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Free Delivery of Mail In Calumet By the; 1st of April. A Letter From Sir. Dock r 7 (-eeiMlacThal rrMaS Asela-U-The riir Ll Bvelsf Other Msws Sstes l'ustniater 1'. W. Crierson is io receipt ol a letter from First Assistant Postman ter General Frank Jones, stating that the In delivery system will be instituted here 00 April 1, and instructing him to make necessary arrangement for it. The civil service commission IU short Ir organiie a local ciril service board and haye it read v to do busioe before April 1. The examination tor carrier nill be held before the service is estab lished, a it is probable that the exami nation held aorne monthe ago will not be taken into consideration in choosing the carrier. At the opening ol the service seven ear rin will be employed and three substi tute earner will b neewwarr, and their route will be the same a already men tioned in the Evening New. The different bags, 'straps, and other necessities ol the carrier hare been whipped and will be here soon. Forty five boxes will be sent, thirty-four ol which will be used at present. The other article to be used in the post office are also expected toon. Tbw Otaer mite,"; . . v .. . ' ' uVucHTo;,f ich.jafluanr' 31, 1SI(C ' To the LJitorM yoo have been quite tree to publish in your daily issue report adverse to the association which I repre krot, 1 therefore, aa a matter ol common justice, ask you to gire the defence a show before rendering judgment. The (iranite State Provident association have not the least idea of closing up. We are at the old stand and are now pawing our regular bank examinations, made annu ally by the State demanding it ia which we do business; New Jersey ha finished this week. New York and New Hampshire follow and will probably finish soon. New Jersey has renewed our certificate for the coming year. The association, agree able to recommendation of bank commis sioners of six States, bare been getting rtadj for the past three months to issue uew stock that will comply with all re quirement of the different States in which se do business. Tbey hate ceased lwuiog any stork until the bank cum Bitooer ratily their lotion in regard to it. 'i tr t and roll" .ion departments an jii". t' n i ; t iut- "ne. Mr. W. Ver- i-f, 'hf ,t-' t-'-ta. r .; t. Hfifar large- .v iu' "m if. j to;.!-....;. iutbe coa-:ru .'D-ioUit- s much inttrested In t vs. -v of the assixiatioa as any h..'toolder in Hoaybton county or Stats o' Miiltgan. The association Lave, and I err rr with me, a eertiE-ate from tbw see rttarv ol tate for Michigan authorizing .. 1 to do business alter n strict examina tion, made the lust day of AoC. JfiX Now. I can assure all stockholder in Houghton county and elsewhere that the Granite State Provident association is aa solid a the hills, the reports of so-called expert of rival associations, published in sensational sheets, to the contrary notwithstanding. Iam stopping at the Douglass House, Houghton, and will be pi ased to furnish reliable information to all concerned. Respectfully. W. E. DotKKY, Manager Upper 1'eninsula. fleor manager: Jieni. Howard. Bergr. 8hea, Corp, Welch. Corp. Mulligan and Priftt O'Leary, wJ the wbolecompaay has bevn organized into a reception com mittee.- Ticket are 1 1, aad a good time- i promkd all who attend. - Misw Kffie Knechtgea entertained a number of Invited friends at her residence on Osceola street, on Wednesday evening and a very enjoyable time was had. . One ol the large ptte glasses in the front of Vivian store was broken Wednesday afternoon by one of the clerks, while decorating the window, a roll ot carpet striking it. Invitation are out tor a progressive pedro party to be given by Mr. and Mr. ben Schwarti, on Saturday evening next, in boaor of tb second anniversary ot their wedding. ' Miss Mary Lanctot gave a veiy pleas ant party at her home on Osceola street on Wednesday evening last, which was attended by a number ot young people. All report a pjeasant evening. Several of the local physicians assisted by two ot Lake Linden, performed a difficult operation on Mrs. Walter Wilcox of Ilecla street, yeeterday afternoon. The operation was successful and Mr. Wilcox i resting nicely. The afreet are in excellent condition for traffic, a well as the sidewalks. The credit i due to the supervision