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TUESDAY, JANUARY 0, 1912.
THE CALUMET NEWS. PAGE SEVEN DOINGS OF THE VAN LOONS By Fred I. Leipziger IT t$ strange! THt WO HA I I IK. A I t LOVLJ Mt AND HF. MOK PI U KMINfP HI" ,4 TO MAt.M sH WMAT c'AN I Do V TO STOP Mlel ' But i am a vTTT r- i i(jpe 25J van Lott kvb ' 'im Kircii) one . ' w :.,::a bm-tlv ,irVWAT 1 An iNVrTATl7n-- I FROM cJHAO to A i i AP HAVfc c5lL UOVE. 6HB PiaTV! MOW I Mijuotp THE Pco. I THowCHT -SMe DtPN" T Ml AND MBNE; CHOOSES MBL OF ALU . I . .. ' , . .' L. ....... - '"3 . I 1 Ah L l IMC AND NO ONh ' Vol ",,,HT A '-LEVER I RS U-OVE.MP AND MBNf m7 Mil Tnra T, f s-fei. THE i.'N . H6 Tltt W'. ' q L ' r YSC MAVft MAW Mtl (wpkrmu.y HAK-y ,tm raiTV TWa Do WANT HOPE VMIT HIN V. MV BREAST rnA you vsjit-L OMArL MY NOBLr. N AMI AMD MV Mil i ions with mi .V1K VAN-POI Wi;'. -tAD no ONE "'. TAKJtN A. UAH1 WPTH YOU JQHH IMt If Van-der-Wurst escapes Matrimony now it will be a Miracle. T jjaunum De partraent UNY Will TRY P. 0. EXAMINATION TWO HUNDRED APPLICANTS WOULD NOT BE SURPRISING TEST AT LAURIUM COM MERCIAL SCHOOL. That then will be an unusually !iii:r number ol applicants fur tin- civ il service examination In connection with the establishment or free delivery In Laurium, l already apparent, and these well Informed ulil Dot be sur prised u the number reached as high i As announced yesterday, the examination will be oonddcted mi Foi ruary in, ami Postmaster Valro stated th it rooms hud been itecti' i Mt tlx l. iin nun Commercial school fur the use of the civil aervlcc commission on tin i day. It in mftttrh that the cx i'MiiiKi t Mri will bo In rharfir of John Hill .'I the Calumet postolflee, lnt a i i.il representative gnay ibe sent ltd. r..in Chicago tn assist. Mfdlcatlon Ma nks have nlrca! baCfl I ' elvefl in the L.tiihhm utl1 o hut the civil service commiMton evidently had ri conception f the numlx r of apnll ratita there win to for the tilanlts re- i.,i iiiti' nwnnv sutiiricnt tor one I' i th i, f Uir i-rohahlc applicants. Mort Will be sent for at once. February Isthe last date upon which application! will is- accepted und they must be for warded to the secretary of the sevi nth civil Bervtee district, 13th Moor l'.l- r.ii building. Chlcairo. All applicants musl be physically sound and in meal health and must he rive feet tow Inehei in beaxM and wcih UN pounds. They innt be at least eighteen and m,t iin.ie than lorty-JiVf years of up., The requlrenasjili as to w'iht an-l heinht do not apply to female appli enu M.-uied areanan win not be nuinltted to this examination unteaa iHvorced or separated front their hus 11 as .i'!i support themselves. As the 'urination is malnlv to secure eliRihieii for appointment aa carriers " '"t likely that any women will "Pply, although appointments of clerM till vacancies will he made from the same k of cllarililcs. Jkny clerk Ilglble to appointment as car rier nn. I vice persa. 'lerka in ofHcea of the first and sec ""l ' insses and carrier In the city eVver - t h c arc divided lnt six an folIowH. first grade, salary 5 1 second grade salary 1100; third alary $800; third grade, salarv Urta grade, salary $1,000; fifth ainy $1,100; sixth grade, ami '"v $1,200, Clerks and carriers at 1 ' Office will he promoted sm - eeasiveiy to the Afth grade, and clerks niieis at" -ee.ind-class offices will ho promoted successively to th foerth grade '"lowniff is a list of snh.lHts for 'he i . .initiation and the points which "III l.e ercdlted for each suhjc- i 1 Spelling t twenty wordfl of nver- 'II faculty in common use) II point!. THE PALESTRA SWEEPERS. The Palestra Sweepers have ojk.ih l?cd for the season Mini will meet nn amateur hockey i.am in the county, lames may he arranged by phoning I-' ih" Palestra or writing to Al An drews. The Sweepers are desirous- ol meeting all Juniors teams, the He.! Jackets preferred nottowtag is the Unc-np of the t.am: fJoai John ne Icck: i.oint, Walter Dmistan: cover, Art Peterson; rover. William MeMei center. Stanley Skinner: right wing. MgdUaag lli a v; I. 1 1 wing. Al Andrews aptain; sulwtitutc, Al Reed: trainer, Pram is Me ham and iirimurr Willian J SI. inner. Y. M. C. C. TEAM IN LEAD. Senior Team of Catholic Club Headt Bowling League. The senior team of the V. It f. c is at present loading the Catholic i-Ya-ternal Bowling league, having h st bin me game out of the twelve that h ivt been plgyed. Following are the nan stand Inge; gf, Y. Al. c. p. gjr j i K. pf C. Sr s K. of ('.Jr. . , Hibernians 3 l-'orestera t; Y. M. C. C. Jr 0 1 Me rvmgius 01 1 olumbus Senior w.m nn interesting match bowe,l .,m Friday evening with the pollsters taking three straight games by th following scores: e.. 01 . Seniors sc. 74.