Traverse City Record-Eagle


April 21, 2014

News From 100 Years Ago: 04/21/2014

n SUFFRAGE MOVEMENT DEBATE was held at the Woman’s Club on Friday. Under the leadership of Mrs. M.S. Sanders. Mrs. Sanders has been in charge of the movement in the city.

n THE GREAT SHIP “SEEAND BEE” will be sailing daily between Buffalo and Cleveland for $3.00. The ship has 510 staterooms and can accommodate 1,500 passengers.

n THE DELIVERY TEAM OF T.A. Nelson went on a rampage this morning. They began from the rear of Grinnell Brothers and continued running down Front Street where they nearly ran through a window of Douglass and Kellogg. They collided with a rig owned by J.C. McCormick. The three horses and two rigs involved in the melee were soon untangled and all were well.

n THE FUNERAL SERVICE for Charles Wilhelm was held at his residence at 404 Sixth Street. The floral offerings were very elaborate and testified to the esteem in which Mr. Wilhelm was held. The Boardman River Electric Light and Power Company shut down for thirty minutes during the service.

n AN IMITATION campfire built in a shed by children, caused a small fire. This occurred at 318 West Tenth Street. The damage was slight as the fire apparatus arrived in a timely manner.

n CITY PRIDE is the foremost necessity if a city is to grow and thrive. Any city is exactly what the people make it and good people must be involved for the city to move upward.

n DENTISTS OF TRAVERSE CITY agree to close their offices every Friday afternoon beginning May 1 to October 1.

n WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON from four to six, all children under the age of twelve will be admitted free to Missionary Exposition at Baptist Church.

n THE PROSPECTIVE BLACK AND GOLD baseball team looks like a winner. The schedule is partially completed and Captain Cate has made some of his selections.

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