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Tie nse VOL. 27. NO. 7. L'ANSE. BARAGA COUNTY. MICH.. SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 9, 1907. TERMS: $1.50 PER YEAR. A Sentinel LOCAL ITEMS. Harris Smith was at Covington Thursday. Frank Hall, of Houghton, was a L'Anse visitor this week. Mrs. 'P. . C, . Murphy is reported convalescing, after a siege ot la grippe. Miss Lottie Cosgrove spent sev eral days this week with friends in Baraga. Ira E. Randall, of Houghton, transacted business in L'Anse Wedenesday. John Anderson, who has been at Bergland since last fall, returned to L'Anse Thursday. Bernard Wittenberg and William Levitan spent Sunday last with friends in Houghton. Warren Selden returned to Mar quette Wednesday, after several days' visit with his parents in this village. A regular meeting of the Ladies' Home Missionary Society of the M. E church will be held at the home of Mrs. H. J. S'ifert Thurs day afternooo, February 14th, at 3 o'clock. Requests from a number of resi dents of Nestoria. asking that "the lid" be placd on the saloon at that place on Sundays, were made to the sheriff this week. . Supervisors Fred W. Schwa! m, of Baraga; John Elfman, of Covington, and ,S. ,T. McKercher, of Spurr, i were in town Tuesday iq attend aoce at a meeting of the county board. J. Robert Llndahl, of Skanee, has again been awarded a contract by the government for carrying the mail between L'Anse and Skanee, for a term of four years, beginning July 1st. 1907. Miss Delia Perrault.of Ishpeming, arrived in L'Anse Tuesday evening, where she will be the guest of friends for several days. This is Miss Perrault's first visit to this village in six years. The Ladies' Aid Society of L'Anse M. E. church is greatly rejoiced over a proposition which has been presented to them in the way of an attraction- for the approaching church fair, to be given under its auspices Thursday, April 4th. Thin, like many of the other new and pleasing features, is to be withheld for the present, but the public can rest assured that it is an attraction which will be worthy liberal pat ronage and will be well worth' the money invested. - John Patrick, who resides ' about three miles from this village, met with a painful accident Wednesday morning which will lay him up for some time Mr. Patrick had come to town with a load of wood and had driven into the alleyway at the rear of W. T. Menge's residence. As the driveway wan badly blockaded with snow and vehicles Mr. Patrick alighted from the sleigh, walking beside it. When about to enter the gateway, the rear of the sleigh slid in such a manner as to pinion Mr Patrick's right leg between it and the gate post, breaking both bones a short distance above the ankle, and otherwise badly brusing it. H was immediately removed to Zellen's Pharmacy where be was given medical attendance and was later taken to bis home., Wednesday morning, about 10:30 o'clock, fire was discovered in the ' dwelling bouse occupied by John Moran, on Broad ktreet. During the early part of the day the water pipes had become frozen, and in order to thaw them a torch was taken into the basement and ap plied to the pipes. As soon as the water was again flowing, the mat ier was given no further attention, until the hour stated, when smoke began issuing from the floor and wall in the kitchen. Upon in veatlgation it was fouod that the torch had ignited the building papr , between the walls, and the tire had been smouldering for some time be fore showing any outward signs. . When the Are department arrived flames were issuing from the floor. but by quick work with axes and a few pails of water the flames were extinguished. TO OBSERVE LINCOLN DAY In, the Methodist Episcopal-Churches of this Charge Tomorrow. Dr. J. Howard Anderson to Deliver Address, The birthday of Abraham Lincoln will be appropriately observed in the Mei hodist . Episcopal churches to morrow with an address suitaole to the occasion by Dr. J. Howard Anderson, and special music by the male quartette. The observance of this day is an annual event in the church, and the offering is taken in the interest of the Freed man's Aid and Southern Educational Society. This society has been doing educational work in the south since 1867, and this year celebrates Its fortieth anniversary. Members of the coorgegation are asked to con tribute one cent for each year of the society's existence or forty cents per capita. The services will be held in Pe quaming at 10:30 a. in.; at the Mis sion at 2:30 p. in., and in L'Anse at 7 p. m. At the L'Anse church services the following program-will be rendered. "Sweet Sabbath Eve, - Crosby Male Quartette. "The Old Pocket Bible," - Parks T-nor