Wakefield Bulletin, November 17, 1887

Wakefield Bulletin

November 17, 1887

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Wakefield Bulletin (Newspaper) - November 17, 1887, Wakefield, Michigan She (Ualicftclb bulletin. “INDEPENDENT IX AU.THINGS AXD NEUTRAL IX NOTHING. Vol- I. WAKEFIELD. GOGEBIC CO.. MICHIGAN. THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 1887. No. 27. Hayward, Wescott & Murray, Cs    / -DEALERS IX- r 11 niliBtlt Editor*.    Perry.    Ile    imagine*    that    tile    justice    side Tile IWsemer Spirit gives a column to of the Bulletin was lacerated by the ver-that alleged “outrace'’ and “travesty dict, and out of this imagination he pic-| upon justice"—the acquittal of Paddy titres all of this world’s evils. ! O'Neil bv a jury of twelve men. The The Bulletin, in its issue of Oct. 27, facts are that Paddy O'Xeil ran a gam- j in reference to the case of The People General Merchandise, -INCLUDING tiling mom here in Ironwood about one vs. Patrick O’Neil, said that the verdict week all told, ami was arrested for so I ••was an outrage to common decency and doing. Then he immediately closed up t an insult to justice. Such acts bring his "ambling bud mss. At Bessemer, at odious disgrace upon the judiciary of our Wakefield ami at every other point on state.” The Bulletin had nothing to say the range gambling has for a year been about the merits of the case—simply ' open and continuous and unobstructed criticised the verdict, and it still insists by the authorities. The jury probably ! that O’Neil was unquestionably proven -* —    *    *    thought it wa« better to commit “trav-j guilty and simply escaped punishment . estv upon justice” than to punish this ; through the jury's disregard of the evi- Drv Goods. Clothing, Hats, Caps, Groceries Ironwood man for a light offense while donee, the law and the instruction of tile °    i greater offender* in other towns were un-! coart. The Bulletin would not I va vc Provisions, Shelf and Heavy Hardware.    molested. It waa a practical and fair ! protected Mike O’Brien if he had been 5    J    view to take of the Metter. The jury’s prosecuted—Ids case was one of persecu- verun t was no mort .of an outrage on tion. law than one-half of'the verdicts turn-1 Tile Bulletin does not protect crimi-ing proven murderer#nut at large on tile i nals: it is not given to such business. It BOOTS AND SHOES. mm AXD KVKKYTHWO IS THE UNB or-- Building ■ Material, insanity plea. Tkk particular jury thought Paddy under the circumstances ouyht oot to suffer, without reference to the law. and that is Hie view taken by juries in many munfeftcases. PERSONAL. S. R. Murray left for St. Paul on Saturday. P. Dolan, of Bessemer, was in town on Sunday. dias. McCann, of Bessemer, transacted business here on Monday. C. M. Howell, of Bessemer, was a caller at tile Bulletin office Saturday last. M. Wilson, cashier of the Bessemer bank, was in Wakefield on 8unday. Walter Goodland, of the Wakefield Bulletin, is here.—Appleton Cruet at. Martin R. Goldsworthy, sec’y of the-Commercial, was in town for a few days last week. John Heid. of Bessemer, was looking over the saloon interests of Wakefield last week. Aug. C. Bin*, assistant county treasurer, was a caller at the Bulletin office on Wednesday. W. S. Trowbridge, of the Bulletin, worshipped in Bessemer on Sunday. Will thinks Bessemer is a pious town. I. A. Bassett, the glib tounged advocate from Ironwood, was transacting le-^jgal matters in Wakefield the first of the- — We also make a specialty of- Camp & Miners’ Supplies, Hay, Flour aud Feed. stands ready to be criticized    openly and fairly, and is ever ready to    expose    all evil or criminal acts. Our niotto is; “In dependent in all things and neutral in ________ _______ nothing.” These high moral editors who We remetnlier that, when Mike O’Brien ; are so sensitive should not attempt to be-of Wakefield    was    iiAd    for    a    similar    little or belie others. offense and ako    for a Worse    one    a    few    ^ organized fob BISI ness.    j/wcek. weeks agu, the Bailed^ thought another j ^ incorporator, 0f ,hc Ashland* Henry