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MONDAY, JANUARY 8, 1912.
DOINGS MY . FHA r VwV, A had YVa.tS.cs; 04 THE. Z.Xi-Q KCAO TVHfNIV uuai Ml M Aki .o N Nee i NOW luAs f Ht KOAD TC UCT Ml p rKOie- -o ' k ut- AH,' r j Launum WILL LOOK OVER RICH COPPLR FIND CAPT. THOMAS HOATSON TO SAN DOMINGO FOR TRIP OF TWO MONTHS. GOES A A few iIu.vh ugo wo had a most on Joyable visit with Captain Thomas Ibai-m of Calumet, a copper minor Of long experience, says tllo Ishp in irift iron ore. For yens he wsa with the Calumet & Ffeda Mining i iiasjisn j and a:is om f its ahlont mining men. I.iii.r ho hocntno associated with ('alu- mi t tk Arizona and many other copper mining onterprlsea that hao prnvod M Tin - rapt lin was on hla a t,i Santo Domln;;o to look over a wonderful llnd of copper, hut he was nol s.i describing It himself. He had looked over no many Mr "stir. things" located at a great distance mic thai he had tie 'hmc lilfeptT cal roncernlng tho far-away "lnnmn ui" and was not building anything .f the latost on his list. The captain v. ill have a fine ocean trip and will bo absent nbmM two months The Country Has Mineral. Banto DonMngO has copper and gold, m . r . nickle cobalt and other mater ials, .md big stories BOOM from there concerning some of those, but thuri far tli-- exports have not been large of course there fa always a chance, Htal t'."ptain Hoatson was sttrsctsd by certain representations from a sup posedly reliable source and lie la going t" over something lo w that haf been I oca tad In that country. He Is not building upon being surprised with a Krent And, but he will be ready to take advantage of It should one prove h Ik it the Santo Domingo end of the j.nirncy. Sure Thing at This End. The (aolain feels certain he has a i i' i ;;..o, thing at the American end of the track. He has well -developed hii rests In Arizona and Montana thai I'- niakine urood In a fine a. and hi exnecti to bo grotty busy looking nfter them upon Ids return. Ho Is a brother nt t'anlain James lloalson, of ''ahiinet, a veteran enpper miner with xpi rlences In eoppor 10 Michigan, Montana and Arizona, having boon illy associated with the indus try in all these states, and Is still lately Interested . visiting many :irnps and kee)lng In close touch with their developments. There's no hct ter copper miners anywliere than Hoatsons. CAUSES BUSINESS INCREASE. Stato Profits Considerably From Growth of Motor Car Industry. I'i eilmiuarv to his annual report '(retary of State ITeib-rick C, Mar "ndah has prepared atntlstlra ahow l"R the amount of business transacted 1,1 various departments of his offlc lnriiiif the Bast twelve months, and y:'s that the h iks show an SSC lb rerolpta turnetl Into the state treas- a the your 1'ila of $.'f?.fiJT.H2 ' ininiher of manulai luring, iner- ''oitile and other companies Issuing Iihit of stock organised during tbi your number 2.01&; 314 churclioa, flulm, hospltala and other organlsa t for BJfoftt, were incorporated. an'l 3.10 companies increased or do " their capital stock. nsaMM '' l J.!;i corporations pass.d '"' b) SsCTOtOQ Of State Mm f in "'ale .hiring 1911. The amount reprc nted by the new .mpunicH Is M1 "" l6, while the net liicreaae of . api tocfc hy old corporation is $7!. 7.040, making the total capital passed "I'n: hv the secretary of state for one J"" 4:i,2.-7,r,05. In the three yeara that Mr. Mar lon, been secretarv of stat. " " 'ncoms of the" department has In--'"1 per cent, the Inerwise bo " iih.ro than double th. receipts for 10. While the revenue of the d ''"tiiient has Increased over Joo p.