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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10, 1912.
DOINGS ! Laurium BAN IS PLACED ON CLOTH SIGNS STATE FIRE WARDEN SAYS THEY ARE DECIDED HAZARD AND A MENACE TO LIFE AND PROPERTY. Cloth signs pieced in Hunt of ,hulld ll . . for advertising purposes, have been put under Um ban b Htott) Fire Mai. -dial C. A. Palmer, according; t n bulletin lie Is sending out to all tiro l, ma yon ami village presi dents. In the bulletin it is stated that an investigation by Hat department has convinced n tiu-iaiH that tin- dee .r cloth advertising Itrrm In front of -!"r n. v.c.int buihiii gs and hill hoards. I decided fire hazard, und a menace to life and property. "Voll ale tllelefole (III . ( led io S;e Hi.it all such signs ae promptly ro ri ued wherever they are in use." The report of the a-sistant marshal lor December telle of the I IK In- estimation of several suspicions fires, -i.d Assistant I'iie MaJ'Mhal Ifenrj U oiff complains that In several In -stances after the department had in stituted invealif ttoae to determin. Whether the hres were incendiary, ttie Hie ineu ranee rrmpeatee settled wittt the policy holders for much less thnn the face of the policv. urges that such settlement interfere with prow cutlone and asserts that eompanles should not take advantage of Buch in vestlgatkms to Ket'ure a reduction In thetr loss He rewrts the arrest of the man because of suspicious clrcum Btancea gtteafaug a ttre in a hotel. nd i tais hat the man is being hld in Jail pending trial, In default of 1 i "" hail. Mention is al.-o made of the examination of 4 buildings to as- ' 1 ' their omlition and the hold. it lire drills in a number of schools 111 cities in the state with ;i view to (h'ternUnlmr whether th.y reMh 1'ioper means Tor a uulch o vacua 1 1 'f the children. 'itn.s Archie sustained a double fracture of his right leg by falling off Hlep ladder recently. He will be confined to his home for some time. LYRIC THEATRE Talking Picture Stock Go. Laurium Presents Tonight ' SINS OF THE FATHER" "THE BLACK CHASM " A Beautiful Indian Love Story "The MAID at the HELM" An Exciting Sea Drama "Hobo's Luck" Subc Ccmedv Picture OF THE VAN LOONS -I 1 -.MW,,,, T MUWlr Department HOCKEY GAMES THURSDAY. Several Good Games Scheduled in the Amateur League. Several ood j;ames are scheduled to he played In the Topper Country Amateur IcaKtic tomorrow evening three nt the 1'alestia ami one at the (Jlacldom. The first at the Palestra will he the New low us and the Wan defers, to ,.' followed Immediately by u contest between the Lake J.ind, n and .Monarch teams. The Red Jack ets and CTeeoeWU will meet in the last name. At the Cla.idoni, the first Streets will meet the Mohawks. Several sliuht changes will he noted in the jftimcs above mentioned, due to the fact that in the published sched ule some of the teams which met last week were to meet iiKuln. and as this In contrary to the plans of the sched ule committee the chatiK' was de hied upon. Calumet hockey lovers nre Just wuk Injf up to the fact that the Amateur league is providing a first class ciuallty of sport, almost as interesting as sen ior hockey and what the amateurs lack, in quality, they more than make up in quantity, for three games may be seen at the Palestra for one ad mission price. It Is expected there w il he a large attndan.c tomorrow even ing. Senior Game at Mohawk. The second amo between the Calu met and Mohawk senior teams, which was scheduled for this evening will W played one week from tonight. It Is expected, the contest will prove even more interesting thnn the first gam as the Ciilnmet team has been pr.i. til ¬ ing regularly ami will he in belter shape to meet the Mohawk hunch thnn on the occasion of the Mist game. FIRE DEPARTMENT MEETS. James Archie Resigns as Second As sistant Chief of Company. I he annual meeting of the Laurium tire department was held last cvcnillK und despite the Inclemency of the weatb -r, was largely attended. um- eera for the ensuing year were elect eil and other business transacted. Jaraee archie, second assistant tin cnier, resigned at last night's meet ing, and Joseph Hetzler was elected in his stad. The officers elected last night are as follows: chief - Cos Preusa v First assistant chief- Qeofge Knhn. Sec. n l assistant chief -Joseph I let z ler. or alary Peter Charrler. Treasurer James C. Mills. The annual report of the company was not presented lust evening. It be