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FRIDAY, MAY 6, 1910.
r . THE CALUMET NEWS: i Hi f Hougkton Department "l TriFDlinVF SOUTH 19l v MANY MINOR MATTERS MAKE MUCH COUNCIL CONVERSATION Village Fathers Work Overtime VlliagC Tamers nuu u mm Itfltar Utile "MllH A1V and This and That AFTER WATER DELINQUENTS Tho Houghton village cnuuil nvH ut the village council hall la at night and met and m;t atul met and misht still bo meeting were it tut for the clock in the-tower of the hall, union tolled out midnight. Kven then some of the trusties lingered yet a little longer to talk about the water bills, one of the most debated topics of the bng and tiresome session. Just be fore adjournment It was decided that water users or renters who fail to jmy their bills within thirty days from the time the bill Is rendered must pay an additional ten percent as a penalty and if they then procrastinate for an additional fifteen days their water will be shut off. without notice, except th.it prirted upon the bills when sent out. The contract for the removal of the lock bluff was let to James Keneflck lor the l lasting- out end ibreaklns ur of 643 cubic yards f the solid sub stance at $1.73 per yard, making a to tal of $1,128 for the Juk with no chance or getting in any extras. Other bidders were Joseph Rashleigh. $2,249: Kdward R McNamara. $1,610 and Sam CVConnell, $1,451.23. The contract was awarded to Mr. Keneflck after a lour; debate, started toy Contractor Rash lelgh. who objected to the bid on the ground of a technicality. It was fin ally ordered that the Job be given to the lowest bidder, Mr. Keneflok. pro vided he furnish a bond of $.',000 to secure the village against damages re sulting from the blast'i.g. Garbag Ordinance Coming. The health committee reported to the council upon the situation in the village as regards the disposal of gar bage from the homes and hotels and recommended the purchase by tne vil lage of 200 covered. 30-gallon cans to be placed throughout the residence districts for the reception of waste, matter and that some arrangement be made to have these emptied periodical ly. There was much discuss'on and it was finally ordered that the attorney draft nn ordinance compelling property owners to Install gnrbape cans of n type to be prescribed in the ordinance In each home and that the villag. then proceed to. make arrangements to Many Facts ta 5 Fabricold leather hood and sides, teel gear tires guaranteed for six months. Brussels and Ingrain Carpets and Art Squares In many pitterns nnd sizes. We imnke and lay carpets free and do not charge fijr wste In matching figures we only charg f.ir the actual num'bor of yards required to cover your floor. China, Japan and Cocoa mattings In the latest patterns. Nairn famous linoleum heavy grade per yard. 62 reive these cans emptied Into u special wagon to be purchased for that pur pose and hauled away. Another Important mittcr disposed of at this meeting1 was the ordering of tno repairing oi jiuu iuip) -u of land running parallel ,i,M. street and between that s .v- - ....., u-i,.-... Innka I. lrn.i the repairing of "Mud nlley" s the to Shel- strcet nnd tho South Shore tracks. Is known. This has never been taken over by the vil lage but was originally set aside by agreement among the owners' of the lots adjoining it for traffic purposes. It was ordered to allow tho street com mittee to improve the roadbed by building it up with crushed stone and to collect as much money as possible from the property owners to help de fray the cost, several of the owners having signified a willingness to con tribute towards the expense. The al ley will be Improved In this manner from Isle Royale street to Dodge street. Other Business Transacted. The council considered a great many other matters and disposed of a con siderable amount of minor business that has been pending. Among the matters handled nnd what was done with each are the following: Village engineer ordered to get an estimate of the cost of sewers In Em erald. Fifth. Garnet and Vivian streeis and report to council. School board will be granted per mission to erect scales on Ruby sfeet in rear of East Houghton school. tin? scale to be open for public weighing Petition of Ira Randall for makltv open sewer or creek crossing his prop, erty ht Dodge nnd South streets sani tary referred back to street commit t'o, Mr. Randall having1 addressed the council nnd promised to help defray ex penses of work. Tungsten light ordered placed at cor ner of Vivian and Diamond streets up on recommendation of street commit tee. John Evert granted permit to make addition to his residence. Council passed resolution setting aside not to succeed $100 for purpose of defraying expenses Incident to observ ation of Memorial day by Grand Army of the Republic and the Spanish War Veterans. Salary of water