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MONDAY, DECEMBER 6,
THE CALUMET NEW 1909. M JUL nsiiranc E5M n 99 I Life I 951 "J - n i l. 1 ThrfiRinh . .H Total Plus U HUH ItflM Ordinary and Industrial policies. Afjes 1 to 70. Both sexes. Amounts SI 5 to SI 00,000. I B nnnhrnn JS. JLm W-- XX V V XX TELEPHONE IS ISLE ROYALE TO BE STRIPPED OE ITS TIMBER? Seems Good Start in That Direc tion Will be Made on Island This Winter. THIRTY MEN ARE EMPLOYED Is I-!.- Royal.-. I!,-- lurk" st fr-.- h wi-l tor island in the world, and the ! amy r. .- of i.f I,ake Superior, to ! ii'i.li I i ' (,r its timber. l'-:iinif ils bleak and i c wind-wept .-h res as ,i n r i tti testimonial I ;f the t r i 1 n t - natural ln-:i lily in i -t pay t . i n ii'ii' it. i.il n(' -rprise? Tin.- would !) th natural iiifep-ii-fpm r. puits tint the l"ii-.; Piiiu Lumber -company f Iii!ii!!i and ! -rt 1 lias iLc 'l :i new iuimiIji rinj; Mm,, it ::) Tii n t' ftrl;. t.tnHT fnmi I ' i -: : i r i . I duritik' i1ij rutin- wiril r ainl 1 1 j f . t.t- mulJli- of ii xt fprin.'j. xiiyH t!i- 1' i'uth Xi-ws-TrUmn". Tli- n p'-rt t.) th.- !T' t t h it th In Tl , il ti .lac .1. T1 th- i-l.tri'I v. it'if-ut .diy h iricc f leaving It inilil ! t i : i; t i -. n iifu-ns up about th- i'ii'1-1:.- of n-xt May ua-t -'ntirrii-'! at tin- I... al ..m-.- of th- r.o.ih St-a ri-lii) nrniuiiy csl-nlay. though il was nit known j'ist l"v iini' I) tiinlxT will I" out on th- i.-l iti l (luring tli- w inter. I!.- U-val- liax iliirinu; th la-t f--w fi-n-on lucoiin- faiiions lo(h in tli-I'niti-'l stati-.H and Catiaili, ii snni in i- r s-rt. A laik'- portion f th- timlx-r on th- l-lanil ivaK purchased last Kprin ly a opp-r company of w hl-h T. V. f'-l- of Duluth In pn-M.lent. Till" cor poration has ninle no iim to n ' move it f-lia-e of the tiinln-r. INDOOR BASEBALL HERE. Some of the League Cmi May Be Switched to Houghton. If present plans materlali.e it Is likely that Komf of the leniie Indoor iVaseball scheduled to be played In Ocrmnnlii hall In Hancock will b transferred tn tho Houghton Armory. Tho Hancock Fraternal 1-npuo Is mad- tip of rdayra from both towns, hut only one tenrn In the league reiinsents lIoiiKhton. It In t)llcvc,l that this chance would create ndditlonal inierest in 111" paineH. f;rater rivalry would follow rncli nn nrnnncmiiit and larger crowds of rnotem would turn nut. Houghton In repreficnted on throe dif ferent team to n larr oxtert. the riku, K. of C. and th Hotisihton LUht Infantry. Careful, Conservative Management Just and liberal Treatment of Policyholders Complete Fulfillment of all Obligations Prompt Payment of Death Claims IS Great variety of plans, Ordinary and In dustrial, you may select just the Policy which best suits your needs and conditions Payments to Policyholders Since Organization, Amount Held at Interest to their Credit; ) S iPiiarrmpnf il Jkm0r W VJkr X. W XXX W XX W Ii SOUTH 199 - - - 'I BOXING MATCH A DRAW. South Range and Houghton Scrappers Put Up a Good Bout. The lmxin roiit-st l tween Allton- !ii of So'.Hh Kaiik- and "Yonnj;" iai--as of Uoul,to!i at South Uanne Sat nnlay e. nini: was il-rlar-il n draw ly li-f-r-e Keils. Two k'ood n-liiiiinur-i-s also wi re pulled oil", and the class of lioxiiiif pi-oit-d was apprei iat-d ly th- pnhiie. Th- tvo preliminaries were ninth l.-tt-r than expected. Th- main lmut cr-ated much inter est. Some dispute arose before the Piineipals . nt. red the rlii In the - l li-n of a r-l'-ree. Whitehead, of I t j 1 1 1 1 1 1 . who (ihts n-xt Saturday eviiiim; at Huileoi-k, was Willited ty th- South in in, hut the Hough ton scrapper ohj-cteil. The matter him- for a time hut Keils was fin ally s-licted. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT. The circuit court was occupied Sat urday with the chancery tuit of K. X. Cot,, of South Itaip-'e and R I. and John ;. n, al of !arai;;i. The two de fendants In the unit formerly conduct ed th- West Side pharmacy In Hough ton, Mr. ('otc's contention hein that he was enKap-d to manage the place at a salary of $."