Traverse City Record-Eagle

December 2, 2013

News From 100 Years Ago: 12/02/2013

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Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — n Honor Couple in Hands of Sheriff — Sheriff Tucker of this county returned last night with Joseph Hunt and Mayme, wife of Frank Hunt of this village whom he had arrested in Grand Rapids upon a serious charge. Hunt came here from Alberta, Canada, some time ago and becoming infatuated with Mrs. Hunt, who is no relation of his and induced her to leave her family and elope with him. The couple were followed to Norwalk, Chicago, Manistee and finally to Grand Rapids, where they were arrested. Hunt was formerly in the harness business in this village and is well known in Traverse City where he dealt largely with wholesale harness firms. Hunt is now in the county jail awaiting trial while Mrs. Hunt was released in order that she might care for her two children.

n Paid Dearly — The hunting season which closed Sunday cost 135 human lives and 125 wounded which figures indicate that the high price of meat applies to deer as well as other varieties of animals. Michigan contributed 28 dead and 16 injured to the high cost of hunting.

n Williamsburg — Mr. Beckwith reports a fine run of grain threshing, having threshed 51,700 bushels from August 4th to November 4th.

n James Kosar, who was operated upon for appendicitis, died at his home near Interlochen Monday morning at 3:30. He leaves a wife and seven children. He was taken to Chicago for burial.

n Suttons Bay — The boys’ high school basketball team won from the Traverse Reliances. December 12 the boys meet the fast East Jordan High school, who were considered the fastest team in northern Michigan last year.