TOPICS OF A WEEK
PARAGRAPHIC RESUME OF LOCAL
Items of More or Less Interest Con
cerning the People, the Business
and the Progress of the County and
Millwood for sulo.
A. A", .lohnsoni P. O. Belt?.
1\ H. (Mm ndler, of the Coolidge com
pany \v is in town this week.
The Willing Workers will meet with
Mrs. ,1. Johnson Tuesday afternoon.
IX 1\ McPonald cauie down from Du
lulh the first, of the week on a business
Mrs. (Mans Hanson returned Sunday
evening from a visit with relatives in
J. l'\ Briars of New York, a property
owner iu C'ook county, is here on a hunt
Mrs. Geo. H.**\l:i\iiew returned Sun
day nielli from a visit with relatives .in
Mrs. C. J. Johnson returned on the
Moore Tuesday morning from a visit in
Mrs. John M. McClinto?k of Duluth
is hert* visiting her sister, Mrs. Kussell
Burnt Jacobson visited Duluth on
business last week. He brought a
hose bark with Liim.
l)r. Hicks brought in a nice buck Sun
day evening, the first bi,' game brought
to the village this season.
The firemen will meet at the village
hali Tuesday evening, and all members
are requested to oe present.
31 rs. Jap. (r. Scott went to Duluth on
Monday to secure dental services and
visit, relatives in the meantime.
Jorgeu Peterson of St. Paul is here on
a visit, with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
.Andrew Peterson of Maple Hill.
Sheriff Carhart visited the west end
of the county this week summoning
witnesses for the coming Pinkerton
The Young Ladies' society of the
Lutheran church will meet at the home
of Mrs. Matt Lanktree next Friday
Andrew Olson returned Wednesday
evening from a visit at Spooner, Wis.,
and he reports haying had a very good
time. He returned alone, however.
Owing to the feebleness of O'e Allen's
mother. Mrs. Elling Olson, Mr. &nd
Mrs. Allen will move next week to the
west side to make their home with the
John Drouillard received word this
week of the death in Duluth of his bro
ther Jim, who resided here years ago
and is well known to the old residents
of Grand Marais.
Sam Bally leaves today on a week's
hunting trip in the Devil's Track coun
try. He counts on bringing home one
of the herd of moose that lived on his
farm this summer.
The county has had men and teams at
work several days during tne past week
spreading manure on the court horse
grounds. This will insure a good crop
of hay there next season.
There will be services at the Catholic
church the 24th. at the usual hour?.
Father Simon of Cioqnet -will arrive
next Saturday evening and remain until
the following Thursday.
Rev. Eidnes was called to Hovland
the tirst of the week to administer to
Mr. Souquist, who was taken seriously
sick last Saturday. Dr. Hicks was also
callee to give him medical attention.
J. L. Lundin's sporting proclivities
having been aroused by his success trol
ling for lake trout last fall, he went out
after big game this week and wins credit
for killing the first moose of the season.
J. A. Blaekwell, of the News, has pur
chased the Duluth Tribunal and moved
it tp a point on the range where the
opening of new
gives promise of a good land office pat
Wm. Forsythe, who has been connect
ed wirh (J. J. Johnson's logging operac
tions for a couple oi years, left last
eight for Stump Kiver to enter the em
ploy of the Pigeon River Lumber com
On Tuesday Lake Superior was work
ed intc^ciu ugly mood by a t^-ale from the
southwest. The great breakers dashing
over the breakwater and throwing spray
a'bove the lighthouse was an unusu-il
and inteersting spectacle. Glass in the
lighthouse window was broken and the
light extinguished. It was the worst
lake storm of the season.
Dr. F. A. Duusmoor, the noted Min
neapolis surgeon, was called here this
week for consultation on the case of
Mrs. August J. Johnson of Maple Hill,
who has been seriously sick for the past
three months. An operation was decid
ed upon as the only hope of saving the
patient's life. Attended by Dr. Hicks,
Mrs. Johnson wa9 brought down on
Thursday leaving that afternoon for
Minneapolis, where the operation will be
performed. Her daughter Eila and son
Victor went along, to, be near their
mother at least until the crisis is
j.ast. Neighbors and fr^
family,join with.. them, in ,'tbeprayer.for
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Croft have returned
from Knife Eiver, where they visited
with Mr. Croft's mother.
A wigwam at the home of the late
Shingibbis was burned Sunday morning
and two dogs lost their lives in the tire.
There Is excellent skating ice on the
pond and lovers of the sport in large
numbers take advantage of it these
pleasant moonlight evenings.
A. Delacey Wood of Lax Lake was in
town this week looking up his Grand
Marais "patrons, all of whom are prom
ised a boost by the Advocate.
