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THE WASHBURN TIMES.
VOLUME 15. NUMBER 4. REXALL Spring Tonic. If you are all rundown, have lost weight, ap petite poor, stomach out of order, and you feel that the world is using you badly, you need Spring Tonic It is a System Builder. Something to assist Nature in repairing the waste and brings back the healthy function of ever} 7 organ. It will make pure blood and perfect digestion. Sold and guaranteed only by CITY DRUG STORE, THE REXALL AGENTS. * p # THE f 0 ' ARCADE RESTAURANT is rapidly becoming More opular With the e’ople of the city and the can find no better place to go if they want The Very Best of Everything in Eatables and Plenty of Them. f Lunches Served at all Hours of the Night or Day and Served in the Right Style. K Open Day and Night. A HONEST VALUES IN GROCERIES. Washbdrti Qo-Operative Store, CHAS. PE.TER.SON, Manager. We Are There When you want Fishing Tackle Bicycle Sundries Base Ball Goods B. UNGRODT, MEEHAN BLOCK. 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. WASHBURN, WISCONSIN, THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 1906. MAKES ASSIGNMENT S. Perlman the well Known Jeweler, Takes This Step. TO PROTECT HIS CREDITORS. F. J. Menan is the Assignee, and will Close out the stock for the Creditors. Assignment was a Surprise in Business Circles, Last Friday morning S. Perl man, the Jeweler, made a volun tary assignment and turned his stock over to his creditors. F. J, Meehan was made assignee, and will close out the stock for the benefit of those who are in terested. Attorney John Walsh has charge of the legal part of the assignment. This step by Mr. Perlman was a surprise to most people as it was thought that he was doing a large busi ness. The assets will aggregate about SISOO while the liabilities are about SSOOO. School Exhibit and Entertainment. On Friday evening April 27 there, will be an exhibit and entertain ment given by the public schools of the city, at the Walker building. The nature of these exercises is to show to the people of the community something of the work that has been dpne iu the schools of the city dur ing the past year. The exhibit will consist of industrial work, drawing, map work, color work, composition work, note books sewing and manual training such other work pro duced during the year as will be of general interest. In addition to the exhibit the fol lowing program will be rendered: Music —High School. Primary exercises, consisting of an art study and tests in sense de fects —Miss Ringrose. Recitation in Ora! Arithmetic — Miss Lange. Music —High School. Recitation —Clara Peterson. Recitation, fifth grade reading— Miss Sams. Topic in Heat—Physics Class High School. Two five minute talks —L. N. Clausen and E. C. Alvord. The exhioit and exercises are held for the purpose of arousing interest in school work. The work that will be shown is not something that has been prepared for the occasion, but is the regular daily work that has been done by the children thruout the different grades during the year. We hope that we may have a large attendance of parents and patrons of the school. Those who are interested in the work of the school should not fail to attend. Exercises to begin at 7.30 sharp. Free. Congregational Church Service Next Sunday morning the local order of Odd Fellows and Rebeccas will meet with us in a body. The center of the church will be reserved for them, but the rest of the house will be open to the public. Special j music for the occasion. Service be gins at 10.30. Sunday school and Christian Endeavor as usual*. Even ing service at 7.30 to be opened with a fifteen minute song service. Preaching by the pastor. Come and enjoy the day with us. If you want your piano tuned in first class leave orders at this office and they will be promptly attended. Fred Clark, Piano Tuner. Money to loan on easy terms. ! Call on L. N. Clausen Sec’y. No Alum in the FOOD /Galumeß L Baking $ 1 Powder J The only high grade Baking Powder sold j at a moderate price. THE COUNTY BOARD IN SPECIAL SESSION Considerable Business Disposed of in Short Session.-'Tomkins Re-elected Chairman Without Opposition. The first session of the county board was held on Monday, and considerable routine business transacted, A. Pearce Tomkins of the town of Eileen was re elected Chairman for the ensuing year, without opposition. This is a fitting compliment to Mr. Tom kins who has been an efficient and painstaking presiding officer. Alfred Marsh was re-elected Janitor at the Court house for ensuing year. i The County Treasurer was authorized to sell any and all tax certificates held by the county at face without interest, and the County Clerk was authorized to quit claim to anyone applying therefor. any property upon which the county has a tax deed. The face of the map of the county was changed to a consi derable extent, the boundries of the town of Drummond, Mason, Barnes, Cable and Iron River were changed. All that part of 47-8 now situated in the town of Mason was added to the town of Iron River. Some of this terri tory lies within a mile of the vill age of Iron River, and it was contended that it belonged to that town, AH of the west half 43-8 was detached from the town of Drummond and added to the town of Cable, all of 43 9 was de - tached from the town of Drum mond and-added to the town of Barnes. This will make the town of Drummond a perfect square, and will contain four townships. The town of Cable will have four townships and the town cf Barnes will hereafter have three and one half town ships. Several tax matters were ad justed, notably that from the County Assessors in Annual Meeting The annual meeting of the As sessors of the different towns in the county was held at the Court Room on Tuesday April 14th. The meeting had been called by supervisor of Assessments Geo. F. Morgan, and the attendance was good. Only one assessor, being absent, this was J. M. Wal ker of the town of Bell. The meeting was addressed by Mr. Morgan, and his remarks were ; given the closest attention. Those present were; Bayfield Hugo C. Nelson. Barnes Chas Puzey. Cable A. N. Anderson. Drummond S. J. Haslet. Eileen A, P. Melstrand. Iron River Ed. Goulet. Mason J. E. Pearson. Oulu Geo, Vester. Port Wing W. H. Nettleton. Washburn Theo Bender Mike Thoreson. Washburn, City J. N. Kinney, Captain Doherty of the Steamer Mary Scott, made a move this week which we beiieve will be greaty appreciated by the traveling public between Washburn and 5 Ashland. Not being content with getting his boat fitted out in first class shape throughout, including anew sixty light dynamo and engine and more electric lights, and a fine new Cable