Abel, of Clintonville, and Cha*. blow had been strudel at American Ub-l ^ ^    gmelting    held    —     — erty and the beat commercial interests of ^    ^    ^    ^ its town. It insisted that public opinion ^ fo ^    ^ ^ ^ duJy fully sustained Mr. O’Brien in h.s vane- , ^ ^ ^ ^ frunchise    turned tx business ami im adjuncts and a pelt- ^ ^ ^ #tockhol<krs, who comprise tion was generally signed by the citizens , ^ ^ ^ ,tronge9t financial men i    ,    I    some bf the strongest financial men of I of Wakefield en.lorwaf Mike. The Bu,- ^ ^ 8ub9eqQently a meeting of the Ivtin claimed it wa* all spite-work in Btwkh;iWere was held'and the following O’Brien , case, ami an “outrage" on a naIueti Jkarties were floCled directors: TI,os. Burdon, Dr. Edwin Ellis, John II. Knight and L. W. Young, Ashland; Henry E. Parson, New York; V. L. Rice 46 WE AIM TO PLEASE. WAKEFIELD, KOHL & TOLLEFSON DEALERS IX Heavy Hardware, Stoves, Fin ware, Paints & Oils, Sash, Doors and Blinds. I ! * well-meaning business man who was a I prop and pillar to tim town. This was doubtless all right—we sympathized; with O’Brien at the time. We only point ^ w H    ninne*poUs. out the position of Um-^nlletin on that At ^    meeting .he    follow- occasion in contrast with hs position now |,    mw, wcre    unanimously elected while conshlering * similar case, but j    q{    ^ from another town. Me ask the Bulle- ^ Burdon, president; Dr. Edwin j tin not to undertake the high-moral lay ^ vico-president; L. W. Young, sec j at the expense of Ironwood. Ironwood ,    ^    j    p Wannfnen, M,C|, h~ never been a gambling town.    i    general manager.    / It is hardly worth while to criticise ,    _»    /— j the Spirit. Like an eel it is too slippery !    m«    *r    th* fmib i to hold. It indulges in a great deal of The Tontine mine was sold Tuesday lo ‘ miscellaneous cackling from week to: satisfy the claims against the company / . week on e%ery shie of every question and amounting to about $4,500. The ma-S will probably indorse the verdict in Pad- chtnery and buildings sold for $2,100 and |d»’» case nevi week.—Ihyehic Mining the lease-hold or option for $2,400. M. RttvrJ.    <    M. Riley, of the firm of Howell A Riley, The following article from the Pick A bid the property in as trustee, ami it is said it is for some of the largest stockholders in the mine. Tile Tontine is located between tho Valley and Ironton and is a very good property. A small vein of clean ore has Paddy O’Neil aad ,,e*n fi>untl- Tbe building* and rnachin- A\e in reference to the above is given verbatim et literatim: “The Ironwood Record takes the task for its incon-on tai meas in so se cercle condemning » «*«“» v    ■ ——    cnin'ring    lh,    jar,    for    it.    f.ilur.    co-    "J «    P“rch“    J*1"- VK. hiot ..a .bi elurp.    af    toeing .! A bow coupon, .ill aa Milers’ anil fejlorers’ Qitflts. Eleiait Laips aid Ckaiielien    wr “ “ same identical busine**    at    Wakefield. I    M w. wwrwl... I The «n,r ineonristency U    overlooked on    ^ ^ ^^derable complaint |wi - —    “j    made of lute in reference to tbe promis- beimr wo cluur»ctenatic of tho ^slippery1    a .    . ^    ’    cuou^ usv of fire arms and shooting i “ *°    10    “»    i    wyc|,    ha. been iodulgnl in .Ullin lh.- Satrap .bv vourw boyMo ut.    Iilmt4 »nj in clMe prortnl,, Schroeilcr, of Bear Creek, Wis., were in Wakefield last week, looking after their interest, in the Etten mine on Sec. 19-47-45. Capt. Strobeck, of the Washburn, left for Newport, Ky., with two tons of silver quartz, which he will have put through a smelter at that place. The result will be anxiously looked for. F. M. Moeller, of St. Paul, Minn., wa* a caller at the Bulletin office on Monday. Mr. Moeller is interested in the Detective gold and silver mining company and has charge of the company’s St. Paul office. W\ R. McGarry was working Wake field Thursday in the interest of the Ashland Daily News, the brightest, newsiest sheet in northern Wisconsin and the liest paper for people residing in this section of tbe country. D. MeVlchle and F. M. Heath are expected to return from Milwaukee the last of