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Ironwood Times, The (Newspaper) - April 30, 1898, Ironwood, Michigan THE IRONWOOD TIMES VOLUME XI gWmsmnmm Iff WIffimffWWIff WWWIfflfflff mWfS CO H LEAVES FOR THE FRONT 1 Weve Been Housecleaning IRONWOOD GOGEBIG SATURDAY APRIL NUMBER G WILL GO INTO CAMP AT ISLAND LAKE FOR A WHILE Making a number of improvements in bur store which we think our patrons will appreciate At the same time we have been on the watch for the choicest things in the confectionery and fruit line and our stock was never iri better condition See how you like our remodeled store and also what we can offer in sweetmeats and fruits Our Soda Fountain SCI Will soon be fizzing and we will have some SI new drinks we want you to try jl JUSSEN TRIER Remember the 5OGEBIC An Ad In The TIMES Always Brings Results Buy Your Boys Suit Here Then youll be sure the style is right the quality thoroughly reliable and the price as low as is consistent with these important and desirable points We have only the daintiest and latest creations in the Junior Suits S to 7 Little Suits that were selected with great care and consideration taking pains to buy only goods that were stylish and durable Call and see our bang up little ft A Cassimere Suit WU Or our litcle blouse waist Cheviot wash Suit 75C BOTH ARE GENUINE BARGAINS Handsome little 3 piece Suits coat vest and pants made up natty and Pf TA TTI n cat from Stylish 2 and 3 piece Suits in double or single breasted or square cornered made to fit and to wear We have fall assortment of checks stripes and plain colors at up to Ladies Wrappers Marvels of taste and cheapness All the new paintings in reliable fast color fabrics perfect fitting and hand somely trimmed Good quality print wrappers well made and durable for Extra quality Indigo and grey prints handsomely ruffled watteau pleat latest style sleeve i perfect n n nient all through at 4 I t Hffaeklntos Shower Proof Competition Proof Two good points which every Mackintosh should have and that all of ours do haye Water proof as a ducks back and such good value that no competitor offers so good a quality at so low a price Tan Mackintosh made with full sweep 2 piece Cape yelvet collar fnll size body Sells everywhere at Our Dark stripe Mackintosh with full Military Cape pleated in bnok velvet collar woukl 1m a bargain at Our CT1 n Thc two above Garments aii decidedly the best values ever offered in this city The goods are new well made perfect in every detail and are sold at just one half Bid The Citizens All Turn Out And Our Citizen Soldiers Farewell In Grand Style If there had ever been any doubts as o the loyalty and patriotism of the peo ple of this city they were set at rest hist Monday when Co EL leftfor Island Lake where they will be reenlisted in to the regular army and become a part of the Michigan quota of volunteers to assist in freeing Cuba Captain Bates received orders late Sunday afternoon to have Ins company reaay to move at Monday afternoon and the intelligence ioon circulated throughout the city A meeting was held at the Armory Satur day evening which was addressed by a number of local speakers and every member of the company was told that lie could stay at home if he wished to but not one of the boys would do so and every rnan stepped forward when his name was called Early Monday morning the work was begun and soon every business place in the city was profusely decorated with the stars and stripes All the peopleof the city seemed to feel the importance oJ the occasion and business was prac tically suspended All the mines as wtrll its the schools were closed at noon ami the entire population gathered to bid God Speed Ac about the procession rounded the corner at McLeod avenue and Suffolk street and was met with a mighty cheer from the waiting throng Major Will L Win slow led the column followed by the Norrie Band playing National airs then came the Catlct com pany the local Post G A R and hist but not least Co Fifth luft m heavy marching order Hundreds of people came from Hur ley and the crowd at the depot was so dense that one could scarcely move and many friends were unable to crowd their he people of Menomiuee and if they ire treated everywhere as they were the war will have lost half of its error The boys took a boat from Ifenomi nee at 8 a m Tuesday morning reach ug Island Lake at about G p m Following is a complete roster of the ompany Captain Robert J Bates First Frank J Alexander Second Lieut Geo A Ccrry SEKGEANTS Tresise Wm Brewer Fred trick John S Lee Chris P rout Wm T II Nelson A B COIIPOKALS Rodda Wiu Oleson H E Richards Chas Davey Alfred Voyce