piano, which is to be used for the comfort and entertainment of pas sengers; he has gone down into his •pocket and without any outside as sistance has had a neat waiting room erected at the city dock in this city, for the accomodation of passengers. The captain is as en | terprisiog as he is popular, and he | will undoubtedly receive a larger share of patronage this season then ever before. Those who travel be tween this city and Ashland on the boat, we are sure feel grateful to Captain Doherty. Farm loans. Apply to L. N. Clausen, Sec’y. town of Port Wing. The Board recommended that the Tax com mission compromise a certain personal property tax against the Moore Kepple Cos. a co-part nership amounting to over SI7OO on a basis of 50 per cent of the faces of the tax, provided that the company make application for such compromise. In case of no application being made therefor, the District Attorney was directed to begin action for the collection of same. The members of this co-partnership all live in Pennsylvania, and it is a difficult matter to enforce pay ment of the tax. If the matter is adjusted the difference between the tax and amount of com promise will be charged back to the town of Port Wing. The District Attorney was al so authorized to adjust a tax against the Lee Estate at Iron River, The tax returned amount ing to something over $2500.00. The administrator offering to pay SIOOO.OO. Tt was found upon in vestigation that the original tax could not be collected. The salary oi the Supervisor of Assessment was fixed at $4.00 per day and the number of days limited to 125, for ihe remainder of the term. County Superintendent Miss Smith was allowed $50.00 for ex tra office help in connection with the preparation of records of books contained in the school libraries in the county, and for the purchase of record books. The Washburn Times was made the official paper of the county for the publication of ail proceedings. ordinances and oth er legal notices during the en suing year. Held a special A special meeting of the city conncil was held Monday evening for the pupose of taking up the* matter of the salaries of the different city officers and other other important business. The salaries most in question were those of clerk and attorney and after a good deal of discus sion were left the same as the pas two years. An ordinance prohibiting all instrumental music in saloons was read and upon motion pass ed as its second reading to go in to effect immediately after its passage and publication. An ordinance for the levy and collection of a poll tax in the city of Washburn was presented and occupied considerable time of the conncil but was finally passed as its second reading, This tax takes in all males in the city of Washburn between the ages of twenty-one and fifty, with cer tain exceptions. It will be the duty of the street commissioner of the city to make the collection of the tax, and we are of the opinion that he will have a hard job of it. A few other minor matters were taken up after which the council adjourned. Money to loan on long terms. At I the Washburn Loan & Building As | sociation. Louis Cleary, Charles Heiderman, Henry Reickhoff and Andrew John ! son spent one day the first of the I weeX repairing the roads between this city and the Cranberry river, i preparatory to the opening of the I fishing season on May Ist. The j fisherman in this city should be j grateful to these gentlemen for the j interest they have taken in this matter. Cranberry river is un doubtedly the most popular fishing stream in this section of the coun ! try,, and the road will be used a i great dealduring the season. $2.00 PER YEAR* MACHINERY IS HERE Arrived the First of the Week at the New Creamery. BEING RAPIDLY INSTALLER And the PLant will Commence Running full Blast Within a Very Short Time Will be Up-To-Date in Every Re spect When Completed. The machinery for the new creamery arrived the first of the week and is being rapidly put in shape, The machinery is of the most up-to-date kind that could be secured and when the plantia completed it will be one of the best in the northern part of the state. The creamery will be in order about May Ist making Wasnburn creamery butter. Three Fires Friday. Last Friday was a busy day for fire fighters. In the morning a chimney was blown down at the residence of Joe Pallage west Fourth street. This started a small blaze, but was soon extin guished. About noon fire was discovered near the Kenfield & Lamoreaux Box factory, which threatened to become serious. This too was put out without causing any serious loss. About nine o’clock in the evening fire was discovered in the rear end of G. I. Carson’s grocery store.' The fire companies were soon on the scene and had the flames un der control, not however before a great amount of the merchan dise had been damaged by smoke and water. It was fortunate that there was no wind at the time, had there been, it is doubt ful whether a building on the west end of the block v ould be standing today. The origin of the fire ' uaknowu. Mr Car son has transferred his stock to the Peterson & Hanson building one;door east, and is again doing business. Notice To those who wish to patronize the Creamery. All milk and cream must be delivered in the forenoon as early as possible, in a sweet and clean condition; a number will be given each patron, the milk or cream weighed, a sample taken* and at the end of the month the samples will be tested and the milk and cream paid for accord ing to test and weight. All patrons bringing milk will get their share of pasturized skimmed milk back. Cream coming in on the railroad will be gi TT en prompt attention, and the cans cleaned and returned with in the next twelve hours. Avery low rate has been promised for transportation of cream, which will be paid here and deducted from the check at the end of the month. Hand skimmed - cream will be accepted if sweet and in a sani tary condition, although separa tor cream is preferred. Separa tors will be sold on very easy terms. All orders for butter, buttermilk, cream and ice cream will be filled in the afternoon. If nothing happens, the Cream ery will be ready the Ist day of May and will take milk on Tues day, Thursday and Saturday of the first week. Cream will be accepted any day after the first, in the forenoon. A. R. Kinney. Wanted town property. Any one wishing to sell call. Love-Land Company. The Times has been elected the official paper of the county, in which shall be published all proceedings, ordinances, notices, etc. If you want to keep in touch with county affairs you should have your name on our list. You can get this in formation from no other paper.