The following continues the list of students who received awards from the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association:

— OF THE 135 young pupils who took the Eighth Grade examination, School Commissioner Crisp has found that 65 have passed and will be given diplomas.

Did you know a small pond called Willow Lake sat east of Building 50 on the State Hospital grounds from approximately 1900 to 1995 or 1996? In the 1970s a lighted fountain was added to the lake. These images are provided by the Traverse Area Historical Society in collaboration with the Trave…

— ALL CITIZENS who desire to aid in embellishing the City’s parks by the contribution of shrubbery such as lilacs, snowballs, spiraea or similar ornamental growths, will confer a favor by notifying Dr. W. E. Moon or F. E. Lahyn, Park Committee.

The following continues the list of students who received awards from the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association:

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 contact@traversehistory.org if you have questions or comments.

Did you know in the mid-20th century several sets of tourist cabins were located in Traverse City? This circa-1945 image is of the Pine Lane Cabins. They were located at 14th Street and Rennie Road, today Veterans Drive. These images are provided by the Traverse Area Historical Society in co…

— A LEAP for liberty through the basement of the county jail, a swim across the icy waters of the Boardman with chill winds of the north freezing the marrow of the bones, a tramp to the Brimley school house where he found a bed of straw near a barn, another tramp to Kingsley, thence on to Bu…

Traverse City West Senior High School junior Gracie Noller was accepted into the weeklong Women in Automotive Engineering camp at Michigan Technological University. Noller earned a competitive scholarship award to attend.

Alma College students earned “outstanding delegation” awards at the National Model United Nations Conference in March. The team included Kennedy MacGirr, a senior from Frankfort representing Djibouti; Connor Mayer, a senior from Traverse City representing Egypt; and Bennett Schmitt, a senior…

— POISONED EVIDENTLY by a pork steak which they had eaten at supper, Vern A. Strong, wife, children and guest Mrs. E. C. Prentice, suffered agonies all night and some were considerably improved this morning. Mr. Strong, who ate the most, was unable to go to work this morning. Mrs. Prentice w…

Did you know the Traverse City State Hospital once ran its own greenhouse? 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 contact@traversehistory.org if you have ques…

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 contact@traversehistory.org if you have questions or comments.

— REMEMBER THE best investment on Earth is Earth itself. The Land Man sells it. Call and see him or phone 197. Fred B. Federspiel, Rooms 1 and 2 in the Majestic Building, Traverse City.

Maris E. Lutzke, of Beulah, and Abigail Machin, of Traverse City, made the president’s list during the fall 2018 term at Northwood University.

Did you know the Weaver Building originally sported a greenhouse on its north end? Located south of Front Street on the west side of Union Street, today the Weaver Building houses several businesses, including The Bookie Joint. These images are provided by the Traverse Area Historical Societ…

— MANY PERSONS have noticed the gulls flying in a southwesterly direction from the Bay, leaving many people to wonder their destination. Inquiry lead to the disclosure that the birds were heading to the asylum slaughter house to feed on refuse which is thrown out to them. The slaughter house…

The following students earned bachelor’s degrees from Alma College during 2018: Blake Beyer, of Traverse City; and Paige Emerson and Jonathan Gottwald, both of Lake Ann.

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 contact@traversehistory.org if you have questions or comments.

— BUCKLEN’S ARNICA Salve will cure Skin Eruptions, Eczema, Salt Rheum, Boils, Fever Sores, Burns, Scalds, Cuts and Piles. This miracle salve is available for only 25 cents at Bugbee Drug, S.E, Wait & Sons, Frank Meads and Hannah & Lay.

Traverse City Central High School students Annabelle Arends, Morgan Davis, Lauren Fleming and Emlin Munch were named finalists in the 25th annual Italian Songs and Arias Vocal Competition. The finalists perform a live concert with piano accompaniment in May.

This photo is probably from the mid- to late-1940s. 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 contact@traversehistory.org if you have questions or comments.

— PROFESSOR IVAN Weld of the Dairy Division of the Agricultural Department, Washington, D.C., will arrive in the City Sunday to attend the Dairymen’s Convention. He is desirous of analyzing the milk sold in the city and requests that all dairymen submit samples to him for tests. The fee is 5…

The following NMC employees will receive awards for teaching excellence from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development:

Did you know that Sipples Used Cars was located where today's Junior Discount Tires stands at 602 E. Eighth St.? This is along the stretch of Eighth Street that is getting a major makeover this summer. This image is dated 1948. These images are provided by the Traverse Area Historical Societ…

— IT IS probable that Commencement Exercises will run on a different plan for them than in past years. It has been the custom to have the exercises given in one evening, the class valedictorian, salutatorian, and class orator giving their parts---followed by an outside speaker and then diplo…

The Traverse City West Senior High School Donation Club recently collected more than $10,000 for nonprofit organizations. The 30 staff members have donated to 21 local, state, national and international nonprofits since February 2017. Benefactors include Michael’s Place, Toys for Tots, Titan…

— UNCLE SAM will hold an examination for Railway Mail Clerks in Traverse City throughout the United States on May 15. Many ambitious young men with only a very ordinary school education, can readily pass this exam. The government wants young men over 18 and with common sense, to take the exa…

Roller-skater dancers Julie Bradford and Harold Telgard in Traverse City. This photo was selected from Richard Fidler’s “How the Good Times Rolled: What we did for fun Before the Digital Age,” published by Mission Point Press in 2018.

The following continues the list of students inducted into the Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District Career-Tech Center National Technical Society Student Honor Roll:

Men enjoyed a cigar as a regular pastime around 1900. This photo was selected from Richard Fidler’s “How the Good Times Rolled: What we did for fun Before the Digital Age,” published by Mission Point Press in 2018.

— A FUR COAT was found at the corner of Spruce and Front Street. Owner may claim it at 215 North Spruce Street and pay for this notice.

Andrew Wayne Gildersleeve, of Elk Rapids, was recognized on the Norwich University dean’s list for the fall 2018 term.

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