-r ",,t the c ost of lorlcal help haS In """I but 10 gar cent. This Increase '.:. .f the aeeretnry of j tate'l ib parttnoiit may be attributed OF THE VAN LOONS i L -",( M rwea i m kni AN Of THI'j AlxD I 3 AKT FOR rtP.HI srw 7 Vou MUK.il '.I Department largely to the plienoinanftj !; t Hi and development of the motor car iimlustry ' MlchigmBi ic.s from motor car li cense tans yield a eatT income of ntmt) Jltinoo, whih- the Hanchlse f- . from m .V nioto,- , u- O0MflM tlliiiR ar ticles of Incorporation amount to a con Biddable sum in the course of a year. HUNDRED BOYS ENTERED. Much Interest is Being Taken in Ski Races to be Held Here. In connection with the ski races tO be held at the Laurlum Driving park the afternoon of January 21, It la bateragtlng to note that one hundred boys have already entered for several of the events. Some of the finest ski raees ever pulled off in this section are assured. The proprietor Of one of the local moving picture houses has s. i .i hie .Monday evening of next week as a benefit night for the promoters of the r:ues. the proceeds to he devoted to purchasing prizes for the winners. In addition to the boys' races, there will he laces fOf men, women and Kills, is well as lease racing on ski-. The track at the park is to he placed ir. tlrst -class shape, and it is believed local amateur records will be broken CARRIERS' EXAM. FEB. 10. John Hill. di. To Sam's civil service xamlner in Calumet, announced this i morning that the examinaiion for car- riors for the La,urlum post office will likely he conducted In the Lmtrium townhall on Cchruury it). Application must be on file in Chicago not later than 4:. 10 o'clock the afternoon of Feb ruary 2. Application blanks may be se cured at the Laurkum post office or of John Hill, at the Calnine pest OSHOO. BIG SOCIAL SESSION. The n embers of I.aiirhim lode No. SOS, KniKhts of Pythias, will enjoy g big social session this evening in con nection With the installatinn . f offi cers f04f the ensuing year. Tluir will l o a chicken bOOlUoS and It Is expect ed the event will prove a very pleas ant one The new officers are planning big activ ities for the coming year and the presence of every member jy de idled for this evening. 0 LAURIUM BREVITIES J. C. Hansen h it last night for Du- 1u!h iiu a short business trip. Henry Wartln of I'owahlc street, left last night for Doittth to visit for a few davs. Ramsey HostSOO has returned frotu Detroit where ho visited with friends over the holidays. The third of the series of hockey games arranged by the Copper t'otintrv Peoples ALL NEW P I c T U R E S TODAY I ' I l-lt Ml WARN Mb H JHf 1V 1 NOW I 1 n ( . l HAD TlMI IO VliU LV . jUh .s III 'r-, B,n n.a,'-- II iO NfcfcVOLS ANVkVAV AK.f . m. ) r f zaSSx J '-J' WJI-..JI-0 TO SHOCKS ' vW,-;.r- A (MLs. Junior Hockey league will take place j Thursday evening at the Palestra and Cilachuloin, Mohawk. The annual maatlng of the Laurlum I lire iloitartm nt will he held toon ir rnu ' irankMB ftanortl are t.. he road, ofll OarV for the ensuing year elected and other business transacted. Strength of an Indian Beetle. Ono day u nallve servant brought me a lonpicorn beetle which hf was curry ing by its feeders, while the beetle was carrying a stone weighing nearly half a pound. Hut BOW the feelers could stand the strain (the beetle was carried lu this fashion for about forty yjirdst and how the legs could retain their hold of a heavy stone which they could not encompass I cannot conceive. The length of the beetle was inch es, its feelers 3 Inches, and It weighed oue-qunrter ounce only, while the stone weighed 7V4 ounces. aMMttfcjfl 3V4 by 2A incites tind was 7 Inches lu circuin fereuce. Kerainpore (Bangs!) Letter. Lincoln's Passes. Lincoln's humor often got hltn out of trying situations and ISttlpOfsd Ids re fusal of favors, as happened during the civil wnr when n gciitlejn:in nsked him for a pass through the federal lines to Richmond. "I should ba luip- py to oblige you." said Lincoln, "if my passes were respected. Hut the fact Is within the last two years 1 htive given passes to Richmond to n quarter of n million meu. nnd not one has got there jet." Heart Failure. "Turrlble thing happened to BIM in the poker gauio las' uight." "What was It?" "Heart failure." "You dou't mean It" "Yes; he hold four hearts and drew one card; got a spade." RrooUyu Kn gle. Poor Business. "The milliner, as