of Com missioner McCarron. Mr. George Munroe, of Laurium, an nounces himself aa candidate for the office of village treasurer. Manager dseth of the Park ice rink, is in receipt of a letter from Thayer, the champion fast skater, who 1 now in Ish peming, asking Mr. Ulseth if he wishes him to come to Calumet and make ar rangements tor some skating race with the local skaters; fib ay er offer to skate bacVanl R&t an in. Lhpen ing can skate forward, bnt we think be would have some difficulty iu, defeating Itavey, of Calumet, in this sort of a rare. Thayer will probably be here next week and definite arrangemwaU as to condi tions, etc., will be made. Davey has plenty ot friends here who will gladly back him in any such race aa he has shown great speed and excellent staying qualities. Evangelists Kerr anj ;.. ;: kjk?q a series ol revival meetings at xtv Calu met M. E. church on the eyening of Sun day, February 0. It would be a well, in order to avoid any misunderstanding."to state tha the above gentlemen were en gaged two months' ago, as it may be looked upon br some as nnfortunatethat the evangelical meetings will come to gether, but from the above ttatenient it will readily be seen that it could not now e avoided. However, there are tilentv ui us. people, supposedly outside ot the church, to Le gathered In and hence there h work fnr all who may come along. "A (jsmbler's Wire." The Frank Tucker theatrical company presented one of the funniest four act comedies written, entitled, 'A Gambler Wife" at the Opera House last evening and the hall was crowded to the doors to bear this play. - The seene of the play was laid in the western frontier and gold mining district and the principal charac ters were of the gruff, western sort. Miss Jennie Matt, as Ethel Wayne, Frank Handy, as Max Wayne, and J. Knox Gavin, as Alex Fairfax, the hero of the plot, were all good, while Ethel Tucker, as Mrs. Hoggs, Will Clark, as Jack .Mason the gambler, and J. EI. Walab, aa Dunvean LaMoyoe the swindler, all took the'r parts , "well. ' Grace Tyson and .Tommy Martin also were good, bringing down the bouse in their specialties and Dave Alger, as Jim P.ubv, could not have been better. This eyening the five-act comedy drama "Master and Man" will be presented. Installed Ofllesrs. imij w ward mve, u. u. 1. 31., Held a public installation of officers in their hall over Wills' store last Wednesday evening nnd a very interesting meeting was held Mrs. Norman Curl acted as the installing officer and after the officers, who were elected some few weeks ago, were duly In formed of their duties, th whole com pany indulged in a literary" meeting tor which an excellent program bad been pre pared. The program consisted of a so prano solo by Miss Cbellew, a dot by Misses Mackey and Goulette.a vocal solo by Mr. Solomon, a vocal solo by Mrs. Murray, a reading by Miss Ann's Goo lette and a comic selection by Mr, George Wright all of which were well rendered ana tnorougniy enjoyed. At the con clusion of the program the guests sat down to a banque t and the meeting ended late in the evening. About thirty ladies from the Hancock society attended. 4. rand Hall This Evening. The Hibernian Itifles give their fourth annual party at tbeCalumet Light Ooard Armory this evening and from ail lodlca cations it will be a social success io every way and the member of Co. B bays cer. tainly done everything in their power to makeitsiicli. At 9 .10 prompt the company; ' todcr command ol Capt. John LV 0Ntll,,wUl give an exuMi ion drill, Vblclt premises to be goo 1. as Co. n bti a reputation M tactician rd the fl'tt rack. Paocisg will be commenced iinuiediatnly afterward, for which K ark eft's Ideal otrheatr will furnish music. ' TL fVI!owi.g ,t 'tn. nf Tlttsve in HaHbaaliona. There appear t v a act o1 thieves at yrtrkiti ihaii'to u Vthos4 tricks ureo! lbs aeAfersi order. Several resi dents of that suburb who have left clothe hanging on their lines over night found them gone in the morning, This complaint has reached the Xewb from different parties and the thieves reem to haye pursued tho same plan in each case. The officers have a clue to the rnecala and are keeping their eyes open for farther evidence. "Hair Bsvessent In storks would be welcome new to in vestor. We offer a stock that i a good investment at all times the Superior