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Williams Album 0 : p. 76
Calumet Public School Library

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Newspaper clippings on various topics (1915). Page is hand numbered ""76"". -- 1915 - Matthew Kraemer, formerly of Ahmeek, has struck a vein of high-grade ore near Butte, Montana. - Clarence H. Cook, director of the Calumet & Hecla band, has been invited to direct a band at the San Francisco exhibition. -- President Maurice Kenel appointed and were approved by the Ahmeek village council the following: Timothy O'Brien, W. A. Crebassa, Dr. A. R. Tucker, Carl G. Smith. -- The Laurium fire department will be filmed or photographed by Olsen and Forster. -- The moving pictures of the Laurium fire department will be presented at the annual tournament of the Upper Peninsula firemen held at Manistique. -- May, 1915 - Thomas Matthews of Allouez, and Fred Milford of Hancock, were both passengers on the Lusitania and are heard to be save in Queenstown. -- Mrs. Fred Milford recieved a letter from her husband who escaped alive from the sinking Lusitania. -- Fritz Kreisler, violinist, will appear at the Kerredge Theatre sponsored by the Commercial Club. -- Announcement of Ralph Loveland's promotion to the rank of Lieutenant in the Calumet Engineers. -- Arthur Kitti, formerly of Calumet, has been selected to play flute with an orchestra in Chicago. -- Harry E. King directed the Copper Country Choral club sponsored by the One and All Lodge, Sons of St. George. -- Rudolph Smith drove from Racine, Wisconsin, to Houghton, in a Marmon car. A road report is included. -- Barnum and Bailey's circus is planning to perform in the Copper Country. -- Matthew Grahek and Roy Thomas, both of Calumet, are going on the road with their vaudeville routine. -- David Simpson assisted John Kaiser in moving from Centennial to Redridge with the help of an automobile. -- Quick and Spurr have opened a new grocery, confectionery, fruit and ice cream store adn will sell the Roach and Mallory line of baked goods from Hancock. -- Clarence H. Cook will direct the Calumet and Hecla band in the season's first open air concert. -- The Lyric theatre has seen some improvements in their lobby and ventilationg system. -- Loses by employees of the Calumet & Hecla Mining company during the European war will be restored to them. -- World champion heavyweight fighter, Jess Willard, will be visiting the Copper Country. -- Hecla lodge of Odd Fellows opened their hall in the Union Building. -- Calumet & Hecla Mining company brick smokestack at Red Jacket Shaft was struck by lightening. -- 125 tons of copper arrived from Iron River on the tug Cora A. Sheldon. -- St. John's Episcopal mission has a new church in New Allouez. -- Frances Gillet will be the supervisor of the new playground in Laurium. -- ""Dummy"" Mihelich and ""Young"" Kitti are matched for a boxing match in Red Jacket. -- Photographs of the Copper Country were displayed at the Calumet Theatre. Pictures inlcuded were of the Red Jacket and Laurium Fire Departments, Hungarian Falls, Red Jacket council members, the Memorial Day parade, and a special drill of the Calumet Engineers. -- Wage bonuses will be distributed to the employees of the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company. -- The Mohawk Gun club is holding a shoot to decide the winner of the Berryman silver cup trophy. Si Hebbard has been the winner in the past two shoots.

Williams Album 0 : p. 76

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