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o 1 Local Personal. © /fboat tbe Qity. Tomorrow will be the shortest' day in the year. j Get your Christmas burnt wood; work at Fox’s drug store. Dry bread for turkey dressing 3 j cents a loaf at Carson’s. District Attorney Morris of Iron River, was in the city Friday. Miss Grace McKanna, of Superior, j is visiting friends in the city this week. i E. E. Ken held transacted business j at Mellen, the latter part of last week. Mrs. Kenfield and Miss McCabe; visited friends in Ashland last Sat- j urday. The Tikes’ force has been busily i engaged in printing calendars the last week. Clarence Dennis formerly receiver of the U. S. land office, w r as in the | city yesterday. Mrs. I. Baer, of St, Paul, visited in the city number of days dur ing the week. . 1 Charles Welcome of-Grand View, has been transacting business in the j t\ r thib week. Town Clerk Ernest Brigham of Bay fit id. transacted business in the city last Saturday. Mrs. Shapiro, of Duluth, visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jake Segal during the week. Souvenir postals of the Apostle Islands for - only 25 cents. For sale at Fox’s drug store. Tom Monnette is home again from New Mexico where he has been for the past three or four mouths. A large audience greeted the members of the city council at their meeting last Saturday evening. If you want dry bread for turkey dressing, go to Carson s where you can get it for three cents a leaf. Wanted: —Bell boy at tbe Wash ourn Hotel. Inquire at once. City Clerk Hering has turned •ver the tax roll to City Treasurer Lee, and you can pay your taxes at cy time now. Miss Eva McCurdy is here from ’airbault. Minn., and will spend the olidays visiting her sister Mrs. 'harles Stevens. The office of the American express ampanv will be open all day Sunday 3 accomodate those wishing to send ackages away. For only 25 cents you cau get one ’ those fine ournt wood s-uve ir uostals of the Apostle Island at ox’s drug store. Miss Jessie N. Smith was at Bid vie w toe first of the week >oking over the condition of the Otmols at that place. E. C. El wood, representing the enith Paper oompany of Duluth, ransacted business in the city the atter part of last week. Miss S. Perlman was here from t. Paul during the week visiting ith her husband and son. She -plumed home yesterday. Beautifying metnods that injure .be skin and health are dangerous. 3e beautiful without discomfort by aking Hollister’s Rocky Mountain Ya. Sunshiny faces follows its use. ’5 cents Box Drug store. Holidays are Coming GE.T BUSY. CHRISTMAS LIST HANDKERCHIEFS. Silk, Plain and Fancy. Linen, Plain and Fancy. Japanette, Plain and Fancy. Cotton, Plain and Fancy. SUSPENDERS. Silk, Lisle Thread and others HOSIERY Plain, Fancy, Wool or Cotton. SHIRTS, COLLARS, CUFFS Good assortment in all lines. A. I. LIEN, Kinney Bldg. Ed. MeCullock had the misfor tune to fall into a cinder pit down at the round house and break his right arm one night last week. We can beat any prices in the city on burnt wood work. Souve nir postals of the Apostle Island at 25 cents. For sale at Fox’s drug store. Mrs. Enock Olson died at htr home on west Bayfield street last Sunday morning. She had not been sick very long and here death was unexpected. Only a few more days left in which to do your shopping before Christmas and you had better start at once or you will be caught in the ‘‘eleventh hour” jam on Christmas eve. Word was received from Hudson yesterday that Mrs. Swain, mother of Fted and A.. L. Swain of this city died at her home. She was a very old lady and had been sick for some time. Chief of Police Me Donald of Iron River, was in the city yesterday. He brought with him James Holmes who had been bound over to the May term of circuit court on the charge of burglary: A special meeting of the city council was held last night at which fifteen members were present. The principal matter discussed was that of ways and means ol raising money for taking care of city urders. A small audience was present to | hear the lecture on the subject ' p? “Four faced people.” given by ; W. D. Atkinson at the Opera House i last Friday evening. All who w-ere j present however enjo\ T ed the lecture | v ry much. Fire was discovered in the base-: ment of Sweet’s West End I h r maey on Sunday night. When discovered, smoke was issuing from all parts of the building. The fire was soon extinguished with no damage done except that the Pharmacy was badly smoked up. The Washburn basket ball team went to Ashland again Saturday evening to try and win from tbe Academy team of that place. Tha game was very close and exciting throughout