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American Citizen (Newspaper) - October 28, 1893, Ironwood, Michigan The citizen w. , publisher. Geared in our last Issue und it is now a matter of time to Seo what the outcome will be. Subscription Price in Advance Ono yonr.83.00 six months. 1.00 published every saturday Igan and Ashland Wisconsin. Entered it the Poston Lucu at Ironwood Michigan for transmission through the mail i a second class mall matter. The Salut Atoka. The american citizen makes its initial Bow to the Public. Tho publisher of this paper shall make an Endeavor to honestly represent Tho principles signified by Tho name american this paper will not to devoted to any particular religious belief but it will Endeavor to treat with equal Justice Tho people of All religious denominations. The paper shall be non partizan in All elections for Tho selection of City and county officials and shall support Only men whom it considers Best qualified for the Oil Iees without reference to their political or religious Faith. A Liberal amount of space will to devoted each week to the discussion of Tho labor question and an Effort shall be made to encourage the organization of labor throughout Tho Lake Superior District. With these objects in View the publisher expects the Hearty co operation and sympathy of nil Good citizens in this Section of the country. Stick. Owing to Tho Large amount of labor involved in Tho publication of Tho first number of the american citizen it has been found impossible to make the necessary arrangements for an office in Ashland. Consequently for Tho next few Days letters for tin s paper should be sent to Ironwood whore they will receive prompt attention. The Sij veil Bivil. Dispatches from Washington Early in the week conveyed the in told Gonce that a final vote on the repeal of the Sherman Silver Bill was about to be reached. This news was received with Groat Joy by the people of the whole country. Tho Sherman Law should to repealed and Tho senator who will be courageous enough to Lead movement for the revision of the rules of the Senate so that the Bill can be passed will receive the praises of the masses. Tho prospects Are now mood for a general improvement in a Eon edition of Tho country and the re the Sherman Law is All that is re for a business revival. Al of i Rod Ironwood Normaris Nerocker Visi wednesday but on icon okie. Col. John h. Knight who is in Washington at the present time recently addressed chairman Wilson of the ways and Means committee a very Strong letter urging the retention of a fair duty on Iron Ore it is not the intention of the democracy to pass any Law that will injuriously affect any Industry or vested interest. Democratic principles aim eventually to remove All import duties but Tho change must to a gradual Ono. While to Are opposed to the duty on Iron Ore we believe that its removal should to gradual. A duty of 85 cents per ton would be such client to protect the Iron mining interests of Lake Superior and five years hence Tho duty can be entirely abolished without any injury to this Section. Tiau3 to act times on the go Gebic Range Are in a deplorable condition and Tho supervisors of go Gebic county should at once take some action looking to Tho Relief of the unemployed workingmen. The supervisors decided to defer the special election for Tho selection of Road commissioners and the bonding of the county because they imagined that Tho workingmen would elect a set of candidates who would truly represent the interests of labor. Many of the friends of capt. Jefferson Davis Day now deny that he is in any Man Iver Lamable for that election being deferred and if this is True to has a great Opportunity to show that he is a Friend of the people by using his influence toward securing a special election in the near future. Even if it is impossible to do any work on the county roads the coining Winter much Good can be accomplish cd by bonding the county. The Money raised for roads can to placed on Deposit in the various Banks of the county with an implicit understanding Between the supervisors and the Bankers that it will not to drawn upon for a definite length of time and the Bankers will then to willing and Able to Cash orders on the general und poor funds at a vory Low discount for they will then be supplied with Money by the county for making such discounts. The Public Are anxiously waiting to see what Steps judge Stone who or dared the investigation to be made in the mine Case will now take the Coroner s jury have Given their verdict an account of Ashland wages have been reduced ten per cent at Tho Calumet & Hecla mine. The l Anse Sentinel was awarded the county printing in Baraga county. The Price was 0. Rank Stabler has Boon called Homo by a dispatch announcing the serious