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t'lMuhed Retry Saturday at Hurley, Wu
*<4>»crlitlen Mat*«
One Year |2 OC
Six Moritijs LOO
Entered a* mail itintu-t ot tbe second
eias» the po*tof!ic* at Harley, Wig.,
under Act of CongreMof Mareb i, 1874
v a t m i: s-*>n, re e ci•• hkk
-AT! kIMY. MAY 1 , 1*22.
th* moon ar* tr*a#ur*s
We often have sought In vain,
For life i» a tont>4 of pieasurea,
AM none ar* availed by path.
Each boose has a golden steeple
At,4 window* of silver light.
I .t* rollicking. happy people
May caper from dawn till night.
E <>. ones they heard the story
Of o r earth that shone on high.
And in envy of ita glory
1 hey began to weep and nigh.
“<h, that planet,” they lamented,
"Thing* are truly gay and fair.
We riiail never be contented
i.ii we’re blessed by living there!”j
-tanton A. Coblentz. •.
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Decoration Day.
1 ;.is year when Decoration Day
dawn* ail of the boys who gave their
services and their lives "over-tbere”
will have found their last resting place
either here in America or "aome
's*r* in France.” It wu a matter of
P*-r*oi,ti opinion where each one
■'< 'ii rest. sum* mother* wanting
that was mortal of their boy back
< ?n*.r nat-v* sod. But wherever
they rest each grave will undoubtedly
: - orated on this Decoration bay
Ea' n year a* we have watched the
D*corauoTi bay parade forming and
listened to th* services it has seemed
th it only to th* old soldiers who
■g*t ir, th* < jvil War did th* cere
mony really mean anything. To them
it was a very solemn thing but to the
yoiir.gef men and especially to the
cl. idr*n who took part in decorating
the graves it meant nothing more
than a " Decoration bay Parade.” .No
one had ever explained to them the
aching hearts behind all those graves
they were decorating. No one had
ever explained to them the horrors of
Hut now the veterans of the world
w.it are young men still. They will
not forget and let us hop* they will
not allow others to forget, the horrors
through which they have passed to
save the principle of freedom and
democracy. Let us hope that the little
children will imbibe some of their
spirit and that they wj|| grow up, not
with the old fashioned idea that wa
is i glorious thing and that to be a
soldier is to t>e a glorified personage.
Let us hope that they will grow up
witli a horror of war and of what it
brings and that they will never sub
mit to ii 1 herein heajhe lioi>e lor the
futuie I herein lies the promise that
fiiture Decoration Days will not find
flesh graves added tothe already too
long list to be decorated.
Let us consider these things on the
•••■tiling Decoration Days. Let ns
■ ponder them iii our hearts'’ and re
solve that if education t an avoid this
bloody god of war, we will not stint
the education.
♦ - - ■—
When you were a child weren’t
there a whole lot of people about
whom you bail doubts if they were
ever young? Didn’t you think that
Ih*v had doubts of t themselves’’ If
yon hail asked them they would pro
bably have said, "Well, let me see.
'' ” 1 supfHise I was. It sound* rea
HOtiable doesn’t it?”
I hat is just exactly w hat a lot of
‘hiidren at* thinking today And
with good ground*. Olden, people
manifest «, little understanding of
t lie habits ano desires of children. Of
course they air inquisitive. Every
thing is new to them. Why shouldn’t
they | hey wouldn’t be normal child
i*u it tin y didn’t want to know the
"Why" of everything
■ lust try and remember your own
childhood and yon will have a belter
tiuderstumliug of the natutes of the
< hl hl I t*h 1 whiy ,
*— - • . _
lu los article in the Woman’*
Dome t iimpanion. Anhui Hopkins
discourages the stage attuck girl in
his article,‘‘Why Do \on Ws.ni |’,»
B* An Actress’., He says there mno
prof»-sion that is so crowded and no
profession where the chance of attain
ing teal diathiclion is so small.
