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a- v : . til iiO VOL. 27. NO. 44. L'ANSE. BARAGA COUNTY, MICH., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1907. TERMS; $1.50 PER YEAR t r t - ALLIHOIl TO OLD GLORY A pprbprlate and Impressive Exercise i ' Conducted at High School ; f - Thursday. . Thursday afternoon the High School room was the scene of pretty . and Impressive exercises, the occa sion being the receiving and raising of the new American flag, which was presented to the school by the beard and raised to its lofty station at the top of the new 85-foot flag staff on the campus. The flag is a beautiful and well made one, measuring 10x20 feet and is of the very latest design. At 3:30 all the pupils of the. sev eral rooms in the school assembled in the high 6cbool room, and the fol lowing program rendered:. 1. Salute to the Flag Nos. 1, 2 and 3 of the Knapsack. 2. Recitation 4 -The Banner of the Free" .. .. .'..Matthew Hook 3. Song "Battle Hymn of the Re public" School 4. Recitation ''TheAmerican Flag" ,( ..Antoioe Cote 5. Song "Red, White and Blue" . . , ................ School 6. Address "Star6 and Stripes" . ....... . F. A. Mellencamp .with illustrations on blackboard of tbs evolution of the present : rt;ig. . 7. Closing Song "Yellow and the Blue" School At the conclusion of the exercises the pupils marched to the exterior of the building, where the flag was hoisted and a photograph of the pupils, flag and building was taken. A number of visitors were in at tendance at the exercises. Don't forget the chicken pie sup per Tuesday evening next. Another Home Saddened. Wednesday evening the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Cherette was saddened by the death of lola, their ten-mootbs-old daughter. Death was due fenensie, from which. the , child bad been a great sufferer 6ince birth. The funeral was held Friday and interment took place in the Catholic cemetery. ; INJURED IN PEQUAMING MILL. Napoleon Fish; employed in the saw mill of Charles' Hebard, and'Son at Pequaming, was taken to Hancock Thursday afternoon in the tug Daniel Hebard. He had sustained a badly crushed leg in the slab conveyor. The conveyor had become clogged, and Fish and another man were 6ent to clear it. When the jam was broken Fish did not jump clear of the con veyor in time,-and it caught his right foot. It is so badly crushed that yesterday it was feared an ampu tation would be necessary, ... Home made candies and cut flow ers Tuesday evening at Town Hall. Install Electric Piano. ' A beautiful electrio piano was ' installed this week in Elzior Collins saloon. The instrument is of the .newest nickle-in-the slot design and has a combination of mandolin and piano within. The selections which it plays are varied in "Style and when played throughout forms a decidedly pleas ing program. It is-understood that it ' will later be operated by water . power thus doing service both day and night. .. ' 'i , , " .. New Basket Ball Team. A new basket ball team was or ganized this- week, , composed' of graduates of L'ABse High School. The- line-up pf Xhe team is: C. E. Blankenhorn, Octave Seavoy, Regi nald McKlndles, O, . O. Deschaine and W. B. Seifert. The members of tb team expect new uniforms in about ten days, and by that time it Js expected that everything will be io shape for games. The team prom ises to be a strong one anf many good games may be looked for in the future. ' LOCAL ITEMS. Cut-cut-ka-dacut Tuesday even ing. Born, to Mr. and MrsLeo Mc Klndles, Sunday last, a son. Miss Mary Erickson, of Skanee, spebt Thursday io L'Anse. ;- , John Dommer, of Nestoria, was a. L'Anse visitor Thursday. ' , John Lyons. of Covington, spent Tuesday in L'Anse. .-' Aug. Obmao, of Skanee. called on L'Anse friends Wednesday. A. Verville, of Haocb'ck, was a busiuess-visitor io town Friday. T. A. Steller, of Houghton trans acted business in L'Anse Friday. Aug. Holslrom, of Skanee, was a business visitor io L'An?e Wediies day. ' ' .- Oscdr Sanregret, returned Sunday last from a. two weeks visit with friends in Little Falls, Minn. John Grew, of Arvon, was appoint ed by Sheriff Cosgrove this week as deputy at Arvon. Mr. and Mrs. John Holliday, of Odanab, arrived io L'Anse last week, where they will remain during the winter. , VJ. N. Clements, of Skanee, was a business visitor in town Tuesday. Mr. Clemeuts operates a camp for N. M. DoHaas this whiter. Capt. Walfred Beenj of Skanee, was in L'Anse Thursday, en route to Iron Mountain for a few weeks' yisit. " . . - A raft of 3000 poles arrived io this port Thursday for the National Pole Co., which were the property of Dr. JobnO. v. Zellen. Miss Jessie Mitchell of Houghton and Miss Anna Carbon oeau of Chas sell are