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Nels Norman, of Hovland, was in town Tuesday. W. J. Corcoran passed through on Sunday's boat on his way to Hovland. Clias. G. Anderson, of Maple Hill, shot a moose the last day of the season. Prof. E. L. Rude left for Duluth on Thursday, returning home on Sunday night. The Swedish Ladies Aid will meet with Mrs. L. G. Lundquist to morrow afternoon. Godfrey Plante, who is fishing at Grand Portage, spent Thanksgiving with his family here. Spencer Ashford departed on Monday for Michigan. He expects lo be gone about ten days. Lawrence Kluck, who is fishing at Grand Portage, spent Thanks giving with friends in town. M. D. Archiquette, Indian agent at Grand Portage, was in town on business the first of the week. B. A. Rude spent Monday at home, departing for Boy River on Monday night. His wife accom panied him. O. L. Johnson, of Hovland, left last Thursday for Minneapolis, where he will take treatments for rheumatism. George H. Mayhew came home on last Thursday's boat. He ex pects to return to Boy River in about ten days. J. H. Kraus, who has had charge of the cooperage plant here the past six months, left Monday for his home in Brouce, Wis. Mrs. J. F. Johns and family mov ed to Duluth on last Thursday's boat. Her friends all hope to see them b$ck in the spring. Mr. N. R. Hughes, who has been here representing the State Fish Hatchery the past month, left for Dnlnth on Monday's boat. There was a very large attendance at the Royal Neighbors ball last Thursday evening. An eleborate supper was served at midnight, and a good time is reported by all par ticipants. The cooperage plant closed down for the season last Saturday evening They expect to start up again about Marcli 1st. The last day they ran was a record breaker in output, when 360 kegs were made in ten hours. O. R. Redtern, of the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Co., returned to Duluth Monday afternoon. He took with him the machinery and in struments of the local wireless sta tion. This station has not been operated for the past five months. For a square deal in Groceries, Hardware, Meats, etc., come to TOFTEY & COMPANY THE COOK COUNTY NB The fishermen have been making some very large catches of herring the past week. The Norwegian Ladies Aid will meet with Mrs. Matt Johnson next Thursday afternoon. The Catholic Ladies will have their annual sale Dec. 18th. Fur ther particulars will be given next week. Miss Lucy Keller, of Grand Ha ven, Mich., is visiting with her sis ter, Mrs. J. A. Blackwell and family. She will leave for Othello, Wash., after the holidays. About $35 00 was taken in at the sale and supper given by the Nor wegian Ladies Aid last Saturday evening, which will be used for the benefit of the Lutheran church H. R. Lovejoy, who filed on a homestead on the Reservation this spring and lias been spending the summer there, passed through town Monday on his way to Des Moines, Iowa, where he will spend the win ter. He expects to move onto his homestead with his family in the spring. There was a large audience at the concert given at the Princess thea ter last Thursday afternoon. The Maple Hill orchestra, who played several numbers, did remarkably well and were much appreciated. There were also several vocal se lections by local people on the pro gram. The entertainment ended by a show of moving pictures, after which the audience sang "America." Miss Simpson, teacher of the west Maple Hill school, while on a hunt ing trip last week, shot one oi the largest moose brought down this season. She was with a party con sisting of Haus aud Gilbert Gilbert son, Mr. and Mrs. Hans Toftey, E. E. Hunter and E. E. Francis, who were camped near Greenwood lake. Miss Simpson was ejpecially suc cessful! as she downed her moose the first day, and only a short dis tance from the camp. It was a very Hue specimen, measuring 46 inches between the horns. The other mem bers of the party were also success ful in bringing home game. The basement of the new Congre gational church is near completion. A roof has been built over it so that it can be used for a couple of years before the superstructure is built. There will be a social entertainment there on Saturday evening, Decem ber 11th. An admission fee of ten cents will be charged, for the build ing. There will be music and speaking. Articles which the La dies Aid Society have on hand will be for sale at this lime. Lunch will also be served to those who wish it, for fifteen cents. All are most cor dially invited to come. mil. xxiu. fiHAHn HARRIS, EIIIIK EDUNTY, MIHH., QBCBMBBS 2. 