usual, is six weeks behind with my hat" ' Serves you right." growled her hus band, the eminent magnate "Yon women will deliberately place a big construction order without a sign of a penalty clan e " - Washington Berald A Sad Case. wnari tne manor with the man who's talking to the policeman?" "Why. that's P.rovvn, the professor of mnemonics. He's forgotten the mini ber of uU street" Cleveland Plain Dealer. A Genius. "Your mother in law never pays you a long visit." said one man to another "How Is that ? " "She did OOfO, but I got my mother to come on a visit at the igna lime.' Revenge is n kind of wild JnsttCS which the more man's nature- runs to the more ought luw to weed It out Bacon. Indestructible Doll. A new doll that its inventor claims Is indestructible Is made of properly shaped blocks of wood, Joined by spring steel swivels and hinves. System in the Safe If yor have used an old-time safe for several jears, take a look in. Soma compartments are over-stuffed. others unused because they don't fit books o in them books or files you would likely put in them. Slobc Calnttef Safd hus no arbitrary measurement Adjuatable ahrWe. partitions and unita permit on to he lha ftRhltect of your own aafr Interior, limit of a perfect filing intern within the reach of wvery buaineaa man. Wa ara tailing aeoatt for thl city. MINING GAZETTE COMPANY t THE CALUMET ;. '.. ,w And Father almost SPORTING BRIGHT OUTLOOK FOR OLD LEAGUE COMING SEASON SHOULD BRING FORTH TOUGHER FIGHT FOR FLAG IN NATIONAL THAN IN PAST. New York. Jan. s. The outlook for I gOOd race in the .National league nasi year is very bright. This race promises to bo i.trgiiv a repetition of lhb Mars campaign. The (Hants. Cubs, l'hillles and Mtrstca are again the most liktlj contenders, hut with the material there is on the Cincin nati team and a change in manage ment that elub la in a fair wa to do bettor next year. The Brooklyn, too, may carry out the premise of the last part of their season this year and Union higher up. Jteen the Bostons are lik ly to win more games and the Cardinals look as If ge will he tlx aame roving un crtaint as this year, varvlng from pennant to second di vision bail. Of course, the acquisitions of a win ter, weeding out and trades ma) after ens team's outlook ssstesiaHy. hut while the National league's playing Strength is not as gnat as that pos sessed by the Icadels of the Allien, a l It is at hast more evenly distribut ed. The (Hants have as good an inlieU! is could be wished for for next sc. -son and one that will improv i . I it the club could stand more hatting strength in the outfield and mods badly another tlr:d- lass pitch Of or t wo. If Bvera is all right again m xi Psnr, if a, hard hitting first baseman Is found and if the pitching staff does better, whv then the Cubs will have is good a chance .! winning another pennant as an.vhndv. As now made ip no team stands a bettor chance for the 1912 pennant than the Pi rates. An Infield composed of Wagner. Mil ler. McCarthy and Itvrne; Clarke. urey. ami. hell, laa.h and Wilson to boose from in the outfield. ('.Ibsen be hind the bat and two rOUOSJ pltrhera ..I ascsedlng promise in Hemliix and ii'Toolo make thi' I'lralea look de- Msdl) loriuidable. The Phillies are another comhlns- tioa which looks good. The) havi strong pitching stalT. a lirst-Tass it. her and a hustling manager, ively infield and hitting strength Hie ..utlleld. It would hi- vorv easv or the pennant in this lewgue ti hango liands. STILL AFTER GOTCH. Pole's Manager Will Meet Turk In Or der to Qualify. Kansas City. Mo.. Jan. H. "If Frank lotoh will consent lo meet Zybszko In ase the Pole defeais .Mahiuoiit 1 wiii sign up to meet tin Turk at once. aid Jack Herman, manager 01 KytrS- zko, hi re today. All m want is a chance at fjotch." Herman an Id. "Il one must hen, l ill mout firat to got at hlni we will do it. I will give (Sotrh 110.004) aa his end or the purse to meet 7. hszko. If he don't like that 1 will back the Pole on a winner-take-all