Traverse City Record-Eagle

News From 100 Years Ago

November 7, 2011

News from ... 100 Years Ago: 11/07/2011

• Emil Ludley, former superintendent of the public schools at Grand Marais, passed through the city a couple of weeks ago, accompanied by his wife, on his way to Ann Arbor. Mr. Ludley has entered the University of Michigan to further his studies in education.

• Dr. Fleming Carrow is in the city making final preparations for his country home on west shore. He intends to occupy the house about the middle of November.

• Misses Josephine Greilick, Edith and Lillian Parr and Besse Henneh returned this morning after spending last week with Miss Lu Jahraus at Octanary Club, Carp Lake. The ladies thoroughly enjoyed their visit and were very impressed with the beauty of the area.

• Adeline Beatrice Clark entertained 13 of her little friends at her home last Thursday in honor of her third birthday. The birthday cake in the center of the table, graced with three candles and the Teddy bear cookies were the delight of the children.

• This afternoon in Circuit Court, it finally agreed to take up the case of Daniel C. Vibber vs. Arlington Speer and the jury was empaneled. This case was brought for damages arising from a fight that occurred in Paradise Township some time ago in which Vibber came out second.

• Last Friday, John F. Ott presented to the directors of the Board of Trade a proposition for a summer hotel upon his property, the total cost of which would be $150,000. The plan contemplates a large structure covering a portion of the old mill property, facing the bay.

The plan includes a boat livery, a bathing beach with up-to-date facilities, a bandstand, a large dining room and a spacious dancing room.

• The announcement has recently been received of the marriage of Roy Franklin Steward to Miss Clara Merrill of Dorchester, Mass. Mr. Steward is the son of Will Steward, a prominent business man of Chicago, formerly of this place and was the grandson of H. E. Steward, a pioneer of the Grand Traverse region.

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