-,, total -;160. Prapterg III, tit, III, total :mo r .:.o Mi .Ota ty is to be given by the Vaaperaniag ' lub and gpod music has been secured ra- skating, p will b the llrst effort of the iuh In the matter of entertain ing and prolnhiy will prove a suc cessful one. The ladies of Laurium nave arranged to servo refreehmepta In connection with the party. SPORTING DEPARTMENT CHICKEN BOUILLON. The new officers of Laurium lodge No. Iff, Knights of Pythias were in stalled last evening and in connection with the ceremony, a ry enjoyable social session was conducted. An In formal program was rendered after which chicken bouillon was served There was a large attendance ami 1 number of visiting knights from the Portage Lake towns and Culunn t were present. WATER METERS FROZEN. 'Tnspector John Stetter of l.auiiiim reports that considerable trouble is be ing experienced with fro.en water pipes throughout the village Mr. All READY FOR SKI TOURNAMENT iviminy Uf BEST JUMPERS IN UNITED STATES TO PARTICI PATE IN NATIONAL MEET AT GARY, ILL. Whit Is expected to be the great est event of its kind yet conducted In the United States Is this year's tour nament of the National Ski associa tion. The meet will take place at Gary, III., January :'7 and 28, under llgtter states that about twelve m. t - j HusplocH of the Norgc ski club of crs have been broken as a result of froxen water and that an unusually large number of water pipes have been put out of commission. JOE FRANKS WINS PRIZE. Joe Pranks of Laurium has teturnc ftom Chicago, where he attended meeting of the Mutual Life Flol Agent's club. Mr. Pranks won th gold watch offered ss iirst prfae for she agent writing the most lasuraaei daring the year in Illinois, Wisconsin or upper Michigan. He is greatly pleased with his success. Mr. Pranks expects t.. leave fOt Chicago again i Saturday, ..n I short business trip. REMOVING THE SNOW. Vrlthmette (simple tests in addi- hn, subtraction, multiplication, and of wh.de numbers, common 1 Ml fractions, and United "Intra money) 0 point . ' ' "er wilting .i hrtti r of not less 'hnn I2"i wordeonsome subject of gen Tni Interest. Competitors may select ' " ' ' nt two subJeetB given) 20 points. t PonnianJ.ln 111.. - - - -' . , t nnii ii ill- lllir.i I .1 i.ifi "M ' tltor In the subject of copy" thp 'rm dn In copy will be considered ' ii reference to the elements "f 'nihility, rapidity, neatness, general it a eta) N points. Copyiag from plain copy (a Mm -w test in copying accurately a few lifted lines, in th- compel it. rs h im! wrl'ing) 1 points. s Reedlgej addreeses (test In noting "h pen or peru.il. on a printed sheet addteegea, differences between the Pnnted addaggea and the written ad J" r whiu. thev are a oopy) p- Painu. T"l. loo points. street Commissioner James Will reports thai good progress hi aeinj ma.ie with the work of reworlag th. surplus snow from the streets of the village. There are al t six or sev en teams and a force of men at work and the snow is being removed at a rate of about Pis loads dally. It is es timated that the work will be com pleted by Thursday. SKATING PARTY TONIGHT. it is eggeoted there win be large attendance at the sl ating party at the Palestra this evening for the benefit of the Cgfumet Public hospital. The par- Peoples Ryan & Bell Novelty Dancers i4"4444 ; i ;frH":X"X"X"X"3' ! LAURIUM BREVITIES .. Ix!Ij'x Pd BRSt has returned from a bust ncss trip to Chicago. joi. mm .virs. Merman .vpmm.ii are the parents of a daughter. A son arrived thiw week a I the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sullivan. Th" Lnuriutn Owls will install their officers for the ensuing year this even ing and there will gg a social ses-lon und luncheon In connection. The Minneur bowling team will meet the Iirst National team af Calumet In a