Jae. H. Pinker ton's bail bond of 85,000
having been approved by the court, the
clerk was instructed to order his release
from custody. Mr. Pinkerton was ac
cordingly liberated on Wednesday, to
appear in court fit Dulath on the 26th
for a second trial.
It is reported that silver-bearing
quartz that assays 80 per cent has been
found in the shaft being sunk for corun
dum mining at Carlton. The report is
considered reliable and has stirred up a
good deal of interest here.
Miss Withers (showing photograph of
herself)—I'm afraid its rather faded.
Binks (inexperienced, aged nine
teen)—Yes but it's just like you.
Not the Ordinary Kind.
"George, dear," she said, a night or
two before the wedding, "do you think
it possible that our love and our mar
ried life can become the common
place, coldly practical love and life of
married people we see around us? Oh,
George, my heart would break if I
But it will not be so," said George,
passionately. "We love each other
too tenderly, too fondly for that. Our
love is not of the ordinary kitad, my
darling, and our lives will not be SO.
Ah, no, no, my angel that can never
And the other day she said, "I say
George, how would you like pork for
dinner with apple sauce? You would
All right, then and don't you forget
that feeding bottle for the baby, or I'll
send you back after it, and mind that
you don't keep dinner waiting." and
he, with a falling off of the passion of
ten years ago, replied: "All right,
Lou and I wish you'd sew a button
on the back part of those striped trous
ers of mine you'll.find them hanging
over a chair in our room. Don't have
the pork as dry as it was last time.
And you watch the baby's cold. That
watering of the eyes looks like measles
in me. There's my 'bus. Good by!''
The big touring car had. just whizzed
by with a roar like a gigantic rocket,
and Pat and Mike turned to watch it
disappear in a cloud of dust
"Thim chug wagons cost a heap av
cash," said Mike. "The rich is fairly
"An' be the smell av it," sniffed Pat,
"it must be thot tainted money we do
be hearin' so much aboot."
FOil SALE —A mare, weight about
1300, sound and true, and a good single
driver with heavy single harness and
buckboard. Inquire at this offico.
TRAPS FOR SALE.
Nir.e dozen No, 2, 1 dcz. new 4 doz.
No. 1-%, 1 doz. new 1 doz. No. 4 New
house wolf traps, new, with two wrench
es 94 capsules. For prices,'terms and
SALESMEN WANTED —To intro
duce our State Atias of Minnesota. Ab
solutely new. Contains special maps,
special illustrations, .statistical matter
and indexes. Descriptive matter of the
state, physical, commercial, historical,
etc. A splendid opportunity. Band,
MsNally & Co., Chicago, III.
JOHN JOHNSON, Prop.
Clean and comfortable rooms. Table
service the best the. market affords.
.Kates reasonable. Stable in
is run on:business principles. No "hang
on no, rowdyism. Our stock ^.ie
most completes. Our patrons get wtfat
they call:fori^^ ^0
A $2,000,000 FIRE
CITY OF SUPERIOR GIVEN A SE
Mills. Elevators and Dwellings Swept
Away toy a Conflagration That
Coursed the Bay Front For a Nile.
One Life Lost.
The most disastrous conflag&tion
that ever visited the head of the lakes,
in. point of property destroyed, broke
out at the Great* Northern Elevator A
and, racing eastward along the ba^ front,
wiped out or damaged half a score of
industries, entailing a loss estimated at
over half a million dollars.
The list of the buildings and plants
destroyed or injured follows:
Great Northern Elevator A, total IOBF,
Grand Bepublic mill and elevator,
Freeman mill and elevator, total loss.
Minkota mill and elevator, total loss.
Great Lakes Dock and Dredge com
pany plant, partial loss.
Whitney Bros.' dock, building and
Barge works, office building damaged.
Eight residences on Connor's Point
The fiery outbreak, says the News
Tribune, was most spectacular. The
Hnmes rolled in a mass before the brisk
breeze, and enveloped building after
building in an incredibly short time.
The firemen were handioapped by lack
of water supply at the point where the
fire broke out, and the whole district
was soon sending leaping flames heaven
ward and all the larger inflammable
buildings were doomed to destruction.
The fire was plainly visible as far
north as Two Harbors and west to Clo
John Swfcdberg, employed at the
Great Northern elevator was burned to
The elevators employed comparatively
small crews. Most of the men thrown
out of work by the fire will find ready
employment in the work of clearing up,
rebuilding etc., so that the loss to the
working class will not be serious.
One for the Attorney.
