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INSPECT NEW WATER SYSTEM CTY OFFICIALS PAY VISIT OF IN cpECTION TO BIG RESER VOIR IN WEST HAN. COCK. jHor Podge, Knglnccr Craig, Al (i,'rinan ISrum. and C. 11. Rouleau ami u-ust Mette of the board of public works "llUlaI vLs,t of ,ns)C- ,in to tin- new reservoir yesterday af. tt.,n'on. and found everything very satisfactory. Kach member of the party t limbed the ladder on the tilde f the tank to the concrete roof thir ty. five feet above the ground, and note was taken to the fullness of. the tank and the marks made a day before by the city engineer by means of vliUli the amount of leakage in the tinik could be noted. While a Binall quantity of water had filtered out through the Joints and had "sweated" through the sides of the big concrete IkiwI. the amount was so small as to lie Insignificant. The trip -made yesterday was the first for some of those In the party, in cluding the mayor and one of the al (l.rmt n, and they were duly Impressed with the magnitude and importance of the Improvement. Tho entire syftem, inclusive of reservoir, electric pump and about live miles of mains, tost a lit tle over iifty thousand dollars, for whirh amount the city has bonded The mala feature la the reservoir, which is thirty-two feet deep, seven ty ,tu f.ct In diameter and contains P limit a million gallons f water. A division wall separates It Into two rations from either of which tho wa i.( ; lie drawn while the other half is being (leaned, the concrete walls are twelve inchc thick at tho base, narrowing to eight inches- at the top, uinl are reinforced with vertical steel musing. K-pacod sixteen inches apart. Further strength Is added 'by steel bantls imbedded In the cement ami running around the circumference like barrel hoops. The floor Is built bowl shape and Is eight inches thick, of concrete, criss-crossed with quartor incls steel. Six columns of concrete rising from the floor mipport the steel gliders supporting tho concrete roof. The water enters through two In takes each c-l:;ht Inches In diameter, running to a valve chamber and theme to u ten-Inch service main. Tli-t oversow plpo has its opening at a height of thirty-one feet from the ground. After being allowed to stand for twenty-four hours after the pump ing was Mopped on 'Wednesday, the water yesterday Avas found to have lowered only one-sixteenth of an Inch.1 1'art of thi was due to evaporation and the rest from the water finding its way through the Joihti- and ab sorption into the concrete. The latter Ion w ill be very small as the concrete is prepared with a water-proofing composition provided to eliminate this difficulty. It Is believed that after the tank h::s been In use for a few days tin-re will be no more seepage, and that tho minute openings in tho joints will closo themselves. The water will be drawn off t; trough fho same plj that it enters the reser voir by. so that only the surplus will reach the storage tank. The city to be divided into districts one to be served by the new system, the others by tho old pump on the lako shore. Jinee hist fall a portion of the upper district adjacent to the pumping sta tion property on the city 'water works trurt mar the car barns lvas been nerved by the new syMem, a line run ning down to Oak' street also provid ing water for tho K. L. Wright school. City Engineer Craig exjecta to open llm main valve tomorrow and supply a continuous service to a large district extending n far down town as the 'dock lying north of Kim street, and extending WPHt to Railroad avenue and cast to WrlgM street. Kngineer Craig estimate that the fifty wells on tho city projrty will furnish about three hundred thousand gallons f wt.r a day. At present all "f these are not In use, several having become clogged and aro now 'being td I'honed out, the old steam pump first INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION FOR HOME COMING FEATURE J. Frank Qulnn, manager of the home-coming celebration, Is consider ing a new feature for the celebration In July, one that la intended to bo of u more than temporary nature and which Is