PROFITS DOOMED! J.W. Slater is having a Manufacturer’s Outlet Sale, now in progress at 120 E. Front Street. Look for the bright green sign. Prices have been slashed with spirited selling for five more days. Hurry in while the unheard of prices are in effect!

The following continues the list of students named to the winter 2019 dean’s list at Grand Valley State University:

FRANKFORT — Carl and Mary Barnum, of Frankfort, together with Bruce and Kris Magnotti, of Plano, Illinois, proudly announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their children, Gloria and Trevor.

Evan Barnes, of Frankfort, made the chancellor’s list for the spring 2019 semester at the University of Minnesota Crookston. Barnes is studying sport and recreation management.

MORGAN’S TOUR Bus has been taken from its regular schedule and will hereafter have a stand at the Whiting Hotel. The car will make a business of taking picnic and sight seeing parties and will make trips to the Asylum, Edgewood and East Bay. Call No. 3 on the phone for more information.

CHIEF OF Police C.W. Ashton wishes to warn the automobile drivers of the city that they must live up to the law in regard to speed, turning corners, lights, etc., or they will be prosecuted to the limit, regardless of who they are or whose car they are driving. The law regulating the driving of automobiles is plain and ignorance of the law will be no excuse. Every complaint will be investigated thoroughly and every effort made to convict the violators of the law.

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TRAVERSE CITY — Mr. and Mrs. Claude McGeorge, of Traverse City, recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Claude McGeorge and the former Marilyn Morrison were married on Aug. 21, 1954 at the First Free Methodist Church in Muskegon.

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TRAVERSE CITY — George and Clara (Kratochvil) McManus celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Saturday, Aug. 3, at the family farm on Garfield Road. They were married Aug. 16, 1949 at the old St. Francis Church with the Rev. Joseph E. Kohler officiating.

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TRAVERSE CITY — Bob and Ann were married in Detroit Aug. 21, 1969. They met shortly after Ann returned from serving two years in the Peace Corps.

TRAVERSE CITY — Jan and George Underwood, of Traverse City, are celebrating 50 years of marriage.

SEEING A pair of bicycle bars sticking out of a sand bar in the rear of his home, Harold Limpricht dug down and discovered a buried wheel. Notifying the police, it was found that the wheel was one that had been stolen from Peter Lamphere who works for the Jackson Machine Company, and when the sand from the Ladies Library building excavation was hauled to the rear of the Limprecht place on State Street, west of the Post Office, the wheel became buried. Spaulding Friedrich reported that his wheel had been stolen early this morning.

David Mather, of Traverse City, graduated from DePauw University in Indiana in May. Mather received a bachelor’s degree in performance (music). He also made the spring 2019 dean's list.

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FIFE LAKE — The Rev. Dr. Arthur and Beatrice Van Eck, of Fife Lake, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 24. They were married at Oakdale Reformed Church in Grand Rapids.

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TRAVERSE CITY — Patrick and Margaret “Maggie” (Orr) Curtin celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 24, 2019 with their family in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

THE BARN of Frank Rokos, driver of the city sprinkler, was destroyed by fire at 3:30 this afternoon. The barn was located in the alley of Spruce Street and the flames had such a start that by the time the department arrived, other buildings were in danger and the siren was sounded. They were all saved however, and $200 will cover the loss. Boys playing with fire crackers caused the blaze.

WILLIAM HASLIP got mixed up in a serious runaway yesterday. Mr. Haslip and a boy were driving when the horse got frightened and started to run. Both were thrown from the rig and Mr. Haslip’s right femur was broken. As Mr. Haslip is 82 years old, the injury is very dangerous for it will take a long time to heal. The boy was run over but not injured.

TRAVERSE CITY — Jane and George were married on July 28, 1969 at St. Mary’s of Mt. Carmel in Manistee. The Reverend Anthony Bourdow officiated.

OLD MISSION and Boyne City played an extremely long baseball game yesterday. It lasted through twenty innings and was played until dark. Boyne City won with a score of 5 to 4 over Old Mission.

These images are provided by the Traverse Area Historical Society in collaboration with the Traverse Area District Library. Please contact the TAHS at 231-995-0313 or email if you have questions or comments.

THROUGH THE seizure of 82 pounds of fish out of a shipment of 90 pounds from the American Express Company at Kaleva, by State Deputy Game Warden Smith yesterday, trouble will surely follow. The shipper is not only liable for shipping illegal fish, but also for failing to mark the package with his name and address. The fish came from Leland and contained 80 pounds of white fish and 2 pounds of Lake Trout.

Did you know that in the mid-20th century an Oleson’s Food Store was located at 124 E. State St.? The building earlier housed the Victor Petertyl Wagon Works. These images are provided by the Traverse Area Historical Society in collaboration with the Traverse Area District Library. Please co…

A GIRL not over 10 years of age, with light hair and not especially well dressed, fell off the Hannah & Lay chute about 6:30 last evening and but for the quickness and bravery of Patrolman Jesse Brayton, would surely have drowned. She was playing on the docks with two other children. They ran after she fell in. The young lady would not give the patrolman her name for fear she would get in trouble. The police later found she was there with his father who was spearing off the chute. He turned his back for one minute when she fell in. Her name was Iva Parmenter of 517 Rose Street. She was described as a “nervous” young lady and the blue uniform of the Officer scared her.

Amanda L. Porter, of Traverse City, graduated with a doctorate in medicine from the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine in Minnesota. Porter plans to pursue a medical residency in neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.

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MASON — Donald Cleatus Ingersoll was born April 20, 1940 in Fife Lake and died Sept. 6, 2019 in Mason. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Ingersoll; one sister, Brenda Secord, of Lansing; one brother, Garey, of Kingsley; four children, Kevin, Lisa, Greg and Holi; five grandchildren; and two…


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