collector fixed at $.".0 per month. Ordered that Tortage street, south from South street be improved and made more pnssable. Oeogre Carroll, the popular deputy sheriff, was spending much of his time yesterday In acknowledging pretty compliments paid him by telephone and otherwise for his good work I" the play, "The Relle of Richmond." In which he took the leading role at the Kerredge theater the previous evening 31CSSC This $7 Collap sible GO-CART Perambulator.. Un APRIL CANAL COMMERCE. Supt. Banks of Portage Lake Ship Ca , nals Issues Monthly Summary, Engineer George Ranks, superinten dent In charge of the Tortage lako ship canals, gave out hla first monthly re port of tho commerce and tho move ment of vessels through the canal and In local waterways yesterday after noon. Ah there was no commerce whut ever during April of last year, no com parative data can be given. A total of 41 vessels used the canals during the month nnd their aggregate tonnage was 62.560. Thirty of these vessels w ere bound up and down eleven wore going In the other direction. Thirty-ono passengers were carried, although no passenger boats on reg ular schedule passed through. One more passenger went toward Duluth than toward the Soo. The following tablo shows the amount and kind of freight carried by tho bouts and alao tho number of passengers carried: Up Bound. Coal. soft, tons 27,409 Coal, hard, tons 9.61 Copper, tons 207 Limestone, tons '. 4,207 Manufactured iron, tons 4,981 Cement, bbls 13,500 Salt, bbls ' 11.093 Miscellaneous Mdse.. tons 5.5S6 Total cargo, tons 53 326 Passengers, number 16 Bound Down. Copper, tons 4,927 Iron ore, tons 3,136 Flour, bbls 51.490 Wheat, bu. 25.000 Lumber, m 2-5"5 Miscellaneous Mdse., tons 19 Total cargo tons 17,630 Passengers, number 15 GEOLOGICAL SURVEY WORK. Michigan College of Mines Man Will Assist R. C7 Allen. State Geologist R. C. Allen nnd the members of his field party who will make a geological and magnetic sur vey of the land in Iron county west of the Iron river district, will leave for the northern part of the state Friday nnd will begin operations some time the first of next week, says the Lansing Journal. Included In the party will be R. E. Hore of the Michigan College of Mines at Houghton, Edward Steadman, a member of tho survey. MaxlJecker.lt. Aschem, R. W. Clark of the University of Michigan and R. C. Allen, state ge ologist. Dr. A. C. Lane, assistant 1234366 Dr. A. C. Lane, assisted by Carl Meuche. will conduct work In the cop per country, together with Trof. Frank Leverett of the University of Michigan, nnd a member of the United StateH Geological survey and will complete the mapping of the pleistocene or sur face deposits of the upper peninsula. As soon us their labors are completed a map will be Issued accompanied by the report Issued by the department in 1907. Are firmly fixed in the minds of the people of the Copper Country, our re liability, the immensity 01 our stock of house furnishings, the true, honest qualities which we have always given, the real help derived from our system 01 open accounts with customers who desire the privelege. These are established facts, below we quote prices to prove by com parison that we equal or undersell the best efforts of competitors. This English $T A fine carriage, ibullt on true English perambulator lines panel side., coac h polish finish, upholstered In fabricold leather, same material In hood, la test auto gear, nutless wheels goodJ23.00 value only SX7.00 inrzjnu n o h rL L. i i SHPEMING CALUMET mP.MO N H RINtt.Ti LIBRARY BENEFIT BALL TO BE HELD THIS EVENING All Is hct und In readiness f r the tlrst annual ball for the .boncllt or the Houghton public library and If those who attend the informal purty at the Amphldromo hall this evening do not enjoy themselves It will not be because of any lack of Interest or hard work upon the part of Miss Grace Whare. the librarian, and her I'ble corps of volunteer assistants, who have been fclvlrg their best attention to the labor or having all dctiils so well arranged that you and your friends who attend will enjoy every minute of the time you are there and remember the first annual library ball, pleasantly. Director Barnard of the Calumet & HecUi orchestra has promised to fur nish an exceptionally fine list of mu sical numbers for the dances, which are arranged upon the prograitn In such a manner that there wjll (be 13 dances before the Intermission for supper nnd then five more nunvbei-s. not to speak of the four extras. The refreshment committee has arranged to serve the supper, which will con sist of but what's the use you will see when you get there nnd, besides, many people prefer not to know Just what they nre going to have to eat In advance. Suffice to say that the sup per will be such as will 'be at the same time palatable and refreshing nnd will be