(o per month ami one fourth of the net proiits. An account ing was asked for. The court uns tained rery contention made by Mr. Cote, exc idinir tbaf In- was n nart- n r. Th- couit ord-red the attorneys to submit briefs in the matter of whr-th-r Mr. Cote is mill entitled to an amount above what lias already been paid him. TO HOLD ANNUAL MEETING. Houghton Tugmen Will be Represent ed at Annual Convention at Buffalo. The members of Honnhton local No. IX Licensed Protective Tiignien's as sociation lire preparing for Ih-ir ineet lntr which will be held in about two weeks. In addition to the election of of flc rs. n del-e.te will lie nut horl.-d lo attend the annual convention of th- Kreat lakes tugmeii to be held in ISuffalo next month. Captain Tred llo gers of the Houghton union will be the delegate. Captain Roger we fit to the Toledo gathering last year. The Houghton local has recently moved Into new quarter In the Me lann building and tho Interior uc roipu'ings are pleasant nnd In keep ing with th wishes of the members. Meetings will Kimn be held every week. Tim memlwrship now totals , all being in good standing. Sunt. John A. Doello hn gone to the (dter I.,nke t... T Ilplr. n ..I.I. V.n ,n"o iv Tinu in- Bchyols, indent THE PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE CO. OF AMERICA Incorporated as a Stock Company by the State of New Jersey JOHN F. DRYDEN, President. HOME OFFICE, NEWARK, N. J. Agents Wanted to write Industrial and Ordinary Life Insurance Good Income Promotion Best Opportunities Now! BRANCH OFFICE IN CALUMET E. L. WH1TTAKER, Supt., Quello Building H. M. JOHNSON, Asst. Supt. M. B. CHERRIEB, Asst. Supt. A. E. LOCKE; Asst. Supt. - . J. SCOBLE, Asst. Supt. DINNERS FOR THE POOR. Salvation Army Will Provide for Needy Families in Houghton. Tho local Salvation Army is muking preparations for the Christmas dinner which will bo given tho poor of the city. The presenting of well filled bas kets to needy families of Houghton by the Army workers has grown to bo an annual affair. The Army, through the generosity of tho public, is enabled to provide i good meal for each of the families. Ensign Mary Swanson Matey that as usual the baskets will be de livered personally to the home s. In addition to the basket dinner tho Army officers arc idanning to have u. largo Christmas tree for tlu children. Contributions of money as well as food will be accepted to aid in this work. Knsign Swanson has Issued the follow ing a pi i-al to tin: public: "The Salvation Army Is going to have tho biggest Christ mas Houghton has ever had. Wo want to brinx cheer and help to its many poor families as we can this your, and would like our. friends to help us In this effort. Th baskets will contain it chicken or tur key and many other good things. There will also bo a Christmas tree for tho children. Any donation will ho appreciated. NAVIGATION ABOUT OVEn. The work of laying up the pv rn ment tug Circle has bei n sMarte I, which is a good Indication that n.i gation on Portage lake w ill soon en I. I'uring the past season no mom y was spent In Improvements on tho local waterways hut u request w ill b- made of congress for S2 1 o.OOU) to build a har bor of refuge at Portage river. This harbor of refuge project has been ad ocated for tho past two ytars. NEW BARAGA CO. DANK. Institution, With Strong Backing, Opens at L'Anse for Business. The Jlaraga County National Hank, the building of which has been In con struction for several months, will com mence the business of banking next Monday (today). Cnshler Martin Vo-isch nnnounces that everything Is In rcidincss, nnd depositors may now have a nafo In stitution In which to deposit their money nnd also carry on all matters in this connection. Tho ontablishlng of tho hank marks the beginning of nn era of Improve ment for this district. The officers of the newly launched organization nre: John O. Maxey, president; Patrick Itrennnn, ,vlco president and Martin Voetsch. rashh-r; the directors are Kred W. Hehare of Pequ.'imlng; Win, H. Oakley, of Covington, John Danb 11. of I.aurlum; Peter tl. Westr-m, of Ska nce nnd Octave Sicotte. p. itrcnnan and J. (. Maxey, of TAiise. The bulldlnfr Is handsomely furnish ed and up-to-date material has been used In construction. Modern plumb ing has been Installed by Messrs. Kut chaw and McAHndun, of this village. ; iU FARMERS WILL ORGANIZE. Movement to Get, Better Pnpes for Products is Making Progress. Tho movement started nonie tint" ago to organiiA' tljU- .farmcrsT'of Hough ton county' hns been inci ting with Fucccss and, the preliminary steps are about completed. A meeting