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THE WASHBURN TIMES.
VOLUME 15. NUMBER 3. REX ALE Spring Tonic. If you are all run down, have lost weight, ap petite poor, stomach out of order, and you feel that the world is using you badly, you need % R.exall Spring Tonic It is a System Builder. Something to assist Nature in repairing the waste and brings back the healthy function of every organ. It will make pure blood and perfect digestion. Sold and guaranteed only by CITY DRUG STORE, THE REXALL AGENTS. V 0 f THE # 0 > ARCADE RESTAURANT is rapidly becoming More Popular With the People of the city and the Transient Trade can find no better place to go if they want The Very Best of Everything in Eatables and Plenty of Them. Lunches Served at all Hours of the Night or Da}* and Served in the Right Style. K Open Day and Night. A HONEST VALUES IN GROCERIES. Is what you will receive when trading at our store. It is the secret of our success in busi ness. Another thing you will find us right in is prices. Give your next order to us and we guarantee to satisfy you. WasHbarn Co-Operative Store, CHAS. PE.TERSON, Manager. Removal Sale In order to reduce our stock of Granite ware and Tin ware we will give a discount of 20 per cent for two weeks, for cash only. Sale begins Monday April 9th and 1 closes April 21st. ! i * ”b. ungrodt/ MEEHAN BLOCK. WASHBURN, WISCONSIN, THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 1906. THE COUNTY BOARD Will Hold Their First Session of the Year Next Monday. ) SPECIAL CALL HAS BEEN ISSUED Six New Members on the Board this Year. Chairman will be Elected.—Com mittees to be Appointed for the Ensuing Year. The first meeting of the coun ty board will be held at the Court house on Tuesday April 23rd. A call for a special meet ing has been in circulation and notices have been sent to the members. The most important business to come before the meeting, will be the election of a chairman. L. H. Lien, E. Berg mann and Geo. Mertz of this city have been mentioned in connec tion with the position. It is understood that A. Pearce Tom kins of Eileen, the present chair man is favored by a number of members, others also have been mentioned. The new chairman will be required to appoint com mittees for the ensuing year, who will have charge of the dif ferent departments of business. FIRE DEMON Completes Work Done by Earthquake at San Francisco. An earthquake of great violence, lasting three min utes, oceured at San Francis co early yesterday morning and damage amounting to millions of dollars was done in the business and ten ament house districts where many buildings collapsed, killing hundreds of people, and injur ing thousands. Fire broke out in the destroyed section immediately after the earth quake and a large portion of the city is in danger of being wiped out from lack of water caused by the breaking of the mains. The people are ter ror stricken. The quake was felt as far east as Nevada where the telegraph service was badly damaged. I Get Your Fishing Tackle Ready Trout season will open on May Ist and the sportsmen in the city are already planning for great things. Season opens 15 days later this year than heretofore, and closes 15 days earlier. It is unlawful to fish for bass, pickerel or protected fish until May 25th. The streams of Bayfield county are as full of fish as they ever were, and sportsmen from outside are anxious to try their luck in them. Money to loan on ■•usy terms. Call on L. N 01 oieon *Wv Health— /Calumet* 4 Baking | | Powder J No Alum, no Rochelle in Food made With ©alMne^jk^f CITY COUNCIL HOLDS FIRST MEETIMG Much Business Accomplished, and Work Progressed Nicely.—T. A. Oscar Elected President. The first meeting of the new city council was held on last Tuesday evening at the city hall A great many new members are serving this year and the coun cil had more the appearance of a strange body. Every member was in his seat and particular attention was paid to business. The Mayor was like an old veter an in the chair and business was disposed of in a surprisingly short time. The contest for the position of President of the council had waged for several days and was a friendly one so far as the con testants were concerned. The council elected the follow - ing officers: President ofCouncil, T. A. Oscar Clerk, R. A. Hering City Attorney, John Walsh Street Commissioner, Mike Lar son City Electrician, Clarence Wright City Physician, H. G. Lampson Sexton, Ole Ramstad Chief of Police, Oliver Westcott Patrolman, G. Chovin Pound Master, Joe Boushy The council decided to dis pense with the services of the second patrolman in order to save expense. The mayor appointed the fol lowing school commissioners to fill vacancies: Q. W. Frost at large, in place John Walsh whose term expires; Boyd Cameron, Ist ward in place of H. P. Axel berg, E. E. Kenfield, sth ward to succeed himself, George Dibbell, Sr. in place of A Ross in the 7th ward. The appointments were confirmed by the council. Several resolutions and mo tions were made which were of minor importance. The finance May Mean Line to Port Wing ( It is reported that aland company j has secured an option on the ‘‘Peer-' less Logging road” riyhtly named j the Minneapolis, St. Paul & Ash land railroad, with the avowed pur pose of purchasing it and extending the line to Port Wing. The com pany, it is said, owns a great deal of land in northwestern part of the town of Wachburn and in the town of Port Wing, which it wants open ed to settlement. At the annual meeting of the town of Port Wing it was decided to assist any road which might want to build to the town with a bonus of from twenty to thirty thousand dollars. It is probabie that the company interest ed is the Wisconsin Lumber and Cattle Company, whose general offices are at Esterville, lowa. This company owus about 20,000 acres of land in the town of Port Wing. A mortgage was recently placed on file covering this land, also-about 200 head of cattle, their saw mill and other property belonging to the company. The amount of the mort gage is SBO,OOO. To Make Personal Investigation. At a meeting of the Commer cial club held last evening it was decided to make athrough inves tigation of the condition of the plant and business of the C. P. Larson Shoe Company