- C. H. Brown, who has been visiting here at the home of J. M. Henderson, returned to his home at Nashville, Tennessee this morning. While in the city, he attended several social functions and enjoyed the company of the new friends.
- A. H. Franklin has opened up a ladder factory which promises much for himself and if taken up by fruit growers will result perhaps in one of the thriving industries for Traverse City. It is a step ladder with extension top and shelf on which to set the box holder or pail and is easily adjusted.
- One of the greatest educational features that a city can put before its citizens and at the same time keep it enjoyable, is to provide a chautauqua. Acting on these principles, the Board of Trade has for the past two years placed before the people a series of entertainments of the highest order. This year they have gone a step further and gathered together the best array of talent obtainable. The several lecturers and the musical entertainers are the best in their respective fields.
- Miss Lottie Petman and Earl L. Bushoe of Northport were married at the bride's home last Wednesday. Rev. C. E. Thies performed the ceremony. The bride was dressed in an embroidered Swiss gown and carried orange blossoms. A wedding supper was served following the service.
- Miss Knee, Deaconess of the Bureau of Associated Charities, presented a clear and concise statement to various groups in the city over the past several weeks explaining just what is expected of the people who want to help and the benefits derived by those who used the help. She emphasized that by applying monetary contributions where results are accomplished will make a permanent best investment.
- Mrs. Charles Richards has returned to her home in Wexford from an extended visit in the southern part of the state. She was accompanied back by Mr. Richards' daughter.
- Mrs. Albert Olin, a resident at Pankops Corners, visited her daughter at the hospital at Cadillac Saturday. She reports that the daughter is better but not well enough to come home.
- Hundreds of people are fighting forest fires throughout Alpena County today. According to old woodsmen, rain only will prevent a heavy loss. Crews from lumber mills and camps are fighting the fires near Au Sable, the scene of last year's disaster when 29,600 acres were burned over.
- At last week's council meeting, the Board of Public Works sent in a recommendation that the old transit owned by the city be exchanged for a new one at an additional expense of about $200. They also recommended that repairs be made to the city scale house and city lockup.
- The Misses Ruth, Blanche and Lucy Kluzak of Detroit are in the city visiting Miss Celia Sleder of 610 East Eighth Street. They plan to remain here for a week or more.
- Percy Guest of the small goods department and Julius Weiss of the sheet music department of the Grinnell Bros. main store at Detroit are in the city in the interest of the local branch. This is their first trip to Traverse City and have been quite impressed with all the Front Street businesses.
- Advice on Deportment. Never carry on a private conversation in company.
- Medical advice of a century ago. Never use an imperfect light.
- Best buy of the week. Summer Waists for Women and Children, New Styles, 98 cents, $1.50 and $1.95.
News From 100 Years Ago: 12/23/2013
Battle Lines Forming For Fight Against Telephone Company — appeal made to citizens.Continued ...
News From 100 Years Ago: 11/04/2013
Resort Hotel Burned Down — Neahtawanta hotel is a mass of ruins.Continued ...
News From 100 Years Ago: 10/28/2013
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 ...
News From 100 Years Ago: 10/21/2013
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 ...
News From 100 Years Ago: 10/14/2013
Great Apple Display: Will open at State Bank on November 5.Continued ...
- Monday, October 7, 2013
News From 100 Years Ago: 10/07/2013
TRAVERSE CITY DAY IN ELK RAPIDS and over $200 will be awarded to successful contestants in various areas.Continued ...
- Monday, September 2, 2013
News From 100 Years Ago: 09/02/2013
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
News From 100 Years Ago: 08/26/2013
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
News from 100 Years Ago: 08/19/2013
TOOK COSTLY SWIM. Sunday bathers lost money and check.Continued ...
- Monday, May 6, 2013
News from 100 Years Ago: 05/06/2013
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
News From ... 100 Years Ago: 04/22/2013
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
News from ... 100 Years Ago: 04/01/2013
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
News From ... 100 Years Ago: 03/25/2013
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- Monday, November 26, 2012
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- Monday, November 19, 2012
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- Monday, November 12, 2012
News from ... 100 years ago
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 ...
- Monday, October 15, 2012
100 Years Ago: 10/15/2012
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
News from 100 Years Ago: 10/08/2012
The Fife Lake businessmen have secured a lecture course for this winter at considerable financial risk.Continued ...
- Monday, September 24, 2012
News from ... 100 Years Ago: 09/24/2012
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
News From ... 100 Years Ago: 09/17/2012
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 ...
- Monday, September 10, 2012
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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 ...
- Monday, September 3, 2012
100 years ago: 09/03/2012
Peninsula township, especially, and Grand Traverse County generally, have lost a respected farmer and good citizen in the person of Robert Garland, after an illness that had incapacitated him for some time and from which he was a great, though patient sufferer.Continued ...
- News From 100 Years Ago: 12/23/2013