1 he aveiage income of the mediocre
m-tre-x. and that class makes up aboiit
ninety per cent Of the acting popup,
turn, is about fifteen hundred dollars
a year. H hen you consider the late
hours, the poor traveling accommoda
tion* ami absence from home and
friend*, the triumph to secure mete
mediocrity is not worth the sacrifice.
Why Should They?
Th* Reformer ‘Do you think that
statesmanship in tills country Is on
the di-vWue ’•" The Politician—“My
boy, no statesman in tills country
Would decline snyWiing." London
Weekly Telegraph. «
The Kibj of Native Treei.
Zoos MsL« u *.mp>. acp-v r.g
words, ba» to.d :n Mils?.-.•:** * »ry
I * a >/X»-ye»r-oid prn* which grew' ir,
■strntfaern Colorado apir.e tnai hore
: the iß*rka of ai>ei*t;t arrows ami <<f
* ’be bullets of -p i:..*-, cor.-, j-’-adnr*®
• H* loved and revered that pi Often
! he went many toile* oat of bis way to
'til; bis eye# with rtss’at*iy y, to
| sleep under it and th* star* H* xii
I bat worshiped it awl bis heart was
ireieed when a iumbern in s -«w
I caused it to crash and split into many
; pieces.
Only a few days ago. at Chieago.
1 FHiijert Both, dean of ti * school of
j forestry at tn* I niverstty of .Michi
gan the grand old man of middle
’ western forestry- told how. a* often
' i* p<>** b.e, is* goes to Grayl ,2.
: ids own state, to visit a white pm
; forest only acres in ail, but
I covered with trees of large giHE and
j towering stature. He loved the white
I pine when it stood almost r-.’wy»i>*r*
iin the upper lake region ami to b—
: even a few of them still alive be goes
j as to an altar.
The of the white pine bas
:by great odds been the most serious
| misfortune that Wisconsin ha- suffer
ed lb the way of d-*:ruction of scenic
. beauty. For the white pine is tn* king
of our native tree* Many attractive
trees we have, the Norway pine and
the hemlock, the elm, the maple, the
walnut, the ash, the base, the hickory
and others, but in impr*.--iv* beauty
in dignity and dominating power, the
white pine transcends every other
kind of tree indigenous to Wisconsin’*
We need not lose the while pine
forever. We must not lose it. (t can be
grown along many highways, in farm
woodlots, in many other place*. We
can and should grow w hite pine for
ests. some of them quite large
We must perpetuate the white pine.
It yields the choicest of soft wood
lumber and ti ls is needed, and will
be needed more each year, to buikl
homes and for many other necessary
purposes. The beauty oi the white
pine tree la a rare asset in itself. We
n**d it, too.
M lute pin* forests, forests of our
own w hite pine, exist in Eurojie, the
result of adoption. We cannot let this
kingly tree become a*trang*r to Wis
A Little Talk on Thrift.
'By S. W Straus, President Ameri
can society for Thrift.
Thrill and industry invariably go
hand in hand. An old proverb ex
j pr**»e* the thought ■ ery eonci**N as
!follows' "Indusiry i* fortune’s right
■ hand, and frugality her left.”
If you would understand the signi
, ticance of this truth begin a plan of
j systematic saving and note th* added
u-nttiusittsro with which you apply
■ yourself to your work.
It may b* difficult to save the first
dollar or the first hundred dollars,
; bill later it becomes a positive plea
i sure, and one’s joy in su< h ac
i eomplishe* increases a* suec.-ss con-
Hiriues. Tasks that were once per
, formed as perfunctory duties become
| exalted to the plane of real inspira
tion. Hence the thrifty man invaria
} bly becomes an industrious one and
hi* accomplishment* multiply.
What is true of the individual also
may b* said ot the nation. People
who have been proverbially thrifty
such as the French,the Belgian*, the
Danes am! the Dutch also have been
i uniformly industrious.
The man who accompli*he* the
j rudiments of thrift practice by be
i ginning to save money, simultaneous
■ ly begin* the practice of thrift of time.
He eliminate* the little period* of
: idleness that are so destructive to
j efficiency and progress. He is not
pifraid of hard, steady work. He
; understand* t lie value of sustained
effort and steady application. The
thought of idleness is a* abhorant to
; him as the suggestion of si uamlering
! money.
