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No more appropriate timefar buying a
watch than January, the month of new res
olutions and .good intentions.
Resolve to be on time. Promptness is a
virtue that every one can possess. Own a
watch of your own—one that you can rely
on—one that will give you the satisfying
feeling of being accurate to the minute.
Our watch stock will afford you a selec
tion from a large range of designs of the
newest creations of the case maker's art.
Movements of all the reliable
each bearing our iron-clad guarantee.
OF VIRGINIA, MINN.
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PENTECOST MITCHELL. Pres. S. R. KIKBY. Vice Pres.
C. B. LENOXX .Vice Pres. B. F. BRITTS. Cashier.
A. E. SHIPLEY, Asst. Cashier.
PENTECOST MITCHELL, General Manager Oliver Iron Mining Co.
A. D. DAVIDSON. Banker O. D. KINNEY. Capitalist.
C. B. LENONT, Physician and Surgeon.
R. R. BAILEY. Secretary and Treasurer Bailey Lumber Co.
S. R. KIRBY, Pres. First Nat'l Bank. Hibbing. B. F. BRITTS. Cashier.
Lawrence Goodspeed & Co.
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EVELETH STEAM LAUNDRY
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We will have a wagon in Virginia 4
MONDAY. SEPTEMBER 20TH
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SKI TOURNAMENT ON JANUARY 23
Virginia Club Plans First of Winter
Events and Expects Many Visitors.
Ai a meeting of the board of di
rectors of the Virginia Ski Club on
Monday evening plans were laid for
a local tournament at the Club slide
at Iron Hill on Sunday, January
23rd, and appropriate prizes decided
upon tor the event, insuring a good
attendance and many entries from
members of adjoining Clubs.
It was al9o decided to send del
e^ate* from the Jocal club to the
Hibbing tournament on Sunday
next, and several ride.s who may
not participate in thidevent plan on
being in attendance. The trip will
be arranged by J. R. Krogdahl,
president, and any desirous of at
tending Bhould notify him as early
At this meeting it was also prac
tically decided to make application
for membership to the National As
sociation, which will entitle the
local club to representation at the
National Tournament at Coleraine
The Club also decided upon a
tramp for Wednesday, January 12th,
at which time it is hoped
members may participate.
The slide at Iron Hill is one of
the 6nest natural slides to be found
anywhere, and the interest of mem
bers has been fully exemplified by
he work done in improving same.
On Sunday last nearly every mem
ber of the Club was at the weekly
A Landmark Burns.
What was known as the old Pat
Callahan place on Magnolia street
burned at the midnight hour Mon
day, the inmates of the place saving
much of their furniture and belong
The building is one of the land
murks of the oorth part of the city,
having been built some sixteen
years ago. At the time of the fire it
was occupied by an Italian family
Contract Will be Let Tomorrow.
Edward Finch will award the con
tract for the erection of his new
and Wyoming tomorrow. The build
ing will be 25x120 feet, two stories
and basement, and will be erected
underlease by Shanedling Bros. It
is to be completed and ready for
cupancy by July l8t
VIRGINIA, ST. LOUIS COUNTT^ MINNESOTA. FRipAYi JAHUA#7f(19lO
Candidate for City Treasurer.
hereby announce my candidacy for ejection at the
coming municipal contest to the office of city^t-easurer for
the ensuing term, and in case of election prorol
attendance to the duties of the office.
I have been a resident of Virginia since^
ing that time have served two terms as a ttit
city council. Thanking_Jtbe people of the
favors, I solicit the support of voters on m$'j record as a
public man and as a citizen.
iber »f the^
BOND SINKING AND INTEREST FUND
Abolished by the City Conned, All
Bonded Indebtedness Being Paid.
Ry resolution adopted Tuesday
evening the city council abolished
the "Houd Sinking Fund" and the
"Bond Interest Fund" which have
been included in the list of city
records since the bond issue of 1895,
all bonded indebtedness of the
municipality having been covered,
and the small balance in these
funds was transferred to the gen*
The Virginia Electric Power &
Wait Company was also instruct
ed by resolution to install a water
system to the North Side Additiont
the resolution providing for the in
stallation of twelve hydrants at
points along the line of the exten
sion. This move will give to this
addition needed fire protection, as
well as turnish residents with an
opportunity ot installing water and
A considerable amount of/ouiiiie
business was alsQ .transacted at the
tre v-ate a*,
Bins In^l^^ rMcpt Co.,
A1 Staff, wfa&i: t^past hu many
aged th«^M%c^ Gardner market
in the Steta7 ijotirke Building,
resigned ion on Friday and
on Mondayclaft a deal wheinjfcy
he enters Jpiarttif /shipwith Blank
with inj^eV|£l|»e coiner of Oak
Mr. Staff ishtiown as one of the
best cutters on tfie range, and as
one who knows the business.all the
way through, and has many friends
who will wish him success in his
business enterprise. The Virginia
Meat Co. has a peat market, and
since opening has-enjoyed a pleas
ing trade which is the hope otthe
new firm to greatfv inc rease.