spending several days at the Herlick residence. , Andrew Wabl, who has been en gaged at Shelldrake for the 'past summer, returned to bis home in this village for a few weeks' vacation Friday. V George Sanregret purchased from, the Messrs George and Joseph Ruppe, of Hancock, lots 9 and 10 in block 2, of the village of L Anse, this week. Robert Foote, of Breckenridge, Colorado, is spending a week in this vicinity, the guest of bis brother Frank of this village, and sister Mrs. W. R. Harris of Mass City. J B. Belanger, who has been spending the past few - days , at Sprague, Wis., made a. purchase while there of a large tract of land. He contemplates removing to Wis consin in the spring. - ' f A force of men are engaged this week in placing iron sheeting on the exterior of O. Sicotte's blacksmith shop. When the work is completed it will be one of the finest appearing buildings in the village. A party of Skanee people consist log of .Mrs. Axel Erickson and son Rex ford, Miss Mary Erickson and Joseph Erickson left Thursday even ing for a four weeks' visit at the home of Mrs. Erickson 's parents in Jackson. On their return trip they will visit , in Chicago, as guests of Mrs. A. Wittig. The ladies of the M. E. church are busy these days getting things into shape for the chicken pie and oyster supper Tuesday evening next. No pains are being spared to serve up a delightful' supper in every, form. Many splendid donatious in the way of delicacies have been sent to the committee, and this coupled with the many things planned before will en sure a supper that is seldom equalled. Laborers began work Thursday morning in connection with the erec tion of the new building on "Broad street, which is being built by W S. Crebassa, and , which when com pleted will be occupied by him as a livery and .sales stable and a resi dence. The building will be 26x50 'feet. The . basement will be fitted for use as stables, ground floor as a carriage room and office, and the up per story as. a residence. . Mr. Crebassa purchased a lot 50x50 feet from Geo. Sanregret, being -a por tion of the lot recently purchased by Mr. Sanregret from the Ruppe es tate. '. '' ' Chicken on every , side Tuesday at TjwoHall. " SUBSOBIBE FOB THK OEITTHTRL, ;OITLY 01.50" PER YEAR. LE23 DAL tso (MJTY BOARD Official Report of Business Transacted at the Meeting Held Last Week-In the Court House at L'Anse. (Continued from last week). - The annual meeting of. the Board of Supervisors of the county of Bar-' aga, continued and held in the office of 'the county clerk in the village of j L'Anse, in said county on Tuesday, ' October 15lb, A. D. 1907, was called to order by Chairman Fred W. 1 Scbwalm. - The following supervisors from the several townships were present: Olof W. Been, Arvon; Fred W. Scbwalm, Baraga; John Elfman, Covington; Frank W. Foote, L'Anse; Samuel T. McKercher, Spurr. The following report was read: L'Anse, Mich., Oct. 15tb,' 1907. Board of Supervisors: Your committee appointed to ex amine the, accounts and report of the county treasurer, report that they have carefully checked the county treasurer's books and find them correct. Signed John Elfman, Fred'W. Schwalm, . S. T. McKercher, Committee.' On motion of Foote, supported by Been, the report the committee ap pointed to examine the accounts and report of "the county treasurer "was accepted, ordered placed on tile and the committee discharged. On motion of McKercher, sup ported by Elfman, the .bills conj tracted and which were allowed by the Board of County Road Commis sioners at a meeting held Septem ber 19th, 1907, were audited and accepted as correct by the following vote: ' . Yeas Been, Elfman4 Foote, Ma- Kercber and Scbwalm. Nays none. . On motion of Foote, supported bv McKercher, by the vote following the county treasurer be and is here by instructed to apply the balance of the 1906 hunters' license fees on band to the fund from which moneys are paid for the protection o' game and fish. . Yeas Been, Schwalm, Elfman, McKercher and Foote. Nays none. On motion, of McKercher," sup ported by Elfmat), the sheriff was authorized by th vote following to employ a janitor for the year 1908, ata salary not to exceed forty-five dollars per month to be paid monthly. ' Yeas Been, Elfman, Foote, Mc Kercher and Schwalm. Nays none. . On motion McKercher, supported by Elfman. the following resolution was adopted by the vote following: ' Resolved, that the chairman and clerk be instructed and authorized to . enter into ' a contract with "the Biraga .' County Publishing company for printing publishing all the proceedings of the Board of Supervisors and all county boards, and all legal notices of a public nature pertaining to county affairs, io The L'Anse Sentinel, for the terra of one year from December 31st, 1907, for the sum of three hun dred dollars in proportionate' pay ments. , ." ' It is further conditioned. that said publishing company will -furnish to the county all job printing, station ery and binding at the regular rate of charge, the same as "can be had anywhere. 