illness of his Mother. Many of Tho miners who left Heie for Spring Valley 111., Are reported to be discontented with their new hold of labor. Judge j. H. D. Stevens and attorney H. Crocker departed tuesday morning for Houghton. Win Clark the Well known and popular Railroad Man returned Early in the week from a visit to Tho world s fair. Hereafter the go Gebic Iron spirit Wilt fail to mat Calizo. Editor Hannaford Lias found the paper unprofitable and consequently decided to suspend publication. Miss Stephcn of West Aurora strict the Well known and artistic dressmaker has returned from a prolonged visit to Points in Minnesota and would be pleased to moot her old patrons. Editor Frank 13. Hand has Boon relieved of the Hurley to Stolpiec. Or hand has been expecting for some Timo to receive Tho news from Washington that his successor had been appointed. David c. Gordoy one of Tho Pioneer journalists of Wisconsin has sold his interest in the Hurley Miner to his part nor s. D. Goodell and will Leavo for Tho South. Or. Gowdey s numerous friends Are sorry to see him depart.  buildings in Bessemer which formerly rented for $00 per month now earn Only $10 per month. Even at that rate property there probably earns Over six per cent on the investment. Rents have heretofore been altogether too High in Boss Morand All Tho other towns on the go Gebic Range. The powder Mill powder co. Together and accumulated Stoi menace the safety of very lives of our people by remaining within Tho corporate limits of Tho City and bordering upon the Puble Road but the Day will come when it will move. It will move of its own Accord and its future residence will become unknown to directory men and none others will Ever care to Leok for it Bessemer spirit d. F. Burke a leading geologist of Minnesota states that Coal in apparently paying quantities has been found along the Banks of Rainy River in the country Between Minnesota and Ontario. Geologists admit the possibility of Coal there but it has not heretofore been found. If the report proves Correct on investigation which is now begun the result will be one of the most important that could possibly happen to the entire Northwest both in the United states and Canada mayor Trebilcock returned yester Day morning from Newyork where he went to place the Ironwood improvement Bonds Tho first payment on which has been made. Or. Trebil Cook says that he made a thorough inquiry As to the financial standing of Collin & Stanton Tho purchaser of the Bonds and that Dunn & co. Made very Good report concerning Thorn which shows that they Havo on de posit Over 800,000, and that thei dealings with other cities were Satis factory or. Trebilcock says that comptroller Currau s action in telegraphing to the City attorney Ulleg ing that Collin & Stanton were not re liable was done without his knowl Edge for there was no reason what Ever for such a statement. Or. Cur ran was not sent to new York for the purpose of deferring the Sale of the Bonds and his action is condemned by the aldermen and leading Citi Zens of Ironwood. Mayor Trebilcock would now be justified in discharging the comptroller and Many of the Lead Long citizens Here would like to see him take such action ment for he departed for Odanah on tuesday morning. It seems that capt Day is very easily alarmed. A few month ago to feared the starving workingmen of Ironwood would engage in a riot and he was so badly scared at the time that he did not dare to leave his Home after dark. It is too bad that his scare did not last until the annual meeting of the county Board when he was so anxious to have the election of Road commissioners deferred because he imagined the workingmen would elect their ticket. It was also reported lust monday that capt. Day had received a letter advising him to leave Tho City. It is said that he was very much alarmed and he episode was the cause of considerable merriment among those who Are not pd3sessed of so timid a temperament As Tho valiant Captain. If he did receive a letter it must have been written by some irresponsible fool the workingmen of Ironwood Are As Rule too intelligent to engage in Uch a foolish undertaking and instead of their desiring to drive him out of the City an army of them would be willing to act As his defenders. Capt. Day is so badly scared however that it looks As if he really does accuse himself of having wronged Tho workingmen of the City. The go Gebic Rith Magazine continue to upper to and Jyh badly scared it was reported last monday that capt. Jefferson Davis Day was very badly soared Over Tho demonstrations of Tho workingmen and that he feared there was about to be a riot. Capt Day evidently has a poor opinion the ability of Ironwood s twelve Burly policemen to Cope with a disorderly assemblage for Dave Foley waa re Quested to