basis." WON T STAND FOR FAKES. Chicago's Mayor Lays Down the Law to the Wrestlers. Chicago, '!:.. '! llgT rlson yeaterdaj laid down t'i ' to wrestling promoW 1 1, "The aport In the future will bg 00 the square or there will be no mat bouts In Chicago," was the dictum of the mayor, emphasized by a lusty bang with his fist on h' desk. There' will be no repetition of the fiasco at the i ..iseum and I have issued STflfM to the chief of police lo allow no more permits for wres.l ng hunts without the promoters first complying with nil the provisions, one ol which la thai the major must approve all.' One-fourth of the cane sugar crop Of the world Is grown in the ItrTtlsh empii i , NEWS. got away with it at that w4 DEPARTMENT v SULLIVAN AND KILRAIN START VAUDEVILLE TOUR v ("anihridge. Mass.. Jan. 8. I John I.. Sullivan and Jake Kll- rain, with whom he fought what W was probably his most famous battlo have started on a vau- devillo tour which, it is eaieT, v will mark their final appsorsnce v beior.' the public. Sullivan has grown so fleshy that he was to- day nnantdaaoosly lectod laj I- iiionihorshlji in the New England v I'ai .Men's club and will BO mi- tlated. M'CRAW PINCHED OFTEN. Some Queer Ideas of Justico As Prac ticed Down In Cuba. John J. MeCraw hid Just as hard a time SM aping iirn st wldio m CtthO with the (Hants as Jack Johnson docs teet) time he starts out in his mo lt OT, according to the stories the New York manager told on his return from the south. Stories were sent out from CMOS one day to the effect that MoOraw and Umpire RlflMt wen each fined $-0, hut this was almost a daily oc currence if ha stories come straight from the manager. "A day wasn't a day in Cuba un h ss I was haled Into court and l'"r nothing, t.m." says MciJrau. 'It got so that whether I was fishing for sharks or was walking in tin street and some one spoke some sort of a rigmarole to me in Spanish. I d Juet draw enough money to pay a fine and go to court, listen to a ht of Span ish lingo, pay 'y and go outside and wait to ho brought back The first three times I was fined it was for not having some kind of I new auto mobile license the fudge had thouiiht f over night. The thud tune I was lined the Judge nit Iocs., and decided it would cost KM Met. I settled through an Interpreter far $:'(. "The time Rigler was brought into i ..art with BM because I said MeSkOsa would never be us great a- Mathevv son. the Judge said to hlni, I under stand, of course. Senor Higler, that vou were only a bystander and there fore partly innocent. Hut I'll havo to fine you $:o also." STARTS WAR ON FOOTBALL. Presbyterians May Bar Game From Theological Seminaries. New York, Jan. ,S. Kvoi v preOh) - ti rv in the Fnited States has been up pealed to hy tho Presln t or ia n sv nod Of West Virginia to protest agains Intercollegiate football. This presbv torv. through its stated clerk. Rev. J r. l.oyonberger. has sent a letter to the presb tories asking each t iiiest tho general assembly of the Presbyterian church to .all a aonfat .nee of all the president- ol Presbyter ian colleges to consider the suhjei t of intercollegiate athletics. particularly football, "and to inquire especially into ! "nt on the manhood, the morals and the physical development of stu dents participating in such games.'' rile synod of West Virginia gives as tho reason the recent death o( William I Merr.v man, who under the cure of the preebyferv of Wheel ing, was studying for the ministry He was injured i irtober '24 in a foot ball game. The petition win . ..nie bc- e the New York presb.v tery noat Monday. "PATTERN AFTER CHANCE." Portland, i re.. Jan. 4. "I think Frank Chance and Connie Ma k the w. I. est and most successful mana gers in 'basehail today and I am going to do all I can to put the Northwestern league- (Tub managers In the same tate gorv," said Fielder Jones new l olei tSd president of the league, todav. N.. rowdyism will be tolerated. I'll have the best of umpires and I'll stand be hind them unless I know they are wrong, which Isn't often in baseball to day." At the various ( anacllan ports of try last year i..sw persons were re- Jeeted. 