The Grim Reaper. Mrs. Christina Carlson. The Bessemer Herald, 19 September 1896, page 1.

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The Grim Reaper. Mrs. Christina Carlson.  The Bessemer Herald, 19 September 1896, page 1. - PROF. ENANDER SPEAKS. lives. iKallander, F. B....
PROF. ENANDER SPEAKS. lives. iKallander, F. B. Jones, C. IX The Olttcd and Diguiltcd Orator and'Foamier, A. L. Norberg and gan acted as pall bearers. The of death was the extreme old G, H. Markstruin, Martin Editor Addresses a Mammoth Re- publican Meeting; at the Opera House on Saturday Evening. Spttcli Ilrlitfrfd In the gtitdlnh Langugt OB the IftimcK of tlie Cawpsign. which had gradually worn.the thread of life until it suddenly snapped the soul took flight to that better land bevond the river where suffer- Prof. Joh. A. Enander, the gifted Swedish orator and editor addressed a large and enthusiastic audience at Pecard's Opera House, tinder the auspices of the Bessemer McKinley mg is no more. Frank Mathson, a native of den who was injured some three years ago by being struck on back by falling ore at the Eureka and Hobart Club, on Saturday even- . mme , and who has since that ing last. His address was delivered in the Swedish language and was on the paramount issues of the cam- paign. As this meeting is the formal opening of the campaign in the city it is considered by all to be a very ·successful beginning in the cause of sound money. Although the Swedish population of this city and the entire county are almost without exception in favor of McKinley and sound money having had experience with free sil- ver in their own country, and be- came convinced thereby that they do not want to see it here, the ad- dress which they heard on Saturday evening, while it made no converts ·(because there was none to con- vert), seemed to strengthen those who were already for sound money in their belief that they had taken the right course. And if by chance we have made an error in the state- ment that there were non there to convert we feel perfectly safe in the statement that they were not Skan- dinavians, but those who had gone there out of curiosity and did not understand the words of the speaker. Prof. Enander is a man of ex- ceptionally commanding appearance and courtly address and one who it is a pleasure and an honor to meet. His appearance is excelled only by his fluency of address and a thorough knowledge of The political ·situation as it exists in the country to-day. He spoke in Ironwood on Friday evening to a large and enthusiastic occurred the following important events in the world's history: HOLIDAYS. Saints The Exhsltation of Holy Cross, Cormac, Catherine. meeting. He left this city on Mon- day for Iron Mountain where he was billed to deliver an address before the McKinley and Hobart club of that city the same evening. Below we give an extract taken from the! been a helpless invalid and a sufferer from the blow which his spine, was released from his fering by death on Friday, and hurried under the auspices of the Skandinavian Society of this city, of which he was a member, on dav. Events of this Date. ,-. ,, , , , i to sav at present. On bept. 11 of the years DEATHS. 1856--Aaron Burr, third vice dent. 1851--James Fenimore Cooper. 1852--Atiguslin \V. N. Pugin. 1896--Robert Ray Hamilton. 189=--Rev. Dr. C. D. Barrows. OTHER EVENTS. 1492--Variation of the mariners^' w compass first noticed by 1778--Franklin appointed minister lumbus. I544 _15ologne, France, b e s i n and taken by Henry VIII. 1638-- Harvard College founded bequest of John Harvard. j 1775--Engagement at Fort Johnson, plenipotentiary to France. 1807--Fulton's steambo a t . C mont, navigated the Hudson! river. i The Vallev. for;;ieriv 181;--Napoleon entered Moscow. 1847--City of Mexico occupied by General Scott- ; It occupies 1872--Tribunal of arbitration ncunccd an award of ooo.ooo in favor of the ted States in Alabama " I ,874--Keliosrg government in New Iron Mountain Tribune concerning j ^^ ^. ertarown _ | m e _ n ^ ami the eminent orator: iSSo--United States accept e d a s' is looking mediator between Peru, John Enander is the editor of the Hemlandet, the oldest Swedish paper in the United States, published in Chicago. He will open the campaign here for the Republican party. He speaks in both the English and Swedish tongues, but his talk here ·will be to the Scandinavian voters in their native tongue. Mr. Enander is one of the best known Swedes in America. He is not the finest Swedish orator in this country but is known as a talented level-headed man. During President Harrisson's administration, he was spoken of for the position of minister to Denmark. For a time he was professor of the Swedish language in the Angustana college and he has also held other positions of note. Mr. Enander addressed the Scandi- navian voters of Iron Mountain dur- ing the campaign four years ago, so is no stranger to those who were here at the time. He will speak here under the auspices of the McKinley and Hobart club. There will doubt- . less be a big turnout to hear him. The Grim Reaper. Mrs. Christina Carlson, mother of County Clerk Conrad Carlson, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Gust. Peterson, on the north side on Friday last. Deceased was eighty- six years,.eight months and twenty- and Bolivia. - .^ -.^. iSS6--Collision on the Nickel railroad at Silver Creek, Y. : nineteen people killed, 1887 -- Manifesto of Comte de against the French govern- ment issued. j also be used 1889 -- Prof. C. H. F. Peters covered a new asteroid. Xo. 287. at Litahfield " 1891 , . . . ___ 3.712 houses destroyed cyclone in Japan: $2,700,000 damages done. 1893-- Shortage of =;,ooo ounces " - " ~ s;oid discovered ift the * - TM.-, j i · - ! " j t c - - States mint at Phdadelpma. 1893--Navahoe, American yacht, won Breton's Reef cup in Coxves'reeatta, England. ° ° i *- : . _ f ^ ___ J __ ^ 1895 -- Several German newspapers seized and their editors rested on charges'of les jeste. 1895--Original constitution of the Cuban republic signed Cubanitas. Go to South Africa. On Saturday evening last a of four Bessemer gentlemen left city enroute to South Africa they go to seek employment in mines in that far off country. party was composed of Capt. Thomas Dunstan, Jos. Webb seven days of age and had been an j James Gardner. The party invalid for something like forty | joined by several others at years. The funeral occurred from the residence of Gust Peterson on Saturday and the remains were fol- lowed to their last resting place in the city cemetery by a large unrnber i days. Many are leaving ·of, sympathizing friends and rcla- the outlook for the coming wood who are bound for the point. This makes five who have left this citv for the shades Dark Continent within the last

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