stay in town. Dave Evi Dently had too much sense to interfere in matters that do not concern him or he Hue Mora. Confidence than capt. Day in the ability of the police depart confirmation. It. Row Bishop Vortin of Marquette will administer the sacrament of con Irma lion to a Largo number of children at the St. Ambrose Catholic Church tomorrow afternoon. The ceremonies will to very imposing and there will no doubt be a Large gathering on Tho occasion. Tho Church has been Verv beautifully decorated and there Are few houses of worship in Tho upper Peninsula that presents a liner appearance than the St. Ambrose. Bounced the marshal. Marshal ninness walked very boldly into Sesil s Hall and took a seat last monday afternoon while Tho working men were holding a meeting. Upon his Entrance All deliberations stopped i understand said one of the workingmen that this is a meeting of the men who were employed on the streets of the City. I would like to enquire upon what Street or. Nin Ness worked to Well replied the chief. "1 Arn supposed to be employed Foon All Tho streets to keep track of a to is going on in Ray capacity of an Avold you walk into a meeting of the a. O. H. Or the sons of without giving the pass word or. Ninness was Tho next question ired at Tho chief no i Don t think i Well we want the t ass word from or. Ninness demanded a number of voices. That being the Case i will get oui stammered the chief As he took his departure. He was evidently so embarrassed Over the Little affair that he forgot to mention workingmen that he imagined trn meeting ital a the various gamblers of the City Are making an Effort to Settle their difficulties among themselves and to have All proceedings in court dropped. On wednesday november 8, the marriage will occur of Michael Moran and miss Mary Mcdougall two of Ashland s Well known and popular Young people. The receipts of the next entertainment to be Given by the gymnasium of the y. A c. A. Will be devoted to the Purchase of bathing costumes for the members. Or. Merlei Tho physician who was arrested at Ashland Somo time ago and taken to Marinette on Tho charge of seduction has Boon acquitted. He is now under arrest charged with obtaining Money under false pretences. The most important business transacted at Tho meeting of the City Council on tuesday evening was Tho pass ago of a Resolution to pay the Bonus of $10,000 to Tho Fibre Mill company. , senator Kingston attorney Merrill and Thomas Bardon made speeches urging the payment. In these hard times it is a pleasure to hear of the Prosperity of some companies and individuals. The Butternut water Power company reports business Rushing with them their grist Mill is running steadily and they Are rapidly getting their saw Mill in shape the company is composed of hustling business men and Success is news. A teachers Institute of three Days will to hold at Ashland commencing nov. 2. Prof. W. C. Hewitt of the Osh Kosh Normal school will conduct the same. It is Desi Reil and hoped that there will to a full attendance of Tho vouchers of Ashland county at Tho Institute. Teachers Are requested to bring their manuals along As Tho state has no Supply on hand from which to fur Nish institutes this fall. The following is Tho program for the monday club for october 30 history of Arthur and the knights of the bound table by mrs. Finely poem the coming of Arthur poem sir Galahad sketch Tho holy grail with quotations from Tennyson s holy grail by mrs. Grassie out Liue of Story of Lau Colot Elaine and Guinivere by mrs pleas poem Morte d Arthur. Trio monday club is composed of people of considerable Al Ligoure. Who could accomplish much Good if they would Deal with More practicable subjects. Public Ono and to a self for entering a a no business. Iely exe Usi to the Euse him re hw1 had -4 Ashland. Capt. Jacka has returned from a visit to Tho Copper country. There was a Light fall of Snow at Butternut and Gliddon on tuesday. Or. And mrs. Newton Wood Leod Are visiting friends at Columbus of s. Holbrook returned Home tuesday after spending a week in Chicago mrs. Edward fou Nolly and her sister miss Ovoy arc visiting friends in Chicago. Or. And mrs. Peter Kelly returned tuesday from a rather prolonged visit to the fair. The sons of veterans will give a masquerade Ball at scandinavian Hall on nov. 9. Thieves broke into Tho store of g g. Young at 423 St. Clair Street monday evening. Alex Mcdougall an employee at the pulp Mill had his Arm broken last saturday night or. And mrs. Honry Scott entertained their friends of the Epworth league on wednesday evening. Misses Mottio l. Jones and Delia Broderick of Iron River visited Friend a in Ashland during Tho week messes. S. Field cons. Fisher j. H. Taylor and j. H. Van looser were among the ashlandite3 who visited the world s pair during