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Ask any Business Woman who
has once used
why she prefers it above all
others and in all probability
she'll give you a dozen reasons
—it has so many merits.
"Why," she'll been. "I can
drop it into my pocket
"Never it can't. It's air-tight
"It's a convenient size—4^
inches long when closed."
"It's clean—to hand'e—
soils the fingers. But I could
not begin to recite all its
virtues. There's no pen that
can compare with it in any
respect." See for yourself
We have all the various 8tyle9
From $2.50 to $45.00
The Virginia Transfer
and Dray Line.
$ Heavy & Light 2
COAL and WOOD
OFFICE: Enterprise Block
S J. W. MURPHY $
Do you want the finest when buy
ing your winter suit or overcoat?
If so you will not forget N. A. Hol
mer, the merchant tailor, whose
stock of suitings and overcoat pat
terns is replete with the finest the
market affords. Hia pricea are al
waya right, he keepa in touch with
the lateat atylea, and hia work al
ways gives aatisfaction.
LODGE NO. 5o0.
Moots every Tiiesduv niuht :it L. O. K.
Hall at N:00 oclock.
Pres., Chris Johnson. Sec'y. Tessa Masson
Visiting members always welcome.
LODGE NO. 222.
Meets evi-rv Thursday night at I. O. O. K.
Hall at 8:00 o'clock.
X. («.. (Jco. V.Trimble.
R. S.. VV. I. Bennallack.
Visits from outside Brothers always ap
Attorney O. A. Poirier ate Christ
mas dinner with his parents in Du
Dr. and Mrs. C-. B. Lenont were
Christmas guests of Minneapolis
When you wanta smoke remember
you can get the finest at Tusk's &
Sigel's Billiard Hall.
Picture framing: done neatly and
promptly at H. S. Gillespie's, 421
Klbert I. Hannaford was an at
tendant at the High School party,
Hibbing, on Tuesday evening.
C. W. Sarff, of the Virginia Store,
spends the Holidays with his fam
ily at Verndale, Minn.
Dr. and Mrs. William Bell left Fri
day last for a brief Holiday visit at
their former home at Tshpemiog,
Dr. and Mrs. O. B. Wood left Fri
day for Waseca, Minn., for a breif
visit with relatives and friends dur
MONEY TO LOAN on easy pay
ments. City and farm lands bought
and sold. LOUI9 M. 08BORX,
10-15tf First Nat'l Bank Bldg.
The water wagon will be heavily
laiden for a few days after the open
ing of the new year. Be one of those
who stay with a resolution through
out the year.
Mr. and Mrs. J.Gilbert Taylor were
Christmas visitors to Hibbing, en
joying the day as guests of Mrs.
Taylor's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Le
EYES.—Dr. Larson, the eye speci
alist, will be at Hotel Fay, Virginia,
the 20th and 21st of every month.
Latest methods in examining eyes
and fitting glasses in vogue. Ar
tificial eyes fitted. 8-6tf.
WANTED.—Offer on stumpage in
Sections 31 and 32, township 67,
range 21. Heavy spruce and tarn
arack on one forty. One-fourth mile
from Ash Lake spur ot the Duluth,
Rainy Lake & Winnipeg Railway.
BARGB ft PEKHAM,
A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL
5?-^ vJv^—«**~ iS
I. II. FLEMING, licensed embalm
I er and undertaker. Call phone 170K2
j. Mesberg attended to business
matters in the Zenith City the first
of the week.
B. Goldberg returned Tuesday
from a professional trip to Chicago
and Iowa points.
H. F. Smith, sawyer at the Bailey
mill, returned Monday evening from
a brief Holiday visit with his wife
Capt. Jas. R. Fayle and family of
Hibbing spent Xmas at the home
of G. I. Williams returning home
FOR SALE—Household furniture,
Will sell cheap. Call at once. Also
have five young St. Bernard dogs
for sale. 126 Beech street, up-stairs.
Mrs. W. £. Hannaford and son
Demming will return this evening
from their Christmas visit at Mrs.
Hannatord's former home at New
D. E. Shea and Archie McDougall
returned Monday from a Christmas
visit with relatives and friends at
Hurley. Wis., Mrs. Shea and Mrs.
McDougall remaining for a more
extended visit at the old home.
Thfee million matches a minute
is said to be the consumption of the
little spark producers, and the
American p.eople are said to re
sponsible for one-half of the total
used in the world.
At the Norwegian Lutheran
Church the services will be con
ducted New Year's eve. The Young
Peoples' Society will meet Sunday
evening. On Tuesday evening next
C. Skensness will conduct services.
Mr. H. F. Kendall, Supt. of Mines,
New York State Steel Co., spent
Xmas at Winona, Minn., and made
a trip to Iron River, Michigan,
where the New York State Steel Co.
are conducting some explorations,
C. O. Learned, formerly with the
Fitger Brewing Co.. has resigned
his position and leases today for
Houston, Texas, where he will enter
the ranks of real estate dealers in
the sunny south. Mr. Learned has
many friends in Virginia who will
wish him success in his new field.
