Traverse City Record-Eagle


June 9, 2014

News From 100 Years Ago: 06/09/2014

UNBEARABLE HEAT HAS been reported in some sections of the state. Temperatures reached 105 degrees in Detroit, causing two deaths and a score of prostrations.

A SUMMER CHAUTAUQUA will be held in Traverse City beginning Sunday, July 12 and lasting for one week. Patrons of the Chautauqua are those who are willing to learn new ideas and profit by their possession. There is a constant change in the world and only those who are willing to stay in touch with these changes are the ones to get the most out of life and be of service to their fellow man. The event will be held in a waterproof tent and many liberal speakers will be on hand.

VETERANS WILL GATHER TO revive war times at Camp Straub. This event will be held at the Fair Grounds for four days. Those wishing to relive the events of fifty years ago will be held for those who were active during those active times. Sleeping quarters, meals, and interesting programs will be held during these days.

JUNE IS THE MONTH OF WEDDINGS. We are the Wedding Gift Store. Come and see our fine array of everything the new bride will need at The Northern Furniture Company 123-125 Union Street. Free with every purchase of $10 or more, a beautifully framed picture.

CHIEF OF POLICE Carson has issued an ultimatum to bike riders riding on the city sidewalks at night. Several warnings have been given. From now on, all violators will be taken to court. Between the hours of 7 p.m. and 5 a.m., riding on the walks is prohibited. All riders must take to the roads during these hours.

ON FRIDAY EVENING of this week, Professor W.C. Hoag head of the Sanitation Engineering Department of the University of Michigan, will deliver a lecture on the subject of sewage disposal as related to public health. This will give the people a chance to hear an expert on the subject of vital interest.

ARTHUR BELANGER was severely injured in an accident at the saw mill at the Oval Wood Dish Company Sunday evening. While coming down a ladder, the top step broke away and he fell onto the conveyor. He suffered injuries to his head, arm and leg.

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