1915 OVERLAND MAIL SERVICE. Commsnsed December 1st. Same Schedule as Last Year. The mail left here overland for the first lime this season last Tues day noon. The schedule will be the same as last year: Leaving on! Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday at 1:00 P. M., and arriving on Tues day, Thursday and Saturday at! 12:00. The stage will stop over night at Tofte on their west bound trip and at Lutsen when east bound, and will connect with the train at Cramer on Monday, Wednesday and Friday noon, so that passengers who leave here at noon will arrivei in Duluth at 7:00 P. M. the next day. The east stage will leave here Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7:00 A. M. and arrive at Grand Portage the same evening, return^ ing here Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings at six. Olson Bros, have the contract again this year, and they promise1 the same prompt service as they gave last year. Harriet Bray Married. Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Bray attended the wedding of their daughter, Har riet, which took place at Duluth last week. The Duluth News Tri bune has the following in regard to the wedding: "The wedding of Miss Harriet Holt Bray, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Newton J. Bray, of Hovland, Minn., and Wil liam H. Wood of Waseca, Minn., took place at 4 o'clock Thanksgiving day at the home of the bride's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Holt, 718 W6St Fifth street, Rev. Le Grand Face read, the service. Mrs. A. M. McRae, aunt of the bride, played the "Lohengrid" bridal chorus before the ceremony. service was read beneath ail American flag, under the folds of which the bride's parent's were married over a quarter of a century ago. Thanksgiving dinner followed this quiet but impressive cere mony, covers being laid for 24. Thanks giving decorations were used. The bride wore a white crepe de chine gown and carried a beautiful bouquet of white roses. The out-of-town gnests were: Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Bray of Hovland, Minn., Mrs. George H. Wood, mother of the bridegroom, and Mrs. L. J. Sheldon, both of Waseca, Minn., Charles C. Bray, of Canon Fulls, Minn., Dr. Charles W. Bray and son Philip of Biwabik, Dr. E. R. Bray of St. Paul, Miss Mae Newton, of Northfield, Minn., and Miss Estelle M. Brack, of St. Paul. The local guests were Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Curtis and family, Mr. and Mrs. A. M. McRae and family, Miss Matilda McEindley and Rev. Le Grand Pace. Mr, and Mrs. Wood will make their home at Waseca after Dec. 20. The bride attended Central high school and is well known here." CAUSE FOR THANKSGIVING Minnesota Governor Gives Reasons in Proclaiming Day. Minnesota people have ample rea son this year to be thankful, says Gov ernor Hammond in his Thanksgiving day proclamation. He makes a spe cial appeal to those in comfortable circumstances to show their gratitude by giving aid to the needy. The proclamation expresses the sympathy of Minnesotans for those who are suffering from the horrors of war and mentions the fact that the United States is at peace as a special reason for giving thanks. FORMER BANKER INDICTED Accused by Federal Jury of Misap propriating $8,000. The federal grand jury at Fergus Falls indicted Francis C. Cary, the former Barnesvills banker, on a charge of appropriating approximately $8,000 of the funds of the Barnesville National bank, of which he was pres ident. Cary was indicted last spring for the same offense, but the indictment was quashed on the ground that two of the jurors were prejudiced. Killed Playing With Gun. Raymond Peterson, three-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Christ Peterson, Mound View, Hennepin county, was shot through the left breast and kill ed when his brother, Richard, six years old, dropped a 16-gauge shotgun, causing its discharge. The boys were playing in a woodshed. \i ABOUT THE STATE News of Especial Interest to Minnesota Readers. HAMMOND FOR PEACE COURT