James Zoberlain Jno L Salter Thos PRIVATES ive them a parting way to the boys to word It was not a particularly joyful occas ion tins parting and many an eye was dimmed with tears as fond parents brothers sisters wives sweethearts anil friends bade good bye to those they loved and many people realized for first time the sacrifices of war Soon the train pulled In appropriate ly decorated with the National colors even Conductor Wall wearing a generou piece of red white and blue ribbon in his buttonhole It took some time for the boys to get their baggage on board but finally the train pulled out while everyone crowded up to get a last glimpse of the departing soldiers As the train passed through the yards nil the switch engines gave them a parting salute with their whistles which was seconded by those of thc mmes and all the church bells in thc city Then the crowd returned to their homes and memorable departure of the first company of soldiers from Ironwood to actual over From the TIMES special correspondent we glean the foliowinor facts regard ini the trip The boys had a most enthu siastic reception at every town alom the route Bessemer was profusely decorated and nearly the whole town gathered at the depot to bid the boy good bye At Wakefield it was the same and as the train came in sight of thc town a salute was fired with anvils Wutersmcet was appropriately decortec and every inhabitant gathered to grcel the soldiers and to use our corres poadents phrase thc people of Iron River vent nearly crazy At Iron Mountain a stop of an hour was made and Cos E of Iron Mountain of Calumet and of Iloughton taken on also the Fifth Regiment The train reached Me nominee at about twelve oclock Monday night and ail the coinpanics formed in line and marched to the S M Stephenson hotel ihcy separated and each was issigncd its quarters Co 1L was quartered in a new building and were made very comfortable In the morn ing the boys were treated to an elegant spread prepared by the ladies of Meu omince The tables we e waited upon by about fifty cff the leading ladies of the city and at the conclusion of the feast every soldier was presented with a carnation as a memento The bo js were Anderson Emil Bennett Thos K Brewer L C Bartlett Hugh Coi Harry Jhinn James Carlson Euiil Evans ChasE Garland Chas Greer J W Gallinatti Joe Humble Albert II iff D Le Blond P J Loerke Chas Munroe W E Moyle Wm Nelson Nels ONeil Jas A Prince Jno Simbmck Anton Tripletr Geo F Williams Thos Wilky W G Davis F C Jewell Ed Grange Geo Durkee CW Morris Albert Hill AB Julius Grills A Oster Frank Pascoe Wiu Bennett John Brooks C H Blackburn Gordon Clemens Chas Capstick Win Channon Thos Exworthy Robert Gates D E Garland J P Guyer ES Binds Dayton Houle A J Laugsford Jno S Lascfi Gus McCarrhy Arthur Mozurk J M Michulick J F Oleson Jasper Otto Wai A Saline Ole Thomas Jas Wegner Ed C Cavayow M F Hausen Frank Lasch Emil Hoffman F A Urquharr Wm Wedge Jno W Weguer F W Grills Jno Grills H J McWiim Wm Welch John XOTE3 Jiissen Trier Adolf Peterson and many others whose names we could not learn presented boxes of cigars to the boys A whole dray load of canned pork and beans hams butter lard was presented to the Ironwood company by Frank Crosby local manager for Armour Co Major Winslow yesterday telegraphed a request that his old sword and belt be scnt to Corporal John Strick at Island Lake Can it be that John is to receive a commission It is now thought probable that the troops will remain in Island Lake for month at least and perhaps longer The camp may be made a permanent one for the instruction of all volunteers from the state In looking over the needs of the company Fred Fehr struck upon a happy idea and presented the boy with twentyfive pounds Peerless This will keep our Charlie going about a week Thc boys found the first night in camn a very cold one Water froze ii the canteens and the ground was covered with frost They slept eight in a tent however and succeeded In keeping fair ly comfortable Many rumors have been circulated to the effect that a number of thc boys the Ironwood company had been foum sent home There is no these reports Thc Ironwood company honored when a company was to suppress rioting at town near the Camp Respect Your Feet and they will respect you Give them a chance at the comfort and ease that come from wearingSelz Shoes and you will find that the respect extends to your pocket book because Selz Shoes wear longer therefore cost less than others NEW LINES JUST RECEIVED make it easy for us to fit you The cost will be trifling but your comfort great F SEE Sole that you buy Selz Shoes make your feet glad THE