of Eau Claire. This is the company which we are in hopes of induc ing to locate here, A number of the members of the city coun cial were asked to attend the meeting w r ith a view to givingthe club some idea of the sentiment toward giving the old town hall building for a factory building, p. J. Meeham left this afternoon j for Eau Claire to make an inves ' tigation of the proposition, as a representative of theCommer- Club. Don’t forget to attend the enter tainment given by the High School Athletic Association at the Mason ic hall Friday evening. committee was authorized to employ a competant accountant to make a report of the condi tion of the city and of the cost of city government during the past year. This committee was also empowered to employ an expert lumber inspector for the purpose of assisting the assessor in make ing an accurate assessment of the lumber on the docks on May Ist. The following committee as signments were made by the Mayor: Judiciary, Rules and Ordin ances. Peter La Brash, George Morgan, Peter Skoaug. Finance and Claims. Ed. Stevens, George Morgan, Olaf Olson. Licenses and Assessments. Bert Robinson, Andrew Arntson Peter Laßrash. Stationery and Printing. Louis Cleary, Philip O’Leary, Win. Potvin. Education and Public Buildings George Morgan, Andrew Arnt son, Peter Laßrash. Charities and Cemetery Grounds. Andrew Nelson, Phil O’Leary, Ole Lake. Sanitary Affairs rnd Sewer age. Jack Manning, Peter Skoug, Earnest LaFlam. Public Property and Public Grounds, Sidewalks, Grading and Paving Streets. Thomas Dukelow, Olaf Oison, T. A. Os car. Fire and Water Works. Pe ter Laßrash, Andrew Arntson, Ernest LaFlam. Lighting Streets and Public Buildings. Ed, Stevens, Louis Cleary, William Potvin. MEANS LONG LIFE Box Factory Will Now be Able to Run For Long Term of Years- Many new improvements have made at. the Kenfield & Lamor eaux box factory during the past week or so and much new ma chinery has been installed for the purpose of handling the bolts which the firm are buying from the farmers in this vicinity. The business of the firm has been increasing rapidly of late and they have found some diffi culty in getting enough stock from the mills around the bay and it was thought that the plant would have to leave as soon as they had ceased operations but this new source of getting stock will mean a. long life for the fac tory which is one of the best in stitutions of the city. It will al so give the settlers a good sum for their bolts and will be the means of helping to clear the lands more rapidly. The mem bers of the firm are hustlers and are for Washburn first, last and all the time. To Have Another Factory, A deal has practically been closed for another small indus try for Washburn'. Ground has already been provided and it is expected that a factory building will be built at cnce. The com mercial club has the matter in charge. We do not feel the liber ty to give all details of the affair, but expect that everything will be settled in a few days. We are not going to give the “snap” away and allow it to be submitt ed to competition by other cities. A statement of the proposition may be expected in next week’s issue. $2.00 PER YEAR. A $3,000,000 JOB John Bergstrom, of This Citv, Will Have Complete Chaige of Work. BUILDING THREE PIPE LINES The Lines Will be Built for the Purpose of Conveying Water For Power Plant and Will Cost Abont $3,000,000 When Completed, John Bergstrom, of this city, who has had charge of a crew of men doing considerable con struction work at the plant of the Atlantic Manufacturing company for the past three years will leave today for Kekebaka Falls, twenty-four miles north of Fort William, Canada, where he will have complete charge of an immense job fora Canadian firm that will be done at that point. The work to be done is the building of three concrete pipe lines and a power plant which will cost in the neighborhood of $3,000,000 to complete. The pipe lines will be made of concrete and cement reinforced with steel bands and wire which will be laid in cement to prevent rusting, and will be four miles in length and ten feet in diameter, The lines will be used for convey ing water from a dam on the Caministiqua river to a reservoir four miles below where it will be conveyed through five steel fun ntl shaped pipes, ten feet through at one end and twenty four inches at the other with a drop of 218 feet to the water wheel in the power house The power house will be 100x180 feet in size, and will have therein five German water wheels of the most Kind, The building and furnishings w ill be made principally of steel, ce ment and concrete. From six to eight hundred men will be engaged in the con struction work and the job will take about three years to com plete and will be the first of the kind in the country. Hans Hagen will accompany Mr. Bergstrom to Canada and will be employed as carpenter foreman and vill havecharge-of a large crew of men. Mr. Berg stromhas had letters from firms all over the country to come and take similar work and may go to Niagara Fails as soon as the pre sent plant is completed to take a much larger job where the pipes will be eighteen feet in diameter. To Build Brick Block. Before the season is over work will undoubtedly be begun on a large brick block on the corner of Bayfield street and second avenue on the site of Peterson and Hanson block. The building is intended to cover not only the Peterson & Hanson corner but will take the place of the Pox Brother’s Pharmacy, G. I. Car son Grocery, the store formerly occupied by O. Davidson, the store occupied by Geo. FJ uck and the tailor shop occupied by Hans Nelson. Those owning the lots will join in the building. It will be 125 feet wide by 100 deep and will be two stories high. The second floor will be made into office rooms and a space 50x100 will be made into an Opera house. The building will be built of Washburn brick and will be modern in every respect. A central heating plant will be provided for the entire building. This is the right spirit and we hope that the operation will not be delayed too long. P. J. Pet erson of the firm of Peterson & Hanson in the moveing spirit m the enterprise and all who know him are sure that when he makes a statement it is bound to mater ialize