Traverse City Record-Eagle

News From 100 Years Ago

June 20, 2011

News from 100 years ago: 06/20/2011

• The executive committee of the Western Michigan Development Bureau has decided to accept the invitation of the Grand Rapids Press to join that paper in putting on an apple show in that city in November. This show is a new thing for Michigan and it will be modeled upon the plan of the one in Spokane.

• Irene Pfannenschmidt, aged twelve years, is suffering with a terrible wounded leg sustained when she was playing on the sand near Silver Lake. She became tangled in some rusty wire that made a ragged cut which caused much bleeding. A physician was called to care for the child immediately.

• The young folks at Cedar Run gave a program at the chapel Sunday evening on India. After the program, Rev. Ryers of Oviatt talked and Mrs. I.H. Gray read a very interesting letter from Ross V. Willobee which was certainly interesting to all present. The next meeting will be held in two weeks and the subject will be Africa.

• This office is in receipt of a postcard from William Loudon, who is at Belfast where he witnessed the launching of the Great White Star ocean liner, Olympic.

• The headquarters of the visiting bands was at Campbell's band room where they were entertained by the Traverse City Musicians' Association. The bands furnished first class entertainment during the reunion, the last one to leave today being the Petoskey band. The Furniture City band of Grand Rapids gave excellent service while the Zonave band of Manistee made a distinct hit.

• The children's day services held at the Asbury M. E. church Sunday afternoon were among the most elaborate ever held in the city. In connection with the exercises, a baptismal service took place at which twenty-six children were baptized.

• The entire stock of Frank Kafka or better known as the "Hub" was sold to the Globe Dept. Store by the trustees yesterday afternoon. The business has been closed for better than a week and an inventory has been taken by Mr. Mark C. Rasmansen. The stock consists of high class, high grade merchandise and Mr. Kafka being in business only a short time, the stock is practically new.

• Cedar Lodge this year will be conducted by Brown & Sanders who will give their patrons the best service possible at a first- class resort. The resort has a capacity for 135 people inside while 22 can be accommodated in the tents on the outside which are in great demand during the summer months.

• Miss Elizabeth Zoulek entertained a number of her friends in her home at Archie with a progressive pedro party last Friday evening in honor of her friend, Miss Anna Bubell. The gathering was enjoyed by all present.

• The annual meeting of the Grand Traverse Association of Ladies' Aid Societies was held at Interlochen last Thursday. The meeting was called to order by the president, Mrs. Dye. Mrs. Hoffman had charge of the devotional. Societies represented were Interlochen, Grawn, Asbury, Monroe Center Church of Christ and Oak Park Congregational.

• Advice on deportment. Ladies should avoid talking too much; it will occasion remarks.

• Medical advice of a century ago. A pet bird in a cage has sometimes has proved to be the only pleasure for a convalescent.

• Best buy of the week. Hammocks, 75 cents and up at J. W. Slater.

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