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Extractions From the "Avalanche" a Crawford Co., MI Newspaper 1879-1940's

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HINDS

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Mr. and Mrs. E. H. BAKER, and little son of Flint are spending the week with her sister, Mrs. Frank PHELPS. (22 Apr 1909)


E. H. BAKER

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Mr. and Mrs. E. H. BAKER, and little son of Flint are spending the week with her sister, Mrs. Frank PHELPS. (22 Apr 1909)


Mrs. E. H. BAKER HINDS

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Mr. and Mrs. E. H. BAKER, and little son of Flint are spending the week with her sister, Mrs. Frank PHELPS. (22 Apr 1909)


C. COGGINS

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-FREDERIC FREAKS.
Mrs. C. COGGINS was called to Standish by the death of her father. (22 Apr 1909)


Mrs. C. COGGINS

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-FREDERIC FREAKS.
Mrs. C. COGGINS was called to Standish by the death of her father. (22 Apr 1909)


Paul LABRACH

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-The forest fires raging all around Grayling, destroyed the dwelling of Paul LABRACH with all its contents, leaving the family destitute. Ed. ALGER, one of his neighbors, lost his barn, harness and some tools. (10 Sep 1908)

-A sad accident occured Tuesday evening at the old fire pit on the south side of the river. The 14 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul LaBRASH, with another little boy, named WOOD, were getting kindling wood, which they were allowed to carry away, and Joseph discovered smoke coming from a crevice in the sawdust. Fearing that it was burned in under him, he pushed some fresh sawdust into it, and was crowding it down with a stick, when an explosion occured striking him in the upper part of the face, entirely blinding him. The WOOD boy got him out and led him home, from where he was at once taken to Dr. MERRIMAN's office, who, seeing the serious injury, sent for Dr. TOMLINSON. They think the right eye will be entirely destroyed but that the left may be saved. On their advice Supervisor CONNINE sent him with Dr. MERRIMAN to the University hospital on the night train. (15 Apr 1909)

-E. LaBRASH, who was taken to Ann Arbor for treatment for the injury to his eyes, from an explosion in the mill fire-pit, came home last week. The sight of both eyes is saved, much to the surprise of many, but to the great joy of the boy and his family and friends. (29 Apr 1909)


E. LABRACH

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-A sad accident occured Tuesday evening at the old fire pit on the south side of the river. The 14 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul LaBRASH, with another little boy, named WOOD, were getting kindling wood, which they were allowed to carry away, and Joseph discovered smoke coming from a crevice in the sawdust. Fearing that it was burned in under him, he pushed some fresh sawdust into it, and was crowding it down with a stick, when an explosion occured striking him in the upper part of the face, entirely blinding him. The WOOD boy got him out and led him home, from where he was at once taken to Dr. MERRIMAN's office, who, seeing the serious injury, sent for Dr. TOMLINSON. They think the right eye will be entirely destroyed but that the left may be saved. On their advice Supervisor CONNINE sent him with Dr. MERRIMAN to the University hospital on the night train. (15 Apr 1909)

-E. LaBRASH, who was taken to Ann Arbor for treatment for the injury to his eyes, from an explosion in the mill fire-pit, came home last week. The sight of both eyes is saved, much to the surprise of many, but to the great joy of the boy and his family and friends. (29 Apr 1909)


FAILING

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Mr. and Mrs. A. B. FAILING are enjoying a visit from his sister, Mrs. C. F. PAPENDICK and children, of Wager, North Dakota. They are on their way to Lake City, this state, where they intend to make their future home. Mr. PAPENDICK is at Lake City already to make preparation for the arrival of his family. (13 May 1909)


C. F. PAPENDICK

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Mr. and Mrs. A. B. FAILING are enjoying a visit from his sister, Mrs. C. F. PAPENDICK and children, of Wager, North Dakota. They are on their way to Lake City, this state, where they intend to make their future home. Mr. PAPENDICK is at Lake City already to make preparation for the arrival of his family. (13 May 1909)


Mrs. C. F. PAPENDICK FAILING

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Mr. and Mrs. A. B. FAILING are enjoying a visit from his sister, Mrs. C. F. PAPENDICK and children, of Wager, North Dakota. They are on their way to Lake City, this state, where they intend to make their future home. Mr. PAPENDICK is at Lake City already to make preparation for the arrival of his family. (13 May 1909)