Stock beer brewed by us. Do yoo use it? Tbe Uo-sch Brkwiso Co. All dealer sell it. The side straps on the hoisting skip in No. 11 shalt, South Ilecla. brokt last Tuesday night at the 6th level and the skip went thundering down the shaft until it reached the 22d level where it was caught in the gate piece. The acci dent was not serious, but delayed opera tions for several hours. Tomorrow being memorial day (or the Nora Temple lodge, in honor ot the event a selected program baa been arranged to take place tomorrow evening at 7 o'clock in their hall. Good music will be rendered as well as speeches on the order. All Norwegian-speaking people are kind ly invited to attend. Manager Ulseth wants it distinctly understood that all entries for his race tournament must be in before Monday evening next and the races are open to all the speedy skaters of the county. The conditions as printed in Wednesday's Evening. News must betdietLpctly; pb serTed. ' ).. . 1 i. 1 i The Swedish M. H. Sunday School of Red Jacket has elected the following offi cers for the ensuing year: Superintendent Ed Freeman. Ami. Superintendent John E. Johnxon Secretary 'harles Freeman. Treasurer Ad olph Engstrom. The Italian Dramatic club will giye a concert and entertainment at the Italian Hall Saturday eyening, for which a pro gram of unusual interest has been pre pared. The Chrietoforo Columbo band will take a leading part in the entertain ment. The funeral of Marcus Simonson, who was killed at tollman's camp Wrdoes day aft-rnoon, will be held Sunday after noon from the home of bis brother on Tenth street. Yellow Jacket. The le innins will be interred in Lake View. For the Elevation We ......OF MANKIND Have a Full Line of STEP LADDERS, EXTENSION LADDERS, LONG LADDERS. At Very Low Prices Fnr the Quality of Goods. Every house should be provided with one or more ladders. A time may cofne unexpectedly when you would give Ave times the pri( e ( f one to have it at hand just at that time. Carlton Hardware Co. n 1. nMn rations for next sea- lii.tiss ot Calumet and ylcinity a large IndTomple liDeof h.gblasa novelties .i riiraUe . staple fabrics. r a position now to show you i"c'l'e" rhi, h will be shown only by us, as we have their exclusive sale. You are beginning to think ol your ring sewing. We Have the New Creations J 0 cotton wash fabrics, silk, wool mix. ures, cotton and silk wash good. Here re a few samples: Organdie Tissue de Luxe Organdie Suisse ictoria Lace Lawn Cord, Swiss Mull Midlothian Zephyrs rampion Cloth oglish rercailoa ookfold Penang Ik Weaves Scotch Flnid Silks White Goods at 5c to 30c, in plain, striped, weave, plaids, checKs, ngures ana mns. Vivian, Jr., & Co. Gittler's Bargain Store Don't ask us where w got them, but this is what we sell them for. Ladies' Watches, k1'"1 5o,j 14k K,,n movement, 120.73. Doss gold filled silver watches, f 2.03. watches, YJn'm movement f I. '1.8 5 Indies' eolid pper : Bros.' Knives and Forks, $3.50. Hoger Itros' Tea Spoons If .'J.. Solid Hold Rircs for Babies. 45 Cents. Silver Butter Dishes, S 1 .76. Five Bottle Castors, $1.85. Ladies' Solid Gold Pens With Cases, Only S 1 .75. ALL OTHER GOODS ACCORDINGLY. Don't forget that every lady ourebnser ol 2 will be presented with a solid silver thimble. M. GITTLER, The Watchmaker and Jeweler. The funeral of the late Mrs.tJ.O. (Jalby will be held Saturday afternoon, the pro cession to leave the boute at 1 o'clock nnd go to the Red Jacket Congregational church. Tr-e remains will be interred In Lke View cemetery. v Circk.! Asalust M4s. The membership contest Is now a tie, the greens bringing in 10 pew mem bers yesterday and the reds only 1. The ladles' auxiliary contest stands: IUds, 14; greens, 19. According to the report for the last quarter found in The State, the Calumet Y. M. C. A. stands fourteenth in Michigan in active and associate mem bershlp and thirteenth in junior member ship. This report was dated December II, 1803, and at present the Calumet as sociation is seyenth in active and associ ate membership and sixth in junior mem bership. The aim of the local associa tion is to reach the 400 mark and so stand fourth in the State. Hugh Smiley, of the Tamarack store force, bad ft very painful, if not serious, accident I ef all him the forepart of the wetk. '.Smiley was scuffling, with a friend when'tnej -both feirandaT sharp polut-d lead " pencil, " which 'was In .