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Wakefield Bulletin (Newspaper) - November 17, 1887, Wakefield, Michigan the IN THINGS AND NEUTRAL IN Vol. 1. GOGEBIC 17, 1887 No. Weseott & IN- j He imagines that the justice side The Bessemer Spirit gives a column to j of the Bulletin was lacerated by the alleged and and out of this imagination he acquittal of Paddy i turcs all of this world's O'Neil by a jury of twelve The in its issue of Oct. 27, facts are that Paddy O'Neil ran a in reference to the case of The People bling room here in Ironwood about one j vs. Patrick said that the verdict week aii and was arrested for so j an outrage to common decency anil Then he immediately closed up j an insult to Such acts bring his gambling At at j odious disgrace upon the judiciary of our Wakefield and at every other point on | The Bulletin had nothing to say I the range gambling lias for a year been about the merits of the Dry Groceries Shelf and Heavy BOOTS AND is tue use of- Building - also make a specialty of- Camp & Flour aud open and and unobstructed by The jury probably thought it was commit upon than to punish this Ironwood man for a light offense while greater offenders in cither towns were un- It was a practical and fair view to take of the The jury's verdict was no an outrage on law than one-half blithe verdicts turning proven at large on the insanity This particular jury j thought Paddy circumstances ought not to without reference to the and that view taken by juries in many We that When Mike O'Brien of Wakefield was arrested for a similar a- offense and also for one a few weeks the Bulletin thought another blow had been at American liberty and the best commercial of its It insisted that public opinion fully sustained Mr. in his variety business and its and a was generally signed by the citizens of Wakefield endorsing The Bulletin claimed it was Jill in O'Brien's and ani ou a man who was criticised the and it still insists that O'Neil was unquestionably proven guilty and simply escaped punishment through the jury's disregard of the the law and the instruction of the The Bulletin would not have protected Mike O'Brien if he had been case was one of The Bulletin does not protect it is not given to such It stands ready to be criticized openly and and is ever ready to expose all evil or criminal Our motto in all things and neutral in high moral editors who are so sensitive should not attempt to be little or belie WE AIM TO MICH I KOHL & TOLLEFSON IN- Heavy Paints & Doors and anil Slept and well-meaning man who was a prop and pillar to the This was doubtless all sympathized with O'Brien at the We only point out the position of on that occasion in contrast with its position now while considering a similar but from another We ask the Bulletin not to undertake the lay at the expense of Ironwood has never been a gambling It is hardly worth while to criticise the like an eel it is too slippery to hold. It indulges in a great deal of miscellaneous cackling from week to week on every side of every question and will probably indorse the verdict in Paddy's case nest The following article from the Pick & Axe in reference to the above is given verbatim et Ironwood Record takes the Wakefield Bulletin to task for its inconsistency and evident unfairness in so severely condemning Paddy O'Neil aad censuring tbe jury for its failure to convict him on the of keeping a ORGANIZED The incorporators of the Ashland Gold & Silver Smelting company held their meeting the Sth and subscriptions to the capital stock were duly recorded and the franchise legally turned over to the who comprise some the strongest financial men of tbe Subsequently a meeting of the stockholders was held and the following named parties were elected Dr. Edwin John H. Knight and L. W. Ashland Henry E. New Y. L. Rice and W. H. At the meeting the were unanimously elected officers of the Dr. Edwin L. W. secretary and T. P. general Firstclass in MICH. 8*1* of the The Tontine mine was sold Tuesday to satisfy the claims against the company amounting to about The machinery and buildings sold for and the or option for M. M. of the firm of Howell bid the property in as and it is said it is for some of the largest stock holders in the The Tontine is located between tho Valley and fronton and is a very good A small vein of clean ore has been The buildings and machinery are alone worth the purchase S. R. Murray left for St. Paul on P. of was in town on of transacted business here on C. M. of was a caller at the Bulletin office Saturday M. cashier of Bessemer was in Wakefield on Walter of the Wakefield is Martin R. of was in town for a few days last John of was looking over the saloon interests of Wakefield last Aug. C. assistant county was n caller at the Bulletin office on W. S. of the worshipped in Bessemer on Will thinks Bessemer is a pious I. A. the glib advocate from was transacting legal matters in Wakefield tho first of of and i of Bear were in Wakefield last looking after their interests in the Etten mine on Sec. 19-47-45. Capt. of the left for with two tons of which he will have put through a smelter at that The result will be anxiously looked F. M. of St. was a caller at the Bulletin office on Mr. Moeller is interested in the Detective gold and silver mining company and has charge of the company's St. Paul - W. R. McGarry was working Wake field Thursday in the interest of the Ashland Daily the newsiest sheet in northern Wisconsin and the best paper for people residing in this sections of the D. and F. M. Heath are expected to return from Milwaukee the last of the The gentlemen have-been put through a course of sprouts Milwaukee having to workday and one of our popular hardware has been in over a week visiting his family and attending to business matters at During his absence the Wakefield store is left in charge of Louis who is Mr. Swane has many friends in this locality and is a great A new company will no doubt take gambling house and wolse at j hold property and proceed to while upholding Great Closing Out ON ACCOUNT OF REMOVING We are bound to sell our entire of Boots aud Hats and caps within the nest thirty Mike O'Brien in the same identical business at The same inconsistency is overlooked on the part of our Bessemer cotemporary as being so characteristic of the as io cease to deserve any Muster up the courage to take a firm and united stand against the entire gang wherever thay may seek to and if you are here to stay you will have the satisfaction of seeing the day when the range will be happily rid of them and a better type of civilization will properly develop it. Let be There has been considerable complaint made of late in reference to the promiscuous use of fire arms and shooting which has been indulged in within the village limits and in close proximity to residences and business There can be no doubt but that the practice is and if continued unabated may result disastrously to persons and Our authorities should take immediate steps to put u stop to it and prosecute all The foregoing was taken from the Pick j persons found 8h0otiug within the city The Clintonville Mining & Exploring Co. delegated Messrs. John Kopping ani | J. M. of tw members of the with power You will be Surprised to See how cheap we are Selling the Mining as well as and authority to make further contracts & Axe of the 12th inst. It seems that Simpson is unusually harsh and unnecessarily severe on the Upon the most trivial and unwarranted pretext this moralist attempts to harpoon belittle the Bulletin in every conceivable We publish the article from Remember the New York One Price Clothing - - MICH. so that the public and our readers with John the contractor see the injustice and unfairness of these ] charge of the to drift the pres The only reason assigned by j ent shaft 30 feet further Its pres the editors of the Record is that one ent depth is 65 feet with a 20 foot drift our townsmen was arrested a few weeks The present showing is as could ago for a similar offense and also tor a j be and the property is looked j worse ami that the Bulletin thought j upon great The blow had been struck at Washburn and Detective adjoin ican etc of em- i another attracting considerable prolific A Chance for The Ashland Daily News is showing up the of The press of that respectable of late been in a bitter warfare against the dives Northern and the Ashland Daily not being behind the caught up the and is now comparing the grided hell holes of vice and iniquity in respectable Milwaukee with those on the Gogebic range and Northern That the News will satisfy and still press must bo People who live in: glass should not throw Court The held on Saturday evening at Bessemer for the purpose of securing a selecting plans for a the lowing named u delegated power to look up a suitable anil to report at the adjourned n which they the county board R. M. M. est A in Sheboygan aged seventy-two has married a girl aged yet a local paper refers
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