Solo and Male Quartette. "Far Away," - - Lindsay Male Quartette. At Pequaming the following pro gram will be rendered "Nearer My God To Thee. "Sweeney BasH Solo and Male Quartette. "The Might v to Save," Stebbios Male Quartette "Rejoice I OZioo," - Beirly Tenor Solo. The public is cordially invited to attend. SMITH TO FILL VACANCY. Grand Rapids Congressman Is Elected for the Unexpired Portion of Al ger's Term. Tuesday William Alden Smith was elected United States senator for the unexpired portion of Senator Alger's term. He received 82 votes in the house and and 28 in the sen ate. Senator Charles Smith, of Hough ton county, introduced a bill appro priating $30,000 for a Michigan buildingat the Jamestown Ter-Cen-tenial exposition. Senator Fuller, of Delta, put in a bill appropriating $128,000 for the insane asylum at Newberry. Fears Giving Offense. ''You can't do any good work to the world without offending some body," 6aid Congressman Long- worth in an address. "The man. who makes no enemies is the man who does no good. "Some men but for this fear of making enemies might accomplish something. As it is, they remind me of the dying man who was too cautious even to make bis peace with Providence. "Do you renounce the devil and all bis work?" the minister said to this man. "And the dying man replied in a weak, hesitating voice: "Please don't ask me that. I'm going to a strange country, and I don't want to make myself enemies." Rochester Herald. George Plese, of Calumet.twenty four years of age, was taken to the uppT peninsula asylum at New berry Saturday last. He was com mitted as being dangerously Insane. He was the' worst iuveterate cigarette fiend in the copper coun try. It is said that he had smoked from childhood; that he. wa never without a cigarette in his mouth, to the extent of smoking ia bed at night. He . was prematurely aged by the habit, and recently showed symptoms of violent insanity. SUBSCRIBE FOB THE SENTINEL, ONLY $1.60 SUPERVISORS' MEETING Held In the. Court House Tuesday Afternoon Considerable Busi ness Transacted. A meeting of the county board of supervisors was held in the Court House, in this village, Monday after noon. . The following named supervisors were presert: Fred W. Schwalm, Baraga; John Elfman. ... Covington; Frank W. Foote, L'Anse; S. T. McKercher, Spurr. Absent Olof W. Been, of Arvoo. After the uual grist of bills bad been disposed of, the appointment of a superintendent of the poor for Baraga township, for the unexpired term of the late Richard Feore. came up. Two applications were read, the candidates being James Fleming and Joseph E St Germain. A ballot was taken, Fleming receiv three votes, and St. Germain one. The chairman thereupon declared James Fleming duly appoiuted to the office. Herman J. Seifert, superinten dent of the poor for the townships of Arvon. Covington and Spurr, thereupon tendered his resignation, which, was promptly accepted by the board and August Hutula. of Cov ington, was appointed as bis suc cessor. The supervisors inspected the beating apparatus in the residence portion of the jail building, which is n a very poor condition, and the chairman wsa instructed to have proper alterations made. Sheriff Cosgrove as authorized to employ a janitor for tbd Court House and jail at a salary not to ex ceed $45 per month. August Menge, of L'Anse; John Markle and William Hugo, of Baraga, were appointed as a board of election canvassers, A few other minor matters were disposed of and the meeting was adjourned to March 28th, 19U7. TO PRESENT A MINSTREL. Young Feople of L'Anse Held a Meet lng Thursday Evening and Organize. L'Anse admirers of the sons of Ham will undoubtedly be pleased to learn that they are to be given a trat by representatives of this ancient race. ' - For sometime the subject of pre senting a local talent minstrel show in this yillage has been under dis cussion, with the result that on Thursday evening a meeting of a number of the young people of L'Anse was held and an organiza tion perfected. An excellent program, which bad been previously prepared, was sub mitted to those present, which met with unanimous approval. The company will consist of some of the best talent which could be procured and it is the intention of those under whose management the entertainment will be given, to present to the theatre going people of this vicinity one of the brightest. cleanest and best performances which has ever graced the local theatre. , i Arrangements were made at this meeting whereby rehearsals are U be commenced within a few days and continue until after the Lenten season, by which time it is ex pec el that everything will be in readiness to present the entertainment. The