Another snowfall last night. Hope the weather man will get everything out of his system and give us some spring weather soon. A few of the most enthusiastic autoists were out with their cars just this last Sunday. It will be some time before the roads will offer much inducement for auto trips. However, Dr. Wagner has purchased a Buick runabout and will make good use of the machine for making his city and country calls.
The Star Theatre will show the Inauguration of President Wilson in moving pictures on Saturday afternoon and evening.
Also on the program: “The Mexican Spy” a thrilling melo-drama.
We show the world’s best moving picture (when better ones are made, we will show them.)
SHOP FORCE CUT TO 3-DAY WEEK
A bulletin issued Monday announced a cut in working time in the DM&IR shops to three days a week beginning March 1. The cut does not affect the roundhouse force. The duration of the cut will depend largely on the rate of use of stockpiles on the eastern docks and may be but for thirty days.
ROLLER RINK AT PARK PAVILION
Chas. J. Wilson of Moose Lake, who made application for a license to operate a roller skating rink and asked permission to use the park pavilion for a rink, was granted his request by the City Council on Monday night. Skating will be held on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 7 to 11 o’clock. Deputies will be hired for each night.
RESCUE SQUAD SET FOR SMELT SEASON
The Silver Bay Rescue Squad will have skin-divers and first aid men stationed at Beaver and Split Rock rivers at the peak of smelting season (Friday through Sunday evenings.) The village of Silver Bay has donated a new rescue truck. A total of 17 active members of the squad will be participating in this service. Offering a word of caution to all smelters to be especially careful , they add that caution be used in knowing your capacity for the amount of smelt being transported over difficult or inclining trails. Remember, they said, it is later, darker and steeper on the way out.
SIGNS OF SPRING...GRASS FIRES
A grass fire was blamed Saturday for the destruction of a vacant home on the Waldo Road; the fire was out of control by the time the alarm was turned in, however, the home was unoccupied. Children playing with matches in the attic of another vacant home on First Avenue started a second fire and a third grass fire threatened the residence of Mrs. Minnie Neil in Alden.