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Ironwood News Record (Newspaper) - April 25, 1914, Ironwood, Michigan RONW VOLUME 29 NUMBER 8 COUNTY MICHIGAN SATURDAY APRIL 25 1914 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE MRS SOLOMON S CURRY DIES T HE MAYORS APPOINTMENTS Our Baking Departmt is now prepared to furnish HIGH GRADE HOME BAKING Special orders are given prompt careful attention Headquarters Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Sullivan Coumbe SOUVENIRS We are giving away Pocket Flash Lights that retail at anywhere They go FREE with each purchase of Murat Cigars The Flor de Murat is a clear Havana piece of goods and one that you will come back after Get a Flash Light TODAY as the supply is limited Our cigars are always kept in firstclass condition by our new electrically controlled humidors M F flcCABE COflPAN DAY PHONE 53 NIGHT PHONE 396J Saving on Delivery have always believed that the best and most economical results in delivery would result from a central ized delivery system that would give us a chance to give closer attention to the details of our store and effect a saving both to our patronsand ourselves After a fair trial of the Haglin Deliv ery we are more convinced than ever of the systems efficiency Our aim is to give customers the best and most eco nomical service The Swarison Market jin T HEALY Proprietor 410 East McLeod Ave Telephone No 23 Automobile Insurance For Rates and Information WITH OFFICE THREE DOORS FBOX POSTOFTICE Passes Away Suddenly at Her Home Early Tuesday Morning The people of Ironwood were greatly shocked and grieved when it was learn ed that S Curry had pas sed away very suddenly at her home on McLeod avenue about one oclock Tuesday morning She had been en joying her usual good health and while she had been subject for a num ber of years to occasional slight at tacks of indigestion she had been feel ing well of late and it was not until Mr Curry was awakened early Tues day morning and found her in distress that her condition became alarming She was seized with a violent attack of acute indigestion and although Miss Alexander a nurse who was rooming in the house came to her Immediate assistance heart failure followed and she passed away almost before the family could be summoned Mrs Currys death removes anoth er of Ironwoods early pioneers Com ing 1888 she and her husband have been closely identified with the growth and development of this city and the surrounding country from that time to the present Mrs Cur ry was a woman of talent refinement and culture a good home maker a kind loyal friend and a most exem plary neighbor She possessed great executive ability a keen business judgment and those sterling qualities which every person who succeeds in a pioneer country must possess She ave liberally oe her time and her alentandher very many close as sociates and warm friends attest elo quently of genuineness and her personal worth She will be reately missed in this community not only because of her long and inti mate association with the people here but because she was a women of lofty purpose and noble character The sympathy of the entire community roes out to the bereaved family and Mrs Currys maiden name was Eliza beth Stoup She was born in Ann Arbor Sept thusbeing ri her 67th year She was married to Solomon S Curry by the Rev Herick Johnson now of Philadelphia on Tsfov 13 1867 at Marquette Mich She is survived by her husband and two children George A of this city and Mrs Kalph Bartlett of Newton two brpthers Henry and Charles of Tpsilanti and a sister Mrs H G Williams of Minneapolis The funeral services will take place at the house this afternoon at2 oclock and will be conducted by the Rev J A Melroseof the Presbyterian Church assisted by Eev A E Healey of First M E Church The pall bearers will be D E Sutherland J W Best J C Thomas F J Hager B E Jussen C E Houk F H Kearney and Joseph Davis Interment be in River ide cemetary the relatives who came to attend the funeral are Mr and Mrs Ralph W Bartlett anoYfamily and urry of Jtewton Dr and Mrs J A McLeod of Milwaukee Mr and MrsvB C Xing of Duluth and Mrs Clinton Grinols of St Cloud Minn Fire on Norrie Location A disastrous fire which resulted in the death of one man and the total destruction of a boarding house on the Norrie location occurred about oclock Saturday morning The building was formerly known as the Finnish Temperance hall but some time ago had been converted into boardinghouse and was occupied by Charles and Matt Maki and their fami lies Charles Maki the man who was burned had a wife and two smal children one a boy of three and the other much From what can be learned it seems that the boy had been taken to a neighbors house af ter the fire had driven the occupants from the building but the father no seeing the boy among the other chil dren believed him to be in the bum ing building and went in to rescue him Io is believed that he fei through the floor into the basement where later the body was found ter ribly charred The basement contain ed a Finnish public bath and it is prob able that the fire originated here The building was in flames before the alarm was turned in and when th alarm was given the wrong numbe was turned in This sent the fir truck around by way of the fiats Lat er the correct number was turned in but meanwhile the flames had made such headway that the