expected to prove of great value and interest. His plan is to in vite tho placing of displays by repre sentative manufacturing and commer cial firms, to be attractively arranged In one of the buildings to be erected at the driving park for the occasion. These displays will be non-competltlve tho idea being to secure one exhibit only in each distinctive line. For in stanco among the suggestions that Mr. Qulnn advances Is to have a shoe firm rend machines and exhibits illustrating the processes of shoe making, a knit ting machine engaged in making hols- ery sent by some knit goods concern, flour and cereal display, and others that may bo secured. Mr. Qulnn is now settled In his of fices atid is working industriously to make his part of the home-coming celebration a success in every way, and he expects to have some announce ments of amusement attractions to make In a short time. Letters arc soon to be mailed to all former Han cock residents whose addresses can bo secured and in order to gather as many as possible prizes arc offered for the best lists of such names submitted to the committee in charge. ELKS INSTALL OFFICERS AND HAVE SOCIAL TIME The new ofllcers of Hancock lodge No. 3S1, Hcncvolent and Protective Or der of inks, were formally Installed last evening, Past Kxalteel Ruler May worm acting (is installing officer. Im mediately after taking the chair as ex alted ruler, lr. W. II. Matchette an nounced his appointments for the year us follows: Chaplain Norman I). Htarrett. Ksciulre C. I. Hanchette. Inner Guard J. T. McCall. Organist (Joorgo H. Nichols. Finance committee Daniel Fisher, John Jeffrey, Arthur McAskill. Visiting committee C. A. Mayworm, John V. Rule, (leorgo Nichols. Entertainment committee C. A. Wright, Jr., John Keyes, J. I). Linc- splccs of the Ladled sewing society of the Finnish North Star Temperance society of Hancock and the Haiku band of Franklin, will be given ut the North Star hall on the evening ,,f Saturday and Sunday, April 1'j Ulu 3 The entertainment will consist ,,( n concert by the band and a one u t drama entitled "St. Johns Night," by members of the North Star dramatic society, me nanu program announced for the concert Includes the following numbers: March, R. S. Sinclair. Speech, 10. Maattila. interstate overture, Southw.n th. Serenade, Evening Star, V. H Rip ley. (rand Isle Wultz, P. J. Herndon. Finnish Medolies, I-J. pahlman. Fulalle, W. S.,Ripby. Cornet duet, J. F. and Arvo Jacob son. Kalku March, J. F. Jacobson. The cast of characters for the drama to uncertain lands. the cost of clearing the NEW PIPE ORGAN. McDonald, S. L. Law tori, comprises U Aslala, A. Katnulalnen, P. Kurklnen. II. Rautlo. . Siekkinen, M. Pesoncn. M Mursu, M. Rcncs, A. Saaranen, K. Slvonen, o. Lund, Lukkarlla, and K. Malske. GOOD FRIDAY OBSERVED. Services in the Churches and Celebra tion by the Sons of St. George. A largo number of tho local stores were closed all day today in observ ance of (lood Friday, and the drug stores observed Sunday hours closing it noon. Tho latter will bo opened this evening. Special services were held in all the churches and attracted largo congre gations. At tho Congregational church there was a union service, at which various local pastors took part. The invocation was given by Rev. F. P. Knowlcs of tho IYosbyterlan church, responsive reading by Rev. "W. E. Marvin, Hancock Methodist church; scripture lesson, Rev. Knowlcs; pray er, Rev. II. C. Shaw, Grace M. E. church; sermon, "Tho King in His Reauty," Rev. C. S. Drooks, Raptlst church; benediction, Rev. II. C. Shaw. On account of the Good Friday serv ices the evening services, marking tho close of tho union Lenten meetings, will not begin this evening until 8 o'clock. , 1 Sons of St. George. Th annual demonstration by the Sons of St. George, commemorative of incidents in th life of tho patron saint of England, was held this after noon in accordance with the program already announced and the services, parade, and other features were suc cessfully carried out. Interesting ad dresses were given at the Pewablc M. E. church, after the parade, by Dr. E. T. Abrams, Rev. M. H. Eldred