is to bo held sonn when ii perm tnent net of officers will bo jlictod. The noddy will b? an Independent one, not affiliat ed In any way witU the Crange or Am l iliiin Society of Kqulty. Joseph P.ru mnii Is tho prime mover in the pro posed organization. The basis of the Idea Is co-operation. The farmers have come to rea lize that by working- together they can ad vanee, their personal inti rests more than they can under the present sys tem. The iom tition ut present so dominating will be grci'tly eliminated nnd bet r prices fotf their-farm pro ducts w ill-be .received. ,,lt is not the Intention ,to raise the prices arbitrari ly, but equitably. It is n conceded fact that fai mi. ig in Houghton county Is nmie expensive (ban in any other part of the Suited Slates. What the farm ers will ask is that they bo given the same prices nil tle-ir products as is paid oulside -jsliippelH and the cost of bringing , the commodities n local markets, j- Several well balanced arguments along thc.-c. linos are advanced, tho first being the potato situation. In the fall the farmer! need ready cash and po tatoes are peddled among tho famil ies. In ordvr to compete with the men hantjj a lower price must be ask ed and a few days later In going over the siiuic route ev n lower prices are offered, ' It Is the plan of tho society to dis tribute lit-ratiire among tho farming tlbliii-ls of the county and convince tin ir ow'ii pcnplo of the advantage of such nn erg inialh n. The promoters believe (hat in this way they will as- 1st in gettiuu for the former a little more of tho Just fruit of Ms toil. WILL SHt)OT FOR TROPHY. Houghton Gun Club Winner Will Get a $40 Prize Cup. The Houghton lun club held Kh first regular dioot yesterday Win In for a trophy which Is to bo' offered by the j ram club. The order for n pr.o cup hits already b-en placed with Matt Hang tho Houghton Jow-elor and It will probably arrive hero 'within the next two weeks.. The cup Costa $40 and will probably" cnuso the keenest competi tion In th Huh 'ranks since Its organ isation. ' " Shoot 3 w'ill ho between Dec. 1 nnd I April 1 and tho member killing tho (greatest possible number of birds out of 70 will bo nwnrded tho cup. The members look for the' coming season to bo om of tho lest In the his tory of tho club and the matches prom ise to be close nnd Interesting;. News Want Ads. btlnjf results. News Want Ads. briny resu'ts. mmm banks issues IATEST MARINE REPORT Shows Unusually Heavy Traffic Through Portage Channel During November. A HEAVY FREIGHT BUSINESS Knglneer tlcorgo Hanks of Ilotivhton has prepared tho marine report for iNovomiior mi'lllll Miownig .in .'"!' tioiially heavy tonnage. I Hiring the month 12.1 steam boats and 31 tow barges passed up the lakes and 73 steamboats and 2S tow barges passed down. The total number of vcfsels which passed through the canals was 2f7. The following Is a statement of the freight and passengers carried through tho canals during tho month: Bound Up. Coal, hard, tons i'o.-il, soft, tons Copper, tons Manftd. iron, tons Limestone, tons Lumber, m. . .'. i;r.., sso Hi MS 2 7.10 400 .100 42.1 (Mill ,.K,1 i . 1 , . 2N Cement, bids !, lCeroselle oil. bbls 12, Sail, bbls r.U, Miscellaneous merchandise, tons 111 T tii I cari;o, ions '-" Passengers, number Uound Down. Coal, soft, tons Copoer, tons 1S Iron ore, tons 2ii Pig1 iron, tons 1 (s7 313 S7 SOU 110 333 727 ooo Stamp sand, tons Z, Wheat, bu NT", 1'lax, bu bi Flour, bbls. 20(i, Lumber, m 3.1. Shingles, m 13, Pulp wood, c-trds Kallrond tics, number ........ Hi, M ls t Ilaneeus Mds., tons Total cargo, tons 103, Passengers, number 420 'I2 410 774 370 410 000 1.10 101 82 ALSO WANTED IN BARAGA. Leo Lyons, Clever Forger, is Serving Time in Owotto Jail. Leo Lyons, alleged to bo a clever forger, has been arrested In Owosso and Is now serving time In tho Jail at that place. Lyons Is remembered In llaraga as the man who successfully passed checks amounting to $2. on the Hrownlro company. It later developed there was no such company In exist ence. Lyons Is also said to bo wanted In other parts of the state, Kent county especially being desirous of securing him just as soon lis Tils time at Owos so has expired. It Is not known whether P.arnga county will have him brought back af ter doing time on the other charge but such will irobably bo