return bowling match ..n the ICIks' alleys tomorrow evening. Tlie funeral of Mary , the M-J car-old daughter of Fred Torreano. of Law luni, toiik place this morning, with services H St. Mary Italian church, and interment In Pake Vice cemetery. Tuberculosis was the cause of dcalh. Both spinsters and bachelors are in uture to be taxed in Ilussla. the duma having passed a measure to that effect. hicago. Past winter when the Chi cago organisation was awarded the national tournament there were seri ous misgivings hi the northwest and the Lake Superior country, where th. most of the clubs of the assm latino are lecatea, icst a mistake had not been made, it being contended that (omlitions as to location, distance and weather were adverse to a successful meet. Ilow. ver. a dne clubhouse and Ski slide have been builvt b the N'nrge club, the rtiost liberal pftaaa In the history of the association have been ifleigi and there has been pre. pared line program for the enter talnm nt of the riders and the dele ft, tes. Tiie result hns hpen the crea tion of great Interest and the assur ance that all of the clubs will be weil represented. It Is likely, indeed, that more kl Junipers will take ps t t the tournament than have ever befon competed In America, ani as they will coniprine the very -best riders In th country It is not improbable that tin meet will witness a shattering of rec ords. Thirty-Two Prizes Offered. There will be thirty -two prises, tro phies and cash. The twelve caeil prizes for the professional class will amounl to llBO, and in addition there will be live special casli prizes. ttnl Ing $ir.o. Brier elhce the first nation al tournament, held at the lehpemlns ther, what Is a gttfetf ' h my son. Is om " ,lu " " attachment." mad h "" w I In Two Feature Reels of Cinderella and Two Others Cold Weather Necessities 5 hill some six years ago, the ski clum hav. i had to offer cash prizes in ,.r,e, to pro.ure the best riders, practKjillv all of whom hav.- refused to Jump foi trophies, lb-sides the -ash prises there win he three championship med als, valued at ig, placing the total value of the prizes for the profession als at f;:0. The winners In the ama teur chlSS Will leeeive twelve nllvi cups valued nt M. J ne I. ill ol the Norgo ( lub has a 370-foot natural elevation ami in ad niion a steel structure ia feet ia height, making it the longest slide in I he cotintt y. QejgftOW and board fot four contestants and one delegate from each club affiliated with the na tional organization will he provided free of charge. A oompnim ntai v ban quet will be given the guests at the conclusion of the tournament. Tin .orge clubs ball at (Jury, which Is Ret far from the Wisconsin line. Is on the Chicago gj Northwestern rai!r..,id twenty miles agi of Chicago. Six m seven years ago the only ski slide in Hie Pnite,' States was at Ishpeining. the home of the sport In this country. Now there are more than thirty, Steel and concrete are supplanting timber in the construction of the trestlework and it is estimated that in building their slides and c lubhouses the mem bers of the national association g ready have expended more than $100.- roo. Most of the thirty-two -duns affiliat ed with the national association will hold Interstate tournaments this win ter. Pates .Hi- .ol announced are: Chippewa Fails. January U: Chica go, January L'7 to 2R; Bcloit. January IS nuluth. February p P. .1 Wine February S; Superior, February 11: Hudson. Febrcary IS; c.lenwood. Feb ruary 4; Fergus Falls. February Hp Tronw-od, February IK; fehf athlgeji February L'.': Cainern, February 2.". The first tournament of the your, hold nt RtOUghton, Wis., was marked bv n Jump of 137 feet by Harney Hlley, a former Isbpeming boj . now of Minne sota, a feat which Indicates (hat the y Minister is likely to put the world's record In serious Jeopardy this season. Harney is Jumping as a professional this ve.tr far the (ir-t time. BAT CAN CARE FOR SELF. "risnds of Former Champ Needn't Worry About Recklessness. "Tommy Ityan and Jack Johnson -in. I the rest of them needn't vvoiry ibotit Hat Nelson and the possibility of his being killed in the ring, itat is .mply able to ogffe for himself just ow ,ii. doesn't need any sympathy." This was the si