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Ironwood News Record (Newspaper) - December 23, 1911, Ironwood, Michigan News record volume 26 number 42 Ironwood go Gebic county Michigan saturday december 23 1911 per year in Advance we Are prepared to fur Nish everything for your table for the Holiday season All the fresh fruits and vegetables the Market affords can be found at our store Sullivan Mem Meimei when looking for such Christmas gifts As Fountain pens pennants icy hot bottles Box paper Box Candy toilet sets perfume and toilet Waters Cut Glass Ware old wines to All going at Cost f Mccabe co Day phone no 53 night phone we Toni you make the coming Christ Inas a joyous one for your wife son or daughter by depositing to their credit at our savings or More As a Xmas gift appreciate such a proud of their Bank account and strive to increase it act upon this suggestion today while you think of per cent interest will be added to the amount from january 1st go Gebic National Bank c Ironwood Mich r the Seal of the company on policies we Issue Means some thing it Means fair and prompt payment All losses by fire it moans abundant assets to pay All claims it Means you get read fire insurance Protection it Means salvation instead of ruin to you if a fire occurs the sooner you let us write you such a policy the safer you will be h m er1ckson Many bad accidents unfortunate run of accidents Sadden Homes at Christmas time the left hand of Michael Krajnak a Miner at the Bast Norrie mine was so badly lacerated by a dynamite explosion on monday that it was Neces sary to amputate it at the wrist the mans Leit Eye was also injured by the Force of the blast and on thursday the attending surgeons deemed its re Moval necessary to the preservation of the sight of the other Eye Krajnak and Jos Lapsansky were working As miners in a sub level at the East Sor tie they had taken Down consider Able Ore but some of it was in Large pieces it was decided to break these with Small charges of powder placing a Short length of the stick on each piece of Ore Krajnak went Down to the crosscut to warn anyone approach ing Lapsansky remaining in the sub level to fire the fuses after which he was to seek safety in an adjoining Drift in some manner that neither Man is Able to account for one of these lighted Sticks of powder fell off and into the Chute dropping at Kraj Naks feet he evidently picked it up just As the fuse had burned up to the exploder with the result noted Tom Johnson of the Newport Loca Tion went out Rabbit Bunting in Erwin township last monday he had a 22 Rifle when out in the Woods it occurred to him that Snow might have lodged in the barrel and he looked into the muzzle the gun went off the Bullet striking Johnson just below the right Eye and passing out near the Temple he is at the twin City hos will speedily recover if blood poisoning does not set in Jacob Koski who had been working As a labourer among the Farmers of Ironwood township started for his Home at Calumet wednesday morn ing he missed the noon train at Saxon and waited for the night train the Northwestern scoot when half a mile out of Saxon struck Koski and the Man was carried on the Pilot to Hurley before the trainmen discovered him Koskins leg is fractured and his head and Back Are injured he is at the twin City Hospital a Man on the ladder above him stepped on Sam Gerot chs fingers at the Newport mine on monday Caus to lose Bis hold and Falla distance of thirty feet sustaining a bad fracture of the thigh Bone mrs Fred Smith is dead although her condition had been hopeless for a Long time friends of the family were pained to hear of the death of mrs Fred Smith at her Home on Pew Abic Street at an Early hour thursday morning she had been a great sufferer from cancer for years deceased was born at in 1848 she and or Smith were married in London Ontario dec 29 1879 the family coming to Ironwood seventeen years ago since which time or Smith has been in the employ of the Chicago Northwestern railway the surviving children Are mrs Hal Russell of Chicago and George Smith of Oklahoma deceased also leaves four Brothers Fred Ernest and Milo May of Pauline and we May Lemoore Cal deceased was a woman of Many Noble qualities and her death is much deplored sympathy is extended to the bereaved husband and relatives the funeral will be held from the first m e Church this afternoon with services at two Oclock the local Eastern Star order in which deceased held membership will attend states attorney to marry James Arthur Oneill prosecuting attorney of go Gebic county quietly left town tuesday evening and according to information that has come to the news record will Lead miss Jessie Smith to the altar next wednesday at Detroit the prospective Bride taught school in Ironwood last year theres Only one Chap in town that really knows All about things and he wont Tell however if you see or a j Obrien hiking de Troi Tward in the next Day or two it will be a sure sign that our information is Correct and you will be entitled to one guess As to the identity of the Best Man the wedding trip will extend into the new year and on their return or and mrs Oneill will occupy the Nagelstock residence