— 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.
— MARION ISLAND, the “Emerald Isle” of the Grand Traverse region will undergo a spring housecleaning. Frederick Hall Fowler, son of the owner, Mrs. Marion Hall Fowler, will lead a force of eight men to do the chore. Mr. Fowler has just arrived from California. Under brush and dead wood will be removed in order to protect the Island from fires.
— RAPID TRANSIT Company will begin making runs to the Cemetery for ten cents each way. If the patronage warrants it, two more cars will be put on, according to E.A. Hubbard, the Corporation’s head.
— THE TRAVERSE City High School was represented by four young men in the Michigan Agricultural Meet. Ivan Gore, George Whiting, Walter Hanson, and Lloyd Cleveland will represent the quarter mile, shot put, high broad jumps, high jump and half mile.
— WOULD THE lady who lives on Division Street please return the umbrella handed to her by mistake on Saturday from the street car. Mrs. Limpricht, 146 State Street or call 415.
— EVERY TIME we read of a Regatta being planned, a banquet given, or plans made for the coming season by boat clubs in other cities, it makes us think of what a fine club there could be in Traverse City if a beginning were only made in that direction.
— TRAVERSE CITY is to have another industry, a sausage factory which will be conducted by Albert Petertyl and Joseph Urban. The new factory will be located in the Joseph Wilhelm Building formerly occupied by the Gifford Electrical Company. Both men are experienced in the meat industry. Their specialty will be pure homemade sausage and they will also offer other meat products.
— Compiled by Cathy Griffin at the Traverse Area Historical Society in collaboration with the Traverse Area District Library.