Traverse City Record-Eagle

News From 100 Years Ago

June 11, 2012

News from 100 years ago: 06/11/2012

  • Last week was a busy one in the high school, an important week with some big feature each day. Sixty-seven graduates were at the concluding program which was the largest class in the school's history. It was the culmination of a long course of study, the last act of a high school career crowned with success and the hour when each boy and girl was presented with a diploma that will mean much to them in the years to come.
  • The annual Moose party given at Grange hall in Mayfield on Saturday evening was reported to be a complete success. The Cadillac Moose orchestra furnished the music. The free trout supper was the feature of the evening and was highly complimented, the success being due to Chef Wallie Blue and his assistants. Free lemonade was served from the oaken bucket, presided over by four young ladies.
  • Mrs. Bella Garland accompanied her nephew, Guy Hall, left today for Chicago where they will spend a couple of weeks visiting. They left on the M. & N. E. for Manistee and from there will take the lake trip across.
  • As the month of weddings was fully ushered in, the first of a number scheduled to occur within the next three weeks was solemnized at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Rattenbury, 325 Eleventh Street, when their daughter, Miss Florence J., who has been one of the most feted brides elect for a number of seasons, became the wife of Morgan Martin of Saginaw. The decorations of the rooms had simple lines, yet were charming.
  • 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 will return to the city late tonight.
  • Active preparations for the summer Chautauqua have begun by the Board of Trade with the end in view of making it the greatest success that has ever been carried out in the city. This is an enterprise to which every citizen should be interested as it is seldom that such talent as has been secured appears in a town this size.
  • Miss Martha Barnsteine is now at her Fife Lake home for the summer vacation. Miss Barnsteine has been a teacher at the South Boardman school where the spring term has closed.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ford Fanning visited at Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Case' s last week. Mr. and Mrs. Fanning have spent the past winter in the east visiting among relatives and friends are here again to spend the summer at their old home in Long Lake District No. 4 before going to their new home in Toledo, Ohio.
  • Miss Delcie Williams, a resident of Grawn, went to Interlochen Friday to attend the school picnic. She also plans to visit friends while in that village.
  • The graduating exercises were held at the church in Williamsburg last Friday. A class of nine members received their diplomas following Mr. Tyler's speech. The building was crowded to its capacity by relatives and friends of the young people. The various recitations were listened to with great interest.
  • Leonard B. Artlip, aged 81 years, died last night at the home of Emory Curtis where he has made his home during the past few years. Mr. Artlip was one of the early pioneers of the region having come here 34 years ago from New York state. He is survived by two sons.
  • Advice on deportment. Learn to say kind and pleasant things when opportunity offers.
  • Medical advice of a century ago. Great caution is advised in the use of wine for the aged.
  • Best buy of the week. Ice Cream Freezers, $1.45 at J. W. Slater.

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