and Williams. Senator W. Frank James, who had been Invited to speak, was prevented by his duties at Lansing from being present. This evening the day's observance will conclude with a grand concert at the Qulncy hall, for which the ablest musical and literary talent in tho county has been secured. tot. James Ed. Haas, Mort O'Sullivan, Harry Sharp, Dr. W. W. Kimmel. House committee M1. R, Golds- worthy, Joseph Schulte, Frank C. May worm. Harry Rogers. Stewards Grovc r Ianctot,' Napoleon Ongle, Will Schubert.. Frank Shinn, Will Youch. The full roeter of the elective ofll cers installed last night was us follows: Exalted Ruler Dr. W. II. Matchette. Esteemed . Leading Knight laul Ruppe. Esteemed Loyal Knight Herman Welder. Esteemed Lecturing Knight Janus Sullivan. Secretary Frank C. Condon. Treasurer F. M. Penniston. Tiler Joseph C. Wareham. After the installation a social ses sion and lunch was enjoyed, the main feature" of the entertainment being the slight of hand performance by Signor MalinI, of Chicago, who kept the as sembled Elks mystified for an hour or more. A. FILLING THE GULLEYS. Early Resumption of Operations in Improvement Enterprise. The pump at the old Qulncy pump house Is being repaired and placed In shape for the resumption of work on the ravine filling operations In the gul ley east of the Kerrcdge theatre and the washing down of sand will begin soon. The section above Quincy street will be taken care of first, the lower part being left as an overflow basin and filter, and It Is the expecta tion that the entire work of filling will be completed by August. Prof. S. Mustomn. who Is looking after the arrangements for securing a new pipe organ for the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran church has received a letter from the firm that is making the organ stating that It will be completed about May 1. A big con cert will be a feature of the dedicatory serlees to be held when the Instru ment is Installed. HANCOCK BRIEFS. RECLAMATION BILL PASSES. CONCERT AND BAZAR. Entertainment at North Star Hall by Kaiku Band of Franklin. A bazar and concert under the au- The Moriarty-James bill, providing for the appointment of a commission of five to report on the feasibility of reclaiming 4C0 acres of utate lands that are now uncultivated, passed the senate yesterday. The Introducers eon tend that there are many acres of land In the upper peninsula .which would attract thrifty farmers if they were cleared. The object of the bill is Horn to Mr. und Mrs. Ed. Flllioij of Front street, a son. A lecture in the Norwegian tongue will be given at the Norwegian Luth eran Free church May 9, by Rev. Hans D. Madsen. Large audiences were attracted to tho Savoy last night and this ufter noon to witness the presentation of the passion Play, in moving pictures. The films are very beautiful and will be shown again this evening for the last time. A meeting of the directors of tho Houghton County Antl Tuberculosis society will be held next Tuesday even ing at the Rourke block. TORCH LAKE PROGRAM FOR EASTER. to Choir cf Congregational Church Render Special Music. The c hoir of the Lake Linden Con gregational church has prepared an excellent program of Eister music, in cluding a sacred cantata to be re ndered at 6:30 o'clock Sunday evening. As there will be no services ut the Hub bell Congregational church Sunday evening, tho congregation will Join with the congregation of the I,ake I.ludcn church. The following program will be rendered: Chorus, "Sing Aloud Fnto God Our Mre ngth." linso solo, "Therefore My Heart is Glad," John Dearden. Chorus, "Thou Wilt Show Me the Path of Life." Contralto Solo, "Fur If We Relie ve," Miss Florence Paton. Trio (Soprano, Alto and Tenor) "Joy Cometh ill the Morning," Mrs. John Ni- bolls, .Mrs. A. G. Mogk, John Nieh olls. Tenor solo, "The Stone Which the Pllil.lers Refused," John Nicholls. Chorus, -"Lift Up Your Heads, O Ye Gates." Soprano Sol.,, "I Will Extol Thee." Miss Anna Daly. I'nlson Chorus, "The Day of Resur i ctlon." Pass solo, "Heboid I Show You a Mystery." Charles Francis. Chorus. "Christ the Lord Is Risen Again." Final