A certain well known judge was
once violently attacked by a young and
very impudent counsel. !Xo the sur
prise of every one, the judge heard
him right through, unconscious of
what was said by those present, and
made no reply.
Alter the adjournment for the day,
and when all were assembled at the
hotel where the judge and many of the
court folk had their refreshments,
some one asked the judge why he dil
not rebuke the impertinent fellow,
"Permit me," said the judge, loud
enough to attract the attention of the
whole company, among whom was the
attorney in question. "Permit me to
tell you a little story. My father, when
he lived in.the country, had a dog—a
mere puppy, I may say. Well, this
puppy would go out every moonlight
night and bark at the moon for hours
The judged paused as if he had fin
"Well, what of that?" exclaimed
hald-a-dozen of the audience at once.
"Oh, nothing—nothing but the
moon kept on shining just as if noth
ing had happened."
The Herald, SI a year.
NORWEGIAN LUTHERAN CHURCH.
Rev. C. GEMaes. Pastor,
The 17th of November communion
be contacted in the Norwe
gian language at 10:30 a. in the Beth
lehem Norw. Ev. Luth. church of Grand
Marais. Norwegian Hunday school
meets at 9:15 a. ui. English Sunday
school at noon. Divine service in the
Swedish Evangelical Lutheran church
on Maple Hill at 4^&lock 'on the same
At Tofte divine service will 'be con
ducted the 24th day of November at
10:30 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
Come! You are welcome.
Union Sunday school at the school
house next Sunday morning at eleven
Christian Endeavor meeting at the
schoolhouse at 7 o'clock p. m.
Not His Kind.
"I say, is this here the novel you ad
vised me to read?" said the cabman to
"Yes," replied the librarian, "that's
"Well," said the cabman, "you can
just take it back. There's nine people
in the first four chapters who hired
cabs, and each of 'em, when he got out,
'flung his purse to the driver.' Now
when I want that sort of literature I'll
go to, Jul^s Verne and get it pure.'"
Wanted to Learn.
"What made old Wilkins take to
"He read that Dr. Wiley said whisky
caused coagulation of the protoplasm."
"But Wilkins doesn't know what
"I know it, but he said he was going
to find out."
At prices and on
terms that offer safe
Grand Marais Real
Estate and Im
and business locations
still to be had. See
Geo. H. Durfee
Grand Marais, Minn.
DELIVERY EVERY MORNING.
Orders may he given to the boys or by mail
and will receive careful attention
The Farm Dairy
CHRIS MURPHY. Prop.
WE CATER TO
Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC GOODS.
Special meeting. October 18, WOT.
A special meeting was held at the office
of the clerk. Present: President Fred
Juckson, Trustees J. W. Babb and F. B.
Hicks aud.Deputy Clerk C. H. Carhart.
Upon mutton by Hicks secondied^by Babb
the following tax levy wa made: For
library fund. £25.00 for payment of bou.ls
S^'0.00 lor pajment of interest on bonds.
The following bills were audited and up
on motion allowed:
J. J. Huseey, 12 days Ikbor on Du
luth avenue $ ott 00
J. .1, Hussey, 3 days labor ou Mon
roe street and 1 day labor on St.
Paul avenue .. 12 00
Neis Hultin, 2 days. 8 hours labor
on Monroe street 6 50
Nols Hultin, 8 days labor on Du-
I th ave ue..? oo
Godfrey I'laute, Ex., man and
team, hcurs labor on Duluth
avenue 3 57
It. G. Peters, ties for sidewalk on
St. Paul avenue 2 75
A. V. Johnson, niaa and team 2
di*yp 8 hrs. labor ou Monroe St.. 90
A.Y.Johnson, hauling for Mon
roe street'., 1 03
A. V. Johnson, timbers for Duluth 7 00
A. V. Johnson, man and team 14
days 2 hrs. labor on Duluth ave. 78 10
O. H. Carhart, timbers for for Du
luth avenue... 11 00
Fred Howenstine,"2l/$ days labor
on Duluth avenue........ 6 23
H. H, Howenstine,
labor 011 Dulutli avenue......— 0 23
Nels Olafson, 2 days tf hours labor
on Monroe street tt SO
Nels Olofson, Hl/t days labor on Du
luth avenue 16 25
Tom McCormick. man and team 7
hours labor on Duluth avenue.. 3 85
R. G. Peters, 600 feet plank for
Duluth avenne 15 00
R. G.Peters, 850 ft. plank for Mon
roe street 21
Sum Zimmerman. 2 days 6 hrs.
labor 011 Monroe street tf 59
Sam Zimmerman. 9 days
boron Duluth avenue... 22 63
Upon motion the following resolution
was unanimously adopted:
Whereas, the grading of Daluth avenue,
between Bruadway ana Harrisou streets,
is now completed at a cost of $225.90 and
there is 21'&.3 feet of property fronting on
Now. therefore, be it resolved that the
property fronting on Duluth avenue, be
tween Broadway and Harrison streets, be
assessed 10,7 cents per front foot, said
assessment to be made iu three annual
installments, the deferred payments to
bear interest at the rate of six percent
No further business appearing council
Attest: Cl H. CARHART,
WHAT CAUSES "THE SEND*.*
Frenchman Diecovera How tha Cala
son Diaeaaa Originates.