tastily served under the direction! of the committee, made up of Mes dames J. J. Mlchels. R. IT. Shields. J. A. Docile, O. A. Conrad, F. I Barrett. W. O. Rice, F. W. MoNalr, F. W. Stoyle, J. R, Fovargue. John T. Reader M. Levlne,. F. R. nolle. J. O. Bcr trand and Miss Glanvllle. That the affair will be n success, seems a certainty. FIREMEN'S MEETING. Fire Marshal Louis Voetsch yester day received a postal from T. J. Flynn of N'cgaunee, secretary of tho Upper Peninsula Firemen' association tell ing of the meeting of the- executive ommitte of the association at the Soo May 14. Marshal Voetsch and Chief Mitchell of the Hancrrk Are de partment plan to leave Houghton on the afternoon of th thirteenth to at tend the meeting, a which the final arrangements for th-. tournament amf convention at the Soo will le made. CANOERS GET DUCKING. Two young , men, said to be students from the., mining school, yesterday got a good diK-ktnq; when a canoe in which they were rldjng upon jhebosom of Portage . Lake .(capsized ncf.r, the foot of Isle Royalo'.troot. Tbo young men were nsintdtl from-the .vwatttnand gave directions' to. Homo iiy,,to,itako tho canoe dowrtito the fcHefr. 'U.flcr which thev vnnHhed rapMly and before thrlr v.'::c could he secured.-, i 'ffWIfWr'tTT'T Tapestry Bugs 9 Velvet Bugs !)X Axmlnstcr Bug Imported Krerch Hartford Saxony Smyrla Saxony v7 u tYWXT 722 mm " A w PROBATE COURT DOINGS List of Cases Handled in Judge Bent, leys Branch for Past Week. The following cases were disposed of, In the manner indicated. In the probate court at Houghton during the past week, according to the record kept by Register George 1. I'rccnnin: Warrant and Inventory filed In the estate of William Moffat t. deceased. Petition for sale of real estate at private sale In the estate of Nicholas C. Schuler, deceased; hearing May 25. Petition for the appointment of nn administrator for the estate of John Chellew, deceased; hearing May 27. Final account of administrator of the estate of Catheilne Punn, deceas ed, tiled: notice of hearing waived and account allowed and ald admin istrator discharged. Louis II. Richardson appointed ad ministrator of the estate or Jennie 11 pp. deceased; lond llxed at $G'0O0. Order assigning residue of estate in tho estate of August and Henrietta Krellwitz, deceased. Petition for license to sell real es tate In th estate of John Smith, de ceased; hearing May 23. "Order closing hearing of claims In the estate of John Dwyer, deceased. Petition for the appointment of an administrator for the estate of George Bray, deceased; hearing May 26. iMary Holmnbo appointed adminis tratrix of the estate or Hansen IIol ombo, deceased; bond Axed at $300. J. Arthur Minnear appointed ad ministrator of the estate of Joseph H. Minnear, deceased; 'bond fixed at $2, 500. Order appointing t!ime for hearing claims, order limiting settlement of es tate and appointing appraisers In the estates of JoscphH. and Mary Min near. deceased; hearing of claims September 6. Petition and order for widow's al lowance In the estate of Thomas An derson, deceased. Account of guardian filed In the es tate of Ethel .May Fuller, et al.. minors. Final receipt filed nnd administra tor discharged in the estate of Domin ic Butorl, deceased. Warrant and Inventory filed In the estate of Tamblyn minors. 'Administrator appointed for the es tate of F.rward Filion. deceased; bond fixed at $300. Warrant and inventory filed In the estate of Jennie Lapp, deceased. HOUGHTON BREVITIES. John C. Mann or the Douglas house Is ngaln able to Ibc around after a se vere nttaek of stomach trouble. W. J. Galbraith was In Houghton yesterday transacting business at the court house. He had Just returned to Calumet the day bofore from a trip to Chicago on business of a professional nature. A class of students from the Mlch 'gnn College of Mines will arrive In To III I i.i.i.mi: m, , ill m-mmut.Vftfmm Rugs"ln All Stock Sizes1 fn ni tho small dresser rug to the large 12 X 12 lloor size in every pop ular make 100 patterns to select from. X 12 very heavy 12 extra quality S X 12 best quality Wilton 9 X 12 highest grade 9 X 12 .Magnificent Bug , 9X 12 Beversl-ble Our Line of Spring Furniture Is very com plete. Call and look it over, you are welcome whether you come to look or buy. ' Phone orders receive our careful attcntion--Phone Number 80. IF YOU DON'T WISH TO PAY CASH WE WILL ARRANUG TURMS TO SUIT mm Houghton i Iron Mountain LlS9x5hD0JT WxSTZVENSOfAVEi: ui..