the week. The lady club swingers met monday evening for Drill in the gymnasium they Are preparing for an Ente Caln ment which will take place in about three weeks. John of Quail and o Brien were United in marriage it St Agnes of Huron a few father Daimler officiated six Scro scalded. About three o clock thursday morning u Viry serious Accident occurred at the Asl Laud sulphate Fibre Mill which resulted in six of to workmen being severely sea leu. An usually heavy pressure of steam forced the Valvo open Auu letting Down upon the Unur Turate operators the ensure mass of boiling nip Auu acid the Seething Louil Ellsi Piug out upon Lnu Wol Quieu. Six of Trio number were Frig Tiuli scalded and burned. Joseph Hurault badly scalded All Over body. His coup Illus is critical stanislaus Biluck scalded Orer shoulders and pack perhaps fatal. Charles Jurchch t tie Mas Westing Oscar Floe such and George constants Are All dangerously though less sen Otily burned. Immediately after Tho Accident the men were removed to their Homes where medical assistance was summoned for them and everything possible done to alleviate their intense suffering. Tho attending physicians believe none of the men Are fatally scalded unless it is Kirtack and i Ieru ult. The Accident is attributed to the carelessness of the men in charge of the digesters who neglected to open the steam escapement Basore opening the lower Valvo. The digest ors resemble monster Iron boilers set on end into which steam is forced to boil the pulp and acids. It is fitted with a Gate or Yale at Tho Bottom from which the pulp after being cooked is drawn off and a safety valve or steam escapement at the top the neglect of the workmen to open the upper Valvo to let off the steam which is kept at about sixty pounds pressure caused the boiling contents of the Digester to gush out through the lower Gate evening at Union Hall Over john1 Wallum s suloon., Mike Musher paid his Mother a Short visit at Omro this state on his Way Home from the fair. The Catholic Church was very tastefully decorated during the forty hours Devotion. Frank a Meehan Washburn s popular Clothier returned monday from a week s visit to the fair. John Mcbeath has returned from he White City he reports a very enjoyable Timo. James Dawson Colo rated his 35th birthday last monday. He claims to have had a real Nile time. Mrs. W. Fenton and children returned thursday from a visit to their former Home in Canada. Sheriff Anderson is Busy summoning jurors for Tho term of circuit court to be held Here this week. The new county jail will be ready for occupancy by the first of the month. Mike Maher Tim Kearns. John Tinkin John Bushey John Wier and John Flannigan returned last saturday from the fair. Boyd Cameron has killed his tenth Deer up to the 21st they have All been killed within a few rods of his logging Camp. Lust sunday morning the infant child of or. And mrs. Thos. Grogan died. The funeral took place monday it 10 it. Tho steam Barge Robert Holland and consorts cleared sunday evening for Chicago with lumber for Bigelow bros., of that City. Or. And mrs. E. S. Owen will return saturday from their five weeks trip to the worlds fair and to then old Home in Illinois. The Case against Erick Gjertson of Ashland charged by a Young woman from Mason with sedum Etious wins settled tuesday by or. Gjestson cough id up about $175. Or. It h. Hayden and his stenographer or. Fleming was in the City mond Tyand tuesday of this week on Legal business. Or. Hayden has Many friends in a Ashburn and they Are always pleased to see him. This week will about Complete the sewer work for this season. Mccann bros., the contractors Are hustlers and they Are entitled to credit for the manner in which they have fulfilled their contract. Michael Connors a Bright boy of seventeen years of age a member of the Young men s soda Lidyof the Catholic Church died last saturday of typhoid fever. The funeral took place from the Catholic Church on monday at 2 p. M., and was largely attended the town Board have finally decided to sewer third Street this fall from second Avenue East to Washington venue. It was the intention of the Board not to do any More sewer work this season hut the repeated demands of the residents of third Street for a sewer compelled them to change their minds. There has been considerable complaint of late in regard to the incan descent lights. Consumers claim that the Light is not As Good As formerly or As Good As it should be. This is probably due to the fact that the electrician has been very Busy of late gathering recruits for the a. P. A. Had you known citizens of Washburn that this Man was engaged in such a commendable work you surely could not have complained of your lights. A Man that will sacrifice his own interests and the interests of his employers