Traverse City Record-Eagle


June 23, 2014

News From 100 Years Ago: 06/23/2014

n CITY ORDINANCE AND STATE LAW make it illegal to shoot off firecrackers or any explosives within the city limits prior to July 4. Trouble is bound to ensue for those who do not heed this warning.

n DRIVERS OF THE ONE HUNDRED automobiles to go on the Peninsula Trip tomorrow are instructed to have their tops down. This will enable the people to see the country the are driving through.

Honorable Frank Hamilton will lead the Michigan Bankers procession.

Markers pointing out areas of interest have been set out along the way.

n ARTHUR KILMURRAY’S LONG LAKE barn was struck by lightning last evening. He had turned his team into pasture because it was so warm, and this probably saved them.

A beam directly above their stalls was splintered by lightning.

Two animals standing near the silo were killed. The barn was insured.

The eleven o’clock Pere Marquette now carries a Parlor Car.


These lots are between Eleventh and Fourteenth and one block in from Union.

These exceptional lots are now available for $98 to $148 each. Most of the lots are 25 feet wide.

n THE J.T. POLK COMPANY of Greenwood, Ind., one of the four largest canning companies in the country, tendered a complimentary six course banquet at the Park Place last evening to the representatives of the Cornwell Beef Company to show their new line of canned vegetables.

n NO PREACHING SERVICE at the Congregational Church this Sunday as Reverend Cochlin is absent. There will, however, be Sunday School.

n WANTED: TWO NEAT APPEARING young ladies to canvass and collect in Traverse City. Salary or commission. Contact Lewis Smith at Central News Stand after 7 p.m.

n GASOLINE is 12 cents a gallon until further notice. Grand Traverse Auto Co., 132-134 W. Front Street.

n THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE, HERALD, AMERICAN and Examiner delivered to any part of the city at 50 cents per month.

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