15.404 being ritlaena of the Culled States, By Fred . . UNUSUAL HAPPENINGS OF 1911 BALL SEASON, v I'nusual e cuts marked the baseball season of IflJL , n w of the most ex traordinary things noted prove that hasobull, with its urn ortaintv . is as r.ow today as it was a decade ago. U In n Lajoie strikes out the fans are amazed. Kd Walsh of the White Sox fanned him thrice in one game at Chi eago. Vena Qreasj of Cleveiaad and Cleaver Alexander of the Phillies, big ajpjl recruits, proved the njiolnolll Of their respective teams in the box. Frank liakera two home runs, on succeeding davs, was unheard of in world's series games. For a hopeless tallendor in on. IsS gne to win a series from a pennant contender in a rival organization was what the llrovvna did to the Cardinals. Nov York, on the road, in a gruel ling pennant finish, won twelve games from the strong teams of the National IS iglie. MM Cubs, battled to the labt in the i ace without one dependable pit. Ti er. l ive American league teams changed majnaaTSra New York. Hostnn. Wash ington. Cleveland and Chicago. C.orge Stovall took a tailtud team, Cleveland, and landed it third In the American league race and was not given a job as manager in a major b igue. Vean (rogg met Kd Walsh four times and won all of his games. The Detroit team got away to a wln- rung fifteen-game had. but bowed to the .lass of the Athletics. The White Sox barely crowded into the first division, but won the Chicago :ty championship from tho Cutis, who Were ran Bars-up in the National. The Athletics upset tradition h.v win ning the series from the (Slants after losing the fir.' t game SPORTING EDITOR'S NOTES. Hlll.v Murray, the Pittsburg scout nredlcta that Jack Harry will be thi area tea I shortstop in the business with in two years, Kmory J. Muns. .ii. a pitcher on thi i noriiii,! oi .viicmgun lea ill. was married to Mbs Pearl tJardfior. of li Salle. 111., todav. SM r.o.eiieio may not no tne man ager of th, Chattanooga bunch. It. wants the same salarj that he received from the Nationals, $4.5oo, which is out of the question. Yule is to have a hockey nnk that vv ill cost some Mlttee. The Ponnsv lv aula and Michigan foot ball teams will meet on either Nov. M -':t next fall. Harvard and MtOhJejOa have heetj dropped from Cornell's baseball sched. nle which has just boon annouiucd SEEKING CORNELL GAME. Gophers Anxious to Secure Gridiron Metch W,th Eastern Team. Ithaca, n. v.. Jan. s. in the absence of Graduate Mamiger Kent no official information could be obtained as to whether or not Minnesota was nego tiating with Cornell for a fee, hall game next fall. It Is known, however, tha prelimin ary correspondence has passed !. ween the two managements and that tin advisability of going so far west as Minnesota has been discussed at It haca In view of the fact that COfliaM 1. to play Michigan at Ann Arbor next fall and seeking for a game with either Trim eton or Dartmouth, to be Bfgyjred away from home. WANTS REINSTATEMENT. New York. Jan. ft. Earner Strieklott. lie overer of the sptthait has written to President Kbbett of Hrooklyn. ask ing him t. use his Influence In having him restored to good standing. Strh k- tt Jumped the Itrooklvn team four i five vears ago to Join the San ,l..se (Oh of the outlaw Calllornla stat. easjus. O'DAY HAS CHANCE According to general opinions if Hank lay receives the support ot the press and public, gets all the work out of his nlavers. nreervf i.ei(..,i : harmony on the team, digs up a couple of :t(n hitters, and one or two Alex- en-janders. and runs the t.un with t j ai uieness of Mr. Muck, he will he i I w hair of a suceoss as a mamigei ,. ih. (Cincinnati team. PAGE SEVEN Leipzi$er Writ RE DiD rn7 ciEl THIS OLD PAPLivJ NOtEMBEK 322 WOS '-tr 4 v JOHNSON 8AYS BAT SHOULD STOP BOXING 4) Chicago, 111. Jan. 7. Jack Johnson