The office of the Virginia Trans
fer ft Fuel Line has been removed
to the Doyle building, across the
street from its former location in
the Enterprise block, Mr. Murphy
finding the change a matter of con
venience since entering into part
nership with Wm. Rooney in the
real estate and insurance business.
While the range got a touch of
the aevere cold which occasionally
hits the polar regions the first of
the week we escaped the blizzard
and aftermath of the atorm which
awept the eaatern atatea. The range
weather conditiona are ideal, if one
I only geta used to them and haa a
good stand-in with the coal man.
A. W. Hubbard returned Monday
evening from a brief trip to Duluth
and the Twin Cities.
A. Keller, local manager of the L.
Hammel Sales Stables, was in Du
luth Monday and Tuesday.
Miss Winnifred Downing of Hib
bing is spending the Holidays with
her sister, Mrs. G. I. Williams.
Furniture for four or five room
house for sale cheap for cash. Good
as new. Call 006 Beech street.
At St. Paul's Church next Sunday
there will be morning services at
10:30. Kverybody cordially invited.
K. W. Merritt, purchasing agent
for the Duluth, Rainy Lake & Winni
peg, made a short business trip to
The Presbyterian Ladies' Aid So
ciety will meet at the home of Mrs.
Neff on Wednesday afternoon next,
There is a firm in Connecticut
named the Damn-Noyes Co., which
manufactures phonographs. The
name is a most appropriate one.
The Ladies' Aid of the M. E.
Church will meet at the home of
Mrs. L. L. Fiandt, 201 Lake Boule
vard, on Wednesday afternoon next,
Commencing tomorrow you will
write it "1910"—if you don't forget.
May the new year be a happy and
prosperous one to all is the wish of
F. M. Vivian and Miss Anna Carl
son, of Hibbing, were united in
marriage in this city on Friday last.
The happy young couple will make
their home at Chisholm.
LOST.—A ladies' gold watch. Lost
between corner Cedar street and
Wyoming avenue, on December 29.
Finder will please return to post
office and receive reward.
Mrs. L. GOODWIN.
If one-half the range papers say
about Duluth is true, and we have
no reason to doubt them, we should
be thankful about three times a day
that we do not live in St. Louis
county.—Two Harbors Journal
I have a choice quarter section of
land in Crow Wing county, right
in the iron belt, no
swamp, no rocks,
thirty acres cleared. Partially fenc
ed. Six room house, but needs some
repairs. There is enough pine to
pay for land. Four miles from rail
road and town. Owner wants to
sell for $20 per acre. This is a snap.
Tohn Brophy, Virginia, Minn. 2w
The Hibbing city council has ac
cepted the new city hall building,
erected at a cost of $115,000. And
while the mining companies pay
the greater proportion of Hibbing
taxes we have heard of no private
detective being maintained in Hib
bing for the purpose of seeing that
the city revenues are not diverted.
A handsome new line of picture
moulding just received at H. S.
Gillespiie's, 421 Maple St. Framing
neatly and promptly done.
Miss Agnes Hovland returned
Thursday evening from Northfield,
Minn., where she
attends the St. Olaf
College, to spend the Holiday vaca
tion with her parents.
All arrangements are complete
for a proper adieu to the departing
year at the Fay Opera thia evening,
at the first annual ball given by
Virginia Aerie No. 107, F. O. E.
A voluntary reduction in the price
of lighting for business places has
been made by the Home Electric
& Heating Co., Eveleth, of from 12
to 10 cents per killowatt.
The Minnesota Candy Kitchen
puts in a complete line of new cases
and furnishings, and when complete
will have the swellest sweet-shop
on the ranges if not in St. Louis
M. H. Crocker, a well-known north
ern Michigan attorney, formerly on
the Gogebic but later located on
the Marquette range, was in the city
the first of the week. It is stated he
seeks a business location, and that
Virginia appeals to him as a pros
Louis M. Osborn, attorney,spends
the Holidays with relatives and
friends at Mankato and other south
ern points. A post-card from him
shows one of the beauty spots at
Mankato, a cozy-corner park. Such
spots tend to beautify any commun
ity and make lite worth the living.
C. O. Ballard, formerly with the
Virginia Club but now located in
Kansas, has been in the city during
the week renewing old acquaint
ances. Mr. Ballard reports the loss
of his little daughter some months
ago. He comes to Virginia this trip
from Memphis, Tenn., and says it
seems good to get back into the
Lake Superior ozone after a sojourn
in the south.