1 Yeas Been, Eflman Foote, Mc Kercher and Schwalm. ' Nays none. . On motion bf Foote, supported by McKercher, the following resolution was adopted by the vote following: . Whereas, after careful examina' Hon and estimate of money neces sary to defray the current expenses and charges of the county, be it Resolved, that the sum of twenty one thousand dollars be and the same is hereby levied on the taxable prop erty of the. county for: the purpose of defraying the current expenses and charges of the county, and' the fame be and hereby is ordered as sessed on the 1907 rolls. "-'.-. Yeas Been, Elfman, Foote, Mc Kercher and Scbwalm. Nays none. 0 motion. of .McKereher,' sup ported by Elfman,' the following resolution was adopted by the vote following: - : Whereas, the ,Board-of County Road Commissioners has determined that 15,882 be raised for county road purposes to be expended on the fol lowing county roads as follows: L'Anse and Baraga road .... .$2,058 Baraua and Houghton road. ,.1,008 Baraga and Covington road .. 599 Nester road , . . .. .... ..... 990 L'Aose and Skanee road . . ... . 1,227 and . Whereas, after careful examina tion and estimate by this board, of the amounts needed for the different county roads, we deem the amounts asked as above stated and recom mended to. be just and are neces sary; therefore be it ' ' . - Resolved, that the sum of 15,882 be and the same is hereby deter mined and levied on the taxable property of the county for county road purposes, to be expended on the various county roads as follows: L'Anse and Baraga road ... $2,058 Baraga and Houghton road ... 1,008 Baraga and Covington road . . 599 Nester road . . ........... 990 L'Anse and Skanee road .. . ,1,227 Total,. ..... ...... 4. $5,882 Yeas Been, Elfman, Foote, Mc Kercher and Schwalm. Nays none. The Supervisors from the several townships presented their assess ment rolls for the year 1907, as cor rected and assessed by the boards of review of their respective townships showing the total assessed valua tions of the various rolls as follows: to-wit: , Arvon. ; Real Estate . . A . . . $357,600 Personal .. 40,100 $397,700 ....$870,700 172,710 Baraga. Real Estate. .........' Personal . .... : $1,043,470 Covington. RealEitite ......... 317.130 Personal ;:. 8.400 V; . $325,530 L'Anse. Real Estate. ... $800,335 Personal 64,600 $864,935 - v ' .$458,465 . 20,950 . Spurr. Real Estate . . . . Personal $479,415 Thereupon the board examined the assessment rolls as a committee of the whole. ) On motion of McKercher, sup ported by Scbwalm, the following resolution was adopted by the vote following: , Whereas, upon examination of each and all of the assessment rolls of the various townships bf the coun ty for the year 1907, as presented by the supervisors of the several town ships of the county, it appears that the valuations of the real estate in the several townships are relatively unequal, Iherefore be it Resolved, that the 'assessment rolls of all - the townships in the county for tbe year 1907 be and the same are hereby corrected and equal ized by deducting from the valuation of the taxable real estate of the town ship Of Arvon he sum of forty-seven thousand five hundred and fifteen ($47,515) dollars, and deducting from the valuation of the taxable real es tate of the township of Baraga the sum 'of three hundred forty-seven thousand five' hundred and sixty ($347,560) dollars, .and : deducting frop the taxable real estate of the township of Covington the sun) of fifty thousand three hundred and forty-two ($50,342) d&llars, and adding to the valuation of the taxa ble real estate of the township bf L'Anse the sum of ninety-five thou sand eight hundred and thirty-two ($95,832) dollars, and deductingfrom the valuation of the taxable real es tate of the township of Spurr the sum of twenty-four thousand" six hundred and ninety-six 524,638) dol lars; and be It further , -r, Resolved, that the assessment rolls , Continued on ptje four ' have cum DATE Of FAIR Ladles of Sacred Heart Church Decided to Hold Fair NY. 23 Instead " of Nov. 28. Special attention of the public is called this week to the chapge in date of the approaching church fair and bazaar to be given by the Ladies of Sacred Heart church, from Nov. 28ttr to Nov. 23d, the change having been brought about by the fact that Thanksgiviog being a day when most all are so engaged that the time could not be devoted to preparations for the event. However, the change has been' of advantage in many ways and the ladies are yery busy in putting the project on a sound basis. Committee meetings are being held and the young ladies of the society have again organized and are holding what is known as dime socials, for the pur pose of raising funds for the purchase of ice cream and other dainties to be served at that time. One of the chief attractions this year will be the grand drawing, fpr which the following prizes will bi competed, and for which the price of $1 will be charged for each ticket. 