East Ayer Post office open sunday and Christmas postmaster Houk announces that the Carrier windows will be open Sun Day also Christmas Day for the de livery of mail from to Oclock since the sunday closing went into effect at the Ironwood Post office the carriers window shave not been open on sunday but in order that the peo ple May have the Best possible service for the holidays the plan announced by the postmaster has been decided upon no holidays at furnaces enormous Mill capacity maintained and prices higher the Iron age of new York in its Issue of yesterday says the steel companies have made some further Progress in establishing higher prices for their products in the last week and now look for Railroad buying to reinforce the position in which the recent heavy volume of Low priced business has put them what is counted on by those who predict Large things for 1912 is that orders now on hand will carry them into March at a High rate of output and that Spring business will then be sufficient to fill up their books beyond the Middle of the year actual Market developments have plainly modified Selling policies As indicated by the establishment of Pittsburg for steel bars in the last week and by the disappearance of re cent Low prices for structural shapes and plates it had been expected that a num Ber of blast furnaces of the steel corporation would be banked Over the holidays but the order has been Given to operate them As usual several additions to the list of the corporations Active furnaces Are scheduled for january wire and Sheet and tin plate Mills will operate on increased schedules after january 1 at present tin plate plants Are running at about 70 per cent of capacity against 50 per cent a few weeks ago the wire and tin plate operations of the steel Corpora Tion and the steel production of the Carnegie steel company will be on a 90 per cent basis in january pig Iron markets Are quieting Down after a month of heavy buying the Market feature of which was that it left prices practically unchanged however Southern Iron in which the weakness was pronounced is firm on the basis Bessemer Iron is stronger and at Valley furnaces is now Mather prizes awarded list of prize winners in Home gardening contest of the i co theorize winners in the Cleveland Cliffs Iron contests for Home gardening on the company Ashland mine property during the past sea son were announced yesterday the judges found much improvement in conditions in All sections of the Loca Tion and made mention of this fact in their report to the company Oll Licals the prizes Are donated personally by president w g Mather the coveted prize each year is that for the Best kept premises c a Hans Corn being this years Winner last year this prize went to mrs Fedeli Bartone and two years ago it was won by Theodore Gerte the Winner in this class is eliminated in succeed ing contests but a special prize is offered for Competition among those who have previously carried Oft the Honor Theodore Gertz getting it this year the following is a list of the prize winners for 1911 Best kept premises special prize Theodore Gertz first Chas a Hanscom second William Gertz third Steve Reiman fourth mrs Mary Leahy fifth Steve vegetable gardens first prize Mike Kowotski second Patrick Fahey third mrs Ellen Maloney fourth Andrew booms fifth Joseph Wojekowski Vine planting first prize mrs Fedeli Ber tone second mrs Susie Ilen Dricks third Andrew rooms fourth Joseph Siska Flowers in Beds boxes tubs and barrels first prize mrs Theodore second mrs Han Corn third mrs Edwin niness fourth mrs Fedeli Bertone entertainment at the presbyterian Church a Christmas entertainment at the presbyterian Church will be held this saturday evening at Oclock the chorus work is in miss Grace Fisher with miss Edith Thom As As assistant miss Amanda Backon miss Abel miss Owen and mrs o e Olson have prepared a very interest ing program of recitations exercises and drills which will be Given by the primary and intermediate children excellent readings will be Given by Dorothy Wilcox and Edna Backon miss Williams and mrs Jos Davis aided by the older pupils of the Sab Bath school will have the Church beautifully decorated with Cedar Gar lands and Christmas Bells there will be an unusually Large Christmas tree and a Christmas Box for All Small folks everybody is cordially invited to come and bring the children if you want a Diamond ring we got right prices Sloan Brennan t 1 it to v Christmas Davis Fehr it it it it it it it rat Jet it it it it it it it it it it it Ift set set we wish you a merry Christmas City drug store City Iron works Hurley Wisconsin under Iron and brass castings made to order repairs on All kinds of engines and machinery also stove castings dealers in Franklin air cooled cars and otiik11s Automo bile Gas engines repairs a specially automobile supplies in Stock Prout Shand lessees in meats there is a lot of satisfaction in knowing that when you place an order for meats you Are going to receive the very Best skilfully Cut and promptly delivered a trial order will convince you that we furnish you this Gus Swanson 1o bas5t Muj Bod ave phone 23

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