departmen could do little more than to save th surrounding buildings from destruc tion Teachers The examinations for the of Gogebic county will be held Court house at Bessemer Thursday and Friday April 30 and May The morning sessions will begin eight oclock Laura Bowden County Commissioner of Schools of Garbage Master Only New City Official Appointed Ironwood April 21 1914 The first regular meeting of the ommon council after the annual city held on the sixth day of April 914 was held on the above date Mayor Henry Rowe presided and the olio wing aldermen were present Tol an Jennings Dear Best Peterson Mueller May Olson Alexander Speare Jacquart Harrington Rich ards Stevens and Mildren The minutes of the last regular meeting were read and approved Mayors address to the common ouncil Gentlemen of the Upon assuming the duties of the ihief executive office of this important nd growing city I take this occasion o express to you and to the electors the city generally my due sense of for the honor in again electing me as its mayor The duties equired of the mayor and the council re becoming more important each ear and 1 trust that during uing year we may perform our du ies In a manner that will meet with he approval of the people of this city the beginning of my first term of mayor I fully realized and particular y pointed out to the council that the lealth of the community was para mount to all other matters that should attention from the city admin stration The work which has been ccomplished during the last year in he construction of the Pine Street lewer and the Lake Street sewer was reatly needed and has greatly im proved the sanitary conditions in the districts where they were built This svork should continue until we have a omplete sewer system for the whole ity and your attention Is particular y called to the Village of Jessieville where some sewer system should he provided as early as possible Another matter of very great im portance to the health of this com munity and which should receive the earnest consideration of this council s the question of furnishing to our citizens a supply of good water for do mestic consumption The water now furnished our city for domestic con sumption by the Ironwood Water Works company is unsatisfactory The system recently installed by this company for filtering and purifying the water seems to be the rigS sys tem but the report of our city engin eer submitted to the former council shows that the settling tanks are in sufficient in size to accomplish their purpose The franchise of the Water company has but a few years to run The question of furnishing a whole some supply of water for domestic purposes not only at the present time but for the future should receive the careful and continued attention of this council During the last year we accomplish ed much by having the unsightly tel ephone poles removed from the busi ness part of the city The conditions should be further improved by the re moval of the wooden poles of the Elestric Light company and this mat ter the council should take up in a businesslike way with the company and begin negotiations looking for the removal of the wooden trolley poles as well as the other wooden poles car rying the electric light wires and the installation of iron poles of approved design The work of improving the highj ways and sidewalks of the city should also continue and as much be expend ed for these purposes as the finances of the city will permit In carrying out these various public improvements I shall endeavor to ful ly perform my duty as mayor of this city and I trust and know that during the ensuing year the council will give the same support in these matters as it did last year and that we may so conduct the affairs of the city as to meet the approval of its citizens and the confidence which they have reposed in us Moved by Alexander seconded by Speare that the address by the mayor be received and made part of the min utes of this meeting Carried Moved by Tolan seconded by Dear that Alderman Alexander be chosen as president of tKo council for the en suing year Motion carried Appointment of Standing Commit tees of Speare Stev ens Dear and Best Olson and Peterson itreets and Mueller and Best Harrington and Jennings City Stevens and Ol son Richards Moon and Alexander Continued on m i SPRING STYLES Shown Here Every Day In Cloaks Suits and Millinery Our present arrangement brings to these stores di rect from the manufact urers and makers copies of the latest as they ap pear on the market and no middlemans profit You get the advantage not only of the latest but the saving of the middle mans profit DAVIS FEHR If a Prescription is correctly written we can fill it no matter what druggists name is on the blank It will be com pounded correctly too and our prices will be right THE CITY DRUG STORE Twin City Iron Works HURLEY WISCONSIN u n d e r IBON A BRASS CASTINGS MADE TO ORDER NEW SERIES FRANKLIN SIXTHIRTY Five passengers Shipping weight 2700 pounds Lefthand drive center control Wheelbase 120 inches Tread 56 inches Entz elec tric starting amd lighting system Speedometer electric horn and dimmer for headlights The SixThirty meets the demand for a compact economical car and of such quality and balance as to withstand the hardest use It Is a car that for every dollar invested gives the greatest possible div idend in automobile satisfaction ;