BISHOP

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Mrs. Sarah BISHOP, aged 78 years mother of Eugene BISHOP, was struck by the engine of the in-coming train bound south, at the Main-st crossing in this village Tuesday afternoon, and instantly killed. She and her son had rooms and kept house, and after eating dinner and doing up the dishes the old lady started up town and at the corssing became confused at the number of trains moving and stepped in front of the swiftly incoming passenger train and was struck and tossed as high as a box car and sailed through the air fully 50 feet before hitting the ground. One of the county coroners, made an examination and found her left jaw broken, left arm fractured in two places and left leg broken below the knee, and internally injured. - Gaylord Herald. (13 May 1909)


Mrs. Sarah BISHOP

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Mrs. Sarah BISHOP, aged 78 years mother of Eugene BISHOP, was struck by the engine of the in-coming train bound south, at the Main-st crossing in this village Tuesday afternoon, and instantly killed. She and her son had rooms and kept house, and after eating dinner and doing up the dishes the old lady started up town and at the corssing became confused at the number of trains moving and stepped in front of the swiftly incoming passenger train and was struck and tossed as high as a box car and sailed through the air fully 50 feet before hitting the ground. One of the county coroners, made an examination and found her left jaw broken, left arm fractured in two places and left leg broken below the knee, and internally injured. - Gaylord Herald. (13 May 1909)


Eugene BISHOP

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Mrs. Sarah BISHOP, aged 78 years mother of Eugene BISHOP, was struck by the engine of the in-coming train bound south, at the Main-st crossing in this village Tuesday afternoon, and instantly killed. She and her son had rooms and kept house, and after eating dinner and doing up the dishes the old lady started up town and at the corssing became confused at the number of trains moving and stepped in front of the swiftly incoming passenger train and was struck and tossed as high as a box car and sailed through the air fully 50 feet before hitting the ground. One of the county coroners, made an examination and found her left jaw broken, left arm fractured in two places and left leg broken below the knee, and internally injured. - Gaylord Herald. (13 May 1909)


W. DECKETT

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-There died in Grayling on Monday at 12:10 a. m. Miss Mabel DECKETT, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. DECKETT. The family having formerly lived in Black River, removing to Grayling last October. Miss DECKETT was in her 19th year, and has been in failing health for nearly a year and come to Grayling to see if the change would benefit her. She was a patient sufferor through her affliction, was highly respected by all who knew her, and her kind and loving disposition. She leaves to mourn her loss a sorrowing father and mother, five brothers and one young sister. The community extends to the family their sincere sympathy in their hour of sorrow. (20 May 1909)

-CARD OF THANKS.
We wish to thank the many kind friends and neighbors for the sympathy extended us during our late sad bereavement, the illness and death of our dear daughter. We also desire to return many thanks for the many beautiful floral offerings.
W. DECKETT and FAMILY. (27 May 1909)


Mabel DECKETT

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-There died in Grayling on Monday at 12:10 a. m. Miss Mabel DECKETT, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. DECKETT. The family having formerly lived in Black River, removing to Grayling last October. Miss DECKETT was in her 19th year, and has been in failing health for nearly a year and come to Grayling to see if the change would benefit her. She was a patient sufferor through her affliction, was highly respected by all who knew her, and her kind and loving disposition. She leaves to mourn her loss a sorrowing father and mother, five brothers and one young sister. The community extends to the family their sincere sympathy in their hour of sorrow. (20 May 1909)

-The funeral of the late Mabel DECKETT was held on Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the M. P. Church. Services conducted by the Pastor Rev. R. H. CUNNINGHAM. There was a large attendance. The floral offerings were beautiful and were from the school, 3rd grade, one from the friends and neighbors also from the young ladies and many others. The folowing acted as pall bearers Misses G. and A. JENNING, M. and L. LARSON, M. LARSON and Mrs. MADISON. (27 May 1909)


H. GOSLOW

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-A HOME WEDDING.
On May 12, at 8:00 p. m., Miss Alma PECK of Grayling, and Mr. H. GOSLOW of Gaylord, were married by Rev. FLEMING at the home of the bride. Miss Gladys PECK, sister of the bride, and Miss Nora GOSLOW, of Gaylord, sister of the groom, were brides maids and Mr. Reuben GOSLOW, brother of the groom, and Mr. C. LABERTEAUX, of Vanderbilt, groom's men.
The wedding procession marched into the room to Raynold's Wedding March, and stood under a beautiful white arch, decorated with smilax. The bride held a beautiful boquet of white carnations, tied with white satin ribbons. The brides' maids held sweet peas.
The bride wore silk mull, trimmed with Irish point lace, made empire style.
Among the guests present were Mrs. Hattie GOSLOW, of Gaylord, mother of the groom, Mr. and Mrs. J. K. BATES and Mr. and Mrs. A. SCHREIBER and daughter, of Maple Forest, Mr. C. LABERTEAUX, of Vanderbilt, Mr. Reuben GOSLOW and Miss Nora GOSLOW of Gaylord; Mr. and Mrs. A. FAILING and daughter, Mrs. McINTYRE and Mr. and Mrs. Joe SMITH, of Grayling.
Many beautiful presents were received.
The happy couple left Grayling Friday morning, for their new home in Gaylord.
May joy and prosperity go with them. (20 May 1909)