-MlnK early next week and will do practical work In the mines of this range, for two we. K or more. ,.r class will go to tho Menominee range, making headquarters at iron River. When they llnlsh up Incir worn i. ..,. thev will come to this ranqe, and the class working here will go to the Menominee district. Mining jou. nal. riu, vlllaae of South Range was yesterday given a place on tho direct- orate board of the South Range num. The directors met In the morning and lective l v io r. 1 -t "Mon of N. V. I eo- i.old of Chicago, and Immediately elected H. W. Eavo of South Range to succeed hlai. A marriage license was Issued yes terday to Joseph Ivrosler of llanovk and Emma Hansen of Houghton. They were married by Justice Croze. T. J. Curran. undershcriff and truant officer of Delta county, was up from IVcnnaba vesterd.iv to take back a prisoner wanted there on a serious charge. Rush Culver of Marquette was a Sitor In Houghton yevtcrday. Mrs. Horace J. .Stevens nnd daugh ter, Helen, returned yesterday from an extended trip through the south and west. James P. Edward.s returned to' Houghton yesterday after u trip to Boston nnd New York. torch lake news ) QUIET WEDDING SOLEMNIZED. Miss Delia Piche Becomes Bride of Guy Sanders of Houghton. The wedding of Miss Delia Piche. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. Piche of Lake Linden to Guy E. Sanders of Houghton, was quietly solemnized last evening nt the parsonage of tho St. Joseph's church, in the presence of the Immediate friends and relatives of the young people. The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Cecil Piche, while A. Wallace of Houghton attended tho groom. After the ceremony a wedding dinner wns served nt the homo of the bride's par ents. Mr. and Mrs. Sanders will make their residence in Houghton. The bride Is a well known Lake Lin den young lady, having for tho past six years been in the employ of the E. F. Sutton Ftore company, the last two years In the capacity of cashier. The groom represents the Cuddihy Tacking company In this district. BASEBALL GAMES SUNDAY. The Lake Linden baseball park Is being placed in good condition for the games to be played on Sunday, be tween the locals nnd the Laurlum Cubs and Lake Shore teams. As these will be the first games' of the season at the Lake Linden park, a good attend ance Is assured. The following Is tin line-up of the Lake Shore team which (Mr Store This de sign is new in Folding Go-Carts pill S20.00 50 $35-00 $00-00 $80 00 $33 00 Roje, chenille, is to clash with tho locals In tho last game on Sunday: Catcher, Kratt;: pinner, rioioinou; nrsi nase, Watson; second base, Mattson; third base, Al schbach; shortstop, Nonnan; right Held. Conley; center Ibid, Warren; und left field. Goutier. TORCH LAKE BREVITIES. Porn yesterday, at tlie Ij.ike Su perior hospital to Mrs. KnicHt Danielt of Lauiium, a son. A Hon was born to Mr. and Mrs. John Alt of Lako Linden this week. George Kehlnklo will conduct an old fashioned German dance in Opal's h;if of Hubbell Saturday evening. Morgan Wilson, son of Editor nnd Mrs. J. II. WJlson, leaves today for Haw Ganda, Ontario, where ho will enter geological survey work for tho Canadian government. "The Holy City" 'billed for here next Sunday evening, Is considered one of the best pastoral plays that ever visit ed the copper country. The scat salej will htart tomorrow afternoon. ,Mrs. William Dunstone of HuHbetl H reported as improving rapidly from her recent operation at tho Lake Su perior general hospital. Work is progressing very rapidly on the Electric Grand thenter In the Her man block. A largo number of the members and friends of the M. W. of A. of Hubbell attended the entertainment, and ban quet in Opal's hall last evening. Several local men who ordered new' gasoline boats for this summer expect to have them delivered here some tlmo the coming week. WAGNER FALLING DOWN. Great Honus Has Not. Broken Into Class of .300 Hitters. . hi the National league nveruges, tho batting figures. It will bo seen that Hans Wagner Is not In the .300 class. He usually cm"H with a .purt In June nnd finishes with a rush. Magee, of tho Philadelphia Nationals. I in first place. The .300 hitters In the lengU' are as follows: G. AB. H.Prt. Ma gee, Philadelphia ..11 33 115 .42t Miller. Pittsburg S 32 13 .406 Needham. Chicago ... fi IS 7 .3Rf Kmibe. Philadelphia ..'11 34 13 .3S2 Hate". Philadelphia ..11 41 13 .36C Evers. Chicago 8 31 II .333 Downey, Cincln S 26 9 .341! Hoblitzol. Clncin 7 D 10 .343 Stelnfeldt, Chicago ... S 2!) 10 .343 Sampbell. Pittsburg . . 3 IS 6 .333 Oakes, St. Louis 6 24 S .333 Chance, Chlcacro 8 23 8 .320 Devere. New York ...1! 11' 13 .310 llnfman, Chicago .... 8 26 13 .310 Phelps, St. Louis .... 7 10 3 .300 The Giants nre rlcht there when it comes to winning; the close ones, and that sort of thing goes a long way towards winning pennants. However, the Cubs are showing the same ten dency, i ' '1 1 fowl polished wood sides and dash. Patent double wheel brace fabricold -leather hood and uphol wterlng the the ktrongest folding cart 'made; Lace Curtains and Draperies In this department we have a vast assortment of lace curtain., in cream, ecru and white. ' US u Q)00 Aperpr leather nnd tapestry portlers. J