the case. Tho Prudential Agents are now canvassing in (his ' vicin ity. They have a most vital story to tell of how Life Insurance has saved the home, protected the widow, and educated the children. Let them tell it to you. checks which he forged in Haraga have been turned over to the prosecu ting attorney of that county together w ith videiR-e enough it is said to send the forger behind the bars for another term. ' DEATH OF JABEZ BRAY. Well Known Resident of Laurium Passes Away Saturday Evening. Jabc, lliiiy, aged 42 years, died Sat urday evening, ill bis homo on Osceola street. Latiriiiin. He had been in fail ing health for the past two years. Ho wiis ii resident of this district for the past four years, having been in tho employ of the Strand meat market In Liiiiriiim, nnd the Tamarack Co-operative meat market. He is survived by ii wife and three sons, residing in Laur ium. The funeral will be held tomor row afternoon, with services at the Calumet M. K. church, Uev. K. Sed week oftidal ing. Interment will bo in Lake View. DEATHS AND BIRTHS. Official Record for November in Vil lage and Townships. Vital statistics Tor tho village of Houghton shows there were live deaths during the -month of November while the township records show- one death for the same pi rlod. Tho number of births In the village for the month was Kir. and the number In the township seven. In Adams township there were 14 births and three deaths. The deaths were two infants and an adult. In the village of South Uallge the llltlll bor of 'births tidal five w ith lio deaths recorded for November. South Kange records show CI births for the year to dale and six deaths. Tho Finns continue to' lead In Adams township In point of births as will hi seen from the following record of births for last month: Italian 2 ..1 2 6 .........3 Austrian S wcedofl ' Finns Fnglish CITIZENSHIP APPLICATIONS. Three more applicants for citizen idilp a pern have been filed In the county clerk's 'office. The applicants mm rure in the can- Pure in the 4aking! Never Fails. . Try it i . n 1 Frank Anionic, born in Italy, resides in Calumet, came to this country via New York Nov. 2. P.03. Joseph DeYoanes Is an Italian, re sides in Calumet and came to the United States July 11, l!hi3. (iiorglo Dighcra is registered as tlio two previous names and came to tlii country Oct. 30, jyo'J. HOTON BREViTlf. Mrs. T. O. Corbeillo and Miss Cr beille leave this afternoon for t'lii cago whero- they will spend a few day 8. Mrs. Mary I-:. Sheldon Is sufferim,' from a fractured shoulder, the result of a fall while entering her aut unolnl-: at Lake. Linden the latter part of tho week. A. J. ftiihl Is back from Chicago. Ni ls pach leaves today for I i.-nin ail; to spend tho w inter. Win n he relimn In the spring ho will lei accompanied by his family, who will reside in Houghton. Tho ladies of the Presbyterian church will serve a turkey supper in tl" church parlors on the evening of I'1 ccmbcr 15. The Cherry. This popular fruit takes Its nana? from Cerasus, Kerasunt, a city of Asia Minor, from which region the. cherry was llrst Introduced Into Kurope by the Koman General Lucullus In the year 11. C. 73. The cherry Introduced by the Romans at tho date given died out, and was reintroduced In the rein of Henry VIII. by Klchard HaTnes. tho fruiterer of that monarch. Sometimes a Hard Task. "When a man says, 'and I know what I'm talking about,'" says tho Philosopher of Tolly, "the only way I can get even Is by asking him to prove It." Too Harsh. 'Wretched woman! you took nl rantage of my hospitality to Btoal my husband." 'Tardon mo, but la It ex actly stealing where a guest, wishing a souvenir of an agreeable visit, cur ries nway with her some trifling thing which her hostess gives every toko Of caring little for?" Life. Appreciation. "I was strongly tempted when we were In the conservatory alono to take you la ray arms and kiss you. Would you have been very angry with nie If I had done so?" "Yes very. Hut thank you for the compliment." The Wealth of Some People. Apartments at $22,000 a year announced In ono of New York's latent houses of multiple dwellings. Mo. Blgnlflcant than the rental figures themselves Is tho fact that they re set forth quite casually. The- man may happen In to-morrow who finds the $22,000 suite exactly what M wants.