1. ' Set of Dishes. . 2. Pair of Blankets. .3. Large Fruit Cake. ' 4. Cut Glass Disb. 5. Gallon of Wine. 6. One Ham. 7. Graphaphone. - 8. Large Framed Picture. 9. A Live Turkey. 10. Box of Cigar 8. - 11. Bag of Vegetables. 12. Jar of Jelly. 13. Box of Cigars. 14. One Tier of Hardwood. 15 Five-Pound Box of Candy. The apron, and 'doll booth will also attract particular attention as in many previous instances, and the special attractions in the way of entertainment will surpass all former efforts. ; ; That the fair this, year promises to bo a successful one is now an assured fact and it is safe to predict will eclipse all previous fairs given by the society. t , AN INTERESTING CASE Question Arises at Hearing Wednesday at U. S. Land Office Marquette. .. At the hearing of a" case brought by Matt Matson against Edwin. En gle at the land office in Marquette the question , whether a certain . house bad been occupied by a number of cows or by Engle became an issue. The bearing bad to do with a home stead claim of . 160 acres' in Baraga county, viz E ofNEi and NJ otSEJ Sec 6, T-51.-N-R-84 W. Engle took out the claim on the land July 1, 1902. In the charge filed against him, Matson asserts that he has not cultivated the land and has not erected any buildings of any des cription on It. He says, and he so testified that the only building on theland was one that was there before Engle took possession of the land and he says that this was occupied the greater part' of the time by . a number oKcowii- Engle enters a general, denial of the charge. He stated that he had plan ted crops on the land and declared that, the house to which plantiff referred was in excellent repair, He denies that cows had ever been. -harbored in the house. - : The hearing will probaly be a diffi cult one to decide, as the statement of both sides are 'wholly contradic tory. 'It - was continued to November 25. when further testl money is to be taken before the county clerk of Baraga county at L'Anse. ' ; Tor Cs& Only. . '. I desire to announce to ray cus tomers that I have decided to con duct a strictly cash business here after, from Nov. Ut,4 and that no further credit will beexteoded. Respectfully, If . Hansen, W-2-2i . ' ; L'Anse, Micb. TIIAIT CDOEITTd PER WEEK '. . Petit Jury List. Following ia a list of juroradrawa who will serve at the November term of Circuit; Court for 'Baraga county, which convenes In the Court House In L'Anse, Monday, Nov. 11, at 11 a. ra. . . . ' Arvon . Axel Swanson " "George Lbosemoro ' ' ) Aug. Holmstron Baraga Henry Ross An tone Chosa , Martin Magneeson -J. C. Crebassa William Birk . Samuel Hill Hokin Lundiu - Jules Rivet , Covington . ' Oliver Trombly Philip Gorneau . ( Richard Roberts. L'Anse . Marius Soli David Levitan -William Goodreau Norman Gail H. J, Seifert -Octave Sicotto John Nyuian .Chas. H. Mcngo Spurr Frank Perry Oliver Bruno, Jr. Repair the Sidewalks. That the sidewalks of the village are badly to need of repairs and in a dangerous condition io many in stances is a certainty. Several ac cidents have been reported during the week. Friday evening Mrs. J. B. Smith sustained an injury whil on her wav home, by stepping through a broken board In the walk.. Fortunately she escaped without a broken limb, but the injury received is a painful one. For ale. One good heavy wagon, at a reasonable price. Inquire of 10 26-4t Con. Stein.metz. For Sale. 'My 20 acre farm, house, and ban in the village of L'Anse, for cash or on easy terms., also W of NE1 of Sec 34. T-49-N-R-32-W. on the iron UCIIh , Joiix B. Bki.asoer., 10 26 tf. L'Anse Midi The first of the season. Oysters at Towu Hall Tuesday evening. For Sale. One team of heavy draft horai s. Apply to David Wkil, 9-26-tf . Arvon, Mich,- " .- .'For Sale. A carload of heavy draft horse?. Animals may .'be seen at Menard's barn.' J. E. Brknnan. J WANTI. A second-handed patent snowplow. Apply to . N. P. Laviunc, 10-19 tf L'Anse, Micb. when Weary, i Run Down . and Fagged Out ', Will tone up your SYSTEM. Druggists and dealers sell it. Dozen Tonic Dopt LAKE LINDEN, MICH. ARVID JOHNSON. Ac", : Brf. Mich. Bosch's Halt " Tonic I