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Ironwood News Record (Newspaper) - May 24, 1919, Ironwood, Michigan Iron Wood news record volume 34 number 12 Ironwood go Gebic county Michigan saturday May 24 1919 steel Trade hopeful Many indications that steel business will be brisk before fall a most noticeable improvement in sentiment has taken place in the steel Industry during the last week and a feeling of renewed Confidence is rap idly displacing that of doubt and apprehension on the part of some interests the optimistic views which have been expressed by judge Elbert h Gary from time to time during the last six weeks or two months and which were not generally agreed to at the time Are now being shared by All that the United states steel Corpora May 30 Parade Tion has already notified Many of its customers that it is prepared to accept orders for various steel products for delivery Over the next three and six months at the quotations now Rul the other important steel fact users in the country Manu improved rather materially in the last few Days As compared with what it was previously the Best opinion in the Trade is that the improvement that will come in the last six months of this year according to present indications will be most substantial it is the fairly general belief among authorities that the buying of steel products will increase steadily from this time on and can be expected to reach Large proportions within the next three or four months Market free from muddling the elimination of the Industrial Board and the restoration of a Socall de free Market with producers on a competitive basis has done much to per year in Advance ing Export movement on the equipment companies Are look ing for a buying movement for Export shortly it is expected that England and France As Well As the British colonial possessions will come into the Market soon in addition it is known that Poland and Czechoslovakia have practically no equipment while that of Europe generally is worn out and badly in need of replacement the British equipment companies according to private cables received Here have so much business on their books that they Are not in a position to take orders for delivery within the next 18 months for this reason it is naturally supposed that the makers in the United states and Canada will be called upon to Supply the immediate needs at least of Many foreign countries that some of the Heads of inde pendent steel companies Are expecting higher prices late this year is indicated by the fact that they declined to quote on this business at this time memorial sunday sunday will be observed As memory bring about the reestablishment of Al sunday throughout the United Onna ence the Market is now free rom official muddling and is to be permitted to find its natural level and in finding its natural Teel men say there is Little to fear hat prices will be reduced the Levels fixed originally As the stabilized quotations were shown to be the lowest at which the producers could do 3usiness without a reduction in Vages and none of the big men directing the steel Industry in this country Are Willingto face any labor difficulties or unrest just now it can be stated on High All returned soldiers and sailors of the great War Are invited to join the Spanish War veterans in accompany the members of the g a r and the w r c to the first methodist episcopal Church on that morning where special services will be held at please appear in uniform at at the City Hall members of the Allied armies who Are visiting or at present living in the City Are also invited to join and attend the services by request of committee program is arranged exercises to be held on morning of memorial j v Brennan of Detroit speaker memorial Day will be observed in irom Vood in a manner befitting the significance which the Day holds in the minds and memories of the Ameri can people and in accordance with the proclamation of the state the Homes of the City will be Decora Ted with the stars and stripes for the Day while All Flag staffs will carry the Flag at half Mast until noon and from noon until Sundown at the top of the Mast business hoses of the City will close at Oclock and will reopen in some cases at noon services for the dead will be held at the cemetery at in the morn ing at that time the Graves of the nations heroes will be decorated by the woman Relief corps and the members of the g a services will conducted by the clergymen of the City at Oclock the Parade will form on Ayer Street de Oxnam is marshal for the Day and the Rev Thomas Foster will act As his aide exercises will be held at the Luther l Wright school grounds after the train leaving Ironwood at p m Small boy drowned upon arrival in Chicago the following morning the letters will be promptly transferred to the aeroplane Pouch and whisked away to Cleveland let ters for Cleveland delivery will go immediately into local delivery channels with the result that the missive is in the hands of the Cleveland addressee that afternoon instead of the follow ing morning letters destined farther East Are transferred to fast mails and whirled away to Buffalo new York or other Points with corresponding gains in local delivery if you wish to make a sure Job of Quick delivery add a special delivery stamp to the Aero postage and immediate attention at destination will be insured the air service does not extend to parcel Post but sealed Par cels May be sent at Aero letter Post age rate providing the package does not exceed 30 inches in length and Girth combined