State Executive on Board of Govern ors of Proposed Worldwide Organization. The formal steps in a campaign for the creation of a world supreme court for the judicial settlement of all in ternational disputes were taken at a luncheon given at the Bankers' club in New York city which was attended by men prominent in public life from all sections of the country. The luncheon resulted in the forma tion of the World's Court League of America by the election of a board of governors, who will later elect offi cers and perfect the organization. Among the governors elected are the following: John Wesley Hill, John Hays Ham mond, Oscar S. Straus, Alton B. Par ker, John Wanamaker, United States Senator L. Y. Sherman of Illinois, Charles W. Fairbanks, Governor Elect A. O. Stanley of Kentucky and Governor W. S. Hammond, Minnesota. Governor Hammond says that, while he has little time to devote to matters outside of the state, he favors the idea of a world's supreme court and will do what he can to further the plans of the organization. BURNQUIST IS UNDECIDED May Enter the Race for Governor oi Minnesota. Lieutenant Governor J. A. A. Burn quist of St. Paul is not out of the gu bernatorial race and it is not yet cer tain that he will be a candidate for lieutenant governor. Neither has he changed his mind. He is in the same position in which he has been all along. "It is ^putting it a little strong to say that I have retired from the gubernatorial race," he said, "for 1 have never declared myself a candi date. Neither have I definitely declar ed myself a candidate for lieutenant governor. "I have been considering these mat ters and I have received many strong assurances of support in case I de cide to run for governor. And I have also received letters from state sena tors assuring me of their support for lieutenant governor in case I decided to run for that office instead of en tering the race for the governorship. "I may be a candidate for the gov ernorship next year and I may not. It depends on how the situation shapes itself." VETERAN LOSES STATE JOB Court Holds He Is Not Entitled to Preference. Old soldiers are not entitled to any preference in the matter of holding state positions, the state supreme court declares. A decision of Judge W. L. Kelly of the Ramsey county district court was reversed in the case of B. F. Allen, McLeod county, deputy state oil in spector, discharged by A. J. Rush, state oil inspector. Allen is a Civil war veteran and contended that for this reason he was entitled to continue in his position so long as he was qualified to perform the duties. The supreme court decides heads of state departments can appoint or dismiss employes at will and no rea sons need be given. TWO BOY SKATERS DROWNED One Gives Life in Vain and Sister Narrowly Escapes. Emil Klopp, twelve years of age, and Alois Klopp, ten years of age, sons of Anton Klopp, a farmer living on the shore of Huntley lake, seven miles north of Stillwater, were drown ed while skating on the lake. Alois went down 100 feet from the shore in fourteen feet of water. Emil tried to save him and both were drowned. A sister, Louise, tried to save the boys and was in the water ten minutes before being rescued. GASOLINE BLAST IS DEADLY Woman Is Dead and Man Probably Fatally Burned. Mrs. Ed Bogan was killed and Frank Cheney so seriously burned he likely will die when gasoline thrown on the kitchen range fire in the Bogan home at ObIo exploded. The oil was thrown over the bed in which Mr. and Mrs. Bogan were asleep. Bogan leaped through a win dow, but his wife was so severely burned that death occurred in a few minutes. TWENTY-lii* UVESARE LOST Another Italian Lirr Torpedoed by Submarine, Rome, Nov. H.—The lt^ian steadi er Fiercnze, 3.973 tons er^s, has been sunk fcy a submarine. Twenty seven passengers and ninety-six num bers of the crew were save.1. Six pa^' sengers and fifteen of the crow are missing. The Fierenze was last reported to have sailed from Genoa on Oct. 12 to Alexandria. The dispatch fails to state whether it was sunk in tlu Mediterranf an. DEBS DECLINES NOMINATION Four Time Presidential Candidate of Socialists Refuses Honor. Terre Haute, Ind., Nov. 21.