C. S. Stevens was a Duluth visitor
oyer Sunday, completing arrange
ments for the opening of a branch
business place at International
Falls, handling lime, cement, brick
and building material, the same as
at the local establishment of Terrell
& Stevens. He expects to open same
in the early spring, and says the
Falls looks to him like a business
winner for some years to come.
Garber Bros, delivery team made,
a lively run down Chestnut street
yesterday morning, bumping into
the Val Blatz beer wagon near the
Grand theater and demolishing the
lighter rig. The beer team also got
the spirit at this stage and finished
the job by heading around the cor
ner and down Walnut street for the
barn. An observance of" the city
ordinance relative to the weighting
of teams left standing on the street
would avoid such expense as may
attach to the purchase of anew rig.
Chas. Bender was a Duluth visitor
on Friday last.
STORE FIXTURES.—Store fixtures
for sale. Knquire at this office.
N. S. Garber, of the firm of Garber
Bros., attended to business matters
in Duluth Friday.
A. E. Shipley and brother, A. L.,
spent Christmas with their sister,
Mrs. E. J. O'Rourke, in Duluth.
Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Johnson and
son spend the Holidays with Mr.
Johnson's parents at Ishpeming.
John Gamble, of the Reinertson
Gamble Co., leaves tomorrow for a
visit of several days with Duluth
C. L. Liscomb, manager of the
New London Milling Co., spends
several days this week at Ranier,
on matters of business.
Tohn Duffala, formerly with B.
Levin in this city but now of Minne
apolis, was in the city a couple of
days early in the week renewing
E. H. Hotchkiss, erstwhile man
ager of the Mesaba Telephone Co.,
has resigned his position and left
on Saturday for Idaho, where he
has a "sit" in sight. W. L. Taylor,
of Hibbing, fills the vacancy.
Dr. M. F. Guidinger spent Christ
mas day at his old home near Mil
waukee, attending the meeting of
the State Veterinary Association at
St. Paul on his return the first of
the week. A brother, C. A. Guiding
er, accompanied him upon hi9 re
turn and will visit the range for
Manager Cohen of the Virginia
foot ball team was a Falls visitor
Tuesday. Mr. Cohen owns a large
cigar factory at Virginia and is put
ting out a great many "good
smokes." He states that Internat
ional Falls and Virginia are two of
the livliest business centers in
northern Minn esota.—In ternational
A Grand Rapids newspaper light
ly touches an evading evil which it
intimatea besets the children in
the public schools of that place,
and says that while the children
are examined as to their health
semi-occasionally there should be
some attention paid to their heads—
not to their brain, particularly, but
to their acalps and the"contagious"
creepers which infest them.
ON ALL OUR
And New and Up-To-Date
Suits and Coats
Great Reductions on Everything in
Oat Cloak and Fur Department.
We Will Give a
25 and 50 Per
On Oar Entire Stock of Winter Cloaks, $
Suits and Fors, Before We Start
Taking Ottt Inventory.
J* Yoti Can Figure on Buying Seasonable
Goods at About
HALF REGULAR VALUE
People One lPriGe Store.
FOR RENT.—Store building. Ben
H. J. Reinertsen, of the Reinert*
sen-Gamble Co.. is in Duluth this
Miss Elizabeth Hendricks is visit
ing for a tew days with friends at
John Landrigan and son Harold
spend the Christmas holidays with
St. Paul friends.
William Bennallack cashier at
the Lincoln, spends the Holidays at
his Ishpeming home.
Supt. Mark Elliot, of the Lincoln,
left Friday for Ishpeming for a
brief Holiday visit with his family
Mr. and Mrs. B. Levin spent Christ
mas with relatives and friends at
Tower, Mrs. Levin remaining for
the Holiday week.
Carl Taberman, a printer from
Washburn, Wis., was in the city the
first of the week, going to Hibbing
to accept a position on the Tribune.
The work of remodeling the big
new mill of the Virginia dc Rainy
Lake Company is now complete and
the enormous plant will be "turned
over" for the first time on Monday.
It is the expectation to commence
active work at this mill on Tuesday,
after which the
old mill will be razed
and anew and improved structure
erected in its place. The work of
remodeling the company's plant
will demand attention from now
until spring, but when complete the
local plant of the company will be
the largest and most up-to-date
mill in the world.
S. C. Travis spent a few hours at
Hincklev Tuesday and while there
drove out to the Keweenaw Develop
ment Association's shaft to view op
erations and the prospects of the
ore. He states that the crew are
now cros8cntting in the eighty-foot
shaft and that the width of the vein
has not yet been ascertained al
though the cross cut has been made
to the width of twenty-two feet..The
richness of the rock taken from this
cut surprises many, the assay being
over two per cent. For years the
Michigan mines producing rock of
one per cent copper have paid big
dividends, thus it is no wonder why
the stockholders of this association
are enthusiastic over the develop
ment oi the Hinckley copper field.^