- 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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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 ...
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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
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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 ...
- Monday, August 26, 2013
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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 ...
- Monday, August 19, 2013
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TOOK COSTLY SWIM. Sunday bathers lost money and check.Continued ...
- Monday, May 6, 2013
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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 ...
- Monday, April 22, 2013
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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 ...
- Monday, April 1, 2013
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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 ...
- Monday, March 25, 2013
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- Monday, November 26, 2012
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- Monday, November 12, 2012
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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 ...
- 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
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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 ...
- Monday, October 8, 2012
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The Fife Lake businessmen have secured a lecture course for this winter at considerable financial risk.Continued ...
- Monday, September 24, 2012
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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 ...
- Monday, September 17, 2012
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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 ...
- 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 ...
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