- Captain Fred Eibach, the new head of the local Salvation Army, has had a varied and interesting experience in the world which provides a great help to him in his work. Mrs. Eibach came here from Owosso where she was of great assistance while he was leader of the corps in that city. Mr. Eibach is a former member of the German navy and during that time, he visited practically every country in the world.
- L. F. Judkins’ dog was struck by the flyer last Saturday morning near the station at Fife Lake and hurled against the telephone pole. He died a few minutes later.
- William Maers has stored his goods in Mrs. Frank Greene’s shop for the present. Mrs. Maers is stopping with her niece, Mrs. John Goodwill, in Union.
- The Fife Lake I. O. O. F. and Rebekah orders were well represented at the I. O. O. F. picnic held at Manton last Thursday. All report a good time.
- J. Codd, a resident south of the city, has greatly improved the appearance of his dwelling with the addition of a kitchen and porch. He has painted the exterior in an attractive green color.
- Friday evening last, Miss Bernice Stinson entertained a few friends in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Will Bartz of New York who have been here for the past week visiting friends and relatives. Mr. Bartz was formerly a Kingsley boy, having lived there when a child. He said many of the sights were familiar but his schoolmates were all changed so that he wouldn’t have remembered any of them.
- Little Bert Blackhurst fell from one of the logs in Dunn’s mill yard last Tuesday and as a result, is suffering with a broken arm. He will be wearing a cast on the broken member for several weeks.
- Miss Ruth Robertson, who has been visiting friends at Northport the past week, returned to her home Friday morning. She was accompanied by her friend, Miss Vivian Dame, who will spend a few days as her guest.
- Mr. Josephson has purchased the C. Katz Building in Grawn and is having it fitted for his stock. He will move from the Reynolds Building as soon as it is ready.
- The funeral of Thomas Andrews, who died in Traverse City of a tumor was held at Williamsburg last Saturday morning. Rev. S. A. P. Reakes officiated.
- C. M. Beers and wife, J. H. McGough and wife, and Mrs. Dr. Newton of Toledo, arrived in the city yesterday in Mr. Beers’ car. A fine summer home is in the course of construction at Carp Lake for Dr. Newton.
- Advice on deportment. Clean clothing, clean skin, clean hands, and clean, white teeth are a requisite passport for good society.
- Medical advice of a century ago. Reading in bed should be avoided.
- Best buy of the week. A Nice Series of Books for Boys and Girls, 25 cents to 75 cents at the City Book Store.
'Perry Hannah's Gifts: Then and Now'
“Perry Hannah’s Gifts: Then and Now,” is expected to arrive in town this week, fresh from the printing press and just in time for the holidays.Continued ...
Owen Walters is one of the lucky ones. “It was hard for me to do things,” he said, as his mom, Terra, reached over to squeeze his hand. “It’s really hard still.”Continued ...
Marta Hepler Drahos: Crafty Christmas helps mend broken heart
For years I’ve been on the receiving end of gifts lovingly made by hand — gifts like a picture frame decorated with beach stones I helped its creator collect, caramel and chocolate sauces for a favorite baked pear recipe, quilted wall hangings depicting my wedding and my beloved pets.Continued ...
Ed Hungness: Scooping the ashes
This fall we have been using our fireplace more than in years past. The season made its appearance and the first snow arrived before a final leaf raking.Continued ...
Books in Brief: 12/08/2013
Illustrator visit; Author discussion.Continued ...
Best Sellers: 12/08/2013
Best-selling books in northern Michigan and across the country:Continued ...
Community in Brief: 12/08/2013
"Cabin Fever" artist talk; Bayside Travellers dance; Betsie Valley Library open house; and more.Continued ...
- Saturday, December 7, 2013
'Messiah Sing' ushers in TC holiday season
David MacDougall considers himself the kind of singer who sounds better singing with a crowd than on his own.Continued ...
Rob Ford: Spread holiday cheer with eye contact
‘Whatever you do, don’t make eye contact” I said to myself. “It’s OK to look at your hands, look at your shoes, look at his beard or look at anything else, but just don’t make eye contact.”Continued ...
Body&Soul in Brief: 12/07/2013
"Pangea's 4 Peace" fundraiser; Parkinson's Support Group Christmas party; Christmas cookie sale; and more.Continued ...
Blood Drive Calendar: 12/07/2013
Where to donate blood in the region:Continued ...
Body&Soul Newsmakers: 12/07/2013
People in the news:Continued ...
Clinic model replicated nationwide
What began two decades ago on Hilton Head Island as a free clinic using retired physicians and volunteers to care for the working poor has become a model for dozens of similar clinics nationwide.Continued ...
Feds give states incomplete Medicaid data
People shopping for insurance on the federal marketplace may be informed they’re eligible for Medicaid and that their information is being sent to state officials to sign them up.Continued ...
Forced C-section is ruled justified
A newly released court judgment says that doctors were medically justified in forcing a woman to have a cesarean section last year because it was in her best interests.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 12/07/2013
Child care for holiday shoppers; old-time country dance.Continued ...
Education Newsmakers: 12/07/2013
The following local graduating seniors were named Kiwanis Club of Traverse City Students of the Month:Continued ...
- Friday, December 6, 2013
Liberace exhibit a trove of glittery glam
For years, Las Vegas tourists have had no place to pay their respects to one of the glitzy town’s founding fathers.Continued ...
How Grinchy Met The Who
Imagine “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” meets “Tommy,” sung and spoken entirely in rhyme.Continued ...
Contribute: Best Christmas light displays
We’re searching for the area’s best neighborhood Christmas light displays for an upcoming Northern Living story.Continued ...
Weekend in Brief: 12/06/2013
Christmas parody; Kalkaska Library cookie sale; Glass Mosaic Gallery open house; and more.Continued ...
Night Life Calendar: 12/06/2013
What's happening after dark across northern Michigan:Continued ...
Manistee celebrates season with reopened Vogue, Christmas Weekend
If you’ve never driven the 65 miles southwest to Manistee for the city’s Victorian Sleighbell Parade & Old Christmas Weekend there’s an extra reason to make the trip this year.Continued ...
OTP gets in the spirit with 'Wonderful Life'
Jill Beauchamp has watched the movie, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” every Christmas season since she was young.Continued ...
Mandela film breaks box office records in S. Africa
A movie depicting the life of Nelson Mandela has become South Africa's highest grossing picture after its opening last week, its producers said Thursday.Continued ...
- 'Perry Hannah's Gifts: Then and Now'