ing decided to present it nt the next regular monthly meeting of the village council, to be held the first Tuesday evening In February, before allowing it to he Blade ptrblle. The department Is In excellent shape, and up to Its full quota of strength. Advertise In The Mew for results Peoples Ryan & Bell Novelty Dancers Two Feature Reels of Cinderella and Two Others OPEN TO GENERAL PUBLIC. Poultry Show Will Receive Entrte From Non-Members Also. Announcement is made by the offi cers of tin- Cpper peninsula Poultry association that the exhibition to h, l-cld In the Laurium town hall from January II to ft, inclusive, will he "PHI to entries from the general pub lic as well us from local members Beery owner of poultry who eeree to do so may enter his birds for competi tion, regardless whether he Is a inem bef of the association or not. Secretary-treasurer C. I. Hashore of Laurium, announced this moraUBg thai all prospective exhibitors who have not rec -ived application blanks for en- tiv and eavtaloeuea, urn he supplied on request. One Important Item that must not In oV i looked by intending exhibitors Is that all entries must he In Un hands of the secretary not later than January lfi, two days hefore the open ing of the show, so that they may he properly entered and printed catalogue. in the The last meeting hefore the show 'that liughie got thrK hits and hug will take place tomorrow evening Injged the plate us tffjenei) as ever. the Y. M. C. A. and the officers and executive committee are hoping for a large attendance of members, as busi ness of much Importance is to h trunsacted. Judge Taylor of Orleans, hid., is to set as Judge of the poultry, and will arrive in Calumet the hitter part of next week. He succeeds Ju hrc Clipp Of SuMlllo, lad, who Is indispo-, d He h;S been Well recoin mended by Mr Clipp and should give general satis faction. ! LAURIUM BREVITIES v A daughter has been born to Mr. and Mrs. Tleiinaiin Mattson, of p. wu hi. Stteet. liat Mlllo. of Second Street, has gone to Duluth. where he will llkelv make his future home. John Hogan. of Tiurium, has left for Betvldere, h. x,, w here he w ill en gage in farming. tAurlum plumbers are kept huay these days attending to frozen pipes .ind meters. The recent cold snap has been responsible. Aooordtaf to officers of the village the number of frozen pines this winter exceeds all record- In the village's history. International Ski Tournament at Cary, 111., Will Be Largest of Its Kind Ever Held In This Country. L Photos by American Press Asioclatlon. Amnteur nml professional ski men will participate In the Interna i long I ski toiirmitnent h be held at Cary. Ill . on Jon. 27 2J and The afTy.ir promises to be the largest of Its kind era Id Is this eaejnfrf, sud the entncs of m,.st of the world's pronildeut performers have been received. The championships will be coa tested ou u uiUfl cisl hill, the top of which Ji 340 feet in the elr. The eutlrj sliding .urfsej of the raceway is 730 feet THE CALUMET -Oh well. Father (s some SPORTING DEPARTMENT HUGH JENNINGS CAME TO CORE DETROIT'S SCRAPPY MANAGER IS NOT LACKING IN NERVE IF HIS RECORD IS CONSID E RED. Win ii serappv Hughii .leuningi came beck 'nun the dark shadow etMti be hail lain for days unconscious as the result of a pitched bull from the arm of the mighty Ruaie, it so happened thai he had to face Kusie uirnin ill I his very first game. History records t Cornell, as soon as Uey had taken the bandages of his broken arms ..n I cracked head, ilughie walked to the edge of the swimming pool mpiv When be had dived to nil awful In juriesand paused OIllV to Wet Ilia toe., before throwing himself into its depths with all (vis Old abandon. Characteristic, theluloii Is Uughics "come hack" from the motoring ac ( IdeMt which gave hhn his third i loM call, when, in pitch durk, the TlKer malinger took the first hall el an ' S turn in the mountains of P nns.v Ivania, but kept on straigH Uit-reafter, down a llff and into the rocky bed of the .stream below, his K-M-K "30" tailing on top of him. While the doctors were still in eon Ulation, Ilughie peVP orders to the local Studebaker Corporation dealer in Scrantoii, to li.sh th car out Of the tteam ami send it Imck to the fac tory at Detroit. Where it now Is. As soon as he could dictate a letter, he wrote to a friend at the factory, ex utieiatlng the car from all responsibil ity for the accident and requesting that It be put in shape for his use us soon as possihle. The car arrived in due order and to the sin prise of the shop ciiiplo.vc.