in such a grand and Noble work is entitled to much credit Washburn. Tim Kearns is slowly recovering from his trip to the world s fair our genial Brewer or. O Neil reports business very Good in his line o. Flanders Assignee of a. Of pro Bert is doing the fair. About forty men Are now employed on the new school building. The Walker school when completed will be the finest in North Wisconsin Alex Martin has been isl Tingche congregational Church. William h. Scott president Ohio state University. Edward Orton professor Ohio state University. Samuel c. Derby professor in Ohio state University. Henry stauffer pastor Mayflower congregational Chapel. R. S. Lindsay pastor Eastwood congregational Church. Richard r. Graham pastor Church of Good Shepherd James Poindexter pastor second Baptist Church. Washington Gladden pastor first congregational Church. D. Fisk Harris minis Tor St Clair congregational Chapel William Jones pastor first universalist Church. C. H. Lolohe pastor Trinity German. Lutheran Church. Richard t. Swain Westerville. George ii. Schodde professor in capital University. I am too recent a Comer to Columbus to append my signature to any document purporting to represent conditions in this City. With Tho general spirit and purpose of this paper however i am very deeply in sympathy and feel it my duty to do anything i can to allay suspicions which ire calculated to work great mischief and which judging from All Means of information at my command Are wholly groundless. William Mac feet pastor of Broad Street E. Church. Many Idle and unemployed men Are reported to have lived and Are living in the Woods occupying old logging Camps living upon game and fish and apparently waiting for the time when logging will begin when they Hope to get work. Norway current. Hancock has a selfish merchant who recently put in a Small printing outfit for the purpose to said of doing his own printing but Tho journal finds out that he is now soliciting Job work that is about the smallest piece of business we have heard of yet and if the local press Don t make it hot for that establishment they Are not doing their duty by the profession Onton agon Herald. Denounced As cowards and liars. Continued from first Page secretly disseminated among the ignorant protestants of their neighbourhood and to speak out about As every Man of Honor is bound to do. If the purposes of Loman catholics need for any reason to be opposed or resisted let us oppose and resist them like men names attached to the statement. Williamve. Moore pair second presbyterian of Huron. A e. A Taylor pastor bes minis Ter Church j v Francis. A. Henry rec a Paul s a Soopin in Church. A i in Jer Mune Pas gym out for what is the greatest amount of lumber Ustel nine people out of ten will say of houses and buildings. It is doubtful if 35 per cent of the lumber outset goes into buildings. The rain roads Farmers and miscellaneous purposes take about 40 per cent Tho other 20 por cent goes into boxes. The estimate is made say the Southern Lumberman on the judgement of Somo of the oldest and Best informed lumbermen in the . For Home made baking fresh candies or anything in the line of confectionery Call at Bickford a 132 East Aurora Street. Call on the d. For family Wood. E. Kennedy estate be ska a. This famous Spring wafer Dolive Rod at your Homo in Tun gallon cans. Ironwood Cash grocery to music w. E. Zabst is Selling instruments and receiving new scholars. He has but a few Good lesson hours left and those out on vacations will please ire a port at their earliest convenience. He is ready to furnish orchestra of from three to fifteen men for dance or concert purposes. Davis & fair Block the Home ast woman in Iron Wood As Well As the Best looking is requested to Call at c. E. Hocks and look Over his elegant selection of Wall paper. Prices Are away Down. Education. Educate your children in music while they Are Young. W. E. Zabst teaches violin Cornet clarinet Gui a tar Baijo and mandolin. Davis to Fehr Block. A c time table. Trains Loave Ironwood As follows. For Ashland Duluth West Superior mesabi Range. St. Paul Minneapolis and All Points West on Northern Pacific at 5 34 a. A and arrives in Ashland 8 05 a. In Duluth 11 40.a. In St. Paul 6 50 a Leaves at 1.20 p. For Ashland Duluth we3t Superior eau Claire Chippewa Falls Milwaukee and Chicago arrives in Ashland 4.05 p. Fri in. Duluth 6.58 p. A in Chippewa Falls 9.40 p. M., in Milwaukee 8.40 a. M., in Chicago 7.001\. Leaves at 7.20 p. For Chicago and Milwaukee arriving at Chicago 9,59 a And Milwaukee at 7.20 a. This train has through sleepers and its Early arrival at Chicago insures passengers Good connections with through trains out of chlo ago & local trains for Bessell Leavo at 8.11 and 11.05 a m.,

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