believes Hattling Nelson, former light -v eight champion, will bo killed In the ring if he does not stop fighting, .la k said Nelson was depending too much Sg his constitution and in one of his fights he would receive a punch over the heart which would kill him. The Champion was so sincere in this belief thOi he thinks something should be gcSM t.. make Nelson retire from the ring. According to Johnson pugilism would suffer more af the death of an ex champion In the ring than It possibly could in any other way. The game was receiving enough criticism at the 1 resent time, said the champion. Jack said he would begin light training In a week. Little boxing will be attempt erf owing to a sore Jaw caused by the P idling of a tooth. He will do most of his preliminary work at o'Connoirs. ARTIFICIAL SILK. Wood Pulp Spun Into Yarn With Sheen and Gloss. An nitifleial silk Indu tt v of enor mous proportion has been built up with the development of the manufac ture f a lustrous yarn from wood pulp Factories In Austri i. Fran., e. Corman .' and more recently in Fngland turn out inar.v thousands of pounds Of the yarn every day. A great plant is just start ing the manufacture in this country. iinnr fhoilnr Po Tho nulli mad L ' , ,... Jliein :-iiue- iit-t-n, in, 01 imi, inn.. 01... v irictv sf wood, is dissolved In various (hembals. and the solution is spun into a beautiful varn. the sheen and gloss ol which, the Scientific Ameri can says, outrivals the most costly co coon silks. In certain tcMllo lines, notably the l-raids and trimmings for women's ('rer-'c and hats and in knitted neck ties, the artificial silk, or wood silk, as It is sometimes called, has practically replaced the real article. Probably per cent, of the braids and passemen-teri- .vv inanufactred are wood silk, t' ihe retail customer seldom reat- ! is fact. True synthetic silk has been made hv chemists. It ia said, absolutely du plicating the product of the cocoon In evcrv respect, but this achievement had commercial value because of the ;rat 1 .i production. A Frencli- inan. Htlare do hard-nnet, was the first to make Wood silk on a couinei - cial basis; ami although ho Is now wealthy, It ia said that he went info bankruptcy s.-voral times before he was finally successful. The first yarn he made from nitro-eollulose solution was highlv explosive and dangerous. Mtor numerous failures lie discovered i way of denltrating the finished varn. German and Knglish chemists made further improvements All tho artificial silks take the same dvestuflfs as "otton and are readily cd. tho luster being brilliantlv acen- ' . ited. especially h.v certain shades. Cave has to he taken while the Kkelns are wet. a- the fllaindifs lose much of their strength while in this condition. but as soon as Hie .varn dries again it is as strong as ever- and the luster re turns with all its original brilliancy. The nrttakaal filaments, when dry are of almost hu rt ditlble tlnei ess. one pound of yam in aaajM ases, contain ing as much as i(Mi miles of individual filaments. The bulk of the .varn spun contains about 33.000 yards to the pound, eighteen filaments being twisted together ;.. form the yarn. Cott.ui pulp is used Instead of wood pulp In some of the foreign artificial silk factories, hut wood pulp seems to hi regarded as more suitable At the pi . s. nt ti,., about per cent, of the worlds ( on sumption of silk yarn Is the artificial product Many mil lions have been -pent In KUrop,. Hnd America In perfection of the various pro, sSSSa for spinning and the pioneers ss a rule, got little of the profits. The first American group to exploit tha prodix t expending over Sl.oeo.Ooo ln experimenting, without obtaining any return w hatever It appears that a student can get along very well on 93 a month at the Impel ia university of Japan. His food, loom and light cost 11.20 a month his tuition . rents, paper and b - oks so cents leaving yet a dollar sacs " rilli for other exoenses Classified ads bring results.