the week. The gentlemen have-been put through a course of sprouts during their Milwaukee stay, having been compelled to workday and night. G.W. White, one of our popular hardware merchants, lias been in Appleton over a week visiting his family and attending to business matters at home. During his absence the Wakefield store is left in charge of Louis Swane, who is mausger. Mr. Swane has many friends in this locality and is a great favorite; Firstclass Tin-Shop in Connection. Great Closing Out Sale! ON ACCOUNT OF REMOVING resident and business places. There A Chance for Comp*.Wa. The Ashland Daily News is showing up the “dives” of Milwaukee. The press of thai virtuous, respectable city. Milwaukee, has of late been engaged in a bitter warfare against the dives of Northern Wisconsin, and the Ashland Daily News, not Iwing liehind the time*, caught up the cue, and is now comparing the gilded hell holes of vice and iniquity in respectable Milwaukee with those on the Gogebic range ami Northern Wi*consin. That the News will satisfy and still tile Milwaukee press mu?t lie conceded- People who live in glass houses, should not throw stones. The foregoing was taken from the Pick A Axe of the 12th inst. It seems that WAKEFIELD, -    ....    Mini. firm and u ai tnt stand against the entire gong whvrvvvr th., n,.y »vk to ™.,. <>q ^ ^ ^ ^ ||>>t ^ m u mA if yon an; be«,to rt»y yon will have    >na    „ „ntimKj    UIUb,t<Kl tile *ati*fartioii of miur the day when    .    ..    ^    , ..    ,    may result disastrously to persons and the range will I* happily nd of them .    property. “l * VI*    «U1    P"-,    ,,„r    .uthwltfaa    .hould    toke    immvJl.tv stvpv to put ■ atop to it anti proavcute all persons found shotitiug within the city limits. Sim{M>n is unusually harsh and unneces- y-    _—    - J tardy severe on the Bulletin. Upon the t    TW    CUataavttl*. We are brtunti to sell our entire Stock of Clothing, Boots anil most trivial and unwarranted pretext L^The Clintonville Milling A Exploring! urt hoUAC    ^UkatlMtiRllhn    fill Shoes, Hats and caps within the next thirty days.    thi* mi.ndU attempts to harpoon and! Co. dented Mem john Mopping andT. .--------------------------- i    t belittle the Bulletin in every conceivable J. M. Hichock, of Clintonville, two ! manner. We publish the article from members of the company, with power You will be surprised to see how cheap we are selling our tjw Mining Record, as well as Simpson’*, and authority to make further contracts ____T>_______Iit,., „lann    .    .1____UIL. . ('•tart house. Tile meeting held on Saturday evening at Bessemer for the purpose of securing a site, and selecting plans for a goods. Remember the place, so that tbe public and our readers can with John Lower, the contractor in 1 are the injustice and unfairness of these charge of the property, to drift tile pres-. editors. The only reason assigned by    ent shaft 20 feet furtlier west. Its prestige editor* of the Record is that one of    ent depth is 65 feet with a 20 foot drift. <»ur townsmen was arreaU-d a few weeks Tbe present showing is a* good aa could ago for a similar offense and also tor a be expected, and tbe property is looked tone one, aud thai tbe Bulletin thought upon with. great favor. The Clinton-Vnrlr    Onp    Prir'f*    f^infhinfT    HniKP    -another blow had bern struck at Amer-    vi Be, Washburn and Detective ail join our rsew I    One    kyrie    rnce    ^lOining    nOUiC,    Ic*, liberty,” rte. ThU, of course-, em-    another and arc attracting considerable WAKEFIELD*. MICU. - AND- - BESSEMER. MICU. aaaied from the prolific blain of brother aUunOuu,. MITTENTHAL BRO’S, lowing named gentlemen aaa comiuittce wb» were delegated with th.- power toto look up a suitable location, aud to report at tile adjourned meeting ll tbe 19th inst., ftftnr which they wi1 confer with the county board of super** .ors. North sidoi—E. R. Swain. M. Martin.. Village..—P. Ehrmantrant; M. Kalleu--tier. WCat Bessemer.—W. J. Hagvr.on. —- A man in Sheboygan aged seventy-two has married a girl aged sixteen, amit yet a local [taper refers to them as “tht-happy couple.’. ;