Chorus, "Hlessed by the Lord Cod." " 1 J "J 4 J J J J j J J J J- J TORCH LAKE BRIEFS. S fr ! ! Considerable fnow fell in the Torch Lake towns last lilybt, but before noon most of It had disappe-ared, Mrs. George Krause who underwent an operation at the Calumet hospital this wee k Is re-ported as doing nicely. . "The Deluge" is th name of tho special pic-luro film which will bo shown at the Lake Linden theater tomorrow. TO HEAR DR. W. S. HALL. Eminent Medical Authority to Visit Lake Linden. Conside rable local Interest is mani fested in the le-cture to be given at the Lake Linden city hall tomorrow evening by Dr. Winfle ld S. Hall, dean of the medical faculty of Northwest ern University, and a national author ity on hygiene. The lecture will be for me n and !o s ove r sixteen years f ago and tickets may be secured at th Pearce Hardware store, without cost. The Lake Linden band will render a concert program on the streets imme diately before the lecture. GOOD rntDAY IS QUIET. Recauso oi !' !nct that today Is pay day for the employes of the Tamarack and Osceola and C. &. y. stampmills, the stores of the local towns were not closed today. Special religious serv ices were held in all of the Catholic churches and Good Friday was ob served In other ways in the Teirch Lake towns. The i). It of the nure black fox Is the highest priced fur em the marke t. Tho . um of $ J.T.UO has Ixcn paid t' a brce-der of black foxes In Prince Ed ward Island for one medium-sized, flawless skin of exceptional beauty and luster. The average price of pelt, aex-emling to color and quality, run from $::oo to $."00. The ibu.dness ef doineticatlng and breeding foxes has ben carried on in this island fer a iout twenty years; it Is now past the expe rimental stages and promises to develop into a paying industry. The resolution moved by Field (Mar shal Iyird Roberts last week' en the subject of national defense was taken up in the l,oue cf lords arid adopted by a vote of 'J'J to 40. It KCts firth that the lmue views with concern tho Inade-quate military arrangements of the government. Lord Curzon, speak ing in support of the motion, sale! that be welcomed, warmly the idea of arbitration with America, lut it was not from Atnrica that Great Britain ran the risk of Invasion. He would like to see an arbitration treaty with a I-'uroiM-an Ftate or a combination evf states before be could rid his mind of alarm. The flv" "tube-" railway systems of London showed total gross receipts of 14. "4, 04:1 for last year, th net re ceipts being $2.r.06.44?. After me-etlng prior charges, one line continued it dividend of 3 per eer.t, nnthc-r Its per cent, another ngain skipped a divi dend, a fourth paid three-fourths of 1 per -ent, p.gainst none for 1 !'', nnd a fifth line, which paid nolhlng for Pino, pai l 3 1-3 cr cent for 1910. Tho total dividends aggregated $1,182,23(5. 1 wttxj&xuMgsjsx3mnaQn? r-Trvrrji i 2HD D1TR0IT BUSINFSS MfN Will BE HERE JUNE 16 EVER WATCHFUL A Little Care Will Save Many Calu wet Readers Future Trouble. Watch tho kidney secretions. Nee that they havo the amber hue t'f health; The discharges not excessive or In frequent; Contain no "brlck-dust like" sedi ment. Iran's Kidney Tills will do this for J'oil. They wutch the kidneys and cure them when they're sick. William Gray, 123 Amygdaloid St.. J-uriumf.MIch, says: "I can say that in's Kidney pills are the best kld hry m(lot ino on the market. My kld hpyn were disordered and the secre l"ns not only passed Irregularly, but contained wdlment. My back ached f-nstantly and there were other symp Jnw of kidney complaint in evidence. "ing helped me until I used Doan's iv..jney rln- Th(iv rttmtnr . . Kood health and thus convinced me of merit." by all dealer. Trice f.n - F,,8terM'lburn Co.. Ruffalo. ..7 York, sole agents for the United Wmbcr the nr,me-Tnn-nn,1 no etricr, On Wednesday, June 7, at 1 p. m., tho steamer City of Cleveland will sail away for the north with the Hoard of Commerce 1911 outing party, and Monday, June 12, at 6 a. m., is the schedule for the arrival home ngain, says the Detroit Journal. The first run will bo straight to tho