LEADER First National Bank Block J A TEDERST11OM AN ALLIANCE 31atz between your stomach and the wholesome The STAR Milwaukee Beep Will aid your digestion and enable you to have more birthdays in your lifetime CALL FOR BLATZ SEE THAT BLATZ IS ON THE CORK VAL BLATZ BREWING Milwaukee U S A F F THALNER AGENT Ontapatall leading saloons Telephone 14 MMILLAN WINS THE HATCH GIVEN THE ON A FOUL IN SIDE HOLD The Match Was A Good One Rowett Shows That He Is A Wrestler D A McMillan succeeded In the three style John Rowctt at Pierccs And match with opera house last Saturday evening on a foul in the side hold bout It was one of the prettiest pieces of sport seen in tins city there being a total absence of the usual quarreling bickerin This was two falls each and a bout at side hold was wrestled to decide the mutch After the men had wrestled some time Referee Ryan gave this bout to McMillan on a foul Rowett having broken his hold This decided tile match in McMillans favor Although Rowett failed to win the match he gained many admirers as alL present thought he did some wonderful work considering umt he weighed only 1G pounds while his antagonist tips the beam at about 210 and has a much greater advantage in reach In addition to this McMillan worked on the defen sive most of the time and Rowett was obliged to do nearly all the work It was plain to all that the match was on its merits and Rowett has added to his reputation for honest sport a fact which spore a tac connected with such will not hjm arcely a word behif events and scarcely spoken except when Hie referee his decisions which were questioned in the least The preliminary event was two fill Is Cornish style between Messrs Corbett of Inmwood and Welch of Hurley two promising lightweights The boys went at it hammer and tones and showed some very good work Welch finally succeeding in both falls Master of Ceremonies Kid7 Orton then announced Rmvett and McMillan both rf whrim wore reeted with plentv Ryan was chosen won the toss for or functions in the camp but even to the rations will be on a war footing During the three weeks thc soldiers will m diligently drilled with special aifention to open ranks work and guard duty A medical commission headed by Maj Three Rivers will put the men through a rigid medical j examination and who do not cime up to thc mark will be scnt home unfit for military duty and were to be fcnsive work ever seen and not tlm companies will be sent home There is no puTon thc war iisis of 130 men verv soo7i When the gtart south Hme regular army will be placed In command of applause John referee McMillan choice of styles and chose his favorite NO FRILLS IN CAMP Soldiers at Island Lake Will BB Under Strict of Hard Work Gen Win L White thinks the troops will remain at Island Lake tiiree weeks and then start for the south but not the extreme south There will be m frills of catehascutclican In Rowctt showed some of thc tins style ireatcst de u company for this special police duty and he at once recommended Co of ihe Fifth foundation for withstanding McMillans great advantage in weiirhr reach and experience It re cpiircd 22 minutes of hard wrestling be fere he succeeded in laying the rightoti a small lad on his back ground The Inj The next stylo was Cornish nid Rowctt showed that he is well entitled Cash For Spanish Batioc C the popular repre to Jus championship honors lla plain ly showed his superiority over Mc Millan in this style and laid him on his j back in short order Thc second bout of was largely a repetition of the first the Hello from Floranoe Italy Marc 01 OS Dear Mining a hello to yon from your sister city in sunny Italv Miitalivc of thc Rand Drill company most interesting nart bei has offered 5100 in gold coin for the coin for thc first Spanish button forwarded him from Cuba by a member of Lake Superior military company Button must be cut from the garment of a Spanish soldier killed in acticn with the American troop and fact must be certified to by the captain of his Mogotain fine defensive work McMillan won the fall in 10 minutes In thc second bout of Cornish Rowett gave McMillan as pretty a fall as is often seen He threw him with what is called a knee a heel and a heave and the big fellow came down square on his back with a thud that shook Time S minutes VvM ncre from Xaples Go here to Venice Milan Monte Carlo Bosel lucerne Mannheim Heidelberg Mayenco down the Rhine to Cologne thence to Amster dam ISruxelles Paris London etc Yours ClTASKS Wood For Sale Short stove wood for sale Leave orders with Gish Grocery and Produce Store or Greens feed store W
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