but the Ashland team came out winners with a score of' 14 to 11. The members of the two large Scandinavieu lodges in the city, viz. S. H. and E. F. of A. and I. S. W. A. will hold a joint New Year's cele bration which will be attended bv the members of the two orders. v It has been customary for a numbir of years to holu these celebrations and much good comes from the social gathering. A meeting of the residents of the 4th ward was held at the Union hall last night for tbe purpose of dis l cussing the electric lighting question The meeting was called by Alder man Robert Steinart for the pur pose of getting the sentiment of the people Owing to the small attend ance, the meeting was adjourned until Friday evening. G. A. Hering tvho has conducted a confectionery store in the Kinney building during the last two or three years, has decided to go out of busi ness and advertises sorn e splendid NECKTIES. Bows, in Band and Shield. 4in Hand, Puffs, Iscots and Squares, Strings, Windsors. NECK WE Aft. Mufflers and Reefers. GLOVES. Dressed and Undressed Kids. Wool and Silk Lined. Golf Gloves. bargains. Gust, says that the win ter season is very quiet and that he will close out his entire stock and direct his attention wholly to mak ing cigars. The Charity ball giver by the Veterans of the Spanish American War, at the Opera house Tuesday evening was a brilliant affair. A large crowd was present and enjoyed themselves to their heart’s content. The proceeds which amounted to about SIOO.OO will be used for buying Christmas presents for the poor children of the city. Rev. O. A. Johnson, a student in Augustana Theological Seminary at Rock Island, 111., is expected here Saturday to conduct services here at the Swedish Lutheran church during the holidays. The first service of importance will be held at 5.00 o’clock Christmas morning. Great preparations are being made for the set vice. The church is b big appropriately decorated and it is ex pected that the service will be well attended. wanted: —By a prominent monthly magazine, wfith large high class circulation, local representative to look after renewals and increase subscription list in Washburn and vicinity, on a salary basis, with a continuing interest from year to year in the business created. Ex perience desirable but not essential. Good opportunity for the right per son. Address Publisher box 59, Station O. New York. Special Holiday Rates. For the Christmas holidays the Omaha will sell excursion tickets under the following conditions: Dates of sale Dec. 22-23-24-25-30-31 1905 and January Ist 1906. Rate, one and one-third fares for the round trip. Tickets good returning until and including January 4th, 1906. Tickets will be sold to all points on the Omaha and Chicago and Great Western railway. Also to ' the principal points in Minnesota, ; lowa, Missouri, Nebraska, Colorado j North Dakota, South Dakota, Kan j *as, Indian Teir tory Oklahoma, and • Illinois. For further particulars call at the Ticket Office. Notice of Meeting Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the citizens of the 4th ward will qe held at the Union Hall on Friday evening to discuss the electric light question. All resi dents of the ward are requested to be present. T. Manning, Roy Hell. Chairman. Secretary. Wanted—lo men in each state to travel, post signs, advertise and leave samples of our goods. Salary $75.00 per month, $3.00 per day for expenses. Royal Supply Cos., Dept. W. Atlas Block Chicago, 111. THE mnu sus. Warranted to be Strong and Durable. Sweet s West End Pharmacy. Sign of the Best — (rjfi —the best sign. Perfumery \A/e have a big Line of Perfumery Just the thing for X’mas Presents Neat Packages and the Prices RIGHT. Low Holiday Rates Round trip Christmas rates of one fare plus $2 except when fare and a third makes a less rate, with mininum of 50 cents, to any Northern Pacific point in Minnesota North Dakota and Wisconsin,selling Dec.22-Jan.l, with limit of Jan. 2, 1906. On Dec. 22-23-24-25-30-31 and Jan. 1. tickets will be sold to points east of St. Paul at one and one third fares for round trip, limited to Jan, 4. For complete information write any agent of the / Northern Pacific Railway A. M. Cle’and. Gen. Pass. Agt, St. Paul, Minn. W. B. Duffy, Agent, Washburn, Wis. for X. ni<is qlivcl Mew I.estrs* Never before in the Furniture Business has there been such a rush as this year because PRICES On Furniture Have Been Fairly CUT IN HALF. People have stopped sending away for their needs as they can save money at our store Just look at this Sample one out of thous ands of different styles for X’masGifis. TIE HOUSE FUENISIER. 807-809 W. SEC. ST. ASHLAND, WIS.