- Today marks the fourteenth anniversary of the return of the Hannah Camp boys. It was a great day when the boys marched back to Traverse City after being away at the front to battle for Uncle Sam, and ever since then on the eve of the return date, they have celebrated with a banquet and program. It goes without saying that every member who possibly can will be in attendance.
- The contract for the decorations for the Land and Apple show to be held in Grand Rapids in November has been let to Harry I. Gage of Battle Creek. It is not known what the scheme will be but it is expected to be carried out along rustic lines which are so effective for exhibits of this nature.
- Miss Ann Brinkman of Old Mission passed through the city today on her way to Ann Arbor to visit friends for a few days. Miss Brinkman makes regular trips to that place renewing old acquaintances and to participate in the many cultural activities offered by the state university.
- People in the Old Mission vicinity are very much wrought up today over the disappearance of Gardner Dana, one of the pioneer residents of that area. Following a thorough search last night and this morning by several parties, Mr. Dana's body was found in twelve feet of water about half a mile from his home.
- Grand Rapids & Indiana passenger train No. 3 was wrecked at Paris this morning. Six were seriously injured and seven others hurt. The Pullman two-day coaches and the baggage car were sent into the ditch by a split switch and the remainder of the train continued for half a mile before the wreck was discovered.
- Dr. and Mrs. Clark W. Davis of Cincinnati, Ohio left here this afternoon on their return home after several days' visit looking over their new cottage recently build at Neahtawanta. They will return here in a couple of weeks to remain for the summer.
- Mr. and Mrs. James Embley of Mendon, Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Olney of Copemish and Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Andre of Detroit were called to the city yesterday to attend the funeral of Sylvester Olney. They returned to their respective homes on the night train.
- Homer Snyder and Joseph Flack are spending a few days of this week at Honor repairing roofs. The winter snows and heavy rains of the past month have caused considerable damage to them in that area.
- Mr. and Mrs. George Henricks arrived last night from Grand Rapids to attend the Prudential banquet which will take place at the Park Place this evening. Mr. Henricks is one of the managers of the insurance company's office in that city.
- Hook and Ladder Company No. 7 held their annual meeting Friday night and elected the following officers: Foreman - Leon J. Baker; Assistant Foreman - John Brezina; Secretary-Treasurer - James Martinek. Leon Baker was elected delegate to the state firemen's convention in Kalamazoo June 2, 3 and 4.
- Miss Bessie Beith has returned to her duties in the stationery division at the Big Store after being home for a week on account of her mother, who has been ill. Mrs. Beith is somewhat improved now and expects to be able to be up before long.
- Advice on deportment. Remember that, valuable as is the gift of speech, silence is often more valuable.
- Medical advice of a century ago. Aged persons often require their foods to be accompanied with some kind of condiment which promotes their digestion.
- Best buy of the week. Ladies' and Misses' Work Dresses, $1.95 -$3.98 at The Globe Dept. Store.
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AN EASTER DANCE PARTY that was given by the Knights of Columbus at the City Opera House was the most enjoyable of any that this organization has ever held.Continued ...
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Battle Lines Forming For Fight Against Telephone Company — appeal made to citizens.Continued ...
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Resort Hotel Burned Down — Neahtawanta hotel is a mass of ruins.Continued ...
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MARRIED MEN WIN against the single men at the indoor baseball game held at Central Methodist Church. The final score was 13 to 11, with errors made by the single men. CITYContinued ...
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Stone Pile Established Near County Jail. Prisoners will work on it to keep them busy during the winter. The cracked stone will be hauled to various City projects.Continued ...
- Monday, October 14, 2013
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Great Apple Display: Will open at State Bank on November 5.Continued ...
- Monday, October 7, 2013
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TRAVERSE CITY DAY IN ELK RAPIDS and over $200 will be awarded to successful contestants in various areas.Continued ...
- Monday, September 2, 2013
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Ed Hubert, a Boyd Ave. resident, was arrested yesterday by Chief of Police Carson and placed in the county jail.Continued ...
- Monday, August 26, 2013
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This is (a) busy week. Several things will be (done) at once. Every day for the balance of the week will be a big day.Continued ...
- Monday, August 19, 2013
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TOOK COSTLY SWIM. Sunday bathers lost money and check.Continued ...
- Monday, May 6, 2013
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Commissioner form of government is now a reality in Traverse City, the new administration having taken hold of city affairs last evening.Continued ...
- Monday, April 22, 2013
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Grayling will be the official site of the Michigan National Guard Encampment. The Bill providing for this has passed both branches of the legislature and is up for the Governor for his signature. That it will be signed is certain in view of his spContinued ...
- Monday, April 1, 2013
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NEW BAKERY: The building lately occupied by the Little Tavern and owned by C.M. Bell has been thoroughly remodeled by him and will be opened for business Thursday, April 3rd. A new steel ceiling with two large skylights has been put in. The front hasContinued ...
- Monday, March 25, 2013
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After being unconscious all night and without care or attention, Mrs. Eaton was found this morning on the floor in an inner room of the building in which D. Eaton’s shoe repairing shop is located.Continued ...
- Monday, November 5, 2012
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Western Michigan fruit growers having apples that are sufficiently good to warrant being displayed are urged to make entries for the many prizes offered in connection with the second Michigan Land and Apple show in Grand Rapids November 12 - 16.Continued ...
- Monday, October 29, 2012
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Mrs. M. S. Sanders and Mrs. W. C. Hull visited the morning session of the Board of Supervisors today making short speeches on why the women should be given the right to vote.Continued ...
- Monday, October 22, 2012
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The Oak Park Mothers' club held an interesting meeting Tuesday afternoon in the school at which there was a large number of members and friends present. The subject of the afternoon was in charge of Mrs. William McCool and the topic was "Woman Suffrage". Rev. C. H. Irving was the first speaker. Mrs. E. A. Evans then gave a history of the woman suffrage movement in the United States, showing that it had been in practice since 1869.Continued ...
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The situation in regard to the shooting of Harry W. Fischer was somewhat changed today by the arrival from Chicago of Attorney Spencer L. Adams and Martin Pattison, father of Mrs. Fischer.Continued ...
- Monday, October 8, 2012
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The Fife Lake businessmen have secured a lecture course for this winter at considerable financial risk.Continued ...
- Monday, September 24, 2012
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The fall term of Circuit Court began last Monday afternoon with 7 criminal cases on the calendar. There are no probationers before the judge.Continued ...
- Monday, September 17, 2012
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Last Thursday evening occurred the formal opening of the Northern Michigan Maccabee Association when a reception and dance were given in honor of the visiting delegates.Continued ...
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An important improvement is being made at Central High School by removing the heating plant. The placing of the boilers in specially prepared rooms below the floor of the basement and entirely outside of the building will greatly increase the efficiency of the plant.Continued ...
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