program will consist of a magnificent first part, an olio and a mirth provoking a'fter piece, in troducing a company of thirty peo ple, presenting some of the latest song bits of the season, and a grist of funny sayings which have not ba time to age. The olio will abound in new and novel features, th majority being original ideas of the management. Although the date has practically been decided upon, for various reasons it ha-t been deemed advisable to withhold it for the present. REPUBLICAN . COUNTY CONVENTION Held In the Town Hall, In L'Anse, Monday Afternoon. Business Quickly Transacted. A Republican county convention was held in the Town Hall, in L'Anse, Monday afternoon. The meeting was called to order at 2 o'clock, and upon motion James McMahon, of Baraga, ' was chosen chairman; Martin Voetsch, of L'Anse secretary, and Simon Denotnie and J. J. O'Connor, tellers. The chairman appointed James McKercher, of Spurr; John Markle, of Baraga and W. L. Mason, of L'Anse, committee on credentials, and Thomas D. Tracy, of Kewee naw Bay; Bert Funke, of Baraga, and Charles Rambaud, of L'Anse, committee oo order of business. After a short recess tbo committe on credentials reported the follow- ng named delegates entitled to seats in the convention: Arvon Not represented. Baraga James McMahon John Makle Simon Denoraie George Ibbotson f Thomas D. Tracy . Bert Funke , . Covington John Elfman L'Anse, Precinct No. 1 Charles Rambaud W. L. Mason P. Voetsch J. J. O'Connor L'Anse, Precinct No. 2 George M. Edwardson Spurr James McKercher. The committee '8 report on order of business was an follows: . First the nomination of a candi date for county commissioner of schools. Second The nomination of t candidate for county road coromis sioner. Third The selection of two dele- irates to attend the Republican state convention, to be held in Grand Rapids. S. O. Clinton, superintendent of schools of ' Baraga, was unanimous ly re-nominated for the office of county commissioner of schools, and James McKercher, of Spurr, was re nominated for the office of couuty road commissioner. Fred W. Schwalm, of Baraga, and H. J. Seifert, of L'Anse, were chos en as delegates to attend the State convention ' There being no further business the meeting adjourned.) PEQUAMIMli ITEMS, CorreaDoodDce. Max Marsh left Friday for Ver non, Mich., to visit his parents. Charles J. Brink left Wednesday for a two weeks' visit with friends in Saginaw. , Fred W.IIebard was at Houghton Tuesday. Twin sons arrived at the borne of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Hickey Mon day morning. The rendition of the service of song entitled, "The Man Who Spoiled the Music," drew a large audience at the church in Pequam ing Sunday evening last, and the program which was well given by the young people, was both enter taining and instructive. The same service will be rendered in the near future by the young people of the Methodist Episcopal church of L'Anse. Two juvenile ski jumpers met with accidents during the past week in Munising. Merton Wise, aged fourteen, attempted to ride the targe club hill. After going over the bump he became badly eutangled in his skis, the point of one 'striking him just below the eye, neoessi latino four stitches to close the wound. The second occurred Tues day on one of the smaller hills. Carl King, aged twelve, received a cu on the forehead, which required three stitches. ' PER YEAR. LESS LOCAL ITEMS. Lent begins Wednesday next. St. Valentine's Day Thursday next. . W. L. Mason was at Marquette Wednesday. ' . A'' V R. C. Williams and J. J. O'Connor were at Houghton Friday. Mr. and Mrs. D. Levitan spent Friday in the copper country. A regular meeting of the common council was held Thursday, evening. J. A. Holland, of Grand Rapids, was a business visitor in town Fri day.- Attorney D. L. Robinson, of Houghton, transacted legal business in town this week. It is stated that the ground-hog saw his shadow Saturday last. This necessitates a peep at the coal bin. Miss Isabele Stein bach left Mon- ay for Cbicugo. where she will pur- bue a course of studies at Univer sity. Weather permitting a game of hockey will be played in Baraga this afternoon between the L'Anse and Baraga High School teams. Mary and Bertram McKanna, who have been guests at the home of heir cousin, Miss Nellie McCabe, for the past two weeks, returned to their borne in Hancock Friday. "Dutch Jake," a drama in three acts, was presented in the L'Anse Opera House Wednesday evening by the..; members j, of, , the Baraira Comedy Company, to a fair ' siz" audience. The play was an interest ng and pleasing one throughout. each member of the company taking their part in a clever manner. I s