- The enterprising people of Central Lake, Antrim County, have landed a salting station for their town. The new institution is backed by Grant, Beall & Co. of Chicago. Some years ago this village was important as a lumber center and now it is coming to the front because of the rich agricultural lands surrounding it.
- The June term of the Circuit Court, which convenes Monday, has few cases to be tried. The criminal case, People vs. William and Laura Witte on charges of manslaughter will undoubtedly garner the most attention.
- Mr. and Mrs. Marvin McMahan of Traverse City spent the weekend visiting Mr. and Mrs. Clint Copeland and other friends at Monroe Center. They enjoyed reminiscing about the many happy times spent together and partaking of the bountiful meals served at each host's home.
- Mrs. R. R. Bates, a resident of Almira, was the guest of Mrs. Atwood Lake Friday evening. From there she went to her son, Carl's home at Thompsonville on Saturday.
- Mrs. Frank O. Balch, who has been visiting her mother, Mrs. Loren Roberts, went to Chicago today. Mr. Balch will return in about ten days. She was accompanied by her sister, Mrs. L. F. Titus.
- The regular meeting of the Wisteria Rebekkah Lodge No. 425, was held in their hall Thursday evening at which time officers were elected for the ensuing year: Sarah Tompkins was elected Noble Grand. Other offices filled were: Vice Grand, Recording Secretary, Treasurer, Representatives, Alternates, Deputy, Pianist and Captain of Degree Staff.
- Undersheriff J. E. Cameron has decided to enter the race for sheriff of Grand Traverse county and will enter the primary contest in August with the intention of winning. During the past four years he has filled the position of undersheriff and given satisfaction. The experience will be valuable to him in the conduct of the office, should he be elected.
- The Missouri discharged a quantity of freight including two motor boats, one for the use of the Sleeping Bear Life Saving station and one for North Manitou. They are new and fully equipped with the latest water rescue equipment.
- n The prospects for fruit in the Glen Haven region are very encouraging. The peach orchards bid fair to yield a good crop. The large orchard on Oswegatchie farm has a better showing than ever before. Other products of the soil are being planted in quantities.
- A party consisting of George Robertson, Mr. and Mrs. George Arnold and Mrs. Evans went to Karlin this morning to attend the Pomona Grange. They also plan to visit a number of friends who live in the village.
- Advice on deportment. Learn to speak in a gentle tone of voice.
- Medical advice of a century ago. For sweetening food, milk sugar is much less prone to excite acid fermentation than cane sugar.
- Best buy of the week. Slip-on Coats, Special $5.00 at The Hannah & Lay Mercantile Co.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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