I'liese are facts that make of thrift
j practice a most important function in
| our industrial hl*. The wage earner
| who practices thrift is a better ern
i I’loye. lie is steadier tn his work,
j more settled in his habits, more fair
i minded in his public attitude, am)
with alia far more valuable man than
would lie the case w ere he not of a
thrifty bent.
Fliese 1 acts are of special interest at
| this time when tl l entire industrial
' world seems n, be on the threshold of
pnore active conditions. Haul work
! ami imlust i v are inequalities so much
i needed throughout the world today,
i M hell we encourage thrift we are en
couraging many kindred practices
limn which th* individual, the nation
• and ail mankind will receive untold
I benefits.

Housework Scars Reveal Brides.
"Slmw me their hamls,” said the js
slstant at th* tiutch*! simp, “rmd I’ll
tell VI'II whether they're Vnfmg brides
j or Whitiier thm’<* l.eeii nt the cook-
I Ing gatue H>r. some thue ‘‘The young
i thing* iil:<> i * sitilv been hutlated Into
■ the mystei'es of th,' gas range show
I the sears of battle. It’s a elncli Hint
the> ve g.* !( mm,!,er of burns. Ami
ti e I an.l- ~f t| lt . Will show cuts,
too, as ,t general thing. Ihe is-rils
®f housework art many.”
Eraai.*? Cg.
S’ W M S®-
The f cr - pupils who had the
h.zhe-t average in the speDing, ari
".‘.'e r.nnar.-hip examinations
which were given lust wee?., were
tt> *n to reprr-sent their district at
the district contest, ws.ich will be held
SaturdayJtfay 13 at the courthouse in
the afteraoor.. The pupil who re
- average this tine.
v. be i-r,-.—-r, ’. ? represent Iron Coun
ty, wth a erper.-es at the State
i-'air ir. Milwaukee, in August.
Gurney D.~tr. ,-t Carl Swanson
Mereer di - trie: Pear! Hebert
Dna D’i-tri.t.......Leonard Korpv.-.
Saxon Di.Arict Agnes Peter.-or.
Anderson District (tie)
Marjory Jack Radakov; h
Kimbaii D.-tri. t Welma Heiberg
Sheridan Di -‘net i Contest not yet h-.'d
i>otara Korpela from oma, receiv
'd the h:gh*-t average of them all,
w. th* -standing of 97 in spelling,
in arithmetic, and 8d in penman
• h.p. Good marks in this contest can
only be had by good teaching thmout
the year, on the part of the teacher
The last annual teachers* meeting will
be he'd at the Hurley Court house
May 13. Annual reports will be ex
plained and given out to the teachers.
All instructors are asked to bring in
the name* of all Mth grade graduates,
and the articles that are to be exhib
ited at the Gogebic county fair in Au
gust. Memorial Day pamphlets and
text booklets will be handed out to
the teachers.
Hiring of Teachers
Hiring of teachers has been and will
be an important matter for considera
•ion in every district. More rural
schools than usual are acting on this
matter early. It pays to RETAIN A
GOOD TEACHER, or to get after a
good one while there is a chance to
< hoo-e from several teachers. We
-hall be glad io give what help we
< an in advising about the choices.
The Wage Question
Th* w ; t ’- ~:j. .’-"al.-o a very im-
portar.t on* th s year. A few school
b >ards announce that they will not pay
over a certain amount, just as some
did last year. I’iually this led to get
ting rather |>oor teaching. On the
other hand, a number of school boards
have already decided to pay just as
much if not more than last year.
They are thinking of the value to the
children of the right kind of teaching
and believe that we cannot afford to
give anything but the best schooling
-obtainable to the children. They rea
•' lize that a lowering of wages means
’hat ’here will be a lowering in the
quality and amount, of training the
children. But goiMl wages should be
paid only to carefully selected teach
ers who will give their best service to
the district employing them, and s uch
work should be accompanied by the
hearty cooperation of all the people of
the district to build up and maintain
the best conditions for the teacher
and children.