itement m ule b Teddy Murphy. Hat's former in,," ..i. vim handled Jake Hedmond of Mil waukee against Nelson In a t vein npind scraji In New Orleans reegggly, i mi a,, n which Nelson was given the decision ufter an interesting but-; lie. "There li one thing that helps Nel son a whole ot in his ptesent cam paign.' says Murphy. "He doesn't iiother hi head about making any weight He scaled e round it pounds. t shou'd say. and of course is trenien lously strong at that figure. He de 'Mnes tc make weight because he spy: he is doing so mu -h traveling around that he hasn't time to stop long enough to c,et down to a low figure. What he would do If forced to make l,?3 pounds ' (oil!. I not say. It might weaken him terribly and put him out of bus mss. Hut at oaten weights he cer tainly 's a wonder right now and none cd the Second raters would have a Sin gh choice with him In a battle of twenty rounds. WALTER CAMP IS 20 YEARS BEHIND TIME. SAYS COACH $ SPORTING EDITOR'S NOTES. .AT. Melting Prices We're overstocked on Overcoats and heavy winter wear and you can stock up now for present and future use at prices that are but a fraction of the real worth of the heavy articles. All Overcoats and Fancy Suits Reduced 2CK0 All Heavy Underwear Reduced 20 ( All Flannel Shirts Reduced 20 A' Blankets and Comforters Reduced 20 Better Stock Up Now at These Prices The Boston Store HECLA ST. J. J. ARN0VIT8. PROP. LAURIUM u : LIBERAL DONATIONS : TO OLYMPIC FUND. lat" New York. Jan. !. That America will be represented by it large and classy Held In the Olympic games at Stockholm next summer Ml evident from the amount of money aaTeadj subscribed to the Olympic fund which will be used to pay the expense of the tea m. Although only one request has been sent out. the committee Is in receipt of more than 17,000. Beeldes this amounl promises to send in large sums hav, come from all over the country. Clubs anil individuals In all parte ol the country have signified their inten tion of subscribing to the fund. From San Ffancisco. Portland (Ore.). jo Angeles. Dallas. Chicago, Denver Plttehurgh, Cleveland. Washington Philadelphia, Boston, Newark, st lOiiis and Nov iieans come letters to the effect that these cities will help the committee send on a team that w ill sweep the boards. Flankie W hite, the Chicago feather weight, said to bt o f the best boys of his pounds in th. game, has arrived in New York to try to arrange a light with Champion Abe Attest, Hugh MelnTosh. the promoter, is said to be contemplating a grip to Ken York to conduct a big boxing season. ' Mr. M Intosi, has many boxers under control, including Jack Lester. Sam Langford. James Claliby. Sam IfcVejf 'Landsman Rice and Terry Kelic- h r. prang sfaoote of PlttsVurgh, and Phil Brock, of Cleveland. ha i beeg matched to light six rounds at Pitts burgh . n Jag, It. After the boui M i dele will go to (few York for lights. Leach Cross, the denilst-tighter. has been matched to meet Tommy Murphy in a ten-round bged on Jan. X. He fore meeting Murphy, Cross will en gage In a set -to with la rt K.eS eg Jan. If, Announcement was gaide yeetegehgr by ProL James F. Paige of th. i nl verslty of Minnesota that the adjourn ed meeting of the P.lg Fight confer ence will be held in Chicago Jan. 2 The summer baseball controversy wll lie the main topic of discussion. Hugh Jennings is now a hank direc lor. having accjgulrog' a block ..f steel and the position in the old Forg. s.i -Ings banl, at S.'r.mti.n. If Pennsy accepts the 2!th of No- rem bar as the date for its game with Michigan It means that the Pcnn game will be the big and final one for th Wolverines' schedule. Barley Daridnen broke the three- mllo vvorld's roller kating record in a match with Fred Martin at Orand Rapids last night, going the distance n 0 minutes 15 seconds. Chicago, III.. Jan. !i. -Walter Camp's star, as it twinkles in the football world, Is last fading, according to Prank W. Cavanaugh. coach of the P.ttniouth eleven. Following his re cent remarks before the alumni asao- i. it ion of Dartmouth. Coach Cavan augh yesterday said Walter Camp of Yale is L'O years behind the time. "The day Ig not far distant when he will no longer be the dominating fac tor just because he is Walter Camp," said ('a.aiiaugh. "Now he suggests the rides, goes into the committee room with a equate gf members, und the code Ik Juggled just as he desires. Esut the spirit of the gann has gone beyond him. His All-American fiction and that ol Casper Whitney's will not be con sidered so all-Important when the col lego world wakes up. "The rules as they now stand are Conflicting and thse should be re-edited If I ".re asked wherein the game could be improved would say inc-ease the number of downs to four and the distance to gg gained from 10 pj 12 At i yards. That would give the of li use three esVMMCg to break away gg a long run and the distance would be enough to eliminate the plugging T : 4 v McGOORTY TRAINING : FOR FUTURE BOUTS. 4) geeegeeeeeeeeee) oshkosh. Wis.. Jan. Kddle Mc (ioorty of oehkosh. middle weight, has gone into training again following th death of his brother, and leaves In a week for the oast to continue the cani l a gg towards the middle weight championship title. on January M he will meet Walter Coffey in New Yi gfj und Hugo Kelly pj Chhago is scheduled to light him at Kopd du Lac on January MoQoorty lias incepted and Kellv's .signature to the ement Is expected at any time. rty will light the winner ' oon-Moha scrap DONOVAN'S 20 GREATEST. Hughes Put. Pltchere -Kd. Walsh. Jim and Christy Mathewson. C.itchers- Charlie Puke'' 1 1 a nd .Marton Hergen First beaaeeea Hal Chase and Pi. , Tcnny. Second basemen Party Pajole a i ; I .Idle Collins. Third basemen Jimmy Collins and John J Moiiraw. Shortstops Hugh Jennings and Herman !ng. Outfielders Tj Cobb, Bill Pange. Kd Delahantv, Wnne Keeler, I". elder Jones and l-Yed Clarke. Ptlhtv inllclder i:obby Wallace. MURPHY TURNS DOWN OFFER. BRITONS HAVE ENOUGH. Will Not Challenge For Classic Polo Cup This Yesr. L. Ddoft, Kng.. Jan. 9.- -MnJ. F. Rgj I ton. maiiHer of the Burlingham club. said today that i; he been definitely decided that no Hritish polo team will be sent to Aenertce during pm2 to at- tempi to recover tag intern itlonal up. "No formal notification has been rent to the American Polo associa tion." he mild, "because it Is unneces sary to do so. The rules governing the mat. h stipulate that the . hallenge must be sent before December II. I cannot g;!vc von the reasons, because the matter grgg in the hands of the Duke of Westminster, who undeMck to guarantee suffl. Iggjf funds. "I believe treat Britain content - plate sending- a challenge durli g irl.' f r a oortest In pi 13 " Classified ads bring results. Advertise In The News for results frfr" jgejjjll D HI fsVH B i n System in the Safe If yo have used an old-time safe for several years, take a look in. Some compartments are over-stuffed, others unused because they don't fit books or flies you would likely put in them. plobc Catlncl Saw he no arbitrary meaenremenU. Adjunteble hfltree, partition. end unit permit you ti be i He iirthltect of your own if Interior. Built or "WV perfert filing- cystem within the reach ot every hoaineaa mail. We see selihts eewu for UiU city. MINING GAZETTE COMPANY Philadelphia. Jan. . alike Murphy, veteran traitor or the Fimersity of Pennsylvania, will return to Philadel phia. Saturday Ir on Hrowns Mills. N. J.. an,l dggenaiae whether he will ac cept the Nsitlon as trainer of the Am en i. in team at the Olympic games at Stockholm. HLs health is so much nn proved that it is assured he will he able to get Ixick late harness. It is hardly likely lie will accept the ,.rfei to train the Philadelphia National league team. 1912 SPORTING ANNUAL. T. S. Andrew of Milwaukee, wis.. sporting writer, has published his Ftp" Sporting Annua! Record Hook, contain Ing re. op's of 112. noted fighters, trot ting, pacing, running, bowling i,th Ietk baseball, automobile, aeroplane, etc The bo k contains many fine Il lustrations of the workis pro,, linen! lighters, and all the up-to-date record It is the leading Sporting Annual of the countrv. Beneficent Work of Nature. Through the assisted immigration of plants the timber resources of Atnetl ca have been enlarged and Ite oreharde have been rendered more productive and valuable ;rsin crops have been made surer and larger and food for domestic animal has become more varied and mors satisfactory. . t Advertise in tbv News fvr resultg,