Soo, arriving at 1 p. m. Thursday. An hour will bo spent at the Soo. Most of Friday and Friday evening will be spent in Hancock, Houghton and Calu met, and the return trip will begin at Friday midnight. Saturday will be passed 'in Marquette and Ishpemlng. After the steamer heads away from Marquette Saturday night she will keep on an uninterrupted course to Detroit. Reservation will be limited to GOO. Only members can be taken and mem bers are asked not to ask for reser vations for friends. Installed at the wells being used for thl - purpose. Th original plan was to have two reservoirs, one where the new tank i located to contain two million gallons, nnd a million gallon, reservoir to Ibe placed at the pumping station, 'but the decision to expend only fifty thou sand dollars fer the Improvement nee essitated a change.' cutting out the latter mentioned cistern altogether and making the one "built of only million instead of two million Rations capacity. The new tank Is iplacod at the highest available point in the vie Inlty, Its bottom being 430 feet above the lake level. Four Mohawk saloonkeepers were arraigned before United States Com missioner Olivier yesterday afternoon charged with conducting a saloon without having paid the special gov ernment tax. and they were bound over for trial at the next term of the United States District court. The orrests were made by Deputy U. H. Marshal R. D. Mosher of Marquette. The men nre Frank Comottl, I Randl. Angelo Clnottl and Alex Soroncn, You woyQd! not for D8 Mian expect: to oiniS: a piamio a week, would yon? Hhroimglh llhe if oisy pianino cSmb you cam Ibmy one ' for: that The Foisy piano club offers an opporunity to buy outright a good piano at a moderate price and upon the easiest kind of terms. The Foisy piano club has saved its mem bers tens of thousands of dollars through the price of its piano nearly one hundred dollars being saved on each piano. But the real ad vantage to the club members are the terms 1 dollar and 25 cents a week. Oh! you can buy plenty of pianos at a dol lar and 25 cents a week! You can buy pianos at a dollar a week, But not pianos like Foisy club pianos. Pianos like these sell for 10 dollars a month or 2 dollars and 50 cents a week. Foisy club terms are exactly one-half re gular terms. That is what has made the club so at tractive. Not a person who has looked at the Foisy club piano but has remarked at the terms upon which they are sold. Pianos as good as Foisy club pianos are not rented even at a dollar and 25c. a week. nissA' Jill. J&h 1. y?i mm The full, rich tones of the beautiful Instrument speak for the quality of the Club piano as nothing else could. Other Features of the Foisy Piano Club in detail. 1. The club is to be composed of 200 me mbers.' ' j : j 2. One-quarter of the memberships have been taken, j , J 3. The value of the Foisy Club piano is $373. . T 4. The price- to F.-iry Club members is $277..'0. f , r C. The terms ni ." '" cash when you join, the n $1.2.1 per week. Th.r. is no interest added to this. C. The piano will be delivered when you join, or later, as you wish. 7. The weekly payments of $1.23 begin when the piano 1 del'vered. 8. Kvery instrument is guaranteed without reserve for ten years in a guarantee as strong as we know how to make it in writing. 9. If, after 30 days' trial, th. piano is not satisfactory we will give you your money back. 10. If a club member dies during th. life of his contract, w. will immedi ately send a receipt in fuM to his family for th. instrument. without extra charge. 11. A beautiful stool to match th e piano and late style scarf Included before u.s. commissioner. II jl F:)r thc convenience of people who cannot come in during the day the store will be open every evening until 10 o'clock. OPEN EVENINGS UNTIL 10 O'CLOCK J. S3. FOIST 320 HECLA STBEET, LAURIUM, MICH. Solo Agents for tho Baldwin, Hamilton, Ellington, Howard and Valley Gem Grand and Upright Pianos. it ii Registered in accordance wth Copyright Act of March 4, 1909, by Martin McCarrick and J. E. l'oisy. Unauthorised use in whole or part, or colorable summaries wiereoi iorDiuuen.