-i as signed to the repair, it was found that but little Work wis needed to put . rV t ! 1 ' 1 1 v 4 NEWS. pumpkins at the office anyway. the power plant in shape. Th' bod.v was. of course, in bad shape as thr IcsMilt of the plunge down Ih. cliff aial the fad that the entire car fell With the Weight on the seat hacks. DETAILS ARE ARRANGED. Jck Johnson and Jim Flynn to Meet In Nevada July 22. Chicago, Jan. 10. Jack Johnson and Jim PTynn have been matched fev i flnlrh light to be held in Nevada next July. The tentative dale selected is. July IS, although this tetaj be changed. The city in which the tight is to be held will he selected later. Johnson was guaranteed $:il,O00 and one-third the moving picture receipts lot Ml share. Iloth men agrei d not to engage in other contests between Mil) 1 and the dato for this fivlit. This means John son's fight with Sam McVey will he postponed. Johnson probably Will light a ten round battle with someone befeea .May i. after whh h he must engage in no Rtttre Contest! until be has met Plynn. .,'ust who the colored champion's op ponent in the short tight will he, is not known. He has several offers under onsideration. WvvW-vvvW-WvW'X' : MICHIGAN'S FOOTBALL I- SCHEDULE FOR 1912 Ann Arhor, Mich., Jan. 10. There Is a great deal of pros ! peeling as to whether Michigan v will have a seven or eight game ! lootbudl schedule next season. The following games are c. r- tatntleb: case. If, a. c.. Ottlo State, Syracuse and Pennsyl- J vanla, with the possible addition o1" Cornell. ! Jlocke.v practice will be start- ed at once. If present plans ma- terlallze. The m hedule for the departments will also be ready v by that time, and games will he v 'I' started within the eeek. It Is v planned to play four games each : week. : : v!!-I! By Fred L PACE IS SWIFT IN THE MAJORS FEW YEARS WORKS MANY CHANGES IN PERSONNEL OF LEADING TEAMS OF THE COUNTRY. They wear out fast in the big base ball leagues. They come in bv the dozen and they go out Just as rapidl. Perhaps few of the fans ami OsflM lew -il of the plaveis have ever realized how fast they fly and the exact fig ures, showing what happened in ust two seasons, may be an i v e opein r. 'V peaei count em two and Just vie where the bevana of the ioy cam paign have gone! Uurlng 1U0 there were l.'.s performers in the Xutional league athletes good for 1G gam.s BJ more. Of the lOS only "X. a shade 1SH than one-half, are now in the Ra tional Circuit Of these, 6J are with the lubs that claimed them in liOl. and 1(1 have changed to other trains. None or them have gone to the Amer ican league, but no less than 61 have gone Pa. k to the minors. In the Americun league, meanwhile HHN were 173 players, of these onlv a little over 40 per rent, are still in Han Johnson's league. BfcjM haU I been taken up hv National Irisur uttlts, and no less than 73 have fall iii to the minors. Sixty-three are still property of the same teams as in INt, out pf ;t:ii men who ngun d in fast company in l9t, only lit still draw the fat salaries. Only three are dead, showiliv a great condition of health saeeeaj so many, pntj tf bare 4 gflvn up tin game and gone Into other professions. Only one is an um pire. None are in Jail a pleasing showing as to morality, one hundred and thirty-four are getting along the best wa.v ihev can in smaller leagues. All this in two season Hasebull is uu uncertain profession, after all. NATIONAL LEAGUE. Summary. Still on the payrolls (one manager, four almost done, 73 entire)..,, lXad Retired l aid ofT i Fate uncertain Just recalled I lech to t he minors .... 61 Total of 1909 players lr.J till with original clubs il Now playing- new positions i Reduced to utility roles 2 AMERICAN LEAGUE. Summary. Still on payrolls 73 With original clubs 61 Returned after retiring 1 Dead 1 Umpiring 1 Retired 7 Now In National league I'ncertain 9 Cone to minors 73 Total 'hanged positions t. In utility roles 6. I ft : NEGOTIATIONS UNDER ! WAY TO REVIVE THE ICE SKATING RACES. : :..:..:..x..:..:..:..x..x..j..;..x..X"XX' Winnipeg, Jan 10. - rofes-l.ma I speed skating promisee to be revived this winter and If negotiations for bringing together the greatest stars In America are In ought to a success ful issue, the championships .will hi I led in WititiipcK. Calgary or Van- mi v er. There has not lleell a meet for the world's tit I.