Clerks Take Notice
Every year, we request that school
cleiks hold to the law which requires
that the last month’s salary be with
held until the teachers’ reports are
O. K. and a certificate to that elfect
been received from th* office of
the county superintendent. Clerks
will you not cooperate with us in this
matter so that this work will be done
by your teachers when it should be
don*? All this data js needed for our
various reports, and we will greatly
appreciate your cooperation in this
A pleasant mothcis’ meeting was
held at the Manitowish and Central
school, on the occasion of the school
contest for the pupils, in spelling,
arithmetic and penmanship. A nice
lunch was served to the mothers who
were present.
The Greatest Movement In Twenty
The proposal for which the Cutover
Land lleclamation association was or
ganized ha* been declared the greatest
movement for \ViscoiiKindevelopment
in the last twenty years. The idea of
government aid direct to settlers to
maintain their families while clearing
their land making it unnecessary to
leave their homes to earn money is a
new thought on the whole subject. In
the tfire* state* of Wisconsin, .Mich
igan ami Minnesota there are probably
m.IMHI to 50,1H*l Buch settlers.
1 liegovernment hasspeut moretbati
sl»;o.ihh;.imhi putting water on land
whci< tiiere were no settlers, at the
rate ot #)go per acre, after which the
laud had to be cleared, leveler! and
drained why not (35 per acre in our
cutover regions to make the land
ready for the plow - 1 mier appropria
tions now proposed the settlers in
\\ iseonsin alone should have (10,00(1,-
'*<o per year. What would that do in
bettering eotalitions in our cutover
regions - How would it affect the wel
fare of merchants, banks ~:>d profes
sional men. in addition to the settlers
w lio would Iki the lit s[ use of tills'
gfeat swum?
The Owner's F. O. B.
It Is admittedly difficult to recover a
~.st flivver. But the hist suggestion
comes from our own Mrs. Eckstrom,
who ndvfses in mi ad: “Lizzie, come
home; nil 's forgiven.”— New York
By Das £aa*er. C.-jusi; Kgee~.
We are u<>* prepared to test soil*
for acidity by the Iruog method.
Farmer* wt»o are interested in limine
an-i o-ririi»g to have their soils test
-d, can do -o> by notifying the eouuty
agent. W* cau make th* test right in
he held s* well as in tbe office. A card
iddr-s— si to Hurley aih bring us out
to the farm.
Broride Your Bigs With Pasture.
Why pasture balance* ration and
lowers cost -4 feeding. Pasture is
valuable for all swine, but especially
.’■<r p.g* 'erag >ri p *t- teciOpr
are rich in the bony building inuier
:als i -eded by yout.ggiowiug ar-iceals.
S icb crops are rich in protein is ot the
right kind to go along with the pro
tei&B of the common grab 2 w inch are
not well balanced for gro* mg annuals.
Pasture crops are also rich in the
mineral elements which are needed
for tbe development of the bones of
the young animals.
Pig* on pasture will make much
greater gains on a given amount of
grain than pigs not provided with
pasture. Only about oue-tialf of tbe
expensive feeds such as skim milk,
tnakage, linsr-d meal, or wheat mid
dlings are ceded when pigs are on
Pigs on pasture will thrive much
>etier and will keep in a much health
ier condition than pigs confined in a
•mall yard. The exercise obtained
while on pasture will tend to keep
them in a thrifty condition.
Rape for pig pasture: For early
pasture Dwarf Essex Rape broad
canted at the rate of five pounds of
seed per acre makes an excellent past
ure. Rap* is ready when a foot high
and will last until hard freezing in
the fail. Rape pasture will accomodate
20 to 23 pigs an acre.
Oats, peas and Rape, make a won
derful pasture for pigs seeded at the
rate of one bushel of oats, one bushel
of field peas, and five pounds of rape
per acre. Pasture is ready when peas
are well podded. If not pastured too
heavily this will furnish grazing till a
hard freeze in the fall. This mixture
w ill carry twenty to twenty-three pigs
au acre.
Iron County Agricultural Program
tor r>22.
