* Newspapers from December 1914 are not available to the History Center. Today's column features news items from 110 years ago, December 1904.
• DR. E.L. THIRLBY, who has been abroad for the last year taking post graduate work in hospitals, has set sail and will return by way of France, arriving home in the near future. The doctor has decided to resume practice in this city.
• BABE WINNIE shattered the alley record at Wilkinson’s last evening and also holds the high score for the city at 263. The record made by Louie Tinkhame at the We-Que-ton club house last summer at 253, was the high score for the city for some time. Mr. Winnie made eight strikes in a row and this helped shatter the old record.
• LADIES BUYING or telephoning an order for kid gloves or mittens at J.W. Milliken’s store tomorrow will not only serve their own convenience and find suitable Christmas gifts, but will confer a favor upon the Aid Society of the Congregational Church for whose benefit Mr. Milliken offers ten per cent discount on all sales.
• CHRISTMAS SMOKING JACKETS are welcome by any man. There is nothing a man will appreciate more for a Christmas gift than a House Coat. He’ll think all the more of it. because not one man in a dozen will buy one for himself. Add a pair of slippers and a comfortable fire and his “Cup of Happiness” will be complete. Stop in at Hamilton’s Clothing Company for the latest selections.
• GREAT CANDY SALE now happening at The Economy Store, 241 Front Street. Over 5,000 pounds, fifty varieties—of the choicest candies ever produced by mortal man and sold at only ten cents a pound!
• HACK TANGLED IN ROPE almost caused an accident. A rope stretched across the street by workmen on the federal building came near causing a severe accident this morning. John Bush, who was attempting to make a quick run from the G.R. & I. to the Pere Marquette, the two trains having only a five minute interval between trains, got caught up in the dangerous impediment, and a smash up was only averted by a quick stop. The rope caught the hack and, needless to say, Mr. Bush missed the train.
• A GOOD SUBSCRIPTION AGENT is needed to cover Traverse City for subscriptions to “The Liar”, Michigan’s Merry Magazine. Good men can earn up to $5 a day. References required at Box 189, Traverse City, Michigan.