understood that the same com pany will begin rehearsals soon for the preparation of another plav to be presented some time In the oear future. One of the greatest social events which has taken place in this village n some time, occurred Friday eyen- ng, the occasion being that of th Eagles dance. The party was argely attended by members of th order and their friends from all parts of the county. Excellent music was furnished by the Ideal orchestra, of Baraga, and added greatly to the evening's pleasure-, bountiful .supper was served ii the dining room of the hall durin the evening. All in attendance re port having had an enjoyable time Leo Putzke, deputy sheriff, m Baraga, was in L'Anse Wednesday, having in custody Charles Smith. charged with stealing an oven-oat from Hans Olson, of Keweenaw Bay. Tues l:iy evening. After taking the coat Smith walked to Biraga. Worn was bent to the officers there to h. on the 1 jokout for him and on Wed nesday rooming he was located Smith was taken before Justice Hugo, and given ) a fine of $5 and costs or thirty days in jail. Un able to raise the tine he was brought to L'Anse and placed in the county jail. v Carl Johnson, section foreman, on the South Shore railroad, located at the Taylor Biding, met with an acci dent a short time ago which is now causing him considerable trouble. At the time of the accident Mr. Johnson was engaged in driving w spike. A mis-directed blow of the sledge caused the spike to tiy, strik ing him on the left leg a few inches below the knee. At first nothing was thought of the Injury until h few days ago, when it began to swell and has shown come signs of blood- poisoning, but it is thought with careful nursing nothing serious will result. A Thomas Pengilly, a former Calu met man. was attracted by a worn uold band as he was placing an en gagement ring upon the finger of Miss Nellie Howell. "That looks like my mother's nog," said Pen gilly. That was my mother's ring," Miss Howell replied. The ring prevented the marriage o' brother and sister. After wander ing thirty years in Africa and the Lako Superior region. Pengilly, had met his sister in Dutte, Mont., was attracted by her manner, loved her and woo her hand. After a year's oourtsbip they were to be married. The date had been set. THAN 3 CENTS PER WEEK PENINSULA NEWS. Items of Interest Taken From Our Exchanges and Condensed. The Chicago & Northwestern road has ordered 8,IW0 freight cars to be delivered within fourteeu months. Mrs. Katherine A. Remmlinger, who conducted a pop factory at Iron Mountain, was taken Thursday to Newberry asylum for treatment. The first annual copper country poultry and pet stock show will bo held in the Araphidrome, in Hough ton, February 19th, 20th an. I 21st. Fred, the infant son of William Careen ter,of Redridge, Houghton county, fell down stairs Saturday last, receiving injuries which re sulted a few hours later in his death. Anton Bukawak, a trammer em ployed in the Red Jacket shaft of the C. &. 11. mine, was killed at the sixty fifth level Tuesday ncorning. by falling rock. He was a married man and had lived in the copper country about five years. A large meeting of sportsmen as held in Ishpeming Wedneday for the- organization of the Upper Peninsula Sportsmen's association. The chief object of the new organization is tbo promotion of legislation for tbo- better protection of name and fish. The hpcrtomen prr.ctically desire a modification of the existing law pro tecting trout and also more string ent measure for the protection of leer, partridge and other varieties. f game. Superintendents to Meet. The annual meeting of the depart ment of superintendents of tho National Educational association has oeen called for February 26-28 in Chicago, and it is exp-cted superin lendents of schools from all parts of he country will bo in attendance. This is the only gathering of its kmd devoted exclusively to the work and interests of school sup-r.nten-ili'nts and it is usually well attended with benuhViul results to ail. At : lie same time t he annual meeting of the society for the Scientific Study f Education will meet in Chicago. This organization includes many rlucator.s ot national prominence in is membership and its deliberations i-e always interesting. For Sale. I offer for sal my house and lot, ocuted In' the village of lAhse. Price moderate. For further par ticulars call ou or address M., Novack, 1-5-tf. L'Anse. Mich, Notice. Logging, tote sleighs and 'carry alls made to order. CORNFLID8 Stkinmktz, 12-8 if. IAnse, ich. When weary, Run Down and Fagged Out Bosch's Tonic Will tono uo your SYSTEM. Druggist9 and dealers sell it. Bosch Tonic Dept. LAKE LINDEN, MICH. ARVID JOHN'SON. Agnit, Mall MS