—Eugene V. De'os, Socialist candidate for pres ident in 1900, 1904, 1908 and 1912, in a formal statement announced that he had declined a fifth nomination at the hands of his party. Mr. Debs said he would make no statement as to his reason for not accepting the nomination. East End News. Fritz Ortmann and Bernard Huse of Ean Claire are here for the winter. Mel Green left for the Reservation on Thursday looking for "big game." The Ladies Aid Society met with Mrs. Jacob Soderlund^Monday afternoon. L. Ganthier left on Sunday on his way to Rice Lake to spend the winter. W. S. Taylor and A. D. McGath transacted business at the Bay on Sat urday. Fifty-foot flag poles are to be erected on the school grounds at Birchwood and at Flutereed Yalley. L. Ellingson is having a double-wal led ice-box, cold-ptorage, refrigerator erected near his ice-house for future use. Mrs. Kuute Berntson came in from the Pigeon camps recently, and is now residing at the Bay while Knute is "no ting" for the Pigeon Co. Two auto loads of hunters returning from the Paine ranch, left for Grand Marais on Wednesday evening, well pleased with their "catch." Dr. M. Bockman returned Sunday morning from a trip into the woods with a fine deer as a trophy of the "chase." John Eliasen acted as his quide. A. W. Vincent and son Tirgil arrived from Duluth Monday morning and were met by Rube Smith of Birchwood, who took them to the Reservation on a hunt ing trip. Chad. Howenstine and family and Jas, Drouillard and family have moved to "Camp Two" on the Reservation where they will establish a trapping camp the coming winter. SUM MOM TOE for???-- C. A, tffer each brough day. The former can#/^!*^ houlse" trap, and the latter the "Diamond-drill" well. W. H. Cox, B. B. Cox, and Frank Sie fert of Swanville, Minn., W. J. Warbur ton of Gleenwood, and Wm. Stephenson of Burtrum, constitute a party that are ottt) in the interior after big game. L.%A« Simonson and E. J. Christian son returned Saturday evening from the Moose Valley and Klufek camps region with a big moose to their Cj^dit. John Jacobson took th" to Grrand Marais with his team the ne^ jrnVug. Osborne Ellquist and sister, Miss Vanja, autoed out from Maplehill on Saturday for a call at the Bay, aud to take their brother A. L. back with them to attend the harvest-home festival gi ven by the farmers' club at the Maple hill town hall in the evening. The School Board unanimously voted to make provision for something warm to go with the lunches of the school children of the distriat that carry their dinners with them to be eaten at school, a practical, progressive innovation that cannot be too highly commeuded. Earl Roberts came in on Saturday to attend the school board meeting in the afternoon, returning the next day with a miscellaneous load. On his way down one of his horses that was being lead be hind the buggy became frighiened at a bicycle that came up from behind, gave a lunge and sprang onto the rig and was quite badly hurt by a stake. The school board of Dist. No. 2 held a meeting at Chicago Bay Saturday after noon and transacted considerable busi ness of importance to the district, in ad dition to the regular routine business. Arrangements are being made to build a $1500.00 up-to-date, fully equipped school-house on a ten-acre Jot in the eastern part of the Reservation beyond "Adorn-lnll" as soon as the site question is settled. Grand Portage. M. D. Archiquette went to_Grand Ma rais Monday. The Indians held a dance at the schoolhouse Saturday evening. Dr. Hicks came ia on the America Sunday night to look after the sick folks here. Joe Bushman's baby is very sick with whooping cough ana threatened with pneumonia. The roof of the government barn was raised seven feet last week to make more room for hay. John Zimmerman has moved his fam ily over from the Island and is now working for the government. A Thanhsgiving program and Social was given Friday night by Miss Thomp son and pupils. A fine program was given and everybody had a good time. tsmssrtasssasisista BfUBBgW Willi? You can always alford something—no matter how small—put it in the bank. The most successful men in the world say, "Your expenses should never exceed your income." Take that advice. BANK LYOUR SURPLUS COOK COUNTY STATE BANK Grand Marais, Minn. Capital io,ooo. Surplus 3,500. Deposts 100,000. OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS: H. I. WOMBACHER, President. L. Q. LUNDQUIST V. Pres. JOHN A. BLACKWELL, Cashier.