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Williams Album 0 : p. 21
Calumet Public School Library

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Newspaper clippings (1942). Page is hand numbered ""21"". -- Mar. 13, 1942 - Lieutenant Paul Simpson King, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. King, graduated from Army Air Forces Advanced Flying School at Yima, Arizona. He was a member of class 43C of Student Officers and Aviation cadets. Miss Elizabeth King, sister, attended the ceremony. -- Obituary of Albert B. Holtenhoff. He died in Kenosha Wisconsin and was a former Copper country resident. He was born at Copper Falls Mine, in Keweenaw, son of Mr. And Mrs. John B. Holtenhoff, employed by Wolverine Copper Mining Company. Moved to Kenoshe where emplyed by Nash Motors Company. Married to Elizabeth Weis at Lake Linden. Surviving besides widow are sons Albert, Francis, Raymond, daughters Marguerite Lark, Loretta Skon, Elizabeth Brunette. Body taken to Ryan Funeral home. -- July 24, 1942 - Patriotic concert at Service Men's Center in Calumet attended by Coast Guard trainees from Sand Hill, Portage and Eagle Harbor Stations and local residents. Entertainment was provided by Loretta Waldenmeyer,Esther Cummings, Rev. Fr. Herman Fadale, Earl Seal, Charles Malmquist, Wesley Willliams, Armondo Zei, William Fountain, Elena Leinonen, and John Josey of Ahmeek. One original piano number by Wesley Williams was ""Keweenaw Land"". -- Article about early days of Copper Country recalled by James Wilson, of Ahmeek. Mr. Wilson, 92 who lives with Mr. And Mrs. John Beaudoin believed to be one of oldest residents in Keweenaw. Born in Lead Hills, Scotland, crossed Atlantic in 1852 enroute to Bruce Mines, Ontario, but spent winter at Sturgeon Bay, reached Bruce Mines later on the steamboat"" Plough Boy"". Came to Calumet 1874, moved to Allouez. He was postmaster and Allouez township clerk and acted as justice of the peace. Recalls names from Bruce Mines; Tom Hoatson Sr., father of James and Tom Hoatson Jr. and James MacNaughton of Calumet. Recalls steamer Ivanhoe that ran between L'Anse and Hancock. A. T. Thomas was agent of the Allouez mine and Jogn DAniels was prominent in mine's affairs. Wilson also worked in Ernest Bollman market, and drove cattle from Allouez to Boston Location. Related memories as postmaster at Allouez, the first postmaster at Allouez was William Walls. Memories of mining include trains that hauled coppe from Calumet to Hancock. Mr Wilson was also custodian at Kearsarge school. He married Miss Kline, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Kline, he had step brothers, Charles Nelson, and Thomas Nelson, and grandchildren Walter Wilson, and Dorothy Wilson, married to Cecil Hicks. Both of these were children of Ann Wilson formerly of Wolverine.

Williams Album 0 : p. 21

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