-"the" fri n - pocket, stuck into his head above the temple and penetrated nndtr the scalp for a few inches. The scalp bad to be cut in or Jer to remove the pencil and the wound will take some time to h a1. Heserved seats for the Fifth Uegiment band concert are now on sale at Kichtel's drug store and are going fast. An nd mission of 30 cents is charged with noth ing extra for rewrved seats and if pat rons do not obtain a good seat while there is a chance it is their own fault, as at last year's concert, the Opera House was crowded to the doors and persons who did not reserve sents were left out in the cold. Uillie Johnson, the by ear-old sun of Charles Johnson, of Iron Mountain, who was operated on by Dr. Holt last Satur day tor the removal of a gun enp from the interior of his eye, is doicg nicely and will lea ye for borne in a few days. The loy bad previously been takeu to Mil waukee, but the physicians there stated that the eye had to be removed in order to save it. The Ilev, Mr. (Ireen and his co-laborer. the Rey. Mr. Hem men way, are not mak ing inu h noise about their revival meet ings, but nevertheless their work is bear ing good fruit and has already been the means of several conversions. These meetings are not run in a sensational groove, but are done in a more quiet manner and hence perhaps will do more good. Misses Julia and .Nellie Murphy enter tained a number 'of Invited young people at,.. ttc pleasant , leap year party at their borne iu IHsrivim Inst WedMwday even- ing. Oames and cards were pla,ed and the evening otherwise spent in social en oyruear. a asinry lunch was served late in tbeevenlog aod tjf. party, broke VP ucrui lTO&Vt. The Rev. Mr. Eastman today forward ed the sum of 1200, which he has collect ed on behalf of the Armenian christians. to Mr. A. A. Houtelle, of Detroit, the sec retary of the local State board. The funeral of the late Mrs. John Mc Lean was held this afternoon at 2 o'clock from the First Presbyterian church and the remains were laid at rest in Lake View cemetery. The family of the late John Feiiy have placed an order witn J. A. uetier. lor a very fine granite monument weighing nearly 7,000 pounds to be delivered in May. Manager Ulseth, of the Park ice rink, seems to have entered into the spirit of the membership contest, for a red flag is si en floating from the top of the rink. -Mlllee Tajrr.n General rehearsal at 8. o'clock , tonight a. Liberty Hall. Admission to rcerabefs of the troupe and orchestra only. wanted a miaaie-age woman as plain cook in a large family. Apply at this office or Lock Ilox 82, Houghton. Mich. Miss Margaret Anderson, cashier of the Ilecla store, returned last evening from a month's visit with Chicago friends. A regular meeting of Busy Hee Tent, No. 10, Juvenile Rechabites, will be held at 1 p. in. Important business. Captain William Stevens accidentally fell and sprained his arm Wednrsday and will be laid up tor a short time. Mr. 1'rnst Hollman returned . Wednes day from a short business trip to She boygan and Milwaukee. ' Mr. Adolph Hennes returned this morn ing from an extended vacation and yislt with friends in Detroit. Capt. William Daniell, who has beta under the weather, in again on doty at No. 3, Tamarack. Mr. Johnson Vivian, Jr., who has been on the sick list, is now able to be around again. Mr. Henry Ilacr and wife, of Hancock visited friends in Red Jacket today. Auditor and Mrs. William Hooner left oi the evening train for Boston. Mr. C. O. Bramhafl left for Chicago on t1ie.oon train yesterday. mm bftntesfoft' of t the fa tare toelc to tr.e mothers.- Vnite with us to'eebfeve the finest victory ever won the general disarmament. " A committee of ladies ha. onr correspondent says, boen formed n Berlin in reeponse to tbw appeal - - -;;,ir ' - - " ah 1W.K. B.TIIURTEIX, EXPERT OPTICIAN. Has niriin taken rooms over the Grand Union Tea Store, For ONE WEEK Only ('omiii'ncing Friday, January 24. Oilice Hours, from 1 to 3 and 7 to 8 p. m I'a I Ten Yearn Prof. Thnrtell Ila Slarte Trip to the per 4 mm try the and Alway 4ave Dntire lalifurlliii. ADAM SCHAAF ! PIANOS. In introducing the Adam Nchnnt 1'iaiioH to the mnsicat putilic ot the copper country, I desiretostate that it has been t he aim of Mr. Adam .Vliaui to produce an Upright Piano Equal in Tone