- Friday afternoon, Mrs. David H. Murphy narrowly escaped with her life in an automobile accident. Her leg was broken jut below the knee and the back of her head cut, in addition to other injuries. The car, driven by Rev. W. H. Herbert, was driving along State Street, going east when he came upon Mrs. Murphy and a couple of other ladies who were crossing the street. In trying to dodge them, Mr. Herbert turned his car to the right and Mrs. Murphy, stepped in his way.
- Mrs. Ada Bradley, a patient at the Traverse City State Hospital, met death Saturday in the reservoir back of the building which is used by the institution for fire protection. Mrs. Bradley's ailment was a mild form of dementia and had been allowed freedom of the grounds for the benefit of her health, but eluded her companions.
- John Hoxsie of Acme Township, one of the pioneer residents of the county, is a candidate for county treasurer at the coming primaries. Mr. Hoxsie is one of the best known citizens of the region and has always taken an active part in the development of the region. His experience in life has been along lines that particularly fit him for the position.
- Capt. E. N. Emery left this afternoon for Harbor Springs where he has secured another boat to run between Old Mission, Omena and Traverse City. The boat is the Petosega which has been plying among the region's lakeside ports.
- There was a good attendance at the meeting of the Grand Traverse County Grange held in the Grant Township hall Wednesday. Grangers from Summit, Williamsburg, Peninsula, Silver Lake and Grand Traverse were in attendance. After a noon feast in the banquet hall, the business of the Grange was taken up and followed by a social time.
- W. E. Williams, the well known manufacturer, announces himself as a candidate for the nomination for Judge of Probate and has started his campaign in earnest. One thing that particularly qualifies him for the position is the fact that he was for several years, a practicing attorney in the state of Pennsylvania.
- The eight-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Loyal Scutt ran a fish hook in his foot while walking along the Boardman riverbank Friday afternoon. The injury is a very painful one although not considered serious.
- n George Rose, formerly of McBain, has purchased the stock of general merchandise known as the Gilbert Cash Store at Beulah. He will continue the business along the same lines.
- Next week the commencement exercises at the Benzonia Academy will take place along with many elaborate events for the entertainment of the hundreds of visitors who will attend. The school is taking high rank among the educational institutions of the state and the class this year is an unusually large one.
- Resorters are streaming into the lake areas of Benzie County and the indications are that this will be the most successful year that had ever been known since becoming an outing center. All available cottages have been taken and many new ones will be built to take care of the increased business.
- An ice cream social was held at the Gunton schoolhouse Friday evening, the proceeds of which are to go toward paying for the new organ which has been recently installed. A great number were present and did full justice to the refreshments that were served. Several selections were very skillfully rendered by Miss Daisy Buell who also played several good old-fashioned songs in which everyone present joined.
- Advice on deportment. Beware of meddlers and tale bearers.
- Medical advice of a century ago. Don't worry, it ages yourself and all your friends.
- Best buy of the week. Buick Model 29, A Happy Medium in Power, Price and Size, $1250 F. O. B. Flint, W. R. Good Garage.
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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TOOK COSTLY SWIM. Sunday bathers lost money and check.Continued ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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The Fife Lake businessmen have secured a lecture course for this winter at considerable financial risk.Continued ...
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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 ...
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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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