The Iron County Agricultural com
mittee adopted the following program
for 1922. The major projects are land
clearing, emergency hay crops, Mark
eting and the tuberculosis test work.
This work will be supplemented by
other work as it comes to the atteut
ion of the committee and the county
agent as time goes on.
flie agricultural committee appoint
ed the following men iu the various
sections of the county to act as advis
ors to the county agent iu tbe agri
cultural development of the county.
James Miller, Cedar; Fred Zockart,
Gnr ‘y; O. E. Young, Saxon; Her
man Crego, Saxon; Julius Simon;
Saxon; Kimball Clark, Kimball; John
Gould, DeFer; John Kampski, Hinkle;
E. S. Hagen, Hurley; W. D. Tyler,
Hurley; F. J, Gates, Moore; John
Erickson. Upson; Ole Olson, Iron
Belt; Clement Bertignola, Pence;
Matt Saari, Van Buskirk; Gust Kolu,
Carey; Ed. Evenson, .Mercer; Frank
Sherman, Powell; E. A. Ware, Spring
The agricultural committee consists
of the following: Daniel Reid, chair
man; Kimball Clark, Matt Saari, J. J.
Simon, and Miss Ida B. Bradley,
Official Highway Maps Ready.
The official Wisconsin highway
map showing the surfacing and
condition of the numbered and
marked state trunk highway sys
tem of 7,5< o miles, the princip; 1
county trunk highways and import
ant secondary highways, compiled
by A. R. Hirst, state highway ei -
gineer, is available for distribution.
This publication in addition to
containing extensive maps, distance
tables and highway marks, locates
points of historical, scenic, and in
dustrial interest, and shows camp
ing sites, state parks and state ir
Here’s a Business
for Hurley
$6 to 512.000 Yearly!
An insurance man in South Carolina, a
farmer in Wisccmsii a butcher in .Minn*
eauta. others all over the U. S.—these men
wanted to own a real money-making
business. Electrik-Maid Bake Shops trave
them their opportunity. Todxy they and
many others own their e* a
Eleetnk-Maid Bake Shops, without having
known a thing about the bakery business
before. You have «the same chance right
here., A cash business: no charges: no
deliveries: your profits in the till every night.
Everyone whx» eats is a customer. Business
goxl all year rounu. We supply al! equip*
merit and information.
Write or Wire
for full particular?. Act' now uv obtain
exclusive rights in Hurley.
Electrik-Maid Bake Shops
213 Cedar Street St Pa«!. Mian
Member Federal Reserve Syster M
Under the
miimi Bffliio m u. s. i j
Depository' for
United States, State, County, Town and School Ful
President, Cf aki.es Bonino
Vice Presidents, A. L. Rvgglhs, and John W r lack |
• Cashier, W. D. Tyler
Assistant Cashiers, Otto J. Erspamer, Frank M. Hj J
Charles Bonino Rev. John Klopp John W. Black *m J
Joseph Rainer: A. E. Erspamer A. L. Ruggles Wp il
Electric Studio
Quick Finish Post Cards
Copying Enlarging
Twenty-four hour service
on your kodak finishing
All work guaranteeci to give satisfaction
Plumbing, Heating
Estimates furnished.
All Work Guaranteed.
Shop at
Hammond Hotel Bldg
The hand that used to rock to cradle
i* now reaching across the bridge
table to play partner’s cards.
FABRICS ag£ t ff
6,C00 Miles
S 9W
30 « 3 > gr 5
30 x 3>,<j 9.8 7
32 x 3>/i 12.85
31 *“♦ 14.75
32x4 16.64
33,4 17.22
34 ■ 4 18.13 .
>.ouu oeonaes a- omit to coecr
HorTey Tire & Repair Shop
420 Silver St., Ironwood
Advertise in the News.
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VOU can bu
A very good
“Tailored to Med
by Born,” at a fl
you will agree id
tirely fair.
Just now, we
showing some pd
ularly good valid
S3O and s3sn
pendable newwd
in all the favored!
orings. It will I
you to see th]
cloths before you’
You’ll find thee
pleted garments r
up to your exp*
tions —money baj
you are not sat#
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