The Studv Clu# will meet on Mon*
day afternoon nevt with Mrs. W. B,
Hannaiord. The program of the
d^y will Comprise pHpen on inter
esting subjects by Mrs. J. D. La*
Mrs. O. P. Johnson and Mrs.
Candidate for Alderman First Wami.
Michael Boylan, alderman from
the First Ward, announces his can.
didacy for re election at the Feb*
ruary election, and in so doing leels
that his past record entitles him to
the united support of the voters of
Mr. Boylan has been a faithful
worker in his official position dur
ing the past two years, and has al
ways been found on the right side
of any question ot public import,
A man ot good judgment in poblic
affairs and a young man who has
inade a success of his own business
career. We predict the voters of the
First will consider these matters
on election day, and give him the
support so welV desesved.
Candidate for Alderman, 4th Ward.
To the Citizehs oi JMrginia, Minn.
Being requestedby friends I come
before you as a candidate for Alder*
man for the 4th Ward, at the cow*
in^ city election on February 8,1910.
I solicit your support on my past
record, and if elected will endeavor
to look out for the best interests of
our city and the citizens therein.
Your very truly,
J. L. KIMBALL.
1.0.0. F. Contest.
The prise contest in degree team
work between the range lodges will
witness the first exemplification.
the work at Biwabik this evening
It is anticipated a number of mem
bers of Mesaba Lodge of this city
will be in attendance. The next
team to put on the work will be the
Eveleth lodge on January 11th, Me
saba Lodge on Tanuary 13th, the
Ely lodge on January 20th and the
Hibbing lodge on January 24th.
The firet prize in the contest is a
handsome silk flag, and the mem*
bers of the local body naturally
think it would very appropriately
grace the lodge hall. Capt. Jas. H.
Poiglase is the judge appointed by
ment ot he ileu
the pre iogg. w:i
the local lodge to look after their
biterests in the award.
President Copy of Mesaba.
H. Fleming, clerk of Inde*
nt School District of Virginia,
tly mailed to President Taft a
the last issue of The Mesaba,
the'Virginia High School Annual
"pointed by the Enterprise, and un
$fer date of Tanuary 3rd received a
pleasing acknowledgment of its re*
Many copies ot this edition, which
treats principally of our excellent
school system but intermingles
local history to an extent, havebeen
mailed by Virginians to friends in
other sections, and is a valued ad*
VSrtisement of the range.
Brought Home a Bride.
Supt. M. S. Hawkins, of the Vir
ginia district of the Oliver Iron
Mining Co., rather stole a march on
his Mesaba friends and tendered
them a little surprise on his return
from a "brief Holiday trip" on Tues
day evening, bringing with him
from hisOtuo visit a bride, the
person of Miss Eulalia Buck, of
The wedding ceremony was cel
ebrated on New Year's day, and the
many friends of Mr. Hawkins will
extend congratulations and trnst
that many Happy New Years may
tDailv Except 8noday
•Patty tSnnday Only
to Da te
Dealer in the Fomitorjriai Hardware Line
for the Home and Busineso Hooae.
609B 609BS AT b9V PRICES.
Get My Prices Before Purchasing Elsewhere.
A. W. HUBBARD
Aram k'l if ii iimm
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VIRGINIA FINNISH HARDWARE
Mesaba Telephone Co,|
A A Now is the time to have a tele* 5
A phone installed. SaveB a great
A Zealand costs but a little. No
College gradnate Kmbalmer
and Funeral Director.
Twenty five years careful
study and experience under
best skilled professors in the
We carry a full line of Fan*
era! Supplies, Burial Robes,
Metalic Caskets and Steel
Bodies prepared fbr^ shipment
to foreign oouAtries-
We challenge competition,
work, goods and)prices. Day
and night calls,promptly ans*
cfe J. MESBERG,
HICKORY Coral Steel RANGES
The old reliable.
COMPETEWT LADY ASsisTAHT
A FULL LINE OF
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voice will carry over onr long
Hardware, Boilders 1
Sopplies, Paints and
Rotmd Oaks and Cast
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For rates and other information S
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DULUTH, BUSSABE A NORTHERN RY.
Close connections st Duluth with trains for St P.ul,Minn^^n^
Chicago, all eastern points.
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