and Durability to the Best Grand and Square Pianos. Untiring effort has been crowned M i h complete success and these new Upright Pianos take rank as the most perfect int uments ot their class ever constructed. Mr. Adam Schaaf is one of the oldeot Aim rienn iimnufHt-turers. beimr cut n Minimi in Chicago since 187.1. and his Upright Pirtti os are the result of nearly thirty years practical study and experience. SoJd by JAMES D. KINNEE, 607 Oak St., Red Jacket. P. O. Box, 393, Calumet, Mich pnCAGEIYlENT EXTRAORDINARY I Red Jacket Opera House, FIVE NIGHTS ONLY, COMMENCING TONIGHT, JAN. 30. FRANK TUCKER'S COMPANY In one of the greatest five act dramas ever whtten, eutitleil "A Gambler's Wife.' Watch for J. KNOX GAVIN AND TOM MARTIN, in their jrreat specialties. See the Child Wonder, LI I'TLK UltACI?, in her beautiful dances, at the l'eople's I'opular Trices, 25, 35 -A-HSTD 50 CE2STTS uex Your beats nariy at nyan'a atom and Avoid the rtusn ax me box umce. unange or nay Nightly. On account of a combination, formed by the leading sewing machine agencies of the United States, it will be of inter st tor the people to know that blb grade machines cannot be sold for less thnn the lull list price. Matinee tomorrow (Saturay) after, noon. Take theypangsters to see lit tin Oracle. Parents need not be afraid their children will meet with any objection? feat a res at the entertainment. ' w . Sfattoat Mutton!! Muttftn!!! i Tomorrow there will bo a special salr of lege ol mutton, 10 cents pr pound; for ooedavoaly; et d, Kirpftco A Co.V All members nf Onccola Council, Xo. loeonoman negree, are requested to meet in their wigwam Sunday morning, February 2, nt 0 o'clock to atleud di vine service at tho M. E. church Lake Linden, leather permitting. A cordial Invitation is extended to the members ot Rd Jacket Tnhe. No 42, nnd to visltin brethren. 1). Wimjams, l'widiontns. Lilly IlEitiiiMAv, C. ,l H. it noi oniy is so, it must be so. One Minute Cough Cure nets quickly, nnd that s what in rues it go. UaolkDiiio Htore. To Rknt Rooms over the Slur cloth ing store. Apply at the store. I have some bargains in larms.' 0TFs,.Land Agent. Onr Advance Sale S0c 20c 20c 15c 20c 20c 15c 15c 30c 50c Dress Goods ! Will Not Be Lower. In fact thsy are higher in price todnj than last fall. However, oar price i lower than ever. We have a lot to which we call par. ticular attention. Some winter weight others suitable for 12 months Intheyear I'erfectly new. 20 to 33! per cent I043 to close out. Table Linen. COVERS-8x4, 10x4, 12x1, &i 25, to 110. NU'KlNS-5x3, 3x4. 7x8. 7 to $10 lr dni. LUNCH CLOTIIS-4x4, 5x3. Cil, 00c to $2 50. - Doylies, Tray Cloths, Squares. Cottons, Sheetings, I'illow Casings, aa inch Cottons, Cambric Muslin, at lowest prices and in all leading brands. J. Vivian, Jr., & Co. The Most Durable Material Used in Upholstering is Leather. We have a full line of Leather Couches, Rockers, Easy Chairs and Reception Chairs. The above goods must be disposed of by . !.! February 1, as we then intend xo xaKe our annual inventory, therefore we are selling them at unheard of low prices. Sivert Olson. THE most celebrated makers ot tine CHINAWARE in France, England and Germany are represented in the stock 11 , of fancy Dinner and Tea Sets, as well as odd pieces, at E. :R"5T.AJSrS. Cut Glass. It you can't think of what to suit for present, Just call at RYAN'S STORE and eiamin the show-case containing the nicest line of rut glass ever opened in this city, and at prices within reach. In Furniture you can find anything you want at prices and quality to suit, at Ryan's. Bedroom Suits, $ 1 5 to $75, at Ryan's. Another lot of those fancy leather and da mask easy chairs and rockers, just opened, at E. RYAN'S. Gartner. -1 Vs IN ORDER TO Ml BOOM I will sell from now until further notice our entire stock ot Capes, Cloaks, Men's and Boys Overcoats, Ulsters, Men's and Boys' Clothing At a Strictly CoSt Price. Convince Yourself of the Above Assertions at Jacob Gartner's. Next to Big Mike's Place. Getrtner. HOLD ONE MINUTE! Are you going to buy a new wagon, llrht or heavy? Are you going to bare jouf wagon put in Shane for next sui araer's work? In either case call on JjftkJVCEJS MoHARDY. Patronize Your Homo Industries. Ppeclal Attention Given to Horseshoeing. '.;. - JAMES. McHARDY. Nxt to Opera House.. Sixth Street. Red-Jacket