- Hn l'.iu', n Montreal when Norval Itiptie. the Rathgate tlv- defealed the h st that Aiiii'ii. a and Vurope could produce In the half and the mile. One Of the contestants In thut meet included pstet Sinnnud t.ie :uroMan marvel, and with its . lego Itaptie was acknowledged the fastest skuter In the world New Sporting Annual. The newest little sporting referenc. book of the year is the 'police fieri tt SiH.rtlng Annual' f..r I9IJ. nnhlished b) Richard K PUU. It is t eeengeastlusn J t best perforin.. 1 n branches !at ol SSMt8; ahly compll.il and edited hv j Sam C. Austin, a well known sport PAGE SEVEN Leipziger Ing writer and critic. The athletic Un ii n. and officially accepted by that or ganization; the rowing, yachting, rac ing, trotting, pacing, automobile, bi cycling, football, ueropla'ne and swim ming records, made ull over the world, are officially correct. Th- baseball statistics were furnished by the Na tional Husebull commission, und In ' bade the details of the world's cham pionship series. The main feature of the book, how ci. is the pugllstlc records, and in cludes the history of every boxer of prominence in the world START TRAINING EARLY. Both Callahan And Stahl Must Work Hard to Get In Shape. Chicago. Jan. 10. Two American lea gue managers, Jake Stahl of the Bos ton Red Sox and James J. Callahan of the Chicago White Sox, 8turt-d training for the i!U' sen son Ituseball marathon earlier than the men whom they will attempt to lead to victory next sea son. Lioth of these celebrities in the national pastime are Chicagoans and will do theh- preliminary training at horm Jake Staid savs he needs more train ing than Caluihan does to get down to weight, officials of the Crdverslty of Chii ago have offered the uae of their tYMreesJaaa for the giant Red Sox li ader. and he w ill take advantage of odd hours snatched from the pastime of handling silver and gold to amble to the univer nv campus, only s f-,v Jaabn away, for pis daily routine. MANY CUP CHALLENGER 8. Ottawa Receives Four Applications for Stanley Cup Games. Ottawa. Out, Jan. 10. It is prob able that there will be no fewer than four challenges for the Slanlev Cup at the close of the season. The Muri time Province champions will come up to play for It for the first time, uiso the Port Arthur team, if It wins the Northern Ontario league championship. The British Columbia winners will come down if possible and also the u incurs of tlu- proposed Saskatchewan ejrtea Mr. Ross declines to discuss the challenges, but it is likely the whole list will be accepted. ULL WANTS MATCHES J. W. Hill of Ontonagon. Mich., is anxious to be matched with PlIakofT for the Pinnish championship. Hill is a strong man and weight lifter ami although beaten some time ago bv Karl Lehto he --till berieves that he can give a good account of himself on the mat. In his chsllenge Mr. Hill includes Chris Person and Henry link' demann. SPORTING EDITOR'S NOTES. As ChattarnKga wilt not pay the sal ary Kid Klberfeld demands. Ruffolo has put In a hid for the little Washing ton plaer. Manager Harry Davis will make his permanent home in Cleveland ami will make an effort to place Napville on the buschall map. I rank Raker, the clean-up swatter, has purchased another farm. If the Athletics raw tin US to win champion ships 'Croud Night" will own the Slate of Maryland. The declare Wig of Manager Mctl-raw thut he intends to stand pat on the pi ev. nt HUCUU of the (Slants, should bl t .it rest the rumor that "Red " Mm - lav is to he given the gate The PlttsbutR Pirates paid I22.R00 I PiUvbel Maitv o'Toole und $:7..'.i loi Pitcher Hi ndi ix The : . Mi wa in id In tailroad fare for Hendrlx from Kansas to Pittsburg. It is said Chaile.v Schmidt, the De troit eeeaner, win control the port Smith. tk.. ehBUi and Rill Shipl. v the Id Washington player, will take the Springtl. I.I franchise in the new Trl State league. Jim Mugee. a brother of Sherwood Mugee, the Quaker slugger, will be gn. n a trial h the st. Louis Rrowns next spring. Young Magee was a swot hitter In the New BMglend lea gue 1.1 1 ison With h'alkenberg and Hbagintootham on th. ir pit.hing staff, the Toledo , luh has thi- tallest mlr of heavers In lh.. sVaserteall Association. Pslkcnberg Is si f.et fmir Imhes In hetght, while iligglnhotham I an Inch shorter. The Washington team will train at i liatlotteville. Va four lioslon lejm ..n . hampionshlpi after worklnn out Thomas Jefferson old t,..ir. .ki..i, fa. t should bMst the Senators In the betting from 7 to 1 to 7 to 2. 1 I