Alma PECK

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Geo. A. MANK and wife, of Vanderbilt, were down for a few days celebration with old friends. Their niece, Miss Alma PECK, accompanied them home. (6 Jul 1905)

-Miss Alma PECK has since New Years day, while convalescent from illness, completed a bed quilt containing 4,200 pieces and about 170,000 stiches. All hand work. (7 Mar 1907)

-Miss Alma PECK, who was visiting her aunt, Mrs. Geo. A. MARSH, last week, was riding in Gaylord on Thursday evening when the carriage was overturned by a bank of sand in the street, and the occupants all quite severely injured. It was though that one of Alma's eyes was ruined, but her father says she is recovering nicely. (22 Aug 1907)

-Miss Alma PECK returned Saturday from visiting her uncle, Mr. L. D. SEWELL in Montcalm county for the past two months. She also visited Mr. and Mrs. Chas. McKAY in Midland county on her way. Alma is greatly improved in health. (20 Aug 1908)

-A HOME WEDDING.
On May 12, at 8:00 p. m., Miss Alma PECK of Grayling, and Mr. H. GOSLOW of Gaylord, were married by Rev. FLEMING at the home of the bride. Miss Gladys PECK, sister of the bride, and Miss Nora GOSLOW, of Gaylord, sister of the groom, were brides maids and Mr. Reuben GOSLOW, brother of the groom, and Mr. C. LABERTEAUX, of Vanderbilt, groom's men.
The wedding procession marched into the room to Raynold's Wedding March, and stood under a beautiful white arch, decorated with smilax. The bride held a beautiful boquet of white carnations, tied with white satin ribbons. The brides' maids held sweet peas.
The bride wore silk mull, trimmed with Irish point lace, made empire style.
Among the guests present were Mrs. Hattie GOSLOW, of Gaylord, mother of the groom, Mr. and Mrs. J. K. BATES and Mr. and Mrs. A. SCHREIBER and daughter, of Maple Forest, Mr. C. LABERTEAUX, of Vanderbilt, Mr. Reuben GOSLOW and Miss Nora GOSLOW of Gaylord; Mr. and Mrs. A. FAILING and daughter, Mrs. McINTYRE and Mr. and Mrs. Joe SMITH, of Grayling.
Many beautiful presents were received.
The happy couple left Grayling Friday morning, for their new home in Gaylord.
May joy and prosperity go with them. (20 May 1909)


GOSLOW

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-A HOME WEDDING.
On May 12, at 8:00 p. m., Miss Alma PECK of Grayling, and Mr. H. GOSLOW of Gaylord, were married by Rev. FLEMING at the home of the bride. Miss Gladys PECK, sister of the bride, and Miss Nora GOSLOW, of Gaylord, sister of the groom, were brides maids and Mr. Reuben GOSLOW, brother of the groom, and Mr. C. LABERTEAUX, of Vanderbilt, groom's men.
The wedding procession marched into the room to Raynold's Wedding March, and stood under a beautiful white arch, decorated with smilax. The bride held a beautiful boquet of white carnations, tied with white satin ribbons. The brides' maids held sweet peas.
The bride wore silk mull, trimmed with Irish point lace, made empire style.
Among the guests present were Mrs. Hattie GOSLOW, of Gaylord, mother of the groom, Mr. and Mrs. J. K. BATES and Mr. and Mrs. A. SCHREIBER and daughter, of Maple Forest, Mr. C. LABERTEAUX, of Vanderbilt, Mr. Reuben GOSLOW and Miss Nora GOSLOW of Gaylord; Mr. and Mrs. A. FAILING and daughter, Mrs. McINTYRE and Mr. and Mrs. Joe SMITH, of Grayling.
Many beautiful presents were received.
The happy couple left Grayling Friday morning, for their new home in Gaylord.
May joy and prosperity go with them. (20 May 1909)

-Mr. and Mrs. H. J. GOSLOW went to Gaylord Sturday afternoon. Mr. GOSLOW returned Saturday night, leaving his wife to spend the week with his sister, Miss Nora GOSLOW. (10 Feb 1910)


