Clipped From Escanaba Morning Press
CIGARS MADE BEFORE WAR to of Two members of the life-saving crew' of the new Eagl«> Harbor lifesaving lifesaving station, who left Calumet Sunday Sunday for tiu*ir homes at Seney, Mich., exhibited to friends in Calumet a box of cigars, curious looking old “smokes” that were made iu th<* south before the civil war and are more than half a century old. The cigars were In a perfect stat«* of preservation. preservation. The old box of cigars and one «>r two other curious w«*re found during the demolition of an old barn some time ago at Copper Harbor, according to tin; lifesavers. Samples of the cigars cigars were given to Calumet friends of the two and are valued highly by th«* owners as interesting curious «»r niies. One of these men also tol«l of the finding some time ago in some of the oI<! ruins “up in Keweenaw” of part of an Indian history of tin* Kinv«*«*- naw peninsula, written by an Indian or French discoverer before the nineteenth nineteenth century. He stated that the old tome is the property of a friend, who values It very highly.