Traverse City Record-Eagle


June 16, 2014

News From 100 Years Ago: 06/16/2014

n THE BONTON AND ROYAL Worcester Corset Demonstration continues all this week at Steinberg Brothers. In personal charge is Mrs. Griffin, an expert corsetiere from the designing rooms of The Royal Worcester Corset Co. You are invited to attend.

n THERE IS MONEY TO LOAN on Real Estate. Contact Clara E. Palmer at LaMode Millenary.

n STRINGS OF ELECTRIC LIGHTS are being placed by the city across Front Street from Park to Union. These are being put up in time for the reception of the Michigan bankers who will be in the City June 25. The City Commission decided to leave the lights remain for the rest of the summer. They will be a great advertisement for the city as a number of conventions are slated here in the coming months.

n GLEN GILBERT APPEARED BEFORE Justice Birdsall this morning on complaint from Patrolman Olsen. He pleaded guilty of riding his bicycle on the sidewalk at night. He paid a fine of $3.75. It is alleged that the lad had been warned before not to do this.

n DR. T.W. THIRLBY appeared before Justice Curtis this afternoon and pleaded guilty to a charge of driving a car without lights after dark, preferred against him by Patrolman Canfield. He paid a fine and cost of thirteen dollars. The Patrolman alleged that Dr. Thirlby argued with him when asked to show his lights and was arrested and put in the city lockup for a few minutes.

n NEW LIGHTS are being placed on top of the Traverse City State Bank. The electric letters on the top of the building are being painted white. The dial and the cupalo have also been painted. Smith and Holmes are in charge of the work.

n MRS. MARY GRAY of this city, has returned home after being confined to the Grand Traverse Hospital for four weeks ill with typhoid fever.

n A ROCK STURGEON weighing 104 pounds and measuring six feet six inches was captured in the Bay Saturday night. It took one half hour for Frank Kilmurray, George Kastner and Glen Sundquist to land the monster after it was hooked at killed in the water, breaking all fishing records.

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