The work of constructing several
tunnels under rivers, requiring tha
use of caissona or "air locks," has
caused a relatively rare disease to be
come common in New York, and the
subject of some general interest The
"bends," as this malady Is called by
workmen, was first observed among
pearl divers, but it was a consider
able time before medical men under
stood the cause of tlia peculiar condi
tion, and then it was by an accident
that the discovery was made.
A French investigator in physiology,
M. Bert, while studying the effects
of increases in air pressure on ani
mals, had the good fortune to have
his apparatus explode."Tfifi" dog in the
glass hell of the compression pump
died immediately. The idea occurred
to Bert that perhaps he had simulated
it, this accident the conditions which
cause caisson disease send he set to
work to find out of what his dog had
so suddenly died.
The only abnormal condition Bert
9?uld find was the presence of bub
bles of air in the^ heart and that this
was an adequate cause for death had
been known since the time of Galen.
A careful repetition of Bert's (experi
ment has shown^that the conditions
he found are almost present when
death Results from sudden decom
Studies made by medical men have
confirmed Bert's theory in its appli
cation to man. Under ordinary con
ditions a certain amount of air pres
sure be increased, as it is in a com
pression lock, to two or three times
atmospheric pressure the result is
that a much larger quantity of air
goes into solution with the blood,
irtiett if decompression (the return to
normal atmospheric pressure) is quick
thje dissolved air escapes as bubbles
into the' circulation, and much harm
results to the individual, in that these
air bubbles act as foreign bodies iu
the blood vessels and obstruct the
flow of the blood.' At times the es
cape of the dissolved air from its
state of solution in the blood is so vio
lent that it rupture sab lood vessel.
Knew the Number.
Little Tommy was very quiet during
the first courses, and everyone forgot
he .was. there. As the desert wap be
ing served, however, the host told a
When he had finished, and the daugh
ter had died away, his little son ex
"Now, papa, tell the other one.'
She—Well, you can console yourself
with one thing in being a bachelor.
She—Yes. You never'U be homo*
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GRAND MARAIS. MINNESOTA.
Exchange on all parts of the world bought and sold
Life is Too Short
to open up a farm with a grub hoe, or wait for
the stumps to rot.
SAW MILL MACHINERY.
GRAND MARAIS DRUG COMPANY. Grand Marais, Minn.
R. H. DOUGLAS, Licensed Pharmacist
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LA CROSSE, WIS.,
Are the originators and oldest makers of stump-pullers in the world. Man
ufacturers also of Root Hooks, Snatch Blocks. Pulley Blocks,
and every device for clearing land.
•will buy a machine that is recommended as
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yeara experience in tire
TUS. PINS, NAILS. TACKS or GLASS.
Serious pnnctnres, like intentional knife
be vulcanized like any other tire.
Twe Hundred Thtmarid pairs now In actual
Savsaty-lM Thousand pairs sold last year.
a I is iv el a as id in a an in in id
th a special .quality of rubber, which never becomes porous and which closes up small punctures
without allowing the air to escape. We have hundreds of letters from satisfied customen statin*
that their tireshaveonly been pumped up once or twice in a whole season. They weigh no moretHan
or soft roads is overcome by the patent "Basket Weave" tread which prevents allair from&Hmr
squeeted out between the tire and the road thus overcoming all suction. Tfae regular price of thdZ
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to wnte for oar big FBEB BICYCLE catalogue
manufacturer or dealer in the world.
BELOW any other manufacturer or dealer in the world.
new offers made possible by selling fromlfactoty
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able information by simply writing us a vaw
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$8.50 PUNCTURE-PROOF TIRES ±1
per cent (thereby making the price S4.5S per pair) If yen send
ruix OAOI W Am '.OKlWtR. ana enclose this advertisement. /We will also a""i one nirkrl
plated brmsahand ^ampy.d two Bampson metal puncture closersfull paidorders (theselirtS
puncture closers so ne usea is
.case, of intentional knife cuts or heavy cashes). Tires to he ntnrnni
at ODB expense if for any reason they are not satisfactory on wm.wfym returnea
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