style shop starts big improvements expansion Sale and extensive alte rations Are begun this week at Well known store the expansion movement is in full swing at the style shop on Parade and in Case of inclement thursday morning was opened a Sale for genuine satisfaction in bread and cake making use decoys Best flour milled from the finest Northern grown hard wheat every sack guaranteed both by the Mill and ourselves weather at the Pierce theater j v Brennan of Detroit and former superintendent of schools of Ironwood will deliver the principal address of the Day automobiles for the Gold Star mothers and fathers will be reported to Harry Barr who will have charge of this feature of the Parade during the time of the Parade the police will be Given orders to keep All Automo Biles from the streets on which the Parade will pass formation of the Parade the marshal has announced the Fol lowing formation of the Parade which will probably be adhere to first and color guard of wounded soldiers Ironwood City band soldiers and sailors of the world War United Spanish War vet Erans g a r and w r c in carriages Gold Star fathers and mothers boy scouts school children second and color guard Newport band constabulary president of the Day e t Duffield and speaker of the Day j v Brennan the Stock in the store at prices which Range All the Way from 10 to 50 per cent below the retail tickets of a week ago women ready Tower suits dresses gowns skirts capes Coats and hats Are included in the great bargains which Are now presented to the patrons of this popular store on wednesday morning Paul saute Rand his Crew of men started work on the remodelling of the Libby Block for additional floor space for the style shop when this will have been completed the quarters of the style chop will be twice the size of the present store and will without a doubt be one of the most up Odate houses of its kind in the state we expect to be in our new Home in ample time for the fall said or Seaman manager of the style shop this week our plans at present Call for a new front in the building recently vacated by Norman Davis the Barber which will correspond with the show windows of our present store we shall have went fishing alone seven Earold child drowned in Spring Creek last saturday evening John Luoma seven years of age was drowned about Oclock sat urday evening in Spring Creek while fishing two children age 10 years daughters of mrs Katri Laakso were the Only witnesses to the Childs unfortunate death the Luoma boy it was Learned at the inquest held on monday by Cor Oner James Trudgeon was sitting on a logging Bridge constructed by m l Kane the two girls were close be Side him and they testified that the boy was trying to bait his Hook when he lost his balance and fell about four feet into the water frightened by the Accident the children ran immediately for assist Ance and an half an hour later re turned with Richard Dixon who quickly took the body from the water Dixon declared at the inquest that the body was found in five feet of water and had the children the presence of mind to help the drowning boy with a fish pole or any Small Rod he would have undoubtedly been Able to get to Shore John Luoma was the son of Isaac Luoma a settler of Ironwood town ship the Mother of the child was a victim of the influenza plague last All the drowning of this child should awaken Many parents of Ironwood to the great Hazard of allowing their children to go into the Woods and fish ing alone every week May be seen numerous children a majority of them without the least knowledge of swimming and what to do in Case of an Accident along the Banks of the creeks and in the Woods with no older persons about to Aid them in Rase of trouble in the opinion of the jury who heard the testimony of the children at the inquest of the Luoma boy there seems to be no question that had some one been within Call ing distance at the time the boy fell into the Creek he would have been readily saved churches Campaign for first methodist and Newport churches have nearly reached quota in Centenary drive the great Centenary movement of the methodist episcopal Church in which will be raised in the next five years for reconstruction work in Europe and for the Advance of religious Endeavor throughout the world is in full swing beginning last sunday and concluding May 25 every Church in method ism is engaged in an intensive Campaign to raise this Large amount of Money following the plans of the Liberty Loans each episcopal area is assigned a definite quota this area in turn is subdivided into districts and the districts into communities until the last individual Church in the area has a definite quota As signed the Rev g g Hicks pastor of the first m e Church in this City who is in daily touch with nearly every Church in the upper Peninsula says that already thirteen churches have gone Over with percentages As High As 150 to 215 per cent of their quota the local situation is very encouraging both the Newport and the first Church Are More than 90 per cent subscribed and both will be on top when the drive closes tomorrow even ing the leaders of the Church Are to be congratulated and commended for such a world vision and the courage and vision to undertake such a world program it Lull us l1ic Lucxy v ij1 in carriages mayor and Council Fra the the store at the same eternal orders citizens in carriages 1 place tvs and use the entire show front of our addition and a portion of our old store for a display window it is our plan to create a show window that will be