Hattie

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-A HOME WEDDING.
On May 12, at 8:00 p. m., Miss Alma PECK of Grayling, and Mr. H. GOSLOW of Gaylord, were married by Rev. FLEMING at the home of the bride. Miss Gladys PECK, sister of the bride, and Miss Nora GOSLOW, of Gaylord, sister of the groom, were brides maids and Mr. Reuben GOSLOW, brother of the groom, and Mr. C. LABERTEAUX, of Vanderbilt, groom's men.
The wedding procession marched into the room to Raynold's Wedding March, and stood under a beautiful white arch, decorated with smilax. The bride held a beautiful boquet of white carnations, tied with white satin ribbons. The brides' maids held sweet peas.
The bride wore silk mull, trimmed with Irish point lace, made empire style.
Among the guests present were Mrs. Hattie GOSLOW, of Gaylord, mother of the groom, Mr. and Mrs. J. K. BATES and Mr. and Mrs. A. SCHREIBER and daughter, of Maple Forest, Mr. C. LABERTEAUX, of Vanderbilt, Mr. Reuben GOSLOW and Miss Nora GOSLOW of Gaylord; Mr. and Mrs. A. FAILING and daughter, Mrs. McINTYRE and Mr. and Mrs. Joe SMITH, of Grayling.
Many beautiful presents were received.
The happy couple left Grayling Friday morning, for their new home in Gaylord.
May joy and prosperity go with them. (20 May 1909)


Nora GOSLOW

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-A HOME WEDDING.
On May 12, at 8:00 p. m., Miss Alma PECK of Grayling, and Mr. H. GOSLOW of Gaylord, were married by Rev. FLEMING at the home of the bride. Miss Gladys PECK, sister of the bride, and Miss Nora GOSLOW, of Gaylord, sister of the groom, were brides maids and Mr. Reuben GOSLOW, brother of the groom, and Mr. C. LABERTEAUX, of Vanderbilt, groom's men.
The wedding procession marched into the room to Raynold's Wedding March, and stood under a beautiful white arch, decorated with smilax. The bride held a beautiful boquet of white carnations, tied with white satin ribbons. The brides' maids held sweet peas.
The bride wore silk mull, trimmed with Irish point lace, made empire style.
Among the guests present were Mrs. Hattie GOSLOW, of Gaylord, mother of the groom, Mr. and Mrs. J. K. BATES and Mr. and Mrs. A. SCHREIBER and daughter, of Maple Forest, Mr. C. LABERTEAUX, of Vanderbilt, Mr. Reuben GOSLOW and Miss Nora GOSLOW of Gaylord; Mr. and Mrs. A. FAILING and daughter, Mrs. McINTYRE and Mr. and Mrs. Joe SMITH, of Grayling.
Many beautiful presents were received.
The happy couple left Grayling Friday morning, for their new home in Gaylord.
May joy and prosperity go with them. (20 May 1909)


Reuben GOSLOW

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-A HOME WEDDING.
On May 12, at 8:00 p. m., Miss Alma PECK of Grayling, and Mr. H. GOSLOW of Gaylord, were married by Rev. FLEMING at the home of the bride. Miss Gladys PECK, sister of the bride, and Miss Nora GOSLOW, of Gaylord, sister of the groom, were brides maids and Mr. Reuben GOSLOW, brother of the groom, and Mr. C. LABERTEAUX, of Vanderbilt, groom's men.
The wedding procession marched into the room to Raynold's Wedding March, and stood under a beautiful white arch, decorated with smilax. The bride held a beautiful boquet of white carnations, tied with white satin ribbons. The brides' maids held sweet peas.
The bride wore silk mull, trimmed with Irish point lace, made empire style.
Among the guests present were Mrs. Hattie GOSLOW, of Gaylord, mother of the groom, Mr. and Mrs. J. K. BATES and Mr. and Mrs. A. SCHREIBER and daughter, of Maple Forest, Mr. C. LABERTEAUX, of Vanderbilt, Mr. Reuben GOSLOW and Miss Nora GOSLOW of Gaylord; Mr. and Mrs. A. FAILING and daughter, Mrs. McINTYRE and Mr. and Mrs. Joe SMITH, of Grayling.
Many beautiful presents were received.
The happy couple left Grayling Friday morning, for their new home in Gaylord.
May joy and prosperity go with them. (20 May 1909)


H. J. GOSLOW

The following information extracted from the Grayling, Crawford Co., MI Newspaper Avalanche. NOTE: The date at the end of each extract indicates the date of the publication:
-Mr. and Mrs. H. J. GOSLOW went to Gaylord Sturday afternoon. Mr. GOSLOW returned Saturday night, leaving his wife to spend the week with his sister, Miss Nora GOSLOW. (10 Feb 1910)


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