Supervisor Thomas udsot Ash a pleasant calltt it Unsolhce liurseay afternoon Miss Florence Bassett his letmned rom an extended visit o Wiscoiibin ml Minnesota points Con Geary has moved his saloon in o his new building on Aurora street vest oE the Hotel Curry Master Rob Bassclt has received a jicycle for securing a list ot sub o the Milwaukee Joiirn d Supt C JI Hartiej ol liu J was in town Monday looking ifterthc interests of his road M 0 Cutter of Stevens Point divi sion superintendent of the Wisconsin jivas intown Monday nrMl Mrs M Jiuib ne it tending the G A R encampment at Boston They left Sunday evening Prof C A iTohnnan is visiting at Rocklandj Ontonagon county and will enjoy a rest after his leeent illness Miss Carrie of i cousin of Mrs Geo W Johnson has accepted a position as cashier for Davis Mis A Johnson mothcrof Geo W Johnson ot the Ironwood Store returned to her homeat Madison on Weilnesday ilixiil Iron Co Xorrle Mulropolitiiii Iron Co 0 00 M m AngelintCo Iron Cc linn The Week in Iron Circles tron Trmte Keviciv The recent dulay in the forwardin P TJlarnum renlied 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 mjghtbe3 led to think liom the imonnt tion nhn h id T in the ipers iml liom the lights going on I nnous ints th it 1 inds in tin uppci peninsula pass ed liom the jenn iigovetniiient to pit Suek ib horn being the e ibe seekeis h been Hooding the local I ind oflice hlimjs on the 1 inds ot the Llke Mnp C m il compinj of i L md Lon company and ot the estito hue seen thtu ipplie ttions i ejected md h lie gone to the expense of ap pe ils horn ticj m 15 he u in two yeirsoi mon dl thtongh tlie uppci pi n nsul i ue thoiis tndb upon i inds ol ievt s of unoccupied I ind In I let L licit S un h is t big dom un m tluse ugioir not in is el timed b mnne Much hue 1 ind too growth of h tuluood it not ot pine mineral riches which mn below this liee soil no man car say Uut bus btotight within certain well undeistood Thcie is room foi thoib inds upon thous inds Thursday A motion was made and unamiousiy ger William Goddard of Oshkosh adopted endorsing thn cffoils of Hon grand treasurer Joseph Kedfern of j Myron McCord in beluilf f North Milwaukee chaplain T P Collingj ern Wisconsin and Ashianrl county bourne of Milwaukee The reports of i III i said he wisnt guilty and has secured j Shimweii and Secretary Ox W W OKeefe to defend him ker were chosen delegates to the con Saturday night there was a Pinlan jircssional 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 signments of were transported to the theater and the in vited 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 i5 important not so much on account ot the damage already in llictcd but because it foreshadows further and more serious possibilities j unily evening and Monday morning Y M C A NOTES borrow showed a satisfactory condition j xhe 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 Milurauafternoon and transacted the regniar I pled the different packages were turned loose For three hours the festive Ifinn and his best girl sani kee in August 1SOI 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 thrcw some light upon this matter wholesale grocer in the city who has become rich at the business soys his rale is thatwhen he sells a bill of j its members in the English language goods on credit to immediately sub1 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 jects 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 tSoov 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 perfectUrnven the opera house c ing of a more complete and satisfact1 ilont LS Slrrv i Ssilh on financial system and a irood deal of 1 wedding celehranUs as ever congregat mtcresl wasmanifested in ed anywhere But still a large imm I L was elected acting secretai of llic So long as his customer advertised lib atllie meetings The following officers cd The doors thrown wide optsn The Germania one of Milwaukees I hy invled to join best newspapers was contributed to the festivities a row coinmenwd in wiiich knives revolvers ertliy 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 Fetersou instructor Oh1Anderson viceinstructor 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 Wrn Skews duct the soii r f iirnitiire werebrought ist Suliivan appeared on the scene half a of W II Harris will emi ordered the Jiinor otit il p rn Ail I of the house and theliilaritv proceeded hchanded 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 faimetbaic especially needeji for it is this legion pi o dnces not one tuuth ot its food Agricultuiistb who to the latitude e in lind plenty of ftce land of good qu dit with excellent market in the upper peninsula There aie seven hundred thou sand acres open liomestCcUl or pre emption in the TJppei Pcnuisnlo There is plenty of land for free horrf in the upper peninsula Thftresou ces of this marvelous region are no onehalf developed Year by year life number oE food consumers grows greater while the food producers afev 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 chielly so because of the breaking of prices in the nonIJessemer 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 ataboul A rate of one fare for the round trip is offered quettc MiningJournal Mr A Flynn with Davis Febr will commence housekeeping in the Berringer resilience on slixet Mis Fhim and Mr Fly nils mother arrived in the city duringthe wotk frfm 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 alxut to be closed up and this will about finish up the stocks of rionljessemers for the next sixty days unless the production should very much overrun all previous estimates ing Fred Foster of St Paul matelies his bay mare Rimini against Le Clairs black gelding IIawkeye lor SoMa sidc The following members of the Iron wood lire department went to Negati 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 MethfKlist Episcopal ser vice evcrv Sunday by Rev John Kviiuri piusloi 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 wiblxvth school 2 proyvr meet in Friday evening iJcv C K Mnlm 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 unsfvupulou 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 emj He has lived for years in the capitals holdings since they liavo 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 Manpsette is the j taken in twentyfour hours in j in no left in which to dispose of their stocks Lltl O M I till 1 Con Thomas at n m nncl livaiK Al Al Stevens Dell at S Spencer Krncst Knight Samuel Held cvciiin and Tony Munch tor Ypsihinti capitalistwill construct r j morning service at of waterworks nt Iron Moun Sunday school at 10 Evening tain The company holds a franchise j wvioc at W Ball for thirty years from the city and reHor criivcs annually for loi Services at a m with 0 for each extra hydrant rej and p Sunday school at 1IJBO Construction of the works will oclock Prayer le commenced al once and the iob will at rneeling Wcdnesdjiy Rev Frank A Mcr be completed in four months pnstor
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