most elaborate and will foil your flashlights batteries Etc use Only for Sale at the City drug store opposite the City Hall Mcleod Avenue it 1 carrying Protection j against fire loss to your new car is just As important to you As House and furniture insurance consider the you take without it be sure to secure this Protection before you make your first trip ask us about the terms and the Best companies h m Erickson go Gebic National Bank bldg Ironwood Michigan and automobiles line of March the line of March will be form head on Ayer Street East of Suffolk Street the column will proceed West on Ayer to Lawrence South on Lawrence to Aurora East on Aurora to Suffolk South on Suffolk to Mcleod East on Mcleod to Curry North on Curry to Ayer East on Ayer to Luther l Wright school grounds at the school grounds the Parade will pass in review line facing West the units will Advance in the same order As they paraded and will take places close to the speakers stand boy lost for 30 hours Ralph Nasi the Niney Earold deaf and dumb son of or and mrs John Nasi Ironwood township wandered away from Home monday morning about Oclock noon time came and his father and Mother thought it was strange that the child did not come in for his meal six Oclock and Ralph did not appear for supper Nightfall and bedtime and still no Ralph thex parents be i came alarmed word was sent to the neighbors to learn if the boy was not visiting nearby no one had seen him for the Day the father and Mother scoured the farm Yard and the Fields in search of their son soon others joined them and at Midnight there were nearly a Hundred men and boys trying to find the lost one tuesday morning came and went noon time and the Hunting parties were giving up Hopes of finding the Little fellow alive shortly before Oclock a party was crossing an Orchard about two Miles East of the Nasi farm when they saw the boy wandering about the Field As unconcerned and Happy As if he were at a sunday school picnic Ralph was quickly returned to his Home of course the youngster has been unable to Tell his Story but from outward appearances he is not the least bit damaged by his experience Send a letter by aeroplane Ironwood is not As yet on the governments aeroplane mail route but postmaster a w Peterson announces arrangements whereby patrons of the Ironwood office May Avail themselves of the air service that has been inaugurated Between Chicago and Cleveland if you have letter destined for the Eastern states and for which you wish to insure extra dispatch the Bird men will do the trick for you if you Are willing to pay the extra postage which is double the regular letter rate the air service Between Chicago and the ladies Aid society of the presbyterian Church will meet next wednesday afternoon at Oclock with mrs b w shove Mcleod ave nue be a credit not to Ironwood alone but to Michigan said or sea Man the Interior of the store will be wished in a lavish manner the plans Call for an entire new set of cabinets and display cases a ladies reception and writing room and a modern alteration department and Mil winery designing and work rooms the Cost of the new improvement it is estimated will be approximately new summer 1919 class play selected officer 6g6 has been selected by the critics As the play to be presented by the graduating class of the Iron Wood High school during the commencement week in june this play is one of the Best known of High class comedy the High school dramatic club considered the production As its next theatrical Effort several years ago and would have staged it in 1915 if the club through the removal of several prominent members from the City had not disbanded the cast As selected by j c wat son and miss Jean Goudie is As Fol lows travers Gladwi Nerwin Gustafson Whitney Barnes William Nordling Alfred Wilson Oscar Ketola Batiato Jap Raymond Erickson Captain Stone Bertle Sande Kearney a Plain clothes Man Henry Ottil Ryan Wesley Mollar Michael Phela Ernest Dea policeman Alfred Richard Helen Madajesky mrs Peterson Sadie Small Evangeline Swainson Beautiful creations White and Light hats in pastel and Side Crown of narrow ribbon Dressy hats of soldiers organize Ironwood Post no 5 will be the name of the Branch of the american legion which organized and elected a temporary slate of officers at the commercial club monday evening Edward Oxnam was elected Tempo Rary president Byron Brogan vice president Treffley Bartlettt Secre tary Edwin Carlson treasurer the chief work of the evening was to effect an organization to take charge of the Observance of memorial Day and the fourth of july Werner Larson will have charge of the sol Diers on May 30 and William Caddy Waino Raudio and Frank Zigowski will Confer with the commercial club regarding the plans for the doings in july hair braid with tuscan dashes trimmed in fruit and ribbon and Many other Beautiful creations in transparent Georgette mohair Tuscany and leghorn sport hats in delicate shades this department More attractive than Ever new skirts new wraps new suits new dresses Many Are samples at attractive prices 22 i Cleveland is in operation each week there will be another meeting on Day and air mail letters deposited j monday evening a returned sol in the Ironwood Post office prior to Diers Are invited to be present at the p m on any Day except Saturn commercial club rooms monday even i Day will be dispatched on the Chicago ing and take some part in the work of Northwestern railway Post office i organization Davis Fehr

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